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2014 Legislature: Minimum wage, bonding and fixes expected
Legislative notebook: Voters will determine how lawmaker pay is decided
Legislature spares libraries from legacy cuts
Police and fire report for May 22
Beltrami County Board: Sentence to Service gets funding
Weather delays make for busy Wednesday of prep sports
TENNIS: Bemidji falls to Moorhead 4-3 in section opener
Bemidji Speedway season begins during Memorial Day Weekend
Bemidji area softball teams begins playoffs
Bemidji Blue Ox opens season with win over Staples
Geroge Herbert Hill, Jr.
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Gilberto Santa Rosa leads 'Forever Tango' to B'way
Eminem's publisher sues Facebook over song usage
Audra McDonald returns with new, personal CD
'Trek' does $70.6M but falls short of studio hopes
Taylor Swift wins 8 trophies at Billboard Awards
Fishing guide looks back on hosting Dayton
Blane Klemek: Orioles, too, are a sure sign of spring
Minnesota begins 2013 gypsy moth trapping program
Bemidji area lakes finally open and walleye fishing can begin
Fight to stop spread of Asian carp goes high tech
Nat Hentoff: At last, justice for locked-in juveniles?
Tina Dupuy: Complicated week for conservatives
Volunteer committee turns over last of pledges for event center
Pioneer Viewpoints: Lending a hand during difficult times
Cokie & Steven V. Roberts: Assaulting our core values
Wally Peck: New veggies gardeners can try
Patrick Guilfoile: Drink to their health, How fruit flies use alcohol to protect their young
Arland O. Fiske: The story of Helsinki’s ‘rock church’
John R. Eggers: Laughter makes the heart young
Master Gardener: Penstemon can offer season-long color
John R. Eggers: The Seven Teachings can help us all
Why so much tragedy and violence? The first thing my 96-year-old father said to me when I walked in the door to his house last week was, “Why do so...
Fri, Apr 26, 2013 - 4:24pm
Ask A Trooper: Question about dogs in transport
Question: Thank you for your articles! I see a lot of pick-up trucks that have dogs walking loose and riding in the box. Isn’t that against the law? Please write...
Fri, Apr 26, 2013 - 2:55pm
Jason Ogaard: Advice for online 2 factor authentication
A lot of my life exists in the digital world. My pictures are on Facebook and flickr and many other cloud services. My communication happens mainly via email or some...
Fri, Apr 19, 2013 - 5:13pm
Arland O. Fiske: Skansen – Sweden in miniature
If you could visit just one place in Sweden, where would you go? I’d suggest Skansen, an open-air museum that covers 75 acres. Two million people a year visit Stockholm’s...
Fri, Apr 19, 2013 - 4:28pm
Ask A Trooper: Question about reduced conflict intersections
Question: How do troopers, deputies and city police like the new style of intersections where drivers can’t go straight across another roadway, but instead have to take a right and...
Fri, Apr 19, 2013 - 4:24pm
Arland O. Fiske: The story of Anna the immigrant girl
Much has been written about the men of Scandinavia who came to toil in the New World. But what about the women? The record leaves no doubt that they were...
Fri, Apr 12, 2013 - 5:47pm
Blane Klemek: The true river rat, the muskrat
Every winter as a teenage boy I would venture onto frozen Wing River near my parents’ Otter Tail County dairy farm west of Bertha and Hewitt. I would sit for...
Fri, Apr 12, 2013 - 5:37pm
John R. Eggers: Thoughts on the question: What more can you do?
Would you like your computer to be super fast? Google is about to come out with a higher speed version that is one hundred times faster than the Google version...
Fri, Apr 12, 2013 - 4:54pm
Arland O. Fiske: The story of Knute Reindahl, violin maker
Scandinavians have always been fond of both woodcarving and music. These talents met in Knute Reindahl. Born in Telemark in 1858, his father died when he was just three years...
Fri, Apr 05, 2013 - 4:37pm
John R. Eggers: Our dog Simon ‘defeets’ the winter season
Simon, our nearly two-year-old Golden Retriever puppy, got through the winter. He not only got through it, he “defeeted” it. If you are unable to find socks in our local...
Fri, Apr 05, 2013 - 4:01pm
Ask a Trooper: Driver inquires about funeral processions
Question: What is the law concerning funeral processions? I see them once in a while and some drivers pull over, some mix right in with the funeral procession. I just...
Fri, Mar 29, 2013 - 4:51pm
Library Corner: April programming at the Bemidji Public Library
My guess is that you are like me – you are glad that the daylight is longer, that the sun is stronger, and that the ice and snow are finally...
Fri, Mar 29, 2013 - 4:35pm
Arland O. Fiske: The story of Jens Hanson and the Vatican Library
Jens Hanson was only 9 in the summer of 1873, when a relative from America was visiting in Valders. The visitor, Rev. Ove Hjort of Paint Creek, Iowa, asked Jens’...
Fri, Mar 29, 2013 - 4:25pm
Scotty Allison: Interesting statistics on American Indian servicemembers
As I was gathering information for the Northern Minnesota Veterans Home Task Force, I discovered some interesting facts about American Indian service members. First, they serve at a higher rate...
Fri, Mar 22, 2013 - 5:07pm
COLUMN: Playoff performance bodes well for Bemidji State's future
The Final Five started Thursday night without Bemidji State. I’m stating the obvious: This is the last Final Five in the Western Collegiate Hockey Association as we know it, and...
sports / beavers
Thu, Mar 21, 2013 - 10:02pm