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11 classes at Bemidji Area Schools exceed recommended size
Minn. woman who survived deadly '04 crash learns to walk again before completing Twin Cities Marathon
Natural mathletes: Area students compete at 45th annual Northern Minnesota Math Contest
A 320-pound woman sat on a little girl as a punishment and killed her, authorities say
5-year-old cancer victim's family in heated dispute after manufacturer removes grave marker
Here comes the Judge: Yankees back in ALCS after 8-1 rout of Astros
Bemidji Aerials compete at Razzle Dazzle Invite
Youth basketball playoffs open for registration
Physical education workshop set for April
SOCCER: BSU’s unbeaten streak still alive
Arnold "Butch" Dahl
Isabel (Perkins) Knudson
Pearl Dorothy Ledin
Rebecca Lynn Fure
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
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
PAUL NELSON FISHING: Time for a little night fishing
Tom & Linda Peterson
Larry & Joyce Johnson
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
Commentary: When it comes to harassing the media, Trump is no Nixon
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Otto praised for clean energy plan
October 1, 2017
Complete stranger is surprise kidney donor for Frazee man
ROCHESTER, Minn. — Justin Oelfke of Frazee, Minn., is recuperating and doing well after the whirlwind process of sudden notification, the rushed drive to Mayo Clinic, hours of testing to ensure the donor was a safe match, and nearly five hours of surgery that came with an unexpected...
October 1, 2017 - 10:00am
May 2, 2017
Central Minn. man faces new allegations of sex crimes occurring years earlier with family babysitter
Christopher Lynn Kuntz, 34, of Frazee has been charged in Becker County District Court with felony first-degree criminal sexual conduct and felony...
May 2, 2017 - 2:41pm
April 4, 2017
How Frazee growers are creating their own year-round farm
FRAZEE, Minn. — For most gardeners living in northern Minnesota, the start of the spring growing season is still a few weeks away. But...
April 4, 2017 - 4:50pm
March 15, 2017
Western Minnesota man's history of scams takes another turn
FRAZEE, Minn.—A Frazee man who previously hoaxed two Twin Cities TV stations and was convicted of scamming Hummer owners has been sentenced...
March 15, 2017 - 4:21pm
December 28, 2016
Set to be parents, Christmas Day tragedy leaves 1 dead, another injured after car-pedestrian accident
AUDUBON, Minn. — A phone call that every parent prays they never get — least of all on Christmas Day — told Brent Mclaughlin...
December 28, 2016 - 12:21pm
December 26, 2016
1 killed, 1 critically injured when vehicle strikes pedestrians near Frazee
FRAZEE, Minn.—One person died and another was critically injured when a vehicle struck two pedestrians early Sunday, Dec. 25, on Highway 29 about five miles north of Frazee, according to a report released by Becker County Sheriff Todd Glander.According to the report: A vehicle driven...
December 26, 2016 - 11:22am
February 7, 2014
Frazee-Vergas wrestling coach on administrative leave
FRAZEE, Minn. -- Frazee-Vergas High School head wrestling coach and gym teacher John Barlund has been placed on paid administrative leave, pending an investigation. The district can’t release any other information at this time, said Frazee-Vergas High School Principal...
February 7, 2014 - 7:26pm
May 24, 2013
22-year-old Frazee man struck, killed by train
FRAZEE, Minn. – A 22-year-old Frazee man died Thursday night after he was struck by a train in Frazee, Becker County Sheriff Kelly Shannon said in a statement released this morning. Shannon said the victim, Sim V. Pettibone, was struck by a BNSF train about 11:23 p.m. about 200...
May 24, 2013 - 10:49am
September 26, 2012
Three people burned when fuel tank explodes
BATTLE LAKE, Minn. – Authorities say three people suffered burns Monday when a fuel tank exploded as a cutting torch was being used to dismantle a John Deere combine so it could be crushed. According to a news release from the Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office: William Litzau,...
September 26, 2012 - 9:19am
December 12, 2011
Frazee teen wrestler dies from injuries sustained in accident
December 12, 2011 - 3:18pm
December 8, 2011
Frazee teen wrestler 'taking baby steps' toward recovery after crash
The Frazee, Minn., wrestler who was trapped underwater is making small steps to recovery this week. According to his CaringBridge site, Myrel Schermerhorn partially opened his eyes and responded to pain this Tuesday before he was once again sedated. Doctors at Essentia Hospital...
December 8, 2011 - 7:43am
November 23, 2011
Frazee-Vergas rallies behind teen wrestler in critical condition following car crash
FRAZEE, Minn. - When Myrel Schermerhorn hit the gym in recent years, the 17-year old wrestler would say it was time for "beast mode." Now, the...
November 23, 2011 - 8:11am