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January 27, 2015
Bemidji man survives home explosion
GRANT VALLEY TOWNSHIP, Minn. -- The cause of a Monday night house explosion that injured a Bemidji-area man appears to be accidental, officials...
January 27, 2015 - 8:46pm
Young gymnasts gain experience at Bemidji
Detroit Lakes moved up a number of gymnasts to the varsity to spread some experience down the lineup in a loss at Bemidji Friday. “There were some kids that competed on the varsity level for the first time. I am very pleased how those kids stepped up and shined during that meet,”...
sports / Lakers
January 27, 2015 - 11:33am
Nordic teams fourth at Bemidji pursuits
Both Nordic Ski teams placed fourth at the Bemidji Pursuits Ski races Saturday. Little Falls won the boys race led by runner-up Hunter Zupko finishing in 30:22, two seconds behind the winner, Grand Rapids; Vasek Cervenka. Austin Askelson led the Lakers with a 13th place finish...
sports / Lakers
January 27, 2015 - 11:02am
Explosion levels home near Bemidji
BEMIDJI, Minn. - Bemidji firefighters responded to a report of an explosion Monday night at a residence southwest of Bemidji near the Grant Valley Township line. The Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office issued a preliminary release Monday night that included a caller at 5:49 p.m....
January 27, 2015 - 8:49am
January 26, 2015
Fire heavily damages south Bemidji home, four dogs lost
BEMIDJI -- A fire early Saturday heavily damaged a south Bemidji home. No one was injured, but four dogs died in the fire, officials said. The...
January 26, 2015 - 10:58am
January 20, 2015
Unresponsive Bemidji State student may have been outside for some time
BEMIDJI, Minn. - A 19-year-old woman found outside Sunday morning may have been lying outdoors for some time, Bemidji Police said Tuesday. Police said they responded to a call of an unresponsive female at 9:30 a.m. Sunday on the 1600 block of Calihan Avenue. Emergency personnel...
January 20, 2015 - 1:15pm
Bemidji college student found outside transported to hospital
BEMIDJI, Minn. -- A Bemidji State University student was transported to Sanford Medical Center in Fargo after being found outside in the cold Sunday morning. The student has been identified as Hannah Rolschau. Scott Faust, BSU director of communications and marketing, said Rolschau...
January 20, 2015 - 10:19am
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