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UPDATED: Bemidji police investigating shots fired at Enbridge building, no one hurt
Officers cleared in Hibbing shooting
A gathering for respect
Benson man charged with faking cancer treatments, swindling $60K
Upset at Trump, Mexico voices 'worry and irritation' to U.S. envoys
Minnesota Twins relief pitcher admits to vomiting nearly every time before taking the mound
WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: Beavers drop playoff opener, 85-61
MEN'S BASKETBALL: Vikings fend off Bemidji State
American Legion Post 14 hosts bonspiel
Timberwolves' Thibodeau hasn't found trade he likes 'at this point'
Margaret Ann Crowe
Susan Rene LaFontaine Portz West
Benjamin L. Kimbro, Sr.
Margaret Ann Perkins
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: A story of guns and Carroll Shiff
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Minnesota's majestic trumpeter swans
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: Paying homage to great Indigenous civil rights leaders, activists and scholars
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Why Black History Month?
PRIME TIME: Why keep an old high school letter jacket?
Art briefs for Sunday, Feb 19
PATT RALL COLUMN: Are the stars out tonight?
BHS Marching Band fundraising concert Feb. 28
Recital featuring BSU's Carlson set for Feb. 24
MATTHEW LIEDKE COLUMN: "La La Land" likely to sweep tech, musical categories on Oscar night
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
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: 'The Little Man in the Orange Suit'
DNR urges caution on rapidly deteriorating ice
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: The world is changing, so must we
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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: BHS bands do Bemidji proud
Letter to the Editor: BHS bands are class acts
Letter to the Editor: Let's learn from one another and respect differences
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
February 27, 2013
AREA HIGH SCHOOLS: Heck scores 1,000th point for Kelliher-Northome
KELLIHER – The East Sub-Section 8A girls basketball playoffs resume tonight at Bemidji State University and Bagley High School and among the players who are eager to hit the floor is Kelly Heck of Kelliher-Northome. The junior reached a milestone last week during the regular season...
February 27, 2013 - 11:44pm
February 13, 2013
AREA ROUNDUP: BCLB, Fosston-Bagley wrestlers begin section playoffs
BLACKDUCK – The section 8A and 8-2A wrestling tournaments begin Saturday at the Ralph Engelstad Arena in Thief River Falls. In Section 8A Blackduck-Cass Lake-Bena earned the fourth seed and will square off against No. 5 Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton at 2 p.m. That winner will return...
February 13, 2013 - 11:06pm
January 16, 2013
AREA ROUNDUP: Area teams return to action after weekend storm
BAGLEY – Last weekend’s storm impacted all of the area high school sports teams as every event that was scheduled for Thursday, Friday and Saturday were postponed. The Bagley girls basketball team resumed its schedule Tuesday with a 73-49 loss at Ada-Borup. On Jan. 8 the Flyers...
January 16, 2013 - 11:44pm
December 20, 2012
AREA ROUNDUP: Cass Lake-Bena edges rival Red Lake 97-96
RED LAKE – The Cass Lake-Bena boys basketball team ended the 2012 portion of its schedule on a high note last week as the Panthers outgunned Red Lake 97-96 here. “As usual, there was a packed house for this classic rivalry,” said CL-B coach Brian Michaelson whose team evened...
December 20, 2012 - 1:31am
November 8, 2012
House District 2B: Green edges Sailer
Steve Green won a close race against Brita Sailer in the race to become the House District 2B representative. Green, a Fosston Republican, won with 51 percent of the vote, while Sailer had 49 percent, in unofficial results. Vote totals were 9,759 for Green and 9,376 for Sailer. Sailer,...
November 8, 2012 - 12:34am
October 3, 2012
House candidates focus on economy, jobs
BEMIDJI – Discussion over how to grow the local economy took center stage in a debate between candidates for the state House 2B seat. Brita...
October 3, 2012 - 3:48pm
July 11, 2012
Competition stiff for $47.5 million public works fund; Beltrami County requests $500,000 for geriatric nursing facility for veterans
ST. PAUL -- More Minnesota communities will be disappointed than happy as state officials look to divide $47.5 million for public works projects. The Department of Employment and Economic Development received 90 requests worth $288.4 million - more than six times the amount of money...
July 11, 2012 - 12:00am
July 10, 2012
Beltrami County, Fosston projects among $288 million in requests for $47.5 million
ST. PAUL -- Ninety applicants want $288 million for public works projects across Minnesota, state officials announced this afternoon, but just $47.5 million is available. "We were impressed by the volume and quality of the projects submitted for capital project grants," said Commissioner...
July 10, 2012 - 4:17pm
Ohman sharing river stories, photos of Mississippi
FOSSTON - Photographer Doug Ohman will highlight points of interest along the Mississippi River from its headwaters through the Twin Cities beginning at 9:30 a.m. April 18 at St. Mary's Church in Fosston. Ohman will share personal stories and photography at the event. Northern Exposure...
April 10, 2012 - 5:24am
April 1, 2012
Fosston Inspiration Trail 1K and 5K fundraiser
FOSSTON - The Fosston Rotary Club will host a 5K run/walk to help raise funds in support of the construction of the Fosston Inspiration Trail (FIT). The FIT will be an asphalt path for year-round use by the community. Construction is set to begin in 2013. The 5K run/walk will start...
April 1, 2012 - 5:21am
March 30, 2012
UPDATED: Women's conference Saturday features Clague
FOSSTON - The More to Life Women's Conference is set for here Saturday at Bethel Assembly, 34647 410th St. SE. The $20 registration includes brunch and childcare for children 0-4 years old will be available. Jamie Clague will be the featured speaker, sharing her story of despair...
March 30, 2012 - 10:28am
March 27, 2012
Fosston man hurt in two-vehicle crash
CLEARBROOK - A 22-year-old Fosston man was injured near here after a two-vehicle crash Monday afternoon. The Minnesota State Patrol said Trandem Kappedal was driving east on Clearwater County Road 6 when he failed to yield to a southbound vehicle. The crash was reported at 3:20 p.m. Kappedal...
March 27, 2012 - 10:32am
Women's conference features Clague
FOSSTON - The More to Life Women's Conference is set for here Sunday at Bethel Assembly, 34647 410th St. SE. The $20 registration includes brunch and childcare for children 0-4 years old will be available. Jamie Clague will be the featured speaker, sharing her story of despair struggle...
March 27, 2012 - 8:40am