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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
Rockets close out Wolves with third-quarter surge
BASEBALL: Beavers, U-Mary capture comeback wins in split
SOFTBALL: Final inning outburst dooms BSU in sweep to UMD
GIRLS GOLF: Bemidji opens second in Moorhead
Thibodeau 'proud' of Timberwolves' progress
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
May 16, 2017
GOVERNMENT: Plemel joins City Council
BEMIDJI—After roughly four and a half months, Bemidji's Ward 4 had representation on the City Council on Monday. Patrick Plemel, 58, took...
May 16, 2017 - 10:46am
April 21, 2017
Capitol Chatter: Transportation funding may be on the move
ST. PAUL — Transportation funding is confusing and controversial, and Minnesota state leaders say vital. Democrats and Republicans have...
April 21, 2017 - 3:12pm
March 16, 2017
Trump wants 21 percent USDA budget cut; food, rural water hit
CHICAGO - President Donald Trump has proposed halting funding for rural clean water initiatives and reducing county-level staff, for a 21 percent...
March 16, 2017 - 2:05pm
March 15, 2017
Cities object to high sewage treatment plant costs
ST. PAUL — The 1,700-population community of Osakis could find itself paying $11 million in sewage treatment plant work, a cost one city...
March 15, 2017 - 5:00pm
March 10, 2017
Study finds small public wells in Minnesota have viruses, bacteria
ST. PAUL—Bacteria and viruses that could make people sick have been discovered in small public drinking water wells across the state, according to a report released Friday by the Minnesota Department of Health. The study, ordered by the state Legislature in 2014, found that,...
March 10, 2017 - 10:51pm
February 6, 2017
Gov. Dayton wants public input on water quality plan
ST. PAUL — Gov. Mark Dayton is making another push to clean up Minnesota’s waters — and says he’s learned lessons from his contentious...
February 6, 2017 - 5:01pm
January 23, 2017
CITY: Council hears report on city water wells
BEMIDJI—A review of chemicals that have been monitored in Bemidji water wells for a number of years was given to the City Council during...
January 23, 2017 - 8:41pm
February 27, 2016
Anti-pipeline protesters interrupt Dayton's speech at water summit
ST. PAUL -- Anti-pipeline protesters interrupted Gov. Mark Dayton Saturday as he spoke to more than 800 Minnesotans at a summit about how to...
February 27, 2016 - 8:37pm
Dayton's clean water summit draws 800
ST. PAUL -- Balancing water is tough. Still, Gov. Mark Dayton brought together more than 800 Minnesotans to do that on Saturday, looking at ways...
February 27, 2016 - 8:33pm
February 1, 2016
CITY GOVERNMENT: Council approves bid for wastewater treatment facility maintenance
BEMIDJI—The Bemidji City Council approved a bid from a contractor Monday for maintenance work on the water department's two primary clarifiers....
February 1, 2016 - 7:06pm
Letter: We need to protect all of Minnesota's waterways
As I read the Sept. 20 commentary titled "Clean water proposal aims to help farmers" by Ken Kopocis, I realized how important it is to protect all of Minnesota's waterways from pollution. It is not just a matter of clean drinking water; these waterways are a huge part of how we pass...
October 1, 2014 - 11:47pm
May 13, 2014
Bemidji residents asked to discontinue running water continuously
BEMIDJI -- The city of Bemidji is requesting residents to stop running water continuously to avoid frozen water lines. Because of long stretches of cold temperatures this past winter, the city had asked residents to run the water and they would not be charged for the extra water....
May 13, 2014 - 11:36am
February 10, 2014
Some Bemidji households lose water access as pipes freeze
BEMIDJI -- About 50 households have reported frozen pipes so far this winter to the city as unusual cold extends deeper in the ground, Todd Anderson, Bemidji water and sewer superintendent, said Monday. Although above-freezing temperatures are predicted for part of next week,...
February 10, 2014 - 6:26pm
November 15, 2013
State plans to test 70,000 private wells
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Department of Agriculture plans to test 70,000 private wells in the state's farming regions to measure nitrogen that seeps into the ground after fertilizing. The state says the level of pollution from tons of fertilizer that's applied each...
November 15, 2013 - 8:58am
August 9, 2013
City denies private well to Blackduck Schools
At its meeting on Monday, Aug. 5, the Blackduck City Council approved a recommendation made by the Blackduck Public Works Committee to not allow...
August 9, 2013 - 11:19am