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Federal judge blocks Trump's third travel ban
Girl, 8, got on ‘tippy toes’ to peer over cruise ship railing, then fell to her death
Curlers upset with American Airlines after agent allegedly denies curling is a sport
US-backed force claims capture of Islamic State's de facto Syrian capital Raqqa
Pint night will benefit Bemidji Community Food Shelf
Here comes the Judge: Yankees back in ALCS after 8-1 rout of Astros
Bemidji Aerials compete at Razzle Dazzle Invite
Youth basketball playoffs open for registration
Physical education workshop set for April
SOCCER: BSU’s unbeaten streak still alive
Arnold "Butch" Dahl
Pearl Dorothy Ledin
Rebecca Lynn Fure
Winnifred Marian Althiser
Gilbert D. Bahr
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Summer reflections from Lake Julia
GENERATIONS: A trip on the ‘Old Bay Line’
GENERATIONS: Milk snakes, fairy diddles and goatsuckers
GENERATIONS: Time to go to church -- and eat well
GENERATIONS: In defense of the ‘routine’
John Dunsworth, actor who played Jim Lahey on 'Trailer Park Boys,' dead at 71
PATT RALL COLUMN: Thanks abound at BSU concerts
Around the Arts, October 15
Rise and shine
Ben Affleck condemns Harvey Weinstein - then apologizes for groping an actress on MTV
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Fish on the move for fall
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Living with the ladybugs in Minnesota
MASTER GARDENERS: Fall care and pruning those shrubs and trees
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Close encounters with the outdoors world
PAUL NELSON FISHING: Time for a little night fishing
Tom & Linda Peterson
Larry & Joyce Johnson
Commentary: The Democratic Party's obsession with Hollywood celebrities was bound to blow up
Commentary: The old obit man looks around
Imagine you're Princess Kate - it's awful and here's why
Commentary: When it comes to harassing the media, Trump is no Nixon
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Otto praised for clean energy plan
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
April 8, 2015
Congressmen tour 'the school with the killer hallways'
BENA—Three members of the U.S. Congress toured the Bug-O-Nay-Ge-Shig School on Wednesday on the Leech Lake reservation, getting a first-hand...
April 8, 2015 - 5:51pm
April 4, 2015
VIDEO: ‘We are all one people’: Three tribal nations, non-natives unite for Bemijigamaag Powwow
BEMIDJI -- Hundreds of spectators were treated to a rousing display of unity on Saturday during the first-ever Bemijigamaag Powwow inside the...
April 4, 2015 - 6:29pm
April 2, 2015
VIDEO: Powwow brings people together: Sanford Center prepares to host, feed thousands on Saturday
BEMIDJI -- The Bemijigamaag Powwow will be a first-of-its-kind event for the Sanford Center. Executive chef Mike Hopkins has been preparing...
April 2, 2015 - 6:51pm