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Republican wins recount, GOP gains Senate control
St. Cloud-based video company challenges state law on serving gay couples
St. Paul day care provider charged in infant’s car seat strangulation
Gov. Dayton: Session deadline? What deadline?
VIDEO: Thomas Gilmore lived near Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941
GIRLS BASKETBALL: Jacks ‘flip’ the script, beat Hibbing
AUTO RACING: Awards handed out at speedway banquet
Coleman highlights BSU track and field’s 2016-17 opener
FOOTBALL: Beavers' Adams an Academic All-American
FOOTBALL: BSU's Benham, Olszewski named all-region
Ray O. Carpenter
Bruce Robert Smith
Margaret Emma Treat
Emma "Margaret" Treat
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Deal with clutter: We owe it to our brain
KELLY BREVIG COLUMN: An 'ordinary' spark of hope
Column: Standing Rock opposed pipeline as early as 2014, new tape reveals
LIBRARY CORNER: December is time for festive events at the library
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: What's in a politician's fanny pack?
Chorale to bring 'Peace' to Bemidji
Art classes scheduled
PATT RALL COLUMN: Singing and dancing toward Christmas
A few new twists: Madrigal Dinners to satirize politics
Neil Diamond celebrating 50 years with tour; concert planned in St. Paul
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Trees, plainly put, are amazing life forms
Northwest Minnesota deer kill up from last year
Christmas bird count at Rydell refuge
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Be patient, the frozen lakes will come
DNR seeks input on Thief Lake
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Johnson anniversary celebration
MILESTONES: Gullickson-Boerboom engagement
MILESTONES: Dunbar birthday
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Let’s restore integrity to election process
PIONEER VIEWPOINTS: Perseverance pays off
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: A first-hand look at protest injuries
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Dakota Access Pipeline should be rerouted
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Helping to protect K9 police dogs
November 9, 2016
Eichorn defeats Saxhaug in race for Senate District 5
BEMIDJI—In a race between two Grand Rapids resident for Minnesota Senate District 5, it was the challenger defeating the incumbent Tuesday. By a margin of 20,245-19,700, Republican candidate Justin Eichorn edged DFL Sen. Tom Saxhaug, ending the legislator's bid for a fifth term....
November 9, 2016 - 7:33pm
October 30, 2016
MINNESOTA DEER OPENER: Area outlook remains optimistic
BEMIDJI—Hunters should have ample opportunities to harvest a deer in the Park Rapids area this season as the landscape variety creates...
October 30, 2016 - 9:00am
October 4, 2016
Authorities seeking help in locating woman last seen in Grand Rapids
Authorities have requested the public's assistance in locating a 37-year-old woman from the Grand Rapids area. Lindsay Marie Voltz was last seen Sunday in Grand Rapids, the Itasca County Sheriff's Office reported in a news release. Voltz is described by the sheriff's office as being...
October 4, 2016 - 2:18pm
September 15, 2016
Runaways put pressure on Grand Rapids
GRAND RAPIDS, Minn -- On the days early this month that answers to the Jacob Wetterling mystery unfolded, there were four teens from Grand Rapids...
September 15, 2016 - 5:00pm
August 18, 2016
Itasca County man sentenced to 15 years in death of infant son
GRAND RAPIDS -- An Itasca County man who pled guilty to a manslaughter charge last month was sentenced to 15 years in prison. Emery James Jenkins, 39, of rural Deer River, received the maximum sentence for first-degree manslaughter Wednesday after entering an Alford plea in July to...
August 18, 2016 - 9:22am
July 20, 2016
A ride for the ages: 91-year-old Grand Rapids man preps for 420-mile bike trek across Iowa
GRAND RAPIDS — Bob Wagner wastes little time when asked what could entice a 91-year-old to pedal his 35-pound Trek 2700 road bike 420 miles...
July 20, 2016 - 2:33pm
July 19, 2016
Man charged with witness tampering in Itasca County beheading case
The brother of a woman suspected of being an accomplice in the beheading of an Iron Range man has been charged with witness tampering. Joeseph Allen Greniger, 20, of Grand Rapids was charged Tuesday in State District Court in Grand Rapids with one count of felony first-degree tampering...
July 19, 2016 - 7:46pm
June 30, 2016
UPDATE: Charges: Itasca County homicide victim was beheaded, stabbed
HIBBING, Minn. -- A sexual assault allegation led to the beheading of a 20-year-old Hibbing man last week in rural Itasca County, according to...
June 30, 2016 - 9:20am
May 20, 2016
GIRLS GOLF: Bemidji victorious in Grand Rapids
GRAND RAPIDS — The Bemidji High School girls golf team was victorious at the Grand Rapids Invitational at Pokegama Golf Course in Grand Rapids...
May 20, 2016 - 11:26pm
April 30, 2016
SOFTBALL: BHS falls to Grand Rapids, Hermantown
GRAND RAPIDS — The Lumberjacks had a tough time in the field on Saturday, contributing to their two losses that bring them to 1-6-1 on the...
April 30, 2016 - 9:24pm
April 26, 2016
BASEBALL: Top-ranked Bemidji sweeps doubleheader from Grand Rapids
GRAND RAPIDS — The top-ranked Bemidji High School baseball team swept Grand Rapids Tuesday in a doubleheader that was originally scheduled...
April 26, 2016 - 10:50pm
March 13, 2016
On-Air Talent: Northern Community benefits behind-the-mic and behind-the-scenes with volunteers (W/Video)
BEMIDJI—Listening to Northern Community Radio, KAXE and KBXE, could be considered a unique experience. The stations, located in Bemidji...
March 13, 2016 - 6:38pm
March 4, 2016
BOYS HOCKEY: Bemidji loses OT heartbreaker in first round of state tournament (photo gallery)
ST. PAUL — Just like they did earlier this season, Bemidji and Grand Rapids once again needed overtime to settle things. This time, the stage...
March 4, 2016 - 12:59am
March 2, 2016
STATE HOCKEY: Jacks face Grand Rapids in state quarterfinals amid wide-open field
ST. PAUL — The Bemidji and Grand Rapids High School boys hockey teams were about as close as they could get when they met earlier this year....
March 2, 2016 - 10:44pm
February 27, 2016
BOYS HOCKEY: Bemidji gets Grand Rapids in state tourney opener, 8 p.m. Thursday
The Bemidji High School boys’ hockey team’s return to the Class AA state tournament finds the Lumberjacks facing a familiar foe. The Lumberjacks...
February 27, 2016 - 9:14pm