Skip to main content
Icy roads lead to accidents around Otter Tail County Saturday
Sunday liquor sales approved by Minn. Senate, but issue not settled
Vergas woman delivers baby that wasn't expected to live
Baby found safe in Willmar after possible abduction
Licorice during pregnancy linked to health issues for kids
Perham crowns four wrestling champions, send eight to state
Jada Olsen takes all-around bronze
Yellowjacket swimmers kick off the Section 5A Championships
Yellowjacket wrestlers send eight to the 8AA Individual Finals
Yellowjacket girls fall in quadruple overtime thriller
Herbert R. Woods
Noreen M. Huwe
Lana Christine Koll
Beckett Anthony Heminsley
Silas Robert Dickerson
Steve's Sanitation buys Jon & Son's Disposal
Local ag experts make a 'dynamic' team: Jerry Morberg, Michael Steeke start Dynamic Cropping Systems
Arvig names new director of marketing
City approves Mexican restaurant liquor license; Owners plan to open soon
Nelson joins Bachmann Carow Real Estate team
A ceremony full of heart: new Valentine Royalty crowned at Perham Living
Three weeks in Haiti a life-changing experience for three OTC men: LREC linemen from Pelican Rapids help bring power to nation
Dancing through life: Long-time loves Wayne and Pearl Romann reflect on 68 “easygoing” years together, on and off the dance floor
Blue Jackets awarded to local FFA members
Bless her heart: Jan Nermoe faces heart disease with perseverance and determination
Letter to the Editor: Sazamas offer thanks for neighbors' generosity
Letter to the Editor: Sunday liquor sales resolution based on rhetoric
Guest Editorial: Don't believe your lying eyes, just believe us (wah-ha-ha!)
Letter: Quit whining; fat shaming is warranted
McFeely: Here is the column that got writer booted from Fergus Falls newspaper
Bill Paxton, 'Titanic' and 'Big Love' Star, Dead at 61
Watch live: April the giraffe captivating millions in anticipation of birth
Polar plunge set to make a splash in Perham this weekend
TV icon Mary Tyler Moore, who 'made it after all,' dies at 80
Director: Talented cast performs "Little Shop of Horrors'
February 24, 2017
Bemidji police investigating shooting at Enbridge building
BEMIDJI, Minn.—Police are investigating after shots were fired at the front door and windows of the Enbridge's Bemidji office sometime prior to employees arriving Wednesday, Feb. 22. According to a news release from Enbridge's communications supervisor Shannon Gustafson, Enbridge...
February 24, 2017 - 8:59am
February 6, 2017
Bemidji man charged after 20-minute standoff with police
A 20-year-old Bemidji man whose alleged actions triggered a Code Red Alert in the city Thursday night has been charged with two felonies and a gross misdemeanor. Jordan Henry Nubbe was arrested Thursday night after a 20-minute standoff with police. He is now charged with one count...
February 6, 2017 - 7:50am
February 3, 2017
Classes canceled at northern MN school after bomb threat
Students at Cass Lake-Bena schools went home early Thursday, Feb. 2, after school district staff heard of a bomb threat there. Superintendent Rochelle Johnson said students at the school district's combined high school and middle school building were evacuated two miles away to the...
February 3, 2017 - 8:44am
January 20, 2017
Snowmobiler critically hurt recovering
The outlook is good for a Garfield snowmobile enthusiast who was involved in a severe crash on Sunday north of Blackduck in northern Minnesota. According to family members, Brad Klinkner was taken out of sedation and was alert and talking as of Thursday. "We are so thankful for everyone...
January 20, 2017 - 10:25am
December 9, 2016
Perham grapplers storm through triangular
The Perham Yellowjacket wrestling team sent a message to a pair of section rivals on Dec. 8 when they rolled through Thief River Falls and Bemidji for a pair of wins The Yellowjackets dismantled Bemidji, 61-6, and defeated Thief River Falls, 45-23, in moving to 2-0 in the dual meet...
December 9, 2016 - 11:51am
July 24, 2016
Centaurs walk off in pitcher's duel
Thief River Falls, Minn.- It was an old fashioned pitcher's duel when the Perham Buzz and the Bemidji Centaurs squared off in the winner's bracket final of the Sub-State 14 playoffs on July 24. It was the Centaurs walking off on the Buzz, 1-0, in 10 innings, advancing to the Sub-State...
July 24, 2016 - 3:36pm
June 22, 2016
Bemidji earns sweep of Perham
The Bemidji American Legion Post 14 baseball team found a way to battle back in their doubleheader with Perham on Tuesday. And the Centaurs did...
June 22, 2016 - 10:39am
December 4, 2015
Perham wrestlers sweep home triangular
Perham-The new face in Section 8AA wrestling was hoping to send a message to the defending champions on Dec. 3 at the Prairie Wind Middle School...
December 4, 2015 - 3:24pm
October 6, 2015
Yellowjackets earn road sweep
Bemidji-If you talked to either team’s head coach following Tuesday’s volleyball match between Perham and Bemidji High School you would’ve...
October 6, 2015 - 11:34pm
September 28, 2015
Police seek information after Minnesota man killed in apparent hit-and-run
BEMIDJI, Minn. -- A 35-year-old man was killed in an apparent hit-and-run in northern Minnesota over the weekend. The Clearwater County Sheriff’s Office received a call at 2:35 p.m. Sunday about a body in a ditch on Lower Rice Lake Road in the south end of the county....
September 28, 2015 - 12:09pm
July 14, 2015
Perham Buzz edge Bemidji
Perham- Perham’s Dylan Kruzel and Bemidji’s Caleb Carlson locked themselves into an old-fashioned pitcher’s duel before the rains came...
July 14, 2015 - 8:37pm
June 16, 2015
6-year-old dies in ATV accident
BEMIDJI, Minn. -- A 6-year-old girl was killed in a ATV accident in northern Minnesota on Monday afternoon. Skyla Nesvig died after apparently falling from a moving ATV operated by her mother, Jennifer Nesvig of Williston, N.D., according to a press release from Beltrami County...
June 16, 2015 - 3:51pm
June 9, 2015
Sheriff's deputy on leave after apparently entering home while intoxicated
BEMIDJI, Minn. -- A Clearwater County Sheriff's Office deputy has been placed on unpaid leave after allegedly entering a Clearbrook, Minn., residence while intoxicated. According to a release from Clearwater County Sheriff Darin Halverson, the sheriff's office received...
June 9, 2015 - 2:55pm
May 20, 2015
Bemidji makes top 10 list for complaints about pesky summer residents
BEMIDJI -- The buzzword in Bemidji? Try mosquitoes. It seems people here really like to complain about the pesky summer residents. Really complain. According to a release by exterminator Terminex, Bemidji ranked in the top 10 of communities who like to complain about mosquitoes....
May 20, 2015 - 11:46am
April 10, 2015
First of its kind group camp to open at Lake Bemidji State Park
BEMIDJI, Minn. -- Up to 50 people can soon stay at a new group camp at Lake Bemidji State Park just outside of town. With five electric hookups for RVs and a large tenting area, the facility is the first of its kind in Minnesota state parks, according to the Department of Natural...
April 10, 2015 - 11:27am