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SWIMMING: BHS takes fifth place at Willmar in opener
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CROSS COUNTRY: BSU picked to finish 12th in NSIC
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Stephen Michael Jackelen
Ardith "Ardie" Olson Kolstad
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Richard William Demers
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MASTER GARDENERS: Slipping is not just for winter
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: The infinite nature of truth and reconciliation
John Eggers: Delight in the dog days of August
Patt Rall: Music is in the air in and around Bemidji
John Eggers: Helping Others Go For The Gold
The JOE-DOWN Reviews ‘Punk’s Dead: SLC Punk 2’
Inspired and inspiring: Big Daddy Weave takes the stage tonight at Sanford Center
Art briefs: Sunday Aug. 21
Off The Record Blog: An Idiot’s Guide To Summerslam
Patt Rall: Pine Tones, Caige Jambor to perform in concerts today
FISH TALES: Gunner Ganske on Swenson Lake
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Caution needed to prevent spread of invasive species
DNR discovers two more cases of invasive species in Beltrami County
DNR survey finds Minnesota wolf population stable
Blane Klemek: Shrikes are some of the more fascinating birds out there
Lorraine Peck birthday
Edwina Batchelder birthday
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Why do women wear high-heel shoes?
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Reporters struggle to deal with Trump
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Survey is next step for Bemidji YMCA project
Faith Hensrud: Moving forward at BSU and NTC with a focus on student success
Pioneer Editorial: Clean, drain and dispose
June 9, 2016
OUTDOORS: Bemidji's Sutton, Curb win second straight Leech Lake walleye title
WALKER—Jim Sutton and Kelly Curb of Bemidji rallied on the second day to repeat as champions in the eighth annual Leech Lake Walleye Tournament...
June 9, 2016 - 6:10pm
May 23, 2016
Grant awarded for solar energy at Leech Lake
PINE RIVER -- Rural Renewable Energy Alliance, a Backus-based nonprofit, has been awarded a grant to fund a 200kW shared solar array in the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe community. Shared solar arrays, or community solar gardens, are centrally located solar electric systems that provide...
May 23, 2016 - 5:51pm
March 29, 2016
Beltrami County, area tribes receive mental health care grants
BEMIDJI -- Beltrami County and the Red Lake, Leech Lake and White Earth bands will each receive grants to aid in mental health crisis services, according to a release Tuesday. Mental health crisis services provided in a person’s home soon will be available in all parts of the state...
March 29, 2016 - 6:50pm
February 25, 2016
OUTDOORS NOTEBOOK: Bear permits for Leech Lake area; deer permit changes; tracking elk in NW Minnesota
Comments wanted on bear permit units near Leech LakeST. PAUL -- People can give input on a plan by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources to change the boundaries of several bear permit units in the Leech Lake area. The Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe Tribal Government requested...
February 25, 2016 - 7:51pm
February 18, 2016
More than $11 million allocated to local tribes for affordable housing
WASHINGTON — Three area American Indian tribes have been granted more than $11 million from the federal government to be used for a range of affordable housing activities. In all, a total of $18 million in annual U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development grants were awarded...
February 18, 2016 - 4:46pm
February 15, 2016
COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Oak Hills, Leech Lake to compete at NIAC tourney
Both the Oak Hills Christian College and Leech Lake Tribal College will travel to Belcourt, N.D., this Thursday to take part in the Northern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (NIAC) Tournament. The Lakers of Leech Lake will be participating in the men’s and women’s bracket of...
February 15, 2016 - 9:08pm
January 19, 2016
UPDATED: One dead, one hospitalized in carbon monoxide poisoning in fish house
WALKER -- A 34-year-old Akeley man died and another man is in a Twin Cities hospital after an apparent carbon monoxide poisoning Sunday in an ice fishing house on Leech Lake. The Cass County Sheriff’s Office reports it received a call at 4:37 p.m. Sunday of a medical emergency at...
January 19, 2016 - 10:39am
January 15, 2016
DNR releases Leech Lake 5-year management plan
ST. PAUL—A new five-year fisheries management plan for Leech Lake in northern Minnesota has been released, the Department of Natural Resources said earlier this week. The plan covers the period 2016-2020 and outlines management objectives for primary sportfish populations, as...
January 15, 2016 - 9:47am
November 12, 2015
Red Lake, Leech Lake flags to be in all Beltrami County courtrooms
BEMIDJI -- The Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe and the Red Lake Band of Chippewa will hold a tribal flag-raising ceremony at the Beltrami County courthouse. The event is at 3:30 p.m. Nov. 24 in courtroom one of the Beltrami County Judicial Center, 600 Minnesota Ave. NW. The public...
November 12, 2015 - 7:21pm
October 16, 2015
Ojibwe fur trade history explored in reprinted book
BEMIDJI—After a successful first run, the Beltrami County Historical Society has issued a second printing of "Ojibwe Imprints on Northern...
October 16, 2015 - 8:26pm
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Leech, Winnie stay hot for walleyes despite winds
It seems like it has been windy for weeks, with not enough breaks between the gusts. Wind can be good or bad for fishing in the fall, depending on what type of lake and what depth of water anglers are trying to fish. Wind from roughly the same direction for two or more days can...
October 16, 2015 - 10:29am
October 8, 2015
EDUCATION: Student counselor deficit concerns Bug-O-Nay-Ge-Shig School Board
BENA—Despite being shy of a full staff, administrators at the Bug-O-Nay-Ge-Shig school in Bena say the school year is off to a good start. School Board members heard from newly hired staff at Thursday's meeting and discussed how to resolve the need for mental health counselors...
October 8, 2015 - 9:23pm
September 22, 2015
Networking nations: Minnesota tribes meet in Red Lake for economic development summit
RED LAKE -- Reservation grounds may never be restored to their former glory across the state of sky-tinted water -- Minnesota. But, that doesn’t...
September 22, 2015 - 8:18pm
September 10, 2015
DNR seeks input on Leech Lake management plan
BEMIDJI—Leech Lake — one of Minnesota's 10 large walleye lakes — has a new draft management plan and the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is seeking input on the plan, a DNR release said. The plan outlines the proposed five-year fish population objectives...
September 10, 2015 - 1:10pm
August 20, 2015
Overhaul for White Oak and Palace Casinos announced at Leech Lake State of the Band
WALKER—In keeping with the "Past, Present and Future" theme of the 2015 Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe State of the Band address, a young woman...
August 20, 2015 - 8:20pm