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Bemidji walks to end Alzheimer’s
Luncheon and silent auction in Blackduck
Falk new board chair of Bemidji Chamber board
Mell joins Sanford Health Walker Clinic
Boo Bash set for Oct. 28
COLLEGE VOLLEYBALL: Bemidji State swept by Minnesota State
Biggest game yet? No. 22 BSU football heads to No. 14 Sioux Falls for massive contest
FOOTBALL: BHS offense comes up dry in 21-0 loss to Sartell
FOOTBALL: Blackduck routed by Pillager
FOOTBALL: Bagley topples New York Mills
Joannie Brune Anywaush
Marcia Leann Rouland
Jacqueline Hyberg Budde
Karel Allison Knutson
SUSTAINABILITY COLUMN: Sustainable health care: Returning to relationship-based practice
MASTER GARDENERS: Think about next year when it comes to garden debris
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: Truth and Reconciliation: Water
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Let’s not sell our students short
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: You’ll never know what you’ll find in the bird house
The JOE-DOWN Reviews ‘Bronson’
MATTHEW LIEDKE: A guide for autumn trips to the movie theater
Watermark Art Center awarded grant for Native American programming
Artist in ink: Diane Crawford uses alcohol inks to create works of art (VIDEO)
The JOE-DOWN Reviews ‘Can’t Hardly Wait’
PAUL NELSON: Fall cooldown continues for peak fishing
Zebra mussels confirmed in 4 more Minnesota lakes
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Full moons and fishing
MASTER GARDENERS: Chrysanthemums can fit with any garden
MASTER GARDENERS: Chrysanthemums can with any garden
MILESTONES: Gullickson-Boerboom engagement
MILESTONES: Dunbar birthday
MILESTONES: Cuperus-Howe engagement
MILESTONES: Kelm-Grefe engagement
MILESTONES: St. Peter birthday
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: The Salvation Army leader’s legacy lives on
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: A flaw in implementation of dress code
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Here’s a list of what Republicans believe
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Two thoughts about the school dress code
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Skoe needs to look out for our interests
August 20, 2015
Leech Lake State of Band connects past and future
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
August 13, 2015
Bug-O-Nay-Ge-Shig schools on Congressional radar
BENA—Members of the Bug-O-Nay-Ge-Shig school board and staff were pleased to see their school's name on a Congressional letter of support...
August 13, 2015 - 9:56pm
August 1, 2015
Spirit Run finishes at Celebration of Sobriety Powwow: Runners completed 4-day relay in honor of healthy living
SAWYER—Runners from the Red Lake and Leech Lake Indian Reservations finished the 19th annual Anishinaabe Spiritual Run for Sobriety on Saturday at the Fond du Lac Mash-ka-wisen Powwow Grounds in Sawyer. The event, created to celebrate sobriety and healthy living, is planned...
August 1, 2015 - 11:23pm
July 18, 2015
One man’s monument honors all: Winnie Dam family completes uncle’s veterans memorial
WINNIE DAM -- Beneath a modest grave nestled in the Chippewa National Forest on the Leech Lake Indian Reservation lies a man forever to be remembered...
July 18, 2015 - 9:00pm
July 14, 2015
Three Cass Lake men arrested with a quarter-pound of meth
CASS LAKE—Three Cass Lake men face felony first-degree controlled substance charges after the Leech Lake Tribal Police Department seized...
July 14, 2015 - 5:05pm
July 9, 2015
Staffing changes continue at Bug-O-Nay-Ge-Shig school
BENA—While school is out for summer break, administrators at the Bug-O-Nay-Ge-Shig Schools in Bena are taking the opportunity to restructure staffing before student orientation in August. The school board approved the hiring of an academic principal and accepted the resignations...
July 9, 2015 - 10:17pm
July 6, 2015
Cass Lake man who held woman hostage in federal custody
CASS LAKE—A warrant has been issued for a Cass Lake man who faces 14 felony charges after he allegedly barricaded himself and a female...
July 6, 2015 - 7:57pm
June 25, 2015
Final two men cleared in 'Operation Squarehook' fish poaching case
MINNEAPOLIS—Federal indictments against the last two of 10 men accused of fish poaching on area tribal waters in 2010 have been dismissed in U.S. District Court. All 10 area men arrested in the case have had the charges dismissed. In 2010, the Minnesota Department of Natural...
June 25, 2015 - 5:42pm
June 19, 2015
Two arrested in prescription pill trafficking case
BEMIDJI—Two Cass Lake women were arrested Thursday for allegedly trafficking illegal prescription pills. Elizabeth Beaulieu, 29, and...
June 19, 2015 - 3:21pm
June 12, 2015
EDUCATION: New principal hired for Bug-O-Nay-Ge-Shig School
BENA—Students returning to Bug-O-Nay-Ge-Shig Schools in the fall will be greeted by a new face. School administration announced at June's regular School Board meeting Thursday the K-12 principal vacancy has been filled. Interim Superintendent Pam Walker, who is also the school's...
June 12, 2015 - 6:03pm
May 14, 2015
Bug-O-Nay-Ge-Shig administrators resign after student protest
BENA—The Bug-O-Nay-Ge-Shig School Board accepted the resignations of the school superintendent and principal at Thursday night's board meeting. The decision comes a week after students at the high school in Bena protested some decisions by the administration. School Board...
May 14, 2015 - 10:15pm
May 12, 2015
Congressional committee hearing to address Native American school funding
WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. John Kline, R-Minn., will be chairing a House Education and the Workforce Committee hearing Thursday to examine the federal government's mismanagement of Native American schools, including in northern Minnesota, according to a release from his office. "Whether...
May 12, 2015 - 6:21pm
May 5, 2015
Students stage walkout in Bena: Bug-O-Nay-Ge-Shig High Schoolers walk out on administration
BENA—About a dozen students attending the Bug-O-Nay-Ge-Shig High School walked out of their classes Tuesday morning in protest of recent...
May 5, 2015 - 6:10pm
April 16, 2015
Franken to visit Bemidji, Bena on Saturday
BEMIDJI-- U.S. Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., will be in the Bemidji area Saturday to discuss health care in rural areas and to visit the Bug-O-Nay-Ge-Shig...
April 16, 2015 - 6:38pm
April 9, 2015
Leech Lake RBC approves public health emergency
BEMIDJI — Tribal Chairwoman Carri Jones presented a new resolution to declare a public health emergency concerning pregnant women and newborn babies exposed to alcohol or drug abuse at the Third Quarterly Meeting on April 3. Over the past year, it has come to the Band’s attention...
April 9, 2015 - 5:36pm