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Miss TRF and Riverfest crowned Print E-mail
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Friday, 18 July 2014 13:46

Brittany Johnson, left, and Cyrina Ostgaard were crowned Miss Thief River Falls and Miss Riverfest, respectively, Tuesday night. Johnson is the 65th Miss Thief River Falls and Ostgaard is the first Miss Riverfest.

Bees are buzzin’ Print E-mail
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Friday, 18 July 2014 13:44

Beekeeper Gary Lane helped a swarm of bees migrate into a beehive box outside of Aric and Crista Attig’s home in Thief River Falls. A swarm of bees congregated onto the Attigs’ mailbox Thursday, July 17 and later moved onto the lawn. Police were dispatched to the scene. Dispatch also called Lane to remove the bees. Lane said a worker bee typically finds a suitable location. Other bees follow. They like to hang onto objects. Lane expected to remove the box after dark since he didn’t know the location of the queen.

Sanford opening in TRF planned Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 15 July 2014 14:18

The new Sanford Thief River Falls Medical Center, which is located south of Thief River Falls on Highway 32, opens its doors to the region for clinical services on Sept. 29, and to the hospital on Oct. 1.

County Fair starts today Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 15 July 2014 14:20

The Pennington County Fair starts Wednesday, July 16 and continues through Sunday, July 20.
Tri-Valley Heartland Express will provide a free bus route to the fair every hour Wednesday and Thursday from 4 to 11 p.m., Friday and Saturday from 1 p.m. to 12 a.m., and Sunday from 1 to 11 p.m. Bus stops include Floyd B. Olson Park, the Heritage Center, Walmart, Super One Foods, Hugo’s and the front door of the arena.

VFW Ninth District tourney July 24-27 Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 15 July 2014 14:23

Ninth District VFW baseball tournament for 16-year-olds will be played July 24-27 in Fergus Falls.
The Wayne Rahlf-coached Thief River Falls Post 2793 squad ends its regular season schedule with a 4 p.m. Thursday, July 27, doubleheader at home vs. Bemidji.

Forecast For Thief River Falls, Minnesota
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Decreasing Clouds, Probability Of Precipitation: 80%Partly SunnyPartly SunnyChance Thunderstorms, Probability Of Precipitation: 40%Slight Chance Thunderstorms, Probability Of Precipitation: 30%
Decreasing Clouds
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Slight Chance Thunderstorms
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