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City Council evaluates work, goals of city manager
Wildfire season arrives: Much of area in ‘high’ fire danger category
Class-action lawsuit alleges Capella University lied about time, cost of advanced degrees
Proposed sexual harassment policy in Minnesota Legislature would cover everyone, all the time
Spring flooding begins with flooded farmland along Red River
GOLF: Beavers take 10th at NSIC Championships
TENNIS: BSU falls in NSIC semifinals
SOFTBALL: Beavers softball falls twice to Wayne State
BASEBALL: Litchy breaks BSU hits record as Beavers suffer sweep
BOYS TENNIS: Jacks nab two wins at Moorhead triangular
Judith Ann Meyer
Charles "Charlie" Noren
Caroline Marie Stangel
COMMENTARY: Why we won't take a break from learning
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Ever so adaptable are the American crows
Angler's fish tale presents learning opportunity
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Do you want to eat pancakes?
The seed varieties you should plant this spring
'Scandal' is over, but here are 10 things we'll remember from this crazy show
Avicii dead at 28: Swedish DJ became an EDM star with hits 'Levels' and 'Wake Me Up'
'The Rock' surprises Minnesota teen who asked him to prom
Second-annual Celebration channels Prince's vibe at Paisley Park studios
What would Prince want? Two years later, his estate is a mess and his legacy unclear.
'Owl' in a day's work!
Craftsman makes a wake building kayaks and canoes
Angler's fish tale presents learning opportunity
Sturgeon solutions: Biologists seek reasons for lack of fish’s reproduction on St. Louis River
Sam Cook: Heading down a new trail with plenty of old friends
Richard and Marvel Olson
Virg & Marge
Shirley (Mayer) Klosterman
1963 Impala was beautiful, but it fell apart
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Common sense actions can help keep the public safe
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Commentary goes beyond theater of the absurd
Time to respond to reader feedback
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: What a sad world this would be without music
April 10, 2018
Commentary: PTA culture and the working mother
My 6-year-old daughter recently told me how her best friend's mother is always at school. This mom volunteers for library, for swimming, for the health walk and even made a papier-mâché spaceship for one of their class projects. Meanwhile I, who must cram in my work before my kids...
April 10, 2018 - 10:59am
March 30, 2018
Community support grows for central Minnesota family seriously injured in crash
NEW LONDON, Minn. — The New London and Spicer communities are rallying around the family of Tim and Heather Shumaker following a car accident...
March 30, 2018 - 5:16pm
March 13, 2018
Sheriff says school van apparently did not yield for semi in western Minn. crash
HANCOCK, Minn. – The driver of the Hancock Public School van that collided with a semi Monday afternoon at the intersection of a gravel and...
March 13, 2018 - 5:25pm
March 6, 2018
Father of young boy makes his son run to school in rain after getting kicked off school bus for bullying
Bryan Thornhill, a father in Virginia, recently posted a Facebook Live video of his son running to school in the rain as he followed in a ve...
March 6, 2018 - 3:16pm
January 24, 2018
Why do my kids act like angels at school and like wild things at home?
Q: How should I view the differences in my kids' behavior at home vs. school? The level of chaos and noise at home is really wearing on me. We have a kindergarten-age daughter and a 3-year-old son in full-time day care/school. They have always gotten similarly glowing reports from...
January 24, 2018 - 12:10pm
January 3, 2018
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Overtaxing young minds could have negative consequences
Are our children’s minds being overtaxed in our schools? One Christian author wrote in the book, “Child Guidance,” page 300: “It is customary...
January 3, 2018 - 9:15am
December 12, 2017
'I want to kill children,' a Colorado middle school teacher wrote to his students
A Colorado middle school teacher who wrote "I want to kill children" in a message to his students has resigned after an internal investigation...
December 12, 2017 - 12:43pm
November 28, 2017
She sent her child to school with a recorder to catch bullies - and was charged with a felony
A Virginia mother said she was charged with a felony after she sent her daughter to school with an audio recorder in her backpack to see if the...
November 28, 2017 - 1:37pm
September 6, 2013
School is back in session: BHS seniors return to the classroom for one final year
The Blackduck Public Schools were once again a flurry of activity this week as students flocked back into classrooms for the 2013-14 school year....
September 6, 2013 - 1:33pm
February 28, 2013
No safety concerns following morning lock-down at NLS schools in New London
NEW LONDON – A temporary lock-down was conducted this morning in the New London-Spicer Middle School and High School after a student experienced a crisis situation. No weapons were involved and all the students are safe. Parents in the NLS school district received automated phone...
February 28, 2013 - 9:53am
October 9, 2012
Menahga: Yearbook exclusions upset students, parents
By Anna Erickson, Forum Communications
October 9, 2012 - 11:44pm
June 21, 2012
Back to nationals: Barrel racer Alyshia Moe wins state title
BEMIDJI - For the second time in three years Alyshia Moe and her horse Payday captured the Minnesota High School Rodeo championship in barrel...
June 21, 2012 - 12:00am
May 31, 2012
Blackduck, Cass Lake-Bena meet for sub-section title
BEMIDJI - Top-seeded Blackduck and second seed Cass Lake-Bena advanced to championship game of the East Sub-Section 8A baseball tournament. The Drakes and Panthers will tangle for the sub-section title 5 p.m. today at the Be-midji State diamond. In Thursday's semifinals Blackduck...
May 31, 2012 - 4:00pm
May 27, 2012
Save The Track 5k Walk/Run Results
1-Mile Fun Run (Boys & Girls) Jaret Swedberg-8:52 Alexx Kisley-19:09 Levi Swedberg-9:06 Sawyer Stroeing 12:17 James Pearson-12:06 Aiden Erickson-15:03 Logan Erickson-15:37 Johny Preston-19:45 Rocky Cook-7:26 (On a bike) Dezzray Kisley- 17:21 Anna Hanson -10:07 Marrissa...
May 27, 2012 - 3:42pm
Northome fifth graders once again studied, built and erupted volcanoes
Bernie Elhard's class showed preschool students the culmination of their studies on volcanoes by creating a blast of their own. The class used...
May 27, 2012 - 3:39pm