MN State Patrol A team in marriage and on the road, Troopers Gina and Joel DeCesare shared their…

  A team in marriage and on the road, Troopers Gina and Joel DeCesare shared their passion for traffic safety with members of the Luverne Rotary Club.     A unique team of MN State Troopers visited Luverne Rotary today! Gina and Joel DeCesare, a husband-wife team of “Road Troopers” focus on their core values… Continue reading MN State Patrol A team in marriage and on the road, Troopers Gina and Joel DeCesare shared their…

Two Injured Over the Weekend in Beltrami County

Two people were injured in a two-vehicle accident in Beltrami County Sunday morning. According to the State Patrol Scott Snyder, (57) of Bemidji, was driving a 2010 Ford Van westbound, while Dean Wendorff, (35) of Solway, was driving a 2011 Ford F-150 westbound. Snyder’s van was stopped at the stop light when Wendorff struck him… Continue reading Two Injured Over the Weekend in Beltrami County

Henry Hoefer, 73

It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Henry Edward Hoefer, at the age of 73 years, after a valiant battle with Cancer. Henry passed peacefully in his sleep at home on January 25, 2023. Henry was raised in rural Red Lake Falls and loved growing up on the farm. He felt… Continue reading Henry Hoefer, 73

Obituary | Willis Jacob Gamble of Thief River Falls, Minnesota

Willis Jacob (Jay) Gamble

Willis Jacob (Jay) Gamble passed away unexpectedly in his home on Sunday, January 29, 2023.  He was born on January 11, 1974 in Illinois and lived in Florida during his childhood years.  He lived many years in Missoula, Montana before moving to Thief River Falls in November 2021 to be near his family. Jay graduated… Continue reading Obituary | Willis Jacob Gamble of Thief River Falls, Minnesota

“24” actress dies at 45\

Annie Wersching was an actress known for roles in “24,” “Star Trek: Picard,” “Runaways,” and many other TV shows, as well as in the video game “The Last of Us.” Acting career Among Wersching’s earliest high-profile roles was FBI agent Renee Walker in “24.” She joined the popular drama’s cast as a main character in… Continue reading “24” actress dies at 45\

Television singer dies at 73\

Tom Verlaine was a singer, songwriter, and musician best known as the frontman for the New York-based 1970s punk band, Television. Music Career Born Thomas Miller, Verlaine began his musical journey studying the saxophone and piano, in particular being draw to the work of jazz giant Miles Davis. As a teenager, he formed a musical… Continue reading Television singer dies at 73\

Tuskegee Airman dies at 98\

Harold Brown was a U.S. Air Force veteran who flew missions in World War II and the Korean War. He was one of the last surviving Tuskegee Airmen, the group of primarily Black pilots who earned an outstanding combat record despite military segregation. Military Service Brown had a strong desire to fly even as a… Continue reading Tuskegee Airman dies at 98\

Motown songwriter dies at 81

Barrett Strong was a singer and songwriter for Motown Records who had the label’s first hit with “Money (That’s What I Want).” Motown hitmaker Strong was one of the first artists who signed with Motown back when it was called Tamla Records. He quickly brought the label their first hit, 1960’s “Money (That’s What I… Continue reading Motown songwriter dies at 81

Three Dog Night drummer dies at 80

Floyd Sneed was the drummer for Three Dog Night, known for hits including “Joy to the World” and “Mama Told Me Not to Come.” Musical career A native of Canada, Sneed got his start playing in Little Daddy and the Bachelors alongside future comedian Tommy Chong, who was married to his older sister. After relocating… Continue reading Three Dog Night drummer dies at 80