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Putin phones Trump to thank him for CIA intel that foiled a planned terrorist attack in Russia
Power outage paralyzes world's busiest airport, Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson
Minnesota woman drowns after ATV falls through ice
Ag outlook focuses on soybean yields and profitability
Training teaches about making a plan for crashes involving livestock
Wild have no answer for Kane in loss to rival Blackhawks
Zimmer's 'D' destroys former team
For Vikings, NFC North title is just the start: 'We're not finished'
Terror threats unsettle small-town hoops tourney
McFeely: Teddy Time brings down the house at U.S. Bank Stadium
Scott Trevor Petersen
William (Bill) Robert Lamb
Thomas M. Gates
Retail curtails my workout at the mall
In matters of the heart, faith becomes real
Always cover Norfolk Island Pine after purchase
GENERATIONS: Tony Nicholson: An old-fashioned boy's Christmas
SAM COOK: Help Bob give a kid the gift of wheels
PHOTOS OF THE MONTH: Inside and out
Around the Arts, December 17
These men thought they adopted a mini piglet until she became Esther the Wonder Pig, darling of the internet
BSO celebrates the season
The Force is strong with 'The Last Jedi,' critics say
Outdoors notebook: New MN regulations, ND dates set
Snowy owls head south
Resort workers keep Lake of the Woods winter fishing industry running smoothly
Tullibees continue to decline in Green Lake
Trout Unlimited to hold fly-tying class Dec. 14
Delbert & Linda Olson
Tom & Linda Peterson
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: It’s time for common sense in our country
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: When the lake is frozen over
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: City seeking members for Sanford Center board, subcommittees
Commentary: It is risky to sell your soul to the devil
Retail curtails my workout at the mall
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