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Tim Hortons is building in Brainerd
Mayville, N.D., man sinks putt heard around the golf world at Ryder Cup
Historical society brings back cemetery walk
Bemidji man charged with arson
EDUCATION: Hess to receive leadership award from Minnesota Association of School Administrators
WOMEN'S HOCKEY: BSU women open regular season this weekend at Syracuse
GIRLS SOCCER: Lumberjacks cook Spuds in thrilling comeback
GIRLS TENNIS: Bemidji sweeps Moorhead, Fergus Falls in triangular
BOYS SOCCER: Bemidji blanks Crookston 6-0
Warriors going to Winter Park: Red Lake football gets donation from ESPN, will appear on Vikings' ‘Monday Night Football’ game
Ole "Buddie" Risland Sr.
Ray Charles Oothoudt
Donald "Booty" Bruce Raisch
Alfred L. Pearsall
Dorothy "Dot" Schocker
MASTER GARDENERS: What ate my potatoes?
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Leave a legacy of words
SUSTAINABILITY COLUMN: Sustainable health care: Returning to relationship-based practice
MASTER GARDENERS: Think about next year when it comes to garden debris
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: Truth and Reconciliation: Water
Tigirlily to open for Justin Moore at Sanford Center
Monday Movie Report: Oscars Foreign Language Category adds first contenders
PATT RALL COLUMN: Fall is in the area, and in the theaters
BSO opens new season, 'Legends & Lore'
Justin Moore comes to Bemidji on Oct. 1
DNR to sell 40 northern Minnesota land parcels
Lake Bemidji State Park youth, muzzleloader hunts
Rock-solid restoration: New Knutson Dam near Pennington unveiled
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Cooling water temperatures pool the fish
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: The fisher kings of Minnesota
Johnson anniversary celebration
MILESTONES: Gullickson-Boerboom engagement
MILESTONES: Dunbar birthday
MILESTONES: Cuperus-Howe engagement
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: The Salvation Army leader’s legacy lives on
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: A flaw in implementation of dress code
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Here’s a list of what Republicans believe
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Two thoughts about the school dress code
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Skoe needs to look out for our interests
September 11, 2016
Patt Rall: Fall is painting the trees — quickly
There is no doubt about the outcome—glorious sugar maple and oak trees starting to decorate the lovely fall we have come to eagerly anticipate in northern Minnesota...no more tornadoes!
September 11, 2016 - 12:23am
August 31, 2016
Patt Rall: Much music in Bemidj this week
BEMIDJI — Music is in the air this week, as there are many concerts to choose from. First up is Lance Benson, local composer and musician, who is well received for his playing and singing. He will solo beginning at 2 p.m. today at the amphitheater at the Lake Bemidji State Park,...
August 31, 2016 - 3:05pm
August 21, 2016
Patt Rall: Music is in the air in and around Bemidji
The day can start with the scent of pine surrounding you at the amphitheater at the Lake Bemidji State Park. Bill and Kate Isles, a husband and wife singing duo, will begin at 2 p.m. today. These summer concerts are sponsored by the North Country Snowmobile Club of Bemidji. The...
August 21, 2016 - 12:23am
August 14, 2016
Patt Rall: Pine Tones, Caige Jambor to perform in concerts today
Music fans have a couple of wonderful options in the area today. Four-part harmony takes the stage at 2 p.m. today at the Lake Bemidji State Park amphitheater with the Pine Tones. The events are sponsored by the North Country Snowmobile Club of Bemidji. Rain or shine, the show will...
August 14, 2016 - 12:55am
ART BRIEFS: North Country Arts and Crafts Workshop announced, Farm by the Lake annual festival set for Sept. 11 and more
Bemidji Area Church Musicians Recital Series continues BEMIDJI—The Bemidji Area Church Musicians Recital Series will continue at noon Wednesday...
August 14, 2016 - 12:03am
August 7, 2016
PATT RALL COLUMN: Music is in the air around Bemidji
It seems as if the various musical and theater groups are going full steam toward the end of their seasons, while others are just now sending out their upcoming performance catalogues. The 2016-17 Reif Performing Arts Center's Grand Re-opening Season in Grand Rapids is generous in...
August 7, 2016 - 10:00am
July 31, 2016
Patt Rall: Summer slips into August
Monday is the final day to register for the Animal Portrait Watercolor Workshop with Cindy Agan, an internationally published author of an instructional and art video "Painting Watercolors that Sparkle with Life." Agan's watercolor workshop in Bemidji garnered praise like "....best...
July 31, 2016 - 12:44am
July 26, 2016
Watermark Art Center to launch fundraising campaign for major renovation project
BEMIDJI -- The Watermark Art Center in Bemidji is launching a $3 million fundraising campaign for a major renovation project at its downtown facility. Officials are planning a press conference on the campaign at 10 a.m. Thursday at the center, 505 Bemidji Ave. N. Speakers will include...
July 26, 2016 - 7:23pm
July 24, 2016
Patt Rall: Summer events continue in Bemidji
Yes, summer events abound in Bemidji with some new events, such as the International Bog Weekend with the Ode to the Bog Songfest—a musical talent contest that was held yesterday. The upcoming Dragon Boat Festival in August is sure to bring more visitors to Bemidji. Did you...
July 24, 2016 - 12:00am
July 17, 2016
Patt Rall: Bemidji truly is a Destination City
We hope that you are enjoying Art in the Park today; the variety of artists is noteworthy.
July 17, 2016 - 12:03am
July 10, 2016
PATT RALL: Bemidji sons return to the stage
Eric Haugen returns to the stage at Bangsberg Fine and Performing Arts Complex tonight at 7 for a concert, sharing the event with pianist Eric Gustafson. The duo will perform: Stravinsky's "Elegie" for solo viola; William Walton Concerto for Cello and Orchestra (adapted for piano...
July 10, 2016 - 12:08am
July 4, 2016
Patt Rall: A festive Fourth is on hand
Fulton Gallagher returns to the podium tonight at 7 for the patriotic concert by the Bemidji Area Community Band on the south lawn of Bangsberg Fine and Performing Arts Complex at BSU. The program will include well-known classics to celebrate America, including a beautiful rendition...
July 4, 2016 - 1:24pm
June 24, 2016
A role for the rabbit: Theater Camp held at BSU (w/video)
The Theater Day Camp was hosted by the city of Bemidji Parks and Recreation Department and the Bemidji Community Theater.
June 24, 2016 - 5:51pm
June 19, 2016
Patt Rall: Opportunities for the arts abound this week
However you spend the day, dads, enjoy! There are so many options for music, drama and song that it will be hard to pick just one activity and still be around for the family picnics. Doyle Turner and his father Doyle Turner Sr. will be playing at the Lake Bemidji State Park Summer...
June 19, 2016 - 12:06am
June 12, 2016
EVENTS: Quilt on a Stick coming to Beltrami County Fair
BEMIDJI—Taking a cue from the Minnesota State Fair, the Beltrami County Fair this year will introduce Quilt on a Stick, a new category under which quilters may submit their work to be judged. Sharon Hokuf, superintendent of Home Arts for the Beltrami County Fair, explained that...
June 12, 2016 - 4:03am