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Bemidji walks to end Alzheimer’s
Luncheon and silent auction in Blackduck
Falk new board chair of Bemidji Chamber board
Mell joins Sanford Health Walker Clinic
Boo Bash set for Oct. 28
COLLEGE VOLLEYBALL: Bemidji State swept by Minnesota State
Biggest game yet? No. 22 BSU football heads to No. 14 Sioux Falls for massive contest
FOOTBALL: BHS offense comes up dry in 21-0 loss to Sartell
FOOTBALL: Blackduck routed by Pillager
FOOTBALL: Bagley topples New York Mills
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SUSTAINABILITY COLUMN: Sustainable health care: Returning to relationship-based practice
MASTER GARDENERS: Think about next year when it comes to garden debris
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: Truth and Reconciliation: Water
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Let’s not sell our students short
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: You’ll never know what you’ll find in the bird house
The JOE-DOWN Reviews ‘Bronson’
MATTHEW LIEDKE: A guide for autumn trips to the movie theater
Watermark Art Center awarded grant for Native American programming
Artist in ink: Diane Crawford uses alcohol inks to create works of art (VIDEO)
The JOE-DOWN Reviews ‘Can’t Hardly Wait’
PAUL NELSON: Fall cooldown continues for peak fishing
Zebra mussels confirmed in 4 more Minnesota lakes
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Full moons and fishing
MASTER GARDENERS: Chrysanthemums can fit with any garden
MASTER GARDENERS: Chrysanthemums can with any garden
MILESTONES: Gullickson-Boerboom engagement
MILESTONES: Dunbar birthday
MILESTONES: Cuperus-Howe engagement
MILESTONES: Kelm-Grefe engagement
MILESTONES: St. Peter birthday
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: The Salvation Army leader’s legacy lives on
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: A flaw in implementation of dress code
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Here’s a list of what Republicans believe
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Two thoughts about the school dress code
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Skoe needs to look out for our interests
August 29, 2016
Tornado captured on video near Beltrami, Minn.
NOTE: This video contains graphic language. Thacher Paine and Laney Forness were driving back home to the Twin Cities area Sunday evening, Aug....
August 29, 2016 - 9:51am
August 8, 2016
Polk County deputy injured after Clearbrook man shoots at helicopter
CLEARBROOK, Minn. — A Polk County Sheriff's deputy suffered injuries from breaking glass when a man fired at a helicopter the deputy was riding in Monday morning. Charges are pending against Carstie Lee Clausen of Clearbrook, who reportedly shot twice at the helicopter with a high-powered...
August 8, 2016 - 5:22pm
May 27, 2016
Names released in fatal Polk County crash where construction equipment fell on pickup
MENTOR, Minn.—The Polk County Sheriff's Office released the names of the two Saskatchewan residents who were killed Wednesday in a two-vehicle crash north of Mentor after construction equipment landed on top of a pickup that hit a trailer. The driver of the 2016 Dodge pickup was...
May 27, 2016 - 10:43am
February 13, 2016
Second woman in Fosston meth bust sentenced
CROOKSTON—A Fosston woman has been ordered serve to three months in jail in connection with an August drug bust near a school. Julia Gloria...
February 13, 2016 - 2:41pm
December 11, 2015
UPDATED: Seven arrested in large-scale drug trafficking bust in Polk County
EAST GRAND FORKS, Minn. -- Seven people have been charged on felony drug and other charges in connection to a large-scale drug trafficking operation in East Grand Forks. Officers with the Pine to Prairie Drug Task Force Violent Crime Enforcement Team seized nearly two ounces of crystal...
December 11, 2015 - 9:06pm
November 19, 2015
Pair from Bemidji charged with breaking into farmhouse near McIntosh
McINTOSH, MINN. -- Two people who prosecutors say were caught Monday night burglarizing an abandoned farmhouse near McIntosh have been charged...
November 19, 2015 - 9:07pm
October 12, 2015
Area departments extinguish large field fire near Fosston
POLK COUNTY -- Four fire departments responded to a large grass fire Sunday evening near Fosston, Minn. The fire was reported shortly before 7 p.m. Sunday about 7 miles north of Fosston, in a farm field at the intersection of Polk County Roads 30 and 35, according to a report from...
October 12, 2015 - 9:43am
September 28, 2015
Crookston woman dies after motorcycle-deer crash in Polk County
A 43-year-old Crookston woman is dead after the motorcycle she was on crashed into a deer Saturday near Crookston, according to the Polk County Sheriff's Office. The Sheriff's office responded to the crash at about 8:45 p.m. Saturday on County Road 57, about 1 mile east of County...
September 28, 2015 - 9:49am
September 2, 2015
Deputy injured when SUV hits deer in Polk County
POLK COUNTY -- A Norman County deputy sheriff sustained non-life-threatening injuries early this morning when his vehicle collided with a deer in Polk County. David Olson, 35, Ada, Minn., was driving a 2012 Ford Explorer southbound on Minn. Highway 9 north of Beltrami, Minn., at...
September 2, 2015 - 9:09am
August 17, 2015
Woman in high-speed NW Minnesota chase in stolen vehicle, police say
CROOKSTON, Minn. —A woman has been arrested after a 40-minute car chase Sunday that covered 50 miles and involved several Minnesota law enforcement agencies. Jennie Lynn Langaas, 42, was booked into Polk County jail in Crookston and was set to be transferred to Pennington County...
August 17, 2015 - 9:27pm
August 4, 2015
Beltrami joins other counties in first phase of transfer station project
BEMIDJI -- The Beltrami County Board of Commissioners took action Tuesday to advance toward the building of a solid waste transfer station after being informed of new state funding. Prior to the commission's regularly scheduled meeting, a work session was held where the board...
August 4, 2015 - 8:35pm
July 6, 2015
Wrong-way driver leads officers on chase in Grand Forks
CROOKSTON, Minn. -- A Grand Forks, N.D., woman was arrested Saturday night after officers say was driving in the wrong traffic lanes and led officers on a chase across state lines. Rhonda Kay Wilkens, 46, was charged after the incident, which occurred about 10 p.m. Saturday, a...
July 6, 2015 - 12:46pm
June 18, 2015
Polk County crash injures three
A Crookston man was seriously injured in a Polk County crash Thursday morning. Darin Kelly, 51, was driving a GMC pickup north on Highway 59 at 9:45 a.m. when a southbound 1961 Chevrolet driven by Robert Elseth, 72, of Warren, Minn. crossed the center line and struck Kelly's rear...
June 18, 2015 - 2:23pm
June 7, 2015
Red Lake man injured in rollover in Polk County
BEMIDJI -- A 47-year-old Red Lake man was injured in a rollover Saturday night in Polk County. Shawn Lussier was westbound on state Highway 92 at about 11:30 p.m. Saturday when the 2005 Pontiac Grand Prix he was driving crossed into the oncoming lane and into the south ditch and...
June 7, 2015 - 12:35pm
May 5, 2015
Search on for man who suspected of taking DNR pickup, trailer, 4-wheeler near Mentor
MENTOR, Minn. -- Officers in Polk County are searching for a suspect in the theft late last week of a pickup, flatbed trailer and Polaris Ranger reported stolen late last week from a Minnesota Department of Natural Resources office near Mentor, Minn. The Polk County Sheriff’s...
May 5, 2015 - 7:10pm