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Reading Corps celebrates first year in Bemidji
Community garden plans finalized; Planting to start next week
Design Center building to see new tenants; Sears, St. Michel Furniture to move downtown
Faculty, staff firings at White Earth college spur protest
Police and fire report to May 25
Bemidji begins Section 8-3A playoffs Monday against Sartell in Brainerd
Bemidji given No. 5 seed in 8-3A baseball playoffs
TENNIS: Bemidji doubles team Hokenson, Holter, makes section meet
GOLF: Bemidji girls take second at Wadena
BASEBALL: Brainerd routs Bemidji 10-3 in finale; Jacks await section seed
Donna Marie (Martin) Prentice
Mildred Avery Lashlee
Matthew Charles Pulis
Donna Marie (Martin) Prentice
Program through Hope House, Bemidji Public Library showcases talents
Nabors returns, Henderson out as Indy 500 singers
Russian court denies Pussy Riot's Alekhina parole
Cast gets ready for play
Monroe's photos for Prague exhibition stolen
Fighting aquatic invasive species top of list for local advocates
Turtle River Watershed Association members to inspect boats at two Bemidji area lake accesses
Bemidji area spring walleye bite usually peaks during Memorial Weekend
Fishing guide looks back on hosting Dayton
When did taxpayers become ‘bankers’?
Mike Reagan: Weathering the politicians
Donald Kaul: Scandal season at the Obama White House
David Shribman: Crossing sacred lines
Sam Pizzigati: Money still can’t buy happiness
Evan Hazard: Norhland Stargazing — June planets and two bright reddish stars
Wally Peck: New veggies gardeners can try
Patrick Guilfoile: Drink to their health, How fruit flies use alcohol to protect their young
Arland O. Fiske: The story of Helsinki’s ‘rock church’
John R. Eggers: Laughter makes the heart young
St. Curt S. Mowers: Safety information is important part of bicycle events
Question: In early spring, a group in our school is considering having a bicycle event for kids. We don’t want to wait until the last minute to find out what...
Fri, Mar 01, 2013 - 5:39pm
Paul Ericsson: Something for everyone at the library
Continuing with our robust schedule of literary, cultural and history events, we have something for everyone in March and April. There will be a creative songwriting workshop for sixth- through...
Fri, Mar 01, 2013 - 3:12pm
Scotty Allison: Some veterans to see payment change starting Friday
There have recently been several articles in the paper discussing the need for a veterans home here in Bemidji and more importantly in our part of beautiful Northwest Minnesota. This...
Mon, Feb 25, 2013 - 11:37pm
John Eggers: So how is February treating you?
“Ask not what your fortune cookie can do for you but what you can do for your fortune cookie.” That’s the best fortune I have ever received. Why? It really...
Fri, Feb 22, 2013 - 4:22pm
Arland Fiske: My unforgettable Swedish friend Elon
It all began in February 1964 in St. Louis. The telephone rang. “This is the International Institute calling. There is a young man here from Sweden who is very lonesome...
Fri, Feb 22, 2013 - 4:20pm
John Eggers: Lent: Don’t give up, try taking on renewed purpose
Lent was always a dark time when I was young. I remember going to those Wednesday night Lenten services where my grandfather served as pastor. It always seemed so cold,...
Fri, Feb 15, 2013 - 3:52pm
Arland Fiske: A memorable evening with Victor Borge
When Victor Borge came to Minot some years ago to put on his program of music and comedy at the Norsk Hostfest, my wife, Gerda, and I were his hosts...
Fri, Feb 15, 2013 - 3:51pm
Prime Time | Diane Engel:
When you are used to cooking for a whole family, especially if it consists of growing boys, you cook big pots of chili, stew, soup, and the like. But when...
Tue, Feb 12, 2013 - 12:53am
Prime Time: Evan Hazard: Playing ecclesiastical hooky Sunday morning
The Bemidji United Methodist (BUMC) bulletin for Dec. 23, 2012, said Pastor Gay would be on vacation Dec. 30, and announced a substitute preacher for that Sunday. However, it occurred...
Tue, Feb 12, 2013 - 12:50am
Prime Time | Art Lee: What's in a name? Well ... it depends
A Bemidji area audience was wonderfully entertained a few weeks ago by a well-known Minnesota vocalist named Prudence Johnson who, with her piano accompanist, put on an excellent two-hour show...
Tue, Feb 12, 2013 - 12:49am
Prime Time | Marilyn Heltzer: Walking is a great habit, even in midwinter
Here we are in the dead of winter. Or as the poet Christina Rosetti called it, “the bleak midwinter… snow on snow on snow.” Those are the lyrics to a...
Tue, Feb 12, 2013 - 12:43am
Ask a Trooper | Sgt. Curt S Mowers: Restricted farm work licenses
Question: Is there still such a thing as a farm license? I remember some of my friends having one, but that was a long time ago and they basically used...
Sun, Feb 10, 2013 - 11:18pm
Jason Ogaard: Learning to write code not as hard as you might think
One of the polite things you can do with people you don’t know very well is ask them about their jobs. What do they do? Who do they do it...
Sun, Feb 10, 2013 - 11:05pm
The Scandinavians visit America
Scandinavians first came to America in the days of Leif Eriksen 1,000 years ago. They have been coming ever since. The modern period of emigration from Norway dates back to...
Sun, Feb 10, 2013 - 11:01pm
John Eggers: What makes you happy?
Have you noticed the myriad of energy and health drinks in your local grocery store? I recently purchased a bottle of zero calorie Steaz and on the inside of the...
Sun, Feb 10, 2013 - 10:42pm