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U.S. Senate health care deal could help Minnesota insurance programs
Feds bring charges against suspected Chinese makers of powerful opioids
Mining industry, Iron Rangers rally opposition to wild rice rule
St. Cloud woman faces up to 30 years for killing father with mallet
Oldest snow monkey in North America dies at Minn. Zoo
Cowboys' Elliott able to play after temporary restraining order granted
Plenty to celebrate for Vikings running back Jerick McKinnon
Waiver rule, not talent, keeps bouncing Wild's Mike Reilly to minors
NFL owners, players meet without national anthem resolution
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Arnold "Butch" Dahl
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JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Summer reflections from Lake Julia
GENERATIONS: A trip on the ‘Old Bay Line’
GENERATIONS: Milk snakes, fairy diddles and goatsuckers
GENERATIONS: Time to go to church -- and eat well
GENERATIONS: In defense of the ‘routine’
John Dunsworth, actor who played Jim Lahey on 'Trailer Park Boys,' dead at 71
PATT RALL COLUMN: Thanks abound at BSU concerts
Around the Arts, October 15
Rise and shine
Ben Affleck condemns Harvey Weinstein - then apologizes for groping an actress on MTV
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Fish on the move for fall
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Living with the ladybugs in Minnesota
MASTER GARDENERS: Fall care and pruning those shrubs and trees
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Close encounters with the outdoors world
PAUL NELSON FISHING: Time for a little night fishing
Tom & Linda Peterson
Larry & Joyce Johnson
Commentary: The Democratic Party's obsession with Hollywood celebrities was bound to blow up
Commentary: The old obit man looks around
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Commentary: When it comes to harassing the media, Trump is no Nixon
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Otto praised for clean energy plan
December 23, 2011
Police and Fire reports for December 22
Police Report The Bemidji Police Department responded to the following reports: Suspicious 10:35 p.m. Wednesday, 2000 Paul Bunyan Drive Northwest. A man reported having been followed by a green vehicle while he was walking along state Highway 197 and Hannah Avenue. The man also...
December 23, 2011 - 12:00am
December 16, 2011
Police and fire report for December 16
Police report The Bemidji Police Department responded to the following calls: Peace disturbance 12:05 a.m. Thursday, 400 block of 26th Street Northwest. Loud music was heard from an apartment. A verbal warning was issued. Disorderly conduct 10:55 p.m. Wednesday, Garden Bar. An...
December 16, 2011 - 12:00am
3 shot in Cook County courthouse in Grand Marais, 2 hit multiple times
GRAND MARAIS -- A former boxer who was said to have "hated the prosecuting attorney" allegedly opened fire in the Cook County courthouse Thursday, leaving County Attorney Tim Scannell and two others injured with gunshot wounds. Daniel Schlienz, 42, was the defendant in a criminal...
December 16, 2011 - 12:00am
December 10, 2011
Police and fire report for Dec. 10
Police report The Bemidji Police Department responded to the following calls: Peace disturbance 2:14 a.m. Friday, Northern Star Apartments. A fight in the hallway was reported. Disorderly conducts 1:55 a.m. Friday, 800 block of 26th Street Northwest. An intoxicated person told...
December 10, 2011 - 12:00am
December 2, 2011
Police and fire report for December 2
Police report The Bemidji Police Department responded to the following calls: Peace disturbances 5:12 a.m. Thursday, 1300 block of America Avenue Northwest. 2:49 a.m. Thursday, Minnesota Avenue Northwest. Party complaint. Property damage 3:18 p.m. Wednesday, 400 block of Roosevelt...
December 2, 2011 - 12:00am
December 1, 2011
Bemidji State women's indoor track and field picked ninth in NSIC preseason poll
The Bemidji State women's indoor track and field team was picked to finished ninth this season by league coaches in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference 2012 Preseason Indoor Track and Field Coaches' Poll. The Beavers earned 28 points in the poll, which was released Wednesday. The...
December 1, 2011 - 12:00am
October 24, 2011
Police report The Bemidji Police Department responded to the following calls: Peace disturbances 1:34 a.m. Monday, 400 block of 26th Street Northwest. Loud music. 9:27 p.m. Saturday, 900 block of Irvine Avenue Northwest. Loud party. The renter was warned. 8:40 p.m. Saturday,...
October 24, 2011 - 12:00am
October 9, 2011
Police and fire report for Oct. 9
Police report The Bemidji Police Department responded to the following calls: Thefts 10:02 p.m. Friday, 1700 block of 15th Street Southwest. A theft was documented. 3:05 p.m. Friday, 1100 block of First Street East. Necklaces were stolen. Drugs 1:53 p.m. Friday, 2900 block of...
October 9, 2011 - 12:00am
October 8, 2011
Police and fire report for Oct. 8
Police report The Bemidji Police Department responded to the following calls: Assaults 1:54 a.m. Friday, 100 block of Third Street Northwest. Fight at Toasty Beavers. 1:35 a.m. Friday, Third Street Northwest and Paul Bunyan Drive Northwest. Fight. Peace disturbance 11:31 p.m....
October 8, 2011 - 12:00am
September 27, 2011
Alleged Cass Lake robbery results in charges
At least three individuals have been charged for their roles in a robbery that allegedly occurred last Wednesday in Cass Lake. Two victims were allegedly assaulted as they were kicked and struck by fists, a heavy flashlight and a crutch. Justin Lyle Cutbank, 25, of Duluth, Minn.,...
September 27, 2011 - 12:00am
September 25, 2011
A new direction for Bemidji Fire Department? Recommendation calls for joint fire district without taxing authority
The Bemidji Fire Department operationally is among the top in the state. But, governmentally, there is much room for improvement. That, in short, was the result of a four-month-long study by a national consulting firm. In response, a local committee has developed a recommendation...
September 25, 2011 - 12:00am
Johnson retires as Bemidji police chief
While seeking employment, Gerald Johnson had one goal: to land a police position in a town with a four-year college. He found that in Bemidji,...
September 25, 2011 - 12:00am
September 21, 2011
Police report The Bemidji Police Department responded to the following calls: Property damage 11:21 a.m. Tuesday, 26th Street Northwest. A female was trying to break into a house. 7:28 a.m. Tuesday, 1600 block of Bemidji Avenue North. Graffiti on buildings and vehicles was reported. 2:26...
September 21, 2011 - 12:00am
August 23, 2011
Dayton appoints Treuer to MN State Arts Board
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton has appointed Bemidji State University Professor Anton Treuer to the Minnesota State Arts Board. The Minnesota State Arts Board is a state agency that stimulates and encourages the creation, performance and appreciation of the arts in the state. The organization...
August 23, 2011 - 12:00am
June 6, 2011
Police report for June 5
Police report The Bemidji Police Department responded to the following calls: Party complaint 1:26 a.m. Friday, 1000 block of Washington Avenue South. Peace disturbance 1:56 a.m. Friday, 2800 block of Pine Ridge Avenue Northwest. Property damage 9:09 a.m. Friday, 2500 block...
June 6, 2011 - 12:00am