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Minnesota's 2014 top teacher uses experience to help other educators --EMDASH-- and parents
Standing up for science: Bemidji takes part in national march for science
Lake is a test lab in fight against invasive species: Starry stonewort discovered last year in several Bemidji-area lakes
Electrical construction program open house May 3
Fishing duos qualify for national tournaments
SOFTBALL: Late, timely hitting clinches Beaver sweep
BASEBALL: Beavers can’t hang on, are swept by No. 19 MSU
BHS Hall of Fame to induct new members
SOFTBALL: Third inning costs BHS in 13-3 loss
GIRLS GOLF: BHS takes fifth at Cardinal Legacy
George "AJ" Raymond Goff, Jr.
Karen Ann Bryngelson
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: We must open our minds to diverse teachings
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: John's No. 1 List for Bemidji
MASTER GARDENERS COLUMN: What is that weed?
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Do you know your Twins?
MASTER GARDENERS: Use these safety tips for healthy gardening
Soul singer Cuba Gooding Sr. found dead in his car
REVIEW: 'Fargo' Season Three, Episode One: Law Of Vacant Places
Adam Sandler to make rare appearance in Minnesota
Watermark launches Art Means Business campaign
A feel for the fiber arts: Pine to Prairie Fiber Arts Weekend starts Friday
Up a tree!
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Warm-up helps spawn, walleyes should be ready for opener
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Wood ducks always welcome in the spring
MASTER GARDENERS COLUMN: Finding your favorite gardening tools
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Wild turkeys are abundant throughout Minnesota
Torry's Van Benefit
Don (Pail) Hill
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: ‘Minnesota Health Plan’ is a plan for all
Fielding Questions: How to grow peas on a patio
Picking apples: How to decide which variety to plant
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Bliss understands our local issues
Ms. Simplicity: How to plan an organized graduation party
Lake of the Woods
March 26, 2017
Dokken: Having a blast with a fishing partner from the past
It's funny how people drift in and out of our lives sometimes. That's also true with hunting and fishing partners. I can think of a half-dozen...
March 26, 2017 - 8:49am
Lake of the Woods boat ramp remains in limbo
ROOSEVELT, Minn.—A much-anticipated boat ramp on the south shore of Lake of the Woods near Rocky Point north of Roosevelt remains on hold...
March 26, 2017 - 5:45am
March 12, 2017
Column: Dad and co-pilot son share ride through life
LAKE OF THE WOODS, Minn. — Eight years ago in January, my life changed forever when Rosa and I adopted our son, Hayden. Our adult girls...
March 12, 2017 - 4:15pm
March 1, 2017
Peterson seeks better Northwest Angle border crossing system
LAKE OF THE WOODS, Minn. — U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson and three other members of Minnesota's congressional delegation are asking U.S. Customs...
March 1, 2017 - 7:19pm
May 11, 2016
Trial for woman charged with Lake of the Woods GoFundMe theft changing venue
BAUDETTE, Minn.—The trial for a Baudette woman accused of stealing from a GoFundMe account she set up for three men who died in a boating accident...
May 11, 2016 - 7:12pm
April 28, 2016
BASEBALL: Blackduck tops Lake of the Woods 7-1
BAUDETTE — The Blackduck baseball team had three different players with two hits apiece as the Drakes beat Lake of the Woods 7-1 on Thursday. Blackduck (5-1) racked up 10 hits and scored a run in the first, three in the third and two of the fourth. Levi Dexter went 2-for-4 with...
April 28, 2016 - 11:01pm
April 20, 2016
UPDATED: Body found on Lake of the Woods identified as missing boater
POWDER ISLAND, Ont. — Police say a body found on Powder Island on Lake of the Woods has been identified as Keith Ayers, who disappeared six months ago in a boating accident on the lake. Officers from the Kenora Department of the Ontario Provincial Police responded to a report...
April 20, 2016 - 4:44pm
April 11, 2016
Body found Monday in Rainy River
BAUDETTE, Minn. -- Lake of the Woods Sheriff’s Office is investigating the death of a man who was found floating on the Rainy River on Monday. Lake of the Woods Sheriff’s Office responded to a 911 call at 11:26 a.m. Monday of a body floating on the Rainy River about one mile east...
April 11, 2016 - 8:46pm
March 18, 2016
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: With ice fishing season ending, the Rainy River beckons
The ice thickness on the lakes in the Bemidji area varies greatly from lake to lake and even between accesses on the same lake. The ice is totally...
March 18, 2016 - 4:05pm
February 10, 2016
Sheriff: Woman charged with stealing from GoFundMe account hospitalized in Bemidji
BAUDETTE -- A Baudette woman who was charged with stealing from a GoFundMe account she set up to help the families of three men who went missing on Lake of the Woods is in a Bemidji hospital, according to law enforcement. Retina Rayellen LaValla, 28, was arrested Tuesday night and...
February 10, 2016 - 4:04pm
October 12, 2015
Second body recovered in search for missing Lake of the Woods boaters
OAK ISLAND, Minn.--A second body was recovered in the search for three missing boaters in Lake of the Woods Sunday morning. Cody Ostendorf,...
October 12, 2015 - 9:25am
October 10, 2015
UPDATE: Body found during search for missing boaters on Lake of the Woods
OAK ISLAND, Minn. – A body believed to be one of three missing boaters was recovered Friday on Lake of the Woods, the Northern Light Region newspaper of Baudette reported. In a Facebook post, the Northern Light Region says Lake of the Woods County Sheriff Gary Fish confirmed...
October 10, 2015 - 1:26pm
October 9, 2015
Missing boater's shoe found in Lake of the Woods search
A shoe believed to belong to one of the three men missing from Lake of the Woods last week apparently has been found. Family members of Keith Ayers reported they found one of his shoes on the shore of Oak Island on Thursday, according to a report from the North Star News in Karlstad,...
October 9, 2015 - 10:07am
October 7, 2015
Search goes on for missing boaters on Lake of the Woods, webpage launched to aid families
OAK ISLAND, Minn.--The search continues for three men who went missing after their boat capsized on the Lake of the Woods over the weekend, while community members raise money to support the families awaiting news near the lake. A GoFundMe webpage was launched in the aftermath...
October 7, 2015 - 10:03am
October 5, 2015
Search continues for 3 men missing on Lake of the Woods
BAUDETTE, Minn.—Authorities renewed search efforts Monday morning for three missing men whose boat was found capsized on Lake of the Woods Saturday. The men are Keith Ryan Ayers, 28, Cody Joseph Ostendorf, 24, and Justin Kelly Haugtvedt, 22, all of Baudette, Minn., according...
October 5, 2015 - 11:43am