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Striking a blow against cancer: Beltrami County Relay for Life on Saturday at Sanford Center
Under new administration, Adult Basic Education program launches at NTC
Franken touts federal workforce bill: Says bipartisan legislation will help skills gap in Minnesota
Dropping the beat: Weekly drum circles bring community members together
7-year-old girl killed riding bike in Mille Lacs County
HOCKEY: Harms participating in Jets' Development Camp
Lumberjacks baseball: Hirt, Rutledge commit to BSU baseball program
BASEBALL: Legion prepares for Gopher Classic with sweep of Detroit Lakes
BASEBALL: Bemidji Youth Baseball officials concentrate on fun, fundamentals
GOLF: Bemidji's Williams finishes 21st at Junior State Championship
Owen Helton Robinson
Joseph William Dick Jr.
Roselyn Loretta King
Donald Allan Norum
When the pretty flowers take over
Ann Daley: The story of three lovely muses and one saintly old man
Marilyn Heltzer: Celebrating the Fourth of July with friends and family
Diane Engel: Class reunion: Words of terror or opportunity?
Sue Bruns: A pretty perfect birthday
Music is back at Buena Vista; Well-known ski area brings back music festival for second year
Plays and music round out the holiday weekend
Art briefs - Sunday July 6
Spellcheck: To 'Bee' or not to 'Bee' -- Tony Award-winning play next up for Paul Bunyan Playhouse
Walk this way: Once again, Sculpture Walk brings in new art to Bemidji (with interactive map)
Fishing: From hockey nets to landing nets, Kvalevog guides on Leech Lake
NELSON COLUMN: Summer patterns on hold because of high, cool water
Blane Klemek: The curious call of the cuckoo
Zebra mussels found in Lake Melissa near Detroit Lakes
Chemicals spread into Minnesota groundwater
Kasdan -Grimes wedding
Johnson birthday celebration
Oslin birthday celebration
Stai Anniversary celebration
Diana West: When ‘unaccompanied alien minors’ are really baby democrats
Dick Polman: Idiocracy think Obama visited a mosque on July 4
Rick Jensen: Forget Hobby Lobby: This is the real scandal
Bob Franken: Washington hot dogs
Rich Lowry: The president’s border crisis
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...
news / region
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