Initial Court Hearing on Felony Charges in Polk County

First Appearance On Felony Charges In Polk County Court POLK COUNTY, MN (trfnews.i234.me) A wrap up of First Appearances on felony charges in Polk County Court on Thursday, November 7, 2019.

Digi-Key Murder Suspect Appears in Court for First Hearing

Digi-Key Murder Suspect Makes 1st Court Appearance 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.

Detroit Lakes Hearing For MN State Senator Delayed

DETROIT LAKES, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – An omnibus court hearing for State Senator Nicole Mitchell of Woodbury, Minnesota, has been rescheduled to late August in Detroit Lakes. The Becker County Court administrator’s office confirmed that the hearing has been moved to August 30th at the request of the defense. Mitchell faces a first-degree burglary charge for… Continue reading Detroit Lakes Hearing For MN State Senator Delayed

Court Hearing for Minnesota State Senator Pushed to August

Nicole Mitchell

DETROIT LAKES, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – An omnibus court hearing for State Senator Nicole Mitchell of Woodbury, Minnesota, has been rescheduled to late August in Detroit Lakes. The Becker County Court administrator’s office confirmed that the hearing has been moved to August 30th at the request of the defense. Mitchell faces a first-degree burglary charge for… Continue reading Court Hearing for Minnesota State Senator Pushed to August

Former North Dakota Sen. Ray Holmberg Set for August Plea Hearing in Child Sex Tourism Case

Ray Holmberg

FARGO, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – A plea hearing for former North Dakota Senator Ray Holmberg has been scheduled for early August. The hearing will take place at 10:30 a.m. on August 8 at the Quentin N. Burdick Federal Courthouse in Fargo. Holmberg, a Republican, is expected to admit to traveling to Prague multiple times with the… Continue reading Former North Dakota Sen. Ray Holmberg Set for August Plea Hearing in Child Sex Tourism Case

U of M Faces Scrutiny in Senate Hearing Over Anti-Israel and Jewish Incidents

MINNEAPOLIS, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – Today, the Minnesota Senate Judiciary and Public Safety Committee is holding an informational hearing to address an alleged pattern of anti-Israel and anti-Jewish incidents at the University of Minnesota. The university’s administration has faced criticism for its handling of these incidents, which touch on issues related to the Minnesota Human Rights… Continue reading U of M Faces Scrutiny in Senate Hearing Over Anti-Israel and Jewish Incidents

Leonard Peltier’s Final Battle: Parole Hearing May Be Last Hope for Ailing Activist

Leonard Peltier

A pivotal parole hearing took place in Florida for Indigenous activist Leonard Peltier, who has spent over four decades in prison following his conviction for the 1975 killings of two FBI agents in South Dakota. At 79, Peltier’s health is deteriorating, making this parole request potentially his last chance at freedom. A decision is expected… Continue reading Leonard Peltier’s Final Battle: Parole Hearing May Be Last Hope for Ailing Activist

Man in Warren, Minnesota Waives Hearing and Pleads Not Guilty to Horrifying Sex Crimes Involving Minor Victim

Seth Lawrence Solberg

MARSHALL COUNTY, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – A Warren, Minnesota man has pleaded not guilty to two counts of first-degree criminal sexual conduct after being charged with sex crimes involving a child under the age of 13. Seth Lawrence Solberg faces up to 30 years in prison if convicted. The charges stem from an incident reported to… Continue reading Man in Warren, Minnesota Waives Hearing and Pleads Not Guilty to Horrifying Sex Crimes Involving Minor Victim

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

Minnesota Senate Ethics Committee Holds Hearing on Senator Nicole Mitchell

Nicole Mitchell

ST. PAUL, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – The Minnesota State Senate Ethics Committee convened for a hearing regarding Senator Nicole Mitchell of Woodbury, who faces burglary charges in Detroit Lakes. The committee, comprising two Republicans and two Democrats, took no immediate action during the hearing. They will reconvene on June 12th following Mitchell’s court appearance. During the… Continue reading Minnesota Senate Ethics Committee Holds Hearing on Senator Nicole Mitchell

Minnesota Senate Panel to Review Ethics Complaint Against Senator Nicole Mitchell

Nicole Mitchell

ST. PAUL, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – A significant ethics hearing is on the docket for Tuesday, focusing on a burglary charge lodged against Minnesota State Senator Nicole Mitchell, who represents the Democratic-Farmer-Labor (DFL) party. The complaint, filed by Republicans, alleges felony burglary against Senator Mitchell for purportedly breaking into her stepmother’s residence in Detroit Lakes. Senate… Continue reading Minnesota Senate Panel to Review Ethics Complaint Against Senator Nicole Mitchell

Hearing held in the TRF murder of Steven Opdahl at Digi-Key

Jorge Luis Benitez-Estremera

A law enforcement officer testified Tuesday afternoon about his interview with a Thief River Falls man accused of murdering a Digi-Key employee outside of the business in May 2023. Jorge Luis Benitez-Estremera, 33, was indicted last year on felony charges of first-degree murder – premeditated and second-degree murder – intent. He is accused of intentionally killing… Continue reading Hearing held in the TRF murder of Steven Opdahl at Digi-Key