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Federal judge blocks Trump's third travel ban
Girl, 8, got on ‘tippy toes’ to peer over cruise ship railing, then fell to her death
Curlers upset with American Airlines after agent allegedly denies curling is a sport
US-backed force claims capture of Islamic State's de facto Syrian capital Raqqa
Pint night will benefit Bemidji Community Food Shelf
Here comes the Judge: Yankees back in ALCS after 8-1 rout of Astros
Bemidji Aerials compete at Razzle Dazzle Invite
Youth basketball playoffs open for registration
Physical education workshop set for April
SOCCER: BSU’s unbeaten streak still alive
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: The Democratic Party's obsession with Hollywood celebrities was bound to blow up
Commentary: The old obit man looks around
Imagine you're Princess Kate - it's awful and here's why
Commentary: When it comes to harassing the media, Trump is no Nixon
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Otto praised for clean energy plan
October 16, 2017
Bemidji Area Schools aims for two-percent test score bumps
BEMIDJI -- Bemidji Area Schools leaders hope to see two-percent reading and math proficiency bumps this year, among other goals unanimously approved by the school board Monday night. District staff will aim to increase the percentage of students deemed “proficient” from 60.8 percent...
17 hours 37 min ago
A 'Bright Light' for student safety: Elementary students given flashing lights to use at bus stops
BEMIDJI—Some Bemidji Area Schools students could be a little more visible, and hopefully a little safer, this year. Transportation staff...
20 hours 44 min ago
October 14, 2017
HIGHER EDUCATION: Anoka Tech, BSU reach transfer agreement
BEMIDJI -- Anoka Technical College in the Twin Cities now offers a direct path to three bachelor’s degrees at Bemidji State University. The college and university entered into a new articulation agreement on Tuesday, Oct. 10, to offer a path in 15 associate degree programs to a...
October 14, 2017 - 8:58pm
October 13, 2017
Lights, camera, action: BHS student filmmakers earn National Student Production Awards
BEMIDJI -- Some Bemidji High Schoolers and recent alums produced two of the best student films in the country last year.
October 13, 2017 - 5:47pm
October 8, 2017
Students in the News, October 8
Forney graduates from UMass Lowell LOWELL, Mass.—Christopher Forney of Bemidji was among a record number of graduates presented with diplomas at the University of Massachusetts Lowell's 2017 Commencement exercises in May. Forney received a bachelor's degree in business administration....
October 8, 2017 - 8:22am
October 7, 2017
Looking to the future: After first year, BSU and NTC President Hensrud says schools are poised to grow
BEMIDJI—Faith Hensrud formally became Bemidji State University and Northwest Technical College's president at an inauguration ceremony...
October 7, 2017 - 8:30pm
October 6, 2017
AIRC to host 'Indigenous Peoples and Treaty Day' on Monday
BEMIDJI—Bemidji State University's American Indian Resource Center will host a series of speakers and a dance next week to celebrate indigenous culture and people. An "Indigenous Peoples and Treaty Day" celebration on Monday will be held on the longstanding federal holiday that...
October 6, 2017 - 6:59pm
Taking the initiative: Governor appoints Bemidji teen to Young Women’s Cabinet
CASS LAKE -- A Bemidji teen is working on a statewide effort to improve opportunities for young women. Gov. Mark Dayton last month named Cierra...
October 6, 2017 - 6:56pm
October 5, 2017
Essay contest announced for elementary students
BEMIDJI -- Elementary students in the fourth, fifth and sixth grades have the chance to say what they would do as mayor for a day in an essay contest sponsored by the League of Minnesota Cities. For this year’s contest, students are asked what they would do to show people that local...
October 5, 2017 - 7:15am
October 4, 2017
Total enrollment up at BSU, number of students dips at NTC
BEMIDJI -- Bemidji State University reported Wednesday that 78 more students were enrolled there this year than the year prior. The total headcount...
October 4, 2017 - 5:28pm
September 30, 2017
After TrekNorth backs away, Schoolcraft may take over former elementary site
BEMIDJI -- Schoolcraft Learning Community could move into a mothballed elementary school after another Bemidji-area charter school backed away...
September 30, 2017 - 2:57pm
September 29, 2017
Investing in education: Cass Lake-Bena holds public meeting on school referendum
CASS LAKE—Attendees at the latest meeting about Cass Lake-Bena Schools' $37.8 million bonding referendum and the sweeping facilities plan...
September 29, 2017 - 4:25pm
September 27, 2017
Parent files complaint against Bemidji schools superintendent
BEMIDJI—A Bemidji-area parent has filed a formal complaint against Bemidji Area Schools' superintendent after an alleged confrontation between the two earlier this month.
September 27, 2017 - 8:39pm
BSU recruiting for marathon play festival
BEMIDJI -- BSU is looking for writers, directors, actors and stagehands for its inaugural 24-Hour Play Festival next month.
September 27, 2017 - 4:26pm
September 26, 2017
Don’t call them ‘Emmys’: BHS students up for student production awards
BEMIDJI -- A collection of Bemidji High School seniors and alums could take home a pair of video production awards next month.
September 26, 2017 - 6:00pm