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Witnesses and residents recount Superior refinery explosion
Refinery blast injures at least 11; fire still burning as evacuation continues
Combating fake news: Panel of Fargo media experts discuss the landscape of today's media
Senate debates voluminous budget bill that includes little spending
Audit finds Minnesota preschool programs ‘complex and fragmented’
Browns get QB, Giants select RB Barkley to open NFL draft
TRACK AND FIELD: Baklund breaks BSU hammer throw record
Famestad, Krause named BSU Athletes of the Year
BASEBALL: Jacks dominate home opener with 15-0 win over Hibbing
SOFTBALL: Wind causes woes in 11-9 Bemidji loss
Jennifer Lynn Lovering
Virginia L. Pollard
The trout don't know how lucky they are
Wild Mushroom Crostini recipe can be tailored to occasion
MASTER GARDENERS: Plant winter squash. . . for next winter!
COMMENTARY: Why we won't take a break from learning
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Ever so adaptable are the American crows
Pine to Prairie Fiber Arts Trail comes to area this weekend
BSO presents concert series finale Sunday
'Scandal' is over, but here are 10 things we'll remember from this crazy show
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
The trout don't know how lucky they are
Deer on the table: DNR holds Bemidji meeting on deer management
After Parkland shooting, NRA posts biggest fundraising haul in nearly 20 years
'Owl' in a day's work!
Craftsman makes a wake building kayaks and canoes
Richard and Marvel Olson
Virg & Marge
Shirley (Mayer) Klosterman
1963 Impala was beautiful, but it fell apart
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Common sense actions can help keep the public safe
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Commentary goes beyond theater of the absurd
Time to respond to reader feedback
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: What a sad world this would be without music
October 23, 2016
Wynkoop honored with "Mr. Guitar" plaque
On Oct. 16, Frank Wynkoop was honored by his country music fans with a plaque that read "Mr. Guitar," one of the best at Cornerstone Assisted...
October 23, 2016 - 6:00am
October 9, 2016
PATT RALL COLUMN: Fall brings more arts to the community
Thanks from an appreciative audience to the members of the Bemidji Symphony Orchestra for last Sunday's concert; there were few seats left when Beverly Everett, conductor and artistic director, took to the podium. The opening piece, Holst's "Jupiter" was so magical that we enjoyed...
October 9, 2016 - 12:16am
October 1, 2016
Coauette joins Essentia Health in Fosston, Bagley
FOSSTON—Physician assistant Grant Coauette has joined the Family Medicine Department at the Essentia Health-Fosston Clinic in Fosston, Minn. He will also care for patients at the Essentia Health-Bagley Clinic in Bagley. Coauette earned a master's degree in physician assistant...
October 1, 2016 - 7:45am
September 16, 2016
AREA FOOTBALL ROUNDUP: W-H-A blanks Bagley, Fosston tops Red Lake County
WALKER -- After a scoreless first half, Walker-Hackensack-Akeley scored 16 points in the second to blank Bagley 16-0. The Wolves (3-0) broke the scoreless tie with Phil Kangas’ three-yard run with 1 minute, 59 seconds to go in the third quarter. W-H-A then went up 10-0 on Edgar...
September 16, 2016 - 10:56pm
August 17, 2016
Ready to play: New Shooting Star Casino near Bagley opens Wednesday
BAGLEY -- The games are on and the slot machine handles are ready to be pulled at Shooting Star Casinos’ newest location near Bagley. The 21,400...
August 17, 2016 - 9:13am
June 12, 2016
Bagley teacher to present research on butterflies across Minnesota
BEMIDJI—Allison Snopek Barta, science teacher at Bagley Junior and Senior High School, has been researching and collecting data about pollinator...
June 12, 2016 - 5:07am
June 1, 2016
Bagley man sentenced in vehicular homicide case had told passengers to pretend it didn't happen
BAGLEY, Minn.—A 43-year-old Bagley man convicted of vehicular homicide after hitting a man with a Chevy Tahoe and then telling his passengers to pretend they didn't see anything was sentenced Wednesday to four years in prison.
June 1, 2016 - 2:52pm
April 29, 2016
Record-breaking track meet for NKB against Bagley
The NKB Bulldogs travelled to Bagley on April 23. It was a rare Saturday meet but it was an opportunity to see and compete on Bagley's new track which will be the site of this year's subsection meet in May. The meet was the first varsity meet at the new track and field facility.The...
April 29, 2016 - 10:56am
April 21, 2016
Clearwater County pastor found guilty of criminal sexual conduct
BAGLEY—A Clearwater County pastor was found guilty by a jury Wednesday of 13 counts of criminal sexual conduct. Scott Morey, of Shevlin, was arrested in January of 2015 and charged with multiple counts of felony criminal sexual conduct for acts that allegedly occurred between...
April 21, 2016 - 2:37pm
March 1, 2016
Sanford Bagley to host Teddy Bear Clinic
BAGLEY-- The Sanford Bagley Clinic will host a Teddy Bear Clinic from 5:30 to 7 p.m. March 28 at Sanford Bagley Clinic, 1656 Central St. W. in Bagley. The clinic staff will walk the children and their parents through a interactive process as the bears get checked in, examined and...
March 1, 2016 - 7:22pm
February 15, 2016
No major injuries after four-car accident south of Bagley
BEMIDJI -- No one was seriously injured Sunday when four vehicles carrying 15 people collided seven miles south of Bagley on state Highway 92. The accident happened about 9 a.m. as three vehicles traveled south and one traveled north, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. The...
February 15, 2016 - 5:47pm
February 8, 2016
Lengby woman hurt in crash on icy Highway 2 near Bagley
A Lengby, Minn., woman was injured Sunday afternoon when her vehicle slid off of an icy U.S. Highway 2 and rolled near Bagley, Minn. Anita Ingalls, 52, was driving a 2004 Chevy Silverado eastbound on Highway 2, near milepost 93, when she lost control of the vehicle on an icy stretch...
February 8, 2016 - 11:26am
January 18, 2016
Two-car crash injures two west of Bemidji
BEMIDJI -- Two people were injured in a two-vehicle accident Monday afternoon on U.S. Highway 2 west of Bemidji.
January 18, 2016 - 5:51pm
January 13, 2016
Winter wedding with wind chills: Tollefsons marry on coldest Minnesota weekend so far
CLEARBROOK -- Cory Tollefson was the last of six sisters to get married in the Ulrich family. The first five were either married in summer or...
January 13, 2016 - 6:55pm
December 23, 2015
Bemidji police investigating area check scam
BEMIDJI—Bemidji Police are investigating a check scam in the region where persons are suspected of printing their own checks using false...
December 23, 2015 - 9:55am