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Serious accident reported on Highway 71
Schoolcraft Winter Concert set for Dec. 15
Young Adult Book Club to meet
Council hears final presentation on 2017 budget and tax levy
Dakota Access protesters dig in for winter: Tribal chair asks non-Sioux to leave, but many pledge to remain
AUTO RACING: Awards handed out at speedway banquet
Coleman highlights BSU track and field’s 2016-17 opener
FOOTBALL: Beavers' Adams an Academic All-American
FOOTBALL: BSU's Benham, Olszewski named all-region
Baseball assistant joins BSU
Emma "Margaret" Treat
Mary M. Garber
Oliver "Jimmy" James Gibbs
Michael Francis Johns
Deshanna Marie Lussier-Hallett
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Deal with clutter: We owe it to our brain
KELLY BREVIG COLUMN: An 'ordinary' spark of hope
Column: Standing Rock opposed pipeline as early as 2014, new tape reveals
LIBRARY CORNER: December is time for festive events at the library
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: What's in a politician's fanny pack?
Chorale to bring 'Peace' to Bemidji
Art classes scheduled
PATT RALL COLUMN: Singing and dancing toward Christmas
A few new twists: Madrigal Dinners to satirize politics
Neil Diamond celebrating 50 years with tour; concert planned in St. Paul
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Trees, plainly put, are amazing life forms
Northwest Minnesota deer kill up from last year
Christmas bird count at Rydell refuge
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Be patient, the frozen lakes will come
DNR seeks input on Thief Lake
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Johnson anniversary celebration
MILESTONES: Gullickson-Boerboom engagement
MILESTONES: Dunbar birthday
PIONEER VIEWPOINTS: Perseverance pays off
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: A first-hand look at protest injuries
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Dakota Access Pipeline should be rerouted
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Helping to protect K9 police dogs
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Jaycees make Bemidji a great place to live
August 26, 2016
‘It’s incredible’: Bemidji resident Sarah Taylor has seen improvements for her condition after using medical cannabis oil
BEMIDJI -- On the morning of Aug. 18, Leah Corcoran was cautiously optimistic. “We’re on a five-day stretch right now,” Corcoran said,...
August 26, 2016 - 5:07pm
July 10, 2016
Two arrested after drugs, cash seized at rural Redby residence
BEMIDJI—Two people were arrested Friday after drugs and cash were confiscated from a rural Redby home. According to a press release from...
July 10, 2016 - 1:07pm
March 9, 2016
3 Twin Cities men arrested on Red Lake reservation with meth, marijuana
RED LAKE -- Three Twins Cities men were arrested Tuesday on the Red Lake Indian Reservation in possession of methamphetamine and marijuana. The...
March 9, 2016 - 9:27pm
February 25, 2016
Deputy smells marijuana, leads to arrest of man for 150 plants near Alexandria
GARFIELD, Minn. -- A Garfield man was arrested Wednesday after authorities seized more than 150 marijuana plants on his property. Earlier that day, a Douglas County sheriff's deputy was speaking with the suspect at his residence on North Park Street about an unrelated matter when...
February 25, 2016 - 8:58pm
February 16, 2016
Oregon police arrest ex-St. Paul orchestra member with 100 pounds of pot
BLY, Ore. -- A 33-year-old man who was formerly a cellist with the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra was arrested Friday in Oregon, after the State...
February 16, 2016 - 8:36am
October 3, 2015
Bemidji man pleads guilty to terroristic threats, drug charge
BEMIDJI—A Bemidji man arrested with more than five pounds of marijuana after he allegedly threatened to kill a woman has entered guilty pleas to felony and misdemeanor charges in Beltrami County District Court. Kevin Albert, 24, was arrested in February after Bemidji police...
October 3, 2015 - 7:59pm
July 1, 2015
UPDATED: Highly anticipated medical marijuana law takes effect
MINNEAPOLIS -- The early hour gave the moment a subdued feel, but three of the first people affected by Minnesota’s new medical marijuana law...
July 1, 2015 - 11:10am
June 18, 2015
Minnesota marijuana grower offers a peek into its manufacturing facility
COTTAGE GROVE, Minn. — Lest anyone doubt that the production facility for LeafLine Labs, one of two Minnesota manufacturers of medical cannabis,...
June 18, 2015 - 12:56pm
May 30, 2015
Former North Dakota tribal chairman joins marijuana company
BISMARCK -- Former MHA Nation Tribal Chairman Tex Hall has joined a company focused on producing marijuana on reservations. Native American...
May 30, 2015 - 7:55pm
May 21, 2015
Drug sale charges dismissed against area men
BEMIDJI—Charges against three men charged with felony fifth-degree drug sale have been dismissed in Beltrami County District Court. Kyle Bruers, 19, of Bagley, and Austin Tischman, 19, of Wilton, were arrested along with Cody Graser, 19, of Wilton, in December after law enforcement...
May 21, 2015 - 9:18pm
April 23, 2015
Drug charges against Wilton man dismissed
BEMIDJI—Charges against a man accused of selling marijuana were dismissed Wednesday in Beltrami County District Court. Cody Graser, 19, was facing felony fifth-degree drug sale charges after law enforcement responded to an armed home invasion call and discovered marijuana...
April 23, 2015 - 7:28pm
March 28, 2015
Twin Cities pizzeria sold pot, too, St. Paul police say
By Tad Vezner St. Paul Pioneer Press ST. PAUL -- A pizzeria run by a "sweet old lady" in St. Paul's Macalester-Groveland neighborhood was the target of criminal charges Friday, after its owner allegedly dealt in some very special ingredients. Police grew suspicious when...
March 28, 2015 - 3:48pm
March 18, 2015
Bemidji man arrested with 5 pounds of pot
BEMIDJI -- A Bemidji man caught with more than five pounds of marijuana appeared in Beltrami County District Court on Monday. Kevin Palathingal...
March 18, 2015 - 6:15pm
March 4, 2015
N.D. troopers find 136 pounds of pot, arrest two from California
BISMARCK -- Two California men were taken into custody Sunday afternoon after a North Dakota Highway Patrol trooper found 136 pounds of marijuana. The driver, 22-year-old Andrew Xiong, and his passenger, 33-year-old Jerry Yang, both of Sacramento, Calif., were taken into custody...
March 4, 2015 - 3:20pm
February 24, 2015
Survey: Multiple sclerosis listed as No. 1 reason for medical cannabis use in Minnesota
ST. PAUL -- Almost 1,400 Minnesotans are potential users of the state’s new medical cannabis program that starts July 1. About half of the those respondents to a voluntary Minnesota Department of Health survey said they would use it for multiple sclerosis or severe muscle spasms....
February 24, 2015 - 9:25am