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No joke: This city in Canada just got more than a foot of snow - in May
Armed bystander fatally shoots gunman who opened fire in Oklahoma City restaurant
Harvey Weinstein charged with rape and other abuse charges in sexual assault cases
Paul Manafort's Virginia trial delayed two weeks
A wolflike creature was stalking livestock in Montana. Authorities have no idea what it is.
A nod to his rising fame, museum unveils Adam Thielen bobbleheads
Rockets take Game 5, inch closer to dethroning Warriors
BASEBALL: Grimm selected to Minnesota All-Star Series
SOFTBALL: Jacks hold off Alexandria in 8-3A tournament
BASEBALL: Blackduck opens playoffs with 13-3 victory
Cindy Marie Swedberg
John David Langston
Leland Joseph Kupcho
Juliana Mathilda Hommerding
Commentary: Bison passage: Good times in the Badlands
Fire up the grill for Memorial Day
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Are you in need of some old jokes?
Commentary: Safety spout fuels colorful encounter in the boonies
What do all the pine cones mean on transplanted spruce?
Julia Louis-Dreyfus to receive the 2018 Mark Twain Prize for American Humor
High heels can have health effects far beyond the feet
Barack and Michelle Obama are becoming television and film producers for Netflix
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wedding attracted more American viewers than Prince William's
Around the Arts, May 20
Wyoming may legalize trophy hunting of grizzly bears for the first time in 40 years
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: The surprises and wonder of the outdoors
PAUL NELSON FISHING: As waters warm up, so should the bite
Expensive fishing electronics require proper touch
Minnesota state park campsites booking fast
Why you're getting flooded with privacy notifications in your email
Commentary: Some gave all: A visit to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial
More than just business: Wells receives Lifetime Achievement Award for helping others
Andersen Corp. creating 40 new jobs with window factory expansion
New Twin Metals plan moves processing plant site: Company provides update in advance of submitting project to regulators
Place a Business Announcement
Barb & Rick
Richard and Marvel Olson
Virg & Marge
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Safe family holiday can include safe grilling
Commentary: Bison passage: Good times in the Badlands
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Defending the Second Amendment in its entirety
Commentary: You say hello, I say goodbye
Commentary: Kindness is the real showstopper at the circus
May 10, 2018
GENERATIONS: Art Lee: A tale from the days of yore: TV comes to Bemidji. . . sort of
Listening in on conversations can be interesting; it can also be boring. Depends. Recently overhearing two young millennials talking about "today’s...
May 10, 2018 - 1:03pm
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