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Bemidji High School students at state
Mann, Aas crowned; advance to state pageant
CITY: Full agenda for Bemidji work session Monday
Priebus: White House will court moderate Democrats on tax plan
Ohio nightclub shooting leaves one dead, 14 wounded; shooter at large
Professor weighs in on declining walleye stocks in Lake Winnipeg
Dokken: Having a blast with a fishing partner from the past
Cook: Late-ice lake trout prove cooperative
Lake of the Woods boat ramp remains in limbo
Jacks kick off track season at Lions’ Invite
Brandon Michael Lindell
Richard James Opsahl
Laddie Dean Bahr Sr.
Brent Alexander Reyes
PATT RALL COLUMN: Puppets by professionals for 'Dragonsong'
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Helping Native youth find success in schools
LIBRARY CORNER: Opportunities abound in April at the library
MASTER GARDENERS: Garden seed planning starts now
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Time for a love story
100 and counting: Latest BCT production will be 100th stage show directed by Mary Knox-Johnson
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
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
Swift: Hairstyling technique not all it is wrapped up to be
'Bright sadness' describes Lenten journey at Fargo church
Planning the spring garden calendar
Fielding Questions: Rabbit damage can ruin evergreens
Phillips: Everything changes when kindness enters the room
June 24, 2016
‘An inspiration to all of us’: 5-year-old Brittany Balcer back home and doing well, father says
BEMIDJI -- A 5-year-old Bemidji girl police say was kidnapped has been reunited with her family and was doing well Friday, her father said. Brittany...
June 24, 2016 - 5:43pm
June 22, 2016
UPDATED: One dead, child missing after Hillcrest Manor fire
BEMIDJI -- One adult is dead and a 5-year-old child is missing after a fire destroyed a mobile home in the 3900 block of Irvine Avenue. The...
June 22, 2016 - 11:14pm
June 11, 2016
House fire in Eckles Township believed accidental
BEMIDJI—No one was injured in a house fire in Eckles Township on Friday evening. Firefighters from the Bemidji Fire Department arrived...
June 11, 2016 - 3:37pm
May 20, 2016
VIDEO: Wildfire burns 15 acres northeast of Bemidji
A wildfire burned 15 acres near Birchmont Beach Road Northeast and Oman Road Northeast on Friday. Officials said the fire was 90 percent contained...
May 20, 2016 - 5:45pm
May 9, 2016
Ending the blaze: State and local agencies get Hubbard County fire contained Sunday
LAKE HATTIE TOWNSHIP -- A fire that started last Thursday near Lake Hattie Township became fully contained Sunday, prompting state agencies to...
May 9, 2016 - 5:55pm
May 6, 2016
UPDATED: Fight against Lake Hattie fire enters second day with ground and air equipment deployed
Updated at 4 p.m. A fire that started Thursday afternoon near Lake Hattie Township has stopped growing, but is still being fought according...
May 6, 2016 - 4:10pm
May 5, 2016
VIDEO: Blaze hits Hubbard County: Fire officials urge caution as crews work to put out Thursday night flames
LAKE HATTIE TOWNSHIP -- A fire in north Hubbard County required the response of both air and ground crews and stretched to 500 acres Thursday...
May 5, 2016 - 8:53pm
May 4, 2016
Smoke from Canadian wildfire to reach Grand Forks, but haze expected to be minimal
GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- Smoke from a raging wildfire that forced 88,000 residents to flee from a Canadian town in northeast Alberta is expected to reach the Red River Valley by Thursday, according to the National Weather Service. The fire in Fort McMurray, Alberta., has been burning...
May 4, 2016 - 6:18pm
March 23, 2016
Firefighters respond to north Bemidji fire
The Bemidji Fire Department responded to a call Wednesday afternoon about a small fire along Park Avenue Northwest between 24th Street Northwest...
March 23, 2016 - 5:58pm
March 4, 2016
Rochester apartment fire kills mother, toddler daughter
ROCHESTER, Minn. -- A mother and her toddler daughter died in a house fire Thursday night, emergency crews say. Melissa Ann Phiefer, 35, and her 2-year-old daughter, Emily, died from injuries sustained in the fire of an apartment on Rochester’s north side, Rochester police said....
March 4, 2016 - 5:24pm
March 3, 2016
Fire destroys house west of Pillager
Multiple agencies responded to a house fire Wednesday night west of Pillager. Information on what caused the fire shortly before 10 p.m. at 12766...
March 3, 2016 - 2:34pm
January 11, 2016
Brainerd and Nisswa Fire Departments battle fire in subzero temperatures
BARROWS—Despite the efforts of 30 Brainerd and Nisswa Fire Department firefighters working in -13 degree temperatures, a fire Sunday morning...
January 11, 2016 - 4:10pm
January 9, 2016
Fire totals vehicle, damages home Friday
BEMIDJI—A fire in Grant Valley Township Friday afternoon totalled an SUV and damaged a home. The Bemidji Fire Department responded to a...
January 9, 2016 - 3:44pm
December 8, 2015
Fire at Somali shop intentional, marshals say: Days after apparent vandalism, community members call blaze that heavily damaged Juba Coffee House a hate crime
GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- Though investigators have "no idea" what motivated the deliberate torching of a Somali restaurant in Grand Forks, community...
December 8, 2015 - 9:29pm
October 16, 2015
A bridge for the future: New fund set up to help fund restoration of historic crossing in Blackduck
The fate of the historic trestle bridge in Blackduck lies in the hands of the community. A new fund has been established through the Northwest...
October 16, 2015 - 1:18pm