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Police officer, 3 others killed in Wisconsin shootings
Burglars swipe $30K in tools from Minnesota school’s auto shop, principal's car
Park Rapids man charged with soliciting child for sex
COUNTY: Beltrami County revising shoreland policy
Crime report for March 21
Injured Lavine, his upbeat attitude still part of Timberwolves
Minnesota-born Lundquist chose broadcasting over the ministry 50-plus years ago
FOOTBALL: BSU begins spring with holes to fill at O-line, receiver
Phil Hughes recalls visiting pitching guru Tom House
UMD seniors seeking redemption
Emily Jean Ostlund
David Allen Staples
Lorraine Elsie Day
Christopher Paul Yarger
Eleanor "Lucky" Kirkpatrick
MASTER GARDENERS: Garden seed planning starts now
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Time for a love story
DELGADO COLUMN: Native American graves and repatriation protection emerge once again
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: What about kids that don't want to learn?
PRIME TIME: Children's Time on Sunday morning
'Wheel of Fortune' unfortunate guess goes viral
'Sesame Street' to welcome muppet character with autism
Kim Kardashian breaks silence on Paris robbery
Bemidji Symphony Orchestra presents 'Celtic Legends'
'Beauty and the Beast' smashes records with towering $170 million debut
Catch-and-release walleye season for Mille Lacs Lake again this year
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Reassess ice conditions every day and make safe decisions
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: The white pasque flower and horned lark-- harbingers of spring
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Few other birds as interesting as the pileated woodpecker
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Almost time to get off the ice (and clean up as you go)
Torry's Van Benefit
Don (Pail) Hill
Hoops on Hops: Delve into the wide range of beer books
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Candidate thanks supporters, Ward 4
Port: Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton calls criticism over #NoDAPL protests response “inaccurate and offensive”
Lost Italian: It all starts with Pasta Aglio e Olio
COMMENTARY: Enbridge: We remain committed to protecting the environment
June 12, 2015
EDUCATION: New principal hired for Bug-O-Nay-Ge-Shig School
BENA—Students returning to Bug-O-Nay-Ge-Shig Schools in the fall will be greeted by a new face. School administration announced at June's regular School Board meeting Thursday the K-12 principal vacancy has been filled. Interim Superintendent Pam Walker, who is also the school's...
June 12, 2015 - 6:03pm
May 14, 2015
Bug-O-Nay-Ge-Shig administrators resign after student protest
BENA—The Bug-O-Nay-Ge-Shig School Board accepted the resignations of the school superintendent and principal at Thursday night's board meeting. The decision comes a week after students at the high school in Bena protested some decisions by the administration. School Board...
May 14, 2015 - 10:15pm
May 5, 2015
Students stage walkout in Bena: Bug-O-Nay-Ge-Shig High Schoolers walk out on administration
BENA—About a dozen students attending the Bug-O-Nay-Ge-Shig High School walked out of their classes Tuesday morning in protest of recent...
May 5, 2015 - 6:10pm
October 9, 2014
Things going bump in Bena: NightScreams haunted haven open for fright seekers
BENA -- Fright fanatics needn't wait any longer to get their Halloween horror fix. NightScreams opens Friday night in Bena. Three years...
October 9, 2014 - 8:34pm
Cass Lake-Bena School Board member enters guilty plea on theft charge
By Renee Richardson Forum News Service WALKER, Minn. -- A Cass Lake-Bena School Board member and former school district employee accused of swindling the district entered a guilty plea the day before a jury trial was to begin. Terri Vail, 53, was charged with six felony...
July 9, 2014 - 3:08pm
August 17, 2013
Back in beautiful Bena: Restoring historic Winnibigoshish General Store, founding WinnieFest a labor of love for Arnold Dahl and Matthew Wooley
BENA -- He gave it all up. A good-paying "suit-and-tie" gig at the corporate headquarters of an RV manufacturer, a life with friends and a loving...
August 17, 2013 - 9:55pm
December 14, 2012
Boys and Girls Club of the Leech Lake Area seeks volunteers
LEECH LAKE – The Boys and Girls Clubs of the Leech Lake Area is seeking volunteers to provide special physical fitness activities such as dance classes, yoga, aerobics, kick-boxing or other activities to introduce youth to alternate physical fitness activities. BGCLLA provide services...
December 14, 2012 - 10:31pm
September 11, 2012
Lake Winnibigoshish drowning victims identified
BENA - Two men drowned Saturday evening on Lake Winnibigoshish near Bena when their boat capsized in high winds, according to the Cass County Sheriff’s Office. The men were identified Monday evening as William Daley, 43, of Minneapolis and Clarence Dickens, 53, of Princeton, Minn....
September 11, 2012 - 8:43am
September 7, 2012
Pappano joins Rabideau academy, learning center
CAMP RABIDEAU – Rabideau Conservation Academy and Learning Center welcomes new Americorps VISTA member Noah Pappano. Pappano, a resident of Maine, was sworn in as a member of the Initiative Foundation’s central Minnesota VISTA project on Aug. 3 and will be serving locally with...
September 7, 2012 - 7:10pm
August 23, 2012
Verizon expands 4G wireless network to Bemidji area
BEMIDJI – Verizon Wireless announced Thursday it expanded its 4G Long Term Evolution (LTE) network to Bemidji, enabling customers in more areas of Minnesota to take advantage of the network, as of 7 p.m. today. The expanded 4G LTE coverage area in Bemidji includes: - North on U.S....
August 23, 2012 - 3:02pm
July 21, 2012
The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund wants to collect a photo of each veteran named on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial wall in Washington, D.C., to use in a future exhibit. Here are the names of area soldiers whose photos are needed. Beltrami County Richard M. Krossen, Red Lake, Sept....
July 21, 2012 - 12:00am
Information about Vietnam project, how to submit photos, how to view
The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund wants to collect a photo of each veteran named on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial wall in Washington, D.C., to use in a future exhibit. Here is a snapshot of its efforts so far in Minnesota and nationwide: Minnesota Total Casualties: 1,075 # of...
July 21, 2012 - 12:00am
Vietnam project aims to collect photographs; Beltrami, Cass soldiers on list of missing photos
BISMARCK -- A future education center in Washington, D.C., will display photos of Minnesota soldiers who made the ultimate sacrifice for their...
July 21, 2012 - 12:00am
June 26, 2012
Two-day festival in Bena to benefit homeless program
BENA - It'll be a weekend of music played for charity, hoping to revitalize this small town. WinnieFest 2012 will be Friday and Saturday at Big Winnie Store, RV Park and Campground in Bena. The first day will feature rock music, while the second day of music will be blues. Organized...
June 26, 2012 - 12:00am
Date: Friday and Saturday. Time: Gates open at 5 p.m. both days with family free time from 1-4 p.m. Saturday. Place: Big Winnie Store, RV Park and Campground in Bena. Cost: $10 for 21 and older, $5 for 13-20, 12 and younger are free. Headliners Phoenix Rising and Nora Jean Wallace. Contact:...
June 26, 2012 - 12:00am