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Higher education notebook: BSU opens new on-campus weapon storage facility
Fly along with the eclipse shadow in this groovy new video
A special ceremony for Vietnam veterans: Area man built his own museum, war memorial
Origin of an activist: Tribal liaison leaves pipeline review, controversy in her wake
President Trump, first lady will not attend Kennedy Center Honors
Lumberjack Scramble held at BTCC
Buxton, homer-happy Twins topple Diamondbacks
Lnyx score 37 straight, whip Fever by 59 points
SOCCER: BSU looks to build off successful 2016 campaign
Vikings down two starters on offensive line, two in secondary
William J. Sliney
Julia Rose Jones
Anna "Ann" Prince
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: The eclipse is more than meets the eye
MASTER GARDENERS: What's (achoo!) blooming?
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Stupid human happenings always seem to happen
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Just how much is $1 billion?
Library Corner column: Library offers up something for all ages
'Super Troopers 2' lands spring 2018 release date
Finally! Daniel Craig confirms he'll return as James Bond
Tom Cruise breaks ankle in stunt, halts production on 'Mission' film
Mississippi Music moves indoors on Wednesday
Around the Arts, August 13
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Temperatures fluctuate, and so does the bite
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Grosbeaks: Distinctive, colorful, musical and social
MASTER GARDENERS: Look for the 2017 Perennial Plant of the Year
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: So many lakes, so many fish
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Blue jays are true Minnesotans all year long
Jeff & Becky Musburger
Joe & Sissy Neft
Gazpacho refreshes on a summer day
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Bringing the Democratic party back to its roots
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: A far cry from the quest for equality
Incontinence shouldn't block people from seeking medical help
Letter to the Editor: Racism isn't somewhere else or in the past
November 23, 2016
Guns, drugs and cash seized from Bemidji man's home
BEMIDJI—A Bemidji man faces four counts of drug possession after the Beltrami County Sheriff's Office seized marijuana, LSD, methamphetamine...
November 23, 2016 - 1:24pm
November 2, 2016
Minnesota survey shows positive trend in student behaviors
ST. PAUL -- Most students report good health and felt safe and supported in school, while fewer are engaged in risky behaviors like sex or substance abuse, the latest Minnesota Student Survey found.Every three years, students in fifth, eighth, ninth and 11th grades are asked to answer...
November 2, 2016 - 9:58am
October 27, 2016
Five arrested in Park Rapids drug buy
Five people were arrested and face felony charges in connection with a drug buy Thursday, Oct. 20 in Park Rapids where authorities seized meth, weapons and cash. A buy involving a half ounce of methamphetamine resulted in the seizure of 80 grams of methamphetamine, hallucinogenic...
October 27, 2016 - 12:29pm
September 20, 2016
Red Lake to build new chemical dependency treatment center
BEMIDJI—The U.S. Department of Agriculture has awarded the Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians nearly $13 million of funding to be used for four tribal projects, including a new chemical dependency treatment center. According to a USDA news release, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture...
September 20, 2016 - 1:22pm
September 19, 2016
Minnesota steps up fight against opioid abuse with $2.5 million in federal funding
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota is about to increase its campaign warning about the dangers of pain killers known as opioids. State officials also plan to work with medical and pharmaceutical professionals about the risks of overprescribing the drugs. The state announced Monday, Sept. 19, it...
September 19, 2016 - 7:16pm
September 15, 2016
Facing it together: New addiction recovery program opens its doors
BEMIDJI--After a year of preparation, Bemidji’s newest addiction recovery program opened its doors Thursday evening and will begin serving...
September 15, 2016 - 8:37pm
August 25, 2016
Feds: Twin Cities Mexican restaurants were drug fronts
EAGAN, Minn. — A group of Mexican restaurants in the Minnesota cities of Eagan, Lakeville and Long Lake paid undocumented workers in cash as part of a conspiracy to launder drug money, according to an indictment filed this month in federal court. Aldo Escoto, owner of the El Parian...
August 25, 2016 - 2:04pm
August 17, 2016
Alleged ‘substantial supplier’ of heroin to Twin Ports arrested, charged
A man described by authorities as a “substantial supplier of heroin to the Twin Ports area” faces up to 30 years in prison after being arrested...
August 17, 2016 - 10:00pm
August 8, 2016
COMMUNITY: A survey of substance abuse
BEMIDJI -- A survey conducted by a new recovery program in Bemidji found that a majority respondents have a loved one impacted by addiction and that most believe alcohol and drug abuse or addiction is very common in the city. Face It TOGETHER, a nonprofit with locations across the...
August 8, 2016 - 10:30am
July 10, 2016
Two arrested after drugs, cash seized at rural Redby residence
BEMIDJI—Two people were arrested Friday after drugs and cash were confiscated from a rural Redby home. According to a press release from...
July 10, 2016 - 1:07pm
July 9, 2016
Healthcare Not Handcuffs: Community discusses drug addiction, mental health
BEMIDJI—Nearly 40 community members turned out Saturday to discuss mental health, racism in the justice system, foster care and drug addiction...
July 9, 2016 - 6:34pm
July 6, 2016
Community discussion on drug addiction set for Saturday
BEMIDJI—Voices for Racial Justice—a Minnesota-based advocacy organization—has partnered with members of Bemidji's Native American community to host a panel discussion on drug addiction in Bemidji. Nicole Buckanaga, a Bemidji representative with Voices for Racial...
July 6, 2016 - 6:00pm
June 16, 2016
COURTS: Beltrami County eyes specialty drug court
BEMIDJI—The rising number of drug-related crimes in Beltrami County has prompted a multiagency effort to create a specialty drug court to serve the area's most high-risk individuals. According to Beltrami County Attorney Annie Claesson-Huseby, the county saw 50 fifth-degree...
June 16, 2016 - 5:12pm
June 2, 2016
Prince died of accidental fentanyl overdose, autopsy shows
CHICAGO -- Music superstar Prince, who was found dead in his home in a Minneapolis suburb in late April, died of an accidental, self-administered...
June 2, 2016 - 8:02pm
May 20, 2016
Four arrested after heroin overdose reported: Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office uses Narcan to save victim
BEMIDJI—Four people were arrested on various charges after a reported heroin overdose in Bemidji last week where the victim was given Narcan and survived. Last Friday evening, the Bemidji Police Department was called to the Petro Serve on the western edge of the city for a medical...
May 20, 2016 - 10:35am