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Bemidji Master Chef competition Oct. 11
A big 'Little' show: Little Big Town, one of the hottest country acts, to perform in Bemidji on Thursday
Bemidji Boo Dash set
Annual Bemidji Rotary Club spaghetti feed
Bemidji man pleads not guilty to burglary, drug charges
MEN'S COLLEGE HOCKEY: Freshmen shine for BSU in exhibition victory (w/ photo gallery)
BACK IN THE LAKE: Bemidji State runs past U-Mary for sixth straight homecoming win (PHOTO GALLERY)
MEN'S COLLEGE HOCKEY: Experienced Beavers ready for next step; exhibition opener today
COLLEGE VOLLEYBALL: No. 9 Northern State overpowers Beavers in sweep
PREP SOCCER: Bemidji boys settle for scoreless draw with top-rated Sartell
Lorraine Ida Krob (nee Brady)
Lela Blanche Conlon
Edward Arthur Weiskopf
Darby Joseph Whalen
John Eggers: The best duck hunt ever
KELLY BREVIG COLUMN: Like geese, we all need a lift from time to time
MASTER GARDENERS COLUMN: Some successes, and failures, for the 2015 season
Cyndi L. Fenske: Library is fun way to get away in October
A fly on the wall: Behind-the-scenes at the Great Northern Radio Show's live performance (W/PHOTO GALLERY)
Ready to rhythm to ribbits: The Fattenin' Frogs to hold album release concert in Bemidji
Arts Briefs for 09/27/2015
OFF THE RECORD BLOG: Look at the desert planet Jakku with this ‘Star Wars: Force Awakens’ immersive 360 video
Tim McGraw joins Eric Church as WE Fest headliner
Bemidji to get a bit 'Reckless': Bryan Adams set to play Sanford Center on Thursday
Blane Klemek: The annual migration has arrived in the northwoods
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Walleye bite should be picking up
HUNTING: Managers optimistic about waterfowl prospects in area as opener approaches
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Fall migrations can be simple or complex
Blane Klemek: Humming along with the hummingbirds
Sutter - Hoyum engagement
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: BHS volleyball teams to host ovarian cancer awareness night
Ray Mosby: Power of the press: Why newspapers matter
Alexander McCoy and Jacqueline Lopour: All in the political family for 2016
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Coats for the Community program enjoys successful year
Michael Reagan: Republicans can’t win in 2016 by losing now
August 28, 2015
PREP FOOTBALL: Drakes dominate, beat Red Lake 53-20
RED LAKE — Senior Mason Frenzel scored the final touchdown on Friday evening to put a nice cap on the Blackduck High School football team’s...
August 28, 2015 - 11:34pm
August 27, 2015
PREP FOOTBALL: Bagley, Clearbrook-Gonvick, Kelliher/Northome look to start 2-0
Bagley is one of three area teams to start the prep football season on the right foot with a victory, handily beating Badger/Greenbush-Middle River. Junior quarterback Ty Rolfson led the Flyers (1-0) in their no-huddle offense on Monday night, going 5-for-9 in passing for 70 yards...
August 27, 2015 - 10:21pm
August 21, 2015
PREP FOOTBALL: Area teams start season with some unfamiliar foes
It’s a little early — technically still the summertime — but the area boys of fall return to the gridiron today, facing the challenges...
August 21, 2015 - 10:19pm
Red Lake certifies results in casino alcohol sale vote
RED LAKE—Preliminary results in Wednesday's referendum vote on alcohol sales at casinos on the Red Lake Indian Reservation were certified Thursday. The decision stands: Alcohol will not be sold at the Seven Clans Casinos in Thief River Falls or Warroad. The vote was for those...
August 21, 2015 - 10:12am
August 19, 2015
Majority of Red Lake Nation members vote no to alcohol sales at Seven Clans Casinos; No votes ahead by 136
RED LAKE -- Alcohol will not be allowed at Seven Clans Casinos. Band members cast their votes in a mandatory referendum vote this week, deciding if alcohol would be permitted on at the Seven Clans Casinos in Warroad and Thief River Falls. In a 975 to 839 vote, the majority, 53.75...
August 19, 2015 - 9:46pm
August 17, 2015
Migizi has landed: Red Lake Nation College, Capitol buildings, veterans memorial blessed by eagle viewing (video/photo gallery)
RED LAKE -- A young migizi swooped between two giant eagle-adorned buildings dedicated as the new tribal government center and college in Red...
August 17, 2015 - 8:53pm
August 10, 2015
Beltrami County deputy in stable condition after being struck by vehicle: Red Lake man scheduled to appear in court Tuesday
BEMIDJI—A Beltrami County Deputy is in stable condition after he was struck by a vehicle during a pursuit Friday from the Red Lake Indian...
August 10, 2015 - 8:45pm
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 4, 2015
Two-day detour on Highway 2 next week
BEMIDJI -- Motorists on U.S. Highway 2 will experience a two-day detour west of Bemidji as crews continue construction of the state Highway 89 overpass. The detour is expected to begin Tuesday and run through Thursday, weather permitting. The exact timing of the detour is contingent...
News / local
August 4, 2015 - 7:55pm
August 1, 2015
Spirit Run finishes at Celebration of Sobriety Powwow: Runners completed 4-day relay in honor of healthy living
SAWYER—Runners from the Red Lake and Leech Lake Indian Reservations finished the 19th annual Anishinaabe Spiritual Run for Sobriety on Saturday at the Fond du Lac Mash-ka-wisen Powwow Grounds in Sawyer. The event, created to celebrate sobriety and healthy living, is planned...
News / region
August 1, 2015 - 11:23pm
July 29, 2015
Spiritual Run for sobriety begins in Red Lake
REDBY—Rain drops sprinkled down from an overcast sky as runners trickled in Wednesday morning for the 19th annual Annishinaabe Spiritual...
July 29, 2015 - 10:37pm
Rez rappers to host Motherland Block Party Thursday
RED LAKE—Rapper. Hip-hop artist. Community activist. Three Red Lake men who identify with all three titles are bringing their beats to...
July 29, 2015 - 10:12pm
Red Lake Band to vote on alcohol sales at casino properties
RED LAKE—Banning of alcohol at two of Red Lake's Seven Clans Casinos could be lifted pending the outcome of a mandatory referendum vote on Aug. 19. Red Lake Tribal Secretary Donald Cook Sr. announced Friday members of the Red Lake Nation will be voting on the sale of alcoholic...
July 29, 2015 - 3:41pm
July 21, 2015
You say Ponemah, I say Obaashiing: Elders teach youth at Ojibwe Language and Culture Camp
PONEMAH—Obaashiing has long been renowned as the home of the Ojibwe language.
July 21, 2015 - 9:34pm
July 4, 2015
Two men, a minivan and a dream: Rez Reporter and Jonny R are headed to Hollywood
BEMIDJI—Comedians Rob Fairbanks, aka the Rez Reporter, and Jon "Jonny R" Roberts decided one day in May they were going to be famous. Fairbanks...
July 4, 2015 - 2:06pm