POLK COUNTY

Boy Injured After Accidental Shooting in Polk County

The boy was taken to Altru Hospital in Grand Forks with non-life threatening injuries

  FISHER, Minn. — An accidental shooting injured a boy in Polk County, Minnesota over the weekend. The sheriff’s office responded to the shooting Saturday morning around 11 in rural Fisher. They say a juvenile male was accidentally shot by another juvenile male with a small caliber rifle. The boy was taken to Altru Hospital in Grand Forks with non-life…

Woman Sent To Hospital After Beet Truck Driver Fails To Yield

Crash Happened Saturday Morning In Polk County

POLK COUNTY, Minn. — A collision between a beet truck and a SUV sends one person to the hospital. The SUV driven by 65-year-old Jade Rude of Thief River Falls was hit by a beet truck driver who failed to yield. The crash happened at the intersection of County Roads 66 and 19 around 10 o’clock Saturday morning. Rude was…

Grand Forks Man Arrested After Police Pursuit

Deputies in Polk County used spike strips and a PIT maneuver to stop Heintz and arrest him

POLK COUNTY, Minn. — A man is in custody after a pursuit last night that started in Grand Forks and ended in Fisher, Minnesota. Police say warrants were out for 26-year-old Kyle Heintz of Grand Forks in both North Dakota and Minnesota. He was spotted around 5:30 and fled. Deputies in Polk County used spike strips and a PIT maneuver…

People Rescued From Boat Fire On Maple Lake

Polk County Sheriff's Patrol Boat Rescued Passengers

POLK CO., Minn. — Some boaters on Maple Lake got a big scare on Saturday when their boat started on fire. The Polk County Sheriff’s Office had a patrol boat on the lake and responded to the fire. They brought the passengers safely aboard the patrol boat while the fire was put out. The boat was then towed to the…

Fosston Man Identified in Fatal Motorcycle Crash

The crash is still under investigation

  POLK COUNTY, Minn. — A Fosston man dies after crashing his motorcycle in Polk County. Authorities say 42-year-old Cary Berberich was traveling northbound on County Road 4 when it went off the road Wednesday. The crash happened just south of Spruce Grove Road Southeast. The crash is still under investigation. Categories: Community, Local News, Minnesota News, News Landing Page…

Fatal ATV Crash in Polk County

Two killed in ATV crash south of Mentor, Minnesota

Two people are dead after being thrown from their ATV in northwestern Minnesota. The crash happened along on a county road south of Mentor on Saturday. Polk County authorities say a 34-year-old man and a 34-year-old woman hit an approach while driving and were both thrown from the ATV. Both were found unconscious when responders arrived and were pronounced dead…

Suspect Accused in Killing of Crookston Woman Returns to Polk County

Frazier is charged in the death of 48-year-old Tawnja Wallace

  POLK COUNTY, Minn. — The Crookston man facing second murder charges, returns to Polk County. Forty-nine-year-old Eddie Frazier was released from the Hennepin County jail. Frazier is charged in the death of 48-year-old Tawnja Wallace. Her body was found in a bathtub in their Crookston apartment earlier this month. Frazier was arrested in Bloomington after fleeing from police. Categories:…

Prescription Drug Take Back Day On Saturday

From 10 A-M until 2 P-M law enforcement agencies are providing safe disposal of unused .. uneeded or expired prescription drugs.

Prescription drug abuse is the fastest growing drug problem in the United States and in Minnesota. This Saturday is National Prescription Take Back Day. From 10 A-M until 2 P-M law enforcement agencies are providing safe disposal of unused .. unneeded or expired prescription drugs. Here in the Fargo-Moorhead area you can drop off at the Moorhead Police Department at…

No Injuries in Polk County House Fire

Officials with the Polk County Sheriff's Office say the house had extensive damage

  POLK COUNTY, Minn. — Three fire crews responded to a house fire late last night in Grove Park Township in Mentor, Minnesota. Officials with the Polk County Sheriff’s Office say the house had extensive damage. No one was hurt. The fire is under investigation. Fire Crews from Mentor, Erskine and Fertile all responded to the call. Categories: Community, Local…