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Burglars swipe $30K in tools from Minnesota school’s auto shop, principal's car
Park Rapids man charged with soliciting child for sex
COUNTY: Beltrami County revising shoreland policy
Crime report for March 21
Great Indoors: Basketball-themed cake adds fun to Final Four
Phil Hughes recalls visiting pitching guru Tom House
UMD seniors seeking redemption
Hanzal's first Wild goal part of memorable family reunion
Vikings RB Murray has surgery on ankle
WATCH: Last-second heave sends No. 1 Champlin Park to 4A boys basketball semis
Clarence A. Roberts
Anita "Neen" R. Lillquist
Russell Marvin Holm
Laddie Dean Bahr Sr.
MASTER GARDENERS: Garden seed planning starts now
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Time for a love story
DELGADO COLUMN: Native American graves and repatriation protection emerge once again
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: What about kids that don't want to learn?
PRIME TIME: Children's Time on Sunday morning
'Wheel of Fortune' unfortunate guess goes viral
'Sesame Street' to welcome muppet character with autism
Kim Kardashian breaks silence on Paris robbery
Bemidji Symphony Orchestra presents 'Celtic Legends'
'Beauty and the Beast' smashes records with towering $170 million debut
Catch-and-release walleye season for Mille Lacs Lake again this year
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Reassess ice conditions every day and make safe decisions
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: The white pasque flower and horned lark-- harbingers of spring
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Few other birds as interesting as the pileated woodpecker
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Almost time to get off the ice (and clean up as you go)
Torry's Van Benefit
Don (Pail) Hill
Hoops on Hops: Delve into the wide range of beer books
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Candidate thanks supporters, Ward 4
Port: Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton calls criticism over #NoDAPL protests response “inaccurate and offensive”
Lost Italian: It all starts with Pasta Aglio e Olio
COMMENTARY: Enbridge: We remain committed to protecting the environment
March 19, 2017
Outstanding Oxcars: Bemidji, area theater companies hold annual awards show in Walker
WALKER—Growing in popularity each year, the fourth annual Oxcars celebration for area theater excellence were held this past Sunday, March...
March 19, 2017 - 9:00am
February 1, 2017
Message of mercy: Bemidji Community Theater to stage drama ‘The Elephant Man’
BEMIDJI -- Director Julie Kaiser is hoping to deliver a timeless message of benevolence with Bemidji Community Theater’s presentation of “The...
February 1, 2017 - 5:43pm
December 11, 2016
BHS fall musical "Anything Goes" earns awards
The Bemidji High School fall musical "Anything Goes" recently received awards announced by the Hennepin Theatre Spotlight Trust. The awards are:...
December 11, 2016 - 10:45am
November 27, 2016
Laporte School Drama Club presents "Midsummer Jersey"
The Laporte School Drama Club presented Ken Ludwig's "Midsummer Jersey" last weekend. "Midsummer Jersey" offered a modern retelling of Shakespeare's...
November 27, 2016 - 8:30am
November 4, 2016
Pop in to see 'Poppins': Bemidji Community Theater to stage ‘Mary Poppins: The Broadway Musical’
If you go... What: Bemidji Community Theater's "Mary Poppins: The Broadway Musical" When: 7 p.m. Nov. 11, 12, 18, 19 and 2 p.m. Nov. 13 and...
November 4, 2016 - 2:23pm
July 19, 2016
Don’t leave home without Iowa: ‘Leaving Iowa’ debuts Wednesday for Paul Bunyan Playhouse
BEMIDJI -- Remember the days of family outings in a so-called simpler time when parents lived within their budgets and children pleaded for trips...
July 19, 2016 - 7:07pm
March 15, 2016
Patt Rall: 'The Dining Room' hits the mark
If You Go: What: "The Dining Room," a play by A.R. Gurney When: 7:30 p.m. Friday, 2:30 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday Where: Rail River Folk School,...
March 15, 2016 - 7:12pm
February 4, 2016
"Leading Ladies" opens Friday
Bemidji Community Theater will present "Leading Ladies" this weekend and next at the Historic Chief Theater in downtown Bemidji. "Leading Ladies"...
February 4, 2016 - 10:38am
October 25, 2015
As he prepares to depart the airwaves, Garrison Keillor to perform ‘A Prairie Home Companion’ in Bemidji
BEMIDJI -- Terror is looking down at red sneakers, grumbling about back pain and the high cost of health insurance as dissatisfied Bemidjians...
October 25, 2015 - 12:27am
April 9, 2015
“Honk” the musical, opening Friday
"HONK," the charming musical version of The Ugly Duckling, will be presented by the Bemidji Community Theater and the Paul Bunyan Playhouse over...
April 9, 2015 - 5:27pm
October 23, 2014
Gearing up for 'Glengarry': Local play based on famous writing, movie
BEMIDJI -- Jesse Whiting has been involved in the theater since high school; usually as an actor. But recently, he took on a different position,...
October 23, 2014 - 12:36am
August 5, 2014
It's a hard knock life for Annie; Classic play rounds out Paul Bunyan Playhouse season
BEMIDJI -- "Leapin' lizards! It's Annie!" Not to be missed, and billed the world over as one of the most uplifting plays ever onstage, "Annie"...
August 5, 2014 - 6:56pm
July 16, 2014
'Step' right up for this show; ‘The 39 Steps’ opens tonight at Chief Theater
BEMIDJI -- "The 39 Steps" is a fast-paced whodunit and one of the funniest shows to hit the stage of the Chief Theater. Opening at 7:30 tonight,...
July 16, 2014 - 12:22am
July 2, 2014
Spellcheck: To 'Bee' or not to 'Bee' -- Tony Award-winning play next up for Paul Bunyan Playhouse
BEMIDJI -- There is something to be said for the brutal honesty of youth. Just what that is, we can talk about later. But for now, tickets...
July 2, 2014 - 12:12am
June 19, 2014
'I Do! I Do!' opens at Playhouse
BEMIDJI -- The first musical of the Paul Bunyan Playhouse season opens tonight at 7:30 p.m. in the Historic Chief Theatre. This opening is a...
June 19, 2014 - 2:59pm