Northern Minnesota Air Quality Forecast to Improve Amid Canadian Wildfires

ST. PAUL, (trfnews.i234.me) – The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency issued an air quality alert for the entire state due to smoke from Canadian wildfires. Officials advise minimizing outdoor activities and heavy exertion until noon today. While smoke persists in southern Minnesota until midday, the northern region sees improvement. Air quality is expected to gradually enhance… Continue reading Northern Minnesota Air Quality Forecast to Improve Amid Canadian Wildfires

Northeastern United States Shrouded in Smoke from Canadian Wildfires

MINNESOTA-NORTH DAKOTA (trfnews.i234.me) – As smoke from Canadian wildfires continued to engulf the northeastern United States for a second consecutive day, warnings were issued urging people to stay indoors and keep windows closed. The smoke, originating from numerous wildfires across several Canadian provinces, transformed the air into a yellowish-gray hue. According to the Environmental Protection… Continue reading Northeastern United States Shrouded in Smoke from Canadian Wildfires

Air Quality Alert issued May 12 at 10:39AM CDT by NWS Grand Forks ND

* WHAT…The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency has issued an Air Quality Alert for fine particles pollution. The Air Quality Index (AQI) is expected to reach the Red or Unhealthy category. * WHERE…All of northwestern and north central Minnesota. * WHEN…Until 8AM CDT Monday. * IMPACTS…Some members of the general public may experience health effects. Sensitive… Continue reading Air Quality Alert issued May 12 at 10:39AM CDT by NWS Grand Forks ND

Stolen Guns & Fake Air Jordans In Fargo

Mario Lashun Lighthall

FARGO, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – Mario Lashun Lighthall, a Fargo resident, now finds himself entangled in legal proceedings following allegations of burglary. Court documents reveal that Lighthall is charged with two felony counts of burglary, involving firearms, ammunition, and counterfeit Air Jordan shoes. The incident underscores the stark reality that no neighborhood is immune to the… Continue reading Stolen Guns & Fake Air Jordans In Fargo

American Crystal Sugar Fined $350,000 for Air Pollution Violations

EAST GRAND FORKS, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – American Crystal Sugar, operating a sugar beet processing plant in East Grand Forks, Minnesota, received a $350,000 fine from state regulators for air pollution violations. The plant, one of five operated by the cooperative in the Red River Valley, exceeded permissible levels of particulate matter and emitted high levels… Continue reading American Crystal Sugar Fined $350,000 for Air Pollution Violations

Lockdown Lifted at Grand Forks Air Force Base After Reported Gunshot

GRAND FORKS AIR FORCE BASE, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – The Grand Forks Air Force Base lifted its lockdown at 4:35 pm Wednesday following a report of a single gunshot near the medical clinic. Security personnel initiated lockdown procedures out of caution. No injuries were reported, and after a thorough sweep, no source of the sound was… Continue reading Lockdown Lifted at Grand Forks Air Force Base After Reported Gunshot

Grand Forks Air Force Base Locked Down After Report of Gunshot; No Injuries Reported

GRAND FORKS AIR FORCE BASE, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – Tom Carlson here with breaking news from the Grand Forks Air Force Base. At approximately 1:00 p.m., the base’s Security Forces received a report of a single gunshot near the medical clinic and base exchange. In response, the base issued a lockdown as a precautionary measure. As… Continue reading Grand Forks Air Force Base Locked Down After Report of Gunshot; No Injuries Reported

Grand Forks Air Force Base Placed on Lockdown Amid Potential Shooter Report

GRAND FORKS AIR FORCE BASE, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – Amid reports of a possible shooter, the Grand Forks Air Force Base is currently under lockdown this Wednesday afternoon. While details are still emerging, multiple sources within the base have confirmed the lockdown, indicating that it’s not a drill. Attempts to gather further information have been made,… Continue reading Grand Forks Air Force Base Placed on Lockdown Amid Potential Shooter Report

Feathered Romance: Turkeys’ Spring Mating Rituals Take Flight

Feathered Romance: Turkeys' Spring Mating Rituals Take Flight

MINOT, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – Amidst the blossoming signs of spring, nature’s annual spectacle of love unfolds as wild turkeys engage in their elaborate courtship rituals. These majestic birds, known for their striking plumage and unique behaviors, are captivating observers with their displays of affection and courtship dances. In the tranquil woodlands and open fields, male… Continue reading Feathered Romance: Turkeys’ Spring Mating Rituals Take Flight

Update on Ambulance Call to Cavalier Air Force Station

PEMBINA COUNTY, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – Early this Saturday morning, an ambulance was dispatched to the Cavalier Air Force Station in Pembina County following a report of a 20-year-old male with a head injury. However, an update from Sheriff Terry Meidinger indicates that the situation is not of a criminal nature. The Cavalier Air Force Station,… Continue reading Update on Ambulance Call to Cavalier Air Force Station

U.S. Air Force Introduces Cold Weather Compensation for North Dakota Servicemembers

WASHINGTON D.C. (trfnews.i234.me) – Today, U.S. Senator Kevin Cramer (R-ND) revealed the rollout of Assignment Incentive Pay for eligible Airmen and Guardians stationed in bone-chilling cold weather locations. Spearheaded by Cramer’s authorization committee, the initiative aims to ease the financial burden faced by military personnel serving in frigid conditions, where temperatures plummet to -20 degrees… Continue reading U.S. Air Force Introduces Cold Weather Compensation for North Dakota Servicemembers

Hot Air Balloon Crash Sparks Fire in Rochester, Minnesota

ROCHESTER, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – A harrowing incident unfolded in Rochester, Minnesota, on Wednesday evening as a hot air balloon crash sent sparks flying and ignited a grass fire. According to reports, the balloon collided with power lines, causing a dramatic scene captured by nearby traffic cameras. Rochester firefighters swiftly responded to extinguish the ensuing blaze,… Continue reading Hot Air Balloon Crash Sparks Fire in Rochester, Minnesota

Fatal “Air Guitar” Accident in Minnesota

CARLTON COUNTY, MN (trfnews.i234.me) A man said he was playing air guitar before his vehicle struck and killed a pedestrian. uh investigators say a driver admitted to playing air guitar inside a moving vehicle immediately before a deadly crash in Carlton County last week 21-year-old Brent kinan of pen Gilly reportedly told investigators he was… Continue reading Fatal “Air Guitar” Accident in Minnesota

Grand Forks Secures Approval from Air Force for Space Networking Center

GRAND FORKS AIR FORCE BASE, ND (trfnews.i234.me) North Dakota Senator John Hoeven has announce the Grand Forks Air Force Base has been approved as the Space Networking Center for the U.S. military. north dakota senator john hoeven announced today the u.s air force has formally approved the grand forks air force base to house a… Continue reading Grand Forks Secures Approval from Air Force for Space Networking Center

$130-Million Drone Crashes and is Destroyed in Proximity of Grand Forks Air Force Base

GRAND FORKS AIR FORCE BASE, ND (trfnews.i234.me) A $130-million Global Hawk drone crashed and was destroyed Friday morning near the Grand Forks Air Force Base in North Dakota. The aircraft is an unmanned drone and no one was injured on the ground. neil carlson here at the site of a uh aircraft crash a u.s… Continue reading $130-Million Drone Crashes and is Destroyed in Proximity of Grand Forks Air Force Base