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Gord Downie, poet laureate of Canadian rock music, dies at 53
'Totally fabricated': Trump disputes congresswoman's depiction of his exchange with soldier's widow
Second judge rules against latest travel ban, saying Trump's own words show it was aimed at Muslims
Floating bog crumples docks on Minnesota lake
Internal White House documents allege manufacturing decline increases abortions, infertility, and spousal abuse
UMD hockey notebook: Deery bounces back in goal
CROSS COUNTRY: Hamrin makes herself at home as girls take 3rd, boys 2nd at Bemidji Invite
FOOTBALL: Jacks to host St. Cloud Tech in regular season finale
WOMEN’S HOCKEY: Langei named WCHA Rookie of the Week
SOCCER: Jacks advance after ‘emotional roller coaster’ win
Ruth Norene Van De Venter
Arnold "Butch" Dahl
Isabel (Perkins) Knudson
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Summer reflections from Lake Julia
GENERATIONS: A trip on the ‘Old Bay Line’
GENERATIONS: Milk snakes, fairy diddles and goatsuckers
GENERATIONS: Time to go to church -- and eat well
GENERATIONS: In defense of the ‘routine’
John Dunsworth, actor who played Jim Lahey on 'Trailer Park Boys,' dead at 71
PATT RALL COLUMN: Thanks abound at BSU concerts
Around the Arts, October 15
Rise and shine
Ben Affleck condemns Harvey Weinstein - then apologizes for groping an actress on MTV
MASTER GARDENERS: Do I have to?
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Fish on the move for fall
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Living with the ladybugs in Minnesota
MASTER GARDENERS: Fall care and pruning those shrubs and trees
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Close encounters with the outdoors world
Tom & Linda Peterson
Larry & Joyce Johnson
WORLD OF WINE: How to celebrate upcoming Champagne Day
LOST ITALIAN: Butternut Bleu Cheese Sauce a go-to for fall dining
Commentary: The Democratic Party's obsession with Hollywood celebrities was bound to blow up
Commentary: The old obit man looks around
Imagine you're Princess Kate - it's awful and here's why
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
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.
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.
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.
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