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Red Lake fans cheer at state
Dayton: Marijuana available for medical uses, but illegal
Vocalmotive completes season with second place at Totino-Grace
Panel OKs higher pay for home care, nursing home workers
House OKs plugging school lunch funding hole
MEN'S HOCKEY: Beavers open WCHA playoffs at top-seeded Ferris State
MEN'S BASKETBALL: Lutes named all-Central region
Boys basketball: Red Lake falls to Maranatha in state Class A quarterfinals
PREP BASKETBALL: Pressure defense has powered Red Lake’s late-season win streak; return to state
GIRLS BASKETBALL: Clearbrook-Gonvick upsets Red Lake 70-66
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Pete P. Mistic Jr.
Anthony Lee Fairbanks
Jane Ann Johnson
‘Fargo’ brings crime to Bemidji, eh?
Arts Briefs for March 9, 2014
Pioneer Previews: Bohemia on tap at First Lutheran
It’s music for Mike: Longtime Bemidji resident, teacher, performer, now brings his talents to promoting, producing shows
Arts of the Anishinaabe: Exhibit opens at Watermark Art Center
Perfect day for fishing
DNR, MDHA host deer listening session at Bemidji High School
Paul Nelson: Spring meltdown has begun on Bemidji area lakes
Decision on sulfate wild rice limit, and where it will be enforced, could be year away
Blane Klemek: Watch out for those Northern flying squirrels
Letter: Could we have recycling pickups in rural areas?
Nat Hentoff: An Obama tax that can silently take your life away
Jim Hightower: The corporate land of Oz
Byron York: Christie avoids hard truths in speech to conservatives
Jason Stanford: GOP goes nuclear
Wally Peck/Master Gardener: Wood ashes for the garden
Missy Thomas: Caregiving: When to call for help
Arland O. Fiske: The historic Tingvoll church in western Norway
Art Lee: Snowbirds talk snow to southern disbelievers
Sue Bruns: Word play: Ever get your merds wixed up? I mean, words mixed up?
October 17, 2012
Ex-Minn. cop agrees to $665K over privacy claims
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A former police officer who accused other officers of illegally accessing her driver's license information has reached tentative settlements with St. Paul and other cities worth $665,000. Anne Marie Rasmusson, who worked for Eden Prairie and St. Paul, claimed...
October 17, 2012 - 10:55am
October 16, 2012
Friends visit Janet Dickinson at Ordway after 'Billy Elliot'
Sylvia Hanson, front, of Bemidji and her two daughters, Mary Harkje, left, and Debbie Marshall, middle, waited outside the Ordway Center for the Performing Arts in St. Paul Saturday night to see Janet Dickenson after “Billy Elliot,” in which Dickinson had a leading role. Harkje,...
October 16, 2012 - 12:42am
October 15, 2012
Family: Woman slain in St. Paul received threats
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A 20-year-old woman who told family members she feared for her life was killed in an alley behind a St. Paul church, according to police and relatives. Relatives said Naressa Turner, an aspiring rapper, moved to Atlanta with her 3-year-old daughter this summer...
October 15, 2012 - 11:13am
October 9, 2012
Family joins 1979 BHS alum Janet Dickinson on national tour
BEMIDJI – When you check the website for the national tour of “Billy Elliot, the Musical” for the Ordway Theater in St. Paul this coming week, you will see a picture of Janet Dickinson who says that she is proud of her hometown, Bemidji. And Bemidji is proud of Janet, the girl...
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October 9, 2012 - 8:05am
September 26, 2012
Three people burned when fuel tank explodes
BATTLE LAKE, Minn. – Authorities say three people suffered burns Monday when a fuel tank exploded as a cutting torch was being used to dismantle a John Deere combine so it could be crushed. According to a news release from the Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office: William Litzau,...
September 26, 2012 - 9:19am
September 20, 2012
Judge says MSP airport neighbors deserve compensation
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A judge has ruled property owners near Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport deserve compensation for air traffic noise. The heirs of the 60-acre Kelley Farm in Bloomington sued the Metropolitan Airports Commission after a new runway was opened about a mile...
September 20, 2012 - 8:55am
September 6, 2012
Esteemed theater suspends plays, lays off staff
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — One of the nation's largest African-American professional theaters says it's suspending programming and laying off some staff as it deals with a revenue shortage. Penumbra Theatre, based in St. Paul, says it has "an immediate cash flow challenge," and will...
September 6, 2012 - 12:37pm
September 5, 2012
UPDATED: Officer accused of kicking suspect previously disciplined
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A St. Paul police officer shown in an online video kicking a suspect who was lying on a sidewalk last month had been disciplined for excessive use of force in 2006 when he worked for the St. Paul Park police department, according to police records. Jesse Zilge,...
September 5, 2012 - 12:34pm
August 30, 2012
1 reprimand for Minn. officer in brutality case
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A St. Paul police officer under investigation for possible brutality has just a single disciplinary action in his personnel file since joining the force in 2009. Jesse Zilge was given an oral reprimand for improper procedure. But police files made public Thursday...
August 30, 2012 - 3:51pm