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Willmar Integration Center coffee encourages communication
Photos with Santa raises funds for The Wolfe Center
ASTROBOB: Voyager 1 Fires Thrusters After 37 Years, Gets New Lease On Life
Greater Bemidji to host public listening session on sports commission
New Chamber President Pfaff sees opportunity in Bemidji’s future
Wild have no answer for Kane in loss to rival Blackhawks
Zimmer's 'D' destroys former team
For Vikings, NFC North title is just the start: 'We're not finished'
Terror threats unsettle small-town hoops tourney
McFeely: Teddy Time brings down the house at U.S. Bank Stadium
Scott Trevor Petersen
William (Bill) Robert Lamb
Thomas M. Gates
Retail curtails my workout at the mall
In matters of the heart, faith becomes real
Always cover Norfolk Island Pine after purchase
GENERATIONS: Tony Nicholson: An old-fashioned boy's Christmas
SAM COOK: Help Bob give a kid the gift of wheels
PHOTOS OF THE MONTH: Inside and out
Around the Arts, December 17
These men thought they adopted a mini piglet until she became Esther the Wonder Pig, darling of the internet
BSO celebrates the season
The Force is strong with 'The Last Jedi,' critics say
Outdoors notebook: New MN regulations, ND dates set
Snowy owls head south
Resort workers keep Lake of the Woods winter fishing industry running smoothly
Tullibees continue to decline in Green Lake
Trout Unlimited to hold fly-tying class Dec. 14
Delbert & Linda Olson
Tom & Linda Peterson
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: It’s time for common sense in our country
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: When the lake is frozen over
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: City seeking members for Sanford Center board, subcommittees
Commentary: It is risky to sell your soul to the devil
Retail curtails my workout at the mall
June 15, 2017
In the hunt for new antibiotics, scientists hit pay dirt
Scientists have discovered a new kind of antibiotic - buried in the dirt. Tests in animals show that it is effective against drug-resistant...
June 15, 2017 - 1:30pm
June 14, 2017
SD man charged with possessing 20,000 fentanyl pills worth $500K; officer hospitalized
CHAMBERLAIN, S.D.— A central South Dakota man was arrested and an officer was hospitalized after law enforcement allegedly confiscated...
June 14, 2017 - 8:18pm
May 24, 2017
Residents of halfway house found two men dead from overdoses - their drug counselors
The man's losing battle with heroin was laid out right there on the nightstand of the halfway house. There were three morning devotionals, including...
May 24, 2017 - 9:39pm
May 23, 2017
Stop for speeding on ND interstate finds 59 pounds of marijuana; two arrested
BISMARCK — Two men were arrested after their truck was pulled over Sunday, May 21, on Interstate 94, and 59 pounds of marijuana and several...
May 23, 2017 - 8:53pm
May 14, 2017
'What I needed to do': Fargo mom urged police to arrest her sons to save their lives
FARGO — Mary Locken was aiming to fire a warning shot. This single working mom wanted to put fear in the hearts of her teenage sons who'd...
May 14, 2017 - 6:00am
May 10, 2017
Leader of drug trafficking ring that targeted reservations sentenced to 25 years
MINNEAPOLIS—The ringleader of a multi-state drug trafficking organization prosecutors say flooded the Red Lake and White Earth reservations...
May 10, 2017 - 5:50pm
May 8, 2017
Synthetic marijuana taking toll in downtown St. Paul
ST. PAUL — Over and over again, St. Paul paramedics and EMTs have responded recently to people having bad reactions after apparently smoking synthetic marijuana. Some have been unconscious, some vomiting and others in a catatonic state. The medical calls keeping the fire department...
May 8, 2017 - 9:10pm
April 21, 2017
Three sentenced for dealing heroin in Bemidji, Red Lake
ST. PAUL -- A Minneapolis man was sentenced to 11 years in prison Friday for selling heroin in the Bemidji area and two co-defendants will also...
April 21, 2017 - 4:35pm
April 20, 2017
Minnesota sees 'alarming' rise in STDs, drug-related infections
ST. PAUL — State health officials are concerned about the sharp rise in sexually transmitted diseases and drug-related infections. According...
April 20, 2017 - 5:42pm
April 19, 2017
Rep. Peterson to host opioid crisis forum
SPICER, Minn. -- U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson will host a bipartisan legislative forum to discuss the opioid crisis at 1 p.m. Saturday, April 22,...
April 19, 2017 - 5:02pm
April 14, 2017
Prescription drug disposal set for April 29 in Bemidji
BEMIDJI—The Paul Bunyan Drug Task Force is partnering with the Beltrami County Sheriff's Office, Bemidji Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration to give the public an opportunity to dispose of prescription drugs. On Saturday, April 29, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m....
April 14, 2017 - 5:31pm
Narcan, counteragent in opioid overdoses, becoming more widely available in Minn.
ST. PAUL — Top state health officials have been working with pharmacies across Minnesota to make it easier for Minnesotans to get opiate...
April 14, 2017 - 3:51pm
March 29, 2017
Potentially deadly fentanyl-laced pills are in Grand Forks area
Law enforcement are warning Red River Valley residents to be on the lookout for prescription pills they say are laced with fentanyl, a powerful...
March 29, 2017 - 1:11pm
Heroin use, addiction up sharply among U.S. whites
NEW YORK - Heroin use in the United States has risen five-fold in the past decade and dependence on the drug has more than tripled, with the...
March 29, 2017 - 11:57am
March 20, 2017
Bemidji man pleads not guilty to aggravated drug charge
BEMIDJI—A Bemidji man allegedly caught with 61 grams of methamphetamine and a handgun during a Feb. 21 traffic stop pleaded not guilty...
March 20, 2017 - 6:32pm