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Five shot, injured near shooting protest in Minneapolis
Dispelling myths: Leaders and community from Bemidji’s charter schools meet with state legislators at TrekNorth
LBSP remains open during muzzleloader deer hunt
Blackduck seeks input from community for new superintendent
Council discusses pension benefit increase with Fire Department officials
VIDEO: Beavers sweep Minnesota State
Bounceback Beavers: Quite the comeback season for BSU football after 0-3 start
BEAVERS ROUNDUP: Bemidji HS golfer Gregg to play for BSU
VIDEO: Serratore, Beavers recap weekend against Lake State
MEN'S HOCKEY: Beavers, Lakers skate to 1-1 tie
Agnes Odile Kamrowski
Harold M Fruetel
Maria Lynn Wizner
John Eggers: ‘Over the River and Through the Woods’
Sacred substances: Food as our way to give thanks
PATT RALL COLUMN: Another jewel in the crown for BSU Music Department
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Don’t expect to start ice fishing soon
John Eggers: Are your children engaged?
OFF THE RECORD Review: ‘Fargo’ Season Two, Episode Seven: Did You Do This? No, You Did It!
OFF THE RECORD BLOG: Bemidji’s Stoner Avenue signs appear on top 10 ‘Commonly Stolen Street Signs’ list
Off The Record REVIEW: ‘Fargo’ Season Two, Episode Six: Rhinoceros
Rock band Styx to headline Lakes Jam 2016
Off The Record Blog: They Are Bringing Back Mystery Science Theater 3000
Blane Klemek: Once swarming the prairies, bison are still a sight to behold
Rare bird spotted in Minnesota, last sighting reported 21 years ago
Cougars make a Midwest comeback, but likely won't boom in Minnesota
Blane Klemek: Say hello to the ‘le rat musque’
Possible world record muskie reeled in on Lake Mille Lacs
Rich Lowry: The president’s sanctimony on Syrian refugees
Cokie & Steven V. Roberts: No place for amateurs
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Reread the Bible?
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Something is missing on BSU search committee
Pioneer Editorial: Kelliher can teach us all some lessons
August 9, 2015
Blane Klemek: Meadowlarks and bobolinks continue to sing
Two of my favorite grassland nesting songbirds, the bobolink and meadowlark, are members of the blackbird family. The family, Icteridae, includes...
August 9, 2015 - 12:36am
October 22, 2014
COLUMN: Gophers series means a lot for BSU
A week after upsetting then-No. 2 North Dakota -- and having to wait for a long week of practice at home in Bemidji -- it would, perhaps, be...
sports / beavers
October 22, 2014 - 10:51pm
March 20, 2014
HITTINGER COLUMN: College hockey changes hit home this weekend with Final Five, Big Ten Tourney
Anyone who skipped watching the first day of March Madness in favor of the Big Ten Network’s coverage of the inaugural Big Ten Hockey Tournament...
sports / beavers
March 20, 2014 - 10:29pm
April 26, 2013
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 many terrible things happen?” I don’t believe I answered it for him, but it is a good question. It does seem as if there are...
April 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 about this for me. Thank you! Answer: Generally no, it is not against the law for dogs (or any animals, or humans for...
April 26, 2013 - 2:55pm
April 19, 2013
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 type of instant messaging. I do my banking online, pay my bills online, watch TV online. The Internet is a pervasive...
April 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 greatest tourist attraction, twice as many people as live in Sweden’s capital city. Back in 1891 when Skansen...
April 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 go down a ways, then turn around and then make a right turn again? Also, what is the deal: left turns...
April 19, 2013 - 4:24pm
April 12, 2013
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 just as heroic and hardworking as the men, and often outlived their husbands. Anna Hedalen was a typical frontier woman. Born in...
April 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 hours inside the confines of a comfortable and warm 4 X 4 fish house, or darkhouse as we always called it, spearing northern...
April 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 you currently use. How fast would that be? For the amount of time it took you took to read the first two sentences of this...
April 12, 2013 - 4:54pm
April 5, 2013
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 old. He had come from a family of silversmiths who were always carving wood as well. On his mother’s side,...
April 5, 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 clothing stores it’s because we had to keep buying new ones to replace those that Simon found and chewed...
April 5, 2013 - 4:01pm
March 29, 2013
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 think there are a lot of people who don’t know what to do, and if you could address the rule on this it might help....
March 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 melting. We are not sure if there will be floods along the Red River in Fargo or in Grand Forks. But we’ve opened a floodgate of programming...
March 29, 2013 - 4:35pm