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Thief River Falls
December 12, 2014
Woman seriously hurt in crash near Thief River Falls
Three people were injured, one seriously, in a two-vehicle collision on U.S. 59 near Thief River Falls Thursday. Betty Ranum, 83, Viking, Minn., was suffered serious injuries in the collision, which occurred shortly after 6 p.m. Thursday in Pennington County, according to the Minnesota...
December 12, 2014 - 9:52am
December 4, 2014
WRESTLING: Bemidji falls to Perham, tops Thief River Falls in season-opening triangular
BEMIDJI — The Bemidji High School wrestling team beat Thief River Falls 44-27 but fell to Perham High School 54-15 in their season opening...
December 4, 2014 - 11:16pm
November 17, 2014
Arctic Cat names Metz as new CEO
THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn. -- Arctic Cat, a recreational vehicle maker with production plants in Thief River Falls and St. Cloud, named Christopher Metz its president and CEO Friday. Metz, 49, replaces Christopher Twomey, who will remain the company’s board chairman. Metz will...
November 17, 2014 - 8:13pm
November 6, 2014
Staff cuts made at Northland college
EAST GRAND FORKS, Minn. -- Northland Community and Technical College has issued layoff notices to a handful of employees to compensate for a budget deficit in the coming fiscal year. Three full-time employees and five temporary or part time employees have been laid off, effective...
November 6, 2014 - 10:01am
September 19, 2014
Viking woman dies in head-on crash near Thief River Falls
A Viking, Minn., woman was killed Thursday night in a head-on vehicle crash north of Thief River Falls. The Minnesota State Patrol has identified the woman as Barbara Olsen, 61. According to the report, a 2001 Pontiac Grand Am operated by Adam Davis, 38, Halma, Minn., was traveling...
September 19, 2014 - 8:29am
August 29, 2014
North Dakota hockey goalie changes name to honor mother, grandmother
GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- Zane Gothberg will now be known as Zane McIntyre. The University of North Dakota starting goaltender legally changed his last name this week to honor his mother and his late grandmother. “My grandmother and my mother have been very influential in my...
August 29, 2014 - 9:52am
July 19, 2014
Thief River Falls man sought sexual relations with deputy posing as 15-year-old
HALLOCK, Minn. -- A Thief River Falls man pleaded guilty this week in Kittson County District Court to three counts of soliciting a minor online after he made sexual advances toward an undercover sheriff’s deputy. Marty Dale Johnson, 52, responded to an advertisement posted...
July 19, 2014 - 11:43am
May 23, 2014
Man arrested in Thief River Falls woman’s killing in California
An arrest has been made in the April 27 killing of a former Thief River Falls, Minn., woman who was found dead in Riverside, Calif. The body of Jamie Lea Harmer, 32, was discovered along railroad tracks. The body had been dismembered and scattered in plastic trash bags along...
May 23, 2014 - 8:30am
April 25, 2014
Black bear killed in crash near Thief River Falls
THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn. -- A black bear was killed over the weekend in a crash near Thief River Falls, according to the Pennington County Sheriff’s Department. No one in the vehicle was injured, the department said. A vehicle damage estimate was not available. These...
April 25, 2014 - 8:39am
April 17, 2014
Thief River Falls man faces charges in high-speed chase
WARREN, Minn. -- A Thief River Falls man led Marshall County deputies on a chase at more than 120 mph in a stolen car Monday, authorities said. According to a news release from the Marshall County Sheriff's Office, Christian B. Potucek, 20, appeared Wednesday in district...
April 17, 2014 - 9:09am
January 31, 2014
Thief River Falls man charged with solicitation of children
HALLOCK, Minn. -- A Thief River Falls man has been charged with electronic solicitation of children after being arrested Thursday. Marty D. Johnson, 51, was arrested in Pennington County by the Kittson County Sheriff’s Department, Chief Deputy Steve Porter said in a Kittson...
January 31, 2014 - 2:21pm
Minnesota fugitive arrested, faces charges in break-in
RED LAKE FALLS, Minn. -- A Thief River Falls man was arrested last week in Detroit Lakes for an outstanding felony warrant in Red Lake County. Brian Allen Torkelson, 23, who also was a fugitive wanted by the Minnesota Department of Corrections, was transported to the Tri-County...
January 31, 2014 - 2:18pm
November 20, 2013
Thief River Falls man convicted of threatening, extorting brothers
THIEF RIVER FALLS — A Pennington County jury took less than 90 minutes Wednesday to find Gerald Sunsdahl guilty on three felony counts, including terrorizing brothers Dean Hanson and Dale Hanson in an attempt to coerce them into giving him money. State District Judge Jeffery Remick...
November 20, 2013 - 7:11pm
October 23, 2013
Thief River Falls bank officer charged with embezzling nearly $400,000
MINNEAPOLIS -- A former bank officer in Thief River Falls is facing a federal embezzlement charge after she allegedly stole nearly $400,000 from the bank. Vicki Lynn Torgerson, 48, was charged last week in U.S. District Court in Minneapolis with embezzlement by a bank officer....
October 23, 2013 - 8:11am
October 21, 2013
Murder trial set to begin in Thief River Falls
THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn. -- Jury selection will begin Tuesday in Thief River Falls in the murder trial of Jedidiah Troxel, 33, Crookston. He is accused of first degree murder and criminal sexual assault in the 2012 stabbing death of Tanya Kazmierczak, 40, Thief River Falls....
October 21, 2013 - 9:25pm