Bigfork News


04/11/2018 03:36 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Voters OK $64 million school construction project 

Voters in Independent School District 318 on Tuesday narrowly approved a nearly $64 million ballot question to construct two new elementary buildings and renovate another. The number of "yes" votes totaled 3,249, while 3,187 voted against the ballot question.


03/11/2018 10:08 AM  ~~~Source~~~
PDD Quiz: Wild Weather 

Even if we've exhausted every other topic of conversation, we always have the weather to fall back on. Weather in the Northland can be extreme, but how familiar are you with those extremes? Test your meteorological mettle with this week's quiz! The next PDD Quiz, reviewing March 2018 happenings, will be published on March 25. Email question suggestions to Alison Moffat at Question #3: In February of 2014, Duluth set a record for consecutive days during which the temperature dropped below zero.


02/08/2018 10:10 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Race against time: The search for a missing 5-year-old 

At 3:30 a.m. on June 22, 2016, an arson fire brings Bemidji investigators to the Hillcrest Manor mobile home park. And they quickly find a victim.


01/31/2018 12:07 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Bigfork man killed in one-vehicle roll-over 

According to a report by the Minnesota State Patrol, Cody Wayne Goble, 33, of Bigfork, was driving a 2004 Chevy Colorado northbound on Highway 38. Goble's vehicle left the roadway near Rajala Mill Road and entered the west ditch.


01/27/2018 09:35 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Sandstede to host town hall meetings 

Rep. Julie Sandstede, DFL-Hibbing, has scheduled three informal listening sessions as a preview to the upcoming legislative session that starts Feb. 20. All area residents are welcome to attend to ask questions or share ideas regarding policy and legislation.