Skip to main content
All smiles: Paul Bunyan Communications hosts annual fish fry (video, photos)
Congratulations, graduates: NICDC hosts GED diploma ceremony
Grand Forks Alerus Center negotiations with Spectra hit snag over potential Fargodome conflicts
Teen banned from graduation 'not because she is pregnant but because she was immoral'
UMD lab helping combat raspberry-devouring pest
NFL eases celebration rules. One player already planning a TD party
Murphy: Michael Floyd the fresh face of old news at Vikings camp
Twins tighten grip on first place, sweep Orioles
Ottawa holds off elimination, sends series to Game 7
Irving's 42 carry Cavs to win, 3-1 lead over Celtics
Miriam Emma Droege
Michael Allen Smith
Zachary Lee Aurand
Kaldyn Ryan Eichberg
Shawn Michael Clark
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?
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Who is JFK?
PRIME TIME: Butterflies and beauties at the SAC
Former Arkansas Gov. takes 'Huckabee' from Fox News to religious broadcaster
Ellen DeGeneres lands new Netflix stand up special
Three more Fox News employees file discrimination suits
PATT RALL COLUMN: Spring flowers abound around the arts
BACM announces Summer Recital Series schedule
MASTER GARDENER COLUMN: Rain gardens offer many advantages
FISH TALES: Gene Erickson on Cass Lake
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Squirrels are common but still fascinating creatures
FISHING: Gary Newell tournament Saturday
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Best walleye fishing still ahead of us
Torry's Van Benefit
Don (Pail) Hill
Parents of slain DNC staffer: Stop politicizing our son's murder
Port: Democrats already running campaign commercials on behalf of Heidi Heitkamp
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Grossell should spend time working to fund education for all
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: First responders deserve our thanks
Garrison Keillor: One more modest proposal
April 30, 2014
Columbus Day’s days might be numbered in Bemidji: City may follow others in honoring American Indians on holiday
BEMIDJI — Bemidji may soon join several other Minnesota cities in replacing Columbus Day with a day recognizing American Indians. The Minneapolis City Council voted Friday to use Indigenous Peoples Day instead of Columbus Day on all city communications, although it will continue...
April 30, 2014 - 12:12am
November 8, 2013
Local Indian leaders oppose ‘Redskins’ name as AIM leads protest in Minneapolis
BEMIDJI — As the American Indian Movement demonstrated Thursday evening in downtown Minneapolis against the Washington Redskins’ nickname...
November 8, 2013 - 12:20am
June 17, 2013
American Indian communities receive housing grants
BEMIDJI — Area American Indian communities will benefit from federal grants aimed at providing affordable housing. The funds were provided by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Indian Housing Block Grant Program and can be used for a variety of housing...
June 17, 2013 - 5:31pm
May 15, 2013
Quirk in health law may affect some American Indians in Minnesota
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A wrinkle in the federal Affordable Care Act that could affect tens of thousands of people who consider themselves Native Americans nationwide isn't expected to hit many in Minnesota. People who identify as Native Americans must be a member of a federally...
May 15, 2013 - 1:02pm
February 28, 2013
American Indians must apply for share of settlement today
On the Mille Lacs Indian Reservation — Today is the deadline for American Indians and their descendants to take part in a $3.4 billion settlement with the federal government over the mismanagement of Indian land and money. In Minnesota, the settlement will distribute $57 million...
February 28, 2013 - 10:19pm
January 5, 2013
Sanford aims to improve American Indian health care
BEMIDJI – A patient is best served when she has a team of medical staff working in tandem to address all of her medical needs, says Dr. Valerie...
January 5, 2013 - 10:19pm
December 11, 2012
Winona LaDuke: Recovering from election drama
We just saw some $6 billion spent on the most expensive election in history. I’ve recovered from the drama, and I am trying to get my head straight. I thought I’d take this time to share some thoughts. After all, I certainly know what losing a national election is like … maybe...
December 11, 2012 - 12:13am
November 29, 2012
Native Nation Rebuilders named
BEMIDJI – Darrell Kingbird of the Red Lake Nation and Melinda Iverson of the White Earth Nation are among 17 individuals named to the fourth cohort of the Bush Foundation’s Native Nation Rebuilders Program. The five men and 12 women named to the program have experience in fields...
November 29, 2012 - 2:44am
November 28, 2012
Indian lawsuit ends, disbursements to begin by end of year
By MATT VOLZ, Associated Press HELENA, Mont. – After nearly 17 years of courtroom arguments, congressional negotiations and Indian Country bickering, hundreds of thousands of Native Americans could see the first payments of a $3.4 billion U.S. government settlement by the end of...
November 28, 2012 - 12:00am
October 26, 2012
Some question tribal ID usability under amendment
BEMIDJI – In 2004, a massive “get out the vote” campaign was aimed at encouraging American Indians to get to the polls across a handful of states. In Minnesota, voter turnout on reservations increased by nearly 20 percentage points from the 2000 election. The report stemming...
October 26, 2012 - 12:04am
October 17, 2012
Leech Lake Tribal College: Student talks to Franken about awareness for American Indian history, cultural trauma
As Tim Goodman lay in the hospital recovering from a gunshot, he pledged to make significant changes in his life. “I knew right then and there...
October 17, 2012 - 11:02pm