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At home with Anders: Bemidji family celebrates first Thanksgiving with newborn son
Ready for the rodeo
BSU’s summer Ojibwe immersion camp earns national award
Red Lake students meet Chelsea Clinton
Friday fun for Night We Light
CHASING MOM: Second-generation Beavers Hanna and Haley Zerr following in mom’s record-setting footsteps
MEN'S HOCKEY: Beavers score three goals in the third to top Huntsville 4-1
INDOOR FOOTBALL: Axemen axed from IFL
VIDEO: Beaver Banter with Jay Dickman
BOYS BASKETBALL: Lumberjacks dominate TRF for Peterson's first head coaching win
Vera Ellen Thran
Maria Lynn Wizner
Sylvester "Vesty" Raymond Poxleitner
Agnes Odile Kamrowski
John Eggers: ‘Over the River and Through the Woods’
Sacred substances: Food as our way to give thanks
PATT RALL COLUMN: Another jewel in the crown for BSU Music Department
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Don’t expect to start ice fishing soon
John Eggers: Are your children engaged?
OFF THE RECORD Review: ‘Fargo’ Season Two, Episode Seven: Did You Do This? No, You Did It!
OFF THE RECORD BLOG: Bemidji’s Stoner Avenue signs appear on top 10 ‘Commonly Stolen Street Signs’ list
Off The Record REVIEW: ‘Fargo’ Season Two, Episode Six: Rhinoceros
Rock band Styx to headline Lakes Jam 2016
Off The Record Blog: They Are Bringing Back Mystery Science Theater 3000
Blane Klemek: Once swarming the prairies, bison are still a sight to behold
Rare bird spotted in Minnesota, last sighting reported 21 years ago
Cougars make a Midwest comeback, but likely won't boom in Minnesota
Blane Klemek: Say hello to the ‘le rat musque’
Possible world record muskie reeled in on Lake Mille Lacs
Will Durst: How many turkeys died for your dinner?
Byron York: A gift to 2016 GOP candidates
Rich Lowry: The president’s sanctimony on Syrian refugees
Cokie & Steven V. Roberts: No place for amateurs
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Reread the Bible?
INDOOR FOOTBALL: Axemen axed from IFL
August 10, 2015
Pack up the van, Rez Comedians are headed to Hollywood: Kickstarter campaign reaches $10K goal
BEMIDJI—Persistence has paid off for Rez Reporter Rob Fairbanks and Jon "Jonny R" Roberts. After one Kickstarter campaign fell through,...
August 10, 2015 - 9:39am
August 8, 2015
Driving through the decades: Family operates Cass Lake-area school bus business for more than 60 years
CASS LAKE—Before 1950, student transportation to the grades 1-8 Farris School was an informal arrangement. At one time, children were...
News / local
August 8, 2015 - 11:16pm
August 7, 2015
Love Water Not Oil spirit run preview begins Saturday
BENA—Motorists travelling along Highway 2 east of Bemidji will see something extra among the scenery this weekend as "Love Water Not Oil" horseback riders set out on a 30 mile jaunt to raise awareness of oil practices. The ride will begin this morning in Ball Club.
August 7, 2015 - 7:17pm
August 5, 2015
Cass Lake woman, juveniles escape serious injury after car crashes into swamp
BEMIDJI—A Cass Lake woman was injured early Tuesday when she apparently fell asleep while driving and ran her vehicle off the road and into a swamp, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. According to the patrol's report, Della Jones, 61, was northbound on state Highway...
August 5, 2015 - 11:29am
July 29, 2015
Cass Lake man pleads guilty to felony drug charge
CASS LAKE—A Cass Lake man pleaded guilty Thursday in Cass County District Court to felony drug possession after he was arrested in April with two women. John Wilke, 64, is charged with two counts of felony third-degree drug possession in a public housing zone, and two counts...
July 29, 2015 - 9:56pm
July 27, 2015
Pancake breakfast in Cass Lake on Sunday
CASS LAKE -- The Cass Lake Lions Club will host a pancake breakfast from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sunday at the Cass Lake Senior Center, 219 Cedar Ave. NW, in Cass Lake. Cost is $6 for adults, $4 for children ages 6- to 12-years-old and children younger than 6 are free. The menu will...
News / local
July 27, 2015 - 6:06pm
July 15, 2015
Cass Lake woman arrested with narcotics gets two weeks in jail
CASS LAKE—A Cass Lake woman arrested for possession of narcotics in April received a two-week jail sentence Monday in Cass County District...
July 15, 2015 - 5:36pm
July 14, 2015
Three Cass Lake men arrested with a quarter-pound of meth
CASS LAKE—Three Cass Lake men face felony first-degree controlled substance charges after the Leech Lake Tribal Police Department seized...
July 14, 2015 - 5:05pm
July 10, 2015
Seven arrested after meth search warrants served in Cass Lake
CASS LAKE—The Leech Lake Tribal Police recently executed two search warrants on separate residences in Cass Lake and arrested seven people. The search warrants were issued to locate methamphetamine. Four juveniles were placed into protective custody as the result of one search...
July 10, 2015 - 5:51pm
July 9, 2015
Staffing changes continue at Bug-O-Nay-Ge-Shig school
BENA—While school is out for summer break, administrators at the Bug-O-Nay-Ge-Shig Schools in Bena are taking the opportunity to restructure staffing before student orientation in August. The school board approved the hiring of an academic principal and accepted the resignations...
July 9, 2015 - 10:17pm
July 8, 2015
Minnetonka man appears in court after Cass Lake boating death
BEMIDJI—A Minnetonka charged with criminal vehicular homicide after a fatal Fourth of July accident on Cass Lake appeared in Beltrami County...
July 8, 2015 - 10:24am
July 7, 2015
Cass Lake man gets maximum sentence in strangulation case
WALKER, Minn. -- A 44-year-old man was given the maximum sentence after he strangled someone in front of a child. Dallas Wayne Smith, Cass Lake, was found guilty of the felony crime of domestic assault by strangulation after a two-day trial in June in Cass County District Court...
News / region
July 7, 2015 - 2:49pm
July 6, 2015
Cass Lake man pleads not guilty to sex assault on 11-year-old
BEMIDJI—A Cass Lake man recently entered not guilty pleas to two counts of criminal sexual conduct in Beltrami County District Court. Lance Kingbird, 47, was charged with three counts of first-degree criminal sexual conduct after he was accused of sexually assaulting an 11-year-old...
July 6, 2015 - 8:08pm
Cass Lake man who held woman hostage in federal custody
CASS LAKE—A warrant has been issued for a Cass Lake man who faces 14 felony charges after he allegedly barricaded himself and a female...
July 6, 2015 - 7:57pm
UPDATED: Woman dies after being thrown from boat on Cass Lake
BEMIDJI—An Eden Prairie woman died Saturday after being thrown from a boat on Cass Lake and a Minnetonka man has been arrested on suspicion of boating while intoxicated. According to the Beltrami County Sheriff's Office, at approximately 4:15 p.m., deputies responded to a...
July 6, 2015 - 5:18pm