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Le Bistro hosts artisan bread sale
Stenehjem: 'Very likely' North Dakota will sue feds for cleanup costs
Video of Harrison Ford passenger plane incident released
Some Dakota Access Pipeline opponents move to higher ground as camp closure looms
Soon, some will get through Twin Cities airport security with a fingerprint or iris scan
Hockey Olympian sisters tap Fighting Sioux logo designer for new apparel line
WOMEN’S BASKETBALL: Beavers rallying for upset opportunity in playoff opener
GIRLS BASKETBALL: Jacks take down Grand Rapids
BOYS BASKETBALL: Bemidji, Beberg outrun Hunters
BOYS HOCKEY: Jacks stunned by Brainerd in overtime
Margaret Ann Crowe
Susan Rene LaFontaine Portz West
Benjamin L. Kimbro, Sr.
Margaret Ann Perkins
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: A story of guns and Carroll Shiff
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Minnesota's majestic trumpeter swans
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: Paying homage to great Indigenous civil rights leaders, activists and scholars
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Why Black History Month?
PRIME TIME: Why keep an old high school letter jacket?
Art briefs for Sunday, Feb 19
PATT RALL COLUMN: Are the stars out tonight?
BHS Marching Band fundraising concert Feb. 28
Recital featuring BSU's Carlson set for Feb. 24
MATTHEW LIEDKE COLUMN: "La La Land" likely to sweep tech, musical categories on Oscar night
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: The time for melt and freeze, melt and freeze
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: 'The Little Man in the Orange Suit'
FISH TALES: Adrian Dunn
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Fishing continues to be spotty for most species
Outdoors notebook: Turn In Poachers to hold banquet in Bemidji
Gary and Patty Groslie
Letter to the Editor: BHS bands are class acts
Letter to the Editor: Let's learn from one another and respect differences
Parenting Perspectives: Let your kids choose -- or pave -- their own paths
Column: Don't blame your pain on the weather
AstroBob: Ride the roller coaster to solar minimum
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
Stanley Crouch: Trappings of the quick hero
Ted Cruz being victorious in the Iowa Republican caucus over the most famous billionaire in this country shook the ground, as if something almost magical not only took place, but took the place apart. It led Cruz to make a nearly rational victory address, Donald Trump to display his...
February 4, 2016 - 11:20pm
February 3, 2016
Byron York: Bigger problems ahead
WEST DES MOINES, Iowa — Donald Trump’s supporters showed up at the Sheraton on Monday night fully expecting their man to win the Iowa caucuses. And why shouldn’t they? Trump had held a lead of varying sizes in 13 of the last 13 polls listed in the RealClearPolitics average of...
February 3, 2016 - 11:22pm
Bob Franken: 2016’s circular firing squad
It’s one of the rules of smart politics: “If your opponent is shooting himself in the foot, get out of the way.” It’s hard to know who said it first, but right now it’s become a Bernie Sanders mantra. While Hillary Clinton struggles with her email difficulties and, more...
February 3, 2016 - 11:14pm