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Police arrest protesters outside governor’s home
A slice of Granite Falls' history comes crumbling down
Kidney dialysis center to open in Renville County
Cop resigns after probe reveals he used police resources for nearly 100 sexual encounters
Canada to phase out older crude-by-rail tank cars by November
Fighting injuries, Vikings OL Loadholt plans to retire
MLB notebook: Yankees send Chapman to Cubs
Vikings rookie Treadwell says he's finally healthy after 2014 injury
10 possibilities for Twins' GM job
Injury forces Loadholt to retire
Hundreds enjoy an evening of music at Robbins Island
'American Crime Story,' 'Thrones" score top Emmy noms
Smithsonian exhibit on display at Prairie Woods
Sharing Netflix or HBO Go passwords now a federal crime
'My Ocean': On the Ordway Prairie in west central Minnesota
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
Swanson — Winther
Schmidt -- Danielson
Lang -- Nieman
Frye -- Birkland
Live it: How a mentoring program helps Willmar-area girls find their way
Live it!: Local mentoring program has a lasting effect on the young lives it touches
June/July issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it: Tips for DIY leatherworking in jewelry
Live it: Nothing screams spring like asparagus
Fern A. Heglund
Jervey C. Christiansen
R. Vernon Benson
Stanley A. Nelson
Will: The path ahead for Hillary Clinton
Commentary: For Trump to Lose, GOP must let Clinton win
Commentary: Trump: Seeking victory through fear
Cartoon by Ken Catalino
Commentary: Ted Cruz holds his nose
Police arrest protesters outside governor’s home
May 23, 2016
Woman steals UND police car and crashes it into Minnesota ditch
A woman was injured after reportedly stealing a University of North Dakota police cruiser in Grand Forks and crashing in a ditch near the University...
May 23, 2016 - 12:50am
May 3, 2016
Minnesota priest removed from assignment amid accusations of sexual abuse
A Catholic priest accused of sexually abusing a 15-year-old boy on the Red Lake Reservation in 2008 has been removed from his present assignment...
May 3, 2016 - 9:21am
April 19, 2016
Advocates aim to keep Crookston Diocese priest convicted of sex abuse from return to ministry
FARGO -- In hopes of preventing a Catholic priest from returning to the ministry after his conviction for sexually abusing a 16-year-old girl while serving in the region more than a decade ago, a support group is seeking possible victims in the Fargo area. Megan Peterson and Barbara...
April 19, 2016 - 5:30am
March 18, 2016
Minnesotan charged with committing obscene acts in front of children at bus stop
CROOKSTON - A Crookston man pleaded not guilty Thursday to threatening and committing obscene acts in front of children at a Crookston bus stop,...
March 18, 2016 - 5:30am
March 7, 2016
Minnesota woman seriously injured after being struck by semi
A Lake Bronson, Minn., woman was seriously injured early Sunday morning when she was struck by a semi on a highway near Crookston. Amber Shablow, 25, was walking southbound on U.S. Highway 75 north of Crookston at about 1:25 a.m. Sunday as she tried to flag down a 2014 Freightliner...
March 7, 2016 - 5:30am
December 15, 2015
Minnesota man faces charges for fire at Somali restaurant
CROOKSTON -- The suspect in last week's arson attack on a Somali business in Grand Forks has been arrested. Polk County Sheriff's deputies arrested...
December 15, 2015 - 8:41pm
June 29, 2015
Man charged in nursing home stabbing
CROOKSTON -- Polk County prosecutors charged a 52-year-old man with attempted murder after a man was stabbed in the chest with a steak knife at a Crookston retirement home. Brian Christopher Mitre of Crookston appeared Monday in Polk County District Court on felony charges of...
June 29, 2015 - 10:45pm
June 10, 2015
Crookston man pleads guilty to officer shooting
CROOKSTON — A northwest Minnesota man pleaded guilty Wednesday to two attempted murder charges for shooting at deputies at a farm and six other charges as part of a plea agreement. Michael Jon Perry, 23, of Crookston was accused of shooting at officers last September at a farm...
June 10, 2015 - 11:09pm
April 3, 2015
Fire department, DNR rescue deer stuck in Red Lake River
CROOKSTON, Minn. -- A successful rescue of a deer that was stranded in the icy waters of the Red Lake River in Crookston was caught on video Wednesday.
April 3, 2015 - 8:05am
January 29, 2015
Man resentenced to prison for 2012 rape
CROOKSTON — A man convicted of raping a woman in East Grand Forks in 2012 was resentenced to 12 years in prison Tuesday following a Minnesota Supreme Court ruling that criticized the lower court for letting the man go without prison time two years ago. Jose Arriaga Soto, 39, was...
January 29, 2015 - 7:00am
January 27, 2015
Former oil company managers get six months time for embezzling $200,000
CROOKSTON -- A district judge has sentenced two former Northdale Oil managers each to six months in jail and 15 years of supervised probation for embezzling hundreds of thousands of dollars from the East Grand Forks business. Craig and Tanya Scheer, 51 and 46 respectively, were...
January 27, 2015 - 8:00am
March 4, 2014
Crookston couple dead from apparent carbon monoxide poisoning
CROOKSTON, Minn. — A husband and wife were found dead in their home just east of Crookston in northwest Minnesota from apparent carbon monoxide poisoning that also sickened two of their three daughters. Natalie Ostgaard, 51, and Kent Ostgaard, 49, were found dead in their...
March 4, 2014 - 6:52am
October 17, 2012
N.D. deputy resigns after arrest for Minn. break-in
GRAND FORKS, N.D.
October 17, 2012 - 7:32am
October 12, 2012
Deputy arrested in Crookston, Minn., break-in
GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- A deputy with the Walsh County (N.D.) Sheriff's Department is in custody after being arrested in connection with a break-in at a Crookston convenience store. Adam Koenig, 22, of Park River, N.D., was arrested by police on charges of burglary and damage to property...
October 12, 2012 - 1:42pm
October 11, 2011
N.W. Minnesota towns need people to fill jobs
October 11, 2011 - 11:02am