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Council hears final presentation on 2017 budget and tax levy
Dakota Access protesters dig in for winter: Tribal chair asks non-Sioux to leave, but many pledge to remain
UPDATED: Dakota Access 'fully committed' to completing pipeline using current route
Cass County rollover injures 2
There's an app for that? Scammers figure out how to 'spoof' local, business phone numbers
AUTO RACING: Awards handed out at speedway banquet
Coleman highlights BSU track and field’s 2016-17 opener
FOOTBALL: Beavers' Adams an Academic All-American
FOOTBALL: BSU's Benham, Olszewski named all-region
Baseball assistant joins BSU
Deshanna Marie Lussier-Hallett
Oliver "Jimmy" James Gibbs
Michael Francis Johns
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Deal with clutter: We owe it to our brain
KELLY BREVIG COLUMN: An 'ordinary' spark of hope
Column: Standing Rock opposed pipeline as early as 2014, new tape reveals
LIBRARY CORNER: December is time for festive events at the library
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: What's in a politician's fanny pack?
Chorale to bring 'Peace' to Bemidji
Art classes scheduled
PATT RALL COLUMN: Singing and dancing toward Christmas
A few new twists: Madrigal Dinners to satirize politics
Neil Diamond celebrating 50 years with tour; concert planned in St. Paul
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Trees, plainly put, are amazing life forms
Northwest Minnesota deer kill up from last year
Christmas bird count at Rydell refuge
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Be patient, the frozen lakes will come
DNR seeks input on Thief Lake
Share your Milestones in the Pioneer
Johnson anniversary celebration
MILESTONES: Gullickson-Boerboom engagement
MILESTONES: Dunbar birthday
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: A first-hand look at protest injuries
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Dakota Access Pipeline should be rerouted
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Helping to protect K9 police dogs
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Jaycees make Bemidji a great place to live
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Protesters part of problem, not solution
December 5, 2016
Council hears final presentation on 2017 budget and tax levy
BEMIDJI—Bemidji Finance Director Ron Eischens gave a comprehensive breakdown of the city's proposed 2017 budget and levy Monday. The report, given before the council opened the meeting for a truth in taxation hearing, detailed the $37.8 million budget that's been proposed for...
7 hours 28 min ago
Snowfall, wind gusts expected in Bemidji
BEMIDJI -- The Bemidji area is in a winter weather advisory through Tuesday evening as a blizzard is expected to sock the Red River Valley to...
10 hours 28 min ago
Standing Rock Sioux chair: Protesters can go home, hopes for Trump meeting
FORT YATES, N.D. -- Standing Rock Sioux Chairman Dave Archambault said Monday, Dec. 5, that non-Sioux protesters can leave the North Dakota...
15 hours 37 min ago
Enbridge confident in pipeline project after Dakota Access decision
Enbridge Energy Partners is confident that a replacement of an oil pipeline that cuts across northern Minnesota will be completed, despite recent...
15 hours 56 min ago
December 4, 2016
PHOTOS OF THE MONTH: November to remember
Although later than usual, the snow finally arrived in the Northland in November. Both indoors and outdoors, the month offered the opportunity...
December 4, 2016 - 8:51am
Book club meets Dec. 12
BEMIDJI -- The Bemidji Public Library offers a monthly book discussion program. The next session noon on Dec. 12 at the library, 509 America Ave. NW. This month’s book is “Euphoria” by Lily King. The session will last approximately an hour, a release said.
December 4, 2016 - 8:02am
Indoor log rolling at BSU
BEMIDJI -- A Minneapolis-based company will hold an indoor log rolling event Tuesday at BSU. Key Log Rolling has “taken the 125-year-old sport of log rolling and made it accessible to pools and waterfronts through the invention of a synthetic rolling log,” company officials said...
December 4, 2016 - 7:45am
Vet hospital supports shooting sports park
Bemidji Veterinary Hospital and Boarding Kennel recently gifted $5,000 and an additional $5,000 pledge to the Northland Regional Shooting Sports...
December 4, 2016 - 4:45am
December 3, 2016
On hand for Holidays by Hand
Emily Headbird and John Theroux work at their booth for "JohnsChains" on Saturday at the Holidays by Hand Fine Arts & Crafts Festival at...
December 3, 2016 - 4:05pm
Community coordinator for Girl Scouts needed
BEMIDJI -- The Girl Scouts are looking for a volunteer Community Coordinator for the Bemidji area. The Community Coordinator oversees girl scouting in a designated geographical area. The Community Coordinator is responsible for organizing and facilitating meetings with Girl Scout...
December 3, 2016 - 10:02am
Saturday Science on Dec. 17 features Christmas favorites
BEMIDJI -- What can you build with graham crackers and frosting? The possibilities are endless during Saturday Science at 2 p.m. Dec. 17 at the Headwaters Science Center, 413 Beltrami Ave. in Bemidji. “Explore frosting viscosity, tensile strength of gingerbread and the effect of...
December 3, 2016 - 9:38am
Peacemaker Resources lands grant
BEMIDJI -- Peacemaker Resources of Bemidji was one of 28 nonprofit organizations recently awarded grants through the Women’s Foundation of Minnesota. Peacemaker Resources was awarded $6,000 and will use the funding to expand the GirlsLEAD program through partnerships with the Leech...
December 3, 2016 - 9:22am
Passport to Fitness starts in January
BEMIDJI -- The annual Passport to Fitness will start Jan. 2 and run through March 29. The city of Bemidji program features a variety of group fitness classes, including yoga and Zumba to CrossFit and belly dancing. Classes are held 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays and...
December 3, 2016 - 9:05am
Kid’s Kitchen planned for Dec. 9
BEMIDJI -- The city of Bemidji and Harmony Foods Co-op will be hosting a Kid’s Kitchen event on Dec. 9. The event runs 4:30 to 7 p.m. and will be held at Harmony Foods Co-op, 302 Irvine Ave. NW. The menu this month will consist of No-Fuss foil packets, a side salad with vinaigrette...
December 3, 2016 - 8:36am
Santa’s Workshop set for Dec. 13
BEMIDJI -- You can make holiday gifts for someone on your list through a city of Bemidji program -- Santa’s Workshop. The event is scheduled 4 to 7 p.m. Dec. 13 at the Bemidji Public Works Facility, 1351 Fifth St. NW. Participants will choose from a variety of projects. Once their...
December 3, 2016 - 8:03am