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Winning $1 Million Raffle Tickets Sold In Crookston And Ely

Minnesota Millionaire Raffle

Minnesota has two new instant millionaires. The winning tickets in the Minnesota Millionaire Raffle were bought in Crookston and Ely. The tickets are worth $1 million each. The winning ticket in Crookston was sold by Superpumper on University Avenue. The one in Ely was sold at Voyageur Short Shop. More than 12,000 winning numbers were also announced this morning including…

Driver And Passenger Hurt After Crashing During High Speed Chase

19-year-old Ethan Yarbro of Euclid, Minnesota was taken to the hospital in Crookston

POLK COUNTY, MN — A young driver and his passenger are both hurt after trying to outrun authorities early this morning in Polk County. 19-year-old Ethan Yarbro of Euclid, Minnesota was taken to the hospital in Crookston after crashing his vehicle. His 17-year-old female passenger was also taken to the hospital. Authorities say they both admitted to drinking alcohol. Charges are…

Fugitive On The Run Arrested In Crookston

Police Chief Paul Biermaier says the arrests followed an unrelated narcotics investigation at a residence on the city's south side.

CROOKSTON, MN – A fugitive sought for more than week by authorities and another man were arrested in Crookston Tuesday night. Police Chief Paul Biermaier says the arrests followed an unrelated narcotics investigation at a residence on the city’s south side. The Pine to Prairie Drug Task Force doing surveillance, learned 40-year old Joshua Hendrickson and 33-year old Brady Veselka…

HS Football Roundup: Moorhead, Barnesville Blow By the Competition

Moorhead topped Sartell-Saint Stephen 37-17, Barnesville shut out Crookston 28-0

MOORHEAD, Minn. — The Moorhead Spuds hosted Sartell-Saint Stephen in Friday’s contest. The Spuds blew by the Sabres 37-17. Barnesville remains undefeated after shutting out Crookston 28-0. The Trojans will face Hawley next Friday. Other Local Scores: Mahnomen/Waubun 45 Badger/GB-MR 0 Hawley 41 Frazee 8 Detroit Lake 41 DGF 19 Categories: High School, KVRR Sports Extra, Top Sports Headlines Tags: Barnesville…

Search For Escaped Inmate Near Winger, Minnesota Ends With Suspect In Custody

Polk County Jail Inmate Pushed Corrections Officer And Took Transport Vehicle

WINGER, Minn. — Authorities have captured an escaped inmate near Winger, Minnesota. Polk County Sheriff’s officials say 20-year-old Tony Krueger overpowered a corrections officer in Crookston while on the way to the hospital and stole the transport vehicle. A state trooper spotted the vehicle near Erskine. He later used a pit maneuver to stop Krueger and he ran into a field…

State Sen. Mark Johnson & State Rep. Deb Kiel Listen to Concerns at 9 NW MN Town Halls

Many voiced concerns about mental health, childcare facilities and providing more housing

CROOKSTON, Minn. — It’s not uncommon for community members from Northwestern Minnesota to make the drive out to St. Paul just to talk to State Rep. Deb Kiel. “It is really fun to be able to sit down and talk and then get serious about what needs to change and how we can improve life for Northwestern Minnesota. It also…

Man Killed In Crash Thursday Worked For U.S. Customs And Border Protection

The man has been identified as 51-year-old Christopher Bacon

POLK COUNTY, Minn. — A man killed in a crash near Crookston on Thursday was an on duty U.S. Customs and Border Protection employee. The man has been identified as 51-year-old Christopher Bacon. According to the crash report, Bacon rear-ended a semi on Highway 2 near County Road 46. He died as a result of crash related injuries. No one…

UPDATE: Man Killed in Polk Co. Crash Identified

GENTILLY TOWNSHIP, Minn. – A Grand Forks man is dead after a crash near Crookston around 12:30 PM Thursday. The Minnesota State Patrol says a semi driven by a 64-year-old Grand Forks man was heading west on Highway 2. A pickup driven by 51-year-old Christopher Bacon rear-ended the truck at the intersection of County Road 46. Bacon died at the…

U of M Crookston Considers Tuition Freeze While Other MN College Have Theirs

MINNESOTA – University of Crookston students could soon see a tuition freeze, as Minnesota State University Moorhead and Minnesota State Community and Technical College already has theirs in place. The University of Minnesota has proposed a tuition freeze at its Crookston, Duluth and Rochester campuses. The plan would also raise in–state tuition by up to two percent at its Twin Cities…