Monday , January 26 2015

Fire Destroys Shop in North Township

There were no injuries late last week in a fire that destroyed a residential shop and storage facility, on Highway #59, just north of Thief River Falls. According to a spokesman at the Thief River Falls Fire Hall, the call for assistance came in at 12:30pm Thursday to property owned by Jerry Nelson in North Township. Fire fighters arrived to ... Read More »

Court cases include a dismissed felony charge

Thief River Falls Police Department cases Jade Leeper, 31, Thief River Falls, felony charge of fifth degree controlled substance crime dismissed Tucker Morris Nelson, 18, Newfolden, careless driving, $510, 30 days in jail stayed for one year, probation to the court for one year, chemical dependency evaluation/treatment Fodio Ndege Ongari, 26, Thief River Falls, disorderly conduct, $260, 90 days in ... Read More »

Mae Geer

Mae Geer of Middle River, MN, 88 years, 7 months and 25 days, passed away Tuesday, January 20, 2015, at LifeCare Greenbush Manor, Greenbush, MN. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, January 24, 2015 at 11:00 AM at First Lutheran Church in Middle River, MN with Pastor Ollie Urdahl officiating. Burial will be held at First Lutheran Cemetery at ... Read More »

Sports Headlines 1.23.15

(Eden Prairie, MN) — The first-ever draft pick of the Vikings Tommy Mason is dead at the age of 75. Mason was the first overall pick by Minnesota in 1961. He ran for 3,252 yards and 28 touchdowns over six seasons with the Vikings. He also played for the Rams and Redskins during his career. Minneapolis, MN) — The Timberwolves ... Read More »

Silence that Speaks Louder than Words

Sometimes, silence speaks louder than words. When Thief River Falls Mayor, Brian Holmer, called for the motion on a City Council resolution concerning tobacco regulation Tuesday, he got no response from City Aldermen. Calling a second time with no response, the motion failed, the entire Thief River Falls City Council speaking with one, silent voice as they rejected a move ... Read More »

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