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Man Faces Murder Charge After Fatal Overdose in Polk County

POLK CO., Minn. — Two people are arrested as Polk County authorities investigate the death of a woman who is believed to have overdosed on fentanyl. The sheriff’s office says 32 -year old Katie Flick of Erskine was found dead at a home 7 miles from Fertile. 29-year old George...
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Crookston, MNCrookston Daily Times

PCSO: Erskine woman's death looks like Fentanyl OD, two in custody

The July 26 death of an Erskine woman on Minnesota Highway 102 a few miles from Fertile is being investigated as a Fentanyl overdose and two people are in custody, including a Crookston man. The deceased female has been identified as Katie Elizabeth Flick, 32, of Erskine, the Polk County...
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Polk County, MNKNOX News Radio

Polk County SO looking into Fentanyl death

The Polk County Sheriff’s Department has released the name of a woman believed to have died of a fentanyl overdose on Highway 102. Authorities say the body of 32-year old Katie Flick of Fertile (MN) has been transported to UND Pathology for an autopsy. The sheriff’s office was notified of...
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Fertile, MNGrand Forks Herald

Two arrested following overdose death near Fertile, Minn.

Two people have been arrested in connection to the death of an Erskine woman who died of an apparent fentanyl overdose Monday, July 26. Katie Elizabeth Flick, 32, was pronounced dead on the scene after Polk County Sheriff's Office deputies responded around 8:50 p.m. Monday on Highway 102, about 7 miles outside of Fertile, Minn. Flick's body was transported to UND Pathology for an autopsy.
Polk County, MNkfgo.com

Counterfeit M30 pills containing fentanyl possibly linked to overdose death

FERTILE, Minn. (KFGO) – Polk County Authorities are investigating the death of a woman who is believed to have overdosed on fentanyl. The Sheriff’s Office says 32 -year old Katie Flick of Erskine was found dead at a home 7 miles from Fertile and taken to the Pathology Department at UND for an autopsy. Another person, 29-year old George Piatkoff, also of Erskine, was transported to the Crookston Hospital.
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Crookston, MNCrookston Daily Times

School board doesn't renew Butt's Pirate football coaching contract

The Crookston School Board Monday evening voted unanimously in favor of not renewing varsity Pirate football coach Scott Butt’s contract. Reached after the meeting by the Times, Superintendent Jeremy Olson said he made the recommendation to the board that they not renew Butt’s contract, and said he couldn’t comment any further beyond that.
Polk County, MNCrookston Daily Times

Polk County COVID-19 vaccine tracker: 42% of people fully vaccinated

Some 42% of people living in Polk County are fully vaccinated as of July 27, according to data from the Minnesota Department of Health. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention considers someone fully vaccinated two weeks after they've been given a single-dose shot (Johnson & Johnson) or a second shot (either Pfizer or Moderna).
Moorhead, MNCrookston Daily Times

Joslynn Leach signs letter of intent to golf at Concordia Moorhead

Joslynn Leach, a Crookston High School 2021 graduate, has signed a letter of intent to golf at Concordia Moorhead. Leach's career as a Pirate included two state tournament appearances, the first during her freshman year and last as a senior. In 2021, Leach tied for 31st at the Minnesota Class...
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