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‘We’re just trying to make our communities better’: Mural depicts an 1890 pioneer family meeting a Native American family
A little bit of everything: Jamie Jacobson has been the recreation coordinator for the Bemidji Parks and Recreation department for the past three years (W/ VIDEO)
Road work in Downtown Bemidji
STEM day at Headwaters Science Center
Beltrami County Historical Society hosts Depot Day
GOLF: Weather delays golf on Day 2 of Birchmont
BEMIDJI ROUNDUP: Local fighter signs with Vegas promotion
VFW BASEBALL: Bemidji ends season at Fergus Falls
YOUTH BASEBALL: Northern Heat 10-year-olds heading to World Series
LUMBERJACKS: McRae named swim coach, Miller new dance coach
Thomas Bonar, Sr.
Nicholas Hunter Sledge
Robert James Welle
Keven John Majava
John Eggers: Will you leave a trail?
MASTER GARDENERS COLUMN: As nice as eating flowers can be, it can also be a little scary
NORTHLAND STARGAZING: New Horizons visits Pluto on Bastille Day
MASTER GARDENERS COLUMN: Strawberry renovation begins now
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: Learning from the first teachers
First City Singers 'on a mission': Senior group seeking members to carry on a musical tradition
Pioneer Previews: The soothing sounds of music
You can come home again: Accomplished singer/performer Matt Goinz returns to lend a hand in PBP final show of the season
Art briefs - Sunday July 26
Off The Record Blog: Here is the trailer for the second season of ‘Fargo’
DNR announces another conservative deer season
Blane Klemek: Coyotes are interesting animals that are both revered and despised
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: As muskies begin to bite, please handle them with care
Waterfleas found in Lake Vermillion
Blane Klemek: The distinctive songs and calls of the eastern towhee
Family Moments: Bessie Moller Barrington and Lillian Shuman
Joseph Cotto: Intelligence in 21st Century America
Bob Franken: Wither that sucker Trump
Rich Lowry: The toxic worldview of Ta-Nehisi Coates
Cokie & Steven V. Roberts: Don’t help the terrorists
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Bemidji area veterans deserve a service center of their own
May 14, 2015
Huge sturgeon drags Minnesota fisherman in circles on Mississippi
WINONA, Minn. — James Yerhart has caught only one sturgeon in his life. But it was the sturgeon of a lifetime. On...
outdoors / fishing
May 14, 2015 - 1:43pm
January 20, 2014
Fourth body pulled from Mississippi after Jan. 5 accident near Winona
WINONA, Minn. -- Searchers on the Mississippi River have recovered the fourth body from an early January accident. The body of Andrew Kingsbury, 29 of La Crosse, Wis., was taken from the Mississippi Sunday about 700 feet downstream from where the vehicle containing the...
News / region
January 20, 2014 - 10:30am
January 6, 2014
UPDATED: Third Mississippi River accident victim found
By Don Davis Forum News Service WINONA, Minn. -- A third body was found Monday, a day after a vehicle was pulled from Mississippi River near Winona. The body was spotted early Monday afternoon near where a sport utility vehicle with two bodies inside was removed...
News / region
January 6, 2014 - 12:08pm
December 16, 2013
Winona Diocese names 14 priests accused of abuse
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Roman Catholic Diocese of Winona on Monday named 14 priests accused of sexually abusing minors, most of whom were not previously known by the public or local churchgoers to have faced such allegations. The diocese filed the list in Ramsey County District...
News / region
December 16, 2013 - 3:52pm
October 21, 2013
8 injured in Winona deck collapse
WINONA, Minn. (AP) — Police say eight people were hurt when a deck collapsed at an apartment building in Winona. Sgt. Kevin Kearney tells the Post-Bulletin (http://bit.ly/1c9mFmp ) that four people were transported to a hospital Sunday afternoon and others went to there...
News / region
October 21, 2013 - 9:43am
October 12, 2012
Winona bar says hit by faux gambling inspector
WINONA, Minn. (AP) — Police in Winona say they're investigating a tavern's report that a man made off with pulltab proceeds by impersonating a state gambling inspector. Deputy Chief Tom Williams says the man went into Cheater's Bar on Thursday and asked to inspect collections from...
October 12, 2012 - 12:13pm
September 17, 2012
Family seeks answers in Winona State grad's death
ROCHESTER, Minn. (AP) — Family and friends of a Winona State University graduate who died in Vietnam under unexplained circumstances have launched a letter-writing campaign to get the U.S. government to seek answers. Kari Bowerman, 27, of Lake Geneva, Wis., and her friend, Cathy...
September 17, 2012 - 5:01pm
August 24, 2012
DOT: Second interstate bridge recommended in Winona
WINONA, Minn. (AP) — State transportation officials are recommending a new two-lane interstate bridge be built over the Mississippi River, next to the existing span in Winona which has been listed as structurally deficient. MnDOT says once the new bridge is finished, the existing...
August 24, 2012 - 12:02pm