Thief River Falls

City Council Member Pleads Guilty After Chair-Swinging Brawl At Meeting

Fight Happened During City Council Committee Meeting In Thief River Falls

Jerald Brown & Josh HagenTHIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn. — A city council member from Thief River Falls has pleaded guilty to disorderly conduct. Jerald Brown was involved in a knockdown, chair-swinging brawl at a city council committee meeting last month with now former council member Josh Hagen. Brown said his behavior was “alarming or offensive to others” calling the incident…

Thief River Falls Man Accused of Attempted Murder

Shane Williams Allegedly choked and stabbed A woman in an apartment

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn. — A Thief River Falls man is charged with attempted murder after allegedly stabbing a woman on Sunday. Police say two children were present when 32-year-old Shane Williams choked and stabbed their aunt in an apartment. The woman and children were rescued by neighbors. She was taken to the hospital. Her condition is not known. Williams…

Thief River Falls Chiropractor Indicted For Insurance Fraud

Steven Wiseth faces six counts of wire fraud and two counts of aggravated identity theft

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn. — A chiropractor in Thief River Falls has been indicted for an insurance fraud scheme. 35-year-old Steven Wiseth faces six counts of wire fraud and two counts of aggravated identity theft. Federal prosecutors say Wiseth billed insurance companies over $3.1 million for hundreds of treatments that were never done or were overbilled. He is accused of…

Northern Minnesota Crash Sends Victims To Hospitals In Thief River Falls And Fargo

deputies responded to a rollover near the intersection of Center Street East and 300th Avenue Northeast

PENNINGTON COUNTY, Minn. — One person was airlifted to a Fargo hospital following a rollover in Pennington County, Minnesota. On Saturday, deputies responded to a rollover near the intersection of Center Street East and 300th Avenue Northeast. Mark Urie was taken to Sanford in Thief River Falls. Alexa Jones was life flighted from the scene to Sanford Medical Center in…

Two Thief River Falls Council Members Charged After Brawl During Meeting

Josh Hagen and Jerald Brown went nose to nose and shoved each other

Jerald Brown & Josh HagenTHIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn. — Two men have been charged after a brawl last week during a city committee meeting in Thief River Falls. Council members Josh Hagen and Jerald Brown went nose to nose and shoved each other. Hagen is charged with misdemeanor assault while Brown faces a disorderly conduct charge. Two witnesses said Brown…

HS Softball: Packers, Mustangs Pick Up Big Wins

West Fargo is 2-0 on the season.

MOORHEAD, Minn. — The West Fargo Packers picked up an 8-7 victory over Thief River Falls. With the win the Packers improve to 2-0 on the season. At Central Cass high school, the Sheyenne Mustangs improve to 2-0 on the season after topping Fargo North 19-13. Categories: High School, KVRR Sports Extra, Top Sports Headlines Tags: Fargo North, High School…

HS Girls BB: DGF Downs Thief River Falls, 71-58

Natalie Steichen finished with 26 points for DGF

FARGO, N.D. — Dilworth Glyndon Felton girls basketball hosted Thief River Falls on Thursday evening. The Rebels topped the Prowlers 71-58.┬áNatalie Steichen finished with 26 points for DGF. Tiahna Nicholson ended with 26 points and 12 rebounds for the Prowlers.   Categories: Top Sports Headlines Tags: DGF Rebels, Their River Falls Prowlers, Thief River Falls

Robbery And Assault In St. Hilaire

Two People Were Arrested With More Arrests Possible

ST. HILAIRE, Minn. — Two people have been arrested following a robbery and assault in St. Hilaire, Minnesota. Officers were called to a mobile home Monday morning on reports the two men were beaten, after as many as four armed men entered and robbed them before fleeing. A search warrant at a rural home led to the arrests of 27-year…

Kmart Closures to Hit Thief River Falls, Aberdeen

No Sears locations are on the closure list for our region

  THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn. — More bad news for fans of Sears and Kmart. Sears Holding Co. has announced it will close another 18 Sears stores and 45 Kmart stores. Making the list of Kmart closures are stores in Thief River Falls and Aberdeen. No Sears locations are on the closure list for our region. Sears at West Acres…

Additional Officers Placed at Lincoln High School After Gun Threat

the school got an anonymous tip on monday about the threat

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn. —┬áSome students at Lincoln High School in Thief River Falls have already called out of classes tomorrow because of a gun threat the school received for November 1. The Thief River Falls Police Department always has a school resource officer in the school but they’ve added more officers throughout the day for both today and tomorrow….