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Two Women Rescued From Bottom Of Ditch After Single-Vehicle Crash

The sheriff's office says it appears the vehicle hit multiple trees before coming to a stop in the ditch

POLK CO., MN — Two women had to be removed from their vehicle at the bottom of a ditch along County Road 12 in Polk County on Sunday. The sheriff’s office says it appears the vehicle hit multiple trees before coming to a stop in the ditch. 63-year-old Deloris Fritz of McIntosh was driving. She was airlifted to Sanford in…

Arrest Made In Fatal UTV Crash Last Month In Becker County

36-year-old Aaron Pelham of Waubun was arrested Monday

Aaron PelhamBECKER CO., MN — Authorities have arrested the driver involved in a fatal UTV crash last month in Becker County. 36-year-old Aaron Pelham of Waubun was arrested Monday and is in the Becker County Jail with formal charges pending. Pelham was driving a 1999 Mercury Marquis which crashed into a UTV driven by 27-year-old Michael Tibbetts of Ogema. He…

Otter Tail County Man Is One of First to Receive ROSA Surgery in Midwest

The surgical assistant is helping doctors at Sanford perform knee replacement surgeries

FARGO, N.D.– With every step Roger Peterson is getting closer and closer to recovery. “As far as I’m concerned, I am walking as close to normal as you can get,” Peterson said. Roger had his knee replacement surgery about a month ago. The surgical assistant was a robot named ROSA. “We lock that in for that patient and the robot will…

Sanford Health Celebrates New Veterans Square Clinic

Lab and X-rays can be done on the same day

FARGO, N.D. –Sanford Health is celebrating the opening of the new Veterans Square Clinic. The clinic is on the corner of 40th Street and Veterans Boulevard in Fargo. It offers primary care services, along with pediatrics, women’s health, and pregnancy care. You can get lab and X–rays done on the same day there. Those at Sanford say this clinic is…

Victim Of UTV Hit-and-Run Identified, Authorities Still Searching For Car Responsible

Authorities are looking for the driver of a 1999 Mercury Marquis who hit the UTV and fled the scene

BECKER CO., MN — The driver of a U-T-V who was killed in a hit and run crash in Becker County has been identified as 27-year-old Michael Tibbetts of Ogema. He was found unresponsive on County Road 158 in Maple Grove Township on Monday night. Tibbetts was taken to Sanford in Fargo where he died as a result of his…

UTV Driver Killed In Hit-and-Run, Authorities Seek Driver Of 1999 Mercury Marquis

Becker County Sheriff's Office was called to County Road 158 in Maple Grove Township

BECKER CO., MN — The driver of a U-T-V who was involved in a hit-and-run crash in Becker County on Monday night has died in Fargo. Becker County Sheriff’s Office was called to County Road 158 in Maple Grove Township around 6:45 p.m. They found a 27-year-old man unresponsive. He was taken to Sanford in Fargo where he died today…

Fargo Man Hurt After Crashing Motorcycle On Interstate 29 South of The City

The highway patrol says 26-year old Robert Thiel locked up the brakes on his bike behind an SUV pulling a trailer

FARGO, ND — A Fargo man was hurt after crashing his motorcycle on I-29 Saturday night. The highway patrol says 26-year old Robert Thiel locked up the brakes on his bike behind an SUV pulling a trailer about two miles south of Fargo. Thiel fell off and his bike slid into the trailer. He was taken to Sanford where his condition…

Bus Driver And Kids Checked Out After Crashing With Pickup Near Wheaton

The pickup driver was airlifted to Fargo and his injuries are not believed to be life-threatening

WHEATON, MN — A school bus rolled after colliding with a pickup this morning near Wheaton. The Traverse County Sheriff’s Office says there were seven children on the bus, between the ages of 5 and 15. The children and bus driver were all checked at Sanford in Wheaton. No one was seriously hurt. The pickup driver was airlifted to Fargo and…

Sanford Stroke Patient in Good Health Works Way Back to Recovery

After a month and a half, stroke survivor Sandy Miller is still looking for answers

FARGO, N.D.– Timing is everything when dealing with a stroke. A Sanford interventional neurologist says 1.9 million brain neurons die each minute during a stroke. “Even before the patient comes in, we are right here and we are ready to take care of the patient right away,” Sanford interventional neurologist Dr. Sachdeva said. Dr. Sachdeva treated Sandy Miller’s stroke at…

North Dakota’s Stroke System Trying to Increase Survival Rates

It was created in 2009

  FARGO, N.D. — Not everyone who has a stroke will pick up the phone and call 911. “We had 30,000 calls in 2018. Strokes only make up one percent and we know there’s a lot more people having strokes out there. Unfortunately they self-present to the hospitals and then they have family drive them too late.” Lonski says people can…