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Dance Marathon at Concordia Needs Your Pennies

Pennies for Pediatrics is kicking off this week at Concordia to help support Sanford Children's Hospital

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Dance Marathon, a nationwide movement involving college students who raise money through dancing, games and entertainment, is stirring up a war at Concordia. The college is hosting its first “Pennies for Pediatrics” fundraiser on campus throughout the week. The competition is between dorms and off campus housing to see who can raise the most money by Friday….

Moorhead Police Searching for Suspects in Concordia Student’s Assault

Police say at least one of the suspects knew the victim and it may explain how they were able to get into Erickson Hall

  MOORHEAD, Minn. — Moorhead Police say they are searching for three people involved in an assault on a Concordia student in his dorm room. Police say at least one of the suspects knew the victim and it may explain how they were able to get into Erickson Hall. They say the suspects went into the victim’s room at about…

Illinois Man Charged in West Fargo Shooting

He is accused of repeatedly shooting at a woman in an apartment while she begged for her life

  WEST FARGO, N.D. — An Illinois man has been charged in a weekend shooting in West Fargo. David White, Jr., 26, is charged with attempted murder and reckless endangerment. He is accused of repeatedly shooting at a woman in an apartment while she begged for her life. Police say there were children present at the time of the shooting….

Moorhead Woman who Died in Apartment Fire Identified

The official cause of her death has not yet been determined

  MOORHEAD, Minn. — The Moorhead woman who died in an apartment fire Wednesday has been identified. Billi Jo Larson, 58, died at the hospital shortly after firefighters pulled her from her apartment on the 800 block of 24th Ave South just after 10:30 in the morning. The official cause of her death has not yet been determined. Fire officials…

UPDATE: Woman Pulled from Moorhead Apartment Fire Has Died

The woman, whose name has not been released, was taken to Sanford Medical Center where she succumbed to her injuries

MOORHEAD, Minn. — A Moorhead woman has died after she was pulled from her burning apartment. The woman, whose name has not been released, was taken to Sanford Medical Center where she succumbed to her injuries. Firefighters were called to the 800 block of 24th Avenue South in Moorhead just after 10:30 this morning. Most of the fire and smoke…

MN’s Department of Health Reports Four Hospital Deaths Were Preventable

Three of the deaths were from falls and the fourth was due to a medication mistake

  MINNESOTA — Minnesota’s Department of Health reports nearly 340 medical errors in the state’s hospitals and surgical centers led to some deaths that could have been preventable. The annual report of the state department’s adverse health events states at least four deaths were caused by a preventable error. Three of the deaths were from falls and the fourth was…

Construction on New Sanford Facility Complete

The massive new Sanford Medical Center in South Fargo is officially finished

FARGO, N.D. — Construction on the new Sanford Medical Center in South Fargo is finally over. A chairman for Mortenson Construction handed over the keys to Paul Richard, Sanford’s Executive Vice President. Construction on the massive $494 million project began back in 2012, building from a completely empty plot of land. Sanford officials say more than 4,000 workers from across…

Man Identified in Sanford Hospital Bomb Threat

Joshua Ourada was booked into Cass County jail, accused of three felonies

A Fargo man is in Cass County jail tonight charged with bringing an explosive device into Sanford Emergency Center. After last night’s events, Joshua Ourada is accused of three felonies. Sanford Hospital released a statement saying a man was brought to their emergency center and was in possession of a potentially explosive device. Fargo Police say they were initially called…

One Moorhead Man Is Injured After A Stabbing

Moorhead Police are investigating a stabbing that happened Saturday night

Moorhead police are investigating a stabbing that put one man in the hospital. Moorhead officers responded to a report of a stabbing in the 1200 block of 15th Avenue North shortly before 8 o’clock Saturday night. Fortunately, a Minnesota State Trooper was patrolling an area nearby when the injured male waived him down. “When Moorhead officers got there they found…

One Person Dead, Four Others Hospitalized for Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

Authorities say a 21-year-old woman died after carbon monoxide poisoning at a fish house on Lake Wilmert

  A woman is dead and four others were hospitalized due to carbon monoxide poisoning at a fish house. It happened Sunday afternoon on Lake Wilmert near the Minnesota-Iowa border. When authorities arrived, they pronounced a 21-year-old woman dead at the scene. Authorities say a 20-year-old man was transported to Mayo Hospital in Fairmont and then flown to Rochester. Three…