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Submitted Photo Nate and Amber Schatz pose with their “You Stay Classy North Dakota” T-shirts inside their parents’ New England home in this undated photo. A portion of the proceeds from the T-shirt’s sales are going to benefit Nate, who was injured in an October car accident.

Classy, and for a good cause: New England native Schatz’s broadcast with Burgundy helps brother’s recovery


GRAND FORKS — When Amber Schatz found out she was going to be anchoring a Bismarck newscast with actor Will Ferrell, she had to keep it a secret.

So the only person she told was her brother, Nathan Schatz, who was being treated for traumatic brain injury at Altru Hospital in Grand Forks after a car accident Oct. 29.

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Charly Haley
Charly Haley covers city government for the Grand Forks Herald. As night reporter, she also has many general assignments. Haley is a graduate of Minnesota State University Moorhead, and her hometown is Sartell, Minn. Read more of her reporting about the city of Grand Forks at
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