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Sanford Patients on the Move to the New Medical Center

Sanford Medical Center Moves Patients Into The New Medical Center

FARGO, ND — F–M ambulances spent a majority of their day transporting patients to the new Sanford Medical Center. NICU babies, long term pediatric patients, and some ER patients were transported from the downtown hospital once the new medical center opened. Ambulances made trips every five minutes to transfer around 75 patients. Nearly 200 volunteers made sure the transition was…

Sanford Urges Awareness of FAA Drone Regulations

Drone sightings near Sanford Health MedAir helicopters in Fargo, Sioux Falls

FARGO, ND — Anyone can buy a drone. It’s as simple as going on Amazon and having it delivered to your doorstep the next day. While it can be easy to get them in your hands, not everyone knows the rules. It’s posing a threat for some pilots. “There’s a 400–foot rule whether you’re doing it commercially or for your…

Sanford AirMed Helicopter and Drone Nearly Collide

They say the drone was flying well above the 400 foot ceiling allowed by federal rules

  SIOUX FALLS, SD — The medical crew on board a Sanford AirMed helicopter says a drone nearly hit them while they were transporting a patient over central Sioux Falls. The medical crew says they were flying at about 700 feet when they spotted the drone only about 50 feet away from them. They say the drone was flying above…

Child Flown To Fargo After Crash Has Died

The North Dakota Highway Patrol says a car was eastbound on Steele County Road 1 when a southbound pickup failed to yield at the 137th Ave SE intersection and hit the car's passenger side.

Galesburg, N.D. (KFGO) – An 8-year-old Page, North Dakota boy who was airlifted to a Fargo hospital after a crash west of Galesburg Tuesday morning has died. The North Dakota Highway Patrol says a car was eastbound on Steele County Road 1 when a southbound pickup failed to yield at the 137th Ave SE intersection and hit the car’s passenger…

8-Year-Old Injured in Car Crash West of Galesburg

The car's 8-year-old passenger was airlifted to Sanford in Fargo

  GALESBURG, ND — An 8-year-old Page, North Dakota boy was rushed to a Fargo hospital after a crash west of Galesburg. The highway patrol says a pickup failed to yield and hit a car Tuesday morning on Steele County 1. The car’s 8-year-old passenger was airlifted to Sanford in Fargo. The driver, 37-year-old Bekka Dahl of Page, was taken…

Ronald McDonald Charities of the Red River Valley Breaking Ground on New House

The new location will be a replacement of the two current facilities

FARGO, ND — Ronald McDonald Charities of the Red River Valley are breaking ground on a new House. The location is near the new Sanford Hospital. Plans include 24 bedrooms and has 30,000 square feet of space. The new location will be a replacement of the two current facilities. The new expansion will provide needed space for families whose children…

Countdown is on for Opening of Sanford’s New Hospital

The land the medical center was built on along I-94 was bought way back in 1998

  FARGO, ND — Opening day is now just two weeks away. The nearly $500 million state-of-the-art Sanford Medical Center in south Fargo begins operating on July 25. That is the day staff will attend to their first patients in the new hospital The land the medical center was built on along I-94 was bought way back in 1998. Sanford…

Inside Sanford’s New $500 Million Medical Center

The New Sanford Medical Center is giving visitors a chance to see the building and areas they may never see again

FARGO, ND — The New Sanford Medical Center is giving visitors a chance to see the building and areas they may never see again. The new $500 million facility is opening on July 25th, which is just around the corner but for the first time, visitors are getting a tour of the building. “I think one of the most impressive things…

FTC Hoping to Block Sanford Health’s Buyout of Mid Dakota Clinic in Bismarck

The administrative trial is set to begin in November

  BISMARCK, ND — A major blow to the latest proposed merger involving Sanford Health. The Federal Trade Commission is going to court to block the company’s buyout of Mid Dakota Clinic in Bismarck. The FTC and North Dakota Attorney General have filed a complaint in federal court to stop the deal. It says the merger would reduce competition and…

Big Name Celebrities Celebrate Sanford’s “Milestone” in Concert

Fergie, Lionel Richie, Josh Duhamel and Carzon Wentz greeted thousands in Fargo

FARGO, N.D. — Some big name celebrities came to Fargo to celebrate a new hospital. Most of them have North Dakota ties. “I love this state so much,” said Josh Duhamel to a crowd near Sanford’s new medical center. “I’m so proud to be back here.” Josh Duhamel and Carson Wentz joined Fergie and Lionel Richie to celebrate Sanford’s new…