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Trinity thanks community for support last 3 years
Energy Secretary nominee believed to be a good fit for North Dakota
Local law enforcement offer condolences in death of Rolette Co. deputy
Executive actions ready to go as Trump prepares to take office
Treasury nominee Mnuchin hammered over offshore tax havens
crime and courts
nation and world
MDU enters power purchase agreement for Thunder Spirit Wind project near Hettinger
U.S. oil rig count recovers to end 2016 near year-ago levels
New state regulations will affect repairs of pipeline
ND oil production up 7 percent, returns above 1 million barrels a day
Oil pipeline spill near Belfield estimated at 176,000 gallons
Counting on Student Loan Forgiveness? Better Check Your Eligibility Status Again
Magic, murder and mayhem; Foundation sponsors mystery dinner theater
Lauren Alaina to entertain at the Mardi Gras
Saving homeless pets; Oreo's Animal Rescue plans fundraiser
Trinity to present 'Into the Woods'
Adrian Peterson runs down his options: Texans, Giants, Bucs
Weber State-UND game could be the best of the season at The Betty
Grand Forks Central grad Casey Johnson emerging on UND's blue line
Team goals clear for Blue Hawk track and field
Pudge highlights three elected to baseball Hall of Fame
Port: Universities will consider rule change making it easier to fire tenured faculty, protests expected
McFeely: Ancient, out-of-touch white man in N.D. gives worst MLK Day speech in history
World of Wine: Nebbiolo -- the wine grape behind some of the best wines
Port: Gov. Doug Burgum has broken his pledges on tax and fee hikes
Welle: 15 things I want my children to know about me
Catherine (Kessel) Steinke
Susie A. Fettig
Medora gears up for visitors
New tellings of old museum stories
Beach vibe in the Bakken
Sax remodels downtown building into custom and detailing center
Business steady as Platinum Motorsports becomes certified
January 16, 2017
Research updates for ag professionals
CROOKSTON, Minn. — Gary Burath — a crop consultant, seed salesman and farmer — knows a lot about agriculture. But Red Lake...
January 16, 2017 - 10:00am
November 23, 2016
Homeless woman a victim of alcoholism, companion says
CROOKSTON, Minn.—A 34-year-old woman who had been living in a makeshift shelter near Crookston before her death last Friday was "a ray...
November 23, 2016 - 8:00pm
August 10, 2016
North Dakota bank robber to serve 9 years in prison
FARGO—A Crookston, Minn., woman who robbed two Grand Forks banks will spend nine years behind bars. Charlene Mae Corona, 40, was sentenced...
News/crime and courts
August 10, 2016 - 2:16pm
August 3, 2016
Former Grand Forks teacher accused of having sex with student charged in Minnesota
CROOKSTON, Minn.—A former Grand Forks teacher charged with having sexual relationships with a student in North Dakota faces similar charges in Minnesota for alleged encounters with the same student there. James Patrick Whalen, 41, will appear Tuesday in Polk County District...
News/crime and courts
August 3, 2016 - 5:30pm
July 29, 2016
Trial and error: Crookston farmer embraces trend of growing organic crops
CROOKSTON, Minn.—In the spring of 1998, farmer Robin Brekken felt discontent about raising crops conventionally. That year, he decided...
July 29, 2016 - 3:03pm
May 23, 2016
Police: Woman steals UND police car, crashes it 20 miles away
CROOKSTON, Minn.--A woman here was injured after allegedly stealing a University of North Dakota police cruiser in Grand Forks and crashing in a ditch near the University of MInnesota campus in Crookston. UND police were originally called to the Hamline Square Apartments in Grand...
News/crime and courts
May 23, 2016 - 10:36am
May 9, 2016
Crookston plant recalls sunflower seeds after listeria link found
CROOKSTON, Minn. -- A Crookston sunflower seed producer is voluntarily recalling some packaged sunflower kernels after the U.S. Food and Drug...
News/Nation and World
May 9, 2016 - 3:06pm
October 16, 2015
Grand Forks bank robbery suspect arrested
MOORHEAD, Minn. -- A Crookston woman is in custody for allegedly robbing two Grand Forks banks of nearly $22,000 in recent weeks, according to...
October 16, 2015 - 4:48pm
June 12, 2015
Cause of death determined for Crookston woman in crash
The North Dakota Highway Patrol has determined that the death of a 72-year-old Crookston, Minn., woman, who passed away about a week after a May 31 vehicle rollover, was from injuries sustained in the crash. Sylvia Moen, who died June 6 in a Fargo hospital, was one of three passengers...
June 12, 2015 - 10:59pm
July 30, 2014
Project aims to prevent landslides along Red Lake River
CROOKSTON, Minn. — It’s been nearly 11 years since a riverbank collapsed, dropping about 6 feet overnight along a 250-foot stretch of U.S....
July 30, 2014 - 11:51pm
July 24, 2014
How to treat the toughest cases: For high-risk sex offenders in ND, there is a place between prison and freedom
GRAND FORKS — When sex offenders in North Dakota are about to be released from prison, they are given a risk assessment by a committee with the state attorney general’s office. When they are released, they are given a low, moderate or high rating. However, some are given a more...
July 24, 2014 - 11:30pm
Two tornadoes confirmed in Red River Valley
FARGO — The National Weather Service confirmed that two tornadoes touched down in the northern Red River Valley during Monday night’s storm. One was an EF-2 tornado in Polk County near Crookston, Minn., while the other was an EF-1 tornado in Grand Forks County. An EF-1 tornado,...
July 24, 2014 - 12:29am
May 28, 2014
Rodriguez should be spared of death, lawyers say: Effect of mental disability ruling is uncertain
FARGO — Alfonso Rodriguez once boasted of reading hundreds of books, but dropped out of school at the age of 18 without graduating. The man convicted of the 2003 kidnapping and murder of Dru Sjodin is mentally retarded, according to his lawyers, and therefore should be spared the...
News/crime and courts
May 28, 2014 - 11:08pm
May 10, 2014
ND, Minn. jails seek savings on food
GRAND FORKS — The county jail in Grand Forks and regional jail in Crookston, Minn., are exploring what may be a first — a collaborative effort by jails in two states to provide meal service to inmates under one contract. Requests for proposals were sent out Friday to companies...
May 10, 2014 - 11:14pm
May 9, 2014
Firefighters prepare for the worst
Each day, some 600 oil-tanker cars pass through Crookston, Minn., on their way west to North Dakota’s Oil Patch, and, even though their tanks...
May 9, 2014 - 11:41pm