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Immigration attorneys describe surge in deportations under Trump
No boundaries for fishing: Annual event held on Lake Bemidji
Smartphone app aims to connect hungry Minnesota kids with free meals
Brau family to be honored: Refurbished Willmar Senior High auditorium to be named for family of musicians
It's time to play! Willmar Destination Playground is officially open
Bigger and better: Midco mapping out ambitious live broadcasting schedule for the upcoming season
Unanswered questions remain in theft of Maris memorabilia from West Acres
ATV groups seek more in Beltrami forest plan
Polanco homers, Twins blank Indians
Lynx bounce back from 1st loss, drub Mystics
Sharon Roberta Villier
Miles W. "Pete" Peterson
Priscilla Jane Miller
Mabel B. Dahl
Roberta Jean Wind
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: A legacy of Native American boxing
PATT RALL COLUMN: Life in the fast lane in Bemidji
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Staying cool in the good ol' days
PRIME TIME: Summer is hopping in and around the SAC
PRIME TIME: Blessed by a power outage
'Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery' opens Wednesday
Church Musicians recital by Beth Hendricks, Philip Hermann
Great American Story contest deadline approaches
A busy summer ahead for the BHS marching band
Robert "One-Man" Johnson to perform at Farm by the Lake
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Water temperatures stall in the area
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: 'Gully'-gee, there's a lot of gulls out there
MASTER GARDENER COLUMN: Try prevention instead of treatment
FISH TALES: Jim Fleck on Upper Red Lake
Woods in the works: Newest state forest undergoing development in Cass County
Janice and Edward Beil
Ron and Carol Carpenter celebrate 50 years!
PRIME TIME: The lure of loud mufflers
Faith Conversations: Wife moving forward after sudden death ministry partner
Column: 4-H speaking inspires, prompts memories of grandfather
Why do squirrels strip tree bark?
What's causing all the tree troubles?
Bursack: Nursing home staff may not always foresee an approaching death
February 23, 2017
Winning Powerball ticket worth $435 million sold in Indiana
A Powerball ticket sold in Indiana matched the winning numbers of a drawing on Wednesday, Feb. 22, for the game's $435 million jackpot, one of...
February 23, 2017 - 9:30am
January 20, 2017
Lottery ticket thefts reported in Bemidji
BEMIDJI—Local law enforcement are reporting a series of thefts of Minnesota State Lottery "scratch-off" lottery tickets from area businesses....
January 20, 2017 - 12:18pm
November 29, 2016
$1 million Powerball ticket sold in St. Cloud
ST. CLOUD, Minn. — For the sixth time this year, a $1 million Powerball ticket was sold in Minnesota. The latest winning ticket, purchased...
November 29, 2016 - 1:02pm
August 30, 2016
In less than two years, Fargo man wins two lottery jackpots totaling over $250,000
MOORHEAD, Minn. – Just about every day, Steven Jenson buys lottery tickets at the Oasis convenience store on Wall Street Avenue in Moorhead....
August 30, 2016 - 2:30am
March 24, 2016
Beltrami County resident wins $5,000 in lottery
BEMIDJI -- Jennifer Hawkins of Bemidji won $5,000 by playing The Big $10 Ticket game, according to release from the Minnesota State Lottery.Hawkins claimed the prize on March 21. Cenex Convenience Store, located at 120 Convenience Lane SE, sold the winning ticket. Lottery players...
March 24, 2016 - 4:53pm
February 9, 2016
Beltrami County residents win big in state lottery games
BEMIDJI — Craig Fjerstad of Bemidji won $20,000 playing the "Escape To Margaritaville" lottery game. Fjerstad claimed the prize on Feb. 1. Simonson Station Stores, Inc., 1820 Paul Bunyan Drive N.W. in Bemidji, sold the winning ticket.
February 9, 2016 - 1:52pm
January 16, 2016
Park Rapids couple nets $100,000 in lottery
PARK RAPIDS -- Last week’s lottery frenzy became a reality for a Park Rapids couple who won $150,000 in the Saturday, Jan. 9 Powerball drawing....
January 16, 2016 - 3:27pm
September 7, 2015
Powerball ticket worth $2 million sold in North Dakota
BISMARCK, N.D. -- Labor Day weekend was a lucky one for a North Dakota Lottery player who certainly won't have to work, at least for a while. A Powerball ticket matching Saturday night's drawing is worth $2 million. The ticket matched all five white balls, making it worth...
September 7, 2015 - 3:20pm
February 20, 2014
Winning Powerball ticket sold in San Francisco area
By Zachary Cook (Reuters) - A single ticket bought in the San Francisco bay area scooped the sixth highest lottery jackpot in U.S. history on Wednesday, winning roughly $425 million, lottery officials said. The ticket matched all six winning numbers in a nationwide game, California...
February 20, 2014 - 9:21am
May 29, 2013
Shevlin man wins $56,000 in lottery game
SHEVLIN — A Shevlin man won more than $56,000 in a Minnesota State Lottery game last week. According to a press release from the lottery, Wayne Hinrichs stayed “pretty calm” when he realized he won $56,893 from his Progressive Print-N-Play ticket purchased from Pete’s...
May 29, 2013 - 3:40pm
December 14, 2012
Woman faces charge tied to lottery fraud
BEMIDJI – An 18-year-old woman who worked for a local convenience store is accused of illegally obtaining about $2,400 in fraudulent lottery winnings. Payton Lynzee Church has been charged with felony state lottery fraud, claiming a prize by fraud/deceit. She is scheduled to appear...
December 14, 2012 - 3:00am
August 11, 2011
Do you have the winning Powerball ticket worth $229 million?
ROSEVILLE, Minn. (AP) -- Someone who bought a Powerball ticket in Minnesota is suddenly very rich. The state lottery says a ticket sold for Wednesday night's drawing hit the jackpot of nearly $229 million. Minnesota Lottery spokeswoman Debbie Hoffmann says she should know the community...
August 11, 2011 - 8:24am
June 29, 2010
Detroit Lakes man wins $25,000 with lottery ticket he bought in McIntosh
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. - Playing the $500,000 Riches scratch game paid off for a Detroit Lakes man. Curtiss Quam won $25,000 by playing the lottery's $500,000 Riches scratch game. Quam claimed the prize June 17. The winning ticket was purchased at McIntosh Cenex, located on Highway...
June 29, 2010 - 8:56am