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Minot Air Force Base shows support for healthcare workers with Air Force Salute

FARGO, N.D. — Minot Air Force Base is showing its support for healthcare workers the best way its pilots know how. As people gathered to watch, a B-52 flew over Sanford Medical Center in honor of staff members. The flyover, known as an Air Force Salute, is a gesture of gratitude for those helping in the fight against COVID-19. Although…

Man Who Died Shortly After Arrest In Moorhead Identified

BCA says there were no body cameras but will be checking squad cameras as they investigate

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Ramsey County Medical Examiner identifies the man who died on Tuesday hours after his arrest in Moorhead. He is 50-year-old Jeremy Kelly of Fargo. Kelly was arrested on outstanding warrants when he complained of shortness of breath and lost consciousness. He later died at Sanford Medical Center. An autopsy is being done. Kelly was charged last month…

Death of Suspect In Custody In Moorhead Under Investigation

High Plains Fugitive Task Force took the individual into custody on outstanding felony warrants on Tuesday

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension is investigating the death of a suspect in custody in Moorhead. High Plains Fugitive Task Force took the individual into custody on outstanding felony warrants shortly after 1 p.m. Tuesday. They were in the 700 block of 4th Street South in Moorhead. During the arrest, the suspect complained of shortness of breath…

Man Airlifted to Fargo Hospital after Snowmobile Crash

He was airlifted to Sanford Medical Center in Fargo.

WADENA COUNTY, Minn.–A Perham man was airlifted to a hospital in Fargo after crashing his snowmobile on Sunday. The Wadena County Sheriff’s Office reported to Wadena County Road 9 at 125th Avenue where the Sebeka Fire Department and Tri-County EMS were using a snowmobile to travel to the site of the crash. The victim was identified as 55-year-old Curtis Heikkenen….

First Babies Born In FM Metro In 2020 Are Cousins

Aubree Was Born At Essentia While Katalaya Was Born At Sanford

Aubree Joy & Kaytlynn Hoekstra FARGO, N.D. — There is a great twist in the story of the first babies born in the FM metro in 2020. Aubree Joy was the first newborn in 2020 at Essentia Health just before 8 a.m. Thursday. Her parents are Kaytlynn Hoekstra and Shawn Peterson. Kaytlynn’s brother Devan Foley and his girlfriend Cathy Krejci…

Sanford Gets Patients & Employees Ready for Dakota Marker Game

This will be the third time ESPN'S College GameDay will feature the Bison and the first since 2014

FARGO, N.D. – Employees have been handing out shirts, hats and posters to patients and their colleagues ahead of Saturday’s Bison game against the Jackrabbits. The shirts feature Carson Wentz’s name and number on the back. The hospital takes any opportunity to make a stay there as enjoyable as possible. “That’s one of our core missions, core values is to…

Sanford Medical Center is Delivering More Babies Than Ever

The hospital delivered a total of nearly 800 babies over the past three months

FARGO, N.D. — Emmie Lee and Elle came into the world just a week ago. “It hasn’t sunk in yet. Even from the day I found out that we’re having twins, it was a complete shock,” said their mother, Amanda Garcia. The news of identical twins may have surprised Amanda, but it wasn’t a shocker to the Sanford Medical Center…

Family Asks For Birthday Cards For Young Boy Battling Leukemia For Second Time

6-year-old Grantley Johnson's birthday is this week

FARGO, ND — A family is asking for prayers and birthday cards for a young boy going through a second cancer fight. KVRR first brought you the story of 6-year-old Grantley Johnson last October. A benefit was held for Grantley and his family after he was diagnosed with acute myeloblastic leukemia. After months of treatment he beat the cancer. But…

Passenger Dead After Driver Crashes Into Parked Vehicles In West Fargo

The crash happened around 2:30 this morning in the 1400 Block of 10th Street Southwest

WEST FARGO, ND — A 38–year–old West Fargo man is dead after the driver of the car he was in crashed into two parked vehicles. The crash happened around 2:30 this morning in the 1400 Block of 10th Street Southwest in West Fargo. North Dakota Highway Patrol is investigating the crash and says the 34-year-old male driver turned into the…

West Fargo Boy Surprised With New Bike And Helmet In The Hospital

The boy was recently hit by an SUV while riding his bike near L.E. Berger Elementary School

1/1 Show Caption Hide Caption FARGO, ND — A West Fargo boy who was recently hit by an SUV while riding his bike near L.E. Berger Elementary School has a new bike. West Fargo police officers delivered the bike to 8-year-old Donte Bravecrow at Sanford Medical Center in Fargo. Donte turned in front of an SUV last Wednesday at the…