heart attack

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,…

8-year-old Girl and Neighbor Save Mother’s Life After Heart Attack

They were presented with awareds from FM Ambulance and Fargo Fire Department

FARGO, N.D. — An 8–year–old girl and her neighbor are honored for saving her mom’s life after a heart attack. On Nov. 25,  8–year–old Sloan Stoltz  showed up to her neighbor Mark Donarski’s house looking distraught. “She was trembling, shaking, and she was holding a phone and said, ‘Mark, can you come help Mom. I can’t wake her up.’ I…

Young Girl And Neighbor To Be Honored For Helping Save Mom After Massive Heart Attack

Kadie Stoltz suffered a massive heart attack and sudden cardiac arrest last month

FARGO, ND — A young girl and her neighbor will be honored for helping to save the life of the girl’s mother. 8-year-old Sloan Stoltz FaceTimed her aunt in Grand Forks after her mother, 35-year-old Kadie Stoltz, suffered a massive heart attack and sudden cardiac arrest last month. Sloan was told to get help from their neighbor Mark Donarski while her…

One Woman’s Journey Surviving a Heart Attack

Fargo woman shares her survival story, hoping to inspire others

FARGO, N.D. — February is American Heart Month. The American Heart Association’s Go Red for Woman campaign is encouraging women to take their heart health seriously. One woman wanted to share her story to help others to be more aware. “Putzing around the house and whatever,” says Wentz. Mary Wentz, of Fargo, like many people on the weekend, was trying…

Singer Tom Petty Taken Off of Life Support

Police say emergency crews were dispatched to Petty's Malibu home Sunday night after he was found unconscious

  SANTA MONICA, Calif. — Singer Tom Petty has been taken off of life support after suffering a heart attack on Sunday. Police say emergency crews were dispatched to Petty’s Malibu home Sunday night after he was found unconscious. Petty was taken to the UCLA Santa Monica Hospital but has been taken off of life support. Petty, 66, is from…

Lynnette’s Story: Surviving a Heart Attack She Didn’t Know She Was Having

Lynnette went through the whole weekend without realizing she was having a heart attack.

The Go Red for Women luncheon in Fargo highlights a local heart attack survivor. We heard from someone who didn’t even realize she was at risk. “I loved taking care of the patients, I loved the families, I loved the adrenaline rush that you’d get working in the critical care,” said Lynnette Anderson, who lives in Page. “I took care…

Health Matters: Hidden Signs of a Heart Attack

When you think of a heart attack, you might only be thinking of a few common symptons

Most know if you’re having a heart attack, you want to get to the hospital right away. But sometimes, people mistake their symptoms for something else. Heart disease can happen to anyone but many times people don’t think it can happen to them. Paying attention to your body could save your life. Heart disease is a result of years of…

Fargo Reacts to the Death of Carrie Fisher

With the newest Star Wars films still fresh in our minds, we take a look at what the late Carrie Fisher meant to those in the community

FARGO, N.D. After suffering a heart attack on Friday, Carrie Fisher has passed away at the age of 60. Star Wars fans across the galaxy are mourning the loss of their Princess Leia and the Red River Valley is no exception. Hearing the news that Carrie Fisher had passed away was hard for any die–hard Star Wars fan. Some even…