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Red Lake fans cheer at state
Dayton: Marijuana available for medical uses, but illegal
Vocalmotive completes season with second place at Totino-Grace
Panel OKs higher pay for home care, nursing home workers
House OKs plugging school lunch funding hole
MEN'S HOCKEY: Beavers open WCHA playoffs at top-seeded Ferris State
MEN'S BASKETBALL: Lutes named all-Central region
Boys basketball: Red Lake falls to Maranatha in state Class A quarterfinals
PREP BASKETBALL: Pressure defense has powered Red Lake’s late-season win streak; return to state
GIRLS BASKETBALL: Clearbrook-Gonvick upsets Red Lake 70-66
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‘Fargo’ brings crime to Bemidji, eh?
Arts Briefs for March 9, 2014
Pioneer Previews: Bohemia on tap at First Lutheran
It’s music for Mike: Longtime Bemidji resident, teacher, performer, now brings his talents to promoting, producing shows
Arts of the Anishinaabe: Exhibit opens at Watermark Art Center
Perfect day for fishing
DNR, MDHA host deer listening session at Bemidji High School
Paul Nelson: Spring meltdown has begun on Bemidji area lakes
Decision on sulfate wild rice limit, and where it will be enforced, could be year away
Blane Klemek: Watch out for those Northern flying squirrels
Letter: Could we have recycling pickups in rural areas?
Nat Hentoff: An Obama tax that can silently take your life away
Jim Hightower: The corporate land of Oz
Byron York: Christie avoids hard truths in speech to conservatives
Jason Stanford: GOP goes nuclear
Wally Peck/Master Gardener: Wood ashes for the garden
Missy Thomas: Caregiving: When to call for help
Arland O. Fiske: The historic Tingvoll church in western Norway
Art Lee: Snowbirds talk snow to southern disbelievers
Sue Bruns: Word play: Ever get your merds wixed up? I mean, words mixed up?
November 25, 2013
Late Thanksgiving has tree sellers shifting plans
CARLTON — Jim Whorton, owner of Chub Lake Tree Farm, broke with tradition this weekend. “We’ve been opening on the Friday after Thanksgiving for 30 years now. But not this year,” he said. With Thanksgiving landing unusually late on Nov. 28 this year, Whorton said: “I...
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November 25, 2013 - 10:49am
October 24, 2013
Carlton County fires employee accused of stealing $1 million
CARLTON, Minn. -- A Carlton County transfer station employee accused of stealing upwards of $1 million has been terminated, the county announced Wednesday. Joanne Marie Wappes, 63, of Cloquet, was fired Oct. 3 and did not file a grievance challenging the termination, according...
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October 24, 2013 - 10:24am
June 26, 2013
Cloquet man charged with conspiracy to commit murder
Forum News Service Carlton County authorities have charged a Cloquet man with two felonies for his alleged role in a January shooting. John Edwin Bemis III, 38, was charged in State District Court with conspiracy to commit murder in the first degree and assault in the first...
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June 26, 2013 - 11:23am
June 6, 2013
Woman charged in fatal Carlton County crash
CARLTON, Minn. -- A rural Esko woman was charged Wednesday in Carlton County Court with criminal vehicular homicide and criminal vehicular operation after a weekend crash that killed a Cloquet woman. According to authorities, Megan Dana Dickenson, 25, admitted to drinking before...
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June 6, 2013 - 8:58am
September 12, 2012
Carlton County attorney pleads guilty to DWI
DULUTH — Carlton County's attorney has pleaded guilty to driving while impaired. Thom Pertler pleaded guilty Tuesday to third-degree DWI. That was for refusing to submit to a chemical test. Six other counts, including speeding, open bottle, and no proof of insurance, were dismissed....
September 12, 2012 - 7:01pm
August 24, 2012
Victim in fatal Carlton County train accident identified
DULUTH -- Authorities have identified the victim of a fatal collision between a car and a train Wednesday in Carlton County. The Carlton County Sheriff's Office said Thursday that Susan McPhail, 67, was killed just before 8 a.m. Wednesday when her vehicle collided with a Burlington...
August 24, 2012 - 4:06am
August 21, 2012
Carlton County attorney back on job after rehab
DULUTH -- Carlton County Attorney Thom Pertler returned to work in his office Monday after receiving treatment at Hazelden alcohol and drug addiction treatment center in Center City, Minn.A spokeswoman in Pertler’s office said Pertler wasn’t available for comment Monday.Pertler,...
August 21, 2012 - 3:39am