Author: Tom Lano

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Clearbrook-Gonvick Police Investigate Possible Firearm in City Park

A Clearbrook-Gonvick police officer who was out on patrol Sunday night (June 2nd) was notified by a party that a juvenile may have a firearm at the city park. The officer immediately responded and found the juvenile in question and secured the firearm. The firearm was a replica of a real pistol. The police department…
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June 3, 2024 0

Fake IDs Being Used in and Around Polk County

The Polk County Sheriff’s Office would like businesses to be aware of fake Minnesota IDs being used in and around Polk County. At first inspection in normal light the IDs appear to be legal and contain all of the security features of a legit ID card. From the what the Polk County Sheriff’s Office has…
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May 2, 2024 0

Plane Crash Reported in Clearbrook

A pilot has been hospitalized after a single-occupant plane crashed early this (Monday) morning in Clearbrook. According to a release from Clearbrook-Gonvick Police Chief Ryan Solee, at 1:40 am on Monday, April 29, law enforcement responded to a single-engine, single occupant plane crash in Clearbrook. First responders found the pilot outside the plane, who was…
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April 29, 2024 0

Authorities Respond To Cattle Trailer On Its Side Near Fosston

On Friday, April 19th at approximately 2:04 am, the Polk County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a rollover near the intersection of Polk County Roads 1 and 31, approximately three miles west of the city of Fosston. Upon arrival, deputies located a Peterbilt semi with an attached trailer loaded with cattle. Both units…
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April 21, 2024 0

House Fire in Fosston is Under Investigation

A house fire in Fosston is under investigation. It was reported Friday morning just after 9:30 am at 718 1st Street East. Police say the only occupant of the house was able to escape without injury. The Fosston Fire Department arrived on the scene and quickly put the blaze out. The house is located about…
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April 8, 2024 0

Polk County Sheriff’s Office and Crookston Fire Department Respond to Structure Fire Near Euclid

On Monday, March 25th at approximately 10:43 am, the Crookston Fire Department and the Polk County Sheriff’s Office responded to the report of a structure fire at 11908 310th Avenue SW near Euclid. A 55′ by 80′ shop was a complete loss as a result of the fire. The State Fire Marshal’s Office was contacted…
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March 26, 2024 0

Two dead in Red Lake Fire

The Red Lake Police Department released a report of a fire that left two people dead. Police, the Red Lake Fire Department, The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), and the FBI responded to a structure fire on the Red Lake Reservation. While details are still being investigated, two fatalities were reported. The…
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March 17, 2024 0

Fosston City Council Hosts Special Meeting On Tuesday Regarding Essentia Situation

A special meeting was held on Tuesday in the Fosston City Council Chambers to discuss the situation with Essentia and the city of Fosston. City Administrator Cassie Heide and Mayor Jim Offerdahl along with City Attorney Stephen Larson addressed many details with arbitration and what the plan is going forward for the hospital and its…
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March 6, 2024 0

Deceased Inmate’s Name Released

Authorities have released the name of the inmate at the Northwest Regional Correction Center in Crookston that died Wednesday. According to the Polk County Sheriff’s Office the deceased is Matthew Bagley, age 51, of Lebanon, Tennessee. Bagley was in custody from a DWI out of Norman County. Crookston Ambulance transported Bagley to Riverview ER following…
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February 15, 2024 0

Polk County Sheriff’s Office Reports Deceased NWRCC Inmate

On Wednesday, February 14th at 9:00 am, the Polk County Sheriff’s Office responded to the Northwest Regional Correction Center in Crookston about an unresponsive male inmate. Crookston Area Ambulance also responded and transported the male to Riverview ER. The male was later pronounced dead at the Hospital. The inmate’s name will not be released until…
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February 15, 2024 0