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Olympic hero Mills visits Bemidji area
Race relations council wants more Ojibwe/English signage
Greater Bemidji pitches business boost proposal to Beltrami County commissioners
Pine County, Minn., sect leader charged with sexually abusing girls, remains at large
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Ernest "Ernie" Edwin Bauer
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John Eggers: So, you think you have Alzheimer’s
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Sue Bruns: Let’s talk about averages
Arland O. Fiske: The Scandinavian colleges in America
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Arts Briefs for 04/13/2014
‘They’re crazy good’: Home Free, winners of NBC’s ‘The Sing-Off,’ set to perform in Bemidji
Pioneer Previews: Spring brings variety to arts scene
Authentic art: Bemidji eatery brings its artwork straight from Mexico
Red Lake 15 years later: Historic agreement the Red Lake Band of Chippewa and Minnesota DNR signed in April 1999 produced walleye recovery
Blane Klemek: Out on a crow ‘hunt’ with my father
Fishing: Late spring delays trout stocking
Paul Nelson: Spring meltdown in full swing on Bemidji area lakes
Blane Klemek: The amazing beauty of observing eagles
Rick Jensen: Fair pay, unfair demagoguery
Tina Dupuy: The grim repo: Medi-Cal Estate Recovery Act
Letter: Problem for UND, Gophers is behind the bench
Rich Lowry: The wage gap isn’t what it’s professed to be
Cokie & Steven V. Roberts: The guys don’t get it
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...
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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...
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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