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October 26, 2017
Old Salem Hall to host 13th annual art and craft sale
TURTLE RIVER -- Old Salem Hall will host its 13th annual art and craft sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 18. Old Salem Hall is located at 240 Salem Drive SE, Turtle River. Attendees should drive north from Bemidji on Highway 71 to the Turtle River Chophouse, turn east...
October 26, 2017 - 6:15am
‘They’re all fun years’: 13th Annual Turtle River Day dampened by rain
TURTLE RIVER -- Umbrellas dotted the roadsides of U.S. Highway 71 on Saturday in Turtle River as spectators watched a shorter-than-usual parade....
August 26, 2017 - 8:03pm
August 21, 2017
Turtle River Day is Saturday, Aug. 26
TURTLE RIVER -- The 13th annual Turtle River Day celebration is set for 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 26, in Turtle River.Events include a...
August 21, 2017 - 2:40pm
March 8, 2017
IDEA Competition names finalists
BEMIDJI—The IDEA Competition has released its list of finalists for the 2017 edition of the annual award. The finalists are: Bare Cloth: Keila McCracken, Turtle River Bolton Bees: Chiara and Travis Bolton, Hubbard County DeanUltraThinRetainer: Todd Sandwick, Fosston Raptor Rack:...
March 8, 2017 - 8:00pm
October 7, 2016
PHOTOS: Fall colors from around northern Beltrami County
The first day of autumn was Sept. 22 and the trees are vibrant and colorful in northern Beltrami County. (Audrey Zimmerman | The American)
October 7, 2016 - 12:06pm
March 8, 2016
Northern Community Radio to air Gary Burger documentary
BEMIDJI—"Coming Home: the Gary Burger Story," an hourlong documentary about the life and times of Gary Burger, longtime local musician and the former front man of The Monks, will air on KAXE/KBXE-Northern Community Radio this weekend. The show will air at noon Saturday and at...
March 8, 2016 - 7:39pm
Northern Community Radio to air Gary Burger documentary
BEMIDJI -- “Coming Home: the Gary Burger Story,” an hourlong documentary about the life and times of Gary Burger, longtime local musician...
March 8, 2016 - 7:23pm
August 19, 2015
Turtle River Day on Saturday
BEMIDJI—The community of Turtle River will be hosting its annual Turtle River Day on Saturday, Aug. 22, featuring fun, food and music. The fun starts at 8 a.m. with a 5K Fun Run/ Walk /Turtle Crawl along with a pancake breakfast and kiddie carnival. Included in the activities...
August 19, 2015 - 6:18pm
July 27, 2015
READER PHOTO: Fawn in the grass
Greg and Gretchen Gruber spotted this fawn while on a morning walk near Turtle River.
July 27, 2015 - 10:21am
August 24, 2014
Turtle River celebrates; An all-day concert honors Gary Burger
TURTLE RIVER -- A few raindrops and a cloudy sky did not stop Mike and Maggie from starting off Turtle River Day with a performance that drew...
August 24, 2014 - 9:28am
August 17, 2014
A history of music: Turtle River day to feature day long concert celebrating the music and musicians who recorded at Gary Burger’s studio
TURTLE RIVER -- What better way to honor one of the area's biggest music influences than with a concert. An all-day concert. The 10th annual...
August 17, 2014 - 12:13am
May 20, 2014
UPDATED: Fire damages Turtle River business
TURTLE RIVER -- A fire hit a Turtle River salon and spa business on Tuesday morning. The fire was reported at 8:55 a.m.
May 20, 2014 - 6:50pm
March 14, 2014
Famed local artist Gary Burger dies at 70
BEMIDJI -- Musician and filmmaker Gary Burger of Turtle River died early Friday, family and friends said. He was 70. A multifaceted...
March 14, 2014 - 8:39pm
December 28, 2013
‘Turtle River Chophouse’ takes off like a rabbit, restaurant to open in February
BEMIDJI — The brothers behind Bar 209 in Bemidji are expanding north of town, building a new restaurant, the Turtle River Chophouse. Brett...
December 28, 2013 - 12:27am
November 11, 2013
Rollover on Highway 71
Beltrami County law enforcement officials work at the scene of a rollover Monday morning on U.S. Highway 71 at an intersection near Turtle River....
November 11, 2013 - 5:58pm