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Crime report for Oct. 19
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Zebra mussels confirmed in Crow Wing County
Alamano named new executive director of the United Way
FOOTBALL: Jacks lose heartbreaker to Brainerd
BASEBALL: Bemidji's Grimm commits to Gophers
Area lacrosse events coming soon
CROSS COUNTRY: BHS finds success at own invitational (PHOTO GALLERY)
BOYS SOCCER: BHS tops Sartell 3-0 to advance to section final
Theresa M. Johnson
Ronald "Ronnie" Schlee
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: As tradition goes
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KELLY BREVIG COLUMN: When you are called to 'do the right thing'
Book signing with Barbara Schlichting
Woodpicks Bluegrass and Gospel band concert set
PATT RALL COLUMN: October brings us the Cruise and plenty to do
Studio Cruise 2016 artists
'Cruise' on over" Annual Studio Cruise arts tour has largest event yet
PAUL NELSON FISHING: Lakes, rivers cooling a bit slower this year
New specialty license plates to go on sale
Grand Portage, Bois Forte bands seeking to take moose this fall
MASTER GARDENERS: Gardening highs and lows in 2016
Deer hunters encouraged to buy licenses early
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Johnson anniversary celebration
MILESTONES: Gullickson-Boerboom engagement
MILESTONES: Dunbar birthday
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February 27, 2016
Finlandia draws more than 100 skiers (results, photo gallery)
BEMIDJI—The 34th annual Finlandia Ski Marathon was held Saturday at the Buena Vista Ski Area north of Bemidji. The race consisted of a...
February 27, 2016 - 8:20pm
February 6, 2016
Smooth skiing for Snowjourn (results, photo gallery)
BEMIDJI—The 36th annual Buena Vista Snowjourn was held on Saturday. A total of 62 skiers took part in events that featured a 12-kilometer...
February 6, 2016 - 6:48pm
February 1, 2016
'Ski'-daddle to the slopes
Ryan Rogers hits the ski trails on Monday at Movil Maze located on Wildwood Road Northeast in Bemidji. The trails are regularly maintained by...
February 1, 2016 - 7:23pm
January 26, 2016
Family Night at Buena Vista on Friday
BEMIDJI -- The Bemidji Parks and Recreation Department will host a family night Friday at Buena Vista Ski Area, 19600 Irvine Ave NW.Family skiing and snowboarding will take place from 4 to 8 p.m. Cost is $26. Family tubing night will take place from 6 to 8 p.m. Cost is $17. Activities...
January 26, 2016 - 6:43pm
January 12, 2016
Snowjourn ski event postponed to February
BEMIDJI—A lack of snow has postponed the annual Snowjourn ski event until early February. The 36th annual Buena Vista Snowjourn was scheduled...
January 12, 2016 - 4:00pm
December 21, 2015
Ski School begins in January
BEMIDJI -- The Bemidji Area Cross Country Ski Club’s annual Sunday Ski School will begin Jan. 10 for all age groups. Registration will begin at 1:30 p.m. at the Bemidji Middle School cafeteria and classes run until 3:30 p.m. Cost for the entire program is a club membership fee of...
December 21, 2015 - 6:09pm
March 26, 2015
OUT AND ABOUT: Smooth operator: At age 88, Bob Montebello has no plans to slow down grooming local ski trails (video)
BEMIDJI -- The weather often dictates Bob Montebello’s schedule. Montebello, 88, and his grooming partner Les Pederson, 85, take care of...
March 26, 2015 - 6:23pm
February 20, 2015
Candlelight night at Lake Bemidji State Park on Feb. 28
BEMIDJI -- Minnesota state parks and trails will host more than 30 ski or snowshoe by candlelight events this winter, including an event from...
February 20, 2015 - 9:04pm
Annual Buena Vista Snowjourn set for Feb. 28
BEMIDJI -- Bemidji’s oldest ski event, the 35th annual Buena Vista Snowjourn, will begin at 10 a.m. Feb. 28 on the west side of Buena Vista,...
February 20, 2015 - 8:22pm
February 7, 2015
Lack of snow cancels this year's Finlandia ski race
BEMIDJI -- A lack of snow has forced organizers to cancel the 34th annual Minnesota Finlandia Cross Country Ski Marathon scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 14 at Buena Vista Ski Area north of Bemidji. The "lack of snow and warmer than average temperatures made the decision a difficult...
February 7, 2015 - 2:52pm
January 17, 2015
Nice day for skiing at Movil Maze
Warmer temps and fair snow conditions had plenty of cross country skiers coming and going at Movil Maze on Friday afternoon. Monte Draper | Bemidji...
January 17, 2015 - 1:18am
December 18, 2014
SKIING: Bemidji finishes in the middle at Mt. Itasca
GRAND RAPIDS — The Bemidji boys and girls both finished in the middle of the field of its nordic ski race Thursday at Mount Itasca in Grand Rapids. The Lumberjacks boys finished sixth out of 14 teams while the girls were seventh overall. “It was a pretty reasonable day for us,”...
December 18, 2014 - 11:17pm
October 11, 2014
New cross-country ski signs installed at Hobson Union trails
Nine new cross-country ski signs were installed Friday afternoon at Hobson Union trails. The Bemidji Ski Club, Outdoor Program Center and the...
October 11, 2014 - 12:23am
March 8, 2014
Skiers at Snowjourn shorter this year: Organizers add middle school 5K race
BEMIDJI — Thirty-four years ago, more than 300 skiers were spotted trekking the trails at Buena Vista Ski Area in Bemidji for the Snowjourn...
March 8, 2014 - 11:28pm
February 4, 2014
SKIING: BHS girls 3rd at sections; Truedson, Sagedahl qualify for state
DETROIT LAKES — The Bemidji High School girls nordic ski team had its best team finish in years, taking third place overall and sending two skiers to state at Tuesday’s Section 8 meet at Maplelog in Detroit Lakes. “It was just a really good solid showing by the Bemidji girls,”...
February 4, 2014 - 10:37pm