SWITZERLAND (trfnews.i234.me) A spokesperson for the World Health Organization explains a new COVID variant of concern called, “Omicron”.
CROOKSTON, MN (trfnews.i234.me) The Principal at Crookston High School says a shooting threat has been investigated and there is no danger. *Please excuse audio problems.
FARGO, ND (trfnews.i234.me) Firefighters were called to a mobile home fire on the far north end of Fargo Saturday night. Radio traffic at the time indicated residents were able to get out, but 2 pets were inside the burning structure. The Bat. Chief has also confirmed that no people were injured.
BEMIDJI, MN (trfnews.i234.me) The Director of Beltrami County, Minnesota’s Health Department says COVID cases are spiking, but the cause isn’t clear.
GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) A company spokesperson says HuHot Mongolian Grill is closed for good in Grand Forks. The company, which also operates 2 other “HuHot” restaurants in Fargo and Bismarck will remain open.
WELLS COUNTY, ND (trfnews.i234.me) A neighbor says a Sheyenne, North Dakota murder suspect’s stolen vehicle was found west of that town at a farmstead in Wells County. No officials word on suspect, Nicholas Poitra. – A vehicle was stolen following a murder at a bar in Cheyenne, North Dakota on Sunday evening. – The stolen… Continue reading Murder Suspect’s Stolen Vehicle Found, No Official Word On Suspect
Thief River Falls – Lester “John” Larson, 76, of Thief River Falls, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, February 15, 2023, at his residence. Lester John Larson was born September 19, 1946, at Mercy Hospital in Thief River Falls, the son of Lester Richard and Ella Amanda (Holden) Larson. He was baptized and confirmed at Zion… Continue reading Lester “John” Larson, 76 | Thief River Falls Times & Northern Watch – Official Page
Newfolden – Merlyn Lindemoen, of Newfolden, passed away peacefully on Sunday, January 15, 2023, at the Villa St. Vincent in Crookston, at the age of 67. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, January 27, 2023, at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Middle River, with Father George Noel presiding. Interment… Continue reading Merlyn Lindemoen, 67
Forest Lake – Gerald Dimmen, age 79, of Forest Lake, passed away unexpectedly due to heart complications on December 3, 2022. Gerald James Dimmen was born on April 22, in Thief River Falls. He was raised by his grandmother, Lena Dimmen, on the family farm. He attended country school at the Dimmen School and then… Continue reading Gerald Dimmen, 79
Carson, CA Arthur “Art” James Bakke, CPA of Carson, CA, and formerly of Thief River, Falls, passed away November 18, 2022 at the age of 80 years young with his loving wife Jane at his side. Arthur “Art” Bakke was born on January 4, 1942 in Thief River Falls, as the youngest of four… Continue reading Arthur Bakke, 80