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Sheriff candidates to speak at candidate forum June 19
Sheriff office issues phone scam alert
Statement from the Minnesota departments of Human Services, Health and Agriculture on availability of mental health crisis line services
County board discusses dock ordinance changes
AgweekTV: Got Cheese?
Perham Sportsman's Club holds first Carp Slaughter
Belka, King finish season at Class AA Championships
Concordia taps into a legacy in naming Rachel Bergeson athletic director
Perham Buzz open with sweep
More medals for Perham on day 2 of Class A Championships
LaDene "Dee" Schultz
Alfred Lawrence Byron, Jr.
Laraine M. Paulsen
Weston Michael Mindermann
Harley Hope Keith
Dawson James Trepanier
OTC COLA general meeting slated for June 21
Nomination period for EOT FSA begins June 15
Saying goodbye: Historic Norby's Department Store closing leaves family, community heartbroken
Rare quadruplet calves born on central Minnesota farm
Norby's Department Store in Detroit Lakes closing
Area students named to Dean's list at UM Crookston
Area students make Dean's list at UMD
Area students make dean's list at NDSU
Looking Back - June 14 Edition
Area students make Dean's List at MSU-Moorhead
Ask A Trooper: How do you report an unsafe driver?
Guest Editorial: Letting drug companies skate on opioid costs is contemptible
Everything is different
Guest editorial: Lawmakers sentence Minnesotans to death
Ask A Trooper: Does a trailer pulled behind a motorcycle need to be registered?
Different generations of art talent to be shown
OTBCA presents Summer in ottertail City Park music series
Summer melodrama rises from the ashes - fourth season will be in new venue
Brewery comedy tour performs at Disgruntled Brewery May 16
Perham: The Musical
'It's just a feeling you can't explain'
Thankful for family
Community cooking: Making pizzas the old-fashioned way
'Last hope': After 16 years of serious health struggles, a new mix of antibiotics could be the answer for Lois Porath
A ‘good guy’ is gone: Rodney Hanson remembered for his kindness, love of local history and many community involvements
June 11, 2014
Bemidji teacher denies charge of having sex with student
BEMIDJI, Minn. - A teacher at Voyageurs Expeditionary School in Bemidji has pleaded not guilty to having sex with one of his students. Paul Joseph Johnson, 48, of Backus, is accused of having a sexual relationship with a 16-year-old girl. Johnson taught math at the school for...
June 11, 2014 - 10:36am
April 2, 2014
Hein brothers begin spring football schedule at BSU
BEMIDJI — The BSU football team, including center Jesse Hein and quarterback Jordan Hein, began spring ball Sunday.
April 2, 2014 - 7:40am
March 25, 2014
Hurley wins 800 and 1,600m, named MVP at Paul Bunyan Classic
BEMIDJI — Perham senior Keeghan Hurley got his track season off in mid-season form winning the 800 and 1,600m runs and being named most valuable player at the Paul Bunyan Classic track and field meet Tuesday. Hurley won the 800m in a time of 2:06.29. Miguel Perez of East Grand...
March 25, 2014 - 10:04pm
Lady Jackets sweep weekend, Von Ruden on a roll
PERHAM — The Perham girls basketball team won their second game in two nights and Ella Von Ruden recorded her second consecutive double-double as the Yellowjackets improved to 7-8 overall with a 56-46 victory over Melrose (7-6).
January 25, 2014 - 1:21pm
January 11, 2014
Swimmers place sixth at Bemidji
BEMIDJI — Jayden Cullen won the 200-freestyle and was runner-up in the 100-free to lead Perham to a sixth place finish at Bemidji Friday. Cullen defeated 27 other swimmers with a time of 1:53:53 to win the 200. His time of 52.50 was only bested by Grand Rapids’ Matt Allison...
January 11, 2014 - 1:23pm
January 3, 2014
Bemidji teacher arrested on sex crime charges
BEMIDJI -- A teacher at a Bemidji charter school has been arrested and faces sex crime charges. Paul Johnson, 48, was arrested on Wednesday and faces charges of third degree criminal sexual conduct, according to records at the Beltrami County Jail. Johnson is a math teacher...
January 3, 2014 - 10:03am
December 13, 2013
Jordan Hein to transfer from UNI to Bemidji State University
PERHAM, Minn. – Northern Iowa quarterback Jordan Hein of Perham, Minn., is transferring to NCAA Division II Bemidji State, he told the Forum...
December 13, 2013 - 10:28pm
SUV goes through ice on Lake Bemidji
BEMIDJI -- You could almost hear the “I told you so” in Sheriff Phil Hodapp’s voice Thursday morning. He warned last week that the ice...
December 13, 2013 - 1:25pm
October 14, 2013
VIDEO: Bemidji State Football: NCAA Division II "Week of Wishes" with Bo Lauderbaugh
BEMIDJI —The Bemidji State football team took an active role in the "Week of Wishes" campaign, an initiative led by NCAA Division II and the Make-A-Wish program. The team named Bo Lauderbaugh, of Bemidji, an honorary captain/player for the weekend.
October 14, 2013 - 11:43am
October 10, 2013
Keillor to bring 'Prairie Home Companion' to Bemidji
BEMIDJI — ‘A Prairie Home Companion’ has a weekly audience of nearly 4 million, and on Nov. 9, roughly 300 of them will be listening live...
October 10, 2013 - 9:06am
August 1, 2013
Body found after apparent hit-and-run
BEMIDJI -- Police are investigating the death of a 25-year-old Bemidji man after a newspaper carrier found what authorities said was Christopher...
August 1, 2013 - 9:52am
March 22, 2013
Two Cass Lake residents arrested on murder charges
BEMIDJI – Two Cass Lake residents have been arrested on murder charges after police responded to a large brawl in Ten Lakes Township Thursday...
March 22, 2013 - 1:06pm
December 31, 2009
Bemidji man leads police on high-speed chase
BEMIDJI - A Bemidji man was charged Wednesday in connection with what authorities called a dangerous high-speed chase through north-central Minnesota on Monday. Dakota Kalob Medicine, 18, was charged in Beltrami County District Court with felony third-degree burglary, theft of a...
December 31, 2009 - 9:51am
December 14, 2009
DNR: Bemidji cougar's origin still unknown
PARK RAPIDS -- DNA testing continues on a young male cougar killed by a car Sept. 18 in Bemidji, but early indications may be that a stranger...
December 14, 2009 - 1:49pm
Bemidji crime lab shows lag
MOORHEAD -- Moorhead police are still waiting for final forensic results in the fatal shooting in June of 17-year-old Joel LaFromboise, delaying the investigation's outcome. Waiting half a year has frustrated authorities and the boy's family, as the public knows little more now than...
December 14, 2009 - 7:06am