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Charges: MN man fires at least 38 shots at girlfriend after children flee to safety
BCLB Bears wrestling hoping for 'great season'
Blackduck boys basketball opens against Red Lake tonight
Blackduck Public Schools creates public logo contest for new identity for district
Blackduck Speech Team puts on interactive mystery
BHS girls hockey falls to Brainerd/LF
PREP BASKETBALL: Red Lake girls rout Blackduck 91-19
GIRLS BASKETBALL: Bemidji holds off Crosby-Ironton in home opener
BOYS BASKETBALL: Jacks look to capitalize off strong finish to last season
MEN'S HOCKEY: WCHA’s top teams prepare for weekend series as BSU faces Michigan Tech
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LIBRARY CORNER: December is time for festive events at the library
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: What's in a politician's fanny pack?
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Make me laugh: The benefits of laughter
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: Standing alongside Standing Rock
A few new twists: Madrigal Dinners to satirize politics
Neil Diamond celebrating 50 years with tour; concert planned in St. Paul
MATTHEW LIEDKE COLUMN: Holiday movie madness
MATTHEW LIEDKE COLUMN: Escape the freeze with films
Laporte School Drama Club presents "Midsummer Jersey"
Northwest Minnesota deer kill up from last year
Christmas bird count at Rydell refuge
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Be patient, the frozen lakes will come
DNR seeks input on Thief Lake
DNR announces area furbearer registration stations
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Johnson anniversary celebration
MILESTONES: Gullickson-Boerboom engagement
MILESTONES: Dunbar birthday
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Helping to protect K9 police dogs
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Jaycees make Bemidji a great place to live
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Protesters part of problem, not solution
PIONEER VIEWPOINTS: Christmastime in the First City!
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: What is doing the right thing?
November 25, 2016
Lingering ice ruts from blizzard make for bumpy ride in central Minnesota
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. — A perfect storm of circumstances last Friday, Nov. 18, created treacherous road conditions in the area – built-up patches...
November 25, 2016 - 12:10pm
November 22, 2016
Bemidji area in winter weather advisory through Wednesday morning
BEMIDJI -- Beltrami County, as well as Hubbard, Clearwater and Cass counties, are in a winter weather advisory until 6 a.m. Wednesday. The National Weather Service says a wintry mix of snow and rain will continue through Wednesday morning, with snow accumulations of up to 2 inches...
November 22, 2016 - 2:28pm
November 18, 2016
UPDATED: Wet snow and wind create poor visibility, road conditions
BEMIDJI -- The region’s first winter storm swept across Beltrami County Friday, coating Bemidji in five inches of snow by late afternoon and...
November 18, 2016 - 5:42pm
November 17, 2016
Heavy snow and strong winds will impact southeast North Dakota, central Minnesota
Northern Plains (WDAY-TV/WDAZ-TV) -- Our first winter storm of the season is on its way. Blizzard Watches and Winter Storm Watches have been...
November 17, 2016 - 5:45pm
Winter storm warning issued for Bemidji area
BEMIDJI—The Bemidji area is in a Winter Storm Warning through 6 p.m. Friday as the forecast calls for up to a foot of snow in some areas....
November 17, 2016 - 3:51pm
November 15, 2016
A winter storm is looming, but still too early to predict snow amounts
(WDAY-TV/WDAZ-TV) We know a winter storm is coming. But as of Tuesday night, it is still too early to forecast what sort of storm our region...
November 15, 2016 - 6:55pm
Here it comes: Area to see first winter storm this weekend
BEMIDJI—A winter storm is on its way to the Upper Midwest, though the heaviest snow could shift to southeast of Fargo and up toward Bemidji....
November 15, 2016 - 11:16am
November 14, 2016
Three potential winter storm-related scenarios that will likely affect your area this weekend
A change in the weather is coming. This is something we have known for a couple of weeks. A pattern change will bring an end to the seemingly...
November 14, 2016 - 6:41pm
November 6, 2016
WEATHER: Despite warm fall, colder, snowier winter on the horizon
BEMIDJI—Despite a string of mild winters, "Brrmidji" will earn its nickname this season with colder-than-average temperatures and heavier...
November 6, 2016 - 5:31am
November 5, 2016
Tired this week? More time to sleep on Sunday
This Sunday, November 6 at 2:00 AM is the official end of daylight saving time. Clocks will need to fall back one hour at 2:00 am on Sunday morning....
November 5, 2016 - 5:36pm
November 2, 2016
Winter is coming, maybe sooner than expected
Winter is coming. And not just in the general sense. A pattern change to much colder weather is likely before the end of the month, quite possibly...
November 2, 2016 - 4:04pm
October 21, 2016
Brrrr….polar vortex might be back
ST. PAUL -- You knew you’d have to pay for last winter’s mild temps sooner or later. Well, it looks like the bill is coming due. The National...
October 21, 2016 - 12:20pm
October 5, 2016
With traps, spray and cats, homeowners finding ways to address too many mice
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — An influx of outdoor mice has area homeowners on the verge of mouse madness. Mouse traps and mouse bait have been selling at record levels, exterminators are staying busy and people who have never had house cats before are bringing in “mousers” to join...
October 5, 2016 - 3:45pm
October 4, 2016
State grants storm aid to Beltrami County, others in northern Minnesota
ST. PAUL -- Gov. Mark Dayton has authorized $3.3 million to six Minnesota counties and three American Indian reservations for damage sustained in July storms. Beltrami County will receive $259,663 of the funds for damage that occurred from July 19 to July 21. Dayton announced on...
October 4, 2016 - 4:22pm
September 26, 2016
Frost Advisory: Areas Of Frost May Develop Overnight
WDAY-TV / WDAZ-TV -- A Frost Advisory has been issued across much of North Dakota overnight. The advisory is in effect from 1-8 AM Tuesday....
September 26, 2016 - 4:13pm