7 Injured, 3-Vehicle Crash In Rochester, Minnesota

ROCHESTER, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – Seven people were injured in a three-vehicle crash in Rochester, Minnesota, on Saturday evening. The incident occurred at 5:45 p.m. at the intersection of Memorial High Parkway Southwest and 12th Street Southwest. Among the vehicles involved was a state patrol squad. All seven individuals inside the vehicles were transported for medical… Continue reading 7 Injured, 3-Vehicle Crash In Rochester, Minnesota

A man with cut hands was arrested early Sunday morning in Crookston

CROOKSTON, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – A man with cut hands was arrested early Sunday morning in Crookston, Minnesota. Subsequently, it was discovered that a church across the street from the arrest location had a shattered glass door. The man, reported to have lacerations on his hands, was taken into custody around 5:30 a.m. An ambulance stood… Continue reading A man with cut hands was arrested early Sunday morning in Crookston

The Kittson County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a drive-by shooting in Donaldson

DONALDSON, MN (trfnews.i234.me) The Kittson County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a drive-by shooting in Donaldson, Minnesota. Sheriff Matt Vig tells TRF News the home was occupied when it was struck by 12 bullets. The Kittson County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a drive-by shooting that occurred in Donaldson, Minnesota, late Friday night. Sheriff Matt Vig reported… Continue reading The Kittson County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a drive-by shooting in Donaldson

We had a fatal ATV crash in northern Minnesota near the town of Roosevelt on Saturday afternoon

ROOSEVELT, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – A fatal ATV crash occurred near the town of Roosevelt, Minnesota, southeast of Warroad, on Saturday afternoon. Emergency services received a call just after 2 p.m. reporting an unresponsive male at the intersection of 280th Street and 670th Avenue. Despite initial dispatch of an ambulance and a medical helicopter, the helicopter… Continue reading We had a fatal ATV crash in northern Minnesota near the town of Roosevelt on Saturday afternoon

Climax, Minnesota Bids Farewell to Their Mayor

CLIMAX, MN (trfnews.i234.me) The Community of Climax, Minnesota turned out on Tuesday afternoon to say goodbye to Mayor, James Litch, who died suddenly last week. the community of climax minnesota turned out end mass on this tuesday afternoon to say goodbye to their mayor james lynch who passed away last week it was standing room… Continue reading Climax, Minnesota Bids Farewell to Their Mayor

Woman from Fertile, Minnesota Facing Sex Charges in Fargo Involving a Juvenile Male

FARGO, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – A woman from Fertile, Minnesota, Ashley Jordan Peterson, is facing sex charges in Fargo. Peterson has been charged with felony promoting a sexual performance by a minor and misdemeanor contributing to the deprivation or delinquency of a minor. According to the criminal complaint, between April 28th and October 9th of 2023,… Continue reading Woman from Fertile, Minnesota Facing Sex Charges in Fargo Involving a Juvenile Male

UFO Sighting Reported in Minnesota on Wednesday Morning

DORSET, MN (trfnews.i234.me) Hubbard County, Minnesota Deputies were called to investigate a reported UFO sighting by the town of Dorset, early Wednesday morning. with our country at edge awaiting election day results on this wednesday morning something really strange out of hubbard county minnesota northeast of park rapids at dorsett deputies were called to investigate… Continue reading UFO Sighting Reported in Minnesota on Wednesday Morning

Suspect Goes Wild After Arrest in Fergus Falls, Minnesota

Allen C. Sheppard

FERGUS FALLS, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – Police in Fergus Falls, Minnesota, report that 48-year-old Allen C. Sheppard went wild after being arrested for fighting. Sheppard has been charged with felony criminal damage to property, gross misdemeanor obstructing the legal process, and misdemeanor assault. According to court documents, on May 14th, officers responded to a report of… Continue reading Suspect Goes Wild After Arrest in Fergus Falls, Minnesota

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

Obituary | Mary May trfnews.i234.me of Thief River Falls, Minnesota

Mary May trfnews.i234.me, 87, of Thief River Falls, MN, formerly of Brainerd, MN, died on Thursday, May 16, 2024, at the Thief River Care Center, Thief River Falls, MN. Memorial services will be held on Thursday, May 23, 2024, 5-7 PM with a Service at 6:30 PM at Obit, Thief River Falls, MN. Visitation will… Continue reading Obituary | Mary May trfnews.i234.me of Thief River Falls, Minnesota

Vote Expected Today on ERA and Abortion Rights Amendments in St. Paul, Minnesota

ST. PAUL, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – Democrats plan to bring an Equal Rights and Abortion Rights Constitutional Amendment proposal to a vote in the Minnesota House today after several delays. House GOP Minority Leader Lisa Demuth points to a recent poll finding 64% of Minnesotans want equal rights and abortion rights as separate constitutional amendments, but… Continue reading Vote Expected Today on ERA and Abortion Rights Amendments in St. Paul, Minnesota

No Minnesota Court Records On TRF News This Week, State System Is Down

ST. PAUL, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – You may have noticed a shortage of Minnesota court records on I News this week. After reaching out to the Court Administration office in St. Paul, it appears their computer system for records is currently down. Consequently, we’re unable to swiftly access county court reports and crime records. They’re actively… Continue reading No Minnesota Court Records On TRF News This Week, State System Is Down

UPDATE: More Details In Deadly Police Shooting In Crookston, Minnesota

CROOKSTON, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – We have more details regarding a deadly police shooting in Crookston, Minnesota, early Thursday morning. It appears that a man wielding a hatchet may have been shot multiple times. Crookston police officers wear body cameras, but it is not yet known if they were activated during the confrontation. Neil Berg here… Continue reading UPDATE: More Details In Deadly Police Shooting In Crookston, Minnesota

Shooting Investigation Underway In Crookston, Minnesota

CROOKSTON, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – An investigation is underway following an early Thursday morning shooting in Crookston, MN. Just before 1:00 a.m., law enforcement responded to reports of a shooting incident. Initial radio traffic suggested that the suspect might have been armed with a hatchet at some point. Shortly thereafter, shots were fired near the government… Continue reading Shooting Investigation Underway In Crookston, Minnesota

Dylan Fest Kicks Off in Duluth, Minnesota Next Week

DULUTH, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – The six-day festival celebrating the legacy of Minnesota native Bob Dylan will begin next week in Duluth. The festival kicks off on Tuesday with a jam session at Carmody Irish Pub. Other events include a tribute to Dylan’s Basement Tapes at Earth Rider Brewery and a birthday party at Sacred Heart… Continue reading Dylan Fest Kicks Off in Duluth, Minnesota Next Week

Minnesota to Vote on Sports Betting Bill Today

ST. PAUL, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – Minnesota legislators are scheduled to vote on a new sports betting bill today. The bill, spearheaded by Rapids Democrat Zack Stevenson, is the result of a long-running effort to satisfy competing interests. It authorizes mobile sports betting licenses for Indian tribes with a 20% tax on proceeds and legalizes fantasy… Continue reading Minnesota to Vote on Sports Betting Bill Today

Minnesota Man Pleads Guilty to Role in Capitol Insurrection

Paul Orta Jr.

WASHINGTON D.C. (trfnews.i234.me) – A man from southern Minnesota is set to be sentenced in October for his involvement in the January 6, 2021, insurrection at the U.S. Capitol. Prosecutors in Washington, D.C., announced that 35-year-old Paul Orta Jr. of Blue Earth pleaded guilty on Tuesday to a felony charge of civil disorder. According to… Continue reading Minnesota Man Pleads Guilty to Role in Capitol Insurrection

BREAKING NEWS UPDATE: Semi Rollover In Cass Lake, Minnesota

CASS LAKE, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – We have more details regarding a semi-rollover in Cass Lake, Minnesota on Tuesday morning. just happened too we have an update now on this semi rollover in the town of Cass Lake Minnesota on Tuesday morning TRF News viewer video here and this from a Sergeant of the Minnesota State… Continue reading BREAKING NEWS UPDATE: Semi Rollover In Cass Lake, Minnesota

BREAKING NEWS: Body Of Missing Kayaker Recovered In Minnesota

Shane White

NEST LAKE, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – The body of a kayaker who had been missing since Saturday was recovered on this Tuesday morning at Nest Lake, Minnesota. the search for a missing kayaker in South Central Minnesota is over family members posted this morning that the body of 39-year-old Shane White of Overland Park, Kansas was… Continue reading BREAKING NEWS: Body Of Missing Kayaker Recovered In Minnesota

BREAKING NEWS: Truck Rollover In Cass Lake, Minnesota

CASS LAKE, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – First responders were on the scene of a truck rollover in Cass Lake, Minnesota this Tuesday morning. it’s breaking news out of Cass Lake Minnesota photo here from a TRF News viewer says this is a flatbed truck hauling Lumber that’s rolled over on its side upside down this is… Continue reading BREAKING NEWS: Truck Rollover In Cass Lake, Minnesota

Minnesota Marijuana Criminal Records Expunged

ST. PAUL, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – Thousands of Minnesotans with criminal records for marijuana have been cleared. Minnesota’s cannabis exponent board is scheduled to meet today for the first time the state Bureau of Criminal Apprehension reported Monday that it has completed the process of expunging nearly 58,000 misdemeanor cannabis records ahead of schedule the BCA… Continue reading Minnesota Marijuana Criminal Records Expunged

Drill Today At Prairie Island Nuclear Plant In Red Wing, Minnesota

RED WING, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – Authorities are alerting people of a drill at the Prairie Island nuclear power plant in Red Wing, Minnesota this Tuesday. state city and county agencies are participating in a simulated emergency today at the Prairie Island Nuclear Generating plant near Redwing. The Minnesota Department of Public Safety says the annual… Continue reading Drill Today At Prairie Island Nuclear Plant In Red Wing, Minnesota

Minnesota Highway 7 / Chippewa County Road 4, STONEHAM TWP, Chippewa County Crash 2024-05-14 14:30:32

Incident Incident type: Injury ICR: 24300945 Date/Time: 05/14/2024 11:17   District: 2300 Marshall Case Information Contact: 507-476-4020 Media Contact: Sgt. Troy Christianson (507) 923-2050   Location: Minnesota Highway 7 / Chippewa County Road 4, STONEHAM TWP, Chippewa County   Description: Peterbilt semi truck westbound on Highway 7. GMC Yukon also westbound on Minnesota highway 7,… Continue reading Minnesota Highway 7 / Chippewa County Road 4, STONEHAM TWP, Chippewa County
Crash 2024-05-14 14:30:32

Shocking Social Media Rant Lands Woman on Dr. Phil: An April TRF News Exclusive

ROSEAU, MN (trfnews.i234.me) In April, TRF News posted a story about a Roseau, Minnesota woman who posted a frightening rant on facebook, after the school her children attend put in place a no trespass order against her. She appeared on Dr. Phil Wednesday. you’re looking at a frightening public Facebook post by a Rosa woman… Continue reading Shocking Social Media Rant Lands Woman on Dr. Phil: An April TRF News Exclusive

Northern Minnesota Air Quality Forecast to Improve Amid Canadian Wildfires

ST. PAUL, (trfnews.i234.me) – The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency issued an air quality alert for the entire state due to smoke from Canadian wildfires. Officials advise minimizing outdoor activities and heavy exertion until noon today. While smoke persists in southern Minnesota until midday, the northern region sees improvement. Air quality is expected to gradually enhance… Continue reading Northern Minnesota Air Quality Forecast to Improve Amid Canadian Wildfires

Tragic Drowning Incident at Mound Creek County Park

BROWN COUNTY, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – A 15-year-old boy tragically drowned Sunday afternoon at Mound Creek County Park in southern Minnesota. According to the Brown County Sheriff’s Office, deputies responded to a report of a possible drowning at Mountain Creek County Park. The victim, a boy from Mountain Lake, was swimming off the beach when he… Continue reading Tragic Drowning Incident at Mound Creek County Park

Tragic Accident: 23-Year-Old Fatally Hit by Train in Rochester

ROCHESTER, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – A 23-year-old man tragically lost his life on Saturday night after being struck by a train car in Rochester. Rochester Police responded to the incident around 10:45 p.m. near the intersection of Civic Center Drive NW and 1st Avenue NW. Eyewitnesses reported that the man was hit by a passing boxcar… Continue reading Tragic Accident: 23-Year-Old Fatally Hit by Train in Rochester

The “Chips Act” Drives Massive Expansion at Minnesota Semiconductor Manufacturer

BLOOMINGTON, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – Polar Semiconductor is set to receive $120 million in federal funding under the Chips Act to bolster its manufacturing facility in Bloomington. Governor Tim Walz and other state and federal leaders are unveiling this significant expansion. Polar Semiconductor specializes in high-voltage semiconductors used across automotive, commercial, and industrial sectors at its… Continue reading The “Chips Act” Drives Massive Expansion at Minnesota Semiconductor Manufacturer

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

Tragic Motorcycle Accident: Andover Man Fatally Strikes Deer

AITKIN, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – An Andover man tragically lost his life after colliding with a deer while riding his motorcycle on Highway 200 in Aitkin County. The incident occurred around 12:20 a.m. on Sunday. The victim, a 57-year-old motorcyclist, succumbed to the crash, with his identity pending release. The Minnesota State Patrol reported dry road… Continue reading Tragic Motorcycle Accident: Andover Man Fatally Strikes Deer

Rescue Operation in Marshall County, MN Involving Four Individuals in a Vehicle Submerged in River

MARSHALL COUNTY, MN (trfnews.i234.me) Four people had to be rescued from a vehicle that went into the Snake River north of Oslo, Minnesota early Saturday morning. some breaking news out of Marshall County Minnesota early on this Saturday morning this would be north of Oslo or uh straight north of Grand Forks on the Minnesota… Continue reading Rescue Operation in Marshall County, MN Involving Four Individuals in a Vehicle Submerged in River

Fatal Sunday Morning Motorcycle-Deer Crash In Minnesota

AITKIN, MN (trfnews.i234.me) A man was killed after his motorcycle crashed into a deer early Sunday morning northwest of Aitkin, Minnesota. we had a fatal motorcycle deer crash early on this Sunday morning this would be Northwest of Aitkin Minnesota Minnesota state patrol says it happened at 12:20 a.m. on this Sunday a Harley Davidson… Continue reading Fatal Sunday Morning Motorcycle-Deer Crash In Minnesota

Obituary | Ione Scott of Saint Hilaire, Minnesota

Ione Scott, St. Hilaire, MN, 77, passed away on Friday May 10, 2024 at her residence.   Visitation will be from 5:00 PM until 7:00 PM on Wednesday, May 15, 2024 at Obit in Thief River Falls, MN. Visitation will also be one hour prior to the service on Thursday at St. Bernard’s Catholic Church.… Continue reading Obituary | Ione Scott of Saint Hilaire, Minnesota

Neighbor’s Burn Pile Sparks Devastating Fire near Gilbert

BIWABIK, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – On Thursday night, chaos unfolded on Pine Lane near Camp Esquagama as flames erupted around 7 p.m., destroying a cabin and damaging another structure. Biwabik Fire Chief Tony Nygaard attributes the blaze to a neighbor’s out-of-control burn pile, igniting the nearby cabin. The inferno quickly spread, engulfing the forest before brave… Continue reading Neighbor’s Burn Pile Sparks Devastating Fire near Gilbert

Tragic Collision Claims One Life in Northwestern Minnesota

PENNINGTON COUNTY, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – According to the State Patrol, a fatal two-vehicle collision occurred in northwestern Minnesota. Mary Jean May, 49, from Red Lake, driving a van, collided with a car driven by Justin Schultz, 38, from McIntosh. The crash occurred at Center Street and 310th Avenue Northeast in Highlanding Township, southeast of Thief… Continue reading Tragic Collision Claims One Life in Northwestern Minnesota

Minnesota Governor’s Fishing Opener At Lake City

LAKE CITY, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – Gov. Tim Walz continues the tradition of the Governor’s Fishing Opener in Lake City, participating in community events and gatherings. Walz, accompanied by Minnesota officials, including Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan and others, will launch at 8 a.m. from Lake City Marina. Jason Lorenson will guide Walz on the water for… Continue reading Minnesota Governor’s Fishing Opener At Lake City

Minnesota Legislators Say “No” To Binary Triggers

ST. PAUL, MN (trfnews.i234.me) Legislation Approval: The bill, passed with a vote of 34 to 33, received support from DFL members while Republicans opposed it. Sponsor and House Approval: Sen. Heather Gustafson sponsored the bill, which already received approval from the House. Governor Tim Walz is expected to sign it into law. Purpose and Opposition:… Continue reading Minnesota Legislators Say “No” To Binary Triggers

Obituary | Lonnie Thompson of Thief River Falls, Minnesota

Lonnie Thompson, 59, of Thief River Falls, MN passed away on Monday, May 6, 2024 at his residence in Thief River Falls, MN. Memorial service for Lonnie will be held at 10:00 AM on Friday, May 17, 2024 at Redeemer Lutheran Church in Thief River Falls, MN with Reverend Stephanie White officiating. Visitation will be… Continue reading Obituary | Lonnie Thompson of Thief River Falls, Minnesota

Charges Filed Against Minnesota Mother in Child Torture Case

Ciera Marie Cook

BAUDETTE, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – The tragic incident in Baudette, Minnesota, involving the alleged torture of a child has taken a new turn as charges are now filed against Cierra Cook, the mother involved in the case. This article delves into the recent developments and the legal actions taken against the individuals responsible for the heinous… Continue reading Charges Filed Against Minnesota Mother in Child Torture Case

Man Faces Criminal Charges After Bonfire Terror in Twin Valley, Minnesota

Paul H. Buttner

TWIN VALLEY, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – In a small town like Twin Valley, Minnesota, evenings around a bonfire usually evoke images of camaraderie and warmth. However, on May 4th, the tranquil atmosphere was shattered by a harrowing incident that left the community reeling. According to court documents, what started as a gathering around a bonfire quickly… Continue reading Man Faces Criminal Charges After Bonfire Terror in Twin Valley, Minnesota

Guilty Plea in Babbit, Minnesota Double Homicide Case: Man Admits to Murder of Elderly Couple

Roger Beldo

BABBIT, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – In a tragic turn of events, a shocking double homicide case in Babbit, Minnesota, has taken a significant step towards closure as the suspect has pleaded guilty. This development marks a crucial milestone in the pursuit of justice for the victims and their grieving loved ones. The Guilty Plea: Roger Beldo,… Continue reading Guilty Plea in Babbit, Minnesota Double Homicide Case: Man Admits to Murder of Elderly Couple

Identification of Missing Minnesota Man’s Remains Found in Arizona After Nearly 50 Years

FLAGSTAFF, AZ (trfnews.i234.me) – In a remarkable turn of events, authorities in Arizona have finally identified the remains of a Minnesota man who had been missing for almost half a century. The saga began when farmers, engaged in the pursuit of a runaway pig, stumbled upon skeletal remains in 1975 near Flagstaff, Arizona. The Identification… Continue reading Identification of Missing Minnesota Man’s Remains Found in Arizona After Nearly 50 Years

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

Tragic Farm Accident Claims Man’s Life

PARKERS PRAIRIE, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – A fatal farm accident occurred north of Parkers Prairie, Minnesota, on Tuesday afternoon. According to sheriff’s deputies, a 28-year-old man lost his life after being pinned underneath farm machinery while working with others to repair tillage equipment on a farm. Despite the efforts of first responders to save him, the… Continue reading Tragic Farm Accident Claims Man’s Life

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

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

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

BAUDETTE, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – A man previously convicted of Criminal Sexual Conduct is now facing charges of Child Torture in Baudette, Minnesota. Corey Kyran Dormer Roper, aged 32 at the time, was convicted of fourth-degree criminal sexual conduct in 2011 and served a 27-month prison sentence. Now, he faces three felony charges related to harming… Continue reading Convicted Sex Offender Now Facing Child Torture Charges in Baudette, Minnesota

Four individuals sustained injuries in an off-road vehicle crash in Minnesota

ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – Four individuals were harmed in a mishap involving an off-road vehicle northwest of Duluth, Minnesota, on Monday night. The St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office reported that emergency personnel responded to the scene just after 10 p.m., following a collision involving a side-by-side off-road vehicle near the junction of North… Continue reading Four individuals sustained injuries in an off-road vehicle crash in Minnesota

Emergency Responders Dispatched to Motorhome Fire North of Blackduck, Minnesota

BLACKDUCK, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – On Sunday evening, emergency responders rushed to the scene of a motorhome fire located just north of Blackduck, Minnesota. Details from the emergency call, which occurred at 7:45 p.m., indicate the gravity of the situation. Multiple units, including the Blackduck Fire Department, Blackduck Ambulance, and other first responders, were mobilized to… Continue reading Emergency Responders Dispatched to Motorhome Fire North of Blackduck, Minnesota

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

A Tragic Collision Claims Third Life near Pine River

PINE RIVER, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – The aftermath of a devastating two-vehicle, head-on collision early Sunday, May 5th, near Pine River has left a community reeling, with news of a third fatality emerging. According to the latest report from the Minnesota State Patrol, Corey Stephen Peterson, 36, hailing from Brainerd, was identified as one of the… Continue reading A Tragic Collision Claims Third Life near Pine River

Breaking News: Gas Line Struck in Fosston, Minnesota

FOSSTON, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – Emergency responders rushed to the scene following reports of a gas line strike at a clinic in Fosston, Minnesota. The incident occurred earlier today, prompting swift action from authorities. At approximately 10:36 a.m., emergency dispatch received reports of a vehicle striking a gas line near the clinic. Urgent radio traffic ensued,… Continue reading Breaking News: Gas Line Struck in Fosston, Minnesota

Surge in Assaults on Minnesota Police Linked to Domestic Violence Crisis

ST. PAUL, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – In a startling revelation, the state of Minnesota finds itself grappling with a 160% increase in assaults against law enforcement officers compared to a decade ago, with a significant portion of the surge attributed to domestic violence incidents. The alarming trend has law enforcement agencies on high alert as they… Continue reading Surge in Assaults on Minnesota Police Linked to Domestic Violence Crisis

Motorcyclist Suffers Life-Threatening Injuries in Fiery Collision Near Sanchfield, Minnesota

STANCHFIELD, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – Tragedy struck on Friday afternoon near Sanchfield, Minnesota, as a devastating collision between a motorcycle and a Dodge Caravan left a young man fighting for his life. The harrowing incident unfolded on Highway 65, just north of Sanchfield, sending shockwaves through the community and prompting urgent responses from emergency services. According… Continue reading Motorcyclist Suffers Life-Threatening Injuries in Fiery Collision Near Sanchfield, Minnesota

Rollover Crash Rocks Pennington County, Minnesota: Injuries Reported

PENNINGTON COUNTY, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – Pennington County, Minnesota, was rocked by a rollover crash on Friday night, sparking concerns over injuries and prompting a swift response from authorities. The incident, which occurred southeast of Thief River Falls or nearly straight north of Oakley around 9:30 p.m., left residents on edge as details of the crash… Continue reading Rollover Crash Rocks Pennington County, Minnesota: Injuries Reported

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

Minnesota House Approves Gun Storage Legislation After Intense Debate

ST. PAUL, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – In a marathon session that stretched late into the night, the Democrat-controlled Minnesota House has passed new gun storage legislation, despite vigorous objections from Republicans. The bill, which mandates safe storage of firearms, garnered significant attention during the heated debate. Under the proposed legislation, it would be illegal to store… Continue reading Minnesota House Approves Gun Storage Legislation After Intense Debate

University of Minnesota Study Delves into Loneliness Epidemic’s Health Implications

MINNEAPOLIS, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – As the loneliness epidemic continues to grip society, researchers at the University of Minnesota are delving into its causes and potential health ramifications. Associate Professor Carrie Henning Smith, leading the study, sheds light on the alarming link between prolonged loneliness and a myriad of negative health outcomes. Despite its prevalence, prolonged… Continue reading University of Minnesota Study Delves into Loneliness Epidemic’s Health Implications

Trio Charged in Fatal Overdose of Sauk Rapids Teenager

Crystal Swenson

SAUK RAPIDS, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – A tragic turn of events has led to the charging of three individuals in connection with the fatal drug overdose of a 16-year-old teenager in Sauk Rapids earlier this year. The harrowing incident unfolded on March 2nd when Sauk Rapids Police responded to a distress call in the 300 block… Continue reading Trio Charged in Fatal Overdose of Sauk Rapids Teenager

Minnesota Highway 29 at Mile Marker 73, LONG BEACH, Pope County Crash 2024-05-03 13:15:38

Incident Incident type: Injury ICR: 24601502 Date/Time: 05/03/2024 11:12   District: 2600 St. Cloud Case Information Contact: 320-223-6666 Media Contact: Sgt. Jesse Grabow (218) 639-3168   Location: Minnesota Highway 29 at Mile Marker 73, LONG BEACH, Pope County   Description: The Buick Lacrosse was going eastbound on MN Highway 29 when it collided with a… Continue reading Minnesota Highway 29 at Mile Marker 73, LONG BEACH, Pope County
Crash 2024-05-03 13:15:38

Bizarre Twist Unveiled: Suspect Claims Spell Cast on Him Before Attempted Assault in Bemidji, Minnesota

BEMIDJI, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – In a peculiar turn of events, the case of an alleged assault in Bemidji, Minnesota, takes a bizarre twist as the suspect claims he was under the influence of a spell cast by a woman. The incident, which occurred on April 21st at a residence on the east side of Lake… Continue reading Bizarre Twist Unveiled: Suspect Claims Spell Cast on Him Before Attempted Assault in Bemidji, Minnesota

Minnesota Woman, Boyfriend, and Dealer Charged with Third Degree Murder in Teen’s Drug Overdose

Fox Bellanger

SAUK RAPIDS, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – In a tragic turn of events, a Sauk Rapids, Minnesota woman, her boyfriend, and another man from Waubun are now facing charges of third-degree murder following the drug overdose death of her 16-year-old son. Crystal Swenson, Anthony Costello, and Fox Ballinger have been implicated in the devastating incident that unfolded… Continue reading Minnesota Woman, Boyfriend, and Dealer Charged with Third Degree Murder in Teen’s Drug Overdose

Mahnomen Mayhem: Local Man Charged with Robbery and Assault After Subway Altercation

Alexander Ortega

MAHNOMEN, MN (trfnews.i234.me) –In a startling turn of events, Mahnomen, Minnesota finds itself at the center of a gripping tale of crime and confrontation. Alexander Ortega, a 29-year-old resident of the town, has been thrust into the spotlight after being charged with robbery and assault following an incident at a local Subway. According to court… Continue reading Mahnomen Mayhem: Local Man Charged with Robbery and Assault After Subway Altercation

Obituary | Frederick “Fred” Jorgensen of Thief River Falls, Minnesota

Frederick Jorgensen, 87, of Thief River Falls, MN, passed away on Wednesday, May 1, 2024 at Sanford Medical Center, Thief River Falls, MN.   Fred will be laid to rest at 2:00 PM on Friday, May 3, 2024 at Greenwood Cemetery in Thief River Falls on the Jorgensen family plot with Rev. Jonathan Dodson officiating.… Continue reading Obituary | Frederick “Fred” Jorgensen of Thief River Falls, Minnesota

Pastor Identified as Pilot in Clearbrook Plane Crash

Mark Kindem

CLEARBROOK, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – In a recent update on the early Monday morning plane crash in Clearbrook, Minnesota, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) spokesperson revealed crucial details. The pilot, Mark Kindem, a pastor at Bethel Lutheran Church in Bemidji, was flying from Stanley, North Dakota, to Bemidji, Minnesota, when the single-engine Cessna 172 crashed.… Continue reading Pastor Identified as Pilot in Clearbrook Plane Crash

Pilot Hospitalized After Plane Crash in Clearbrook, Minnesota

Pilot Hospitalized After Single-Occupant Plane Crashes in Clearbrook

CLEARBROOK, MN (trfnews.i234.me) –  In a recent update on an early Monday morning plane crash in Clearbrook, Minnesota, TRF News has learned from the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) that the pilot was en route from Stanley, North Dakota to Bemidji, Minnesota when the incident occurred. Here are the latest details: Flight Plan Details: The… Continue reading Pilot Hospitalized After Plane Crash in Clearbrook, Minnesota

Tragic Accident: Two Student-Athletes Struck by Car in Forest Lake

FOREST LAKE, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – In a devastating incident that unfolded on Tuesday afternoon in the quiet suburbs of northern Twin Cities, two student-athletes from Forest Lake Area High School found themselves in critical condition after being struck by a car. According to reports from the Minnesota State Patrol, the harrowing event occurred as a… Continue reading Tragic Accident: Two Student-Athletes Struck by Car in Forest Lake

Miracle Rescue: Toddler Revived After Near-Drowning in Otter Tail County

VERGAS, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – In a heart-stopping turn of events, a toddler’s life hung in the balance after a terrifying incident in rural Vergas, Otter Tail County. The child, barely a year and a half old, found himself submerged in unexpected waters behind a dilapidated barn on Tuesday afternoon. What started as a routine day for… Continue reading Miracle Rescue: Toddler Revived After Near-Drowning in Otter Tail County

Obituary | Ramona Alessia-Ann Castillo of Hibbing, Minnesota

Ramona Alessia-Ann Castillo, infant daughter of Nikki (Foty) and Mauricio Castillo gained her angel wings on Saturday, April 27, 2024 at 9:51 AM in Thief River Falls. A gathering time for family and friends to celebrate Ramona’s life will be held from 1:30 PM until 3:30 PM on Thursday, May 2, 2024 at Obit in… Continue reading Obituary | Ramona Alessia-Ann Castillo of Hibbing, Minnesota

Bagley, Minnesota Man Faces Felony Charge After Fleeing Deputy on Four-Wheeler

Lee C. Shereck

BAGLEY, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – Lee C. Shereck, 56, of Bagley, Minnesota, is confronting criminal charges following an incident where he allegedly fled from a deputy on a four-wheeler. On April 27th at 11:25 p.m., a deputy attempted to pull Shereck over in Bagley for speeding. Shereck accelerated to 60 miles per hour through a residential… Continue reading Bagley, Minnesota Man Faces Felony Charge After Fleeing Deputy on Four-Wheeler

Minnesota Senate Debates Senator’s Voting Rights Amid Criminal Charges

Nicole Mitchell

ST. PAUL, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – A debate in the Minnesota Legislature over the right of a Senator’s right to vote, after she’s been charged with a crime. Democratic Stand: Democrats oppose Republican demands to bar Senator Nicole Mitchell, facing felony burglary charges, from voting until an Ethics panel investigates. Senator Scott Dibble asserts constituents deserve… Continue reading Minnesota Senate Debates Senator’s Voting Rights Amid Criminal Charges

Minnesota Passes Gun Safety Legislation Requiring Prompt Reporting of Lost or Stolen Firearms

ST. PAUL, MN (trfnews.i234.me) Legislative Approval: The Minnesota House passed a bill by a narrow margin of 68 to 63, mandating that firearm owners report lost or stolen guns to law enforcement within 48 hours. Purpose: Proponents argue that this measure will help reduce the supply of illegally obtained firearms used in criminal activities. Supporting… Continue reading Minnesota Passes Gun Safety Legislation Requiring Prompt Reporting of Lost or Stolen Firearms

Minnesota House Passes Bill to Clarify Parentage Determination

ST. PAUL, MN (trfnews.i234.me) Legislation Approval: The Minnesota House passed a bill with a vote of 68 to 61, aiming to provide clarity in determining legal parentage, particularly for children born through assisted reproduction methods like in vitro fertilization or surrogacy. Sponsor’s Perspective: Sponsors assert that the bill will simplify the process for Minnesotans to… Continue reading Minnesota House Passes Bill to Clarify Parentage Determination

Northbound Minnesota Highway 101 / 90th St NE, OTSEGO, Wright County Crash 2024-04-30 12:43:53

Incident Incident type: Injury ICR: 24601464 Date/Time: 04/30/2024 10:43   District: 2600 St. Cloud Case Information Contact: 320-223-6666 Media Contact: Sgt. Jesse Grabow (218) 639-3168   Location: Northbound Minnesota Highway 101 / 90th St NE, OTSEGO, Wright County   Description: The Kia Telluride was traveling northbound on highway 101 when it crashed into the concrete… Continue reading Northbound Minnesota Highway 101 / 90th St NE, OTSEGO, Wright County
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Minnesota Legislature Passes Bill Regulating Ticket Sales

ST. PAUL, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – Prompted by ticketing issues during Taylor Swift’s 2022 “Eras” tour, the Minnesota Legislature has approved a bill regulating ticket sales. The bill, championed by Mendota Heights Democrat Matt Klein, mandates that ticket sellers disclose total costs upfront, including fees, throughout the purchase process. Additionally, resellers in online marketplaces are restricted… Continue reading Minnesota Legislature Passes Bill Regulating Ticket Sales

Obituary | Clifford Dahle of Holt, Minnesota

Clifford Dahle, 93, of Holt, MN, passed away on Monday, April 29, 2024 at Karlstad Senior Living , Karlstad, MN.   The funeral service to celebrate Cliff’s life will be held at 4:00 PM on Friday, May 3, 2024 at Nazareth Lutheran Church in Holt, MN with Rev. Sheila Michaels officiating. Visitation will be one… Continue reading Obituary | Clifford Dahle of Holt, Minnesota

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

Pilot Injured in Clearbrook, Minnesota Plane Crash

Pilot Hospitalized After Single-Occupant Plane Crashes in Clearbrook

CLEARBROOK, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – Reporting live from Clearbrook, Minnesota, Neil Berg brings the latest updates on the airplane crash that occurred early Monday morning. Located in Clearwater County, approximately 12 miles north of Bagley along Highway 2, the crash site shows debris scattered on the highway, indicating the pilot’s attempt to land before colliding with… Continue reading Pilot Injured in Clearbrook, Minnesota Plane Crash

Pilot Injured in Clearbrook Plane Crash

Pilot Hospitalized After Single-Occupant Plane Crashes in Clearbrook

CLEARBROOK, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – Clearbrook, Minnesota – Early Monday morning, reports emerged of a plane crash in Clearbrook, Minnesota, leaving authorities scrambling for details. The Incident Unfolds At approximately 1:30 a.m., Clearwater 600 received a call from Minneapolis air traffic control regarding a possible plane crash at the intersection of State Highway 92 and 470th.… Continue reading Pilot Injured in Clearbrook Plane Crash

Pilot Hospitalized After Single-Occupant Plane Crashes in Clearbrook

Pilot Hospitalized After Single-Occupant Plane Crashes in Clearbrook

CLEARBROOK, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – Early Monday morning, a single-occupant plane crashed in Clearbrook, leaving the pilot hospitalized and sparking an investigation into the cause of the incident. The Incident At 1:40 a.m. on Monday, April 29, law enforcement responded to reports of a single-engine plane crash in Clearbrook. According to Clearbrook-Gonvick Police Chief Ryan Solee,… Continue reading Pilot Hospitalized After Single-Occupant Plane Crashes in Clearbrook

Gun Safety Legislation Debated in Minnesota State Legislature

ST. PAUL, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – The Minnesota State Legislature is abuzz today as lawmakers convene to discuss proposed gun safety legislation that has sparked intense debate on both sides of the aisle. Among the key bills up for consideration are measures aimed at enhancing gun storage requirements, mandating timely reporting of lost or stolen firearms,… Continue reading Gun Safety Legislation Debated in Minnesota State Legislature

Passenger Disrupts Delta Flight from Minnesota to Hawaii, Causes 2-Hour Delay

MINNESOTA (trfnews.i234.me) – Delta Airlines flight 435 from Minnesota to Hawaii encountered unexpected turbulence not from the skies, but from within the cabin, as a passenger’s disruptive behavior forced a 2-hour delay. The flight, scheduled for a smooth journey to the Pacific paradise, was interrupted when the unruly passenger was removed from the aircraft. The… Continue reading Passenger Disrupts Delta Flight from Minnesota to Hawaii, Causes 2-Hour Delay

Obituary | Keith Fontaine of Mentor, Minnesota

Keith Ardell Fontaine, 88, of Mentor, Minnesota, passed away peacefully at home on April 28, 2024.   Please join us at the visitation on Friday, May 3 at Bethany Lutheran Church in Red Lake Falls from 5:00pm – 7:00pm, with a prayer service at 6:30pm. The funeral will be held at Bethany Lutheran Church on… Continue reading Obituary | Keith Fontaine of Mentor, Minnesota

Collaboration Leads to Arrest: East Grand Forks Police Aid Minnesota State Patrol in Sunday Afternoon Incident

Collaboration Leads to Arrest: East Grand Forks Police Aid Minnesota State Patrol in Sunday Afternoon Incident

EAST GRAND FORKS, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – In a recent development in East Grand Forks, Minnesota, a collaboration between local law enforcement and the Minnesota State Patrol resulted in the stop and arrest of an individual Sunday afternoon. The incident occurred on Highway 220, north of town. East Grand Forks Police, in conjunction with the Minnesota… Continue reading Collaboration Leads to Arrest: East Grand Forks Police Aid Minnesota State Patrol in Sunday Afternoon Incident

Pickup Driver Crashes While Pulling Trailer on Highway 2 East of Crookston, Minnesota

CROOKSTON, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – Emergency responders were called to the scene of a pickup truck accident on Sunday morning, approximately 10 miles east of Crookston, Minnesota, on Highway 2. The incident occurred around 8:25 a.m., prompting swift action from local authorities. According to initial reports, the pickup, towing a trailer carrying a four-wheeler and a… Continue reading Pickup Driver Crashes While Pulling Trailer on Highway 2 East of Crookston, Minnesota

Teen Shot in Coon Rapids YMCA Incident; Police Investigate

COON RAPIDS, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – On Friday evening, a harrowing incident unfolded at the Emma B. Howe YMCA in Coon Rapids, just north of Minneapolis. The tranquility of the evening was shattered when gunfire erupted around 7:58 p.m. Reports flooded in, prompting a swift response from Coon Rapids law enforcement. Responding officers discovered a grim scene… Continue reading Teen Shot in Coon Rapids YMCA Incident; Police Investigate

Minnesota Senator Nicole Mitchell Faces Job Uncertainty Amid Burglary Charges

Nicole Mitchell

ST. PAUL, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – Minnesota Senator Nicole Mitchell of Woodbury, a member of the DFL party, finds herself embroiled in controversy as legislators debate her future following burglary charges in Detroit Lakes. Mitchell, in a statement released by her attorneys, asserts her intent to remain in office despite facing accusations of breaking into her… Continue reading Minnesota Senator Nicole Mitchell Faces Job Uncertainty Amid Burglary Charges

Gun Rights Rally Scheduled at Minnesota State Capitol

ST. PAUL, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – Hundreds are expected to gather at the Minnesota State Capitol on Saturday for an annual gun rights rally. Bob Door, Senior Vice President of the Minnesota Gun Owners Caucus, stated that the event aims to defend the Second Amendment and provide a platform for members and supporters to voice their… Continue reading Gun Rights Rally Scheduled at Minnesota State Capitol

Minnesota State Senator Nicole Mitchell Faces Calls to Resign Amid Burglary Charges

Nicole Mitchell

ST. PAUL, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – Senator Nicole Mitchell of Woodbury, a Democrat representing Minnesota, is under intense scrutiny as she faces burglary charges stemming from an alleged incident at her stepmother’s home in Detroit Lakes. Despite mounting pressure from Republicans for her resignation, Mitchell adamantly states that she has no intentions of stepping down. Her… Continue reading Minnesota State Senator Nicole Mitchell Faces Calls to Resign Amid Burglary Charges

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

Minnesota Woman Accused of Child Torture Seeks Extension as Attorney General Takes Over Prosecution

Jorden Nicole Borders

BRAINERD, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – Jorden Nicole Borders, accused of torturing her three children, appeared via Zoom with her public defender, Mark Hansen, on Tuesday, April 23. They requested more time as the Minnesota Attorney General’s Office assumed prosecution. Assistant Attorneys General Mary Russell and Dominika Kins were consulted, with the state supporting the request. Borders… Continue reading Minnesota Woman Accused of Child Torture Seeks Extension as Attorney General Takes Over Prosecution

Florian Chmielewski: Remembering a Musical Legend and Dedicated Public Servant

Florian Chmielewski

MINNESOTA (trfnews.i234.me) – Florian Chmielewski, a beloved figure in both the music industry and Minnesota politics, passed away at the age of 97. Hailing from Sturgeon Lake, Minnesota, Chmielewski gained worldwide recognition as a Polka musician, notably leading the Chmielewski Funtime Band. Alongside his musical pursuits, he served as a state senator from 1970 to… Continue reading Florian Chmielewski: Remembering a Musical Legend and Dedicated Public Servant

Woman Faces Felony Charges After Alleged Violent Incident in Fosston, Minnesota

Anne M. Reynolds

FOSSTON, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – Anne M. Reynolds, 38, hailing from Duluth, finds herself entangled in legal trouble as she confronts a pair of felony charges in Fosston, Minnesota. According to court records, on April 22nd at 8:56 p.m., law enforcement responded to a residence in Fosston following a welfare check request. Upon arrival, officers encountered… Continue reading Woman Faces Felony Charges After Alleged Violent Incident in Fosston, Minnesota

Minnesota State Senator Nicole Mitchell’s Statement on Burglary Charge

Nicole Mitchell

DETROIT LAKES, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – State Senator Nicole Mitchell, facing a first-degree burglary charge in Becker County, released a statement addressing her arrest. Mitchell, representing Woodbury as a DFL senator, was arrested after being discovered in her stepmother’s Detroit Lakes home’s basement. Despite appearing in court and being released on the condition not to contact… Continue reading Minnesota State Senator Nicole Mitchell’s Statement on Burglary Charge

Drug Bust Unveiled: Two Men Arrested in Halstad Following Sting Operation

Charlee Fugleberg

HALSTAD, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – Last week’s drug bust in Halstad, Minnesota, has revealed startling details as two men face several charges after a sting operation conducted by the Pine to Prairie Drug Task Force. Arrests: Charlie Joseph Fugleberg of Ada, Minnesota, and his driver, Karl Leclair, were apprehended on April 18th following the operation. Charges:… Continue reading Drug Bust Unveiled: Two Men Arrested in Halstad Following Sting Operation

Minnesota State Senator Charged with 1st Degree Burglary in Detroit Lakes

Nicole Mitchell

DETROIT LAKES, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – Nicole Mitchell, a 49-year-old Minnesota State Senator representing Woodbury, has been charged with first-degree burglary in Detroit Lakes. Here are the details of the incident: Incident Report: On April 22nd at 4:45 a.m., Detroit Lakes police responded to a report of a break-in at a residence. Upon arrival, they found… Continue reading Minnesota State Senator Charged with 1st Degree Burglary in Detroit Lakes

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

Multi-Vehicle Crash in Northwest Metro Sends Driver to Hospital

MONTICELLO, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – In a dramatic collision involving a school bus, a dump truck, and a minivan, one driver was airlifted to the hospital on Tuesday morning. The incident occurred just before 8 a.m. in Monticello at the junction of Highway 25 and Wright County Road 37, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. Eyewitnesses… Continue reading Multi-Vehicle Crash in Northwest Metro Sends Driver to Hospital

Charged With Sexually Assaulting 2 Boys In Detroit Lakes, Minnesota

Eneyl Davila

DETROIT LAKES, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – In a shocking turn of events, Detroit Lakes, Minnesota has become the scene of a heinous crime as Eneyl Davila, a 22-year-old resident, faces major criminal charges for allegedly sexually assaulting two boys under the age of 15. The suspect is now facing two counts of criminal sexual conduct in… Continue reading Charged With Sexually Assaulting 2 Boys In Detroit Lakes, Minnesota

Thief River Falls Police Department and Pennington County Sheriff’s Office Cases: Legal Proceedings Unfold in Northern Minnesota

Thief River Falls Police Department cases Kristen Lee Johnson, 35, Oklee, stay of adjudication for a felony charge of second-degree assault and continued, $125, supervised probation for five years,  comprehensive assessment within 60 days of sentencing, complete level of treatment and aftercare recommended, not to use or possess firearms,  ammunition or explosives, $700 in restitution,… Continue reading Thief River Falls Police Department and Pennington County Sheriff’s Office Cases: Legal Proceedings Unfold in Northern Minnesota

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

West St. Paul Man Charged with Stolen Credit Card Shopping Spree Across Fargo, Moorhead, and Dilworth

Raymond P. Crawford

CLAY COUNTY, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – Raymond Peter Crawford, a resident of West St. Paul, Minnesota, faces charges of felony financial transaction card fraud in Clay County after allegedly embarking on a shopping spree using a stolen credit card. Court documents reveal Crawford’s involvement in unauthorized transactions across Fargo, Moorhead, and Dilworth. According to authorities, Dilworth… Continue reading West St. Paul Man Charged with Stolen Credit Card Shopping Spree Across Fargo, Moorhead, and Dilworth

Shooting Incident Outside Target Store in Woodbury

Shooting Incident Outside Target Store in Woodbury

WOODBURY, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – Woodbury, Minnesota Police say a suspect with a gun was shot by police this morning, following a lockdown at a local shopping center. Location and Lockdown: A standoff between an armed man and police occurred outside a Target store in Woodbury, near the Valley Creek Road exit of Interstate 494. SWAT… Continue reading Shooting Incident Outside Target Store in Woodbury

Traffic Violations in Minnesota 4-22-2024

Pennington County, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – The recent cases handled by the Minnesota State Patrol and local law enforcement reflect a variety of traffic violations across the region. Minnesota State Patrol Cases: Jaden Jon Kruse, 27, Thief River Falls: Speeding 65/50, fined $145. Nataya Joy Neadeau, 20, Red Lake: Speeding 65/60, fined $125. Karen Paul Seubert,… Continue reading Traffic Violations in Minnesota 4-22-2024

Wildfire Outbreak Engulfs Polk County, Minnesota

POLK COUNTY, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – Neil Berg here with some breaking news out of Polk County, Minnesota, this Sunday afternoon. We’re facing a major wildfire outbreak, with multiple blazes raging across the region. Location: The primary fire is located east of UID, approximately 12 miles north of Crookston and 3 to 4 miles east. Additionally,… Continue reading Wildfire Outbreak Engulfs Polk County, Minnesota

Minnesota Highway 86 at 720th street, MINNEOTA TWP, Jackson County Crash 2024-04-21 20:20:05

Incident Incident type: Injury ICR: 24300774 Date/Time: 04/21/2024 16:51   District: 2300 Marshall Case Information Contact: 507-476-4020 Media Contact:   Location: Minnesota Highway 86 at 720th street, MINNEOTA TWP, Jackson County   Description: The Dodge Grand Carvan was stopped to turn when the Chrysler PT Cruiser was traveling north on Highway 86 and collided.  … Continue reading Minnesota Highway 86 at 720th street, MINNEOTA TWP, Jackson County
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Garage Fire in Rural Red Lake Falls, Minnesota

Garage Fire in Rural Red Lake Falls, Minnesota

RED LAKE FALLS, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – On a Saturday afternoon, firefighters responded to a garage fire in rural Red Lake Falls, Minnesota. The fire occurred southeast of Red Lake Falls, specifically at 21671 140th Avenue Southeast. According to a dispatcher in Red Lake Falls, the fire involved a detached garage or shop. Fortunately, there were… Continue reading Garage Fire in Rural Red Lake Falls, Minnesota

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

Couch Surfer Facing Major Drug Trafficking Charges in Moorhead, Minnesota

Dwayne Franklin Jr.

MOORHEAD, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – In Moorhead, Minnesota, a 32-year-old man, Dwayne Franklin Jr., is embroiled in a significant legal battle after being caught in a major drug trafficking operation. Here’s the unfolding story: On April 16th, authorities responded to a report of suspicious activity at 3011 18th Street South in Moorhead. Dwayne Franklin Jr. was… Continue reading Couch Surfer Facing Major Drug Trafficking Charges in Moorhead, Minnesota

Detroit Lakes Man Charged with Felony Burglary After Theft from Mall

Raymond Carlson

DETROIT LAKES, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – Raymond Carlson, a 37-year-old resident of Detroit Lakes, Minnesota, is facing a felony burglary charge following an alleged theft from a local mall. According to court documents, on April 11th, the owner of an art store in the Detroit Lakes Mall reported a burglary where items worth $1,160 were stolen,… Continue reading Detroit Lakes Man Charged with Felony Burglary After Theft from Mall

Urgent: Ambulance Requested to Rollover Crash Near Fertile, Minnesota

FERTILE, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – Late Friday night, emergency services received a distressing report of a rollover crash just south of Fertile, Minnesota, on Highway 32. The incident occurred at approximately 11:37 p.m., prompting a swift response from authorities. The initial report indicated a single-vehicle rollover that had transpired around 20 minutes before the call for… Continue reading Urgent: Ambulance Requested to Rollover Crash Near Fertile, Minnesota

Iowa Man Injured in Semi Rollover near Fosston, Minnesota

FOSSTON, MN (trfnews.i234.me) What: Semi Rollover Crash Where: County Road 1, west of Fosston, Minnesota When: Early Friday morning Driver: Richard Hulman, 34-year-old from Alton, Iowa Injury: Non-life-threatening injuries Hospital: Essentia Hospital in Fosston Seat Belt: Not worn Alcohol: Not a factor Details: Richard Hulman, driving a Peterbilt semi, lost control on County Road 1… Continue reading Iowa Man Injured in Semi Rollover near Fosston, Minnesota

Update on Pursuit and Charges Against Kyle Fowler in Thief River Falls, Minnesota

Kyle Fowler

THIEF RIVER FALLS, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – Kyle Fowler, 26, from rural Newfolden, is facing charges following a pursuit in Thief River Falls, Minnesota, on Tuesday morning. Authorities began pursuing Fowler after a Marshall County Deputy attempted to arrest him at his residence for violating a restraining order filed by a female victim. Fowler’s behavior, described… Continue reading Update on Pursuit and Charges Against Kyle Fowler in Thief River Falls, Minnesota

Fertile Man Pleads Not Guilty to Sexual Conduct Charges Amidst Shocking Allegations

Ilia Grigory Basargin

POLK COUNTY, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – In a dramatic courtroom scene, Ilia Grigory Basargin of Fertile, Minnesota, stood before the judge on Thursday, April 18, and firmly pleaded not guilty to second-degree criminal sexual conduct charges. The 32-year-old was embroiled in controversy after being accused of engaging in sexual conduct with two juvenile girls, one under… Continue reading Fertile Man Pleads Not Guilty to Sexual Conduct Charges Amidst Shocking Allegations

Minnesota Authorities Seek Public’s Help in Capturing Fugitive Involved in Child Sex Crimes

William Guy Amick III

MINNESOTA (trfnews.i234.me) – The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (BCA) has launched a statewide appeal to locate William Guy Amick III, 36, wanted for multiple child sex crimes. Here’s what you need to know: Charges: Amick faces 13 felony counts related to child sexual abuse materials, according to BCA investigators. Modus Operandi: Amick reportedly adopts… Continue reading Minnesota Authorities Seek Public’s Help in Capturing Fugitive Involved in Child Sex Crimes

Minnesota Highway 23 at 150th Ave. SE, LONE TREE TWP, Chippewa County Crash 2024-04-19 14:20:57

Incident Incident type: Injury ICR: 24300751 Date/Time: 04/19/2024 11:39   District: 2300 Marshall Case Information Contact: 507-476-4020 Media Contact: Sgt. Troy Christianson (507) 923-2050   Location: Minnesota Highway 23 at 150th Ave. SE, LONE TREE TWP, Chippewa County   Description: 2022 Kia Sorento was traveling northbound on MN Highway 23. A 2009 Saturn Aura was… Continue reading Minnesota Highway 23 at 150th Ave. SE, LONE TREE TWP, Chippewa County
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Semi Crash Reported West of Fosston, Minnesota

FOSSTON, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – Tom Carlson, reporting for trfnews.i234.me brings breaking news of a semi crash just west of Fosston, Minnesota early Friday morning. Incident Details Location: The crash occurred in a curve west of Fosston. Time: An emergency call was made at 2:05 a.m. on Friday. Vehicle Involved: A semi-truck reportedly tipped on its… Continue reading Semi Crash Reported West of Fosston, Minnesota

Ex-Music Teacher Sentenced in Sexual Assault Case Involving Minor

Richard Schrom

TODD COUNTY, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – A former music teacher and choir director at Fertile-Beltrami Public Schools, Richard John Schrom, 31, has been sentenced for sex charges involving a minor. Initially charged with Criminal Sexual Conduct-1st Degree-Penetration under 18/Contact under 14-Use force and Criminal Sexual Conduct – 3rd Degree – Penetration; Victim 14 – 15, Schrom… Continue reading Ex-Music Teacher Sentenced in Sexual Assault Case Involving Minor

Minnesota Man Faces Felony Charges: Ammunition Possession and Sex Offender Violation

Moran, Lashaun Tarez

BAUDTTE, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – In Baudette, Minnesota, 44-year-old Lashaun Moran is entangled in a web of legal woes, facing a barrage of serious charges. Here’s the breakdown: Charges: Moran is confronted with felony charges, including possession of ammunition as a felon and failure to adhere to sex offender registration mandates. These allegations have significant legal… Continue reading Minnesota Man Faces Felony Charges: Ammunition Possession and Sex Offender Violation

Minnesota Continues to Thrive with Strong Job Growth and Low Unemployment

ST. PAUL, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – Minnesota’s economy remains robust, with recent data from the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development painting a picture of continued prosperity: Job Growth: In March, the state experienced significant job growth, adding an impressive 11,000 jobs. This increase reflects a 4% rise in the private sector, contributing approximately 8,000… Continue reading Minnesota Continues to Thrive with Strong Job Growth and Low Unemployment

Obituary | Julie Ann Paquin of Brooks, Minnesota

Julie Ann Paquin, 72, of Brooks, MN, passed away on April 16, 2024, peacefully at home after a courageous battle with cancer, which she fought valiantly & without complaint. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 PM Friday, April 26, 2024 and a Prayer Service at 6:30 PM Obit Thief River Falls, MN. Memorial Service… Continue reading Obituary | Julie Ann Paquin of Brooks, Minnesota

Tragic Discovery: Body of Missing 15-Year-Old Found in Cottonwood County Lake

COTTONWOOD COUNTY, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – In a heartbreaking turn of events, authorities have recovered the body of a 15-year-old who was presumed to have drowned in a Cottonwood County lake. The teenager, whose name has not been released, was found submerged in about four and a half feet of water just before 11:30 Wednesday morning.… Continue reading Tragic Discovery: Body of Missing 15-Year-Old Found in Cottonwood County Lake

Woman Charged with First-Degree Assault after Bizarre Stabbing Incident on Minnesota Iron Range

Brianna L. Schroeder

AURORA, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – An update has emerged regarding a peculiar crime that unfolded on the Minnesota Iron Range. Brianna Schroeder, a 27-year-old resident of Duluth, has been charged with first-degree assault after an alarming incident that left a 63-year-old man wounded. According to the criminal complaint, on April 14th, at 1:04 p.m., officers responded… Continue reading Woman Charged with First-Degree Assault after Bizarre Stabbing Incident on Minnesota Iron Range

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

Breaking: Police Pursuit Unfolds in Thief River Falls, Minnesota

Breaking: Police Pursuit Unfolds in Thief River Falls, Minnesota

THIEF RIVER FALLS, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – On Tuesday evening, residents were startled by the unfolding of a police pursuit, capturing the attention of locals. The incident, reported by TRF News viewer video footage, depicted a high-stakes chase through the streets of Thief River Falls. While details remain scarce at the moment, concerned citizens are urged… Continue reading Breaking: Police Pursuit Unfolds in Thief River Falls, Minnesota

Heavy Rain Expected to Quell Fire Danger Across Minnesota

MINNESOTA (trfnews.i234.me) – In a welcomed relief, heavy rain is forecasted to diminish the fire danger across Minnesota. However, recent brush fires, like the one near Longville, serve as a stark reminder of the ongoing risk. Here’s the latest: Rain Relief: Meteorologist Brennan Detman from the National Weather Service anticipates several rounds of rain and… Continue reading Heavy Rain Expected to Quell Fire Danger Across Minnesota

Train Collision Leaves Car Completely Wrecked on Highway 75 Bypass

Train Collision Leaves Car Completely Wrecked on Highway 75 Bypass

CROOKSTON, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – In a dramatic incident occurring at 4:15 p.m. on Monday, a devastating collision between a Nissan Ultima and an eastbound BNSF train unfolded on the west side of Crookston along the Highway 75 bypass. Here’s the latest update: Vehicle Details: The Minnesota State Patrol has identified the vehicle involved as a… Continue reading Train Collision Leaves Car Completely Wrecked on Highway 75 Bypass

Train Collides with Vehicle on Highway 75 Bypass in Crookton, Minnesota

CROOKSTON, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – In a startling turn of events, a train collided with a vehicle on the west side of Crookton, along the Highway 75 bypass in Crookton, Minnesota, this Monday afternoon. Here’s what we know so far: Incident Details: At 4:19 p.m., Crookton Fire received a distress call regarding a vehicle that slid… Continue reading Train Collides with Vehicle on Highway 75 Bypass in Crookton, Minnesota

Obituary | Jeannie Marie Nelson of Thief River Falls, Minnesota

Jeannie Marie Nelson, 89, of Thief River Falls, MN , passed away on Friday, April 5, 2024, at Sanford Medical Center, Thief River Falls, MN. Per Jeannie’s request there will be a private family service held. Jeannie Marie Nelson was born on April 3, 1935 to Signe and Russell Nelson at Mercy Hospital in Thief… Continue reading Obituary | Jeannie Marie Nelson of Thief River Falls, Minnesota

Obituary | David A. Huber of Thief River Falls, Minnesota

David A. Huber Jr., 60, of Thief River Falls, MN, passed away on Thursday, April 11, 2024, at his residence. A Celebration of Life for close friends and family to be held at a later date. David Allen Huber Jr. was born in Sacramento, CA, on November 15, 1963, the son of David Allen Huber… Continue reading Obituary | David A. Huber of Thief River Falls, Minnesota

Brush Fire Reported in Cass County, Minnesota

Brush Fire Reported in Cass County, Minnesota

LONGVILLE, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – Breaking news from Cass County, Minnesota, reveals another brush fire incident on this Monday afternoon. Located approximately 20 miles southeast of Walker, Minnesota, near Longville, a brush fire erupted along County Road 7, about 3 miles east of Longville. According to reports, emergency crews are on the scene, and it appears… Continue reading Brush Fire Reported in Cass County, Minnesota

Cobb Family to Sue Minnesota State Trooper Ryan Londregan Over Fatal Shooting Incident

MINNEAPOLIS, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – The family of Ricky Cobb II, who tragically lost his life during a traffic stop in 2023, has declared their intention to pursue legal action against Minnesota State Trooper Ryan Londregan. Ricky Cobb II was fatally shot by Trooper Londregan on July 31, 2023, following a routine traffic stop on Interstate… Continue reading Cobb Family to Sue Minnesota State Trooper Ryan Londregan Over Fatal Shooting Incident

Minnesota Highway 23 at Sauk River Road, COLD SPRING, Stearns County Crash 2024-04-15 18:30:47

Incident Incident type: Injury ICR: 24601303 Date/Time: 04/15/2024 11:32   District: 2600 St. Cloud Case Information Contact: 320-223-6666 Media Contact: Sgt. Jesse Grabow (218) 639-3168   Location: Minnesota Highway 23 at Sauk River Road, COLD SPRING, Stearns County   Description: 1998 Dodge Ram 2500 was travelling westbound on Minnesota Highway 23, when it entered the… Continue reading Minnesota Highway 23 at Sauk River Road, COLD SPRING, Stearns County
Crash 2024-04-15 18:30:47

Obituary | Susan Kaye Beito of Thief River Falls, Minnesota

Susan Kaye Beito, 73, died on Saturday, April 13, 2024, at her residence in Thief River Falls, MN. A private memorial service will be at a later date. On February 20, 1951, Susan was born to Vergil and Mayme (Eidelbes) Lappegaard in Thief River Falls, MN.  She attended Grade School and High School in Thief… Continue reading Obituary | Susan Kaye Beito of Thief River Falls, Minnesota

Teen Critically Injured in St. Cloud Gas Station Shooting

ST. CLOUD, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – A 17-year-old boy is fighting for his life after a shooting erupted at a St. Cloud gas station in the early hours of Sunday morning. According to the St. Cloud Police Department, the incident occurred around 2:30 a.m. on the 1000 block of Ninth Avenue South. During a confrontation, gunfire… Continue reading Teen Critically Injured in St. Cloud Gas Station Shooting

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

Rapid Response: Firefighters Quell Brush Fire Near Bagley

BAGLEY, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – In a swift operation, firefighters swiftly extinguished a brush fire located approximately four miles north of Bagley and a couple of miles east. Timely Alert: The blaze was reported around 3:00 p.m., prompting the dispatch of four fire crews to the scene. Efficient Action: Thanks to the coordinated efforts of the… Continue reading Rapid Response: Firefighters Quell Brush Fire Near Bagley

Massive Brush Fire Engulfs Clearwater County, Minnesota

BAGLEY, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – In a developing story, a significant brush fire has erupted approximately 4 miles north of Bagley, Clearwater County, Minnesota. The blaze, spanning a considerable area, poses a serious threat to the surrounding area. Fire Reports: Emergency responders have been inundated with reports of a large fire near 400th Street Bagley, just… Continue reading Massive Brush Fire Engulfs Clearwater County, Minnesota

Tragic Collision Claims Two Lives in Benton County

FOLEY, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – Benton County authorities are reeling from a devastating crash that occurred early Saturday afternoon, resulting in the loss of two lives and leaving one man injured. Here’s what we know: Call to Action: Deputies from the Benton County Sheriff’s Office swiftly responded to a distress call around 2:20 p.m., summoning them… Continue reading Tragic Collision Claims Two Lives in Benton County

Mental Health Emergency Leads to Dramatic Water Rescue in Moose Lake

MOOSE LAKE, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – A distress call reporting a man exhibiting erratic behavior triggered a dramatic water rescue operation in Moose Lake Township. According to authorities, the Carlton County Sheriff’s Office received reports of a 32-year-old man in a mental health crisis along the bike trail. Deputies, along with the Minnesota DNR, rushed to… Continue reading Mental Health Emergency Leads to Dramatic Water Rescue in Moose Lake

101 Cats Rescued from Neglectful Conditions in Crosby Home

CROSBY, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – A rescue operation unfolded in Crosby on Thursday afternoon as the Crosby Police Department, in collaboration with the Minnesota Federated Humane Society, executed a search warrant at a residence following distressing reports of animal cruelty, neglect, and hoarding. Responding to alarming complaints from concerned citizens about deplorable living conditions and the… Continue reading 101 Cats Rescued from Neglectful Conditions in Crosby Home

Vehicle Engulfed in Flames: Fire Breaks Out on Highway 92 in Clearwater County

BAGLEY, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – This Saturday morning, a vehicle fire erupted approximately four miles north of Bagley, Minnesota, on Highway 92, sending plumes of smoke into the air. As emergency responders rush to the scene, the extent of the damage is evident, with the vehicle appearing completely destroyed. Despite the intensity of the blaze, there… Continue reading Vehicle Engulfed in Flames: Fire Breaks Out on Highway 92 in Clearwater County

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

Minnesota Sports Betting Legislation Advances Through Legislature

ST. PAUL, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – Minnesota’s sports betting landscape sees significant progress as legislative efforts gain momentum. A third sports betting bill was introduced, focusing on responsible gambling and excluding in-game wagering. SF 5330 aims to bring up to 11 mobile sports betting apps to the state, with tax revenues aimed at combating problem gambling.… Continue reading Minnesota Sports Betting Legislation Advances Through Legislature

Minnesota Man Accused of Swindling $100K+ by Falsely Posing as War Hero

Mikhail Wicker

DILWORTH, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – In a shocking revelation, Mikhail Wicker, 37, hailing from Dilworth, Minnesota, faces a litany of charges after allegedly orchestrating an elaborate scheme to defraud the government of more than $100,000 by deceitfully masquerading as a decorated veteran. The U.S. Attorney’s Office, District of Minnesota, has leveled multiple charges against Wicker, including… Continue reading Minnesota Man Accused of Swindling $100K+ by Falsely Posing as War Hero

Minnesota Man Faces Terrorizing Charge After Allegedly Stalking Woman and Children in Cass County

Jerome Ray Gange

CASS COUNTY, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – Jerome Ray Gange of Sabin, Minnesota, finds himself in legal trouble after being charged with felony terrorizing in Cass County, North Dakota. According to court documents, on March 31st, Gange allegedly engaged in a harrowing pursuit, trailing a woman and her two children for over 40 blocks. Reports suggest that… Continue reading Minnesota Man Faces Terrorizing Charge After Allegedly Stalking Woman and Children in Cass County

Urgent Appeal: Help Needed in Investigation of Attempted Juvenile Abduction

MEEKER COUNTY, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – The Meeker County Sheriff’s Office is seeking vital information from the public following a harrowing incident Wednesday night. Just before 8:00 PM, authorities responded to Ellsworth Township near Lake Stella after reports of an attempted abduction. A brave 13-year-old recounted being forcibly pulled into a red Ford truck by an… Continue reading Urgent Appeal: Help Needed in Investigation of Attempted Juvenile Abduction

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

Alleged Incest and Criminal Sexual Conduct Charges Filed Against Minnesota Man

Clifford Robert Letourneau III

BRAINERD, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – A 48-year-old Ham Lake man faces multiple charges of criminal sexual conduct, including incest, involving his daughter and her roommate in Crow Wing County District Court. Clifford Robert Letourneau III is charged with felony incest and felony third-degree criminal sexual conduct with someone who is mentally impaired or physically helpless. The… Continue reading Alleged Incest and Criminal Sexual Conduct Charges Filed Against Minnesota Man

Obituary | Terry Cleven of Grygla, Minnesota

Terry Cleven, 65, of Grygla, MN, passed away on Wednesday, April 10, 2024, at the Grain Bin Café while working alongside of his dear wife, Kim and several of their beloved employees and customers. The service to celebrate Terry’s life will be held at 1:00 PM on Saturday, April 20, 2024 at Grace Lutheran Church… Continue reading Obituary | Terry Cleven of Grygla, Minnesota

Exchange of Gunfire Leaves Two Deputies Injured and Suspect Dead in Minnetonka

UNITED STATES (trfnews.i234.me) – In a tense altercation, two Hennepin County sheriff’s deputies were injured and a suspect was killed during a gunfire exchange in Minnetonka on Wednesday morning. The incident, occurring shortly before 11:20 a.m., unfolded as law enforcement officers attempted to serve a warrant in the Minneapolis suburb. Sheriff Dawanna Witt disclosed in a… Continue reading Exchange of Gunfire Leaves Two Deputies Injured and Suspect Dead in Minnetonka

Major Drug and Gun Bust Unveiled in Pine County, Minnesota

Steven Svoboda

PINE COUNTY, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – In a significant operation led by the Aitkin-Itasca-Mille Lacs Violent Crimes Enforcement Team (AIM VCET), on April 9th, a major drug and gun bust unfolded in Pine County, Minnesota. Over the past several months, law enforcement agents had been meticulously conducting a controlled substance investigation, culminating in a series of… Continue reading Major Drug and Gun Bust Unveiled in Pine County, Minnesota

Tragic Incident in North Metro Park: Woman and Two Children Found Dead

Tragic Incident in North Metro Park: Woman and Two Children Found Dead

RAMSEY, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – A shocking tragedy unfolded in a serene north metro park on Monday morning as authorities responded to a welfare check, only to discover a scene of heart-wrenching loss. The Anoka County Sheriff’s Office and the Ramsey Police Department were summoned to Rum River Central Park shortly before 10 a.m., following reports… Continue reading Tragic Incident in North Metro Park: Woman and Two Children Found Dead

Alleged Burglar Caught: Elijah Williams Facing Felony Charges

Elijah Williams

BADGER, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – In a recent development, 23-year-old Elijah Williams of Badger, Minnesota, is at the center of a legal storm, facing serious felony charges. According to court documents, Williams is accused of first-degree burglary and burglary in the second degree, including possession of tools for burglary. The incident unfolded on March 20th, when… Continue reading Alleged Burglar Caught: Elijah Williams Facing Felony Charges

Obituary | Donna Rehm of Middle River, Minnesota

Donna Rehm, 92 of Middle River, MN passed away on Monday April 8, 2024 at Villa St Vincent, Crookston, MN surrounded by her loving family.   Funeral service will be at 10:30 AM on Tuesday, April 16, 2024 at Obit in Thief River Falls, MN, with Reverend Rena Peterson officiating.  The burial will be in… Continue reading Obituary | Donna Rehm of Middle River, Minnesota

Historic Band Shell in Smokey Bear Park Ravaged by Fire

Historic Band Shell in Smokey Bear Park Ravaged by Fire

INTERNATIONAL FALLS, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – The iconic Band Shell structure nestled within Smokey Bear Park in International Falls fell victim to a devastating blaze on Sunday afternoon, leaving the community in shock. Fire Engulfs Band Shell: Firefighters rushed to 214 6th Avenue following reports of smoke billowing from the Band Shell at 1:05 p.m. Upon… Continue reading Historic Band Shell in Smokey Bear Park Ravaged by Fire

Desperate Search Ends in Relief: Missing Woman from Ada, Minnesota Found Safe!

Jess Brandt

ADA, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – The community of Ada, Minnesota, was gripped with concern when 32-year-old Jess Brandt went missing on Tuesday morning. Departing for a routine doctor’s appointment in Fargo, Jess hasn’t been seen since. In an exclusive interview, her distressed mother emphasized, “This isn’t like her.” Here are the key details of the unfolding… Continue reading Desperate Search Ends in Relief: Missing Woman from Ada, Minnesota Found Safe!

Obituary | Virginia Feiock of Thief River Falls formerly of Bemidji, Minnesota

Virginia Feiock, 87, of Thief River Falls, MN and formerly of Bemidji, MN, passed away on Wednesday, April 10, 2024, at Sanford Medical Center, Thief River Falls, MN with her loving family by her side. The service to celebrate Ginger’s life will be held at 11:00 AM on Friday, April 19, 2024 at the Evangelical… Continue reading Obituary | Virginia Feiock of Thief River Falls formerly of Bemidji, Minnesota

Sheriff’s Office Reveals Cause of Inmate’s Death at Polk County Jail

Matthew Bagley

CROOKSTON, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – In a solemn disclosure, the Polk County Sheriff’s Office has unveiled the cause of death of an inmate at the Northwest Regional Correctional Center in Crookston. Matthew Bagley, 51, hailing from Lebanon, Tennessee, met his demise on Valentine’s Day, February 14th. Cause of Death Confirmed: Following an extensive autopsy, authorities have… Continue reading Sheriff’s Office Reveals Cause of Inmate’s Death at Polk County Jail

Blaze in the Valley: Firefighters Battle House Fire in Cookston, Minnesota

CROOKSTON, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – Tom Berg here with urgent news from the northern Valley. In the early hours of Wednesday morning, chaos unfolded as flames engulfed a residence in Cookston, Minnesota. Fire Call: At precisely 3:14 a.m., emergency services received a distress call summoning them to 605 Holly Avenue, where a house fire raged. Intense… Continue reading Blaze in the Valley: Firefighters Battle House Fire in Cookston, Minnesota

Allegations of Sexual Abuse Rock Northern Minnesota: Bemidji Man Charged

Jonathan Lee Johnson

ROSEAU, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – In a disturbing turn of events, 35-year-old Jonathan Johnson from Bemidji faces grave accusations of sexually abusing a young girl in Roseau County, northern Minnesota, spanning from 2016 to 2019. Serious Charges: Johnson stands accused of two felony counts of criminal sexual conduct, sending shockwaves through the community. Brave Disclosure: The… Continue reading Allegations of Sexual Abuse Rock Northern Minnesota: Bemidji Man Charged

Stolen Boat Found in Underground Bunker: Minnesota Man Charged

Larry R. Anderson

ROSEAU COUNTY, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – Law enforcement has made a significant breakthrough in a case involving a stolen boat. A 52-year-old man, Larry Rudolph Anderson, has been charged with felony receiving stolen property after an inflatable flycraft boat, reported stolen from a driveway in Warroad in August 2023, was discovered hidden in an underground bunker… Continue reading Stolen Boat Found in Underground Bunker: Minnesota Man Charged

Paradise Hatton and Steven Mapes Face Criminal Charges Following Altercation with Law Enforcement

Paradise Hatton

BEMIDJI, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – Paradise Hatton and Steven Mapes are under legal scrutiny after an altercation with law enforcement officers. The incident, detailed in a criminal complaint, occurred on April 5th when a deputy responded to reports of a large cloud of black smoke on Town Hall Road. Initial Encounter: Upon arrival, the deputy encountered… Continue reading Paradise Hatton and Steven Mapes Face Criminal Charges Following Altercation with Law Enforcement

Minnesota Highway 23 at 75th Ave. NE, 5, Benton County Crash 2024-04-08 20:05:14

Incident Incident type: Injury ICR: 24601235 Date/Time: 04/08/2024 17:01   District: 2600 St. Cloud Case Information Contact: 320-223-6666 Media Contact: Sgt. Jesse Grabow (218) 639-3168   Location: Minnesota Highway 23 at 75th Ave. NE, 5, Benton County   Description: 2024 Mack Highway Anthem semi trailer-truck was traveling westbound on MN Highway 23. A 2008 Mercury… Continue reading Minnesota Highway 23 at 75th Ave. NE, 5, Benton County
Crash 2024-04-08 20:05:14

Suspect Apprehended: Warroad Police Make Arrest in Year-Long Nail Scattering Case

Travis Howard Thompson

WARROAD, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – After an extensive investigation spanning over a year, the Warroad Police Department has apprehended a suspect believed to be responsible for the nail scattering incidents plaguing Hallberg Street. Here’s the unfolding story: Arrest Made: Travis Howard Thompson faces charges of property damage in Roseau County Court following his arrest by Warroad… Continue reading Suspect Apprehended: Warroad Police Make Arrest in Year-Long Nail Scattering Case

Eclipse Enthusiasts Undeterred: Cloudy Skies Can’t Dim Northern Minnesota’s Eclipse Watch

CROOKSTON, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – Despite cloudy conditions, residents and visitors in Northern Minnesota eagerly gathered to witness the rare total solar eclipse that graced the skies today. Here’s a glimpse of the event from the land of lakes and forests: Optimistic Observers: Enthusiastic eclipse watchers in Northern Minnesota remained undeterred by the overcast skies. Nature’s… Continue reading Eclipse Enthusiasts Undeterred: Cloudy Skies Can’t Dim Northern Minnesota’s Eclipse Watch

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

Grand Forks Man’s Early Morning Pursuit Ends in Arrest and Multitude of Charges

Justin Peterson

GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – In the wee hours of Tuesday morning, chaos ensued on the streets of Grand Forks as 39-year-old Justin M Peterson found himself at the center of a dramatic pursuit. What began as a routine traffic stop escalated into a high-stakes chase, culminating in Peterson’s apprehension and a laundry list of… Continue reading Grand Forks Man’s Early Morning Pursuit Ends in Arrest and Multitude of Charges

Tragic Elephant Attack Claims Life of Minnesota Woman on African Safari

Gail Mattson

AFRICA (trfnews.i234.me) – In a devastating turn of events during a game drive in Zambia, Gail Mattson, a 79-year-old woman from Minnesota, lost her life after a bull elephant charged the vehicle she was in. TRF News confirmed the heartbreaking incident with Mattson’s family on Thursday. Gail Mattson, described as an adventurous traveler, sustained fatal… Continue reading Tragic Elephant Attack Claims Life of Minnesota Woman on African Safari

Cass Lake Teen Fathered Child With 13-Year-Old, Charged with Criminal Sexual Conduct

CASS LAKE, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – A shocking revelation has surfaced in Cass Lake, Minnesota, where a teenage boy has been charged with felony first-degree criminal sexual conduct for allegedly impregnating a 13-year-old girl. According to court documents, investigators learned that the now 21-year-old Shawn Patrick Adams was living with the juvenile and her mother when… Continue reading Cass Lake Teen Fathered Child With 13-Year-Old, Charged with Criminal Sexual Conduct

$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

Tragic Collision Claims Life of Driver, Leaves Teen Critically Injured

MORA, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – In a devastating incident, a collision occurred around 8:00 a.m. Thursday, just north of Mora in Kanabec County, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. The collision involved a vehicle driven by 35-year-old Candace Berglund of Ogilvie and a semi-truck traveling south on Highway 65. Here’s what happened: Berglund’s vehicle, traveling east… Continue reading Tragic Collision Claims Life of Driver, Leaves Teen Critically Injured

Minnesota Newspaper Crisis: Ten Publications and Printing Facility Shutting Down

MINNESOTA (trfnews.i234.me) – In a stunning blow to Minnesota’s media landscape, ten newspapers and a crucial printing facility in McLeod County are set to close their doors by the end of this month. The decision, announced by Southwest News Media, comes amidst a crippling decline in advertising revenue exacerbated by the lingering effects of the… Continue reading Minnesota Newspaper Crisis: Ten Publications and Printing Facility Shutting Down

Miraculous Escape: Fosston House Fire Leaves Occupant Unharmed

FOSSTON, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – In a stroke of luck, a house fire in Fosston today resulted in no injuries. Emergency crews rushed to 718 1st Street E in Fosston around 9:40 a.m. to combat the blaze. As per a press release from the Fosston Police Department, the sole occupant, the tenant, managed to escape the… Continue reading Miraculous Escape: Fosston House Fire Leaves Occupant Unharmed

Traffic Citations Issued in Northern Minnesota 4-6-2024

Thief River Falls, MN (trfnews.i234.me) -In a recent wave of traffic enforcement operations, various citations have been issued by both the Minnesota State Patrol and the Thief River Falls Police Department. Here’s a breakdown of the cases: Minnesota State Patrol Cases: Jody John Benedick, 59, Fargo, N.D. Violation of Hands-Free Law – hold wireless communications… Continue reading Traffic Citations Issued in Northern Minnesota 4-6-2024

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

Red Lake Woman Faces Felony Charges After Child Abduction Triggers Amber Alert

Jennifer Stately

RED LAKE, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – Jennifer Marie Stately, 35, is under fire as she faces four felony charges linked to a harrowing child abduction case that set off an Amber Alert last week. Stately stands accused of third-degree assault on a child under 4 years old, child torture, malicious punishment of a child, and child… Continue reading Red Lake Woman Faces Felony Charges After Child Abduction Triggers Amber Alert

Suspect in Custody After Exchange of Gunfire with Grand Forks Police

Jeffrey Simpson Jr.

GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – In a tense incident on Friday afternoon, the Grand Forks Regional SWAT team was called to the scene after shots were fired during the execution of a high-risk warrant. At approximately 2:15 p.m., officers attempted to serve the warrant in the 3300 block of Primrose Drive. Upon making contact with… Continue reading Suspect in Custody After Exchange of Gunfire with Grand Forks Police

Review of Stearns County, Minnesota’s Most Wanted List 4-6-2024

ST. CLOUD, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – Here’s a comprehensive overview of the individuals currently topping the most wanted list in Stearns County, Minnesota, as of the latest updates: John Flaga: Wanted for two counts of threats of domestic violence. KAHLEB Roberts: A 26-year-old individual wanted for second-degree burglary and terroristic threats. PEREZ ORDONEZ, JOSUE FELICIANO: Wanted… Continue reading Review of Stearns County, Minnesota’s Most Wanted List 4-6-2024

Mystery Object Spotted Over Bemidji, Minnesota Sparks Social Media Speculation

Mystery Object Spotted Over Bemidji, Minnesota Sparks Social Media Speculation

BEMIDJI, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – Strange photo near Bemidji, Minnesota on this Friday evening. A captivating photo captured by a TRF News viewer, Bemidji, has set social media abuzz with speculation. Taken on a Friday evening, the image depicts an unidentified object looming over Bemidji, Minnesota, prompting widespread curiosity and discussion. Initial reports suggest that the… Continue reading Mystery Object Spotted Over Bemidji, Minnesota Sparks Social Media Speculation

Driver “Jamming Out” Hits and Kills Pedestrian: Man Charged with Vehicular Manslaughter

Brent Keranen

MOOSE LAKE, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – Brent Keranen, 21, from Pengilly, faces severe charges following a tragic incident in Moose Lake. Charged with criminal vehicular manslaughter, Keranen allegedly struck and killed a pedestrian on Highway 73 near Jon Brown Drive around 2 p.m. last Thursday. According to court documents, Keranen claimed he was “jamming out” to… Continue reading Driver “Jamming Out” Hits and Kills Pedestrian: Man Charged with Vehicular Manslaughter

Alleged Burglar Arrested After Brazen Home Invasion in Moorhead, Minnesota

Justin Loken

MOORHEAD, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – In a shocking turn of events, 34-year-old Justin Loken of Breckenridge, Minnesota, finds himself at the center of a criminal investigation. Loken is facing a slew of charges, including felony burglary and theft, as well as misdemeanor tampering with a motor vehicle, following an incident that sent shockwaves through the quiet… Continue reading Alleged Burglar Arrested After Brazen Home Invasion in Moorhead, Minnesota

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

11-Year-Old Chased by Stranger in Bunny Mask: A Cautionary Tale of Safety Awareness

11-Year-Old Chased by Stranger in Bunny Mask: A Cautionary Tale of Safety Awareness

GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – Last Friday, Kaedyn Bergeron, an 11-year-old from Grand Forks, had a terrifying encounter when he was chased by a stranger wearing a bunny mask while walking home from Kelly Park near Schroeder Middle School. The incident has sparked concerns among residents and raised awareness about the importance of safety precautions.… Continue reading 11-Year-Old Chased by Stranger in Bunny Mask: A Cautionary Tale of Safety Awareness

Spring Bear Sighting Captured by TRF News Viewer in Bemidji, Minnesota

Spring Bear Sighting Captured by TRF News Viewer in Bemidji, Minnesota

BEMIDJI, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – As the seasons shift towards spring, wildlife emerges from hibernation, and one TRF News viewer caught an exciting sight in the Bemidji, Minnesota area: a bear sighting. Nature’s Awakening: With the arrival of spring, residents in the Bemidji neighborhood were treated to a glimpse of nature’s awakening as a bear was… Continue reading Spring Bear Sighting Captured by TRF News Viewer in Bemidji, Minnesota

End Of Watch 2024-02-18 17:05:56 – Police Officer Paul Elmstrand, Burnsville Police Department, Minnesota

Paul Elmstrand Police Officer Paul Elmstrand and Police Officer Matthew Ruge were shot and killed after responding to a domestic incident in the 12600 block of 33rd Avenue at about 2:00 am. A man who was a convicted felon had taken several family members hostage, including seven children, and barricaded himself inside the home. Officer… Continue reading End Of Watch 2024-02-18 17:05:56 – Police Officer Paul Elmstrand, Burnsville Police Department, Minnesota

End Of Watch 2024-02-18 17:07:33 – Police Officer Matthew Henke Ruge, Burnsville Police Department, Minnesota

Matthew Henke Ruge Police Officer Matthew Ruge and Police Officer Paul Elmstrand were shot and killed after responding to a domestic incident in the 12600 block of 33rd Avenue at about 2:00 am. A man who was a convicted felon had taken several family members hostage, including seven children, and barricaded himself inside the home.… Continue reading End Of Watch 2024-02-18 17:07:33 – Police Officer Matthew Henke Ruge, Burnsville Police Department, Minnesota

Investigation Ongoing: Woman Struck by Vehicle in Thief River Falls

THIEF RIVER FALLS, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – The police are actively investigating a distressing incident where a female pedestrian was struck by a vehicle. According to Marissa Adam, the Police Chief of Thief River Falls, the unfortunate event occurred on February 25th, around 7:30 p.m. The victim was walking her dogs at Third Street and Night… Continue reading Investigation Ongoing: Woman Struck by Vehicle in Thief River Falls

Tragic Fire Claims Lives of Two in Red Lake, Minnesota

RED LAKE, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – In a heartbreaking turn of events, Red Lake, Minnesota, is grappling with the aftermath of a devastating fire that claimed the lives of two individuals. The Red Lake Police Department has confirmed the tragic loss following a structure fire on Friday, March 15th. Quoting the Red Lake Police Department, the… Continue reading Tragic Fire Claims Lives of Two in Red Lake, Minnesota

Obituary | Lynnae Toren of St. Hilaire, Minnesota

Lynnae Sue Toren, 61, of St. Hilaire, MN, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, March 13, 2024, at Sanford Medical Center in Fargo, ND, with her loving daughter, Jesse, by her side.    Lynnae was born on June 9, 1962, in Thief River Falls, MN, the eldest daughter of Ervin and Mary (Bowen) Ness. She was… Continue reading Obituary | Lynnae Toren of St. Hilaire, Minnesota

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

Obituary | Josh Ramsey of Thief River Falls, Minnesota

Joshua Ramsey, 40, of Thief River Falls, MN formerly of Fargo, ND passed away on Wednesday, March 13, 2024 at his residence with his loving family by his side.  A gathering time to celebrate Josh’s life will be held from 5:00 PM until 7:00 PM on Monday, March 25, 2024 at Obit in Thief River… Continue reading Obituary | Josh Ramsey of Thief River Falls, Minnesota

Former Crookston HR Coordinator Faces Felony Theft Charges Over $4,300 Missing Funds

Jordan Bergquist

CROOKSTON, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – Jordan Bergquist, the former Human Resources Coordinator for the City of Crookston, finds himself at the center of legal trouble as he faces four felony counts of theft. The charges stem from an investigation revealing discrepancies in payroll transactions, resulting in over $4,300 in missing funds. Audit Unveils Irregularities: The city’s… Continue reading Former Crookston HR Coordinator Faces Felony Theft Charges Over $4,300 Missing Funds

Obituary | Hays Hans Huddleston of Loman, Minnesota

Hays Hans Huddleston, 50, of Loman, Minnesota passed away on Monday, March 18, 2024, at Essentia Health- St. Mary’s Medical Center in Duluth, Minnesota as a result from injuries received in a motor vehicle accident. Hays was born September 2, 1973, in Los Angeles, California to Clayton and Sandra (Hays) Huddleston.  At six weeks old,… Continue reading Obituary | Hays Hans Huddleston of Loman, Minnesota

Hot Air Balloon Crash Sparks Fire in Rochester, Minnesota

ROCHESTER, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – A harrowing incident unfolded in Rochester, Minnesota, on Wednesday evening as a hot air balloon crash sent sparks flying and ignited a grass fire. According to reports, the balloon collided with power lines, causing a dramatic scene captured by nearby traffic cameras. Rochester firefighters swiftly responded to extinguish the ensuing blaze,… Continue reading Hot Air Balloon Crash Sparks Fire in Rochester, Minnesota

Woman Charged with Aggravated Assault After Choking Homeless Shelter Employee

Valeen Blueshield

FARGO, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – In a shocking incident at Fargo’s Downtown Engagement Center, Valeen Blueshield finds herself in legal trouble after allegedly assaulting a female employee. Blueshield, a resident of Fargo, is facing a felony charge of aggravated assault following a disturbing altercation on March 19th. Police responded to a disturbance at the homeless shelter,… Continue reading Woman Charged with Aggravated Assault After Choking Homeless Shelter Employee

Mystery Unfolds: Frozen Body Discovered in Central Minnesota Field

CENTRAL MINNESOTA (trfnews.i234.me) – In a chilling discovery this Tuesday morning, a law enforcement officer stumbled upon a frozen body in a desolate field in central Minnesota. The shocking find has sparked a flurry of speculation about the circumstances surrounding the individual’s demise. Reports suggest that the body was found by the officer during routine… Continue reading Mystery Unfolds: Frozen Body Discovered in Central Minnesota Field

Tragic Loss: Blackduck Resident Fatally Injured in Highway 72 Crash

BLACKDUCK, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – In a devastating incident early Saturday morning, a 37-year-old man from Blackduck, Minnesota lost his life in a tragic crash on Highway 72 near his hometown. The Minnesota State Patrol reported that the fatal accident occurred around 1:46 a.m. when a Chrysler 300, traveling northbound on Highway 72, veered off the… Continue reading Tragic Loss: Blackduck Resident Fatally Injured in Highway 72 Crash

Warroad Men Arrested: Facing Felony Charges After Traffic Stop Escalates

Andrew Cloud

WARROAD, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – In a dramatic turn of events, two men from Warroad, Minnesota, find themselves entangled in a web of legal troubles following a routine traffic stop near their hometown. Alvin Johnson Jr, the driver, and Andrew Cloud, the passenger, are now at the center of a criminal investigation after a series of… Continue reading Warroad Men Arrested: Facing Felony Charges After Traffic Stop Escalates

Obituary | Ethan Larson of Newfolden, Minnesota

Ethan Larson, 22 of Newfolden, MN passed away suddenly on Thursday, March 28, 2024 in Fargo, ND. A gathering time for family and friends will be held from 5:00 PM until 7:00 PM with a 7:00 PM Prayer Service on Thursday, April 4, 2024 at Zion Lutheran Church in Thief River Falls, MN. Visitation will… Continue reading Obituary | Ethan Larson of Newfolden, Minnesota

Gun-Toting Road Rage Incident in Hubbard County, Minnesota

HUBBARD COUNTY, MN (trfnews.i234.me) An Akeley, Minnesota man is facing criminal charges, after allegedly pointing a pistol at another driver in an apparent road rage incident in Hubbard County, Minnesota. road rage with a pistol in hubard County Minnesota according to court records it happened March 23rd east of Park Rapids by akley at the… Continue reading Gun-Toting Road Rage Incident in Hubbard County, Minnesota

Jesse Ventura Ventures into Cannabis Business

COLUMBIA HEIGHTS, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – Former Minnesota Governor Jesse Ventura has announced his entry into the cannabis industry, aiming to provide high-quality THC-infused products in partnership with Retro Bakery of Columbia Heights. Ventura expressed his enthusiasm for the venture, citing his staunch support for the cannabis industry and its personal significance to him. Partnership with… Continue reading Jesse Ventura Ventures into Cannabis Business

Gun violence reported in Hubbard County, Minnesota due to road rage incident

HUBBARD COUNTY, MN (trfnews.i234.me) An Akeley, Minnesota man is facing criminal charges, after allegedly pointing a pistol at another driver in an apparent road rage incident in Hubbard County, Minnesota. road rage with a pistol in Hub County Minnesota according to court records it happened March 23rd east of Park Rapids by akley at the… Continue reading Gun violence reported in Hubbard County, Minnesota due to road rage incident

Fatal “Air Guitar” Accident in Minnesota

CARLTON COUNTY, MN (trfnews.i234.me) A man said he was playing air guitar before his vehicle struck and killed a pedestrian. uh investigators say a driver admitted to playing air guitar inside a moving vehicle immediately before a deadly crash in Carlton County last week 21-year-old Brent kinan of pen Gilly reportedly told investigators he was… Continue reading Fatal “Air Guitar” Accident in Minnesota

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

UPDATE: Grand Forks Police Have Suspect In Custody Following Shots Fired Incident

GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) A suspect is in custody, after shots fired at Grand Forks Police Friday afternoon. No injuries. this update now regarding shots fired in Grand Forks on this uh Friday afternoon this from uh Grand Forks Police this afternoon 2:15 p.m. a members of the gr Forks Regional SWAT team attempted to… Continue reading UPDATE: Grand Forks Police Have Suspect In Custody Following Shots Fired Incident

Standoff in Grand Forks: Shots Fired During Warrant Service

GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – In a tense situation, gunfire erupted during a warrant service in Grand Forks Friday afternoon. TRF News brings you the latest developments from the scene. Around 2:20 p.m., multiple rounds were fired near Daisy Circle and Primrose Court, close to Columbia Mall. While details remain scarce, Grand Forks Police swiftly… Continue reading Standoff in Grand Forks: Shots Fired During Warrant Service

Bemidji Shopping Spree Ends in Purse Theft

BEMIDJI, MN (trfnews.i234.me) A woman is charged with stealing a purse from a vehicle in Bemidji and then going on a quick $1,600 shopping spree. a 32-year-old Chantel Ron Eagle of panema is facing a pair of felony charges in buiji according to court documents on March 16th a woman reported a purse missing from… Continue reading Bemidji Shopping Spree Ends in Purse Theft

Man from Fargo Faces Charges

FARGO, ND (trfnews.i234.me) A Fargo man is facing criminal charges, after allegedly stealing items from a vehicle. Andrew Tyler Spiegel of Fargo has been charged with felony unlawful entry into vehicle and misdemeanor theft to property Accord court documents on March 18th at 10:52 p.m. police responded to a Fargo apartment building a witness reported… Continue reading Man from Fargo Faces Charges

Arson Charge Filed in Detroit Lakes, MN

DETROIT LAKES, MN (trfnews.i234.me) A Detroit Lakes, Minnesota woman is facing a felony Arson charge in that city. a Detroit Lakes woman was arrested Monday and now charged with arson she’s been in jail since Monday so no possible connection with other possible arson roadside fires in Becker County on Tuesday according to court documents… Continue reading Arson Charge Filed in Detroit Lakes, MN

Authorities seize brass knuckles and bag of meth following high-speed chase from Nelson to Ramsey County in North Dakota.

NELSON COUNTY, ND (trfnews.i234.me) A woman and man are facing drug trafficking charges and more, after the female driver led officers in a pursuit from Nelson County into Ramsey County, North Dakota. this pair Ryan Lee Slater of dun and Natasha Bartell of Devil’s Lake are facing drug trafficking charges and more following a high-speed… Continue reading Authorities seize brass knuckles and bag of meth following high-speed chase from Nelson to Ramsey County in North Dakota.

Sexual Assault Allegations in Breckenridge, Minnesota

BRECKENRIDGE, MN (trfnews.i234.me) A Breckenridge, Minnesota man has been charged with 2 counts of 1st Degree Criminal Sexual Conduct. a 49-year-old emry axel Hagen of Breen Ridge Minnesota has been charged with two felony counts of first-degree criminal sexual conduct one with the use of force uh the second with the victim being mentally impaired… Continue reading Sexual Assault Allegations in Breckenridge, Minnesota

Remains Discovered in Minnesota River in Granite Falls

GRANITE FALLS, MN (trfnews.i234.me) A body was found in the Minnesota River at Granite Falls on this Tuesday. a body found in the Minnesota River down in Granite Falls Minnesota on this Tuesday this in from the yellow medicine County Sheriff’s Office uh Granite Falls Police investigating circumstances around the death of a person whose… Continue reading Remains Discovered in Minnesota River in Granite Falls

Lawsuit filed by transgender weightlifter in Minnesota

ST. PAUL, MN (trfnews.i234.me) Lawsuit regarding transgender weightlifter will go to trial in Minnesota. the Minnesota court of appeals is sending a biased case filed by a transgender weightlifter to trial the ruling made yesterday States a Ramsey County District Court needs to reconsider whether USA powerlifting violated state law when it barred uh Cooper… Continue reading Lawsuit filed by transgender weightlifter in Minnesota

Walker Woman Charged with Assault and Stalking in Intense Domestic Case

WALKER, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – In a harrowing turn of events, 23-year-old Klohie Mankie from Walker, Minnesota, faces serious charges of assault with a dangerous weapon, stalking, and misdemeanor domestic assault. The case bears resemblance to the intensity seen in the movie “Fatal Attraction.” Here’s what we know from the criminal complaint: Graphic Evidence: On March… Continue reading Walker Woman Charged with Assault and Stalking in Intense Domestic Case

Tragic House Fire in Red Lake: 2 Children Deceased, Woman Arrested, Boy Found Safe

RED LAKE, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – Neil Berg reporting from northern Minnesota, where a devastating incident has shaken the community. At the Circle Pines Housing Development, approximately 2 miles west of Red Lake, neighbors report a harrowing scene. Although officials have not confirmed details, residents claim that two children lost their lives in a house fire… Continue reading Tragic House Fire in Red Lake: 2 Children Deceased, Woman Arrested, Boy Found Safe

Amber Alert Issued in Red Lake, Minnesota: Child Safe, Woman in Custody, But Ominous Twist Unfolds

RED LAKE, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – Friday evening saw the issuance of an Amber Alert in Red Lake, Minnesota, for three-year-old Ethan, reportedly taken by Jennifer Stately. Thankfully, within hours, authorities confirmed that Jennifer Stately was in custody, and Ethan was safe. However, amidst the relief, a chilling development emerged. Law enforcement received another alert indicating… Continue reading Amber Alert Issued in Red Lake, Minnesota: Child Safe, Woman in Custody, But Ominous Twist Unfolds

Discovering a Hidden Presence in an Attic near Bemidji, Minnesota

BELTRAMI COUNTY, MN (trfnews.i234.me) A manj in possession of a large amount of meth was found hiding in the attic of a family member near Bemidji, Minnesota following a pursuit. the Paul bunan drug task force was waiting for him in belamy County they were tracking the cell phone of 58-year old Joel velisek as… Continue reading Discovering a Hidden Presence in an Attic near Bemidji, Minnesota

Former Crime Victim Advocate Files Civil Lawsuit Against Norman County Officials

Heather Kirby

ADA, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – Heather Kirby, the former crime victims advocate for Norman County, Minnesota, has taken legal action against the county’s top officials, alleging negligence and retaliation. Kirby’s federal civil lawsuit targets the sheriff, deputies, county prosecutor, and commissioners. Kirby asserts that the Sheriff’s Office failed to enforce protection orders, leaving abused women vulnerable.… Continue reading Former Crime Victim Advocate Files Civil Lawsuit Against Norman County Officials

Demonstration Against Revised Minnesota State Flag

ST. PAUL, MN (trfnews.i234.me) A protest is planned over Minnesota’s new state flag. opponents of the new Minnesota state flag are planning a protest this week in St Paul Republican senator Tory Westrom of Alexandria says motans will gather for a rally on the capital steps tomorrow afternoon to save the current flag Westrom encourages… Continue reading Demonstration Against Revised Minnesota State Flag

BREAKING: Firefighters sent home as major wildfire near Waseca, Minnesota continues to burn

WASECA, MN (trfnews.i234.me) Multiple fire crews are on the scene of a wildfire by Waseca, Minnesota Sunday afternoon. we have a wildfire underway by Wasa Minnesota on this Sunday this from the Wasa County Pioneer on a Facebook post fire departments and law enforcement from Wasa steel counties and from the towns of Wasa Jamesville… Continue reading BREAKING: Firefighters sent home as major wildfire near Waseca, Minnesota continues to burn

Minnesota Issued Red Flag Warning

MINNESOTA (trfnews.i234.me) The National Weather Service has issued a Red Flag Warning for Southeast and South-Central Minnesota. High winds combined with dry conditions can quickly lead to out of control fires. the national weather service has issued a Red Flag Warning for several counties in southeast and South Central Minnesota effective on this Sunday beginning… Continue reading Minnesota Issued Red Flag Warning

Bar in Foxhome, Minnesota Ravaged by Fire

FOXHOME, MN (trfnews.i234.me) Fire is destroying the bar in Foxhome, Minnesota on this Thursday afternoon. fire at the Foxhole Bar in Fox home Minnesota on this uh Thursday afternoon uh Facebook video here from Jesse hid Camp he shot at 1:20 p.m. uh Fox home is about halfway between won and Fergus Falls on Highway… Continue reading Bar in Foxhome, Minnesota Ravaged by Fire

Suspect in Polk County, Minnesota

POLK COUNTY, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – The Polk County Sheriff’s Office is reaching out to the public for assistance in identifying a suspect involved in a burglary investigation. Photos taken from a service station in Clearbrook, Minnesota, depict an individual considered a person of interest in the case. Here are the details provided by the authorities:… Continue reading Suspect in Polk County, Minnesota

Minnesota State News and Updates on Road Conditions

POLK COUNTY, MN (trfnews.i234.me & trfnews.i234.me) An early Wednesday morning road report, along with Minnesota State news with trfnews.i234.me. hey everyone Neil Berg here giving you a different look at road reports in the Morning News made a quick trip from buiji down Highway 2 to Grand Forks early this morning at uh 6:00 a.m.… Continue reading Minnesota State News and Updates on Road Conditions

EGF Legislator Responds to Abortion Debate in Minnesota Legislature

ST. PAUL, MN (trfnews.i234.me) The isse of abortion is being batted about in the Minnesota legislature. Democrats at the Minnesota Legislature are continuing to move forward with plans to put combined abortion rights and equal rights Constitutional Amendment on the ballot in two uh 2026 house Speaker Melissa Hortman says they will double check and… Continue reading EGF Legislator Responds to Abortion Debate in Minnesota Legislature

Big Drug Trafficking Scheme Uncovered in Moorhead, Minnesota

MOORHEAD, MN (trfnews.i234.me) Four people have been charged and 12 pounds of meth have been seized in a major, drug trafficking conspiracy bust in Moorhead, Minnesota. there’s been a major drug trafficking conspiracy bust in Morehead Minnesota 12 lounds of meth was seized enough for 54001 G Sales on the street all four suspects are… Continue reading Big Drug Trafficking Scheme Uncovered in Moorhead, Minnesota

Police Identify and Arrest Suspect in Alexandria, Minnesota Murder Case

ALEXANDRIA, MN (trfnews.i234.me) The Alexandria, Minnesota police chief says a suspect has been identified and arrested in connection to a murder in that town last fall. 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… Continue reading Police Identify and Arrest Suspect in Alexandria, Minnesota Murder Case

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

Minnesota Roads Witnessed a Deadly Year

ST. PAUL, MN (trfnews.i234.me) It’s been a very deadly year on Minnesota roads. Officials are asking people to slow down. authorities in Minnesota are urging drivers to slow down to prevent deadly crashes on state roads the State Department of Public Safety says there have been 49 fatal crashes this year compared to 29er in… Continue reading Minnesota Roads Witnessed a Deadly Year

Serious Drug Trafficking Charges Filed in Bemidji, Minnesota

BEMIDJI, MN (trfnews.i234.me) A man and woman are facing major drug trafficking charges in Bemidji, Minnesota, after being pulled over on a traffic stop this week. this pair silus blue Jr of cast Lake and legina kimona of beiji are facing a major drug trafficking charge they were pulled over in piji this week on… Continue reading Serious Drug Trafficking Charges Filed in Bemidji, Minnesota

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.