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History Mystery returns to the Beltrami County History Center
Crime report for Dec. 6
Republican wins recount, GOP gains Senate control
St. Cloud-based video company challenges state law on serving gay couples
St. Paul day care provider charged in infant’s car seat strangulation
GIRLS BASKETBALL: Jacks ‘flip’ the script, beat Hibbing
AUTO RACING: Awards handed out at speedway banquet
Coleman highlights BSU track and field’s 2016-17 opener
FOOTBALL: Beavers' Adams an Academic All-American
FOOTBALL: BSU's Benham, Olszewski named all-region
Ray O. Carpenter
Bruce Robert Smith
Margaret Emma Treat
Emma "Margaret" Treat
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Deal with clutter: We owe it to our brain
KELLY BREVIG COLUMN: An 'ordinary' spark of hope
Column: Standing Rock opposed pipeline as early as 2014, new tape reveals
LIBRARY CORNER: December is time for festive events at the library
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: What's in a politician's fanny pack?
Chorale to bring 'Peace' to Bemidji
Art classes scheduled
PATT RALL COLUMN: Singing and dancing toward Christmas
A few new twists: Madrigal Dinners to satirize politics
Neil Diamond celebrating 50 years with tour; concert planned in St. Paul
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Trees, plainly put, are amazing life forms
Northwest Minnesota deer kill up from last year
Christmas bird count at Rydell refuge
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Be patient, the frozen lakes will come
DNR seeks input on Thief Lake
Share your Milestones in the Pioneer
Johnson anniversary celebration
MILESTONES: Gullickson-Boerboom engagement
MILESTONES: Dunbar birthday
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Let’s restore integrity to election process
PIONEER VIEWPOINTS: Perseverance pays off
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: A first-hand look at protest injuries
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Dakota Access Pipeline should be rerouted
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Helping to protect K9 police dogs
bemidji public library
August 3, 2014
No slowing down in August for the library
This morning, as I was serving one of our patrons at the checkout desk, this person's comment to me was "So, August should be a slow month around here since the kids summer reading program is wrapping up and the Book Festival is over." Well, as a general rule I don't like to argue...
August 3, 2014 - 12:06am
Book Festival over, but not the fun at the Library
I hope you haven't been worrying that after the blitz of events at the library's successful Book Festival in June -- that we had run out of steam. Please know we are anything but done for the summer. About the only downtime I see on our schedule is when we were closed for the Fourth....
July 3, 2014 - 10:36pm
June 17, 2014
'I read all the time:' Bemidji children's librarian shares her love of books with kids
BEMIDJI -- Four times a week, you can find Christina Massee reading for storytime and creating a craft with children at the Bemidji Public Library. Not...
June 17, 2014 - 12:08am
April 4, 2014
Supernatural tourism season has sprung: Folklore author presents Haunted Minnesota at Bemidji Library
BEMIDJI -- North of Bemidji sits a ramshackled building most people wouldn't recognize as a tourist attraction. Investigator Chad Lewis has swung...
April 4, 2014 - 8:21pm
October 21, 2013
What are friends for?: In this case, about $100,000, or the amount the Red Door Bookstore has donated to Bemidji Public Library
BEMIDJI — The Red Door Bookstore has donated nearly $100,000 to the Bemidji Public Library in its decade-long existence. And as the Red...
October 21, 2013 - 11:15pm
September 24, 2013
Bemidji library to aid in MNsure signup
BEMIDJI — The Bemidji Public Library is planning on helping local citizens sign up for the new MNsure health insurance exchange, Branch Manager Paul Ericsson said Tuesday. The library will partner with Health Access MN Coalition, one of the 30 recipients of outreach/infrastructure...
September 24, 2013 - 11:43pm
August 6, 2013
Library book sale scheduled
June Biuener and Terry Thomas help unpacksome of the 800 boxes of books on Tuesday afternoon for the annual Library's Book Sale that begins...
August 6, 2013 - 11:32pm
May 29, 2013
Kudos to Paul Ericsson for all the good work
As I am myself a retired librarian, I read with interest and approval the article on Paul Ericsson, the manager of the Bemidji Public Library. I have had only a little contact with him, but I have to agree that he exemplifies the best in his profession. Since I retired, I have...
May 29, 2013 - 10:47pm
May 24, 2013
A love for libraries: Bemidji Public Library manager brings enthusiasm to work every day
Before you ask: Yes, there are plenty of books in Paul Ericsson’s office. As befits a branch manager at a public library, Ericsson’s modest...
May 24, 2013 - 4:23pm
May 21, 2013
Legislature spares Bemidji, other libraries from legacy cuts
BEMIDJI — Minnesota’s 12 regional library systems will avoid previously proposed cuts to its legacy funds. The state Legislature adjourned Monday, approving $3 million for library systems to fund programs and events. That money came out of the legacy bill, which is funded by...
May 21, 2013 - 11:28pm
March 20, 2013
Program on Emily Dickinson presented
Rhoda Jackson, of Park Rapids, filled the Bemidji Public Library on Wednesday morning with her re-enactment of the poet Emily Dickinson. Monte...
March 20, 2013 - 10:36pm
March 6, 2013
We need to keep our library healthy
Reading is a great way to hibernate during a cold, snowy Minnesota winter; and, if you are a book person, the place to go for those books, is Bemidji’s Kitchgami Library. It is one of the finest library systems I have ever used. One of the many offering at our library is their...
March 6, 2013 - 11:47pm
March 1, 2013
Paul Ericsson: Something for everyone at the library
Continuing with our robust schedule of literary, cultural and history events, we have something for everyone in March and April. There will be a creative songwriting workshop for sixth- through eighth-grade children from 12:30-3:00 p.m. Saturday. Songwriter Paul Spring will lead...
March 1, 2013 - 3:12pm
Paul Ericcson: Warm up with library programs
The cold days of winter are a wonderful time to enjoy the great schedule of special events and regular programs at the Bemidji Public Library. Children will have a chance to take a step back in time during the Minnesota Time Travel series that has returned to the Bemidji Library....
February 1, 2013 - 6:06pm
January 18, 2013
Two-year-olds Olive Hargett, left, and Millie Bartlett listen to librarian Christina Massee as she reads a book during Thursday morning storytime...
January 18, 2013 - 1:32am