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Bemidji man charged with arson
EDUCATION: Hess to receive leadership award from Minnesota Association of School Administrators
Scientists urge further review of Dakota Access
Record-seeking hemlock: North Brainerd tree is contender
Regency Beauty schools close nationwide, including 5 in Minn.
Warriors going to Winter Park: Red Lake football gets donation from ESPN, will appear on Vikings' ‘Monday Night Football’ game
Sophomore sensations: BHS girls swim team experiencing youth movement
SWIMMING: BHS girls race past Park Rapids
VOLLEYBALL: Bemidji runs away with 3-0 sweep
TrekNorth soccer ties W-H-A
Orrin "Bud" Edward Barnum
Donald "Booty" Bruce Raisch
Brian M. Kummet
MASTER GARDENERS: What ate my potatoes?
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Leave a legacy of words
SUSTAINABILITY COLUMN: Sustainable health care: Returning to relationship-based practice
MASTER GARDENERS: Think about next year when it comes to garden debris
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: Truth and Reconciliation: Water
Tigirlily to open for Justin Moore at Sanford Center
Monday Movie Report: Oscars Foreign Language Category adds first contenders
PATT RALL COLUMN: Fall is in the area, and in the theaters
BSO opens new season, 'Legends & Lore'
Justin Moore comes to Bemidji on Oct. 1
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Cooling water temperatures pool the fish
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: The fisher kings of Minnesota
PAUL NELSON: Fall cooldown continues for peak fishing
Zebra mussels confirmed in 4 more Minnesota lakes
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Full moons and fishing
Johnson anniversary celebration
MILESTONES: Gullickson-Boerboom engagement
MILESTONES: Dunbar birthday
MILESTONES: Cuperus-Howe engagement
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: The Salvation Army leader’s legacy lives on
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: A flaw in implementation of dress code
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Here’s a list of what Republicans believe
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Two thoughts about the school dress code
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Skoe needs to look out for our interests
December 31, 2014
UPDATED: No injuries reported in house fire
BEMIDJI -- There were no injuries reported at a Bemidji house fire late Tuesday morning, but the blaze caused more than $100,000 damage to the...
December 31, 2014 - 3:59pm
December 30, 2014
Fire damages Hibbing foundry
HIBBING, Minn. -- A furnace malfunction caused major damage - but no injuries - at a Hibbing foundry Sunday night. The Hibbing Fire Department reported that crews were called to Northern Foundry, just after 9:30 p.m. on a report of a furnace explosion and large fire. A furnace...
December 30, 2014 - 9:47am
Nine horses killed, others saved in barn fire in Wright County
BUFFALO, Minn. -- Nine horses were killed in a barn fire early Sunday in Wright County, northwest of Minneapolis, while a passing teenager and another man rescued some horses. The Wright County Sheriff’s Office said some horses were saved after Wyatt Stueven, 17, of Howard...
December 30, 2014 - 9:46am
December 13, 2014
BEMIDJI FIRE DEPARTMENT: As temperatures drop, fire activity heats up
BEMIDJI -- The Bemidji Fire Department had 170 calls for service in November. Officials estimated $47,200 in property was lost because of fire in November, according to a release from the department. For the year, the department has responded to 1,826 calls for service, with...
December 13, 2014 - 11:22pm
November 21, 2014
Early morning fire damages garage
BEMIDJI -- Bemidji firefighters responded to a garage fire early Friday on the 400 block of Becida Road Southwest. The fire was reported at 4:10 a.m. and when firefighters arrived there was light smoke coming from the garage, according to a release from the Bemidji Fire Department....
November 21, 2014 - 4:38pm
November 3, 2014
Detroit Lakes bar damaged in Sunday fire
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. – Fire has destroyed a popular Detroit Lakes bar. A call came in around 2 p.m. Sunday reporting a fire...
November 3, 2014 - 10:49am
October 21, 2014
Fire destroys Eckles Township home
BEMIDJI -- A fire consumed an Eckles Township home and caused $32,000 in damage late Tuesday morning, authorities said. No injuries were reported....
October 21, 2014 - 4:24pm
September 27, 2014
Five building fires keep BFD busy in August
BEMIDJI -- The Bemidji Fire Department responded to 164 service calls in August, including five calls for building fires. A total of 1,340 calls have been received through August this year. There was an average of 5.3 calls per day in August. Three all-call firefighter pages were...
September 27, 2014 - 11:31pm
September 4, 2014
Dorset restaurants go up in flames
DORSET -- Two longtime institutions burned to the ground in Dorset Thursday morning. Companeros and Dorset House Pizza burned while their owners...
September 4, 2014 - 8:53am
August 21, 2014
Fire destroys garage in NE Bemidji
BEMIDJI -- A fire early Thursday destroyed a garage in northeast Bemidji. The fire was reported on the 1600 block of Fifth Street NE at 3:08...
August 21, 2014 - 11:01am
August 7, 2014
Northome man dies in house fire
NORTHOME -- A 78-year-old Northome man died in an early morning house fire Wednesday, officials said Thursday. The Koochiching County Sheriff’s Office responded to the call at 12275 First St. in Northome at approximately 4 a.m. Upon arrival, emergency personnel found Edward...
August 7, 2014 - 10:49am
July 14, 2014
Attic catches fire in Frohn Township home
BEMIDJI -- An attic of a Frohn Township home caught fire late Monday morning, causing an estimated $37,000 in damage. The Bemidji Fire Department...
July 14, 2014 - 3:22pm
May 30, 2014
17-year-old held, charged in Cass County fire
BEMIDJI -- A 17-year-old rural Cass Lake boy has been charged with felony wildfire arson in connection to a fire Wednesday that burned 70 acres south of Cass Lake in Pike Bay Township. Cass County Attorney Christopher Strandlie announced the charges Friday, the same day the 17-year-old...
May 30, 2014 - 3:26pm
May 26, 2014
Gas pipeline explodes, leaves hundreds without service near Warren, Minn.
WARREN, Minn. — Fred and Julie Nicholls woke up early Monday morning to a loud booming sound and the feeling of their house shaking....
May 26, 2014 - 5:11pm
Falling tree sparks 22-acre wildfire at Little Ball Club Lake
DEER RIVER, Minn. -- A tree falling on a power line Sunday started a 22-acre wildfire near Little Ball Club Lake in the Chippewa National Forest, officials said Monday. Aircraft and fire crews worked into the evening Sunday to extinguish the blaze, and firefighters continued working...
May 26, 2014 - 1:04pm