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Polk County man assaults woman, holds her against her will for 11 hours, police say
Bemidji Community Food Shelf to be closed Dec. 26
Wrapping up 18 years of holiday cheer: Christmas Forest tree farm to close after this season
RLWD's Jesme earns state award
GigaZone now in Laporte, Becida and Solway
COLLEGE HOCKEY: Halluska, Laiti lead BSU women to sweep of RIT
MEN'S HOCKEY: BSU skates to 1-1 draw with LSSU, wins first-ever shootout
GIRLS BASKETBALL: Jacks fall short to Apollo
WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: Northern knocks off Bemidji State
MEN'S BASKETBALL: Beavers fall flat in 88-61 loss
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After offending American Indians, Ralphie May backs Standing Rock
Chorale to bring 'Peace' to Bemidji
Art classes scheduled
PATT RALL COLUMN: Singing and dancing toward Christmas
A few new twists: Madrigal Dinners to satirize politics
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Winter here, ice fishing will start soon
Where to fish when the lakes freeze: Numerous destinations within a few hours’ drive
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Trees, plainly put, are amazing life forms
Northwest Minnesota deer kill up from last year
Christmas bird count at Rydell refuge
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Johnson anniversary celebration
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January 16, 2013
AREA ROUNDUP: Area teams return to action after weekend storm
BAGLEY – Last weekend’s storm impacted all of the area high school sports teams as every event that was scheduled for Thursday, Friday and Saturday were postponed. The Bagley girls basketball team resumed its schedule Tuesday with a 73-49 loss at Ada-Borup. On Jan. 8 the Flyers...
January 16, 2013 - 11:44pm
January 9, 2013
AREA BASKETBALL: Tight race at the top of Northwoods standings
CASS LAKE – Earlier this winter, the Cass Lake-Bena boys basketball team outgunned Red Lake 97-96 in Red Lake. On Friday the teams will stage their rematch in Cass Lake, and the fans on both sides will be expecting another offensive show. During the past decade a Red Lake-CLB game...
January 9, 2013 - 11:19pm
December 20, 2012
AREA ROUNDUP: Cass Lake-Bena edges rival Red Lake 97-96
RED LAKE – The Cass Lake-Bena boys basketball team ended the 2012 portion of its schedule on a high note last week as the Panthers outgunned Red Lake 97-96 here. “As usual, there was a packed house for this classic rivalry,” said CL-B coach Brian Michaelson whose team evened...
December 20, 2012 - 1:31am
December 13, 2012
WRESTLING: Blackduck/Cass Lake-Bena hosts Big Bear tournament
CASS LAKE - The Cass Lake-Bena high school and middle school gyms will be filled with activity this weekend as the Blackduck-Cass Lake-Bena wrestling officials host the annual Big Bear tournament. The event begins at 11 a.m. today and will conclude Saturday evening. Organizing...
December 13, 2012 - 10:51pm
December 12, 2012
AREA ROUNDUP: Kelliher-Northome's Lutz reaches 1,000th point milestone
KELLIHER – Katey Lutz scored her 1,000th point Tuesday to lead Kelliher-Northome to a 57-48 victory at Lake of the Woods. The senior forward has helped K-N open the year with a 4-2 record. Among the victories was a 75-50 home triumph over Nevis a week ago. Against the Tigers,...
December 12, 2012 - 11:26pm
December 6, 2012
AREA ROUNDUP: Bagley, Kelliher-Northome off to great starts this season
BAGLEY – After falling 78-30 to Thief River Falls, which is ranked No. 10 in the state Class 3A poll, Bagley’s girls basketball team has defeated Walker-Hackensack-Akeley 74-40 and Waubun 67-48. On Friday the Flyers will visit Clearbrook-Gonvick. “We struggled offensively...
December 6, 2012 - 12:45am
November 29, 2012
Blackduck's Volk wins North Star Conference honors
BLACKDUCK – Jeff Volk guided Blackduck to a 6-4 record this fall and the Drakes coach capped his season by being named the North Star Conference’s East Division Coach of the Year. Blackduck players Shane Fenske and Trey Volk also received special conference honors as Fenske...
November 29, 2012 - 12:17am
October 23, 2012
Blackduck, K-N host playoff openers
BLACKDUCK – The area high school football teams will open their section playoffs today, and Blackduck will be among the squads playing at home. The Drakes (5-3) earned the No. 3 seed in the Section 7A tournament and will entertain No. 6 Mesabi East (1-7) 6 p.m. today. Cass Lake-Bena...
October 23, 2012 - 12:41am
February 28, 2012
Area girls basketball teams see tonight's games changed, BSU game still scheduled
Tuesday night's predicted storm has forced Section 8 high school officials to alter the girls basketball playoffs. Bemidji was scheduled to travel to St. Michael-Albertville Tuesday night for the quarterfinals of the Section 8-4A tournament. That game, and the other quarterfinal...
February 28, 2012 - 11:10am
March 21, 2009
Section 8A Boys Basketball: Cass Lake-Bena wins Section 8A crown, advances to state tournament
THIEF RIVER FALLS -- The Cass Lake-Bena boys basketball team is headed back to the state tournament for the third consecutive season. The Panthers...
March 21, 2009 - 12:09am