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Minnesota's restrained bid for Amazon headquarters ready to send
Bemidji Council moves forward on multiple public works projects
Bemidji Area Schools aims for two-percent test score bumps
Cultivating new ideas: Farmers, entrepreneurs pushing the bounds of what can be grown and raised in northern Minnesota
'The ugly truth' about opioids in Crow Wing County
Strapped for cap space, healthy players, Wild suit up 45-year-old coach for practice
Packers' Mike McCarthy calls Vikings' hit on Aaron Rodgers 'an illegal act'
Wild's Zach Parise leaves practice with another 'setback'
Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino fired amid corruption probe
NFL seeks compromise solution to anthem protests
Arnold "Butch" Dahl
Pearl Dorothy Ledin
Rebecca Lynn Fure
Winnifred Marian Althiser
Gilbert D. Bahr
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Summer reflections from Lake Julia
GENERATIONS: A trip on the ‘Old Bay Line’
GENERATIONS: Milk snakes, fairy diddles and goatsuckers
GENERATIONS: Time to go to church -- and eat well
GENERATIONS: In defense of the ‘routine’
John Dunsworth, actor who played Jim Lahey on 'Trailer Park Boys,' dead at 71
PATT RALL COLUMN: Thanks abound at BSU concerts
Around the Arts, October 15
Rise and shine
Ben Affleck condemns Harvey Weinstein - then apologizes for groping an actress on MTV
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Fish on the move for fall
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Living with the ladybugs in Minnesota
MASTER GARDENERS: Fall care and pruning those shrubs and trees
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Close encounters with the outdoors world
PAUL NELSON FISHING: Time for a little night fishing
Tom & Linda Peterson
Larry & Joyce Johnson
Commentary: When it comes to harassing the media, Trump is no Nixon
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Otto praised for clean energy plan
FIELDING QUESTIONS: Shrub with berries identified as nuisance species
More on winning the war on weeds
Commentary: It's not surprising that Eminem doesn't like Trump, but here's why his rap about him is resonating
December 14, 2015
ZZ Top to perform at Sanford Center
BEMIDJI -- Rock legends ZZ Top will perform at Bemidji's Sanford Center on March 28. The Texas trio were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall...
December 14, 2015 - 6:17pm
December 6, 2015
‘Glen Tidings’ to you: Holiday concert benefitting food shelf features performers familiar to Bemidji audiences
BEMIDJI — The musicians who take the stage Saturday at Bemidji’s Chief Theater are no strangers to this community, but they’ll be making...
December 6, 2015 - 12:47am
December 2, 2015
A song of ‘Indian Summer’: Former member’s composition featured at Bemidji Chorale concert
BEMIDJI -- When composer Whitney Berry first heard “Indian Summer,” a poem by fellow Canadian William Wilfred Campbell, the words reminded...
December 2, 2015 - 7:23pm
November 12, 2015
Rock band Styx to headline Lakes Jam 2016
BRAINERD, Minn. – Classic rock band Styx will headline the Brainerd music festival Lakes Jam on June 25. Styx joined the music scene in 1972 with their self-titled debut album. Subsequent albums spawned hits including “Come Sail Away,” “Mr. Roboto,” and “Blue Collar Man...
November 12, 2015 - 11:35am
October 9, 2015
PHOTO GALLERY: Little Big Town packs Sanford Center
Little Big Town took the stage in front of a sold out crowd on Thursday at the Sanford Center. The popular country foursome opened with “Day...
October 9, 2015 - 9:28am
September 24, 2015
Tim McGraw joins Eric Church as WE Fest headliner
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — Tim McGraw has been added as a headliner for next year's WE Fest. McGraw will join fellow headliner Eric Church, previously the only act announced, though it wasn't announced who will play which night. The festival takes place Aug. 4, 5 and 6 at the Soo...
September 24, 2015 - 9:35am
September 21, 2015
Bemidji to get a bit 'Reckless': Bryan Adams set to play Sanford Center on Thursday
BEMIDJI—Come Thursday, you have a chance to recapture a moment in rock 'n' roll history. The year is 1985 and the popular music scene...
September 21, 2015 - 8:18pm
September 19, 2015
ALBUM REVIEW: David Gilmour's 'Rattle That Lock'
September 19, 2015 - 7:01pm
August 14, 2015
Off The Record Blog: ALBUM REVISIT N.W.A.'s 'Straight Outta Compton'
August 14, 2015 - 10:17pm
August 5, 2015
Bemidji Area Community Band wraps up summer concert series
BEMIDJI -- The Bemidji Area Community Band will be wrapping up its summer concert season at 7 p.m. Sunday on the south lawn of Bangsberg Hall at BSU. The band will be under the direction of Fulton Gallagher, professor emeritus in the Music Department at BSU. He received his undergraduate...
August 5, 2015 - 6:34pm
July 31, 2015
Opening artist for Little Big Town concert announced
BEMIDJI -- Grammy award-winning country group Little Big Town will be coming to the Sanford Center on Oct. 8 along with Drake White and the Big Fire and CAM as the opening artists. Drake White and Big Fire is a recently signed singer songwriter residing in Nashville, Tenn. He is known...
July 31, 2015 - 8:01pm
July 26, 2015
First City Singers 'on a mission': Senior group seeking members to carry on a musical tradition
BEMIDJI—She officially retired from teaching music 15 years ago, but Cynthia White is still teaching today. "The only thing that could...
July 26, 2015 - 12:36am
You can come home again: Accomplished singer/performer Matt Goinz returns to lend a hand in PBP final show of the season
BEMIDJI—Matthew (Matt) Goinz disproves the quote by the late American author Thomas Wolfe, "You Can't Go Home Again," for every time he...
July 26, 2015 - 12:20am
July 12, 2015
The Fab Four returns to Bemidji on Friday: Tribute band to The Beatles to play Sanford Center
BEMIDJI — The Fab Four, a California-based tribute band of The Beatles, will return to Bemidji in July. The Fab Four will perform at 8 p.m....
July 12, 2015 - 12:24am
June 23, 2015
Medical emergency causes Nickelback to cancel Moondance Jam performance
WALKER, Minn. — Canadian rockers Nickelback have canceled their July 16 headlining set at Moondance Jam because of a medical emergency. Organizers...
June 23, 2015 - 6:34pm