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LEGISLATURE: Session 'brews' over in Bemidji: Area legislators take part in 'Pint & Politics' event
Drug sale charges dismissed against area men
Cancer survivors picnic at Sanford Bemidji on June 7
"Hello Kitty" visits Sanford Center
Rookies learn to drink from legislative fire hose
BASEBALL: Bemidji holds off rival Brainerd
AUTO RACING: Racing season begins this weekend
GOLF: Bagley advances in Section 8A finals
TENNIS: Hokanson wins sub-section title
SOFTBALL: Bemidji splits, survives to play another day in Section 8-3A tournament
Barbara L (Whelan) Thompson
Patricia Ann Leyendecker
Elizabeth "Liz" Marie Johnson
Dorothea "Dorothy" Ann Tjolsen
Dorothy P. (Reslock) Leet
John Eggers: A final exam for the graduates
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: After wet and cold week, fishing conditions should improve
Blane Klemek: The orchestra of springtime in the bird world
Scotty Allison: On Memorial Day, remember to take time to honor veterans
MASTER GARDENERS COLUMN: Knowing your soil makes all the difference
Pioneer Previews: Music and 'Murder on the Nile' fill up the week
Monroe Crossing to perform in Little Falls
Soaring singers: Bemidji Chorale concert tonight before Carnegie Hall and NYC beckon
'Murder on the Nile' debuts Friday night
Proud to preserve Podipto: 70s-era Bemidji band's story on being signed, the Wrecking Crew and its new life on CD
MASTER GARDENERS: Try an organic weed-free gardening approach
'Are you looking at me?'
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Jigs and shiners have been the hot presentation for walleyes
Hunters can apply for elk hunting license for northwest Minnesota
Moen birthday celebration
Davis 80th birthday celebration
Johnson -Kelm engagement
Stratton birthday celebration
Byron York: Iraq war history ensares both Clinton and Bush
Bob Franken: Cramped staging the debates
Rick Jensen: Obama should release trade agreement details
Tina Dupuy: The Bush years: An explainer
Susan Stamper Brown: Open letter to Obama
March 30, 2015
Persell, Saxhaug speak at Beltrami DFL convention
BEMIDJI -- Lower turnout in a non-election year didn’t deter the Beltrami County DFL from holding its annual convention and fundraising dinner Monday at the Bemidji Eagles Club. Speakers were tentatively planned to include House Minority Leader Paul Thissen, D-Minneapolis, Minnesota...
news / region
March 30, 2015 - 9:13pm
March 27, 2015
Beltrami DFL to hold annual convention Monday
BEMIDJI -- The Beltrami County DFL will hold its annual convention and fundraising dinner on Monday at the Bemidji Eagles Club. Planned to speak are House Minority Leader Paul Thissen, D-Minneapolis, Minnesota Auditor Rebecca Otto, Secretary of State Steve Simon, Sen. Tom Saxhaug,...
news / local
March 27, 2015 - 6:29pm
November 1, 2014
Democrats rally in Bemidji: Nolan, Erickson, Persell make push ahead of Tuesday election
BEMIDJI -- About 50 Democrats braved chilly winds coming off Lake Bemidji on Saturday to see U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan, Lt. Gov. candidate Tina Smith and other DFL candidates give a rally in front of Paul and Babe. Nolan, who donned a Bemidji plaid scarf for the occasion, said afterward...
news / local
November 1, 2014 - 6:54pm
September 22, 2014
Peterson speaks at Beltrami DFL dinner
BEMIDJI — U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson on Monday used a captive audience of Democrats at the Beltrami County DFL’s fundraising banquet to rail against Republican attack ads. In his remarks to the crowd of DFL supporters at the Bemidji Eagles Club, Peterson took the chance to respond...
news / local
September 22, 2014 - 10:43pm
August 8, 2014
Let's talk taxes: DFLers encourage tax credit applications
BEMIDJI -- Minnesota Speaker of the House Paul Thissen, along with Reps. John Persell, DFL-Bemidji, and Roger Erickson, DFL-Baudette, took a break from campaigning Wednesday to send out a call for more people to submit property tax credit applications. DFL legislators previously...
news / local
August 8, 2014 - 12:25am
July 30, 2014
Simon, seeking Secretary of State spot, stops in Bemidji
BEMIDJI -- Endorsed DFL candidate for Secretary of State Steve Simon on Wednesday stopped by Bemidji while campaigning ahead of the Aug. 12 primary. Simon chairs the Minnesota House of Representatives' Elections Committee and on Wednesday touted a new "no-excuses" absentee voting...
July 30, 2014 - 7:33pm
June 1, 2014
State convention: DFLers celebrate as Dayton nominated for second term
John Lundy Forum News Service DULUTH — Four years after his party denied Mark Dayton access to its state convention floor in Duluth, DFL...
June 1, 2014 - 2:28am
March 28, 2014
Letter: What’s really behind this tax relief package?
Recent media coverage has highlighted the “tax cutting frenzy” being debated by Gov. Dayton and DFL Legislators. The tax cut proposal being debated would provide a tax relief package totaling approximately $500 million. Unfortunately, most of the media coverage fails to convey...
opinion / letters
March 28, 2014 - 11:44pm
February 4, 2014
Seifert, Ortman take Beltrami GOP straw poll
BEMIDJI -- Gubernatorial candidate Marty Seifert and U.S. Senate hopeful Julianne Ortman are the Beltrami County GOP’s preference poll picks in the race to see which Republicans take on Gov. Mark Dayton and U.S. Sen. Al Franken in November. Seifert garnered 39.3...
news / local
February 4, 2014 - 10:14pm