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Four file for open county commissioner seat

September 12, 2013 in Lake County News-Chronicle

The Lake County Commissioner seat left vacant by Paul Bergman’s passing will be filled just after the New Year. Continue Reading

His keeper missing under lake ice, a young Labrador stood sentry

February 10, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Chuck Krauth’s funeral is today in Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Wheaton, Minn. In addition to his wife, he’s survived by three daughters, two granddaughters, a grandson. And his dog. Continue Reading

Fish houses, ATVs and drivers break through ice

December 30, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Bystanders rescued a 66-year-old ice fisherman when his three-wheel vehicle went through the ice at 2:53 p.m. Thursday on Lake Wakanda, the Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Office reported. Continue Reading

1 man killed, passenger injured in ATV crash in Crow Wing County

December 21, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

KARE-TV says when first responders reached the victims, a 47-year-old man had died and a 21-year-old male passenger was badly injured. The condition of the injured man isn’t known. Continue Reading

Arctic Cat recalls nearly 1,400 ATVs over steering issue

November 11, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Arctic Cat Inc. of Thief River Falls has issued a safety recall for nearly 1,400 ATVs because of a potential crash hazard. Continue Reading

Minnesota DNR, Kittson County resolve longtime road dispute

November 10, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Agency issues township road easement for Beaches Lake WMAThe Minnesota Department of Natural Resources and Kittson County have settled a lengthy dispute over all-terrain vehicle use along a corridor in Beaches Lake Wildlife Management Area in northwest Minnesota, near Lancaster. Continue Reading

Arctic Cat blames 4Q net loss on seasonal business

May 12, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Snowmobile and all-terrain vehicle maker Arctic Cat Inc. today posted a net loss in its fiscal fourth quarter that was flat with the previous year, attributing the red ink to the seasonal nature of the business. Continue Reading

Polaris keeps some jobs in Wisconsin, acquires Indian Motorcycle

April 20, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Due to stronger-than-projected demand for its snowmobiles, motorcycles and all-terrain vehicles, Polaris Industries will keep 50 to 60 engine-manufacturing jobs at its Osceola, Wis., plant. Continue Reading

Polaris exec defends plan to shift some Wis. manufacturing to Mexico

November 7, 2010 in Grand Forks Herald

Polaris, which has one of its manufacturing plants in its former corporate hometown of Roseau, Minn., isn’t the only recreational vehicle company that manufactures outside the United States. But it’s a choice that comes with some risks, beyond just potential consumer backlash for exporting jobs when nearly one in 10 Americans are unemployed. Continue Reading

Polaris profit leaves early analyst estimates behind

October 20, 2010 in Grand Forks Herald

Strong sales of off-road vehicles and Victory motorcycles continue to help Polaris Industries Inc. buck weak industrywide demand for recreational vehicles, boosting the Medina-based company’s third-quarter earnings 51 percent and sales 33 percent. The company has a manufacturing plant in Roseau, Minn. Continue Reading