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UPDATED: Bemidji police investigating shots fired at Enbridge building, no one hurt
Officers cleared in Hibbing shooting
A gathering for respect
Benson man charged with faking cancer treatments, swindling $60K
Upset at Trump, Mexico voices 'worry and irritation' to U.S. envoys
Minnesota Twins relief pitcher admits to vomiting nearly every time before taking the mound
WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: Beavers drop playoff opener, 85-61
MEN'S BASKETBALL: Vikings fend off Bemidji State
American Legion Post 14 hosts bonspiel
Timberwolves' Thibodeau hasn't found trade he likes 'at this point'
Margaret Ann Crowe
Susan Rene LaFontaine Portz West
Benjamin L. Kimbro, Sr.
Margaret Ann Perkins
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: A story of guns and Carroll Shiff
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Minnesota's majestic trumpeter swans
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: Paying homage to great Indigenous civil rights leaders, activists and scholars
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Why Black History Month?
PRIME TIME: Why keep an old high school letter jacket?
Art briefs for Sunday, Feb 19
PATT RALL COLUMN: Are the stars out tonight?
BHS Marching Band fundraising concert Feb. 28
Recital featuring BSU's Carlson set for Feb. 24
MATTHEW LIEDKE COLUMN: "La La Land" likely to sweep tech, musical categories on Oscar night
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Tips for catching eelpout
Forest Service to host land meeting
Fish, game and trapping licenses expire Tuesday
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: The time for melt and freeze, melt and freeze
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: 'The Little Man in the Orange Suit'
DNR urges caution on rapidly deteriorating ice
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: The world is changing, so must we
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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: BHS bands do Bemidji proud
Letter to the Editor: BHS bands are class acts
Letter to the Editor: Let's learn from one another and respect differences
September 18, 2014
Beltrami GOP event draws some big names: Mills, Westrom, others attend
BEMIDJI -- A bevy of big-name GOP candidates spoke to a standing-room only crowd at the Beltrami County Republicans annual banquet Thursday....
September 18, 2014 - 10:37pm
September 10, 2014
Minnesotans can start early voting next week
ST. PAUL — It almost is time to vote. Minnesotans may start voting Sept. 19. The early voting is not only for people who will be away from home on election day, but anyone can vote early under a new state law. Old law required an excuse such as being out of one’s voting precinct...
September 10, 2014 - 11:53pm
August 21, 2014
EDUCATION: School referendum campaign takes shape; Committee hopes to persuade voters to approve new school, operating costs
BEMIDJI -- The campaign advocating for voters to approve millions of dollars in school levies in November held its first formal meeting on Wednesday. The "Vote Yes Bemidji Proud Committee" discussed the fight ahead of them Wednesday at the Bemidji School District offices: they...
August 21, 2014 - 9:46am
August 15, 2014
3 School Board members file for re-election
BEMIDJI -- Three Bemidji School Board members filed to run for re-election for their seats. No other candidates filed for the positions. Melissa Bahr, Bill Faver, and Carol L. Johnson filed for re-election during the filing period, which ran from July 29 to Aug. 12. They are...
August 15, 2014 - 2:13am
August 13, 2014
Persell defeats Pederson in District 5A race
BEMIDJI -- Minnesota Rep. John Persell, DFL-Bemidji, defeated primary challenger Lavern "Pedie" Pederson in the race Tuesday evening. Persell won with 85 percent to 15 percent with all 70 precincts reporting. Persell has held the seat in what is now District 5A since 2008, having...
August 13, 2014 - 11:55pm
PRIMARY ELECTION: Persell defeats Pederson in District 5A race
BEMIDJI -- Minnesota Rep. John Persell, DFL-Bemidji, defeated primary challenger Lavern “Pedie” Pederson in the race Tuesday evening. Persell defeated Pederson with 85 percent of the vote to 15 percent with all 70 precincts reporting. Persell has held the seat in what...
August 13, 2014 - 9:30am
August 12, 2014
PRIMARY ELECTION: Claesson-Huseby, Hanson advance in Beltrami County Attorney race
BELTRAMI COUNTY -- Three candidates to be the next Beltrami County Attorney awaited the outcome of Tuesday night’s primary results to see which...
August 12, 2014 - 11:22pm
PRIMARY ELECTION: McFadden wins Republican U.S. Senate nod
ST. PAUL -- Well-financed Mike McFadden won the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate in Tuesday's Minnesota primary election, and is set...
August 12, 2014 - 11:08pm
PRIMARY ELECTION: Johnson wins four-way GOP governor race
ST. PAUL — The Republican who grew up in greater Minnesota and now is a Hennepin County commissioner declared a primary election victory Tuesday night, setting up a race with Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton in the fall election. Jeff Johnson was getting about 30 percent of the vote...
August 12, 2014 - 10:53pm
August 5, 2014
County attorney candidates face citizen questions
BEMIDJI -- Curious voters filled Bemidji City Hall to hear Beltrami County Attorney candidates respond to questions at a public forum Tuesday hosted by the Citizens for an Informed Electorate Committee. After 25 years in office, Beltrami County Attorney Tim Faver is not...
August 5, 2014 - 10:20pm
August 1, 2014
Bemidji Ward 3 poll location changes
BEMIDJI -- The polling location for residents of Bemidji’s Ward 3 is now at the Boys and Girls Club at 1800 Minnesota Avenue NW, a release from the city said Friday. The statewide Primary Election Day is Aug. 12. Voters are requested to use the east entrance into the community...
August 1, 2014 - 3:53pm
July 30, 2014
2014 PRIMARY ELECTION: Otto responds to Entenza
BEMIDJI -- State Auditor Rebecca Otto on Wednesday said her opponent in the DFL primary, Matt Entenza, was responsible for the unusually negative...
July 30, 2014 - 6:54pm
July 14, 2014
BEMIDJI SCHOOLS: Board backs referendum for $30 million school for grades 4-5
BEMIDJI – The Bemidji School Board passed a motion Monday to ask voters in the November election to approve plans to build a $30 million...
July 14, 2014 - 11:14pm
June 3, 2014
Candidates file for Bemidji city, Beltrami county, legislative offices
BEMIDJI -- Several interesting local political races took shape Tuesday as the 2014 candidate filing period closed -- chief among them the contest between incumbent Bemidji Mayor Rita Albrecht and challenger Jorge Prince, chief financial officer at LaValley Industries. Albrecht,...
June 3, 2014 - 8:09pm
May 15, 2014
Red Lake Election: Official results, Seki is new chairman
RED LAKE -- The Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians general election board certified results from Wednesday’s election this morning. Floyd “Buck” Jourdain will be stepping down from his 10-year run as chairman. Current treasurer Darrell G. Seki won the election by 623 votes, according...
May 15, 2014 - 11:33am