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Texas woman tells CNN that Sen. Franken inappropriately touched her at State Fair
'Our family is complete': Minnesota family reunited with dog who spent 10 days in ND cold
Essentia nurses' union challenges firings over mandatory flu shots
Former northern Minnesota cult leader has sentence reduced
Minn. seeks $5 billion for alleged 3M pollution
Devils score goal in overtime to nip Wild
Bemidji, area football players receive postseason awards
GYMNASTICS: Aerials compete at Cotton Candy Invite
MEN'S BASKETBALL: BSU tops Oak Hills in first-ever all-Bemidji matchup
Howard, Hornets down Timberwolves
Shirley R. Latterell
Joseph Johns Jr.
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Garrison Keillor: It's Thanksgiving. Be Happy.
Retaining young hunters presents a challenge, Grand Forks parent says
Great Christmas gifts for gardeners available online
KELLY BREVIG COLUMN: Together we can face any crisis
ART LEE: Yup, those little things in life sure count
Inside RFD-TV, the network that covets rural and older viewers
Charlie Rose harassed us, eight women say
Around the Arts, November 19
‘Celebrating Community Theater’: Vene and Friends brings out local performers for a night of musicals
Bemidji Chorale ushers in Christmas season
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Deer season is here
AREA DEER OPENER PREVIEW: Deer numbers up throughout region
2017 DEER OPENER: Officials say 'fantastic' deer season ahead
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Whether snow or no, buntings well worth the wait
MASTER GARDENERS: To till or not to till
Delbert & Linda Olson
Tom & Linda Peterson
Commentary: Did Al Franken make a bad decision, or is he a creep? Look for the pattern.
Analysis: Why Sen. Al Franken could be in a lot more trouble now
Garrison Keillor: It's Thanksgiving. Be Happy.
VIVIAN DELGADO: Healthy self, healthy environments
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Bookstores, Bobby and Buttons
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
April 7, 2015
PREP BASEBALL ROUNDUP: Laporte, Blackduck score season-opening wins
LAPORTE — It wasn’t baseball weather on Tuesday, but it didn’t stop Laporte High School and Red Lake High School from opening the baseball season. Despite cold and snowy conditions, the Wildcats (1-0) picked up the victory against the Warriors (0-1) in tight 9-8 win. “It’s...
April 7, 2015 - 10:41pm
March 5, 2015
GIRLS PREP BASKETBALL: Red Lake rolls Laporte, Walker routs Blackduck in Section 8A openers
Ryan Pietruszewski And Jillian Gandsey email@example.com BEMIDJI — Grace White had 15 points to help Red Lake cruise past Laporte...
March 5, 2015 - 10:53pm
February 27, 2015
BOYS BASKETBALL: Red Lake beats Laporte 87-45
BEMIDJI — Red Lake’s quest to repeat as Section 8A champions and return to the Minnesota Class A tournament encountered an early hiccup against...
February 27, 2015 - 8:16am
January 19, 2015
Ice racing a unique way to give back in Laporte
Dennis Peterson Special to the Pioneer LAPORTE — The sound of engines revving, the smell of racing fuel burning, tailgaters grilling burgers...
January 19, 2015 - 11:01pm
November 9, 2014
Laporte man killed in hunting accident in Mahnomen County
Amy Unrau Forum News Service MAHNOMEN, Minn.
November 9, 2014 - 3:07pm
August 1, 2014
Laporte looks for its own trailhead on Paul Bunyan State Trail
LAPORTE -- Organizers in this town of 111 residents have raised thousands of dollars for a proposed trailhead on the Paul Bunyan State Trail:...
August 1, 2014 - 12:00pm
March 4, 2014
Finalists chosen for IDEA Competition
BEMIDJI -- The sixth annual IDEA Competition will be held April 24 at the Sanford Center in Bemidji. Finalists were just announced for the event -- seven northwest Minnesota businesses will compete for one of three $10,000 cash awards to help advance their business idea. This year's...
March 4, 2014 - 8:59am
January 28, 2014
Judge orders against Helga Township farmer in excavation case
PARK RAPIDS -- A Hubbard County judge on Monday ordered a Laporte man to stop removing dirt and rocks from his property without a permit, possibly putting an end to a civil suit that has occupied Helga Township's attention since July 2012.
January 28, 2014 - 6:15pm
December 18, 2013
AREA ROUNDUP: Area wrestling teams ready for Big Bear Tournament
CASS LAKE — The marquee wrestling event of the season begins Friday at Cass Lake-Bena High School as the Blackduck/Cass Lake-Bena wrestling team hosts the annual “Battle at Big Bear” tournament. Other than the Minnesota High School League state tournament, the Big Bear is the...
December 18, 2013 - 11:37pm
December 13, 2013
Home destroyed by fire in Laporte
LAPORTE -- An 80-year-old woman's home was destroyed by fire on Thursday in Laporte. This is the second house to be consumed by fire in Hubbard County this week. According to the American Red Cross, a first responder on the scene said the house "blew up and burned down." The homeowner,...
December 13, 2013 - 6:29pm
October 22, 2013
Alcohol seen as factor in fatal rollover near Laporte
LAPORTE — Authorities said alcohol appears to have been a factor in a rollover crash early Monday that killed a Cass Lake man and injured two others south of LaPorte. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, Anthony Hare Jr., 18, of Cass Lake, was westbound on state Highway...
October 22, 2013 - 7:36pm
September 11, 2013
AREA ROUNDUP: Cass Lake-Bena seeks third win Friday at Bagley
CASS LAKE -- The Cass Lake-Bena football team will shoot for its third victory of the season Friday when the Panthers head to Bagley. CL-B enters the contest tied for first place in the North Star East Conference standings as it shares a 2-0 record with Pine River. Bagley is 1-1 overall...
September 11, 2013 - 10:59pm
August 23, 2013
Local business discusses making wine without grapes
LAPORTE — Use what is around you. That is what Paul Shuster said years ago when he and his wife came to the region and decided to use the fruits around them for various wines. “When we first moved to the northwoods of Minnesota, to cut down on costs we used the fruits around...
August 23, 2013 - 7:57pm
Detour lifted on Highway 200 near Laporte
LAPORTE -- The detour on state Highway 200 near Laporte has been lifted, the Minnesota Department of Transportation said Friday. The detour has been in place since May 28 as crews worked to reconstruct a stretch of the highway, including replacing culverts and resurface work for...
August 23, 2013 - 1:03pm