Closure in Decades-Old Case as Charged Suspect Dies in Custody

Closure in Decades-Old Case as Charged Suspect Dies in Custody

Joliet (trfnews.i234.me) – Barry Lee Whelpley, the 79-year-old Minnesota man charged in the 1972 stabbing death of 15-year-old Julie Ann Hanson, has passed away in his cell at the Will County Jail in Joliet. Authorities found him unresponsive, and despite transportation to a Joliet hospital, he was pronounced dead. Deputy Chief Dan Jungles of the… Continue reading Closure in Decades-Old Case as Charged Suspect Dies in Custody

Semi-Truck Rollover Causes Temporary Highway Closure Near Owatonna

Semi-Truck Rollover Causes Temporary Highway Closure Near Owatonna

STEELE COUNTY, Minn. (trfnews.i234.me) – On Wednesday morning, a significant incident unfolded on Interstate 35 West as a semi-truck rolled over near Owatonna, prompting the temporary closure of the highway. The Minnesota State Patrol reported that the rollover occurred just before 7:30 a.m. Fortunately, no injuries were reported in connection with the incident. The aftermath necessitated… Continue reading Semi-Truck Rollover Causes Temporary Highway Closure Near Owatonna

Judge Denies New Trial in Murder Case Amid COVID-19 Courtroom Closure

Christopher Floyd Boder

DULUTH, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – In a recent decision, Chief Judge Leslie Beiers has denied a new trial for Christopher Floyd Boder, who was found guilty of aiding and abetting intentional second-degree murder in the 2019 shooting death of Timothy Jon Nelson in West Duluth. The trial, held in October 2020, faced unique challenges due to… Continue reading Judge Denies New Trial in Murder Case Amid COVID-19 Courtroom Closure

Minnesota Nurses Rally Against Closure of Fosston’s Labor and Delivery Services

FOSSTON, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – In Fosston, Minnesota, a significant healthcare service is under threat, leading to widespread concern among the community and healthcare professionals alike. The Minnesota Nurses Association is at the forefront of protests against the planned cessation of labor and delivery services at local hospitals, a move that critics argue could endanger the… Continue reading Minnesota Nurses Rally Against Closure of Fosston’s Labor and Delivery Services

Vehicle Fire and Closure on I-29: Driver Escapes Unharmed

Christine, North Dakota – January 27, 2024 – A dramatic incident unfolded on Interstate 29 near mile marker 44, just one mile west of Christine, ND, as a 2022 Freightliner, pulling a 2021 enclosed trailer, experienced a mechanical failure that led to a vehicle fire. The occurrence took place on January 23, 2024, at approximately… Continue reading Vehicle Fire and Closure on I-29: Driver Escapes Unharmed

Financial Turmoil Leads to Closure of Grand Forks Animal Shelter

Financial Strain Forces Closure of Grand Forks Animal Shelter

GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – The Circle of Friends Animal Shelter in Grand Forks is facing severe financial difficulties, culminating in the board of directors’ decision to shut down its adoption center and terminate the position of CEO Laura Lee Tupa. A partial financial statement obtained for the period of April to October 2023 reveals… Continue reading Financial Turmoil Leads to Closure of Grand Forks Animal Shelter

Financial Strain Forces Closure of Grand Forks Animal Shelter

Financial Strain Forces Closure of Grand Forks Animal Shelter

GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – The Circle of Friends Animal Adoption Center, located on Washington Street in Grand Forks, has announced its impending closure and the dismissal of its CEO due to significant financial difficulties. The board of directors of the shelter took to social media to make this somber announcement, signaling an end to… Continue reading Financial Strain Forces Closure of Grand Forks Animal Shelter

Semi Fire Leads to Closure of Interstate-29 Near Christine, North Dakota

CHRISTINE, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – A semi-trailer fire resulted in the closure of the southbound lane of Interstate-29 near Christine, North Dakota, on Tuesday afternoon, causing significant disruptions. The incident, which occurred south of Fargo, involved a freight liner driven by 40-year-old Geral Romero of Miami. According to reports from the highway patrol, Romero was heading… Continue reading Semi Fire Leads to Closure of Interstate-29 Near Christine, North Dakota

Safety Concerns Lead to Closure of Wadena-Deer Creek Public Schools

WADENA, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – In response to a threat received over the weekend, Wadena-Deer Creek Public Schools in Minnesota closed their doors on Monday, January 22nd, affecting all grades and related programs. The decision, announced via the school district’s Facebook page, encompassed the entire educational spectrum, including the Little Kids Club and Kids Krew. District… Continue reading Safety Concerns Lead to Closure of Wadena-Deer Creek Public Schools

School Closure at St. Louis Park High School After Multiple Altercations

School Closure at St. Louis Park High School After Multiple Altercations

ST. LOUIS PARK, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – St. Louis Park High School, part of the St. Louis Park Public Schools, was abruptly closed on Friday following a series of physical confrontations that took place on the school premises the day before. The decision to close the school impacts all students, families, and the public, leading to the… Continue reading School Closure at St. Louis Park High School After Multiple Altercations