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This Virginia Confederate battle flag was captured by Pvt. Marshall Sherman of the First Minnesota Regiment at the bloody and brutal Battle of Gettysburg in 1863. (St. Paul Pioneer Press)
Minnesota has a Confederate symbol -- and it's going to keep it
2 hours 45 min ago
A car passes the clear plexiglass panels along a noise-barrier wall on Country Drive in Little Canada, Minn., next to Interstate 35E, on Friday. The wall was paid for by the owner of a local body shop, who wanted passing interstate traffic to be able to see his business. The Minnesota Department of Transportation has installed clear noise-barrier walls in two locations along freeways in the Twin Cities. (Bob Shaw / St. Paul Pioneer Press)
Clear-plastic noise-barrier walls brighten neighborhoods along Twin Cities-area interstates
4 hours 37 min ago
Jerry Lewis poses during a photocall for the film "Max Rose" at the 66th Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, France on May 23, 2013. Lewis died Sunday at his home in Las Vegas. He was 91. Reuters File Photo
Jerry Lewis, king of low-brow comedy and charity fundraiser, dies at 91
5 hours 58 min ago
Around the arts, Sunday, Aug. 20
9 hours 36 min ago
Aspen Easterling and “Echo” and Lyle Goins and “Uno” recently completed training to become B.A.R.C. (Bemidji Area Reading Canine) teams. (Submitted photo)
B.A.R.C. graduates two teams
11 hours 23 min ago
Linnea Anderson wears a souvenir metorite necklace that she bought on a trip to Australia in 1998 to watch a total eclipse.photo by Eric Hylden/Grand Forks Heraldplay button
Woman traverses 4 continents, 33 countries in lifetime to watch 7 total solar ecplises
11 hours 39 min ago
Area students graduate from UND
11 hours 44 min ago
Pictured front row left to right is Ambassador Lisa Hofstad, Paul Bunyan Communications Computer Technicians Aurora Baker and April Azure and Ambassador Benita Dingman. Pictured back row left to right are Ambassadors Paul Diehl, Penny Echternach, Paul Bunyan Communications CEO Gary Johnson, Computer Technicians Simon Cecere and Jesse Mix, Digital Services Supervisor Leo Anderson and Ambassador Becky Bergquist.
Ambassadors congratulate Paul Bunyan Communications
12 hours 28 min ago
On Aug. 10, David Good was honored at the Marilyn Shutter Country Stage at the Beltrami County Fair with a plaque recognizing him for his outstanding singing and songwriting. Presenting the award was Duane H. Bundy (left) and Keith Winger (right). (Submitted photo)
Beltrami County Fair recognizes Good
12 hours 43 min ago
VanOs joins Kraus-Anderson
13 hours 2 min ago
City Council to take action Monday on new liquor store location
13 hours 12 min ago
Charlie Nichols of Bemidji, shown with daughter Elsie and Horticulture Superintendent Jean Mathweg, won the Grand Champion dahlia ribbon out of 18 entries in that category. This earned him a special monetary award from the Holzhueter family. He also won the coveted Best of Show ribbon of the entire Horticulture Department. (Submitted photo)
Horticulture awards at The Fair
13 hours 27 min ago
Bemidji Lion President Bob Sandbo presents a $600 check to Bemidji Community Food Shelf. Receiving the check is Hannah Klemm, the Farm Project Manager, following her presentation to the noon Lion meeting Aug. 16. (Submitted photo)
Bemidji Lions donate to food shelf
13 hours 45 min ago
Gov. Mark Dayton
Dayton to remain on Council of Governors
13 hours 48 min ago
Glensheen head gardener Emily Ford in one of the estate’s gardens. (Steve Kuchera / Forum News Service)
'This is my wheelhouse': Emily Ford combines history, science and design in her role as Glensheen Mansion’s head gardener
13 hours 48 min ago