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Minn. woman who beheaded man with machete ordered to 30-plus years in prison
Minn. father victim in deadly truck bomb attack in Somalia
U.S. attorney Myers to join in major announcement about fighting fentanyls
Scottish police sends 'Hogwarts Express' to rescue stranded family
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Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino fired amid corruption probe
NFL seeks compromise solution to anthem protests
Vikings QB Bridgewater cleared to practice
Turner walks off as Dodgers take 2-0 NLCS lead
VIKINGS NOTEBOOK: Griffen's sack streak stays alive
Arnold "Butch" Dahl
Gilbert D. Bahr
Phyllis Stenberg Wilcox
Linda Kay (Stern) Cable
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Summer reflections from Lake Julia
GENERATIONS: A trip on the ‘Old Bay Line’
GENERATIONS: Milk snakes, fairy diddles and goatsuckers
GENERATIONS: Time to go to church -- and eat well
GENERATIONS: In defense of the ‘routine’
PATT RALL COLUMN: Thanks abound at BSU concerts
Around the Arts, October 15
Rise and shine
Ben Affleck condemns Harvey Weinstein - then apologizes for groping an actress on MTV
Jemele Hill suspended two weeks by ESPN after tweet about Cowboys owner Jerry Jones
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Fish on the move for fall
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Living with the ladybugs in Minnesota
MASTER GARDENERS: Fall care and pruning those shrubs and trees
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Close encounters with the outdoors world
PAUL NELSON FISHING: Time for a little night fishing
Tom & Linda Peterson
Larry & Joyce Johnson
Commentary: When it comes to harassing the media, Trump is no Nixon
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Otto praised for clean energy plan
FIELDING QUESTIONS: Shrub with berries identified as nuisance species
More on winning the war on weeds
Commentary: It's not surprising that Eminem doesn't like Trump, but here's why his rap about him is resonating
August 21, 2017
Jerry Lewis, king of low-brow comedy and charity fundraiser, dies at 91
LOS ANGELES - Jerry Lewis, the high prince of low-brow comedy on stage and in film as well as a fund-raising powerhouse with his annual Labor...
August 21, 2017 - 8:49am
July 25, 2017
'Simpsons' creator heads to Netflix with adult comedy
LOS ANGELES - "The Simpsons" creator Matt Groening is swapping Springfield for a medieval kingdom in a new animated adult comedy series called...
July 25, 2017 - 8:28pm
January 22, 2017
An ever-evolving act: Brian Regan to perform Thursday at the Sanford Center
BEMIDJI—Comedian Brian Regan is set to perform at the Sanford Center this Thursday, and the longtime funnyman said his act has changed...
January 22, 2017 - 7:00am
December 8, 2016
After offending American Indians, Ralphie May backs Standing Rock
FARGO — Ralphie May may have been on the naughty list earlier this year, but the comic has been trying to work his way onto the nice list lately....
December 8, 2016 - 11:03am
April 5, 2016
'Unruly' comedy coming to Bemidji: Comedian Ralphie May to perform Saturday at the Sanford Center
BEMIDJI—Comedian Ralphie May has some advice for people on what to expect from his upcoming show on Saturday: He is a dirty comic who doesn't...
April 5, 2016 - 3:52pm
February 1, 2016
Comedian Ralphie May to perform in Bemidji
BEMIDJI—Comedian Ralphie May will perform in Bemidji in April. The nationally known comic will take the stage at 7 p.m. April 9 at the...
February 1, 2016 - 1:43pm
October 25, 2015
Three decades of songs and laughter: Famed comedy/singing duo Williams and Ree to perform on Halloween in Bemidji
BEMIDJI — Halloween is a holiday where you can dress up as anything you want. From the latest superhero to the newest Disney princess, the...
October 25, 2015 - 12:01am
December 11, 2014
Will Durst: Top Comedic News Stories of 2014
Hey guys, Will Durst here with your eagerly awaited Top Comedic News Stories of 2014. Now, here’s the deal: please do not confuse these amusing accounts with the Top Legitimate News Stories of 2014. No. No. No. They are as different as silky and spiky. Banjos and bullfrogs. Strawberry...
December 11, 2014 - 11:46pm
April 27, 2013
Second City’s ‘Laughing Matters’ tour entertains Bemidji audience
BEMIDJI — Just before the intermission of their performance Friday night, the members of Second City’s "Laughing Matters" comedy tour sketched...
April 27, 2013 - 2:37am
April 26, 2013
Second City’s ‘Laughing Matters’ comes to Bemidji
BEMIDJI – Sketches, music and improvisational comedy comes to Bemidji today. Second City’s "Laughing Matters" performance will be at 7:30 p.m. at the Sanford Center as entertainment for the Rotary Convention, but also for the general public. Cyrus Pansch, director of sales and...
April 26, 2013 - 12:27am
April 23, 2013
Comedy Central to launch Twitter comedy festival
NEW YORK (AP) — Putting a new test to the adage that brevity is the soul of wit, Comedy Central is partnering with Twitter for a comedy festival played out in 140 characters and 6-second videos. The Viacom Inc.-owned network said Sunday that the festival with the hashtag "ComedyFest"...
April 23, 2013 - 12:16pm
December 4, 2012
Bob Franken: Politics — no joke
Some of us who are past puberty will remember a routine by the late comedian George Carlin, in which he plays Al Sleet, the “Hippy Dippy Weatherman,” doing the TV weather forecast.
December 4, 2012 - 11:24pm