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JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Look at the brighter side of life
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BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Robins are always a delight of spring
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MASTER GARDENER COLUMN: Growing beans from seed to harvest
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Torry's Van Benefit
Don (Pail) Hill
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Are you kidding me?
Phillips: Kindness fills the memory of flood survivor
Quam: My promotion coincided with the death of my 16-year-old nephew
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: A leader or a partisan pawn?
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January 21, 2015
Crookston nursing home nurse charged with stealing patients’ drugs
CROOKSTON, Minn. -- A former nurse who was fired from a Crookston nursing home last year for sticking residents' fentanyl patches on his tongue made his first court appearance Wednesday on the charges of stealing narcotics. David Matthew Perala, 35, was charged in Minnesota...
January 21, 2015 - 9:54pm
January 6, 2015
BOYS HOCKEY: Cold night, hot offense: Bemidji routs Crookston 10-0 to win 13th straight
BEMIDJI — It was a cold night in Bemidji Tuesday, but inside the Bemidji Community Arena the Lumberjacks’ offense was anything but cold as...
January 6, 2015 - 11:25pm
December 19, 2014
WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: Beavers get first NSIC win
CROOKSTON — Sierra Senske once again scored in double-digits and the Bemidji State women’s basketball team ended 2014 with a 71-69 win over...
December 19, 2014 - 11:18pm
December 11, 2014
Crookston nursing home nurse fired after found stealing pain medication from residents
CROOKSTON - A Crookston nurse's license was suspended after administrators at the Villa St. Vincent nursing home in Crookston discovered he was peeling pain patches from residents' backs, affixing them to his tongue and sticking them back onto residents an hour later, according to...
December 11, 2014 - 9:37am
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