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HEALTH CARE: Ideas on the table: GOP, Dayton both express need for action
Community members discuss Red Lake constitutional reform
UPDATED: Watch: Scuffling, bonfires mark early stages of confrontation between officers, pipeline protesters
A mini-Minion: City holds annual Bark ‘N’ Boo event at Nymore Dog Park
CITY: Bemidji's municipal liquor stores show slight uptick in net profits
MEN'S HOCKEY: Beavers learned lots from sweep at North Dakota
CROSS COUNTRY: BHS boys repeat as Section 8AA champs, Hamrin headed back too
WOMEN'S HOCKEY: BSU bracing for physical series with UND
TENNIS: BHS junior Kelm still alive in Class AA singles consolation bracket
AREA VOLLEYBALL: Blackduck, K-N, CL-B lose in 8A playoffs
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Jerome "Jerry" Stubbe
KELSI TURNER COLUMN: On rejection
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Do you care to give?
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: As tradition goes
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: What will be your last words to someone?
KELSI TURNER COLUMN: How to harvest wild rice
Off The Record: Negan Was The Shot In The Arm ‘The Walking Dead’ Needed
PODCAST: The JOE-DOWN Reviews “KISS Meets The Phantom Of The Park”
Famed musician Bobby Vee dies
BHS grad nominated for Bessie Award
Book signing with Barbara Schlichting
MASTER GARDENERS: Think differently about garden clean up
WATCH: Meet a central Minnesota family whose made its living off wild rice for four generations
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: The mice are everywhere it seems
PAUL NELSON FISHING: Lakes, rivers cooling a bit slower this year
New specialty license plates to go on sale
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Johnson anniversary celebration
MILESTONES: Gullickson-Boerboom engagement
MILESTONES: Dunbar birthday
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Dakdok, others fan the flames of Islamaphobia
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Joe Vene fights for our veterans
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Do you know what’s really scary?
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Stop moral erosion with your votes
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Let Congress fix health care dilemma
December 17, 2014
WRESTLING: Cass Lake preps for 13th annual Big Bear Tournament
CASS LAKE — Thirty-seven teams are set to meet up in Cass Lake Friday for the 13th annual Big Bear wrestling tournament. The Big Bear is the...
December 17, 2014 - 10:34pm
September 24, 2014
PREP ROUNDUP: Bagley football maintains top spot in Northstar East standings
BAGLEY — The Bagley football team held its position on top of the Northstar East Conference last week as the Flyers defeated Red Lake 43-8 in Red Lake. Bagley shares first place with Pine River which downed Walker-Hackensack-Akeley 33-6. In last week’s other East Division contest,...
September 24, 2014 - 9:58pm
September 7, 2014
Rescinding a toxic tale: Local author adds cross-cultural twist to Cinderella story
BEMIDJI -- Cinderella isn't always a blond-haired, blue-eyed English girl. Not the way Peter Marino tells the story. The author has fused the...
September 7, 2014 - 1:45am
May 23, 2014
PREP BASEBALL: Walker-Hackensack-Akeley earn top seed in Section 8A East
BEMIDJI — Walker-Hackensack-Akeley was given the top seed in the East 8A Sub-Section baseball tournament and the Wolves will open their postseason Tuesday at home against No. 8 Laporte. Tuesday’s other opening games see No. 4 Remer entertaining No. 5 Lake of the Woods, No. 3...
May 23, 2014 - 10:38pm
May 14, 2014
Area High School Roundup: Kelliher-Northome, Blackduck softball teams battle to final out in doubleheader
KELLIHER -- Neighborhood rivals Kelliher-Northome and Blackduck battled to the bitter end in both games of a doubleheader last week and the result was a split. The Mustangs rallied with two runs in the bottom of the seventh to claim the opener 7-6 but Blackduck returned the favor...
May 14, 2014 - 10:02pm
April 23, 2014
Area prep sports: Blackduck softball team opens spring 5-0
BLACKDUCK -- Despite a late start to the season the Blackduck softball team has hit the field in full stride as the Drakes are 5-0 in the early...
April 23, 2014 - 10:50pm
April 2, 2014
Cass Lake-Bena fields two robotics teams
Bethany Wesley firstname.lastname@example.org CASS LAKE — At the end of the robotics season last spring, Mariah Reyes asked one of her coaches,...
April 2, 2014 - 12:01am
March 6, 2014
GIRLS BASKETBALL: Red Lake starts slow but powers on late to top rivals Cass Lake-Bena 85-48
BEMIDJI — For the first 10 minutes of Thursday’s Sub-Section 8A East quarterfinal at the BSU gym it was difficult to determine which team...
March 6, 2014 - 10:41pm
February 27, 2014
BOY'S BASKETBALL: Red Lake, Northome-Kelliher move onto semifinals with wins
BEMIDJI — Speed has always been a strength of the Red Lake boys basketball teams and that asset was another major weapon Thursday when the Warriors defeated Mahnomen 86-67 in the East Sub-Section 8A quarterfinals at the Bemidji High School gym. Seeded second in the sub-section,...
February 27, 2014 - 11:21pm
January 22, 2014
Area high school roundup: Red Lake hands WHA first conference basketball loss
BEMIDJI -- Another weekend, another top-five opponent for the BSU women’s hockey team. After a sweep at the hands of No. 2 Wisconsin last weekend at the Sanford Center the Beavers travel to Grand Forks, N.D., this weekend for another series against a ranked opponent in No. 3...
January 22, 2014 - 11:25pm
January 1, 2014
PREP ROUNDUP: CL-B, Blackduck among unbeatens in Northland Conference
CASS LAKE — As the 2014 portion of the winter sports seasons begin, Cass Lake-Bena and Blackduck join Walker-Hackensack-Akeley as unbeatens in the boys Northland Conference basketball standings. The Panthers and Drakes share 2-0 league records while WHA leads the conference at...
January 1, 2014 - 10:42pm
December 20, 2013
VIDEO: Big times at the Big Bear
CASS LAKE -- Day No. 1 hadn’t yet wrapped up and the air was already electric in the Cass Lake-Bena High School gymnasium Friday afternoon....
December 20, 2013 - 5:37pm
December 18, 2013
AREA ROUNDUP: Area wrestling teams ready for Big Bear Tournament
CASS LAKE — The marquee wrestling event of the season begins Friday at Cass Lake-Bena High School as the Blackduck/Cass Lake-Bena wrestling team hosts the annual “Battle at Big Bear” tournament. Other than the Minnesota High School League state tournament, the Big Bear is the...
December 18, 2013 - 11:37pm
October 23, 2013
VOLLEYBALL: Section 8A playoffs begin today
BLACKDUCK — The area volleyball teams will begin their postseason playoffs Thursday and a pair of teams are seeded in the top four of the Section 8A East Division. Blackduck (13-8) is ranked third in the East and Cass Lake-Bena (13-9) is fourth. Fosston (17-10) earned the top...
October 23, 2013 - 12:17am
FOOTBALL ROUNDUP: Kelliher-Northome cruises to first-round victory
NORTHOME — Using 22 first-quarter points, the top-seeded Kelliher-Northome football team cruised to a 32-0 win over Northeast Range in their nine-man Section 7 tournament opener Tuesday night. “It wasn’t the prettiest thing I’ve ever seen in my life, but it was a good...
October 23, 2013 - 12:15am