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Photos with Santa raises funds for The Wolfe Center
ASTROBOB: Voyager 1 Fires Thrusters After 37 Years, Gets New Lease On Life
Greater Bemidji to host public listening session on sports commission
New Chamber President Pfaff sees opportunity in Bemidji’s future
Wild have no answer for Kane in loss to rival Blackhawks
Zimmer's 'D' destroys former team
For Vikings, NFC North title is just the start: 'We're not finished'
Terror threats unsettle small-town hoops tourney
McFeely: Teddy Time brings down the house at U.S. Bank Stadium
Scott Trevor Petersen
William (Bill) Robert Lamb
Thomas M. Gates
Retail curtails my workout at the mall
In matters of the heart, faith becomes real
Always cover Norfolk Island Pine after purchase
GENERATIONS: Tony Nicholson: An old-fashioned boy's Christmas
SAM COOK: Help Bob give a kid the gift of wheels
PHOTOS OF THE MONTH: Inside and out
Around the Arts, December 17
These men thought they adopted a mini piglet until she became Esther the Wonder Pig, darling of the internet
BSO celebrates the season
The Force is strong with 'The Last Jedi,' critics say
Outdoors notebook: New MN regulations, ND dates set
Snowy owls head south
Resort workers keep Lake of the Woods winter fishing industry running smoothly
Tullibees continue to decline in Green Lake
Trout Unlimited to hold fly-tying class Dec. 14
Delbert & Linda Olson
Tom & Linda Peterson
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: It’s time for common sense in our country
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: When the lake is frozen over
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: City seeking members for Sanford Center board, subcommittees
Commentary: It is risky to sell your soul to the devil
Retail curtails my workout at the mall
June 26, 2017
Kinn sentenced to 52 years for murder, kidnapping, sexual assault
BEMIDJI -- A Bemidji man who kidnapped and raped a 5-year-old girl after killing the child’s babysitter was sentenced to 52 years in prison...
June 26, 2017 - 3:25pm
June 9, 2017
Bemidji man pleads not guilty to sex assault
BEMIDJI -- A Bemidji man accused sexually assaulting a woman while she was unconscious pleaded not guilty to one count of third-degree criminal...
June 9, 2017 - 5:14pm
June 6, 2017
Bemidji man pleads guilty to murder, kidnapping, sex assault
BEMIDJI -- A Bemidji man who murdered his sex partner before kidnapping and raping a child in her care pleaded guilty to three felonies Tuesday....
June 6, 2017 - 9:05pm
May 17, 2017
Wis. lawmaker wants to outlaw 'stealthing,' or removing a condom during intercourse without permission, crime equivalent to sexual assault
A Wisconsin state lawmaker has proposed legislation that would make "stealthing" - removing a condom during sexual intercourse without permission...
May 17, 2017 - 7:44am
May 15, 2017
Murdered woman's family outraged killer received 22 1/2 years in prison, call him a 'liar'
FARGO — A man accused of raping and murdering a Fargo woman last spring was sentenced to 22½ years in prison Monday, May 15, in Cass County...
May 15, 2017 - 4:38pm
May 7, 2017
KELLY BREVIG COLUMN: Dear world; a letter to all of us
Dear women of this world, I know you are tired, overworked and underpaid. I know you carry with you the heartache of trauma; yours and of those...
May 7, 2017 - 12:50pm
April 30, 2017
Conversations about sexual assault have changed, but perceptions about victims persist
GRAND FORKS — She asked for it. It's every boy's dream to date a teacher. He deserves more jail time. Like many sexual assault cases, people...
April 30, 2017 - 6:57am
March 20, 2017
Someone to turn to: Coalition holds listening session about sexual assault at LLTC
CASS LAKE—A Minnesota coalition is working to reduce sexual assault on tribal college campuses and support survivors by holding a series...
March 20, 2017 - 6:49pm
March 17, 2017
Sexual assault listening session to be held at Leech Lake Tribal College
BEMIDJI -- The Minnesota Indian Women’s Sexual Assault Coalition will host a listening session addressing sexual assault on college campuses...
March 17, 2017 - 5:00pm
March 5, 2017
Kelly Brevig Column: Be the generation to start a new norm
Growing up in the 1980s, I saw many perks and advancements in technology. It meant that the kitchen phone had one very long cord that could travel...
March 5, 2017 - 8:50am
February 18, 2017
Thousands of sexual assault evidence kits across Minnesota sit untested
ST. PAUL — When her freezer at Regions Hospital in St. Paul gets full, Ellen Johnson gets, in her words, "frantic." It's full of sexual assault...
February 18, 2017 - 5:33pm
February 9, 2017
Suspect in 5-year-old's kidnapping, murder wants grand jury testimony for defense prep
WALKER, Minn. — The defense attorney for a Coon Rapids man accused in the murder and sexual assault of 5-year-old Alayna Jeanne Ertl last...
February 9, 2017 - 2:14pm
January 6, 2017
Charges: Employee sexually assaulted woman in assisted living facility
PEQUOT LAKES, Minn.—A 59-year-old northern Minnesota man faces six felony criminal sexual conduct charges after he was accused of sexually...
January 6, 2017 - 10:45am
January 1, 2017
KELLY BREVIG COLUMN: Start having the conversations
The ad says: "Hot sex now, anyway you want it." What it doesn't say is this: women, girls and boys are for sale. Where? Anywhere you want. Why? Because the demand is there, and the profit off of human life and use/reuse is deplorably staggering.
January 1, 2017 - 9:39am
November 5, 2016
State urges medical treatment for sexual assault victims
ST. PAUL -- The number of teenagers seeking treatment at a hospital after being sexually assaulted dropped between 2010 and 2014 in Minnesota, the state health department reported Friday. The overall number of hospital-treated sexual violence cases didn’t change much over the five...
November 5, 2016 - 5:38pm