Skip to main content
Man still on the loose after he runs across Red River after stolen vehicle stuck in bank
Trump to sign order on Tuesday easing energy regulations
Lake Superior lighthouse to be restored
Faith, forgiveness help Minnesota parents deal with daughter's death at hands of drunk driver
Zoo in Minnesota to raise two more rare snow leopards
Inspired by grandfather, Taylor Rogers just keeps taking the ball for Minnesota Twins
Among fresh faces, Tar Heels make it to Final Four in win over Kentucky
South Carolina defeats Florida for first Final Four berth
Wild play better as they pick up point, but Red Wings win in OT
Kinglets can brighten a March day
Brandon Michael Lindell
Richard James Opsahl
Laddie Dean Bahr Sr.
Brent Alexander Reyes
PATT RALL COLUMN: Puppets by professionals for 'Dragonsong'
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Helping Native youth find success in schools
LIBRARY CORNER: Opportunities abound in April at the library
MASTER GARDENERS: Garden seed planning starts now
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Time for a love story
100 and counting: Latest BCT production will be 100th stage show directed by Mary Knox-Johnson
Donald Trump once called actress Emma Thompson for a date
'Wheel of Fortune' unfortunate guess goes viral
'Sesame Street' to welcome muppet character with autism
Kim Kardashian breaks silence on Paris robbery
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: The BWCA: Memories of a special place of pure, natural beauty
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Spring is here, and open water isn't too far behind
Catch-and-release walleye season for Mille Lacs Lake again this year
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Reassess ice conditions every day and make safe decisions
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: The white pasque flower and horned lark-- harbingers of spring
Torry's Van Benefit
Don (Pail) Hill
Swift: Hairstyling technique not all it is wrapped up to be
'Bright sadness' describes Lenten journey at Fargo church
Planning the spring garden calendar
Fielding Questions: Rabbit damage can ruin evergreens
Phillips: Everything changes when kindness enters the room
April 3, 2015
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Stand up against unlawful bullying
BAGLEY—What would you do if your neighbor's drainfield trespassed on your property and was endangering your well water? That was our situation in 2004. We contacted the Clearwater County Environmental Administrator and the County Commissioners. Their office was flooded with...
April 3, 2015 - 11:20pm
April 2, 2015
No major injuries in car-school bus crash in Clearwater County
BEMIDJI -- The driver of a passenger car suffered non-life-threatening injuries after his vehicle was struck by a school bus on Wednesday afternoon in Clearwater County. The school bus was carrying five passengers and neither they or the driver were injured, according to the Minnesota...
April 2, 2015 - 9:18am
March 19, 2015
Mahnomen woman charged with stabbing man in his home
WHITE EARTH -- A Mahnomen woman is facing felony burglary and assault charges after allegedly breaking into a man's home and stabbing him Saturday. Serena...
March 19, 2015 - 6:47pm
March 5, 2015
Juveniles arrested in Ebro drive-by shooting
BAGLEY -- Three juveniles have been arrested in connection with a drive-by shooting near Bagley on Feb. 23. The Clearwater County Sheriff's Office announced the arrest of two male suspects and one female suspect Thursday. Because of their age, the juveniles' names are being withheld. The...
March 5, 2015 - 9:15pm
February 24, 2015
Drive-by shooting reported near Bagley
BEMIDJI -- The Clearwater County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a drive-by shooting Monday afternoon about 8 miles southwest of Bagley. At approximately 3:20 p.m. Monday, the sheriff’s office received a call of a possible drive-by shooting at mobile home on the 11000 block...
February 24, 2015 - 10:56am
January 20, 2015
Clearwater County pastor charged with sex crimes
BAGLEY -- A Clearwater County pastor is charged with 16 counts of felony criminal sexual conduct for acts that allegedly occurred between 2009...
January 20, 2015 - 1:34pm
November 5, 2014
2014 Election: Area roundup of local race results
Here's a look at local races in Beltrami and neighboring counties: Beltrami County Blackduck: Mayor: Daryl Lundberg (101), Rudy Patch (74), Write-in (5); City Council: Sam Christenson (149), Kris Stade (108), Write-in (3). School Board: Cynthia Nord (892), Christopher Henriksen...
November 5, 2014 - 5:53pm
October 18, 2014
Bagley man pleads guilty to drug sale
BAGLEY -- The last of five people arrested in a methamphetamine and pharmaceutical drug bust in Bagley has pleaded guilty to felony drug sale charges. The arrests began in January and ended in April. Thomas Eugene Shook Sr., 44, of Bagley amended his not guilty plea entered in...
October 18, 2014 - 11:23pm
September 24, 2014
Clearwater County mourning death of sheriff
BAGLEY -- The Clearwater County Sheriff finished his final fight Tuesday. Mike Erickson, 54, was Clearwater County Sheriff for eight years;...
September 24, 2014 - 7:00pm
July 3, 2014
Third person in Bagley bust sentenced
BAGLEY -- The third of five people arrested for selling methamphetamine and pharmaceutical drugs in Clearwater County was sentenced Wednesday. Eric Dacus, 39, of Bagley was convicted of one count of felony second-degree controlled substance sale. Dacus was sentenced to 58 months...
July 3, 2014 - 4:23pm
June 6, 2014
Second person in Bagley bust sentenced
BAGLEY -- The second of five people arrested for selling methamphetamine and pharmaceutical drugs in Clearwater County was sentenced Wednesday. Linda Sue Elam, 45, of Clearbrook was sentenced for one count of felony fourth-degree sale to 45 days in the Clearwater County Jail and...
June 6, 2014 - 6:07pm
April 9, 2014
Five arrested in Bagley drug bust
BAGLEY -- Five people have been arrested in connection with a methamphetamine and pharmaceutical drug bust in Clearwater County. The Clearwater County Sheriff’s Department and Paul Bunyan Drug Task Force were watching the individuals since January, according to court documents....
April 9, 2014 - 7:37pm
January 23, 2014
Not guilty verdict in Troy Martin case
BEMIDJI -- Troy Martin’s family exhaled sighs of relief from the back row of the south courtroom in the Beltrami County Courthouse after a not guilty verdict was delivered by the jury on Thursday. His wife, Jennifer, cried. “It’s been four years of just terrible,” Martin...
January 23, 2014 - 8:57pm
NOT GUILTY: Verdict delivered in Troy Martin murder trial
BEMIDJI - It will be a few days before Troy Martin and his family adjust to the not guilty verdict handed down from the jury Thursday afternoon. "It's been four years of just terrible," Martin said as he exited the courtroom. The jury heard closing arguments this morning and deliberated...
January 23, 2014 - 5:09pm
January 22, 2014
TROY MARTIN MURDER TRIAL: Verdict could come this week
BEMIDJI -- Troy Martin’s future may be decided by the end of the week. The prosecution rested its case in Martin’s murder trial Wednesday morning, and a few hours later, the defense rested as well. The court has heard from 23 witnesses during the weeklong trial thus far. Troy...
January 22, 2014 - 8:53pm