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Man dies after falling through ice on Alexandria-area lake, boy hospitalized
Lawmaker's culture crusade draws apology demand
Federal bust nets seven drug trafficking indictments
Teacher shaves head for good behavior reward
It's Food Share Month, when most food for year is donated
Nielsen double-double leads Lakers over Sabres in playoff opener
Three Lakers named to All-Section 8A hockey team
Cowboys upset Nuggets in 8AA south basketball final
Waubun falls in Section 6A semifinals
Laker duo ready to enjoy state swimming and diving meet
Pork replaces veal in this tasty saltimbocca dish
Earnings test doesn’t usually include pre- retirement income
Protect, detect and report Medicare fraud
Wednesday Matters: Everyday Praying Life
Students on Bethel University dean’s list
Friends & Neighbors
Leaner Target has Minnesota worried
Arctic Cat acquires riding gear company
Gas prices up again in Minnesota, nation
Marco Inc. purchases IT company, Solbrekk
Manufacturers to meet, talk exporting
Knights of Columbus to hold fish fry
Wood, Stoddard to play in NYM Saturday
Honor local physicians on Doctor’s Day, March 30
Ladysmith Black Mambazo’s unique sound has brought long-lived success
Easton Corbin plays Shooting Star this Friday
Letter: Thanks for supporting Giving Hearts Day
Letter: Environmental record ‘mischaracterized’ in letter
Federal shield law sorely needed
An Oscar for school bus drivers
Resolve debate over oil conditioning vs. stabilizing
The wildlife of MN: The pileated woodpecker
Wolf seen pursuing snowmobiles in Voyageurs National Park
Now is a good time to prep for open water season
The European starling is a transplant to North America
Ice house removal dates here
What is your top food pick from the Minnesota State Fair?
January 12, 2015
Lakers, Panthers swim to unlikely stalemate
Detroit Lakes and Park Rapids proved the Mid-State Conference swimming and diving race will be as close as the first relay and the final score as the Panthers and Lakers tied with 425 team points to share the Laker Invitational championship Saturday. Both top relay teams swam 1:53.12...
sports / Lakers
January 12, 2015 - 2:18pm
January 8, 2015
Hundreds pack emotional Sandpiper oil pipeline hearing in Bemidji
BEMIDJI, Minn. -- Roughly 500 people attended a hearing in Bemidji that may help decide the fate of the Sandpiper oil pipeline planned to cross...
January 8, 2015 - 8:04am
January 7, 2015
Menagha man hurt in crash on icy road
BEMIDJI, Minn. – A Menagha, Minn., man is hospitalized after he lost control of his pickup truck and hit a bridge guardrail in Bemidji Wednesday morning. Minnesota State Patrol Lt. Tiffani Nielson said Joshua E. Nevala, 20, of Menagha, was headed east on Highway 2 when he lost...
news / accidents
January 7, 2015 - 9:46am
December 25, 2014
Lakers complete Bemidji sweep
Josh Cervenka scored 13 points — including two key second-half three-pointers — but the Bemidji High School basketball team couldn’t pull even with Detroit Lakes Tuesday night. The Lakers beat the Lumberjacks 60-44 at the BHS Gym. Bemidji (1-10) trailed 33-19 at halftime...
sports / Lakers
December 25, 2014 - 8:08pm
Girls basketball: Lakers bounce back against Bemidji
Kyley Foster and Shay Nielsen proved too much for the Bemidji High School girls basketball team as Detroit Lakes beat the Lumberjacks 74-40 on Tuesday night at the BHS Gymnasium. Foster scored 27 points — 26 in the first half — and Nielson scored 18 as the Lakers used quick...
sports / Lakers
December 25, 2014 - 7:57pm
December 23, 2014
Missing BSU student found 'safe'
BEMIDJI -- The 18-year-old BSU student who was reported missing has been found “safe,” according to the Leech Lake Tribal Police. The...
December 23, 2014 - 10:42am
Sanford Bemidji faces Medicare penalty
BEMIDJI, Minn. -- Sanford Health Bemidji Medical Center faces a financial penalty from Medicare over the rate of preventable complications patients experience at the hospital, according to data released last week by the federal program. Medicare penalized the lowest-scoring 25...
December 23, 2014 - 7:48am
December 19, 2014
Autopsy shows hypothermia cause of BSU student's death
BEMIDJI -- Hypothermia appears to be the cause of a BSU student's death last week, according to preliminary autopsy results, Bemidji police said Thursday. Sandra Lommen, 20, of Bloomington, Minn., was found lying on the ground by a passerby the morning of Dec. 10. Lommen was...
December 19, 2014 - 11:55am
December 11, 2014
Police say BSU student who died fell into creek after party
BEMIDJI, Minn. -- A Bemidji State University student who died Wednesday morning after leaving a house party in Bemidji is believed to have fallen in a creek before a passerby discovered her in a nearby wooded area in the city. "We believe she left this social gathering at approximately...
December 11, 2014 - 4:06pm
McBride in Bemidji Sunday
Martina McBride, a three-time Country Music Association Female Vocalist of the Year, will perform in concert this Sunday, Dec. 14 at Bemidji’s Sanford Center, as part of her “Everlasting” tour. The concert gets underway at 7 p.m., with doors opening one hour earlier. Tickets...
entertainment / events
December 11, 2014 - 7:30am
December 10, 2014
20-year-old BSU student dies after being found in wooded area
BEMIDJI -- A 20-year-old female BSU student was pronounced dead Wednesday morning after she was found unconscious in a wooded area in Bemidji. Bemidji...
December 10, 2014 - 8:43pm
Bemidji man in satisfactory condition after serious accident
BEMIDJI -- A Bemidji man is listed in satisfactory condition in a Fargo hospital following a two-vehicle accident Tuesday evening near the Bemidji Airport on U.S. Highway 2. Scott Wright, 37, was driving a 2001 Ford Ranger southbound on Moberg Drive when he was struck by a 1999...
news / accidents
December 10, 2014 - 3:26pm
December 2, 2014
Girls Hockey: Third period Bemidji rally sinks Lakers
A four-goal third period by Bemidji snapped a Laker four-game win streak as the Jacks defeated Detroit Lakes 5-1 in girls hockey Tuesday night at Bemidji. Megan Dondelinger and DL's Hailey Sonstegard traded first period goals and the game remained tied at one through a scoreless...
sports / Lakers
December 2, 2014 - 11:28pm
November 21, 2014
Student senate vote goes against chancellor
The Student Senate at Bemidji State University took a vote Wednesday of no confidence in Steven Rosenstone, chancellor of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system. Faculty at all seven universities have passed votes of “no confidence” in Rosenstone. The Student...
November 21, 2014 - 11:30am