Thief River Falls

Seven Clans Casino Responds to Viral Bedbug Facebook Video

Hotel staff shut down the room and quarantined it for treatment

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn. — Management at Seven Clans Casino in Thief River Falls is responding to the discovery of bed bugs in one of their hotel rooms. “There’s nothing like lying in bed and having bed bugs crawling around you,” said Blake Fitzgerald, who shot the video while in the room. “You know, I’ve stayed in hundreds and hundreds…

HS Softball Roundup: Davies, Sheyenne Pick up Home Wins

Davies downs North, Sheyenne splits with TRF

FARGO, N.D. — The Davies Eagles (4-1) picked up a big 8-7 EDC victory over Fargo North (4-3) on Friday evening.¬†Emma Bothum threw a complete game, also tallied a home run for the Eagles. Jamie Nelson charted 3 RBI, and Spenser Mohr hit the game-winning 2-RBI double. Sheyenne (5-3) split a double header with¬†Thief River Falls Friday at Sheyenne High…

Middle River Man Dies in Crash Near Thief River Falls

The state patrol says 87-year-old Arvin Dahl of Middle River failed to yield and was struck by a semi

  THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn. — A man is dead after a crash in northwestern Minnesota on Tuesday morning. The state patrol says 87-year-old Arvin Dahl of Middle River failed to yield and was struck by a semi on Highway 59 north of Thief River Falls. Dahl was killed in the crash. His wife, 87-year old Marvel Dahl, had life-threatening…

Confirmed: JCPenney Stores in Thief River Falls, Wahpeton to Close; Add Jamestown, Dickinson to the List

Additionally, stores in Dickinson and Jamestown are also closing, as well as seven other locations in Minnesota

  RED RIVER VALLEY — In a story we first brought you Thursday, officials with JCPenney confirm the Wahpeton and Thief River Falls locations are closing. Additionally, stores in Dickinson and Jamestown are also closing, as well as seven other locations in Minnesota. In total, JCPenney is closing 138 stores across the country, and officials say it is due to…

JCPenney Stores Expected to Close in Wahpeton, Thief River Falls After 80+ Years in Business

An online petition backed by the chamber to save the store has more than 1,200 signatures

  RED RIVER VALLEY — As JCPenney prepares to announce a list of closings around the country, the stores in Wahpeton and Thief River Falls are expected to be closed. Employees have been told the Thief River Falls location will be closing in June after over 80 years in business. An online petition backed by the chamber to save the…

Missing Thief River Falls Man Found Dead

Orvin Sund was found in a building during a search of his building

  THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn. — An elderly Thief River Falls man who went missing on Tuesday, has been found dead. Orvin Sund, 80, who suffered from dementia, was reported missing around 11 a.m. from his home on Conley Avenue. Police asked the community to look for Sund last night. He was found dead in a building on his property…

Thief River Falls Woman Identified in Fatal Crash

Mary Reierson died after another vehicle slid into her lane and hit her vehicle

  PENNINGTON COUNTY, Minn. — A woman is dead after a crash on an icy highway in northwestern Minnesota. Mary Reierson, 62, of Thief River Falls, was driving on an icy stretch of Highway 32 five miles south of the city around 5 p.m. Tuesday. The state patrol says a pickup pulling a Skid Steer trailer slid into the lane…