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Voyageurs sewage project gets Corps cash: Final $4.5 million will help build Rainy Lake project east of I-Falls.
Crime report for Feb. 9, 2016
Dog killed in suspected wolf attack near Duluth's Brighton Beach
Body of missing woman linked to robbery couple found, death appears unnatural, sheriff says
Jurors convict St. Paul prostitution ringleader
BASEBALL: February freeze: BSU baseball team gets an early start
BOYS HOCKEY: Jacks earn top seed, first round bye in Section 8AA
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Country singer Cole Swindell to perform at Sanford Center
ART BRIEFS - SUNDAY FEB. 7 2016
"Leading Ladies" opens Friday
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Blane Klemek: Musings on those moose
Where it all stars: Itasca State Park guests visit Mississippi River headwaters
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Lake of the Woods producing good walleye bite
Blane Klemek: Observing and learning
Free fly-tying class set for Thursday
Pioneer Editorial: Showing off all Bemidji has to offer
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Knitting group spreads warmth in area
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Joseph Cotto: We could use Ed Koch now
January 26, 2016
AUTO RACING: Garfield Lake racers finally hit the ice
LAPORTE — They had to wait a couple of weeks due to poor ice conditions but on Saturday, the Garfield Lake Ice Racers took to the ice for the...
January 26, 2016 - 10:42am
October 13, 2015
Fall craft bazaar in Laporte
LAPORTE -- A fall craft bazaar will take place from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 24 at the Laporte School. Lunch will be served from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Table rental is $10 each. To register or for more information, contact Chuck at (218) 224-2974.
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October 13, 2015 - 7:42pm
October 1, 2015
PREP ROUNDUP: Bagley/Fosston's Stai wins EGF cross country invitational
EAST GRAND FORKS — Hunter Stai won, but Bagley/Fosston took sixth overall Thursday at the East Grand Forks cross country invitational. Stai finished with a time of 17:30, but it wasn’t enough for the team as the Flyers had 164 points. Roseau won the meet with 37 points. Also...
October 1, 2015 - 11:03pm
September 29, 2015
AREA PREP VOLLEYBALL: Blackduck beats Red Lake in five
RED LAKE — Blackduck topped Red Lake in five sets on Tuesday, The Warriors (3-3) won the first set 30-28 and dropped the second 22-25 before winning set three 25-23. However, the wheels came off for Red Lake in the final two sets, as the Drakes won convincingly in set four, 25-8,...
September 29, 2015 - 10:51pm
September 26, 2015
AREA ROUNDUP: Hadrava leads Laporte volleyball at WHA Invite
WALKER — Natalie Hadrava led the Laporte volleyball team Saturday at the Walker Invitational as the Wildcats went 3-1 on the day. Hadrava had 55 of the teams’ 115 kills on the day total, the most coming in a 3-0 loss to Deer River where she knocked home 17 kills. Hadrava started...
September 26, 2015 - 10:31pm
September 3, 2015
VOLLEYBALL: Laporte picks up four-set win over Northome/Kelliher
LAPORTE — Natalie Hadrava and the rest of the Laporte volleyball team dominated its match in four games Thursday against Northome/Kelliher. Hadrava...
September 3, 2015 - 11:29pm
PREP FOOTBALL NOTEBOOK: Laporte drops back to JV schedule
LAPORTE — As the prep football season rolls on, the Laporte nine-man team has decided it didn’t have the numbers to be competitive in a varsity schedule and are dropping back to JV. The Wildcats lost to Buffalo Lake-Hector-Stewart 71-0 in Week One of the season, playing most...
September 3, 2015 - 11:26pm
August 27, 2015
PREP FOOTBALL: Bagley, Clearbrook-Gonvick, Kelliher/Northome look to start 2-0
Bagley is one of three area teams to start the prep football season on the right foot with a victory, handily beating Badger/Greenbush-Middle River. Junior quarterback Ty Rolfson led the Flyers (1-0) in their no-huddle offense on Monday night, going 5-for-9 in passing for 70 yards...
August 27, 2015 - 10:21pm
August 22, 2015
PREP FOOTBALL ROUNDUP: Kelliher/Northome wins 8-0, Bagley game postponed
Kelliher/Northome 8, South Ridge 0 CULVER — Kelliher/Northome’s Cal Roosted scored the game’s only touchdown in the first half as the Mustangs (1-0) blanked the Panthers (0-1) in a low-scoring, defensive affair. Roostad caught a 32-yard pass off play-action from quarterback...
August 22, 2015 - 10:27pm
August 21, 2015
PREP FOOTBALL: Area teams start season with some unfamiliar foes
It’s a little early — technically still the summertime — but the area boys of fall return to the gridiron today, facing the challenges...
August 21, 2015 - 10:19pm
June 25, 2015
Dedication of new Laporte shelter, playground
LAPORTE -- The dedication of the new Laporte Community Shelter and Playground is set for 12:30 p.m. July 11. The new shelter and playground was a combination of city, county and state collaboration, as well as private groups, individuals and businesses. The shelter and playground...
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June 25, 2015 - 8:40pm
June 5, 2015
Laporte Take a Kid Fishing Saturday
A Take a Kid Fishing event will take place from 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. today on Garfield Lake at the Pine Beach Resort and Campground. The event will begin with an aquatic invasive species demonstration followed by a day of fishing and will conclude with a fish fry. Youth between...
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June 5, 2015 - 7:51pm
May 22, 2015
Woman dies in high speed pursuit in Laporte
LAPORTE, Minn. -- A woman has died after a 25-minute high speed chase amidst the busy Memorial Day holiday traffic west of Leech Lake. The...
News / region
May 22, 2015 - 5:25pm
April 9, 2015
AREA BASEBALL ROUNDUP: Blackduck blows out Red Lake
RED LAKE — Blackduck baseball scored early and often as the Drakes dominated Red Lake Thursday, 31-7. The Drakes (2-0) started the game with a nine-run first inning before adding three in the second, five in the third, 12 in the fourth and two in the fifth. The Warriors (0-2)...
April 9, 2015 - 11:00pm
April 8, 2015
AREA BASEBALL PREVIEW: Blackduck, Bagley eye another strong spring
By Brityn Kiser and Kristopher Lodes BLACKDUCK — As three-time Northland Conference baseball champions, the Blackduck Drakes are returning...
April 8, 2015 - 9:59pm