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After 38 years with the HRDC, executive director Cliff Tweedale set to retire next week
Bemidji Township not participating on joint planning board; Meeting between three governments in the works
Street dance to benefit Bemidji Fire Department
Minnesota set to open German trade office
Smokey statue installed at Forest Education Center
Israelson qualifies for US Senior Open
League owner looking to start semipro football team in Bemidji
AREA BASEBALL ROUNDUP: Cass Lake Reds topple Blue Ox
Minnesota Twins minor league team involved in Florida crash
Fans, drivers enjoy Father's Day at Bemidji Speedway
Angel Marie Casey
Andrew Jeffreys Allen
Iris June Desjarlait
Avanelle C. Avie Kanne
Local visual artist details his message during Bemidji Library’s annual Book Festival
Bemidji’s Courtney Gunsalus is on the radar; will open for acts at Moondance, WE Fest
Region 2 Arts Council awards grants
Bob Dylan wants to get loud, with Minnesota city's OK
'Dancing at Lughnasa’ new show at Paul Bunyan Playhouse
Falcons mount a comeback with some help
BSU offers kayaking, sailing programs
Blane Klemek: NAS facilities are ‘jewels in the forest’
Former and prospective new members look to reestablish Pheasants Forever chapter
In frogs’ croaks, volunteer hears environment’s pulse
Then and now: Forte
David Shribman: America slips its bonds
Tina Dupuy: Freedom of too much information
Kudos to Elks Lodge for Flag Day event
Stanley Crouch: The eternal battle between doers and talkers
Rick Jenson: Democrats OK with Obama spying
Onen Markeson/Master Gardener: Getting the most from that second crop
Jason Ogaard: The future is now, and we’ll be wearing it
Patrick Guilfoile: Shocking news about the flowers and the bees
Arland O. Fiske: Flying with the Scandinavian air system
Ask A Trooper: Why are fatality rates still so high?
811 Day prompts reminder before digging
SUPERIOR, Wis. - Energy giant Enbridge issued a reminder this week to property owners that a safety call should be made before digging. "Every three minutes, someone in the United...
Fri, Aug 10, 2012 - 3:01pm
Beltrami County esidents warned about deed scam
BEMIDJI - Beltrami County residents are being warned about a property deed scam circulating the area. The Beltrami County Recorder's Office recently was contacted by homeowners who have been the...
Fri, Aug 10, 2012 - 2:17pm
State pulls home's child care license
VIRGINIA, Minn. -- Lisa Wright acknowledges her house can be cluttered. That can happen, she said, when you're caring for up to a dozen children. "You can either have your...
Fri, Aug 10, 2012 - 9:58am
Cloquet man in hospital after he falls 3 stories
CLOQUET, Minn. -- A 26-year-old Cloquet man is in the hospital after falling off the roof of the three-story Mexico Lindo building in Cloquet at about 10:15 p.m. Wednesday. "It...
Fri, Aug 10, 2012 - 9:31am
One killed, one injured in collision near Vesta
VESTA, Minn. -- One person was killed and a 28-year-old Marshall man was injured after a head-on motor vehicle crash about 11 a.m. Thursday along Minnesota Highway 19 west of...
Fri, Aug 10, 2012 - 9:30am
Bridge will soon be floated into place
HASTINGS, Minn. -- The main span for the new Highway 61 bridge over the Mississippi River will be floated toward its final location around Labor Day, Sept 3. Thousands of...
Fri, Aug 10, 2012 - 9:29am
State to add dairy research and teaching center
WILLMAR, Minn. -- The Minnesota Department of Agriculture this week announced the formation of a new Dairy Research, Teaching and Consumer Education Authority whose main task will be to oversee...
Fri, Aug 10, 2012 - 9:28am
Power plant decisions delayed until March 1
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota Power will get more time to decide the future of two of its older coal-fired power plants after action by the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission on...
Fri, Aug 10, 2012 - 8:30am
Cass Lake man guilty on 3 sex charges
WALKER - A Cass County jury has found a man guilty on three counts of second-degree of criminal sexual conduct. Richard Leslie Larsen, 50, of Cass Lake was acquitted of...
Thu, Aug 09, 2012 - 4:25pm
Cass Lake man faces kidnapping charges
MINNEAPOLIS - A 28-year-old Cass Lake man faces federal kidnapping and assault charges. An indictment filed late Wednesday accuses Robert Elliot Roybal Jr. of kidnapping a girl June 26, 2010,...
Thu, Aug 09, 2012 - 4:07pm
Jury convicts man for fatal drunken crash
PARK RAPIDS - A Hubbard County jury convicted a man here on 11 charges for a drunken collision that killed a 52-year-old woman and injured her daughter and grandchild. Dean...
Thu, Aug 09, 2012 - 3:49pm
UPDATED: Voelkner, Pugleasa seek re-election to Bemidji School Board
BEMIDJI - Incumbent school board members Ann Long Voelkner and John Pugleasa have filed paperwork seeking re-election to the board. Three four-year seats for District 31 will be on the...
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Thu, Aug 09, 2012 - 3:12pm
Executive director for Bemidji's Sanford Center fired from post
BEMIDJI - The Sanford Center's executive director has been fired from his job, marking the second time such a move has been made since the facility opened in 2010. Roger...
Thu, Aug 09, 2012 - 10:45am
Sink hole prompts road closure in Hubbard County near Highway 2
BEMIDJI - A section of Hubbard County State Aid Highway 36 will be closed today due to a sink hole. The section is about a half mile south of U.S...
Thu, Aug 09, 2012 - 8:58am
Strange-acting deer attacks man outside home near Fertile
FERTILE, Minn. -- The way Mark Christianson tells it, in his lilting Old Country accent, the deer started the fight. "I was going out to finish spraying the soybeans," he...
Thu, Aug 09, 2012 - 8:44am