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Tenth annual Run/Walk/Skate for Suicide Prevention set for Sept. 10
A sky view at Sanford Bemidji: Work continues on roof after July windstorms
Labor Day refuse schedule change
Minn. business expands to raise saltwater shrimp you can eat
Minn. man charged with selling leased livestock
BSU FOOTBALL: Head coach Tesch on 'leave of absence'
Vikings QB Bridgewater injures knee during practice
AUTO RACING: Bemidji Speedway wraps up track championship season
AMATEUR BASEBALL: Blue Ox beat St. Martin in Class C state tourney opener
CROSS COUNTRY: BHS boys second, girls fifth at Shocky Strand Invitational
Patricia Jane Blue
John Martin Bratrud
Madeline D. Boswell
Albert Franklin "Dix" Coffin
Cyndi Fenske: Goings on at the library in September
John Eggers: Find first day teacher success
MASTER GARDENERS: Slipping is not just for winter
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: The infinite nature of truth and reconciliation
John Eggers: Delight in the dog days of August
Patt Rall: Much music in Bemidj this week
ART BRIEFS - SUNDAY AUG. 28
The JOE-DOWN Reviews ‘Punk’s Dead: SLC Punk 2’
Inspired and inspiring: Big Daddy Weave takes the stage tonight at Sanford Center
Art briefs: Sunday Aug. 21
MASTER GARDENERS: What is your lawn plethora at summer's end?
FISH TALES: Jude Hicks on Lake Marquette
Blane Klemek: Observations on the American crow
FISH TALES: Gunner Ganske on Swenson Lake
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Caution needed to prevent spread of invasive species
Lorraine Peck birthday
Edwina Batchelder birthday
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Community Band season was best ever
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Time to think about school food as new school year nears
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Many stepped forward to clean up cemetery
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Why do women wear high-heel shoes?
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Reporters struggle to deal with Trump
BSU FOOTBALL: Head coach Tesch on 'leave of absence'
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
May 23, 2014
One person found dead in trailer home fire near Warroad
WARROAD, Minn. -- Emergency responders pulled a body out of a fire at a Warroad-area trailer home early Wednesday, the Roseau County Sheriff's Department said. The body has been sent to the Ramsey County coroner for an autopsy to determine the cause of death and identify...
May 23, 2014 - 8:26am