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Audit: Minn. welfare programs have lax eligibility checks
Nurses ratify new contract with Sanford Bemidji
It's back: Minnesota Senate has plan to revive Real ID
Planned Parenthood sees brief reprieve after healthcare bill yanked
Bemidji Middle School assistant principal charged with 2 felonies
Raskob's game-winner sends UMD into region final
BSU baseball games rescheduled
SDSU soccer adds BSU's Janssen to staff
MEN'S HOCKEY: Former Beaver O’Connor signs with Walleye
New England keeper Cropper has Minnesota roots
Marjorie Ann Fraki
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
Donald Trump once called actress Emma Thompson for a date
'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'
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: The BWCA: Memories of a special place of pure, natural beauty
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Spring is here, and open water isn't too far behind
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
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
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