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Names released in fatal three-car crash south of Mandan
A jogger accidentally crossed into the US from Canada and was detained for two weeks
Why a small-town restaurant owner asked Sarah Huckabee Sanders to leave
What's the political calculation behind Trump's visit to blue-and-red Fargo?
Katie Arrington, GOP lawmaker who defeated Sanford, seriously injured in car accident
crime and courts
Gilby, N.D., native Molly Dickson pursues dream as celebrity stylist
ABC orders spin-off of 'Roseanne' without Roseanne Barr
Can Hugh Hefner's 26-year-old son convince his generation that Playboy is sexy?
Jerry Springer changed TV forever. After 27 seasons, his daytime talk circus may be over.
Fox News' Laura Ingraham says immigrant child detention centers are 'essentially summer camps'
Law enforcement agencies use new tool to prevent officer suicide
A pie maker creates art for the upper crust
Metro Sports Foundation received $8.5 million from Engelstad foundation
Family adopts sons they once dreamed of on a date
Well-meaning but hasty comments add to caregiver's heavy load
Saturday's local scoreboard
Rapids edge Loons with goal deep in stoppage time
Gophers commit Blake McLaughlin headlines nine Minnesotans drafted on Day 2
Here's a look at who the Wild selected on Day 2 of NHL draft
NHL Draft: Duluth's Perunovich goes in second round to St. Louis Blues
Michael "Mike" Lee Bridges
Donald W. Hardy
Better fishing access to Sakakawea part of House appeal of rule
Fishing report: Trolling spinners becomes a favored walleye presentation, Catfish are wrapping up spawn on Red River
Big bear adds excitement to morning commute for DNR fisheries manager
Urban habitat initiative to benefit Grand Forks
Bismarck angler catches 7-pound rare European zander on Spiritwood Lake
Letter: School shortfall: Look at numbers
Letter: An act of kindness that deserves mention
Letter: Old idea to consider: County superintendents
Our view: A victory for the little guys
Commentary: Bye-bye landline and premium cable TV
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June 19, 2018
School bus driver fell asleep before Polk County crash, patrol says
LENGBY, Minn.—The driver of a Grand Rapids, Minn., bus crash that injured a dozen students last month in eastern Polk County apparently...
June 19, 2018 - 3:20pm
June 2, 2018
Man arrested after sending officers on pursuit in western Minn.
POLK COUNTY, MINN. --- An Illinois man was arrested after sending officers on a seven-mile chase in western Minnesota on Friday night. The Polk...
June 2, 2018 - 10:29am
June 1, 2018
Man sentenced to 13 years for trafficking meth in East Grand Forks
CROOKSTON—An Elk River, Minn., man will spend about 13 years in prison for trafficking meth into East Grand Forks two years ago. Brock...
June 1, 2018 - 1:46pm
May 29, 2018
Driver in Erskine, Minn., rollover accident arrested for DWI
ERSKINE, Minn.—A Mentor, N.D., man faces a criminal case after investigators said he was drinking and driving early Monday morning before...
May 29, 2018 - 1:25pm
May 7, 2018
Fosston garage lost in Sunday fire
The Polk County Sheriff's Department, Fosston Fire Department, Essentia ambulance and Minnesota State Fire Marshal's Office responded to a garage fire Sunday in rural Fosston on U.S. Highway 2. When responders arriving at the scene, the garage was fully engulfed and beyond repair....
May 7, 2018 - 7:31pm
April 30, 2018
Despite late start, farmers optimistic about getting crops in for the season
EAST GRAND FORKS—Red River Valley farmers are optimistic about getting crops in the ground after cold and wet conditions delayed them from...
April 30, 2018 - 6:23pm
Into the fields: Farmers optimistic about planting after late start
Red River Valley farmers are optimistic about getting crops in the ground after cold and wet conditions delayed them from hitting the fields....
April 30, 2018 - 5:28pm
April 23, 2018
Polk County family speaks out after dog dies from bullet wounds
POLK COUNTY, Minn.—In Polk County, a local family is grieving after someone mysteriously killed their dog and left bullet holes in cars...
April 23, 2018 - 4:57pm
UPDATE: 19-year-old who went missing in Polk County found dead
A 19-year-old man who went missing this weekend in rural Polk County has been found dead.
April 23, 2018 - 3:16pm
April 21, 2018
Dog found killed, cars appear hit by bullets in Polk County
CROOKSTON — A dog was found shot and killed and several cars were damaged Friday by what appeared to be caused by a firearm. The Polk County...
April 21, 2018 - 12:46pm
April 5, 2018
Crookston man accused of sexually assaulting three children
CROOKSTON—A Crookston man has been accused of sexual assault against four underage girls. Three of the accusers say they were less than...
April 5, 2018 - 5:19pm
March 30, 2018
Bestiality charge dismissed after defendant pleads guilty to burglary
CROOKSTON—A bestiality charge against a former Polk County mailman accused of having sex with a dog has been dismissed, and he'll avoid...
March 30, 2018 - 1:26pm
March 20, 2018
East Grand Forks man accused of selling drugs out of trailer, workshop
An East Grand Forks man has been accused of selling drugs out of a trailer and workshop. James Edward Kirchoffner, 44, appeared Tuesday in Polk...
March 20, 2018 - 5:25pm
February 28, 2018
Northwest Minn. man arrested after high-speed pursuit topping 100 mph
FERTILE, Minn. – A suspect in an early-morning high-speed chase that topped 100 mph was arrested after his vehicle went into a ditch in Norman...
February 28, 2018 - 1:20pm
February 25, 2018
Body discovered in rural Polk County house fire
WINGER, Minn.—Firefighters recovered the body of a person found dead in a house fire in rural Polk County Saturday night. According to...
February 25, 2018 - 4:55pm