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Center City Housing project gets public hearing at joint planning meeting
Native Music Showcase at BSU features local artists
Dayton calls for diversity review: Audit will examine how state follows hiring, business policies and suggest changes
University of Minnesota has big plans for big request
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Stram, Benson, named BSU Student-Athletes of the Year
BASEBALL: Blackduck tops Lake of the Woods 7-1
Bemidji High School athletic hall of fame banquet is Monday
Junior Islanders AAA hockey tournament this weekend
Barbara Jean (Wittner) Ellis
Patricia Ann Bolin
Nicholas Blackwolf Smith
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PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Minnesota Walleye Opener set for May 14
MASTER GARDENER COLUMN: Yes, you can grow fruit in the garden
John Eggers: What is an antique?
MASTER GARDENERS: New perennials for your garden
Patt Rall: The newest theater company in the area
The JOE-DOWN Reviews ‘Purple Rain’
Art Briefs: Region 2 Arts Council open house with Sheila Smith, BSO presents ‘Of Remembrance and Romance’ and more
Patt Rall: Woodcarving and Nordic music (Celtic, too)
Off The Record Blog: RIP Prince
‘Better Call Saul’ Season 2, Episode 10: ‘Klick’
Blane Klemek: The great blue heron is the largest heron in North America
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Walleye season opens May 14
Youth firearm safety range day is May 9
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Anglers can make test run for walleye
Blane Klemek: Thoughts on woodland thrushes and the charming ovenbird
Martha Ferden birthday
Marcy Melberg birthday
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: EMS 'family' touched by Clark's letter
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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: What about our country’s military heroes?
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Raising gas tax is equitable way to fund infrastructure projects
Pioneer Editorial: Grade A for education in Bemidji
December 11, 2015
Stuff the Squad: Leech Lake Tribal Police host needs drive for homeless
CASS LAKE -- The Leech Lake Tribal Police Department partnered with the Leech Lake Housing Authority Friday to host its annual “Stuff a Squad”...
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December 11, 2015 - 9:28pm
December 4, 2015
BCLB starts wrestling season
Blackduck-Cass Lake-Bena's Logan Dobmeier pins United North Central's Garett Butler in the 126-pound weight class during the first match of a...
December 4, 2015 - 10:58am
November 6, 2015
Cass Lake man arrested after allegedly taking money from bank
CASS LAKE—A Cass Lake man was arrested Thursday for allegedly taking cash from a local bank. Rex Basswood Jr., 26, is being held at the Cass County Detention Center awaiting formal charges. The Cass County Sheriff's Office received a call at 9:33 a.m. Thursday from staff...
November 6, 2015 - 11:48am
October 28, 2015
Cass Lake Lions Club pancake breakfast
CASS LAKE -- The Cass Lake Lions Club’s pancake breakfast is from 9:30 a.m to 12:30 p.m. Sunday at the Cass Lake Senior Center. Cost is $6 for adults, $4 for children ages 6 to 12, and ages 5 and younger are free. The menu consists of all-you-can-eat pancakes with a serving of...
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October 28, 2015 - 11:47am
October 22, 2015
Cass Lake community walks for domestic violence awareness
CASS LAKE—Purple and teal tassels swayed from red shawls Thursday as women walked through the streets of Cass Lake raising awareness for...
October 22, 2015 - 7:37pm
October 13, 2015
Two arrested on drug charges near Cass Lake
BEMIDJI -- A Leech Lake Tribal police officer making a traffic stop Sunday found 26 grams of methamphetamine, Oxycodone tablets and two illegally possessed firearms in a car carrying two Minnesota men. Gary Allen Miller, 32, of Longville, and Gregory Paul Johnson, 29, of Onamia,...
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October 13, 2015 - 3:36pm
October 3, 2015
Bemidji man pleads guilty to sex assault
BEMIDJI—A Bemidji man has pleaded guilty to two counts of criminal sexual conduct in Beltrami County District Court. Kyle Johnson, 29, formerly of Cass Lake, was arrested in May after an 8-year-old girl told her mother and grandmother Johnson had molested her on several occasions....
October 3, 2015 - 7:59pm
Ancient game returns: Area youth learn excitement of lacrosse at Cass Lake jamboree
CASS LAKE -- To see them play is to see them discover something lost but not forgotten. Lacrosse, the nearly thousand-year-old ball-and-stick...
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October 3, 2015 - 7:54pm
October 1, 2015
Cass Lake man pleads guilty to kidnapping, fleeing
BEMIDJI—A Cass Lake man who fled law enforcement with a half-naked woman in his vehicle has plead guilty to kidnapping and other charges...
October 1, 2015 - 4:36pm
September 25, 2015
Cass Lake woman pleads guilty to meth charge
CASS LAKE -- A Cass Lake woman charged with felony drug possession has pleaded guilty in Cass County District Court. Ida Beaulieu, 29, was charged with one count of third-degree drug possession and one count of fifth-degree drug possession after law enforcement served a search warrant...
September 25, 2015 - 7:40pm
September 24, 2015
Bon voyage Bemidji, Hello Hollywood: Rez Reporter and Jonny R embark on movie-making journey
BEMIDJI—On a foggy Minnesota morning, two men who have been scheming since spring to embark on a westward voyage to sunny Hollywood hit...
September 24, 2015 - 2:11pm
September 22, 2015
Cass Lake man pleads not guilty to meth charge
CASS LAKE -- One of three Cass Lake men charged with felony drug possession after law enforcement seized approximately a quarter-pound of methamphetamine in July has pleaded not guilty in Cass County District Court. Allen Fairbanks, 28, Joshua Fairbanks, 26, and Spencer Fairbanks,...
September 22, 2015 - 8:40pm
Leech Lake Tribal Police awarded $40K for body cameras
CASS LAKE—The U.S. Department of Justice announced in a release Monday more than $23.2 million in grant funding will be awarded to local and tribal law enforcement agencies for body cameras. One of the recipients is the Leech Lake Tribal Police Department in Cass Lake. The...
September 22, 2015 - 4:16pm
September 10, 2015
Deer River man charged in double-fatal collision
BEMIDJI—A 29-year-old Deer River man has been charged in the deaths of two people in a two-vehicle crash Tuesday morning in Itasca County. Derrick Lee Cloud has been charged with two felony counts of criminal vehicular homicide in the deaths of Cory J. Jones, 27, of Cass...
September 10, 2015 - 3:46pm
September 8, 2015
Two dead in two-vehicle crash in Itasca County
DEER RIVER -- A 27-year-old Cass Lake man and 21-year-old Deer River woman were killed in a two-vehicle collision early Tuesday morning in Itasca County. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, a 1994 Chevrolet Camaro was southbound on State Highway 46 at County Road...
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September 8, 2015 - 6:17pm