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Fargo Police chase ends in crash

FARGO, N.D. (KFGO) – Authorities are searching for those who fled a crash in Fargo following a brief pursuit. Shortly before 2 a.m. Thursday, a state trooper attempted to stop a car for a traffic violation on I-94. The driver entered the tri-level interchange and went north on I-29 at a high rate of speed launching the pursuit. As the…

Barnes County man severely injured in accident on family farm

BARNES COUNTY, N.D. – The Barnes Co. Sheriff’s Office says a man was hurt in an accident on the family farm northwest of Valley City on Sunday afternoon. Twenty-three-year-old Garrett McFadgen was airlifted to Sanford Medical Center in Fargo with serious injuries. According to McFadgen’s father, his son attempted to unload portable livestock corral panels from a flatbed trailer when…

Fergus Falls couple welcomes New Years Day baby at Sanford Medical Center

"It feels good. It's exciting. Yeah, it's a good way to start 2021 for sure."

FARGO, N.D.- 2021 is already off to a good start for a Fergus Falls couple who welcomed a son at Sanford Family Birth Center in Fargo on New Year’s Day. “I’m John Walvatne, this is my wife Ahna and this is our new little man Asher John.” As the world celebrated the new year, a Fergus Falls couple welcomed an…

KFGO’s Bob Harris Dies of COVID-19 After 2 Week Battle

FARGO (KFGO) – KFGO personality Bob Harris has lost his fight with COVID-19. Harris, 65, died at Sanford Medical Center in Fargo early Friday evening. He was hospitalized Thanksgiving Day after experiencing shortness of breath. Harris had been in the ICU. Harris, long time host of “Night Time Live” and “The Harris Happening” podcast, was well known and respected in…

Teen Biker Has Serious Injuries After Being Hit By Car Near Gully, Minnesota

Warren Thompson was taken to Sanford Medical Center with life-threatening injuries

POLK CO., Minn. — A 16-year-old Gonvick boy is hospitalized with serious injuries after he hit by a car while biking in eastern Polk County. The crash happening on Highway 92 and 410th Avenue near Gully, Minnesota just before 8 this morning. Warren Thompson was taken to Sanford Medical Center with life-threatening injuries. The driver of the car, 78-year-old James…

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…