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Wells Fargo offers to meet with Standing Rock Sioux before year-end
Military veterans building barracks for Dakota Access pipeline protests
Pedestrian struck by vehicle Wednesday in Beltrami County
N.D. Sen. Heitkamp briefs Trump on pipeline protests during meeting with president-elect
Heitkamp briefs Trump on pipeline protests during meeting with president-elect
BOYS BASKETBALL: Second-half effort comes up short
FOOTBALL: Beavers hope for one last victory
WOMEN'S HOCKEY: Beavers end losing streak with 2-0 win over Mankato
BHS girls hockey falls to Brainerd/LF
PREP BASKETBALL: Red Lake girls rout Blackduck 91-19
Gerald "Jerry" Duane Morrow
David Anthony Fineday, Sr.
Joann Theresa Bordwell
Nancy Sue Blumhagen
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?
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Make me laugh: The benefits of laughter
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: Standing alongside Standing Rock
A few new twists: Madrigal Dinners to satirize politics
Neil Diamond celebrating 50 years with tour; concert planned in St. Paul
MATTHEW LIEDKE COLUMN: Holiday movie madness
MATTHEW LIEDKE COLUMN: Escape the freeze with films
Laporte School Drama Club presents "Midsummer Jersey"
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
DNR announces area furbearer registration stations
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Johnson anniversary celebration
MILESTONES: Gullickson-Boerboom engagement
MILESTONES: Dunbar birthday
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Dakota Access Pipeline should be rerouted
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Helping to protect K9 police dogs
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Jaycees make Bemidji a great place to live
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Protesters part of problem, not solution
PIONEER VIEWPOINTS: Christmastime in the First City!
November 29, 2016
Greater Minnesota struggling economically, data shows worst-hit areas cast ballots for Trump
ST. PAUL -- Minnesotans confused by claims that the state is struggling economically only need to look outside the Twin Cities. And they should...
November 29, 2016 - 1:30pm
November 26, 2016
Ambassadors welcome Alamano
Bemidji Area Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors recently welcomed Denae Alamano, the new Executive Director of United Way of Bemidji Area. The goal...
November 26, 2016 - 8:00am
Dayton appoints Vyskocil to Young Women's Initiative Council
BEMIDJI—Nancy Vyskocil, of Bemidji, has been appointed to the Young Women's Initiative Council by Gov. Mark Dayton. Dayton recently announced appointments to the Young Women's Cabinet and the Young Women's Initiative Council, as part of the Young Women's Initiative of Minnesota....
November 26, 2016 - 8:00am
Women's business group meets Tuesdays
BEMIDJI—The Bemidji Area Business Women organization meets from noon to 1:30 p.m. on the first and third Tuesday of the month at the LaunchPad,...
November 26, 2016 - 7:30am
Bemidji's Tasa receives state award
BEMIDJI—Lou Tasa recently received the Engineering Star Award at the Minnesota Toward Zero Deaths conference Nov. 16-17 in Duluth for his...
November 26, 2016 - 7:20am
November 12, 2016
BSU grad wins alumni award
BEMIDJI—BSU alumnus Brent Glass received Students United's 2016 Andrea Ruesch Outstanding Alumni Award during the organization's November...
November 12, 2016 - 6:00am
November 11, 2016
Joe's dream realized: Lueken’s Village Foods completes founder’s final goal of employee ownership ahead of schedule
BEMIDJI—When Lueken's Village Foods started its employee stock ownership plan in 2013, the goal was to have the process finished in five...
November 11, 2016 - 4:18pm
November 10, 2016
Remembering Buster: Peers and employees remember Spaulding as great businessman, person
BEMIDJI—A Bemidji businessman whose car dealership was a staple in the community for decades died Sunday. Known by most as "Buster," Willis...
November 10, 2016 - 5:53pm
November 9, 2016
Rhythm and ‘do’s: Kyle’s Barbershop serves as gathering spot for Alexandria musicians
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. — On a Tuesday afternoon, Kyle’s Barbershop owner Kyle Nelson and employee Jeff Tacker give back-to-back haircuts to five...
November 9, 2016 - 7:49pm
November 4, 2016
Beavers invited to the Bunkhouse: Owners of Lazy Jack’s to open new bar and grill near BSU campus
BEMIDJI -- BSU students, alumni and fans of the green and white will have a new spot near campus for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Derek Kringen,...
November 4, 2016 - 6:00pm
November 2, 2016
Minnesota Power asks for another rate increase: State regulators will decide request for additional 18 percent hike
DULUTH, Minn. -- It’s almost certain your Minnesota Power monthly electric bill will go up in 2017. How much will depend on the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission. Duluth-based Minnesota Power on Wednesday filed a request for a general rate increase, asking the PUC to approve...
November 2, 2016 - 4:55pm
November 1, 2016
Cirrus jet gets federal approval
Hailing it as the start of a "new era in personal transportation," Duluth's Cirrus Aircraft on Monday announced the government approved its new...
November 1, 2016 - 10:06am
October 28, 2016
Building northland careers with deconstruction: Social enterprise provides jobs, teaches skills and saves resources
CASS LAKE—Seven years ago, Duane Fisher knew it was time to shake off city life for a quieter life in the country. So he moved from Minneapolis...
October 28, 2016 - 7:20pm
October 24, 2016
Standing Rock calls on DOJ to intervene in pipeline situation; DAPL explains land purchase
BISMARCK – Standing Rock Sioux Tribe Chairman Dave Archambault II is calling on the U.S. Department of Justice to intervene in the increasingly tense situation unfolding between law enforcement and protesters of the Dakota Access Pipeline after 127 people were arrested over the...
October 24, 2016 - 11:05am
October 15, 2016
NTC offers CNA course
BEMIDJI—Enrollment is open for Northwest Technical College's Certified Nursing Assistant program, a three-credit certificate that prepares graduates for careers as nursing assistants or home health aides. The course, which begins Tuesday and runs through Dec. 13, meets on Tuesday...
October 15, 2016 - 2:30am