The numbers are in, and this year’s sugar beet harvest was record-setting for American Crystal Sugar. After a dry start to the season, a little rain and a warm September set the stage for the record harvest. There were 12.7 million tons of sugar beets harvested, which beat the previous record of 12.1 million tons.… Continue reading AMERICAN CRYSTAL SUGAR SETS LOCAL SUGAR BEET HARVEST RECORD
MINNEAPOLIS, MN (trfnews.i234.me) A look at the American Swedish Institute in Minneapolis, Minnesota. – The American Swedish Institute in Minneapolis is a good place to visit on a cold winter’s day. – The institute was constructed in 1908 by Swedish immigrant Schwann Turnblad at a cost of less than $1 million. – Turnblad’s family immigrated… Continue reading MINNEAPOLIS TOUR: American Swedish Institute
265 Pat Corrales spent five decades in Major League Baseball (MLB), beginning as a player before moving on to managing and coaching. He was the first Mexican American MLB manager. Pat Corrales’ legacy Baseball wasn’t the first sport where Corrales’ talent became apparent. Born in Los Angeles, he was a football star at Fresno High… Continue reading first Mexican American MLB manager dies at 82 – .
157 Dorothy Casterline was a deaf linguist and contributor to the Dictionary of American Sign Language (ASL) on Linguistic Principles whose innovative treatment of ASL as a distinct language led to greater mainstream acceptance. Dorothy Casterline’s legacy Born Dorothy Sueoka in Honolulu when Hawai’i was still an annexed territory of the United States, Casterline became… Continue reading pioneer of American Sign Language dies at 95 – .
31 Ada Deer was a leader of the Menominee Nation who advocated for the rollback of “Termination Era” policies and was later appointed as the first woman to head the U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA). Ada Deer’s legacy Born in Keshena, Wisconsin as part of the Menominee Indian Tribe, Deer devoted her life to… Continue reading Native American advocate dies at 88 – .
WARROAD, MN (trfnews.i234.me) The Roseau County Sheriff says a distracted driver caused the Memorial Day crash that injured 8 members of the Warroad American Legion.
CLIMAX, MN (trfnews.i234.me) American Pickers, Mike Wolfe and Frank Fritz filmed an episode of their show in Climax, Minnesota in October. The episode is now scheduled to air tonight, Monday, May 21 at 8:00 p.m. on the History Channel.This story about their stop in Climax was originally published in October.
HILLSBORO, ND (trfnews.i234.me) Emergency crews responded to the American Crystal Sugar plant in Hillsboro Saturday morning. It’s a chemical spill. Dispatcher says no report of any fire.
ST. PAUL, MN (trfnews.i234.me) We have an update to a story we brought you on April 8th regarding an employee of American Crystal in Crookston, who was badly burned on the job. Brett Schulz is now recovering at a St. Paul burn unit.
CROOKSTON, MN (trfnews.i234.me) A meeting Thursday night to discuss removing murals at the University of Minnesota Crookston,.