Skip to main content
Top-ranking Vatican cardinal charged with sex offenses in Australia
Minnesota rock hall of fame musician accused again of grabbing elderly woman's breast
Castile's girlfriend Diamond Reynolds pleads not guilty in assault case
Minnesota parents continue argument that unions protect bad teachers
Help wanted, eh? Northwestern Ontario recruiting American workers
LEGION BASEBALL: Bemidji shuts down Alexandria in sweep
Kepler, Mejia power Twins past Red Sox
Hughes rejoins Twins pitching staff
BASEBALL: Junior Legion team sweeps Moorhead
Halftime tirade product of higher expectations from United coach Adrian Heath
Eugene "Ribs" Dale Whitebird
Eugene "Ribs" Dale Whitebird
Dana T. Canty
Ruth Anne Larson
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: What's your favorite quote?
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: A legacy of Native American boxing
PATT RALL COLUMN: Life in the fast lane in Bemidji
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Staying cool in the good ol' days
PRIME TIME: Summer is hopping in and around the SAC
Walker Bay Theater opens ninth summer theater season
Stephen Colbert announces a week of 'Late Show' episodes from Russia
The JOE-DOWN Reviews ‘Over The Top’
Walk this way!: Watermark rebrands First Friday Art Walk program
PATT RALL COLUMN: Rain or shine, the shows go on
MASTER GARDENER COLUMN: Take a step in the right direction
FISH TALES: Chad Newman
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Water temperatures stall in the area
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: 'Gully'-gee, there's a lot of gulls out there
MASTER GARDENER COLUMN: Try prevention instead of treatment
Janice and Edward Beil
Ron and Carol Carpenter celebrate 50 years!
Hoops on Hops: How and why glassware adds to your enjoyment of beer
All-American fun: Patriotic playdough is an easy DIY for summer
Champagne: A refreshing explosion for the Fourth of July
Keillor: Partying with the engineers
Parenting Perspectives: A moment in the mind of a mom
April 11, 2017
Minnesota beheading suspect wants charges dismissed
When David Alexander Haiman was found dead last June in rural Itasca County, Kayleene Danielle Greniger told investigators that her boyfriend...
April 11, 2017 - 8:26am
March 31, 2017
Father, son in Grand Rapids shooting identified
GRAND RAPIDS, Minn. — A 29-year-old Grand Rapids man who shot and critically injured his son before killing himself had battled depression...
March 31, 2017 - 5:30pm
March 23, 2017
Men had blood alcohol levels double legal limit in MN crash that killed friend, charges say
Two Minnesota men allegedly spent a night partying — one of them admitting to drinking more than a dozen beers and having several shots —...
March 23, 2017 - 8:59am
February 10, 2017
Deer River man charged after child suffers skull fracture
DEER RIVER—A Deer River man was arrested and charged with two felonies Wednesday after a 2-year-old child who had been in his care sustained...
February 10, 2017 - 3:06pm
December 8, 2016
A place of healing: Officials celebrate 10th anniversary of Wellness Courts in Cass Lake
CASS LAKE—There were countless rounds of applause at the Leech Lake Tribal Justice Center here Thursday, as, one by one, individuals stood...
December 8, 2016 - 6:40pm
October 18, 2016
Itasca County missing person alert
The Itasca County Sheriff's Office is requesting the public's assistance in locating Danette Marie Andrist, 56, of the Warba area. Danette was...
October 18, 2016 - 1:41pm
September 26, 2016
Bemidji man sentenced for criminal vehicular homicide
BEMIDJI—A Bemidji man will spend 10 years on probation after receiving a stayed sentence of four years and nine months in prison for criminal vehicular homicide Monday in Itasca County Court. Christopher Glenn Smith, 30, pleaded guilty last month to one count of felony criminal...
September 26, 2016 - 5:30pm
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
August 15, 2016
Bemidji man pleads guilty to criminal vehicular homicide
BEMIDJI -- A Bemidji man pleaded guilty to one count of felony criminal vehicular homicide in Itasca County court Monday, according to a news release from the Itasca County Attorney. According to a criminal complaint, Christopher Glenn Smith, 30, was driving south on Highway 65 just...
August 15, 2016 - 7:00pm
July 12, 2016
Big Falls man dead after one-vehicle accident
BEMIDJI -- A 69-year-old Big Falls man died after a medical condition caused him to run his vehicle off the road near Funkley, according to a Minnesota State Patrol report. The man, identified by the State Patrol as Harley Wallace Jr., was driving a 1998 Ford Escort when the single-vehicle...
July 12, 2016 - 7:43pm
July 5, 2016
Itasca County beheading suspects appear in court
GRAND RAPIDS -- The suspect in an Itasca County beheading death will not be back in court until the end of August, giving his defense attorney...
July 5, 2016 - 1:14pm
July 3, 2016
Northwest Minnesota teens still missing: 17-year-olds last seen in Bemidji
BEMIDJI—Nearly a month after two Minnesota teenagers disappeared from Bemidji, their families and law enforcement are still searching. Jordan Krolak, of Marshall County, and Casey Danielson, of Bigfork, Minn., both 17, went missing from Bemidji's Northwestern Minnesota Juvenile...
July 3, 2016 - 12:00am
June 30, 2016
Woman charged in connection with Itasca County beheading
HIBBING, Minn. -- The girlfriend of an Itasca County beheading suspect now faces two felony charges for her alleged role in the death of a 20-year-old...
June 30, 2016 - 3:08pm
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
June 28, 2016
Man found drowned in Itasca County lake
ITASCA COUNTY—A Brooklyn Park, Minn., man was found drowned in an Itasca County lake Tuesday morning. Michael Angelo Olynick, 58, was discovered in Cutfoot Sioux Lake just north of Battle Point at about 9:20 a.m., after the Itasca County Sheriff's Office received a report of...
June 28, 2016 - 4:11pm