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Scheel appears on first-degree murder charges in slaying of grandparents
Major pushback against Line 3 recommendation
Owners of Bird Island home destroyed by fire now face charges
For employees, students to get paid, McNally Smith college building must sell before 2019
Fridley, Minn., man killed in house fire
GIRLS GOLF: Bemidji opens second in Moorhead
Thibodeau 'proud' of Timberwolves' progress
Sabathia liked what he heard from Twins
NFL Draft: Vikings' GM Rick Spielman open, as always, to trading for additional picks
Sano hits home run in Twins 4-7 loss to Yankees
Virginia L. Pollard
Alfred James Benais
Wild Mushroom Crostini recipe can be tailored to occasion
MASTER GARDENERS: Plant winter squash. . . for next winter!
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
Pine to Prairie Fiber Arts Trail comes to area this weekend
BSO presents concert series finale Sunday
'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
Deer on the table: DNR holds Bemidji meeting on deer management
After Parkland shooting, NRA posts biggest fundraising haul in nearly 20 years
'Owl' in a day's work!
Craftsman makes a wake building kayaks and canoes
Angler's fish tale presents learning opportunity
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
March 19, 2018
EDUCATION: Board approves shift in elementary school boundaries
BEMIDJI—With the opening of Gene Dillon Elementary School for fourth- and fifth-graders, some school boundaries will revert back to their...
March 19, 2018 - 9:03pm
March 17, 2018
A place to call home: Kent and Shantel Dudley open their arms to children with special needs
SOLWAY—Eleven years ago, Kent and Shantel Dudley adopted a child no one else would. Five-year old Travis had severe neurological issues,...
March 17, 2018 - 4:22pm
August 7, 2017
Family tradition: Claypool family has been a fixture at the Beltrami County Fair
SOLWAY -- When their child wrinkled her nose at the smells at the county fair, Greg and Karen Claypool knew they’d soon be making a move. “We...
August 7, 2017 - 6:20pm
January 22, 2017
Students in the News - Sunday Jan. 22
McCrory named to Jamestown list JAMESTOWN, N.D.—Victoria McCrory, of Bemidji, has been named to the Dean's List for the fall semester at...
January 22, 2017 - 8:00am
September 19, 2016
Growing connections with Guatemala: Delegation tours area schools
SOLWAY -- A group of eight Guatemalan state officials toured Minnesotan schools’ food services Monday to get ideas they can implement in their...
September 19, 2016 - 10:23pm
June 17, 2016
UPDATED: Two Friday morning fires most likely caused by lightning
BEMIDJI -- Firefighters were called to two area fires Friday morning during a thunderstorm, with lightning strikes being the suspected cause...
June 17, 2016 - 6:28pm
April 15, 2016
Not just horsing around: Group forms to teach English riding to local horse lovers
SOLWAY—Horseback riding has long been a popular activity for people of all ages in Beltrami County. And one local woman now has started...
April 15, 2016 - 8:20pm
January 18, 2016
Two-car crash injures two west of Bemidji
BEMIDJI -- Two people were injured in a two-vehicle accident Monday afternoon on U.S. Highway 2 west of Bemidji.
January 18, 2016 - 5:51pm
August 21, 2015
READER PHOTO: Double rainbow
Reader Tracie Haugan sent in this photo of a double rainbow after the rain north of Solway on Wednesday evening. You can send photos to news...
August 21, 2015 - 9:59am
April 9, 2015
OUT AND ABOUT: Local artist celebrates nature through paintings (W/ VIDEO)
SOLWAY -- Maureen O’Brien has always been painting. “My first memory of doing anything was with a crayon on the wall. I must have been...
April 9, 2015 - 9:58am
March 2, 2015
Garage fire causes $50,000 in damage
BEMIDJI -- A residential garage fire Saturday night in Northern Township caused an estimated $50,000 in damage, officials said Monday. The...
March 2, 2015 - 9:37am
January 27, 2015
READER PHOTO: Sunset in Solway
Reader Tracie Haugan sent in this photo of the sunset near Solway. Send in your photos via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
January 27, 2015 - 7:45pm
April 17, 2014
Fire hits garages, vehicles, in Eckles Township
SOLWAY -- A garage fire in Eckles Township on Wednesday afternoon caused an estimated $77,000 in damage, officials said. The Bemidji...
April 17, 2014 - 1:03pm
January 16, 2014
Solway woman injured in rollover
BEMIDJI -- A Solway woman was injured in a one-vehicle rollover on Highway 2 near Bemidji on Thursday afternoon. Maureen O'Brien, 71, of Solway, was traveling east on U.S. Highway 2 at mile marker 111 in the right lane just before 1 p.m., according to the Minnesota State P...
January 16, 2014 - 4:02pm
January 13, 2014
A look back, a look ahead: Solway Elementary celebrates 25th anniversary
SOLWAY -- As each item was unearthed from a 1991 time capsule, you could hear the laughs and whispers spread throughout the gymnasium. Slap...
January 13, 2014 - 7:23pm