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UPDATED: Family makes emotional plea to find Minnesota hunter's killer
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Grand Forks man accused of attempting to lure minors into stolen vehicle
Bemidji High School Winter Sports Spotlight
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PRIME TIME: ‘LAWKI,’ or Life As We Know It
After offending American Indians, Ralphie May backs Standing Rock
Chorale to bring 'Peace' to Bemidji
Art classes scheduled
PATT RALL COLUMN: Singing and dancing toward Christmas
A few new twists: Madrigal Dinners to satirize politics
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Trees, plainly put, are amazing life forms
Northwest Minnesota deer kill up from last year
Christmas bird count at Rydell refuge
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Be patient, the frozen lakes will come
DNR seeks input on Thief Lake
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November 16, 2016
UPDATED: Attorney: Deadly force not justified in Castile shooting, officer will be charged
ST. PAUL -- The county attorney overseeing the prosecution of the fatal police shooting of Philando Castile has charged the officer involved with manslaughter — likely the first Minnesota officer in modern memory charged for such an incident. “Unreasonable fear cannot justify...
November 16, 2016 - 5:39pm
October 19, 2016
Sight-in Days at new shooting park next two weekends
BEMIDJI -- The new Northland Regional Shooting Sports Park will hold its first public events with Sight-in Days ahead of the deer hunting season opener the next two weekends.More than a decade in the works, the new park includes rifle, pistol, trap, skeet, and 5-stand sporting clays...
October 19, 2016 - 7:16am
September 30, 2016
UPDATED: 3 dead, another injured in shooting inside Minneapolis apartment
MINNEAPOLIS — A suspected domestic-related homicide on Friday, Sept. 30, has left one man and two teens dead in a south Minneapolis apartment. A fourth person, an adult woman, sustained “significant injuries” before she was transported to Hennepin County Medical Center for treatment...
September 30, 2016 - 5:00pm
September 2, 2016
SHOOTING: BHS trap team registration ends Sept. 9
BEMIDJI — Registration for the fall high school trap shooting season has begun. Bemidji High School’s trap team finished third at the Minnesota State High School League state tournament last spring and is looking forward to the fall season. Shooter registration for the BHS fall...
September 2, 2016 - 10:59pm
August 18, 2016
Dickinson man shot in head by roommate
DICKINSON, N.D. -- A Dickinson man was shot in the head by who police believe is his roommate on Wednesday afternoon after an altercation in...
August 18, 2016 - 11:00pm
August 15, 2016
Male injured in Redby shooting
BEMIDJI -- A male received non life-threatening injuries during a shooting Sunday in Redby, Minn., on the Red Lake reservation, according to the FBI. One victim, whose name and age are not available for release, received a gunshot wound during the incident, which occurred at a residence...
August 15, 2016 - 7:20pm
August 2, 2016
Officer shoots, kills suspect in downtown Alexandria
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. -- One person is dead after an officer shot a suspect in downtown Alexandria during an undercover investigation Tuesday, Aug....
August 2, 2016 - 8:59pm
July 5, 2016
Cass Lake drive-by shooting injures one
CASS LAKE—A 26-year-old man was injured in a drive-by shooting in Cass Lake on Sunday according to the Cass County Sheriff's Office. The office was notified of the shooting at about 11:08 a.m. Sunday. Officers responded to the scene, and discovered that a gunshot victim, identified...
July 5, 2016 - 3:13pm
June 7, 2016
One year later, Mi Rancho shooting remains in flux
BEMIDJI—Nearly one year after a Bemidji restaurant owner allegedly shot and killed a former employee, the case remains in flux. The Beltrami...
June 7, 2016 - 10:16am
May 16, 2016
Battle Lake man shot outside bar, suspect in custody
BATTLE LAKE, Minn. - One man is in custody after shooting another man outside a Battle Lake bar early Sunday. The Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office reports that they, along with the Battle Lake Police Department, responded to the Rusty Nail Bar at 1:37 a.m. to a shooting. According...
May 16, 2016 - 1:47pm
February 11, 2016
Suspected shooter in Fargo standoff was charged with murder in 1988
FARGO — Marcus Schumacher, who's been identified as the suspected shooter in a standoff Wednesday night that left a Fargo police officer with...
February 11, 2016 - 3:28pm
July 9, 2015
Crookston man arrested after early morning shooting
An 18-year-old Crookston man was arrested early today on suspicion of attempted murder. At 12:22 a.m., Crookston police officers received a report of a gunshot wound to the head, Police Chief Paul Biermaier said. After arriving to an apartment at 708 Third Avenue Northeast,...
July 9, 2015 - 9:27am
June 3, 2015
Grand Forks Wal-Mart shooter legally drunk when he killed store cashier
A preliminary toxicology report released today shows the gunman in last week’s fatal shooting at a Grand Forks Wal-Mart was more than twice the legal limit for drunken driving. Marcell Travon Willis had a blood alcohol concentration of 0.19 percent, well above the legal threshold...
June 3, 2015 - 1:56pm
June 1, 2015
14-year-old boy shot in rural Aitkin
AITKIN - A 14-year-old boy suffered a gunshot wound to the neck following a shooting Sunday in rural Aitkin. The boy was airlifted to Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis, the Aitkin County Sheriff's Office reported. The sheriff's office was called at 9:50...
June 1, 2015 - 10:38am
May 27, 2015
Victims in fatal Grand Forks Wal-Mart shooting identified
This morning Grand Forks police identified two victims in Tuesday's shooting at a Wal-Mart Supercenter in south Grand Forks. Gregory...
May 27, 2015 - 9:33am