STAFF BLOG NIE ROCKS! Goodridge, Minn. Visitors
These Goodridge, Minn. high school students and their teacher, Trista Lund, are pictured outside of the downtown Grand Forks Herald building on Oct. 8. They came to the Herald to learn about newspap... Posted on 10/11/10 at 7:11 AM
Geoffrey Biteman, 18, pleaded guilty Monday to stealing of an airplane in Roseau, Minn., as part of a plea deal, said county prosecutor Michael Grover. During a hearing Monday in state district court in Roseau, Biteman and a judge agreed to the deal, which includes 60 days in jail and 60 days on electronic home monitoring.
The extortion trial of Gerald Sunsdahl, 52, began Monday with jury selection. He is accused of sending a former neighbor a crude hand-written letter threatening to kill the man and his family unless the neighbor delivered $500,000 in cash.
Residents of Thief River Falls, Minn., continued cleaning up Monday after a powerful thunderstorm whipped through their community. Pennington County Sherriff Ray Kuznia said last Friday’s storm was the most dangerous he’s seen in 27 years working with the department.
The legendary wilderness explorer Daniel Boone famously said he had never been lost, but was “bewildered once for three days.” Three teenaged hunters from Thief River Falls spent 14 hours bewildered Saturday in a roadless wildlife area before being found late at night by searchers including members of county, state and federal agencies, as well as volunteers.
At Northland Community and Technical College in Thief River Falls, one student success coordinator says he will hunt you down if you miss class.
Jason Pangiarella isn’t joking. He’s the lead adviser of an initiative intended to motivate students toward academic success.
For 92-year-old Pearl Battleson, getting wheeled down the hallway of the newly built Thief River Care Center is like a trip down memory lane. Between the two living-quarters wings are rooms with false fronts that beckon Thief River Falls’ past.
The Warroad City Council has declared a house a public nuisance and health hazard after finding 28 dogs and two cats living on the premises. Video showed feces up to 3 feet deep in parts of the house at 803 Steenerson St. N.E.
Great Lakes will replace Delta, which now flies to MSP via Hibbing The regional airline is taking over from Delta, which wants out of the market. As part of the deal, Thief River Falls area flyers will also get a shorter flight to the Twin Cities hub airport.
Nordhagen will seek GOP endorsement to run against Stumpf Steve Nordhagen, the mayor of Thief River Falls for the last five years, will be seeking the Republican endorsement for District 1 senator in 2012. Nordhagen said his background as a mayor and small businessman has prepared him to address economic issues.
The grant will fund curriculum development, personnel, equipment, supplies and other program development related expenses for the Unmanned Aerial Systems Maintenance Training Center. The very first UAS maintenance training class began in August 2011.
A Thief River Falls man who pleaded guilty in Grand Forks court Wednesday to a drug charge is also wanted in Fargo, Thief River Falls and Red Lake Falls, Minn., where he’s the suspect in a Saturday bar burglary and assault of the bar owner who foiled his escape.
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