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Dick Gregory, cutting-edge satirist and uncompromising activist, dies at 84
Last day for lake trout: Season closes in Apostle Islands area as quota reached
Grand Forks 'Love Wins' rally protests violence in Charlottesville
Trump's Mar-a-Lago Club loses its ninth big charity event this week
New view of achievement gap: Lawsuit spurs Twin Cities superintendents to change their approach to improving education equity
Twins hall inductee Michael Cuddyer on umpires, chemistry, Byron Buxton
Berrios, Twins shut out Diamondbacks
Busch dominates for ninth NASCAR Xfinity win at Bristol
Drag racing: Struggles continue for NHRA locals
Cook moves closer to being starter
Anna "Ann" Prince
William J. Sliney
Edith M. Allen
Pearl Rose Keenan
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: The eclipse is more than meets the eye
MASTER GARDENERS: What's (achoo!) blooming?
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Stupid human happenings always seem to happen
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Just how much is $1 billion?
Library Corner column: Library offers up something for all ages
'Super Troopers 2' lands spring 2018 release date
Finally! Daniel Craig confirms he'll return as James Bond
Tom Cruise breaks ankle in stunt, halts production on 'Mission' film
Mississippi Music moves indoors on Wednesday
Around the Arts, August 13
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Temperatures fluctuate, and so does the bite
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Grosbeaks: Distinctive, colorful, musical and social
MASTER GARDENERS: Look for the 2017 Perennial Plant of the Year
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: So many lakes, so many fish
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Blue jays are true Minnesotans all year long
Jeff & Becky Musburger
Joe & Sissy Neft
Gazpacho refreshes on a summer day
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Bringing the Democratic party back to its roots
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: A far cry from the quest for equality
Incontinence shouldn't block people from seeking medical help
Letter to the Editor: Racism isn't somewhere else or in the past
May 11, 2017
PRIME TIME: Critters north country folk need not worry about
Each part of the country contains critters the locals find annoying -- or worse -- poisonous snakes. In Minnesota there's plenty of grass and/or...
May 11, 2017 - 10:16am
PRIME TIME: Two husbands, three wives
You may recall that I'm an incurable Savoyard (Gilbert & Sullivan nut). A few of you may remember columns I wrote in ’00, ’04, ’09,...
May 11, 2017 - 10:14am
May 7, 2017
KELLY BREVIG COLUMN: Dear world; a letter to all of us
Dear women of this world, I know you are tired, overworked and underpaid. I know you carry with you the heartache of trauma; yours and of those...
May 7, 2017 - 12:50pm
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: A reason why we have and need grandpas and grandmas
By the time my grandchild, expected in December, graduates from high school, I will be 90 years old. What changes will have occurred between...
May 7, 2017 - 1:44am
May 1, 2017
LIBRARY CORNER: May heats up with events at Library
Welcome to May at the Bemidji Public Library! As a special treat, there are two Legacy events in May. First, on Monday, May 8, from 6 to 8 p.m.,...
May 1, 2017 - 1:33pm
April 30, 2017
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Hooray for May
"What's in store for us in May?" Teachers traditionally review the new month for their students and point out the more interesting days. In keeping...
April 30, 2017 - 8:40am
April 23, 2017
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Look at the brighter side of life
Julie had been after her husband, Jerry, for several weeks to varnish the wooden seat on their toilet. Finally he got around to doing it while...
April 23, 2017 - 6:00am
April 22, 2017
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: We must open our minds to diverse teachings
As I contemplate the many activities that take place in Bemidji to address truth and reconciliation, racial equity and social justice, I have...
April 22, 2017 - 10:22pm
April 16, 2017
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: John's No. 1 List for Bemidji
Writers enjoy making lists of things. You always find a list of things like "The Top Ten Foods To Eat" or "Best Way To Lose 20 Pounds, or "50...
April 16, 2017 - 7:02am
April 12, 2017
MASTER GARDENERS COLUMN: What is that weed?
In one of the master gardener articles each month, I will discuss some of the many weeds that are problems in this part of Minnesota. Some will be landscape weeds, some garden weeds and others will be those you will see in ditches, fields and woods. We all have a role in identifying...
April 12, 2017 - 9:00am
April 9, 2017
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Do you know your Twins?
It's been said that football has replaced baseball as the most popular sport in the United States but I still like to think that baseball reigns...
April 9, 2017 - 7:15am
April 5, 2017
MASTER GARDENERS: Use these safety tips for healthy gardening
Gardening is our No. 1 hobby in America. It offers good exercise, stress reduction, mental health and a way to beautify the community and grow nutritious food. Whether you are a beginner or expert, your health and safety should be a priority while in the garden.
April 5, 2017 - 9:51am
April 2, 2017
KELLY BREVIG COLUMN: Sexual violence is an issue that impacts everyone
Our communities have been talking an awful lot about sexual violence lately. As April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, we at Support Within Reach wanted to take the opportunity to provide some tools for dealing with sexual violence when these issues touch our communities, our lives...
April 2, 2017 - 10:30am
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Let's warm up your brain
The snowbirds are back. The loons have returned. (Not intended to be a pun.) The ice will go out within ten days. Time to wake up your brain...
April 2, 2017 - 7:00am
March 26, 2017
PATT RALL COLUMN: Puppets by professionals for 'Dragonsong'
Mary-Knox Johnson has chosen a family show for her 100th production—much along the line of fantasy in space and time, a journey set on...
March 26, 2017 - 7:40am