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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
BOYS BASKETBALL: Monticello sneaks out win at Bemidji
FOOTBALL: NDSU wins to advance to national finals, but Bemidji's Woods injured
GIRLS HOCKEY: Thief River Falls blanks Bemidji
WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: Beavers get first NSIC win
WRESTLING: Bemidji, BCLB have good days at Big Bear
Blanche E. Dennis
Verna Maryen Nordby
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
May 15, 2012
Upcoming dog training courses set
BEMIDJI - The Paul Bunyan Dog Training Association will hold several classes from May 29 through July 11 at the Beltrami County Fairgrounds. "Intro to UKC Rally" will be at 6 p.m. Tuesdays. "Puppy Class" will be at 7 p.m. Tuesdays. This course is for puppies eight weeks to six...
May 15, 2012 - 9:56am
March 1, 2012
Dog training courses offered this month
The Paul Bunyan Dog Training Association will be offering two classes this month. The first, Rally Obedience, is designed for both beginners and those experienced in Rally. Level 2 Obedience, for refining a dog's obedience skills and beginning off-leash work, will be offered for...
news / local
March 1, 2012 - 6:53am
February 24, 2012
Dog reunited with family after 300-mile journey
DULUTH -- A Duluth couple spent countless hours trying to find their beloved Siberian Husky who disappeared on New Year's Day. Teresa and Nick Musel searched by snowmobile, four-wheeler, truck and on foot for 1-year-old Chassis. Through posters and Facebook postings, the Musels poured...
February 24, 2012 - 8:26am
February 2, 2012
Animal hoarding difficult to treat, understand
Animal hoarding is often misunderstood and can be difficult to treat, according to Jane Nathanson, a counselor and consultant for human-animal health and welfare in Boston. Nathanson, who provides counseling and court-ordered assessments for animal hoarders and their families, said...
news / / local
February 2, 2012 - 12:00am
February 1, 2012
Mental health petition sought for woman with dogs
A petition to commit Carol Schmidt, who had more than 100 dogs removed from her property near Bemidji last week, said the 63-year-old woman should...
news / local
February 1, 2012 - 12:00am
January 28, 2012
Women removed from homes with 107 dogs
A woman who had 107 dogs and two cats in homes on her rural Bemidji property is undergoing a mandatory health screening, and a county prosecutor said Friday that he is reviewing health ordinances for possible criminal violations. Carol Schmidt, who is being held for 72 hours at a...
news / local
January 28, 2012 - 12:00am
December 1, 2011
Busy Perham family 'shares' dog with retirees
PERHAM - Roger Hoenigschmidt was taking his daily constitutional when he was joined by an unexpected companion. She was a large, affable, cream-colored golden retriever, and she trotted beside the retiree as if she'd known him all her life. As the dog accompanied him on his usual...
December 1, 2011 - 7:28am
November 24, 2011
Animal hoarding in Thief River Falls prompts questions about why people do it
Earlier this month, officials in Thief River Falls recovered 51 cats from a small house. Before that officials in Crookston recovered more than 60 cats from a house. What's behind hoarding? An expert says it could be a mental disorder and an unmet emotional need. Hoarders never...
November 24, 2011 - 7:14am
November 21, 2011
Faithful companion guards woman stranded, helpless during 20-hour ordeal
Erma Iverson says she has lots to be thankful for after spending about 20 hours stranded and helpless outside her rural Yellow Medicine County home on a late September day and night. The 79-year-old woman's first thanks go to her dog, Crackers, for keeping at bay coyotes and raccoons...
November 21, 2011 - 11:46am
October 26, 2011
Overrun by cats, Crookston pet shelter looks for feline-friendly homes
CROOKSTON, Minn. - The Humane Society of Polk County is up to its ears in cats. In the past month the shelter acquired 40 cats from a home in Crookston. These animals, along with the shelter's other feline residents, bring the total number of cats to 69. "We're only equipped to...
October 26, 2011 - 6:27am
March 24, 2011
Woman finds beloved dog alive in her burned-out home; Lola the dachshund survived for a month by finding food and water in wreckage
Woman finds beloved dog alive in her burned-out home Lola the dachshund survived for a month by finding food and water in wreckage AP BOSTON -- A Boston woman who thought her beloved dachshund was gone forever after a fire destroyed her apartment a month ago found the pet Monday...
March 24, 2011 - 10:06am