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Report: Health inequities cost Minnesota
Gun violence prompts school walkout, another rally at Minnesota Capitol on Columbine anniversary
Democrats urge Burgum to form bipartisan commission to look at state budget
Energy Transfer Partners makes largest donation ever to University of Mary capital project
The 'Lost 74': ND vet who survived shipwreck wants victims remembered as Vietnam War casualties
crime and courts
'Scandal' is over, but here are 10 things we'll remember from this crazy show
Avicii dead at 28: Swedish DJ became an EDM star with hits 'Levels' and 'Wake Me Up'
'The Rock' surprises Minnesota teen who asked him to prom
Second-annual Celebration channels Prince's vibe at Paisley Park studios
Grand Cities Children's Choir presents spring concert
New hardy rose variety was 16 years in the making
U.S. consumers who have store-bought romaine lettuce should 'throw it away immediately,' CDC says
Area pagans, Wiccans explain ancient festivals that mark spring, summer
Marilyn Hagerty: 'Red. This is it. We are done with you and your ice'
Spring weather - and wetness - are coming: Tips can help homeowners prevent basement flooding, ice dams
Field hustles home as Rays beat Twins in 10
With family on hand, even after his dad's knee surgery, Tucker Poolman helps Jets win series
Matt Cullen says he will take time to make decision on future
Friday's local clipboard
Jeff Teague's answer for struggling Timberwolves: 'Fight fire with fire, man'
Stephen "Steve" Papillon
Lucille M. Heck
Margaret Brosius Harlow
Earth Day pasque flower hike set for Fertile Sand Hills
OUTDOOR REPORT: Focus switches to sturgeon on Lake of the Woods and Rainy River; light goose migration near peak in North Dakota
Wolves remain incidental species in North Dakota
Wolves should be managed like other species, Minnesota legislator says
Outdoors notebook: Public deer plan meetings continue in Minnesota, Minnesota turkey season begins etc.
Commentary: The fight over online sales taxes cannot be about fairness
Our view: Put online sellers on equal footing
Viewpoint: People could learn from Barbara Bush
Many people benefit when we strive to become our best
For two boys, fishing season is already here
Rep. Josh Boschee
90th Birthday Celebration
Bill & Linda
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...
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
April 6, 2017
No one hurt in Mentor, Minn., house fire
MENTOR, Minn.—No one was injured in a house fire that broke out late Wednesday night in Polk County. Emergency responders were sent at...
April 6, 2017 - 11:17am
April 1, 2017
Fire destroys barn near Erskine, Minn.
ERSKINE, Minn.—A fire completely destroyed a barn near Erskine, Minn., late Friday night, according to the Polk County Sheriff's Office....
April 1, 2017 - 1:55pm
March 30, 2017
Five arrested in East Grand Forks fentanyl investigation
The East Grand Forks Police Department on Thursday announced new arrests in an investigation by the Grand Forks Narcotics Task Force and the...
March 30, 2017 - 8:22pm
March 21, 2017
Man in Polk County shooting may have had dementia, neighbors say
NORTHLAND TOWNSHIP, Minn.—Details have been slow to emerge from a standoff in which a man died after authorities say he fired at a rural...
March 21, 2017 - 7:33pm