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New Food Shelf event sprouts up: Inaugural fundraiser will help fund food bank’s farm project
UPDATED: Jury finds Rossbach guilty
Crews clean up chemical spill after train derailment near Superior
Biden planning campaign stop in Duluth on Friday
Actor Mark Ruffalo joins effort opposing pipeline, Dakota Access says trespassers will be ‘removed from the land’
GIRLS TENNIS: Kelm making BHS tennis history as she prepares for state singles tourney (Updated)
FOOTBALL: Jacks hope to take momentum into Moorhead for section playoffs
PREP VOLLEYBALL: BHS to face Alexandria in section playoffs, other area playoff pairings revealed
SOCCER: BSU clinches home playoff match with win
FOOTBALL: BSU ninth in regional rankings
Jennifer Ann Garbett Waye
Agnes "Peggy" Quick
Dennis G. "Denny" Preston
KELSI TURNER COLUMN: On rejection
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Do you care to give?
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: As tradition goes
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: What will be your last words to someone?
KELSI TURNER COLUMN: How to harvest wild rice
Off The Record: Negan Was The Shot In The Arm ‘The Walking Dead’ Needed
PODCAST: The JOE-DOWN Reviews “KISS Meets The Phantom Of The Park”
Famed musician Bobby Vee dies
BHS grad nominated for Bessie Award
Book signing with Barbara Schlichting
MASTER GARDENERS: Think differently about garden clean up
WATCH: Meet a central Minnesota family whose made its living off wild rice for four generations
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: The mice are everywhere it seems
PAUL NELSON FISHING: Lakes, rivers cooling a bit slower this year
New specialty license plates to go on sale
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Johnson anniversary celebration
MILESTONES: Gullickson-Boerboom engagement
MILESTONES: Dunbar birthday
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Stop moral erosion with your votes
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Let Congress fix health care dilemma
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: McMullin a refreshing alternative
Presidential Editorial: This time for president, none of the above
Letter to the editor: Clintons’ hearts are in right place
UPDATED: Jury finds Rossbach guilty
May 14, 2014
Fosston bus driver threatens lawsuit after video on Facebook; Grade-school siblings say school bus driver tolerated bullying on bus
Brandi Jewett Forum News Service FOSSTON — A Fosston school bus driver who allegedly condoned bullying on his route is speaking out and pursuing possible legal action. Oran Underdahl, 73, said in a statement Monday he is evaluating whether he has a legal claim for defamation. Kristi...
May 14, 2014 - 12:56pm
May 9, 2014
Viral video adds to bullying debate: Fosston school officials look for solution to reported incidents on bus
Anna Burleson Forum News Service FOSSTON — Anna Cymbaluk was all smiles after school Thursday, but that’s not always the case. Anna’s...
May 9, 2014 - 5:48pm
April 22, 2014
A musical journey: Noted musician, storyteller to perform in Bemidji, Fosston
BEMIDJI -- In two concerts in the area this week, Lauren Pelon will blend her craft of storytelling and music from America's indigenous peoples coupled with the diverse wave of immigrants in the 1800s and their gifts of folk music and dancing. "Music from the Backyard & Front...
April 22, 2014 - 10:32pm
April 9, 2014
Wool factory finds markets, connects with farms
Dan Gunderson MPR News 91.3 FM Fosston — Inside a white metal building in a northern Minnesota industrial park, sit some of Stephanie Anderson’s prized possessions: several old refurbished pieces of machinery that produce 100 pounds of yarn a day. “This came out of Washington,”...
April 9, 2014 - 12:20am
March 10, 2014
Four area districts ‘on track’ to meet AYP
BEMIDJI — Several area schools have received notices that they are “on track” to meet state requirements in closing achievement gaps. The state, through its waiver from No Child Left Behind requirements, is requiring districts to close their achievement gaps by 50 percent by...
March 10, 2014 - 1:32pm
February 27, 2014
BOY'S BASKETBALL: Blackduck’s season ends with loss to Fosston
BEMIDJI — Down by as many as 18 points to Fosston in the second half of their Section 8-A East quarterfinal game at Bemidji State, Blackduck didn’t want to see its season end with a blowout. The Drakes mounted a comeback in the final nine minutes of the game, eventually cutting...
February 27, 2014 - 11:25pm
December 16, 2013
Area schools make state achievement list
BEMIDJI -- Three schools in the region were among 48 schools designated Monday as Celebration schools by the Minnesota Department of Education.
December 16, 2013 - 7:52pm
December 2, 2013
Fire heavily damages downtown Fosston businesses, apartments
A late-night fire Sunday heavily damaged a building that houses Fosston Chiropractic Clinic and three residential apartments on North Johnson Avenue in Fosston, Minn. The fire alarm sounded at about 10:35 p.m. Sunday, according to the Polk County Sheriff’s Department. When...
December 2, 2013 - 9:19am
November 21, 2013
2 arrested in Fosston burglaries
FOSSTON -- Two suspects have been arrested in three Fosston, Minn., burglary cases, the Polk County Sheriff's Department said. They are Christopher Munter, 20, Crookston, and Richard Schulz, 18, Crookston. Cash, cigarettes and clothing were reported stolen from the Dairy Queen,...
November 21, 2013 - 1:35pm
November 20, 2013
Burglars break into 3 Fosston businesses
FOSSTON, Minn. -- Three businesses in Fosston, Minn., were hit by burglars over the weekend. The burglaries, which occurred sometime overnight Sunday, were reported at the Fosston Dairy Queen, Fosston Cenex Station and the Fosston Tri-Co-op, according to a report from the Polk...
November 20, 2013 - 8:52am
October 16, 2013
SWIMMINGl Bemidji tops Fosston
FOSSTON — The Bemidji High School girls swim team won nine of 11 events on its way to defeating Fosston-Bagley 69-31 in a dual meet Tuesday night at Fosston High School. Winners included Gabbi Takkunen in the 200-yard freestyle (at 2 minutes, 22.39 seconds), Morgan Williams...
October 16, 2013 - 12:32am
June 12, 2013
Northwest Minnesota couple face drug charges after stop in Grand Forks
By Stephen J. Lee Forum News Service GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- A northwest Minnesota couple faces felony drug charges in a Grand Forks court after being stopped downtown mid-morning on May 29 and fleeing, according to court records. Nick Schouviller, 24, Fosston, Minn., and Peyton...
June 12, 2013 - 6:32pm
June 5, 2013
Minnesota beef cow that bore quads last spring has twins
By Jonathan Knutson Forum News Service FOSSTON — Keith Sistad beat the odds again, though on a much smaller scale. Last spring, one of the Fosston cattleman’s Red Angus cows gave birth to an astonishing four calves. The chances of that happening were less than one...
June 5, 2013 - 10:25pm
April 9, 2013
Bemidji man dies after Saturday crash
WALKER – A Bemidji man injured in a Saturday crash near here has died. The Minnesota State Patrol reported on its website the driver who lost control of his car on State Highway 371 before it was struck broadside by another car has died. Previously, the State Patrol reported Johnathan...
April 9, 2013 - 8:46am
March 5, 2013
GIRLS BASKETBALL: Fosston upsets Clearbrook-Gonvick in Sub-Section 8A East final
THIEF RIVER FALLS – The last time the two teams met, Clearbrook-Gonvick defeated Fosston by 15 points. This time around, the Bears couldn’t close the deal. Fosston rallied from a six-point halftime deficit to turn the tables on Clearbrook-Gonvick and upset the top seeded Bears...
March 5, 2013 - 11:11pm