Breaking News: Large Law Enforcement Search for Suspect in Grand Forks

GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – Breaking news out of Grand Forks this Sunday evening: a significant law enforcement search is underway for a suspect. Details are scarce at the moment. The search is currently centered around the Bobcat retail outlet south of the Flying J along I-29. According to scanner reports, the suspect may have… Continue reading Breaking News: Large Law Enforcement Search for Suspect in Grand Forks

Rural Frazee Man Sentenced to 24 Years for Heinous Sex Crimes

Douglas David Carr

DETROIT LAKES, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – Douglas David Carr, 45, of rural Frazee, has been sentenced to two consecutive 12-year prison terms for two counts of felony first-degree criminal sexual conduct. He faced six felony counts and was convicted on all counts in March by a Becker County jury. The charges stem from accusations that Carr had… Continue reading Rural Frazee Man Sentenced to 24 Years for Heinous Sex Crimes

Reckless Driving Leads to 2.5-Year Prison Sentence for Minnesota Man in Fatal Crash

Dominic Micheal Billmeier

WALSH COUNTY (trfnews.i234.me) – A Minnesota man was sentenced to two-and-a-half years in prison Thursday afternoon, May 23, for causing a fatal 2023 rollover crash in Walsh County. “There are multiple things I could’ve done to change that day,” Dominic Michael Billmeier, 25, said during the hearing. “I am sorry.” On March 2, 2023, Billmeier… Continue reading Reckless Driving Leads to 2.5-Year Prison Sentence for Minnesota Man in Fatal Crash

Christopher George Riggins was cited for disorderly conduct

Thief River Falls, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – On May 6 at 12:08 p.m., police responded to a report of an intoxicated man banging on a hotel room door at Americas Best Value Inn and Suites. Christopher George Riggins, 53, from Orange City, Fla., was cited for disorderly conduct after admitting to being intoxicated. Riggins allegedly kicked… Continue reading Christopher George Riggins was cited for disorderly conduct

Knife Threat Incident Leads to Terrorizing Charge for Grafton Man

Rafael Velez-Patron

GRAFTON, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – A Grafton, North Dakota man is facing a felony terrorizing charge after allegedly threatening another man with a knife near that town. According to court documents, 49-year-old Rafael Velez-Patron was charged after an incident on May 21 at 5:50 p.m. Deputies were dispatched to Campbell Farms east of Grafton on Highway… Continue reading Knife Threat Incident Leads to Terrorizing Charge for Grafton Man

Alexerd Saavedra Morales cited and arrested for theft

Alexerd Saavedra Morales

Thief River Falls, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – On May 4, at 12:45 a.m., a theft was allegedly observed at Northdale Petro Pumper. Alexerd Saavedra Morales, 21, from Thief River Falls, was cited and arrested for theft. Saavedra Morales reportedly left the convenience store without paying for a case of beer.

Grand Forks Man Avoids Trial for Felony Sexual Assault and Burglary Charges Through Pretrial Diversion

Lance Visnar Oliveros

GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – Lance Visnar Oliveros, 26, was anticipated to stand trial on May 28 for Class A felony gross sexual imposition and Class B felony night burglary. Instead, he has been granted a pretrial diversion agreement, meaning he will not have to go to trial. Oliveros was charged in December 2022 for… Continue reading Grand Forks Man Avoids Trial for Felony Sexual Assault and Burglary Charges Through Pretrial Diversion

Thief River Falls Man Arrested for DWI After Wild Ride in White Honda

Thief River Falls, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – Police were called to Digi-Key around 1 PM on Wednesday after receiving reports of “a white Honda all over the road.” Officers arrested 54-year-old Miguel Angel Ramirezalvarez for Refusal to Submit to a Chemical Test in the Third Degree and Driving While Impaired in the Fourth Degree. Ramirezalvarez was… Continue reading Thief River Falls Man Arrested for DWI After Wild Ride in White Honda

Duane Earl Hennager sentenced for felony theft

Duane Earl Hennager

Thief River Falls, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – Duane Earl Hennager, 55, from Thief River Falls, was sentenced in Pennington County District Court on April 29 for stealing $1,700 worth of merchandise from a local business. He received a four-year stay of imposition and was ordered to undergo mental health services recommended by his providers, with additional… Continue reading Duane Earl Hennager sentenced for felony theft

Rachel Rae Olson sentenced for felony charge of methamphetamine crimes involving children

Rachel Rae Olson

Thief River Falls, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – Rachel Rae Olson, 40, from Thief River Falls, was sentenced in Pennington County District Court on Monday, May 6, for a felony charge related to methamphetamine crimes involving children. Sentence: Olson received a five-year stay of imposition and was ordered to serve supervised probation for the same duration. She… Continue reading Rachel Rae Olson sentenced for felony charge of methamphetamine crimes involving children

Grand Forks Man Faces Felony for Window-Smashing Rampage, Says He “Snapped

Anthony Treherne

GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – 41-year-old Anthony Treherne of Grand Forks has been charged with felony criminal mischief. According to court documents, on May 21st, police were dispatched to a Housing Office at 675 North 43rd Street in Grand Forks. Witnesses reported that Treherne had broken the front door and window glass. He was taken… Continue reading Grand Forks Man Faces Felony for Window-Smashing Rampage, Says He “Snapped

Boundary Waters Canoe Area Closed Amid Urgent Search for Missing Canoeists

BOUNDARY WATERS, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – Parts of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness in northeastern Minnesota have been temporarily closed as the search for two missing canoeists continues. On Sunday, officials with the Superior National Forest announced an emergency closure order due to search and rescue efforts on Iron Lake. The closed areas include land… Continue reading Boundary Waters Canoe Area Closed Amid Urgent Search for Missing Canoeists

Downtown Fargo Fight: Family Claims It Was Payback for Past Boxcutter Attack

Daishia Vivier Jesus Moreno Jr.

FARGO, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – We have an update regarding the downtown Fargo fight that occurred in the early morning of May 12th. Daishia Vivier and Jesus Moreno Jr. have both been charged with aggravated assault in the attack on two men. However, new information has come to light about what led up to this incident.… Continue reading Downtown Fargo Fight: Family Claims It Was Payback for Past Boxcutter Attack

Michelle Jean Laird charged for selling methamphetamine

Michelle Jean Laird

Thief River Falls, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – Michelle Jean Laird, 52, from Fosston, has been charged in Pennington County District Court for selling 17.293 grams of methamphetamine to an informant in November. She faces a felony first-degree controlled substance crime charge for sale with a subsequent conviction. The charge was filed on May 2, and a… Continue reading Michelle Jean Laird charged for selling methamphetamine

Senate Democrats Push for Border Security Action Amidst GOP Resistance; Special Meeting in Grand Forks

GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – Senate Democrats are attempting to force Republicans to take action on border security legislation. They plan to force a vote Thursday on a new bipartisan border security package. This legislation, negotiated by both Republicans and Democrats, aims to reduce border crossings by making it tougher for migrants to qualify for… Continue reading Senate Democrats Push for Border Security Action Amidst GOP Resistance; Special Meeting in Grand Forks

Red Lake Falls Man Pleads Not Guilty to Felony Charges for Spiking Drink with Drugs

Lane Allen Anderson

RED LAKE COUNTY, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – Lane Allen Anderson, 27, waived his Wednesday, May 22, omnibus hearing and pleaded not guilty to two felony charges. Anderson is charged with adulteration causing illness, pain, or other bodily harm and third-degree sale of a narcotic, the latter carrying a maximum 20-year sentence. According to a probable cause… Continue reading Red Lake Falls Man Pleads Not Guilty to Felony Charges for Spiking Drink with Drugs

Wendy Sue Gustafson cited for theft

Wendy Sue Gustafson

Thief River Falls, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – On April 27 at 11:47 a.m., a report of theft at Old Bostwicks led to Wendy Sue Gustafson, 53, of Thief River Falls, being cited for theft. She was allegedly caught on video surveillance stealing a clock, observed by a customer. Upon questioning by an officer, Gustafson claimed she… Continue reading Wendy Sue Gustafson cited for theft

Richard Wayne Reierson cited for theft

Richard Wayne Reierson

Thief River Falls, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – On March 20 at 8:34 p.m., authorities responded to a theft report at L & M Fleet Supply. Richard Wayne Reierson, 36, from Thief River Falls, was cited for theft, with the citation filed on April 30. Reierson is accused of stealing $404.77 worth of merchandise. His connection to… Continue reading Richard Wayne Reierson cited for theft

Fargo Man Charged with Felony Robbery for Allegedly Stealing Shoes from Local Store

Quintin K. Bates

FARGO, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – A Fargo man, Quintin K. Bates, has been charged with felony robbery after allegedly stealing shoes and other items from a store on Ficner Drive. According to court documents, on May 15th, police were dispatched to Jag Clothing after the store’s owner reported that Bates had concealed multiple clothing items and… Continue reading Fargo Man Charged with Felony Robbery for Allegedly Stealing Shoes from Local Store

Minneapolis Consultants Indicted for Defrauding Over $1 Million in COVID-19 Aid

MINNEAPOLIS, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – Two Minneapolis-based business consultants have been indicted for defrauding COVID-19 pandemic aid programs of more than $1 million while serving as business advisors to Hennepin County, announced U.S. Attorney Andrew M. Luger. “During the COVID-19 pandemic, when small businesses were suffering deep economic losses, these defendants saw an opportunity to defraud… Continue reading Minneapolis Consultants Indicted for Defrauding Over $1 Million in COVID-19 Aid

Search Intensifies for 2 Men Missing After Canoe Accident at Curtain Falls

BOUNDARY WATERS, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – After two canoes carrying four men went over Curtain Falls along the Canadian border in the Minnesota Boundary Waters on Saturday, authorities are intensifying their search for two missing men. The missing individuals are 41-year-old Jesse Melvin Hogan of Cambridge and 40-year-old Rees Melvin Grahams of Lio Lakes. The other… Continue reading Search Intensifies for 2 Men Missing After Canoe Accident at Curtain Falls

Ride Amtrak’s New Borealis Line from Minneapolis to Chicago for Just $41 – Service Starts Today!

MINNEAPOLIS, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – Service begins today on Amtrak’s new Borealis line between the Twin Cities and Chicago. This is the second daily passenger train from St. Paul to the Windy City. Amtrak officials highlight that the train offers scenic views of the Mississippi River between St. Paul and La Crosse and makes the current… Continue reading Ride Amtrak’s New Borealis Line from Minneapolis to Chicago for Just $41 – Service Starts Today!

Target Announces Major Price Cuts on 5,000 Popular Household Items for Summer

MINNEAPOLIS, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – Target Corporation plans to reduce prices on up to 5,000 popular items this summer to ease the pain of inflation. The Minnesota-based retailer says it is lowering prices to collectively save consumers millions of dollars on household items like milk, diapers, and more. The deals will include national brands and Target’s… Continue reading Target Announces Major Price Cuts on 5,000 Popular Household Items for Summer

Fargo Man Arrested for Allegedly Firing Shots from Porch

Eulalio Perez

FARGO, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – An arrest was made after shots were fired in Fargo. According to court documents, on May 18th at 10:12 p.m., officers responded to the Countryside Trailer Court in Fargo following reports of gunfire. A witness reported that the suspect, Eulalio Perez, walked onto his porch and fired several shots into the… Continue reading Fargo Man Arrested for Allegedly Firing Shots from Porch

Grand Forks School Board Opts for Improvement Measures Over Discipline for Superintendent Brenner

GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – The Grand Forks School Board voted unanimously on Monday not to take disciplinary action against Superintendent Dr. Terry Brenner. They convened specifically to discuss a complaint filed in April by a group of principals amidst budget cut talks. School Board President Amber Flynn’s recommendations include hiring a leadership coach, conducting… Continue reading Grand Forks School Board Opts for Improvement Measures Over Discipline for Superintendent Brenner

Suspect Arrested for Burglary After Confronting Armed Homeowner in Rural Bemidji

BEMIDJI, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – A 25-year-old man, Leroy Chief of Mahnomen, is charged with two counts of felony burglary in rural Bemidji. According to court documents, on May 16th at 3:51 p.m., deputies were dispatched to a burglary in progress. The victim reported hearing their door kicked in and armed themselves, only to find the… Continue reading Suspect Arrested for Burglary After Confronting Armed Homeowner in Rural Bemidji

Preliminary Hearing for Man Charged with Assaulting Wife Who Was Battling Cancer, Waived

Joshua Jon Temple

GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – A preliminary hearing scheduled in Grand Forks district court today for Joshua Jon Temple was waived. Temple is facing three felony counts: endangering an eligible adult, terrorizing, and domestic violence against his wife during her battle with cancer. She has since passed away. The preliminary hearing was intended to determine… Continue reading Preliminary Hearing for Man Charged with Assaulting Wife Who Was Battling Cancer, Waived

Man sentenced for $20,000 conspiracy

Gourav Patel

Thief River Falls, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – On April 29, Gourav Patel, 35, of Chicago, was sentenced in Pennington County District Court for conspiring to swindle a Thief River Falls woman out of $20,000. He received 12 months and one day in prison, stayed for five years, and five years of supervised probation. Patel was ordered… Continue reading Man sentenced for $20,000 conspiracy

Arrest for Driving After Cancellation

Thief River Falls, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – On March 18 at about 4:37 p.m., a sheriff’s deputy allegedly observed a motorist driving past the Law Enforcement Center despite having his driving privileges canceled. Dennis Robert Slack, 36, from Goodridge, was charged with driving after cancellation – inimical to public safety, and he was subsequently arrested.

John James Nogowski, 35, Faces Charges for Alleged Methamphetamine Sale

John James Nogowski

Thief River Falls, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – John James Nogowski, 35, from Fargo, North Dakota, faces charges in Pennington County District Court for allegedly selling methamphetamine to an informant in Thief River Falls in January. Details of the Case: Charge: Nogowski has been charged with felony third-degree controlled substance crime – sale. A warrant has been… Continue reading John James Nogowski, 35, Faces Charges for Alleged Methamphetamine Sale

Timothy Alan Bergeron Arrested for Felony DWI and Driving After Cancellation

Timothy Alan Bergeron

Thief River Falls, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – On March 23 at 5:07 a.m., a police officer performed a traffic stop on the 1900 block of Hwy. 59 S.E. Timothy Alan Bergeron, 53, of Thief River Falls, was charged with felony first-degree DWI due to a prior felony conviction and gross misdemeanor driving after cancellation as inimical… Continue reading Timothy Alan Bergeron Arrested for Felony DWI and Driving After Cancellation

Arriana Marie Robinette cited for theft

Thief River Falls, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – On May 6 at 3:30 p.m., police responded to a theft report at Walmart. Arriana Marie Robinette, 21, from Newfolden, was cited for theft for allegedly taking $40 in cash that another customer had left behind at the self-checkout. The stolen money was returned.

A Guinness World Record for S’Mores Making Set at Fort Stevenson State Park, North Dakota

GARRISON, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – Fort Stevenson State Park in Garrison, North Dakota, made history on Saturday by breaking the Guinness World Record for the most people making s’mores simultaneously. The official count tallied 1,150 participants, marking a monumental achievement for the park and the community. This success wouldn’t have been possible without the support of… Continue reading A Guinness World Record for S’Mores Making Set at Fort Stevenson State Park, North Dakota

Moorhead Man Faces Six Felony Charges for Alleged Threats Against Family

Ryan D. Swanson

MOORHEAD, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – Ryan David Swanson of Moorhead, Minnesota, is facing six felony counts of threats of violence. According to court documents, his family members banned Swanson from a Clay County property. On April 28th, the victims found an upside-down flag taped to their door. The following day, during a prolonged phone call with… Continue reading Moorhead Man Faces Six Felony Charges for Alleged Threats Against Family

Pennsylvania Woman Sentenced for Theft from Renville County

Talia Moseley

OLIVIA, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – A 37-year-old woman from Pennsylvania was sentenced on May 1 in Renville County District Court after pleading guilty to stealing over $100,000 from the county in a misdirected payment scheme. Talia Moseley, of Chester, was ordered to serve five years of probation and to pay $111,000 in restitution on one felony… Continue reading Pennsylvania Woman Sentenced for Theft from Renville County

A Northwood resident receives a 360-day sentence for numerous drug offenses and concealing a weapon.

Darin James Braun

GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – On Monday, May 13, a 41-year-old man from Northwood, Darin James Braun, was sentenced to serve 360 days for drug and weapon offenses. Braun admitted guilt to four counts of possession with intent to distribute, originally classified as Class A felonies but reduced to Class B felonies in a plea… Continue reading A Northwood resident receives a 360-day sentence for numerous drug offenses and concealing a weapon.

TRF Man Cited For Allegedly Stealing Hotel Towels

Thief River Falls, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – A Thief River Falls man has been cited for theft following the reported disappearance of some towels. Police identified Randy Hicks, 68, as the individual cited for the theft. Officers were dispatched to America’s Best Value Inn & Suites shortly after 4 p.m. on Monday in response to the… Continue reading TRF Man Cited For Allegedly Stealing Hotel Towels

A woman from Cavalier was arrested for allegedly smuggling Suboxone into the Grand Forks County Correctional Center

GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – Elaine Alexis Longtine, a 25-year-old woman from Cavalier, was arrested on Monday, May 13, in connection with an incident involving the smuggling of Suboxone film strips into the Grand Forks County Correctional Center concealed within greeting card envelopes. Longtine faces charges of Class A felony conspiracy to deliver or possess… Continue reading A woman from Cavalier was arrested for allegedly smuggling Suboxone into the Grand Forks County Correctional Center

Thief River Falls man sentenced to 49 months for selling drugs to an informant

Thief River Falls, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – A Thief River Falls man was sentenced to just over four years in prison on Monday, May 13, for selling $100 worth of methamphetamine to an informant. Noah Christopher Dybedahl, 24, pleaded guilty to third-degree sale of a controlled substance earlier in May. The crime carries a maximum sentence… Continue reading Thief River Falls man sentenced to 49 months for selling drugs to an informant

Urgent Search for Missing Kayaker on Nest Lake

NEST LAKE, MN (trfnews.i234.me) Multiple agencies are conducting a search and rescue operation on Nest Lake in Minnesota this Sunday afternoon for a missing kayaker. The Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Office rushes to respond to an urgent call regarding a missing kayaker on Nest Lake. Discover the details of a 39-year-old man’s solo kayak trip gone… Continue reading Urgent Search for Missing Kayaker on Nest Lake

TRF Man Cited for Controlled Substance Offense

Kyle Travis Edgar

Thief River Falls, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – A Thief River Falls area man was arrested after allegedly fleeing police.  Kyle Travis Edgar, (40) was arrested for Controlled Substance Crime in the Third Degree, Fleeing an Officer by means other than a Motor Vehicle, and Driving after Revocation.  Police say Edgar was apprehended Wednesday evening at Highway… Continue reading TRF Man Cited for Controlled Substance Offense

Grand Forks Man Faces Charges for $700 Bicycle Theft

Jefferey Scott Miller

GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – Jeffery Scott Miller, 53, from Grand Forks, is facing serious charges after being accused of stealing a $700 bicycle from a garage on April 26th. Court documents reveal that Miller has been charged with felony burglary and misdemeanor theft of property. Surveillance footage allegedly captures Miller with the stolen bicycle.… Continue reading Grand Forks Man Faces Charges for $700 Bicycle Theft

Fargo Man Faces 5 Felony Charges for Alleged Arson and Stalking Incident

Randy Gblah

FARGO, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – In a disturbing turn of events, Randy Gblah, a resident of Fargo, finds himself entangled in legal troubles, facing five serious felony charges stemming from an incident involving alleged stalking and attempted arson against his former girlfriend. The unsettling event transpired on April 30th, at a third-floor apartment in Fargo. Discovery… Continue reading Fargo Man Faces 5 Felony Charges for Alleged Arson and Stalking Incident

One Year Left: Prepare for Real ID Travel Requirements by May 7th, 2025

UNITED STATES (trfnews.i234.me) Introducing Real ID: A National Standard for Travel Security As the clock ticks down to May 7th, 2025, travelers across the United States are gearing up for a significant shift in identification requirements. The Real ID Act, set to take full effect on this date, mandates that individuals must possess a Real… Continue reading One Year Left: Prepare for Real ID Travel Requirements by May 7th, 2025

Man Faces Felony Charges for Allegedly Burning 3-Year-Old Boy with Scalding Water

Convicted Sex Offender Now Facing Child Torture Charges in Baudette, Minnesota

BAUDETTE, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – Corey Roper, currently incarcerated, faces three felony charges for allegedly burning a 3-year-old boy with scalding water. Court documents reveal that Roper and his girlfriend, the child’s mother, delayed seeking medical treatment for the child for three days. Pictures presented to TRF News depict severe burns covering the child’s face, scalp, and… Continue reading Man Faces Felony Charges for Allegedly Burning 3-Year-Old Boy with Scalding Water

Red Lake Woman Federally Charged for Abduction and Deadly House Fire

Jennifer Stately

RED LAKE, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – U.S. Attorney Andrew M. Luger announced on Monday that Jennifer Stately, a 35-year-old resident of Red Lake, faces federal charges in connection with the abduction of a 3-year-old boy and a tragic house fire resulting in the death of two young children. Stately is accused of multiple offenses, including murder,… Continue reading Red Lake Woman Federally Charged for Abduction and Deadly House Fire

Fargo Crash Update: Driver Flees Scene, Arrested for DUI After Collision with Power Pole

Dahn Poudyel Chhetri

FARGO, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – In a recent development regarding a Saturday night incident in Fargo, authorities have provided an update on a crash involving a power pole. According to reports, the collision occurred just after 6:00 p.m. on the 300 block of 42nd Street South. Fargo police disclosed that following the crash, both the driver… Continue reading Fargo Crash Update: Driver Flees Scene, Arrested for DUI After Collision with Power Pole

Cold Case Cracked: Suspect Arrested in Grand Forks for 2013 Minneapolis Murder

Suleiman Ali

MINNEAPOLIS, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – In a major breakthrough for law enforcement, a long-standing cold case involving a 2013 murder near U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis has been cracked with the arrest of 30-year-old Suleiman Ali in Grand Forks this week. Ali, who had been on the run since the incident, was apprehended by authorities in… Continue reading Cold Case Cracked: Suspect Arrested in Grand Forks for 2013 Minneapolis Murder

Convicted Sex Offender Faces Fresh Charges for Failure to Register in Fisher

Jason J. Isaacson

FISHER, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – In a stark reminder of the ongoing vigilance needed to monitor convicted sex offenders, the spotlight falls on 44-year-old Jason James Isaacson of Fisher, Minnesota, who finds himself entangled in a legal quagmire once again. This time, Isaacson faces serious charges stemming from allegations that he failed to register his change… Continue reading Convicted Sex Offender Faces Fresh Charges for Failure to Register in Fisher

Ottertail Duo Nabbed for Felony Purse Snatching at Woodshed Bar

OTTERTAIL, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – In a shocking turn of events at the Woodshed Bar in Ottertail, Minnesota, two local men, identified as 63-year-old Delbert Walbeck and 38-year-old Hubert Walbeck, have been slapped with felony theft charges following a brazen purse snatching incident. Court documents reveal that the pair is facing serious legal consequences after allegedly… Continue reading Ottertail Duo Nabbed for Felony Purse Snatching at Woodshed Bar

High-Speed Pursuit Ends in Arrest: Bemidji Man Faces Felony Charge for Fleeing

BEMIDJI, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – In a dramatic turn of events, the tranquility of Bemidji, Minnesota, was shattered as 40-year-old Daniel Lee White found himself on the wrong side of the law, facing a felony charge for fleeing from law enforcement. The gripping saga unfolded on April 30th, culminating in a high-speed pursuit that ended with… Continue reading High-Speed Pursuit Ends in Arrest: Bemidji Man Faces Felony Charge for Fleeing

BB Gun Blunder: Fargo Man Faces Felonies for Moorhead Threat Incident

Akeem Foster

MOORHEAD, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – In a startling turn of events, a routine dispute in Moorhead has escalated into a criminal case, leaving a Fargo man, 29-year-old Akeem Foster, facing serious charges after allegedly brandishing what turned out to be a BB gun in a menacing manner. The incident, which unfolded on April 22nd, has sent… Continue reading BB Gun Blunder: Fargo Man Faces Felonies for Moorhead Threat Incident

Woman Faces Trio of Felonies for Allegedly Trying to Run Over Family in Walmart Parking Lot

Krishawn Roberts

GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – 27-year-old Krishawn Roberts from Grand Forks is at the center of a disturbing incident at a Walmart parking lot. Roberts is facing three felony charges for purportedly attempting to run over a man, woman, and child on April 4th. According to court documents, surveillance footage captured Roberts driving a black… Continue reading Woman Faces Trio of Felonies for Allegedly Trying to Run Over Family in Walmart Parking Lot

High School Students Hospitalized After Highway Accident: Community Rallies for Support

FOREST LAKE, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – Forest Lake Area High School is shaken after two 15-year-old students were struck by a car while crossing Highway 61 Tuesday afternoon. As of Wednesday morning, the teens remain hospitalized, receiving the best care possible. The Minnesota State Patrol confirmed their ages but withheld their names. School officials provided an… Continue reading High School Students Hospitalized After Highway Accident: Community Rallies for Support

Crookston Man Sentenced to Nearly 22 Years in Prison for Producing Child Pornography

Jorge Alberto Torres, Jr.

FERGUS FALLS, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – A Crookston man has been sentenced to nearly 22 years in prison followed by 20 years of probation for producing images and videos showing the sexual abuse of a minor girl. Jorge Alberto Torres, Jr., 52, was arrested after the victim reported his actions to school officials and law enforcement.… Continue reading Crookston Man Sentenced to Nearly 22 Years in Prison for Producing Child Pornography

Federal Trial Date Set for Father and Girlfriend in Connection to 3-Year-Old’s Tragic Death

Austin Lester, Krissy Hinsley

FORT TOTTEN, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – A federal jury trial date of June 25th has been scheduled, marking a pivotal moment in the harrowing case surrounding the death of three-year-old Ariana McKay. The young girl, laid to rest near St. Jerome’s Church in Fort Totten, North Dakota, tragically passed away on August 27th, 2022, at the… Continue reading Federal Trial Date Set for Father and Girlfriend in Connection to 3-Year-Old’s Tragic Death

Manufacturer Settles for $7.75M in Huffer Crash Case

Kyle Neumiller

BAUDTTE, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – In a groundbreaking development following a fatal crash in July 2019 near Baudette, Minnesota, the family of Cynthia McDougall, who lost her life in the accident, has been granted a $7.75 million settlement. The settlement comes from the manufacturer of the aerosol dust remover, the product abused by the driver responsible… Continue reading Manufacturer Settles for $7.75M in Huffer Crash Case

Stephen, Minnesota Man Faces Felony Charge for Threatening to Kill Another Man

Justin M. Gajeski

STEPHEN, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – Justin M. Gajeski, a 47-year-old resident of Stephen, Minnesota, is facing a felony charge of terroristic threats. According to court records, on April 26th, Gajeski allegedly threatened another individual at the Legion Club in Stephen. He reportedly made repeated threats, stating three times that he intended to kill the other person… Continue reading Stephen, Minnesota Man Faces Felony Charge for Threatening to Kill Another Man

Bismarck Man Faces Felony Terrorizing Charge in Grand Forks for Allegedly Threatening Police Officer

Matthew J. Littlewind

GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – Matthew James Littlewind of Bismarck is confronting serious legal troubles after being charged with felony terrorizing in Grand Forks. According to court documents, on April 24th, a Grand Forks Police Officer witnessed Littlewind assaulting another individual in the parking lot of 110 Cherry Street. As Littlewind was being taken into… Continue reading Bismarck Man Faces Felony Terrorizing Charge in Grand Forks for Allegedly Threatening Police Officer

Fargo Man Charged with Felony Criminal Trespass for Alleged Forced Entry into Ex-Girlfriend’s Apartment

Edwin Manzano

FARGO, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – In a disturbing incident unfolding in Fargo, Edwin Manzano faces serious charges after allegedly forcing his way into his ex-girlfriend’s apartment in the early hours of April 25th. According to court documents, the Fargo woman reported that Manzano climbed up to her second-story balcony and used a helmet to shatter the… Continue reading Fargo Man Charged with Felony Criminal Trespass for Alleged Forced Entry into Ex-Girlfriend’s Apartment

Woman Faces Felony Charge in Grand Forks for Allegedly Fraudulently Claiming Unemployment Benefits While Employed

Kristi R. Thorsteinson

GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – In a startling development, Kristi R. Thorsteinson is facing a serious felony charge in Grand Forks District Court for allegedly committing insurance fraud. Court documents reveal that between April 6th and August 30th of 2023, Thorsteinson purportedly submitted false unemployment claims while she was gainfully employed. The criminal complaint asserts… Continue reading Woman Faces Felony Charge in Grand Forks for Allegedly Fraudulently Claiming Unemployment Benefits While Employed

Fargo Man Arrested for Allegedly Threatening Family Member with Machete

James E. Reau

FARGO, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – James E. Reau, a resident of Fargo, finds himself in legal trouble after a harrowing incident involving a machete. According to court documents, on April 22nd, police rushed to a Fargo residence following a distress call from a female family member. She recounted a terrifying ordeal, alleging that Reau was aggressively… Continue reading Fargo Man Arrested for Allegedly Threatening Family Member with Machete

Grand Forks Man Charged with Felony Terrorizing for Alleged Death Threat and Phone Interference

Benjamin N. Salter

GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – In a concerning development, 25-year-old Benjamin N. Salter from Grand Forks faces serious charges after an incident on April 25th. Responding to a hang-up 911 call on the 1800 block of Dyke Avenue, Grand Forks police encountered a male victim who reported that Salter had allegedly threatened to kill him.… Continue reading Grand Forks Man Charged with Felony Terrorizing for Alleged Death Threat and Phone Interference

Moorhead Man Charged with Felony Theft for Alleged Car Theft in Fargo

Marcus Sauh

FARGO, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – Marcus Sauh, a resident of Moorhead, is facing a serious felony charge after being accused of stealing a car in Fargo. According to court records, on April 22nd at 4:30 a.m., a man reported that his unlocked car, left running to warm up for work on the 2600 block of 14th… Continue reading Moorhead Man Charged with Felony Theft for Alleged Car Theft in Fargo

Crookston Woman Receives Staggered 180-Day Sentence for Felony Theft and Aiding Offender Charges

POLK COUNTY, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – In a courtroom drama unfolding on Tuesday, April 23, Irene Thompson, 42, faced sentencing for her involvement in felony theft from an employer and aiding an offender. Thompson had previously pleaded guilty to these charges in February, leading to the dismissal of two remaining charges against her. The proposed plea… Continue reading Crookston Woman Receives Staggered 180-Day Sentence for Felony Theft and Aiding Offender Charges

Minneapolis Increases Minimum Price for Cigarettes to $15

MINNEAPOLIS, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – The Minneapolis City Council has approved an amendment to raise the minimum price for a pack of cigarettes and other commercial tobacco products to $15. Council Member LaTrisha Vetaw emphasized that this measure aims to protect youth and communities of color from targeted marketing by the tobacco industry. The city predicts… Continue reading Minneapolis Increases Minimum Price for Cigarettes to $15

Victory for Wild Horses: Theodore Roosevelt National Park Decides to Keep Them

MEDORA, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – In a significant win for wildlife enthusiasts and conservationists, the National Park Service has officially announced that the wild horses residing in Theodore Roosevelt National Park in Medora, North Dakota, will not be removed. This decision comes after the Park Service had been considering the removal of these iconic animals from… Continue reading Victory for Wild Horses: Theodore Roosevelt National Park Decides to Keep Them

Jury Seated for Opening Statements in Massive COVID Fraud Case

MINNEAPOLIS, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – In Minneapolis federal court, a jury has been selected for the landmark trial regarding alleged COVID-related fraud in Minnesota. This case marks the first criminal trial stemming from the extensive investigation into the Feeding Our Future nonprofit organization. Prosecutors accuse seven defendants of embezzling millions of dollars in federal reimbursements earmarked… Continue reading Jury Seated for Opening Statements in Massive COVID Fraud Case

US Senate Passes $95 Billion Foreign Aid Package for Ukraine, Israel, and Taiwan

WASHINGTON D.C. (trfnews.i234.me) – The US Senate has approved a $95 billion foreign aid package aimed at providing crucial support to Ukraine, Israel, and Taiwan. This decision comes after months of deliberation and negotiation among lawmakers. The bipartisan vote of 79-18 resulted in the passage of the package, which combined four bills previously endorsed by… Continue reading US Senate Passes $95 Billion Foreign Aid Package for Ukraine, Israel, and Taiwan

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Decides Against Endangered Status for Lake Sturgeon

LAKE OF THE WOODS, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has announced its decision not to designate lake sturgeon as an endangered species, citing stability and growth in the population. Anglers support the decision, preserving the tradition of sturgeon spearing in Wisconsin. Karen Harrington of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service emphasizes… Continue reading U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Decides Against Endangered Status for Lake Sturgeon

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

Kolby McKay Faces Federal Charges for Assault in Fort Totten, North Dakota

Kolby McKay

FORT TOTTEN, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – Kolby McKay, a resident of Fort Totten, North Dakota, is now facing federal charges following an assault case in March 2024. The formal charges include assault with a dangerous weapon and assault of a spouse or intimate partner by strangulation. According to the criminal complaint, on March 13, 2024, at… Continue reading Kolby McKay Faces Federal Charges for Assault in Fort Totten, North Dakota

Renewed Search Underway for Minnesota Woman Missing Since 1994

Tamara Bradley

BLAINE, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – Authorities have reignited efforts to uncover the truth behind the disappearance of Tamara Bradley, a Minnesota woman who vanished nearly three decades ago. Acting on a recent tip, investigators commenced a search on Monday at a park in Blaine, aiming to shed light on Bradley’s mysterious fate. Tamara Bradley, then 30… Continue reading Renewed Search Underway for Minnesota Woman Missing Since 1994

Former Olmsted County Deputy Faces Federal Charges for Child Sexual Abuse Offenses

Matthew Richard Adamson

ROCHESTER, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – Matthew Richard Adamson, a 45-year-old former deputy from Olmsted County, Rochester, is indicted on multiple federal charges related to child sexual abuse. Indicted on April 11 in the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota, Adamson faces charges including production and attempted production of child sexual abuse materials, coercion, and… Continue reading Former Olmsted County Deputy Faces Federal Charges for Child Sexual Abuse Offenses

Substance Impairment Leads to DWI Charges for Thief River Falls Resident

Sherry Anne Ganser

Thief River Falls, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – On April 8 at 2:22 a.m., police performed a traffic stop near the intersection of First Street and Pennington Avenue. Sherry Anne Ganser, 60, Thief River Falls, has been charged with second-degree DWI – controlled substance and gross misdemeanor fifth degree controlled substance crime. She was arrested. According to… Continue reading Substance Impairment Leads to DWI Charges for Thief River Falls Resident

Exhibition Driving Leads to Stolen Vehicle Recovery and Felony Charges for Fargo Man

Shaynne A. Normandin

MOORHEAD, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – According to court documents, an incident of exhibition driving in Moorhead, Minnesota, resulted in the recovery of a stolen vehicle. On April 18th, a keen-eyed Moorhead officer observed a truck performing burnouts with smoke billowing from its rear. This prompted the officer to pull over the driver, identified as Shaynne A.… Continue reading Exhibition Driving Leads to Stolen Vehicle Recovery and Felony Charges for Fargo Man

Driver Arrested for Hit-and-Run DUI After Alleged Accident in Thief River Falls

Joseph Randy Dessellier

Thief River Falls, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – On April 4 at 11:16 p.m., police received a report of a hit-and-run accident at the intersection of Greenwood Street and Barzen Avenue. Joseph Randy Dessellier, 46, Thief River Falls, has been charged with third-degree DWI and leaving the scene of an accident/collision. He was arrested. According to the… Continue reading Driver Arrested for Hit-and-Run DUI After Alleged Accident in Thief River Falls

Ukrainian-Americans Advocate for Aid to Ukraine Amid Congressional Debate

WASHINGTON D.C. (trfnews.i234.me) – As Congress deliberates on aid to Ukraine, Ukrainian-Americans from Minnesota gear up to press for assistance in Washington, D.C. Maria Doan, representing Stand With Ukraine MN, expresses disappointment over Congress’s failure to pass a Ukraine aid bill since October. Despite the U.S. Senate’s approval of a $95.3 billion foreign aid bill,… Continue reading Ukrainian-Americans Advocate for Aid to Ukraine Amid Congressional Debate

Former Fargo Teacher and Athletic Trainer Sentenced for Sexual Assault Conviction

Levi Tande

FARGO, N.D. (trfnews.i234.me) – Former Fargo Teacher and Athletic Trainer Sentenced for Sexual Assault Conviction: Levi Tande, a former Fargo Public Schools teacher and athletic trainer contracted through Sanford Health, was sentenced to three years in prison for sexually assaulting a 15-year-old boy last summer. He changed his plea to guilty during a January hearing.… Continue reading Former Fargo Teacher and Athletic Trainer Sentenced for Sexual Assault Conviction

Woodbury State Senator Arrested for First-Degree Burglary

Nicole Mitchell

DETROIT LAKES, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – Nicole Mitchell, a 49-year-old Democrat and state senator from Woodbury, Minnesota, was arrested Monday morning following a burglary report in Detroit Lakes. Responding to the call, Police Chief Steve Todd confirmed Mitchell’s arrest and her subsequent transfer to Becker County Jail. The homeowner alerted authorities, leading to Mitchell’s apprehension. The… Continue reading Woodbury State Senator Arrested for First-Degree Burglary

Grand Forks Man Faces Charges for Allegedly Kicking in Woman’s Door

Jaun Martinez

GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – Juan Martinez of Grand Forks is facing criminal charges after reportedly kicking in the door of a woman’s home. According to court documents, Martinez has been charged with felony Criminal Trespass and misdemeanor violation of an order prohibiting contact. The incident occurred on April 9th at 1:02 a.m. when an… Continue reading Grand Forks Man Faces Charges for Allegedly Kicking in Woman’s Door

Justin Tyler Ramsey Arrested for DWI and Open Bottle Violation

Justin Tyler Ramsey

Thief River Falls, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – On April 3 at 2:24 a.m., a sheriff’s deputy allegedly observed a parked vehicle outside of Station 59. About 10 minutes earlier, the deputy had seen the same vehicle idling outside of the business. Justin Tyler Ramsey, 31, Thief River Falls, has been charged with second-degree DWI and violation… Continue reading Justin Tyler Ramsey Arrested for DWI and Open Bottle Violation

Disturbance on Horace Ave. N: Woman Cited for Disorderly Conduct After Altercation

Gina Lee Benavidez

Thief River Falls, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – Police were summoned to the 100 block of Horace Ave. N following reports of a disturbance. Gina Lee Benavidez, 43, has been cited for disorderly conduct in connection with the incident. According to witnesses, Benavidez engaged in a verbal altercation with a man at the location. The dispute escalated… Continue reading Disturbance on Horace Ave. N: Woman Cited for Disorderly Conduct After Altercation

Sheriff’s Office Traffic Stop Leads to Arrest for Refusal to Submit to Chemical Test

Brock Damon Newland

Thief River Falls, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – In a routine traffic stop conducted by the sheriff’s office around 10:39 a.m., Brock Damon Newland, 56, of Warren, found himself facing serious charges. Newland was pulled over, although the exact location of the stop remains undisclosed in the complaint. Subsequent assessments led to Newland being charged with third-degree… Continue reading Sheriff’s Office Traffic Stop Leads to Arrest for Refusal to Submit to Chemical Test

Cody James Belgarde Sentenced to Over 27 Years for Teen’s Murder and Arson

Cody James Belgarde

FARGO, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – Cody James Belgarde, 37, from Saint Michael, Spirit Lake Nation, received a 327-month sentence for killing 17-year-old Leroy Chapin of Parshall on January 14, 2021. The incident involved second-degree murder and arson, with Belgarde shooting Chapin with a shotgun at his own house. He then set the house on fire to… Continue reading Cody James Belgarde Sentenced to Over 27 Years for Teen’s Murder and Arson

EGF man sentenced for possessing child porn

Kevin Wayne Cota

Pennington County, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – An East Grand Forks man was sentenced Monday, April 15 in Pennington County District Court for possessing a total of four pornographic images of two girls. Kevin Wayne Cota, 45, was sentenced for four felony counts of possession of pornographic work involving minors. Judge Tamara Yon had previously convicted Cota… Continue reading EGF man sentenced for possessing child porn

Man Cited for Domestic Assault at Seven Clans Casino

Jameson Lee Jackson

Thief River Falls, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – On April 6, at 2:45 p.m., the sheriff’s office responded to a report of a domestic assault at Seven Clans Casino, Hotel, and Water Park. Jameson Lee Jackson, 22, of Moorhead, was cited for domestic assault following the incident. According to reports, Jackson, who was allegedly intoxicated at the… Continue reading Man Cited for Domestic Assault at Seven Clans Casino

Sheriff’s Office Conducts Late-Night Traffic Stop, Arrests Suspect for Third Degree DWI

Mary Helen Wayne

Thief River Falls, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – In a late-night operation on April 8, the sheriff’s office conducted a traffic stop near the intersection of 150th Street Northeast and 150th Avenue Northeast. Mary Helen Wayne, a 64-year-old resident of Thief River Falls, found herself in legal trouble after being charged with third-degree DWI, with a blood… Continue reading Sheriff’s Office Conducts Late-Night Traffic Stop, Arrests Suspect for Third Degree DWI

Accident at Horace Avenue and First Street Leads to Citation for Failure to Yield

Thief River Falls, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – At approximately 3:37 p.m., authorities were alerted to a collision at the intersection of Horace Avenue and First Street. The incident involved Pamela Halvorson, a resident of Thief River Falls, who was operating a 2014 Ford Edge along Horace Avenue. As per the report, Halvorson came to a stop… Continue reading Accident at Horace Avenue and First Street Leads to Citation for Failure to Yield

Hallock Man Charged with Felony for Threatening Law Enforcement

Steven Strege

HALLOCK, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – In a firearms-related case from Hallock, Minnesota, 60-year-old Steven Strege faces serious legal repercussions. Strege has been charged with a felony for “certain persons not to possess firearms” after allegedly making threats against local law enforcement. Here’s a breakdown of the situation: Allegations: Court documents reveal that the Kittson County Sheriff’s… Continue reading Hallock Man Charged with Felony for Threatening Law Enforcement

Sioux Falls Man Sentenced to 90 Years for Killing Infant Son

Dylan Castimore

SIOUX FALLS, SD (trfnews.i234.me) – In a harrowing turn of events, Dylan Castimore, a 24-year-old Sioux Falls resident, faced the judgment of the court today, receiving a staggering 90-year sentence for the tragic death of his 8-week-old son, Daxton. The sentence, delivered Friday morning, April 19, at the South Dakota State Penitentiary, marked the culmination… Continue reading Sioux Falls Man Sentenced to 90 Years for Killing Infant Son

U.S. House Passes $95 Billion Foreign Aid Bill for Ukraine, Israel, and Taiwan After Months of Delay

WASHINGTON D.C. (trfnews.i234.me) – In a long-awaited move, the U.S. House finally approved a $95-billion foreign aid package for Ukraine, Israel, and Taiwan this Saturday. Republican Speaker of the House, Mike Johnson, urged colleagues to support these critical national security bills, emphasizing their role in bolstering military strength, reassuring allies, and standing against tyranny worldwide.… Continue reading U.S. House Passes $95 Billion Foreign Aid Bill for Ukraine, Israel, and Taiwan After Months of Delay

Arrest Warrant Issued for Beth Ayn Erickson in Alleged Elder Abuse Case

GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – In a distressing case from Grand Forks, North Dakota, 59-year-old Beth Ayn Erickson faces felony charges of endangering an eligible adult. The charges stem from events between September 2022 and February 2024, leading to an arrest warrant against Erickson. According to the criminal complaint, paramedics responded to a welfare check… Continue reading Arrest Warrant Issued for Beth Ayn Erickson in Alleged Elder Abuse Case

Minnesota-Cuba Coalition Advocates for Reopening Travel and Trade with Cuba

MINNEAPOLIS, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – Today, the Minnesota Cuba Coalition convenes at Senator Amy Klobuchar’s office in Minneapolis, aiming to push for the normalization of travel and trade relations with Cuba. Here’s what’s happening: End to US Embargo: The coalition, operating under the banner of “Minnesotans Love Cuba,” seeks to end the longstanding US embargo on… Continue reading Minnesota-Cuba Coalition Advocates for Reopening Travel and Trade with Cuba

Building Dreams or Breaking Laws? St. Michael Man Faces Criminal Charges for Alleged Material Theft

Steve V. Kraft

ST. MICHAEL, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – In a startling turn of events, 50-year-old Steve V. Kraft from St. Michael, North Dakota, finds himself ensnared in a legal quagmire, accused of a litany of criminal offenses stemming from alleged theft activities. Incident Unfolds: On April 14th, the tranquil atmosphere of St. Michael was shattered as law enforcement… Continue reading Building Dreams or Breaking Laws? St. Michael Man Faces Criminal Charges for Alleged Material Theft

Ogema Man Sentenced to 45 Years for Pine Point Cousin Killing

michael Croud

DETROIT LAKES, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – In a courtroom drama that shook the community, Michael Croud, 41, from Ogema, Minnesota, faced justice for the tragic death of his cousin, David Hanks, 35, last year in Pine Point. Croud received a severe sentence of 45 years in prison for the heinous act. Here’s a summary of the… Continue reading Ogema Man Sentenced to 45 Years for Pine Point Cousin Killing

North Dakota Prepares for Potential Marijuana Legalization Ballot Measure

BISMARCK, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – Advocates are pushing for North Dakota voters to decide on legalizing marijuana for adults 21 and older this November. On Tuesday, supporters submitted a petition to place the measure on the ballot, signaling a significant step in the ongoing debate over cannabis legalization. Secretary of State Michael Howe confirmed receipt of… Continue reading North Dakota Prepares for Potential Marijuana Legalization Ballot Measure

Veterans Advocate for Policy Changes at Annual Veterans Day Event in St. Paul

ST. PAUL, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – Today marks the annual Veterans Day on the Hill event at the State Capitol in St. Paul, Minnesota, where veterans from across the state gather to honor their service and advocate for policy changes. Trent Dils, representing the Disabled American Veterans (DAV) of Minnesota, highlighted the day’s agenda, which commenced… Continue reading Veterans Advocate for Policy Changes at Annual Veterans Day Event in St. Paul

Drug Trafficking Sting Nets Charges for Thief River Falls Man

Jeremy Aaron Tostrup

THIEF RIVER FALLS, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – In a recent development, 27-year-old Jeremy Aaron Tostrup from Thief River Falls, Minnesota, finds himself in legal turmoil as he faces drug trafficking charges stemming from a sting operation conducted by the Piner Prairie Drug Task Force. Allegations and Charges Court documents reveal that Tostrup stands accused of engaging… Continue reading Drug Trafficking Sting Nets Charges for Thief River Falls Man

Teen Faces Felony Charges for Alleged Animal Torture

Leo A. Gotchie III

BALL CLUB, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – In a shocking incident in Deer River, Minnesota, 19-year-old Leo Anthony Gotchie III is facing severe legal consequences after being accused of animal cruelty. Disturbing Discovery: On April 11th, authorities responded to a report of suspicious activity on Ball Club Lake Drive. The caller reported incessant barking from dogs overnight.… Continue reading Teen Faces Felony Charges for Alleged Animal Torture

Wahpeton Man Sentenced for Shooting Cousin in Chest

Shawn Lane

WAHPETON, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – In a courtroom filled with tension and emotion, Shawn Lane, a 37-year-old resident of Wahpeton, received his sentence on Friday for the shooting of his cousin in the chest. Guilty Verdict: Following a trial in February, Lane was found guilty by a jury of aggravated assault and shooting a firearm within… Continue reading Wahpeton Man Sentenced for Shooting Cousin in Chest

Red Flag Warning: Urgent Fire Alert for Northeastern ND and Northwest MN

Red Flag Warning: Urgent Fire Alert for Northeastern ND and Northwest MN

GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – Today, the National Weather Service in Grand Forks issues a critical Red Flag Warning for far Northeastern North Dakota and Northwest Minnesota, signaling heightened fire danger. Here’s the latest: Alert Details: The Red Flag Warning, effective from noon until 8:00 p.m. today, warns of dangerous fire conditions due to strong… Continue reading Red Flag Warning: Urgent Fire Alert for Northeastern ND and Northwest MN

Burnsville High School Student Faces Felony Charges for Bringing Loaded Handgun to School

Burnsville High School Student Faces Felony Charges for Bringing Loaded Handgun to School

BURNSVILLE, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – A 16-year-old Burnsville High School student is facing serious legal consequences after allegedly bringing a loaded handgun onto school premises. The Dakota County Attorney’s Office has formally charged the student, who resides in Burnsville, with two felony offenses in juvenile court. The charges include one count of possession of a dangerous… Continue reading Burnsville High School Student Faces Felony Charges for Bringing Loaded Handgun to School

Crookston Man Sentenced to 90 Days for Felony Threats of Violence

POLK COUNTY, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – Michael Joseph Ward, a 25-year-old resident of Crookston, faced sentencing on Tuesday, April 2, for felony threats of violence. 1. Guilty Plea and Dismissed Charges: Ward had previously pleaded guilty to the crime in January. However, his second-degree assault charge with a dangerous weapon was dismissed during the legal proceedings.… Continue reading Crookston Man Sentenced to 90 Days for Felony Threats of Violence

Minnesota Family Seeks Justice for Beloved Dog Lily, Gunned Down at Home

Minnesota Family Seeks Justice for Beloved Dog Lily, Gunned Down at Home

MANKATO, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – Tragedy struck the Fleischer family in South Bend Township near Mankato when their cherished family dog, Lily, was callously shot and killed while basking in the sun on their second-story deck. The harrowing incident, which unfolded over the weekend, has left the family reeling with grief and desperate for answers. Preston… Continue reading Minnesota Family Seeks Justice for Beloved Dog Lily, Gunned Down at Home

Father Sentenced to More Than 17 Years for Murdering 2-Year-Old Daughter

Dariaz Higgins

AUSTIN, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – In a tragic case that shook the community, Dariaz Higgins, 40, faced sentencing on Wednesday, April 3, for the murder of his 2-year-old daughter, Noelani Robinson, in March 2019. Higgins, already serving a life sentence for another murder, pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in Mower County District Court. 1. The Gruesome… Continue reading Father Sentenced to More Than 17 Years for Murdering 2-Year-Old Daughter

Mother’s Tragic Act: St. Cloud Woman Sentenced for Dumping Baby’s Body

Fardoussa Omar Abdillahi

ST. CLOUD, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – Fardoussa Omar Abdillahi, 29, has been handed a sentence of over 21 years for the heart-wrenching murder of her own 3-month-old baby. The sentencing comes after Abdillahi pleaded guilty to second-degree intentional murder, shedding light on a dark and distressing episode. In a harrowing account revealed by court documents, Abdillahi… Continue reading Mother’s Tragic Act: St. Cloud Woman Sentenced for Dumping Baby’s Body

Devils Lake Man Sentenced for Theft and Preventing Arrest, but Related Case Keeps Legal Drama Alive

Jason David Duerr

GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – In a saga of legal twists and turns, Jason David Duerr, 42, from Devils Lake, found himself in the center of a courtroom drama. Duerr faced sentencing after admitting guilt to a Class A felony theft and Class C felony preventing arrest in Cavalier County. However, the plot thickens as… Continue reading Devils Lake Man Sentenced for Theft and Preventing Arrest, but Related Case Keeps Legal Drama Alive

Former Emerado City Auditor Faces Felony Charges for Alleged Financial Misconduct

GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – In a startling turn of events, Wendy Jane Sullivan, 59, former Emerado city auditor, appeared in court, waving her preliminary hearing and entering a plea of not guilty to two severe felonies. Allegations Unveiled Sullivan stands accused of perpetrating two Class A felonies, including theft exceeding $50,000 and misapplication of… Continue reading Former Emerado City Auditor Faces Felony Charges for Alleged Financial Misconduct

Grand Forks Woman Charged with Attempted Murder for Allegedly Strangling Mother

Brianna Lynn Thomas

GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – In a harrowing incident, 20-year-old Brianna Lynn Thomas from Grand Forks faces severe charges of attempted murder and domestic violence after purportedly attempting to strangle her mother. The altercation unfolded on Sunday night, prompting a swift response from law enforcement. According to court records, authorities were summoned to a Grand… Continue reading Grand Forks Woman Charged with Attempted Murder for Allegedly Strangling Mother

Day Care Provider Sentenced to Two Decades for Baby’s Murder: A Heartbreaking Tale of Justice

Patricia Wick

CARRINGTON, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – In a poignant 2 1/2-hour sentencing hearing, the tragic tale of 5-month-old Reed Nelson’s death unfolded. Before victim impact statements, the medical examiner vividly described Reed’s demise, leaving his family shattered. “You have stolen the joy of us seeing Reed’s first steps, his first words,” lamented Brittany, Reed’s mother. Reed’s brother… Continue reading Day Care Provider Sentenced to Two Decades for Baby’s Murder: A Heartbreaking Tale of Justice

Homeless Fargo Woman’s Fight for Survival: Alleged Domestic Violence Sparks Criminal Charges

Louis J. Dunn

FARGO, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – In a harrowing tale of survival, a homeless woman in Fargo finds herself at the center of a criminal case after her boyfriend allegedly broke her eye socket. According to the criminal complaint, the victim, who has been staying at the Engagement Center in downtown Fargo, reported the incident at the… Continue reading Homeless Fargo Woman’s Fight for Survival: Alleged Domestic Violence Sparks Criminal Charges

Inmate Faces Felony Charges for Allegedly Scalding Cellmate at Tri-County Corrections

Christopher Morrison

CROOKSTON, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – Christopher Morrison, a detainee at Tri-County Corrections in Crookston, Minnesota, under U.S. Marshals’ custody, now confronts severe legal repercussions after reportedly scalding his cellmate. Morrison, hailing from Fort Yates, North Dakota, stands accused of first and third-degree assault, marking a distressing turn of events within the correctional facility. Incident Details: According… Continue reading Inmate Faces Felony Charges for Allegedly Scalding Cellmate at Tri-County Corrections

Alleged Murder Suspect in Thief River Falls Claims Act was for Public Safety

Jorge Luis Benitez-Estremera

PENNINGTON COUNTY, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – Eleven months following the tragic death of Steven Opdahl outside DigiKey, chilling details emerge from an omnibus hearing shedding light on the alleged perpetrator’s mindset. Assistant Special Agent Testifies: Ricky Wuori Jr., of the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension, recounted his initial interview with Jorge Luis Benitez-Estremera. Wuori described Benitez-Estremera’s… Continue reading Alleged Murder Suspect in Thief River Falls Claims Act was for Public Safety

Fargo Suspect Christopher Hernandez Arrested for Theft Linked to Drug Use

Christopher Hernandez

DILWORTH, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – Christopher Hernandez finds himself in legal trouble after admitting to a theft tied to drug addiction. Hernandez faces multiple charges following an incident at a Walmart in Dilworth on April 6. Theft Incident: Law enforcement responded to a theft call at Walmart, where Hernandez was observed concealing merchandise, including a pink… Continue reading Fargo Suspect Christopher Hernandez Arrested for Theft Linked to Drug Use

Fargo Resident Kevin Douglas Wright Faces Multiple Felony Charges for Alleged Check Fraud Scheme

Kevin D. Wright

FARGO, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – Kevin Douglas Wright, a Fargo resident, is embroiled in legal trouble as he confronts four felony charges in the town. Wright stands accused of utilizing unauthorized business checks, purportedly writing checks to himself, and subsequently cashing them at various Bell Bank locations in Fargo, accumulating approximately $7,800. Allegations and Evidence Photographic… Continue reading Fargo Resident Kevin Douglas Wright Faces Multiple Felony Charges for Alleged Check Fraud Scheme

Redby Woman Faces Charges for Allegedly Striking Pedestrian in Bemidji

Samantha Jackson

BEMIDJI, MN (trfnews.i234.me) Breaking News: Samantha Rose Jackson, a 44-year-old woman from Redby, Minnesota, is under scrutiny as she faces criminal charges following an incident where she allegedly struck a pedestrian with her vehicle in Bemidji. The incident occurred on Monday morning at Irvin Avenue near Spruce Grove Lane Northwestern. Incident Details: Eyewitnesses reported seeing… Continue reading Redby Woman Faces Charges for Allegedly Striking Pedestrian in Bemidji

Woman Charged with Felony Assault for Mirror Attack on Roommate

Chelsea Norberg

DILWORTH, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – In a shocking incident in Dilworth, Minnesota, a woman is facing serious charges after allegedly assaulting her roommate with a mirror. According to court documents, the altercation occurred on March 10th, prompting law enforcement response to an apartment building in Dilworth. The Incident Officers were called to the scene following reports… Continue reading Woman Charged with Felony Assault for Mirror Attack on Roommate

Woman Faces Felony Charges for Alleged Hammer Assault on Ex-Boyfriend

JAMESTOWN, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – In a shocking turn of events, Jessica Dawn Nelson, a 40-year-old from Jamestown, North Dakota, finds herself entangled in legal troubles after an alleged assault on her ex-boyfriend. According to court documents, on April 3rd at 6:35 a.m., police responded to a distressing report of a hammer assault at an apartment… Continue reading Woman Faces Felony Charges for Alleged Hammer Assault on Ex-Boyfriend

Fargo Man Arrested for Terrorizing After Alleged Rifle Display

Tyson Oka

FARGO, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – A Fargo man finds himself in police custody following reports of a menacing display atop a downtown parking ramp. Fargo Police responded swiftly to a distress call at around 9:35 p.m. on Monday, April 1. A concerned citizen alerted authorities, claiming to have witnessed an individual brandishing a rifle on the… Continue reading Fargo Man Arrested for Terrorizing After Alleged Rifle Display

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

$200,000 Bail Set for Alleged Hospital Stabber as Competency Evaluation Looms

Darrick Whelan

WILLMAR, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – In a shocking turn of events, Darrick Michael Whelan, 31, of Willmar, faced a hefty $200,000 bail after allegedly stabbing a CentraCare employee earlier this week. However, the proceedings have been put on hold pending a competency assessment. Key details from the incident: Whelan, accused of second-degree assault with a dangerous… Continue reading $200,000 Bail Set for Alleged Hospital Stabber as Competency Evaluation Looms

Red Flag Warning: Critical Fire Danger Alert for Western Red River Valley

GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – The National Weather Service (NWS) in Grand Forks has issued a Red Flag Warning for areas west of the Red River Valley, signaling critical fire danger for Friday, April 5th, from noon until 7 pm. This warning comes amidst dry conditions and gusty winds, which significantly elevate the risk of… Continue reading Red Flag Warning: Critical Fire Danger Alert for Western Red River Valley

Grand Forks Teen Held on $500,000 Bond for Alleged Murder

Cazmere Haskins

GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – Cazmere G. Haskins, a 17-year-old from Grand Forks, faced a daunting $500,000 cash or surety bond during his initial appearance in adult criminal court on Monday, March 18. Haskins stands accused of Class AA felony murder, a charge carrying a maximum penalty of life imprisonment without parole. The alleged incident… Continue reading Grand Forks Teen Held on $500,000 Bond for Alleged Murder

Minnesota Man Arrested for Stealing Firearms from Underwood Home

Damarius Blount

UNDERWOOD, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – Damarius Reyshawn-John Blount, a Minnesota resident, is facing serious charges after being accused of stealing firearms and ammunition from a home in Underwood this week. The charges against him include theft, unlawful possession of a firearm, and shipping weapons as a felon in Otter Tail County. If convicted, he could be… Continue reading Minnesota Man Arrested for Stealing Firearms from Underwood Home

Thief River Falls Woman Cited for Theft at Hugo’s

Amanda Faye Prosise

Thief River Falls, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – On March 29 at 12:56 p.m., authorities responded to a theft report at Hugo’s in Thief River Falls. Amanda Faye Prosise, 42, has been cited for theft following the incident. Prosise allegedly attempted to steal two cans of food and a container of prepared chicken from the store. However,… Continue reading Thief River Falls Woman Cited for Theft at Hugo’s

Traffic Stop Leads to Multiple Charges for Thief River Falls Woman

Kaylee Christine Kringen

Thief River Falls, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – In a late-night encounter on March 27, around 8:43 p.m., authorities conducted a routine traffic stop at the junction of Highway 1 East and Sherwood Avenue. The stop resulted in the arrest of Kaylee Christine Kringen, 26, from Thief River Falls, on serious charges. Kringen faces charges of third-degree… Continue reading Traffic Stop Leads to Multiple Charges for Thief River Falls Woman

Vivian Grace Coan Arrested for DWI After Bizarre Incident in Thief River Falls

Vivian Grace Coan

Thief River Falls, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – Thief River Falls was rattled by an unusual incident on March 11, around 5:50 p.m., when police responded to reports of an accident outside 703 State Ave. N. Vivian Grace Coan, a 20-year-old resident, found herself at the center of the commotion as she was charged with third-degree DWI.… Continue reading Vivian Grace Coan Arrested for DWI After Bizarre Incident in Thief River Falls

Predator’s Neglect: Thief River Falls Man Faces Felony Charges for Registration Violation

Steven Glen Bruyere

Thief River Falls, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – Steven Glen Bruyere, a 65-year-old resident of Thief River Falls, finds himself in legal trouble as he’s charged with two felony counts of failing to fulfill the registration requirements as a predatory offender – his first offense. The complaint against Bruyere was filed on March 13, marking a significant… Continue reading Predator’s Neglect: Thief River Falls Man Faces Felony Charges for Registration Violation

St. Hilaire Woman Faces Felony Charges for Predatory Offender Registration Violation

Thief River Falls, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – Michelle Jean Peterson, a 47-year-old resident of St. Hilaire, finds herself in legal trouble once again as she faces serious charges for failing to fulfill predatory offender registration requirements – a subsequent offense. The complaint against her was officially filed on March 13, indicating a troubling pattern of non-compliance.… Continue reading St. Hilaire Woman Faces Felony Charges for Predatory Offender Registration Violation

Felony Charge for East Grand Forks Man After Gas Line Rupture in Grand Forks

Nathan Johnson

GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – A tense situation unfolded behind the Grand Forks Mission on Saturday night when a gas line at the Masonic Temple was ruptured, creating a potentially explosive scenario. Law enforcement rushed to the scene after receiving reports of a suspect hurling rocks at the mission’s windows. The individual, later identified as… Continue reading Felony Charge for East Grand Forks Man After Gas Line Rupture in Grand Forks

Woman Arrested for Felony Drug Crime and DWI After Being Found Unconscious in Parked Vehicle

Thief River Falls, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – In a concerning incident on February 3 around 6:40 a.m., law enforcement responded to a report of a person passed out in a parked vehicle at Northland Village. Upon arrival, authorities discovered Amy Marie Reierson, 44, of Thief River Falls, asleep in the driver’s seat of the running vehicle.… Continue reading Woman Arrested for Felony Drug Crime and DWI After Being Found Unconscious in Parked Vehicle

Fort Totten Woman Faces Charges for Theft of Victim’s Pants with Valuables

RAMSEY COUNTY, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – Naomi Littlewind from Fort Totten, North Dakota, is under scrutiny after being accused of stealing a victim’s pants, which contained crucial items such as cards, cash, and keys. The incident, which occurred on November 23rd, has led to a series of charges against Littlewind. According to court documents, Littlewind faces… Continue reading Fort Totten Woman Faces Charges for Theft of Victim’s Pants with Valuables

Desperate Search: Family Appeals for Help in Finding Missing Williston Woman

Breeanna Ward

WILLISTON, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – The Ward family from Williston, North Dakota, is pleading for assistance as their loved one, Brianna Ward, has been missing since late February. The 27-year-old woman was last seen in Williston, prompting an intensive search effort by the local police department. Described as 5’6″ tall, weighing around 125 pounds, with brown… Continue reading Desperate Search: Family Appeals for Help in Finding Missing Williston Woman

Winter Storm Warning Issued for Our Region

GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for a significant portion of our region, with potential impacts expected to persist through Tuesday. As of 6:15 a.m., radar imagery shows the steadiest band of snow extending from Finley, North Dakota, to Park Rapids, Minnesota. While areas along and… Continue reading Winter Storm Warning Issued for Our Region

Grand Forks Man Busted for Alleged Threesome Recruitment with Minors

GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – A 22-year-old Grand Forks man is facing serious criminal charges involving two juveniles after he allegedly attempted to recruit a 12-year-old boy for a threesome. Sebastian Hipsak was arrested on February 5th, following an investigation that revealed explicit photos of his girlfriend and children, who are also minors. According to… Continue reading Grand Forks Man Busted for Alleged Threesome Recruitment with Minors

74-Year-Old Bemidji Man Receives 30-Year Prison Sentence for Sexual Assault Crimes

Paul Wayne Swan Sr.

BEMIDJI, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – In a landmark ruling, Paul Wayne Swan Sr., a 74-year-old resident of Bemidji, Minnesota, has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for heinous crimes committed against a child. Swan’s sentence comes after he was found guilty earlier this year on five counts of first-degree criminal sexual conduct involving a victim… Continue reading 74-Year-Old Bemidji Man Receives 30-Year Prison Sentence for Sexual Assault Crimes

Fargo Man Arrested for Murder Following Fatal Stabbing Incident

Michael Diedrich

FARGO, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – In a tragic turn of events, what initially began as a stabbing incident in Fargo early Thursday morning has now escalated into a murder investigation. The male victim, whose identity remains undisclosed at this time, has succumbed to his injuries. At approximately 12:57 a.m. on Thursday, Fargo Police responded to a… Continue reading Fargo Man Arrested for Murder Following Fatal Stabbing Incident

Moorhead Man Arrested for Attempted Murder in Fargo Shooting Incident

Cordell McFadden

FARGO, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – In a chilling turn of events, Fargo Police have apprehended a Moorhead resident, 26-year-old Cordell McFadden, in connection with an attempted murder case. McFadden stands accused of involvement in a shooting incident that transpired in Fargo early Saturday morning. The alarming situation unfolded when Fargo police responded to a distress call… Continue reading Moorhead Man Arrested for Attempted Murder in Fargo Shooting Incident

Juvenile Leads Grand Forks Police on Early Morning Chase

GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – In the wee hours of Friday morning, Grand Forks saw a flurry of police activity off South Washington Street as law enforcement responded to a dramatic incident involving a 17-year-old driver. Around 12:30 a.m., officers were summoned to the area behind Red Ray lanes, where the juvenile driver attempted to… Continue reading Juvenile Leads Grand Forks Police on Early Morning Chase

Trial underway in Red Lake County, Minnesota for attempted murder case

RED LAKE FALLS, MN (trfnews.i234.me) An Attempted Murder trial is underway against Oliver Berhow in connection to a November 2021 shooting in Oklee, Minnesota. an attempted murder and assault trial is underway in Red Lake Falls Minnesota the county seat of Red Lake 29-year-old Oliver brho of fertile allegedly shot Cody landas of Oakley in… Continue reading Trial underway in Red Lake County, Minnesota for attempted murder case

Two Cass County Men Facing Felony Charges for Alleged Sex Crimes

Brazil Midell

FARGO, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – Farhan Muqadim of West Fargo and Brazil Midell of Fargo are both facing felony charges in connection to separate sex crime cases in Cass County, North Dakota. Muqadim has been charged with two counts of sexual assault and one count of corruption of a minor. He is accused of having sexual… Continue reading Two Cass County Men Facing Felony Charges for Alleged Sex Crimes

Couple Arrested for Drug Trafficking in West Fargo Traffic Stop

Maria Louis Bellanger

WEST FARGO, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – In a significant development, a man and a woman are facing severe charges of drug trafficking following a routine traffic stop in West Fargo. TRF News brings you the latest on this unfolding story. Maria Louis Bellanger from Ogema, Minnesota, and Max Torbor Jardiah from Moorhead are now under intense… Continue reading Couple Arrested for Drug Trafficking in West Fargo Traffic Stop

Honoring the Memory of Grand Forks Murder Victim and Calling for Justice

EAST GRAND FORKS, MN (trfnews.i234.me) Friends and family of Grand Forks murder victim Anfernee Economy gathered in East Grand Forks Sunday night to remember his life and demand justice. At this point, a 17-year old male has been charged in the stabbing death. However, a video shows a group of people cheering on the fight… Continue reading Honoring the Memory of Grand Forks Murder Victim and Calling for Justice

Charged for Grabbing Officer by the Throat

GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) A Grand Forks woman is facing criminal charges, after allegedly resisting arrest and grabbing an officer by the throat. 30-year-old Paige Parsons of Grand Forks is facing a trio of felony charges following an incident March 2nd at center Inc a rehab center in Grand Forks according to court documents officers… Continue reading Charged for Grabbing Officer by the Throat

Blizzard Warning Issued for Fargo-Moorhead as Heavy Snowstorm Approaches Bemidji

hey everyone Neil Berg here with a little storm update now in downtown bidi on the shores of Lake B bigi there’s Paul and babe behind you there heavy snow rolling through buiji now as this uh system makes its way Eastward storm warning here until 6:00 p.m. tonight as across most of our region… Continue reading Blizzard Warning Issued for Fargo-Moorhead as Heavy Snowstorm Approaches Bemidji

NEW: Booking Photo Released of Suspect Arrested for Alexandria Murder

ALEXANDRIA, MN (trfnews.i234.me) Officials say the suspect in an Alexandria, Minnesota murder last fall has been arrested. Scott Ken from the Alexander Police Department an update on the murder investigation from November 24th 2023 involving Desiree Frederick here in Alexandria the Alexandria Police Department along with the Bureau of Criminal apprehension and North Dakota Bureau… Continue reading NEW: Booking Photo Released of Suspect Arrested for Alexandria Murder

Search Continues for Missing 4 and 6-Year-Olds in Wadena County, Minnesota on Sunday Night

MENAHGA, MN (trfnews.i234.me) Multiple agencies have been helped to search for missing 4 and 6 year olds in Menahga, Minnesota on this Sunday evening. some breaking news out of vadina County Minnesota on this Sunday evening got a tense situation going on uh six-year-old boy and four-year-old girl went missing uh apparently ran from their… Continue reading Search Continues for Missing 4 and 6-Year-Olds in Wadena County, Minnesota on Sunday Night

Search underway for armed suspect in Bagley, Minnesota on Friday night

BAGLEY, MN (trfnews.i234.me) Multiple officers continue to search for an armed man in Bagley, Minnesota on this Friday night. Neil Berg here with some breaking news an update at 900 p.m. out of Bagley Minnesota to bring you up to speed a bit earlier around 7:30 we had an officer tried to make a traffic… Continue reading Search underway for armed suspect in Bagley, Minnesota on Friday night

Women accused of kidnapping, imprisoning man for 3 days and assaulting him

HIBBING, MN (trfnews.i234.me) Two women are facing criminal charges in Hibbing, Minnesota, after allegedly kidnapping a man and assaulting him for 3 days, until he escaped. two women are facing charges in hiving for allegedly kidnapping a man and then assaulting him for 3 Days according to the criminal complaint on Monday morning Hibbing police… Continue reading Women accused of kidnapping, imprisoning man for 3 days and assaulting him

Investigation by Medical Examiner Reveals Cause of Death for Three First Responders in Burnsville, Minnesota

BURNSVILLE, MN (trfnews.i234.me) The Hennepin County Medical Examiner has released how 3 first responders died in Burnsville, Minnesota Sunday morning.

Fargo Woman Arrested for Alleged Attempted Vehicular Assault, 3 Victims Injured

FARGO, ND (trfnews.i234.me) A Fargo woman is facing multiple charges, after allegedly trying to run over and injuring 3 people early Sunday morning. this in from Fargo police a Fargo woman is facing charges of attempted murder and more after allegedly trying to run over people with their car police were called to the 4500… Continue reading Fargo Woman Arrested for Alleged Attempted Vehicular Assault, 3 Victims Injured

Warroad Man Faces Charges for Possession of Pornographic Content

WARROAD, MN (trfnews.i234.me) A Warroad, Minnesota man is facing 2 felony counts of Possess Pornographic Work. 23-year-old Vance Cole web of rural Warroad Minnesota is facing two felony accounts of possessed pornographic work according to court documents following a tip from Dropbox a file hosting service in California a Roso County investigator and BCA agent… Continue reading Warroad Man Faces Charges for Possession of Pornographic Content

Charges Filed Against North Dakota Correctional Officer for Having Sex with Female Inmates

RUGBY, ND (trfnews.i234.me) A man who worked as a correctional officer at the Heart of America jail in Rugby, North Dakota is facing criminal charges for allegedly having sex with female inmates. Anthony Aadland is facing 2 counts of: Sexual Abuse of Ward. Anthony Lewis adland who worked as a correctional officer at the heart… Continue reading Charges Filed Against North Dakota Correctional Officer for Having Sex with Female Inmates

School Counselor in North Dakota Faces Arrest Warrant * Full Details Revealed for Wednesday Morning at 9 AM

NELSON COUNTY, ND (trfnews.i234.me) An arrest warrant has been issued for Brendon Parsley of McVille, North Dakota. He was working as a counselor for Dakota Prairie Schools in Petersbury and McVille. Parsley is facing a trio of felony charges: Solicitation of a Minor, Luring Minor by Computer and Sexual Assault. an arrest warrant has been… Continue reading School Counselor in North Dakota Faces Arrest Warrant * Full Details Revealed for Wednesday Morning at 9 AM

Man Arrested in Grand Forks for Menacing Behavior

GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) A man who seems to have threatened most people he came in contact with Friday is facing a long string of criminal charges in Grand Forks, North Dakota. the 33-year-old Aaron Jacob Marquez of Breen Ridge Minnesota is facing a long string of charges in Grand Forks according to court documents… Continue reading Man Arrested in Grand Forks for Menacing Behavior

Minnesota Man Arrested for Allegedly Planning Criminal Activity

REDWOOD FALL, MN (trfnews.i234.me) A Redwood Falls, Minnesota man has been arrested on federal charges. a Southwest Minnesota man is facing federal charges after a year-long anti-terrorist probe by the FBI Andrew munsinger of Redwood Falls was arrested this week and charg with illegally possessing ammunition after being convicted of a crime the FBI began… Continue reading Minnesota Man Arrested for Allegedly Planning Criminal Activity

Report on Road Conditions for Friday Morning

WESTERN MN & EASTERN ND (trfnews.i234.me) A look at road conditions across the Valley early on Friday morning. hey everyone Neil Berg here on a Friday morning it’s already whoa 4:30 a.m. come on you got to get up we got stuff to do today well we’re going to give you a little road report… Continue reading Report on Road Conditions for Friday Morning

Ex-Warren, Minnesota Attorney Sentenced to 18 Years in Prison for Murdering Ex-Wife

WARREN, MN. (trfnews.i234.me) Anders Odegaard, a former attorney in Warren, Minnesota has been sentenced to 18-years in prison for beating death of his wife in August of 2022. Andre odard a former attorney from Warren Minnesota has been sentenced to 18 years in prison with credit for 17 months already served in the beating death… Continue reading Ex-Warren, Minnesota Attorney Sentenced to 18 Years in Prison for Murdering Ex-Wife

Man with apparent violent behavior arrested in Grand Forks, Viewer discretion advised for graphic language!

GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) A man was taken into custody in Grand Forks on this Wednesday evening, after a caller told 9-1-1 he’d pushed a woman down and poured hot coffee on her. * WARNING! GRAPHIC LANGUAGE and some breaking news out of Grand Forks video coming in at 6:30 p.m. this on the 1600… Continue reading Man with apparent violent behavior arrested in Grand Forks, Viewer discretion advised for graphic language!

Busy Night For Grand Forks Police: Fight, Arrest, and DUI Crash Reported

GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) It was a busy Tuesday night for Grand Forks Police. Several incidents happened at almost the same time. not sure if it’s just because the temperature finally crept up above zero or whatever happened it was a busy night uh Tuesday night for Grand Forks Police we start off here around… Continue reading Busy Night For Grand Forks Police: Fight, Arrest, and DUI Crash Reported

North Dakota Man Sentenced to 8 Years in Prison for Assaulting Elderly Parents

MCVILLE, ND (trfnews.i234.me) A man has been sentenced to 8 years in prison for beating his elderly parents at McVille, North Dakota last summer. 52-year-old Darren Lyn Harter pled guilty under a flea agreement and has been sentenced to 8 years in prison for beating his elderly parents last July he gets credit for nearly… Continue reading North Dakota Man Sentenced to 8 Years in Prison for Assaulting Elderly Parents

Woman Screams for Help as She’s Forced into Vehicle

CASSELTON, ND (trfnews.i234.me) A Casselton, North Dakota man is facing criminal charges, after 911 received multiple reports of a screaming woman being beaten and forced into a vehicle in West Fargo. Brandon James Swanson of Castleton North Dakota has been charged with felony felonious restraint and misdemeanor domestic violence according to court documents on January… Continue reading Woman Screams for Help as She’s Forced into Vehicle

Blizzard Warning Issued for NE North Dakota and NW Minnesota: No Travel Advisories in Effect

GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) The National Weather Service in Grand Forks has issued a Blizzard Warning for parts of northeast North Dakota and northwest Minnesota. well we’ve got a blizzard warning in effect for Northeast North Dakota and Northwest Minnesota good day to stay put uh blizzard this from the National Weather Service out of… Continue reading Blizzard Warning Issued for NE North Dakota and NW Minnesota: No Travel Advisories in Effect

Spouse of Deceased in Officer-Involved Shooting Near East Grand Forks Breaks Silence, Calls for Investigation

EAST GRAND FORKS, MN (trfnews.i234.me) Lucas Gilbertson, the man killed in an officer involved shooting near East Grand Forks, Minnesota had a long criminal history. But, his wife Kari says there was much more to the man. our I news report on the long criminal history of 42-year-old Lucas Gilbertson who was shot and killed… Continue reading Spouse of Deceased in Officer-Involved Shooting Near East Grand Forks Breaks Silence, Calls for Investigation

Grand Forks Faces Charges for Drug Trafficking

GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) A Grand Forks man is facing drug trafficking charges. according to court records on January 4th officers were out with Ernest Gardner at his residence at 421 1st Avenue South and were requested to detain him for a probation search he fought with officers kicking one in the stomach multiple times… Continue reading Grand Forks Faces Charges for Drug Trafficking

Special Response Team Mobilized for High-Risk Arrest in Northern Minnesota

WILLIAMS, MN (trfnews.i234.me) A Special Response Team was called in to make a dangerous Northern Minnesota arrest on Christmas Eve. the Borderland Special Response Team was called out for a dangerous arrest in rural Williams Minnesota on Christmas Eve 33-year-old Daniel W Baron of Williams is facing charges according to court documents he’ violated a… Continue reading Special Response Team Mobilized for High-Risk Arrest in Northern Minnesota

Latest News: Rescue Operations for Ice Emergencies on Lake Of The Woods

LAKE OF THE WOODS, MN (trfnews.i234.me) An update on New Years Day ice rescues on Lake of the Woods, Minnesota. uh here’s an update on that latest ice rescue in northern Minnesota this one on Lake of the Woods of video and photos here from an i news viewer I just talked to whose uh… Continue reading Latest News: Rescue Operations for Ice Emergencies on Lake Of The Woods

Charges for Soliciting Children

ADA, MN (trfnews.i234.me) An Ada, Minnesota man is facing Solicitation of Children charges, after allegedly meeting up with a juvenile girl for sex following a meeting on a social media app. 21-year-old Brennan James Peterson of Ada Minnesota is facing three felony counts of electronic solicitation of children solicit sexual conduct of a child plus… Continue reading Charges for Soliciting Children

UPDATE: Two Additional Men Arrested for Involvement in Alleged Sexual Activity with 15-Year-Old Girl in Bemidji Region

BEMIDJI, MN (trfnews.i234.me) Two more men have now now been charged in connection to allegedly having sex with a 15-year old girl in the Bemidji area. Three men have now been charged in the case that could involve nearly a dozen men. we have an update regarding an investigation of a 15-year-old girl from Bel… Continue reading UPDATE: Two Additional Men Arrested for Involvement in Alleged Sexual Activity with 15-Year-Old Girl in Bemidji Region

Fifteen-year-old girl admits to engaging in sexual acts with multiple adult men in exchange for money and favors in Bemidji area

BEMIDJI, MN (trfnews.i234.me) A 15-year old girl told investigators she had sex with multiple adult men in the Bemidji area for money and favors. At this point in the investigation, 1 man has been charged. The suspect worked at the Beltrami County Jail. an investigation by the Minnesota BCI and Beltrami County Sheriff’s department has… Continue reading Fifteen-year-old girl admits to engaging in sexual acts with multiple adult men in exchange for money and favors in Bemidji area

UPDATE: Manhunt Continues for Suspect on the Run in Roseau, Minnesota – Please Report Tips to 9-1-1

ROSEAU, MN (trfnews.i234.me) A manhunt is still underway on this Friday afternoon for a suspect wanted in Roseau, Minnesota in connection to an incident last night. Brandon Hamilton allegedly pulled a gun on a woman during a domestic incident. we have an update from Roso Minnesota following a shelter in place order last night that… Continue reading UPDATE: Manhunt Continues for Suspect on the Run in Roseau, Minnesota – Please Report Tips to 9-1-1

School Superintendent in North Dakota Arrested for Possession of Child Pornography

GRIGGS COUNTY, ND (trfnews.i234.me) The Superintendent of Midkota School, Ryan Wayne Baron is in jail on this Tuesday night. He’s being held on a pending charge of Certain Material Prohibited. Ryan Wayne Baron the superintendent of monota schools in Griggs County North Dakota is in jail on this Tuesday evening on a pending charge of… Continue reading School Superintendent in North Dakota Arrested for Possession of Child Pornography

Lawsuit Alleges Extensive Electricity Theft in Northern Minnesota for Bitcoin Mining Venture

BAUDETTE, MN (trfnews.i234.me) A civil lawsuit filed by the North Star Electric Cooperative in Baudette, Minnesota claims massive theft of their electricity for a bitcoin mining operation. this from our news Partners at the uh Northern Light region newspaper in badet uh Northstar Electric Cooperative based in badet has filed a civil lawsuit alleging massive… Continue reading Lawsuit Alleges Extensive Electricity Theft in Northern Minnesota for Bitcoin Mining Venture

Two individuals facing charges for stolen firearms in Bismarck

BISMARCK, ND (trfnews.i234.me) Two men are facing charges in a stolen firearms case in Bismarck, North Dakota. this pair is spending the weekend in a bismar North Dakota jail this from bismar police two men in jail after they were arrested for allegedly stealing from Shields fleeing on foot and ditching two Firearms reported stolen… Continue reading Two individuals facing charges for stolen firearms in Bismarck

Fargo Raid Leads to Arrests for Possession of Drugs, Firearms, and Child Pornography

FARGO, ND (trfnews.i234.me) Three men are facing drug, firearm and child porn charges, after a search warrant was executed at an apartment in Fargo, North Dakota this week. Rashad Lee is facing drug and firearm charges. Cian Flores is facing a firearm charge and Gage Schutz is facing 2 charges related to child porn. drugs… Continue reading Fargo Raid Leads to Arrests for Possession of Drugs, Firearms, and Child Pornography

Man Facing Murder Charge for Drug Overdose Death in Bemidji

BEMIDJI, MN (trfnews.i234.me) A Bemidji, Minnesota man is facing a 3rd Degree Murder charge in connection to the death of his girlfriend last April from Fentanyl. Jeffrey Needham was charged in Beltrami County Court this week. another murder charge connected to a drug overdose in bigi Minnesota 32-year-old Jeffrey Charles Needum of bigi has been… Continue reading Man Facing Murder Charge for Drug Overdose Death in Bemidji

GRAPHIC CONTENT: North Dakota Man Facing Charges for Setting Mother on Fire

WATFORD CITY, ND (trfnews.i234.me) Thirty-five year old Scott Beane of Watford City, North Dakota has been charged with murdering his mother. Investigators say Beane’s mother, who was confined to an electric wheelchair or walker, died after he allegedly set fire to a room of their home with his mother locked inside. a 35-year-old Scott Bean… Continue reading GRAPHIC CONTENT: North Dakota Man Facing Charges for Setting Mother on Fire

REVISED: The Latest on the Chase for Mysterious Cargo

BERNER, MN (trfnews.i234.me) We have an update regarding a Wednesday pursuit that ended in Clearwater County, Minnesota. Two people have now been charged with Possession of Machine Gun and Meth. red light tribals and pursuit 89 I’m going to head up there up we have an update regarding a Wednesday afternoon around 5:00 p.m. Pursuit… Continue reading REVISED: The Latest on the Chase for Mysterious Cargo

UPDATE: Sentencing Delayed for Anders Odegaard, Accused of Murdering Wife

WARREN, MN (trfnews.i234.me) A judge has rejected a plea deal in the sentencing of Anders Odegaard of Warren, Minnesota. He’s charged with beating to death his wife in front of their children in August of 2022. a sentencing hearing for Anders odor guard of war in Minnesota was to be held on this Tuesday Morning… Continue reading UPDATE: Sentencing Delayed for Anders Odegaard, Accused of Murdering Wife

Grand Forks Man Faces Arrest Warrant for Terrorizing Charge

GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) An arrest warrant has been issued for a man wanted in a Grand Forks incident, where a female was assaulted and threatened. an arrest warrant issued for 44-year-old Donald J Bartlett out of uh Grand Forks District Court no address listed for Bartlett he’s shown here in an earlier booking photo… Continue reading Grand Forks Man Faces Arrest Warrant for Terrorizing Charge

Suspect(s) investigated for involvement in drug trafficking

MOORHEAD, MN (trfnews.i234.me) Two men are facing criminal charges, following an investigation in Moorhead, Minnesota that included the seizure of drugs and books on how to traffic them. a pair of Fargo-Moorhead men are facing charges and an interesting drug trafficking case 32 year old Jake Donald henriks of Moorhead and 32 year old Seth… Continue reading Suspect(s) investigated for involvement in drug trafficking

Grand Forks Neighborhood Under Shelter In Place Order

GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) A “Shelter in Place” alert has been issued for Grand Forks residents along North 39th Street. a breaking news out of Grand Forks at 2 34 p.m on this Monday afternoon we’ve had a shelter in place on North 39th Street uh what you see here on the map Shakespeare Road… Continue reading Grand Forks Neighborhood Under Shelter In Place Order

Grand Forks Man Wanted for Assaulting Woman, Arrest Warrant Issued

GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) An arrest warrant has been issued for a Grand Forks man, after a woman and her son were assaulted. an arrest warrant has been issued for 31-year-old Lloyd Howard Jr of Grand Forks he’s shown here in an earlier booking photo according to the criminal complaint he stopped at his ex-girlfriend’s… Continue reading Grand Forks Man Wanted for Assaulting Woman, Arrest Warrant Issued

First Court Appearance for Digi-Key Murder Suspect

THIEF RIVER FALLS, MN (trfnews.i234.me) The man charged with murder another man on the ground of Digi-Key in Thief River Falls, Minnesota made his first appearance in Court today. Jorge Estremera remains in jail with bail set at $1.5-million. We have the details. you know Carlson here in Thief River Falls Minnesota and this report… Continue reading First Court Appearance for Digi-Key Murder Suspect

Charges Filed in Unusual Murder Case: Suspect Allegedly Blamed Digital Device for Negative Influence

THIEF RIVER FALLS, MN (trfnews.i234.me) Charges have now been filed at Jorge Luis Benitez Estremera of Thief River Falls, Minnesota in the murder of Steven Opdahl of Oklee, Minnesota outside Digi-Key Tuesday night. criminal charges have now been filed against 32-year-old Jorge Luisa Benitez estromera of Thief River Falls in connection to that murder at… Continue reading Charges Filed in Unusual Murder Case: Suspect Allegedly Blamed Digital Device for Negative Influence

Legal Action Filed Against LM Wind Power for Race Discrimination in Grand Forks

GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) A Federal regulation commission has filed a race discrimination lawsuit against LM Wind Power in Grand Forks on behalf of an employee who was fired. Federal Regulators the equal employment opportunity commission has filed a civil lawsuit against LM wind power in Grand Forks on behalf of former employee Hayward Jones… Continue reading Legal Action Filed Against LM Wind Power for Race Discrimination in Grand Forks

Pair from Grand Forks Facing Charges for Drug Trafficking

GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) A man and woman from Grand Forks are facing drug trafficking charges. Adam and Amanda Delvo’s residence was searched in March. They’re now charged. this pair Adam and Amanda delvo of Grand Forks are facing drug trafficking charges the charges stem from the Grand Forks narcotics task force executing a search… Continue reading Pair from Grand Forks Facing Charges for Drug Trafficking

Man in Grand Forks Sentenced for Assaulting Roommate by Cutting His Neck

GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) A Grand Forks man has been sentenced to 8 years in prison for cutting his roommates neck. Joshua Franklin gets credit for 390 days already served. under a plea deal 30-year-old Joshua Franklin pled guilty to a charge of aggravated assault for cutting his roommate’s neck with a knife in March… Continue reading Man in Grand Forks Sentenced for Assaulting Roommate by Cutting His Neck

Possible rewrite: Flood Watch Issued for Red River in Drayton, ND, Located 40 Miles North of Grand Forks

DRAYTON, ND (trfnews.i234.me) A look at the flooding situation on the Red River at Drayton, 40 miles north of Grand Forks. here’s a look at the Red River at Drayton North Dakota on this Friday afternoon some 40 miles north of Grand Forks it’s just above 35 feet as Water Works its way North it’s… Continue reading Possible rewrite: Flood Watch Issued for Red River in Drayton, ND, Located 40 Miles North of Grand Forks

Thursday Morning Flood Watch for Red River at Grand Forks-EGF

GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) A look at flooding conditions along the Red River and Grand Forks and East Grand Forks. oh here’s the latest look at the Red River in greater Grand Forks on this Thursday morning this is from the East Grand Forks looking at Grand Forks in the background there uh latest reading… Continue reading Thursday Morning Flood Watch for Red River at Grand Forks-EGF

Two individuals arrested for selling methamphetamine in East Grand Forks

EAST GRAND FORKS, MN (trfnews.i234.me) A man and woman have been charged with selling meth in East Grand Forks, Minnesota. Travis Norman of East Grand Forks has been charged with sale of a controlled substance meth within a prohibited Zone and possession of a controlled substance meth within a prohibited Zone according to court records… Continue reading Two individuals arrested for selling methamphetamine in East Grand Forks

Crookston Man Faces Charges for Allegedly Stabbing His Mother

CROOKSTON, MN (trfnews.i234.me) A Crookston, Minnesota man has now been formally charged with stabbing his mother last Friday in that town. Kevin Corona faces 2 counts of Attempted Murder and 3 counts of Assault. a 36-year-old Kevin Corona of Crookston has now been formally charged with stabbing his mother now in Polk County District Court… Continue reading Crookston Man Faces Charges for Allegedly Stabbing His Mother

Man from Grafton Faces Charges for Burglary in Downtown Grand Forks

GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) A Grafton, North Dakota man is facing criminal charges, following a burglary in downtown Grand Forks. 29 year old Manuel Cantu of Grafton is facing a trio of felony charges in Downtown Grand Forks according to court documents he was a former employee at Tiger management here downtown Cantu has allegedly… Continue reading Man from Grafton Faces Charges for Burglary in Downtown Grand Forks

Identification Made for Man Found Dead in Lake Bemidji Fish House

LAKE BEMIDJI, MN (trfnews.i234.me) A man found deceased in a Lake Bemidji, Minnesota fish house last Sunday has been identified. we now know the identity of a man found deceased in a fish house out on Lake Bemidji last a Sunday afternoon a family member says it was a 44 year old Geisha Mina Atkinson… Continue reading Identification Made for Man Found Dead in Lake Bemidji Fish House

Minot Woman Faces Charges for Sending Threatening Emails to Grand Forks

GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) A Minot woman is facing a felony charge in Grand Forks for allegedly threatening a man in Grand Forks via email. 43-year-old Hala Dahan Montenegro of Minot North Dakota has been charged with felony terrorizing domestic violence along with two misdemeanor counts of violating a disorderly conduct restraining order according to… Continue reading Minot Woman Faces Charges for Sending Threatening Emails to Grand Forks

West Fargo Woman Facing Charges for Election Fraud in Grand Forks

GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) A West Fargo woman is facing an election fraud charge in Grand Forks. a West Fargo woman is facing an election fraud charge in Grand Forks China Valley at chinookuana address now listed as West Fargo has been charged with felony election offense not qualified an arrest warrant has been issued… Continue reading West Fargo Woman Facing Charges for Election Fraud in Grand Forks

Two individuals from Thief River Falls facing charges for tax crimes

THIEF RIVER FALLS, MN (trfnews.i234.me) A man and woman from Thief River Falls, Minnesota have been charged with tax crimes. or this scene from the Minnesota Department of Revenue a Thief River Falls couple has been charged with multiple tax crimes Harlan kirkide and Nancy kirkide both a thief of her Falls are facing three… Continue reading Two individuals from Thief River Falls facing charges for tax crimes

MN Woman in Crow Wing County Facing Charges for Torturing Child

CROSSLAKE, MN (trfnews.i234.me) We now have details regarding a Crosslake, Minnesota woman facing charges of Child Torture and more. You’ll hear the full criminal complaint. we now have full details regarding a disturbing case of child torture out of Crow Wing County Minnesota this is near Cross Lake north of Brainerd Minnesota 32 year old… Continue reading MN Woman in Crow Wing County Facing Charges for Torturing Child

UPDATE: Grand Forks Man Faces Charges for Causing Injury Crash While Driving the Wrong Way and DUI

GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) A Grand Forks man is now following a trio of felony charges, following what police say was a wrong way, Friday night head on crash. we have an update to a Friday night alleged wrong way driver DUI crash on Demers Avenue in Grand Forks that injured several people 55 year… Continue reading UPDATE: Grand Forks Man Faces Charges for Causing Injury Crash While Driving the Wrong Way and DUI

Crime Report for Grand Forks County

GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) A review of recent felony level charges filed in Grand Forks County District Court. a 36 year old Jordan Goring of Grand Forks has been charged with felony burglary and misdemeanor criminal mischief according to court documents back on September 10th a Grand Forks resident reported someone had broke into their… Continue reading Crime Report for Grand Forks County

Mother’s Heartfelt Plea for Help Finding Her Daughter

BEMIDJI, MN (trfnews.i234.me) Friends and family gathered in Bemidji, Minnesota on Saturday night. They’re hoping someone will come forward with information regarding the nearly 1 year disappearance of 15-year old Nevaeh Kingbird. a candlelight vigil on this Saturday night in Bemidji by the family and friends of Nevaeh Kingbird it’s now been almost a year… Continue reading Mother’s Heartfelt Plea for Help Finding Her Daughter

Thief River Falls Attorney’s License Suspended for 90 Days

THIEF RIVER FALLS, MN (trfnews.i234.me) The license of Thief River Falls, Minnesota attorney Kevin Duffy has been suspended for 90 days. thief river falls attorney kevin duffy has had his license to practice law suspended for 90 days i news just spoke with the director of the minnesota office of lawyers professional responsibility susan hummiston… Continue reading Thief River Falls Attorney’s License Suspended for 90 Days

New Update: Convicted Murderer Sentenced to 35 Years in Prison for Killing Young Grand Forks Woman

GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) An immigrant from somalia, Ahmed Abdullahi of East Grand Forks was sentenced to 35 years in prison today under a plea deal, where he plead guilty to the murder. He will face deportation after his sentence is served. ahmed abdullahi a former east grand forks resident has now been sentenced to… Continue reading New Update: Convicted Murderer Sentenced to 35 Years in Prison for Killing Young Grand Forks Woman

Arrest Warrants Issued for Grafton Pair in Connection to Grand Forks Damage and Theft Case

GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) Arrest warrants have been issued for a pair from Grafton, following damage and theft at the Grand Forks Visitors Center. arrest warrants have been issued for these two suspects from grafton after copper tubing was stolen from the air conditioner units at the back of the grand forks visitor center on… Continue reading Arrest Warrants Issued for Grafton Pair in Connection to Grand Forks Damage and Theft Case

Demolition Possible for Two Crime-Infested Bemidji Apartment Complexes

BEMIDJI, MN (trfnews.i234.me) A Fargo property management company now says it’s vacating a second, crime ridden apartment building in Bemidji. back in may neta property management out of fargo was ordered to vacate this crime-ridden apartment building it now sounds like this one and the one next to it could fall to the wrecking ball… Continue reading Demolition Possible for Two Crime-Infested Bemidji Apartment Complexes

Walhalla, ND Man Receives 45-Year Prison Sentence for Violent Offenses

CAVALIER, ND (trfnews.i234.me) A Walhalla, North Dakota man has been sentenced to 45-years in prison for a string of brutal crimes in Walhalla in 2018. Benjamin “BJ” Hannesson has been sentenced to 45-years in prison and must serve 25-years before he’s eligible for parole. the 36 year old benjamin bj honest of walhalla has been… Continue reading Walhalla, ND Man Receives 45-Year Prison Sentence for Violent Offenses

Grand Forks Council Annexes Land for Fufeng Corn Processing Plant Amidst Protests

GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) The Grand Forks City Council voted to annex land for a new, massive corn processing plant on Monday, despite threatening protests by some. despite heated protests the grand forks city council voted six to one to annex property into the city on monday it includes land for the massive fufung corn… Continue reading Grand Forks Council Annexes Land for Fufeng Corn Processing Plant Amidst Protests

Grand Forks Sunday Afternoon Push for Marijuana Legalization

GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) A petition signing effort on Sunday afternoon in Grand Forks for the legalization of marijuana. if you’re a supporter of legalizing marijuana in north dakota we have a lobbyist out at the corner of washington and university avenue on this sunday afternoon uh this is uh david owen from newapproachnd.org and… Continue reading Grand Forks Sunday Afternoon Push for Marijuana Legalization

Grand Forks Resident Goes Missing for the Second Time

GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) A Grand Forks man has gone missing again. Lee Little Eagle hasn’t been seen for 2 days. lee little eagle has gone missing from saint anne’s guest home in grand forks again uh he was missing last september for a couple days and uh found in fargo and wound up in… Continue reading Grand Forks Resident Goes Missing for the Second Time

Pair from Thief River Falls Facing Assault Charges for Child Abuse

THIEF RIVER FALLS, MN (trfnews.i234.me) A man and woman from Thief River Falls, Minnesota have each been charged with Assault and Malicious Punishment of a Child. this pair from thief river falls delwin johnson and denise wallace are each facing charges of felony assault and felony malicious punishment of a child according to court records… Continue reading Pair from Thief River Falls Facing Assault Charges for Child Abuse

Wanted Poster for Deputy Spurs Leads to Release of Mahnomen County Officer-Involved Shooting Video

MAHNOMEN, MN (trfnews.i234.me) A wanted poster of a Mahnomen County Deputy has appeared on social media, following the shooting of a suspect. The Sheriff’s Department has now released video of that shooting. menomonee county sheriff josh gunther has released get dash cam video of an officer involved shooting on uh march 13th uh this from… Continue reading Wanted Poster for Deputy Spurs Leads to Release of Mahnomen County Officer-Involved Shooting Video

Update on Sunday: 3 Grafton Brothers Charged for Brutal Assault

GRAFTON, ND (trfnews.i234.me) Three Grafton brothers are in jail on this Sunday, charged with the brutal assault of Kurtis Graver, outside a bar last Sunday. Christobal Garza Jr., Jason Garza and Jacob Garza are all being held on a pending formal charge of Aggravated Assault. three grafton brothers are in the walsh county jail in… Continue reading Update on Sunday: 3 Grafton Brothers Charged for Brutal Assault

UPDATE: Search for Missing Person in Grand Forks River Continues as of 1:30 PM on Friday

GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) The search of the Red River in downtown Grand Forks continues on this Friday afternoon for a person, who possibly went under. the search for a person possibly in the red river in downtown grand force continues at 1 30 p.m on this friday uh just after 8 a.m dispatch got… Continue reading UPDATE: Search for Missing Person in Grand Forks River Continues as of 1:30 PM on Friday

Family Provides Explanation for Tragic Dog Attack Leading to Boy’s Death

FORT TOTTEN, ND (trfnews.i234.me) We have an update regarding the fatal dog attack of a boy on the Spirit Lake Nation near Devils Lake, North Dakota on Sunday and identification of the victim. we have an update to our tragic story about a little boy who was killed in a dog attack on the spirit… Continue reading Family Provides Explanation for Tragic Dog Attack Leading to Boy’s Death

Progress made on plan for East Grand Forks Asphalt Plant

EAST GRAND FORKS, MN (trfnews.i234.me) A plan to build an asphalt plant next to East Grand Forks is moving forward. the construction of an asphalt plant next to east grand forks is moving closer 22 acres of land adjacent to the industrial park has been annexed into the city following approval of the second reading… Continue reading Progress made on plan for East Grand Forks Asphalt Plant

Midwest Motor Express Acquired for $150 Million

BISMARCK, ND (trfnews.i234.me) A longtime North Dakota trucking company has been sold for $150-million. in north dakota a bismarck freight company with a rich history dating back to 1918 has been sold for 150 million dollars midwest motor express has been purchased by knight swift a publicly traded carrier listed on the new york stock… Continue reading Midwest Motor Express Acquired for $150 Million

Two Men from Grand Forks Facing Charges for Drug Trafficking

GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) Two Grand Forks men are facing drug trafficking charges, following investigations by the Grand Forks Narcotics Task Force. two separate investigations by the grand forks narcotics task force has two grand forks men facing drug trafficking charges 21-year-old christopher luttrell has been charged with a trio of felonies delivery of cocaine… Continue reading Two Men from Grand Forks Facing Charges for Drug Trafficking

Thompson Man Arrested for Robbery in Grand Forks

GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) A Thompson man has been charged with Robbery in Grand Forks. He was stopped for allegedly shoplifting, slugged and employee and took off running. we have an update regarding that wednesday morning crime tidbit we told you about a shoplifter slugging a person who reported the crime well sammy hunt jr… Continue reading Thompson Man Arrested for Robbery in Grand Forks

Grand Forks Man Accused of Fraudulently Taking Refund Check for Counterfeit Spin

GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) A Grand Forks man allegedly used a refund check to create a counterfeit one. a 31 year old douglas zigelman of grand forks has been charged with felony counterfeiting he’s shown here in an earlier booking photo according to court documents he received a refund from one business and then took… Continue reading Grand Forks Man Accused of Fraudulently Taking Refund Check for Counterfeit Spin

Search for missing woman connected to Grand Forks suspended following discovery of human remains

SIDNEY, MT (trfnews.i234.me) A search today for a Sidney, Montana woman was halted, after unidentified human remains were found. Katelynn Berry has been missing since December. Her mother is an Assistant Grand Forks States Attorney. the search for caitlyn berry out in sydney montana the daughter of the assistant grand forks states attorney has been… Continue reading Search for missing woman connected to Grand Forks suspended following discovery of human remains

Recovery Effort Continues for Pickup Where Man Died After Falling Through Ice on Lake Bemidji, MN

BEMIDJ, MN (trfnews.i234.me) Crews are trying to recover a pickup from under the ice, where a man died on Lake Bemidji on Christmas Eve. a recovery effort underway on this new year’s eve this is on lake bemidji at uh diamond point right near downtown bemidji uh they’re working to get a truck uh pickup… Continue reading Recovery Effort Continues for Pickup Where Man Died After Falling Through Ice on Lake Bemidji, MN

“HuHot” in Grand Forks is Officially Closed for Business

GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) A company spokesperson says HuHot Mongolian Grill is closed for good in Grand Forks. The company, which also operates 2 other “HuHot” restaurants in Fargo and Bismarck will remain open. well it’s official the who hot mongolian grill on south columbia road in grand forks is closed for good i just… Continue reading “HuHot” in Grand Forks is Officially Closed for Business

Grand Forks Braces for Up to 14 Inches of Snow in Winter Storm Alert

GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) We’re in a Winter Storm Warning Until Monday evening. The National Weather Service in Grand Forks says travel could become impossible at times later tonight. there’s a last look at uh highway 2 in the daylight between grand forks and crookston late on this sunday afternoon we’re in a winter storm… Continue reading Grand Forks Braces for Up to 14 Inches of Snow in Winter Storm Alert

Get Ready for Winter: Wednesday Evening Weather Report from Grand Forks

GRAND FORKS, ND (UND.edu) Your Wednesday evening weather forecast from Grand Forks. good evening und and welcome to und’s weather update my name is peyton brown and i’ll be bringing your forecast winter is coming with our next snow system moving into night and into tomorrow and those winds will increase associated with this system… Continue reading Get Ready for Winter: Wednesday Evening Weather Report from Grand Forks

Grand Forks Weather Update for Thursday at University of North Dakota

GRAND FORKS, ND (UND.edu) Your Thursday evening weather update from UND’s Atmospheric Sciences in Grand Forks. good evening and welcome to und’s weather update my name is dylan vogt beautiful blue skies and it’s quite a bit cooler than it has been for the past few weeks sitting at 44 degrees and the wind out… Continue reading Grand Forks Weather Update for Thursday at University of North Dakota

Appeal to ND Supreme Court Filed for Man Convicted of Killing Grand Forks Police Officer

GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) Salamah Pendleton of Grand Forks was convicted of murdering police officer Cody Holte and his mother. On October 8, 2021 he was sentenced to life in prison. Now his attorney is appealing that case to the North Dakota Supreme Court. the salama pendleton murder case in grand forks is being appealed… Continue reading Appeal to ND Supreme Court Filed for Man Convicted of Killing Grand Forks Police Officer

Pendleton Sentenced to Life in Prison for Killing Grand Forks Police Officer Cody Holte

GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) Salamah Pendleton has been sentenced to life in prison for the murder of Grand Forks Police Officer, Cody Holte. He also received a life sentence for the murder of his own mother in a Grand Forks apartment shootout. salama pendleton of grand forks has been sentenced to life in prison he… Continue reading Pendleton Sentenced to Life in Prison for Killing Grand Forks Police Officer Cody Holte

Grand Forks Weather Update for Monday

GRAND FORKS, ND (UND.edu) Your Monday weather forecast from UND’s Atmospheric Sciences. good morning and welcome to und’s weather update my name is lauren larson starting the morning off at 42 degrees and sunny winds out of the west at three miles an hour taking a look at those headlines for the week tomorrow is… Continue reading Grand Forks Weather Update for Monday

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