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Hobby Lobby construction begins in Bemidji
Regional library director’s job remains up in air
2 Minnesota deaths blamed on tainted caramel apples
MNsure extends enrollment deadline
Fergus Falls man gets 12 years for murdering nephew
WRESTLING: Bemidji, BCLB have good days at Big Bear
MEN'S BASKETBALL: Bemidji State falls at Minnesota Crookston
WOMEN'S HOCKEY: Ohio State shuts out Bemidji State 2-0
BOYS BASKETBALL: Monticello sneaks out win at Bemidji
WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: BSU ends 2014 at Crookston
Verna Maryen Nordby
Blanche E. Dennis
Blane Klemek: Keeping the prairie alive along the Red River Basin
John Eggers: The Christmas Cookie Lady
Patrick Guilfoile: A kiss may not be just a kiss
Jane Furuseth: Readers Theater volunteers encourage the love of reading
Doug Lewandowski: Becoming our parents
A holiday on the beach: Beach Boys to perform hits, Christmas music at the Sanford Center
Pioneer Previews: Music for the holidays — and the food shelf
Art briefs - Sunday Dec. 7
An everlasting tour comes to Bemidji: Martina McBride to highlight latest album of classic songs
Pioneer Previews: Winter joy, winter cold and winter fun
Blane Klemek: Some stories about animal surprises
Blane Klemek: Great ideas for keeping birdfeeders squirrel-free
Blane Klemek: Birds of a feather. . .
Quick 100th birthday celebration
Russell birthday celebration
Jenkauski birthday celebration
Niskanen birthday celebration
Nat Hentoff: When will court trials begin on CIA torturers?
Danny Tyree: Empty seats at the Christmas table
Jim HIghtgower: Chris Christie’s pork barrel politics
Byron York: Obama opens fraud-ridden benefits program to illegal immigrants
Dick Polman: Thank Cruz for the Surgeon General the NRA hates
August 7, 2014
Northome man dies in house fire
NORTHOME -- A 78-year-old Northome man died in an early morning house fire Wednesday, officials said Thursday. The Koochiching County Sheriff’s Office responded to the call at 12275 First St. in Northome at approximately 4 a.m. Upon arrival, emergency personnel found Edward...
news / region
August 7, 2014 - 10:49am
July 18, 2014
Kneeland joins Hope, Bethesda Lutheran churches
When Jesse Kneeland thinks of his journey to northern Minnesota to be a pastor, his youngest daughter Chara comes to mind. Chara was named after the Greek word for joy and that stems from the Bible verse James 1:2, which reads: Consider all joy, my brethren, when you encounter various...
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July 18, 2014 - 2:46pm
April 28, 2014
High winds ripped the roof off Mandi's Main Street Cafe
High winds ripped the roof off Mandi's Main Street Cafe in Northome on Sunday. Winds and rain continued on Monday, with an east wind from 22 to 25 mph, according to the National Weather Service. Here's a look at the forecast for the next few days: Monday: Rain. High near...
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April 28, 2014 - 1:45pm
April 18, 2014
A teacher at Northome High School has found a cultural and cost-effective project for her students during the Easter season. Pysanky, more widely-known as Ukrainian Easter eggs, have been created in Libby Wickum’s Family and Consumer Science class for about 10 years. Its name,...
news / local
April 18, 2014 - 12:22pm
January 11, 2014
Dogs days of winter; Temperatures just right for Voyageurs Classic
NORTHOME -- The parking lot at the Northome School was a noisy place to be Saturday morning as the barks and whines of about 300 anxious dogs filled the air. Mushers and their dog handlers traveled from all over Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan and even Ontario, Canada to...
news / region
January 11, 2014 - 5:55pm
January 4, 2013
Voyageur sled dog race set
BEMIDJI – The dates for the Voyageur Classic Sled Dog Race have been set. Eight dog pro mushers will compete for a combined purse of $6,000. They will leave at 10 a.m. Saturday Jan. 12 from Northome High School and finish at Marcell between 5 and 8 p.m. that night. That race can...
January 4, 2013 - 12:38am
July 12, 2012
Free concert features album release
BEMIDJI - When Kent Dudley and his band step on stage at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Sanford Center, it will be the first step in their quest to reach more than a handful of people in telling the promise of hope and healing. The hall will open at 5:30 p.m. and accommodate 600 people....
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July 12, 2012 - 12:00am
July 3, 2012
Expect detour, delays for highway project
NORTHOME - Motorists on Minnesota State Highway 1 will encounter a detour and delays beginning July 9 while crews resurface the road from Northome to Effie. According to the state Department of Transportation, the project includes replacing culverts, resurfacing a portion of Highway...
July 3, 2012 - 5:58am
May 27, 2012
Northome fifth graders once again studied, built and erupted volcanoes
Bernie Elhard's class showed preschool students the culmination of their studies on volcanoes by creating a blast of their own. The class used Mentos and Coca Cola to cause the explosion. The mints are dropped into the Coca Cola to create the explosive checmical reaction, much like...
May 27, 2012 - 3:39pm
Math Masters team does well in Bemidji
On Friday, April 27, the fifth grade Math Masters team went to a competition in Bemidji. The team was made up of five dedicated fifth graders who practiced for the competition after school a couple times a week. The team placed eighth out of 27. This was the last Math Masters competition...
May 27, 2012 - 3:37pm
May 20, 2012
Bulldogs Leave Their Mark at Conference Meet
The NKB Bulldogs went to Walker on May 10 for the Northland and Northwoods Six Conference Meets. When the meet was finished both the boys and girls had earned 2nd place as teams and 18 athletes took home 34 All-Conference Honors. On top of that, three new records were set. The first...
May 20, 2012 - 5:48pm
Mustang Baseball Struggling Through
On April 26, the Mustangs traveled to Cass Lake. They were unable to pull off the game and lost 5-7. Joey Schuh was the starting pitcher; overall he pitched 118 pitches. In the top of the first, Nathan Anderson started us off with a double; there was three strikeouts to follow that...
May 20, 2012 - 5:47pm
Bulldog Junior Varsity does well at Conference Meet
The junior varsity boys and girls track athletes did a good job at the Junior Varsity Conference Meets in Walker on May 10. The junior varsity teams included athletes from grade 6 - 9. To start the meet, Mort Eckstrom ran the 1600 m for the boys. He established himself in the sixth...
May 20, 2012 - 5:46pm
May 13, 2012
Blackduck Menu Week of May 15-18 TUESDAY, May 15 - Popcorn chicken, mashed potatoes, gravy, peas, pears, bread slice, milk variety. WEDNESDAY, May 16 - Mac and cheese, mini corndogs, carrots, tropical mixed fruit, bread slice, milk variety. THURSDAY, May 17 - Chicken fajitas...
May 13, 2012 - 5:28pm
May 6, 2012
Mustang Girls Softball News
The power of six is very mighty. We have four seniors from Northome and two seniors from Kelliher. This is the most seniors that have ever played on a softball team before. Kisha Heck, Tiffany Stillday, Hollea Boquist, Hope Lindner, Kristen White and myself, Megan Halverson. When...
May 6, 2012 - 8:56pm