poisoning

What are symptoms of carbon monoxide poisoning?

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – Symptoms of carbon monoxide poisoning can be similar to the flu. They include a headache, weakness, dizziness and shortness of breath. Sanford Health officials say if multiple people in a household are complaining of those issues, it’s important to see a doctor as soon as possible. They add doctors have caught carbon monoxide poisoning in people…

North Dakota Couple Dies of CO Poisoning During Sturgis Cycle Rally

Authorities discovered the bodies inside an enclosed trailer at a campground Monday.

STURGIS, S.D. – A man and a woman from North Dakota have died of carbon monoxide poisoning while camping during the Sturgis motorcycle rally in South Dakota. Meade County Sheriff Ron Merwin identifies the pair as 55-year-old Daniel Baker of Arnegard, North Dakota, and 58-year-old Donna Cuccia of Turtle Lake, North Dakota. Authorities discovered the bodies inside an enclosed trailer…

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…

Copper Contamination Confirmed At Horizon Middle School

Copper was found in the school water fountain

MOORHEAD, Minn. Water tests at Horizon Middle School in Moorhead came back positive for copper contamination. Several students became ill earlier this week after drinking water from a fountain at the school. The school flushed its water systems and is giving students bottled water. They still cannot drink from the fountain until a second test result comes back showing the…

Horizon Middle School Still Waiting to Find What Contaminated The Water

The city says their water is clear, if copper is to blame it came from the schools own pipes

Water at Horizon Middle School in Moorhead was tested after several students fell ill from suspected copper poisoning after drinking from a fountain. Some of the students were able to return to school this morning. Moorhead Public Service tested their water system that feeds into the school and found copper levels were normal. “We’ve never seen an incident like this…

Horizon Middle School Has Late Thursday Start Due to Water Concerns

Officials say there is a concern after they believe kids became sick after drinking from a water fountain

There is a concern with the drinking water at Horizon Middle School in Moorhead. Several kids got sick from possible copper poisoning after drinking from a water fountain. Moorhead Public Service is working with the school district to identify the source of the contamination. It is believed to be an isolated plumbing issue on the premises. In order to finish…