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Northwest Minnesota Foundation offers governance training
Hanson, Regas receives certification
BSU hosts Employee Recognition Celebration
Toned-down White House press dinner carries on without Trump
New role for Liedke at Bemidji Chamber
Dokken: Public land an asset, not a liability
Fishing trip delivers steelhead serenity
A look at the 11 players the Vikings selected in the 2017 draft
Penguins clobber Capitals to take 2-0 series lead
BASEBALL: BSU completes sweep of SMSU
Elizabeth "Beth" Haugstad
Douglas J. Conley, Sr.
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Hooray for May
LIBRARY CORNER: May heats up with events at Library
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
PATT RALL COLUMN: Let's pretend it's Spring
Walker summer resident publishes first novel
Recital with new Headwaters instructor
First Friday Art and Acoustics at Least of These
Fifth Grade Invitational at Watermark
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Robins are always a delight of spring
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Snow won't impact progress of most fish spawning
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
Torry's Van Benefit
Don (Pail) Hill
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: In Ward 4 election, remember Lehmann's support of Sanford Center
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Trump's approach to North Korea rekindles global fears
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Thanks to all who made March for Science a success
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Are you kidding me?
Phillips: Kindness fills the memory of flood survivor
December 10, 2016
Polk County man assaults woman, holds her against her will for 11 hours, police say
CROOKSTON -- A 37-year-old Polk County man was arrested after a woman told authorities Friday evening she had been held against her will and...
December 10, 2016 - 12:43pm
November 22, 2016
Woman found dead in tent near Crookston
CROOKSTON, Minn. — A Crookston woman who was apparently living in a tent died shortly after being found unresponsive at a site off a highway Friday night.Erin Koplitz was discovered about 10:50 p.m. Friday north of the Highway 75 bypass bridge west of Crookston, according to a press...
November 22, 2016 - 4:02pm
November 21, 2016
Man dies after vehicle collides with deer, rolls in Polk County
CROOKSTON, Minn.—An East Grand Forks man died Sunday night, Nov. 20, after the vehicle he was driving struck a deer and rolled in Polk County....
November 21, 2016 - 10:51am
November 5, 2016
IMPACT 20/20 housing summit to be held in Crookston
Many communities in northwest Minnesota are facing shortages in workforce housing, which is limiting the growth of business and industry. There is no "one size fits all" solution for housing needs. Every community is different and has unique challenges and opportunities, according...
November 5, 2016 - 4:00am
October 10, 2016
Juvenile in clown costume arrested in Crookston
CROOKSTON—A national wave of frightening clown sightings apparently has reached the Red River Valley. A 15-year-old wearing a clown costume and mask was arrested Saturday night in Crookston after police found a "large kitchen/butcher style" knife on him. That came after Crookston...
October 10, 2016 - 10:07am
August 2, 2016
Crookston man awaiting manslaughter trial arrested for second time in a month
CROOKSTON — For the second time in less than a month, a Crookston man out on bail for manslaughter charges has been arrested, this time for driving under the influence. Brock Dale Strommen, 29, was arrested Sunday in Crookston for second-degree drunken driving. Strommen will remain...
August 2, 2016 - 5:44pm
July 11, 2016
Man accused in Christmas bar death arrested in Red Lake Falls; was reportedly picking fights at bar
RED LAKE FALLS, Minn.—A 29-year-old facing a manslaughter charge in connection with the death of a man assaulted outside a Crookston bar on Christmas was arrested after he was reportedly trying to pick fights at a Red Lake Falls bar Friday. RELATED Crookston police conducting interviews...
July 11, 2016 - 2:41pm
May 10, 2016
Minors on charter bus cited with underage drinking after reports of man urinating in public in Crookston
CROOKSTON—Five minors were cited with drinking underage after a charter bus of passengers was stopped Friday in Crookston, according to a news release. Crookston police were dispatched at 9:55 p.m. Friday to 204 W. Second St. for a report of a man urinating on some steps before...
May 10, 2016 - 2:28pm
May 9, 2016
Crookston plant recalls sunflower seeds after listeria link found
CROOKSTON -- A Crookston sunflower seed producer is voluntarily recalling some packaged sunflower kernels after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration...
May 9, 2016 - 11:24am
April 26, 2016
UPDATE: 5-foot snake, not poisonous to humans, loose in Crookston, police say
CROOKSTON -- Police said they are looking for a 5-foot snake sighted last week in Crookston, but it’s probably a pet that got loose. Police were notified Friday of a large snake that was sighted Wednesday in the 1600 block of Radisson Road, according to a news release. They believe...
April 26, 2016 - 3:19pm
February 6, 2016
Crookston man charged in motorcycle crash that killed wife
CROOKSTON, Minn. -- A Crookston man has been charged in connection with a fatal motorcycle crash that claimed the life of his wife in September. Corey Reitmeier, 44, will make his first court appearance Feb. 11 in Polk County District Court on a felony charge of criminal vehicular...
February 6, 2016 - 2:25pm
January 15, 2016
Police: Crookston man charged with felony sex crime with minor knew victim
CROOKSTON, Minn. - A Crookston man knew the victim of a sex crime with which he's been charged, according to a complaint. Enriques Luis Schehr, 30, was charged this week with first-degree criminal sexual conduct with a person under 13 years old in Polk County District Court. The incident,...
January 15, 2016 - 2:02pm
January 12, 2016
GIRLS BASKETBALL: Bemidji routs Crookston 65-43
CROOKSTON — Rumer Flatness was the difference for the Bemidji High School girls basketball team, capturing a double-double in the Lumberjacks’...
January 12, 2016 - 11:38pm
Bemidji resident to participate in UMC panel
CROOKSTON - The University of Minnesota Crookston will host an evening dedicated to the subject of human trafficking later this month.“United against Human Trafficking” will take place from 7 to 9 p.m. Jan. 28 in the Kiehle Auditorium in the UMC campus, 2900 University Ave.,...
January 12, 2016 - 8:45am
January 7, 2016
Grand Forks man charged with engaging in sexual acts with minor
CROOKSTON, Minn. -- A Grand Forks man is facing criminal sexual conduct charges after East Grand Forks police arrested him Wednesday for engaging in sexual acts with a minor. George Robert Lyons, 35, was charged in Polk County District Court in Crookston with first- and second-degree...
January 7, 2016 - 5:52pm