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UPDATED: Bemidji Middle School vice principal arrested
Gardening 101 lecture series continues
GOP scrambling for health bill votes after ultimatum from Trump
Ms. Simplicity: Gift-giving during a health crisis
MN mom with history of mental illness gets prison for poisoning baby
Bears sign QB Sanchez to one-year deal
Minnesota State Boys Basketball Tournament -- Thursday roundup
Flyers keep Wild in check as Minnesota woes continue
North Central Basketball All-Star Games set for April 8
BASEBALL: Beavers swept at US Bank Stadium
Ruth Arlene (Smith) Evarts
Donald S. Ness
Edward Locke Gallagher
Emily Jean Ostlund
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
UPDATED: Missing girl found alive; man arrested for kidnapping (w/ video)
BEMIDJI -- A 32-year-old man has been arrested for kidnapping in connection with the disappearance of a 5-year-old Bemidji girl, who was found...
June 24, 2016 - 1:09pm
June 23, 2016
Fire clouds future of Fern Township Town Hall: Lightning strike heavily damages longtime community structure
BECIDA -- No decisions have been made on the future of the Fern Township Town Hall, heavily damaged in a fire June 17. A passerby reported a...
June 23, 2016 - 7:07pm
June 17, 2016
PHOTO GALLERY: Thunderstorms move through region: Lightning most likely cause of two area fires
BEMIDJI -- A line of thunderstorms moved through the region Friday morning, bringing heavy rain and possibly causing two fires. The skies darkened...
June 17, 2016 - 7:12pm
UPDATED: Two Friday morning fires most likely caused by lightning
BEMIDJI -- Firefighters were called to two area fires Friday morning during a thunderstorm, with lightning strikes being the suspected cause...
June 17, 2016 - 6:28pm
May 23, 2016
Fire damages Northern Township apartment building
BEMIDJI—No injuries were reported at an apartment building fire Sunday morning in Northern Township. The Bemidji Fire Department received...
May 23, 2016 - 9:23am
May 21, 2016
Man escapes house fire in Eckles Township
BEMIDJI—The owner of a home in Eckles Township escaped with his life after fire engulfed his house Friday evening. Bemidji Firefighters responded to a house fire at 8:56 p.m. Friday in the 11000 block of state Highway 89, according to a release from the department. The owner...
May 21, 2016 - 5:16pm
May 18, 2016
(VIDEO) Beneficial burn: Chippewa National Forest conducts prescribed burns on Oak Point
CASS LAKE -- Smoke plumes could be seen from long distances Wednesday as the Chippewa National Forest conducted prescribed burns on Oak Point...
May 18, 2016 - 6:51pm
May 11, 2016
Crews, weather help tame Skibo fire; Minnesota based planes heading north to help fight Kenora battle
SKIBO — Cooler, wetter weather and ongoing efforts by air and ground crews continued to make progress Tuesday on the wildfire east of Hoyt Lakes. The so-called Skibo fire was more than half contained early Tuesday and crews were gaining the upper hand on the remaining hot spots....
May 11, 2016 - 9:19am
May 3, 2016
UPDATED: Wildfires flare with dry, windy conditions: Crowning fire stopped near Wal-Mart in Park Rapids
PARK RAPIDS, Minn. -- Water bombing airplanes and helicopters snuffed a fire in Park Rapids, Minn., Tuesday before flames approached a Wal-Mart...
May 3, 2016 - 8:28pm
April 21, 2016
Fire damages house in Bemidji
BEMIDJI—No one was injured in a house fire Wednesday evening in Bemidji. The Bemidji Fire Department responded to a structure fire at 8:38 P.M. in the 3900 block of Irvine Avenue NW. When firefighters arrived, they found a fire at the back of the house. A total of 16 firefighters...
April 21, 2016 - 9:38am
April 14, 2016
Fires in Kansas, Nebraska prompt air pollution advisory in Minnesota
ST. PAUL—The Bemidji area is included in an air pollution advisory because of fires across eastern Kansas and Nebraska. The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency on Thursday afternoon issued an air pollution health advisory for western Minnesota 8 a.m. Friday. The affected area...
April 14, 2016 - 2:17pm
April 2, 2016
Fire damages Irvine Avenue house
BEMIDJI -- A person had to be rescued from the roof of a house after a fire was reported in the 800 block of Irvine Avenue early Thursday evening....
April 2, 2016 - 1:02pm
March 29, 2016
SAFETY: Area fire restrictions to start Monday
BEMIDJI -- Spring burning restrictions are set to begin Monday in the Bemidji area, officials say. Dave Hoefer said his department already has responded to seven wildfires this season, as the early snow melt is extending the spring burning season. The Minnesota Department of Natural...
March 29, 2016 - 3:01pm
March 17, 2016
DNR announces first spring burning restrictions; will start March 28 in Beltrami County
BEMIDJI -- The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will start burning restrictions starting Monday in various areas around the state. ...
March 17, 2016 - 8:55pm
March 7, 2016
Fighting the flames: Bemidji Fire Department refilling its roster as emergency calls stay steady in 2015
BEMIDJI -- New names and faces can be seen and heard in areas long unoccupied at the Bemidji Fire Department, an encouraging sign for Chief Dave...
March 7, 2016 - 9:21pm