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Debate over Line 3: Economic and environmental concerns discussed at state hearing
11 classes at Bemidji Area Schools exceed recommended size
Beltrami County Commissioners review Eelpout Fest application
'We have a right as humans to be free': Civil rights icon John Lewis shares his story of struggle with F-M students
Minnesota Governor's Residence to be lit blue for Somali victims
UMD hockey notebook: Deery bounces back in goal
CROSS COUNTRY: Hamrin makes herself at home as girls take 3rd, boys 2nd at Bemidji Invite
FOOTBALL: Jacks to host St. Cloud Tech in regular season finale
WOMEN’S HOCKEY: Langei named WCHA Rookie of the Week
SOCCER: Jacks advance after ‘emotional roller coaster’ win
Isabel (Perkins) Knudson
Pearl Dorothy Ledin
Gilbert D. Bahr
Ruth Norene Van De Venter
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Summer reflections from Lake Julia
GENERATIONS: A trip on the ‘Old Bay Line’
GENERATIONS: Milk snakes, fairy diddles and goatsuckers
GENERATIONS: Time to go to church -- and eat well
GENERATIONS: In defense of the ‘routine’
John Dunsworth, actor who played Jim Lahey on 'Trailer Park Boys,' dead at 71
PATT RALL COLUMN: Thanks abound at BSU concerts
Around the Arts, October 15
Rise and shine
Ben Affleck condemns Harvey Weinstein - then apologizes for groping an actress on MTV
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Fish on the move for fall
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Living with the ladybugs in Minnesota
MASTER GARDENERS: Fall care and pruning those shrubs and trees
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Close encounters with the outdoors world
PAUL NELSON FISHING: Time for a little night fishing
Tom & Linda Peterson
Larry & Joyce Johnson
Commentary: The Democratic Party's obsession with Hollywood celebrities was bound to blow up
Commentary: The old obit man looks around
Imagine you're Princess Kate - it's awful and here's why
Commentary: When it comes to harassing the media, Trump is no Nixon
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Otto praised for clean energy plan
July 25, 2017
Always teaching, always giving: Longtime Ojibwe spiritual leader Anna Gibbs dies at age 72
PONEMAH -- In the last hours of her life, Anna Gibbs was still teaching. “She was still giving directions,” her son, Leslie Gibbs, said of...
July 25, 2017 - 4:30pm
September 20, 2016
Red Lake to build new chemical dependency treatment center
BEMIDJI—The U.S. Department of Agriculture has awarded the Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians nearly $13 million of funding to be used for four tribal projects, including a new chemical dependency treatment center. According to a USDA news release, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture...
September 20, 2016 - 1:22pm
April 21, 2016
Northern Indigenous Games to be held at BSU this weekend
BEMIDJI—BSU will be hosting the Northern Indigenous Games tonight through Sunday. A film screening will be 5 to 9 p.m. tonight featuring Brown University doctoral student, filmmaker and former NJCAA National Cross Country Champion Angelo Baca (Navajo/Hopi). The event will be...
April 21, 2016 - 6:35pm
November 19, 2015
Ponemah man convicted of sexual abuse
BEMIDJI—A Ponemah man was convicted Thursday in federal court of aggravated sexual abuse from a March incident on the Red Lake Indian Reservation. Dana Lee Cobenais, 23, was convicted after a three-day trial before Senior U.S. District Judge Richard Kyle, according to a release...
November 19, 2015 - 8:52pm
October 22, 2015
Red Lake council announces $250 trust fund distribution
The Red Lake Tribal Council has approved a $250 payment distribution for the enrolled membership of the Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians from the Trust Fund Account. The check distribution will be 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Dec. 12 for on-reservation members only. All off-reservation member...
October 22, 2015 - 6:34pm
July 21, 2015
You say Ponemah, I say Obaashiing: Elders teach youth at Ojibwe Language and Culture Camp
PONEMAH—Obaashiing has long been renowned as the home of the Ojibwe language.
July 21, 2015 - 9:34pm
Ponemah students learn about wood duck
Nearly 30 students from Ponemah School recently had the opportunity to learn about the wood duck, as part of their summer school program. The...
June 21, 2015 - 12:27am
December 3, 2014
Man receives four-year sentence in strangulation case
BEMIDJI -- A Ponemah man was sentenced Tuesday in Duluth to four years in prison for strangling following an assault on the Red Lake Indian Reservation. According to a release from the U.S. Attorney's Office, Terry Iceman was sentenced to 41 months in federal prison following his...
December 3, 2014 - 5:14pm
Ponemah man sentenced to 10 years in strangulation case
BEMIDJI -- A Ponemah man was sentenced Wednesday in federal court in Minneapolis to 10 years in prison for a March strangulation assault. Kyle Martin, 25, pleaded guilty on Aug. 20 to one count of strangulation, according to a release from the U.S. Attorney's Office in Minneapolis. According...
December 3, 2014 - 4:44pm
May 22, 2014
Red Lake spiritual adviser dies
RED LAKE -- The Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians is mourning the loss of one of its spiritual advisers. Lawrence Edward Stillday Sr., “Chima’iingan,” died Tuesday at his home in Ponemah. Stillday, 70, worked for Red Lake Chemical Health for 14 years. Stillday was a Vietnam...
May 22, 2014 - 6:11pm
September 2, 2013
Powwow in Ponemah
Pictures from the Powwow in Ponemah on Sunday.
September 2, 2013 - 10:58pm
August 21, 2013
UPDATED: High-speed chase involving stolen vehicle ends north of Ponemah; suspect still being sought
BEMIDJI -- A 55-mile chase that saw speeds in excess of 100 mph ended with the abandonment of the stolen vehicle pursued by police, and its driver fleeing on foot into a wooded area north of Ponemah.
August 21, 2013 - 2:50pm
April 30, 2013
Ponemah man pleads to involuntary manslaughter
ST. PAUL — A Red Lake man pleaded guilty in federal court Monday to one count of involuntary manslaughter for striking a pedestrian with his vehicle while intoxicated in August of last year.
April 30, 2013 - 3:29pm
January 10, 2013
Feds file charges in death of 17-year-old Redby girl
PONEMAH – A 46-year-old Ponemah man faces a federal charge of involuntary manslaughter for a death last summer on the Red Lake Indian Reservation, according to papers unsealed Thursday in federal court. Gordon Dean Johnson faces the charge for the Aug. 19, 2012, death of 17-year-old...
January 10, 2013 - 4:44pm
December 12, 2012
Ponemah man receives 41 months in prison for assault
MINNEAPOLIS – A 22-year-old Ponemah man was sentenced Wednesday for stabbing another man while on the Red Lake Indian Reservation. Randall Dean Jones was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Richard Kyle to 41 months in federal prison for one count of assault with a dangerous weapon,...
December 12, 2012 - 11:23am