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Council hears final presentation on 2017 budget and tax levy
Dakota Access protesters dig in for winter: Tribal chair asks non-Sioux to leave, but many pledge to remain
UPDATED: Dakota Access 'fully committed' to completing pipeline using current route
Cass County rollover injures 2
There's an app for that? Scammers figure out how to 'spoof' local, business phone numbers
AUTO RACING: Awards handed out at speedway banquet
Coleman highlights BSU track and field’s 2016-17 opener
FOOTBALL: Beavers' Adams an Academic All-American
FOOTBALL: BSU's Benham, Olszewski named all-region
Baseball assistant joins BSU
Deshanna Marie Lussier-Hallett
Oliver "Jimmy" James Gibbs
Michael Francis Johns
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Deal with clutter: We owe it to our brain
KELLY BREVIG COLUMN: An 'ordinary' spark of hope
Column: Standing Rock opposed pipeline as early as 2014, new tape reveals
LIBRARY CORNER: December is time for festive events at the library
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: What's in a politician's fanny pack?
Chorale to bring 'Peace' to Bemidji
Art classes scheduled
PATT RALL COLUMN: Singing and dancing toward Christmas
A few new twists: Madrigal Dinners to satirize politics
Neil Diamond celebrating 50 years with tour; concert planned in St. Paul
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Trees, plainly put, are amazing life forms
Northwest Minnesota deer kill up from last year
Christmas bird count at Rydell refuge
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Be patient, the frozen lakes will come
DNR seeks input on Thief Lake
Share your Milestones in the Pioneer
Johnson anniversary celebration
MILESTONES: Gullickson-Boerboom engagement
MILESTONES: Dunbar birthday
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Perseverance pays off
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: A first-hand look at protest injuries
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Dakota Access Pipeline should be rerouted
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Helping to protect K9 police dogs
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Jaycees make Bemidji a great place to live
July 2, 2012
Massive thunderstorm rips through Bemidji
A fast-moving thunderstorm tore through Bemidji shortly before 7 p.m. Monday, leaving a wide swath of debris, downed trees and much of the city...
July 2, 2012 - 11:15pm
June 6, 2012
Two Bemidji men arrested on suspicion of cross burning incident last month
BEMIDJI - Two Bemidji men were arrested Wednesday in connection to a burning cross reported in a yard north of the city last month. Derek Daniel Barnes, 20, and Ryan Fairbanks Andree, 19, were arrested on suspicion of terroristic threats and use of explosive/incendiary devices, according...
June 6, 2012 - 10:04pm
February 26, 2012
Bemidji schools to start two hours late on Monday
Classes will start two hours late for Bemidji students on Monday, Feb. 27 after the area received up to 7 inches of snow on Sunday. This applies to Bemidji public and parochial schools and to TrekNorth Junior and Senior High School and Schoolcraft Learning Community.
February 26, 2012 - 11:19pm
February 21, 2012
Sanford board revises offer to Jaycees for show, Stittsworth undecided about participating
The advisory board for the city-owned Sanford Center agreed to revise its policy for the upcoming Bemidji Jaycees' Home, Sports and Travel Show, leaving it up to a local vendor to determine whether to participate. The board unanimously approved a revision to allow food vendors into...
February 21, 2012 - 11:50am
January 24, 2012
UPDATED: Welfare check at rural Bemidji, Minn., home leads to discovery of 50-55 dogs
BEMIDJI - A welfare check on two women at a rural Bemidji residence Monday afternoon led to the discovery of 50 to 55 dogs and some cats living inside two mobile homes. The welfare check, in the 4500 block of Grant Valley Road Northwest west of Bemidji, has prompted an investigation...
January 24, 2012 - 2:21pm
December 8, 2011
DONE DEAL: Country Inn and Suites, restaurant to build on Bemidji's south shore
Construction planned to start early in 2012
December 8, 2011 - 2:44pm
November 18, 2011
On to the Prep Bowl: Lumberjacks overpower No. 1-ranked Mankato West 45-26 in state semifinals
Bemidji rolled past No. 1-ranked Mankato West 45-26 Friday afternoon in the semifinals of the Minnesota Class 4A high school football playoffs...
November 18, 2011 - 4:00pm
November 11, 2011
Deputy: Man confesses to shooting dogs
A man suspected of killing two dogs in the Cass Lake area has been identified and could be charged next week, a Hubbard County sheriff's deputy...
November 11, 2011 - 5:24pm
November 8, 2011
UPDATED: Voters reject new Bemidji elementary school; Anderson selected as county commissioner
UPDATED 10:28 p.m.
November 8, 2011 - 10:28pm
September 28, 2011
Unofficial results: Finn wins secretary/treasurer position in special Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe election
After a contentious summer, the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe voted in a special election Tuesday, Sept. 27, 1,421 to 1,364 in favor of Donald "Mick" Finn as the new secretary/treasurer over his opponent, Donald "Donnie" Headbird. The unofficial percentage is 51 percent for Finn and...
September 28, 2011 - 9:56am
August 19, 2011
Thunderstorm, strong winds wreak havoc overnight in Bemidji
An early morning severe thunderstorm with strong damaging winds has struck Bemidji and some nearby areas to the east, knocking down numerous...
August 19, 2011 - 9:01am
June 26, 2011
Woman found dead from gunshot wound in Cass Lake
A 22-year-old woman was found dead in the Cass Lake area early Sunday morning, apparently as the result of a gunshot wound. After receiving a report of a 3:16 a.m. shot fired, Cass County authorities responded to the crime scene. A 27-year-old Cass Lake man subsequently was taken...
June 26, 2011 - 9:15pm
May 9, 2011
Boy dies after leading law enforcement on high-speed chase north of Bemidji
A 16-year-old boy died Saturday morning after leading area police officers on a high-speed chase north of Bemidji. The boy has not yet been identified, pending notification of family members. According to a press release from the Beltrami County Sheriff's Office: Deputies stopped...
May 9, 2011 - 11:19am
UPDATED: Eckles Township man dies in logging accident near Bemidji
A 37-year-old Eckles Township man died Wednesday morning in a logging accident west of Bemidji. According to a press release from the Beltrami...
March 9, 2011 - 11:22am
February 25, 2011
North Country Health Services and Sanford merger to become effective Tuesday
The merger between North Country Health Services and Sanford Health will be effective next week. Sanford and NCHS announced Friday that the final approval and contract-signing has occurred, which will bring the two organizations together effective March 1. Sanford Health already...
February 25, 2011 - 11:47am