Hospital

Ronald McDonald House Unveils New Building in Fargo

The new space can hold up to 17 families

FARGO, N.D. — Ronald McDonald House of the Red River Valley has a new house in town and they showed it off during an open house. The new house is  located near the new Sanford Medical Center in Fargo. Staff from the Ronald McDonald House of the Red River Valley says before this afternoon, they would have to turn some families…

Enderlin Man Arrested for DUI After Leading Police on Car Chase

Hit a top speed of 106 MPH

FARGO, N.D. — After leading police on a chase, an Enderlin man has been arrested for a DUI. Around 1:50 Saturday afternoon, a trooper tried to stop the speeding car on Highway 18, near Casselton. Instead, 21 year old Joshua Wolters accelerated to 106 miles per hour. Troopers tried to stop him with fire deflated twice but both times were…

Sanford is Celebrating the Lives of Neck and Head Cancer Survivors

A lot of our patients don't have a friend or a relative that have gone through similar experiences

FARGO, N.D. — Sanford Health is celebrating the lives of those who have won their battle to neck and head cancer. Survivors are discussing their journeys and how Sanford helped them win their fight. They say they have a new perspective on life after cancer taught them an important lesson. “I’m not invincible and when you hear the words ‘you…

Man Killed After Getting Pinned Between Trailer And Fence Post

He Was Helping Load Cattle At The Time

ALEXANDER, N.D. — Authorities have identified an 89-year-old man who was killed after he was pinned between a livestock trailer and a fence post in Alexander, North Dakota. North Dakota Highway Patrol says Arne Skedsvold was taken to a Montana hospital, where he died because of injuries from the accident. Officials say a 33-year-old man was backing up a tractor…

Lamoureux Twins Visit Sanford Children’s Hospital

Children got to hold the twins' Olympic gold medals

  FARGO, N.D. — The Lamoureux twins of Grand Forks visited Sanford Children’s Hospital hoping to inspire the next generation. “It’s like, they were at the Olympics and they won the gold medal. I never thought I’d meet someone like that,” said 17-year old Michael Landquist. Kids at Sanford got the chance to feel just how heavy that gold medal is…

Essentia Receives Possible $200,000 Grant for New NICU

The Otto Bremer Trust is raising a dollar-for-dollar match

FARGO, N.D. — Essentia Health Regional Foundation can receive up to $200,000 from the Otto Bremer Trust for a new Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. Otto Bremer is raising money using a dollar–for–dollar match, and the fundraiser will run through the next year. Community members can help reach the $200,000 goal by attending an “Essentially Yours” event on April 5 at 5…

Six Students Remain In Hospitals After School Van And Semi Crash

Crash Happened Monday Afternoon Near Danvers, Minnesota

SWIFT COUNTY, Minn. — Six Hancock Public School students remain in hospitals following a crash involving their school van and a semi. The crash happened after school on Monday near Danvers, Minnesota. The Swift County Sheriff’s Office says a 14-year-old and two 16-year-olds are in critical condition. The 68-year-old woman who was driving the van was treated for injuries and…

Cullen Foundation Donates $100,000 to New Essentia NICU

The Cullen Children's Foundation Critical Care Wing will be part of Essentia's brand–new NICU

FARGO, N.D. — The Essentia Health is expanding their Neonatal Intensive Care Unit for babies with the help of a $100,000 donation from the Cullen foundation. This gift will change the future for families who have babies in the NICU. The Matt Cullen family has made an imprint in the Fargo Moorhead area and now they are helping out the…

One Person in Hospital and One in Custody After Officer Involved Shooting

The trooper discharged their weapon, hitting the woman who fled into a nearby field

MOORHEAD, Minn. — One person is hospitalized and another is in custody after officers responded to a crash on I–94 east of Moorhead. Right before 10:30 Monday morning, a Minnesota State trooper arrived on scene where a vehicle had lost control, striking the median barrier on the highway. Two people were in the vehicle, one man and one woman. At…

Altru Health System Names Its New CEO

Brad Wehe will become CEO on January 1, 2019

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Altru Health System in Grand Forks has a new Chief Executive Officer. He is Brad Wehe a familiar face around the hospital. Wehe began with Altru in 1989 and has served in leadership positions since 1991. In 2011, he became Altru’s Chief Operating Officer. He’ll become CEO on January 1, 2019 and will succeed Dave Molmen…