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Hastings police officer Albert Jacobson was shot to death while pursuing a burglary in 1894.
We all recognize the importance of Christmas mail, but mail delivery as most of us know it has evolved a great deal during Bemidji’s 125 years.
The vice chancellor admits they include images that are "problematic."
The Beltrami County Historical Society, located at 130 Minnesota Ave. SW, is set to offer two free programs this month.

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Laverne Nigg, "Budd" to his family and friends, will be buried next summer after eight decades of anonymity come to an end
The aftermath of a badly executed robbery resulted in a death on Christmas Day, 1920, in the Stutsman County Jail.
Two projects currently in the planning stages at the Beltrami County Historical Society are turning to old Bemidji High School yearbooks for information.
The Beltrami County Historical Society recently announced that it is one of 98 institutions in the United States selected to participate in the Collections Assessment for Preservation, or CAP, program.
Many in Indian Country believe the boarding school trauma that happened decades ago is still evident today in broken families, drug and alcohol abuse and mental illness.
The Minnesota Department of Transportation installed the first sign on Nov. 1 on southbound Highway 61, just south of the Canadian border and near the entrance to Grand Portage State Park.

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The 100-page book, compiled in 1990, has roots in Norway, and branches in Florida and California.
A man and his grandson from Bismarck, a farm family of six from rural Adrian and an Osnabrock family of five, stopped at a rest area near Valley City, were all kidnapped and released by two escaped Nevada convicts during a daylong crime spree and pursuit on Oct. 21, 1981. The chaos ended in a shootout with police on the I-94 bridge.
Halloween is creepy enough without a real monster knocking at your door. This Halloween marks the 30th anniversary of the Halloween "megastorm" of 1991 which wreaked havoc across the nation and even captured George Clooney's attention.

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