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Bemidji walks to end Alzheimer’s
Luncheon and silent auction in Blackduck
Falk new board chair of Bemidji Chamber board
Mell joins Sanford Health Walker Clinic
Boo Bash set for Oct. 28
COLLEGE VOLLEYBALL: Bemidji State swept by Minnesota State
Biggest game yet? No. 22 BSU football heads to No. 14 Sioux Falls for massive contest
FOOTBALL: BHS offense comes up dry in 21-0 loss to Sartell
FOOTBALL: Blackduck routed by Pillager
FOOTBALL: Bagley topples New York Mills
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Jacqueline Hyberg Budde
Karel Allison Knutson
SUSTAINABILITY COLUMN: Sustainable health care: Returning to relationship-based practice
MASTER GARDENERS: Think about next year when it comes to garden debris
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: Truth and Reconciliation: Water
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Let’s not sell our students short
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: You’ll never know what you’ll find in the bird house
The JOE-DOWN Reviews ‘Bronson’
MATTHEW LIEDKE: A guide for autumn trips to the movie theater
Watermark Art Center awarded grant for Native American programming
Artist in ink: Diane Crawford uses alcohol inks to create works of art (VIDEO)
The JOE-DOWN Reviews ‘Can’t Hardly Wait’
PAUL NELSON: Fall cooldown continues for peak fishing
Zebra mussels confirmed in 4 more Minnesota lakes
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Full moons and fishing
MASTER GARDENERS: Chrysanthemums can fit with any garden
MASTER GARDENERS: Chrysanthemums can with any garden
MILESTONES: Gullickson-Boerboom engagement
MILESTONES: Dunbar birthday
MILESTONES: Cuperus-Howe engagement
MILESTONES: Kelm-Grefe engagement
MILESTONES: St. Peter birthday
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: The Salvation Army leader’s legacy lives on
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: A flaw in implementation of dress code
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UPDATE: Woman sues Crookston diocese over priest abuse in Bemidji 45 years ago
By Emily Gurnon St. Paul Pioneer Press ST. PAUL -- A woman who says a priest assaulted her in Bemidji about 45 years ago has sued...
September 24, 2014 - 9:06pm
September 18, 2014
UPDATED: Man in custody following shooting near Crookston
CROOKSTON, Minn. -- A man who shot but did not wound a Polk County sheriff’s deputy near Crookston on Thursday afternoon is in custody, according to the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension. Deputies were talking with residents at a home on Perry Farms near U.S. Highway 75...
September 18, 2014 - 10:36pm
Missing Crookston man found after five-hour search
CROOKSTON, Minn. -- A missing and reportedly suicidal man was found Thursday night after emergency responders searched for about five hours, including a helicopter and river search. The 30-year-old Crookston man went missing about 2 p.m., said Crookston Police Chief Paul...
July 18, 2014 - 10:16am
March 3, 2014
UPDATED: Two dead, one hospitalized in Crookston in suspected carbon monoxide poisoning
CROOKSTON, Minn. — A husband and wife were found dead in their home just east of Crookston in northwest Minnesota from apparent carbon...
March 3, 2014 - 1:48pm
February 7, 2014
3 arrested in Crookston-area burglaries
CROOKSTON -- Three men have been arrested in connection with a series of garage burglaries and thefts over the past week in and around Crookston, according to the Crookston Police Department. The suspects, all charged with multiple counts of first-degree burglary, are: Eli...
February 7, 2014 - 8:34am
January 16, 2014
UPDATE: Highway 2 reopens near Crookston; no travel advised in northwest Minnesota
Blizzard conditions in the Red River Valley of northwest Minnesota and eastern North Dakota closed roads, schools and made travel difficult Wednesday into today. U.S. Highway 2 from East Grand Forks to Crookston, Minn., was closed several times Thursday before re-opening at...
January 16, 2014 - 9:24am
January 9, 2014
BOYS HOCKEY: Bemidji escapes with 3-2 win over Crookston
BEMIDJI -- After losing a two-goal first-period lead, Bemidji High School hockey coach Wade Chiodo was just relieved to get out of Crookston with a victory. Noah Burns scored the game-winning goal 17 seconds into the third period and the Lumberjacks defeated the Pirates 3-2. "We won...
January 9, 2014 - 10:40pm
October 11, 2013
Moose radio-collared in Crookston dies
CROOKSTON, Minn. -- A young cow moose that frequented the Crookston area during the spring and early summer has died, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources said. City and DNR officials repeatedly tried to chase the moose out of town, but it kept returning. DNR wildlife...
October 11, 2013 - 8:20am
October 9, 2013
University of Minnesota, Crookston breaks enrollment record
CROOKSTON, Minn. -- The University of Minnesota, Crookston reported record enrollment again Tuesday, and again, online students were the key source of growth. This fall semester, UMC has a total of 1,813 students, 11 more than in fall 2012. Of the fall 2013 total, about 800 are...
October 9, 2013 - 9:07am
October 8, 2013
Crookston police investigate death of man found in downtown building
October 8, 2013 - 11:40am
October 1, 2013
TENNIS: Bemidji sweeps East Grand Forks, Crookston
GRAND FORKS — The Bemidji High School girls tennis team extended its record in dual meets to 15-1 Tuesday with a pair of wins against Crookston and East Grand Forks. Against Crookston the Lumberjacks won 6-1 but head coach Mark Fodness said none of his players were totally dominant....
October 1, 2013 - 11:21pm
September 17, 2013
Girls tennis: Lumberjacks improve to 9-1 with dual wins
BEMIDJI -- The Bemidji girls tennis players adjusted very well to the cool and windy weather conditions Tuesday at the high school courts and...
September 17, 2013 - 10:44pm
June 21, 2013
Woman sues Crookston diocese over alleged abuse by former Bemidji priest
By Stephen J. Lee Forum News Service CROOKSTON, Minn. -- A Minnesota woman filed suit Thursday in state district court in Crookston alleging negligence by the Catholic Diocese of Crookston by allowing the late James Porter to serve as a priest in Bemidji 44 years ago...
June 21, 2013 - 1:58pm
Crookston giving away free land
CROOKSTON — Dr. Craig Theede’s daily commute from Grand Forks, N.D., to Crookston started earlier than usual Monday. It was because he had an appointment, not with a patient but with his future home. He wanted to ensure he would land one of 17 free housing lots, made available...
May 21, 2013 - 11:16pm
May 13, 2013
Crookston moose back in town after brief hiatus
A moose that had hung around Crookston for about 10 weeks in the winter and early spring is back. Authorities believed they had finally shooed the yearling of town for good about two weeks ago. However, she showed up inside the city limits again last week, on Tuesday and Thursday. ...
May 13, 2013 - 9:16am