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All 12 Boys and Soccer Coach Rescued From Thai Cave

The SEALs said on their Facebook page that the remaining four boys and their 25-year-old coach were all brought out safely Tuesday.

MAE SAI, Thailand (AP) _ All 12 boys and their soccer coach have been rescued from a flooded cave in northern Thailand, the Thai navy SEALs said Tuesday, ending an 18-day ordeal that riveted people around the world. The SEALs said on their Facebook page that the remaining four boys and their 25-year-old coach were all brought out safely Tuesday….

Fargo Couple Rescued From Detroit Lake After Wind Swept Their Boat Away

They Went For A Swim Saturday Night Only To Have Their Boat Drift Away

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — A Fargo couple had to be rescued while swimming in Detroit Lake after their boat floated away due to the windy conditions. 51-year-old Jay Weist and 50-year-old Tracey Powell decided to leave their boat Saturday night and go for a swim. Authorities were called by someone who spotted their abandoned boat afloat south of the Holiday…

Boaters rescued on Devils Lake

DEVILS LAKE, N.D. (KFGO) – High winds and rough water led to a rescue on Devils Lake Thursday afternoon. Ramsey County Sheriff Steve Nelson a search and rescue teram was for a boat that swamped and sank on the big lake. He says the boat’s motor failed and wind and waves pushed the boat into a shallow area, sinking the…

Despite the Holiday, Many Still Working Throughout the Region

Many say they don't mind working the holiday because they get to bring cheer to others

FARGO, ND — Although many places are closed, there are still some people in the valley working on Christmas. Whether it’s bringing food to the table, health care, emergency services or working as a cashier at Walgreens, there are people all throughout the metro who have given up their holiday to give back to the community. There are some families…

Three Escape After Vehicle Breaks Through Ice on Little Detroit Lake

A vehicle being driven on Little Detroit Lake fell through the ice into about 11 feet of water

  BECKER COUNTY, Minn. — Three people escape unharmed after their vehicle went through the ice on Little Detroit Lake in Becker County. The sheriff’s office responded to a call for help just before 7 o’clock Sunday night. A vehicle being driven on Little Detroit Lake fell through the ice into about 11 feet of water. The people inside the…

Fire Officials Release Cause of Fargo House Fire

A woman had to be rescued from the basement along with a dog

  FARGO, ND — Fargo fire officials say a house fire in north Fargo on Sunday was caused by overheating electrical equipment that came in contact with combustibles. The fire broke out between a mattress and the east wall of the basement. A woman had to be rescued from the basement along with a dog. The fire caused $120,000 in…

Man Suffers Severe Hypothermia After Being Pulled From Walker Lake

Man Was In Water For About 30 Minutes

OTTER TAIL COUNTY, Minn. — An Ottertail, Minnesota man was rescued after the snowmobile he was on fell through the ice on Walker Lake Saturday afternoon. Two members of the Ottertail Fire Department, in water rescue suits, were able to pull the man from the water after about 30 minutes. Hubert Hovland was taken to the Perham hospital with severe…

Authorities Find Douglas County Man Pinned in Corn Picker

He was located in a rural area near Miltona and authorities say he was airlifted to a nearby hospital

  MILTONA, Minn. — A Douglas County man, whose arm was pinned in a corn picker, waited nearly an hour before rescue workers were able to find him. The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office says the adult male was attempting to clear something from the corn picker when his arm became pinned inside the machinery. The accident was reported at about…

North Dakota Firefighters Rescue Survivors of Collapsed Building…It’s Only a Drill

The chief said a Sioux Falls building collapse which killed one person last December is one of many reasons this training is important

FARGO, ND — Firefighters from Fargo to Minot are saving people from a collapsing office building as part of a simulation. Before getting a taste of the action, crews set up obstacles which will simulate a partially collapsed building. It’s the culmination of eight days of training to prepare them from natural disasters or other structural issues. Seasoned firefighters experienced…

Campers Rescue Three People after Boat Capsizes in Brewer Lake

They were brought back to shore before emergency crews showed up

BREWER LAKE, ND — Two adults and one child are safe after their boat capsized in rural Cass County. But it wasn’t emergency personal who got them out of the water. The wind was heavy at the Brewer Lake campgrounds in rural Cass County Sunday morning. “It’s almost white caps,” added Bob Ward of West Fargo. A far distance from where…