Chad Orley Gunderson, 51

Chad Orley Gunderson, 51, of Hutchinson, formerly of Thief River Falls, passed away peacefully at Oakland Park Communities Thursday, July 22, with his loving family by his side under the wonderful care of the Oakland Park Communities staff and Hospice of the Red River Valley. Chad was diagnosed with glioblastoma multiforme in January 2019. Characteristic of his nature, he fought the cancer with a defiant and uncompromising determination. Visitation is 5-7 p.m. with a 7 p.m. prayer service Thursday, July 29, at Johnson Funeral Service in Thief River Falls. Visitation is also 10-11 a.m. Friday, July 30, at Redeemer Lutheran Church. The service to celebrate Chad’s life is 11 a.m., Friday, July 30, at Redeemer Lutheran Church in Thief River Falls, with the Rev. Darryl Cory officiating. Burial is at Faaberg Lutheran Church Cemetery, Rindal, following the lunch and fellowship.
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Thief River Falls,

Authorities arrest Line 3 pipeline protesters near Thief River Falls

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn. (KFGO/KTRF) – Authorities have arrested 29 protesters at the Red Lake Treaty Camp south of Thief River Falls. The protesters, who have had an encampment there for months, claim Enbridge Energy continues to violate reserved rights under an 1863 treaty by drilling its controversial Line 3 pipeline along the Red Lake River.
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Fertile, MNBemidji Pioneer

Outdoor learning event set for Agassiz Dunes SNA Pasque Flower Unit

FERTILE, Minn. -- Want to participate in community science while also enjoying the outdoors this summer?. The Minnesota Scientific and Natural Areas Program’s self-guided BioBlitz event at Agassiz Dunes SNA Pasque Flower Unit is the perfect opportunity to do so. The nature event takes place over a two-week period --...
Crookston, MNCrookston Daily Times

Parks & Rec Club Kid program visits Crookston Fire Department

Elementary school-aged kids in the Crookston Parks & Recreation summer Club Kid program recently visited the Crookston Fire Department. While there, they checked out fire trucks and other firefighting equipment and gear, and Crookston Police Department officer Don Rasicot also brought a CPD squad vehicle to the CFD for the kids to see up close.
East Grand Forks,

New Americans Integration Center hosting COVID-19 clinic

EAST GRAND FORKS, Minn. (Valley News Live) - The New Americans Integration Center is hosting a COVID-19 vaccination clinic with Polk County Public Health today. The COVID-19 vaccines are available from 2:30pm to 4:00pm at the New Americans Integration Center, located at 1401 Central Avenue NW Suite #3 in East Grand Forks, Minnesota.
Crookston, MNCrookston Daily Times

Crookston American Legion baseball team wraps up season

They lost 7-5 to 20-4 Breckenridge squad in Northwest Sub-State Tournament. The Crookston American Legion Nels T. Wold Post 20 baseball team's 2021 summer season came to a close in a 7-5 loss to Breckenridge American Legion Post 53 in the first round of the Northwest Sub-State Baseball Tournament in Red Lake Falls on July 22.
Fisher, MNCrookston Daily Times

Riverview Pulmonary Rehab helps Beiswenger get past COVID-19

Rod Beiswenger makes no secret of the fact that he loves his life. That's why the rural Fisher resident couldn't wait to get back to it after a terrible battle with COVID-19. Beiswenger's journey back to health was long, full of prayer and medical intervention, and included RiverView Health's Pulmonary Rehab Services.
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Governor Walz visited Polk County to survey Drought Conditions and Hear from Farmers

ST. PAUL, MN – Governor Tim Walz visited a farm in Polk County on July 23 to evaluate the drought and speak with farmers about its impact. Governor Walz visited with agriculture leaders from across the state on Monday last week to learn about their experiences with the drought. He also spoke with USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack last week, pleading with him to take steps to protect farmers and livestock producers.
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Weather Forecast For Thief River Falls

Here’s the forecast for the next four days in Thief River Falls: Monday, July 26: Sunny then slight chance of showers and thunderstorms during the day; while slight chance of showers and thunderstorms overnight; Tuesday, July 27: Sunny during the day; while chance of showers and thunderstorms overnight; Wednesday,
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Thief River Falls gas at $2.89 per gallon? This is the cheapest fill-up in town

(THIEF RIVER FALLS, MN) According to Thief River Falls gas price data, you could be saving up to $0.10 per gallon on gas. According to a survey by GasBuddy, Tesoro at 1580 Us-59 Se was the cheapest station in the area, with regular listed at $2.89 per gallon at the pumps Wednesday. That was compared to Holiday at 1501 3Rd St E, where a gallon of regular was selling for $2.99.