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Crime report for Sept. 25
Probe estimates billions of delayed mail pieces; Postal Service acknowledges some coverups
Abandoned newborn in car seat stuffed with $5,500, birth certificate found on side of freeway
After 2 investigations, firm providing security for U.S. Bank Stadium fired
Airbnb guest tried to rape 7-year-old in Minnesota, charges say
Four DI college basketball coaches charged with accepting bribes in federal corruption case
Colin Kaepernick vs. Tim Tebow: A tale of two Christians on their knees
VOLLEYBALL: Jacks rally, overcome 2-1 deficit to beat Perham
TIMBERWOLVES: Athletic Jefferson catches Thibodeau's eye
Bemidji bowlers compete at NY Mills
John E. Werner
Richard "Dick" Louis Rutherford Sr.
McArdle: The NFL can't afford to become a battleground
PATT RALL COLUMN: Louie did not go gentle into that good night: Remembering Louis Marchand
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Schools need all of our help for 100 percent grad rate
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Oh, what a delight to teach history today!
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: Traditional knowledge and science: A new form of justice
Social media star Kylie Jenner reported pregnant
Minnesota and North Dakota share the most popular wedding song, but can you guess what it is?
Jimmy Kimmel gets heated about health-care bill, says Sen. Bill Cassidy 'lied right to my face'
PATT RALL COLUMN: Timely notice can help with attendance
Around the Arts, September 17
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Making a correct call on the Becida Barred Owl
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Extended fall weather on the water
American Painted Lady butterflies migrate through area
MASTER GARDENERS: Fall in the perennial garden
Looking at levels: New management plan possibly to come to Rabideau Lake
Keillor: The gentle people shall prevail
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Jerry Willet remembered as fine legislator
COMMENTARY: Be informed about Cass Lake-Bena referendum
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: All are welcome to pro-life gathering
BROST: Add bean dips to your football fare
June 27, 2017
Puposky man dies in Sunday crash
HINES TOWNSHIP -- A Puposky man died Sunday after the truck he was driving crashed in Hines Township. According to a news release from the Beltrami...
June 27, 2017 - 2:27pm
August 19, 2016
Annual ice cream social in Puposky scheduled Sunday
PUPOSKY -- The annual ice cream social will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at Our Redeemer's Lutheran Church in Puposky.This outdoor event takes place on the church lawn and offers free children's activities, music, a craft fair with raffle and silent auction. Homemade ice cream...
August 19, 2016 - 9:20am
July 22, 2016
Thursday's storm packed estimated 100 mph winds
BEMIDJI—Thursday's damaging thunderstorm packed winds estimated at more than 100 miles per hour, officials said Friday. The Beltrami County...
July 22, 2016 - 5:11pm
July 12, 2016
A berry good time: Three generations of Mistics have owned and operated Mistic Berry Farm (W/ VIDEO)
PUPOSKY -- Family is at the root of Mistic Berry Farm. Three generations of Mistics have owned and operated the 27-year-old farm, which features...
July 12, 2016 - 7:28pm
April 18, 2016
BELTRAMI COUNTY: Sheriff praises community for ‘massive’ search effort to find missing boys
PUPOSKY -- Law enforcement and emergency personnel said Monday they were impressed by and thankful for the help from hundreds of volunteers who...
April 18, 2016 - 8:41pm
UPDATED: Missing boys found, doing OK, sheriff's office says (with video/photos)
PUPOSKY -- Both unease and determination were on many faces Sunday morning as search parties gathered to locate two young boys missing since...
April 18, 2016 - 9:36am
June 3, 2015
Sex offender notification meeting scheduled tonight in Puposky canceled; offender not moving to area
BEMIDJI—A community notification meeting scheduled to be held at 7 tonight in Puposky regarding a Level III predatory sex offender has been canceled because the offender has decided not to move to the area. The man was a Level III predatory offender and was planning to move to...
June 3, 2015 - 10:58am
May 30, 2015
Community meeting Wednesday on sex offender moving to rural Puposky
BEMIDJI—A community notification meeting will be held Wednesday in Puposky regarding a Level III predatory sex offender moving to the area. Offender Jeffrey Ballek has served his sentence and is not wanted by law enforcement, a release from the Beltrami County Sheriff's Office...
May 30, 2015 - 5:19pm
March 14, 2015
A bevy of blankets
Angie Theis (center, in pink) coordinates the volunteers from Bagley, Bemidji and Puposky to make blankets at Trinity Lutheran Church on Saturday...
March 14, 2015 - 5:25pm
June 19, 2012
Puposky man's court hearing continued
BEMIDJI - John Michael Luedecke, 39, of Puposky, appeared in Beltrami County District Court Monday morning before Judge Paul Benshoof. Luedecke's appearance was continued to June 25, when he will appear before Judge John Melbye on two court files, including one with two felony charges...
June 19, 2012 - 6:24am
June 13, 2012
Puposky man appears on strangulation charge
BEMIDJI - A 39-year-old Puposky man stands accused of using a nylon webbing belt to strangle a woman in an effort to secure her consent for sexual relations. John Michael Luedecke, 39, of Puposky, was charged Tuesday in Beltrami County District Court with felony domestic assault...
June 13, 2012 - 12:00am
June 11, 2012
Puposky man awaiting criminal sexual conduct charges
PUPOSKY - A 39-year-old Puposky man was arrested early Saturday morning on suspicion of first-degree criminal sexual conduct. John Michael Luedecke has been arrested and remains in custody awaiting formal charges. Arraignment is expected Tuesday. An assault was reported at 12:42...
June 11, 2012 - 11:17am