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Legal fees mount as Duluth diocese bankruptcy case hits one-year mark
Buyer steps forward for assets of bankrupt Magnetation: Virginia millionaire ‘environmentalist’ hopes to reopen Iron Range facilities
New bike route takes riders from St. Paul to Canada
U’s freshman class largest -- maybe smartest -- in 46 years
Like it or not, Civil War art is going back on governor office walls
GIRLS HOCKEY: Despite solid effort from 8th-grade goalie Kimble, BHS falls to GRG
COLLEGE HOCKEY: Defense still strong, but BSU men want more offense
COLLEGE HOCKEY: Freshman Radke a 'sparkplug' for BSU women
BOY'S HOCKEY: Duluth East edges Bemidji, 2-1
WRESTLING: Bemidji falls to Perham, Thief River Falls
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Bruce Robert Smith
Monica Louise Johnston
Ray O. Carpenter
PRIME TIME: From grieving a loss to celebrating a life
PRIME TIME: A fiery idea for a motion picture
PRIME TIME: Readers Theater volunteers bring performances to elementary schools
PRIME TIME: No pain, no strain, just gain at the Activity Center
PRIME TIME: ‘LAWKI,’ or Life As We Know It
After offending American Indians, Ralphie May backs Standing Rock
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
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Winter here, ice fishing will start soon
Where to fish when the lakes freeze: Numerous destinations within a few hours’ drive
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Trees, plainly put, are amazing life forms
Northwest Minnesota deer kill up from last year
Christmas bird count at Rydell refuge
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Johnson anniversary celebration
MILESTONES: Gullickson-Boerboom engagement
MILESTONES: Dunbar birthday
PRIME TIME: Traveling through the landscapes
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: We deserve respectable representation in government
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Country deserves better from its president
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Let’s restore integrity to election process
PIONEER VIEWPOINTS: Perseverance pays off
February 7, 2015
INDOOR FOOTBALL: Axemen season begins Sunday
BEMIDJI — The NFL season is over, but the Indoor Football League is getting ready to begin a new season. At 3 p.m. Sunday, the Axemen will...
February 7, 2015 - 6:08pm
February 2, 2015
AXEMEN: Team starting fresh in 2015 with new head coach Dixie Wooten
BEMIDJI — The Bemidji Axemen may be in the franchise’s second season, but it could feel like the first. President Ross Ladehoff is still...
February 2, 2015 - 9:31pm
December 18, 2014
INDOOR FOOTBALL: Sanford Center extends lease with Axemen
BEMIDJI — The Sanford Center has renewed its lease with the Bemidji Axemen indoor football team, a release said Thursday. “The Sanford Center is one of the top venues in the league,” Axemen owner Ross Ladehoff said in the release. “With this new contract, we look forward...
December 18, 2014 - 11:16pm
December 17, 2014
INDOOR FOOTBALL: Axemen sign U of Toledo quarterback Terrance Owens
BEMIDJI — The Bemidji Axemen have added another quarterback with the signing of Terrance Owens. A dual-threat quarterback from the University of Toledo, Owens gives the Axemen another playmaking signal caller. “We are really excited to add Terrance to the Axemen family,” Axemen...
December 17, 2014 - 10:28pm
December 10, 2014
INDOOR FOOTBALL: Axemen sign three former Beavers
BEMIDJI — Following their 2014 free agent combine held last weekend in Fargo, the Bemidji Axemen have announced the signings of four players to the team for the 2015 season — including three former Bemidji State football players. The Axemen signed fullback/linebacker Brent Kondziolka,...
December 10, 2014 - 12:55am
October 14, 2014
INDOOR FOOTBALL: Axemen re-sign Harley
BEMIDJI — The Bemidji Axemen have signed former Buffalo Bills defensive back Jajuan Harley. Harley spent this year’s NFL preseason with the Buffalo Bills and played in all four preseason games. He made it to the end of training camp before being released as a part of final cuts. Harley...
October 14, 2014 - 11:36pm
September 30, 2014
INDOOR FOOTBALL: Axemen release 2015 schedule
BEMIDJI — The Bemidji Axemen will have eight home games — including a four-game homestand to start the season — in the 2015 Indoor Football...
September 30, 2014 - 11:02pm
September 11, 2014
INDOOR FOOTBALL: Axemen holding contest to name new mascot
BEMIDJI -- The Bemidji Axemen are holding a contest through which the public can submit potential names for the team's new mascot. The Axemen, who early this year completed their inaugural season at the Sanford Center, recently purchased a mascot costume for the team and is asking...
September 11, 2014 - 10:21pm
July 4, 2014
Axemen look for more local owners
BEMIDJI -- Bemidji Axemen majority owner Chris Kokalis said Monday he intends to sell all or part of his stake in the minor league football team. "I really want to find local folks to take this team to the next level," he said. "That's been the goal from the beginning.
July 4, 2014 - 3:26pm
June 16, 2014
INDOOR FOOTBALL: Inaugural season for the Bemidji Axemen had its ups and downs
BEMIDJI -- Heading into a home game on May 10 against the Tri-Cities Fever, the Bemidji Axemen were fresh off two single-possession victories...
June 16, 2014 - 2:32pm
June 13, 2014
INDOOR FOOTBALL: Green Bay routs Axemen in season finale
GREEN BAY, Wis. — If something could have gone wrong for the Bemidji Axemen Friday night, odds are it did. The team lost 52-35 in its final game of the season to the Green Bay Blizzard. With the loss, Bemidji finished their inaugural Indoor Football League season with a 5-9 record...
June 13, 2014 - 11:01pm
June 12, 2014
INDOOR FOOTBALL: Fuller, Axemen look to end season on a positive note
BEMIDJI — The Bemidji Axemen will look to end its inaugural season on a high by snapping a four-game losing skid tonight in Green Bay. Extra...
June 12, 2014 - 10:58pm
June 7, 2014
Indoor Football: Axemen drop home finale to Cedar Rapids
BEMIDJI -- The Bemidji Axemen couldn’t pull out a victory for Bemidji fans in their final home game of the 2014 season, but they sure gave...
June 7, 2014 - 11:25pm
June 6, 2014
INDOOR FOOTBALL: Matthews Jr. a fixture for Axemen
BEMIDJI — Warren Matthews Jr. is in a small group within his Bemidji Axemen teammates. The former Southwest Minnesota State running back is...
June 6, 2014 - 11:00pm
May 31, 2014
INDOOR FOOTBALL: Fudge, Texas revolt in second half to hand Axemen third-straight loss
BEMIDJI — The Bemidji Axemen couldn’t put a full four quarters together. Despite leading by three possessions for most of the second quarter,...
May 31, 2014 - 11:12pm