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Attorneys rest case in Rossbach trial; jury begins deliberations
Brainerd man, cured of hepatitis C, wants to spread awareness
Semitrailer strikes overpass, loses load in Cook County
Minnesota's health insurance premium hike is fourth-highest in nation
‘Dracula’ showing at the Library
GIRLS TENNIS: Kelm making BHS tennis history as she prepares for state singles tourney
FOOTBALL: Jacks hope to take momentum into Moorhead for section playoffs
PREP VOLLEYBALL: BHS to face Alexandria in section playoffs, other area playoff pairings revealed
SOCCER: BSU clinches home playoff match with win
FOOTBALL: BSU ninth in regional rankings
Jennifer Ann Garbett Waye
Agnes "Peggy" Quick
Dennis G. "Denny" Preston
KELSI TURNER COLUMN: On rejection
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Do you care to give?
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: As tradition goes
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: What will be your last words to someone?
KELSI TURNER COLUMN: How to harvest wild rice
PODCAST: The JOE-DOWN Reviews “KISS Meets The Phantom Of The Park”
Famed musician Bobby Vee dies
BHS grad nominated for Bessie Award
Book signing with Barbara Schlichting
Woodpicks Bluegrass and Gospel band concert set
WATCH: Meet a central Minnesota family whose made its living off wild rice for four generations
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: The mice are everywhere it seems
PAUL NELSON FISHING: Lakes, rivers cooling a bit slower this year
New specialty license plates to go on sale
Grand Portage, Bois Forte bands seeking to take moose this fall
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Johnson anniversary celebration
MILESTONES: Gullickson-Boerboom engagement
MILESTONES: Dunbar birthday
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Stop moral erosion with your votes
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Let Congress fix health care dilemma
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: McMullin a refreshing alternative
Presidential Editorial: This time for president, none of the above
Letter to the editor: Clintons’ hearts are in right place
Attorneys rest case in Rossbach trial; jury begins deliberations
March 7, 2016
Fighting the flames: Bemidji Fire Department refilling its roster as emergency calls stay steady in 2015
BEMIDJI -- New names and faces can be seen and heard in areas long unoccupied at the Bemidji Fire Department, an encouraging sign for Chief Dave...
March 7, 2016 - 9:21pm
May 6, 2015
Three juveniles identified in Blackduck trestle bridge burning
BLACKDUCK—Authorities have identified three juvenile suspects they say are responsible for burning a large portion of a historic, 113-year-old...
May 6, 2015 - 4:26pm
February 2, 2015
City Council backs off 1 a.m. bar close
BEMIDJI -- The Bemidji City Council on Monday directed city staff to halt work on switching the mandatory bar closing time from 2 a.m. to 1 a.m. The...
February 2, 2015 - 10:24pm
October 31, 2013
Nearly 8,300 cited for failing to wear seat belts
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Law enforcement agencies across Minnesota have cited nearly 8,300 people during a two-week crackdown on those who fail to wear seat belts. The Click it or Ticket campaign involved 336 law enforcement agencies and the Minnesota State Patrol. The Department...
October 31, 2013 - 9:51am
February 10, 2013
Ask a Trooper | Sgt. Curt S Mowers: Restricted farm work licenses
Question: Is there still such a thing as a farm license? I remember some of my friends having one, but that was a long time ago and they basically used it to drive all the time. Answer: Yes, there is still a restricted farm work license in Minnesota. The statute is M.S.S. 171.041....
February 10, 2013 - 11:18pm
February 8, 2013
Rural Democrats could shoot down gun changes
ST. PAUL – The message from Minnesota’s rural Democratic senators about this week’s gun-bill flurry is simple: Don’t expect a warm reception in the Senate. “The Senate has always been the more reasonable body,” Sen. LeRoy Stumpf, DFL-Plummer, said Thursday, joining with...
February 8, 2013 - 2:10am
February 6, 2013
Ex-FBI agent: Assault gun would have killed more at Red Lake
ST. PAUL – Jeffrey Weise shot and killed his grandfather on March 21, 2005, and tried to load a semi-automatic rifle. But former FBI agent...
February 6, 2013 - 10:20pm
February 4, 2013
Obama: Americans need to push for gun violence solution
By Danielle Killey, Forum News Service MINNEAPOLIS – President Barack Obama says citizens must make their opinions heard on gun violence issues...
February 4, 2013 - 10:45pm
February 1, 2013
Award-winning officer connects with Bemidji Middle School students
Jon Hunt is standing near the entrance of Bemidji Middle School on a recent January day as scores of kids stream inside the building after recess....
February 1, 2013 - 6:17pm
Ask a Trooper: Traffic fatalities dropping in state
Question: I know you are always talking about the number of traffic deaths in Minnesota for each year, but how many have there been in the past 10 years? It’s hard to think about what the big picture might be without knowing more. Some known traffic safety information about last...
February 1, 2013 - 5:50pm
January 10, 2013
Franken pushes mental health support to combat violence
By John Lundy, Forum News Service DULUTH — Mental-health professionals, not more guns, are the way to address school violence, Sen. Al Franken...
January 10, 2013 - 2:10am
January 5, 2013
John Eggers: How great college teachers and gun control issue relate
First I am going to remind college students what they should expect in their college/university teachers and then I am going to identify a better solution to the gun issue than, let’s say, getting rid of guns. My readers frequently ask me “Where do you get your ideas?” Although...
January 5, 2013 - 11:13pm
Extra officer position to help Bemidji Police Department
BEMIDJI – The Bemidji Police Department is doing a lot with a little. In a city with one of the highest crime rates in the state, Bemidji police...
January 5, 2013 - 10:17pm
January 4, 2013
Peter Funt: Protecting school kids
Jonathan Hornik, the Democratic mayor of Marlboro Township in New Jersey, is a pragmatist. He favors a ban on the sale of assault weapons. He also wants laws to prohibit ordinary citizens from possessing high-capacity magazines. He’s eagerly anticipating recommendations from Vice...
January 4, 2013 - 12:33am
December 14, 2012
BPD hires two new police officers
BEMIDJI – Officers Dane Donnell and Mark Pinoniemi were recently hired to join the Bemidji Police Department. Donnell fills the position vacated by Eric Rypkema’s resignation. Donnell was sworn in Dec. 5 at Bemidji City Hall. Pinoniemi fills the position created by DJ Regas’...
December 14, 2012 - 10:04pm