Road Construction Season Begins

The Minnesota Department Of Transportation has announced more that 200 construction projects across the state. 171 road and bridge projects, as well as 52 projects to improve airports, water ports, railroad crossings and transit infrastructure have been scheduled. Major projects in northwest Minnesota include resurfacing Highway 59 south of Thief River Falls, including culvert replacements,… Continue reading Road Construction Season Begins

Vehicle Damage Reported

Police in Thief River Falls responded to a property damage call Friday. According to police, the caller reported vandalism saying “Someone wrote on my vehicle with a Sharpie.” Police responded to the 200 Block of LaBree Avenue North just after 10 pm.  

Tools Taken in TRF

Tools Taken in TRF

Several tools were reported missing from a site in Thief River Falls on Wednesday. According to the police report, numerous tools were reported missing from a trailer on the 2000 Block of Highway 59 South. A Dewalt nail gun, Bostitch finish staplers, Topcon leveling construction lasers, and 6 twenty-volt lithium batteries were among the items… Continue reading Tools Taken in TRF

No Travel Advised

Road conditions have continued to deteriorate with the heavy snowfall throughout the overnight hours and into the morning. Ice, snow and limited visibility have created hazardous driving conditions. Deputies in Polk County report drifting and blowing snow that has caused reduced visibility in open areas. Roadways are snow-covered and impassable in some areas, creating a… Continue reading No Travel Advised

Weather Related Announcements

4/4/23 Thief River Falls Public Schools will dismiss school at 1 pm today, with Latch-Key open until 6 pm. Wednesday – No in-person class it will be an E-Learning Day. No Latchkey. Greenbush/Middle River school is dismissing at 1:20 today and buses will run at 1:30. No after-school activities. Students and teachers will shift to… Continue reading Weather Related Announcements

Gayle Grossman

Peacefully, and surrounded by her family, Gayle (Radniecki) Grossman passed away into the arms of Christ on April 1st, 2023 at the age of 63 years at Centracare Hospital in St Cloud, MN. Mass of the Christian burial will be 1:30 PM, Monday, April 10, 2023 at St. Bernard’s Catholic Church in Thief River Falls,… Continue reading Gayle Grossman

Gary Battleson

Gary Battleson, of Thief River Falls, MN, passed away peacefully, with his family by his side, on Wednesday, March 29, 2023 at Sanford Hospital in Thief River Falls, MN, at the age of 80. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 1:30 PM on Monday, April 3, 2023 at St. Bernard’s Catholic Church in… Continue reading Gary Battleson

Kari Kahlstorf

Kari Marie Kahlstorf, age 33 of Plummer, MN Formerly of Lake George, Minnesota, died at her home on Thursday, March 23, 2023. Kari Marie Kahlstorf, the daughter of David and Pam Kahlstorf, was born October 22, 1989, in Bemidji, MN. She attended public school in LaPorte, Minnesota, where she graduated from the LaPorte High School… Continue reading Kari Kahlstorf