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Shane Read of Bemidji recently went to Capitol Hill to spend the day with Rep. Rick Nolan for the 7th Annual Congressional Foster Youth Shadow Day. Submitted photo.
Former Bemidji foster youth visits Nolan, Congress
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A conservation  officer pulls an abandoned tribal gillnet full of dead walleye from Lake Mille Lacs Sunday, May 20, 2018. The net, registered to the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa, was recovered by officers from an American Indian band and the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. (Courtesy PERM, Proper Economic Resource Management)
Abandoned net of 67 dead walleye on Lake Mille Lacs angers conservation group
43 min 51 sec ago
Pictured are Autumn, Lucas, Eli and Robert Noonan with Bank Forward’s Lori Kemmer. Submitted photo.
Forward Foundation donates to Lucas Noonan family
52 min 33 sec ago
Pictured in the back row from left to right are Erica Folk, Courtney Mathers, Sadie Defatte and Courtney Fox. In the front row are Katie Pogue, Paige Marshall, event planner for the Bemidji Angel Fund 5K, Sandy Burgoon, Emmy Prince, event planner for the Bemidji Angel Fund 5K, and Terri Mann. Submitted photo.
Sara Labraaten State Farm donates to Bemidji Angel Fund
1 hour 32 min ago
Val and John Ahrens present checks totaling $2,200 from the Bemidji Eagles No. 351 Aerie and Auxiliary to Ardell Larson from Kickin’ Up Kountry for Hopes, Dreams and Smiles. The funds will help children with life-threatening illnesses go to the music festival. Submitted photo.
Eagles Club helps children attend music fest
1 hour 42 min ago
Bessler-Wiebolt Electric recently gave $500 to Watermark Art Center’s “Art Means Business” capital campaign. Pictured left to right are Justin Bessler, Chad Bessler and Tom Haldeman, from Bessler-Wiebolt, with Marilyn Miller and Pat Donnay from Watermark Art Center. Submitted photo.
Bessler-Wiebolt Electric donates to Watermark Art Center
3 hours 22 min ago
Someone Special Volunteers: Hunter Juve and John Schrader
3 hours 57 min ago
Val Ahrens presents a check for $300 from Bemidji Eagles Auxiliary No. 351 to Executive Director Wanda Yoemans from Churches United. Submitted photo.
Eagles Club donates to Churches United
4 hours 17 min ago
William and Patricia Kelly, 2018 Friends of the Arts honorees, stand in front of paintings by Hillary Kempenich at Watermark Art Center, where they are both board members. They also support the Bemidji Symphony Orchestra and Paul Bunyan Playhouse. Photo by Monte Draper.
Kellys honored as Friends of the Arts
5 hours 2 min ago
John Eggers
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Kids are not born to kill; they learn to kill from us
6 hours 22 min ago
There are 22 keys on the stenotype machine used by court reporters. The machines provide real time by paperless machines that hook up to iPads, laptops, computers to capture the record.
Jennifer Kraus / Forum News Service
As court reporters age, demand for replacements is high
6 hours 32 min ago
Boeing B-17F Memphis Belle on display in the World War II Gallery at the National Museum of the United States Air Force in Dayton, Ohio. B-17's flew in every combat zone during World War II, but its most significant service was over Europe. Along with the B-24 Liberator, the B-17 formed the backbone of the USAAF strategic bombing force, and it helped win the war by crippling Germany’s war industry. (U.S. Air Force photo by Ken LaRock)
Bemidji on the 'Belle': Local company helps in restoring two famous World War II aircraft
6 hours 52 min ago
Students in the News, May 20
7 hours 22 min ago
Spring plant sale at Senior Center
7 hours 42 min ago
Cyndi Fenske
LIBRARY CORNER: Reading can take you everywhere
8 hours 2 min ago