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Ecumen Bethany sold to Mankato-based group
Law Enforcement Blotter: Monday, October 16
Former Minn. hockey coach faces 11 child pornography charges
Long repair list for B-E schools
NorthStar Group breaks ground on sports complex, home of FCA Hockey
Sports schedule for Tuesday, Oct. 17
Volleyball: Chargers fight but fall in three to 16-win Warriors
Volleyball: Panthers fall to Knights in five sets
Sports schedule for Monday, Oct. 16
Football: Panthers win on senior night
'Voices from the Hillside' returns to Evansville
Ventriloquist brings act to humane society fundraiser
Open Mic Night welcomes new musicians
Pope County archeologists share findings, identify artifacts
Small change adds up for youth groups
Jerome & Irene Hagen
Gene & Mary
Gene & Mary
T. Mike & Jeannie Thompson
Region 9 hosts snowmobilers fall workshop
Jackson's first hunt success
Jennie Lake re-established as a waterfowl refuge
Morken: Trying to master scent control
Morken: CRP is worth fighting for by more than hunters
Annabelle Kretschmar (Pikal)
Robert G. Swanson
George "Joe" Cresswell
Letter: Support the fair, share your ideas
Letter: Coal is not where we should put our efforts
It's Our Turn: Goodbye, yoga pants; hello work
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down: Views from the Echo Press Editorial Board
Letter: Our country isn't perfect but it's still the best
Palmer amaranth crops up in Todd County
Farmer deadlines approaching
Tightly spiraled worms? You've got millipedes!
Dairy council seeks candidates
Tomato tasting at the library
Summit to showcase young, regional companies
Three Bello Cucina locations for sale, including Alexandria
Professional women to honor employers, Woman of the Year
Arvig school partnership nets cash for Osakis schools
State Farm agent retires after 35 years, welcomes two new agents
hires and promotions
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Girls' basketball: Bemidji wins battle of state-ranked teams
For 32 minutes on Saturday afternoon, it looked like the Cardinal girls' basketball team would earn a statement win on the road against the No. 3 ranked team in Class AAA. Fourth ranked Alexandria held an 11-point lead with a little more than four minutes remaining before the Lumberjacks...
February 17, 2010 - 12:00am
February 2, 2010
Faulty furnace caused fatal carbon monoxide accident in Bemidji
BEMIDJI -- The source of the carbon monoxide that claimed the life of a Bemidji woman over the weekend has been identified. The source of the carbon monoxide is believed to be a faulty furnace in the basement and a faulty flue on the water heater, according to an updated press release...
February 2, 2010 - 10:54am
January 24, 2010
Wood burning safety: Chimney sweep shares expertise
The image on Christopher O'Dell's van depicts a classic chimney sweep in top hat and formal attire. O'Dell himself, a member of the National...
January 24, 2010 - 6:31am
January 21, 2010
Charges possible in death of Shevlin teen found in snowbank
Criminal charges are possible in the investigation of the death of a teenager over the weekend near Shevlin, Minn., which is about 24 miles west...
January 21, 2010 - 7:10am
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