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Wrong winner first announced at Oscars, but it’s ‘Moonlight' for best picture
Major shrimp growing, processing operation to begin in Minnesota
Trump to unveil health care plan details Tuesday
Father, who lost 3 children in ND fire, is in Twin Cities burn unit
Minnesota baby found safe after possible abduction
WOMEN'S HOCKEY: BSU comeback falls short in Game 3 at Minnesota
Big Wild trade makes it look like team is going for it all
May hoping to earn spot in Twins starting rotation
Kurt Busch finally wins Daytona 500 on 17th try
Jacobs: Early migrants reach the valley
Ronald M. Severson
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Carol Ann Tolbert Taylor
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Joseph "Joe" A. Matthews
SCOTTY ALLISON COLUMN: Work continues to build veterans home in Bemidji
LIBRARY CORNER: March is an eventful month at the library
MATTHEW LIEDKE COLUMN: Best Picture a sure win for 'La La Land'
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Why go into teaching?
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: A story of guns and Carroll Shiff
PATT RALL COLUMN: Start the Spring with scents in the air
Art briefs for Sunday, Feb. 26
Northern Community Radio debuts new segment, podcast
A 'Great' show for Jim: Great Northern Radio Show to honor Jim Miller during live Bemidji broadcast
Art briefs for Sunday, Feb 19
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Chickadees keep all of us company
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Tips for catching eelpout
Forest Service to host land meeting
Fish, game and trapping licenses expire Tuesday
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: The time for melt and freeze, melt and freeze
DNR urges caution on rapidly deteriorating ice
AstroBob: Can you see the Russian landers, rovers on the moon? Yes!
Swift: Expiration dates are just suggestions
Phillips: A well-timed letter reminded me to look for kindness
Letter to the Editor: Beltrami County deputy: It's been a privilege to serve you
Perennials potentially damaged from early-season warmup
March 3, 2015
Wife says GF man shot by police was unarmed: Victim a former Bemidji resident
GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- Jennifer Elliott says she was on the phone with police minutes before a University of North Dakota police officer opened fire on her husband's pickup, peppering the truck with several bullet holes and leaving her husband hospitalized. "They shot an unarmed...
March 3, 2015 - 9:37am
February 19, 2015
Bob Franken: The FBI director’s surprise
Who would have predicted that the head of the FBI could give a speech about cops and racial bias that would be so thoughtful and so balanced that it was embraced by both law-enforcement officials and those who have protested police tactics and have grievances about brutal racial discrimination....
February 19, 2015 - 12:10am
December 17, 2014
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: A simple 'thank you' to officers will go a long way
I do not often write letters to the editor, but I want to use this venue to talk about something that I find greatly disturbing. Our police departments and law enforcement agencies are under assault like I have never seen before. Tens of thousands of good men and women across this...
December 17, 2014 - 12:06am
December 10, 2014
Shooting by Duluth officer was justified, report says
DULUTH, Minn. -- An investigation has determined a Duluth police officer was justified in his decision to use deadly force in August, when he fired two non-fatal shots at a man who was wielding a knife and threatening to kill himself. Officer Marc Johnson shot 34-year-old...
December 10, 2014 - 8:38am
July 30, 2014
Suspect in Mendota Heights cop killing arrested after shootout in St. Paul
Mara H. Gottfried, Tad Vezner, Nick Ferraro and Sarah Horner St. Paul Pioneer Press ST. PAUL —A routine traffic stop midday Wednesday ended...
July 30, 2014 - 10:58pm
At candlelight vigil and in words, slain officer mourned
Sarah Horner and Nick Ferraro St. Paul Pioneer Press WEST ST. PAUL — Hundreds of people paid their respects Wednesday evening at a candlelight...
July 30, 2014 - 10:54pm
February 7, 2014
Two dead after high-speed chase; Highway 212 in Eden Prairie remains closed
Highway 212 remains closed in both directions on the western edge Eden Prairie this afternoon following a police chase and subsequent police-involved shooting that left two dead this morning. Eastbound Highway 212 is specifically closed at Minnesota Highway 41, and westbound Highway...
February 7, 2014 - 3:30pm
December 20, 2013
Police: Drugs, ammo, $750,000 in cash seized in raid on Carlson's Superior home
Authorities seized more than $750,000 in cash from the Superior home of Last Place on Earth owner Jim Carlson on Wednesday, Duluth police said Thursday. Synthetic drugs and suspected marijuana were found in the search conducted by Duluth and Superior officers and the Lake Superior...
December 20, 2013 - 9:53am
November 21, 2013
Police seize 15 dogs in suspected fight operation
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minneapolis police raided eight homes and seized 15 dogs in a suspected canine fighting operation. One person was arrested. Officers say they found dog fighting paraphernalia and fight training manuals. Authorities say the dogs, including five puppies, were...
November 21, 2013 - 9:00am
November 18, 2013
Suspect shot by St. Paul police, critically wounded
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Police say an armed suspect was shot by an officer and critically wounded in St. Paul and a man in a nearby house was grazed by a stray bullet. Authorities responded to a burglary call about early Sunday and heard shots nearby. An officer tried to stop...
November 18, 2013 - 9:04am
Police: St. Paul man arrested after fleeing officer, breaking into home
COTTAGE GROVE — A St. Paul man wanted on felony warrants was arrested Thursday in Cottage Grove after eluding police by breaking into a home, authorities said. Police arrested Jeramy Corwin, 28, after a foot pursuit, and he was booked into the Washington County Jail. Police...
October 18, 2013 - 7:43pm
September 3, 2013
Notorious Woodbury hotel sold
WOODBURY — A motel that where police officers fatally shot a man last year has been sold. Woodbury's Red Roof Inn was sold to Percy Pooniwala, a Woodbury resident who owns and runs a number of hotels in the Twin Cities. The sale comes nearly one year after the shooting incident,...
September 3, 2013 - 8:41pm
May 22, 2013
Duluth police officer pleads guilty to collision
DULUTH -- A Duluth police officer accused of twice backing his personal car into another vehicle in a parking lot outside a bar and leaving the scene while off duty admitted to his crime Tuesday in State District Court. Brian Scott Jones, 50, pleaded guilty to the crime he was...
May 22, 2013 - 10:32am
May 16, 2013
Police pull body from Lake Irving
BEMIDJI — Police would not confirm the body of a man pulled from Lake Irving Thursday afternoon was that of Matt Pulis, missing since Oct....
May 16, 2013 - 3:21pm
April 30, 2013
Autopsy: Mother and son in murder-suicide died of gunshot wounds
BAGLEY — Jack Gerbracht, and his mother, Darlene Gerbracht, died of gunshot wounds, according to autopsy results released Monday by Bagley Police Chief Larry Peterson. In a release, Peterson classified the deaths as a murder-suicide and said the investigation will continue....
April 30, 2013 - 12:07pm