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Council hears final presentation on 2017 budget and tax levy
Dakota Access protesters dig in for winter: Tribal chair asks non-Sioux to leave, but many pledge to remain
UPDATED: Dakota Access 'fully committed' to completing pipeline using current route
Cass County rollover injures 2
There's an app for that? Scammers figure out how to 'spoof' local, business phone numbers
Lumberjack gymnasts compete at Perham
FOOTBALL: Beavers win Mineral Water Bowl for first-ever postseason victory
GIRLS BASKETBALL: Big run lifts Red Lake past Fosston
BOYS BASKETBALL: Warriors run past Greyhounds
WRESTLING: Bemidji, other area teams compete at Olson Memorial Tournament
Robert (Bob) Kamrowski
Vivian D. Bye
Gerald "Jerry" Duane Morrow
David Anthony Fineday, Sr.
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Deal with clutter: We owe it to our brain
KELLY BREVIG COLUMN: An 'ordinary' spark of hope
Column: Standing Rock opposed pipeline as early as 2014, new tape reveals
LIBRARY CORNER: December is time for festive events at the library
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: What's in a politician's fanny pack?
Chorale to bring 'Peace' to Bemidji
Art classes scheduled
PATT RALL COLUMN: Singing and dancing toward Christmas
A few new twists: Madrigal Dinners to satirize politics
Neil Diamond celebrating 50 years with tour; concert planned in St. Paul
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Trees, plainly put, are amazing life forms
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
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Johnson anniversary celebration
MILESTONES: Gullickson-Boerboom engagement
MILESTONES: Dunbar birthday
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: A first-hand look at protest injuries
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Dakota Access Pipeline should be rerouted
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
March 28, 2014
WRESTLING: Maas, Johsnon compete at National High School Coaches Association meet
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — Bemidji wrestlers Kade Johnson and Brian Maas both won their opening matches at the National High School Coaches Association meet Friday. Maas also won his second match in the 113 pound junior division but he injured his shoulder during the match and had to...
March 28, 2014 - 11:23pm
March 18, 2014
PREP SPORTS: Bemidji teams hand out MVP awards
BEMIDJI — Goalie Leighton Rockensock was honored as the Most Valuable Player of the Bemidji High School girls hockey team at the squad’s recent banquet. The sophomore became the full-time goalie midway through the season and held the job the rest of the way. The Lumberjack Award...
March 18, 2014 - 10:28pm
March 3, 2014
Pat Miller: This Week at Bemidji High School - Ending the season in style
The winter seasons are coming to a close at Bemidji High School and the lone program still in action this week is the girls basketball team. The Lumberjacks begin their postseason 7:30 p.m. today when they head to St. Michael-Albertville for the quarterfinal round of the Section...
March 3, 2014 - 10:05pm
February 26, 2014
WRESTLING: Undefeated Maas, Johnson eyeing state titles
BEMIDJI — After finishing the year with a 39-6 record and losing in the consolation quarterfinals at the state meet, Bemidji wrestler Kade...
February 26, 2014 - 11:08pm
February 24, 2014
Area Wrestling: BCLB sends five wrestlers to state meet
BLACKDUCK — The fortunes of the Blackduck-Cass Lake-Bena wrestling team have been improving for the past few seasons and last weekend the Bears put an exclamation point to their ascent with a memorable performance at the Section 7A meet. Led by the Section 7A individual championships...
February 24, 2014 - 9:26pm
Pat Miller: This Week at Bemidji High School - It’s on to state for Jacks
The winter seasons are nearing their end but before the action officially turns the corner a handful of Bemidji athletes hope to make some noise at the state meet level. The group includes wrestlers Brian Maas and Kade Johnson, diver Sam Howard plus swimmers Tyler Hemp, Nate Gubbels,...
February 24, 2014 - 9:24pm
February 21, 2014
WRESTLING: Bemidji advances eight to section semifinals
SARTELL — Kade Johnson and Brian Maas earned No. 1 seeds in the Section 8-3A individual wrestling tournament and both Bemidji wrestlers advanced to Saturday’s semifinals. Johnson (38-0) earned his spot with a first-period pin of Jesse Roach of Little Falls. In today’s semifinals...
February 21, 2014 - 10:53pm
February 14, 2014
Staples achieves 100 wins, BCLB fights on
The Blackduck-Cass Lake-Bena Wrestling Team had two wrestlers accomplish 100 wins during their career and senior Daven Staples was one of them. For...
February 14, 2014 - 1:38pm
February 7, 2014
WRESTLING: Bemidji tops St. Cloud Tech, falls to Moorhead in dual
MOORHEAD — The Bemidji High School wrestling team split a dual meet Friday night in Moorhead, losing to the hosts 41-22 but beating St. Cloud Tech 48-13. Winners in both matches for Bemidji included Brian Maas, who pinned Moorhead’s Ethan Tallakson and defeated Tech’s Austin...
February 7, 2014 - 11:52pm
Frazee-Vergas wrestling coach on administrative leave
FRAZEE, Minn. -- Frazee-Vergas High School head wrestling coach and gym teacher John Barlund has been placed on paid administrative leave, pending an investigation. The district can’t release any other information at this time, said Frazee-Vergas High School Principal...
February 7, 2014 - 7:26pm
Nissen reaches goal, looks forward
It took a while for the accomplishment to sink in, but when it did, junior Andrew Nissen started to realize his hard work was starting to pay...
February 7, 2014 - 11:35am
February 1, 2014
WRESTLING: Maas, Treuer, Johnson win titles at Fertile-Beltrami Invitational
FERTILE — Bemidji’s Brian Maas, Robert Treuer and Kade Johnson captured championships at Saturday’s wrestling invitational hosted by Fertile-Beltrami. The Lumberjacks took only a partial team to the meet. Maas went 3-0 and pinned all of his opponents on way to the 113-pound...
February 1, 2014 - 10:07pm
January 30, 2014
WRESTLING: Bemidji sweeps Roseau, Brainerd
BEMIDJI — The Bemidji wrestling team continued its successful campaign Thursday as the Lumberjacks swept a home triangular, blitzing Roseau...
January 30, 2014 - 10:57pm
January 29, 2014
AREA PREP ROUNDUP: Red Lake boys hoops No. 1 in Section 8A East standings
RED LAKE -- The regular seasons are winding down for many of the area winter sports teams and before long the playoffs will begin. The Section 8A East boys basketball playoffs should be very entertaining as six teams are bunched within 15 QRF points and any of them could eventually...
January 29, 2014 - 11:42pm
January 24, 2014
Wrestling: Lumberjacks overpower Grand Rapids 41-25
GRAND RAPIDS -- The Bemidji wrestling team quickly shrugged any ill effects from Thursday's 31-30 criteria loss to BGMR as the Lumberjacks bounced back Friday with a 47-19 victory at Grand Rapids. Friday's triumph gave BHS a 10-4 dual record. After losing a major decision at 106 pounds...
January 24, 2014 - 11:16pm