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Former Minn. hockey coach faces 11 child pornography charges
A 2-year-old's kidney transplant was put on hold - after his donor father's probation violation
North Korea warns that nuclear war could break out 'at any moment'
McCain condemns 'half-baked, spurious nationalism' in clear shot at Trump
From comfier seats to a more open feel, Target Center takes on a 21st-century look
Here comes the Judge: Yankees back in ALCS after 8-1 rout of Astros
Bemidji Aerials compete at Razzle Dazzle Invite
Youth basketball playoffs open for registration
Physical education workshop set for April
SOCCER: BSU’s unbeaten streak still alive
Pearl Dorothy Ledin
Rebecca Lynn Fure
Winnifred Marian Althiser
Gilbert D. Bahr
Arnold "Butch" Dahl
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Summer reflections from Lake Julia
GENERATIONS: A trip on the ‘Old Bay Line’
GENERATIONS: Milk snakes, fairy diddles and goatsuckers
GENERATIONS: Time to go to church -- and eat well
GENERATIONS: In defense of the ‘routine’
John Dunsworth, actor who played Jim Lahey on 'Trailer Park Boys,' dead at 71
PATT RALL COLUMN: Thanks abound at BSU concerts
Around the Arts, October 15
Rise and shine
Ben Affleck condemns Harvey Weinstein - then apologizes for groping an actress on MTV
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Fish on the move for fall
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Living with the ladybugs in Minnesota
MASTER GARDENERS: Fall care and pruning those shrubs and trees
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Close encounters with the outdoors world
PAUL NELSON FISHING: Time for a little night fishing
Tom & Linda Peterson
Larry & Joyce Johnson
Commentary: When it comes to harassing the media, Trump is no Nixon
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Otto praised for clean energy plan
FIELDING QUESTIONS: Shrub with berries identified as nuisance species
More on winning the war on weeds
Commentary: It's not surprising that Eminem doesn't like Trump, but here's why his rap about him is resonating
September 26, 2017
COMMENTARY: Be informed about Cass Lake-Bena referendum
Another school year is underway at Cass Lake-Bena Schools, which is a busy and exciting time for many families. As fall activities get into full swing, another important issue is on the horizon for our schools. The Cass Lake-Bena School District has a $37.8 million bond referendum...
September 26, 2017 - 9:15am
August 21, 2017
COMMENTARY: State must invest to maintain academic excellence
On Friday evening, after moving into their residence halls and absorbing a stream of advice about life at Bemidji State University, our new students...
August 21, 2017 - 7:40am
August 10, 2017
WINONA LADUKE: Observations from the proposed Enbridge pipeline route
I am counting butterflies this week. From the back of a horse, I’ve been surveying the territory of northern Minnesota. It’s a land of wild...
August 10, 2017 - 3:46pm
July 28, 2017
COMMENTARY: Failure to act on veterans home means loss of federal funding
If we attach to the state having access to "only 144 beds unallocated" from the federal government, what must be said is that these beds are...
July 28, 2017 - 8:00am
July 6, 2017
GUEST COMMENTARY: Minnesota Chamber delivers results for all Minnesotans
The Minnesota Chamber works every day to strengthen the state’s business environment. Our premise is simple: As businesses flourish, so do...
July 6, 2017 - 1:34pm
June 27, 2017
NATE MATHEWS COLUMN: Busy summer underway in Bemidji
Bemidji summer has arrived...along with our many city initiatives and construction projects both large and small.
June 27, 2017 - 7:00am
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