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Two from Bemidji escape serious injury in rollover on Highway 2
A place of healing: Officials celebrate 10th anniversary of Wellness Courts in Cass Lake
Authorities ID man involved in Highway 71 crash
Crime report for Dec. 7
Former Sanford Center executive director charged with felony in Illinois
Bemidji High School Winter Sports Spotlight
MEN'S BASKETBALL: Dibble learning to compete for Beavers
BSU to host softball camp
GIRLS BASKETBALL: Jacks ‘flip’ the script, beat Hibbing
AUTO RACING: Awards handed out at speedway banquet
Bruce Robert Smith
Monica Louise Johnston
Ray O. Carpenter
Bruce Robert Smith
PRIME TIME: From grieving a loss to celebrating a life
PRIME TIME: A fiery idea for a motion picture
PRIME TIME: Readers Theater volunteers bring performances to elementary schools
PRIME TIME: No pain, no strain, just gain at the Activity Center
PRIME TIME: ‘LAWKI,’ or Life As We Know It
After offending American Indians, Ralphie May backs Standing Rock
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
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
PRIME TIME: Traveling through the landscapes
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: We deserve respectable representation in government
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Country deserves better from its president
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Let’s restore integrity to election process
PIONEER VIEWPOINTS: Perseverance pays off
December 6, 2016
Federal appeals court overturns award against Essar
DULUTH, Minn. -- A three-judge panel of the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has overturned a nearly $33 million settlement against Essar Steel Minnesota that a lower court had awarded Great Lakes Gas. In a decision filed Monday, the appeals court said the lower court erred because...
December 6, 2016 - 9:20pm
November 29, 2016
Duluth exhibition will support Standing Rock
DULUTH, Minn. -- Addressing the North Dakota pipeline protests that are the largest tribal movement in more than a century, Wendy Savage talked...
November 29, 2016 - 1:05pm
November 2, 2016
Minnesota Power asks for another rate increase: State regulators will decide request for additional 18 percent hike
DULUTH, Minn. -- It’s almost certain your Minnesota Power monthly electric bill will go up in 2017. How much will depend on the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission. Duluth-based Minnesota Power on Wednesday filed a request for a general rate increase, asking the PUC to approve...
November 2, 2016 - 4:55pm
October 25, 2016
Actor Mark Ruffalo joins effort opposing pipeline, Dakota Access says trespassers will be ‘removed from the land’
MORTON COUNTY, N.D. — Opponents of the Dakota Access Pipeline called for a “national day of action” on Tuesday, Oct. 25, by asking supporters...
October 25, 2016 - 5:08pm
October 22, 2016
Enbridge to lay off 50 workers in Twin Ports
DULUTH, Minn. -- Enbridge Inc. reported Wednesday that it is laying off 5 percent of its workforce after an organizational review — including about 50 employees in Duluth-Superior. In total, the oil pipeline company said the cuts will total 530 people, affecting 370 positions in...
October 22, 2016 - 4:00am
October 19, 2016
Solid support: Local trees from Cloquet harvested for North Dakota protest
CLOQUET, Minn. -- Working on slopes thick with red pine outside Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College in Cloquet on Tuesday, a crew armed...
October 19, 2016 - 1:00pm
September 1, 2016
Eight arrested after protesters bind themselves to Dakota Access construction equipment
BISMARCK – Eight people were arrested Wednesday, Aug. 31, after protesters descended on a construction site for the Dakota Access Pipeline...
September 1, 2016 - 1:00am
August 31, 2016
At least one arrested after protesters bind themselves to Dakota Access construction equipment
BISMARCK – One woman was arrested and two additional arrests were possible Wednesday morning, Aug. 31, after protesters descended on a construction site for the Dakota Access Pipeline project in North Dakota, with two men binding themselves to construction equipment, authorities...
August 31, 2016 - 11:38am
August 22, 2016
Minnesota will not appeal North Dakota coal power suit
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota will not appeal a federal court ruling that called unconstitutional a Minnesota law restricting importing electricity from coal-fired electric generating plants. North Dakota filed the suit against the Minnesota Next Generation Energy Act, passed in 2007, and...
August 22, 2016 - 6:00pm
July 27, 2016
Environmental groups question federal order on Enbridge pipeline in Minnesota
MINNEAPOLIS — Representatives of local environmental groups remain skeptical at the inclusion of Minnesota oil pipelines in a $172 million...
July 27, 2016 - 10:30pm
July 20, 2016
Enbridge reaches $172M settlement for Kalamazoo spill: Company also directed to replace Minnesota’s Line 3
WASHINGTON -- A settlement between pipeline company Enbridge and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for oil spills in Michigan and Illinois could have an impact on another Enbridge project in Minnesota and North Dakota. The U.S. Department of Justice announced the settlement...
July 20, 2016 - 6:49pm
May 2, 2016
ENERGY: Meeting brings out those in favor, those opposed to pipelines
BEMIDJI—Area residents were able to share their opinions Monday on two proposed oil pipelines designed to pass through northern Minnesota....
May 2, 2016 - 9:44pm
April 21, 2016
A Green community: Sustainability groups to celebrate progress Saturday
BEMIDJI -- With Bemidji and the surrounding area on a more sustainable trajectory than a year ago, some of the groups that made it happen are planning to celebrate. On Saturday evening, Northwest Clean Energy Resource Teams, in collaboration with the Bemidji Sustainability Committee...
April 21, 2016 - 6:19pm
March 11, 2016
Echternach named new CEO at Beltrami Electric
BEMIDJI -- Jared Echternach has been named general manager and CEO of Beltrami Electric Cooperative in Bemidji. The cooperative’s board of...
March 11, 2016 - 5:21pm
March 3, 2016
Energy assistance still available in Beltrami, Cass counties
BEMIDJI -- There is still time to apply for Energy Assistance Funding this winter season if you live in Beltrami or Cass county, officials said in a release.Funds are available for help with heating and electric bills to assist households that meet income guidelines. The following...
March 3, 2016 - 7:58pm