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Multiple searches, tips fail to find missing northern Minnesota 13-year-old
Minnesota police sergeant loses job, put on probation for sex with 17-year-old
Catch and release returning to Mille Lacs for open water season
Charges: Minnesota man kidnapped baby to try to get girlfriend back
School district approves cost shares for new elementary school
GIRLS BASKETBALL: Jacks travel to TRF for section playoff opener
ICE RACING: George sweeps Garfield Lake features (photo gallery)
Competing Twins outfielders once had mentor-pupil relationship
Wild's Parise, Pominville sidelined with mumps
CURLING: Fenson, U.S. men claim silver at world juniors
Judith "Judy" Charlene Haack
Jonathan Peter Miller
Ronald M. Severson
Sandra Kay Nelson
SCOTTY ALLISON COLUMN: Work continues to build veterans home in Bemidji
LIBRARY CORNER: March is an eventful month at the library
MATTHEW LIEDKE COLUMN: Best Picture a sure win for 'La La Land'
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Why go into teaching?
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: A story of guns and Carroll Shiff
Art briefs for Sunday, Feb. 26
PATT RALL COLUMN: Start the Spring with scents in the air
Northern Community Radio debuts new segment, podcast
A 'Great' show for Jim: Great Northern Radio Show to honor Jim Miller during live Bemidji broadcast
Art briefs for Sunday, Feb 19
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Chickadees keep all of us company
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Tips for catching eelpout
Forest Service to host land meeting
Fish, game and trapping licenses expire Tuesday
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: The time for melt and freeze, melt and freeze
DNR urges caution on rapidly deteriorating ice
Column: The power of noticing can save lives
AstroBob: Can you see the Russian landers, rovers on the moon? Yes!
Swift: Expiration dates are just suggestions
Phillips: A well-timed letter reminded me to look for kindness
Letter to the Editor: Beltrami County deputy: It's been a privilege to serve you
February 6, 2016
Dayton promises to be there for Madelia after explosion, fire
MADELIA, Minn. -- Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton promises his administration will help Madelia's 2,300 residents recover from Wednesday's blizzard-whipped fire that destroyed much of the community's downtown. Dayton visited Madelia on Friday, meeting with about 150 people near where eight...
February 6, 2016 - 2:32pm
February 3, 2016
Explosion sets fire to businesses in Madelia
MADELIA, Minn. -- A major fire destroyed six to eight businesses Wednesday morning in downtown Madelia in southern Minnesota The city is about...
February 3, 2016 - 2:05pm
January 27, 2016
Early morning fire heavily damages house
BEMIDJI—A fire early Wednesday heavily damaged a house in northwest Bemidji. The Bemidji Fire Department responded to a report of a fire...
January 27, 2016 - 8:55am
January 15, 2016
Break-in suspect dead after fire in convenience store in International Falls
INTERNATIONAL FALLS, Minn. -- A break-in suspect is dead after a fire that burned a convenience store near International Falls late Wednesday. “We recovered a body from the building and that’s our suspect,” said Koochiching County Sheriff Perryn Hedlund. A break-in involving...
January 15, 2016 - 2:00pm
January 6, 2016
Fire destroys home in rural Nevis
NEVIS -- A rural Nevis man and another resident at his home escaped injury following a fire late Saturday night. Skylar Smith said he was sleeping...
January 6, 2016 - 12:30pm
December 30, 2015
Garage burns in Grant Valley Township
BEMIDJI -- No injuries were reported in a garage fire Wednesday afternoon in Grant Valley Township. The Bemidji Fire Department responded to...
December 30, 2015 - 5:37pm
December 26, 2015
Minnesota fire deaths highest since 2011
FARGO -- Four deaths in Minnesota this month have pushed the number of fire fatalities this year to the state's highest level since 2011. The numbers are not as grim in North Dakota, where fire deaths are headed for a three-year low. Hoping to prevent deadly blazes as the year winds...
December 26, 2015 - 3:08pm
December 12, 2015
Mountain Iron woman dies in early morning apartment fire
MOUNTAIN IRON, Minn. -- A 25-year-old woman died in an apartment building fire in Mountain Iron that displaced residents in 24 apartments Saturday morning. The St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office reported that Shavondria Owens was pronounced dead at the scene at 8521 Raintree Drive...
December 12, 2015 - 9:19pm
Area departments extinguish large field fire near Fosston
POLK COUNTY -- Four fire departments responded to a large grass fire Sunday evening near Fosston, Minn. The fire was reported shortly before 7 p.m. Sunday about 7 miles north of Fosston, in a farm field at the intersection of Polk County Roads 30 and 35, according to a report from...
October 12, 2015 - 9:43am
September 8, 2015
Famed Sturgis bar Full Throttle Saloon destroyed in fire
STURGIS, S.D. -- A fast-moving fire just after midnight Tuesday destroyed the Full Throttle Saloon, a popular Sturgis Motorcycle Rally destination...
September 8, 2015 - 7:12pm
September 7, 2015
TransCanada pipeline fire reported Saturday in northern Minnesota
KITTSON COUNTY, Minn.--Emergency crews responded to a fire at a portion of the TransCanada pipeline in Kittson County near the U.S.-Canada border...
September 7, 2015 - 3:24pm
September 3, 2015
Garage fire reported in Bemidji
BEMIDJI -- A garage fire was reported Wednesday evening just north of downtown Bemidji. The Bemidji Fire Department responded to the call in the 700 block of Mississippi Avenue just before 9 p.m., according to a release from the department. When firefighters arrived, smoke was...
September 3, 2015 - 9:51am
August 17, 2015
St. Cloud woman dies in house fire
ST. CLOUD, Minn. -- A St. Cloud woman has died after suffering injuries in a house fire on in St. Cloud Sunday afternoon, according to police. The St. Cloud Police Department said Lorraine Honer, 70, was taken to St. Cloud Hospital with serious injuries after the fire and was...
August 17, 2015 - 9:24pm
June 22, 2015
Fire hits Liberty Township home
BEMIDJI—Firefighters responded to a house fire Sunday in Liberty Township. The fire was reported at approximately 3:06 p.m. Sunday in the 17000 block of Old Grouse Road Northwest. When firefighters arrive, the home was engulfed in flames, according to a press release from...
June 22, 2015 - 8:42am
June 16, 2015
Intentional fires clear breaks to protect homes near BWCAW: Forest Service works to rob future wildfires of their fuel
Fires burning west of Burntside Lake near Ely on Tuesday were started on purpose, by the Smokey Bear folks, in hopes of robbing future wildfires of their fuel. Superior National Forest officials gave the go-ahead for crews to burn about 120 acres Monday near Coo Lake. That...
June 16, 2015 - 7:02pm