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Felony charges filed in alleged Fergus Falls auto fraud
New Sanford Medical Center in Fargo brings day of firsts
Lawsuit against Crookston diocese sees multiple judge recusals
Missing Fargo restaurateur borrowed $25,000 and owed thousands to others before disappearing, court documents show
First canine influenza case confirmed in Brainerd lakes area
Sports physical blitz planned for July 27, Aug. 10
Area hoops teams to play in Pacesetter tournament
Three-time champ Sheetz makes her return as women tee off at Birchmont
Minnesota Lynx weather Liberty rally for 76-75 win
Garcia comes aboard; Twins send Gibson packing
Bernice May Dow
Richard H. Jorstad
Esther Charlette Klug Woods
Duane Joseph Delaney
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Can we obtain a 'perfect Union'?
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: The world needs outlandish schools
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: The natural laws are all around us
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Simon and Simone have a summer activity director. . .me!
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: How to enjoy the best Fourth of July ever
'Simpsons' creator heads to Netflix with adult comedy
Justin Bieber reportedly ‘over it,’ cancels stadium tour, including U.S. Bank Stadium show
WE Fest versus Bruno: What did you decide?
Arts briefs, Sunday, July 23
PATT RALL COLUMN: Lots of choices for arts today in the region
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Smart and friendly: Meet the gray jays
Stressed out: Minnesota scientists dive deep to learn why walleye are stressed
MASTER GARDENERS: The cut-flower pathway
FISH TALES: Al Shervold on Upper Red Lake
Starry Trek comes to Beltrami County: Volunteers needed for Aug. 5 event to help search for starry stonewort
Joe & Sissy Neft
Brett & Sadie Bahr
Vern and Mary Lathe
Doug and Pat Tangborn
Keillor: A new idea about Amelia Earhart
Beat the heat with easy entree salads
Nurture versus nature: Mom's life lesson
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Nothing but just plain foolish
Christmas already? Consider this gift-giving practice
May 27, 2016
Tips to navigate Highway 371 this weekend
The Minnesota Department of Transportation offered tips for those traveling on Highway 371 this weekend. The new four-lane expansion is well...
May 27, 2016 - 5:58pm
May 26, 2016
City ramps up alley projects
BEMIDJI -- The city of Bemidji is working on several alley and parking lot projects this summer. Parking lot No. 2, on the north side of Birchwood Color Center and the adjacent alley from Beltrami Ave to Minnesota Avenue, will undergo removals, grading, concrete and paving operations....
May 26, 2016 - 5:13pm
May 12, 2016
Highway 371: CSAH 11 detour slated to start next week
As the Minnesota walleye and northern pike fishing opener kicks off the tourist season this weekend, bringing the first main influx of trucks...
May 12, 2016 - 3:20pm
March 18, 2016
A full slate of summer construction: Renewal project to impact three city streets
BEMIDJI -- Orange cones and road work signs are just about a month and a half away in Bemidji as the city plans to start a $1.2 million renewal project on several city streets starting in May. The project, which the city awarded to Reierson Construction in the amount of $1.2 million,...
March 18, 2016 - 7:50pm
August 15, 2015
MnDOT urges ATV riders to use caution near Highway 2-Highway 89 construction
BEMIDJI — The Minnesota Department of Transportation is reminding ATV riders that it is illegal to operate within the construction zone at the U.S. Highway 2-state Highway 89 intersection reconstruction, a release said. The overpass construction area is marked with orange snow...
August 15, 2015 - 5:10pm
August 3, 2015
Shevlin Avenue reconstruction project
BEMIDJI -- The Shevlin Avenue reconstruction project began on Monday and the streets affected by this will be Shevlin Avenue Southwest from First Street East to Washington Avenue South. Normal hours will be from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday with some Saturdays involved....
August 3, 2015 - 7:02pm
July 5, 2015
Turn for the better: Overpass to eliminate turning conflict at busy Highway 89 and U.S. Highway 2 intersection
BEMIDJI—Rated as the third-highest in the state for its injury-related crashes, an intersection just west of Bemidji will be replaced this...
July 5, 2015 - 12:48am
July 4, 2015
Highway 89 detour starts Monday
BEMIDJI—A months-long detour on Highway 89 starts Monday. Motorists traveling through the U.S. Highway 2 and state Highway 89 intersection near Bemidji will encounter a partial detour on Highway 89 beginning Monday as the Highway 2 median is closed to traffic, according to...
July 4, 2015 - 6:00pm
July 2, 2015
Irvine Avenue construction starts Monday
BEMIDJI— A months-long road project on Irvine Avenue starts on Monday and will last until late September, weather permitting. The area affected includes a stretch north from Irvine's intersection with Highway 197 to 30th Street Northwest. Local officials are requesting that...
July 2, 2015 - 1:31pm
March 13, 2015
County spring road restrictions in place
BEMIDJI -- Spring load restrictions have been implemented for the two frost zones that cover Beltrami County. The North-Central Frost Zone and North Frost Zone restrictions went into effect on Friday, according to a release from the Beltrami County Highway Department. All gravel...
March 13, 2015 - 7:11pm
February 18, 2015
Bemidji, area projects included in Dayton transportation project list
BEMIDJI -- On Tuesday, Gov. Mark Dayton announced his 10-year, $6 billion transportation plan that included 607 projects to upgrade the state's roads and bridges, which includes several area projects. Dayton broke with a long-standing tradition that governors not release a list...
February 18, 2015 - 6:20pm
October 1, 2014
Letter: Road construction crew kept program accessible
Thank you to the Lake Avenue road crew and utility companies for keeping Hope House accessible during road construction. We know that it was complicated; sometimes it required filling in and re-digging trenches in order to allow someone in or out of the Seventh Street access. Thanks...
October 1, 2014 - 12:05am
June 11, 2014
Fifteenth Street detour over Bemidji Bypass remains in effect
BEMIDJI -- Motorists in Bemidji once again may travel the Bemidji Bypass, Highway 2/71, which had been detoured since June 6 for construction work. Crews removed the bridge deck of the 15th Street bridge during this past weekend. They will construct a new bridge deck later this summer....
June 11, 2014 - 9:47am
April 3, 2014
Highway 2 fixes on tap for 2014 road construction season; 15th Street bridge to get more clearance
BEMIDJI — As the old joke goes, there’s actually just two seasons in Minnesota: winter and road construction. As the former scattered snow...
April 3, 2014 - 11:51pm
August 23, 2013
Detour lifted on Highway 200 near Laporte
LAPORTE -- The detour on state Highway 200 near Laporte has been lifted, the Minnesota Department of Transportation said Friday. The detour has been in place since May 28 as crews worked to reconstruct a stretch of the highway, including replacing culverts and resurface work for...
August 23, 2013 - 1:03pm