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First Responders Teach People How To Save A Life In Minutes

The event is celebrating its sixth year

FARGO, N.D.- Local emergency responders invite anyone in the community to come in for a quick lesson on how to prevent a heart attack, as well as what to do in case it happens. They have about 20 mannequins ready to teach individuals or big groups. Organizers say it’s important to learn CPR because you never know if it might…

UPDATE: Unconscious Man on I-29 Dies at Hospital

The driver was taken to a hospital in Grand Forks for medical evaluation.

UPDATE: The North Dakota Highway Patrol says the driver of the Ford, identified as 51-year-old Erick Magnusen of East Bethel, died at Altru Hospital in Grand Forks. Additional NDHP troopers, Grand Forks Sheriff’s Officers and the Thompson Fire Department arrived at the scene to assist with medical treatment.   GRAND FORKS, N.D.–A North Dakota Highway Patrol Trooper performed CPR on…

One Man Dead After Alleged Assault in Fosston

Police arrested 29-year-old Nicholas Hauge, of Fergus Falls

FOSSTON, Minn. — A Fergus Falls man is arrested after another man was found not breathing along a curb in Fosston, Minnesota. The reported assault happened on 8th Street Northwest at the intersection of North Mark Avenue around 3:45 this morning. 29-year-old Nicholas Hauge was arrested and taken to the North West Regional Correctional Center. Deputies started CPR but the…

Woman Pulled From Lake At Woodland Resort Dies

An autopsy will be done

WALKER, MN — There has been an apparent drowning at a popular resort near Walker, Minnesota. A woman was found unresponsive near a dock in Leech Lake at Woodland Resort on Monday afternoon. People at the scene began CPR until first responders arrived, but the woman was pronounced dead at the resort. She has not yet been identified. An autopsy will…

35-Year-Old Cardiac Arrest Survivor Shares Story at “Her Story at 11:11”

All of the attendance fees went directly to the American Heart Association

FARGO–“Her Story at 11:11” gives one woman a month the chance to tell her own unique story. “When I think about getting out and talking about this, CPR, it saved my life,” Cardiac arrest survivor Kadie Stoltz said. Kadie Stoltz’s story is a heroic one. She’s a mother, wife, and now a survivor. “The Sunday after Thanksgiving, I was home…

Local Man Honored with F-M Ambulance Citizens Lifesaving Award

Joe Kraft Earned the Honor after helping to save his wife's life

FARGO, N.D. — The morning of February 7th, 2019 started just like any other for Joe and Renae Kraft. That is, until the unexpected occurred. “We got up in the morning. She was feeding the little dog and I was feeding the big dog and she just fell over backwards,” Joe Kraft said. Renae had a heart attack. It was…

FM Ambulance Holds “Save a Life Saturday” at West Acres

Paramedics taught people proper techniques when performing CPR

FARGO, N.D. — People not only did their Saturday shopping at West Acres, but some also learned how to save a life. FM Ambulance hosted their “Save a Life Saturday” at the mall, giving people a chance to learn CPR. Paramedics, firefighters, and police officers showed people how to properly perform chest compressions if someone is under cardiac arrest. Some medical…

F-M Ambulance to Host 5th Annual Save a Life Saturday at West Acres

First responders will be teaching songs to sing while performing CPR like "Staying Alive" and "Baby Shark"

FARGO, N.D. – Fargo-Moorhead first responders are gearing up for another year of teaching people how to save lives with the 5th annual Save a Life Saturday. F-M Ambulance is hosting the event to offer a refresher on CPR for free near Macy’s at the West Acres Mall. First responders will be teaching songs to sing while performing CPR like…

F-M Ambulance Honors Man for Quick Thinking Saving Moorhead Man With CPR

Riley Rude saved John Collins' life in Moorhead after he had a heart attack

FARGO, N.D. — Only seven to 10 percent of people survive getting a heart attack. But F-M Ambulance EMT’s say it’s people like Riley Rude who can change that statistic and it’s why they honored him with an award. Three months ago, Rude noticed John Collins had collapsed outside his Moorhead home. He performed CPR on Collins until emergency responders arrived,…