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Feeding Time Print E-mail
Written by TRF Times   
Friday, 25 July 2014 14:07

According to allaboutbirds.org, the House Wren is a common backyard bird found over nearly the entire Western Hemisphere. Wrens will gladly use nestboxes, or find their twig-filled nests in old cans, boots, or boxes lying around. Mike Lundgren of The Times spotted a lot of activity around a birdhouse he built for Wrens in his backyard. Upon investigation, he found out why there was so much activity around the birdhouse.

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Nothing to do in TRF? Print E-mail
Written by TRF Times   
Friday, 25 July 2014 14:07

Residents of Thief River Falls and the surrounding communities will have the opportunity to attend a variety of events starting Thursday, July 31. Within a six-day period, Movie in the Park; RiverFest, Crazy Day, the Pioneer 5K and 10K Run, Walk and Roll In Color; the Street Wizards Car and Motorcycle Show; and Night to Unite will be held in Thief River Falls. As usual on a summer Saturday morning, the Thief River Falls Farmers Market will also be held.

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Storm damage Print E-mail
Written by TRF Times   
Tuesday, 22 July 2014 15:36

Storm damage from the thunderstorm that passed through the region Monday night included an unconfirmed report of a tornado, an electrical power outage, and reports of trees down like this one on Arnold Avenue in Thief River Falls. See the story on page 8 for more details.

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Tornado confirmed Print E-mail
Written by April Scheinoha   
Friday, 25 July 2014 14:05

by April Scheinoha
Reporter

The National Weather Service has confirmed that an EF2 tornado touched down Monday night in Polk and Red Lake counties. No injuries were reported.
The tornado, with peak wind gusts estimated at 120 mph, tracked about 37 miles from southwestern Polk County to southwestern Red Lake County. NWS believes the tornado touched down about four miles north/northwest of Eldred at about 8:50 p.m. Monday and ended within an hour about nine miles east/southeast of Red Lake Falls. NWS indicated that the damage path ended about halfway between Plummer and Brooks, one mile west of U.S. Highway 59.

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Hernandez returns to TRF for fight Print E-mail
Written by Scott DCamp   
Tuesday, 22 July 2014 15:34

by Scott DCamp
Reporter

Like many great athletes, the bitter taste of defeat provided the fuel for Reese Hernandez’s mixed martial arts career.
In February 2001, Hernandez entered the Section 8A wrestling tournament as the number three seed at heavyweight. When he was victorious over two-seed Adam Koralewski of Red Lake County Central in one semifinal, and  top-seeded Justin Olson of Frazee was knocked off in the other semifinal, it appeared that a section title was Hernandez’s for the taking.

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Forecast For Thief River Falls, Minnesota
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