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Participants take part in 2014 Relay for Life
BDA proposes "sober permit" for downtown parking rules; Council to discuss exemption to controversial regulations Monday
Fire activity picks up in June
Court report: Sentencings for July 7
Capitol Chatter: Renewable fuels group blasts big oil
GOLF: Registrations being accepted for Fairchild Memorial on Aug. 25
BASEBALL: Bemidji Legion splits games at Gopher Classic
Legion baseball: Bemidji wins opener at Gopher Classic
Beaver hockey: Schedule excites Serratore, Beavers
BASEBALL: Local players to take part in All-Star festivities
Leo Frank Desjarlait Sr. "Waasa'Inini-Far Away Man"
Larry Michael St. Peter
Troy Darrick Hargreaves
Anna Lynn Myer
Delores J. Wendt
When the pretty flowers take over
Ann Daley: The story of three lovely muses and one saintly old man
Marilyn Heltzer: Celebrating the Fourth of July with friends and family
Diane Engel: Class reunion: Words of terror or opportunity?
Sue Bruns: A pretty perfect birthday
Music is back at Buena Vista; Well-known ski area brings back music festival for second year
Plays and music round out the holiday weekend
Art briefs - Sunday July 6
Spellcheck: To 'Bee' or not to 'Bee' -- Tony Award-winning play next up for Paul Bunyan Playhouse
Walk this way: Once again, Sculpture Walk brings in new art to Bemidji (with interactive map)
More boaters ticketed for invasive species violations
Paul Nelson: Surface water in Bemidji area lakes finally nears 70 degrees
Hunting: North Dakota spring pheasant population numbers on the rise
Hunting: North Dakota waterfowl numbers increase
Kasdan -Grimes wedding
Johnson birthday celebration
Oslin birthday celebration
Stai Anniversary celebration
Letter: Dupuy got her facts wrong on Catholics
Joe Gandelman: Is America’s political center out to lunch?
David Wise: Making enemies out of allies, and for what?
Letter: Foolish decision on smoking at the events center
Michael Reagan: Stinking border politics
May 23, 2014
Draft decision made to put Camp Rabideau to reuse
Camp Rabideau, a former Civilian Conservation Corps camp located six miles south of Blackduck inside the Chippewa National Forest, could see new life. A draft decision was printed in a legal notice in “The American” on May 16 that the Forest Service would allow overnight...
news / local
May 23, 2014 - 11:17am
April 20, 2013
Jim Hightower: The Army goes off the grid
Do you know about “net zero?” That’s the wonky phrase attached to an elegant idea: converting communities to total renewable energy, complete recycling, and a culture of conservation to bring humankind’s carbon footprint into a sustainable balance with a healthy earth. Now,...
opinion / commentary
April 20, 2013 - 11:57pm
March 30, 2012
DNR Northwest Region receives award
ST. PAUL - The Minnesota Northwest regional office of the Department of Natural Resources was one of five winners of the Trust for Public Land's (TPL) conservation leadership awards. The awards, which were announced this week at the Minnesota Science Museum in St. Paul, recognize...
March 30, 2012 - 12:00am
April 10, 2009
Conservationists watching lawmakers' actions
April 10, 2009 - 1:04am
April 30, 2008
Area high school students compete at Envirothon
Woods, trails and lakeshore set the scene for a recent outdoor environmental competition for high school students at Lake Bemidji State Park. The Area VIII Soil and Water Conservation District's Envirothon drew more than 150 high school students from the region to the park April...
April 30, 2008 - 12:00am
March 20, 2008
Center for Ethics director gives talk on climate change
As long-term trends show the average global temperature warming up, Dane Scott said he wants to provide helpful ways for people to think about the ethical aspects of climate change. Scott, who is the director of the University of Montana-Missoula's Center for Ethics, delivered the...
March 20, 2008 - 12:00am
January 8, 2008
State forest draft plan to get public viewing
The Mississippi Headwaters State Forest would be classified as open to motorized vehicles on forest roads unless designated as closed, according to a state draft plan that gets a public viewing next week in Bemidji. The designation of "limited" for the Mississippi Headwaters State...
outdoors / sports
January 8, 2008 - 12:00am