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Bemidji Councilors review 2016 city audit findings
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Crime report for July 21 - 23
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JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Can we obtain a 'perfect Union'?
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VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: The natural laws are all around us
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Justin Bieber reportedly ‘over it,’ cancels stadium tour, including U.S. Bank Stadium show
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Arts briefs, Sunday, July 23
PATT RALL COLUMN: Lots of choices for arts today in the region
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BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Smart and friendly: Meet the gray jays
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MASTER GARDENERS: The cut-flower pathway
FISH TALES: Al Shervold on Upper Red Lake
Starry Trek comes to Beltrami County: Volunteers needed for Aug. 5 event to help search for starry stonewort
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Brett & Sadie Bahr
Vern and Mary Lathe
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June 28, 2017
Minnesota appeals court denies new trial for man who used filet knife to kill roommate
MONTEVIDEO, Minn. — The Minnesota Court of Appeals has denied an appeal by Michael Dean Grussing, 57, for a new trial in the death of...
June 28, 2017 - 2:43pm
May 29, 2017
Western Minnesota town's residents seek to help fearful immigrants
MONTEVIDEO, Minn. — A group of residents in a west-central Minnesota town wants to work with the Minnesota Immigration Freedom Network...
May 29, 2017 - 7:41pm
April 25, 2017
Minnesota father, son face charges for tombstone theft
MONTEVIDEO, Minn. — A father and son in Montevideo are charged with felony theft for allegedly removing the gravestone from the burial...
April 25, 2017 - 6:39pm
March 20, 2017
Minnesota tax bills seek reductions for veterans' spouses
ST. PAUL—Widows and widowers of disabled military veterans in Minnesota could be eligible for a permanent property tax exemption after...
March 20, 2017 - 6:23pm
February 25, 2017
Lawmakers consider adding 2 Minnesota veterans homes
ST. PAUL—Advocates for the construction of two new state-run veterans homes in greater Minnesota say they may have finally gained legislative...
February 25, 2017 - 7:53am
February 16, 2017
Death of 11-day-old Minn. baby ruled homicide
MONTEVIDEO, Minn. — The January death of a Montevideo 11-day-old baby is now being investigated as a homicide, police said Thursday. Feb....
February 16, 2017 - 5:09pm
January 17, 2017
Citizen challenges surgeon settlement: Wald brings demand for public disclosure to Chippewa County, Montevideo
MONTEVIDEO, Minn. — Kevin Wald is asking the Chippewa County Board of Commissioners and Montevideo City Council to conduct an open review into...
January 17, 2017 - 9:43pm
September 13, 2016
Montevideo school to pay $50,000 to settle equal pay discrimination case
MINNEAPOLIS—The Montevideo School District has agreed to pay $50,000 and reclassify the position of a female employee after a federal employment investigation. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission announced the agreement Thursday. The EEOC's Minneapolis area office determined...
September 13, 2016 - 10:51am
June 1, 2016
Woman recognizes ex-husband in Montevideo Casey's robbery video, turns him in
MONTEVIDEO — A woman saw grainy surveillance footage posted on Facebook of an armed robbery at the Montevideo Casey's convenience store and thought it looked an awful lot like her soon-to-be-ex-husband. He had just taken her shopping and to the casino with newly acquired gobs of...
June 1, 2016 - 4:53pm
March 28, 2016
Court orders former Watson mayor to have mental evaluation
WATSON, Minn. --The former mayor of Watson will undergo a mental evaluation to determine his competency to proceed in four pending criminal cases against him. District Court Judge Dwyane Knutsen ruled last week that Joseph Mark Rongstad, 34, will be examined on an outpatient basis...
March 28, 2016 - 9:10pm
March 5, 2016
Montevideo man faces assault charges after calling 911 for unresponsive baby
MONTEVIDEO, Minn. -- A Montevideo father who reported his 6-month-old baby as unresponsive to emergency services is now facing multiple assault charges for suspected involvement in the baby's medical emergency. According to a criminal complaint, Nicholas Ray Schmitz, 29, told emergency...
March 5, 2016 - 2:26pm
March 14, 2015
Bemidji joins forces with Montevideo to build regional veterans homes
BEMIDJI -- Advocates to locate a regional veterans home in Bemidji and their counterparts from the central Minnesota city of Montevideo are campaigning...
March 14, 2015 - 5:19pm
December 27, 2013
Suspicious death in Montevideo under investigation
MONTEVIDEO, Minn. -- Montevideo police are investigating what they are calling the suspicious death of a 64-year-old man. Thomas Dickson’s body was discovered around 10:15 p.m. Monday in his apartment. Montevideo Police Chief Adam Christopher said the investigation is continuing...
December 27, 2013 - 10:19am
May 8, 2013
Montevideo man will remain in custody
ST. PAUL – A man law enforcement officials say was plotting a terror attack in Montevideo will stay in federal custody while more information is gathered. Buford “Bucky” Rogers, 24, has been charged with one count of felony possession of a firearm. The Federal Bureau of Investigation...
May 8, 2013 - 5:07pm
October 20, 2012
Minn. man fit to stand trial in fatal stabbing
MONTEVIDEO, Minn. – A murder case against a 25-year-old Montevideo man accused in a fatal stabbing is moving forward. Judge Dwayne Knutsen last week confirmed an earlier order finding Darek Jon Nelson mentally competent to stand trial in the Jan. 13 slaying of his co-worker, Vinessa...
October 20, 2012 - 2:51pm