West Fargo Police Chief Arland Rasmussen Undergoes Surgery
Police Chief Arland Rasmussen underwent open heart surgery Saturday morning at Sanford Medical Center in Fargo. The purpose of the surgery was to bypass some blockage within his heart. His family reports he came through surgery without any problems and is currently in recovery. The family asks that visitations be limited at this time to allow Rasmussen an opportunity to rest. The family wishes to thank everyone for their expression of concern.
Over the evening of 11 April Rasmussen began to experience discomfort in his chest. He went to the Sanford Emergency Center and was admitted for testing. Medical testing revealed blockage within his heart resluting in the need for medical treatment.