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March 27, 2013
Flood waters cover highway near Laporte, slowing travel
LAPORTE - Travel speeds are reduced east of Laporte due to spring flooding. Highway 200, between Hubbard County roads 45 and 30, is marked with flashers. Also posted is a temporary speed reduction. "Melting snow is causing water to collect on the road surface, which then freezes overnight...
March 27, 2013 - 2:20pm
February 11, 2013
Snowmobile collision near Guthrie kills man
GUTHRIE – A 41-year-old Clearbrook man was killed Thursday after a collision with a car. The Hubbard County Sheriff’s Office said Dennis Lindenfelser was traveling north on a snowmobile trail when he failed to obey a stop sign on County Road 16. Lindenfelser’s snowmobile collided...
February 11, 2013 - 3:07pm
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
March 19, 2009 - 9:29am