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'Warehoused' film tells Minnesota family's story of separation, struggle
First-generation college-bound student wins Philando Castile scholarship
Warrant mix-up may yield settlement
Twin Cities Pride: Unmarked squad will still lead Pride parade, but officers can march
Dayton agrees to fund Legislature until October, as court case continues
ATV groups seek more in Beltrami forest plan
Polanco homers, Twins blank Indians
Lynx bounce back from 1st loss, drub Mystics
Taylor thinks Butler can get Timberwolves to the checkered flag
Butler acquisition send Wolves' ticket sales soaring
Sharon Roberta Villier
Miles W. "Pete" Peterson
Priscilla Jane Miller
Mabel B. Dahl
Roberta Jean Wind
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: A legacy of Native American boxing
PATT RALL COLUMN: Life in the fast lane in Bemidji
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Staying cool in the good ol' days
PRIME TIME: Summer is hopping in and around the SAC
PRIME TIME: Blessed by a power outage
'Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery' opens Wednesday
Church Musicians recital by Beth Hendricks, Philip Hermann
Great American Story contest deadline approaches
A busy summer ahead for the BHS marching band
Robert "One-Man" Johnson to perform at Farm by the Lake
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Water temperatures stall in the area
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: 'Gully'-gee, there's a lot of gulls out there
MASTER GARDENER COLUMN: Try prevention instead of treatment
FISH TALES: Jim Fleck on Upper Red Lake
Woods in the works: Newest state forest undergoing development in Cass County
Janice and Edward Beil
Ron and Carol Carpenter celebrate 50 years!
PRIME TIME: The lure of loud mufflers
Faith Conversations: Wife moving forward after sudden death ministry partner
Column: 4-H speaking inspires, prompts memories of grandfather
Why do squirrels strip tree bark?
What's causing all the tree troubles?
Bursack: Nursing home staff may not always foresee an approaching death
courts and crime
May 13, 2013
Police investigate death of man outside Fargo strip club
FARGO -- Police are investigating the death of a man who died this week after hitting his head in a scuffle with an employee at a strip club last month. Deputy Chief Pat Claus said Friday that police were called for a medical assist April 13 at the Northern Gentleman’s Club....
May 13, 2013 - 8:58am
Cass Lake man arrested for string of burglaries
A Cass Lake man was arrested Friday and charged in a string of thefts in Bemidji, officials said. Last week, a rash of burglaries were reported to the Bemidji Police Department. Unoccupied homes had been entered during daytime hours while residents were away, officials said. Items...
May 13, 2013 - 8:38am
May 9, 2013
Shevlin man sentenced for stealing cars, operating mobile meth lab
BEMIDJI — A Shevlin man was sent to prison Wednesday for cooking methamphetamine and stealing two vehicles — one of which caught fire —when...
May 9, 2013 - 3:24pm
May 8, 2013
Red Lake man indicted on child porn and distribution charges
ST. PAUL — A recently unsealed federal indictment details the possession of more than 1,300 images and 100 videos of child porn possessed by a Red Lake man. Joseph Patrick Needham, 52, was charged Tuesday with possession of child pornography and distribution of child pornography,...
May 8, 2013 - 5:58pm
May 6, 2013
Bemidji crime report, May 6
Police Report The Bemidji Police Department responded to the following calls: Burglary 8:13 p.m. Sunday, 1000 block of Fifth Street Southeast. A burglary that occurred in December was reported. Property damage 9:29 a.m. Sunday, 900 block of Carter Circle Southeast....
May 6, 2013 - 10:04pm
May 2, 2013
Bayport man sent back to prison
BEMIDJI — After being released from prison in January following a two-year sentence, a 34-year-old Bayport man was sent back to the St. Cloud Correctional Facility in late April. Daniel Ryan Goodbuffalo was sentenced on April 25 by Beltrami District Judge Paul Benshoof for threatening...
May 2, 2013 - 6:06pm
Traffic stop leads to multiple charges
BEMIDJI — A mid-April traffic stop resulted in the seizure of a loaded handgun and drugs, as well as the arrest of two adults and two juveniles for various warrants and charges. Inside the car, Bemidji police found more than 50 prescription pain pills including oxycodone and...
May 2, 2013 - 4:32pm
May 1, 2013
Bemidji lawyer disciplined for harboring fugitive
ST. PAUL — A Bemidji lawyer has been placed on two years of disciplinary probation after admitting to harboring a fugitive last year. Amber Julie Ahola waived her rights to a public hearing and admitted to lying to law enforcement when asked about the location of a wanted man,...
May 1, 2013 - 1:27pm
April 30, 2013
Bemidji man charged with kidnapping, assaulting woman
BEMIDJI — A Bemidji man was charged Tuesday for assaulting the mother of his child and forcing her into the trunk of his car over the weekend. Christopher Frank Michaud Sr., 23, was booked into jail at 3:11 a.m. Sunday. He remained in custody Tuesday on $30,000 bail, Beltrami...
April 30, 2013 - 5:26pm
Ponemah man pleads to involuntary manslaughter
ST. PAUL — A Red Lake man pleaded guilty in federal court Monday to one count of involuntary manslaughter for striking a pedestrian with his vehicle while intoxicated in August of last year. Gordon Dean Johnson, 46, of Ponemah, admitted in his plea agreement that Kaishauna Thunder...
April 30, 2013 - 3:29pm
Appeals court to hear Senser case
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The attorney for the wife of former Minnesota Viking Joe Senser is preparing to argue that her criminal vehicular homicide conviction should be overturned. Amy Senser will remain behind bars at the Shakopee women's prison when her case is heard before...
April 30, 2013 - 8:45am
April 29, 2013
Grand Forks man arrested after standoff
A Grand Forks man is in custody after an hours-long standoff Sunday near the Grand Cities Mall. Steven R. Bonderud, 25, of Grand Forks, is charged with burglary, arson and felony criminal mischief in the standoff. There were no casualties during the incident. Bonderud was taken...
April 29, 2013 - 8:30am
April 26, 2013
Man set to get Habitat home receives 16 years for sex abuse
MOORHEAD, Minn. -- A Clay County District Court judge has sentenced a Moorhead man to 16 years and nine months in prison after he was convicted on three counts of repeatedly sexually assaulting an 8-year-old girl. Judge Galen Vaa also found that Wilfred Carl Hudson, 49, is subject...
April 26, 2013 - 8:36am
March 25, 2013
Blackduck man indicted for manslaughter
MINNEAPOLIS – A 27-year-old Blackduck man has been indicted in connection with the death of a Redby woman. Dustin Michael Johnson was indicted last week in federal court with two counts of involuntary manslaughter, according to a press release from the U.S. Department of Justice....
March 25, 2013 - 3:27pm
February 15, 2013
Suspect in burglary arraigned
BEMIDJI – A man police say took part in a burglary that netted over a dozen firearms was arrested after allegedly committing another burglary on Thursday. Dustin Reginald Barrett, 20, of Redby was arrested just before midnight outside a home northeast of Puposky Lake. Also taken...
February 15, 2013 - 11:43pm