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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Two people were found dead of possible carbon monoxide poisoning on Monday in Crookston, Minn., according to the Polk County Sheriff’s Office.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A North Dakota sheriff’s deputy has been charged in a break-in at a Minnesota convenience store.
Two people suffered non-life threatening injuries Tuesday after a Minnesota State Patrol officer was rear-ended near Crookston, according to authorities.
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.
The University of Minnesota has named Fred Wood chancellor of its Crookston campus.
The state Republican party has endorsed Lee Byberg to challenge longtime Democratic U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson in the 7th District.
A Republican state senator says she’ll run for Congress against Democrat Collin Peterson.
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.
University of Minnesota, Crookston Chancellor Charles Casey plans to retire at the end of the school year.
A 23-year-old Crookston man has been charged with stealing a police cruiser and causing a fatal crash.
The Diocese of Crookston has settled with an alleged sexual assault victim for $750,000.
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.
A driver is dead after police say a man stole a police car, fled the scene and hit another motorist.
New Flyer Industries Inc. has reached agreement on a new five-year contract with the union representing workers at its Crookston bus-making plant.
The body of a Crookston man has been found three days after he went missing.