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Law Enforcement Blotter: Friday, June 23 through Sunday, June 25
Meet the new Pet of the Week: Elvia Pigsley (w/video)
Crash near Nelson sends driver to hospital
Driver injured in I-94 crash near Osakis
Big car show wheels into Alexandria
Legion Baseball: Alex wins a couple, loses a couple in home tourney
Morken: Easy to see why wins piled up for the Panthers
Area baseball players make state all-tournament teams
Legion Baseball: Morris shuts down Osakis offense
Girls Basketball: Lange completes the climb to varsity
Ralph Covert plays family concert at Evansville Art Center
Lincoln students compete at global Destination Imagination competition
Golfer Tom Lehman speaks at July 7 faith lunch
Osakis church holds community supper
Engaged - Strater and Lambert
Engaged - Bruzik and Johnson
Engaged - Fogelson and Gibbons
Engaged - Teichert and Kelly
Engaged - Schmidt and Murray
Courrier lands nice bass
Big fish highlight third Douglas County Bowfishing Challenge
Mike Frisch: Finding June walleyes
Walleye bite picks up on some area lakes
Osakis walleye tourney set for this weekend
Janice "Jan" Larsen
Lorraine G. Van Santen
Mary Anna Louise Swenson
Wanda Jean Tramm
Janice "Jan" Larsen
THUMBS UP/THUMBS DOWN: Views by the Echo Press Editorial Board
It's Our Turn: A life without my mom
Commentary: Water wells are safe
Editorial: Newspapers still top choice for news
In the Know: Help available for businesses
4-H announces K-3 summer camps
Master gardener shares cold-hardy plant information
Many options for shade plants
Extension service helps with pressure canning
What's going on with the evergreens??
On the Street
A race to get people in the door of downtown businesses
Chamber holds 26th annual golf tournament
Tolkkinen joins Echo Press staff
JCI Minnesota looking for outstanding young Minnesotans
hires and promotions
On The Street
January 19, 2010
Bemidji couple charged in baby trauma case
A Bemidji man and woman were charged Friday in relation to the high-force head trauma of a 7-month-old boy. Timothy Kenneth Lundberg, 29, was charged with felony first-degree assault causing great bodily harm. Brenda Kala Hertel, 22, was charged with felony neglect or endangerment...
January 19, 2010 - 10:32am
Three injured in accident in Bemidji
A two-vehicle accident at about 2:20 p.m. Saturday in Bemidji resulted in three people injured. According to the State Accident Report and a Bemidji Police Department report: Judy Christine Northbird, 59, of Pennington, was driving east on Paul Bunyan Drive Southeast when she stopped,...
January 19, 2010 - 10:27am
January 4, 2010
Blackduck man dies in crash near Northome
NORTHOME, Minn. - A 37-year-old Blackduck, Minn., man died in a two-vehicle crash south of here just before 6 p.m. Saturday. James W. Resendez, 37, was driving south in the northbound lane of U.S. Highway 71 south of Northome, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. Resendez apparently...
January 4, 2010 - 11:49am
January 1, 2010
Bemidji man leads police on high-speed chase
BEMIDJI - A Bemidji man was charged Wednesday in connection with what authorities called a dangerous high-speed chase through north-central Minnesota on Monday. Dakota Kalob Medicine, 18, was charged in Beltrami County District Court with felony third-degree burglary, theft of a...
January 1, 2010 - 10:27am
December 31, 2009
Bemidji woman struck as pedestrian in Wadena County
Felicity Nyaronge, 21, of Bemidji, was struck at about 5:45 a.m. Tuesday on U.S. Highway 71 north of Sebeka, Minn., as she stood alongside the roadway, according to a report from the Minnesota State Patrol out of Detroit Lakes. Nyaronge suffered a leg fracture and was taken to Tri-County...
December 31, 2009 - 10:18am
December 10, 2009
Minnesota family says they might have taken a picture of Bigfoot
BEMIDJI -- Tim Kedrowski and his sons, Peter and Casey, are not pushovers for Bigfoot stories, but a frame on a game trail camera set up on their...
December 10, 2009 - 3:45pm
December 8, 2009
Backus man charged with driving nails into pine trees
BEMIDJI -- A 51-year-old Backus man has been charged with first-degree criminal damage to property for driving 6-inch nails into about 500 red pine trees that were sold at auction. Stephen Louis Olson was charged Monday in Cass County District Court with Criminal Damage to Property...
December 8, 2009 - 8:36am
November 25, 2009
Bemidji man arrested, held in assault, robbery at Willmar church
WILLMAR -- A 61-year-old Bemidji, Minn., man has been arrested on charges of assault and robbery for allegedly robbing a woman Tuesday afternoon at Crow River Lutheran Church. According to Kandiyohi County Sheriff Dan Hartog, deputies were dispatched to the rural Belgrade church...
November 25, 2009 - 11:20am
November 7, 2009
Three Bemidji women discuss deer hunting rituals
BEMIDJI, Minn. - Three women from the Bemidji area are preparing for the Minnesota deer hunting rifle season, which begins today at dawn. For these hunters, preparing for a hunt is not so much a routine; it's a ritual. It starts with a list George-Ann Maxson, 58, was not raised...
November 7, 2009 - 3:38pm
August 21, 2009
Letter - Odd health care logic
To the editor: Our own ignorance and the scare tactics of special interest groups are combining to be a strong opposition to badly needed health insurance reform. Doesn't it amaze you how a "Judeo-Christian" nation will ofttimes gladly pay more taxes to support a strong military...
August 21, 2009 - 12:00am
Health care forum in Bemidji shows people are wary of government's involvement
Jane Erwin drove from Hoffman to Bemidji Monday to tell U.S. Representative Collin Peterson that government shouldn't expand its role in health care. Unemployed, Erwin said Congress should have done more for jobs than for health care. "There have been times in my life I haven't...
August 21, 2009 - 12:00am
May 13, 2009
Baseball: Cardinal boys shut out Bemidji
In a battle between section rivals, the Cardinal baseball team earned a decisive 10-0 shutout in five innings to boost the team to 8-6 on the season. Derek Miller was solid on the mound, allowing just one hit in the shutout while striking out six. The game was much closer than the...
May 13, 2009 - 12:00am
February 20, 2009
Card boys' basketball team drops pair
The Cardinal boys' basketball team was 18 minutes away from snapping a nine-game losing streak on Saturday but a second-half comeback by Bemidji resulted in a 54-52 loss for the Cardinals. Alexandria led 31-21 at halftime against the Lumberjacks. That lead disappeared in the second...
February 20, 2009 - 12:00am
Card girls' basketball team falls to 'Jacks
The Cardinal girls' basketball team held a three-point lead midway through the second half against an 18-2 Bemidji team on Saturday but saw that lead disappear in a 72-56 loss to the Lumberjacks. The two teams went back and forth for much of the game, but the Cardinals struggled...
February 20, 2009 - 12:00am
January 28, 2009
Cardinal wrestlers take pair at Bemidji triangular
The Cardinal wrestlers brought back a pair of wins from the Bemidji triangular Thursday night, defeating the host Lumberjacks 45-33 and Bertha-Hewitt-Verndale 39-28. "The team was a bit short-handed with a few wrestlers out of the lineup for various reasons, but they really pulled...
January 28, 2009 - 12:00am