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Northern Minnesota Crash Sends Victims To Hospitals In Thief River Falls And Fargo

deputies responded to a rollover near the intersection of Center Street East and 300th Avenue Northeast

PENNINGTON COUNTY, Minn. — One person was airlifted to a Fargo hospital following a rollover in Pennington County, Minnesota. On Saturday, deputies responded to a rollover near the intersection of Center Street East and 300th Avenue Northeast. Mark Urie was taken to Sanford in Thief River Falls. Alexa Jones was life flighted from the scene to Sanford Medical Center in…

Sanford Announces $200 Million Expansion Plan

The $200 million investment will be rolled out over the next decade

FARGO, N.D. — One year ago, Sanford opened up its new medical center. Wednesday, they announced more projects that will be rolled out over the next decade. Sanford says the plan involves changes to five “centers of excellence,” which are cancer, women’s health, children’s health, heart health, and orthopedics. They say the $200 million investment will bring plenty of jobs and…

Victims In Triple Fatal Crash Near Hankinson Identified

Young Driver Lost Control on Interstate 29, Crossed Median And Crashed Into Vehicle Head-On

Avila Family/GoFundMeRICHLAND COUNTY, N.D. — The highway patrol has released the names of the people killed in a triple fatal crash on I-29 south of Hankinson Sunday morning. They include 45-year-old James Radtke of West Fargo and 24-year-old Flor Avila and her daughter, 5-year-old Kayleen Avila, both of Fargo. The patrol says Radtke’s 15-year-old son, Connor, was behind the wheel…

Three People Killed When Young Driver Loses Control Near Hankinson

North Dakota Highway Patrol says a 15-year-old boy overcorrected and lost control of his vehicle

HANKINSON, N.D. — Three people are dead after a young driver lost control of his vehicle and crashed into another vehicle south of Hankinson on I-29. North Dakota Highway Patrol says a 15-year-old boy from West Fargo overcorrected and lost control of his vehicle. It crossed the median and hit a vehicle killing the 24-year-old female driver and a 5-year-old…

Moorhead Teen Hurt By Boat Propeller

19-year-old Claire Holland had jumped off of the pontoon

VERGAS, Minn. — A Moorhead teen was hit by a boat propeller on Loon Lake near Vergas on Saturday night. Otter Tail County authorities say 19-year-old Claire Holland had jumped off of the pontoon then tried to get back on when she was hit by the propeller. Holland’s left thigh was cut. She was flown to Sanford in Fargo for…

Sanford South Urgent Care A/C Back On, Clinic Still Closed

Sanford is working to fix the air conditioning issues and will notify the public when the Urgent Care Clinic re-opens.

sanford-ac UPDATE – The air conditioning at Sanford’s South University Urgent Care in Fargo is back on, but the clinic is still closed. The facility at 1720 University Drive South had problems with an underground pipe. Because of the warm temperatures in the building, the clinic will also be closed tomorrow. Sanford hopes to open it back up Saturday.   Earlier Thursday…

“Miracle Ride” Raises Money for Sanford Children’s Hospital

Motorcycle riders rode out to the Lakes Area

WEST FARGO, N.D. — Motorcycle riders revved up their engines to go on a Miracle Ride to raise money for Sanford Children’s Hospital. Many of these bike riders have a personal connection to the Miracle Ride. “My son has a disease called Marfan’s and he’s spent some time in the hospital…it’s our way to give back for what my son has…

Teen Arrested After Boy Was Thrown From UTV Near Dunvilla

17-Year-Old Teen suffered serious head injuries

DUNVILLA, Minn. — A teen driving a UTV was arrested after another teen was hurt in Otter Tail County. The teen made a sudden change in course and caused a 17-year-old boy in the rear cargo area to be thrown after two in the morning on Saturday east of Dunvilla. The boy suffered serious head injuries. He was taken to…

Teen Dirt Bike Rider Hit By Pickup In Milnor

14-year-old Jayson Gainor of Lisbon was thrown from the bike

MILNOR, N.D. — A teen dirt bike rider was flown to Fargo from Milnor after getting hit by a pickup. The highway patrol says 14-year-old Jayson Gainor of Lisbon was thrown from the bike after being hit by a pickup driven by 44-year-old Ryan Smith of Milnor. Gainor was taken to the hospital in Lisbon before being flown to Sanford…

Nurses Reunite After 50 Years At Sanford Tour

They graduated from St. Luke's Nursing School in 1968

FARGO, N.D. — Nurses who graduated from St. Luke’s Nursing School half a century ago got to reunite and explore how hospitals have changed. “I’ve always been a nurse. I always knew as a child I was going to be a nurse. I don’t think you become a nurse just by chance. You want to work with people, you want to…