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Freezing Rain Advisory Through This Evening
Aaron's Weather Talk: Road Conditions
November coming down
First National Bank Bemidji Foundation donates
MEN'S HOCKEY: Bowling Green finishes off sweep, beats Bemidji State 3-2
MEN'S BASKETBALL: BSU leads from start to finish in 69-58 win over Viberto
MEN'S HOCKEY: Bemidji State drops fifth straight as Bowling Green wins 3-1
WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: Bemidji State rallies back to topple Mayville State 82-76
MEN'S BASKETBALL: Lutes explodes in second half to help BSU top Mayville State 77-66
Edward Melvin Perkins, Jr. (Dewey)
Richard N. Leach
Scott Michael Fisher
Joe L. Blank
Brigitte E. Wokal
John Eggers: How do you say 'Thank You'?
Patrick Guilfoile: Muddled? Blame an algae virus
John Eggers: Are your Christmas catalogs piling up?
Evan Hazard: Then we bought a new ’03 Prius
Doug Lewandowski: Caving in
Pioneer Previews: Holiday Showcase today at BHS Performing Arts Center
Art briefs - Sunday Nov. 23
Neilson Foundation grants Watermark $150K for move
Pioneer Previews: A busy arts scene
MOVIES: New releases to hit around Thanksgiving
Blane Klemek: Birds of a feather. . .
Blane Klemek: Coyotes are fascinating animals that are both revered and despised
Blane Klemek: Let the deer feed naturally
Blane Klemek: Unique features of the Clark’s nutcracker
Paul Nelson: Surface water temperatures drop in Bemidji area lakes
Niskanen birthday celebration
Belcher-Bradseth wedding announcement
Watkins birthday celebration
Bob Franken: Squawking and talking
Don't just throw bullets at things in the woods
Media boycott of Obama's speech irresponsible
Peterson just trying to do the right thing
Teen Health Fair was a rousing success
November 22, 2014
A school without borders: Local nonprofit hopes to connect Africans with French Concordia Language villages
BEMIDJI -- Opportunity Africa has no fixed address, but it aims to carve a niche in the world for understanding across continents. Although...
news / local
November 22, 2014 - 10:36pm
Hittin' the slopes: Buena Vista opens for season
Saturday was a good day to hit the slopes, with temperatures reaching 40 degrees, as the Buena Vista Ski Area opened for the season.
news / local
November 22, 2014 - 5:49pm
November 21, 2014
Early morning fire damages garage
BEMIDJI -- Bemidji firefighters responded to a garage fire early Friday on the 400 block of Becida Road Southwest. The fire was reported at 4:10 a.m. and when firefighters arrived there was light smoke coming from the garage, according to a release from the Bemidji Fire Department....
November 21, 2014 - 4:38pm
BOYS HOCKEY: Bemidji, St. Cloud Apollo skate to 1-1 tie in season opener
ST. CLOUD — Bemidji and St. Cloud Apollo each scored in the third period but neither could find the game-winner as the teams skated to a 1-1 tie Thursday night. It was the season opener for the Lumberjacks, who will begin the season 0-0-1. They outshot the Eagles 37-12 but only...
sports / Lumberjacks
November 21, 2014 - 8:53am
GIRLS HOCKEY: Bemidji earns first win with 2-1 victory in International Falls
INTERNATIONAL FALLS — The Bemidji girls hockey team scored two early goals then held on to score its first win of the season. The Lumberjacks toppled host International Falls 2-1 Thursday. “Getting this first win will boost our confidence,” said BHS head coach Jackie Robertson....
sports / Lumberjacks
November 21, 2014 - 8:35am
OUT AND ABOUT: LaDuc looks to leave lasting legacy
BEMIDJI -- The only thing Katie LaDuc plans to leave behind when she moves from Bemidji is her impact. LaDuc, 23, is working for Northwoods Habitat for Humanity through Vista, which, in turn, comes through the AmeriCorps program. Vista members commit to a year working at a specific...
November 21, 2014 - 8:31am
November 20, 2014
Airport Authority seeks new chairperson
BEMIDJI -- The Bemidji Regional Airport Authority has a problem: it can't find anybody to lead it. As of Wednesday, there were no applicants to replace retiring Board Chair Marshall Froyd, with the Dec.
November 20, 2014 - 5:40pm
November 18, 2014
GIRLS HOCKEY: Roseau shuts out Bemidji 5-0 in Jacks' home opener
BEMIDJI — Emily Pahlen scored for Roseau just 17 seconds into the game, beginning what would be a 5-0 shutout over Bemidji on Tuesday at the Bemidji Community Arena. It was the home opener for the Lumberjacks. The first period was all Roseau, as most of the play was in Bemidji’s...
November 18, 2014 - 10:57pm
Man sentenced for damage to assisted living center
BEMIDJI -- A Colorado man was sentenced to a month local confinement and ordered to pay more than $8,000 in restitution after he broke into the Windsong Catered Living Facility in April. Sean Foster Heideman, 25, of Westminster, Colo., pleaded guilty to felony first-degree damage...
November 18, 2014 - 6:15pm
November 17, 2014
CITY COUNCIL: City officials push legislators on transportation funding
BEMIDJI -- Local DFL legislators got an earful from the Bemidji City Council and city staff Monday on the issue of how to fund local transportation projects. Rep. John Persell of Bemidji and Sen.Tom Saxhaug of Grand Rapids met with the council to talk about the upcoming session...
November 17, 2014 - 10:15pm
Bemidji man found guilty of terroristic threats
BEMIDJI -- A Bemidji man was found guilty of felony terroristic threats Thursday in Beltrami County District Court. Kenneth Oscar Osmundson, 24, is charged with second-degree assault with a dangerous weapon and terroristic threats-reckless disregard after he attempted to kill himself...
November 17, 2014 - 7:30pm
Local companies fined for environmental violations
ST. PAUL -- Three Bemidji companies were fined for varying environmental violations in the third quarter of this year, according to the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency. The MPCA released a list last week of 65 environmental enforcement cases completed in the third quarter. Bob's...
November 17, 2014 - 4:32pm
November 15, 2014
GIRLS HOCKEY: Prowlers defeat Bemidji 4-1
THIEF RIVER FALLS -- Kora Torkelson scored two goals to lead Thief River Falls to a 4-1 victory over Bemidji Friday night in high school girls hockey at Ralph Engelstad Arena. The Prowlers scored three goals in the second period to take a 4-0 lead. Torkelson opened the scoring in...
November 15, 2014 - 1:06am
November 13, 2014
SWIMMING: McRae, 400 free relay advance to state finals
MINNEAPOLIS — Going into the 2014 Minnesota Class A Swimming and Diving Championships, it was the goal of Bemidji High School junior Libby McRae to advance to the finals of her two individual events. On Thursday she did just that, qualifying for the championship final in the 500...
November 13, 2014 - 10:37pm
Save our sculptures: Bemidji Public Arts Commission discusses vandalism targeting art pieces
BEMIDJI -- Community members and police tried to offer up solutions to a spate of devastating vandalism on outdoor sculptures during a meeting Wednesday of the Bemidji Public Arts Commission. The latest incident occurred in September, when two statues on the Sculpture Walk --...
November 13, 2014 - 5:22pm