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Breckenridge Pilot Killed In Crash Outside Moorhead

The Clay County Sheriff released the name of the pilot as Mark Yaggie from Breckenridge, Minnesota.

UPDATED INFORMATION 2 MOORHEAD, Minn. — The Clay County Sheriff’s Office released the name of the pilot killed in a crash near the Moorhead airport. Mark Yaggie, 41 years old, lives in Breckenridge, Minnesota. Mark is a 2017 member of the Fargo Air Museum Board. UPDATED INFORMATION 1 CLAY COUNTY, Minn. — The pilot of a small vintage plane is dead after…

Rescue Crews Suspend Search for Man Believed to be in Red River

A dive team joined the fire department and officers from Fargo and Moorhead in the search

FARGO, ND — Search crews spent much of the day on the Red River looking for a 24-year old swimmer who was reported missing this morning. A dive team joined the fire department and officers from Fargo and Moorhead in the search. Fanuel Shewarega Asrat, 24, has been identified as the missing person. He was last seen at around 5:00…

Update: Red River Search Focused On Missing Man

29 year old David Michael Tikayne reportedly entered the Red River on Monday, June 5.

Update: Moorhead Police continue to attempt to locate a man that witnesses report missing. 29 year old David Michael Tikayne reportedly entered the Red River on Monday June 5. Witnesses say Tikayne went into the river near 1 Avenue North. There are conflicting  witness statements about whether  or not he was able to swim to shore. The Moorhead and Fargo…

Salvation Army, Sandy’s Donuts and the Fargo Theatre Team Up for National Donut Day

Some of the earliest recipes had nuts crammed into the center of the dough...that's where the name came from

FARGO, ND — It’s National Donut Day and local groups are making sure rescue workers in the F-M area know how much they are appreciated. The Salvation Army teamed up with Sandy’s Donuts and gave out free coffee and donuts at the Fargo Theatre to law enforcement, firefighters, veterans and emergency responders. The Salvation Army started the donut giveaway 18…

Health Matters: The Newest Technology in Ambulances

An ambulance is capable of doing just about everything an emergency room can

HEALTH MATTERS — Most people don’t know what an ambulance looks like until they have to ride one. As technology moves forward, so does the care you can find in an ambulance. A Detroit Lakes paramedic with Essentia Health St. Mary’s helps us get familiar with the tools in this rescue rig. In what is often an already scary situation,…

Mutts and Their Owners Take Over Gooseberry Park to Support Dog Rescue

The mut march was held in Moorhead ro raise funds for 4 Luv of Dog Rescue

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Gooseberry Park was overrun with pups for the fourth annual Mutt March. Golden retrievers, black labs and Yorkies spent the day in the sun for the fundraising walk, but with treat vendors and costume contests, it’s more than just going for a walk. “We have face painting we have a photo booth we have some awesome music,”…

Farm Rescue Helps Local Farmer in Time of Need

The Horace-based non-profit helped the Baumgarten family get their growing season started

DAVENPORT, ND — A West Fargo man gets a helping hand on his Davenport Farm.  Farm Rescue jumps in after Bob Baumgarten had a heart attack. The growing season comes at the same time every year, but hard times hit often when it’s least expected. “Dad had a heart attack on the 23rd, and shortly thereafter we realized he wouldn’t be…

Drivers Identified in Bemidji School Bus Crash

Police say one child was pinned inside and had to be cut out of the bus by rescue workers

  BELTRAMI COUNTY, Minn. — Authorities have identified the two drivers involved in a Bemidji school bus crash in Beltrami County. Police say 29-year-old Thomas Nielson of Chattanooga, Tennessee was driving a passenger vehicle when he drove through a stop sign and hit the school bus, being driven by 47-year-old Patrick Stout of Bemidji. They say Stout lost control of…

Douglas County Authorities Investigate Drowning of Juvenile Near Alexandria

After searching in the water and along the shore by the Douglas County Sheriff's Office Dive Rescue Team, the girl was found just after 6 p.m. in about three feet of water

  DOUGLAS COUNTY, Minn. — Authorities from Douglas County are investigating after a female juvenile drowned near Alexandria. The call for help came in just after 5:30 p.m. Friday after the girl was said to have last been seen in the water channel between Lake Cowdry and Lake Darling, lakes which are about three miles from Alexandria. After searching in…

Missing Boater from Minneapolis Found Alive

Search and rescue crews continued to look for Elgersma on both water and land on Sunday

  BAYPORT, Minn. — A man who went missing from a boat on the St. Croix River near Bayport, Minnesota has been found alive. Jason Elgersma and Kristin Erickson, both of Minneapolis, were on board the boat around 3:00 a.m. on Sunday when it started taking on water. Erickson made it to shore. Search and rescue crews continued to look…