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OSHA Investigating After Worker Suffers Injury at Integrity Windows

OSHA says Gouniks suffered burns to his arms, neck, elbow and upper body

  FARGO, ND — A worker at the Integrity Windows manufacturing plant in Fargo was hurt on the job. OSHA officials say George Gouniks, an electrician with Master Electric, was burned by an arc flash while he was installing and testing breakers at the plant. The accident happened on December 17. OSHA says Gouniks suffered burns to his arms, neck,…

Woman Rescued From House Fire in North Fargo

The house at 712 29th Street North in Fargo was damaged by fire to the tune of $120,000

FARGO, ND — It’s not the thing a family wants to face just days before Christmas. Their home was damaged by fire to the tune of $120,000. At first, the Fargo Fire Department was unsure what to expect. “We got a call this morning. The call came to us as a possible disturbance we weren’t sure what was going on,”…

Bemidji Construction Worker Hurt on Site of New Elementary School

The worker was taken by air from the Gene Dillon Elementary School construction site Wednesday

BEMIDJI, Minn. — The superintendent in Bemidji says a construction worker wasn’t seriously hurt in a fall at the site of a new elementary school. The worker was taken by air from the Gene Dillon Elementary School construction site Wednesday. Superintendent Jim Hess says the worker fell about 11 feet at the site and was taken to a hospital for…

Wyndmere Priest Currently on Administrative Leave Received Prior Training for Boundary Issues

Goering also stated many people in the Wyndmere and Walhalla parishes have spoken out in support of Father Feltman

RICHLAND COUNTY, ND — The priest of a Wyndmere parish, who is currently on administrative leave after he was accused of “inappropriate” contact with children, received training on boundaries while he was at a former parish in Walhalla. Investigation documents obtained by KVRR stated Monsignor Joseph Goering of the Fargo Diocese told Richland County and BCI officials that Father Thomas…

Minnehaha Academy Fatal Explosion: “A Bible Verse Comes to Mind”

People caught in the building talk about what it was like to try to escape before the explosion. Reporter Karen Scullin from KMSP Fox 9 Reports from Minneapolis

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — Two people are dead after a gas explosion at Minnehaha Academy in Minneapolis. The school’s custodian was pulled from the rubble last night. Caught in the explosion, a terrifying and surreal moment for those inside Minnehaha Academy when a portion of it blew up. “Yeah, it felt like somebody pushed you down,” said school accountant, Joel Maart….

Breckenridge Police Car Damaged After Chase

The driver ran from the scene, but was caught and taken for an evaluation

Courtesy: KFGOBRECKENRIDGE, Minn. — A Breckenridge police car was damaged in a pursuit that reached speeds of 60 miles per hour. Police say the chase started at about 11:30 a.m. at Welles Park. Breckenridge Police and Wilkin County deputies followed the vehicle and a deputy used a pit maneuver to stop it. The driver ran from the scene, but was…

Bemidji Woman Dies After Crash on Motorcycle

Dispatch was alerted about the crash on Wednesday around 5 p.m.

BEMIDJI, Minn. — A motorcycle driver is dead after crashing with a cargo van in Bemidji Township. Dispatch was alerted about the crash on Wednesday around 5 p.m. Authorities say 62-year-old Vicki Inkel of Bemidji was driving northbound on her motorcycle when she was hit by the eastbound van. Inkel died at the scene. The driver of the van has…

Health Matters: What is Osteoporosis?

Anyone can develop osteoporosis, but there are things you can do to lower your risk

HEALTH MATTERS–If you have osteoporosis, you’re more at risk to be injured doing everything things. At least 54 million Americans have osteoporosis. Anyone at any age can develop the disease and for everyone, the effects can be serious. “Osteoporosis is painless until you have a fracture,” said Dr. Sleckman, with Essentia Health Rheumatology. Dr. Sleckman explained that as bones lose…