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A shivery Shamrock Shuffle (with results)
Life sews on for Anderson Fabrics
Chamber Ambassadors: Zieglar CAT
Randorf promoted to FCC vice president of advertising
Business Briefs for 03/15/2014
MEN'S HOCKEY: Ferris State torches BSU 8-0 in playoff opener
CURLING: Pottinger rink faces China in opening round of World Championships
INDOOR FOOTBALL: Axemen anxious to return to action after bye week
BSU ROUNDUP: Beavers softball splits, baseball swept
GIRLS BASKETBALL: Clearbrook falls to Win-E-Mac in Section 8A final
Peter (Pete) P. Mistic, Jr
Vivian Louise (LaJeunesse) Kickingbear
Kaitlyn Marie Brown
Pete P. Mistic Jr.
‘Fargo’ brings crime to Bemidji, eh?
Pioneer Previews: ‘Lightwire’ a delight for the eye
Arts Briefs for March 9, 2014
Pioneer Previews: Bohemia on tap at First Lutheran
It’s music for Mike: Longtime Bemidji resident, teacher, performer, now brings his talents to promoting, producing shows
Perfect day for fishing
DNR, MDHA host deer listening session at Bemidji High School
Paul Nelson: Spring meltdown has begun on Bemidji area lakes
Decision on sulfate wild rice limit, and where it will be enforced, could be year away
Blane Klemek: Watch out for those Northern flying squirrels
Michael Reagan: Rand Paul gets it
Joe Gandelman: Conservatives are targeting free school lunches
Letter: Could we have recycling pickups in rural areas?
Nat Hentoff: An Obama tax that can silently take your life away
Jim Hightower: The corporate land of Oz
Wally Peck/Master Gardener: Wood ashes for the garden
Missy Thomas: Caregiving: When to call for help
Arland O. Fiske: The historic Tingvoll church in western Norway
Art Lee: Snowbirds talk snow to southern disbelievers
Sue Bruns: Word play: Ever get your merds wixed up? I mean, words mixed up?
March 10, 2014
Diane Engel: Spring? What’s that?
If this winter has you feeling like we have been in the Ice Age all over again, well, spring even came for the mammoths, so there’s hope for us too. Our winters have been strange lately. I remember about 40 years ago, having drifts as tall as the roof of our house and sledding...
March 10, 2014 - 10:34pm
Diane Engel: Falling head over heels
In our region, we take winter weather in stride but it creates challenges for those of us who desire not to fall on the ice and break something. We tend to spend more time indoors in the winter, which creates another falling risk. So what’s a person to do? You can reduce your risk...
February 10, 2014 - 11:59pm
January 13, 2014
Diane Engel: Losing a loved one during the holidays
The subject of losing someone you love or are close to is a tough one to talk about but a natural part of life. As we age we lose more people around us. The steps of the grieving process are denial and isolation, anger, bargaining, depression and finally acceptance. There is no...
January 13, 2014 - 11:27pm
December 9, 2013
Diane Engel: The Senior Center is rocking with activity
We don’t need no rocking chair; the Senior Activity Center is rocking with many different activities. The Senior Center is for active older adults who want to jazz up their retirement. Thank You Thank you to everyone, volunteers, donors and customers, who made the Fall Craft Show...
December 9, 2013 - 10:59pm
November 12, 2013
Diane Engel: Senior Activity Center welcomes new board of directors
The Senior Center would like to welcome our new board members, Ben Miller, Max Boyer and Paul Arneson, who agreed to a three-year term. Our new officers are Dave Knudson as president, Winnie Pelawa as vice president, Ben Miller as treasurer and Dick Robinson as secretary. Also...
November 12, 2013 - 3:54pm
October 8, 2013
Diane Engel: Health insurance on the horizon
We’ve all heard about the commercials for MNsure with Paul Bunyan and Babe the Blue Ox for the health insurance exchange program. MNsure is not an insurance company but is a company where you can compare different insurance plans on an equal basis. Everyone has many questions...
October 8, 2013 - 12:56am
September 9, 2013
Diane Engel: Please have 'The Talk'
I hear from widows, widowers and people recently divorced, who say they wish they had learned about financial information from the other spouse or learned other survival skills. If one spouse depends on the other to take care of the financial tasks or car and home maintenance, then...
September 9, 2013 - 11:00pm
August 8, 2013
Diane Engel: What Does it Take to be a Senior Senior?
Charlie's Coffee Clutch has been meeting since somewhere around 1946, depending on who you ask. They have met in places along the years like the Third Street Café, Sweden House in the Markham Hotel, Northern National Bank and they have been at the Senior Activity Center for five...
August 8, 2013 - 3:33pm
July 9, 2013
Diane Engel: Hot pancakes and cool cars
BEMIDJI — The Senior Activity Center held our annual Pancake Breakfast and Vintage Car Show in June. We would like to thank the Northwest Minnesota Foundation for allowing the use of their parking lot to display the cool cars. Thank you to the Paul Bunyan Vintage Auto Club...
July 9, 2013 - 12:31am
June 11, 2013
The Senior Activity Center recently held our Annual Style Show with desserts, entertainment, upcoming summer styles and many, many door prizes. We saw everything from capris and tops to formal wear — just about everything to deck out your wardrobe for summer fun. The Senior Activity...
June 11, 2013 - 12:38am
May 13, 2013
Diane Engel: Do yourself a favor and offer to help others
I get several calls from seniors looking for help with shoveling snow, raking leaves, mowing lawn or wanting someone to check on them daily. Some don’t have the financial means to pay for a service to come in to help. At times, if they are unable to get help, this may result...
May 13, 2013 - 10:29pm
April 8, 2013
Diane Engel: Time to spring into style
To dress in style means to be smart or elegant about how you dress. You want to look your best. Everyone is unique and has unique interests, body type, and tastes. When you look good, you feel good about yourself. No matter your age or who you are, you want to look your best. Styles...
April 8, 2013 - 11:41pm