164 Sterling Cale was the last survivor of the Pearl Harbor attack still living in Hawai’i and after 57 years of service, a veteran of three wars. Sterling Cale’s legacy Cale was just 20 years old when the attack on Pearl Harbor began. Serving as a pharmacist mate at the U.S. Naval Hospital, he was… Continue reading last survivor of Pearl Harbor living in Hawai’i dies at 102 – .
FARGO, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – Fargo resident Mosa Millewa is now the subject of an arrest warrant, implicated in an armed robbery that occurred last summer in Fargo. According to court documents, Millewa allegedly brandished a firearm, threatened a female victim, and proceeded to rob a male on July 2nd. The charges against Mosa Millewa include… Continue reading Fargo Man Wanted on Robbery and Terrorizing Charges for Last Summer’s Incident
206 Henry Fambrough was an R&B singer best known as one of the original members of the Motown group the Spinners. Henry Fambrough’s legacy Michigan-born Fambrough first joined the band that would become the Spinners in 1954. Then called the Domingoes, they formed in Ferndale, Michigan, just north of Detroit. Tri-Phi Records signed them after… Continue reading last original member of The Spinners dies at 85 – .
MINNEAPOLIS (trfnews.i234.me) – In a tale reminiscent of a Hollywood script, 76-year-old reformed mobster Terry Jon Martin’s life of crime culminated in the theft of the iconic ruby slippers from “The Wizard of Oz.” This extraordinary story unfolded in Grand Rapids, Minnesota, the hometown of the late Judy Garland, star of the 1939 classic film. Martin,… Continue reading Aging Mobster’s Last Hurrah: The Curious Case of the Stolen Ruby Slippers
Thief River Falls (trfnews.i234.me) – Last week, Thief River Falls police were dispatched to a concerning situation at Hugo’s, a local business, following a distressing call reporting an attempted robbery. The incident occurred just after 8 pm on Friday, sending law enforcement into immediate action. The suspect, identified as 44-year-old Shawn Rud, is now facing… Continue reading Thief River Falls Business Faces Robbery Attempt
NEWS RELEASE | FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE | October 18, 2023 SOUTHEAST REGION ENFORCEMENT EVENTS RESULTS UPDATE: The North Dakota Highway Patrol conducted a sobriety checkpoint in Richland County on Friday, October 13. One-hundred-seventy-five vehicles went through the checkpoint, eight drivers were tested for DUI. There were no citations or arrests made during the checkpoint. Saturation… Continue reading Results of a southeast regional enforcement conducted last weekend
118 Roger Whittaker was an English folk singer and songwriter best known for his version of “Wind Beneath My Wings,” as well as “Durham Town (The Leavin’)” and “The Last Farewell.” Roger Whittaker’s legacy Born in Nairobi, Kenya, the English Whittaker picked up music from his parents; his mother sang in local clubs and his… Continue reading The Last Farewell singer dies at 87 – .
146 Richard Barancik was the last surviving member of the Monuments Men, a group of around 400 who worked to help protect, preserve, and return cultural items, art, and other significant artifacts affected by or stolen during World War II. Richard Barancik’s legacy A lifelong Chicagoan, Barancik was an accomplished architect and artist, though he… Continue reading last WWII Monuments Man dies at 98 – .
BISMARCK, ND (trfnews.i234.me) The North Dakota House of Representatives voted to expel Republican member, Luke Simons of Dickinson from office.
NORTH ST. PAUL, MN (trfnews.i234.me) A bear in North St. Paul this week had the similar fate of one in University Park in Grand Forks last Summer.