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NELL offers day trip
Driver improvement program offered
NELL programs begin Sept. 14
HCLL program set for Sept. 13
Annual United Way Chili Cook-Off team registration open
AUTO RACING: Bemidji Speedway wraps up track championship season
AMATEUR BASEBALL: Blue Ox beat St. Martin in Class C state tourney opener
CROSS COUNTRY: BHS boys second, girls fifth at Shocky Strand Invitational
GIRLS TENNIS: Bemidji edges Pequot Lakes 4-3
BOYS SOCCER: Wet, wild home opener ends in 4-0 BHS win
Patricia Jane Blue
John Martin Bratrud
Madeline D. Boswell
Albert Franklin "Dix" Coffin
Cyndi Fenske: Goings on at the library in September
John Eggers: Find first day teacher success
MASTER GARDENERS: Slipping is not just for winter
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: The infinite nature of truth and reconciliation
John Eggers: Delight in the dog days of August
ART BRIEFS - SUNDAY AUG. 28
Patt Rall: Much music in Bemidj this week
The JOE-DOWN Reviews ‘Punk’s Dead: SLC Punk 2’
Inspired and inspiring: Big Daddy Weave takes the stage tonight at Sanford Center
Art briefs: Sunday Aug. 21
FISH TALES: Jude Hicks on Lake Marquette
Blane Klemek: Observations on the American crow
FISH TALES: Gunner Ganske on Swenson Lake
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Caution needed to prevent spread of invasive species
DNR discovers two more cases of invasive species in Beltrami County
Lorraine Peck birthday
Edwina Batchelder birthday
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Time to think about school food as new school year nears
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Many stepped forward to clean up cemetery
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Why do women wear high-heel shoes?
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Reporters struggle to deal with Trump
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Survey is next step for Bemidji YMCA project
August 9, 2016
Attempted murder charge filed against man accused of shooting at Customs and Border helicopter
CLEARBROOK, Minn. — The man accused of firing a rifle at a helicopter carrying federal and local drug task force agents Monday faces three felony charges, including second-degree attempted murder. Carstie Lee Clausen, 71, of Clearbrook was scheduled to make his first appearance...
August 9, 2016 - 1:44pm
August 2, 2016
Minnesota House candidate accuses opponent of not disclosing financial contributions
FOSSTON, Minn. -- The race between two Democratic candidates for the Minnesota District 1B House seat continues to heat up, now with allegations of breaking campaign finance laws. On July 28, Erwin Rud submitted a complaint to the state Campaign Finance & Public Disclosure Board...
August 2, 2016 - 6:30pm
July 21, 2016
UPDATED: Storm rips through Beltrami County, causing widespread damage (photo gallery)
BEMIDJI -- A fast-moving thunderstorm ripped through the Bemidji area early Thursday morning, knocking out power for more than 10,000 people...
July 21, 2016 - 7:15pm
January 13, 2016
Feds will now be able to prosecute more crimes on the Mille Lacs Reservation
ONAMIA — The U.S. Department of Justice announced Tuesday it will assume concurrent jurisdiction to prosecute major crimes on the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe’s reservation next year. The DOJ already has jurisdiction to prosecute crimes such as drug trafficking wherever they occur...
January 13, 2016 - 9:38am
October 29, 2015
UPDATED: Person of interest named in Jacob Wetterling missing-person case
MINNEAPOLIS -- Twenty-six years after the disappearance of 11-year-old Jacob Wetterling brought national media attention to central Minnesota,...
October 29, 2015 - 8:07pm
October 7, 2015
More than $3 million recommended for Mississippi River protections
BEMIDJI -- The Mississippi Headwaters Board received a recommendation from the Outdoor Heritage Council to the Legislature for more than $3 million in funding for the coordination and administration of permanent easements and acquisitions targeted toward the Mississippi River, a release...
October 7, 2015 - 6:51pm
June 9, 2015
Nonprofit aims to raise thousands for Sugarloaf Cove improvements: Money will go to trail improvements, building rehab and signage
DULUTH, Minn.—The group that operates a North Shore nature center is working to raise money to improve access and educational opportunities...
June 9, 2015 - 7:19pm
May 21, 2015
Rookies learn to drink from legislative fire hose
ST. PAUL—For 26 Minnesota state representatives, the long hours in committee hearings, caucus meetings and floor sessions have not been...
May 21, 2015 - 7:48pm
May 11, 2015
Former MSU-Moorhead football player sentenced in dorm room rape case
MOORHEAD, Minn. — A former Minnesota State University Moorhead football player was sentenced to 60 days in jail Monday after pleading guilty in connection with charges he raped a fellow student in his campus dorm room last fall. Zachary Ty Hilliard of Erie, Colo., was also sentenced...
May 11, 2015 - 6:19pm
April 13, 2015
UPDATE: Historic Blackduck bridge set ablaze by arsonist, authorities say
BLACKDUCK — Arson has severely damaged a 113-year-old bridge believed to be the longest trestle bridge still standing in Minnesota. About...
April 13, 2015 - 7:15pm
March 24, 2015
Singer to visit Red Lake: Free concert is Thursday night
RED LAKE -- A hip-hop artist will visit Red Lake this week as part of the school’s participation in Turnaround Arts: Minnesota, a program that...
March 24, 2015 - 8:21am
March 17, 2015
UPDATED: St. Cloud man injured in Hubbard County ATV accident
BEMIDJI -- A 22-year-old St. Cloud man on Saturday was airlifted to a Fargo hospital following an all-terrain vehicle accident west of Becida. According to a press release from the Hubbard County Sheriff's Office, Louis Swanson was riding a Honda Rancher ATV in the ditch along...
March 17, 2015 - 11:02am
March 5, 2015
Prairie Island nuclear plant unit shut down; operators investigate fire alarm
RED WING, Minn. -- The Prairie Island nuclear power plant in southeast Minnesota filed a notification of an “unusual event” after a fire alarm sounded at 4:06 a.m. today. Operators had safely shut down one unit of the plant by 7:32 a.m. to investigate the alarm in the unit’s...
March 5, 2015 - 9:25pm
February 12, 2015
Friends start fund to help assault victim who stopped to help vehicle along Interstate 35
CARLTON, Minn. -- While a sketch is being circulated of the man suspected of physically and sexually assaulting a woman last week along Interstate...
February 12, 2015 - 10:11am
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