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Monster floating bog lingers, moves around on northern Minnesota lake
MNsure ready for open enrollment to begin
Woman found on fire near Duluth college may be criminal case
Movie Days to support United Way this weekend
Car upends after two-vehicle crash in Bemidji
WOMEN'S HOCKEY: No. 1 Badgers up next for Beavers
FBI's NCAA probe prompted internal review of Gophers' basketball program
A Serratore family reunion: Father, son and uncle gather under one roof as BSU, Air Force clash
Gophers, with top scorers returning, picked third in Big Ten
After Vikings practice, Bridgewater says he'll 'definitely' play football this season
Joshua Luke O'Brien
Lawrence Kenneth Brown
Norval Everett Oien
Edward M. Schmuch
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Summer reflections from Lake Julia
GENERATIONS: A trip on the ‘Old Bay Line’
GENERATIONS: Milk snakes, fairy diddles and goatsuckers
GENERATIONS: Time to go to church -- and eat well
GENERATIONS: In defense of the ‘routine’
He was the king of late night, but David Letterman doesn't miss it 'for a second'
John Dunsworth, actor who played Jim Lahey on 'Trailer Park Boys,' dead at 71
PATT RALL COLUMN: Thanks abound at BSU concerts
Around the Arts, October 15
Rise and shine
MASTER GARDENERS: Do I have to?
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Fish on the move for fall
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Living with the ladybugs in Minnesota
MASTER GARDENERS: Fall care and pruning those shrubs and trees
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Close encounters with the outdoors world
Tom & Linda Peterson
Larry & Joyce Johnson
Tinkering with a Midwest favorite: Cinnamon Scotcheroos shake things up
WORLD OF WINE: How to celebrate upcoming Champagne Day
LOST ITALIAN: Butternut Bleu Cheese Sauce a go-to for fall dining
Commentary: The Democratic Party's obsession with Hollywood celebrities was bound to blow up
Commentary: The old obit man looks around
January 10, 2014
Second Duluth frostbite victim to have toes removed
DULUTH -- A frostbitten woman found Sunday in a Duluth alley will face surgery to remove her toes, according to her CaringBridge Web page. Erin Coons’ “left toes are dead (and) there’s no blood flowing to the tips of them. Her toes will be amputated,” wrote her sister,...
January 10, 2014 - 8:46am
January 7, 2014
The polar economy: Some Bemidji business goes up as mercury goes down
BEMIDJI-- If there is a bright side to the bitterly cold weather this week in Bemidji, it is green in color. Auto mechanics, towing services...
January 7, 2014 - 8:27pm
January 6, 2014
Bemidji schools closed Tuesday due to weather
BEMIDJI -- Schools in the Bemidji school district will be closed Tuesday, officials announced late Monday. Schools were closed throughout the state Monday on orders from Gov. Mark Dayton, but the governor decided to leave the decision about closing schools on Tuesday to local...
January 6, 2014 - 9:32pm
Minnesota leaves school closing decision to local officials as Midwest shivers
By Don Davis Forum News Service Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton on Monday decided to leave the decision about closing schools on Tuesday to local officials as the Upper Midwest fought bitterly cold weather today, with Tuesday warming in some places but still remaining...
January 6, 2014 - 11:19am
UPDATED: Deep in the deep freeze: Cold temps to continue next few days
BEMIDJI -- The deep freeze forecast for Monday arrived -- and then some. Extreme cold blanketed much of the region Monday, with wind...
January 6, 2014 - 8:55am
January 3, 2014
Gov. Dayton cancels all K-12 schools on Monday due to weather
ST. PAUL -- Frigid temperatures predicted for Monday led Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton to cancel public school classes statewide for the first time since 1997, but local officials will make the decision if the cold snap continues into Tuesday. “The safety of Minnesota’s...
January 3, 2014 - 10:52am
January 2, 2014
UPDATED: Extreme cold cancels school
Bemidji Area Schools has canceled school today because of extremely cold temperatures, according to the district's website. Temperatures reached colder than 30 below overnight and this morning and coupled with any wind chills, conditions are hazardous.
January 2, 2014 - 6:06am
December 31, 2013
In 2013 snow battle, Bemidji’s war chest more than enough
BEMIDJI — In Minnesota, some cities may as well count off dollars as well as inches when it snows. The city of Duluth’s snow removal costs may end up being as much as $1 million over budget by year’s end.
December 31, 2013 - 9:38pm
Outdoor rinks, warming houses close because of cold
The Bemidji Park and Recreation Department is closing the outdoor rinks and warming houses at City and Nymore Parks today because of the cold weather and wind chills, officials said in a press release. This is in accordance with the city's cold weather policy, officials said....
December 31, 2013 - 2:28pm
December 30, 2013
Just part of the job: Working in frigid temps keeps them on their toes
BEMIDJI — For many of us, simply running from the house to the car, or from the car back to inside is tough enough when the thermometer reads...
December 30, 2013 - 10:35pm
Boom that shook Brainerd area possibly a meteor
BRAINERD, Minn. (AP) — Residents in the Brainerd lakes area reported seeing flashes of light streaking across the sky and hearing a boom that rattled homes and buildings, and meteorologists say the reports are consistent with a meteor event. The reports started flowing in to...
December 30, 2013 - 11:55am
December 28, 2013
The warm before the snap' Friday was the exception; dangerous wind chills ahead
BEMIDJI — Here’s hoping you ventured out Friday for the 30-degree temperatures — because they won’t last long. The National Weather...
December 28, 2013 - 12:30am
December 25, 2013
Student found in subzero cold is upgraded to fair condition
DULUTH -- The condition of a University of Minnesota Duluth student found unconscious in subzero cold Dec. 7 has been upgraded from critical to fair, hospital officials confirmed Tuesday.
December 25, 2013 - 3:54pm
December 23, 2013
‘It’s so cold outside that . . .’: Temps plummet for holidays
BEMIDJI — A popular local Facebook page, managed by Beltrami County Emergency Management, solicited its 3,200-plus followers for their best punchlines Monday morning, challenging them to finish the joke, “It’s so cold in Minnesota that…” “Dentists don’t need to use...
December 23, 2013 - 10:13pm
December 16, 2013
International Falls sets weather record at 32 below Sunday
International Falls set a record on Sunday morning with a low temperature of 32 degrees below zero. The National Weather Service reported that was 1 degree lower than the city’s previous record for Dec. 15 — 31 below zero, set in 1975. Sunday morning’s low at in Bemidji...
December 16, 2013 - 9:40am