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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
22 min 2 sec 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
39 min 32 sec 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
42 min 27 sec ago
Minnesota 'toolkit' addresses transgender issues
42 min 27 sec ago
Figures from law enforcement and addiction treatment specialists in North Dakota and Minnesota show that meth remains the most commonly used hard drug in the region, with popularity levels surpassing those seen in the early 2000s.
Meth still region's drug of choice, and it's gaining popularity
42 min 27 sec ago
Spencer Wesche (left) waits to record data as MacKenzie Mullin measures the diameter of a white cedar on the Fond du Lac Reservation on Aug. 15, 2017. The two are involved in a study to determine what food is available for elk if the species is reintroduced into Carlton and southern St. Louis counties. Steve Kuchera / Forum News Service
Researchers finding ample elk habitat in areas near Duluth
42 min 27 sec ago
The red-tailed hawk is a bird of open country. It is a “sit-and-wait” predator, set to pounce on passing prey, mostly ground lovers such as small mammals, snakes, grassland birds and even insects. Illustration by Mike Jacobs
ALWAYS IN SEASON/ MIKE JACOBS: To ID hawks, eliminate the red-tail
42 min 27 sec ago
Dayton to remain on Council of Governors
42 min 27 sec ago
Pro soccer stadium in St. Paul gains last parcel
42 min 27 sec ago
Nelson joins Great River Rescue
56 min 48 sec ago
On Aug. 8, the Havenwood Care Center veterans were honored with a meal and dessert. Sponsored by the VFW No. 1260 and the Auxiliary, a volunteer band also played for an hour. Pictured from left to right in the front row are Rick Ludkey, Mavis Winger, Ardel Lewis and Marlyce Trepanier. In the back row are Janet Hougen, Donna Kimmes, Margaret Booge, Duane Bundy and Ruby Wiese. (Submitted photo)
Havenwood veterans honored
1 hour 16 min ago
The annual Relay For Life of Beltrami County event was held on July 8.  Relay Team Captains recently held their wrap-up meeting. Rising Star fundraising teams included: Wanda's Celebration (Wanda Roff pictured), which raised $1,804
Relay for Life Rising Star fundraisers
1 hour 21 min ago
Ready for Roundabouts? Bemidji motorists can expect more roundabouts in coming years
2 hours 41 min ago
August 19, 2017
Dick Gregory, cutting-edge satirist and uncompromising activist, dies at 84
7 hours 46 min ago
Last day for lake trout: Season closes in Apostle Islands area as quota reached
8 hours 42 min ago