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More than margaritas: National Tequila Day stirs up new recipes
Swedish train named Trainy McTrainface in tribute to Boaty McBoatface
Truck driver charged in Texas in suspected smuggling case that led to 10 deaths
'We've decided to let our son go': Parents of terminally ill baby halt legal battle
Trump's approval rating is 59 percent in ND, second-highest in country
crime and courts
WE Fest versus Bruno: What did you decide?
Think Kim Kardashian is sexy? This app matches you with celebrity lookalikes.
A 'who-done-it' murder mystery, musical theatre, outdoor music -- it's all here
Two new Harry Potter books to be released in October
Oscar-winning actor Martin Landau dead at 89
Marilyn Hagerty: Small town visits worth the ride
Marilyn Hagerty: Small town visits worth the ride
'Green.com' and 'megabyte blue:' Crayola's '90s tribute to the internet
Marilyn Hagerty: Little Bangkok brings Thailand to East Grand Forks
Marilyn Hagerty: WITS on wheels roll to Iowa
Vikings place RB Murray on PUP list
Schlossman: Update on UND players in the pros
Kahne records first NASCAR Cup Series win since 2014
Legendary Gophers and Lakers coach John Kundla passes away at 101
Latavius Murray, Dalvin Cook vie to replace Adrian Peterson at RB
Edwin Clarence Falk
Leslie "Les" Johnson
Devils Lake shooters score well in 4-H National Shooting Sports Championship
Brad Dokken: North Dakota angler to fish international tournament in Russia
Goldfinch season arrives in the valley
Young -- and seasoned
Christmas already? Consider this gift-giving practice
Port: Over 94 percent of Heidi Heitkamp’s second quarter fundraising came from outside ND
Letter: Planned Parenthood should earn support
Column: Drought, an old foe, returns in strength
Lloyd Omdahl: Plumbing 221,000 N.D. nonvoters
July 7, 2017
Polk County Public Health receives $50,000 for park expansion
The Minnesota Super Bowl Host Committee Legacy Fund awarded Polk County Public Health a $50,000 grant to increase outdoor activity and community engagement in Crookston. Castle Park, which features a dog park and hiking and walking trails near the Red Lake River, will be the benefactor...
July 7, 2017 - 8:16pm
June 30, 2017
Franken: Health-care debate affects us all
By U.S. Sen. Al Franken As I've traveled across Minnesota in recent months, Minnesotans have made it clear to me just how important health care...
June 30, 2017 - 8:07am
June 26, 2017
Minn. counties prepare for the worst over tax mistake that could cost them millions
POLK COUNTY, Minn.—A big oil company says they're owed millions and millions of dollars and it could be up to local counties to make it right....
June 26, 2017 - 8:36am
June 23, 2017
Minnesota counties could owe Enbridge millions
Polk County, Minn. - The state of Minnesota may have made a big mistake, and now you may have to pay for it. A big oil company says they're owed...
June 23, 2017 - 7:54am
June 12, 2017
Man in Winger unattended death identified
WINGER, Minn.—Authorities have identified man in an unattended death in northwest Minnesota. The Polk County Sheriff's Office said Dylan Wang, of Winger, was the man found dead Saturday. He was 25. Deputies received a report of an unattended death Saturday in Winger. Authorities...
June 12, 2017 - 3:43pm
June 11, 2017
Authorities investigating unattended death in Winger
WINGER, Minn.- Authorities in northwestern Minnesota are investigating the unattended death of a young man. The Polk County Sheriff's Office received a report of an unattended death of a 25-year-old male in Winger, Minn., according to a media release. The incident remains under investigation....
June 11, 2017 - 11:46am
Human remains found on banks Red River
HIGDEM TOWNSHIP, Minn.- Authorities in northwestern Minnesota are working to identify human remains that were found by a boater on the Red River about 16 miles north of Grand Forks Saturday. At about 2;45 p.m. Saturday, the Polk County Sheriff's Office was dispatched to the eastern...
June 11, 2017 - 9:34am
June 5, 2017
Victims in fatal Polk County ATV accident identified
The Polk County Sheriff's Office has identified two people killed in an ATV accident Saturday evening near Mentor, Minn. Noel William Schmieg, of Mentor, and Crystal Rose Scott, of Crookston, were pronounced dead at the scene after hitting an approach and being thrown from an ATV...
June 5, 2017 - 10:51am
June 4, 2017
Two dead in Polk County following ATV accident
Two are dead after being thrown from an ATV in a Saturday evening incident just south of Mentor, Minn., the Polk County Sheriff's Office has...
June 4, 2017 - 12:59pm
May 23, 2017
Summer hours set at Rydell National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center
Beginning June 7, the Visitor Center at Rydell National Wildlife Refuge will be open from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday. The Visitor Center will be open before that, as well, but days will vary depending on activities being held at the refuge. The Visitor Center will...
May 23, 2017 - 2:40pm
May 22, 2017
Polk County roads to close for construction
Several Minnesota roads will close in the upcoming weeks for road construction projects. Polk County Road 19 from County Highway 20 to U.S. Highway 75 at Euclid will be closed beginning May 30. Traffic will be detoured 3 miles north to County Road 21. The closure will remain for six...
May 22, 2017 - 4:42pm
May 9, 2017
Polk prosecutor seeks harsh sentence for East Grand Forks fentanyl suspects
CROOKSTON—The Polk County Attorney's Office is seeking to impose harsh penalties beyond the scope of Minnesota sentencing guidelines for...
May 9, 2017 - 7:54pm
May 4, 2017
Man rolls vehicle after trying to avoid deer in Polk County
Two Devils Lake men escaped serious injury after a car crashed while avoiding a deer Wednesday night in Polk County. Gary Grafsgaard, 51, was driving a 2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser east on U.S. Highway 2 when he swerved his vehicle near County Road 30 in an attempt to miss a deer on the...
May 4, 2017 - 8:06am
May 2, 2017
Polk County man killed in standoff died from police gunfire, investigators say
NORTHLAND TOWNSHIP, Minn.—A 73-year-old Polk County man who died in a standoff with law enforcement after reportedly firing at a mail carrier...
News/crime and courts
May 2, 2017 - 4:47pm
April 7, 2017
Fire training exercise combines burning and learning in Polk County
POLK COUNTY, Minn.—Thursday afternoon was perfect for burning. And learning. Light and variable northeast winds and plenty of sun made...
April 7, 2017 - 9:23am