Fargo Police Confirm Recovery of Deceased Female from Red River

FARGO, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – This breaking news update out of Fargo now confirms our earlier report of a body found in the Red River. According to Fargo police, at 10:54 a.m., officers were dispatched to the 3700 block of Broadway North for a report of a body in the river. Upon arrival, a deceased female… Continue reading Fargo Police Confirm Recovery of Deceased Female from Red River

Investigation Underway in Fargo Linked to Body Found in Red River

FARGO, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – Fargo Police have launched an investigation beneath the 12th Avenue North Bridge, which is reportedly connected to the discovery of a woman’s body in the Red River earlier today. Authorities recovered the body near Broadway North, prompting a significant police presence. This afternoon, investigators were seen beneath the 12th Avenue North… Continue reading Investigation Underway in Fargo Linked to Body Found in Red River

Female Body Recovered from Red River in Fargo; Investigation Underway

Female Body Recovered from Red River in Fargo; Investigation Underway

FARGO, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – Breaking news from Fargo, Authorities are currently investigating beneath the 12th Avenue North Bridge following the recovery of a female body from the Red River earlier today. The body was discovered off Broadway North this morning, prompting a large police presence in the area. As of 3:29 p.m., video footage shows… Continue reading Female Body Recovered from Red River in Fargo; Investigation Underway

🚨 Body Found in Red River at Fargo-Moorhead

MOORHEAD, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – Breaking news out of Fargo-Moorhead this Saturday morning, A body has been found in the Red River. First responders have now moved to the Moorhead side of the river. At 11:32 a.m., reports came in about a body in the river, upstream from Trollwood Park. Emergency vehicles are currently on the… Continue reading 🚨 Body Found in Red River at Fargo-Moorhead

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

🌊 Water Rescue at Park Point in Duluth

DULUTH, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – We had a water rescue at Park Point in Duluth late Friday afternoon. According to the St. Louis County Sheriff’s Department, a report was dispatched at 5:39 p.m. regarding an unresponsive male in the waters off Park Point. A Good Samaritan and on-duty lifeguards reached the 38-year-old man from Mount Iron,… Continue reading 🌊 Water Rescue at Park Point in Duluth

Minnesota DOT Awards $7.8 Million for Statewide EV Charging Stations

ST. PAUL, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – The Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) is set to transform the state’s electric vehicle (EV) infrastructure by awarding over $7.8 million in grants to 13 applicants. These grants will fund the construction and maintenance of EV fast charging stations, part of a push to support the national electric vehicle program.… Continue reading Minnesota DOT Awards $7.8 Million for Statewide EV Charging Stations

Major Construction Alert: $71 Million I-94 Widening Project to Begin Between Albertville and Monticello

MINNESOTA (trfnews.i234.me) – A significant road construction project is set to commence on Interstate-94 between Albertville and Monticello later this month. The Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) announced that preparation work for the $71 million project will start on July 22nd. This ambitious three-year project aims to widen I-94 to six lanes, significantly improving traffic… Continue reading Major Construction Alert: $71 Million I-94 Widening Project to Begin Between Albertville and Monticello

Missing Arthur, ND Woman Found Safe in Arkansas

ARTHUR, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – A woman who has been missing from Arthur, North Dakota, since July 5th has been found safe in Arkansas. According to the Cass County Sheriff’s Office, 48-year-old Leita Golden was located with her family in northern Arkansas. Sheriff Jesse Jonner expressed appreciation for the cooperation and assistance from the public and… Continue reading Missing Arthur, ND Woman Found Safe in Arkansas

Firefighters Respond to House Fire in Fargo on Thursday Evening

FARGO, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – Breaking news out of Fargo on this Thursday evening: firefighters are currently on the scene of a house fire on the 1500 block of Third Avenue South. According to initial reports, the female homeowner safely exited the house, although she was seen at one point on the roof attempting to extinguish… Continue reading Firefighters Respond to House Fire in Fargo on Thursday Evening

Questionable Driving Incident in East Grand Forks

EAST GRAND FORKS, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – We’ve had a questionable driving incident in East Grand Forks on Thursday evening. Video footage received at 6:55 p.m. shows a vehicle involved in an incident on 220 North, near the Domino’s on Gateway Drive. The driver reportedly went over the top of an electrical box. According to East… Continue reading Questionable Driving Incident in East Grand Forks

Fargo House Fire Update: Heavy Damage but No Serious Injuries

FARGO, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – We have an update regarding a house fire in Fargo at 1544 3rd Avenue South. According to the battalion chief on the scene, everyone managed to exit the house safely. However, the second floor was completely gutted, and there is heavy water and smoke damage on the first floor and basement.… Continue reading Fargo House Fire Update: Heavy Damage but No Serious Injuries

📢 Veterans Urged to Check Out New VA Programs Offering Benefits

ST. PAUL, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – Eligible Minnesota veterans are encouraged to apply for PACT Act benefits through the VA. Congresswoman Ilhan Omar highlights that the law, passed two years ago, addresses health problems faced by veterans exposed to Agent Orange in Vietnam and burn pits in Iraq and Afghanistan. Despite the availability of these benefits,… Continue reading 📢 Veterans Urged to Check Out New VA Programs Offering Benefits

🚨 Teen Drowns After Jump from Cliff in Waite Park, Minnesota

🚨 Teen Drowns After Jump from Cliff in Waite Park, Minnesota

WAITE PARK, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – The teenager who drowned after jumping from a cliff at Quarry Park in Waite Park, Minnesota, has been identified as 17-year-old Emmanuel Seward Jr. of Brooklyn Center. The medical examiner has ruled the cause of death as accidental drowning. According to the Stearns County Sheriff’s Department, on July 9 at… Continue reading 🚨 Teen Drowns After Jump from Cliff in Waite Park, Minnesota

Teen’s Tragic Leap: 17-Year-Old Drowns After Cliff Jump in Waite Park

WAITE PARK, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – A 17-year-old boy tragically lost his life Tuesday evening after jumping from a 10-foot cliff at Quarry Park and Nature Preserve in Waite Park, Minnesota. Witnesses reported that the teenager jumped into the water but never resurfaced. Rescue crews recovered the boy’s body just before 9 p.m. in 31 feet… Continue reading Teen’s Tragic Leap: 17-Year-Old Drowns After Cliff Jump in Waite Park

Prince’s ‘Purple Rain’ 40th Anniversary Celebration at Target Center

MINNEAPOLIS, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – A special screening of Prince’s iconic movie “Purple Rain” is set for July 27th at the Target Center in downtown Minneapolis. This event commemorates the 40th anniversary of the film’s release. Hosted by members of Prince’s estate, the celebration will take place from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. in the Timberwolves Arena.… Continue reading Prince’s ‘Purple Rain’ 40th Anniversary Celebration at Target Center

156 Years Ago This Month: Minnesota Experiences Largest Mass Execution in U.S. History

156 YEARS AGO THIS MONTH: MN Has Largest Mass Execution In U.S. History MANKATO, MN (trfnews.i234.me) It was 156 years ago this month that the largest mass execution in United States history took place in Mankato, Minnesota. here’s a Wikipedia story 156 years ago this month the Dakota war of 1862 also known as the… Continue reading 156 Years Ago This Month: Minnesota Experiences Largest Mass Execution in U.S. History

Minnesota DNR Certifies Nine New State Record Fish

ST. PAUL, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has certified nine new state record fish following recent changes to the program in March. The DNR expanded the species eligible for the Catch and Release category and increased the number of records in the certified weight category. Among the new records: A… Continue reading Minnesota DNR Certifies Nine New State Record Fish

EPIC Companies File for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy in North Dakota

NORTH DAKOTA (trfnews.i234.me) – North Dakota-based EPIC Companies has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, a process that allows for the reorganization of debts and assets under court supervision. According to court documents, EPIC has declared assets and liabilities between $10 million and $50 million, listing between 50 and 99 creditors owed money. The list of… Continue reading EPIC Companies File for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy in North Dakota

Husband Named Suspect in Wife’s Murder: U.S. Marshals Offer $10,000 Reward

Named As Suspect In Wife's Murder, $10,000 Reward Now Being Offered By U.S. Marshals PENNINGTON COUNTY, MN (trfnews.i234.me) A $10,000 reward is now being offered by the U.S. Marshal’s Service for information leading to the arrest of Eric Reinbold. He’s been on the run since Friday, after his wife was found murdered at a farmstead… Continue reading Husband Named Suspect in Wife’s Murder: U.S. Marshals Offer $10,000 Reward

Fargo Man Identified as Drowning Victim in Detroit Lakes

DETROIT LAKES, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – The Becker County Sheriff’s Office has identified the man pulled from the water on Saturday in Detroit Lakes as 24-year-old Sterling Buchholz of Fargo. His current condition remains unknown. At approximately 3:26 p.m. on Saturday, the Becker County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a 24-year-old male who had been… Continue reading Fargo Man Identified as Drowning Victim in Detroit Lakes

Massive Cleanup Underway After Train Derailment and Fire in Bordulac, ND

BORDULAC, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – A massive cleanup is now underway following a train derailment and fire in Bordulac, southeast of Carrington, North Dakota. Multiple crews and contractors are currently on the scene. The fire started early Friday morning when the train derailed. It was extinguished by Sunday, and now the cleanup has begun. Neil Berg… Continue reading Massive Cleanup Underway After Train Derailment and Fire in Bordulac, ND

Freak Accident Claims Life of Esmond Bar Owner

Scott Willoughby

ESMOND, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – A freak accident has claimed the life of a popular man in Esmond, North Dakota, west of Devil’s Lake. Scott Willoughby was killed on Sunday while working on the two-lane bowling alley in his bar. He was crushed by the pinsetter machine. The incident occurred while he was alone at the… Continue reading Freak Accident Claims Life of Esmond Bar Owner

U.S. Highway 61 at Wabasha County Road 18, GREENFIELD TWP, Wabasha County Crash 2024-07-07 20:06:50

Incident Incident type: Injury ICR: 24103059 Date/Time: 07/07/2024 15:28   District: 2100 Rochester Case Information Contact: 507-923-2040 Media Contact:   Location: U.S. Highway 61 at Wabasha County Road 18, GREENFIELD TWP, Wabasha County   Description: Audi A5 was traveling southbound on U.S. Highway 61. Chevrolet Cruz was eastbound on Wabasha County Road 18, when the… Continue reading U.S. Highway 61 at Wabasha County Road 18, GREENFIELD TWP, Wabasha County
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U.S. Highway 10 at Liberty Lane, BECKER, Sherburne County Crash 2024-07-06 22:26:11

Incident Incident type: Injury ICR: 24602358 Date/Time: 07/06/2024 18:04   District: 2600 St. Cloud Case Information Contact: 320-223-6666 Media Contact: Sgt. Jesse Grabow (218) 639-3168   Location: U.S. Highway 10 at Liberty Lane, BECKER, Sherburne County   Description: The Sherburne County Sheriff’s Office was attempting to stop a Ram truck that was recently reported stolen… Continue reading U.S. Highway 10 at Liberty Lane, BECKER, Sherburne County
Crash 2024-07-06 22:26:11

A Feast for the Senses: The Taste of Minnesota Returns with a Bang!

MINNEAPOLIS, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – After a long hiatus, the beloved “Taste of Minnesota” is back, bringing a two-day celebration of food, fun, and Minnesota culture to the Twin Cities. Originally started in St. Paul in 1983, this iconic event has returned to showcase the best that Minnesota has to offer. A Culinary Extravaganza This year’s… Continue reading A Feast for the Senses: The Taste of Minnesota Returns with a Bang!

Breaking News: Young Adult Pulled from Water in Detroit Lakes, Minnesota, Rushed to Hospital

DETROIT LAKES, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – This Saturday afternoon, a young adult was pulled from the water in Detroit Lakes, Minnesota, following a possible drowning incident. Initial reports indicate that emergency services were quickly paged to the scene. A dive team was initially called but later canceled after the person was rescued from the water. The… Continue reading Breaking News: Young Adult Pulled from Water in Detroit Lakes, Minnesota, Rushed to Hospital

Heroic Rescue at Detroit Lakes: Man Pulled from Water, Condition Unknown

DETROIT LAKES, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – We have an update from the Becker County Sheriff’s Office regarding a potential drowning at Detroit Lake. At approximately 3:26 p.m. on Saturday, the Sheriff’s Office received a report of a 24-year-old male who had been swimming from shore and went under the water near Zorbas on West Lake Drive… Continue reading Heroic Rescue at Detroit Lakes: Man Pulled from Water, Condition Unknown

Tragic End to Search: Missing 19-Year-Old Arthur Wiebe Found in Red River

Arthur Wiebe

FARGO, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – Family members are now posting on social media that the body recovered from the Red River in Fargo late Thursday night was 19-year-old Arthur Wiebe of Hunter, North Dakota. Moorhead police had been searching for Wiebe since July 1st when he was last seen on surveillance video in Moorhead. Late Thursday,… Continue reading Tragic End to Search: Missing 19-Year-Old Arthur Wiebe Found in Red River

Tragic Incident on the Fourth of July: Man Found in Red River, Body Bag Requested

FARGO, ND (trfnews.i234.me) -Check back later for the latest on this developing story. Breaking news out of Fargo on this Fourth of July night: At around 10:25 p.m., video footage shows emergency responders at the Red River near 14th Avenue North and Elm Street. A report initially came in about a man in the river,… Continue reading Tragic Incident on the Fourth of July: Man Found in Red River, Body Bag Requested

Fewer North Dakota Deer Licenses Available This Year

BISMARCK, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – The chances of winning the lottery for a deer gun license in North Dakota feel even slimmer this year as the North Dakota Game and Fish Department issued fewer licenses due to lower deer populations. Many hunters, like Glenn Anderson, who has a lifelong passion for deer hunting, find themselves looking… Continue reading Fewer North Dakota Deer Licenses Available This Year

Early Morning Blaze Destroys SUV in Pennington County

Thief River Falls, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – A fire engulfed and destroyed a sport utility vehicle early Sunday morning in rural Pennington County. Fortunately, no injuries were reported. At 5:44 a.m., the Thief River Falls Fire Department responded to a call from the Mobile Home Park, where a 2001 Chevy Suburban was ablaze. The vehicle was… Continue reading Early Morning Blaze Destroys SUV in Pennington County

Breaking: Water Rescue Underway in Fargo as Man Reportedly Spotted in Red River

FARGO, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – This Monday afternoon, urgent reports from Fargo reveal a water rescue operation unfolding near Dyke East along the Red River. At approximately 1:13 p.m., emergency crews responded to a distressing report of a man seen in the river near the North Dakota side. As of now, the confirmation of locating the… Continue reading Breaking: Water Rescue Underway in Fargo as Man Reportedly Spotted in Red River

Legendary Olympian Bob Schul Passes Away at 86

Bob Schul

Bob Schul, the only American to ever win the Olympic gold medal in the 5000-meter race, passed away at the age of 86 on June 16, 2024, at a nursing home in Middletown, Ohio. Schul, who had been living with dementia, leaves behind a legacy as one of the greatest American distance runners in history.… Continue reading Legendary Olympian Bob Schul Passes Away at 86

Thousands of Gymnasts and Fans Flock to Minneapolis for Olympic Trials

MINNEAPOLIS, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – Thousands of gymnasts and fans have descended upon Minneapolis this weekend for the U.S. Olympic Gymnastics Trials at the Target Center. The event, which runs from Thursday through Sunday, is drawing spectators and athletes from around the world, eager to witness top gymnasts compete for a spot on Team USA. The… Continue reading Thousands of Gymnasts and Fans Flock to Minneapolis for Olympic Trials

A house fell into the flooded Blue Earth River near Mankato, Minnesota

MANKATO, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – A viral video shows a house near the breached Rapidan Dam near Mankato collapsing into the Blue Earth River. Most of the home washed into the floodwaters before 9:30 PM on Tuesday night. Blue Earth County officials are monitoring for downstream impacts from the debris. The family who owns the nearby… Continue reading A house fell into the flooded Blue Earth River near Mankato, Minnesota

The body of a missing man has been found in Cass Lake, Minnesota

James White

CASS LAKE, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – The body of a missing person has been discovered in Cass Lake, Minnesota. According to the Hubbard County Sheriff’s Office, they received a report of a deceased body found in a wooded area near the railroad tracks in Cass Lake. The Cass County Sheriff’s Office and Leech Lake Tribal Police… Continue reading The body of a missing man has been found in Cass Lake, Minnesota

Majority of Americans Plan to Watch High-Stakes Biden-Trump Debate

ATLANTA, GA (trfnews.i234.me) – A new poll shows the majority of U.S. adults plan to watch the Thursday night debate between President Joe Biden and former President Donald Trump. Reflecting on their previous chaotic encounter in 2020, many anticipate high stakes and potential fireworks during this first debate since then. According to a poll by… Continue reading Majority of Americans Plan to Watch High-Stakes Biden-Trump Debate

MN Highway 22 and U.S. Highway 14, MANKATO, Blue Earth County Crash 2024-06-25 17:00:32

Incident Incident type: Injury ICR: 24201227 Date/Time: 06/25/2024 13:39   District: 2200 Mankato Case Information Contact: 507-344-2750 Media Contact: Sgt. Troy Christianson (507) 923-2050   Location: MN Highway 22 and U.S. Highway 14, MANKATO, Blue Earth County   Description: The Toyota Sienna was traveling eastbound on U.S. Highway 14. The BMW X3 was traveling southbound… Continue reading MN Highway 22 and U.S. Highway 14, MANKATO, Blue Earth County
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Yellen Announces Major Affordable Housing Plans in Minneapolis

MINNEAPOLIS, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen is in Minnesota, spending a few days unveiling new initiatives aimed at increasing housing supply and reducing costs for working families. Yellen’s office has confirmed that she will announce a $100 million investment over the next three years to boost affordable housing. During her visit, Secretary… Continue reading Yellen Announces Major Affordable Housing Plans in Minneapolis

Bear Troubles in Thief River Falls: Conservation Officers Issue Urgent Advisory

Thief River Falls, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – Authorities in the Thief River Falls area are dealing with an increasing number of nuisance-bear complaints. Conservation Officer Jeremy Woinarowicz is urging homeowners to take preventive measures to avoid attracting bears to their properties. Bears are not just attracted to sweets, meats, and compost piles. Homeowners should also be cautious… Continue reading Bear Troubles in Thief River Falls: Conservation Officers Issue Urgent Advisory

Elderly Man with Dementia Missing in Otter Tail County

HENNING, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – The Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office is urgently searching for 79-year-old Robert Shaw, who has been missing since early Saturday morning, June 22. Robert, who suffers from dementia, disappeared from the rural Henning area near County Highway 134/State Highway 29. Authorities are urging neighbors to check all outbuildings and deer stands… Continue reading Elderly Man with Dementia Missing in Otter Tail County

Senate Republicans Block Bipartisan Bump Stock Ban After Supreme Court Ruling

WASHINGTON (trfnews.i234.me) – On Tuesday, Senate Republicans blocked bipartisan legislation that aimed to ban bump stocks, following a recent Supreme Court decision that struck down a prior ban on the rapid-fire gun accessory used in the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history. Democrats, led by Senators Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) and Susan Collins (R-Maine), attempted to force… Continue reading Senate Republicans Block Bipartisan Bump Stock Ban After Supreme Court Ruling

Canadian Woman Granted Leniency in U.S. Drug Smuggling Case

Krystle DeLeon

ROSEAU COUNTY, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – A Winnipeg, Manitoba, woman pleaded guilty to an amended charge of second-degree drug possession on Monday, June 17, and was granted a stayed 48-month sentence. Krystle De Leon, 39, was initially charged with first-degree sale of at least 17 grams of cocaine within a 90-day period and first-degree possession of… Continue reading Canadian Woman Granted Leniency in U.S. Drug Smuggling Case

Minnesota Colleges Freeze Tuition Amid Rising Education Costs

MINNESOTA (trfnews.i234.me) – In a significant move to alleviate the financial burden on students, many colleges and universities in the Minnesota State system have announced a tuition freeze for most undergraduate programs. This decision, driven by a $293 million boost in state funding, aims to make higher education more accessible and affordable. The tuition freeze… Continue reading Minnesota Colleges Freeze Tuition Amid Rising Education Costs

Semi Driver Found Dead at Fargo Gas Station Identified

FARGO, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – Police have identified the semi-driver who was found dead in his truck on Monday, June 17, at a Fargo gas station as Robert Buskirk, 49, of Springfield, Ohio. The body of Buskirk was discovered in his semi-parked at the Petro Travel Center at 4510 19th Ave. S., according to the Fargo… Continue reading Semi Driver Found Dead at Fargo Gas Station Identified

American Forces Face Longest Sea Battle Since WWII: Nine-Month Conflict with Houthi Rebels

WASHINGTON DC (trfnews.i234.me) – Fatigue is setting in as the USS Dwight D. Eisenhower aircraft carrier nears its ninth month of waging the most intense running sea battle since World War II. The aircraft carrier, along with its strike group and approximately 7,000 sailors, has been tirelessly protecting commercial shipping in the Red Sea from… Continue reading American Forces Face Longest Sea Battle Since WWII: Nine-Month Conflict with Houthi Rebels

Flash Flood Warning Issued for Grand Forks and Polk Counties Amid Heavy Rain and Severe Storms

GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – The National Weather Service in Grand Forks has issued a Flash Flood Warning for Grand Forks and Polk Counties this Tuesday morning. Heavy rain and severe thunderstorms have been pounding the area since midnight, with wind gusts reaching up to 55 mph. Forecasters predict continuous rain for the next few… Continue reading Flash Flood Warning Issued for Grand Forks and Polk Counties Amid Heavy Rain and Severe Storms

Urgent Search Underway for Missing St. Paul Kayaker in Grand Teton National Park

GRAND TETON NATIONAL PARK, WY (trfnews.i234.me) – The search continues in Grand Teton National Park in Wyoming for missing kayaker Wesley Dopkins from St. Paul, Minnesota. The 43-year-old was last seen Saturday afternoon paddling on Jackson Lake. Search crews found Dopkins’ kayak, paddle, and a dry bag floating near an island on Saturday night. According… Continue reading Urgent Search Underway for Missing St. Paul Kayaker in Grand Teton National Park

Flash Flood Chaos: Cars Stalled and Streets Flooded Near Columbia Mall

GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – Earlier today, heavy rain caused significant street flooding on the north side of Columbia Mall in Grand Forks. Around noon, several cars stalled in the high water, prompting police to direct traffic around the flooded area. Water quickly accumulated, creating a challenging situation for drivers. Authorities are now waiting for… Continue reading Flash Flood Chaos: Cars Stalled and Streets Flooded Near Columbia Mall

Supreme Court’s Abortion Pill Ruling Raises Concerns Over Doctors’ Refusals

WASHINGTON DC (trfnews.i234.me.) – The U.S. Supreme Court has upheld access to the abortion medication mifepristone, but advocates at Gender Justice warn that the language in the ruling could allow doctors to refuse treatment on religious grounds. Jess Braverman, Legal Director at Gender Justice, expressed alarm, stating, “The court’s decision almost gives a green light… Continue reading Supreme Court’s Abortion Pill Ruling Raises Concerns Over Doctors’ Refusals

U.S. Highway 10 at Mile Marker 177, SAUK RAPIDS, Benton County Crash 2024-06-16 17:16:29

Incident Incident type: Injury ICR: 24602084 Date/Time: 06/16/2024 14:16   District: 2600 St. Cloud Case Information Contact: 320-223-6666 Media Contact:   Location: U.S. Highway 10 at Mile Marker 177, SAUK RAPIDS, Benton County   Description: Chevrolet Malibu and Volkswagen Atlas were traveling eastbound on U.S. Highway 10. Jeep Compass was also traveling eastbound on U.S.… Continue reading U.S. Highway 10 at Mile Marker 177, SAUK RAPIDS, Benton County
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St. Cloud State University Announces Major Cuts to Staff and Programs to Address $15 Million Budget Deficit

ST. CLOUD, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – St. Cloud State University has announced a list of 42 degree programs and 50 minor programs that will be cut over the next five years to address a $15 million budget deficit. Some of the majors being eliminated include Criminal Justice, Music Performance, Physics, Economics, Electrical Engineering, and Gender and… Continue reading St. Cloud State University Announces Major Cuts to Staff and Programs to Address $15 Million Budget Deficit

WIC Shopping Now Online for Some Minnesota Families

MINNEAPOLIS, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – Minnesota families participating in the Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) program can now use their EBT cards to shop online at most Hy-Vee stores in the state as part of a new pilot program. State WIC Director Kate Franken highlights that shopping with young children can be challenging, and without an… Continue reading WIC Shopping Now Online for Some Minnesota Families

Behind the Glitch: Unveiling the Mystery of Beltrami County’s Dysfunctional Website

BEMIDJI, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – After months of frustration, Beltrami County, Minnesota’s new website remains plagued by a critical flaw: it fails to display the current jail inmate list and photos. In a quest for answers, we conducted a records request and engaged in a conversation with Emergency Manager Chris Muller. Here’s the breakdown: The website,… Continue reading Behind the Glitch: Unveiling the Mystery of Beltrami County’s Dysfunctional Website

Union workers at the Sappi paper mill in Cloquet, Minnesota, have authorized a potential strike amid contract disagreements.

CLOQUET, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – The National Conference of Firemen and Oilers union, representing approximately 150 employees, has authorized a strike as part of ongoing negotiations over a new contract. While the strike is not imminent, its authorization signals a significant step in the collective bargaining process. The union has requested additional contract talks later this… Continue reading Union workers at the Sappi paper mill in Cloquet, Minnesota, have authorized a potential strike amid contract disagreements.

President Biden Holds Slight Lead Over Former President Trump in Minnesota Poll

ST. PAUL, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – The latest Minnesota poll indicates President Biden leading over former President Donald Trump, primarily due to Biden’s significant advantage in the central Metro counties of Hennepin and Ramsey. Analyst Steven Shear from Carlton College notes Biden’s lead of over three to one in these counties. However, Trump leads in the… Continue reading President Biden Holds Slight Lead Over Former President Trump in Minnesota Poll

Minnesota Opens Adoption Records Access Next Month

ST. PAUL, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – Minnesota is set to open access to original birth records for adopted individuals born in the state next month. State Registrar Molly Crawford explains that individuals can request their original birth records by filling out a request form and submitting it to the Minnesota Department of Health Office of Vital… Continue reading Minnesota Opens Adoption Records Access Next Month

Explosive Mishap Leaves Man Seriously Injured in Benton County, Minnesota

BENSON COUNTY, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – In a harrowing incident that unfolded in Benton County, Minnesota, on Saturday evening, a recreational outing turned into a nightmare when an explosion involving Tannerite resulted in serious injuries to a bystander. The Benton County Sheriff’s Office received a distress call around 9:30 p.m., reporting an alarming situation in Maywood… Continue reading Explosive Mishap Leaves Man Seriously Injured in Benton County, Minnesota

Minnesota Health Department Hosts Meetings on Drinking Water Safety

ST. PAUL, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – This week, the Minnesota State Health Department is holding public meetings in southeast Minnesota to inform private well owners about efforts to address concerns regarding nitrates in drinking water, which can cause the potentially fatal blue baby syndrome. Tanny Eisenhower from the Department stated that community water systems undergo regular… Continue reading Minnesota Health Department Hosts Meetings on Drinking Water Safety

Minnesota’s Electric Vehicle Rebate Program Sees Nearly 6,000 Applicants

ST. PAUL, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – Since its inception in February, nearly 6,000 Minnesotans have applied for rebates on electric vehicle (EV) purchases. According to the Minnesota Department of Commerce, around 5,800 applications have been submitted, with over 2,000 rebate checks already issued. The program offers rebates of up to $2,500 for new EV purchases and… Continue reading Minnesota’s Electric Vehicle Rebate Program Sees Nearly 6,000 Applicants

Fire Destroys Garage/Shop in Rural Thief River Falls

Pennington County, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – Early Monday morning, a fire destroyed a garage/shop in rural Thief River Falls. No injuries were reported. At about 12:30 a.m. Monday, the St. Hilaire Fire Department was dispatched to the garage/shop at 10923 210th Ave. S.E., according to St. Hilaire Assistant Fire Chief Brandon Kisch. The structure, owned by… Continue reading Fire Destroys Garage/Shop in Rural Thief River Falls

Tragedy Strikes: Vehicle Plunges into Lake in Mound, Minnesota, Resulting in Fatal Drowning

MOUND, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – Authorities in the West Metro are probing a potential drowning incident following a vehicle’s plunge into Lake Minnetonka. Orono police responded to reports of the vehicle submersion on Friday night. Mound First Responders swiftly retrieved the sole occupant from the lake, initiating life-saving efforts. Despite their endeavors, the victim succumbed at… Continue reading Tragedy Strikes: Vehicle Plunges into Lake in Mound, Minnesota, Resulting in Fatal Drowning

Deadline Approaching for Minnesota Elk Hunting Licenses

MINNESOTA (trfnews.i234.me) – The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is reminding hunters that the deadline to apply for elk hunting licenses is approaching fast. Hunters have until Saturday, June 15th, to apply for one of the 10 elk licenses available for the year 2024. These licenses comprise two landowner permits, two 10-year history permits, and… Continue reading Deadline Approaching for Minnesota Elk Hunting Licenses

Overturned Boat Incident on Lake Itasca Resolved Safely

ITASCA LAKE, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – Neil Berg reports a boat overturning on Lake Itasca, triggering a swift response from emergency services. At approximately 1:20 p.m., a 911 call reported a small boat capsized south of the beach area. State Park Patrol and Clear Waters launched rescue operations. Fortunately, all occupants safely reached shore by 2:00… Continue reading Overturned Boat Incident on Lake Itasca Resolved Safely

Generous $5 Million Donation Boosts UND Programs and Scholarships

GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – The University of North Dakota (UND) has recently been enriched by a substantial $5 million donation from alumni Dan and Jolene Mikkelson. This generous gift is inspired by the positive influence that UND student athletes had on their son, Tommy, a Special Olympian. Over the years, these athletes served as… Continue reading Generous $5 Million Donation Boosts UND Programs and Scholarships

Tragic Drowning Incident Strikes Starlight Bay Resort in Hubbard County, Minnesota

William Delmore

HUBBARD COUNTY, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – On May 30th at 5:57 p.m., tragedy struck Starlight Bay Resort on Eighth Crow Wing Lake in Nas Township, Hubbard County, Minnesota. The Hubbard County Sheriff’s Office received a distressing call reporting a possible drowning. Upon arrival, deputies found 75-year-old William Delmore of Bismarck, North Dakota, lying unconscious on the… Continue reading Tragic Drowning Incident Strikes Starlight Bay Resort in Hubbard County, Minnesota

Justice Affirmed: Riemers’ Disorderly Conduct Conviction Upheld by North Dakota Supreme Court

Roland Riemers

GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – In a significant legal development, the North Dakota Supreme Court, led by Justice Jerod Tufte, has upheld the criminal judgment against U.S. House candidate Roland Riemers. Riemers was convicted of Class B misdemeanor disorderly conduct following a one-day jury trial. The case stemmed from an incident where Riemers blocked a… Continue reading Justice Affirmed: Riemers’ Disorderly Conduct Conviction Upheld by North Dakota Supreme Court

Homeless Protest Camp Dispersed Peacefully in Bemidji

BEMIDJI, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – A homeless protest camp, situated in the railroad corridor just south of downtown Bemidji, came to a peaceful conclusion. Initiated last Friday, the encampment, hosting less than a dozen homeless individuals, faced an eviction notice, initially set for Sunday afternoon but delayed. As of 9:00 on Tuesday morning, police disbanded the… Continue reading Homeless Protest Camp Dispersed Peacefully in Bemidji

A Vision for the Future: Hector International Airport’s Transformation Journey

FARGO, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – Hector International Airport is embarking on a monumental renovation project to meet the needs of travelers present and future. With projections estimating up to 750,000 passengers annually, the airport is gearing up for substantial growth. The original terminal, dating back to 1986, no longer suffices for the current demand, with passenger… Continue reading A Vision for the Future: Hector International Airport’s Transformation Journey

Trout Stocking Thrives: Minnesota DNR Revitalizes Northern Streams

BAUDETTE, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – Recent initiatives by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) have invigorated trout streams across northern Minnesota. Partnering with the Northern Light region newspaper, the DNR restocked local streams with approximately 1,000 catchable size trout. These efforts aim to enhance angling experiences and preserve the region’s vibrant trout populations. In particular,… Continue reading Trout Stocking Thrives: Minnesota DNR Revitalizes Northern Streams

Honoring Heroes: 80th Anniversary of D-Day Commemoration at Normandy American Cemetery

NORMANDY, FRANCE (trfnews.i234.me) – On the 80th anniversary of D-Day, French President Emmanuel Macron bestowed Legion of Honor Awards upon 12 US and British World War II veterans, pinning medals on 11 Americans and one Briton. The ceremony, held at the American Cemetery overlooking Omaha Beach in Normandy, was attended by US President Joe Biden.… Continue reading Honoring Heroes: 80th Anniversary of D-Day Commemoration at Normandy American Cemetery

Reeling in Excitement: Bemidji’s Annual “Take a Kid Fishing” Event

BEMIDJI, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – In Bemidji, Minnesota, the annual “Take a Kid Fishing” event cast its line on Wednesday. Over 100 kids, aged 10 to 15, were eagerly guided by around 60 local anglers. They explored numerous lakes, hooking a variety of fish species. The day culminated in capturing the moments with fish photos and… Continue reading Reeling in Excitement: Bemidji’s Annual “Take a Kid Fishing” Event

Reel in Family Fun: Take a Kid Fishing Weekend in Minnesota!

ST. PAUL, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – Minnesota’s Great Outdoors month kicks off with an exciting event: Take a Kid Fishing Weekend! From Friday through Sunday, adults can enjoy fishing without a license if accompanied by a child aged 15 or younger. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) encourages families to seize this opportunity to bond… Continue reading Reel in Family Fun: Take a Kid Fishing Weekend in Minnesota!

U.S. Highway 10 at Brown St., VERNDALE, Wadena County Crash 2024-06-05 17:55:48

Incident Incident type: Injury ICR: 24900884 Date/Time: 06/05/2024 14:47   District: 2900 Detroit Lakes Case Information Contact: 218-846-8260 Media Contact: Sgt. Jesse Grabow (218) 639-3168   Location: U.S. Highway 10 at Brown St., VERNDALE, Wadena County   Description: 2024 Ford delivery van was turning eastbound onto U.S. Highway 10 from Brown Street. The pedestrian was… Continue reading U.S. Highway 10 at Brown St., VERNDALE, Wadena County
Crash 2024-06-05 17:55:48

Interstate-94 Flooded West of Jamestown, North Dakota

JAMESTOWN, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – Interstate 94 faced significant flooding approximately 30 miles west of Jamestown following heavy rainfall in South Central North Dakota. The aftermath revealed temporary flooding, affecting the roadway’s usability and posing challenges to commuters in the region. I’m Neil Berg reporting for trfnews.i234.me

Experience History: D-Day Brought to Life by Historian at Local Libraries

MINNESOTA (trfnews.i234.me) – Libraries in Bagley and Fertile will host “Operation D-Day,” inviting audiences to witness a profoundly crucial historical event come to life through a presentation by Minnesotan historian and educator Arn Kind. These programs will honor the 80th anniversary of D-Day, the day when Allied nations launched Operation Overlord, the surprise invasion of… Continue reading Experience History: D-Day Brought to Life by Historian at Local Libraries

U.S. Highway 10 at MN Highway 101, ELK RIVER, Sherburne County Crash 2024-06-04 16:22:07

Incident Incident type: Injury ICR: 24601903 Date/Time: 06/04/2024 13:28   District: 2600 St. Cloud Case Information Contact: 320-223-6666 Media Contact: Sgt. Jesse Grabow (218) 639-3168   Location: U.S. Highway 10 at MN Highway 101, ELK RIVER, Sherburne County   Description: 2001 International Cement Truck was traveling westbound on US Highway 10, making a left turn… Continue reading U.S. Highway 10 at MN Highway 101, ELK RIVER, Sherburne County
Crash 2024-06-04 16:22:07

Major House Fire in Bemidji: Latest Updates and Details

BEMIDJI, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – We have an update on the significant house fire that occurred in Bemidji just after 8:00 p.m. on Friday. The fire chief has issued a news release detailing the incident. Firefighters were on the scene for approximately four hours with 11 pieces of equipment. The structure sustained major damage. Two firefighters… Continue reading Major House Fire in Bemidji: Latest Updates and Details

Swarm Alert: Minnesota’s Mosquito Numbers Surge Amid Rainfall

ST. PAUL, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – As rainfall saturates Minnesota, mosquito numbers are soaring, surpassing the 10-year average. Alex Carlson from the Metropolitan Mosquito Control District warns that the abundant rain is fueling increased hatching. Technicians are discovering dippers brimming with larvae, indicating a forthcoming emergence of adult mosquitoes in about a week. Expect heightened mosquito… Continue reading Swarm Alert: Minnesota’s Mosquito Numbers Surge Amid Rainfall

Camp Necessity” Homeless Protest in Bemidji Faces Eviction Deadline, Order on Hold

BEMIDJI, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – Participants in the “Camp Necessity” homeless protest in the railroad corridor south of downtown Bemidji, Minnesota, were ordered to vacate by 4:45 PM this Sunday or face possible arrest. As of 4:48 PM, no actions have been taken against the camp. The protest, which highlights the lack of housing in the… Continue reading Camp Necessity” Homeless Protest in Bemidji Faces Eviction Deadline, Order on Hold

Annual “Ride for the Troops” Rallies Support for Veterans in Bemidji

BEMIDJI, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – This Sunday afternoon, the 18th Annual “Ride for the Troops” event kicked off in Bemidji, Minnesota, with a strong turnout of riders and sponsors. Starting at noon, participants set off on a route that heads south and west to the Knutson Zerkel Store, where they will enjoy a break with food,… Continue reading Annual “Ride for the Troops” Rallies Support for Veterans in Bemidji

🏅 Major Win for Student Athletes: DOJ and States Strike Deal to Ease NCAA Transfer Restrictions

WASHINGTON D.C. (trfnews.i234.me) – Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison, along with 11 other attorneys general and the Department of Justice, has reached a landmark settlement with the NCAA to permanently ease restrictions on Division I college athletes who transfer schools multiple times. Previously, the NCAA’s transfer eligibility rule required athletes transferring among Division I schools… Continue reading 🏅 Major Win for Student Athletes: DOJ and States Strike Deal to Ease NCAA Transfer Restrictions

🔥 Breaking News: Bemidji Firefighters Battle Blaze at Northwest Urban Avenue Home

BEMIDJI, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – Breaking news out of Bemidji, Minnesota: firefighters are on the scene of a house fire this Friday evening. The call came in at 8:11 p.m. for a structure fire at 903 Urban Avenue Northwest. Reports indicated that the living room was filling with smoke. Emergency responders quickly arrived on the scene… Continue reading 🔥 Breaking News: Bemidji Firefighters Battle Blaze at Northwest Urban Avenue Home

🛒 Runnings Expands with Acquisition of Home of Economy: A New Retail Powerhouse in the Making

Grand Forks, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – Runnings, a retailer based in Marshall, Minnesota, has announced its acquisition of Grand Forks-based Home of Economy, which operates eight stores in North Dakota. This strategic move will expand Runnings’ footprint to 90 locations, extending its reach across 12 states from New York to Montana. The acquisition deal is expected… Continue reading 🛒 Runnings Expands with Acquisition of Home of Economy: A New Retail Powerhouse in the Making

Thousands of Minnesota and North Dakota Families Eligible for Free Food

MINNESOTA (trfnews.i234.me) – The Minnesota Department of Health is urging eligible families in Minnesota to apply for the federal Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC). Department spokeswoman Kate Franken highlighted that approximately 61,000 Minnesota families are not yet enrolled in the program. WIC food benefits include milk, cheese, yogurt, eggs, whole grains,… Continue reading Thousands of Minnesota and North Dakota Families Eligible for Free Food

U.S. Highway 71 at Main St. NE, MENAHGA, Wadena County Crash 2024-05-28 14:23:47

Incident Incident type: Injury ICR: 24900833 Date/Time: 05/28/2024 10:38   District: 2900 Detroit Lakes Case Information Contact: 218-846-8260 Media Contact: Sgt. Jesse Grabow (218) 639-3168   Location: U.S. Highway 71 at Main St. NE, MENAHGA, Wadena County   Description: 2014 Ford F-150 was traveling northbound on U.S. Highway 71. 2015 Buick Encore was traveling eastbound… Continue reading U.S. Highway 71 at Main St. NE, MENAHGA, Wadena County
Crash 2024-05-28 14:23:47

Memorial Day at Arlington National Cemetery

ARLINGTON, VA (trfnews.i234.me) – As we gather at Arlington National Cemetery on this Memorial Day, we are reminded of the profound sacrifices made by those men and women who laid down their lives in service to our nation. Their unwavering dedication, bravery, and selflessness are a testament to the indomitable spirit of our great country.… Continue reading Memorial Day at Arlington National Cemetery

Massive House Fire North of Watford City Mobilizes Multiple Fire Crews

WATFORD CITY, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – A significant house fire broke out in Western North Dakota on Saturday night, prompting a large response from multiple fire departments. The blaze occurred 11 miles north of Watford City, just west of Highway 1806. Around 9:00 p.m., emergency radio traffic indicated the Watford City Fire Department was dispatched to… Continue reading Massive House Fire North of Watford City Mobilizes Multiple Fire Crews

U.S. Highway 12 at Mile Marker 44, TORNING TWP, Swift County Crash 2024-05-24 15:11:43

Incident Incident type: Injury ICR: 24601765 Date/Time: 05/24/2024 13:13   District: 2600 St. Cloud Case Information Contact: 320-223-6666 Media Contact: Sgt. Jesse Grabow (218) 639-3168   Location: U.S. Highway 12 at Mile Marker 44, TORNING TWP, Swift County   Description: 2012 Buick Enclave was traveling eastbound on U.S. Highway 212, when it went off of… Continue reading U.S. Highway 12 at Mile Marker 44, TORNING TWP, Swift County
Crash 2024-05-24 15:11:43

Boundary Waters Canoe Area Closed Amid Urgent Search for Missing Canoeists

BOUNDARY WATERS, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – Parts of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness in northeastern Minnesota have been temporarily closed as the search for two missing canoeists continues. On Sunday, officials with the Superior National Forest announced an emergency closure order due to search and rescue efforts on Iron Lake. The closed areas include land… Continue reading Boundary Waters Canoe Area Closed Amid Urgent Search for Missing Canoeists

Apartment Fire in Grand Forks Leaves Four Residents Homeless

GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – We have an update on the apartment fire in Grand Forks this Thursday afternoon. Battalion Chief Chris Carlson reported that at 4:08 p.m., firefighters were dispatched to 309 North 5th Street due to smoke in the building. Upon arrival, crews encountered heavy black smoke on the second floor. Firefighters quickly… Continue reading Apartment Fire in Grand Forks Leaves Four Residents Homeless

Minnesota Governor Tim Walz Attends Grand Opening of New Pellet Production Plant on the Iron Range

IRON RANGE, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – Governor Tim Walz is scheduled to be present on the Iron Range today for the inaugural ceremony of US Steel’s latest pellet production facility in Katon. Following this event, he will visit a child care center and later proceed to Hoit Lakes to sign a bill directing funds towards Emergency… Continue reading Minnesota Governor Tim Walz Attends Grand Opening of New Pellet Production Plant on the Iron Range

Senate Democrats Push for Border Security Action Amidst GOP Resistance; Special Meeting in Grand Forks

GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – Senate Democrats are attempting to force Republicans to take action on border security legislation. They plan to force a vote Thursday on a new bipartisan border security package. This legislation, negotiated by both Republicans and Democrats, aims to reduce border crossings by making it tougher for migrants to qualify for… Continue reading Senate Democrats Push for Border Security Action Amidst GOP Resistance; Special Meeting in Grand Forks

Tragic Discovery: Missing Crary Man Found Dead Near Burned Pickup on Devils Lake

Shawn Duane Guy

DEVILS LAKE, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – Ramsey County Sheriff Bryan Lang reported that authorities have recovered the body of Shawn Guy, a 51-year-old man from Crary, who was reported missing on Wednesday. Guy was found Thursday afternoon along the east shore of Devils Lake, less than a mile from his burned pickup truck. Foul play is… Continue reading Tragic Discovery: Missing Crary Man Found Dead Near Burned Pickup on Devils Lake

Minnesota Takes Bold Leap into the Future with Legalization of Flying Cars

ST. PAUL, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – In a significant move towards the future of transportation, Minnesota Governor Tim Walz recently signed a bipartisan transportation bill that includes provisions for the use of flying cars, known as “roadable aircraft.” The new law outlines the requirements for state registration of these “roadable aircraft,” allowing them to be driven… Continue reading Minnesota Takes Bold Leap into the Future with Legalization of Flying Cars

Senate GOP Blocks Bipartisan Border Bill: Minnesota Senators Support, North Dakota Senators Oppose

WASHINGTON D.C. (trfnews.i234.me) – Another vote forced by Senate Democrats on border security legislation failed on Thursday. Minnesota Senators Klobuchar and Smith voted to move it forward, while North Dakota’s Republican Senators Cramer and Hoeven voted to kill it. By a vote of 50 to 43, Republicans led the charge to halt consideration of the… Continue reading Senate GOP Blocks Bipartisan Border Bill: Minnesota Senators Support, North Dakota Senators Oppose

U.S. Highway 10 at NW Brown St. , VERNDALE, Wadena County Crash 2024-05-23 18:37:52

Incident Incident type: Injury ICR: 24900797 Date/Time: 05/23/2024 13:29   District: 2900 Detroit Lakes Case Information Contact: 218-846-8260 Media Contact: Sgt. Jesse Grabow (218) 639-3168   Location: U.S. Highway 10 at NW Brown St. , VERNDALE, Wadena County   Description: 1997 Dodge Dakota was traveling northbound on Brown St., crossing the lanes of U.S. Highway… Continue reading U.S. Highway 10 at NW Brown St. , VERNDALE, Wadena County
Crash 2024-05-23 18:37:52

New Turtle Regulations in Minnesota You Might Not Know About

ST. PAUL, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – Minnesota has implemented new regulations regarding the taking of turtles, following legislative changes in 2021 and 2023. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is reminding residents of these important updates. Conservation Management and Rare Resources Supervisor Lacy LaVine highlights key changes: Commercial Harvest Prohibition: The commercial harvest of Western… Continue reading New Turtle Regulations in Minnesota You Might Not Know About

Breaking: Vehicle Fire Near Lindenwood Park in Fargo

FARGO, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – Breaking news coming out of Fargo this Wednesday afternoon: a vehicle fire was reported at 1710 5th Street South, right by Lindenwood Park. Video footage coming in at 4:10 p.m. shows the car completely destroyed. There are no reports of injuries at this time, but the vehicle fire on the 1700… Continue reading Breaking: Vehicle Fire Near Lindenwood Park in Fargo

U.S. Highway 169 at Mile Marker 173, BALDWIN TWP, Sherburne County Crash 2024-05-22 17:08:41

Incident Incident type: Injury ICR: 24601731 Date/Time: 05/22/2024 12:41   District: 2600 St. Cloud Case Information Contact: 320-223-6666 Media Contact: Sgt. Jesse Grabow (218) 639-3168   Location: U.S. Highway 169 at Mile Marker 173, BALDWIN TWP, Sherburne County   Description: 2023 Toyota RAV4 was traveling southbound on U.S. Highway 169 when it collided with a… Continue reading U.S. Highway 169 at Mile Marker 173, BALDWIN TWP, Sherburne County
Crash 2024-05-22 17:08:41

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

Search Intensifies for 2 Men Missing After Canoe Accident at Curtain Falls

BOUNDARY WATERS, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – After two canoes carrying four men went over Curtain Falls along the Canadian border in the Minnesota Boundary Waters on Saturday, authorities are intensifying their search for two missing men. The missing individuals are 41-year-old Jesse Melvin Hogan of Cambridge and 40-year-old Rees Melvin Grahams of Lio Lakes. The other… Continue reading Search Intensifies for 2 Men Missing After Canoe Accident at Curtain Falls

Ride Amtrak’s New Borealis Line from Minneapolis to Chicago for Just $41 – Service Starts Today!

MINNEAPOLIS, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – Service begins today on Amtrak’s new Borealis line between the Twin Cities and Chicago. This is the second daily passenger train from St. Paul to the Windy City. Amtrak officials highlight that the train offers scenic views of the Mississippi River between St. Paul and La Crosse and makes the current… Continue reading Ride Amtrak’s New Borealis Line from Minneapolis to Chicago for Just $41 – Service Starts Today!

Target Announces Major Price Cuts on 5,000 Popular Household Items for Summer

MINNEAPOLIS, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – Target Corporation plans to reduce prices on up to 5,000 popular items this summer to ease the pain of inflation. The Minnesota-based retailer says it is lowering prices to collectively save consumers millions of dollars on household items like milk, diapers, and more. The deals will include national brands and Target’s… Continue reading Target Announces Major Price Cuts on 5,000 Popular Household Items for Summer

Governor Tim Walz Highlights Key Wins and Misses in 2024 Minnesota Legislative Session

ST. PAUL, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – Governor Tim Walz reflected on the recently concluded 2024 legislative session, expressing enthusiasm about several key achievements. Among the highlights are funding for Uber and Lyft services, increased money for Emergency Medical Services, stricter penalties for firearm straw purchases, a ban on binary triggers, permitting reform, and expanded summer meal… Continue reading Governor Tim Walz Highlights Key Wins and Misses in 2024 Minnesota Legislative Session

Clash Over Mining in Minnesota’s Boundary Waters: Diverse Opinions Emerge

BOUNDARY WATERS, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – The Boundary Waters Action Fund is opposing former President Donald Trump’s recent remarks at a Lincoln Reagan dinner about lifting the federal mining ban in the Superior National Forest. Director Alex Falconer emphasized that Trump does not represent the majority of Minnesotans, noting that over 70% of residents support protecting… Continue reading Clash Over Mining in Minnesota’s Boundary Waters: Diverse Opinions Emerge

Grand Forks School Board Opts for Improvement Measures Over Discipline for Superintendent Brenner

GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – The Grand Forks School Board voted unanimously on Monday not to take disciplinary action against Superintendent Dr. Terry Brenner. They convened specifically to discuss a complaint filed in April by a group of principals amidst budget cut talks. School Board President Amber Flynn’s recommendations include hiring a leadership coach, conducting… Continue reading Grand Forks School Board Opts for Improvement Measures Over Discipline for Superintendent Brenner

Legislative Chaos Erupts in St. Paul as Minnesota’s 2024 Session Ends

ST. PAUL, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – “Mr. President, you are out of order!” echoed through the Minnesota Legislature late Sunday night, marking an unprecedented lapse of protocol. Pandemonium broke out in both the House and Senate during the closing minutes of the 2024 session. The uproar continued for 25 minutes after Senate President Bobby Joe Champion… Continue reading Legislative Chaos Erupts in St. Paul as Minnesota’s 2024 Session Ends

Upcoming Report to Reveal Major Mail Service Issues in Minnesota and North Dakota

MINNESOTA-NORTH DAKOTA (trfnews.i234.me) – A statewide audit of the Minnesota and North Dakota post office district is expected to be released in the coming weeks. This follows numerous reports of significant mail delays across both states. U.S. Senator Tina Smith has highlighted how unreliable mail service is impacting residents, affecting how they receive prescription medications,… Continue reading Upcoming Report to Reveal Major Mail Service Issues in Minnesota and North Dakota

Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness Closure Due to Missing Canoeists Search

CURTAIN FALLS, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – Parts of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness in northeastern Minnesota have been temporarily closed as a search for two missing canoeists continues. On Sunday, officials with the Superior National Forest announced an emergency closure order due to search and rescue efforts on Iron Lake. The closed areas include land… Continue reading Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness Closure Due to Missing Canoeists Search

Grand Forks Firefighters Called to Kitchen Fire on Monday Afternoon

GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – On Monday afternoon, a small kitchen fire broke out at 110 Cherry Street in Grand Forks. According to Captain Brandon Laro, crews arrived on the scene at 12:32 p.m. and quickly extinguished the flames in a first-floor apartment kitchen. There was minor smoke and fire damage to the finishings and… Continue reading Grand Forks Firefighters Called to Kitchen Fire on Monday Afternoon

Epic Companies of West Fargo, is facing potential financial trouble.

GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – “The Beacon,” a new downtown Grand Forks apartment and retail space development by Epic Companies of West Fargo, is facing potential financial trouble. This architect’s rendering shows what “The Beacon,” an apartment, condo, and retail space development in downtown Grand Forks, could look like if completed. However, the project remains unfinished… Continue reading Epic Companies of West Fargo, is facing potential financial trouble.

A search and rescue operation is underway after 2 canoes went over Curtain Falls

CURTAIN FALLS, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – A search and rescue operation is underway for two canoeists who went over Curtain Falls in the Boundary Waters north of Duluth, Minnesota. The St. Louis County Sheriff’s Department received a report of a water emergency on Iron Lake at 7:21 p.m. on Saturday. A caller reported that two canoes… Continue reading A search and rescue operation is underway after 2 canoes went over Curtain Falls

An early Sunday morning fire has destroyed the iconic Coachman Inn in Cooperstown, North Dakota

COOPERSTOWN, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – A devastating fire broke out just before midnight on Saturday at The Coachman Inn, a well-known bar and restaurant in Cooperstown, North Dakota. By early Sunday morning, the fire had completely destroyed the restaurant, steakhouse, and bar. Firefighters were still battling the flames until 5 a.m. Despite the extensive damage to… Continue reading An early Sunday morning fire has destroyed the iconic Coachman Inn in Cooperstown, North Dakota

Community to gather in support of deputy fighting cancer

Deputy Jaden Hanson

The Crow Wing County Sheriff’s Office is hosting a benefit for Deputy Jaden Hanson, who was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer. Here are the key points: Benefit Details: Scheduled for June 2, from 1-5 p.m. at Roundhouse Brewery in Nisswa. The event will feature live music by The Tail Gunners, an ax-throwing competition,… Continue reading Community to gather in support of deputy fighting cancer

A Guinness World Record for S’Mores Making Set at Fort Stevenson State Park, North Dakota

GARRISON, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – Fort Stevenson State Park in Garrison, North Dakota, made history on Saturday by breaking the Guinness World Record for the most people making s’mores simultaneously. The official count tallied 1,150 participants, marking a monumental achievement for the park and the community. This success wouldn’t have been possible without the support of… Continue reading A Guinness World Record for S’Mores Making Set at Fort Stevenson State Park, North Dakota

Breaking News: Coachman Inn Restaurant and Bar Destroyed by Fire in Cooperstown, North Dakota

COOPERSTOWN, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – Early this Sunday morning, firefighters rushed to the scene of a devastating fire at The Coachman Inn in Cooperstown, North Dakota. The fire broke out just before midnight and continued to rage until 5 a.m. when firefighters were still working to extinguish the flames. According to reports from firefighters on the… Continue reading Breaking News: Coachman Inn Restaurant and Bar Destroyed by Fire in Cooperstown, North Dakota

U.S. Highway 71 at Mile Marker 155, LAKE GEORGE TWP, Stearns County Crash 2024-05-18 18:54:51

Incident Incident type: Injury ICR: 24601680 Date/Time: 05/18/2024 16:29   District: 2600 St. Cloud Case Information Contact: 320-223-6666 Media Contact: Sgt. Jesse Grabow (218) 639-3168   Location: U.S. Highway 71 at Mile Marker 155, LAKE GEORGE TWP, Stearns County   Description: 2008 Kawasaki EX650 Sport was traveling northbound on U.S. Highway 71, when it went… Continue reading U.S. Highway 71 at Mile Marker 155, LAKE GEORGE TWP, Stearns County
Crash 2024-05-18 18:54:51

Vehicle Fire in Grand Forks on Saturday Noon

GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – A vehicle fire occurred in the parking lot of the Holiday gas station at 2200 Columbia Road in Grand Forks just before noon this Saturday. Fire crews responded promptly and were able to extinguish the fire quickly. There are no reports of injuries at this time. Further updates will be… Continue reading Vehicle Fire in Grand Forks on Saturday Noon

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

Grain Bin Rescue

BALATON, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – The Murray County Sheriff’s Office issued a news release stating that the rescue operation commenced around 3:15 p.m. on Tuesday afternoon. Preliminary reports from the scene indicated that the man was fully submerged in the grain bin. The rescue took place at a property located in the 700 block of 211th… Continue reading Grain Bin Rescue

Viking’s Scheduled Released Tonight, Heading To London?

MINNEAPOLIS, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – The Minnesota Vikings’ full 2024 schedule will be released tonight at 7:00 p.m. The NFL has announced that the Vikings will be part of this year’s International Series, hosting Aaron Rodgers and the Jets on October 6th at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London. Minnesota has a 3-0 record in regular season… Continue reading Viking’s Scheduled Released Tonight, Heading To London?

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

North Dakota Governor Doug Burgum Supports Trump At Criminal Trial

NEW YORK, NY (trfnews.i234.me) – North Dakota’s Republican Governor, Doug Burgum, attended Trump’s criminal trial today to demonstrate support as he vies for the vice-presidential position. During the trial, former Trump insider Michael Cohen testified about ceasing lies for Trump after a family meeting and admitted orchestrating hush money payments to Stormy Daniels to suppress… Continue reading North Dakota Governor Doug Burgum Supports Trump At Criminal Trial

Cold Water Drownings

MINNESOTA (trfnews.i234.me) – A word of caution about cold water drownings. a handful of water incidents in recent days is an important reminder about the dangers of cold water this time of year the Minesota dnr’s Rodman Smith says we had an early spring and the ice went off early but that water is still… Continue reading Cold Water Drownings

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

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

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

Red Lobster Closes In Grand Forks, Fargo Remains Open

GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – A surprising closure has hit Grand Forks as the renowned Red Lobster on 32nd Avenue South shuts its doors for good. Despite efforts to reach out to corporate, no response was received. The store manager, expressing disbelief, shared on social media that neither staff nor management were aware of the… Continue reading Red Lobster Closes In Grand Forks, Fargo Remains Open

Northeastern United States Shrouded in Smoke from Canadian Wildfires

MINNESOTA-NORTH DAKOTA (trfnews.i234.me) – As smoke from Canadian wildfires continued to engulf the northeastern United States for a second consecutive day, warnings were issued urging people to stay indoors and keep windows closed. The smoke, originating from numerous wildfires across several Canadian provinces, transformed the air into a yellowish-gray hue. According to the Environmental Protection… Continue reading Northeastern United States Shrouded in Smoke from Canadian Wildfires

U.S. Highway 169 at Mile Marker 163, ELK RIVER, Sherburne County Crash 2024-05-12 14:28:19

Incident Incident type: Injury ICR: 24601594 Date/Time: 05/11/2024 11:15   District: 2600 St. Cloud Case Information Contact: 320-223-6666 Media Contact:   Location: U.S. Highway 169 at Mile Marker 163, ELK RIVER, Sherburne County   Description: 2008 Harley Davidson motorcycle was traveling southbound on U.S. Highway 169, when it came into contact with the median cable… Continue reading U.S. Highway 169 at Mile Marker 163, ELK RIVER, Sherburne County
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End Of Watch 2024-05-12 08:05:08 – Master-at-Arms Lyndon Joel Cosgriff-Flax, United States Navy Security Forces, U.S. Government

Lyndon Joel Cosgriff-Flax Master-at-Arms 3rd Class LJ Cosgriff-Flax died when he fell overboard while conducting training at Naval Weapons Station Yorktown in Yorktown, Virginia. He was conducting familiarization training on the York River with his harbor security boat team when he fell overboard at about 8:05 pm. MA3 Cosgriff-Flax suffered fatal injuries during the incident.… Continue reading End Of Watch 2024-05-12 08:05:08 – Master-at-Arms Lyndon Joel Cosgriff-Flax, United States Navy Security Forces, U.S. Government

Body of Duluth Man Recovered in Boundary Waters Lake

BOUNDARY WATERS CANOE AREA, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – Canoeists made a grim discovery in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness as they found the body of Mark Ham, 62, a Duluth man who was on a solo camping trip. The St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office reported that the incident occurred on Lake Agnes, approximately 25 miles north… Continue reading Body of Duluth Man Recovered in Boundary Waters Lake

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

One Year Left: Prepare for Real ID Travel Requirements by May 7th, 2025

UNITED STATES (trfnews.i234.me) Introducing Real ID: A National Standard for Travel Security As the clock ticks down to May 7th, 2025, travelers across the United States are gearing up for a significant shift in identification requirements. The Real ID Act, set to take full effect on this date, mandates that individuals must possess a Real… Continue reading One Year Left: Prepare for Real ID Travel Requirements by May 7th, 2025

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

7,000 Turkeys Perish in Barn Fire

STEARNS COUNTY, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – The Stearns County Sheriff’s Office reported a devastating barn fire on April 30th, resulting in the loss of 7,000 turkeys. Emergency services responded to a call about a turkey barn fire on Mamic Lake Road in Sock Center Township around 10:30 p.m. The barn, measuring 64×200 feet, was fully engulfed… Continue reading 7,000 Turkeys Perish in Barn Fire

Postal Service Report: Managerial Responsibility

MINNESOTA-NORTH DAKOTA (trfnews.i234.me) – A preliminary report by Senators Tina Smith and Amy Klobuchar confirms management failures in the Postal Service in northern Minnesota. The November 2023 audit uncovered 79,000 pieces of delayed mail over three days. Senator Smith anticipates the release of the Inspector General’s district-wide report, aiming for a comprehensive overview to hold… Continue reading Postal Service Report: Managerial Responsibility

Loons & Lakes Legacy Pledge

MINNESOTA (trfnews.i234.me) – Lindy Tackle, based in Minnesota, is the pioneering company to endorse the Loons and Lakes Legacy Pledge. John Mock from the National Loon Center in Cross Lake confirms Lindy’s dedication to eliminating lead fishing gear. They’ll introduce new tackle crafted from non-toxic materials, with plans to transition their entire range to lead-free… Continue reading Loons & Lakes Legacy Pledge

St. Cloud State University Implements Extensive Budget and Program Reductions

ST. CLOUD, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – St. Cloud State University in Minnesota is making significant budget and program reductions due to declining enrollment. Nearly 100 programs and 57 faculty positions are slated for cuts as part of efforts to address a longstanding budget deficit. University leaders aim to concentrate on its most robust degree and minor… Continue reading St. Cloud State University Implements Extensive Budget and Program Reductions

Battle Brews Between EPA and North Dakota Coal-Fired Power Plants Over Emission Regulations

BISMARCK, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – A brewing controversy between the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and North Dakota’s coal-fired power plants has sparked heated debate over new emission regulations aimed at combating climate change. The EPA’s recent release of stringent rules mandating fossil fuel power plants to slash emissions has sent shockwaves through the industry. According to… Continue reading Battle Brews Between EPA and North Dakota Coal-Fired Power Plants Over Emission Regulations

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

All Aboard! Minneapolis to Chicago Rail Service Debuts with $41 Tickets

MINNEAPOLIS, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – In a game-changing development for commuters and travelers alike, a new rail service linking Minneapolis and Chicago is set to revolutionize intercity transportation with affordable ticket prices starting at just $41. The announcement has sparked excitement and anticipation among residents of both cities, heralding a new era of convenience and accessibility… Continue reading All Aboard! Minneapolis to Chicago Rail Service Debuts with $41 Tickets

Governor Burgum Sparks Controversy with Electric Power Critique

BISMARCK, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – In a bold and contentious move, North Dakota Governor Doug Burgum has ignited a firestorm of debate with his recent critique of the state’s “electric” plans. The governor’s remarks, delivered with characteristic candor, have raised eyebrows and sparked discussion among policymakers and energy experts alike. During a recent press conference, Governor… Continue reading Governor Burgum Sparks Controversy with Electric Power Critique

Arctic Cat Recalls Snowmobiles Due to Laceration Hazard

Arctic Cat Recalls Snowmobiles Due to Laceration Hazard

Name of Product: Arctic Cat 8000 and 9000 Series Snowmobiles Hazard:The recalled snowmobile’s drive clutch can break, allowing fragments to escape the snowmobile shielding, posing a laceration hazard. Remedy: Repair Recall Date: May 02, 2024 Units: About 16,200 Consumer Contact Arctic Cat at 800-279-2281 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, by… Continue reading Arctic Cat Recalls Snowmobiles Due to Laceration Hazard

Downtown Grand Forks Engulfed in Flames: Vehicle Fire Sparks Emergency Response

GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – In a startling development from downtown Grand Forks, emergency responders rushed to the scene of a vehicle fire this Wednesday evening. Video footage captured at 7:15 p.m. reveals a tense situation unfolding near the grave on First Street, just north of the police station toward Fifth Street. Witnesses report concerns… Continue reading Downtown Grand Forks Engulfed in Flames: Vehicle Fire Sparks Emergency Response

U.S. Highway 61 at Tyler Rd. , RED WING, Goodhue County Crash 2024-05-01 20:29:03

Incident Incident type: Injury ICR: 24101914 Date/Time: 04/29/2024 13:18   District: 2100 Rochester Case Information Contact: 507-923-2040 Media Contact: Sgt. Troy Christianson (507) 923-2050   Location: U.S. Highway 61 at Tyler Rd. , RED WING, Goodhue County   Description: 2002 Chevrolet Silverado was traveling southbound on U.S. Highway 61 at Tyler Rd. A 2018 Ford… Continue reading U.S. Highway 61 at Tyler Rd. , RED WING, Goodhue County
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Legislation Proposed to Address First Responder Shortages in North Dakota

NORTH DAKOTA (trfnews.i234.me) – In a bid to bolster emergency response services across North Dakota, legislation is under consideration to address the alarming gaps in first responder coverage. With the state grappling with the closure of an average of one ambulance service provider annually, stakeholders are rallying for urgent action. According to EMS Regional adviser… Continue reading Legislation Proposed to Address First Responder Shortages in North Dakota

U.S. Highway 59 at Paul Ave., WORTHINGTON TWP, Nobles County Crash 2024-05-01 01:00:02

Incident Incident type: Fatal ICR: 24300833 Date/Time: 04/30/2024 17:15   District: 2300 Marshall Case Information Contact: 507-476-4020 Media Contact: Sgt. Troy Christianson (507) 923-2050   Location: U.S. Highway 59 at Paul Ave., WORTHINGTON TWP, Nobles County   Description: The GMC pickup was travelling Northbound on Highway 60 in the Southbound lanes. The semi was travelling… Continue reading U.S. Highway 59 at Paul Ave., WORTHINGTON TWP, Nobles County
Crash 2024-05-01 01:00:02

Union Rejects Contract Offer from Case New Holland in Fargo

FARGO, ND (trfnews.i234.me) Rejection of Offer: IAM Local 2525 (District 5) announced on Monday that nearly 700 members overwhelmingly rejected the contract offer from Case New Holland (CNH) in Fargo. Member Demands: Members are advocating for improved pay rates, better healthcare, and enhanced job security. Statement by IAM District 5 Representative: IAM District 5 Directing… Continue reading Union Rejects Contract Offer from Case New Holland in Fargo

End Of Watch 2024-04-30 12:19:33 – Deputy U.S. Marshal Thomas M. Weeks, United States Department of Justice

Thomas M. Weeks Deputy U.S. Marshal Thomas Weeks, Investigator Alden Elliott and Investigator Sam Poloche of the North Carolina Department of Adult Correction, and Police Officer Joshua Eyer of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department were shot and killed while attempting to serve a warrant in the 5500 block of Galway Drive in east Charlotte. At 1:30… Continue reading End Of Watch 2024-04-30 12:19:33 – Deputy U.S. Marshal Thomas M. Weeks, United States Department of Justice

Grand Forks School Board Votes Not to Renew Contract of Ben Franklin Elementary School Principal

GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – In a special meeting, the Grand Forks School Board decided not to renew the contract of Ben Franklin Elementary School principal, Joshua Mailhot. Superintendent Terry Brenner recommended the non-renewal citing several reasons: Performance Issues: Mailhot’s inability to follow directives, provide a clear vision for the school, maintain trust with staff,… Continue reading Grand Forks School Board Votes Not to Renew Contract of Ben Franklin Elementary School Principal

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

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

Minneapolis Expands Electric Bus Fleet with 20 New Vehicles

MINNEAPOLIS, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – In a significant move towards sustainable transportation, the Metropolitan Council has approved the expansion of Metro Transit’s electric bus fleet in Minneapolis, Minnesota. This decision follows the approval of contracts with bus manufacturer Gillig, marking a pivotal moment in the city’s commitment to environmental responsibility. Expansion Plan: The Metropolitan Council’s vote… Continue reading Minneapolis Expands Electric Bus Fleet with 20 New Vehicles

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

Minneapolis Increases Minimum Price for Cigarettes to $15

MINNEAPOLIS, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – The Minneapolis City Council has approved an amendment to raise the minimum price for a pack of cigarettes and other commercial tobacco products to $15. Council Member LaTrisha Vetaw emphasized that this measure aims to protect youth and communities of color from targeted marketing by the tobacco industry. The city predicts… Continue reading Minneapolis Increases Minimum Price for Cigarettes to $15

Victory for Wild Horses: Theodore Roosevelt National Park Decides to Keep Them

MEDORA, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – In a significant win for wildlife enthusiasts and conservationists, the National Park Service has officially announced that the wild horses residing in Theodore Roosevelt National Park in Medora, North Dakota, will not be removed. This decision comes after the Park Service had been considering the removal of these iconic animals from… Continue reading Victory for Wild Horses: Theodore Roosevelt National Park Decides to Keep Them

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

CNH Ag Equipment Plant Workers in Fargo Engage in Intense Wage Negotiations

FARGO, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – Wage negotiations are currently underway for the 850 workers at the CNH ag equipment plant in Fargo, North Dakota. A union leader describes the contract negotiations as intense, as the union representing production workers at the CNH manufacturing plant in Fargo continues discussions. The contract, which covers about 800 hourly employees,… Continue reading CNH Ag Equipment Plant Workers in Fargo Engage in Intense Wage Negotiations

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Decides Against Endangered Status for Lake Sturgeon

LAKE OF THE WOODS, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has announced its decision not to designate lake sturgeon as an endangered species, citing stability and growth in the population. Anglers support the decision, preserving the tradition of sturgeon spearing in Wisconsin. Karen Harrington of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service emphasizes… Continue reading U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Decides Against Endangered Status for Lake Sturgeon

Navy Fire Controlman 3rd Class William Gusie’s Remains Returning Home After Nearly 83 Years

Navy Fire Controlman 3rd Class William Gusie's Remains Returning Home After Nearly 83 Years

PEARL HARBOR, HAWAII (trfnews.i234.me) – After nearly 83 years since he died in the attack on Pearl Harbor, Navy Fire Controlman 3rd Class William Gusie’s remains will finally return to his home state of Minnesota. Gusie, a graduate of White Bear Lake High School in 1939, served aboard the battleship USS Oklahoma during the devastating… Continue reading Navy Fire Controlman 3rd Class William Gusie’s Remains Returning Home After Nearly 83 Years

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

U.S. Highway 10 at Proctor Ave., ELK RIVER, Sherburne County Crash 2024-04-22 15:40:21

Incident Incident type: Injury ICR: 24601371 Date/Time: 04/22/2024 13:35   District: 2600 St. Cloud Case Information Contact: 320-223-6666 Media Contact: Sgt. Jesse Grabow (218) 639-3168   Location: U.S. Highway 10 at Proctor Ave., ELK RIVER, Sherburne County   Description: A 2018 Chevrolet Equinox and a 2005 Subaru Legacy were traveling southbound on Proctor Ave., enroute… Continue reading U.S. Highway 10 at Proctor Ave., ELK RIVER, Sherburne County
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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

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

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

U.S. House Passes $95 Billion Foreign Aid Bill for Ukraine, Israel, and Taiwan After Months of Delay

WASHINGTON D.C. (trfnews.i234.me) – In a long-awaited move, the U.S. House finally approved a $95-billion foreign aid package for Ukraine, Israel, and Taiwan this Saturday. Republican Speaker of the House, Mike Johnson, urged colleagues to support these critical national security bills, emphasizing their role in bolstering military strength, reassuring allies, and standing against tyranny worldwide.… Continue reading U.S. House Passes $95 Billion Foreign Aid Bill for Ukraine, Israel, and Taiwan After Months of Delay

Grand Forks Firefighters Quickly Contain Ammonia Leak at Simplot Potato Processing Plant, Ensuring Public Safety

GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – In a swift response, Grand Forks firefighters successfully managed an ammonia leak at the Simplot potato processing plant on Friday night. The incident, reported around 7:32 p.m., prompted an urgent dispatch to the plant located on Gateway Drive. Upon arrival, firefighters coordinated with Simplot personnel to ensure the safe evacuation… Continue reading Grand Forks Firefighters Quickly Contain Ammonia Leak at Simplot Potato Processing Plant, Ensuring Public Safety

Ammonia Leak at Simplot Plant in Grand Forks, North Dakota

GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – On Friday evening, an ammonia leak occurred at the Simplot plant located on Gateway Drive in Grand Forks, North Dakota. The leak prompted a shelter-in-place alert for the surrounding neighborhoods. Emergency responders swiftly responded to the situation, and as of 9:05 p.m., the leak is reported to be under control.… Continue reading Ammonia Leak at Simplot Plant in Grand Forks, North Dakota

U.S. Highway 212 at Acorn Ave. , HELEN TWP, Mcleod County Crash 2024-04-19 17:24:08

Incident Incident type: Injury ICR: 24200729 Date/Time: 04/19/2024 11:50   District: 2200 Mankato Case Information Contact: 507-344-2750 Media Contact: Sgt. Troy Christianson (507) 923-2050   Location: U.S. Highway 212 at Acorn Ave. , HELEN TWP, Mcleod County   Description: 2016 Nissan Rogue was traveling westbound on U.S. Highway 212, attempting to make a U-turn. A… Continue reading U.S. Highway 212 at Acorn Ave. , HELEN TWP, Mcleod County
Crash 2024-04-19 17:24:08

Minneapolis Considers $15 Pack of Cigarettes to Combat Smoking

MINNEAPOLIS, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – The Minneapolis City Council is deliberating a significant increase in the tax on cigarettes, potentially raising prices to $15 per pack. The proposed ordinance aims to discourage smoking through financial deterrence. Key points of the proposal include: Tax Increase: The ordinance would substantially raise the minimum price for cigarettes and other… Continue reading Minneapolis Considers $15 Pack of Cigarettes to Combat Smoking

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

Minnesota-Cuba Coalition Advocates for Reopening Travel and Trade with Cuba

MINNEAPOLIS, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – Today, the Minnesota Cuba Coalition convenes at Senator Amy Klobuchar’s office in Minneapolis, aiming to push for the normalization of travel and trade relations with Cuba. Here’s what’s happening: End to US Embargo: The coalition, operating under the banner of “Minnesotans Love Cuba,” seeks to end the longstanding US embargo on… Continue reading Minnesota-Cuba Coalition Advocates for Reopening Travel and Trade with Cuba

U.S. Senator’s Son Pleads Not Guilty to Homicide Charges in Crash That Killed North Dakota Deputy

Ian Cramer

WASHBURN, N.D. (trfnews.i234.me) – Ian Cramer, 43, son of U.S. Senator Kevin Cramer, entered a not guilty plea to charges including homicide in connection with a December 6 crash that resulted in the death of a North Dakota sheriff’s deputy. Cramer, facing felony charges of homicide, preventing arrest, reckless endangerment, and fleeing an officer, along… Continue reading U.S. Senator’s Son Pleads Not Guilty to Homicide Charges in Crash That Killed North Dakota Deputy

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

Allegations of Harassment Prompt Calls to Rescind Endorsement of House Candidate

ST. PAUL, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – Minnesota politicians are urging a local DFL unit to withdraw its endorsement of Judd Hoff for House District 12B following accusations of harassment against the incumbent, Rep. Mary Franson. Hoff, 53, stands accused of stalking and harassing Franson, including activities such as rummaging through her trash, sharing her personal information… Continue reading Allegations of Harassment Prompt Calls to Rescind Endorsement of House Candidate

Tragic Blaze Claims Life of North Dakota Woman: Denise Luttio-Mahar Succumbs to Smoke Inhalation in Gwinner House Fire

Denise Luttio-Mahar

GWINNER, N.D. (trfnews.i234.me) – In a heart-wrenching turn of events, the tight-knit community of Gwinner, North Dakota, is grappling with the loss of thirty-nine-year-old Denise Luttio-Mahar, who tragically lost her life in a devastating house fire early Sunday morning. The harrowing incident unfolded around 4 a.m. when Mahar, amid billowing smoke, dialed 911, desperately seeking… Continue reading Tragic Blaze Claims Life of North Dakota Woman: Denise Luttio-Mahar Succumbs to Smoke Inhalation in Gwinner House Fire

High Court Snubs “My Pillow Guy’s” Latest Request

WASHINGTON D.C. (trfnews.i234.me) – The U.S. Supreme Court has rejected MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell’s appeal regarding the FBI’s seizure of his cellphone at a fast-food restaurant. Lindell, known for promoting false claims about the 2020 election, alleged the confiscation violated his rights and aimed to stifle his freedom of speech. However, the court declined to… Continue reading High Court Snubs “My Pillow Guy’s” Latest Request

Grand Forks Man Lucky to Survive After Car Collides with Train

Train Collision Leaves Car Completely Wrecked on Highway 75 Bypass

CROOKSTON, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – A Grand Forks, North Dakota man narrowly escaped tragedy after his Nissan Ultima collided with a BNSF train on the Highway 75 bypass west of Crookston at approximately 4:15 p.m. on Monday. Theodore Krmpotich, 36, was behind the wheel when the accident occurred. The Minnesota State Patrol’s initial report indicates that… Continue reading Grand Forks Man Lucky to Survive After Car Collides with Train

U.S. Highway 75 at Mile Marker 148, ALMOND TWP, Big Stone County Crash 2024-04-15 23:35:51

Incident Incident type: Injury ICR: 24601307 Date/Time: 04/15/2024 18:58   District: 2600 St. Cloud Case Information Contact: 320-223-6666 Media Contact: Sgt. Jesse Grabow (218) 639-3168   Location: U.S. Highway 75 at Mile Marker 148, ALMOND TWP, Big Stone County   Description: The Buick Rendezvous was travelling Southbound on US Highway 75 when it lost control… Continue reading U.S. Highway 75 at Mile Marker 148, ALMOND TWP, Big Stone County
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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

Trailer Home Destroyed in Munich, North Dakota Fire

Trailer Home Destroyed in Munich, North Dakota Fire

MUNICH, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – In breaking news from Munich, North Dakota, a trailer home fire has devastated the residence of the Lind brothers. Firefighters and ambulance services rushed to the scene, responding to reports of the blaze. Fortunately, it appears that no one was home at the time of the fire. TRF News video footage… Continue reading Trailer Home Destroyed in Munich, North Dakota Fire

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 House Fire Claims Life in Gwinner, North Dakota

Tragic House Fire Claims Life in Gwinner, North Dakota

GWINNER, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – Gwinner Fire swiftly responded to a fatal house fire just after 4 AM, where a devastating tragedy unfolded: 911 Call: Sargent County Sheriff Travis Paeper revealed that a woman trapped on the second floor made a distress call reporting smoke engulfing the residence. Despite initial contact, communication was lost with dispatch. The… Continue reading Tragic House Fire Claims Life in Gwinner, North Dakota

Tragedy Strikes Gwinner: Multiple Residents Feared Inside Burning Home

Report Of Early Sunday Morning House Fire In Gwinner, North Dakota

GWINNER, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – In a distressing turn of events, Southeast North Dakota wakes up to breaking news this Sunday morning as reports of a house fire in Gwinner, North Dakota, emerge. Here’s what we know so far: Initial Reports: At 4:09 a.m., emergency services received a frantic call reporting a house fire on 82nd… Continue reading Tragedy Strikes Gwinner: Multiple Residents Feared Inside Burning Home

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

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

Fire Crews Respond to House Fire on 5th Avenue Southeast in Jamestown

310 5th Ave SE, Jamestown, ND 58401

JAMESTOWN, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – In the early hours of this Saturday morning, the Jamestown Fire Department sprung into action in response to a fire call at a residence located at 310 5th Avenue Southeast. Smoke billowed from the doors and windows of the house, prompting urgent calls for assistance. Despite the alarming scene, initial reports… Continue reading Fire Crews Respond to House Fire on 5th Avenue Southeast in Jamestown

Join the Movement: Red Lake Community Cleanup Day!

RED LAKE, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – In an effort to foster community spirit and keep Red Lake clean, Tom Berg, in collaboration with Stephen Nato Jr, is organizing a Community Cleanup Day this Sunday. When: Sunday, April 14th, starting at 10:00 AM Where: Shady Park, located adjacent to the Red Lake police station. What to Bring:… Continue reading Join the Movement: Red Lake Community Cleanup Day!

Abandoned House Destroyed by Fire Near Thompson

Abandoned House Destroyed by Fire Near Thompson

THOMPSON, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – In a recent update on the fire incident near Thompson, a rural area just a couple of miles out of town, authorities revealed significant details about the blaze. The fire, which occurred on Tuesday evening, engulfed an abandoned house situated by a tree line. Sergeant Davidson of the Grand Forks Sheriff’s… Continue reading Abandoned House Destroyed by Fire Near Thompson

The Cicada Spectacle: Trillions Emerging After Centuries Underground

cicadas

UNITED STATES (trfnews.i234.me) – Get ready for an extraordinary natural phenomenon as trillions of periodical cicadas are gearing up to make their long-awaited appearance across the United States. These fascinating insects, known for their remarkable emergence every 13 or 17 years, are set to grace the nation in numbers that may rival those unseen in… Continue reading The Cicada Spectacle: Trillions Emerging After Centuries Underground

Minneapolis City Council Votes to Delay Rideshare Ordinance Amid Uber and Lyft Threats

MINNEAPOLIS, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – In a crucial meeting on Thursday, the Minneapolis City Council addressed the impending rideshare ordinance, which had Uber and Lyft on the brink of leaving the city by May. The council unanimously agreed to postpone the ordinance’s enforcement, pushing back the effective date from May 1 to July 1. This decision… Continue reading Minneapolis City Council Votes to Delay Rideshare Ordinance Amid Uber and Lyft Threats

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

BREAKING: Update on Crookston House Fire: Family Displaced, Cause Under Investigation

CROOKSTON, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – Early this Wednesday morning, TRF News delivers an exclusive update on the recent house fire in Crookston, MN. Timely Coverage: At 3:14 a.m., TRF News was on the scene, speaking directly with Crookston Fire officials, who confirmed that all occupants, including both people and pets, safely evacuated the premises. Displacement: Despite… Continue reading BREAKING: Update on Crookston House Fire: Family Displaced, Cause Under Investigation

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!

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

Uber and Lyft Threaten Minneapolis Exit Over Minimum Wage Mandate

MINNEAPOLIS, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – In a dramatic turn of events, ride-hailing giants Uber and Lyft are on the brink of exiting Minneapolis due to a contentious minimum wage regulation set to take effect on May 1st. Here’s the unfolding story: Ultimatum Issued: Citing concerns over the city’s impending minimum wage requirement, Uber and Lyft have… Continue reading Uber and Lyft Threaten Minneapolis Exit Over Minimum Wage Mandate

DigiKey Shifts Operations to India: Impact on Global Workforce

DigiKey Shifts Operations to India: Impact on Global Workforce

THIEF RIVER FALLS, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – In a strategic move, electronic parts distributor DigiKey is reportedly transferring a portion of its operations to India, raising questions about its impact on the global job market. Here’s the unfolding story: Expansion Strategy: DigiKey, known for its vast selection of electronic components, is expanding its reach by establishing… Continue reading DigiKey Shifts Operations to India: Impact on Global Workforce

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

Canadian Drug Smugglers Take Wrong Turn, Land at U.S. Customs in Warroad

Krystle DeLeon

WARROAD, MN (trfnews.i234.me) Breaking News: In an unusual turn of events, alleged Canadian drug smugglers found themselves in hot water after mistakenly delivering their illicit cargo to U.S. Customs Agents at Warroad, Minnesota. Krystle DeLeon and her passenger, Sarah Rose, both from Winnipeg, were apprehended after attempting to cross the border into the United States.… Continue reading Canadian Drug Smugglers Take Wrong Turn, Land at U.S. Customs in Warroad

Mysterious Object in the Sky Sparks Debate Across Social Media

Mystery Object Spotted Over Bemidji, Minnesota Sparks Social Media Speculation

BEMIDJI, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – A viewer-submitted photo to TRF News on Friday evening has ignited a frenzy of speculation, as people across the region weigh in on what exactly the object could be. The image, blown up to its maximum clarity, still leaves many questions unanswered. Social Media Buzz Some observers argue it resembles an… Continue reading Mysterious Object in the Sky Sparks Debate Across Social Media

Blaze at 5050 Amber Parkway Drive S Displaces Residents

Blaze at 5050 Amber Parkway Drive S Displaces Residents

FARGO, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – A fire erupted early Sunday morning, April 7, at 5050 Amber Parkway Drive S, leaving residents of three apartments displaced for an extended period. Bystanders reported the blaze on a balcony shortly before 2 a.m., prompting a swift response from the Fargo Fire Department. Upon arrival, fire crews encountered heavy flames… Continue reading Blaze at 5050 Amber Parkway Drive S Displaces Residents

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

Update on Ambulance Call to Cavalier Air Force Station

PEMBINA COUNTY, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – Early this Saturday morning, an ambulance was dispatched to the Cavalier Air Force Station in Pembina County following a report of a 20-year-old male with a head injury. However, an update from Sheriff Terry Meidinger indicates that the situation is not of a criminal nature. The Cavalier Air Force Station,… Continue reading Update on Ambulance Call to Cavalier Air Force Station

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

Dollar General in Hallock, MN Reopens Soon Despite Temporary Closure

HALLOCK, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – Residents of Hallock, Minnesota, who frequent the Dollar General store received a temporary setback as the store announced a closure for the day. However, good news is on the horizon as corporate headquarters assured reopening on Sunday. Reports from an TRF News viewer indicated a sign on the door suggested indefinite… Continue reading Dollar General in Hallock, MN Reopens Soon Despite Temporary Closure

U.S. Air Force Introduces Cold Weather Compensation for North Dakota Servicemembers

WASHINGTON D.C. (trfnews.i234.me) – Today, U.S. Senator Kevin Cramer (R-ND) revealed the rollout of Assignment Incentive Pay for eligible Airmen and Guardians stationed in bone-chilling cold weather locations. Spearheaded by Cramer’s authorization committee, the initiative aims to ease the financial burden faced by military personnel serving in frigid conditions, where temperatures plummet to -20 degrees… Continue reading U.S. Air Force Introduces Cold Weather Compensation for North Dakota Servicemembers

Council on American-Islamic Relations Reports Highest Number of Anti-Muslim Bias Incidents in 28 Years

WASHINGTON D.C. (trfnews.i234.me) – The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) reported a record high number of anti-Muslim bias incidents last year, with 8,061 complaints received. This marks the highest number of such cases since CAIR began tracking hate crimes in 1994. The data was released as part of their annual civil rights report which documents… Continue reading Council on American-Islamic Relations Reports Highest Number of Anti-Muslim Bias Incidents in 28 Years

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

Mystery Surrounds Disappearance of Peter Michael Martin

Peter Michael Martin

CLOQUET, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – In a baffling turn of events, Peter Michael Martin, 31, has gone missing under mysterious circumstances, leaving his loved ones and authorities searching for answers. Martin’s last reported sighting was on March 11, under circumstances that have raised concerns among family and friends. According to reports, Martin borrowed $40 from a… Continue reading Mystery Surrounds Disappearance of Peter Michael Martin

Desperate Search: Family Appeals for Help in Finding Missing Williston Woman

Breeanna Ward

WILLISTON, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – The Ward family from Williston, North Dakota, is pleading for assistance as their loved one, Brianna Ward, has been missing since late February. The 27-year-old woman was last seen in Williston, prompting an intensive search effort by the local police department. Described as 5’6″ tall, weighing around 125 pounds, with brown… Continue reading Desperate Search: Family Appeals for Help in Finding Missing Williston Woman

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

Winter Storm Warning Issued for Our Region

GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for a significant portion of our region, with potential impacts expected to persist through Tuesday. As of 6:15 a.m., radar imagery shows the steadiest band of snow extending from Finley, North Dakota, to Park Rapids, Minnesota. While areas along and… Continue reading Winter Storm Warning Issued for Our Region

Man Survives Fall from Downtown Grand Forks-East Grand Forks Bridge

GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – In a harrowing incident that unfolded on Tuesday night, a man miraculously survived a fall from a bridge connecting downtown Grand Forks and East Grand Forks. Despite the fall from the bridge railing, the individual, whose identity remains undisclosed, managed to survive, albeit with injuries of unknown severity. Bridge Fall… Continue reading Man Survives Fall from Downtown Grand Forks-East Grand Forks Bridge

Bemidji Firefighters Battle Dual Wildfires, Structures Devastated

BEMIDJI, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – Bemidji’s brave firefighters sprang into action on Friday afternoon, responding to not one, but two wildfires wreaking havoc northeast and east of the city. Birchmont Beach Road Blaze: At 1:30 PM, firefighters rushed to Birchmont Beach Road, where they encountered a raging inferno fueled by strong winds. A barn-type structure and… Continue reading Bemidji Firefighters Battle Dual Wildfires, Structures Devastated

Billionaire Calls Community Small Minded

Billionaire Criticizes Park Point Community as "Small Minded"

DULUTH, MN. (trfnews.i234.me) – Kathy Cargill, a billionaire, has sparked controversy by labeling the community of Park Point in Duluth, Minnesota, as “small minded.” In an interview with the Wall Street Journal, Cargill revealed her decision to abandon plans to enhance the Park Point area after purchasing nearly two dozen properties. Despite her initial intentions… Continue reading Billionaire Calls Community Small Minded