SURGERY

Flying Farmer says he’s not done after “a bad ride”

My wife said she will leave me if I do it again but she won’t leave me.”

MAKOTI, NORTH DAKOTA, (KFGO) – John Smith, known as North Dakota’s Flying Farmer for his aerial car jumps, is recovering after what he calls “a bad ride.” Two weeks ago, the Makoti, North Dakota man was seriously injured when his car went off a ramp while he attempted a distance jump of 200 feet in a challenge with his son….

UPDATE: Jason Lewis out of hospital following hernia surgery

UPDATE: Jason Lewis’ campaign says the Republican was discharged from a Hibbing hospital Wednesday afternoon after two nights there for emergency hernia surgery. “I would like to thank Dr. Wendell Smith and the entire ICU staff at the Fairview Range Medical Center in Hibbing for safely performing my emergency surgery and also for the stellar care I received afterward. I…

Fargo’s Eagles Elementary Sends Off Teacher Leaving For Brain Surgery

Students, faculty and staff gathered for the emotional goodbye.

FARGO, N.D.- Students, Faculty and Staff say “See you later” to a teacher undergoing brain surgery to remove a tumor. “So today was really a celebration of Mr. Hetland and all of the things that he has done here at Eagles and just to send him off on a positive note. Everybody’s been thinking about him. And you know happy…

More Surgery for Minnesota Football Player, Cancer Survivor

O'Brien was nearly two years cancer-free.

MINNEAPOLIS–University of Minnesota football player and four-time cancer survivor Casey O’Brien is facing more surgery this week to remove a spot on his lung. The walk-on holder made his college debut at Rutgers on Oct. 19, holding all three of the Gophers’ fourth-quarter extra points in their 42-7 victory. O’Brien this season has shared the story of his cancer fight…

Fargo Police Officer Recovering after Surgery from Gunshot Wound

The Fargo Police Department wants to thank the F-M community for their prayers and support. 

FARGO, N.D.–The Fargo Police Department says Sgt. Matthew Ysteboe’s surgery went well and he is recovering at home. Sgt. Ysteboe was flown to North Memorial Hospital in Minneapolis to undergo surgery after he accidentally fired his rifle during a call where a man shot at police. They say Sgt. Ysteboe will know more about his recovery time after his doctors…

Norm Coleman Undergoing Surgery to Remove Cancerous Part of Lung

Last August, Coleman said he was being treated for stage 4 lung cancer.

ROCHESTER, Minn. (AP) _ Former U.S. Sen Norm Coleman of Minnesota is undergoing surgery at Mayo Clinic to remove the cancerous part of a lung. Coleman posted on his Facebook page that his surgery scheduled for Monday, July 15 would remove about a quarter of his lungs and cut his lung capacity by up to 20%. Last August, Coleman said…

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…

Gov. Walz To Have Surgery, Transfer Power To Lt. Governor

Walz is being treated for a medial meniscus tear, an injury common for runners

Tim Walz and Peggy FlanaganST. PAUL, MN — Minnesota Governor Tim Walz has announced that he will have surgery on his left knee on Thursday and transfer power to the Lieutenant Governor. Walz is being treated for a medial meniscus tear, an injury common for runners. He will transfer power to Lieutenant Governor Peggy Flanagan while he is under general anesthetic….

Another Back Surgery for Governor Dayton

The governor is set to go in on Friday morning

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Governor Mark Dayton will undergo another back surgery. He is set to go in tomorrow morning to fuse several vertebrae in his lower back. The procedure is meant to improve his leg strength and stability. The 71-one-year is expected to spend several days recovering in the hospital. This is the third surgery on his back. The…

“Pleading for My Life Saying ‘Listen I’m Sorry I’ve Got Kids I’ve Got a Family'” Man Explains Assault in Dilworth

Neal Johnson says he was at the wrong place at the wrong time just around midnight on Friday

DILWORTH, Minn. — After a Dilworth man says he was beaten to unconsciousness, police are trying to find two suspects. KVRR’s Jessie Cohen tells us how the man climbed his way out of a ditch and made it home in our “lead story”. Neal Johnson says he was at the wrong place at the wrong time just around midnight on…