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U of M system to shoulder cost of Miller award: Discrimination ruling has broad impact, experts say
Few holes found in state's voting: Audit confirms small numbers of illegal votes, suggests fixes
Secretary of state asks for $1.4M to strengthen voter registration
Board votes to submit new plan for Red River flood diversion project to Minnesota regulators
Minn. man gets 26 years for raping woman with disabilities
COLLEGE BASKETBALL: No. 16 seed UMBC ousts No. 1 Virginia in historic upset
UND's NCAA hopes alive but fading after NCHC Frozen Faceoff loss
BOYS BASKETBALL: For 44: Cass Lake-Bena punches state ticket with 66-53 win
Friday night NCAA roundup: Marshall thunders past Wichita State, gets first tournament win in program history
FOOTBALL: Beavers announce 2018 schedule
Steven Gray Premo
Gerald "Jerry" Allan Halttunen
Miklo Cruz Bellon Staehnke
Dennis Theodore Weber
An Irish "pi" for any day of the week
It turns out I am 'that' mom
KELLY BREVIG COLUMN: It could happen to anybody
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Are you a believer?
New Johns Lake produces yet another trophy muskie
CBS tentatively sets March 25 for airing '60 Minutes' interview with Stormy Daniels
Publicist for Matt Damon squashes rumor saying he was moving to Australia because of Trump
'American Idol' contestant was 'uncomfortable,' but says Katy Perry's kiss wasn't harassment
Netflix's 'The Crown' paid lead actress Claire Foy less than supporting actor Matt Smith
Hubert de Givenchy, French clothing designer who transformed Audrey Hepburn into a style legend, dies at 91
Outdoor report: March fishing heating up on Lake of the Woods
Elk surveys mailed to 8,500 homes as Fond du Lac Band effort inches toward reintroduction
DNR to discuss Winnie changes
PAUL NELSON FISHING: Fish houses should be off by March 19
Snowmobiles, walleyes and fish of a lifetime on Lake of the Woods
Dennis & Joyce Sjoquist
Supporting Denny McNamara
We need Denny McNamara
A Personal Note From Denny
What to look for on plant descriptions
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Enbridge seeks opportunities to work with tribes
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Company has been a trusted neighbor and partner
An economics class taught me about gender and income inequality
Commentary: An open letter to the kids who walked out of school Wednesday
March 8, 2018
GENERATIONS: Art Lee: Enough Super Bowl lament, remember when the Vikings started out in Bemidji?
The Minnesota Vikings football team dominated the sports pages this past pall and early winter, starring as top division winners right up to...
March 8, 2018 - 8:15am
ART LEE: The (unexpected) 'thrills' of teaching history
Retirement-time for school teachers includes the required chore of cleaning out your desk and the contents of your filing cabinet. It's the teacher's job who follows you to fill up both of them again, and for that new person to believe foolishly that retirement will never happen...
February 8, 2018 - 1:26pm
January 12, 2018
GENERATIONS: Art Lee: Change, the only constant in life: Yup, it’s true for families, too
He was a jerk.
January 12, 2018 - 1:05pm
December 15, 2017
GENERATIONS: Art Lee: When and how do you define a 'senior?'
Trying to define the word senior, as used in "senior citizen" seems simple enough, but the answer is not that easy.
December 15, 2017 - 12:32pm
November 9, 2017
ART LEE: Yup, those little things in life sure count
It’s easy for bored and grumpy “senior” seniors to loll around the house, contemplating their aged navels and wishing they were young again,...
November 9, 2017 - 1:36pm
October 12, 2017
GENERATIONS: Time to go to church -- and eat well
It’s now mid-season for the long-awaited event that starts in early August and ends the last day of November.
October 12, 2017 - 4:00pm
September 14, 2017
ART LEE COLUMN: The most significant event of our time
For today's millennials, the event is ancient history; however, for seniors, the event seems like only yesterday. The event in question is World War II (1941-1945), a war so important that most American historians label it the most significant event for our nation in the past 100...
September 14, 2017 - 3:19pm
June 8, 2017
PRIME TIME: An unforgettable move: Why? A werewolf was planning to attack us!
Can one still remember in detail a movie seen back in the 1940s? Sure! Easy, if you were then suddenly expecting a werewolf assault!
June 8, 2017 - 9:21am
May 11, 2017
PRIME TIME: Critters north country folk need not worry about
Each part of the country contains critters the locals find annoying -- or worse -- poisonous snakes. In Minnesota there's plenty of grass and/or...
May 11, 2017 - 10:16am
March 9, 2017
PRIME TIME: Snowbird surprises in a ‘foreign land’; no, it’s just Arizona
TUSCON, Ariz. -- There are advantages to being a stranger coming into a community, notably seeing things differently than observed by those folks...
March 9, 2017 - 2:23pm
PRIME TIME: Snowbirds flock to the call of the southern sun
So came the fall season, when almost all the birds in the North Country respond to the approaching winter by flying south where the warm sun shines brightly almost every day.
February 9, 2017 - 9:27am
December 8, 2016
PRIME TIME: No pain, no strain, just gain at the Activity Center
Psychologists tell us there are two overwhelming subjects that adults strive hard to avoid -- pain and boredom.
December 8, 2016 - 12:03pm
April 11, 2016
Art Lee: A present-day Rip Van Winkle, Minnesota style
Rip Van Winkle is a familiar figure to most folks, because after all, his famous story has been around a very long time, i.e. since author Washington...
April 11, 2016 - 6:23pm
March 8, 2016
Art Lee: What not to say what everyone else says (?)
What’s in a name? Answer: A lot. And a lot more if it’s pronounced incorrectly. A column in January’s Prime Time dealt with Bemidji’s...
March 8, 2016 - 12:11am
January 12, 2016
Art Lee: Another good reason (No. 4) to move to Bemidji
Folks planning to move to the Minnesota North Country often have to make that big decision about which town they should move to. Understandably...
January 12, 2016 - 12:31am