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Popular Minnesota Court of Appeals judge, former attorney retires after 40 year career
Philando Castile case: As jury selection begins, what do both sides look for?
Western Minnesota town's residents seek to help fearful immigrants
Three veterans airlifted after Memorial Day crash in van with 5 other Legion members in far northern Minnesota
Senator McCain says Putin bigger threat than ISIS
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Adam Thielen looks to show Vikings last season wasn't a fluke
Twins option Kennys Vargas with some regret
Start your engines: Racing season begins at Bemidji Speedway
Vernon Vanden Berg
Adren "Ade" Mann
Myrtle "Elaine" Miller
John Ted Iverson
LIBRARY CORNER: Ready for summer at the Library
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Making a case for wood ticks
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Make the last day of school a good day
SUSTAINABILITY COLUMN: Bemidji is ‘Home Sweet Home’ for the birds
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: Critical Race Theories: What are they all about?
Intermediate Watercolors class with Jane Freeman
Young Songwriters Workshop set for June 17
Season tickets for 2017-18 BSO season
Cass Lake Bena student wins Congressional Art Competition
‘Color of Life’ exhibit at library
Public celebration at Big Bog
FISH TALES: Pam Johnson on Lake Winnie
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Warmer temps should lead to better bite
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: House sparrows and European starlings are hardy survivors
New upgrades at Norway Beach campgrounds
Torry's Van Benefit
AstroBob: Observing alert -- space station marathon is underway
Column: Lessons from a great leader
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Tanner left an indelible mark on many lives
25 ways to slow down and enjoy the summer
POW! BAM! WHAM! How to put the ARRRRR back in America.
April 12, 2017
'A new era for the arts': Watermark Art Center hosts groundbreaking for new center
BEMIDJI—The Watermark Art Center hosted a groundbreaking ceremony Wednesday to commence the construction of its new center, located at...
April 12, 2017 - 6:57pm
March 13, 2017
Council awards bid for Third Street gateway
BEMIDJI -- The Bemidji City Council awarded a bid for construction services on a downtown gateway arch project Monday. In a 4-2 vote, the council...
March 13, 2017 - 8:46pm
March 6, 2017
CITY: Council takes action on three 2017 projects
BEMIDJI—A trio of construction projects, two related to roads and another to enhance downtown decor, were discussed by the Bemidji City...
March 6, 2017 - 8:35pm
February 14, 2017
PIONEER VIEWPOINTS: A Water Carnival for everyone
When organizers moved the annual Water Carnival festival from near Paul and Babe downtown to the Sanford Center because of park reconstruction, there were immediate cries of foul, as many thought the downtown business district was being left behind. Now, after two years at the Sanford...
February 14, 2017 - 7:30am
February 9, 2017
Water Carnival location raises concerns, BDA surveying businesses for feedback
BEMIDJI -- With concerns rising to the surface about relocating this year’s Water Carnival, the Bemidji Downtown Alliance wants input from...
February 9, 2017 - 8:57pm
From around town to downtown: Fozzie's finds home on Third Street in former Toasty Beaver's building
BEMIDJI—After four years of being on the go in Bemidji, Fozzie's Smokin Bar-B-Q has found a permanent place to call home. Business owner...
February 9, 2017 - 5:35pm
February 7, 2017
The Fourth on Fourth: Bemidji Jaycees to move the Water Carnival back into downtown
BEMIDJI—After a two-year stint on the South Shore near the Sanford Center, the annual Water Carnival is coming back to downtown Bemidji....
February 7, 2017 - 5:31pm
November 29, 2016
Duluth could reap financial benefit from Last Place demise
DULUTH, Minn. -- The city of Duluth soon could receive a financial windfall as a result of the downfall of Jim Carlson, the former owner of a...
November 29, 2016 - 8:45am
September 8, 2016
Rebuilding cultural connections: Folk school details infrastructure improvement goals to continue mission
BEMIDJI -- Rail River Folk School in downtown Bemidji opened its doors to the public Thursday evening to get input on the program’s future....
September 8, 2016 - 8:12pm
September 7, 2016
CITY: Public invited for input at two meetings on Bemidji growth
BEMIDJI—Bemidji residents are encouraged to attend a pair of public meetings Thursday evening outlining plans for growth and development in the city. The first meeting will take place at Rail River Folk School, focusing on the progression of the rail corridor sector of Bemidji....
September 7, 2016 - 1:54pm
July 18, 2016
Rail to residential? Business owner plans to expand Bemidji’s downtown with housing, office development
BEMIDJI -- A stretch of road separates an active downtown and a sprawling empty, vacant space that once was an industrial hub in Bemidji. For...
July 18, 2016 - 1:31pm
June 1, 2016
Downtown planters vandalized, stolen
BEMIDJI -- An annual springtime flower display was vandalized early last week in downtown Bemidji. Michael and Pamela Kelsey, owners of Kelsey’s Jewelry, spent much of May 19 and 20 planting flowers in the planters outside their store. According to Michael Kelsey, store employees...
June 1, 2016 - 4:26pm
May 20, 2016
Dog days downtown: Lucky Dogs restaurant to open soon (VIDEO)
BEMIDJI -- Julie and Tim Brandt consider themselves a pair of “lucky dogs.” Blessed with family, friends and a good community, when the couple...
May 20, 2016 - 3:33pm
March 2, 2016
Headwaters Science Center celebrates birthday with free day
BEMIDJI—The Headwaters Science Center is downtown Bemidji is celebrating its birthday and will have a free day on Saturday. Hours are 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the center, 413 Beltrami Ave. Along with the free admission, there will be door prizes and science demonstrations all...
March 2, 2016 - 11:48am
January 19, 2016
An ink expansion for downtown Bemidji: Your Mom's Tattoo Atelier set to reopen Wednesday after three weeks of renovation, expansion
BEMIDJI -- After about three weeks, several downtown artists are eager to get back to the drawing board. Make that the drawing arm … or neck...
January 19, 2016 - 9:35pm