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The demise of McNally Smith: Bankruptcy hearing this week for failed St. Paul music college
Ironton, Minn., man found guilty on child pornography charges
UMD financial research team headed to global finals
Raising the Bar: Brad Paisley concert marks a new level for Sanford Center
Cass Lake-Bena students honored by national organization
Twins' Morrison on ailing former teammate Farquhar: 'An awesome human being'
Landry wins in San Antonio for first PGA Tour title
Wolves saving best defending for playoffs
Brian Murphy: Timberwolves give fans hope by bouncing the bully
Carlos Gomez beats Twins with walk-off homer off Addison Reed
Caroline Marie Stangel
Donna Claire Okerman
Craig Lee Littleghost
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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
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'Scandal' is over, but here are 10 things we'll remember from this crazy show
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'The Rock' surprises Minnesota teen who asked him to prom
Second-annual Celebration channels Prince's vibe at Paisley Park studios
What would Prince want? Two years later, his estate is a mess and his legacy unclear.
'Owl' in a day's work!
Craftsman makes a wake building kayaks and canoes
Angler's fish tale presents learning opportunity
Sturgeon solutions: Biologists seek reasons for lack of fish’s reproduction on St. Louis River
SAM COOK: Heading down a new trail with plenty of old friends
Richard and Marvel Olson
Virg & Marge
Shirley (Mayer) Klosterman
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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Common sense actions can help keep the public safe
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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: What a sad world this would be without music
April 14, 2018
Anoka County man charged with assaulting 2 firefighters as house burned
ST. PAUL -- A rural Anoka County man was charged Friday, April 13, with felony arson and assault after he allegedly set an RV and a house on...
April 14, 2018 - 8:44am
April 1, 2018
Out of the ashes: Thousands already raised to rebuild St. Mary’s Mission Church
RED LAKE—The wreckage of St. Mary's Mission Church hadn't yet cooled when Rev. Jerry Rogers received the first donation to be put toward...
April 1, 2018 - 8:02am
March 26, 2018
Lake Park-Audubon High School fire suspects identified
LAKE PARK, Minn. — Three juveniles have been identified as suspects in fires set Saturday at the former Lake Park-Audubon High School here,...
March 26, 2018 - 12:54pm
March 21, 2018
Bemidji man pleads guilty to arson
BEMIDJI—A Bemidji man accused of arson pleaded guilty to the charge Friday. Damian Patrick Joseph Smith, 21, was charged with first-degree...
March 21, 2018 - 3:05pm
March 17, 2018
Minnesota teen dies in car fire
The report said a 1991 Olds Cutlass was northbound on Highway 55 and went off the road north of Barrett about 3 a.m. The underbrush and dry...
March 17, 2018 - 9:32am
February 27, 2018
Fire heavily damages Bemidji house
BEMIDJI—A Bemidji house was heavily damaged in a Monday night fire. The fire was reported at 6:42 p.m. on the 900 block of Maurice Avenue...
February 27, 2018 - 8:12am
January 5, 2018
Extremely cold temperatures make fighting blazes difficult
LANGDON, N.D.—A Thursday night fire destroyed a 115-year-old building that contained the Langdon General Store, marking the third major...
January 5, 2018 - 10:31pm
January 2, 2018
Fatal fires took a toll on N.D., Minn. families in 2017
FARGO — In February, a fire at a home in Carrington, N.D., took the lives of three children. To much of the world, it was a sad news story....
January 2, 2018 - 6:13am
December 26, 2017
Two adults and a child are dead and another child critically injured in MN house fire
HIBBING, Minn. — Two adults are dead and two children suffered life-threatening injuries in an early morning house fire in Hibbing on Tuesday,...
December 26, 2017 - 4:00pm
December 7, 2017
Fire, fear stretch across southern California as wildfires roar from Ventura to San Diego
CARPINTERIA, Calif. - Fire continued to tear across southern California on Thursday, surrounding communities and shrouding much of the region...
December 7, 2017 - 8:56pm
Extraordinary footage shows man rescuing rabbit as California fires burn
Images and video from the latest widespread wildfires in California paint the picture of a flaming hellscape where all hope is lost. One small...
December 7, 2017 - 6:44am
December 2, 2017
Overnight fire destroys historic Red Lake church
RED LAKE -- A 159-year-old Red Lake church was destroyed in an an overnight fire. According to a Facebook post on the St. Mary’s Mission School’s...
December 2, 2017 - 4:23pm
October 20, 2017
DNR urges caution while burning fall yard debris
BEMIDJI—Northwest and central Minnesota have elevated fire danger due to sparse rain, high winds and lack of humidity, and officials are...
October 20, 2017 - 4:48pm
October 18, 2017
Red Flag fire weather warning issued for portions of ND, Minnesota
The National Weather Service has issued a red flag warning for most of North Dakota and a portion of northwest Minnesota. The warning was issued...
October 18, 2017 - 10:22am
October 10, 2017
'The Night America Burned': The deadliest - and most overlooked - fire in U.S. history
On the morning of Sunday, Oct. 8, 1871, the citizens of Peshtigo, a Wisconsin lumber town up a dirt road from Green Bay, went to church and prayed...
October 10, 2017 - 7:45pm