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Construction update: Expect significant delays on Highway 21...
Traffic travels through parts of the Cypress Drive and Edgewood Drive roundabout Friday, Oct. 19, in Baxter. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch
Identifying drug use is topic of Akeley forum
Two agents with the Paul Bunyan Drug Task Force will present the program "Identifying Drug Use" at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 23, at St. John's Lutheran Church in Akeley. The presentation is free and everyone is invited.
WHA, Walker Legion debate change from daily to weekly Pledge of Allegiance
The change was made, Superintendent Eric Pingrey replied, because faculty members said many students wre saying the pledge “like robots and were not really ‘into’ it.”
Was it necessary?: Parties weigh in on the criminal case involving...
Activists are seen attempting to cut chains after trespassing into a valve station for pipelines carrying crude from Canadian oils sands into the U.S. markets near Leonard, Minnesota, in this image released on Oct. 11, 2016. Courtesy Climate Direct Action
2 motorists killed when pickup trucks collide in west-central Minnesota
Joel Patrick Trebesch, 50, of Kandiyohi, Minn., was killed in the 10:40 a.m. collision on U.S. 71. The second driver, Mark Andrew Tanhoff, 50, of Renville, Minn., was also killed, according to the State Patrol.
Dollars for deals: Despite recent write-off, city's Revolving...
BEMIDJI—Despite having to write off a loan of more than $300,000 to a hotel development company, officials say a city loan fund remains in good shape to support economic development in Bemidji.
This Was Brainerd - Oct. 21
Ride the NP Railroad from Brainerd to Portland via Deluxe Coach for just $47.00, with round trip at $75.85 plus tax. Enjoy the magnificent Vista-Dome North Coast Limited, with stewardess service and the Traveler's Rest buffet-lounge.
Michigan man sentenced for dealing heroin on Leech Lake rese...
According to the U.S. Attorney’s Office, between April 2016 and March 2017, Raymond Anthony Poole, 44, of Detroit, and others conspired to distribute approximately 227 grams of heroin between Minneapolis, Bemidji, Cass Lake and on the Leech Lake reservation.
Voter's Guide: Walker-Hackensack-Akeley School District
Public office experience: None.What do you want to accomplish if elected? I would like to serve our community as a school board member. My goals include: Keeping our schools safe; enhancing educational services and learning opportunities for students; retaining smart, professional staff; preparing s
Cass Lake man charged with solicitation of a minor
According to court documents, Brandon Wayne Masten, 33, contacted a 14-year-old female by cell phone and then sent her either a photograph or video that was explicit. The document said he also solicited her for sexual contact.
Rotary ‘Extravaganza’ fundraiser a success, thanks to Walker community members
“Service Above Self” has been the creed of Rotary International since it was organized in 1904. It is obvious that the Walker community, including businesses, families and friends, practices the same motivation.
Serious Injuries After Sugar Beet Trucks Collide In Felton - KVRR Local News
Clay County Sheriff's Lt. Mark Empting says the collision happened around 6:30 a.m. Friday at the intersection on County Road 34.October 19, 2018Joe RadskeCLAY COUNTY, N.D. (KFGO) – Two people were seriously injured in the crash of two sugar beet trucks west of Felton.Clay County Sheriff’s Lt. Mark
Sheriff seeks details about infant murder suspect's past relationships
"We know for certain that he has been on plentyoffish.com, I don't know at this point what other sites he may have used, but there's a plethora of them out there," Heck said.
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Bemidji needs to have a detoxification...
I’m uncertain who this subject should be directed to, although I believe it’s an issue that should be addressed and considered by everyone residing here in Bemidji. This thought occurred to me when I recently rode past the construction of a building on the corner of Paul Bunyan Drive and Irvine Aven
Blackduck man sentenced in child porn case
Douglas Allen Peasley, 32, appeared before Judge Annie Claesson-Huseby in the Beltrami County Courthouse. After his sentencing hearing, he went directly into custody.Before the actual sentencing, Peasley testified and answered several questions. He described to the court how he had downloaded at lea
Film crew brings cash to Backus area
The first week in October, when most businesses near Backus are normally starting to feel an annual slowdown between vacation season and snowmobile season, some local businesses got a boost from a surprising source.
16-year-old driver causes crash that injured 4 others
At 9:05 a.m., a Dodge Caravan driven by Wanda Lee Demarre, 51, of Randall was traveling west on Minnesota Highway 27 at Todd County Road 11 in Little Sauk Township east of Osakis.
Police issue update on convicted sex offender
According to the Bemidji Police Department, Thomas Edward Strong, 29, is now homeless and is reportedly living near the Irvine Avenue Bridge in Bemidji. His move was reported Oct. 9.
Level lll sex offender address update in Bemidji
BEMIDJI, Minn. (Valley News Live) -The Bemidji Police Department are warning the community about a high-risk-sex offender living in Minnesota.29-year-old Thomas Edward Strong is homeless living near Irvine Avenue in Bemidji Minnesota.Strong was convicted as a sexual predator and for criminal sexual
Level 3 sex offender moving back to Wadena Nov. 1
The offender, 25-year-old Adam Levi Schultz, was convicted in 2013 of possessing child pornography and engaging in sexual contact with a 9-year-old male. In January 2018, Schultz was convicted of knowingly violating his sex offender registration requirement/or intentionally provided false informatio