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Floyd family considers legal action after alleged hospital data breach

MINNEAPOLIS, MINN.  – The family of George Floyd is considering action against Hennepin County Medical Center for alleged multiple breaches of his confidential information. A family lawyer said they were recently informed of breaches of Floyd’s data and that the employees no longer work at the hospital. Attorney Antonio Romanucci said the family was very disappointed that “even in death,…

Fargo South teacher named one of 10 finalists for the Global Teacher Prize

Leah Juelke is the only finalist from the U.S. The winner of the award will receive $1 million.

FARGO, N.D. — Teaching was not always the plan for Leah Juelke. The 2001 Fargo South graduate attended NDSU on a nursing scholarship. Two years into college, she joined the Army National Guard as a medic. It was there that she found her real calling. “Having to train up all these new soldiers that came in, I really found a…

Navy Veteran begins journey from Moorhead to St. Paul by wheelchair

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Twenty years ago, Kevin “NeSe” Shores began his 270 mile journey from Moorhead City Hall to the capitol building in St. Paul in his wheelchair. That first journey was to bring attention to the Gulf War Illness, which causes fatigue, muscle pain, cognitive problems, and insomnia in approximately 250,000 veterans who returned home from the 1991 Gulf…

A Veteran Gives A Lending Hand To A Comrade In Need Of Help

She's in need of a car to get to medical appointments.

FARGO, N.D. –  A West Fargo veteran helps start a GoFundMe account to raise money for a disabled Fargo veteran. “I felt alone in my battles. He was the closest bud I had that understood what I was going through,” Army Veteran Ayleah Peasley-Evitt said. In a place of hopelessness, Peasley-Evitt was able to find hope through Greg Akason. “Very…

People gobbled up turkey and helped fight homeless at United Way event

FARGO, N.D. – At the eight Hornbacher’s locations in the metro, people came out to gobble up a turkey lunch at United Way’s event. Gobble It Up kicked off Wednesday morning with over 2,000 pre-ordered meals before the event even started. Over 100 volunteers came out to help make this possible. Hornbacher’s and their vendors donated all of the food…

Meeting Mika: The West Fargo Arson Dog

WEST FARGO, N.D. – Mika is the newest member of the West Fargo Fire family. “We were looking to see what we could do to benefit the quality of life in our community,” said Chief Dan Fuller of the West Fargo Fire Department. She’s trained to dig and sniff through the rubble and debris and determine if a fire was…

349 COVID-19 Tests In Fargo Ruined Before They Could Be Run

Health officials say this is the first time this issue has happened at the state lab

BISMARCK, N.D. — A handling error is being blamed for a loss of 349 COVID-19 samples from a Fargo event last week. The samples were put in a different refrigerator and the samples went undetected past the time where they could be tested. Health officials say this is the first time this issue has happened at the state lab. They…