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Famed musician Bobby Vee dies
BHS grad nominated for Bessie Award
Book signing with Barbara Schlichting
Woodpicks Bluegrass and Gospel band concert set
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Grand Portage, Bois Forte bands seeking to take moose this fall
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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: McMullin a refreshing alternative
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Bon voyage Bemidji, Hello Hollywood: Rez Reporter and Jonny R embark on movie-making journey
BEMIDJI—On a foggy Minnesota morning, two men who have been scheming since spring to embark on a westward voyage to sunny Hollywood hit...
September 24, 2015 - 2:11pm
September 22, 2015
Cass Lake man pleads not guilty to meth charge
CASS LAKE -- One of three Cass Lake men charged with felony drug possession after law enforcement seized approximately a quarter-pound of methamphetamine in July has pleaded not guilty in Cass County District Court. Allen Fairbanks, 28, Joshua Fairbanks, 26, and Spencer Fairbanks,...
September 22, 2015 - 8:40pm
Leech Lake Tribal Police awarded $40K for body cameras
CASS LAKE—The U.S. Department of Justice announced in a release Monday more than $23.2 million in grant funding will be awarded to local and tribal law enforcement agencies for body cameras. One of the recipients is the Leech Lake Tribal Police Department in Cass Lake. The...
September 22, 2015 - 4:16pm
September 10, 2015
Deer River man charged in double-fatal collision
BEMIDJI—A 29-year-old Deer River man has been charged in the deaths of two people in a two-vehicle crash Tuesday morning in Itasca County. Derrick Lee Cloud has been charged with two felony counts of criminal vehicular homicide in the deaths of Cory J. Jones, 27, of Cass...
September 10, 2015 - 3:46pm
September 8, 2015
Two dead in two-vehicle crash in Itasca County
DEER RIVER -- A 27-year-old Cass Lake man and 21-year-old Deer River woman were killed in a two-vehicle collision early Tuesday morning in Itasca County. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, a 1994 Chevrolet Camaro was southbound on State Highway 46 at County Road...
September 8, 2015 - 6:17pm
September 3, 2015
Chippewa Forest projects set to begin: Projects include Knutson Dam and West Winnie harbor
CASS LAKE -- The Chippewa National Forest will begin work on the Knutson Dam Replacement Project on Sept. 14, officials said Thursday. To prepare for the project, the Knutson Dam area, including the campground, boat launch and fishing pier will be closed for the season on Sept....
September 3, 2015 - 6:34pm
August 31, 2015
Leech Lake Tribal College awarded $1.2 million in federal grants
CASS LAKE -- The U.S. Department of Education announced Friday more than $50.4 million in grant funding has been awarded to American Indian tribally controlled colleges and universities. Leech Lake Tribal College in Cass Lake is the recipient of $1.2 million. Ginny Carney, interim...
August 31, 2015 - 5:01pm
August 10, 2015
Pack up the van, Rez Comedians are headed to Hollywood: Kickstarter campaign reaches $10K goal
BEMIDJI—Persistence has paid off for Rez Reporter Rob Fairbanks and Jon "Jonny R" Roberts. After one Kickstarter campaign fell through,...
August 10, 2015 - 9:39am
August 8, 2015
Driving through the decades: Family operates Cass Lake-area school bus business for more than 60 years
CASS LAKE—Before 1950, student transportation to the grades 1-8 Farris School was an informal arrangement. At one time, children were...
August 8, 2015 - 11:16pm
August 7, 2015
Love Water Not Oil spirit run preview begins Saturday
BENA—Motorists travelling along Highway 2 east of Bemidji will see something extra among the scenery this weekend as "Love Water Not Oil" horseback riders set out on a 30 mile jaunt to raise awareness of oil practices. The ride will begin this morning in Ball Club.
August 7, 2015 - 7:17pm
August 5, 2015
Cass Lake woman, juveniles escape serious injury after car crashes into swamp
BEMIDJI—A Cass Lake woman was injured early Tuesday when she apparently fell asleep while driving and ran her vehicle off the road and into a swamp, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. According to the patrol's report, Della Jones, 61, was northbound on state Highway...
August 5, 2015 - 11:29am
July 29, 2015
Cass Lake man pleads guilty to felony drug charge
CASS LAKE—A Cass Lake man pleaded guilty Thursday in Cass County District Court to felony drug possession after he was arrested in April with two women. John Wilke, 64, is charged with two counts of felony third-degree drug possession in a public housing zone, and two counts...
July 29, 2015 - 9:56pm
July 27, 2015
Pancake breakfast in Cass Lake on Sunday
CASS LAKE -- The Cass Lake Lions Club will host a pancake breakfast from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sunday at the Cass Lake Senior Center, 219 Cedar Ave. NW, in Cass Lake. Cost is $6 for adults, $4 for children ages 6- to 12-years-old and children younger than 6 are free. The menu will...
July 27, 2015 - 6:06pm
July 15, 2015
Cass Lake woman arrested with narcotics gets two weeks in jail
CASS LAKE—A Cass Lake woman arrested for possession of narcotics in April received a two-week jail sentence Monday in Cass County District...
July 15, 2015 - 5:36pm
July 14, 2015
Three Cass Lake men arrested with a quarter-pound of meth
CASS LAKE—Three Cass Lake men face felony first-degree controlled substance charges after the Leech Lake Tribal Police Department seized...
July 14, 2015 - 5:05pm