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BOYS BASKETBALL: Red Lake beats Laporte 87-45
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WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: Senske named NSIC Freshman of the Year
Rev. Vernon A. Nelson
David M. Reinard
Michael J. Benson
John Eggers: How cold is it?
Northland Stargazing: Open clusters, saints' days, and the vernal equinox
Cyndi Fenske: March into the Library
Patrick Guilfoile: Shining light on obesity
A NATIVE VOICE: Education: What is it?
Off The Record Blog: ‘Parks And Recreation’ Goes Out On A High Note
Pioneer Previews: Much to do as March approaches
Art briefs - Sunday Feb. 22
To play in Paris: Bemidji organist to perform this summer at Notre Dame Cathedral
Pioneer Previews: Time to 'Go for Baroque' with the BSO
Peterson, Northland Tackle honored by Fishing Hall of Fame
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Anglers' attention turns to perch as season winds down
Blane Klemek: Here one day and gone the next
DNR to fly elk surveys in northwest Minnesota
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Poutin’ time: 35th annual Eelpout Festival starts Friday
Byron York: White House traps itself in terrorism word games
Danny Tyree: ‘The Sound of Music’ turns 50
Joe Guzzardi: Obama’s overreach
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: There are two sides to entitlement programs
Tom Purcell: Snow’s silver lining
January 11, 2015
John Eggers: Should we invest in education?
This may sound like a boring topic because no one likes to talk about spending more money for education. We’re probably all worn out. Pretty soon we will have an array of presidential candidates running for office. All of them will talk about education. Some will say we should...
January 11, 2015 - 12:17am
Blane Klemek: Bobcats are quite literally ‘creatures of habit’
Bobcats are one of the most elusive and secretive native species of mammals common in Minnesota. Not very well understood by most people, fewer still ever observe them. Granted, they are mostly nocturnal by nature, but rest assured these amazing animals are more numerous than many...
January 11, 2015 - 12:16am
January 4, 2015
Blane Klemek: The handsome little chickadee is a delight to observe
There’s an avian tune that I listen for every year around this time. In fact, this season I heard it for the first time on Christmas morning. It’s a song that reminds us that even in the face of cold and ice, spring really isn’t all that far away. Indeed, what I’m referring...
January 4, 2015 - 12:08am
John Eggers: How to have a happy new year
As 2015 is now upon us, here are some tips on how to be happier this New Year. You may already be as happy as you want to be. You are happy about your family life and happy for your family. You are happy at work and at play. You like yourself and don’t have any vices that you...
January 4, 2015 - 12:06am
January 3, 2015
Shine a light for those who need it most
A beautiful girl enters the salon. From underneath the dryer hood I watch as she gets her nails manicured. They are long and beautiful. She gets her hair highlighted and carefully snipped. Although she is receiving some wonderful services, she sits with a sad, distant look on her...
January 3, 2015 - 11:08pm
December 28, 2014
Blane Klemek: Thoughts on northern harriers and broad-winged hawks
A favorite group of birds to many people is a group that’s collectively called “raptors” or “birds of prey.” Raptors include hawks, falcons, ospreys, eagles, owls, and even vultures. Here in Minnesota where we’re fortunate to enjoy not only four biomes coming together...
December 28, 2014 - 12:52am
Patrick Guilfoile: An electric puppeteer
Join me in a thought experiment. For a few moments, imagine you are a minnow living in a tributary of the Amazon River. To have survived, you have learned how to hide, motionless, in this predator-rich water when you’ve sensed danger. So now you detect a large fish in the area....
December 28, 2014 - 12:51am
John Eggers: Teddy, the Christmas cat
No one can say for sure when he first arrived in town. Everyone thought the cat belonged to old Theodore Sorenson, whom everyone called Teddy so everyone also began calling the stray cat, Teddy. Teddy the cat only made his appearance during those weeks before Christmas and no one...
December 28, 2014 - 12:49am
LIBRARY CORNER: Start off the year reading at the Library
Welcome, welcome 2015! Do you have any New Year's resolutions? If so, we can help. We have the resources to help get you started and we'd love to help you find what you're looking for. Whether it is learning a new hobby (700s), cooking more healthfully (600s), or taking control...
December 28, 2014 - 12:39am
December 25, 2014
Northland Stargazing: Jupiter rules the night
Yearly reminders: 1. Sky and Telescope's free weekly website is www.skyandtelescope.com/. My info comes mostly from the magazine, but you can find more there, plus breaking news. 2. January's "Sky & Telescope" includes "Skygazer's Almanac 2015," an hourglass-shaped grid showing...
December 25, 2014 - 11:09pm
December 21, 2014
Blane Klemek: The moon of popping trees
On a recent cold night, I left the warmth of my house in exchange for a brisk walk outdoors. I've always enjoyed the feeling of fresh, crisp winter air in my lungs, the sound of squeaky snow underneath my boots and the supreme quiet of woodlands in the wintertime. Everything about...
December 21, 2014 - 12:28am
Scotty Allison: The need for local Veterans Home continues
The need for a Veterans Home here in Bemidji and in northwest Minnesota has not gone away. In fact, each year as our veteran population ages, the need grows. The Veterans Home Task Force continues to inform our elected leaders about what is needed and with, hopefully, a renewed...
December 21, 2014 - 12:25am
John Eggers: The Christmas coincidence
"Come on! Let's get the show on the road," Jason shouted to his family. It was beginning to snow harder and they had a three-hour ride to Jason's parent's home for Christmas Eve. After an hour of driving through heavy, snow-covered roads, and at the insistence of Jason's wife,...
December 21, 2014 - 12:23am
December 14, 2014
Blane Klemek: Keeping the prairie alive along the Red River Basin
One afternoon many years ago, a University of North Dakota professor of mine asked me what my thoughts were on people's notions about their sense of home.
December 14, 2014 - 12:38am