Authorities Respond to Farming Accident Near Buffalo

AirMed was needed to transport the individual.

BUFFALO, N.D.–First Responders received a report of an individual who had their foot caught in an auger at approximately 11 a.m. on Thursday. The extent of the individuals injuries is unknown, but AirMed was needed to transport the individual to a metro area hospital. The Cass County Sheriff’s Office, Casselton Ambulance, Buffalo QRU and Buffalo Fire were among the responding…

Otter Tail County Man Injured in Crash with Train

The sheriff's office says 32-year-old Kenneth Betts of Richville crossed the tracks without yielding to the train

  OTTERTAIL, Minn. — An Otter Tail County man is at Sanford in Fargo after his potato truck was hit by a train. The crash happened around 10:40 this morning on Elevator Drive in the city of Ottertail. The sheriff’s office says 32-year-old Kenneth Betts of Richville crossed the tracks without yielding to the train. His truck was pushed down…

A Day in the Life of Sanford AIRMED

KVRR's Jackie Kelly Follows Around a Flight Nurse for a day to see What Their Job Entails

FARGO, ND — As a flight nurse at Sanford Medical Center, no day is the same. You can’t ever expect when duty will call. Once that call comes in, they have only minutes before they have to leave. Flight suits zipped, helmets buckled, and seat belts fastened, AIRMED is ready for takeoff. “We respond to all referring facilities, scene flights,…

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KVRR's Jackie Kelly Learns What Flight Nurses do With AirMed at Sanford Medical Center in Fargo

KVRR’s Jackie Kelly shows us what a day as a flight nurse looks like at Sanford Medical Center in Fargo. Categories: Morning – Features, Morning – In The Community Tags: airmed, flight nurse, new sanford medical center, Sanford

Sanford AirMed Helicopter and Drone Nearly Collide

They say the drone was flying well above the 400 foot ceiling allowed by federal rules

  SIOUX FALLS, SD — The medical crew on board a Sanford AirMed helicopter says a drone nearly hit them while they were transporting a patient over central Sioux Falls. The medical crew says they were flying at about 700 feet when they spotted the drone only about 50 feet away from them. They say the drone was flying above…

Sanford Introduces New Facility’s Helipad

The AirMed team tested their first helicopter landing

FARGO, N.D. — Another exciting ‘first’ kicks off at Sanford’s new hospital. Sanford’s AirMed team began its first test landings and approaches at the new facility’s helipad. Sanford AirMed is an ambulance service that provides medical transport for critically ill or injured patients. They have a 40 year history and have flown more than 70,000 patients. Team members say they’re…