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Teenagers arrested after home invasion in Alexandria
Autopsy shows hypothermia cause of BSU student's death
Library to offer Food for Fines
Laker trio 11th at Grand Rapids
Waubun basketball teams rolling
DL youth wrestling clinic registration Monday
Laker boys 11th at Grand Rapids Ski invitational
Hornet girls win in biggest output of the year
Holy Rosary completes first Knowledge Bowl
Don’t let stress beat you
Applications sought: Scholarships available to those in medical field
Non-toy ideas for kids’ Christmas gifts
Grant money available for ag teachers
Friends & Neighbors
Essentia gives Wolf Lake Rescue a gift
6,600 Minnesota jobs created; rate down to 3.7%
Dept of Revenue wins improvement award
Minnesotans saving big coin with gas dip
New agent joins Jack Chiver Realty team
Sawyer Brown bringing Christmas spirit to Shooting Star this Friday
Longest Night Music Fest set this Sunday in NYM
‘The Classic Nutcracker’ coming to NDSU’s Reineke Festival Hall
Dylan to release his version of classic Sinatra songs on Feb. 3
LARL’s ‘Hot Reads for Cold Nights’ reading program begins Jan. 2
Man versus the machine
Leading on cancer awareness
Letter: Congress shouldn’t cut retirees’ pensions
Letter: Christmas dreaming for a bright future with WCI
Don’t get a DWI for Christmas
Don’t eat venison? Try these delicious recipes
Modern electronics can help locate fish
The Red River Valley is a special natural place
Prevent deer from being winter pests
From ski lessons to tubing fun, there’s lots for kids to do on the Mountain
New ski lodge is heart of Detroit Mountain Recreation Area
Making Detroit Mountain happen
Holiday Traditions 2014
Winter Laker Book 2014-15
What is your top food pick from the Minnesota State Fair?
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...
9 hours 36 min ago
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
November 19, 2014
BB pistol found on student in Bemidji
BEMIDJI -- A 16-year-old student in possession of a BB gun was taken into custody at Voyageurs Expeditionary School in Bemidji on Tuesday afternoon. Bemidji Police Chief Mike Mastin said an alert student saw the gun and reported it to school administration, who then called the...
November 19, 2014 - 11:30am
November 18, 2014
Man sentenced for damage to assisted living center
BEMIDJI -- A Colorado man was sentenced to a month local confinement and ordered to pay more than $8,000 in restitution after he broke into the Windsong Catered Living Facility in April. Sean Foster Heideman, 25, of Westminster, Colo., pleaded guilty to felony first-degree damage...
November 18, 2014 - 8:59pm
Bemidji man pleads guilty to terroristic threats, assault
BEMIDJI -- A Bemidji man pleaded guilty to felony assault and terroristic threats Thursday in Beltrami County District Court. Kenneth Oscar Osmundson, 24, is charged with second-degree assault with a dangerous weapon and terroristic threats-reckless disregard after he attempted...
November 18, 2014 - 7:58am
November 11, 2014
The odyssey of Sierra Sue II
Sierra Sue II has been both a warrior maiden in America’s most epic conflict and a femme fatale in a detective story that spanned decades. “She” is an airplane -- a P-51D-20NA “Mustang” fighter plane, to be exact. Sierra Sue and hundreds more like her helped the Allies...
November 11, 2014 - 2:45pm
November 10, 2014
Three Lakers qualify for state
Detroit Lakes will send two divers and one swimmer to the Minnesota State Class A Swimming and Diving meet this weekend. Emma Disse and Lexy Yliniemi qualified in diving Saturday at the Bemidji High School Aquatics Center. “Emma had a pretty good meet," DL Diving Coach Bobbi...
sports / Lakers
November 10, 2014 - 12:01pm
October 22, 2014
State ag commissioner visits Bemidji Area Schools to highlight Farm to School program
BEMIDJI, Minn. -- A group third-graders huddled around their lunch trays, comparing the fresh foods they'd chosen to accompany their spaghetti. Avery...
October 22, 2014 - 8:41am
October 8, 2014
Beaten inmate sues Beltrami County jail staff
BEMIDJI, Minn. -- A mentally ill man who was allegedly beaten by fellow inmates in Beltrami County jail and then furloughed so the county wouldn't have to pay medical expenses filed a civil rights lawsuit Monday. Theran Stai, 46, filed claims at the U.S. District Court in Minneapolis...
news / crime
October 8, 2014 - 7:12pm
12th annual MN Governor’s deer hunting opener will be in Bemidji
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton will celebrate the state’s deer hunting tradition by hosting the 12th annual Minnesota Governor’s Deer Hunting Opener in Bemidji on Thursday, Nov. 6. Gov. Dayton will host a Welcome to Camp banquet and the community will host a variety of activities...
October 8, 2014 - 12:30pm