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Depressed Minnesota mom who killed baby gets prison for manslaughter
Dayton, legislators work on health insurance aid as deadline nears
'300 frozen dogs' Facebook post draws attention to ND couple's mission
Report: Schools spend millions on state tests with ‘limited’ usefulness
An a capella opportunity at BMS: ‘Six Appeal’ plays in leadup to show choir fundraiser
Minnesota State Boys Basketball Tournament -- Thursday roundup
Flyers keep Wild in check as Minnesota woes continue
North Central Basketball All-Star Games set for April 8
BASEBALL: Beavers swept at US Bank Stadium
Buzzer-beater: North Woods wins on half-court heave during MN Class A Boys quarterfinal game
Emily Jean Ostlund
Ruth Arlene (Smith) Evarts
Donald S. Ness
Edward Locke Gallagher
MASTER GARDENERS: Garden seed planning starts now
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Time for a love story
DELGADO COLUMN: Native American graves and repatriation protection emerge once again
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: What about kids that don't want to learn?
PRIME TIME: Children's Time on Sunday morning
'Wheel of Fortune' unfortunate guess goes viral
'Sesame Street' to welcome muppet character with autism
Kim Kardashian breaks silence on Paris robbery
Bemidji Symphony Orchestra presents 'Celtic Legends'
'Beauty and the Beast' smashes records with towering $170 million debut
Catch-and-release walleye season for Mille Lacs Lake again this year
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Reassess ice conditions every day and make safe decisions
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: The white pasque flower and horned lark-- harbingers of spring
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Few other birds as interesting as the pileated woodpecker
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Almost time to get off the ice (and clean up as you go)
Torry's Van Benefit
Don (Pail) Hill
PIONEER VIEWPOINTS: Some congratulations and thanks yous are in order
Hoops on Hops: Delve into the wide range of beer books
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Candidate thanks supporters, Ward 4
Port: Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton calls criticism over #NoDAPL protests response “inaccurate and offensive”
Lost Italian: It all starts with Pasta Aglio e Olio
March 7, 2017
Listening to the 'Thunder Before the Storm'
BEMIDJI—Decades before the world knew about Standing Rock, Clyde Bellecourt was hunkering down at Wounded Knee, S.D., and the Bureau of...
March 7, 2017 - 8:14pm
'This is our moment': Summit highlights green energy before pipeline hearing
BEMIDJI—Before a march to Bemidji's Sanford Center to protest the planned Line 67 oil pipeline project, activists gathered at Rail River...
March 7, 2017 - 7:00pm
March 3, 2017
United Way's Piece of Cake decorating contest registration open
BEMIDJI -- Registration is open for the United Way of Bemidji Area’s seventh annual Piece of Cake Celebrity Cake Decorating Contest and Auction,...
March 3, 2017 - 1:32pm
February 28, 2017
ND woman enters pageant to shine light on homeless veterans
GRAND FORKS, N.D.—Sandy Gessler never imagined herself as a beauty pageant contestant. But, at age 60, she's entering the Ms. Veteran...
February 28, 2017 - 9:11pm
January 27, 2017
Crime report for Jan. 26
Sheriff's Report The Beltrami County Sheriff's Office responded to the following calls Thursday. Warrant 1:27 a.m. A 19-year-old man was arrested...
January 27, 2017 - 5:13pm
December 22, 2016
Community cheer on Christmas: Organizers expect to serve more than 600 for community meal
BEMIDJI—After a successful Thanksgiving, the committee who organizes community holiday meals in Bemidji is now gearing up for Christmas...
December 22, 2016 - 5:33pm
December 17, 2016
Crash injures two on Hwy. 71
BEMIDJI—The Minnesota State Patrol reported no serious injuries after a two-car crash Saturday morning at the intersection of Highway 71...
December 17, 2016 - 3:06pm
December 5, 2016
Woman accused of ramming car pleads not guilty
BEMIDJI—A Bemidji woman accused of repeatedly ramming another car with her own vehicle this summer pleaded not guilty Monday to one charge of second-degree assault and one charged of third-degree damage to property. Goose's attorney, public defender Margaret Dow, said in court...
December 5, 2016 - 5:24pm
November 30, 2016
Bemidji man pleads not guilty to arson charge
BEMIDJI—A Bemidji man accused of intentionally setting a fire inside his deceased mother's mobile home pleaded not guilty to one charge of first-degree arson Monday. Michael James Durant, 33, was released from the Beltrami County Jail earlier this month. At an Oct. 31 hearing,...
November 30, 2016 - 5:01pm
November 28, 2016
Contested omnibus date set for Bemidji man charged with manslaughter
BEMIDJI—More than three months after his original omnibus hearing was scheduled, a Bemidji man charged with two counts of second-degree...
November 28, 2016 - 3:37pm
Weekend searches reveal no sign of missing teen
BEMIDJI—Despite weekend efforts by local law enforcement to locate Jeremy Jourdain, a Cass Lake teen missing since Nov. 1, police found...
November 28, 2016 - 3:15pm
November 23, 2016
Police to use sonar, dogs in search for missing teen
BEMIDJI—The Bemidji Police Department will use dogs and sonar this week to search for missing Cass Lake teen Jeremy Jourdain. Bemidji Police...
November 23, 2016 - 1:58pm
November 19, 2016
UPDATED: Semi, SUV crash temporarily closes Highway 71
BEMIDJI -- A car and semi truck collided shortly before 4 p.m. Saturday at the intersection of U.S. Highway 71 and County Road 16 in Hubbard County, prompting authorities to temporarily close the highway.
November 19, 2016 - 9:00pm
November 17, 2016
Homeowners report blown up mailboxes in Beltrami County
BEMIDJI—Two mailboxes—more than a mile from each other—were blown up early Tuesday morning, according to incident reports from the Beltrami County Sheriff's Office. Both incidents occurred at about 4:30 a.m. Tuesday, the reports said. The damaged mailboxes were located...
November 17, 2016 - 2:08pm
November 16, 2016
Police plan to use sonar to search for missing teen
BEMIDJI—The Bemidji Police Department continued its search for missing Cass Lake teen Jeremy Jourdain on Wednesday, using a U.S. Border...
November 16, 2016 - 6:17pm