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Q&A: Big screen still attracts crowd in digital age

The River Cinema movie theater in East Grand Forks is a hot spot on Valentine's Day—and many other days. Manager Penny Stai said that the theater stays busy, even in the age of internet streaming. Stai's father, Bob Moore, has owned movie theaters for nearly 40 years, when the competition wasn't str


Girls' Basketball: Defense stymies Trojans, Pirates win second straight

CROOKSTON - Barnesville never led in this affiar, and eight different Pirates scored as Crookston downed the Trojans 43-30. This win gives Crookston (13-10, 7-6 Section 8AA) their second against Barnesville (8-15, 5-9 Section 8AA) this year. The last came in the seventh game of the season when the P


Two injured after Polk County rollover

Two people were injured after a rollover crash east of Gentilly, Minn., Thursday, according to a press release from the Polk County Sheriff's Office. Deputies were called to County Road 11 east of Gentilly just before noon Thursday on a report of a white 1997 Chevrolet van was found upside down in t


Minnesota Legislature and Tri-Valley Opportunity Council - Advocates rally behind ‘Farm to School’ initiative

A bipartisan bill that would provide school districts across the state with a reimbursement for feeding students healthy, local foods through farm-to-school initiatives was introduced in the Minnesota Legislature Wednesday. Senator Mike Goggin (R-Red Wing) and Representative Todd Lippert (DFL-Northf


Amy Klobuchar is not apologizing

Watch: CNN's Don Lemon hosts a town hall with Sen. Amy Klobuchar on Monday at 10 p.m. ET. Washington (CNN)I'm sorry. Women say these two words all the time. Much, much more than men. And often for no real reason.


Familiar foes set for first round matchup

Detroit Lakes and Crookston will meet in the first round of the Section 8A boys hockey playoffs for the fourth consecutive season after seeds were announced from the coaches meeting Wednesday, Feb. 13.


Three Dead, Deputy Wounded in Northern Minnesota

Nevis, MN (Learfield News Service) - An officer-involved shooting that left three people dead and a deputy wounded is under investigation in the northern Minnesota city of Nevis.


State health officials investigating four Legionnaires' cases associated with Crookston Inn

The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) is investigating four recent cases of Legionnaires’ disease associated with a Crookston area hotel. Four people who became ill between Jan. 22 and Jan. 27 all reported spending some time at the Crookston Inn and Convention Center prior to their illnesses. Non


Don’t Visit this Southern Minnesota Haunted Cemetery Alone

The haunted Vicksburg Cemetery is located in Renville County, Minnesota. It's between the towns of Renville and Delhi in the town of Vicksburg. Vicksburg has been a ghost town since 1878.


Government shutdown spurs switch to new financing plan for RiverView project

It’s still full steam ahead on RiverView Health’s up to $47 million, 81,000 square foot expansion and construction project at its Crookston campus – a groundbreaking is being planned for this April – but RiverView CEO Carrie Michalski says the recent partial shutdown of the federal government led to


Christopherson Column - On Klobuchar...and recalling those glorious new Nikes

When I think of Amy Klobuchar running for president, I think of new shoes. And not just an adult like me buying a new pair of shoes for work, or workout shoes for the one or two days a week I generate the necessary motivation to spend an hour or so at the health club.


CHS Speech team wins RLCC meet

The Crookston High School Speech Team is continuing on a strong start to their season with their first overall win on Saturday, February 9 at the Red Lake County Central meet. There were eight teams competing, and the Crookston students dominated several categories. This was a three-rounds-and-done


Minnesota man's drunk-driving excuse? He wanted some McDonald's

Being "hangry" can make even the most mild-mannered of people irrational, and in one case in central Minnesota, make them break the law. That's what happened earlier this week in Stearns County, when local sheriff's deputies started tracking a drunk-driver on his way back from a McDonald's.


Fatal Deer Disease Found In Central Minnesota

(KNSI) - A fatal deer disease has been found in wild deer for the first time in Central Minnesota. Wildlife managers have confirmed chronic wasting disease in a deer in Crow Wing County, marking the first discovery of the fatal brain disease among the state's wild deer outside the southeastern corne


Fishermen catch 'monstrous' 78-inch sturgeon, make Minnesota history

Two Minnesota fishermen smashed a state record and made Minnesota history with their recent catch of a massive sturgeon, measuring 78 inches and estimated to weigh 120 pounds. Darren Troseth and John Kimble nabbed the creature on Feb. 5, while ice fishing on the St. Croix River, St. Croix 360 report


Southern Minnesota might need shovels again this weekend

It's been a remarkable stretch of three days without any appreciable snowfall in the Twin Cities, but southern parts of the state might need to break out the shovels again this weekend.


CBLC Youth Hockey Report/Player of the Week February 4 - 10

The Mite White had a couple tough games on Sunday at the CSC against TRF. They played a very aggressive first game but came up short 12-5. They went hard after the puck-carrier and attacked the loose pucks. Their second game had a bit more offense with nine goals, but they still lost by a pretty goo


WATCH: This Is The Biggest Fish Ever Caught In Minnesota

If you're an avid fisher, prepare to be incredibly jealous. Two anglers from the Twin Cities recently hauled in a lake sturgeon along the St. Croix River - and it's a whopper. Luckily, they were able to capture the moment on video:


I-29 Blocked For 3 Hours After Semi Hits Snowplow Near Buxton

NEAR BUXTON, N.D. – A Minnesota man is cited after hitting a NDDOT snowplow with his semi on Interstate 29 near Buxton Thursday morning. The North Dakota Highway Patrol says 44-year-old Gregory Little of Blaine was driving north around 9:35 when he was “temporarily blinded” by snow from the snowplow


Deputy Shot, 3 Others Killed In Minnesota's Hubbard County

HUBBARD COUNTY, MN — Authorities have confirmed that three people are dead as a result of an incident in Hubbard County. One Hubbard County deputy was shot during the incident.