Thief River Falls

CAIR wants FBI to investigate EGF mosque fire as a hate crime

EAST GRAND FORKS, Minn. (KVRR) – The Council on American-Islamic Relations wants FBI involvement nearly two weeks after a possible hate crime where a woman attacked an East Grand Forks Mosque during morning prayer. Fifty-seven-year-old Suzette Gay Thompson of Thief River Falls is arrested on an arson charge and could face up to 20 years in prison and a $20,000…

Minnesota National Guard soldiers from Crookston & TRF return home

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) Fifty-two Minnesota National Guard soldiers from Crookston and Thief River Falls return home from the Middle East. Company B of the Second Combined Arms Battalion of the 136th infantry were greeted by family at Hector International Airport in Fargo. The soldiers were deployed to several locations throughout the Middle East as it is rare for soldiers to…

Overdose leads to woman’s death, one arrest in northwest Minnesota

James MorinTHIEF RIVER FALLS, MINN. (KVRR/KFGO) – Pennington County authorities have arrested a suspect in connection with a fatal drug overdose. The overdose occurred at a residence in St. Hilaire, seven miles south of Thief River Falls, and resulted in the death of a 20-year-old woman. Deputies responded to the call about 10:30 pm Thursday. Overnight, law enforcement served a…

Murder Suspect Arrested After Weeks-Long Manhunt

Eric Reinbold Accused Of Stabbing His Wife To Death

RED LAKE COUNTY, Minn. — The Red Lake County Sheriff’s Office says the suspect in the murder of his wife who’s been the subject of a manhunt for several weeks is in custody this morning. Forty-four-year-old Eric Reinbold was arrested without incident at 12:30 Wednesday morning on a wooded rural property north of Oklee and is being held in the…

Sections of Highway 32 in MN closed due to pipeline protest

Pennington County Road 17 will be used as a detour.

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn. (KFGO) – Ongoing protests over the Enbridge Energy Pipeline project in northwestern Minnesota have prompted the state patrol and DOT to close a section of highway. The eight-mile stretch of State Highway 32 between Thief River Falls and St. Hilaire will remain closed until further notice. The agencies say the highway has become extremely congested with…

Discover Minnesota: Thief River Falls

Thief River Falls Celebrates History & Culture

  Our virtual road trip this week takes us to Thief River Falls, where they make sure to celebrate the city’s history and culture. The city lies where the Thief River and the Red Lake River meet. There are plenty of opportunities for fun on the water. There’s also plenty of exploring next to the river. A seven-mile river walk…