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Trump condemns fatal Oregon stabbings; says victims stood against hate
Snubs and slights are part of the job in Trump's White House
Possible bomb threat reported at Wal-Mart in Detroit Lakes
The Putin-Macron handshake the world was waiting for
‘We proudly honor them’: Ceremony honors fallen heroes during Memorial Day event in Bemidji
Dillon captures wet Coca-Cola 600 for 1st Cup win
Lynx remain perfect with win over Stars
Rays' 15th-inning blasts sink Twins
Kisner earns one-shot win at Dean & Deluca Invitational
Feng limps to one-stroke LPGA victory despite two late bogeys
Vernon Vanden Berg
Adren "Ade" Mann
Myrtle "Elaine" Miller
John Ted Iverson
LIBRARY CORNER: Ready for summer at the Library
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Making a case for wood ticks
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Make the last day of school a good day
SUSTAINABILITY COLUMN: Bemidji is ‘Home Sweet Home’ for the birds
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: Critical Race Theories: What are they all about?
Intermediate Watercolors class with Jane Freeman
Young Songwriters Workshop set for June 17
Season tickets for 2017-18 BSO season
Cass Lake Bena student wins Congressional Art Competition
‘Color of Life’ exhibit at library
Public celebration at Big Bog
FISH TALES: Pam Johnson on Lake Winnie
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Warmer temps should lead to better bite
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: House sparrows and European starlings are hardy survivors
New upgrades at Norway Beach campgrounds
Torry's Van Benefit
AstroBob: Observing alert -- space station marathon is underway
Column: Lessons from a great leader
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Tanner left an indelible mark on many lives
25 ways to slow down and enjoy the summer
POW! BAM! WHAM! How to put the ARRRRR back in America.
May 12, 2017
Sean Spicer won't deny President Trump is recording his Oval Office guests. That's untenable.
WASHINGTON - White House press secretary Sean Spicer was given multiple opportunities on Friday to deny that President Donald Trump is recording...
May 12, 2017 - 2:25pm
May 1, 2017
GUEST COMMENTARY: BSU needs legislators to step up
With only a few weeks left in the legislative session, BSU finds itself in a very precarious position. Both the short-term health of our university...
May 1, 2017 - 5:12pm
March 10, 2017
COMMENTARY: DNR commissioner: Minnesota parks need boost from users, taxpayers
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is asking for modest fee and general fund increases for the state parks and trails...
March 10, 2017 - 5:00pm
November 21, 2016
Carl Baer: A nation of different minds but a common heart
How we say what we say is important. "Political Correctness," as it has evolved, has become a means of silencing the voices of others and, therefore, it is harmful to our liberty and to our unity, but kindness and consideration are not. Mutual respect is a gift we give each other...
November 21, 2016 - 11:03am
Don Kirchner: Hacksaw Ridge' pays tribute to war heroes
Well, I went to see the movie "Hacksaw Ridge." Unbelievable. I kept touching my arm, wondering why I'm here. For my father was in that battle, and I don't know how Dad made it through it. My father, George H. Kirchner, was in the 307th Infantry of the 77th Division on Okinawa. He...
November 21, 2016 - 10:32am
October 28, 2016
COMMENTARY: Why I resigned from the Republican Party
I resigned in June. Right in the middle of the presidential election, I walked away from my chairmanship in the Beltrami County GOP. I really didn’t want to resign. What I most wanted was to see our excellent legislative and Congressional Republican candidates across the finish...
October 28, 2016 - 8:45am
August 22, 2016
Faith Hensrud: Moving forward at BSU and NTC with a focus on student success
After my first seven eventful weeks as the new president of Bemidji State University and Northwest Technical College, this past Friday felt like a whole new beginning. It was Move-In Day at BSU, and a crowd of new freshmen were arriving at our residence halls with boxes in their arms...
August 22, 2016 - 6:07pm
July 30, 2016
Annie P. Claesson-Huseby: Knowledge is needed about ‘truth in sentencing’
Kofi Annan said that “Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress in every society, in every family.” As the Beltrami County Attorney, and perhaps more important, as the daughter of a retired elementary school teacher, I feel an obligation...
July 30, 2016 - 8:41pm
Matt Cory Column: A historic night for Tristen, even if he doesn’t know it yet
First off, this is not a column about politics or politicians or policies. It is not an endorsement of any one candidate or party. This column is about history. This column is about Tristen. Like millions of Americans, I watched Thursday night as Hillary Clinton officially became...
July 30, 2016 - 8:39pm
July 22, 2016
Joe Vene: Setting the record straight on school road project
After hearing from citizens who believe Beltrami County is paying for road improvements that should be paid for by the Bemidji School District, it is time to clarify the role Beltrami County finds itself in. The Gene Dillon Elementary School project is not a decision that redounds...
July 22, 2016 - 7:46pm
May 31, 2016
Richard Hanson: Return to the bargaining table to protect Minnesota’s future
In July I am retiring after more than 40 years in higher education, 11 years as a president. Over the years I have had many opportunities to...
May 31, 2016 - 8:40am
April 25, 2016
MATT CORY COLUMN: BSU student's letter travels the world
Galway, Ireland, and Bemidji are separated by some 3,568 miles and that little body of water, the Atlantic Ocean. But they were connected Wednesday....
April 25, 2016 - 1:10pm
April 20, 2016
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: An open letter to emergency personnel
We see you. Every single day. You are the sound of the pager tone at that restaurant telling us you are needed—we hear you. You are the...
April 20, 2016 - 2:08pm
April 18, 2016
Rita Albrecht: It's time for Legislature to deliver on transportation
In northern Minnesota, the birds are singing, the ice is thinning and the trees are starting to bud. Spring is arriving as expected. Unfortunately, in St. Paul, the expected is also happening: the Legislature is locked in its annual argument over how to fund our state's transportation...
April 18, 2016 - 4:23pm
February 4, 2016
Joseph Cotto: We could use Ed Koch now
Enough with the Iowa caucuses and New Hampshire primary. Something else in the political realm demands our attention. It is an anniversary, the third since America lost one of its greatest leaders in modern times. Ed Koch was more than a politician. During his three-term tenure as...
February 4, 2016 - 11:23pm