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Minnesota's Ellison would resign from U.S. House if he wins Democratic post
Minnesota churches say they'll protect immigrants facing deportation
Hunter's death near Little Falls being investigated as homicide
MN family unites with sister they never knew existed
GIRLS BASKETBALL: Jacks ‘flip’ the script, beat Hibbing
AUTO RACING: Awards handed out at speedway banquet
Coleman highlights BSU track and field’s 2016-17 opener
FOOTBALL: Beavers' Adams an Academic All-American
FOOTBALL: BSU's Benham, Olszewski named all-region
Ray O. Carpenter
Bruce Robert Smith
Margaret Emma Treat
Emma "Margaret" Treat
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Deal with clutter: We owe it to our brain
KELLY BREVIG COLUMN: An 'ordinary' spark of hope
Column: Standing Rock opposed pipeline as early as 2014, new tape reveals
LIBRARY CORNER: December is time for festive events at the library
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: What's in a politician's fanny pack?
Chorale to bring 'Peace' to Bemidji
Art classes scheduled
PATT RALL COLUMN: Singing and dancing toward Christmas
A few new twists: Madrigal Dinners to satirize politics
Neil Diamond celebrating 50 years with tour; concert planned in St. Paul
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Trees, plainly put, are amazing life forms
Northwest Minnesota deer kill up from last year
Christmas bird count at Rydell refuge
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Be patient, the frozen lakes will come
DNR seeks input on Thief Lake
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Johnson anniversary celebration
MILESTONES: Gullickson-Boerboom engagement
MILESTONES: Dunbar birthday
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Let’s restore integrity to election process
PIONEER VIEWPOINTS: Perseverance pays off
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: A first-hand look at protest injuries
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Dakota Access Pipeline should be rerouted
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Helping to protect K9 police dogs
November 28, 2016
Contested omnibus date set for Bemidji man charged with manslaughter
BEMIDJI—More than three months after his original omnibus hearing was scheduled, a Bemidji man charged with two counts of second-degree...
November 28, 2016 - 3:37pm
October 9, 2016
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: What will be your last words to someone?
Selected your cemetery plots yet? That's kind of a morbid topic. Unless you want to have your children do it for you, which is not a good thing, you have to do it some day. Right? Kathy and I selected our cemetery plots this past weekend. We selected a site near a lilac bush and a...
October 9, 2016 - 11:32am
June 20, 2016
Omnibus date set for Bemidji man accused of manslaughter in death of 2-year-old
BEMIDJI -- An omnibus hearing for a Bemidji man charged with second-degree manslaughter in connection with the death of his 2-year-old foster...
June 20, 2016 - 7:28pm
August 25, 2015
Mahnomen County Sheriff's Office investigating suspicious death
Mahnomen County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a suspicious death that occurred Monday in Naytahwaush. Sheriff’s deputies responded to a call Monday at about 12:05 a.m. regarding a man who was not breathing. Besides deputies, White Earth Tribal Police and Twin...
August 25, 2015 - 11:08am
July 8, 2015
Minnetonka man appears in court after Cass Lake boating death
BEMIDJI—A Minnetonka charged with criminal vehicular homicide after a fatal Fourth of July accident on Cass Lake appeared in Beltrami County...
July 8, 2015 - 10:24am
December 18, 2014
Autopsy results reveal cause of BSU student's death
BEMIDJI -- Hypothermia appears to be the cause of a BSU student’s death last week, according to preliminary autopsy results, Bemidji police...
December 18, 2014 - 6:02pm
November 14, 2014
Youth hockey player dies after collapsing in tournament game at Brainerd
BRAINERD, Minn. — A 14-year-old youth hockey player died after collapsing on the ice during a bantam tournament game Friday at Essentia Health Sports Center ice arena in Brainerd. The Brainerd Police Department reported officers and emergency medical personnel responded to the...
November 14, 2014 - 10:29pm
August 18, 2014
Woman charged in 6-year-old's death unfit to stand trial
BEMIDJI -- The woman charged with manslaughter in her 6-year-old cousin's death has been found incompetent to stand trial. Rachel Stacey Downer, 22, of Bemidji was charged with second-degree manslaughter in March after her cousin, Mercedes Mayfield, was discovered dead from hypothermia...
August 18, 2014 - 4:19pm
June 5, 2014
Child’s death under investigation
BEMIDJI -- The death of a 4-year-old Thursday morning in Bemidji appears accidental but is under investigation, officials said. At 9:57 a.m. Bemidji police, ambulance and firefighters responded to a medical call on the 2700 block of Birchmont Drive NE, according to a release from...
June 5, 2014 - 12:11pm
March 11, 2014
UPDATE: Red Lake Tribal Councilman found dead, FBI investigating
RED LAKE -- The FBI is investigating the weekend death of a member of the Red Lake Tribal Council. “The FBI received reports of a suspicious death on the Red Lake Indian Reservation,” said Kyle Loven, chief division counsel for the FBI in Minneapolis, in a phone interview with...
March 11, 2014 - 5:03pm
March 5, 2014
Bemidji girl's death still under investigation
BEMIDJI -- The investigation into a 6-year-old Bemidji girl’s death may stretch into next week. Bemidji Police Chief Mike Mastin said the investigation is ongoing and could wrap up on Monday. “I’m thinking about that 6-year-old girl,” Mastin said. “I’m not going to hinder...
March 5, 2014 - 11:35am
December 30, 2013
UPDATE: Bemidji man dies in snowmobile accident Saturday
BEMIDJI -- Seth Ryan, 23, Bemidji, died from injuries sustained during a snowmobile accident reported early Saturday morning on the 4900 block of Sherman Drive NE in Bemidji. Ryan was pronounced dead on scene despite the efforts of emergency responders, police said in a release...
December 30, 2013 - 1:32pm
December 27, 2013
Suspicious death in Montevideo under investigation
MONTEVIDEO, Minn. -- Montevideo police are investigating what they are calling the suspicious death of a 64-year-old man. Thomas Dickson’s body was discovered around 10:15 p.m. Monday in his apartment. Montevideo Police Chief Adam Christopher said the investigation is continuing...
December 27, 2013 - 10:19am
December 7, 2013
UPDATE: Bemidji truck driver dies in crash with Amtrak train
Friday afternoon a 2011 Kenworth semi tractor-trailer collided with an Amtrak passenger train in Todd County. The driver of the semi, Donald Ray Hedlund Sr., was pronounced dead at the scene. Hedlund, 57, of Bemidji was travelling northwest on 317th Street in Fawn Lake Township when...
December 7, 2013 - 12:35pm