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August 2, 2016
Crookston man awaiting manslaughter trial arrested for second time in a month
CROOKSTON — For the second time in less than a month, a Crookston man out on bail for manslaughter charges has been arrested, this time for driving under the influence. Brock Dale Strommen, 29, was arrested Sunday in Crookston for second-degree drunken driving. Strommen will remain...
August 2, 2016 - 5:44pm
July 11, 2016
Man accused in Christmas bar death arrested in Red Lake Falls; was reportedly picking fights at bar
RED LAKE FALLS, Minn.—A 29-year-old facing a manslaughter charge in connection with the death of a man assaulted outside a Crookston bar on Christmas was arrested after he was reportedly trying to pick fights at a Red Lake Falls bar Friday. RELATED Crookston police conducting interviews...
July 11, 2016 - 2:41pm
May 10, 2016
Minors on charter bus cited with underage drinking after reports of man urinating in public in Crookston
CROOKSTON—Five minors were cited with drinking underage after a charter bus of passengers was stopped Friday in Crookston, according to a news release. Crookston police were dispatched at 9:55 p.m. Friday to 204 W. Second St. for a report of a man urinating on some steps before...
May 10, 2016 - 2:28pm
May 9, 2016
Crookston plant recalls sunflower seeds after listeria link found
CROOKSTON -- A Crookston sunflower seed producer is voluntarily recalling some packaged sunflower kernels after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration...
May 9, 2016 - 11:24am
April 26, 2016
UPDATE: 5-foot snake, not poisonous to humans, loose in Crookston, police say
CROOKSTON -- Police said they are looking for a 5-foot snake sighted last week in Crookston, but it’s probably a pet that got loose. Police were notified Friday of a large snake that was sighted Wednesday in the 1600 block of Radisson Road, according to a news release. They believe...
April 26, 2016 - 3:19pm
February 6, 2016
Crookston man charged in motorcycle crash that killed wife
CROOKSTON, Minn. -- A Crookston man has been charged in connection with a fatal motorcycle crash that claimed the life of his wife in September. Corey Reitmeier, 44, will make his first court appearance Feb. 11 in Polk County District Court on a felony charge of criminal vehicular...
February 6, 2016 - 2:25pm
January 15, 2016
Police: Crookston man charged with felony sex crime with minor knew victim
CROOKSTON, Minn. - A Crookston man knew the victim of a sex crime with which he's been charged, according to a complaint. Enriques Luis Schehr, 30, was charged this week with first-degree criminal sexual conduct with a person under 13 years old in Polk County District Court. The incident,...
January 15, 2016 - 2:02pm
January 12, 2016
GIRLS BASKETBALL: Bemidji routs Crookston 65-43
CROOKSTON — Rumer Flatness was the difference for the Bemidji High School girls basketball team, capturing a double-double in the Lumberjacks’...
January 12, 2016 - 11:38pm
Bemidji resident to participate in UMC panel
CROOKSTON - The University of Minnesota Crookston will host an evening dedicated to the subject of human trafficking later this month.“United against Human Trafficking” will take place from 7 to 9 p.m. Jan. 28 in the Kiehle Auditorium in the UMC campus, 2900 University Ave.,...
January 12, 2016 - 8:45am
January 7, 2016
Grand Forks man charged with engaging in sexual acts with minor
CROOKSTON, Minn. -- A Grand Forks man is facing criminal sexual conduct charges after East Grand Forks police arrested him Wednesday for engaging in sexual acts with a minor. George Robert Lyons, 35, was charged in Polk County District Court in Crookston with first- and second-degree...
January 7, 2016 - 5:52pm
January 5, 2016
Crookston police conducting interviews in fatal assault case
CROOKSTON, Minn. -- Police in Crookston have identified and interviewed, but have not arrested, people believed to have been involved in a Christmas Day assault at a Crookston bar that killed an East Grand Forks man. John Henry Torres, 36, died Friday at Altru Hospital from a head...
January 5, 2016 - 11:59am
December 8, 2015
GIRLS' HOCKEY: Bemidji nets 3 goals in 3 minutes in 2nd period in 8-1 win over Crookston
BEMIDJI — The Bemidji High School girls’ hockey team used a flurry of goals late in the second period to propel the Lumberjacks to an 8-1...
December 8, 2015 - 11:28pm
November 28, 2015
BOYS BASKETBALL: Bemidji survives Crookston rallies for 2nd victory of the season
BEMIDJI — Both Bemidji and Crookston started slow during Friday night at BHS’s Lake-N Woods Invitational. Neither team managed to make a...
November 28, 2015 - 12:35am
September 24, 2015
Baseball great Darryl Strawberry talks about addiction and recovery at Crookston event
CROOKSTON—Landon Walker held three Darryl Strawberry baseball cards, eagerly waiting for the former professional baseball player to sign them. Walker,...
September 24, 2015 - 10:27am
September 22, 2015
Crookston nurse who stole pills, fentanyl patches gets 4 months in jail
CROOKSTON—A judge ordered a former Crookston nurse to spend four months in jail for pilfering pain pills and affixing nursing home residents' fentanyl patches to his tongue in what a prosecutor called an "egregious abuse of trust." David Matthew Perala, 35, must report to jail...
September 22, 2015 - 10:49am