Minn. Woman Accused In 2 North Dakota Bank RobberiesA Crookston, Minnesota, woman has been charged with robbing two banks across the North Dakota border in Grand Forks. Authorities on Friday issued an arrest warrant for 39-year-old Charlene Espinoza on felony charges of robbery and terrorizing.
Northwestern Minnesota Granary Explosion Injures 2Authorities say two workers were injured in a small explosion at a granary in northwestern Minnesota.
1 Killed, 1 Hurt In Polk County Rollover CrashAt least one person was killed in a single-vehicle crash in Polk County Friday morning. According to the State Patrol, a 1995 Ford Escort crashed near the intersections of County Roads 17 and 13 in Crookston, Minnesota.
Patrol: Uber Vehicle Capturing Images For Bing Caught Speeding Twice In 2 WeeksThe Minnesota State Patrol says an Uber vehicle was caught going "uber fast" twice in two weeks.
Judge Denies Request To Close Part Of Rodriguez HearingA judge has rejected a request by defense attorneys to close part of an evidentiary hearing for Alfonso Rodriguez Jr., the Crookston, Minnesota, man sentenced to death for kidnapping and killing University of North Dakota student Dru Sjodin in 2003.
Police: 18-Year-Old Man Fatally Shot In Northwest MinnesotaPolice say an 18-year-old man has died after being shot by a friend in the northwestern Minnesota community of Crookston. Crookston Police Chief Paul Biermaier says Juan Morales died Thursday afternoon at a hospital in Fargo, North Dakota. According to police, he was found with a gunshot wound to the head just after midnight.
Minnesota State, Hastings Agree On New ContractMinnesota State and hockey coach Mike Hastings have reached agreement on a new contract. The school made the announcement Monday. Terms were not disclosed.
Ruling: Cop Can Be Sued For Stolen Squad Car's Role In Fatal CrashA Crookston, Minnesota, police officer whose stolen squad car was involved in a fatal crash in 2011 is now facing a civil lawsuit.
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.
Lawmakers Seek To Attract Health Care Workers To Rural MNMinnesota'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.
5 Public Hearings Set On Sandpiper Pipeline PlanMinnesota'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.
State Patrol: Driver Fleeing Police In Crookston Dies In Fiery CrashA 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.