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Two from Bemidji escape serious injury in rollover on Highway 2
A place of healing: Officials celebrate 10th anniversary of Wellness Courts in Cass Lake
Authorities ID man involved in Highway 71 crash
Crime report for Dec. 7
Former Sanford Center executive director charged with felony in Illinois
Bemidji High School Winter Sports Spotlight
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BSU to host softball camp
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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
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Trees, plainly put, are amazing life forms
Northwest Minnesota deer kill up from last year
Christmas bird count at Rydell refuge
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Be patient, the frozen lakes will come
DNR seeks input on Thief Lake
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Johnson anniversary celebration
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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: We deserve respectable representation in government
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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
October 20, 2016
VIDEO: Cass Lake-Bena football team honors fallen opponent
ADA -- The Cass Lake-Bena football team took part in a special remembrance for the Ada-Borup football team on Wednesday night. Ada-Borup junior...
October 20, 2016 - 3:52pm
September 30, 2016
Rock-solid restoration: New Knutson Dam near Pennington unveiled
PENNINGTON -- A restoration project officials say will greatly benefit both people and aquatic wildlife along the Mississippi River and area...
September 30, 2016 - 3:33pm
September 14, 2016
Cass County man charged with assault
BEMIDJI -- A Cass Lake man faces charges of third-degree assault after allegedly beating another man with a baseball bat, breaking his wrist and jaw. Michael Anthony Kingbird, 46, was arrested at about 2:42 a.m. Tuesday after officers responded to a report of a disturbance at a residence...
September 14, 2016 - 7:19pm
Cass Lake council votes to rename park
CASS LAKE--The Cass Lake City Council voted Wednesday to rename a park located at the site of a 1948 factory fire. Pat Ryan, who grew up in Cass Lake and whose father was the sole casualty of the fire, asked the council to rename the park after him last month. The council chose to...
September 14, 2016 - 7:18pm
August 25, 2016
DNR discovers two more cases of invasive species in Beltrami County
BEMIDJI—The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources have discovered two new cases of the invasive species starry stonewort in Beltrami...
August 25, 2016 - 4:29pm
August 13, 2016
'I would like to honor his memory; 68 years after Cass Lake factory fire, siblings hope to honor father
CASS LAKE—Sixty-eight years after her father became the sole casualty of a Cass Lake factory fire, Pat Ryan still remembers watching the flames. "I was looking out the window, all of the kids watching the fire, and (my brother) came and he got me and I'll never for it," Ryan...
August 13, 2016 - 10:41pm
August 10, 2016
ENVIRONMENT: EPA proposes cleanup for decades old contamination
CASS LAKE -- Cass Lake-Bena Elementary School's gymnasium was a crowded site Wednesday evening as Environmental Protection Agency officials met...
August 10, 2016 - 9:28pm
July 20, 2016
Cass Lake man dies in rollover
CASS LAKE—A 29-year-old Cass Lake man died early Wednesday when the vehicle he was driving left the roadway and rolled, according to the Cass County Sheriff's Office. The Sheriff's Office received a report of the crash at about 1:20 a.m. Wednesday and located the vehicle on...
July 20, 2016 - 9:51am
July 5, 2016
Cass Lake drive-by shooting injures one
CASS LAKE—A 26-year-old man was injured in a drive-by shooting in Cass Lake on Sunday according to the Cass County Sheriff's Office. The office was notified of the shooting at about 11:08 a.m. Sunday. Officers responded to the scene, and discovered that a gunshot victim, identified...
July 5, 2016 - 3:13pm