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ACTing on Alzheimer's; Bemidji selected as one of 12 communities statewide to develop steps to better deal with Alzheimer's, dementia
Performers honored at Beltrami County Fair
Suspect in Mendota Heights cop killing arrested after shootout in St. Paul
BIRCHMONT: Foss outlasts Dale in Men’s Championship division as match play begins
WOMEN'S HOCKEY: Bemidji State lands Prowler pair for 2015
WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: Tough schedule awaits BSU in 2014-15
GOLF: Hinners, Fiechtner share Executive medalist score after day two at Birchmont
Amateur baseball: Blue Ox blitz Cass Lake for league playoff title
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Mark A. Stennes
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Building those boulevard gardens
John Eggers: Old advice is good advice: Use your brain
Patrick Guilfoile: Are our friends really family?
Blane Klemek: Several species of swallows thrive in Minnesota
What's new at the Beltrami County Fair Horticulture Area
It's a hard knock life for Annie; Classic play rounds out Paul Bunyan Playhouse season
Art briefs - Sunday July 27
'Northern Bass' should be caught at Lake Bemidji State Park
‘Fargo’ Season 2 will be set in 1979, executive producer says
Switchfoot at Sanford Center
Minnesota scales back deer hunt: Most areas in and around Bemidji will be in lottery zones
Hunting: DNR officials set 2014 wolf target harvest at 250 animals
Paul Nelson: Anglers switch to summer patterns on Bemidji area lakes
Single zebra mussel confirmed in Green Lake
Paul Nelson: Water temperatures remain cool in Bemidji area lakes
Kimmes anniversary celebrations
Lueken's legacy helps food shelf program
Claesson-Huseby has impressive record
Nat Hentoff: Government’s ultimate power
Jason Stanford: What to do about the border crisis
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March 14, 2013
Brainerd man facing charge after pipe bomb found in foreclosed home
BRAINERD, Minn. (AP) — A Brainerd man is facing felony charges after a pipe bomb was discovered in a foreclosed home during a search of the residence. A utility company asked authorities to check the house because the power had been turned on illegally. Crow Wing County Sheriff...
news / region
March 14, 2013 - 9:17am
February 28, 2013
KAXE to broadcast live from Bagley
BAGLEY – The Great Northern Radio Show, a variety program produced by Northern Community Radio (91.7 KAXE, 90.5 KBXE) will broadcast from 5-7 p.m. March 9 at the Bagley High School auditorium. The program will also stream online at kaxe.org. Admission to the live performance is...
February 28, 2013 - 4:26pm
February 18, 2013
Man sues Brainerd college over Facebook comments
BRAINERD, Minn. (AP) — A man has filed a federal lawsuit against officials at Brainerd's Central Lakes College after he says he was expelled for a Facebook post. Craig Keefe, of Gull Lake, is suing to be reinstated to his nursing program as well as damages from the defendants, which...
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February 18, 2013 - 8:25am
October 26, 2012
GOP campaign staffer accused of misrepresentation
BRAINERD, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota House Republican Campaign Committee says a field staff employee who misrepresented himself in a letter to the editor of the Brainerd Dispatch is no longer working for the organization. In his published letter, Stephen Sundquist inferred he intended...
news / region
October 26, 2012 - 12:11pm
October 12, 2012
WSN gets Business Excellence Award
Widseth Smith Nolting is the first-ever recipient of the Brainerd Lakes Chamber’s Business Excellence Award. The other finalists were Deerwood Technologies Inc. and Range Inc. The award was announced Oct. 8 at the Chamber’s Annual Dinner. The Chamber inaugurated the program “to...
October 12, 2012 - 7:31pm
September 11, 2012
Minn. woman loses music downloading appeal
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A federal appeals court has reversed a lower court and says a Minnesota woman who shared songs online owes record companies $222,000 for copyright violations. A three-judge appeals panel ruled Tuesday that Chief U.S. District Judge Michael Davis erred when he...
September 11, 2012 - 11:17am
August 2, 2012
Bemidji man who struck bicyclist had green light
BAXTER - A bicyclist who died here Tuesday night struck a pickup truck driven by a Bemidji man. Gregory Marsolek, 51, of Brainerd was riding east on Excelsior Road when he entered the intersection of U.S. Highway 371. Nell Rearick, 53, of Bemidji was driving north on Highway 371,...
August 2, 2012 - 12:04pm
February 15, 2012
Brainerd man faces felony tax charges
A Brainerd business owner faces 26 felony tax violations after the Crow Wing County Attorney's filed papers against him. Ronald William Beattie, Jr., 44, of Baxter, was charged with one count of failing to turn over state sales tax funds; one count of failing to pay withholding tax...
February 15, 2012 - 12:30pm
January 19, 2012
Several Catholic churches to close, consolidate in the Diocese of Duluth
Some Catholic churches in the Diocese of Duluth could find out today that they are officially slated to close, with congregations melded into nearby churches. Consolidation is just one of many issues discussed by members of the 10-county diocese the past year as it formalized a five-year...
January 19, 2012 - 8:18am