Thief River Falls

Body Of Thief River Falls Man Recovered From Lake After Jet Skiing Accident

The sheriff's office says the man was jet skiing Friday on Little Vanose Lake without a life vest

MAHNOMEN, CO., MN — The body of a 19-year-old Thief River Falls, Minnesota man has been recovered from a Mahnomen County lake. The sheriff’s office says the man was jet skiing Friday on Little Vanose Lake without a life vest. He was reported missing that evening. A massive water, air and ground search was conducted and his body was found on…

Victim Identifed In Thief River Falls Fatal Fire

Twenty three year old Alexandra Jo Ellingson died in the fire on the west side of town at 307 Arnold Avenue.

THIEF RIVER FALLS, MN — A suspect is now charged with second-degree murder and arson after an apartment fire in Thief River Falls. Twenty three year old Alexandra Jo Ellingson died in the fire on the west side of town at 307 Arnold Avenue. According to the medical examiner .. she died due to asphyxiation. 23-year old Devon Pulczinski, who…

Suspect Under Arrest For Arson and Murder In Thief River Falls

The suspect is identified as 23-year old Devon Pulczinski, who is a renter.

1/2 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/2 Show Caption Hide Caption THIEF RIVER FALLS, MINN. (KFGO) – A suspect has been arrested on charges of arson and second-degree murder in a house fire in Thief River Falls.  A woman died in the fire in an apartment on the west side of the town at 307 Arnold Ave. The suspect is identified…

Worker Injured At Digi-Key Construction Site Passes Away

OSHA is investigating

THIEF RIVER FALLS, MN — The company in charge of the expansion at Digi-Key in Thief River Falls is mourning the loss of a young man working on the project. A spokesman for McShane Construction Company says the man was working for the steel erector when he was hurt in an accident on site on November 6. The worker died 9…

Pilot Error To Blame For Crash That Killed Three

The single engine Cessna went down in a field shortly after take off from the Thief River Falls Airport, enroute to Rawlins, Wyoming.

THIEF RIVER FALLS, MINN. – The National Transportation Safety Board says a plane that crashed near Thief River Falls, killing three Wyoming men likely occurred because the pilot lost control due to spatial disorientation, the inability of a pilot to determine altitude or airspeed in relation to the ground. The single engine Cessna went down in a field shortly after…

“Spatial Disorientation” To Blame For Deadly 2017 Plane Crash Near Thief River Falls

Three Men From Wyoming Died In The Crash

THIEF RIVER FALLS, MN — A final report from federal investigators says the plane that crashed near Thief River Falls killing three Wyoming men likely occurred because the pilot lost control due to spatial disorientation. The Rawlins Times reports 69-year-old pilot Moy Wing, 27-year-old Brian Duke and 26-year-old Zach Ostertag died when the single-engine Cessna went down shortly after takeoff from…

Account Raises Money For The Funerals Of A Mother And Her Two Young Sons

Cassandra Flatland and her sons Hudson and Cooper died after their car collided with a pickup near Thief River Falls

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn. — A GoFundMe account has been set up to help cover the costs of funerals for a Thief River Falls mother and her two sons. Minnesota State Patrol says Cassandra Flatland and her sons, 4-year-old Hudson and 1-year-old Cooper, died after their car collided with a pickup on Highway 32 last Wednesday. The pickup driver wasn’t hurt….

Three People Dead In Crash Near Thief River Falls

NEAR THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn. – Facebook posts are mourning the loss of a mom and two kids who died after being ejected in a crash near Thief River Falls Wednesday afternoon. The Marshall County Sheriff’s Office says an adult and to juveniles were ejected from one of the vehicles and died at the scene. The driver from the other…

Man Accused Of Trying To Kill Co-Worker In Thief River Falls

Louis Montanez is charged with second degree attempted murder and assault

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn. — A Thief River Falls man is accused of trying to kill his coworker during a fight. 26-year-old Louis Montanez is charged with second degree attempted murder and assault. He is accused of stabbing a 42-year-old coworker in the neck at Northern Pride, a turkey processing plant, on Wednesday evening. The police department told the Thief…