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Nary Christmas program set
Beltrami County ends 2013 with accomplishment recap
Red Lake Homeless Shelter to host remembrance gathering Friday
Duluth man who stabbed roommate with sword gets more than 10 years
Police: Woman blames someone else for spreading marijuana seeds
SWIMMING: Bemidji ties with Park Rapids in home opener
Bemidji State's Marinaccio gets one-game suspension from WCHA
BOYS HOCKEY: BHS rally falls short against East Grand Forks
GIRLS HOCKEY: Five-goal first lifts Thief River Falls to 6-0 victory over BHS
BOYS BASKETBALL: Bemidji falls at Brainerd
J. Bruce Preece
Darwin David Smith Sr.
Judy Elizabeth Wind
Christmas and choirs: Music legend Kenny Rogers performs at the Sanford Center with a little help from student singers
‘Vent’ allows for voices: BHS teacher pens book about teenage angst
KISS, Nirvana among Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees
Musical, theater events still dominate the scene
A rebirth with an old-fashioned show
It's official: Bull elk is a Minnesota record
Blane Klemek: Brrrrrr. How do wildlife do it?
Minnesota firearms deer harvest declines
Paul Nelson: Access to Bemidji area lakes difficult because of slush
Blane Klemek: How animals survive the chilly winter months
Letter: Nothing like the gratitude of a rescue animal
Gene Lyons: Picking fights over religion
Rich Lowry: A manufactured ADHD epidemic
Wreaths ceremony honors our armed forces
Cokie and Steven V. Roberts: The rise of liberal self-delusion
Marilyn Heltzer: Change is the name of the game
Ask a Trooper: Handicapped parking answers
Jason Ogaard: The technology of driving safe
Arland O. Fiske:
Patrick Guilfoile: To avoid dementia, learn a second language
November 26, 2013
Charges dismissed against 5 in fish poaching case
MINNEAPOLIS — Indictments against five people accused of poaching walleye and other fish from the Leech Lake and Red Lake reservations and selling them on the black market were dismissed Monday by a federal judge who said treaties with the Chippewa Indians protect their rights...
November 26, 2013 - 1:44pm
November 19, 2013
White Earth members approve new constitution
Paula Quam Forum News Service MAHNOMEN — It is a monumental milestone for the White Earth Reservation, as voters there said “yes” to an entirely new constitution. The mail-in votes were counted Tuesday night, with results showing 79 percent approval. Of the 3,492...
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November 19, 2013 - 11:30pm
White Earth members vote on blood quantum rule
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The White Earth Band of Ojibwe (oh-JIB'-wee) is voting on whether to scrap a rule that says tribal membership is based on blood, not family lineage. The "blood quantum" rule is used by many American Indian tribes in the U.S. The White Earth Band and the...
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November 19, 2013 - 9:07am
November 29, 2012
Native Nation Rebuilders named
BEMIDJI – Darrell Kingbird of the Red Lake Nation and Melinda Iverson of the White Earth Nation are among 17 individuals named to the fourth cohort of the Bush Foundation’s Native Nation Rebuilders Program. The five men and 12 women named to the program have experience in fields...
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November 29, 2012 - 2:44am
October 26, 2012
Some question tribal ID usability under amendment
BEMIDJI – In 2004, a massive “get out the vote” campaign was aimed at encouraging American Indians to get to the polls across a handful of states. In Minnesota, voter turnout on reservations increased by nearly 20 percentage points from the 2000 election. The report stemming...
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October 26, 2012 - 12:04am
August 31, 2012
White Earth youth raise money for children’s hospital in Fargo
FARGO – A White Earth youth group presented a check for more than $1,000 to the staff at Sanford’s Children’s Hospital here Thursday after raising the money to help other local children in need, according to a Sanford news release. A group of seven youth from the Boys and Girls...
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August 31, 2012 - 3:17am
July 24, 2012
Murder, witness tampering and assault among new charges filed against accused Native Mob defendants
MINNEAPOLIS - Updated federal charges against defendants suspected as operating the Native Mob gang now include accusations of murder and additional charges against purported leaders, who have ties to Bemidji, Cass Lake and the surrounding area. Late last week, prosecutors filed...
July 24, 2012 - 12:24pm
April 4, 2012
White Earth re-elects Vizenor, Bevins for four-year terms
WHITE EARTH - White Earth Chairwoman Erma J. Vizenor and District III Representative Kenneth "Gun" Bevins were re-elected Tuesday to four-year terms. Vizenor received 55 percent of the votes for chairperson while Bevins collected 56 percent of votes during the White Earth Reservation...
April 4, 2012 - 2:01pm
March 28, 2012
White Earth gears up for primary election
WHITE EARTH - The White Earth Primary Election will be from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday. Elected positions to be filled are Chairperson and District III Representative. The two candidates receiving the most votes for each the chairperson and District III representative positions will...
March 28, 2012 - 7:42am