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Taking flight for the future: Bemidji company continues to grow; honors late founder with scholarships to students pursuing aviation careers
Nolan wants Enbridge Sandpiper route moved south
Celebrating Red Lake’s chief chairman; Bemidji honors first leader of tribal council by flying flag at City Hall
JPC recommends University Heights approval
New exhibit category at Beltrami County Fair
LEGION BASEBALL: Errors lead to Bemidji's 7-3 loss to Perham in Sub State opener
GOLF: BSU’s Benson finishes 39th at State Amateur
Youth baseball: Bemidji's 12-year-old Cal Ripken team advances in region tournament
Youth baseball: Bemidji 12-year-olds hammer East Central, Colo. 17-0 in Cal Ripken regional
Summertime Serving: BHS coach hopes summer program will lead to success at high school level
Judith "Judy" Marie Ross
Dorothy Josephine (Nelson) Melby
Mark Steven Munckton
Louis William Whitney
What's new at the Beltrami County Fair Horticulture Area
Blane Klemek: Keeping an eye on the kestrels
John Eggers: Building a new school is the right decision
Mints can fit right in here
John Eggers: Kids write to God ... and get answers
‘Fargo’ Season 2 will be set in 1979, executive producer says
Switchfoot at Sanford Center
Art briefs - Sunday July 20
Pioneer Previews: Check out Art in the Park
2014 Bemidji Area Arts Endowment grants
Minnesota scales back deer hunt: Most areas in and around Bemidji will be in lottery zones
Hunting: DNR officials set 2014 wolf target harvest at 250 animals
Paul Nelson: Anglers switch to summer patterns on Bemidji area lakes
Single zebra mussel confirmed in Green Lake
Paul Nelson: Water temperatures remain cool in Bemidji area lakes
Kimmes anniversary celebrations
Lueken was strong supporter of Carnegie Library
Danny Tyree: Let’s not pick a dumbest president and say we did
Will Durst: Stuck on stuck
Nat Hentoff: Who are we as Americans?
Dick Polman: Plane shot down. What would Reagan do?
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June 15, 2014
Moondance Jammin Country Fest is coming up
WALKER — The Moondance Jammin Country Fest will take place Friday and Saturday in Walker, and a Pre Jammin Party will take place June 19. Ticket prices for the event are as follows. A two-day general admission ticket, including the Pre Jammin Party, will cost $160; a one-day general...
entertainment / music
June 15, 2014 - 12:13am
On a larger stage: TrekNorth seniors to showcase art in Grand Rapids
Three TrekNorth seniors are about to see their art displayed on a bigger stage. The trio — Kali Benson, Ashley Blevins and Kalli Wilson — were selected to paint the stage backdrop that will be featured throughout the 10th Annual KAXE Mississippi River Festival to take place in...
entertainment / art
June 15, 2014 - 12:00am
June 11, 2014
Art briefs - Sunday June 8
Fiddle camp this week at Headwaters School of Music BEMIDJI -- String Fling Fiddle Camp will offer both private and group instruction starting Monday. Campers will participate in two of four categories based on their playing ability. The camp is open to players from beginning to...
June 11, 2014 - 2:53pm
June 10, 2014
‘Fargo’ Episode 9: A Fox, a Rabbit, and a Cabbage
June 10, 2014 - 10:47pm
UPDATED: Pioneer Previews: Right time for 'She Wrights'; event moved to Rail River Folk School
A performance of songs, theater and films written by women will be the premiere event of the newest established arts nonprofit organization in Bemidji. It will start at 2 p.m. at the Rail River Folk School, 303 Railroad St. SW, Bemidji. Cate and Al Belleveau are quickly working...
June 10, 2014 - 9:50am
June 7, 2014
The Band is back: Community Band to open summer concert series June 15
BEMIDJI -- A Father's Day tribute and music dedicated to the 70th anniversary of the Normandy invasion will highlight the Bemidji Area Community Band's opening concert of the summer on June 15. The concert is scheduled at 7 p.m. on the lawn south of Bangsberg Fine Arts Complex...
entertainment / music
June 7, 2014 - 11:35pm
Getting her voice back: Bemidji woman to take part in worldwide talent competition
BEMIDJI -- Two years ago, Kari Ekhoff could barely speak, much less sing. Suffering from asthma without knowing it, the young mother lost her voice -- the voice that put her through college and helped others learn how to sing. A lot has changed since then. After going through dozens...
entertainment / music
June 7, 2014 - 11:33pm
June 4, 2014
PAUL BUNYAN PLAYHOUSE SEASON OPENER: Nothing quiet about 'Noises Off'
If you go What: "Noises Off," opening of Paul Bunyan Playhouse's 64th summer season. Where: Historic Chief Theater, downtown Bemidji. When: 7:30 Wednesday; event runs through June 14 with shows Wednesday through Sunday (matinee) the first week and June 11-14 the second week. Cost:...
entertainment / theater
June 4, 2014 - 4:01pm
June 3, 2014
Join the conversation 'Fargo' Episode No. 8 tonight
Join Forum Communication staffers -- and the general public -- as we live blog and tweet about Espisode No. 8 of the FX television series 'Fargo'...
June 3, 2014 - 6:56pm
June 1, 2014
Pioneer Previews: Paul Bunyan Playhouse season starts this week
The 2014 Paul Bunyan Playhouse season starts this week with the comedy “Noises Off,” which will make its debut on Wednesday at the Historic Chief Theatre in downtown Bemidji. The play is described as “the funniest farce ever written.” They comedy actually is a type of play-within-a-play...
June 1, 2014 - 12:00am
May 29, 2014
‘Fargo’ gets five Critics’ Choice nominations
LOS ANGELES — As the mayhem in "Bemidji" that the TV series “Fargo” has wrought comes to an end in a few weeks, the series’ recognition continues to grow. FX’s “Fargo” is in the running for five Critics’ Choice Television Awards, tying with four other shows or movies...
May 29, 2014 - 10:35pm
May 27, 2014
REVIEW: ‘Fargo’ Episode 7: Who Shaves the Barber?
May 27, 2014 - 11:02pm
May 25, 2014
Pioneer Previews: Arts alive and well as we head toward summer
I am pleased to extend an invitation to you to attend a performance of “Captain Snap and the Children of Vinegar Lane” on behalf the young actors, their teachers, parents, grandparents and producers Tuesday at 1:30 and 5:30 p.m. at Solway School. The play, under the direction...
May 25, 2014 - 12:03am
Bacon. Beer. Bemidji.: First-ever Bacon & Beer Fest on May 31
BEMIDJI — Bacon, often found among lettuce and a tomato shoved between two pieces of bread or next to a huge stack of pancakes, also has a way of showing up in unexpected places. Today, bacon can be found in flavored toothpaste, flavored soda, soap that includes the flavor, scented...
May 25, 2014 - 12:00am
May 21, 2014
New book documents obsessions of Dylan fans
DULUTH -- One fan dug through Bob Dylan’s garbage. Another filled his Greenwich Village apartment with bootlegs of Dylan recordings. One has picked through Dylan’s words in search of crossovers in literature — then reported his findings on his popular Dylan-themed blog. And...
May 21, 2014 - 8:36pm