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Ruling: Cop Can Be Sued For Stolen Squad Car’s Role In Fatal Crash

A Crookston, Minnesota, police officer whose stolen squad car was involved in a fatal crash in 2011 is now facing a civil lawsuit.

06/29/2015

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WCCO Viewers’ Choice For Best Candy Shop In Minnesota

George Widman of Widman Candy Shop has been the confection king in Crookston for nearly 40 years. With every Best of Minnesota story, we like the winners to acknowledge being voted “the best” on camera. But being typical Minnesotans, boasting proved to be difficult.

02/11/2015

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Lawmakers Seek To Attract Health Care Workers To Rural MN

Minnesota’s need for rural health care services is growing at exactly the time the number of health care professionals is shrinking. In six of the largest counties in northwestern Minnesota around Crookston, it’s a crisis.

01/28/2015

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5 Public Hearings Set On Sandpiper Pipeline Plan

Minnesota’s Public Utilities Commission has scheduled five hearings over five straight days next month to hear from people with strong opinions about a proposed oil pipeline.

12/15/2014

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State Patrol: Driver Fleeing Police In Crookston Dies In Fiery Crash

A driver fleeing police died after hitting a bridge pillar in a fiery crash in Crookston Sunday night, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. Authorities said the incident happened at about 6:03 p.m. on Highway 2 at Main St. N.

10/27/2014

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BCA: Polk Co. Deputy Injured In Shooting

The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension says a Polk County deputy was shot and injured near Crookston Thursday afternoon. Police received a report of a shooting just before 1 p.m. inside a home on the 28000 block of 300th Street Southwest in rural Polk County.

09/18/2014

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Deputy Shot In Norman County, Suspect Arrested

The vest of northern Minnesota sheriff’s deputy caught a bullet for him Tuesday morning, officials say, when he was shot in the back by the older brother of the teenager he was arresting.

04/15/2014

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2 Found Dead Of Possible Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

Two people were found dead of possible carbon monoxide poisoning on Monday in Crookston, Minn., according to the Polk County Sheriff’s Office.

03/03/2014

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Good Question – Reply All: Sleeping Dogs, Fall Towns & Cold Records

Riley, the Heine family’s English setter, can sleep anywhere, anytime. So, that had Karen from Edina wanting to know: Why do dogs sleep so much? According to Dr. Travis with Uptown Veterinarians, dogs have natural circadian rhythms, like humans. He says some dogs sleep far more than others, and are influenced by their owners’ schedules.

01/24/2014

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Man Claims Priest Abused Him At White Earth

A Minnesota man who says he was abused by a priest on the White Earth Indian Reservation sued the Diocese of Crookston and the priest’s religious order on Thursday, claiming they should have known the priest was a risk.

11/21/2013

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Prosecutors Say Rodriguez’s Lawyers Did Good Work

Federal prosecutors say in court documents released Wednesday that a man sentenced to death for killing a University of North Dakota student nearly 10 years ago knew what he was doing and his final appeal should be dismissed without a hearing.

11/13/2013

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Elderly Couple Die On Same Day In Crookston

Married for 65 years, relatives say Clifford and Eva Vevea did everything together. And with their health failing, their son, Kip Vevea, says they were ready to die together.

01/04/2013

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ND Sheriff’s Deputy Arrested In Crookston Break-In

A North Dakota sheriff’s deputy has been charged in a break-in at a Minnesota convenience store.

10/12/2012

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State Trooper Rear-Ended Near Crookston, 2 Hurt

Two people suffered non-life threatening injuries Tuesday after a Minnesota State Patrol officer was rear-ended near Crookston, according to authorities.

09/26/2012

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American Crystal Union Workers Reject Contract

Locked-out union employees at American Crystal Sugar Co. rejected the company’s contract proposal a third time Saturday in a nearly 11-month dispute that focuses on seniority and job security.

06/24/2012

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Wood Named Chancellor Of U Of Minn., Crookston

The University of Minnesota has named Fred Wood chancellor of its Crookston campus.

05/21/2012

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Minn. GOP Endorses Byberg To Challenge Peterson

The state Republican party has endorsed Lee Byberg to challenge longtime Democratic U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson in the 7th District.

03/31/2012

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State Sen. Hoffman To Challenge Collin Peterson

A Republican state senator says she’ll run for Congress against Democrat Collin Peterson.

02/24/2012

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Charges: Man Stabbed Father 2 Dozen Times

A 27-year-old man is accused of stabbing his father two dozen times in the head and neck while killing him in a Crookston apartment.

02/07/2012

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U Of Minn., Crookston Chancellor To Retire

University of Minnesota, Crookston Chancellor Charles Casey plans to retire at the end of the school year.

01/17/2012

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Charges: Man Stole Squad, Caused Fatal Crash

A 23-year-old Crookston man has been charged with stealing a police cruiser and causing a fatal crash.

09/07/2011

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Crookston Diocese Settles With Alleged Victim

The Diocese of Crookston has settled with an alleged sexual assault victim for $750,000.

09/06/2011

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American Crystal Ready For Harvest With Fill-Ins

With the lockout of about 1,300 American Crystal Sugar Co. workers entering its second month and no negotiations in sight, the company is ready to start the harvest season with inexperienced replacement workers.

09/04/2011

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Man Hits, Kills Another Motorist In Stolen Police Car

A driver is dead after police say a man stole a police car, fled the scene and hit another motorist.

09/04/2011

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New Flyer, Union Agree On Crookston Plant Contract

New Flyer Industries Inc. has reached agreement on a new five-year contract with the union representing workers at its Crookston bus-making plant.

12/16/2010

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