Skip to main content
Minn. security guard pepper sprays autistic man eating cookie from grocery store sample tray
Chippewa wins bid to rescue Essar steel mill project in Nashwauk
Making a ‘splash’ before finals
Alerus Center in contract talks with Philadelphia-based operations firm
Hoops on Hops: Techniques bring out the best in barrel-aged beer
BASEBALL: BSU swept at U-Mary
Defense defines 2017 NFL Draft
Kolpack: A photo of Janis Thompson would be worth a million memories to her sister
'Beast Mode' returns: Lynch set to join Raiders after trade from Seahawks
Report: Vikings likely to decline Bridgewater's option
Frances Eula Oslin
Derald S. Johnson
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Look at the brighter side of life
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: We must open our minds to diverse teachings
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: John's No. 1 List for Bemidji
MASTER GARDENERS COLUMN: What is that weed?
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Do you know your Twins?
'Expo'-sure to the arts: Group to host first-ever Arts Expo on Saturday
Disney announces official release date for 'Star Wars: Episode IX'
'Flip or Flop' stars returning for multiple episodes of HGTV show amid divorce
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
Torry's Van Benefit
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
November 20, 2013
Thief River Falls man convicted of threatening, extorting brothers
THIEF RIVER FALLS — A Pennington County jury took less than 90 minutes Wednesday to find Gerald Sunsdahl guilty on three felony counts, including terrorizing brothers Dean Hanson and Dale Hanson in an attempt to coerce them into giving him money. State District Judge Jeffery Remick...
November 20, 2013 - 7:11pm
Drug tests start for Minnesota felons on state aid
St. Louis County social service officials have started enforcing Minnesota’s new drug-testing program for residents receiving state “welfare” benefits who previously have been convicted of a felony drug crime. The county is following a little-known law passed by the Minnesota...
November 20, 2013 - 11:52am
November 14, 2013
Bemidji Police confirm financial scam
The Bemidji Police Department has confirmed that a financial scam has been circulating through the community. Bemidji Police Chief Mike Mastin issued a release Thursday that the department has received several complaints from citizens regarding suspicious text messages and emails...
November 14, 2013 - 5:13pm
November 11, 2013
Armed robbery attempt reported at University of Minnesota Twin Cities
MINNEAPOLIS -- University of Minnesota officials asked students and others on the western part of its Twin Cities campus to take shelter for nearly an hour Monday afternoon following an attempted armed robbery. A university tweet at 4:10 p.m. said the emergency was over:...
November 11, 2013 - 7:25pm
November 5, 2013
Man suspected of hitting officer with van arrested
FARGO — Fargo police have arrested a man suspected of running over a police officer with a van Monday night, significantly injuring the Fargo officer. According to Lt. Joel Vettel, officers arrested Jack Christensen, 49, at an apartment in the 1300 block of Eighth Avenue North...
November 5, 2013 - 7:27pm
Man runs from police, gets hit by car
MENOMONIE, Wis. — A man fleeing from police ran into the path of a car in Menomonie Saturday evening. Joshua T. Morrow, 25, Knapp, suffered non-life-threatening injuries and was treated at Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire, according to Sgt. William Daniels of the Wisconsin...
November 5, 2013 - 12:41am
Police report for Nov. 4, 2013
Police Report The Bemidji Police Department responded to the following calls Sunday: Traffic 3:30 p.m.: A 48-year-old man was arrested for Driving After Cancellation-Inimical to public safety following a traffic stop on Paul Bunyan Drive Northwest. DWI 1:39 a.m.: A 36-year-old...
November 5, 2013 - 12:40am
October 22, 2013
Park Rapids convenience store robber remains at large
PARK RAPIDS — An armed robber remained on the loose five days after a Park Rapids convenience store was robbed at gunpoint of about $200. Park Rapids Police Chief Terry Eilers said investigators were looking into the possibility that the robber or possible cohorts purchased...
October 22, 2013 - 7:34pm
October 18, 2013
2 killers registered as felons after their escape
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Within days of strolling out of prison without a hitch, two convicted killers freed by bogus paperwork went to a...
October 18, 2013 - 8:34pm
Police: St. Paul man arrested after fleeing officer, breaking into home
COTTAGE GROVE — A St. Paul man wanted on felony warrants was arrested Thursday in Cottage Grove after eluding police by breaking into a home, authorities said. Police arrested Jeramy Corwin, 28, after a foot pursuit, and he was booked into the Washington County Jail. Police...
October 18, 2013 - 7:43pm
Carlton man accused of attacking two homeowners
CARLTON — A 37-year-old man is in custody after allegedly attacking two homeowners in northeast Minnesota on Thursday. The suspect, who authorities said is homeless, is being held in the Carlton County Jail and also faces burglary and assault charges in St. Louis County. St....
October 18, 2013 - 7:40pm
October 8, 2013
Former Cass Lake school district board member facing theft charges
A former Cass Lake-Bena School District employee and school board member is facing six counts of felony theft for embezzlement. Terri Vail, 52, of Cass Lake appeared in Cass County District Court on Monday. The Cass County attorney’s office reported that Vail appeared pursuant...
October 8, 2013 - 6:23pm
October 5, 2013
Theta Tau Epsilon stabbing suspect arrested
BEMIDJI — The Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office has identified and arrested the person suspected of stabbing a man at a fraternity party on Sunday. Jacob Andrew Young, 21, of Walker was located and arrested in Hackensack. Young is accused of stabbing Jace Jeffrey Ugrich, 18,...
October 5, 2013 - 11:36am
October 1, 2013
Weekend crime report for Sept. 28-29
Police Report The Bemidji Police Department responded to the following calls: Assault 5:23 p.m. Sunday: Police responded to a report of a fight recorded and posted on Facebook in the 1400 block of 23rd Street Northwest. DWI 9:43 a.m. Sunday: A 42-year-old man was arrested...
October 1, 2013 - 12:23am
September 26, 2013
Grave markers overturned at Greenwood
BEMIDJI — A groundskeeper at Greenwood Cemetery discovered approximately 30 headstones had been overturned between Wednesday afternoon and 7:42 a.m. Thursday morning. Two men worked through the day Thursday to resurrect the stones atop disrupted gravesites. According to...
September 26, 2013 - 5:52pm