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European parties accused of being influenced by Russia
Voyageurs, Jaycees work on hurricane relief
Harmony hosts Children's Ornament Making class
‘I just want to bring them home’: Red Lake searchers say they’ll work until fishermen are found
City to host Santa’s Workshop event
WOMEN’S HOCKEY: Deters enjoys homecoming sweep; Beavers welcome No. 5 Buckeyes
Wild score 4 goals in final 7 minutes in crazy comeback win
GIRLS HOCKEY: Marcotte scores Jacks' first goal of season in 4-1 loss
BSU softball, track add signees
SOCCER: BSU trio named All-Central Region
Steven Frank Murray
Oscar "Corky" Clarke Eckstrom
Prudence "Prudy" Marie Kiewatt
Dorothy Joan Dunham
KELLY BREVIG COLUMN: Together we can face any crisis
ART LEE: Yup, those little things in life sure count
DOUG LEWANDOWSKI: The far shores of life
SUE BRUNS: Fine China, from the Red Owl
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Some fun jokes for the Deer Camp
From Fred and Ginger to Kate and Leo: When movie couples make fans hope for real-life love
Jimmy Fallon to host live Super Bowl edition of ‘The Tonight Show’ in Minneapolis
PHOTOS OF THE MONTH: Running into Winter
Garth Brooks lip-syncing controversy at the CMA Awards really hit a nerve
Around the Arts, November 12
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Deer season is here
AREA DEER OPENER PREVIEW: Deer numbers up throughout region
2017 DEER OPENER: Officials say 'fantastic' deer season ahead
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Whether snow or no, buntings well worth the wait
MASTER GARDENERS: To till or not to till
Delbert & Linda Olson
Tom & Linda Peterson
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: High school bowlers grateful for support
Tooting your own horn could help others
Commentary: No man accused of sexually harassing a woman is irreplaceable - not even Al Franken
Accusations of sexual misconduct throw Franken into a political minefield
Commentary: The FCC vote that could put local news at risk
August 30, 2017
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: The dark side of tar sand oil
While many proponents of Enbridge's new Line 3 Pipeline praise the temporary jobs and tax revenue its construction and operation would provide,...
August 30, 2017 - 11:03am
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Early dietary flaws become lifelong addictions
With the new school year upon us, parents turn their attention to school clothes, school supplies, and school food. Yes, school food. More than...
August 30, 2017 - 10:30am
August 25, 2017
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Racial outcry, or racial grandstanding?
There's been some fuss recently over racial injustice. Marches, speeches and letters have criticized symbols of white supremacy and condemned...
August 25, 2017 - 11:06am
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Encounter brings back memories of first job
On a recent visit home to Bemidji, I pulled into the McDonald's restaurant in Park Rapids for a caffeine boost. I noticed the young cashier behind...
August 25, 2017 - 10:17am
August 21, 2017
Letter to the Editor: Don’t take the agricultural industry for granted
The agricultural industry is the lifeline of local communities here in Minnesota. While our state is known for its many lakes, we have an extraordinary amount of farmland as well. Not only do our farms add to the charm of our landscape, but they also provide jobs and significantly...
August 21, 2017 - 11:25am
Letter to the Editor: No place for Confederate flag in Bemidji
It is time to talk about the Confederate flags displayed in Bemidji. You have likely seen them. Defenders of that flag often hold the phrase “southern heritage!” up as a shield and as a justification for its display.
August 21, 2017 - 10:23am
August 19, 2017
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Bringing the Democratic party back to its roots
Recent news reports announced claims by Congressman Ben Lujan, a Democrat from New Mexico, that the Democratic party will not make a candidate's view on abortion a litmus test for party endorsement. Lujan is the chairperson of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee. His suggestion...
August 19, 2017 - 1:02pm
August 18, 2017
Letter to the Editor: Racism isn't somewhere else or in the past
There is an image popping up on social media this week of a pyramid with the label "Overt White Supremacy" at the top and "Covert White Supremacy" below. The graphic defines "Overt White Supremacy" as socially unacceptable and includes among its traits the KKK, neo-Nazis and hate...
August 18, 2017 - 6:29am
Letter to the Editor: This was evil in the purest form
I am utterly amazed on so many levels right now. I understand the purpose of free speech and right to assemble, but there is something very very different about neo-Nazis and white supremacists/nationalists protesting their rights.
August 18, 2017 - 5:28am
August 15, 2017
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: An infamous day in American history
What we saw on Saturday is one of the most infamous moments in recent American history.
August 15, 2017 - 2:34pm
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Tournament put undue pressure on Stump Lake
Jason Rylander's Aug. 11 letter to the editor misses some very key points. Why in the world was there even a bass tournament on Lake Bemidji? Bemidji and the connected lakes of Irving, Marquette and Carr, have very low bass populations. Only Stump Lake has a healthy population. Any...
August 15, 2017 - 2:33pm
August 11, 2017
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: A heartfelt thank you
I want to thank the people who found my lost checks at Menards and mailed them to me. A heartfelt thank you. Theresa Kunze Bemidji
August 11, 2017 - 5:15am
August 10, 2017
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Let’s have bass anglers leave Bemidji with good memories
A few questions were brought up in an Aug. 9 letter to this paper. Let me answer them the best I can. 1. Lake Bemidji, and its connecting waters,...
August 10, 2017 - 3:53pm
August 9, 2017
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: How many fishing tournaments can our local waters handle?
I live on the Mississippi River east of Bemidji. It’s a narrow, serene stretch of water that this morning is crawling with big bass boats....
August 9, 2017 - 10:39am
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: We must consider our most precious economic assets for tourism
The front-page article “Enbridge’s Line 3 replacement getting spendier” (Aug. 4), only tells part of the story and blames delays on the...
August 9, 2017 - 10:30am