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A T41 jet air tanker drops fire retardant on a blaze north of Staples Wednesday afternoon. Fire fighters from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, Staples and Verndale battled the 100 acre fire which burned quickly in a pine plantation near Oylen. Forum News Service | Steve Kohls play button
Large wildfire ignites north of Staples; Jet used to extinguish from above
7 hours 50 min ago
Manufacturers talk educational connections: Industry leaders discuss how to grow workforce, keep young people in the region
21 hours 49 min ago
Franken, Klobuchar to visit Bug-O-Nay-Ge-Shig school on Friday
21 hours 45 min ago
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Poppy days set for May 13-15
21 hours 40 min ago
Someone Special Volunteer Program returns
21 hours 41 min ago
Crime report for May 3-4
21 hours 43 min ago
College graduation season arrives
21 hours 50 min ago
Bonding bill 'dessert' a Minnesota legislative debate
22 hours 11 min ago
HOCKEY: Bemidji's Leitner selected in USHL draft
May 3, 2016 - 11:00pm
$18.65M school bond for Fosston fails
May 4, 2016 - 9:33am
Bemidji Car Show set for July 17 at Sanford Center
May 3, 2016 - 10:32am
Duluth selects new police chief
7 hours 36 min ago
Motorcyclist clocked going 129 mph in 55 mph zone near Sabin
7 hours 40 min ago
Itasca County man gets jail time, probation in friend's shooting death
7 hours 46 min ago
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UPDATED: Bystander shoots video of Alexandria police chase outside restaurant
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