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Park Rapids Graduation
Donna Anderson earns U of M Extension's Distinguished Staff Award for Nutrition Educator
100 deadliest days on Minnesota roads
Food shelf upgrades services with new freezer
Parks Board seeks to raise $25,000 for construction of Pioneer Park bathrooms
Panthers open section baseball playoffs by hosting Bagley
Senior athletes honored at All Sports Banquet
Panthers capture Northern Pines Conference golf titles
Golfers get tune-up for 8AA North meet
Panthers suffer first loss of season
Jean Marilyn Martin
Joseph J. Charmoli
Clarence "Bob" Kastama
Basic Business Cents: Change the work environment
Business: Main Street Meats wins grand championship awards
Basic Business Cents: Optimizing inventory
L&M Fleet Supply earns top dealer honor from Cub Cadet
T&M Express completes remodel at Park Rapids location
‘Life is a Highway’ on stage
Nemeth Art Center celebrates 40th anniversary this season
Author Heid Erdrich leading book discussion
Clarinet virtuoso concludes Heartland Concert season
Summer library programs focus on STEAM and Design
Kittilson passionate about maintaining natural shorelines
Crow Wing River ATV crossing awarded Ecofootprint Grant
Musical tribute to Civilian Conservation Corps coming to Itasca State park
Iowa couple wins guided hike on North Country Trail
Expect to find hungry walleyes this warm opener
Letter to the editor: Thank you for supporting All Veterans Memorial
Guest Editorial: Honoring our fallen heroes, by caring for those heroes still with us
Commentary: Never be fooled or lied to
Letter to the Editor: Increased warming unsettled science
Commentary: Everybody needs a bud
Recipes: Back to school
U.S. Navy Capt. from Park Rapids completes tour in CJTF-HOA
Recipe: Pasta and Meatballs
May 26, 2017
Former Minnesota middle school administrator charged with two new sex crimes
BEMIDJI, Minn. — A former middle school assistant principal faces two more felonies after he was initially accused of posing on social...
May 26, 2017 - 1:13am
March 8, 2017
Pipeline opponents, supporters gather in Bemidji for meeting on Enbridge expansion request
March 8, 2017 - 9:16am
February 5, 2017
Inaugural fundraiser features indigenous foods chef Sean Sherman
Bemidji State University's American Indian Resource Center (AIRC) will host an inaugural fundraising dinner for American Indian Student Success,...
February 5, 2017 - 11:08am
February 1, 2017
Mother, daughter advocate for disabled people
Laura Kovacovich loves her job. "The world would be a much better place if people loved their jobs as much as I do," says the 25-year-old woman....
February 1, 2017 - 10:41am
August 10, 2016
Park Rapids Rotary captures bronze at Dragon Boat Festival
Grace Pastoor Forum News Service Despite an initial slow start, the HydraHeads made Dragon Boat history Saturday, winning the Gold Division...
August 10, 2016 - 1:48pm
July 20, 2016
St. Paul man says he helped burn, bury body of Downwind
A St. Paul man charged with aiding a Bemidji man in connection with the murder of Rose Downwind pleaded guilty to the charge Tuesday. Christopher John Davis, 28, told the court that he helped Marchello Cimmarusti, Downwind’s former boyfriend, transport her body to a location west...
July 20, 2016 - 8:22am
June 1, 2016
Menahga teen assembles care packages for homeless kids
Thirteen-year-old Makayla Hillukka has earned an A+ in philanthropy and science. Back in November, Hillukka asked Menahga science teacher Joy...
June 1, 2016 - 2:48pm
April 23, 2016
Overnight search for missing Park Rapids boy frightening experience for parents
The 7-year-old Park Rapids boy who was missing overnight last weekend north of Bemidji is home safely after an all-night search Saturday had...
April 23, 2016 - 3:52pm
April 19, 2016
Bemidji man pleads guilty in Downwind murder
BEMIDJI, Minn. – Marchello Cimmarusti pleaded guilty Monday in the October death of Rose Downwind and now will serve 35 years in prison. The Bemidji man was facing a charge of second-degree intentional murder in the death of the 31-year-old Downwind, a mother of five from Redby.But...
April 19, 2016 - 7:13am
March 2, 2016
Weekend heroin overdose victim identified; three others remain hospitalized after Saturday incidents
Law enforcement officials have identified the man who died early Saturday morning, apparently of a heroin overdose, and three people remain hospitalized after separate incidents involving the drug that same day. Adrian Richard Dunn, 39, of Bemidji, was pronounced dead at Sanford...
March 2, 2016 - 8:59am
February 29, 2016
One dead, three hospitalized after heroin overdoses in Beltrami County
One person died and three others have been hospitalized after overdosing on heroin in Beltrami County on Saturday. The Beltrami County Sheriff's Office and Bemidji Police Department each responded to two separate emergency calls on Saturday related to heroin overdoses, according...
February 29, 2016 - 7:51am
February 7, 2016
Autopsy: Downwind died of strangulation, not stairs fall
A Bemidji man now faces an amended murder charge in the death of Rose Downwind after an autopsy report stated the Redby woman died of strangulation and not from being pushed down a flight of stairs. Marchello Anthony Cimmarusti, 40, was charged with second-degree murder in December...
February 7, 2016 - 8:57am
June 15, 2015
UPDATED: Former employee killed in shooting at Mi Rancho restaurant identified
At 10:00 AM, on Saturday June 13, 2015, the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to a 911 call reporting a shooting at the MI Rancho...
June 15, 2015 - 1:39pm
January 26, 2015
Fire heavily damages south Bemidji home, four dogs lost
A fire early Saturday heavily damaged a south Bemidji home. No one was injured, but four dogs died in the fire, officials said. The Bemidji Fire Department responded to a call of a structure fire at about 6:30 a.m. to the 800 block of Second Street Southeast. When firefighters...
January 26, 2015 - 9:21am
November 5, 2014
Voters approve new school in Bemidji
BEMIDJI -- It was a yes-yes vote for schools on Tuesday as voters passed both questions in the referendum to authorize funding to construct and operate a new fourth- and fifth-grade elementary school. With all 36 precincts reporting just after 1 a.m. Wednesday,...
November 5, 2014 - 1:50pm