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  1. Police: 3 Juveniles Admit to Historic Train Trestle ArsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | WDIO

    Three juveniles have now admitted to starting a historic train trestle on fire in Beltrami County last month, according to Blackduck Police Chief John Wilkinson. The 110-year-old bridge is a part of the popular Blue Ox/Voyageur Trail that runs 107 miles from Bemidji to International Falls.

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  2. 3 juveniles are suspects in burning of historic northern Minnesota bridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | TwinCities

    Authorities have identified three juvenile suspects they say are responsible for burning a large portion of a historic, 113-year-old trestle bridge in Blackduck. About 200 feet of the 701-footlong railroad trestle bridge in Blackduck burned April 13 in a fire that investigators found had been set intentionally.

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  3. Police say 3 kids set fire to historic wooden bridge in N. MinnesotaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | Star Tribune

    ... a historic 113-year-old wooden bridge in a swampy swath of northern Minnesota. The onetime vital rail crossing in Blackduck, a modern-day favorite among hikers and snowmobilers, caught fire April 13. By the time the blaze was extinguished, nearly 30 ...

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  4. Court releases Blandin Foundation from special masterRead the original story

    Monday May 4 | Business North

    ... in the minimum amount of grants paid in the foundation's local giving area (Itasca County, Remer, Hill City, Blackduck and Northome) from 55 to 60 percent, as measured on a six-year rolling basis. The first six-year period spans Jan. 1, 2015 to Dec. ...

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  5. Lake Superior, Blackduck Districts Get Approval to Continue 4-Day WeeksRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | WDIO

    ... requests from five requests to continue a shortened week through the next school year. Those districts are Blackduck, Lake Superior, Ogilvie, MACCRAY and Pelican Rapids. An earlier request from the Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City district will last ...

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  6. Tigers place 4th at Park Rapids30 min agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2015 | Pequot Lakes Echo

    ... the Drakes in five innings on Thursday, April 16, to improve their Upper Mississippi Conference record 3-0. Blackduck scored the first run in the top of the second, and then didn't score again until the top of the fifth, but by then the Tigers had ...

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  7. Tigers cruise past Northome-Kelliher 20-224 min agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2015 | Pequot Lakes Echo

    ... ed with 12 hits. The Tigers, who were scheduled to play Cass Lake-Bena on Tuesday, April 14, are scheduled to host Blackduck on Thursday, April 16.

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  8. Fire that damaged historic bridge could have been setRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | TwinCities

    ... link between Bemidji and International Falls. In recent years, it has been part of the Blue Ox recreational trail. Blackduck Fire Chief Troy Gabrelcik tells Minnesota Public Radio News that residents are devastated by the loss of an important local ...

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  9. Arson pinned on severe charring of historic bridge in northern Minn.Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2015 | Star Tribune

    ... shortly after 5:30 a.m. Monday and found the bridge "fully engulfed" in flames on the east side of the town of Blackduck, according to the Police Department. Fire also was burning in the swampy brush. By the time the blaze was extinguished, nearly ...

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  10. Arson Destroys Historic Northern Minnesota Train TrestleRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2015 | KSTP

    A fire that destroyed an historic train trestle in northern Minnesota is being called an arson, according to Blackduck police. The fire was reported at 5:23 a.m. Monday.

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  11. Northern Minnesota: Arson fire damages historic railroad bridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2015 | TwinCities

    Arson has severely damaged a 113-year-old railroad bridge believed to be the longest trestle bridge still standing in Minnesota. About 200 feet of the 701-foot-long railroad trestle bridge in Blackduck burned early Monday morning in a fire that investigation revealed had been set intentionally, according to a press release.

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  12. Tribal netting to expandRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2015 | TwinCities

    Wednesday, April 18 , 2006, Members of Red Lake Band of Chippewa sort walleyes during a survey conducted by the banda s fisheries biologist. After determining the sex and number of walleyes in the trap, the workers return them to the Blackduck River.

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  13. Blandin Foundation and Trust to meet with courtRead the original story

    Apr 13, 2015 | Business North

    Officials from the Charles K. Blandin Residuary Trust and the Blandin Foundation will participate in a public hearing before Judge Margaret Marrinan on April 21 regarding grant-making from 2009 through 2011. At the 9:30 a.m. meeting in Ramsey County District Court, they will consider a new way to report and verify that the foundation is meeting its commitments to the communities of its local giving area, which include Itasca County, Remer, Hill City, Blackduck and Northome.

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  14. Minnesota tribal walleye netting, spearing take set to expandRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2015 | TwinCities

    Wednesday, April 18 , 2006, Members of Red Lake Band of Chippewa sort walleyes during a survey conducted by the banda s fisheries biologist. After determining the sex and number of walleyes in the trap, the workers return them to the Blackduck River.

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  15. Elva SchultzRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2015 | Pequot Lakes Echo

    ... of Brainerd, passed away on Saturday April 4, 2015 at the St. Cloud Hospital. Elva was born on July 21, 1934 in Blackduck, MN to Elvert & Beatrice (Hansen) Ostrom. She married Walter Schultz in Brainerd on July 31, 1955. Together they had three ...

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  16. Robert Steven HurstRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2015 | Pequot Lakes Echo

    ... Center, Duluth, MN. Steve was born in 1955 in Bemidji, MN to Robert and Joanne Hurst. He grew up in Bemidji, Blackduck, and Northfield, MN with the family finally settling at the house on Gull Lake in Brainerd, MN. Steve graduated from Brainerd High ...

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  17. PR-B junior varsity speech team competes in Speech Games19 min agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | Pequot Lakes Echo

    The Pine River-Backus junior varsity speech team competed in the Speech Games in Blackduck on Monday, Feb. 9. Tributes from the 13 districts fought valiantly to bring home awards for their team.

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  18. The Pine River-Backus varsity speech team placed sixth8 min agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2015 | Pequot Lakes Echo

    The Pine River-Backus varsity speech team placed sixth Saturday, Feb. 7, at Blackduck, with two-third of the team earning awards.

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  19. Northern Minnesota burial mound may reopen to the publicRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2015 | TwinCities

    ... back to about 200 BC. Following the Laurel Indians -- of which much remains unknown -- the site was used by the Blackduck people. It's estimated Grand Mound was created and used from about 200 BC to 1400 AD. A man named Fred Smith purchased the ...

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  20. Pequot Lakes speech team takes second in McGregor2 min agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2015 | Pequot Lakes Echo

    ... Klein. The Patriots will travel to Duluth Denfeld on Saturday, Feb. 7, and the junior high team will travel to Blackduck on Monday, Feb. 9. At its first competition of the season Saturday, Jan. 24, at the Grand Rapids Early Bird, the following ...

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