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Bail set at $1 million for suspect in fatal Lincoln Park shooting
Suspects facing first-degree murder charges for stabbing, beheading Hibbing, Minn., man
Thief River Falls man pleads guilty in birthday shooting case
Despite bone discovery, Cramer says tour should give Corps confidence to issue final easement
Mills goes deeper into own pockets for 8th District race
Bemidji bowlers finish regular season in Wadena
AUTO RACING: Leeper named Rookie of the Year
PREP FOOTBALL: Bemidji to take on Moorhead in first round, other area playoff pairings announced
WOMEN'S HOCKEY: Forwards stepping up for Beavers
MEN'S HOCKEY: Tough matchup awaits Beavers in Grand Forks
Kenneth Gergen Linnum
Monte T. Olson
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: As tradition goes
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: What will be your last words to someone?
KELSI TURNER COLUMN: How to harvest wild rice
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: How to hunt for a Deere
KELLY BREVIG COLUMN: When you are called to 'do the right thing'
Book signing with Barbara Schlichting
Woodpicks Bluegrass and Gospel band concert set
PATT RALL COLUMN: October brings us the Cruise and plenty to do
Studio Cruise 2016 artists
'Cruise' on over" Annual Studio Cruise arts tour has largest event yet
PAUL NELSON FISHING: Lakes, rivers cooling a bit slower this year
New specialty license plates to go on sale
Grand Portage, Bois Forte bands seeking to take moose this fall
MASTER GARDENERS: Gardening highs and lows in 2016
Deer hunters encouraged to buy licenses early
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Johnson anniversary celebration
MILESTONES: Gullickson-Boerboom engagement
MILESTONES: Dunbar birthday
Letter to the editor: All unborn lives matter
Letter to the editor: Joe Vene is a genuine leader
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Justices should impact your vote
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October 27, 2014
UPDATED: Man dies in fiery crash after pursuit in Crookston
CROOKSTON -- A Crookston man died in a blaze after he crashed his pickup during a high-speed pursuit with police in Crookston Sunday evening, according to the Minnesota State Patrol, which released information on the incident today. Crookston police, who had received a request to...
October 27, 2014 - 1:52pm
September 24, 2014
UPDATE: Woman sues Crookston diocese over priest abuse in Bemidji 45 years ago
By Emily Gurnon St. Paul Pioneer Press ST. PAUL -- A woman who says a priest assaulted her in Bemidji about 45 years ago has sued...
September 24, 2014 - 9:06pm
September 18, 2014
UPDATED: Man in custody following shooting near Crookston
CROOKSTON, Minn. -- A man who shot but did not wound a Polk County sheriff’s deputy near Crookston on Thursday afternoon is in custody, according to the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension. Deputies were talking with residents at a home on Perry Farms near U.S. Highway 75...
September 18, 2014 - 10:36pm
Missing Crookston man found after five-hour search
CROOKSTON, Minn. -- A missing and reportedly suicidal man was found Thursday night after emergency responders searched for about five hours, including a helicopter and river search. The 30-year-old Crookston man went missing about 2 p.m., said Crookston Police Chief Paul...
July 18, 2014 - 10:16am
March 3, 2014
UPDATED: Two dead, one hospitalized in Crookston in suspected 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...
March 3, 2014 - 1:48pm
February 7, 2014
3 arrested in Crookston-area burglaries
CROOKSTON -- Three men have been arrested in connection with a series of garage burglaries and thefts over the past week in and around Crookston, according to the Crookston Police Department. The suspects, all charged with multiple counts of first-degree burglary, are: Eli...
February 7, 2014 - 8:34am
January 16, 2014
UPDATE: Highway 2 reopens near Crookston; no travel advised in northwest Minnesota
Blizzard conditions in the Red River Valley of northwest Minnesota and eastern North Dakota closed roads, schools and made travel difficult Wednesday into today. U.S. Highway 2 from East Grand Forks to Crookston, Minn., was closed several times Thursday before re-opening at...
January 16, 2014 - 9:24am
January 9, 2014
BOYS HOCKEY: Bemidji escapes with 3-2 win over Crookston
BEMIDJI -- After losing a two-goal first-period lead, Bemidji High School hockey coach Wade Chiodo was just relieved to get out of Crookston with a victory. Noah Burns scored the game-winning goal 17 seconds into the third period and the Lumberjacks defeated the Pirates 3-2. "We won...
January 9, 2014 - 10:40pm
October 11, 2013
Moose radio-collared in Crookston dies
CROOKSTON, Minn. -- A young cow moose that frequented the Crookston area during the spring and early summer has died, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources said. City and DNR officials repeatedly tried to chase the moose out of town, but it kept returning. DNR wildlife...
October 11, 2013 - 8:20am
October 9, 2013
University of Minnesota, Crookston breaks enrollment record
CROOKSTON, Minn. -- The University of Minnesota, Crookston reported record enrollment again Tuesday, and again, online students were the key source of growth. This fall semester, UMC has a total of 1,813 students, 11 more than in fall 2012. Of the fall 2013 total, about 800 are...
October 9, 2013 - 9:07am
October 8, 2013
Crookston police investigate death of man found in downtown building
October 8, 2013 - 11:40am
October 1, 2013
TENNIS: Bemidji sweeps East Grand Forks, Crookston
GRAND FORKS — The Bemidji High School girls tennis team extended its record in dual meets to 15-1 Tuesday with a pair of wins against Crookston and East Grand Forks. Against Crookston the Lumberjacks won 6-1 but head coach Mark Fodness said none of his players were totally dominant....
October 1, 2013 - 11:21pm
September 17, 2013
Girls tennis: Lumberjacks improve to 9-1 with dual wins
BEMIDJI -- The Bemidji girls tennis players adjusted very well to the cool and windy weather conditions Tuesday at the high school courts and...
September 17, 2013 - 10:44pm
June 21, 2013
Woman sues Crookston diocese over alleged abuse by former Bemidji priest
By Stephen J. Lee Forum News Service CROOKSTON, Minn. -- A Minnesota woman filed suit Thursday in state district court in Crookston alleging negligence by the Catholic Diocese of Crookston by allowing the late James Porter to serve as a priest in Bemidji 44 years ago...
June 21, 2013 - 1:58pm
Crookston giving away free land
CROOKSTON — Dr. Craig Theede’s daily commute from Grand Forks, N.D., to Crookston started earlier than usual Monday. It was because he had an appointment, not with a patient but with his future home. He wanted to ensure he would land one of 17 free housing lots, made available...
May 21, 2013 - 11:16pm