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November 4, 2016
Newsboys concert Saturday at Sanford Center
BEMIDJI -- The Newsboys’ “Love Riot Tour” will make a stop in Bemidji on Saturday. The Newsboys, along with special guests The Afters and...
November 4, 2016 - 3:53pm
October 16, 2016
Book signing with Barbara Schlichting
BEMIDJI -- A book signing with Bemidji author Barbara Schlichting will take place from 1 to 3 p.m. Nov. 5 at Book World, 316 Beltrami Ave. NW. Schlichting will be signing her second book in A First Ladies Mystery Series featuring Mary Lincoln titled “If Words Could Kill.” The...
October 16, 2016 - 3:20am
January 17, 2016
Writing 'Relentless': Bemidji man, former police officer and expert on domestic violence, pens mystery novel
BEMIDJI—Marcus Bruning had just retired from the St. Louis County Sheriff's Office in Duluth after 28 years in law enforcement. He was...
January 17, 2016 - 4:56pm
June 23, 2015
Book release party for ‘Within These Woods’
BEMIDJI -- A book release party for “Within These Woods,” by Timothy Goodwin has been scheduled for 3 p.m. Saturday at Book World, 316 Beltrami Ave. NW. The event will be followed by a party at 4 p.m. at Brigid’s Pub, 317 Beltrami Ave. NW. “Within These Woods,” is a...
June 23, 2015 - 7:48pm
November 16, 2014
‘Custer’s Gold’ book takes place in Minnesota
BEMIDJI — M. John Lubetkin’s new book, “Custer’s Gold,” a tale for historical fiction lovers, features many locations in Minnesota, including Bemidji. For more than a 150 years, the often-romanticized, pop version of the settling of America’s West has included gunslingers...
November 16, 2014 - 12:25am
October 6, 2014
AUTHORS: Sarah Vaughn, an Aspie poet, asks 'Where is Reality?'
BEMIDJI -- Paulette Vaughn was told by doctors her yet-to-be born daughter was going to possibly only live for six months; another said her daughter...
October 6, 2014 - 11:13am
September 27, 2014
Bjerk recites poem at poetry slam
Mike Bjerk reads his poem Friday evening during the Super Poetry Slam at the American Legion. This was part of this weekend’s Mississippi Headwaters...
September 27, 2014 - 12:38am
September 25, 2014
Hirshfield to highlight spoken word festival
BEMIDJI -- An internationally known poet's visit to Bemidji highlights this weekend's Mississippi Headwaters Festival of Poetry and Haiku. Jane...
September 25, 2014 - 11:55pm
June 22, 2014
An ode to writers: Northwoods Writers Conference is this week at BSU
Authors and poets from across the country will be writing, reading and “slamming” this week. The BSU’s Northwoods Writers Conference was...
June 22, 2014 - 12:02am
June 21, 2014
Bemidji Book Festival schedule for Saturday
Here's the schedule for today's final day of the Bemidji Book Festival. Contact the library at 751-3963 to register. Today 10 a.m. "Get Started in Writing For Children" writing workshop with Lisa Bullard at Bemidji Public Library. 10:30 a.m. "Painting With Words" book presentation...
June 21, 2014 - 12:41am
May 20, 2014
EXPRESSIONS: Local author Holley at home with horror
BEMIDJI -- Justin Holley considers himself lucky. Many of the Bemidji author's recent short fiction stories have been picked up by regional...
May 20, 2014 - 7:40pm
May 11, 2014
Writers conference returns to BSU
BEMIDJI — The deadline to register for the Minnesota Northwoods Writers Conference at BSU is Monday. The conference is once again bringing...
May 11, 2014 - 12:48am
March 23, 2014
A 'Boulevard' of writing dreams
BEMIDJI -- Lauren Cobb has broken through the veil imposed on short story fiction by recently winning the G. S. Sharat Chandra Prize for short...
March 23, 2014 - 6:00am
February 9, 2014
Telling the tales: Longtime former Bemidji resident Kent Nerburn again up for Minnesota Book Award
BEMIDJI — Kent Nerburn is again in the running for a Minnesota Book Award, and if history prevails, he’ll win once more. History and the...
February 9, 2014 - 12:25am
January 3, 2014
On a trip of discovery: Steve Saari ventures into a new genre — poetry
BEMIDJI — Although Steve Saari has been writing scripts and composing music for years, he might just have conquered another mountain — poetry. The...
January 3, 2014 - 7:16pm