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Sanford Bemidji hosts blood drive
Snowshoe lacing refresher course
Pancake breakfast at Senior Center
REACH group to not meet in December
$1 million in environmental grants available
MEN'S BASKETBALL: Dibble learning to compete for Beavers
BSU to host softball camp
GIRLS BASKETBALL: Jacks ‘flip’ the script, beat Hibbing
AUTO RACING: Awards handed out at speedway banquet
Coleman highlights BSU track and field’s 2016-17 opener
Bruce Robert Smith
Monica Louise Johnston
Ray O. Carpenter
Bruce Robert Smith
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: We deserve respectable representation in government
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Country deserves better from its president
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Let’s restore integrity to election process
PIONEER VIEWPOINTS: Perseverance pays off
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: A first-hand look at protest injuries
March 4, 2016
Treaty rights lawsuit lands in court: Cass Lake men charged with killing deer out of season, on private land
BEMIDJI -- Two Leech Lake tribe members facing illegal deer hunting charges asked the Beltrami County District Court to dismiss their case Friday, arguing the state has no jurisdiction to charge them over hunting violations. According to the legal complaint, Tony Lee Morris and Randy...
March 4, 2016 - 7:05pm
March 1, 2016
6 arrested after heroin, meth seized from Cass Lake home
CASS LAKE—Six people were arrested Friday after a search warrant was executed in Cass Lake and turned up heroin, methamphetamine, prescription pills, marijuana and handguns. A total of 82 grams of heroin, 19 grams of methamphetamine, 99 illegal prescription pills, a small amount...
March 1, 2016 - 5:27pm
February 23, 2016
PREP WRESTLING: Six area wrestlers qualify for state tournament
Four wrestlers from Blackduck/Cass Lake Bena qualified for the Minnesota Class A high school state wrestling tournament Saturday with second-place...
February 23, 2016 - 9:44am
February 18, 2016
Chippewa Triathlon accepting registrations
CASS LAKE -- The 21st annual Chippewa Triathlon is set for 7 a.m. June 11 at the U.S. Highway 2 Rest Area, located at the east edge of Cass Lake. The event course includes canoeing, mountain biking and running. The triathlon can be completed solo, double, or as a team, a release...
February 18, 2016 - 5:51pm
February 17, 2016
Leech Lake Police seize more than $230,000 in narcotics in 2015
CASS LAKE—The Leech Lake Tribal Police Department seized more than $230,000 in illegal narcotics in 2015. Police officials said they drafted 41 search warrants for residences and vehicles last year, and seized 37 firearms (which include handguns and rifles) as well as $9,900...
February 17, 2016 - 11:25am
February 1, 2016
Cass Lake pancake breakfast Sunday
CASS LAKE -- The Cass Lake Lions Club will hold a pancake breakfast 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...
February 1, 2016 - 7:27pm
January 13, 2016
Baby makizin class strengthens Ojibwe traditions
CASS LAKE—Sunshiny days of powwow season were on the minds of three mothers-to-be Tuesday night as they escaped dark skies and bitter January...
January 13, 2016 - 7:39pm
January 12, 2016
Ham dinner in Cass Lake on Sunday
CASS LAKE -- The Cass Lake Lions Club will host a ham dinner from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday at the Cass Lake Senior Center. Cost is $10 for adults, $5 for children between ages 6 and 12 and children younger than 6 are free.The menu will include ham, potatoes, gravy, vegetables, rolls,...
January 12, 2016 - 8:40am
December 18, 2015
Big Bear is underway
The Big Bear Wrestling Tournament, one of the largest in the state, started on Friday at Cass Lake High School. A total of 37 teams were expected...
December 18, 2015 - 5:43pm
December 15, 2015
Giving the 'Gift of Love': Volunteer organization distributing toys Friday in Cass Lake
CASS LAKE—They're told Santa's making a list. They're reminded of it all year long. Still, no matter how well behaved, how nice they are, some children wake to find no tinsel-trimmed package tagged with their name under a twinkling tree. A group of volunteers in Cass Lake are...
December 15, 2015 - 5:34pm
Warrant issued for Cass Lake man convicted of kidnapping
BEMIDJI—A warrant was issued Monday for a Cass Lake man convicted of kidnapping a woman from a Bemidji residence and fleeing sheriff's...
December 15, 2015 - 12:10pm
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”...
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...
October 28, 2015 - 11:47am