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'300 frozen dogs' Facebook post draws attention to ND couple's mission
Report: Schools spend millions on state tests with ‘limited’ usefulness
An a capella opportunity at BMS: ‘Six Appeal’ plays in leadup to show choir fundraiser
Foam soap may not measure up to liquid soap
Oil spill in creek originally underestimated, making it one of largest in ND history
Buzzer-beater: North Woods wins on half-court heave during MN Class A Boys quarterfinal game
MEN’S HOCKEY: BSU’s Bitzer a Richter Award finalist
Wild draft pick Kunin inks 3-year deal
Twins' Puerto Ricans rejoin camp
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Emily Jean Ostlund
Ruth Arlene (Smith) Evarts
Donald S. Ness
Edward Locke Gallagher
MASTER GARDENERS: Garden seed planning starts now
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Time for a love story
DELGADO COLUMN: Native American graves and repatriation protection emerge once again
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: What about kids that don't want to learn?
PRIME TIME: Children's Time on Sunday morning
'Wheel of Fortune' unfortunate guess goes viral
'Sesame Street' to welcome muppet character with autism
Kim Kardashian breaks silence on Paris robbery
Bemidji Symphony Orchestra presents 'Celtic Legends'
'Beauty and the Beast' smashes records with towering $170 million debut
Catch-and-release walleye season for Mille Lacs Lake again this year
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Reassess ice conditions every day and make safe decisions
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: The white pasque flower and horned lark-- harbingers of spring
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Few other birds as interesting as the pileated woodpecker
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Almost time to get off the ice (and clean up as you go)
Torry's Van Benefit
Don (Pail) Hill
PIONEER VIEWPOINTS: Some congratulations and thanks yous are in order
Hoops on Hops: Delve into the wide range of beer books
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Candidate thanks supporters, Ward 4
Port: Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton calls criticism over #NoDAPL protests response “inaccurate and offensive”
Lost Italian: It all starts with Pasta Aglio e Olio
April 27, 2013
Synthetic drugs plague Duluth homeless shelter
DULUTH — The growing use of synthetic drugs is threatening to shred the safety net offered to the city’s most vulnerable residents at a shelter...
April 27, 2013 - 9:40pm
April 17, 2013
Bemidji man gets four years in drunk driving case
DULUTH — A Bemidji man who received a probationary sentence after driving drunk, crashing into a vehicle and seriously injuring a Duluth police officer has been sentenced to four years in prison after being convicted of driving drunk again. Duane Klynn Porter, 27, pleaded guilty...
April 17, 2013 - 7:09pm
April 1, 2013
2 inmates still at large from Minn. federal prison
DULUTH (AP) — The two inmates who disappeared from a low-security prison camp in Duluth over the weekend are still missing. The inmates are 64-year-old Michael Krzyzaniak and 67-year-old Gerald Greenfield. They were discovered missing Saturday evening from the federal camp, which...
April 1, 2013 - 9:28am
March 29, 2013
UPDATED: Pilot from Duluth killed in plane crash
HAWLEY, Minn. -- Roz Randorf didn’t worry about her long-term boyfriend, Kevin Ferris, piloting small planes from their home in Duluth to Moorhead. But Friday afternoon, she got the call she least expected. Friends at Twin Ports Aviation in Superior, Wis., told her Ferris’ plane...
March 29, 2013 - 6:50pm
March 1, 2013
NORAD may shed 24-hour alert sites in Va., Minn.
DENVER (AP) — NORAD is considering taking two of its 18 Air Force sites off 24-hour alert, saying it will save millions of dollars without compromising its ability to defend against 9/11-style attacks. A Government Accountability Office report released Thursday said the North American...
March 1, 2013 - 1:50pm
February 28, 2013
KAXE to broadcast live from Bagley
BAGLEY – The Great Northern Radio Show, a variety program produced by Northern Community Radio (91.7 KAXE, 90.5 KBXE) will broadcast from 5-7 p.m. March 9 at the Bagley High School auditorium. The program will also stream online at kaxe.org. Admission to the live performance is...
February 28, 2013 - 4:26pm
January 30, 2013
Woman remains committed in officer assault
DULUTH — A woman accused of assaulting two Duluth police officers and a third person will remain committed to a mental health facility after a judge found her not guilty because of her mental illness. Forty-year-old Leah Nelson was charged with four counts of assault in an April...
January 30, 2013 - 9:41am
January 10, 2013
Franken pushes mental health support to combat violence
By John Lundy, Forum News Service DULUTH — Mental-health professionals, not more guns, are the way to address school violence, Sen. Al Franken...
January 10, 2013 - 2:10am
January 6, 2013
Award-winning journalist Larry Oakes dead at 52
By Andrew Krueger and John Lundy, Forum News Service DULUTH — Over more than 30 years of covering stories in the Northland, journalist Larry Oakes won acclaim not just for his accuracy, but also his empathy for the people about whom he wrote. “He put himself in those stories,...
January 6, 2013 - 1:55am
December 31, 2012
Some wells in Duluth area running dry due to extended drought
DULUTH – Cindy Mackay thought her pump was broken when she turned on the tap on Halloween and no water came out. But when the repairman came to her Rice Lake Township home, Mackay she found out even scarier news: There was no water in her well. “I didn’t think it was possible...
December 31, 2012 - 9:22am
December 29, 2012
Grand Rapids shooting victim dies from injuries
DULUTH - One of the two people shot in Grand Rapids a week ago has died, police said today. The Grand Rapids Police Department reported that Rosemary Oberg-Johnson, 59, of Grand Rapids, died at a Duluth hospital. She and her son, Paul Russell Johnson, 32, were shot in her Grand Rapids...
December 29, 2012 - 1:29pm
December 22, 2012
Man, 54, dies after stabbing in Duluth duplex
DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — Duluth police say a 54-year-old man has died from severe stab wounds, and investigators are following several leads. The man staggered to a neighbor's apartment Friday night saying he'd just been stabbed and asking the neighbor to call for an ambulance. Police...
December 22, 2012 - 2:33pm
December 19, 2012
Soulful singer has Duluth ties
By Christa Lawler, Forum Communications In Nicholas David’s last act as a competitor on “The Voice,” he busted out a white suit and performed...
December 19, 2012 - 11:34pm
Former utility official pleads guilty to theft
By Mark Stodghill, Forum Communications DULUTH — A former Minnesota Power official pleaded guilty Tuesday to the theft of corporate property and agreed to pay $150,000 restitution. Susan Kay Thompson, 54, entered the plea before Judge John DeSanto in State District Court in Duluth....
December 19, 2012 - 3:09am
December 11, 2012
Moose declining: Wolves, eagles upgraded, but endangered list continues to grow
By John Myers, Forum Communications DULUTH – Minnesota’s beleaguered moose will be one of 67 animals added to the state’s official endangered...
December 11, 2012 - 11:44pm