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Driver, 20, killed in vehicle crash with train in western Minnesota
Authorities uncover marijuana grow in western Minnesota residence
Bemidji boy, 10, hurt after finding loaded gun
Luck of the draw: 9 of diamonds re-elects Minnesota mayor
Raccoons drunk on crab apples cause false rabies scare in West Virginia
Minnesota deer kill down 9.5 percent from last year
Defending Stanley Cup champs hand Wild first home loss
New Timberwolves view trade as an 'opportunity'
Mauer gets emotional in his goodbye with Twins royalty looking on
Panthers peak with best times at section meet
Susan "Sue" Traxler
Robert "Bob" J. Schoneberger
Vicki Ann Cheney
Gerald Keith Harvey
Richard "Dick" Tharalson
Minnesota unemployment rate remains steady
Donahue wins 3Mgives Volunteer Award
Agriculturalists work to control spread of Palmer amaranth
PolyMet copper mine clears major hurdle with state permits
Low pathogenic avian flu found in second Minnesota flock
Place a Business Announcement
Can't beat the feeling: Minnesota native crowned 2018 American Beatbox Champion
Community band concert this Sunday
Stan Lee, creator of superheroes, dies at 95
5th-H stages 'Kid Frankenstein'
'The 25th Annual Putnam Spelling Bee' garners laughs
Minnesota deer kill down 9.5 percent from last year
Minnesota opening weekend deer harvest down from last year
Wanted: Recent hunting photos for the Enterprise
A successful bear hunt
It’s here: Minnesota deer firearms season opens Saturday
COMMENTARY: Lend your expertise to ACTION Park Rapids Lakes Area
MINNESOTA SECRETARY OF STATE: Know your voting rights
Minnesota Attorney General: Computer scams
Minnesota Department of Health: October is 'Let's Talk Month'
What you need in your winter survival kit
Heads up, Moscow mule lovers: That copper mug could be poisoning you
Severe Weather Announcements (4)
April 12, 2018
Northwest Minn. murder accomplice entitled to new sentencing, court says
BEMIDJI, Minn.—A Bemidji man convicted of aiding an offender in connection with the death of Rose Downwind is entitled to a new sentencing,...
April 12, 2018 - 2:49pm
March 29, 2018
MPCA challenges judge's ruling on sulfate limit
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency on Wednesday, March 28, said it has filed a response defending its proposed wild rice...
March 29, 2018 - 11:04am
March 21, 2018
Minnesota considers limits on cameras in courtrooms
ST. PAUL—A state bill designed to restrict fledgling efforts to allow video coverage of Minnesota court sentencings passed through a House committee Wednesday — with critics arguing it would hinder cooperation by witnesses and victims, and proponents arguing it would give...
March 21, 2018 - 8:19pm
February 8, 2018
Bemidji school administrator sentenced to serve local jail term concurrent with federal prison time for sexual conversations with students
BEMIDJI—An emotional and largely symbolic sentencing hearing brought legal proceedings against Brandon Bjerknes to a close Thursday, Feb....
February 8, 2018 - 12:46pm
January 31, 2018
Alexandria judge faces Wetterling privacy decision Friday in open records case
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. — The disappearance of Jacob Wetterling has been one of the most talked about cases in Minnesota history. Now it is up...
January 31, 2018 - 6:15am
January 25, 2018
Detroit Lakes woman sentenced in Nazi memorabilia theft case
MOORHEAD — A woman who earlier pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit theft in connection with thousands of dollars worth of collectables...
January 25, 2018 - 4:55pm
January 3, 2018
Red Lake Council votes to allow fishing on lakes after fishermen go missing
RED LAKE, Minn.—The Red Lake Tribal Council voted Wednesday, Jan. 3, to allow fishing on both Upper and Lower Red Lake, nearly two months...
January 3, 2018 - 5:43pm
January 2, 2018
Man arrested for attempted murder after fire in home near Bemidji
BEMIDJI, Minn. -- A 20-year-old Bemidji man was arrested Monday night after allegedly setting fire to a home near Bemidji. According to a news...
January 2, 2018 - 6:18pm
December 7, 2017
Northwest Minn. shooting fugitive spotted in two Bemidji trailer parks
REDBY, Minn.—Recently released search warrants revealed additional details of a shooting on the Red Lake Indian Reservation in northwest...
December 7, 2017 - 6:38pm
November 20, 2017
Minn. seeks $5 billion for alleged 3M pollution
ST. PAUL—Minnesota is seeking $5 billion in damages from 3M Co. in what could become one of the largest environmental lawsuits in the nation's history. In Hennepin County District Court documents filed Friday, the attorney general charged that chemicals manufactured by Maplewood-based...
November 20, 2017 - 8:52pm
November 16, 2017
Court says Minnesota Legislature has enough money to remain open
ST. PAUL — Gov. Mark Dayton's veto of legislative funding was constitutional, the Minnesota Supreme Court ruled Thursday, Nov. 16. A majority...
November 16, 2017 - 1:20pm
November 15, 2017
U.S. high court to hear Minnesota political apparel case
The U.S. Supreme Court will consider whether a Minnesota law banning political items in and near polling places violates free speech rights....
November 15, 2017 - 12:47pm
October 11, 2017
Park Rapids man sentenced for bringing prostitute to Bemidji
A Park Rapids man will spend years behind bars for taking a woman to Bemidji to work as a prostitute. David Cruz Velazquez, 44, was sentenced...
October 11, 2017 - 9:00am
October 9, 2017
Four men charged after shooting outside Bemidji-area gas station
BEMIDJI, Minn.—Four men were charged Monday for their alleged roles in an incident involving gunshots outside of a gas station Thursday,...
October 9, 2017 - 7:27pm
Deer River man charged with sex crime in Bemidji
BEMIDJI, Minn.—A Deer River, Minn., man was charged with a felony Monday, Oct. 9, after allegedly arranging to meet and have sex with an...
October 9, 2017 - 7:26pm