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Nary Christmas program set
Beltrami County ends 2013 with accomplishment recap
Red Lake Homeless Shelter to host remembrance gathering Friday
Duluth man who stabbed roommate with sword gets more than 10 years
Police: Woman blames someone else for spreading marijuana seeds
Native Olympic hero: Boucha book details highs, lows of Ojibwe NHL, Olympic star
AREA ROUNDUP: Area wrestling teams ready for Big Bear Tournament
Bemidji State's Marinaccio gets one-game suspension from WCHA
BOYS HOCKEY: BHS rally falls short against East Grand Forks
GIRLS HOCKEY: Five-goal first lifts Thief River Falls to 6-0 victory over BHS
J. Bruce Preece
Darwin David Smith Sr.
Judy Elizabeth Wind
Christmas and choirs: Music legend Kenny Rogers performs at the Sanford Center with a little help from student singers
‘Vent’ allows for voices: BHS teacher pens book about teenage angst
KISS, Nirvana among Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees
Musical, theater events still dominate the scene
A rebirth with an old-fashioned show
It's official: Bull elk is a Minnesota record
Blane Klemek: Brrrrrr. How do wildlife do it?
Minnesota firearms deer harvest declines
Paul Nelson: Access to Bemidji area lakes difficult because of slush
Blane Klemek: How animals survive the chilly winter months
Mark Dayton: Economic growth generates budget surplus
Joe Guzzardi: Zuckerberg’s immigration investment
Letter: Nothing like the gratitude of a rescue animal
Gene Lyons: Picking fights over religion
Rich Lowry: A manufactured ADHD epidemic
Marilyn Heltzer: Change is the name of the game
Ask a Trooper: Handicapped parking answers
Jason Ogaard: The technology of driving safe
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Patrick Guilfoile: To avoid dementia, learn a second language
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...
outdoors / environment
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...
news / region
November 18, 2013 - 8:18pm
October 25, 2013
Early morning fire burns business, home north of Park Rapids
news / region
October 25, 2013 - 4:02pm
October 2, 2013
Police make arrest in Grand Forks sex assault
GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- A 20-year-old man was arrested Tuesday night in connection with an apartment break-in that allegedly lead to robbery and sexual assault. Antonio Raheem Matthews, of Grand Forks, was arrested just before 10 p.m. Tuesday and charged with two counts of gross...
news / region
October 2, 2013 - 10:19am
September 14, 2013
Red Lake to commemorate treaty signing
RED LAKE -- The Red Lake Band of Ojibwe has established a tribal holiday to recognize the "Old Crossing Treaty Day." The tribal council recently voted to establish the holiday to commemorate the only treaty between the United States and the Red Lake Nation. On Oct. 2, 1863, the Pembina...
news / region
September 14, 2013 - 1:27pm
May 7, 2013
Summer flights added for Bemidji airport
Travelers to and from Bemidji will have more options this summer. SkyWest Airlines said Tuesday that it is adding additional weekend and...
news / business
May 7, 2013 - 11:38am
March 28, 2013
Food vendors to make pitch for new Vikings stadium
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings will soon know if their new stadium can match the culinary experience at Target Field across town....
sports / vikings
March 28, 2013 - 8:43am
March 6, 2013
Dayton envisions minimum wage between $9 and $9.50
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — As Minnesota legislators debate raising the state's minimum wage, Gov. Mark Dayton says he'd be comfortable with hiking the rate to $9 or $9.50 per hour. The Democratic governor said Wednesday that a minimum range in that territory is a "good target." The...
March 6, 2013 - 12:18pm
January 9, 2013
Work to start on US Pond Hockey tent, rinks
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The site of the eighth annual U.S. Pond Hockey Championships is about to start taking shape in Minneapolis. Construction is scheduled to begin Wednesday on the giant warming tent and 26 rinks on Lake Nokomis. Work will continue through Saturday. The U.S. Pond...
January 9, 2013 - 8:36am
September 19, 2012
Burn restrictions set to start Sunday
By John Myers, Forum Communications Co. BEMIDJI – The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is adding restrictions on campfires and other fires in northwestern and central portions of the state starting Sunday because of worsening drought. The DNR will ban camp-fires starting...
news / outdoors
September 19, 2012 - 9:03pm
September 13, 2012
Rural counties struggle with poverty
By Tom Robertson, ,MPR News 91.3 FM BEMIDJI – When Alvin Clark needs a meal, he sometimes comes to the basement of the People’s Church, where poor people in Beltrami County know they can find help. Clark, 55, is a member of the Red Lake Band of Ojibwe. Injured in a construction...
news / local
September 13, 2012 - 11:47pm
September 7, 2012
Pappano joins Rabideau academy, learning center
CAMP RABIDEAU – Rabideau Conservation Academy and Learning Center welcomes new Americorps VISTA member Noah Pappano. Pappano, a resident of Maine, was sworn in as a member of the Initiative Foundation’s central Minnesota VISTA project on Aug. 3 and will be serving locally with...
news / local
September 7, 2012 - 7:10pm
Davita donates supplies to Cass Lake Bena Elementary
The Davita Dialysis Center in Cass Lake donated school supplies to the Cass Lake-Bena Elementary School. Employees and patients contributed towards...
September 7, 2012 - 6:43pm
Blane Klemek column: Wild rice is one of Minnesota’s great gifts
By Blane Klemek Twenty-three years ago I canoed the upper Mississippi River for the first time. It was early October on a glorious blue-sky day with brightly colored fall foliage everywhere throughout the adjacent forests. Numerous and nearly impenetrable stands of cattails often...
news / outdoors
September 7, 2012 - 6:17pm