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'Red Lake' documentary focuses on recovery
No boundaries for fishing: Angling event returns to Lake Bemidji (photo gallery)
'Ondaadiziikewin' in Bemidji: Midwives, doulas hold conference in Bemidji
Water Carnival starts Wednesday (with schedule)
Group home staff save resident from drowning on Pillager Lake (w/video)
TRAP SHOOTING: Jacks take third in state
LEGION BASEBALL: Bemidji finishes Grand Rapids tourney 3-1
VFW BASEBALL: Bemidji rebounds with win in Perham
Bemidji Extreme U11 wins title
LEGION BASEBALL: Bemidji splits in first day at GR tourney
Dale A. Fischer
Shirley Kay Andersen
Rosie Nancy Sutton
Duane A. Wagner
BELTRAMI COUNTY MASTER GARDENERS: June weed of the month: Common tansy
John Eggers: What did your father teach you?
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Lakes cooler than usual as summer approaches
BELTRAMI COUNTY MASTER GARDENERS: Sedums: Minimum maintenance plants
JOHN EGGERS: Who is your spiritual friend?
‘Red, White and Tuna’ play opens Wednesday at The Chief Theater
The JOE-DOWN Reviews ‘The Replacements’
ARTS BRIEFS: Shyanne Kaml performs at Farm by the Lake, Hackensack Hot Jazz Festival is July 8-9 and more
Still going strong: For nearly 30 years, Bemidji Area Church Musicians strike up the chords for summer series
Patt Rall: Opportunities for the arts abound this week
READER PHOTOS: Bears in Bemidji
Chippewa National Forest schedules summer programs
Chippewa National Forest receives national ‘Rise to the Future Award’
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Summer solstice means lots of fish are feeding
FISH TALES: Kaleb Olson
Albert Theisen birthday
Karsten Verke birthday
Richard Hanson: Return to the bargaining table to protect Minnesota’s future
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Rotary Club, community thanked for inclusive playground
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Palliative care bill reduces suffering, improves quality of life
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Human life is the most innocent of all
PIONEER EDITORIAL: Please, let love conquer hate
November 8, 2010
Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota lays off 63 workers
FARGO - Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota today notified 63 employees they will be laid off. In a statement, the Blues said six employees were done today, with official end dates of Dec. 6. They received severance pay. The remaining 57 employees have staggered end dates through...
News / business
November 8, 2010 - 1:20pm
November 5, 2010
Bullying suspected as reason for Cooperstown girl's suicide
Early Thursday, a couple hours before the sun rose in Cooperstown, N.D., 16-year-old Cassidy Joy Andel posted a note on her Facebook page: "My...
News / education
November 5, 2010 - 9:29am
November 4, 2010
Walsh County, N.D., sheriff wins re-election, fires opponent
Walsh County Sheriff Lauren Wild won his bid for re-election Tuesday, and on Wednesday morning, he fired his opponent Ron Nord -- a deputy who had been with the sheriff's department for 19½ years. "My reason for firing him was his tactics in the campaign," Wild said. "He was putting...
November 4, 2010 - 1:46pm
November 2, 2010
Sanford stumped about stuffed animals appearing on windshields in Fargo
The evidence is soft, and the facts are a little fuzzy. For the past week, someone has been leaving stuffed animals on windshields in the north parking ramp at Sanford Medical Center in downtown Fargo. "We don't know who is doing it or why, to be honest," hospital spokeswoman Andrea...
November 2, 2010 - 10:49am
September 17, 2010
Ex CEO of Blue Cross died of carbon monoxide poisoning
The state medical examiner's office has determined carbon monoxide poisoning was the cause of death for former Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota president Michael Unhjem, Fargo police stated in a news release. Unhjem, 57, was found dead Monday in his south Fargo home at 3210...
September 17, 2010 - 8:08am
September 14, 2010
UPDATED: Turned-over semi leaking hydrochloric acid onto interstate in Dickinson, N.D.
DICKINSON, N.D. - Emergency crews have confirmed hydrochloric acid is leaking from a semi trailer an Interstate 94 exit here. The interstate was closed but has since reopened. However, a section of Highway 10 is blocked. Firefighters and law enforcement are on-scene where the semi...
September 14, 2010 - 12:39pm
Brain injury leaves UND crash victim in a coma
A UND employee is in a coma after suffering a "major injury" to his brain last week when he was hit by a car on campus, according to a website maintained by his family. Loran Carl was in critical condition Monday in Altru Hospital's intensive care unit, a nursing supervisor said. Carl,...
September 14, 2010 - 10:01am
Former BCBS head Mike Unhjem found dead at home
The former head of Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota, who resigned amid controversy from a 2009 trip to the Grand Cayman Islands, is dead. Police...
September 14, 2010 - 10:00am
August 25, 2010
North Dakota inmate's medical costs could top jail's entire med budget
FARGO Cass County taxpayers will have to pay for costly medical treatments for a jail inmate with a history of violent crimes. County commissioners were briefed on the case in closed session Tuesday - and warned by Sheriff Paul Laney that the bills likely will be significant. By...
August 25, 2010 - 9:01am
August 23, 2010
Fire destroys semi on Interstate 94 west of
JAMESTOWN, N.D. -- No one was injured when a semi tractor caught on fire on Interstate 94 Monday afternoon, according to the Cleveland Rural Fire Department. The call came out around 1:45 p.m. and firefighters were on scene for about an hour in the eastbound lane near mile marker...
August 23, 2010 - 6:59pm
July 6, 2010
Amber Alert issued in N.D. for girl kidnapped from Canada
The North Dakota Highway Patrol released the following Amber Alert Tuesday evening regarding a child abducted in Canada: At 6:15 p.m., Monday, Samantha Martyn is believed to have been abducted from Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada. Samantha is described as a white 4-year-old girl. She...
July 6, 2010 - 5:06pm
June 28, 2010
New drug fad illegal in N.D., not in Minnesota
FARGO -- A middle-aged woman in the pink halter top strolled into the Moorhead store and headed straight for the herbal incense. Flipping through the shiny plastic packets, she found one she hadn't tried before, a black bag labeled "Smoke XXXX." After shelling out $50 for the 3-gram...
June 28, 2010 - 9:20am
May 6, 2010
A long trip, a lot of hope: West Fargo boy to get treatment in Germany
Ethan Radtke's Christmas list brought his mother to tears. The 5-year-old twin, whose twisted lower limbs force him to use a walker to move...
May 6, 2010 - 10:46am
Drunk driver crashes through backyard workshop; third vehicle-building collision in Grand Forks in 3 days
Timothy McLennon and his family were asleep in their house on Sunset Drive when an explosion-like noise woke them shortly after 1 a.m. McLennon...
May 6, 2010 - 10:40am
February 5, 2010
Akeley victim of North Dakota rollover identified
OXBOW, N.D. - Authorities have identified the 93-year-old woman who was killed in a rollover accident late Wednesday as Ida Skalka of Akeley, Minn. Skalka was a front-seat passenger in a sport utility vehicle that skidded out of control on Interstate 29 south of Fargo and went into...
February 5, 2010 - 9:52am