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Minnesota moose herd stable but still down
Minnesota police sergeant loses job, put on probation for sex with 17-year-old
Catch and release returning to Mille Lacs for open water season
Charges: Minnesota man kidnapped baby to try to get girlfriend back
School district approves cost shares for new elementary school
Wild score 12 seconds into overtime to beat Kings
SOFTBALL: Yost, Beavers open season with 6-1 win
TENNIS: BSU improves to 7-3 with weekend wins
BSU’s Lopez breaks school record at NSIC track meet
GIRLS BASKETBALL: Jacks travel to TRF for section playoff opener
Judith "Judy" Charlene Haack
Jonathan Peter Miller
Ronald M. Severson
Sandra Kay Nelson
SCOTTY ALLISON COLUMN: Work continues to build veterans home in Bemidji
LIBRARY CORNER: March is an eventful month at the library
MATTHEW LIEDKE COLUMN: Best Picture a sure win for 'La La Land'
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Why go into teaching?
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: A story of guns and Carroll Shiff
Art briefs for Sunday, Feb. 26
PATT RALL COLUMN: Start the Spring with scents in the air
Northern Community Radio debuts new segment, podcast
A 'Great' show for Jim: Great Northern Radio Show to honor Jim Miller during live Bemidji broadcast
Art briefs for Sunday, Feb 19
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Chickadees keep all of us company
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Tips for catching eelpout
Forest Service to host land meeting
Fish, game and trapping licenses expire Tuesday
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: The time for melt and freeze, melt and freeze
DNR urges caution on rapidly deteriorating ice
Column: The power of noticing can save lives
AstroBob: Can you see the Russian landers, rovers on the moon? Yes!
Swift: Expiration dates are just suggestions
Phillips: A well-timed letter reminded me to look for kindness
Letter to the Editor: Beltrami County deputy: It's been a privilege to serve you
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
May 5, 2016
Itasca County man gets jail time, probation in friend's shooting death
GRAND RAPIDS, Minn. -- An 18-year-old Itasca County man will serve a year in jail and 15 years of supervised probation for his role in the accidental shooting death of his friend last November. Walter Everett Charwood, of Squaw Lake, was sentenced Wednesday in Ninth District Court...
May 5, 2016 - 8:08am
April 7, 2016
Itasca County man sent to prison for crash that killed two
A rural Deer River man was sentenced Wednesday to more than four years in prison for an alcohol-fueled crash that killed two acquaintances in...
April 7, 2016 - 8:52am
March 24, 2016
Bemidji man charged in fatal Itasca County crash, allegedly said dying friend was driver
A 29-year-old Bemidji man faces criminal vehicular homicide charges after allegedly being drunk and behind the wheel of a pickup truck that rolled over on state Highway 65 in Itasca County last week, killing a friend. Authorities allege that Christopher Smith told a state trooper...
March 24, 2016 - 1:25pm