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Negotiations between protesters, law enforcement break down
Jesse Jackson joins pipeline protest effort, FAA issues ‘no-fly’ restriction
1 dead, 2 injured in Minnesota house fire
Family of 4 found safe, but parents arrested
UPDATED: Jury finds Rossbach guilty
PHOTOS: BHS hosts pep fest for soccer and tennis athletes
BOYS SOCCER: BHS meets Mankato West in Class A state quarterfinals
FOOTBALL: Spuds blow out Jacks 48-0 in section playoffs
GIRLS SWIMMING: Lumberjacks edge Detroit Lakes
PREP FOOTBALL: Bagley blitzes Crookston, CL-B falls to Waubun
Keith Wayne Littler
Esther M. Decker
Dennis Allen McClimek
Jennifer Ann Garbett Waye
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: Do you know what’s really scary?
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
GIRLS BASKETBALL: Grand Rapids steals one from BHS
BEMIDJI — The Bemidji High School girls basketball team has four wins under its belt on the season but hasn’t been able to close out close...
January 26, 2016 - 11:36pm
October 12, 2015
VOLLEYBALL: Tough match, but Jacks get sweep of Grand Rapids
BEMIDJI — Grand Rapids had six chances to end the second set with a win, but the Lumberjacks capitalized on their first chance, winning the...
October 12, 2015 - 11:19pm
September 29, 2015
TENNIS: Lumberjacks defeat Grand Rapids 5-2
GRAND RAPIDS — The Bemidji High School girls tennis team came out victorious against Grand Rapids, securing a 5-2 win early in Tuesday’s...
September 29, 2015 - 11:02pm
July 17, 2015
LEGION BASEBALL: Grand Rapids runs away from Bemidji in 11-0 win
BEMIDJI — In what was scheduled to be a nine-inning game ended in seven on Friday, as Grand Rapids used the 10-run rule to beat the Bemidji...
July 17, 2015 - 10:35pm
July 11, 2015
$1 million reward offered for stolen 'Wizard of Oz' ruby slippers
GRAND RAPIDS, Minn. -- Credible information about the whereabouts of the ruby slippers worn by Judy Garland in "The Wizard of Oz" -- stolen from...
July 11, 2015 - 3:03pm
June 10, 2015
Man pleads guilty to Grand Rapids stabbing
GRAND RAPIDS, Minn. -- A Grand Rapids man pleaded guilty to second-degree assault on Monday in the March 25 stabbing of his brother. Itasca County Attorney John J. Muhar said Kalin Vaughn William Wenell-Jack, 31, entered the guilty plea after reaching a plea agreement with prosecutors....
June 10, 2015 - 11:44am
April 29, 2015
Man sentenced for exploiting now-deceased uncle
GRAND RAPIDS, Minn. -- A Nashwauk businessman will serve one year in jail and pay more than $870,000 in restitution for bilking his now-deceased uncle out of more than $1 million and using the money to gamble, buy a new car and pay off debts. Patrick Vincent Pecchia, 56, was sentenced...
April 29, 2015 - 11:35am
September 23, 2014
Grand Rapids man charged with giving wife deadly dose of drug
GRAND RAPIDS, Minn. -- A 49-year-old Grand Rapids man has been charged with giving his wife a lethal dose of the painkilling drug Fentanyl. Terry Wayne Richards was charged with third degree murder for allegedly buying the drug and giving it to his wife at their home Friday. Police...
September 23, 2014 - 10:17am
April 18, 2014
Grand Rapids juvenile facility officer accused of sexually assaulting teen
GRAND RAPIDS, Minn. -- A correctional officer at a Grand Rapids juvenile facility is accused of sexually assaulting a 15-year-old female resident. Devin Michael Wood, 23, a correctional officer for North Homes Children and Family Services, was charged this week with five...
April 18, 2014 - 10:26am
March 5, 2014
Child dies in house fire in Grand Rapids
GRAND RAPIDS, Minn. -- A small child died in a house fire Sunday night south of Grand Rapids, the Itasca County Sheriff’s Office said. Firefighters were called to a home about 9:30 p.m. Sunday. The 911 caller reported that the house was fully engulfed in flames and that...
March 5, 2014 - 9:00am
February 15, 2014
Aitkin County man dies after crash near Grand Rapids
DULUTH -- A 60-year-old Aitkin County man died Saturday afternoon after a single-vehicle crash near Grand Rapids that may have been caused by a medical issue. The Minnesota State Patrol reported that the initial investigation indicated that James Lee of Swatara had a medical...
February 15, 2014 - 5:50pm
December 6, 2013
12-year-old collapses during basketball game
GRAND RAPIDS, Minn. (AP) — A 12-year-old boy collapsed during a basketball game at a Baxter school and later died. Police were called to Forestview Middle School about 4:30 p.m. Wednesday where the boy from Grand Rapids was playing in a 7th grade basketball game and collapsed. Medical...
December 6, 2013 - 12:27pm
December 5, 2013
GIRLS BASKETBALL: Bemidji holds off late rally to topple Grand Rapids
BEMIDJI — Bemidji was able to hold off a late rally to earn a 66-55 victory over Grand Rapids Thursday at the BHS Gym for its first win of...
December 5, 2013 - 10:55pm
August 28, 2013
FOOTBALL: Bemidji travels to Grand Rapids for today's season opener
BEMIDJI — Another year of Lumberjacks football begins at 7 p.m. today when Bemidji heads east to tangle with long-time rival Grand Rapids. Most Bemidji-Grand Rapids games are spirited and hard hitting, but the outcome of tonight’s contest will hold more significance now that...
August 28, 2013 - 10:54pm
August 26, 2013
Boy drowns while swimming in Grand Rapids lake
GRAND RAPIDS, Minn. -- A 5-year-old boy drowned Saturday afternoon while swimming in a Grand Rapids lake. The Grand Rapids Police Department reported that officers were called to Crystal Lake, on the city's north side, about 1:30 p.m. on a report of a possible drowning. Officers...
August 26, 2013 - 9:55am