Northern Valley Police Week Memorial Service in Grand Forks

GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – The 12th Annual Northern Valley Police Week Memorial Service was held at Optimus Park in Grand Forks on Thursday afternoon. The event featured local and state law enforcement officers from North Dakota and Minnesota, along with federal law enforcement, the US Air Force, and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. The… Continue reading Northern Valley Police Week Memorial Service in Grand Forks

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

Lorna Larsen, 79

Aurora, CO – Lorna Gayle (Moe) Larsen, 79, of Aurora, CO, passed away April 27, 2024, at the Denver Hospice Inpatient Care Center, with her daughter by her side. Lorna was born July 8, 1944, to Martha Adeline (Nabben) and Joseph Manvel Moe of rural Thief River Falls. The youngest of three children, Lorna attended… Continue reading Lorna Larsen, 79

Kelly Gutterud, 62

Bull Shoals, AR – Kelly Charles Gutterud passed away on Tuesday, October 24, 2023, at his home in Bull Shoals, Arkansas. Kelly was born October 13, 1961, in Thief River Falls, to Amy (Schmitke) and Elmer Gutterud. He attended Washington Elementary School, Franklin Middle School, and Lincoln High School where he graduated with honors in… Continue reading Kelly Gutterud, 62

Lake of the Woods County Plans to Develop America’s Most Northern Park

ANGLE INLET, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – Lake of the Woods County is spearheading the development of a new public park in the Northwest Angle, located at Angle Inlet in Minnesota. This initiative aims to create a recreational space at Jim’s Corner, set to become America’s most northern park in the lower 48 states. Public Input: The… Continue reading Lake of the Woods County Plans to Develop America’s Most Northern Park

Dennis Paesler, 76

Detroit Lakes – Dennis Paesler, of Detroit Lakes, passed away on April 23, 2024 in the town of Perham. Dennis was born in Perham, to Albert and Marjorie Paesler on July 28, 1947. He graduated from Frazee High School and attended Moorhead State College. He married Karen Mattson of Detroit Lakes in 1968. One child,… Continue reading Dennis Paesler, 76

Joyce Taylor, 92

Middle River – Joyce Elizabeth (Osse) Beito Taylor was born in Cedar Township at home on September 13, 1931 to John Osse and Leora Suzanna (Taylor) Osse. She was the oldest of three children. Joyce attended grade school at both the Brandon School House and the Olson’s School House. Joyce attended high school in Middle… Continue reading Joyce Taylor, 92

Grand Forks SWAT Assists Sheriff’s Department in Response to Armed Individual Report

THOMPSON, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – This Thursday morning, a significant law enforcement response unfolded in the northern Valley following reports of an armed individual near Thompson, North Dakota. Details remain scarce, but authorities received information about a man allegedly armed with a gun west of Thompson. The situation prompted a sizable police presence in the area,… Continue reading Grand Forks SWAT Assists Sheriff’s Department in Response to Armed Individual Report

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

Timothy Helt, 65

Thief River Falls – Timothy Helt, son of Lawrence and Adelaide Helt of Thief River Falls, passed away April 6, 2024 at the age of 65 with family at his side. Tim was born in Lincoln, Nebraska on February 28, 1959 and was baptized in the Catholic Church. He attended school in Thief River Falls… Continue reading Timothy Helt, 65

Abandoned Building Engulfed in Flames Near Thompson, North Dakota

Abandoned House Destroyed by Fire Near Thompson

THOMPSON, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – In a sudden turn of events this Tuesday evening, first responders rushed to the scene of a structure fire near Thompson, North Dakota. Reports indicate that the fire broke out around 7:00 p.m., just west of the Thompson exit on Highway 15. The blaze has consumed an old abandoned building, sending… Continue reading Abandoned Building Engulfed in Flames Near Thompson, North Dakota

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

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

Dust Storms Hit Northern Valley Amid Red Flag Warning

POLK COUNTY, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – Tom Berg here with breaking news as isolated dust storms sweep across the northern Valley, just east of East Grand Forks. Dry conditions and high winds prompted a Red Flag Warning in effect until 7:00 p.m. this Saturday. Residents are urged to exercise caution as gusty winds, reaching up to… Continue reading Dust Storms Hit Northern Valley Amid Red Flag Warning

Red Flag Warning Sparks Multiple Fires Across the Region

MINNESOTA-NORTH DAKOTA (trfnews.i234.me) – Tom Berg here with an urgent update on this Red Flag Warning Saturday afternoon, as firefighters battle blazes across the region. Earlier today, a fire erupted in Crystal, near the Canadian border, engulfing a trailer home deck. Northeast of Warren, near the Luna elevator, firefighters tackled a grass fire. Meanwhile, a… Continue reading Red Flag Warning Sparks Multiple Fires Across the Region

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

22-Year-Old Ethan Larson Identified as Victim in Fargo Stabbing-Murder

FARGO, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – In a tragic turn of events, Fargo police have identified 22-year-old Ethan Larson from Newfolden, Minnesota, as the victim of a stabbing-murder that occurred in the early hours of Thursday morning. According to authorities, Larson was involved in an altercation outside a bar on South 45th Street in Fargo. After being… Continue reading 22-Year-Old Ethan Larson Identified as Victim in Fargo Stabbing-Murder

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

Northern Valley Hit Hard by Heavy Snowfall, Resulting in Dangerous Road Conditions and Multiple Crashes on Saturday Afternoon

GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) Heavy snow is causing slick roads and some crashes in the Northern Valley at 1 pm this Saturday. heavy snow falling at Grand Forks at 1 p.m on this uh Saturday weather servicing uh much as 2 in or more out to the west of it’s wind gust up to 50… Continue reading Northern Valley Hit Hard by Heavy Snowfall, Resulting in Dangerous Road Conditions and Multiple Crashes on Saturday Afternoon

Fargo Charges Alleged Northern Valley Laundry Room Bandits

FARGO, ND (trfnews.i234.me) Two alleged laundry room bandits from the Northern Valley are facing criminal charges in Fargo. that’s two alleged Northern Valley laundry room Bandits have been arrested and charged in Fargo Sean hel of Grand Forks and John Hagen of Grafton according to court documents on January 23rd police were dispatched to 4242… Continue reading Fargo Charges Alleged Northern Valley Laundry Room Bandits

Truck Overturns in Northern Valley: Driver Reported Safe, Says Family Member

OSLO, MN (trfnews.i234.me) There’s been a sugar beet truck rollover on the Oslo exit of Interstate-29 in the Northern Valley. A family member says the driver is OK. and some breaking news coming in just after uh 300 p.m. on this Wednesday video here from I news viewer Rod Canen this is by the Oslo… Continue reading Truck Overturns in Northern Valley: Driver Reported Safe, Says Family Member

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

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

Yet Another Ice Rescue of Fishermen on New Year’s Day in Northern Minnesota

LAKE OF THE WOODS, MN (trfnews.i234.me) We have another ice rescue of fishermen in Northern Minnesota on this New Years Day. This time on Lake of the Woods. no I’m not kidding it sounds like we have another ice rescue underway in northern Minnesota this time on Lake of the Woods earlier this week we… Continue reading Yet Another Ice Rescue of Fishermen on New Year’s Day in Northern Minnesota

Northern Valley Exclusive: Murder and Drug Trafficking Charges Uncovered

CROOKSTON, MN (trfnews.i234.me) Two Crookston, Minnesota men are now facing a charge of 1st Degree Conspiracy to Commit Murder, along with numerous drug trafficking charges. The presumed murdered man has not been found. we have a long running case of an alleged murder conspiracy in major drug trafficking in kooken Minnesota according to court documents… Continue reading Northern Valley Exclusive: Murder and Drug Trafficking Charges Uncovered

Murder and Drug Trafficking Charges Laid in the Northern Valley – Exclusive Coverage

CROOKSTON, MN (trfnews.i234.me) Two Crookston, Minnesota men are now facing a charge of 1st Degree Conspiracy to Commit Murder, along with numerous drug trafficking charges. The presumed murdered man has not been found. we have a long running case of an alleged murder conspiracy in major drug trafficking in kooken Minnesota according to court documents… Continue reading Murder and Drug Trafficking Charges Laid in the Northern Valley – Exclusive Coverage

Three Fishermen Sink into Frozen Waters of Northern Minnesota

UPPER RED LAKE, MN (trfnews.i234.me) We have a report of 3 fishermen falling through the ice on Upper Red Lake in Northern Minnesota Thursday evening. Earlier this week and airplane fell through the ice and 35 fishermen had to be rescued when an ice sheet broke away from shore on Upper Red Lake. we had… Continue reading Three Fishermen Sink into Frozen Waters of Northern Minnesota

Aircraft Successfully Lands on Ice-Covered Lake in Northern Minnesota

UPPER RED LAKE, MN (trfnews.i234.me) The pilot and passenger of a Cesna were not injured after landing on Upper Red Lake in Northern Minnesota and breaking through the ice. this update now from the Beltrami County Minnesota Sheriff’s Office on a plane landing on the ice and breaking through it quote uh today uh December… Continue reading Aircraft Successfully Lands on Ice-Covered Lake in Northern Minnesota

Bumpy Arrival in Northern Minnesota

UPPER RED LAKE, MN (trfnews.i234.me) We had a plane touchdown hard on Upper Red Lake in Northern Minnesota. on Sunday night we told you about ice fishermen being stranded on a sheet of ice that blew offshore on upper Red Lake in northern Minnesota now we’ve had a mishap with a plane uh this happened… Continue reading Bumpy Arrival in Northern Minnesota

UPDATE: 35 Ice Anglers Rescued From Icy Waters in Northern Minnesota

UPPER RED LAKE, MN (trfnews.i234.me) We have a wrap up of an ice rescue on Upper Red Lake in Northern Minnesota Sunday night. Thirty-five fisherman wound up being rescued. here’s a wrap up of that ice rescue on upper Red Lake uh Minnesota on Sunday evening 35 people uh wound up being rescued from an… Continue reading UPDATE: 35 Ice Anglers Rescued From Icy Waters in Northern Minnesota

Ice rescue in progress on Upper Red Lake in Northern Minnesota on Sunday

UPPER RED LAKE, MN (trfnews.i234.me) An ice rescue is underway at 6:30 pm on this Sunday on Upper Red Lake in Northern Minnesota. Around 15 ice fishermen found themselves trapped on the ice, when water opened up between them and the resort. Neil Berg here with the breaking news update at 6:30 p.m. on a… Continue reading Ice rescue in progress on Upper Red Lake in Northern Minnesota on Sunday

Ice Fishermen Trapped on Northern Minnesota Ice Rescue Mission at 5 PM on Sunday

UPPER RED LAKE, MN (trfnews.i234.me) Rescue crews are arriving on Upper Red Lake in Northern Minnesota on this Sunday evening. Open water appeared between ice fishermen and the resort. some breaking news out of northern Minnesota on this Sunday evening we have a water rescue going on on upper Red Lake uh listening to radio… Continue reading Ice Fishermen Trapped on Northern Minnesota Ice Rescue Mission at 5 PM on Sunday

Three Individuals Accused of Committing Burglaries in Northern Minnesota

LAKE OF THE WOODS COUNTY, MN (trfnews.i234.me) Three men from Williams and Warroad, Minnesota are facing Burglary and Theft charges in Lake of the Woods County. this Trio Nicholas Bergman of Williams Jace Nelson of Williams and Nathan Stone of Warroad are all facing burglary and theft charges they allegedly entered two cabins south of… Continue reading Three Individuals Accused of Committing Burglaries in Northern Minnesota

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

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

Rescue of Individuals in Need in Northern Minnesota

SALOL, MN (trfnews.i234.me) Rescue crews are at work transporting apparent, illegal immigrants who are suffering from hypothermia in Northern Minnesota. Several agencies are staged near Salol, Minnesota. * Check back later for more on this developing story. with some breaking news out of northern Minnesota at 7 30 a.m on this Tuesday we have a… Continue reading Rescue of Individuals in Need in Northern Minnesota

Man Missing in Northern Minnesota

WARROAD, MN (trfnews.i234.me) A mother is asking your help in finding her son who went missing Wednesday. Joseph Husbands was last seen in Warroad, Minnesota. with some breaking news out of northern Minnesota on this Friday evening we have a report of a missing man now I just talked with Peggy husbands who says her… Continue reading Man Missing in Northern Minnesota

Unusual Drug Bust in Fargo Involving Residents from the Northern Valley

FARGO, ND (trfnews.i234.me) Fargo Police responded to what turned out to be a strange drug bust, involving residents from the Northern Valley. we have a very strange Fargo drug bust a report that involves northern Valley residents according to court documents on October 14th at 2:40 a.m. a Fargo police officer was dispatched to a… Continue reading Unusual Drug Bust in Fargo Involving Residents from the Northern Valley