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North Dakota family living out of camper after tornado rips through home
Crime report for Aug. 29
Public meeting, photo contest set for master planning guide
NELL offers day trip
Driver improvement program offered
AUTO RACING: Bemidji Speedway wraps up track championship season
AMATEUR BASEBALL: Blue Ox beat St. Martin in Class C state tourney opener
CROSS COUNTRY: BHS boys second, girls fifth at Shocky Strand Invitational
GIRLS TENNIS: Bemidji edges Pequot Lakes 4-3
BOYS SOCCER: Wet, wild home opener ends in 4-0 BHS win
Patricia Jane Blue
John Martin Bratrud
Madeline D. Boswell
Albert Franklin "Dix" Coffin
Cyndi Fenske: Goings on at the library in September
John Eggers: Find first day teacher success
MASTER GARDENERS: Slipping is not just for winter
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: The infinite nature of truth and reconciliation
John Eggers: Delight in the dog days of August
Patt Rall: Much music in Bemidj this week
ART BRIEFS - SUNDAY AUG. 28
The JOE-DOWN Reviews ‘Punk’s Dead: SLC Punk 2’
Inspired and inspiring: Big Daddy Weave takes the stage tonight at Sanford Center
Art briefs: Sunday Aug. 21
FISH TALES: Jude Hicks on Lake Marquette
Blane Klemek: Observations on the American crow
FISH TALES: Gunner Ganske on Swenson Lake
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Caution needed to prevent spread of invasive species
DNR discovers two more cases of invasive species in Beltrami County
Lorraine Peck birthday
Edwina Batchelder birthday
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Time to think about school food as new school year nears
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Many stepped forward to clean up cemetery
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Why do women wear high-heel shoes?
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Reporters struggle to deal with Trump
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Survey is next step for Bemidji YMCA project
August 23, 2016
Man gets nearly 20 years in prison in sexual conduct case
WALKER—A 43-year-old man was sentenced Monday to almost 20 years in prison in Cass County District Court for a criminal sexual conduct offense...
August 23, 2016 - 9:39am
August 22, 2016
UPDATED: Autopsy shows homicidal violence cause of Minnesota girl's death
BRAINERD, Minn. --A Saturday Amber Alert for a missing five-year-old Watkins girl turned into a homicide investigation within hours, after tips...
August 22, 2016 - 4:07pm
August 21, 2016
Missing 5-year-old girl found dead in Cass County; suspect in custody
BRAINERD, Minn. -- A 25-year-old man suspected of abducting and killing a family friend’s 5-year-old daughter Saturday is jailed in a central...
August 21, 2016 - 11:54am
August 15, 2016
Man injured in Cass County hatchet attack
BEMIDJI--An adult male was injured Saturday after an assault with a hatchet in Cass County, according to a release from the sheriff’s office. The Cass County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of an assault at about 12:58 a.m. Saturday. Officers arrived on the scene and found...
August 15, 2016 - 6:40pm
July 20, 2016
Cass Lake man dies in rollover
CASS LAKE—A 29-year-old Cass Lake man died early Wednesday when the vehicle he was driving left the roadway and rolled, according to the Cass County Sheriff's Office. The Sheriff's Office received a report of the crash at about 1:20 a.m. Wednesday and located the vehicle on...
July 20, 2016 - 9:51am
July 5, 2016
Cass Lake drive-by shooting injures one
CASS LAKE—A 26-year-old man was injured in a drive-by shooting in Cass Lake on Sunday according to the Cass County Sheriff's Office. The office was notified of the shooting at about 11:08 a.m. Sunday. Officers responded to the scene, and discovered that a gunshot victim, identified...
July 5, 2016 - 3:13pm
June 30, 2016
UPDATED: Person of interest charged with sexual assault, murder of Fargo woman
FARGO – With a bloody shirt linking a man to the homicide of a Fargo woman, prosecutors have charged him with sexually assaulting and murdering...
June 30, 2016 - 7:05pm
June 28, 2016
Man dies in rollover crash near Motley
MOTLEY, Minn. -- A Robbinsdale, Minn., man was killed Monday in rollover on Highway 64 two miles north of Motley, the Minnesota State Patrol reported. A 1999 Mercury Mystique driven by Terrance Peterson, 27, was travelling south on Highway 64 at 120th Street SW when it rolled over...
June 28, 2016 - 11:02am
June 25, 2016
Group home staff save resident from drowning on Pillager Lake (w/video)
PILLAGER—Quick action by staff members from a group home saved one of their developmentally disabled residents from drowning late Friday afternoon....
June 25, 2016 - 1:31pm
June 14, 2016
UPDATED: Lightning strike in Cass County sends angler to hospital
HACKENSACK--A 48-year-old man was in serious condition Monday after being struck by lightning Sunday morning while fishing on Baby Lake in rural Hackensack. The Cass County Sheriff's office was notified of the lightning strike at 10:38 a.m. When responders and medical personnel...
June 14, 2016 - 9:03am
April 18, 2016
Bemidji man killed when struck by vehicle on Highway 2 in Cass County
BEMIDJI -- A pedestrian was killed Sunday night when struck by a vehicle on U.S. Highway 2 east of Bemidji. The Minnesota State Police identified the victim as Dallas Boswell, 46, Bemidji. According to the report, Brenda Hanson, 55, Bemidji, was driving a 2001 Pontiac Montana westbound...
April 18, 2016 - 11:27am
Man killed in rollover near Hackensack
HACKENSACK -- A Robbinsdale, Minn., man was killed in a one-car rollover Saturday night near Hackensack. The Cass County Sheriff's Office received a report at 8:02 p.m. about the crash at County Road 5, near the intersection with County Road 46, east of Hackensack in Birch Lake Township....
April 18, 2016 - 10:59am
April 7, 2016
Cass County Board: Electronic bill payment now in the majority
WALKER — Cass County now pays more of its bills electronically than by paper checks, Auditor-Treasurer Sharon Anderson reported to the county board as part of her annual report presented Tuesday. The county has e-deposited all incoming checks since 2007 and keeps the record of those...
April 7, 2016 - 9:14am
March 29, 2016
SAFETY: Area fire restrictions to start Monday
BEMIDJI -- Spring burning restrictions are set to begin Monday in the Bemidji area, officials say. Dave Hoefer said his department already has responded to seven wildfires this season, as the early snow melt is extending the spring burning season. The Minnesota Department of Natural...
March 29, 2016 - 3:01pm
March 24, 2016
POPULATION: Beltrami County shows steady growth. Twin Cities surpass 3 million
BEMIDJI -- Slow and steady has been the trend for population growth in Bemidji. The United States Census Bureau on Thursday released county population estimates for 2015, showing moderate growth in Beltrami and larger expansion in the Twin Cities. In 2015, Beltrami County's population...
March 24, 2016 - 9:12pm