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‘Dracula’ showing at the Library
Becida fish fry on Saturday
COURTS: Prosecution rests in Rossbach case
String time in Bemidji! Holiday lights going up around town
Former Watson, Minn., mayor admits guilt in breaking into current mayor’s home
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
Share your Milestones in the Pioneer
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
January 26, 2015
READER PHOTO: Winter scene near Pine Lake
Reader Megan Voxland sent in this picture she took on her way back from Fosston last week near Pine Lake and Gonvick, Minn. Send in your photos...
January 26, 2015 - 11:21am
January 15, 2015
Duluth firefighter faces sexual contact with minor charge
DULUTH, Minn. -- A 32-year-old Duluth firefighter has been arrested for allegedly having criminal sexual contact with a juvenile younger than 13 years old as part of an investigation into internet crime, according to a statement from the Duluth Police Department. The firefighter,...
January 15, 2015 - 7:50am
January 14, 2015
Beaver Bash at Buena Vista, other upcoming events
BEMIDJI -- The Buena Vista Beaver Bash Terrain Park competition will take place at 12:30 p.m. Sunday at Buena Vista Ski Area, 19276 Lake Julia...
January 14, 2015 - 4:13pm
November 26, 2014
Menahga man pleads guilty in strangulation death of Park Rapids woman
PARK RAPIDS -- A Menahga man has plead guilty in the strangulation death of a Park Rapids woman in February. Harley Leritz, 21, on Tuesday...
November 26, 2014 - 8:55am
November 17, 2014
Social media prank connects Grand Forks with phallic-looking holiday lights
GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- The city of Grand Forks is excited about the holiday season — but not as excited as a recent Internet prank may have you...
November 17, 2014 - 9:19pm
October 6, 2014
Family seeks help finding missing Brainerd teenager
A smiling blond 17-year-old left her parents southeast Brainerd home to spend the night at a friend's house intending to return the next day. That was more than a week ago. "She never took off and lost contact with everybody," Shelly Joel said of her daughter. "She's always...
October 6, 2014 - 1:19pm
September 18, 2014
UPDATED: Man in custody following shooting near Crookston
CROOKSTON, Minn. -- A man who shot but did not wound a Polk County sheriff’s deputy near Crookston on Thursday afternoon is in custody, according to the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension. Deputies were talking with residents at a home on Perry Farms near U.S. Highway 75...
September 18, 2014 - 10:36pm
August 1, 2014
Laporte looks for its own trailhead on Paul Bunyan State Trail
LAPORTE -- Organizers in this town of 111 residents have raised thousands of dollars for a proposed trailhead on the Paul Bunyan State Trail:...
August 1, 2014 - 12:00pm
May 9, 2014
Hubbard County board to review housing of inmates from Cass, Becker
PARK RAPIDS, Minn. -- The decision on whether jail inmates from Cass and Becker counties will spend time in Hubbard County’s facilities will be discussed in a county board work session next week, after commissioners review a staffing analysis compiled by a consulting firm....
May 9, 2014 - 5:19pm
April 22, 2014
DNR to restrict debris burning in Beltrami, other northern counties
BEMIDJI -- Dry and windy conditions have increased the fire danger for the Bemidji area, and much of north-central and northwest Minnesota....
April 22, 2014 - 7:37pm
April 1, 2014
Fosston man killed in accident at wood manufacturing plant in Bagley
A veteran employee of a Bagley wood manufacturing plant was killed early today when he was caught in the pulley of a large industrial-size door as it was opened. Police Chief Larry Peterson said an official of the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration was expected...
April 1, 2014 - 4:14pm
November 19, 2013
Minnesota adds 500 waters to impaired list
By John Myers Forum News Service DULUTH -- It’s not that Minnesota’s waters are more polluted every year. It’s that every year, the state looks at more lakes and rivers, it finds more that have pollution problems. The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency this year...
November 19, 2013 - 9:01am
November 18, 2013
Terrorizing charges filed against N.D. white supremacists
CARSON, N.D. -- White supremacists Craig Cobb and Kynan Dutton are being held without bond after prosecutors charged them Monday with felony terrorizing for approaching residents of Leith with loaded firearms. Cobb, 62, and Dutton, 29, each face seven counts of terrorizing,...
November 18, 2013 - 8:21pm
Food stamp help reduced in Minnesota
ST. PAUL -- Minnesotans who receive food stamps will receive less education than in the past because of federal budget cuts. The University of Minnesota Extension announced Monday that it must reduce the number of staff members in the food stamp education program due to...
November 18, 2013 - 8:18pm
October 25, 2013
Early morning fire burns business, home north of Park Rapids
October 25, 2013 - 4:02pm