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Cass Lake man pleads not guilty to sex assault
Pair amend pleas in Blackduck burglary
Regional library director’s job remains up in air
2 Minnesota deaths blamed on tainted caramel apples
MNsure extends enrollment deadline
BOYS BASKETBALL: Monticello sneaks out win at Bemidji
FOOTBALL: NDSU wins to advance to national finals, but Bemidji's Woods injured
GIRLS HOCKEY: Thief River Falls blanks Bemidji
WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: Beavers get first NSIC win
WRESTLING: Bemidji, BCLB have good days at Big Bear
Blanche E. Dennis
Verna Maryen Nordby
Blane Klemek: Keeping the prairie alive along the Red River Basin
John Eggers: The Christmas Cookie Lady
Patrick Guilfoile: A kiss may not be just a kiss
Jane Furuseth: Readers Theater volunteers encourage the love of reading
Doug Lewandowski: Becoming our parents
A holiday on the beach: Beach Boys to perform hits, Christmas music at the Sanford Center
Pioneer Previews: Music for the holidays — and the food shelf
Art briefs - Sunday Dec. 7
An everlasting tour comes to Bemidji: Martina McBride to highlight latest album of classic songs
Pioneer Previews: Winter joy, winter cold and winter fun
Blane Klemek: Some stories about animal surprises
Blane Klemek: Great ideas for keeping birdfeeders squirrel-free
Blane Klemek: Birds of a feather. . .
Quick 100th birthday celebration
Russell birthday celebration
Jenkauski birthday celebration
Niskanen birthday celebration
Nat Hentoff: When will court trials begin on CIA torturers?
Danny Tyree: Empty seats at the Christmas table
Jim HIghtgower: Chris Christie’s pork barrel politics
Byron York: Obama opens fraud-ridden benefits program to illegal immigrants
Dick Polman: Thank Cruz for the Surgeon General the NRA hates
November 29, 2012
UDPATED: Jury convicts former minister of Cass Lake, Lake George churches
PARK RAPIDS – A former minister in Cass Lake and Lake George was convicted Thursday after a jury found him guilty of six sex crimes involving a child. A Hubbard County jury found Darwin Frederick Schauer, 71, of Laporte, guilty on six charges after a trial this week. Schauer sexually...
news / local
November 29, 2012 - 7:16pm
Area schools embrace pilot program
BAGLEY – Five area school districts are in the first year of a two-year pilot program that aims to foster a more effective learning experience...
news / education
November 29, 2012 - 3:09am
August 14, 2012
Man to be sentenced for daughter's injuries
BEMIDJI - A 29-year-old man accused of injuring his infant daughter entered an Alford plea to felony third-degree assault. Roger Darrin Warner of Laporte entered the Alford plea Aug. 7 to felony charge of third-degree assault of a victim under the age of 4. An Alford plea has the...
news / local
August 14, 2012 - 12:00am
May 15, 2012
Memorial Day dinner and events meeting
LAPORTE - The Laporte-Benedict Lions will serve a Memorial Day Ham Dinner at Trinity Lutheran Church from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 28. The free-will-donation event is open to the public, and all veterans and active duty personnel eat free. Proceeds go toward Project New Hope for veterans. The...
May 15, 2012 - 8:54am
April 24, 2012
Fundraiser underway for first responders
LAPORTE - The Tree of Life, an annual fundraiser for the Lakeport First Responders, is now accepting donations of $1 to $5. All donations directly benefit the First Responders. These donations buy a leaf in remembrance of a loved one to be posted in the Tree of Life frame at Miller's...
April 24, 2012 - 8:35am
April 8, 2012
Fundraiser set for Laporte kid fishing event
LAPORTE - A chicken dinner and silent auction fundraiser will be held noon to 2:30 p.m. April 22 in the Laporte School commons area. This free-will-donation event is a fundraiser for the Laporte Area Take A Kid Fishing event, set for early June. Silent auction items will be available...
April 8, 2012 - 6:27am
March 18, 2012
Paul Nye concert for kids in Laporte
Walker area musician Paul Nye will perform a children's concert at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Laporte School Commons. The concert is free and open to all area families with young children. It is sponsored by Laporte ECFE as part of the program's celebration of 25 years of working with...
March 18, 2012 - 8:31am
March 16, 2012
Svenddals to minister at Laport church
Rick and Bebe Svenddal of R & B Minstries will be ministering at Christ Gospel Fellowship in Laporte at 10:30 a.m. March 25. Services will include their music and details about their current ministry in Columbia.
March 16, 2012 - 4:27am
February 28, 2012
Area girls basketball teams see tonight's games changed, BSU game still scheduled
Tuesday night's predicted storm has forced Section 8 high school officials to alter the girls basketball playoffs. Bemidji was scheduled to travel to St. Michael-Albertville Tuesday night for the quarterfinals of the Section 8-4A tournament. That game, and the other quarterfinal...
sports / local
February 28, 2012 - 11:10am
March 19, 2009
Laporte 10-year-old boy injured on playground recovering
A 10-year-old Laporte boy injured last week in a playground accident returned to classes Tuesday after being airlifted to a Minneapolis hospital. The boy, the son of Leroy and Leota Whitebird, was apparently not seriously injured when he fell off the platform of a handicapped ramp...
news / region / education
March 19, 2009 - 9:29am