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3-Year-Old pulled from Otter Tail County lake identified

It happened at the Eagle Lake public swimming area on Friday afternoon

UPDATE: The Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office has identified the child who died after being pulled from Eagle Lake on July 24. Authorities say 3-year-old Clare Glenetske was flown to Children’s Hospital in Minneapolis where she passed away two days later. A GoFundMe has been organized to raise funds for the Glenetske family. A visitation for Clare will be held on…

NBA Legend Kobe Bryant Killed in Helicopter Crash

Bryant's daughter Gianna, 13, was also killed in the helicopter crash, along with three other people, a source says

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Retired NBA star Kobe Bryant died in a helicopter crash Sunday. He was 41. A person familiar with the situation tells the AP that Bryant died in a crash near Calabasas, California. Bryant’s daughter Gianna, 13, was also killed in the helicopter crash. Los Angeles Sheriff Alex Villanueva says that nine people — the pilot and…

3 National Guard Members Dead After Helicopter Crash near St. Cloud

Courtesy: Fox 9UPDATE: Gov. Tim Walz confirms three servicemembers died after a Minnesota National Guard helipcopter crashed near Kimbal, Minnesota. NEAR KIMBALL, Minn. – Crews are investigating after a Minnesota National Guard Blackhawk helicopter went down south of St. Cloud Thursday afternoon. The guard says the helicopter went missing after a mayday call nine minutes after taking off this afternoon…

Parkers Prairie Woman Hurt After Her Motorcycle Collides With Small Deer

The crash happened around 4 o'clock Sunday afternoon on Highway 67, just north of Butler

BUTLER, MN — A Parkers Prairie, Minnesota woman was taken by LifeLink helicopter to the hospital after hitting a small deer with her motorcycle. Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office says 51-year-old Jennifer Pullins’ injuries do not appear to be life threatening. The crash happened around 4 o’clock Sunday afternoon on Highway 67, just north of Butler. Pullins was wearing a…

Fargo Airmed Takes Flight Each Day to Ensure Community’s Safety

On average, the team completes on-site pick-ups and transfers three times per day

FARGO– Emergency responders work tirelessly each and every day to save the lives of people in our community. While many do their work in hospitals on the ground, others are working above us. “You never know walking through the door when your first call is going to come in, sometimes it’s coming in as you’re walking through the door, so…

Helicopter Goes Down Outside of Kindred

Indications are the pilot was not injured.

KINDRED, ND — A helicopter went down late Thursday morning just outside of Kindred, ND. No injuries have been reported. The Federal Aviation Administration says that the crash involved a Schweizer Hughes 269C helicopter. F.A.A. spokesman Tony Molinaro says the helicopter crashed under unknown circumstances. The FAA will be on the scene to begin an investigation. The Kindred Fire Dept. and the…

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,…

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…