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S.Korea, U.S. warn of punishment for N.Korea; U.S. stresses sanctions
Minn. security guard pepper sprays autistic man eating cookie from grocery store sample tray
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JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Look at the brighter side of life
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: We must open our minds to diverse teachings
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'Expo'-sure to the arts: Group to host first-ever Arts Expo on Saturday
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Elton John recovering from 'potentially deadly' bacterial infection
First Friday Fest at Rail River
MASTER GARDENER COLUMN: Growing beans from seed to harvest
Up a tree!
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Warm-up helps spawn, walleyes should be ready for opener
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Wood ducks always welcome in the spring
MASTER GARDENERS COLUMN: Finding your favorite gardening tools
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Don (Pail) Hill
Quam: My promotion coincided with the death of my 16-year-old nephew
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: A leader or a partisan pawn?
Swift: Taxes must be particularly taxing
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: ‘Minnesota Health Plan’ is a plan for all
Fielding Questions: How to grow peas on a patio
April 20, 2017
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Line 3 replacement should go through PUC process
We are fortunate to live in a region of pristine lakes full of fish and wild rice. How odd that the person who represents our interests in the state Legislature, Rep. Matt Bliss, voted to allow the Enbridge Line 3 Replacement Pipeline to begin construction without going through the...
April 20, 2017 - 10:00am
April 3, 2017
Assault case against Cass Lake man dismissed
BEMIDJI—The case against a Cass Lake man accused of breaking another man's wrist and jaw with a baseball bat was dismissed last week after...
April 3, 2017 - 5:08pm
March 28, 2017
Cass Lake man charged with soliciting child for sex
BEMIDJI -- A Cass Lake man was charged with a felony Friday after allegedly arranging to meet an undercover officer he believed was a 14-year-old child for sex.
March 28, 2017 - 2:56pm
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