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Firefighters quickly extinguish a small house fire caused by a burning cigarette
Minnesota man indicted for having Molotov cocktails
Bookkeeper accused of stealing from gas station
Day care provider charged in infant’s death
Housing, jobs a priority for veterans
SOFTBALL: Bemidji overcomes early struggle to top Apollo in Section quarterfinals
TRACK: Bemidji tunes up for sections with final regular season meet
BASEBALL: Jacks sweep Spuds, improve section seeding
Bemidji golfers struggle at Brainerd Invitational
Weather delays make for busy Wednesday of prep sports
Paul F. Schmit
Jeremy Roy Kruger
Monroe's photos for Prague exhibition stolen
Hibbing kicks off annual Dylan Days this week
First Look: New Xbox elegant, but much unknown
Gilberto Santa Rosa leads 'Forever Tango' to B'way
Eminem's publisher sues Facebook over song usage
Fishing guide looks back on hosting Dayton
Blane Klemek: Orioles, too, are a sure sign of spring
Minnesota begins 2013 gypsy moth trapping program
Bemidji area lakes finally open and walleye fishing can begin
Nat Hentoff: At last, justice for locked-in juveniles?
Tina Dupuy: Complicated week for conservatives
Volunteer committee turns over last of pledges for event center
Pioneer Viewpoints: Lending a hand during difficult times
Cokie & Steven V. Roberts: Assaulting our core values
Wally Peck: New veggies gardeners can try
Patrick Guilfoile: Drink to their health, How fruit flies use alcohol to protect their young
Arland O. Fiske: The story of Helsinki’s ‘rock church’
John R. Eggers: Laughter makes the heart young
Master Gardener: Penstemon can offer season-long color
First lady says ‘we can trust’ Obama
By DAVID ESPO, Associated Press Writer CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — First lady Michelle Obama lovingly praised her husband Tuesday night in a prime-time Democratic Convention speech as a devoted husband...
Wed, Sep 05, 2012 - 1:27am
‘Jobs, lots of jobs’: Romney vows to restore promise of America
By DAVID ESPO, Associated Press Writer TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Mitt Romney launched his fall campaign for the White House in a rousing Republican National Convention finale Thursday night, proclaiming...
Fri, Aug 31, 2012 - 2:24am
Isaac could shake up security for GOP convention
BY TAMARA LUSH Associated Press Writer TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Tropical Storm Isaac could force a shakeup of the security plans for the GOP convention in Tampa, because about half...
Sun, Aug 26, 2012 - 12:22am
Republican National Convention: Batchelder heads to Florida as national delegate
BEMIDJI – Bill Batchelder wants to put in a good word for his city this week as a delegate at the Republican National Convention, being held Monday through Thursday in...
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Sun, Aug 26, 2012 - 12:19am
Neil Armstrong, 1st man on the moon, dies at 82
By LISA CORNWELL, Associated Press CINCINNATI (AP) — Neil Armstrong was a soft-spoken engineer who became a global hero when as a steely-nerved pilot he made “one giant leap for...
Sat, Aug 25, 2012 - 11:43pm
BHS swimmers get Olympic experience at Swim Trials
BEMIDJI - The pageantry of the 2012 London Olympics are an ocean away, but a group of Bemidji athletes has already had a little taste of the Games before they...
news / local / sports / lumberjacks
Fri, Jul 27, 2012 - 12:00am
Let Trayvon's killer be?: Prison should be last resort because of the harm it causes society
In our version of justice in America, we seek far more than righting the wrong. We seek that the perpetrator serves their time, is thrown behind bars, pays for what...
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Sun, Apr 01, 2012 - 12:00am
Super PACS spend heavily to influence voters in 8th District
WASHINGTON - Outside groups are pouring money into Minnesota's 8th District, where the race for Congress is likely to be one of the most hotly contested elections in the state...
Wed, Feb 15, 2012 - 12:00am
Bemidji man marches in Occupy Seattle
Fixing the economy and respecting the land is the message Soren Sorensen, who is from Bemidji, hoped to endorse Sunday as he arrived in Seattle to participate in the Occupy...
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Tue, Dec 13, 2011 - 12:00am
Earthquake strikes eastern cities
WASHINGTON - Several news agencies are reporting an earthquake has struck the nation's capitol. The 5.8 magnitude earthquake centered northwest of Richmond, Va., shook much of Washington and was felt...
Tue, Aug 23, 2011 - 2:32pm
Obama campaign-style visit comes in GOP territory
CANNON FALLS, Minn.
Tue, Aug 16, 2011 - 12:00am
Local family helps rebuild Joplin, Mo., from tornado damage
On the evening of May 22, Joplin, Mo., suffered massive destruction when a tornado hit the city. According to Bemidji's Christopher and Misty Maltrud, the Joplin tornado was one of...
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Wed, Jul 13, 2011 - 12:00am
Two families celebrate 50th anniversary of Renault
The Hagen and Dahle families from near Oslo, Norway, are traveling from New York City to Los Angeles in a relaxed cross-country tour. Along with a rented motor home, they...
news / local
Fri, Jul 08, 2011 - 12:00am
First Muslim in Congress says bin Laden 'truly evil'
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- The first Muslim elected to Congress says the death of Osama bin Laden marks the most significant accomplishment yet in the war against al-Qaida. Minneapolis Democrat Keith...
Tue, May 03, 2011 - 12:00am
Elizabeth Edwards dies at 61 of cancer
A family friend says Elizabeth Edwards has died of cancer. The friend says the estranged wife of former Democratic presidential candidate John Edwards died in North Carolina this morning. The...
Tue, Dec 07, 2010 - 4:15pm