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Bemidji man charged with arson
EDUCATION: Hess to receive leadership award from Minnesota Association of School Administrators
Scientists urge further review of Dakota Access
Record-seeking hemlock: North Brainerd tree is contender
Regency Beauty schools close nationwide, including 5 in Minn.
Warriors going to Winter Park: Red Lake football gets donation from ESPN, will appear on Vikings' ‘Monday Night Football’ game
Sophomore sensations: BHS girls swim team experiencing youth movement
SWIMMING: BHS girls race past Park Rapids
VOLLEYBALL: Bemidji runs away with 3-0 sweep
TrekNorth soccer ties W-H-A
Orrin "Bud" Edward Barnum
Donald "Booty" Bruce Raisch
Brian M. Kummet
MASTER GARDENERS: What ate my potatoes?
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Leave a legacy of words
SUSTAINABILITY COLUMN: Sustainable health care: Returning to relationship-based practice
MASTER GARDENERS: Think about next year when it comes to garden debris
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: Truth and Reconciliation: Water
Tigirlily to open for Justin Moore at Sanford Center
Monday Movie Report: Oscars Foreign Language Category adds first contenders
PATT RALL COLUMN: Fall is in the area, and in the theaters
BSO opens new season, 'Legends & Lore'
Justin Moore comes to Bemidji on Oct. 1
DNR to sell 40 northern Minnesota land parcels
Lake Bemidji State Park youth, muzzleloader hunts
Rock-solid restoration: New Knutson Dam near Pennington unveiled
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Cooling water temperatures pool the fish
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: The fisher kings of Minnesota
Johnson anniversary celebration
MILESTONES: Gullickson-Boerboom engagement
MILESTONES: Dunbar birthday
MILESTONES: Cuperus-Howe engagement
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: The Salvation Army leader’s legacy lives on
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: A flaw in implementation of dress code
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Here’s a list of what Republicans believe
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Two thoughts about the school dress code
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Skoe needs to look out for our interests
July 15, 2015
Damaging downburst: Storm that hit Brainerd area had force near a Category 1 hurricane
A supercell thunderstorm struck the Brainerd lakes area Sunday night with a force nearly matching a category 1 hurricane. A supercell thunderstorm...
July 15, 2015 - 11:46am
July 13, 2015
Brainerd Lakes Area: Trees down, cars crushed, power out
A severe storm whipped through the Brainerd lakes area felling countless trees, tearing away docks and damaging homes. An overcast...
July 13, 2015 - 9:47am
June 17, 2015
Three arrested after fire, escape from hospital in Brainerd
BRAINERD, Minn. -- Three people are in custody in connection with a fire Monday night at a unit at Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center in Brainerd, the Brainerd Police Department reported. About 7 p.m. Monday, Brainerd police and fire personnel were dispatched to a report...
June 17, 2015 - 10:07am
June 13, 2015
Nine arrested in prostitution sting in Brainerd lakes area
BAXTER, Minn. -- In a first-of-its-kind operation in the Brainerd lakes area, law enforcement arrested nine men in a prostitution sting in Baxter late last month. The men are in the process of being charged by the Crow Wing County Attorney's Office for soliciting prostitution...
June 13, 2015 - 4:20pm
June 11, 2015
Dog, owner still at large after brutal biting in Brainerd
BRAINERD -- Few leads have come in for the May 31 dog attack in Lum Park in Brainerd. Jenni Galligan, Brainerd, was bitten in the arm by a bullmastiff, about 150 pounds. The dog's owner told onlookers he was going to fetch a phone but instead witnesses said he loaded...
June 11, 2015 - 3:36pm
May 14, 2015
DNA matching gives fallen Brainerd soldier his name back
Pfc. Eugene L. "Gene" Erickson of Brainerd finally has the identity he lost in death more than half a century ago. In mid-May of...
May 14, 2015 - 1:56pm
May 11, 2015
Spilled Suds: Beer delivery truck turns over near Brainerd
Driver Tom Thesing crawls from the cab of his overturned semitrailer Monday into a pile of beer cans. The independent trucker was transporting...
May 11, 2015 - 6:20pm
April 23, 2015
State’s best football rivalry: Bemidji vs. Brainerd game voted best in Minnesota
BEMIDJI -- Ninety-eight-and-a-half miles separate Chet Anderson Stadium in Bemidji and Don Adamson Field in Brainerd. The two stadiums are...
April 23, 2015 - 8:01pm
April 14, 2015
1 suspect in custody, 2 more sought in southeast Brainerd home invasion
A 22-year-old Hopkins man is in custody following a report of a home invasion robbery Sunday night in which three to four males are alleged to have entered a residence in Brainerd armed with handguns, Brainerd Police Chief Corky McQuiston said. At about 10:30 p.m., Brainerd police...
April 14, 2015 - 4:47pm
April 11, 2015
PREP BASEBALL: Hendricks powers BHS past Brainerd
BRAINERD — The Bemidji High School baseball team didn’t pick up its one hit until the ninth inning of a seven-inning game, but the Lumberjacks came away from Brainerd with a 3-2 win. The one hit: A solo home run off the bat of senior James Hendricks to give the Lumberjacks (2-0)...
April 11, 2015 - 10:30pm
March 30, 2015
Mailbox explosion causes grass fire south of Brainerd: Juvenile taken into custody (video)
By Jennifer Stockinger Forum News Service BRAINERD, Minn. -- A mailbox explosion appears to be the cause of a grass fire Monday that quickly...
March 30, 2015 - 8:24pm
March 13, 2015
Man killed in last week's downtown Brainerd fire identified
BRAINERD, Minn. -- Officials have released the name of the man killed in a fire in downtown Brainerd last week. Dwain Moore, 65, was found dead after a fire destroyed his apartment, a neighboring apartment and business space. A cause of death is expected by the end of this...
March 13, 2015 - 9:12am
February 22, 2015
BOYS HOCKEY: Bemidji blanks Brainerd: On to section finals against Moorhead
BEMIDJI -- One game stands between Bemidji High School boys hockey and its first trip to the state tournament since 1986. The Section 8AA...
February 22, 2015 - 10:59am
February 21, 2015
Brainerd man defends himself in domestic abuse trial where woman choked, burned with cigarette
BRAINERD, Minn. -- Wearing a Crow Wing County Jail-issued orange jumpsuit and with his legs in shackles, it was Patrick Aleman’s turn to take the witness stand Friday in his trial for what a Brainerd emergency room doctor called the worst domestic abuse case she had ever seen....
February 21, 2015 - 8:53pm
February 5, 2015
GIRLS HOCKEY: Lumberjacks blank Brainerd to advance to Section 8AA quarterfinals 2-0
BEMIDJI — Junior goalie Leighton Rockensock recorded her fourth shutout of the season as Bemidji beat Brainerd 2-0 to advance to the Section...
February 5, 2015 - 10:51pm