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Workers On The Frontline Get Workers Compensation Coverage In North Dakota

It covers paid and voluntary workers subjected to quarantine due to the virus

BISMARCK, N.D. — North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum has signed an executive order to protect frontline workers. It provides workers compensation coverage for first responders and health care workers exposed to COVID-19 on the job. It covers paid and voluntary workers subjected to quarantine due to the virus. Compensation includes wage replacement and medical benefits. Burgum says the current workers…

Young Man Dead After Farm Accident Near Oakes, North Dakota

Officials responded to a farmstead northwest of Oakes around 9 a.m. Wednesday

DICKEY CO, N.D. — A 25-year-old man is dead after a farm related accident in Dickey County, North Dakota. The sheriff’s office, Oakes Ambulance and police department responded to a farmstead northwest of Oakes around 9 a.m. Wednesday. They responded to a call of a farm accident involving an individual and equipment. The sheriff says the man was run over…

Two Arrested After Stealing Ambulance and Fleeing Police

A tire deflation device was used to stop the ambulance and two juveniles were taken into custody.

RED LAKE, Minn.–Two juveniles were taken into custody after they stole a Red Lake ambulance and fled from police. The Beltrami County Sheriffs Office received reports of a stolen Red Lake ambulance from the Red Lake Hospital at approximately 1:18 a.m. on Sunday. A short time later, a Beltrami County deputy located the stolen ambulance and attempted to stop the…

Mandan Woman Killed After Being Struck by Vehicle

A 74-year-old Mandan man was backing up his vehicle when he struck and ran over a 79-year-old Mandan woman.

MANDAN, N.D.–A Mandan woman was killed after being struck by a man backing up his vehicle on Thursday at approximately 7:30 p.m. Mandan Police responded to a report of an injury accident in the 400 block of 17th Street NW. The officers found the incident had taken place in the parking lot of an apartment building. Police reported a 74-year-old…

Mom Delivers Baby Girl On Side Of The Road

Mother & Daughter Both Healthy After Delivery Near Buffalo, ND

BUFFALO, N.D. — A baby decides to surprise her new family and arrive on the side of the road near Buffalo, North Dakota. Courtney and Jeff Schuety live in Hope, North Dakota, north of Buffalo. Jeff, a former KVRR employee, says his wife went into labor five weeks early around 11 p.m. Monday night at their home. EMT’s from Buffalo…

Barnesville Honors First Responders for Law Enforcement Appreciation Day

First responders say it's a chance to mingle with other departments in a relaxed environment

BARNESVILLE, Minn. — It’s Law Enforcement Appreciation Day, and people in Barnesville are showing their support for first responders. Firefighters, EMT’s, and police officers all gathered at the event. Cards and posters made by local students were displayed at the open house. First responders say it’s a great chance to mingle with other departments in a relaxed environment. They also say…

Man Killed By Falling Tree Branch

The victim has been identified as 31 year-old Travis Robinson of Leal

LEAL, N.D.– A man has died after a tree branch that he was cutting fell on him. The victim has been identified as 31 year-old Travis Robinson of Leal. The accident happened Friday afternoon in Leal. First responders from Dazey, Barnes County deputies and Barnes County Ambulance responded. Categories: Local News, North Dakota News Tags: ambulance, barnes county, BRANCH, DAZEY,…

Sanford AirMed, FM Ambulance Host Open House for National EMS Week

Officers from several police departments and service organizations came to the event

FARGO, N.D. — People had the chance to learn more about emergency services as part of EMS Week. Sanford Air–Med and F–M Ambulance hosted an open house where people can explore emergency vehicles and talk with first responders. People also enjoyed a free dinner and went through simulators of emergency situations. First responders say the event is a good way for…

AAA Hosts “Safety Safari” at Red River Zoo

Law enforcement and first responders where there to answer questions

FARGO, N.D. — AAA hosted a “Safety Safari” event at the Red River Zoo where kids and parents go to learn about how to avoid accidental injuries. Kids got to see animals, meet police officers, and ride the carousel, all for free. Local law enforcement and first responders were there to teach kids about their vehicles. There was even a rollover…

Suspect Who Allegedly Tried to Rob Liquor Store Dies of Gunshot Wound

He was transported to Regions Hospital, where he later died

  MAPLEWOOD, Minn. — A man who tried to hold up a liquor store in the Twin Cities has died after an employee shot him. Maplewood officers were called to Princess Liquors shortly before 8 p.m. Monday. Authorities say two suspects attempted to rob the liquor store and began to assault one of the employees. Another employee confronted the suspects…