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JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Helping Native youth find success in schools
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MASTER GARDENERS COLUMN: Picking that perfect garden spot
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: The BWCA: Memories of a special place of pure, natural beauty
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Spring is here, and open water isn't too far behind
Catch-and-release walleye season for Mille Lacs Lake again this year
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Reassess ice conditions every day and make safe decisions
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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Thanks to the Beavers for a wonderful season this year
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October 2, 2016
KELSI TURNER COLUMN: How to harvest wild rice
This is how you harvest wild rice: first, you move in across the street from a woman who completed her doctoral dissertation about wild rice. You strike up a conversation with her and remember that you've always wondered about wild rice, always wanted to learn how to harvest it. You...
October 2, 2016 - 9:24am
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: How to hunt for a Deere
Usually you can't get too much for antique signs that are broken or damaged or that may be just the part of a sign. There are exceptions. About 30 plus years ago, I picked up a half of an old John Deere "quality implements" sign. This sign had the older John Deere colors: black, red...
October 2, 2016 - 7:18am
KELLY BREVIG COLUMN: When you are called to 'do the right thing'
A recent memory emerged for me this past week. It came bubbling up out of nowhere and presented itself in a profound moment. I'm still not sure what led me to this story, but it is one that I am rather proud of and wanted to share. It is a story my grandma told me, and at the time,...
October 2, 2016 - 6:00am
September 28, 2016
MASTER GARDENERS: What ate my potatoes?
By now many of you who grow potatoes have dug them up, only to find that some look as if something took a few bites out of them and carefully put them back. Who wants a baked potato with a bite already gone? You may see this in other root vegetables as well. What you see is the work...
September 28, 2016 - 1:00am
September 25, 2016
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Leave a legacy of words
How many times when you were growing up did your parents say to you, "Now don't forget to say 'thank you'"? How many times did they say to you, "Now don't forget to wash your hands"? The answer is, your parents said those things many, many times to the point that as an adult, you...
September 25, 2016 - 8:40am
September 22, 2016
SUSTAINABILITY COLUMN: Sustainable health care: Returning to relationship-based practice
After practicing conventional family medicine for 30 years, Bemidji physician Dr. Diane Pittman decided it was time for a change.
September 22, 2016 - 1:14pm
September 20, 2016
MASTER GARDENERS: Think about next year when it comes to garden debris
It is getting to the time of the year when gardeners are left with plants that have completed their jobs in our gardens and are either dead or dying. What is best for next year’s garden should be on our minds when contemplating what we should do with this debris. Those plants that...
September 20, 2016 - 10:57pm
September 18, 2016
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: Truth and Reconciliation: Water
The effects of the proposed Dakota Access Pipeline on the Standing Rock Reservation in North Dakota has reached most of us either by word of mouth, students, media and the internet. What does this really mean when thousands of native and non-native people gather to dispute corporate...
September 18, 2016 - 10:33am
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Let’s not sell our students short
I don’t think there is a high school or elementary principal who doesn’t believe that their students are the best. Just ask them. Do you know what? They are right. You have to be around students a long time to know what they are really like. Too often people judge a book by its...
September 18, 2016 - 8:57am
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: You’ll never know what you’ll find in the bird house
Ah, the joys of peeking inside of bird houses to see what’s inside! Indeed, over the years, I’ve had plenty of surprises, including a few disappointments, from managing artificial nest boxes. From nuthatches in wood duck boxes to flying squirrels in bluebird houses to nothing...
September 18, 2016 - 6:01am
September 11, 2016
John Eggers: Wisdom from Simon
I was talking to our dog Simon the other day, and he shared with me some of his dog wisdom based on some favorite dogisms he collected. "If you think we can't count, try putting three dog biscuits in your pocket and then give me only two of them."
September 11, 2016 - 12:24am
September 7, 2016
MASTER GARDENERS: Fall color for your garden
Around the first of September the garden, and sometimes the gardener, start to look and feel a little raggedy. The annuals begin to peter out and we have to rely more on perennials to provide interest and color in the garden. By planning ahead our gardens can shine until they succumb...
September 7, 2016 - 4:00am
September 4, 2016
Kelsi Turner: Brave-hearted choices
Exhausted, I flumped into my car and sped west. After a long-anticipated, two-day trip to my favorite place on the North Shore during which I was supposed to refuel my soul, I felt emptier than before my trip. I didn’t know why. I’d made a detailed list and schedule to make sure...
September 4, 2016 - 12:27am
John Eggers: Why didn't the zombie go to school?
In seventh grade, one of my classmates put a tack on our math teacher's chair. Mr. Kelly quickly sat down and then quickly stood up. Not one student cracked a smile. At our first class reunion after graduation, the story was retold and everyone chuckled and vividly remembered the...
September 4, 2016 - 12:18am
August 28, 2016
Cyndi Fenske: Goings on at the library in September
As leaves turn colors and kids go back to school this month, it is a good time to reflect upon all of the wonderful work Bemidji children did this past summer at the library in preparation for their upcoming school years. The library’s Read for the Win! summer reading program was...
August 28, 2016 - 12:29am