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Kid’s Kitchen scheduled
Cass Lake Lions Club pancake breakfast
Lions pancake dinner supports BSU track program
Moorhead police: New synthetic opioid U-47700 may have played role in apparent overdose death
Pharmacy Phanatics Relay For Life team donates
BOYS SOCCER: Wet, wild home opener ends in 4-0 BHS win
CROSS COUNTRY: Experienced Lumberjacks running down another shot at state
GIRLS SOCCER: Bemidji squeaks past Cathedral, 1-0 (PHOTO GALLERY)
TENNIS: Bemidji sweeps Hibbing, Perham
SWIMMING: BHS takes fifth place at Willmar in opener
Madeline D. Boswell
Albert Franklin "Dix" Coffin
Karen (Vogel) Severson
Stephen Michael Jackelen
Stephen Alexander Vencel
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
ART BRIEFS - SUNDAY AUG. 28
Patt Rall: Much music in Bemidj this week
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
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
DNR survey finds Minnesota wolf population stable
Lorraine Peck birthday
Edwina Batchelder birthday
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
Faith Hensrud: Moving forward at BSU and NTC with a focus on student success
May 5, 2014
Two killed in Cass County head-on collision
BEMIDJI -- A Cass Lake couple died Saturday night in a head-on crash in Cass County. Lisa Collins, 47, was driving a 2003 Kia Spectra while her husband, Timothy, 46, was a passenger in the vehicle. The Kia was headed south on Cass County Road 75 and Leech Lake...
May 5, 2014 - 5:22pm
April 21, 2014
Woman killed in Cass County crash
PILLAGER, Minn. — A 38-year-old Watkins woman was killed in a three-vehicle crash reported about 2 p.m. Sunday along State Highway 64 in Cass County. According to the State Patrol, Jackie Boulton was a passenger in a 1997 Ford Ranger pickup driven by Michael Boulton, 35,...
April 21, 2014 - 8:15pm
March 24, 2014
Cass Lake driver escapes serious injury after semi/train collision
BEMIDJI -- A Cass Lake man escaped serious injury after his semi-trailer was broadsided by a train at an intersection with U.S. Highway 2 on Sunday afternoon. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, a 1998 Mack 600 Super driven by Thomas Gregerson, 43, of Cass Lake, was northbound...
March 24, 2014 - 8:40am
March 20, 2014
Man sentenced to 9 years for sexual abuse
REMER — A 30-year-old man was sentenced to 110 months in prison for sexually touching a young boy in Remer. Melvin Eugene Smith III plead guilty to second-degree criminal sexual conduct in Cass County, according to a release issued by the Cass County Attorney’s Office. The complaint...
March 20, 2014 - 11:50pm
Three arrested in Cass County drug case
BEMIDJI -- Three men were arrested after a search warrant found methamphetamine and more than $8,000 in Cass County. According to the Cass County Sheriff's Office, the sheriff's office and the Leech Lake Tribal Police, the Headwaters Safe Trails Task Force, the Paul Bunyan Drug...
January 20, 2014 - 6:09pm
January 6, 2014
Three arrested in rash of burglaries in Beltrami, surrounding counties
BEMIDJI -- Three suspects were arrested Saturday in connection with a rash of burglaries in Beltrami and surrounding counties. Clearwater County deputies responded to the scene of a burglary early Saturday, according to a press release from Beltrami County authorities. Witnesses...
January 6, 2014 - 9:46am
December 16, 2013
Beltrami County among most dangerous for drunk driving
BEMIDJI -- Before lifting that cup of cheer to toast the New Year, designate a sober driver. The Minnesota Department of Public Safety office has been jacking up DWI enforcement efforts and racking up arrests since Thanksgiving. The extra patrols are part of a monthlong Drive Sober...
December 16, 2013 - 7:04pm
October 11, 2013
Cass Lake man convicted for string of crimes in October 2011
CASS LAKE — A Cass Lake man was convicted Thursday for his part in eight felony crimes committed in October 2011. David Arthur Larose, 27, was found guilty of six offenses involving an elderly woman in Federal Dam on or about Oct. 28, 2011, including: first-degree burglary...
October 11, 2013 - 6:17pm
Driver that killed bicyclist in Cass County apparently drinking
BRAINERD, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota State Patrol says the driver who struck and killed a bicyclist in Cass County apparently had been drinking. The patrol says the 24-year-old Brainerd woman collided with the bicyclist about 3:30 p.m. Thursday. Officials say alcohol was...
October 11, 2013 - 10:43am
September 24, 2013
Marijuana plants seized in Cass County
Several pounds of what is suspected to be harvested marijuana were seized in Cass County on Saturday. The Cass County Sheriff’s Office, Paul Bunyan Drug Task Force and Leech Lake Tribal Police executed a search warrant at a Wilkinson Township residence where Gregory Benson,...
September 24, 2013 - 5:28pm
August 30, 2013
Beltrami County won’t see additional tax dollars with proposed Sandpiper route
BEMIDJI -- Beltrami County makes about $900,000 off of Enbridge Energy each year, but no more funds will be funneling into county coffers if...
August 30, 2013 - 7:42pm
August 29, 2013
Updated: Tornado warning remains until 7 p.m. for parts of Itasca, Aitkin and Cass counties
The National Weather Service says a tornado warning issued for south-central Itasca, northwest Aitkin and east-central Cass counties remains in effect until 7 p.m. At 6:40 p.m., a tornado was confirmed 5 miles east of Remer moving southeast at 25 mph. High wind gusts and golf-ball...
August 29, 2013 - 5:34pm
August 12, 2013
Man sentenced for breaking into home armed with hatchet, threatening police
BEMIDJI -- A Cass Lake man who kicked in the door of a Beltrami County home while wielding a hatchet and issuing threats in late April was sent to prison for his actions that day. David Lee Kingbird, 23, also threatened police officers after being taken into custody on April 28, according...
August 12, 2013 - 2:18pm
July 25, 2013
Police still looking for clues after fourth anniversary of man's disappearance
BEMIDJI -- The fourth anniversary of the disappearance of a Staples man came and went Wednesday, and police continue to ask for the public's help in providing any information that surrounds the mystery. Peter Achermann left his home to "run errands" on July 24, 2009, according to...
July 25, 2013 - 11:07pm
June 19, 2013
Minnesota traffic deaths rise in 2012
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Traffic safety officials say Minnesota last year saw its first increase in traffic deaths since 2007. The final crash report shows Minnesota had 395 traffic deaths in 2012. That’s a 7 percent increase from 2011, when 368 deaths were recorded. But...
June 19, 2013 - 4:08pm