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Country star Kenny Chesney aims to fix U.S. Bank Stadium's acoustics
It's a girl! Gorilla gives birth at St. Paul zoo
How most leadership training programs fail women
Round and round: Bemidji’s first road roundabout is up and running
Knights of Columbus plan 16th annual BBQ dinner
'I support the project,' Mark Dayton says of the PolyMet mining proposal
Wild promote 3 from AHL team
Dodgers and Astros renew rivalry in World Series
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VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: Environmental and ecological balance: Where is the justice?
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Have you ever tried a staycation?
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Summer reflections from Lake Julia
GENERATIONS: A trip on the ‘Old Bay Line’
GENERATIONS: Milk snakes, fairy diddles and goatsuckers
Around the Arts, Oct. 22
PATT RALL COLUMN: Beautiful days still abound in the Bemidji area
This Oklahoma fraternity has a choreographed jorts-and-fanny pack dance routine
He was the king of late night, but David Letterman doesn't miss it 'for a second'
John Dunsworth, actor who played Jim Lahey on 'Trailer Park Boys,' dead at 71
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Sandhill cranes possess power, grace and beauty
PAUL NELSON FISHING: Good boat control, taking it slow are keys to fall fishing
MASTER GARDENERS: Do I have to?
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Fish on the move for fall
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Living with the ladybugs in Minnesota
Tom & Linda Peterson
AstroBob: Neutron stars' death merger rattles the fabric of spacetimes
Fielding Questions: Dipladenia can be wintered successfully
GROWING TOGETHER: Autumn checklist for putting yard and garden to bed
Caregivers may need to work to recover positive memories
Column: Where was God during the Vegas massacre?
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. Neither category seemed apparent...
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
December 7, 2015
Art Lee: Everclear and Christmas cheer — but who cares, den?
It is the special events in the distant past that get remembered; indeed, especially so if they were zany. And this one was “dfferent.”...
December 7, 2015 - 9:14pm
November 10, 2015
Art Lee: ‘That man’ inadvertently taught the importance of Armistice Day
“That man had more discipline in his little finger than the rest of the entire faculty combined.” So said the main speaker — the county...
November 10, 2015 - 12:14am
October 13, 2015
Art Lee: Brand new teachers can do the dumbest things
“Memo to All Junior High School Personnel”: When A Tornado Is Seen Heading for the School, Send the 7th and 9th graders to The Basement...
October 13, 2015 - 1:52am
September 7, 2015
Art Lee: A not surprising rural ‘savior’ in the 1940s
Saamund Saamundson stood at the window, balancing on his one good leg, staring forlornly at the sight of what he did not want to see in late...
September 7, 2015 - 10:43pm
July 13, 2015
Art Lee: Pomp -and -circumstance comes after the king stiffs crowd
Most grandparents will walk that extra mile for their grandkids. Some go farther; a lot farther. My wife Judy and I flew some 1,500 miles to...
July 13, 2015 - 10:49pm