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Wander Minnesota: Art On The Lake

If you hear the phrase, “Sculptures on Lake Bemidji,” you might first think of this classic. Not that there’s anything wrong with that. Paul Bunyan and his faithful companion, Babe the Blue Ox, have graced the shores of Lake Bemidji since 1937.

06/04/2013

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Authorities ID Body As Missing Bemidji Man

A body found Thursday near Bemidji’s Lake Irving belonged, authorities say, to a man who’d been missing since October. The Ramsey County Medical Examiner confirmed Friday that authorities found the body of 31-year-old Matthew Pulis about 100 yards off shore near Lake Irving’s northwest corner during an aerial search.

05/17/2013

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Bemidji Police: Body Of Man Missing Since October Found

Bemidji police and the state patrol said they have recovered the body of a man on Thursday who had been missing since October 2012. Authorities said the body was found via an aerial search of the waters of Lake Irving just outside the city.

05/16/2013

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2 Men Plead Guilty To Robbing Northern Minn. Bank

A 20-year-old Bemidji man pleaded guilty Thursday to helping another man – who was dressed in a white containment suit, a “Halloween” movie mask and Air Jordan shoes – rob a bank with a shotgun last December.

05/16/2013

Longtime Owner Sells Grocery Store To Employees

It’s a situation that would make any employee nervous; the boss is selling the company. Four hundred workers of a Bemidji-based grocery store chain wondered their fate when the longtime owner decided to retire.

04/01/2013

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Nebraska-Omaha Tips Bemidji St. 2-1

Dominic Zombo scored the game-winner early in the second period and Nebraska-Omaha held on to beat Bemidji State 2-1 in a Western Collegiate Hockey Association game on Saturday.

01/27/2013

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Bemidji State Beats Denver 5-1

David Boehm and Brance Orban had a goal and two assists each to lead Bemidji State to a 5-1 win over Denver Saturday in the Western Collegiate Hockey Association.

12/15/2012

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Fire Dept.: Bemidji Business Sustains $410K In Fire Damage

More than 30 firefighters battled flames for hours Thursday at a Bemidji multi-business building that sustained an estimated $410,000 in damage, the Bemidji Fire Department said.

11/22/2012

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Prep Blog: Previewing Football’s State Semifinals

It’s hard to believe that we’re just less than two weeks away from the 2012 prep football season being over. By next Saturday, state champions will be crowned in seven classes across the state.

11/15/2012

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Authorities ID Woman Who Died In Fire Near Bemidji

Authorities have released the name of a 74-year-old woman who died in a house fire east of Bemidji on Friday.

11/05/2012

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Deer Hunter Killed Near Bemidji

A hunter was shot and killed Saturday morning while deer hunting in rural Bemidji, Minn.

11/03/2012

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Police: 1 Dead In Beltrami Co. House Fire

A house fire in Bemidji Township claimed the life of one victim early Friday morning, the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office said.

11/02/2012

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Bemidji Police Seek Public’s Help Finding Missing Man, 31

The Bemidji Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating a 31-year-old Bemidji man who went missing early Saturday morning.

10/26/2012

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Lake Superior St. Edges Bemidji St. 2-0

Chris Ciotti’s goal at 16:51 of the third period lifted Lake Superior State to a 2-0 win over Bemidji State on Friday in men’s college hockey.

10/19/2012

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Marriage Amendment Signs Vandalized In Bemidji

A Bemidji church official says he’s not discouraged after more than a dozen signs supporting the marriage amendment hanging outside the building were vandalized.

10/16/2012

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Smoke From Wildfires Blankets Northern Minnesota

Smoke is hanging in the skies over a large part of of northern Minnesota as it drifts from the wildfires in the northwest corner of the state.

10/03/2012

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Bemidji Police Ask For Help Locating Stolen Sculpture

Bemidji Police are asking for the public’s help in finding a local artist’s sculpture which was damaged and then stolen.

10/01/2012

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Cops: Suspected Diesel Fuel Thief Arrested

The suspect in a diesel fuel theft incident in Bemidji was arrested Wednesday in Fargo, N.D.

09/26/2012

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Beltrami Police Seeking Second Diesel Fuel Thief

Beltrami authorities are asking for help finding the second suspect in the theft of large quantities of diesel fuel around Bemidji.

09/25/2012

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Police: Bemidji Man Hit, Killed By Car Was Drunk

A 21-year-old Bemidji man was drunk and lying in the road when he was hit by a car and killed last Saturday, according to authorities.

08/30/2012

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Bemidji Ultralight Crash Kills 1, Injures 1

A 49-year-old Bemidji man died after an ultralight airplane crash on Monday evening, police say. The Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to the crash at Moberg Seaplane Air Base, a grass landing trip, located west of Bemidji off of 15th Street Northwest.

08/28/2012

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Bemidji Sheriff: Pedestrian Laid In Road, Killed By Car

A pedestrian was struck and killed by a car early Saturday morning in Northern Township. At approximately 3:00 AM, the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office was notified of an accident near Balsam Road on Irvine Ave NW, approximately 1 mile north of Bemidji.

08/25/2012

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Getaway Guide: Weekend Trip To Bemidji

Bemidji is the kind of Northwoods destination that makes for a quintessential Minnesotan vacation. Located a little more than four hours northwest of the Twin Cities, it is an easy getaway for a quick weekend trip or an extended stay. While quieter than many other destinations, Bemidji still promises plenty to do and see, especially if you want to really get out and enjoy nature. Nestled in the midst of hundreds of quality fishing lakes and the Mississippi, a visit here offers rustic charm and outdoor fun for everyone.

08/25/2012

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Blaine Hosts Goalie Camp

Believe it or not, there are camps that specialize in training hockey goalies. In Blaine this week, the top boy and girl goalies in the state gather to try and master one of the most unique positions in all of sport.

07/28/2012

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Volunteers Needed To Help With Storm Damage In Beltrami Co.

Officials in Beltrami County are looking for volunteers to help with storm damage, as the area continues to deal with the aftermath of its early July storms.

07/10/2012

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