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Five die in crash with semi in western South Dakota
Popular Minnesota Court of Appeals judge, former attorney retires after 40 year career
Philando Castile case: As jury selection begins, what do both sides look for?
Western Minnesota town's residents seek to help fearful immigrants
Three veterans airlifted after Memorial Day crash in van with 5 other Legion members in far northern Minnesota
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LIBRARY CORNER: Ready for summer at the Library
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Making a case for wood ticks
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Make the last day of school a good day
SUSTAINABILITY COLUMN: Bemidji is ‘Home Sweet Home’ for the birds
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: Critical Race Theories: What are they all about?
Intermediate Watercolors class with Jane Freeman
Young Songwriters Workshop set for June 17
Season tickets for 2017-18 BSO season
Cass Lake Bena student wins Congressional Art Competition
‘Color of Life’ exhibit at library
Public celebration at Big Bog
FISH TALES: Pam Johnson on Lake Winnie
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Warmer temps should lead to better bite
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: House sparrows and European starlings are hardy survivors
New upgrades at Norway Beach campgrounds
Torry's Van Benefit
AstroBob: Observing alert -- space station marathon is underway
Column: Lessons from a great leader
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Tanner left an indelible mark on many lives
25 ways to slow down and enjoy the summer
POW! BAM! WHAM! How to put the ARRRRR back in America.
January 10, 2017
One injured in three-car accident in north Bemidji
BEMIDJI—A woman was taken to Sanford Bemidji Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries after a three-car accident Tuesday afternoon....
January 10, 2017 - 7:18pm
December 30, 2016
Blackduck, Kelliher police, fire and ambulance to be recognized next month
A tribute to Blackduck and Kelliher firefighters, police officers and first responders will precede the second boys and girls basketball home games of the new year at 5:50 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 13 in the Blackduck High School gym.
December 30, 2016 - 12:12pm
December 29, 2016
Bemidji Area Schools use ‘ALICE’ training to prepare for an active shooter
BEMIDJI -- Bemidji-area educators have implemented a new way to react to an “active shooter” at or near a school. Rather than a more familiar lockdown -- where students and teachers hunker in a darkened and locked classroom until help arrives -- “ALICE” training presents a...
December 29, 2016 - 6:36pm
December 20, 2016
Idling cars could be costly
BEMIDJI -- As the winter weather takes hold and temperatures dip below freezing, some may be tempted to beat the chill by leaving their cars running while they run an errand or starting them a few minutes before they head off.
December 20, 2016 - 9:55pm
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