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Crime report for April 24
French President Macron charms both parties in an impassioned speech to Congress
ATV falls through ice on Lake Bemidji
Fire danger 'very high' in area
U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson, D-Minn., ranks first in a study on bipartisan legislation
Basketball commission suggests NCAA ban cheaters, end one-and-done
GYMNASTICS: Brown, DeWitt represent Aerials
Teeing off spring
SOFTBALL: BHS scores too little, too late, falls to Cloquet
TRACK AND FIELD: Jacks compete at Brainerd meet
Alfred James Benais
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
Angler's fish tale presents learning opportunity
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
Second-annual Celebration channels Prince's vibe at Paisley Park studios
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
Angler's fish tale presents learning opportunity
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
blackduck high school
October 7, 2016
Blackduck High School begins fall play rehearsals
The BHS Theater Department is hard at work on the fall play – which will be open to the public the first weekend of November. This year’s...
October 7, 2016 - 11:54am
September 30, 2016
AREA FOOTBALL: Bagley beats Blackduck 49-0
BAGLEY -- The Bagley High School football team ran away with a 49-0 shutout victory over Blackduck on Friday night. Ty Rolfson was dominant yet again as he accounted for five of the Flyers’ seven touchdowns. The senior threw for 91 yards and three touchdowns while rushing for a...
September 30, 2016 - 10:40pm
September 23, 2016
FOOTBALL: Blackduck routed by Pillager
BLACKDUCK -- It’s been a couple of rain-soaked games for the Blackduck football team. Their games against Red Lake two weeks ago and Pine River-Backus last week were both delayed because of lightning. Though no lightning struck on Friday, the Pillager Huskies certainly did, topping...
September 23, 2016 - 10:50pm
Blackduck students participate in 22-pushup challenge to raise awareness on veterans’ issues
Blackduck High School Principal Josh Grover announced that Blackduck students are participating in the 22 Push-up Challenge to raise awareness...
September 23, 2016 - 11:44am
May 27, 2016
Blackduck HS students selected for American Legion event
Jerry Noon, Commander of Blackduck American Legion Post #372, announces that at a recent Post meeting it was voted to send two young men to the...
May 27, 2016 - 10:40am
May 26, 2016
SECTION 8A BASEBALL: Drakes beat Red Lake in pitchers’ duel
BLACKDUCK — A single run was all the Blackduck High School baseball team needed to beat Red Lake 1-0 Thursday in a Section 8A first-round playoff...
May 26, 2016 - 10:57pm
April 1, 2016
Blackduck band to perform at Target Center
The Drakes will be bringing the music Sunday at the Minnesota Timberwolves game at the Target Center, where they are set to perform. This is...
April 1, 2016 - 11:24am
March 25, 2016
Drakes bring home the hardware from Grand Rapids
The BHS Speech Team had their last regular season tournament in Grand Rapids on Saturday, March 19 and returned with many individual winners...
March 25, 2016 - 11:45am
March 11, 2016
Blackduck wins big at 30-team speech tournament
The Blackduck speech team competed against 30 schools at the annual Walker-Hackensack-Akeley tournament on March 5. Michaela Sparby received...
March 11, 2016 - 10:28am
February 26, 2016
Blackduck speakers win big at Hibbing, Park Rapids
On Feb. 13, the Blackduck High School speech team took second place out of 24 teams at the Hibbing Heartbreaker Tournament, beating out some...
February 26, 2016 - 10:10am
February 5, 2016
Celebrating Snow Week in Blackduck
It was Snow Week this week at Blackduck High School. Seniors Isaac Gustafson and Breanna Enger were crowned Snow Week King and Queen on Tuesday....
February 5, 2016 - 10:27am
January 23, 2016
Blackduck Speech team opens season
The Blackduck High School speech team took 10 speakers to an early tournament last Saturday in Pequot Lakes. Medal-winning finalists were Andy Metzler, 6th place in Discussion; Scarlett Sutton, 6th place in Great Speeches; Jody Bloom, 3rd place in Creative Expression; Ceana Olson,...
January 23, 2016 - 3:56pm
Survival of the fittest: Blackduck High School to present ‘Ten Ways to Survive the Zombie Apocalypse’
With less than a month before show time, the Blackduck High School theater crew is immersed into rehearsals to prepare for the big weekend. ...
October 23, 2015 - 5:42pm
September 25, 2015
Royalty crowned at Blackduck High School
Blackduck High School celebrated Homecoming this week, which included a coronation ceremony, volleyball game, football game and Student Council...
September 25, 2015 - 10:36am
March 20, 2015
Studying the world around us: Social studies teacher takes part in geographic education leadership
Pete Ofstedal has notched four years as a teacher at Blackduck High School. But from early on in his career, he has taken a leadership role in...
March 20, 2015 - 12:14pm