MAHNOMEN

1st North Dakota COVID-19 Death is 93 Year Old Fargo Man

MAHNOMEN, MN–Roger Lehne, age 93, of Fargo, ND, formerly of Mahnomen, MN, died on Thursday, March 26, 2020, at the Veterans Administration Hospital, Fargo, ND, due to complications of the Covid-19 virus. Mr. Lehne’s funeral will be held at Anderson Family in Mahnomen, MN. Details on services for Mr. Lehne are pending.     Categories: Coronavirus-ND, Health, Local News, Minnesota…

Man In Mahnomen, Minnesota Dead From Gunshot Wound

BCA and White Earth Police are assisting with the investigation

MAHNOMEN, Minn. — A man has died after suffering a gunshot wound in Mahnomen. The sheriff says the circumstances of the shooting are still under investigation. The man was first taken to Mahnomen Health Center and later airlifted to Fargo where he died. BCA and White Earth Police are assisting with the investigation. The sheriff believes this is an isolated…

Ponsford Man Killed In Rollover, White Earth Man Injured

Both men were thrown from the car as it rolled several times

NORMAN CO., Minn. — A Ponsford man is dead and another man hurt after a rollover east of Twin Valley, Minnesota. Norman County Sheriff’s Office says 23-year-old Tyler Bloom died at the scene shortly before 9:30 Tuesday night on county road 29. 24-year-old Kenneth Peake-Rogers Jr. of White Earth was taken to the hospital in Mahnomen. Both men were thrown…

Fairbanks To Be Sworn In As White Earth Nation Chairman On Friday

He defeated Brent Gish in a special election last week to fill the seat left vacant by the death of Chairman Terry Tibbetts

MAHNOMEN, Minn. — White Earth Nation will swear in its new chairman on Friday. Michael Fairbanks will become the leader of the largest tribe in Minnesota. He defeated Brent Gish in a special election last week to fill the seat left vacant by the death of Chairman Terry Tibbetts. He was elected in 2016 and passed away this past March…

Woman Found Stabbed To Death In Rice Lake, Man In Custody

23-year-old Tristan Kilde of Clearbrook is in jail for second-degree murder

CLEARWATER CO. MN — A 37-year-old woman is dead and a man in custody after a stabbing in Clearwater County, Minnesota. 23-year-old Tristan Kilde of Clearbrook is in jail for second-degree murder. Deputies from Clearwater and Mahnomen counties and officers from the White Earth Police Department responded around 10 o’clock Wednesday night to Rice Lake, west of Bemidji. They found…

Public Veterans Services Roundtable Discussions Will Be Held Next Week

Meet With Staff From Sen. Amy Klobuchar's Office And Others

DILWORTH, MN — Veterans and those caring for veterans are encouraged to meet with Sen. Amy Klobuchar’s staff during stops in our area on July 30. Stops are scheduled in Dilworth, Ada and Mahnomen. They will hold discussions alongside representatives from the Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs, County Veteran Service Officers, and Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development. They…

Three Men Arrested During Sex Trafficking Sting In Mahnomen

They were taken into custody as they arrived at an arranged meeting place for a sexual encounter

MAHNOMEN, MN — Three Minnesota men were arrested Friday in Mahnomen during a sex trafficking sting by TRUST: the Tribes United Against Sex Trafficking Task Force. Arrested were 46-year-old Steven Bergren of Lake Park, 35-year-old Shane Lehn of Rothsay and 59-year-old Michael Skjerven of Thief River Falls. The men arranged to meet investigators who were posing as sex trafficking victims…

Mahnomen Man Charged With Attempted Murder

The Mahnomen County Sheriff's Office said Chase Gagnon shot a pistol 11 times in random directions.

MAHNOMEN, MN (KFGO) – A 22-year-old Mahnomen man arrested Sunday night in Mahnomen is charged with attempted murder. The Mahnomen County Sheriff’s Office said Chase Gagnon shot a pistol 11 times in random directions. According to court documents, after further investigation and witness accounts, Gagnon intended to cause the death of others. Gagnon is charged with second-degree attempted murder, second-degree…