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Polk County man assaults woman, holds her against her will for 11 hours, police say
Bemidji Community Food Shelf to be closed Dec. 26
Wrapping up 18 years of holiday cheer: Christmas Forest tree farm to close after this season
COLLEGE HOCKEY: Halluska, Laiti lead BSU women to sweep of RIT
MEN'S HOCKEY: BSU skates to 1-1 draw with LSSU, wins first-ever shootout
GIRLS BASKETBALL: Jacks fall short to Apollo
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After offending American Indians, Ralphie May backs Standing Rock
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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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October 6, 2016
Bemidji Blue Ox Marathon weekend begins Friday
BEMIDJI -- The 2016 Bemidji Blue Ox Marathon weekend will begin Friday and continue Saturday. All events take place at the Sanford Center unless...
October 6, 2016 - 5:04pm
August 8, 2016
AMATEUR BASEBALL: Blue Ox clinch spot in Class C state tourney
CROOKSTON — The Bemidji Blue Ox amateur baseball team guaranteed itself a spot in the state tournament, thanks to their 2-0 win over Roseau in Region 10C state tournament action on Sunday in Crookston. The Blue Ox (23-1) will take on either Crookston or Roseau at 3:30 p.m. next...
August 8, 2016 - 11:12pm
August 6, 2016
AMATEUR BASEBALL: Blue Ox rally to advance in Region 10C tourney
CROOKSTON — Down 5-1 going into the bottom of the ninth inning, the Bemidji Blue Ox amateur baseball team was on the brink of just its second loss all season during the Region 10C tournament Saturday in Crookston. But despite trailing the entire game, the Blue Ox (22-1) scored five...
August 6, 2016 - 9:30pm
July 11, 2016
AMATEUR BASEBALL: Blue Ox get another sweep
BEMIDJI — The Bemidji Blue Ox amateur baseball team swept the Hibbing Miners in a doubleheader Sunday afternoon at the BSU baseball diamond. The Blue Ox won 10-0 in six innings in one game and 7-4 in seven innings in the other. In the opener, Bemidji won 10-0 behind Zach Thoma’s...
July 11, 2016 - 10:49pm
June 28, 2016
BASEBALL: Blue Ox dominant in win over Park Rapids
BEMIDJI — The Bemidji Blue Ox amateur baseball team beat the Park Rapids ESox 13-0 in an all-around dominant performance Tuesday night at the...
June 28, 2016 - 10:49pm
May 31, 2016
AMATEUR BASEBALL: Blue Ox sweeps Warroad, improves to 4-0
BEMIDJI — The Bemidji Blue Ox amateur baseball team extended its season-opening win streak to four games Sunday with a pair of victories over the Warroad Muskies by score of 10-0 and 12-2. In the early game, the Blue Ox (4-0) scored their first run in the second inning, which began...
May 31, 2016 - 11:28pm
May 27, 2016
AMATEUR BASEBALL: Blue Ox win, improve to 2-0
DETROIT LAKES — The Bemidji Blue Ox amateur baseball team continued their hot start to the season Tuesday night, topping the Detroit Lakes Angels 13-2 in a road contest. The Angels took a 1-0 lead after the first inning but the Blue Ox (2-0) put up six runs in the top of the second...
May 27, 2016 - 2:13pm
July 13, 2015
AMATEUR BASEBALL: Bucks, Blue Ox game called off
BEMIDJI — Today was supposed to be the first ever game between the longtime ameteur baseball team, Bemidji Blue Ox, and the newly-organized Bemidji Bucks. But thanks to the Blue Ox playing having to play three games in two days, the team has no fresh arms to throw today. The Blue...
July 13, 2015 - 10:31pm
August 11, 2014
Amateur baseball: Blue Ox win Region 10C championship, receive bye in first round of state tournament
BEMIDJI -- The Bemidji Blue Ox captured the Region 10 championship over the weekend with a 15-4 victory over Ada in the title game in Roseau. The reward for that win is a berth in the Minnesota Class C state amateur baseball tournament and a bye into the second round. The Blue Ox...
August 11, 2014 - 8:26pm
August 6, 2014
Connecting communities: Second Blue Ox Marathon weekend will be Oct. 10-11
BEMIDJI -- Just as the Lake Bemidji Dragon Boat Festival has grown to attract thousands of participants and spectators, Phil Knutson believes...
August 6, 2014 - 11:45pm
July 29, 2014
Amateur baseball: Blue Ox blitz Cass Lake for league playoff title
BEMIDJI -- The abbreviated Lake and Pine League playoffs ended Monday night as the Bemidji Blue Ox blitzed Cass Lake 13-0 in the title game at the BSU diamond. The Blue Ox also claimed the regular season crown while Cass Lake was second and Nevis third. Nevis folded prior to the...
July 29, 2014 - 11:36am
June 12, 2014
Amateur baseball: Blue Ox drop doubleheader at Roseau
ROSEAU -- Roseau handed the Bemidji Blue Ox a pair of losses Sunday as the home team coasted to an 11-1 win in the opener and stopped Bemidji 7-5 in the rematch. The Blue Ox managed only five hits in the first game, including a pair of singles by Mitch Hendricks and Matt Baier. Their...
June 12, 2014 - 1:07pm