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OUT AND ABOUT: Scout's honor. . . them: Bemidji couple receive recognition for their years of volunteering with Boy Scouts of America
OUT AND ABOUT: On pet patrol; Bemidji Community Service Officer Tom Charboneau often works with lost animals
PHOTO GALLERY: Sunset photos from readers
READER PHOTO: A sunset in Wilton
READER PHOTO: Sunset in Solway
HITTINGER COLUMN: Beavers break the Internet!
Seahawks' Lynch: 'I'm here so I won't get fined'
Passionate Patriots owner Kraft speaks about 'Deflategate'
Seahawks' setup favored by Carroll
NFL officials say impartial staff to handle Super Bowl game-day balls
Darlene (Jacobs) Buchanan
John William Friesen
Selma "Sally" Pattison
Kathleen D. "Kathy" Eisenzimmer
Vera Chiodini Boyle
JOHN EGGERS: Can ESP help us learn?
BLANE KLEMEK: On the track of the black-backed woodpecker
PATRICK GUILFOILE: Bad luck and cancer
LIBRARY CORNER: Keep calm and read on!
Northland Stargazing: Jupiter rules the night
VIDEO: Chinese band visits Bemidji area this week
PIONEER PREVIEWS: The right time to write for Valentine's Day
'Rewind' and move forward: Vocalmotive celebrates 20 years (video/photo gallery)
Pioneer Previews: Valentine's Day on our minds already
Art briefs - Sunday Jan. 18
Outdoors Sports Show at Sanford Center
Aylesworth 40th wedding anniversary
Pioneer Viewpoints: More clear air in Minnesota
Steve and Cokie Roberts: The right to be ordinary
Rich Lowry: Obama's foolish Gitmo fixation
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Veteran overwhelmed by stranger's kindness
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: There are many ways to slow demand for oil
December 12, 2012
AREA ROUNDUP: Kelliher-Northome's Lutz reaches 1,000th point milestone
KELLIHER – Katey Lutz scored her 1,000th point Tuesday to lead Kelliher-Northome to a 57-48 victory at Lake of the Woods. The senior forward has helped K-N open the year with a 4-2 record. Among the victories was a 75-50 home triumph over Nevis a week ago. Against the Tigers,...
December 12, 2012 - 11:26pm
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