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With few races, Minnesota primary turnout in August likely small
High court race is a Minnesota question
Eden Valley farmer elected to National Corn Growers Board
Poll: Trump trails by 6 points after DNC
Vikings & fine art come together in new stadium
Stanley Cup to meet Stanley car in Minnesota
G/L Legion marches ahead at state
Getting it right
Stingers rebound to clobber Bucks
Fast start propels Stingers past Waterloo
Judge dismisses 29 claims to late musician Prince's estate
Small town Lake Lillian gears up for big time production
Hundreds enjoy an evening of music at Robbins Island
'American Crime Story,' 'Thrones" score top Emmy noms
Smithsonian exhibit on display at Prairie Woods
ASTRO BOB: Getting stung by a 'scorpion' can be a beautiful thing
The search for a world-record lake trout
Johnson -- Haverly
Quisberg -- Larson
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
Live it: How a mentoring program helps Willmar-area girls find their way
Live it!: Local mentoring program has a lasting effect on the young lives it touches
June/July issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it: Tips for DIY leatherworking in jewelry
Live it: Nothing screams spring like asparagus
David L. Lake
Joan M. Caspers
Esther Helen Iverson
Parker: Are we all Democrats this year?
Dionne: Hillary takes the fight to Trump
Thomas: Hillary's recycled speech
Obama: Continuity we can believe in
Will: Mike Pence the pliable
Body of victim in Minnesota house fire found tied up under mattress
BEMIDJI — The person found dead at the scene of a trailer home fire in Bemidji — where police say a 5-year-old girl was also kidnapped —...
June 30, 2016 - 3:51pm
June 27, 2016
Minnesotan formally charged with kidnapping of 5-year-old girl
BEMIDJI - A Bemidji man accused of kidnapping a 5-year-old girl was formally charged and appeared in court Monday. Jacob William Kinn, 32, was...
June 27, 2016 - 1:35pm
June 24, 2016
Missing Minnesota girl found alive; man charged with kidnapping
BEMIDJI - A 32-year-old man has been arrested for kidnapping in connection with the disappearance of a 5-year-old Bemidji girl, who was found...
June 24, 2016 - 1:39pm
June 23, 2016
Missing 5-year-old from fatal Minnesota fire found alive, suspect in custody
UPDATE: BEMIDJI, Minn. -- A missing 5-year-old girl who was missing after a fatal mobile home fire in Bemidji has been found alive, officials...
June 23, 2016 - 12:13pm
One dead, one missing after house fire
BEMIDJI — One adult is dead and a 5-year-old child is still reported as missing after a fire destroyed a mobile home in the Hillcrest Manor...
June 23, 2016 - 5:30am
June 18, 2016
Lightning blamed for fires at barn, town hall near Bemidji within minutes
BEMIDJI -- Lightning strikes were thought to be the cause of fires Friday morning during a thunderstorm that destroyed a town hall and a barn...
June 18, 2016 - 5:30am
June 15, 2016
Minnesotan charged with murder admits guilt, but says he never intended for victim to die
BEMIDJI -- In opening statements Tuesday, attorneys for a Bemidji man charged with felony murder admitted his guilt while maintaining he never intended for the alleged victim to die. Brian Keith Jourdain, 26, is charged with two counts of second-degree murder -- one with and one without...
June 15, 2016 - 5:30am
June 9, 2016
Bemidji foster dad may have been on drugs in death of 2-year-old girl
BEMIDJI — Court documents show that a 2-year-old foster child found dead Sunday in a Bemidji home had several areas of bruising and superficial lacerations around her head and body and a red or pink fluid draining from her nose. Police suspect the Bemidji man charged with second-degree...
June 9, 2016 - 10:31pm
Bemidji foster parent charged with manslaughter in death of 2-year-old who drowned in bin in shower
BEMIDJI -- A Bemidji foster parent has been charged with two counts of second-degree manslaughter in connection with the death of 2-year-old girl who apparently drowned in a laundry tote in a shower. Nathan Daniel Jackson Sr., 38, was arrested Sunday after the Bemidji Police Department...
June 9, 2016 - 5:30am
June 7, 2016
Minnesotan arrested in connection with death of 2-year-old girl
A Bemidji man is in custody after police discovered the body of a 2-year-old girl Sunday. Nathan Daniel Jackson, 38, was arrested after police...
June 7, 2016 - 4:28pm
April 19, 2016
Minnesotan pleads guilty in murder of woman that gained statewide attention
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...
April 19, 2016 - 10:33am
April 18, 2016
Cimmarusti pleads guilty in Downwind murder
BEMIDJI — Marchello Cimmarusti pleaded guilty Monday in the October death of Rose Downwind and now will serve 35 years in prison. The Bemidji...
April 18, 2016 - 9:44pm
March 1, 2016
Six arrested after heroin, meth seized from Cass Lake home
CASS LAKE — Six people have been arrested after a search warrant was executed in Cass Lake and turned up heroin, methamphetamine, prescription pills, marijuana and handguns. The bust came a day before there were four separate heroin overdose reports in Beltrami County, Bemidji and...
March 1, 2016 - 8:17pm
February 29, 2016
Rash of heroin overdoses in Minnesota leaves one dead, three hospitalized
BEMIDJI - One person died and three others were 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 - 12:24pm
February 24, 2016
Veterans make plea to legislators for veterans’ nursing home in Montevideo
WILLMAR — More than four decades ago, Chris LaBeau returned home from two tours of duty in Vietnam as a wounded veteran. On Tuesday, he brought...
February 24, 2016 - 12:03am