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Mille Lacs Band plans Sandpiper public hearing: Asks state to postpone June 5 decision on allowing pipeline
Chamber highlights local businesses at annual gathering: Howe given Lifetime Achievement Award
Students from TrekNorth place second in the State Envirothon competition
Sustainability conference coming to BSU in June
BASEBALL: Bagley beats Blackduck for East Sub-Section title as both teams advance to 8A tourney
BASEBALL: BHS playoff game postponed
INDOOR FOOTBALL LEAGUE: Changes continue for Axemen this week
AMATEUR BASEBALL: Bemidji Bucks rally to beat Nimrod
TRACK AND FIELD: BHS looking to make title push at section finals
Gregory Kent Madison
Eugene "Gene" DeYoung
Ronald Allen Lee
Mavis Vicki Swenson
John Eggers: What can we learn from obituaries?
Northland Stargazing: Hubble is 25, Regulus a few million
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Fish flies arrive earlier than usual in Bemidji area
MASTER GARDENERS COLUMN: Petunias can be plentiful at any time of the year
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: After wet and cold week, fishing conditions should improve
Playhouse powerhouse: 2015 marks final season for Paul Bunyan Playhouse artistic director Zach Curtis
Pioneer Previews: A gala of support for BSU
Art briefs - Sunday March 24
Monroe Crossing to perform in Little Falls
Pioneer Previews: Music and 'Murder on the Nile' fill up the week
Take A Kid Fishing event to be held June 10 in Bemidji
Blane Klemek: Bats truly are incredible flying creatures
Zebra mussels found in Christmas Lake
MASTER GARDENERS: Try an organic weed-free gardening approach
Voges birthday celebration
Moen birthday celebration
Davis 80th birthday celebration
Johnson -Kelm engagement
Tom Purcell: Journalism’s sorry state
Georgie Anne Geyer: Without fully functioning government, war in Iraq is futile
Susan Stamper Brown: The Left’s dumb and dumber wars
Dick Polman: How to cull the Republican herd
Rich Lowry: The rail fantasy
April 27, 2015
Slow start for Northome-Kelliher baseball, but signs encouraging
The Northome-Kelliher high school baseball team has gotten off to a slow start this year, with a current record of 0-3, but there is still plenty of season left and the team and coaches are positive. The Mustangs plan to focus on their pitching to bring more balls into play from...
April 27, 2015 - 11:54am
April 23, 2015
Minnesota Power open houses scheduled for transmission line project
Minnesota Power is holding a series of open house meetings over a planned transmission line through northwest Minnesota. The company wants to build a 220-mile transmission line from the Canadian border in northwest Minnesota to near Grand Rapids, Minn. The open house...
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April 23, 2015 - 10:27am
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...
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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,...
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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...
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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