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Essentia Health Implementing Visitor Restrictions at Hospitals

Any ill visitors will be asked to leave the hospitals.

FARGO, N.D.–Essentia Health is implementing new visitor restrictions at their hospitals as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Beginning at 12 p.m. on Monday, no visitors will be allowed in Essentia Health hospitals with a few exceptions. Inpatients with compassionate-care needs will be allowed visitors. Family members are advised to call the hospital before visiting. Patients in the emergency department…

Altru Health System Implementing New Visitor Restrictions

Patients are asked to call 701-780-6358 prior to visiting an Altru location.

GRAND FORKS, N.D.–Altru Health System is implementing new visitor restrictions in an attempt to limit the potential exposure of COVID-19. Hospital patients will only be allowed two visitors at a time, while Altru’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit will only allow parents to visit. Anyone under the age of 18 and anyone with an active cold, cough, fever or other illness…

UPDATE: Double Amputee Within 14 Months Prepares To Finally Return Home

"I know that God will take care of us and we do what we can to move forward," said Wendy Lee of Badger, Minnesota

ROSEAU, Minn. —  We have a quick update to a story we brought last Super Bowl Sunday on KVRR: Wendy Lee is finally going home! In case you missed her incredible story, the rural Badger, Minnesota woman had two leg amputations within 14 months. One was caused by a break in her foot in 2018 that became infected and spread. The…

Dilworth Woman Killed in Train Crash

It happened just before 2:00 p.m. Saturday in Moorhead

MOORHEAD, Minn. — An 87-year-old woman from Dilworth has died after colliding with a train. Moorhead officers were dispatched to the 10 block of 14th Street South just before 2:00 p.m. Saturday. That’s where the car driven my Lila Hoyme was struck by an eastbound train. She was taken to a local hospital where she died from her injuries. Police…

“Cares for Kids” Radiothon raises money for Sanford Children’s Hospital

Three local radio stations join forces for the event

FARGO, N.D. — Nine-month-old Ava is now strong and healthy, but when she was born at just 23 weeks, her home for more than six months would be the NICU at Sanford Children’s Hospital. “One saying that we always go back to is, ‘You never realize how strong you are until being strong is the only option you have,’ and…

Sanford Celebrates Chinese New Year

Panda Express this year raised over 26 thousand dollars to help sick and injured kids at Sanford's Childrens

FARGO, N.D. — Sanford Children’s Hospital is celebrating the Chinese New Year with festive items and a large some of cash donated by some restaurants in the Fargo area. Panda Express this year raised over 26 thousand dollars to help sick and injured kids at Sanford’s Childrens. The pair held a celebration ceremony at Cully’s Cabin inside the hospital. A…

Child Left Unresponsive after Vehicle Crashes into Snowplow

All parties involved were wearing seatbelts and the airbags deployed.

WADENA COUNTY, Minn.–A three-year-old child was unresponsive after a vehicle rear-ended a snowplow on County Road 23 in Wadena County. The Wadena Sheriff’s Department responded to the scene and found the driver and an unresponsive child awaiting medical attention in a different vehicle. The driver told authorities that he did not see the snowplow prior to the collision. All parties…

Kulm, North Dakota Man Dies In One-Vehicle Crash Near Fredonia

North Dakota Highway Patrol has identified the victim as 20-year-old Garrett Nelson

FREDONIA, N.D. — A young Kulm, North Dakota man is dead after a one-vehicle crash just west of Fredonia. North Dakota Highway Patrol has identified the victim as 20-year-old Garrett Nelson. They say Nelson was driving on Highway 13 around 11:30 last night when he began to leave the road and overcorrected. Nelson’s vehicle rolled and he was thrown. He…

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…

UPDATE: Man Who Shot Himself After Firing at Pursuing Officers Passes Away

Officials fired bean bag rounds and chemical munitions into the vehicle when the driver refused to get out

UPDATE Oct. 21, 2019:  The man injured during an incident in Morrison County last week has died. The Hennepin County Medical Examiner said 36-year old Joshua Ostrowski last known Minnesota address in Browerville, died of a single gunshot wound to the head. LITTLE FALLS, Minn.–State investigators say a driver who fired at pursuing law enforcement officers in central Minnesota shot…