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Paul Gazelka: The Brainerd man for the statewide Republican moment
As Nolan votes, challengers hit back on taxes
Music and movement: Council of Indian Students hosts 46th annual pow-wow at BSU
Night We Light celebration to shine even brighter
Craft fair funds middle school fun
'Dogs fit to be split: Miami rallies to down UMD and earn split of NCHC series
Oshie, Holtby guide Capitals past Wild
SOCCER: BHS teams decorated after state tourney seasons
Shuster rink wins U.S. Olympic curling trials
WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: Rookie redemption: Appicelli, Beavers rally for 63-62 stunner
Daniel Lee Spigarelli
Roland "Ron" Patterson
Enice Alvina Nordlund
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
DOUG LEWANDOWSKI: The far shores of life
SUE BRUNS: Fine China, from the Red Owl
Why is Peter Dinklage still stuck playing characters defined by dwarfism?
From Fred and Ginger to Kate and Leo: When movie couples make fans hope for real-life love
Jimmy Fallon to host live Super Bowl edition of ‘The Tonight Show’ in Minneapolis
PHOTOS OF THE MONTH: Running into Winter
Garth Brooks lip-syncing controversy at the CMA Awards really hit a nerve
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: Don't hold your breath for a 'reckoning' on Bill Clinton
I'm a feminist. I study rape culture. And I don't want Al Franken to resign.
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: High school bowlers grateful for support
Tooting your own horn could help others
Commentary: No man accused of sexually harassing a woman is irreplaceable - not even Al Franken
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March 17, 2017
Report examines best practices for officer body cameras
GRAND FORKS — As body cameras become standard for law enforcement agencies nationwide, policies regarding how and when officers use them...
March 17, 2017 - 7:19pm
March 14, 2017
Minn. mayor allegedly swindled his lover's husband, pulled gun on husband's son
CROSBY, Minn.—The mayor of a 2,400-person community in the middle of Minnesota is now wrapped up in a tale involving money, guns and romance....
March 14, 2017 - 8:44am
March 13, 2017
Cameras on cops: Bemidji Police developing body camera program, expected by late summer
BEMIDJI—Bemidji Police officers will start wearing body cameras this summer, Police Chief Mike Mastin told the City Council on Monday....
March 13, 2017 - 9:00pm
March 11, 2017
Police officer back to work after battling illnesses the past 3 years
FOREST LAKE, Minn. — It's hard to keep track of how many times Troy Meyer cheated death in the past three years. First, there was a severe...
March 11, 2017 - 10:45pm
March 1, 2017
UPDATED: Police issue all clear after brief shelter-in-place request
BEMIDJI -- Police gave the all clear Wednesday evening after briefly asking residents of the 1400 block of Beltrami Avenue Northwest to shelter...
March 1, 2017 - 6:20pm
February 25, 2017
Letter to the Editor: Beltrami County deputy: It's been a privilege to serve you
Dear citizens of Beltrami County, I, Deputy Teri Gunsalus Speck, want to thank you for the opportunity to serve you as a Deputy Sheriff and jailer...
February 25, 2017 - 8:00am
February 7, 2017
PIONEER VIEWPOINTS: A plan of action for police
On Wednesday, Bemidji Chief of Police Mike Mastin released the department’s strategic plan for the next three years.
February 7, 2017 - 5:00am
Shopping spree!: Local emergency officials help children buy Christmas presents
BEMIDJI—Men and women wearing the badge brought a festive atmosphere to the Bemidji Target on Wednesday evening, as the Bemidji Police...
December 7, 2016 - 7:50pm
October 31, 2016
Federal panel begins Minnesota police civil rights study
ST. PAUL -- A federal study of relations between Minnesota police and their communities has expanded from Hennepin County to statewide. A Minnesota advisory committee to the U.S. Civil Rights Commission Monday, Oct. 31, decided the discussion should not be limited to the state's largest...
October 31, 2016 - 11:00pm
October 22, 2016
Always on call: Wernberg to leave behind experienced legacy as county’s lead dispatcher
BEMIDJI -- For more than 40 years, most emergency calls made to Beltrami County were answered by 911 Communications Supervisor Beryl Wernberg....
October 22, 2016 - 8:02pm
October 21, 2016
Clearwater County Sheriff: remains found Friday could be missing Waubun woman
CLEARWATER COUNTY -- The Clearwater County Sheriff’s Office announced Friday that female remains discovered that morning could belong to a missing Waubun woman. A statement on the office’s Facebook page says authorities believe the remains are of 28-year old Hayle Lynn Soyring,...
October 21, 2016 - 9:30pm
August 11, 2016
Bemidji joins nation for law-enforcement 5K
BEMIDJI -- Supporters of law enforcement will gather Sunday night to participate in a 5K run/walk event to honor police officers across the country. Linda Roberts, whose husband is a deputy with the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office, worked with about 20 other law enforcement spouses...
August 11, 2016 - 9:00pm
August 3, 2016
Reel ’em in: National Night Out draws a crowd (VIDEO)
The annual National Night Out will took place Tuesday at the Boys & Girls Club of the Bemidji Area.
August 3, 2016 - 10:07am
July 21, 2016
Storm postpones vigil planned for law enforcement
BEMIDJI -- A vigil to honor area law enforcement scheduled for Thursday night has been postponed in the aftermath of the overnight thunderstorm that hit the area. Virginia Overton, of Laporte, Minn., said the vigil now will be held on next Thursday, July 28, at 7 p.m. in Bemidji’s...
July 21, 2016 - 11:34am
July 20, 2016
Laporte woman plans vigil for police
BEMIDJI -- The Bemidji community, as well as area residents, will have a chance to honor law enforcement personnel at a vigil Thursday night. Virginia Overton, of Laporte, Minn., decided to plan the vigil, scheduled for 7 p.m. in Bemidji’s Library Park, to counteract backlash police...
July 20, 2016 - 4:50pm