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Three men charged in shooting after white nationalist Richard Spencer's speech
After six tests, the mountain hosting North Korea's nuclear blasts may be exhausted
Beltrami County deputies rescue lost hunter near Debs
Climate change could spell disaster for coffee, but science may offer a solution.
Navy veteran admits he lied about service in interview with Fox News
At The Ralph, preparations underway for 'magical' college sports night
Dodgers win first National League pennant since 1988
Back-to-back Jacks: Bemidji boys secure second straight section title
Bemidji girls bring home section title with late-game heroics
FOOTBALL: Area section playoff seedings announced
Joshua Luke O'Brien
Lawrence Kenneth Brown
Edward M. Schmuch
Lois Ardeen Moe
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Summer reflections from Lake Julia
GENERATIONS: A trip on the ‘Old Bay Line’
GENERATIONS: Milk snakes, fairy diddles and goatsuckers
GENERATIONS: Time to go to church -- and eat well
GENERATIONS: In defense of the ‘routine’
This Oklahoma fraternity has a choreographed jorts-and-fanny pack dance routine
He was the king of late night, but David Letterman doesn't miss it 'for a second'
John Dunsworth, actor who played Jim Lahey on 'Trailer Park Boys,' dead at 71
PATT RALL COLUMN: Thanks abound at BSU concerts
Around the Arts, October 15
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Sandhill cranes possess power, grace and beauty
PAUL NELSON FISHING: Good boat control, taking it slow are keys to fall fishing
MASTER GARDENERS: Do I have to?
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Fish on the move for fall
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Living with the ladybugs in Minnesota
Tom & Linda Peterson
Larry & Joyce Johnson
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Bemidji students did something really cool
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Let's act in support of Minnesota's great outdoors
Ride home opens door to life-changing kindness
Fargo Feminist: 'Me too' but what about 'us too?'
Tinkering with a Midwest favorite: Cinnamon Scotcheroos shake things up
March 17, 2017
Sexual assault listening session to be held at Leech Lake Tribal College
BEMIDJI -- The Minnesota Indian Women’s Sexual Assault Coalition will host a listening session addressing sexual assault on college campuses...
March 17, 2017 - 5:00pm
Two more arrested after investigation into standoff
BEMIDJI -- Two people -- one of whom is a juvenile -- were arrested Friday a day after allegedly escaping the scene of a standoff near Cass Lake....
March 17, 2017 - 4:05pm
February 6, 2017
Former paraprofessional sentenced for sex with student
WALKER—A former Cass Lake-Bena High School paraprofessional convicted of fifth-degree criminal sexual conduct involving a student will...
February 6, 2017 - 4:14pm
January 30, 2017
Sex offender to be released in Cass Lake
CASS LAKE—A level 3 offender will be released near the Cass Lake area Feb. 7. Cass County Sheriff Tom Burch reported Matthew Ryan Ottoson,...
January 30, 2017 - 5:46pm
January 17, 2017
Elsye McGuire passes away at 107
BEMIDJI -- Elsye McGuire, known as one of the area’s oldest residents, died Friday at the age of 107. Born in 1909 at a lumber camp on Kitchi...
January 17, 2017 - 9:27pm
January 9, 2017
Two men charged after online sting
BEMIDJI—Two men have been charged in Beltrami County with engaging in electronic communication relating or describing sexual conduct with a child after responding to online ads posted by undercover officers. Alexander Jin Brown, 28, Rochester, Minn., and Bryan Keith Madigan,...
January 9, 2017 - 8:30pm
Cass Lake man pleads not guilty to baseball bat assault
BEMIDJI -- A Cass Lake man charged with third-degree assault after allegedly breaking another man’s wrist and jaw pleaded not guilty Monday, Jan. 9. Michael Anthony Kingbird, 46, was charged with the assault in September. He was arrested Sept. 13 after officers responded to a report...
January 9, 2017 - 7:30pm
January 5, 2017
Questions and answers on Line 3 project
CASS LAKE—Concerned community members gathered Wednesday to discuss the proposed replacement of Line 3 an oil pipeline owned by energy company Enbridge. The informal meeting, held by the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe and the Minnesota Chippewa Tribe, was the first of four and was...
January 5, 2017 - 9:26am
December 28, 2016
Building community at Camp: Annual Winter Camp brings Cass Lake area kids together
BENA—Dozens of children spent their day learning archery, making crafts and playing traditional games at the Bena Community Center on Wednesday...
December 28, 2016 - 6:57pm
December 2, 2016
Visit with Santa, Mrs. Claus in Cass Lake
CASS LAKE -- The Cass Lake Area Chamber of Commerce and Cass Lake Boys and Girls Club will host a Santa event from 1 to 3 p.m. Dec. 10 at Cass Lake-Bena Elementary School. The free event will feature arts and crafts, games, treats and visits with Santa and Mrs. Claus. All children...
December 2, 2016 - 7:44am
November 16, 2016
Medical ‘school’: Annual ‘Teddy Bear Hospital’ event held at Sanford Bemidji Medical Center
BEMIDJI -- Gabriel Rock brought his stuffed animal dragon, “Mr. Draggy,” to Sanford Bemidji Medical Center on Wednesday morning hoping a...
November 16, 2016 - 5:57pm
November 12, 2016
Cass Lake startup awarded DEED grant
CASS LAKE—Aki Development, an LED lighting assembly and testing startup company in Cass Lake, has been awarded a $29,000 job-training grant from the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development. The grant was awarded under DEED's Job Training Incentive Program,...
November 12, 2016 - 5:40am
November 7, 2016
Cass Lake man charged with stealing Corvette, guns, jewelry
A Cass Lake, Minn., man faces four felony charges after authorities say he stole more than 30 guns, jewelry and a Corvette Stingray from a Polk County home. Troy Timothy Cooper, 44, has been charged with burglary of firearms in the first degree, burglary of a dwelling in the second...
November 7, 2016 - 2:35pm
November 4, 2016
Hunters urged to watch for missing teen
BEMIDJI -- The Bemidji Police Department is asking hunters to be on the lookout this weekend for Jeremy Jourdain, a 17-year-old Cass Lake boy...
November 4, 2016 - 4:53pm
October 28, 2016
Building northland careers with deconstruction: Social enterprise provides jobs, teaches skills and saves resources
CASS LAKE—Seven years ago, Duane Fisher knew it was time to shake off city life for a quieter life in the country. So he moved from Minneapolis...
October 28, 2016 - 7:20pm