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Minnesota moose herd stable but still down
Minnesota police sergeant loses job, put on probation for sex with 17-year-old
Catch and release returning to Mille Lacs for open water season
Charges: Minnesota man kidnapped baby to try to get girlfriend back
School district approves cost shares for new elementary school
Wild score 12 seconds into overtime to beat Kings
SOFTBALL: Yost, Beavers open season with 6-1 win
TENNIS: BSU improves to 7-3 with weekend wins
BSU’s Lopez breaks school record at NSIC track meet
GIRLS BASKETBALL: Jacks travel to TRF for section playoff opener
Judith "Judy" Charlene Haack
Jonathan Peter Miller
Ronald M. Severson
Sandra Kay Nelson
SCOTTY ALLISON COLUMN: Work continues to build veterans home in Bemidji
LIBRARY CORNER: March is an eventful month at the library
MATTHEW LIEDKE COLUMN: Best Picture a sure win for 'La La Land'
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Why go into teaching?
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: A story of guns and Carroll Shiff
Art briefs for Sunday, Feb. 26
PATT RALL COLUMN: Start the Spring with scents in the air
Northern Community Radio debuts new segment, podcast
A 'Great' show for Jim: Great Northern Radio Show to honor Jim Miller during live Bemidji broadcast
Art briefs for Sunday, Feb 19
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Chickadees keep all of us company
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Tips for catching eelpout
Forest Service to host land meeting
Fish, game and trapping licenses expire Tuesday
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: The time for melt and freeze, melt and freeze
DNR urges caution on rapidly deteriorating ice
Column: The power of noticing can save lives
AstroBob: Can you see the Russian landers, rovers on the moon? Yes!
Swift: Expiration dates are just suggestions
Phillips: A well-timed letter reminded me to look for kindness
Letter to the Editor: Beltrami County deputy: It's been a privilege to serve you
February 13, 2017
Bemidji Middle School's Tollefson to compete in multi-regional spelling bee
BEMIDJI—A Bemidji Middle School eighth-grader is set to compete in a multi-regional state spelling bee next week.
February 13, 2017 - 7:12pm
Singer Gaelyn Lea to perform in Laporte
LAPORTE—Gaelynn Lea is set to perform her soulful, haunting brand of Irish and original folk music at Laporte Public School next week....
February 13, 2017 - 7:11pm
Liberty named U.S. presidential scholarship candidate
BEMIDJI—Mitakamizi Liberty, enrolled member of the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe and a graduating senior at TrekNorth High School, has been...
February 13, 2017 - 9:32am
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Why Black History Month?
I have not had extensive experience in working with African Americans. The school where I taught in Camden, N.J., was predominantly black and...
February 13, 2017 - 6:00am
February 12, 2017
Students in the News for Sunday, Feb. 12
Lussier graduates from U of M Crookston CROOKSTON—Edward Lussier, of Red Lake, completed his degree requirements during fall semester 2016...
February 12, 2017 - 6:40am
February 11, 2017
Rural schools lead Minnesota teacher shortage
ST. PAUL—When Lee Carlson entered his career in public education nearly 30 years ago, aspiring teachers could expect to compete with hundreds...
February 11, 2017 - 8:43am
February 10, 2017
HIGHER EDUCATION: Dayton looks to expand grant funds for college students
BEMIDJI—Unveiled earlier this week, Gov. Mark Dayton's proposed two-year state budget includes tens of millions of new dollars for Minnesota's...
February 10, 2017 - 5:17pm
February 9, 2017
Minnesota State to keep searching for chancellor, appoint interim leader
ST. PAUL — Minnesota State trustees said Thursday they did not find an acceptable candidate to replace the retiring Steven Rosenstone as chancellor...
February 9, 2017 - 7:56pm
EDUCATION: Dayton's proposal would send millions more to Bemidji-area schools
BEMIDJI—Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton's state budget proposal includes a $609 million increase in public education spending over the next two years, and nearly $6 million of that would go to Bemidji-area school districts and charter schools.
February 9, 2017 - 6:12pm
Anonymous threat prompts lockdown at Red Lake schools
BEMIDJI—Schools in Red Lake went into lockdown this morning and Red Lake Nation College closed for the day after staff learned of an anonymous...
February 9, 2017 - 2:41pm
PRIME TIME: Ode to a pencil sharpener (or What’s the Point, Anyway?)
Many machines that were common parts of my growing up survive today as superior tools to digital and electronic upgrades that have all but replaced...
February 9, 2017 - 9:19am
February 8, 2017
Minnesota State chancellor finalists talk diversity, affordability
MINNEAPOLIS — Finalists for chancellor of the Minnesota State system of 30 colleges and seven universities presented their visions in a public...
February 8, 2017 - 7:38pm
February 7, 2017
DeVos becomes U.S. education secretary as Pence breaks tie
WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump's choice of billionaire Betsy DeVos to be education secretary was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on Tuesday,...
February 7, 2017 - 12:20pm
February 6, 2017
Finalists named for Minnesota State chancellor
ST. PAUL — Minnesota State named three finalists Monday to replace Steven Rosenstone as chancellor of the state's largest system of colleges and universities. Rosenstone, 65, announced last April that he would retire this summer. Previously a college dean and vice president at the...
February 6, 2017 - 6:38pm
February 5, 2017
BSU news and notes for Feb. 5: Sioux Chef to take part in fundraiser
Fundraiser to feature 'Sioux Chef' BSU's American Indian Resource Center will host an inaugural Fundraising Dinner on Friday, Feb. 10, for American...
February 5, 2017 - 7:13am