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Ms. Simplicity: Gift-giving during a health crisis
MN mom with history of mental illness gets prison for killing baby
Dayton, legislators work on health insurance aid as deadline nears
'300 frozen dogs' Facebook post draws attention to ND couple's mission
Report: Schools spend millions on state tests with ‘limited’ usefulness
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
Buzzer-beater: North Woods wins on half-court heave during MN Class A Boys quarterfinal game
Emily Jean Ostlund
Ruth Arlene (Smith) Evarts
Donald S. Ness
Edward Locke Gallagher
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
'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'
'Beauty and the Beast' smashes records with towering $170 million debut
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
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Few other birds as interesting as the pileated woodpecker
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
March 16, 2017
Burning permits required for open burning
BEMIDJI—The Department of Natural Resources is reminding landowners that burning permits are required for all open burning in the Bemidji...
March 16, 2017 - 5:04pm
February 23, 2017
Two found dead after Northome house fire
NORTHOME -- Two people were found dead after a house fire early Wednesday in Northome, Koochiching County officials said. At approximately 12:27...
February 23, 2017 - 4:49pm
January 17, 2017
Authorities ID Motley man who died in fire
MOTLEY, Minn. — Authorities Tuesday identified a man who died in a house fire Friday in Motley. The Cass County Sheriff's Office received a...
January 17, 2017 - 9:31am
January 2, 2017
Fire destroys pickup; home, garage spared in southwest Bemidji
BEMIDJI -- Firefighters were able to save two buildings after a pickup started on fire early Sunday in southwest Bemidji. The Bemidji Fire Department responded to its first fire of 2017 at 4:54 a.m. Sunday (New Year’s Day) on the 1200 block of Thomas Drive SW, officials said in...
January 2, 2017 - 11:20am
December 26, 2016
Perham man injured when fish house fire spreads to nearby homes
PERHAM, Minn. -- A rural Perham man was injured Sunday, Dec. 25, when a fish house fire spread to nearby residences.According to a report released by the Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office: Perham area fire crews and members of the sheriff’s office were called about 6:30 a.m....
December 26, 2016 - 4:45pm
St. Paul family leave candles unattended, lose home to Christmas Eve fire
ST. PAUL — A Christmas Eve fire started by unattended candles rendered a home in St. Paul’s Summit-University neighborhood uninhabitable.The Dec. 24 fire broke out at a residence in the 500 block of Mackubin Street. St. Paul Fire Marshal Steve Zaccard said the family lit some...
December 26, 2016 - 11:25am
November 18, 2016
Rebuilding Fern Town Hall: Community gathering spot lost in June fire
FERN TOWNSHIP -- Efforts to rebuild the town hall in Fern Township that was lost to a fire this past June began several weeks ago. The green...
November 18, 2016 - 4:28pm
November 7, 2016
Arson suspect flees in squad car, stop sticks end chase
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. -- A woman who had been arrested at a fire in downtown Alexandria managed to get behind the wheel of a squad car and drove...
November 7, 2016 - 11:30am
October 26, 2016
1 dead, 2 injured in Minnesota house fire
VIRGINIA, Minn. — One person died and two others were treated for burns from an early morning house fire in Virginia. The injured parties were taken to Essentia Health-Virginia Clinic, the Virginia Fire Department said in a news release. The identities of the deceased and victims...
October 26, 2016 - 10:31am
October 17, 2016
Almost 100 firefighters battle fire in condos near popular resort lodge in Crosslake
MANHATTAN BEACH -- Close to 100 firefighters battled a fire early Sunday morning at the Manhattan Beach Villas off Crow Wing County Highway 66,...
October 17, 2016 - 10:44am
October 15, 2016
Bemidji selected for national program to help reduce wildfire risks, costs
BEMIDJI—The city of Bemidji has been named one of five new communities nationwide to receive technical assistance through a national program aimed at reducing wildfire risk and costs. The Community Planning Assistance for Wildfire program offers support at the local level, the...
October 15, 2016 - 6:02pm
September 21, 2016
Fire consumes Kennedy grain elevator in northwest Minnesota
KENNEDY, Minn. -- A grain elevator in Kennedy was destroyed Wednesday, Sept. 21, in an early morning fire. Multiple fire departments responded...
September 21, 2016 - 2:34pm
July 1, 2016
Community raises funds for possible homicide victim’s son
BEMIDJI -- Family and friends of a Bemidji teen whose mother was found dead at the scene of a house fire are working to raise money to help him rebuild his life. The teen’s mother Melissa Norby has been identified by friends and family, as well as by court documents, as the person...
July 1, 2016 - 9:23am
June 28, 2016
North Shore landmark restaurant burns down
TWO HARBORS, Minn. -- A fire destroyed the restaurant portion of a 50-year North Shore landmark -- the Dixie Bar, Grill and Bottle Shop -- about eight miles north of Two Harbors early Monday morning, and caused damage to the rest of the structure. Two Harbors Fire Chief Mark Schlangen...
June 28, 2016 - 10:04am
June 27, 2016
UPDATED: Fire hits two houses in Helga Township
HELGA TOWNSHIP -- No injuries were reported in a fire early Monday that damaged two houses in Helga Township. The Bemidji Fire Department responded...
June 27, 2016 - 10:56am