Longtime Oklahoma Senator Jim Inhofe Dies at 89

Sen. Jim Inhofe

Jim Inhofe, the veteran Republican senator from Oklahoma known for his staunch opposition to climate science, passed away at the age of 89. Inhofe, who was the longest-serving U.S. senator from Oklahoma, died early Tuesday morning following a stroke he suffered during the July Fourth holiday. Inhofe’s political career spanned over six decades, during which… Continue reading Longtime Oklahoma Senator Jim Inhofe Dies at 89

Detroit Lakes Hearing For MN State Senator Delayed

DETROIT LAKES, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – An omnibus court hearing for State Senator Nicole Mitchell of Woodbury, Minnesota, has been rescheduled to late August in Detroit Lakes. The Becker County Court administrator’s office confirmed that the hearing has been moved to August 30th at the request of the defense. Mitchell faces a first-degree burglary charge for… Continue reading Detroit Lakes Hearing For MN State Senator Delayed

Court Hearing for Minnesota State Senator Pushed to August

Nicole Mitchell

DETROIT LAKES, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – An omnibus court hearing for State Senator Nicole Mitchell of Woodbury, Minnesota, has been rescheduled to late August in Detroit Lakes. The Becker County Court administrator’s office confirmed that the hearing has been moved to August 30th at the request of the defense. Mitchell faces a first-degree burglary charge for… Continue reading Court Hearing for Minnesota State Senator Pushed to August

Former State Senator Ray Holmberg to Plead Guilty in Shocking Child Sex Case

FARGO, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – Former State Senator Ray Holmberg of Grand Forks is expected to plead guilty in federal court to charges of traveling to Europe to engage in sexual activities with minors. According to the plea agreement, Holmberg made multiple trips from North Dakota to Prague, Czech Republic, between June 24, 2011, and November… Continue reading Former State Senator Ray Holmberg to Plead Guilty in Shocking Child Sex Case

Embattled MN Senator Nicole Mitchell Refuses to Resign Amid Burglary Charges

Nicole Mitchell

ST. PAUL, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – State Senator Nicole Mitchell of Woodbury has announced she will not resign despite mounting pressure from DFL leaders following her burglary charges in Detroit Lakes. Mitchell’s lawyer issued a statement on Thursday affirming her commitment to continue serving in the state senate while her criminal case proceeds. Last month, Mitchell… Continue reading Embattled MN Senator Nicole Mitchell Refuses to Resign Amid Burglary Charges

Grand Forks Man Linked to Disgraced Senator Sentenced to 40 Years for Child Porn

Nicholas Morgan Derosier

FARGO, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – Nicholas Morgan Derosier, a 36-year-old man from Grand Forks with connections to disgraced North Dakota State Senator Ray Holberg, has been sentenced to 40 years in federal prison on child pornography charges. In September of 2023, Derosier pled guilty to one count of receipt and distribution of child pornography and six… Continue reading Grand Forks Man Linked to Disgraced Senator Sentenced to 40 Years for Child Porn

Kangaroo Court Conviction”: Senator Cramer Reacts to Trump’s Guilty Verdict

WASHINGTON (trfnews.i234.me) – Minutes after a New York jury found former President Donald Trump guilty of 34 felonies, North Dakota Republican U.S. Sen. Kevin Cramer posted his reaction on social media. “A kangaroo court in a third world city has ensured Donald Trump’s place in history as the 1st convicted president to win re-election,” Cramer… Continue reading Kangaroo Court Conviction”: Senator Cramer Reacts to Trump’s Guilty Verdict

Senator Tina Smith Introduces Bipartisan Bill to Combat Senior Loneliness

WASHINGTON D.C. (trfnews.i234.me) – Senator Tina Smith has introduced a bipartisan bill to address loneliness among senior citizens in the United States. In 2023, one in three adults aged 50 to 80 reported feeling isolated, a condition linked to higher rates of heart disease, stroke, dementia, depression, and anxiety among seniors. The proposed legislation, known… Continue reading Senator Tina Smith Introduces Bipartisan Bill to Combat Senior Loneliness

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

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

UPDATE: MN State Senator Loses Assignments, Review Of Burglary Charge

ST. PAUL, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – Minnesota State Senator Nicole Mitchell, a member of the Democratic-Farmer-Labor (DFL) party, has been at the center of a legal and political storm following her arrest on felony burglary charges. Mitchell, 49, was apprehended early Monday morning after authorities responded to reports of a break-in at a residence in Detroit… Continue reading UPDATE: MN State Senator Loses Assignments, Review Of Burglary Charge

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

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

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

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

Woodbury State Senator Arrested for First-Degree Burglary

Nicole Mitchell

DETROIT LAKES, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – Nicole Mitchell, a 49-year-old Democrat and state senator from Woodbury, Minnesota, was arrested Monday morning following a burglary report in Detroit Lakes. Responding to the call, Police Chief Steve Todd confirmed Mitchell’s arrest and her subsequent transfer to Becker County Jail. The homeowner alerted authorities, leading to Mitchell’s apprehension. The… Continue reading Woodbury State Senator Arrested for First-Degree Burglary

North Dakota Senator John Hoeven Introduces Legislation to Aid Energy Industry Amidst Biden Administration’s Scrutiny

WASHINGTON D.C. (trfnews.i234.me) – Senator John Hoeven of North Dakota, a Republican and avid supporter of former President Trump, has announced his efforts to introduce legislation aimed at alleviating the perceived burdens faced by the energy sector under the Biden administration. Hoeven’s move comes at a time when former President Trump is occupied with legal… Continue reading North Dakota Senator John Hoeven Introduces Legislation to Aid Energy Industry Amidst Biden Administration’s Scrutiny