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Five seek mayor's job in Crookston

CROOKSTON—Voters in Crookston have of five candidates, including to City Council members, to be their next mayor.

GRAND FORKS HERALD - 2018-10-19 19:48:38

Serious Injuries After Sugar Beet Trucks Collide In Felton - KVRR Local News

Clay County Sheriff's Lt. Mark Empting says the collision happened around 6:30 a.m. Friday at the intersection on County Road 34.October 19, 2018Joe RadskeCLAY COUNTY, N.D. (KFGO) – Two people were seriously injured in the crash of two sugar beet trucks west of Felton.Clay County Sheriff’s Lt. Mark

KVRR.COM - 2018-10-19 15:05:09

Sirens in Crookston to sound Oct. 17

Crookston Fire Chief Tim Froeber reports that at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 17, the fire department will test its outdoor warning siren system in the community. Typically, as part of a regular monthly test, the sirens sound at 1 p.m. on the first Wednesday of each month.


Two injured after crash with semi in Polk County

Two people were brought to the hospital after a crash with a semi south of Warren, Minn., a press release from the Minnesota State Patrol said.

GRAND FORKS HERALD - 2018-10-19 14:01:57

Woman accused of sexually assaulting woman while beating her...

Rebecca Dakota Grant, 31, could spend life in prison if convicted. Grand Forks District Court Judge Lolita Hartl-Romanick refused to reduce her bond Thursday when the trial was rescheduled.

GRAND FORKS HERALD - 2018-10-18 20:42:12

Veteran officers seek Polk County sheriff post

Both candidates have had a hand in a variety of areas for the Sheriff's Office, from the SWAT team to patrols to narcotics. They also have served as supervisors and have trained multiple deputies.Tadman has spent his entire career with the Polk County Sheriff's Office and first joined the agency in

GRAND FORKS HERALD - 2018-10-19 20:16:29

Man sentenced for selling meth to confidential informant

Rene Darcy Marion, III, 24, will serve the sentence in Minnesota because it will run concurrent to a similar charge in Polk County.

GRAND FORKS HERALD - 2018-10-18 21:07:07

No injuries in train-semi collision near Mentor

The Minnesota State Patrol and Polk County Sheriff's Office responded at 5:15 p.m. Friday to a report of property damage related to the crash that happened on U.S. Highway 2 about 3 miles east of Mentor at 190th Avenue Southeast, according to a news release. The semi, driven by David Toman, 61, of G

GRAND FORKS HERALD - 2018-10-20 01:13:29

Woman accused for meth trafficking in Pennington County face...

THIEF RIVER FALLS—Two Goodridge, Minn., woman face serious prison time after being accused of bringing meth and marijuana into Pennington County.


Crime report for Oct. 17

Sheriff's ReportThe Beltrami County Sheriff's Office responded to the following calls Wednesday:Drugs10:34 p.m. A 31-year-old man was arrested at the intersection of Irvine Ave. NW and Thompson Court NW on several charges, including third-degree drug possession and DWI.

BEMIDJI PIONEER - 2018-10-18 18:44:54

Felon accused of voting illegally in Minnesota

Jared Daniel Benson, 24, appeared Tuesday in Polk County District Court on a felony charge of being an ineligible voter who knowingly votes. Court documents allege he filled out a Minnesota voter registration application on Nov. 8, 2016, in East Grand Forks and claimed he was eligible to vote in the


Keith Urban concert raises $5,000 for Grand Forks schools

As a way to thank Urban for appearing in Grand Forks, the Engelstad Foundation made a $5,000 donation to a charity of Urban's choice. Urban chose to give the $5,000 to the Grand Forks Public Schools Music Program.RELATED:Keith Urban rocks Grand ForksThrough the Engelstad Foundation's donation, the m

WDAZ - 2018-10-18 14:55:13

Grand Forks County will move forward with opioid litigation

The Grand Forks County Office Building, photographed on November 23, 2015, houses many essential departments and offices for services crucial to the well-being of both Grand Forks, ND as well as the surrounding community.Photo by Nick Nelson for the Grand Forks Herald.


Thief River Falls man accused of kidnapping woman from Walmart...

Frank Anthony Kaiser, 32, was arrested Tuesday afternoon in Thief River Falls on felony charges of kidnapping, false imprisonment, domestic assault by strangulation, three controlled substance crimes and fleeing in a motor vehicle. His first court appearance was Wednesday in Pennington County Distri


Northlands Rescue Mission seeks to better serve community

On Thursday, Northlands is hosting a forum, where they'll bring in other social service programs, so they can discuss how to help the homeless as the weather gets colder.


Man allegedly pointed a gun outside downtown bars

Richard Richardson, III, 26, allegedly pointed a pistol at someone near 10 N. Third St., which is home to Level 10 Lounge and O'Really's Irish Pub, around 11:45 p.m., court documents said. Lt. Derik Zimmel said he believed the incident didn't happen inside a bar.Richardson is facing a felony charge


Snowmobile starts on fire in Thompson

THOMPSON, N.D.—A snowmobile burst into flames Monday night when a Thompson man tried to start it, the Grand Forks County Sheriff's Office said.


Battery maker plans factory in Grand Forks

The company Clean Republic produces lithium ion batteries for electric bikes. Since 2010, when the company began, Clean Republic has expanded to include a facility in Seattle. It still manufactures batteries at a warehouse in Grand Forks."They've gotten better with it and they've iterated a couple n


Woman who received 'dream home' during cancer treatment dies

Kerri-Lynn Larimer, bottom center, sits with her family. The Thompson, N.D., woman died Saturday after her battle with metastatic melanoma, a form of skin cancer. Between 75 and 100 volunteers recently helped renovate her house, turning it into "her dream home," her husband, Dean, said. (Submitted p


Man accused of sexually assaulting teen in Polk County charged...

George Lyons reacts after being sentenced to 40 years with 20 years suspended for gross sexual imposition in Grand Forks County District Court on Monday, July 2, 2018. Nick Nelson / Grand Forks Herald