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WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: BSU freshman center Senske overcomes ACL injury to lead Beavers in scoring
Bemidji State's Anderson aims to represent her country, will attend USA Hockey camp
Sharing the goal: Bemidji High School goaltenders' friendship helps team to stellar start
BOYS HOCKEY: Bemidji wins beats Roseau 3-2, extends winning streak to 8 straight
GIRLS BASKETBALL: Lakers too strong for Lumberjacks
Arline Foster Gaetano
Lita Christine Ruh
Blane Klemek: Thoughts on northern harriers and broad-winged hawks
Patrick Guilfoile: An electric puppeteer
John Eggers: Teddy, the Christmas cat
LIBRARY CORNER: Start off the year reading at the Library
Northland Stargazing: Jupiter rules the night
OFF THE RECORD BLOG: 'The Interview' review
N.D., Minnesota theaters to open ‘The Interview’ on Christmas Day
Singing great Joe Cocker dies at 70
Art briefs - Sunday Dec. 21
Pioneer Previews: Dregni reads perfect for holiday break
Treats for a young whitetail buck
Beware 'toilet bowling' on Lake Bemidji
Blane Klemek: Some stories about animal surprises
Blane Klemek: Great ideas for keeping birdfeeders squirrel-free
Solheim wedding anniversary
Gothman wedding anniversary
Nyquist 90th birthday celebration
David M. Shribman: Presidents and their parties
Peter Funt: A 2015 precap
Nat Hentoff: Obama legitimizes Cuban dictatorship
Joe Gandelman: Soft targets
Byron York: Romney sits atop GOP polls
December 26, 2014
Daily arrests for Dec. 23-26
The following people were booked into the Beltrami County Jail Tuesday. The charges listed here do not necessarily reflect the nature of the...
December 26, 2014 - 8:18pm
Crime report for Dec. 23-25
Sheriff's Report The Beltrami County Sheriff's Office responded to the following calls on Tuesday: Violation 11:56 a.m. A 37-year-old woman was arrested for violation of court orders on the 2800 block of Last Road NW. Accident 3:09 p.m. A 34-year-old man was arrested...
December 26, 2014 - 6:02pm
December 23, 2014
Crime report for Dec. 22
Sheriff's Report The Beltrami County Sheriff's Office responded to the following calls on Monday: Accident 4:36 a.m. Car vs. deer accident on Highway 2 NW and Division Street W. Warrant 8:36 p.m. A 28-year-old man was arrested on a warrant on the 2000 block of Paul...
December 23, 2014 - 5:35pm
Daily arrests for Dec. 18-23
The following people were booked into the Beltrami County Jail Thursday. The charges listed here do not necessarily reflect the nature of the...
December 23, 2014 - 5:06pm
December 22, 2014
Plea amended in Super Bowl sex assault case
BEMIDJI -- A Bemidji man accused of sexually assaulting a woman after a Super Bowl party in February has amended his not guilty plea in Beltrami County District Court. David Earl Neumann, 24, is charged with felony fourth-degree criminal sexual conduct. Neumann pleaded not guilty...
news / local
December 22, 2014 - 10:27pm
December 20, 2014
Crime report: Sentencings for Dec. 12 and 15
The following cases were heard Dec. 12 by Beltrami District Judge Paul T. Benshoof: David Lee Clifton, 46, of Bemidji was sentenced for third-degree DWI to 365 days in the Beltrami County Jail of which 350 days are stayed for three years. Clifton must serve 15 days local confinement...
news / local
December 20, 2014 - 11:10pm
Cass Lake man pleads not guilty to sex assault
BEMIDJI -- A Cass Lake man has entered a not guilty plea to felony criminal sexual conduct in Beltrami County District Court. Lance Arnold Kingbird, 46, is accused of sexually assaulting an 11-year-old girl multiple times. Kingbird pleaded not guilty Dec. 8 to first-degree criminal...
December 20, 2014 - 3:57pm
Pair amend pleas in Blackduck burglary
BLACKDUCK -- Two men who pleaded not guilty to a burglary in Blackduck have amended their pleas in Beltrami County District Court. Derick Jay Borntrager, 28, of Hines, and Billie Joe Large, 25, of Bemidji, each entered not guilty pleas on Nov. 10; those pleas were amended to guilty...
December 20, 2014 - 3:54pm
December 19, 2014
Cass Lake man facing vehicular homicide charges reaches plea deal
CASS LAKE -- A Cass Lake man facing eight counts of criminal vehicular homicide has amended his not guilty plea under terms of a plea agreement Cass County Court. Michael James Stangel, 28, was arrested in May after he was involved in a crash that killed two people north of Palace...
December 19, 2014 - 7:30pm
Bemidji woman pleads guilty to aiding offender
BEMIDJI -- Two people from Bemidji entered opposite pleas in Beltrami County District Court for charges they face in related crimes. Michael Alan Eugene Martin, 30, pleaded not guilty to felony second-degree assault Dec. 9. Martin is accused of aiming a pistol at a man who offered...
December 19, 2014 - 7:26pm
Former Laporte man re-indicted in 2013 Lake Hattie Township murder
PARK RAPIDS -- A Laporte man who was charged in the 2013 murder of a Lake Hattie Township man has been re-indicted by a grand jury after murder charges were previously dismissed. Fredrick William Bachman, 28, was charged in the death of Lake Hattie resort owner James Schwartzbauer,...
news / region
December 19, 2014 - 5:16pm
Teenagers arrested after armed home invasion in Alexandria
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. -- Four teenage suspects have been arrested in connection with an armed robbery that happened on Halloween night at an Alexandria home. The suspects, all from Alexandria, are Caleb Styer, 19, Kolten Neely, 16, Devon Van Scoik, 16, and a 14-year-old boy who was...
news / region
December 19, 2014 - 12:53pm
December 18, 2014
Cass Lake man enters guilty plea in shooting
BEMIDJI -- A Cass Lake man charged with felony assault and possession of an assault weapon has pleaded guilty in Beltrami County District Court. Dwight Thomas Jones, 38, is charged with one count of second-degree assault and one count of possession of a pistol/assault weapon for...
December 18, 2014 - 11:01pm
Richmond woman pleads not guilty to burglary
BEMIDJI -- A Richmond woman charged with burglary pleaded not guilty Monday in Beltrami County District Court. Cassie Barrick, 32, was arrested in August for her part in a burglary and assault in July. Barrick is charged with felony first-degree burglary. Kristy Iva Platt, 30,...
December 18, 2014 - 10:56pm
Daily arrests for Dec. 17
The following people were booked into the Beltrami County Jail Wednesday. The charges listed here do not necessarily reflect the nature of the...
December 18, 2014 - 6:30pm