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The demise of McNally Smith: Bankruptcy hearing this week for failed St. Paul music college
Ironton, Minn., man found guilty on child pornography charges
UMD financial research team headed to global finals
Raising the Bar: Brad Paisley concert marks a new level for Sanford Center
Cass Lake-Bena students honored by national organization
Landry wins in San Antonio for first PGA Tour title
Wolves saving best defending for playoffs
Brian Murphy: Timberwolves give fans hope by bouncing the bully
Carlos Gomez beats Twins with walk-off homer off Addison Reed
Seattle beats Minnesota United for first win of the season
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Hubert "Bud" Braman
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Avicii dead at 28: Swedish DJ became an EDM star with hits 'Levels' and 'Wake Me Up'
'The Rock' surprises Minnesota teen who asked him to prom
Second-annual Celebration channels Prince's vibe at Paisley Park studios
What would Prince want? Two years later, his estate is a mess and his legacy unclear.
'Owl' in a day's work!
Craftsman makes a wake building kayaks and canoes
Angler's fish tale presents learning opportunity
Sturgeon solutions: Biologists seek reasons for lack of fish’s reproduction on St. Louis River
SAM COOK: Heading down a new trail with plenty of old friends
Richard and Marvel Olson
Virg & Marge
Shirley (Mayer) Klosterman
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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: What a sad world this would be without music
January 3, 2016
Stories of the Year: Tragedies and triumphs
Like any year, 2015 in the Bemidji area had its highs and lows, triumphs and tragedies. It was year bookended by the community coming together...
January 3, 2016 - 2:56pm
November 26, 2015
INDOOR FOOTBALL: Axemen axed from IFL
BEMIDJI—The Minnesota Axemen will not be participating in the Indoor Football League next season. The IFL announced in a press release...
November 26, 2015 - 6:44pm
September 25, 2015
INDOOR FOOTBALL: It’s official: Hello ‘Minnesota’ Axemen
BEMIDJI — Change was expected and now it’s here as the Bemidji Axemen are now officially the Minnesota Axemen. Along with the name change...
September 25, 2015 - 5:39pm
August 20, 2015
New Axemen GM starting fresh: Changes on the horizon as IFL team will drop ‘Bemidji,’ become ‘Minnesota Axemen’
BEMIDJI — Change is here for the Bemidji Axemen. Actually, make that the “Minnesota Axemen.” New head coach/general manager Richard Davis...
August 20, 2015 - 10:43pm
July 5, 2015
THE AXEMEN TRIALS: After two rough seasons, Bemidji’s first professional franchise looks for answers after experiencing bumps along the way
BEMIDJI — If there’s one day to pinpoint the exact time things went from bad to worse for the Bemidji Axemen, May 8, would be a good choice. That...
July 5, 2015 - 1:55pm
July 2, 2015
INDOOR FOOTBALL: Axemen's Kalokoh wins IFL Special Teams Player of the Year award
BEMIDJI — Two days after being named to the All-IFL first team, Bemidji Axemen kick returner Mulku Kalokoh was named the Indoor Football League...
July 2, 2015 - 10:38pm
June 30, 2015
AXEMEN: Kalokoh, Jarboe honored by IFL
BEMIDJI — The Bemidji Axemen’s second season in the Indoor Football League was not one to remember. The team went 2-12 overall, losing its...
June 30, 2015 - 10:32pm
June 23, 2015
INDOOR FOOTBALL LEAGUE: Axemen owners look to restart after GM Barnhardt departure
BEMIDJI — After ownership changes and coaching changes, the only link between the Bemidji Axemen’s first season to now was general manager...
June 23, 2015 - 10:46pm
June 17, 2015
INDOOR FOOTBALL: Bemidji will be back for another season
BEMIDJI — Despite a tumultuous season that saw a coach fired, 10-game losing streak and dropped attendance numbers, the Bemidji Axemen will...
June 17, 2015 - 11:21pm
June 11, 2015
INDOOR FOOTBALL LEAGUE: Axemen’s Kalokoh, Jarboe up for postseason awards
BEMIDJI — This season has not gone to plan for the Bemidji Axemen. The team is 2-11 and is currently on a nine-game losing streak. The team...
June 11, 2015 - 11:21pm
June 6, 2015
INDOOR FOOTBALL LEAGUE: Iowa rolls as Axemen routed again, 76-26
DES MOINES, Iowa — Another game, another loss. The Bemidji Axemen dropped their ninth-straight Indoor Football League game, 76-26, Saturday...
June 6, 2015 - 10:17pm
June 1, 2015
INDOOR FOOTBALL: Axemen blown out by Sioux Falls, 90-20, in home finale
BEMIDJI — The Sioux Falls Storm came to the Sanford Center Sunday and handed the Bemidji Axemen a record-setting 90-20 blowout in their final...
June 1, 2015 - 2:50pm
May 28, 2015
INDOOR FOOTBALL LEAGUE: Changes continue for Axemen this week
BEMIDJI — A lot has changed for the Bemidji Axemen since their 70-25 loss to the Billings Wolves on May 16 in Billings. For starters, quarterback...
May 28, 2015 - 10:19pm
May 13, 2015
INDOOR FOOTBALL: Wooten out as Axemen head coach
BEMIDJI -- Dixie Wooten is no longer the head coach of the Bemidji Axemen after going 2-8 in his first season in charge. The firing was announced...
May 13, 2015 - 6:21pm
May 11, 2015
INDOOR FOOTBALL: Axemen can't hold lead in Colorado, lose 37-27
LOVELAND, Colo. — After leading 21-17 at halftime, the Bemidji Axemen weren’t able to keep their lead Saturday night against the Colorado...
May 11, 2015 - 9:41pm