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Second victim of Twin Cities-area house explosion dies
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Deadlines approaching to remove fish houses from Minnesota lakes
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January 7, 2019
Three sentenced for dealing heroin in Bemidji, Red Lake
EDITOR'S NOTE: This story first appeared in April 21, 2017. ST. PAUL -- A Minneapolis man was sentenced to 11 years in prison Friday for selling...
January 7, 2019 - 9:22am
January 6, 2019
Classic connections: Early telephone operator brought community of Hines together
The earliest telephone systems in Beltrami County connected people, eased some of the loneliness and isolation of homesteaders who lived far...
January 6, 2019 - 6:03am
March 11, 2018
Students in the News, March 11
Maher graduates from St. Scholastica DULUTH—Robert Maher of Bemidji was among the students of The College of St. Scholastica recently who...
March 11, 2018 - 9:15am
November 9, 2017
Hines man dies in fire
HINES -- A Hines man died in a home explosion and fire early Thursday in Hines Township, according to a press release from the Beltrami County...
November 9, 2017 - 10:38am
March 26, 2017
GigaZone comes to Hines and areas of Blackduck
BEMIDJI—Paul Bunyan Communications recently announced that the GigaZone has come to Hines and areas of Blackduck. As a result of upgrades to the cooperative's all-fiber optic communications network, more than 700 more locations now have access to GigaZone services including...
March 26, 2017 - 6:30am
October 7, 2016
PHOTOS: Fall colors from around northern Beltrami County
The first day of autumn was Sept. 22 and the trees are vibrant and colorful in northern Beltrami County. (Audrey Zimmerman | The American)
October 7, 2016 - 12:06pm
December 28, 2015
'It was our church': With membership dwindling, congregation makes decision to sell Hines church
HINES, Minn.—The Bibles, even, changed hands. For the people who lost the place they prayed, that was about the best arrangement imaginable,...
December 28, 2015 - 10:10am
July 16, 2015
Hines woman charged with felony identity theft
HINES—A Hines woman appeared in Beltrami County District Court on Monday facing a felony identity theft charge. Lindy Marie Suedel, 29,...
July 16, 2015 - 5:16pm
August 1, 2014
Hines man seriously injured in Highway 71 collision
BEMIDJI -- A Hines, Minn., man was seriously injured in a two-vehicle crash Thursday afternoon north of Bemidji.
August 1, 2014 - 4:06pm
September 3, 2013
Weekend storms cause damage in Blackduck, Hines areas
Reports of downed trees and electrical lines, as well as minor damages to roofs and outbuildings were reported to authorities after severe thunderstorms moved through the Blackduck and Hines areas on Saturday afternoon. The National Weather Service in Grand Forks, N.D., issued...
September 3, 2013 - 6:14pm
July 25, 2013
Man hospitalized after collision with semi near Blackduck
BLACKDUCK -- A 43-year-old man was taken to the hospital after the vehicle he was driving crossed into oncoming traffic Wednesday morning, and collided with a semi. James Dexter was travelling north on Highway 71 about three miles north of Tenstrike at 7:30 a.m. Wednesday...
July 25, 2013 - 1:02pm
November 8, 2012
Sumner earns win over incumbent
BEMIDJI – Tim Sumner of Redby defeated incumbent Quentin Fairbanks in Tuesday’s election for District 4 commissioner on the Beltrami County Board, the only contested county race. “I’m glad the people have spoken, and I plan on representing them and working hard for them,”...
November 8, 2012 - 12:15am
August 23, 2012
Verizon expands 4G wireless network to Bemidji area
BEMIDJI – Verizon Wireless announced Thursday it expanded its 4G Long Term Evolution (LTE) network to Bemidji, enabling customers in more areas of Minnesota to take advantage of the network, as of 7 p.m. today. The expanded 4G LTE coverage area in Bemidji includes: - North on U.S....
August 23, 2012 - 3:02pm