The Affect
  • Accident Icon

    The Polk County Sheriff’s Department is investigating an injury related accident Saturday in Hammond Township. Officers say cars driven by Garry Geben of Holland, Michigan and Ronald Bakken of Moorhead, collided at the intersection of …

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    24 Jul 17
  • atv-accident

    A Crookston area man was injured in an ATV Accident over the weekend in Polk County, with several agencies from Thief River Falls responding after the man was found, apparently by Road Construction Crews, in …

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    17 Jul 17
  • Traffic Accident Logo (Crash)

    One person was injured in a two vehicle accident yesterday afternoon on Highway 2 in Polk County. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, Jesse Adkins, 57, of Twin Valley, was injured when the car he …

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    29 Jun 17
  • Fiber Optic Plow

    A huge event today in Rural Thief River Falls, as Garden Valley breaks ground on a 4.2 million dollar project, designed to bring broadband to more than 300 unserved homes and businesses in seven townships. …

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    28 Jun 17
  • School Board Meeting

    The Thief River Falls Board of Education meets in regular session tonight. Among items on the agenda the Board will be asked to approve the original 2017-2018 Budget as presented with revenues of almost $27 …

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    26 Jun 17
  • The Carnegie

    Think of it as a “fresh start” – a self-titled, “New Beginning.” The brain-child of the Thief River Falls Downtown Development Association, with funding from the Northwest Minnesota Foundation, the Northwest Regional Partnership and the …

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    19 Jun 17
  • train accident

    A Thief River Falls man was injured last night when the pickup he was driving collided with a train in Smilie Township. According to the Pennington County Sheriff’s Department, Mclain Stennes, 20, suffered an arm …

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    15 Jun 17
  • Vikingsholm Trail

    The ruling this morning from the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Department is accidental death, in a tragedy that took the life of a Northwest Minnesota Teenager while hiking on the shore of Lake Tahoe in …

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    02 Jun 17