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Council hears final presentation on 2017 budget and tax levy
Dakota Access protesters dig in for winter: Tribal chair asks non-Sioux to leave, but many pledge to remain
UPDATED: Dakota Access 'fully committed' to completing pipeline using current route
Cass County rollover injures 2
There's an app for that? Scammers figure out how to 'spoof' local, business phone numbers
AUTO RACING: Awards handed out at speedway banquet
Coleman highlights BSU track and field’s 2016-17 opener
FOOTBALL: Beavers' Adams an Academic All-American
FOOTBALL: BSU's Benham, Olszewski named all-region
Baseball assistant joins BSU
Deshanna Marie Lussier-Hallett
Oliver "Jimmy" James Gibbs
Michael Francis Johns
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Deal with clutter: We owe it to our brain
KELLY BREVIG COLUMN: An 'ordinary' spark of hope
Column: Standing Rock opposed pipeline as early as 2014, new tape reveals
LIBRARY CORNER: December is time for festive events at the library
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: What's in a politician's fanny pack?
Chorale to bring 'Peace' to Bemidji
Art classes scheduled
PATT RALL COLUMN: Singing and dancing toward Christmas
A few new twists: Madrigal Dinners to satirize politics
Neil Diamond celebrating 50 years with tour; concert planned in St. Paul
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Trees, plainly put, are amazing life forms
Northwest Minnesota deer kill up from last year
Christmas bird count at Rydell refuge
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Be patient, the frozen lakes will come
DNR seeks input on Thief Lake
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Johnson anniversary celebration
MILESTONES: Gullickson-Boerboom engagement
MILESTONES: Dunbar birthday
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: A first-hand look at protest injuries
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Dakota Access Pipeline should be rerouted
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Helping to protect K9 police dogs
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Jaycees make Bemidji a great place to live
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Protesters part of problem, not solution
December 1, 2015
U-Morris student might have died from meth: Suspect in case will be charged with concealing location of her body
STARBUCK, Minn. -- The man who was last seen with University of Minnesota-Morris student Laura Schwendemann of Starbuck will be charged with...
December 1, 2015 - 10:20pm
November 14, 2015
Trapper found dead in slough near Alexandria
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. -- A trapper who had not been seen for about three weeks was found dead Friday in a slough near Alexandria. The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office did not release the name of the 63-year-old man. A conservation officer found the man partially submerged in the...
November 14, 2015 - 5:00pm
October 27, 2015
Investigators believe body found is missing teen
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. -- The remains of a female body that were found east of Alexandria in Douglas County on Monday afternoon are thought to be...
October 27, 2015 - 12:12pm
October 20, 2015
Help sought in finding college student last seen in Alexandria
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. -- Authorities are seeking help in finding a University of Minnesota Morris freshman student. Laura Ann Schwendemann, 18,...
October 20, 2015 - 12:16pm
October 18, 2015
PREP FOOTBALL: Lumberjacks fall to Cardinals in semifinals
ALEXANDRIA -- The Bemidji High School football season came to an end Saturday night as the Lumberjacks fell to Alexandria 49-35 in the Section...
October 18, 2015 - 1:08pm
September 17, 2015
FOOTBALL: Jacks welcome Alexandria for homecoming Friday
BEMIDJI — It’s homecoming and the Bemidji High School football team might be taking on its toughest opponent to date when Alexandria visits...
September 17, 2015 - 11:11pm
August 6, 2015
Million dollar duo: Alexandria-area friends win $1 million on bar scratch-off ticket
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. -- What would you do with a million dollars? The age-old game that everyone likes to play while fantasizing about early...
August 6, 2015 - 8:11pm
July 23, 2015
LEGION BASEBALL: Bemidji falls to Alexandria, 10-0, at sub-state tourney
BEMIDJI -- The duo of Brayden Amundson and Danny Kuhn was too much for Bemidji on Thursday night, as Alexandria used a 10-run mercy rule to win...
July 23, 2015 - 11:06pm
Alexandria man to serve 14 years in prison for sexual assaults, robberies
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. -- A 29-year-old man who terrorized the Alexandria, Minn. community while committing a string of armed robberies and sexual assaults 16 months ago has been sentenced to more than 21 years in prison, and officials pledged to keep an eye on him the rest of his life. Michael...
July 23, 2015 - 10:07am
July 9, 2015
Minnesota teen dies from infection after swimming in lake
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. -- The teen who contracted a brain infection from an amoeba after swimming in a Minnesota lake has died. Hunter Boutain, 14, was being treated at University of Minnesota Medical Center in Minneapolis after developing the infection after swimming recently in Lake...
July 9, 2015 - 6:13pm
April 17, 2015
BASEBALL: Bemidji, Alexandria exchange offensive blows, split doubleheader
BEMIDJI — Bemidji and Alexandria’s baseball teams exchanged blows Friday, as the two split a doubleheader with the Cardinals winning game...
April 17, 2015 - 10:58pm
March 5, 2015
Alexandria man accused of soliciting 13-year-old girl for sex
GLENWOOD, Minn. -- A 23-year-old Alexandria man has been arrested and charged in Pope County for trying to solicit a 13-year-old girl for sex and for having oral sex with a 15-year-old girl. Jordan Christopher Anderson was charged with three felony counts in the case. He has entered...
March 5, 2015 - 9:22pm
March 4, 2015
Man dies after falling through ice, boy hospitalized
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. -- A man pulled from a central Minnesota lake on Tuesday has died, family members say, while his 2-year-old grandson is hospitalized in critical condition. In a statement issued Wednesday morning, the family said that James Minnerath, 50, of Alexandria died after...
March 4, 2015 - 11:46am
February 21, 2015
Man accused of trafficking girls 12, 16, in Minnesota
ST. PAUL -- A 34-year-old man is charged with sex trafficking in Minnesota’s U.S. District Court for allegedly recruiting two girls from the...
February 21, 2015 - 1:26pm
‘Just like that he had shot me’: Douglas County deputy recalls shooting a year later
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. -- “I saw the flash out of the left side corner of my eye and I felt something hit my chest. I heard that noise and...
February 21, 2015 - 1:20pm