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Man who stole from wealthy Minnesota philanthropist sent to prison
Federal judge: Trump administration must accept new DACA applicants
Federal lawsuit hopes to change way state, county 'unfairly' take away children --especially in black families
Minnesota firefighter catches baby dropped from apartment
Central Minn. man dies after vehicle he was driving loses control, rolls
GYMNASTICS: Brown, DeWitt represent Aerials
Teeing off spring
SOFTBALL: BHS scores too little, too late, falls to Cloquet
TRACK AND FIELD: Jacks compete at Brainerd meet
BASEBALL: Jacks fall to EGF in season opener
Alfred James Benais
COMMENTARY: Why we won't take a break from learning
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Ever so adaptable are the American crows
Angler's fish tale presents learning opportunity
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Do you want to eat pancakes?
The seed varieties you should plant this spring
BSO presents concert series finale Sunday
'Scandal' is over, but here are 10 things we'll remember from this crazy show
Avicii dead at 28: Swedish DJ became an EDM star with hits 'Levels' and 'Wake Me Up'
'The Rock' surprises Minnesota teen who asked him to prom
Second-annual Celebration channels Prince's vibe at Paisley Park studios
Deer on the table: DNR holds Bemidji meeting on deer management
After Parkland shooting, NRA posts biggest fundraising haul in nearly 20 years
'Owl' in a day's work!
Craftsman makes a wake building kayaks and canoes
Angler's fish tale presents learning opportunity
Richard and Marvel Olson
Virg & Marge
Shirley (Mayer) Klosterman
1963 Impala was beautiful, but it fell apart
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Common sense actions can help keep the public safe
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Commentary goes beyond theater of the absurd
Time to respond to reader feedback
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: What a sad world this would be without music
March 30, 2012
What would $540 million buy? Mega Millions lottery prize largest in history
BEMIDJI - It's hard to even begin to comprehend winning $540 million in tonight's Mega Millions jackpot, and especially to imagine what one would spend it on, but let's try. The median household income of Minnesotan families is $57,243, which means the winner of tonight's jackpot...
March 30, 2012 - 12:00am
March 21, 2012
Hibbing, Minn., college instructor to host live radio show in Bemidji to support new independent non-profit radio station in town
BEMIDJI - In the early days of television, many families would sit in front of the television and watch their favorite comedies, dramas, mysteries...
March 21, 2012 - 12:00am
March 20, 2012
Carnegie spared: Supporters allowed time to raise funds to preserve Bemidji's historic library
Rarely, the Bemidji City Council will receive a smattering of applause after making a decision. On Monday, following a surprisingly unanimous...
March 20, 2012 - 12:00am
March 8, 2012
UPDATED: Cohasset woman, 44, pinned by vehicle while changing tire near Remer, Minn.
A 44-year-old woman was airlifted to a Duluth hospital Wednesday after her vehicle fell on her while she attempted to change a tire near Remer. The incident was reported at 6:10 p.m. According to the Minnesota State Patrol out of Virginia: Wendy S. Waisanen was parked on the side...
March 8, 2012 - 7:58am
Bemidji, Minn., graduate to appear on popular TV quiz show 'Jeopardy' Friday
Galen Benshoof is a self-proclaimed trivia buff who will compete on trivia's biggest stage. Benshoof, a 2001 Bemidji High School graduate, will...
March 8, 2012 - 12:00am
March 7, 2012
Tree stand displayed as testimony continues in north-central Minnesota manslaughter trial
BAGLEY - Silence filled the room as each of the 13 jurors filed into the former courtroom in the Clearwater County Courthouse Tuesday for an...
March 7, 2012 - 12:00am
March 6, 2012
Trial starts for man accused in hunter's death in north-central Minnesota's Clearwater County
Bagley - The conduct of a north-central Minnesota man with a bad temper is what caused a tree stand to fall while a hunter was sitting in it, causing the hunter to sustain injuries that ultimately led to the hunter's death, a prosecutor said as Kevin McCormick's manslaughter trial...
March 6, 2012 - 12:00am
March 2, 2012
Sen. Franken: Shuttering mail proccessing centers hurts businesses, families
Shuttering post offices and mail processing centers across Minnesota, including the sorting center in Bemidji, could lead to the end of the U.S. Postal Service, Sen. Al Franken said Thursday. The Minnesota Democrat, on a conference call with reporters, said closing 117 post offices...
March 2, 2012 - 12:00am
March 1, 2012
Final Native Mob defendant arrested
The lone at-large defendant wanted in connection to federal charges filed against the Native Mob has been arrested. Eric Lee Bower, 23, of White Earth, Minn., was arrested today in Minneapolis, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office in Minneapolis. The Native Mob, a well-structured,...
March 1, 2012 - 4:02pm
February 28, 2012
Bemidji angler catches state-record eelpout
Lake of the Woods, 4:30 a.m. and a hook baited with three fat head minnows could only mean one thing - eelpout fishing. Aaron Guthrie of Bemidji...
February 28, 2012 - 12:00am
February 17, 2012
Allegiant eyes Bemidji as potential air hub; could lead to direct flight to Las Vegas
Allegiant Airlines and the Bemidji Regional Airport are in "very preliminary discussions" with one another about whether non-stop service between Bemidji and Las Vegas is possible. Harold Van Leeuwen Jr., the airport manager, said in an email that he expects to know more by the end...
February 17, 2012 - 12:28am
February 7, 2012
Weekend stabbing leads to second-degree murder charge against Longville, Minn., man
A 23-year-old Longville, Minn., man faces second-degree intentional murder after a Walker man died from stab wounds this past weekend. Frank Jessie LaRose appeared Tuesday on the charge in Cass County District Court, where a judge set bail at $500,000 with conditions. A criminal...
February 7, 2012 - 11:34am
Dog owner remains confined pending commitment hearing
Carol Schmidt, the 63-year-old woman who had more than 100 dogs removed from her property near Bemidji two weeks ago, will remain at a behavioral health hospital pending her commitment hearing scheduled for Friday. According to the court proceedings from a hearing held last Friday,...
February 7, 2012 - 12:00am
February 6, 2012
Minnesota woman, accused of running over husband with van, faces premeditated murder for his death 18 months ago
A 61-year-old Garrison, Minn., woman faces first-degree premeditated murder and two other charges after her husband was run over by a vehicle nearly 18 months ago. A Cass County grand jury indicted Helene Teresa Mitchell-Abraham last week. She made her first appearance Monday on...
February 6, 2012 - 3:38pm
February 3, 2012
Schedule set for Santorum visit to Bemidji, Minn.
BEMIDJI, Minn. - Presidential candidate Rick Santorum plans to attend a pancake breakfast Sunday before visiting Bemidji Woolen Mills and giving a campaign speech. According to an email from Santorum's campaign, the former Pennsylvania senator will visit the St. Philip's Catholic...
February 3, 2012 - 12:00am