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Finding workers in southwestern Minnesota an economic challenge as need for diversity in workforce grows
Is the deer duel in St. Paul over? Chronic wasting disease unites DNR, Board of Animal Health
Cost an obstacle for body camera usage in Fargo-Moorhead area
White Earth Reservation receives state grant to fight 'food desert' problem with food truck
Tales from the 'Trailer Park': Randy and Mr. Lahey of the ‘Trailer Park Boys’ come to Bemidji
Brian Murphy: Case Keenum's career day lets Vikings fans breathe easy
Vikings best Tampa Bay 34-17
GOLF: Thomas wins $10 million bonus as FedExCup champion
NASCAR: Kyle Busch wins ISM Connect 300 in New Hampshire
SHIPLEY: In show of unity, Vikings stand together on anthem issue
David W. O'Brien
James E. Daman
Raymond Jon Kraskey
Richard "Dick" Greenwood
PATT RALL COLUMN: Louie did not go gentle into that good night: Remembering Louis Marchand
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Schools need all of our help for 100 percent grad rate
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Oh, what a delight to teach history today!
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: Traditional knowledge and science: A new form of justice
EVAN HAZARD: Threescore and Ten: Tuna and "dirty rice?"
Social media star Kylie Jenner reported pregnant
Minnesota and North Dakota share the most popular wedding song, but can you guess what it is?
Jimmy Kimmel gets heated about health-care bill, says Sen. Bill Cassidy 'lied right to my face'
PATT RALL COLUMN: Timely notice can help with attendance
Around the Arts, September 17
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Making a correct call on the Becida Barred Owl
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Extended fall weather on the water
American Painted Lady butterflies migrate through area
MASTER GARDENERS: Fall in the perennial garden
Looking at levels: New management plan possibly to come to Rabideau Lake
AstroBob: Wildfire smoke smudges our starry skies
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: When is a police shooting justified?
Flashy fall foliage: Spice up landscaping with brilliant colors
Conserving estate money no excuse for risking elder's health
Opinion: Alarm over decline in U.S. government spending for ag research
Bemidji Area Schools
May 18, 2017
Hometown heroes: Community members honored for bus crash response
BEMIDJI -- When Bemidji Area Schools Superintendent Jim Hess received news of a school bus crash the morning of May 3, he knew he needed to go...
May 18, 2017 - 10:40am
May 16, 2017
Bemidji Area Schools to review hockey arena agreements
BEMIDJI -- After a sometimes-tense exchange at Monday’s school board meeting, Bemidji Area Schools and the Bemidji Community Arena Corporation...
May 16, 2017 - 6:54pm
May 12, 2017
‘Hero’ ceremony set for those who assisted after bus crash
BEMIDJI -- Fifteen people who stepped in to help children hurt in a school bus crash last week will be honored Wednesday during a “community...
May 12, 2017 - 4:09pm
May 11, 2017
‘Education opens doors’: Banquet recognizes American Indian high schoolers
BEMIDJI -- Before they walk across the stage at their school-wide commencement later this month, a group of American Indian seniors at Bemidji...
May 11, 2017 - 8:44pm
May 9, 2017
Student seriously injured in Bemidji bus crash released from hospital
BEMIDJI -- A 10-year-old Red Lake girl who was seriously injured in a school bus crash last week has been released from the hospital, her mother...
May 9, 2017 - 1:35pm
May 4, 2017
Driver involved in school bus crash identified
BEMIDJI—The driver who law enforcement say ran a stop sign and hit a school bus Wednesday morning—injuring multiple elementary school-aged...
May 4, 2017 - 5:50pm
May 1, 2017
Third-graders safe after wandering from school
BEMIDJI—A pair of elementary students were reportedly unharmed after they wandered away from school last week. Two Horace May third-grade girls decided to walk away from noon recess there last Monday, Superintendent Jim Hess said. The pair reportedly walked through Horace May's...
May 1, 2017 - 5:11pm
April 26, 2017
Deer Lake an elementary school again? TrekNorth eyes building for K-5 expansion
BEMIDJI -- A Bemidji-area charter school’s expansion plans could take it to a castoff elementary school. TrekNorth Junior and Senior High School...
April 26, 2017 - 6:04pm
April 25, 2017
EDUCATION: U.S. News ranks Bemidji, Blackduck schools high on the list
BEMIDJI—A pair of Bemidji-area public schools are among the best in Minnesota, according to the latest U.S. News and World Report. The publisher's annual high school rankings put Bemidji High School 53rd in the state and 2,502nd in the country, and ranked Blackduck Secondary...
April 25, 2017 - 5:27pm
April 18, 2017
EDUCATION: School district to hire American Indian curriculum, culture specialist
BEMIDJI -- A new hire at Bemidji Area Schools could help the school district’s American Indian curriculum. The School Board unanimously approved on Monday the creation of a full-time American Indian Culture & Curriculum Specialist job as part of a series of staffing changes...
April 18, 2017 - 4:59pm
April 17, 2017
UPDATED: Former BMS administrator pleads not guilty to sexual conversations with minors
BEMIDJI -- Bemidji Middle School’s former assistant principal -- who was accused last month of posing as a 13-year-old boy on social media...
April 17, 2017 - 7:12pm
April 12, 2017
A new home for an old arch: Group hopes to rebuild and find a home for former BHS arch
BEMIDJI—Bemidji High School students were greeted for years by a high stone archway as they approached their school from Beltrami Avenue....
April 12, 2017 - 6:31pm
April 9, 2017
First Presbyterian Deacons donate to the Bemidji Area Schools
First Presbyterian Church Deacons recently donated $500 to the Bemidji Area Schools and the program for homeless students and students in transition....
April 9, 2017 - 7:22am
April 3, 2017
CITY: Bemidji OKs master agreement for Gene Dillon project
BEMIDJI—Bemidji's city council unanimously approved on Monday an agreement with Bemidji Area Schools that formalizes the district's plans...
April 3, 2017 - 8:12pm
April 1, 2017
City Council to consider agreement for Gene Dillon project
BEMIDJI—Bemidji City Council members are set to consider one of the last balls of red tape city and school leaders need to cut through...
April 1, 2017 - 6:00pm