Skip to main content
Class-action lawsuit alleges Capella University lied about time, cost of advanced degrees
Proposed sexual harassment policy in Minnesota Legislature would cover everyone, all the time
Spring flooding begins with flooded farmland along Red River
Proposed tougher sex harassment law in Minnesota might be first of kind in nation
Wildfire season arrives: Much of area in ‘high’ fire danger category
Yankees tee off on Twins
Harden, Rockets ride record-setting quarter to rout over Timberwolves
Buxton's rehab on hold after fouling ball off his foot
United has roster depth, and upcoming homestand is time to use it
Vikings defensive needs are down the road
Judith Ann Meyer
Charles "Charlie" Noren
Caroline Marie Stangel
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Ever so adaptable are the American crows
Angler's fish tale presents learning opportunity
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Do you want to eat pancakes?
The seed varieties you should plant this spring
Reader shares handy amaryllis tips
'Scandal' is over, but here are 10 things we'll remember from this crazy show
Avicii dead at 28: Swedish DJ became an EDM star with hits 'Levels' and 'Wake Me Up'
'The Rock' surprises Minnesota teen who asked him to prom
Second-annual Celebration channels Prince's vibe at Paisley Park studios
What would Prince want? Two years later, his estate is a mess and his legacy unclear.
'Owl' in a day's work!
Craftsman makes a wake building kayaks and canoes
Angler's fish tale presents learning opportunity
Sturgeon solutions: Biologists seek reasons for lack of fish’s reproduction on St. Louis River
Sam Cook: Heading down a new trail with plenty of old friends
Richard and Marvel Olson
Virg & Marge
Shirley (Mayer) Klosterman
1963 Impala was beautiful, but it fell apart
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Common sense actions can help keep the public safe
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Commentary goes beyond theater of the absurd
Time to respond to reader feedback
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: What a sad world this would be without music
April 12, 2015
Cass Lake-Bena STAR Leadership Team
Last fall, 12 young leaders and two supporting staff from Cass Lake-Bena High School and the Alternative Learning Center took part in the two...
April 12, 2015 - 12:55am
April 8, 2015
AREA BASEBALL PREVIEW: Blackduck, Bagley eye another strong spring
By Brityn Kiser and Kristopher Lodes BLACKDUCK — As three-time Northland Conference baseball champions, the Blackduck Drakes are returning...
April 8, 2015 - 9:59pm
AREA SOFTBALL PREVIEW: Blackduck, Kelliher, Bagley all more experienced
Brityn Kiser and Kristopher Lodes BLACKDUCK — After earning the championship of the Upper Mississippi Conference last year, the Blackduck...
April 8, 2015 - 9:57pm
February 26, 2015
BOYS BASKETBALL: Cass Lake-Bena dominates Blackduck, Fosston beats Kelliher/Northome
BEMIDJI — Freshman Noah Delapaz led Cass Lake-Bena High School to a fast start in Thursday’s Sub-Section A8 East boys basketball game as...
February 26, 2015 - 10:44pm
February 24, 2015
AREA BOYS BASKETBALL: Red Lake, Cass Lake-Bena sit atop Section 8A
As expected, Red Lake and Cass Lake-Bena took the top two seeds in the Sub-Section 8A East boys basketball tournament, which begins this week. Red Lake (19-5) is the defending Section 8A champion and is looking to return to the state basketball tournament for the second straight...
February 24, 2015 - 9:17am
February 23, 2015
Five BCLB wrestlers heading to state
CASS LAKE — Five Blackduck/Cass Lake-Bena wrestlers advanced out of last weekend’s Section 7A Individual Tournament including champions Andrew Nissen and Tanner Templin. Nissen took home the 106 weight class title for the Bears as he went 3-0 on the weekend. His tournament began...
February 23, 2015 - 9:17pm
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 email@example.com 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