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Man receives maximum sentence in foster child death: 2-year-old drowned in unattended shower
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GIRLS BASKETBALL: Red Lake gets No. 1 seed in section 8A playoffs
BHS hockey team apologizes for post-game scuffle (UPDATE)
CURLING: Fenson, U.S., advance to gold-medal game at world juniors
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JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: A story of guns and Carroll Shiff
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VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: Paying homage to great Indigenous civil rights leaders, activists and scholars
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Why Black History Month?
PRIME TIME: Why keep an old high school letter jacket?
Art briefs for Sunday, Feb 19
PATT RALL COLUMN: Are the stars out tonight?
BHS Marching Band fundraising concert Feb. 28
Recital featuring BSU's Carlson set for Feb. 24
MATTHEW LIEDKE COLUMN: "La La Land" likely to sweep tech, musical categories on Oscar night
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Tips for catching eelpout
Forest Service to host land meeting
Fish, game and trapping licenses expire Tuesday
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BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: 'The Little Man in the Orange Suit'
DNR urges caution on rapidly deteriorating ice
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December 20, 2013
An inspired performance: Bemidji woman writes an original Christmas production
One by one, preschoolers brought gifts to the altar, laying items beside Jesus' cradle. "I will give this little book, it's my favorite story,"...
December 20, 2013 - 5:00pm
December 19, 2013
Diana West: Keeping holiday voices with us
“It” is the soundtrack of the season -- Christmas carols. From mall to shining mall, these carols sync American life in a rare shared cultural experience that lasts exactly as long as the holiday shopping season itself. Most of the widely — OK, incessantly — played songs are...
December 19, 2013 - 11:21pm
December 13, 2013
A 'Uniform' look for volunteers
First-time Salvation Army volunteer bell ringers, Mark Gazelka and his youngest son Caleb, 18, wore World War II-era dress uniforms Friday as...
December 13, 2013 - 11:00pm
December 10, 2013
Christmas trees available at the Boys and Girls Club of the Bemidji Area
BEMIDJI -- The Boys & Girls Club of the Bemidji Area has Christmas trees for sale. All proceeds go to support the club. Trees have been donated from a local tree farmer and choices include Balsam, Norway Pine, Blue Spruce and Scotch trees. Trees are priced at $25. Youc...
December 10, 2013 - 5:02pm
January 1, 2013
Carolers from Trinity Lutheran Church in Debs sing
A group of Christmas carolers representing Trinity Lutheran Church of Debs visited six elderly residents Dec. 20 to spread holiday cheer. Shown...
January 1, 2013 - 12:44am
Red Lake Toy Drive Challenge proved successful
RED LAKE – The Red Lake Nation implemented a Toy Drive Challenge this holiday season. The Red Lake Accounting Department won the challenge...
January 1, 2013 - 12:36am
December 25, 2012
Kathryn Lopez: Christmas is a reminder and a test
“The greatest gift which America has received from the Lord is the faith which has forged its Christian identity,” Pope John Paul II wrote in a document on the Church in America in 1999. Here at the end of 2012, the words might be the rallying cry of the season — a reminder,...
December 25, 2012 - 11:07pm
December 22, 2012
‘On the mend’ – Daughter surprises father with medal ceremony
BEMIDJI – Two years ago, while vacationing at Christmas time, someone broke into Arlin Melgaard’s home. The bandit made off with nearly everything...
December 22, 2012 - 11:12pm
December 21, 2012
John Eggers: A present for Grannie -- Part 3
Grannie Alma was not doing any better in the nursing home. She always seemed so tired and didn’t smile as much as was her custom. Still, when I put my hand in hers she would place it on her face and kiss it. “So soft and warm,” she would say. “So soft and warm.” Seeing the...
December 21, 2012 - 7:04pm
"Sandy Claus" delivers toys to storm-stricken kids
NEW YORK (AP) — From his toy-cluttered Brooklyn apartment, the man in the red suit was making his list and checking it twice. But he made no...
December 21, 2012 - 9:57am
December 20, 2012
First Lutheran Church Junior Choir performs in concert
First Lutheran Church’s Junior Choir (kindergarten through fifth grade) performed the Christmas program, “The Symbols of Christmas,” on...
December 20, 2012 - 10:27pm
United Way gives Holiday Gifts for Kids
Cindy Schmidke receives help selecting the perfect gift Thursday from volunteer Sarah Haack during the annual United Way Holiday Gifts for Kids....
December 20, 2012 - 10:23pm
'Christmas in Other Countries'
Lincoln Elementary fifth-graders completed their studies of foreign countries Wednesday with a celebration of “Christmas in Other Countries”...
December 20, 2012 - 12:17am
December 19, 2012
Clauses visit Senior Center
Ralph and Joan Brose, dressed as Mr. and Mrs. Claus, paid a visit Wednesday to the Paul Bunyan Senior Activity Center at lunch time. Shown above,...
December 19, 2012 - 11:40pm
Creating gift for Dad
Nikki Gustafson customizes a Christmas present Tuesday for her dad at the Santa’s Workshop hosted by Bemidji’s Park and Recreation. Monte...
December 19, 2012 - 2:55am