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‘Dracula’ showing at the Library
Becida fish fry on Saturday
COURTS: Prosecution rests in Rossbach case
String time in Bemidji! Holiday lights going up around town
Former Watson, Minn., mayor admits guilt in breaking into current mayor’s home
GIRLS TENNIS: Kelm making BHS tennis history as she prepares for state singles tourney
FOOTBALL: Jacks hope to take momentum into Moorhead for section playoffs
PREP VOLLEYBALL: BHS to face Alexandria in section playoffs, other area playoff pairings revealed
SOCCER: BSU clinches home playoff match with win
FOOTBALL: BSU ninth in regional rankings
Jennifer Ann Garbett Waye
Agnes "Peggy" Quick
Dennis G. "Denny" Preston
KELSI TURNER COLUMN: On rejection
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Do you care to give?
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: As tradition goes
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: What will be your last words to someone?
KELSI TURNER COLUMN: How to harvest wild rice
PODCAST: The JOE-DOWN Reviews “KISS Meets The Phantom Of The Park”
Famed musician Bobby Vee dies
BHS grad nominated for Bessie Award
Book signing with Barbara Schlichting
Woodpicks Bluegrass and Gospel band concert set
WATCH: Meet a central Minnesota family whose made its living off wild rice for four generations
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: The mice are everywhere it seems
PAUL NELSON FISHING: Lakes, rivers cooling a bit slower this year
New specialty license plates to go on sale
Grand Portage, Bois Forte bands seeking to take moose this fall
Share your Milestones in the Pioneer
Johnson anniversary celebration
MILESTONES: Gullickson-Boerboom engagement
MILESTONES: Dunbar birthday
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Stop moral erosion with your votes
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Let Congress fix health care dilemma
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: McMullin a refreshing alternative
Presidential Editorial: This time for president, none of the above
Letter to the editor: Clintons’ hearts are in right place
April 10, 2013
Fargo woman dies from injuries suffered in apartment fire
FARGO – A Fargo woman has died from injuries suffered in an apartment fire Saturday that also killed her boyfriend. Angela Wentz, 42, had been in critical condition at Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis since the fire at 925 Page Drive. She died between 7 and 8 p.m. Tuesday,...
April 10, 2013 - 9:22am
April 6, 2013
Blaze, apparently accidental, whips through Grant Valley home
GRANT VALLEY TOWNSHIP - A home and its contents here sustained more than $100,000 in damages after a fire engulfed it Friday night. Bemidji and Solway firefighters responded to a home in hte 5000 block of Mid-Valley Lane Northwest after receiving a call at 8:01 p.m. A news release...
April 6, 2013 - 8:10am
April 3, 2013
Firefighters extinguish blaze Tuesday night at Bemidji home
BEMIDJI – A house fire Tuesday evening caused an estimated $25,000 in damage, the Fire Department said. In a news release, Fire Chief Dave Hoefer said the fire is being investigated but it appears to have been accidentally set and related to cooking. Firefighters said the fire,...
April 3, 2013 - 9:34am
March 25, 2013
Records for March 26
Police Report The Bemidji Police Department responded to the following calls: Property 7:32 p.m. Saturday, 600 block of 18th Street Southwest. Officers were unable to locate kids kicking mailboxes in the area. Assault 12:43 p.m. Saturday, 2900 Division St. W. An assault that occurred...
March 25, 2013 - 11:22pm
March 5, 2013
Cause of fatal Minnesota motel fire undetermined
ST. CHARLES, Minn. (AP) — Investigators have been unable to determine what caused a St. Charles motel fire that killed a South Dakota man in December. The State Fire Marshal's office has classified the cause of the fire as undetermined. The Post-Bulletin reports the file was closed...
March 5, 2013 - 4:42pm
March 4, 2013
Weekend barn fire kills 1,800 hogs
MORRIS – A barn fire in western Minnesota on Saturday morning killed about 1,800 hogs and caused nearly $700,000 in property damage, the Morris Fire Department reported. The barn and hogs are the property of Lowell Moser and Loren Schmidgall of Spring Valley Farms south of Morris...
March 4, 2013 - 11:31am
February 26, 2013
Man dies in house fire near Thief River Falls
ST. HILAIRE, Minn. -- An elderly man died Thursday evening in a fire that destroyed his rural home southwest of Thief River Falls. Pennington County Sheriff Ray Kuznia said the body of John Clover Meyers, 84, was found in his home about six miles northwest of St. Hilaire, after the...
February 26, 2013 - 9:16am
February 20, 2013
Chief: 1 missing in Kansas City inferno; 14 hurt
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kansas City officials say one of two people who were missing after an explosion destroyed a restaurant has been found...
February 20, 2013 - 7:19am
February 12, 2013
About 100 calves killed in Carver Co. barn fire
BELLE PLAINE, Minn. (AP) — About 100 calves were killed in a fire at a Carver County dairy farm. Belle Plaine Fire Chief Todd Otto says the fire was discovered early Tuesday as farm workers went to milk the cows. The Halquist Farms dairy operation has 400 to 500 cows. The Star Tribune...
February 12, 2013 - 1:42pm
February 8, 2013
Fatal apartment fire investigated in Olivia
OLIVIA — A state fire marshal is investigating a fatal apartment fire in Olivia. Authorities have not yet identified the person who died in Thursday's fire at Westcourt Apartments. Fire officials say the fire was contained to one apartment, although 15 additional units sustained...
February 8, 2013 - 9:07am
February 7, 2013
Cass Lake man burned in garage explosion
CASS LAKE – A 48-year-old man suffered burns to his face and neck after an explosion in his garage Tuesday, but was listed in satisfactory condition Wednesday night. Robert Todd Schumacher, of Cass Lake, was flown to the burn unit at the Hennepin County Medical Center following...
February 7, 2013 - 3:27pm
February 2, 2013
Early morning fire damages Turtle River Township garage
BEMIDJI - A garage/shop fire early Saturday morning that caused an estimated $37,500 in damages appears to be accidental in nature, according...
February 2, 2013 - 8:17am
January 8, 2013
Firefighters from three departments battle fire in Miltona
MILTONA, Minn. -- Firefighters from three departments battled a fire today at an auto repair business in downtown Miltona, a town north of Alexandria in Douglas County. Thick clouds of black and gray smoke poured out of an overhead door of the shop as Miltona firefighters ventilated...
January 8, 2013 - 2:48pm
January 4, 2013
Firefighters battle blaze at Ada elevator
ADA, Minn. – Crews from multiple counties and towns battled flames at a grain elevator on east Main Street here Thursday night. Firefighters...
January 4, 2013 - 12:53am
December 31, 2012
Fire chief reflects on mill fire anniversary
FREEPORT, Minn. (AP) — On Dec. 27, 2011, Freeport Fire Chief Noah Van Beck was a witness to a local tragedy — the total loss of Swany White...
December 31, 2012 - 9:40am