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Audit: Minn. welfare programs have lax eligibility checks
Nurses ratify new contract with Sanford Bemidji
It's back: Minnesota Senate has plan to revive Real ID
Planned Parenthood sees brief reprieve after healthcare bill yanked
Bemidji Middle School assistant principal charged with 2 felonies
New England keeper Cropper has Minnesota roots
Gophers riding turnaround into NCAA Tournament
Relief prospect Chargois optioned to Triple-A
Boudreau won't be resting Wild stars
Berrios focused on claiming spot in Twins' rotation
Ruth Arlene (Smith) Evarts
Donald S. Ness
Edward Locke Gallagher
Emily Jean Ostlund
MASTER GARDENERS: Garden seed planning starts now
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Time for a love story
DELGADO COLUMN: Native American graves and repatriation protection emerge once again
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: What about kids that don't want to learn?
PRIME TIME: Children's Time on Sunday morning
Donald Trump once called actress Emma Thompson for a date
'Wheel of Fortune' unfortunate guess goes viral
'Sesame Street' to welcome muppet character with autism
Kim Kardashian breaks silence on Paris robbery
Bemidji Symphony Orchestra presents 'Celtic Legends'
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: The BWCA: Memories of a special place of pure, natural beauty
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Spring is here, and open water isn't too far behind
Catch-and-release walleye season for Mille Lacs Lake again this year
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Reassess ice conditions every day and make safe decisions
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: The white pasque flower and horned lark-- harbingers of spring
Torry's Van Benefit
Don (Pail) Hill
PIONEER VIEWPOINTS: Some congratulations and thanks yous are in order
Hoops on Hops: Delve into the wide range of beer books
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Candidate thanks supporters, Ward 4
Port: Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton calls criticism over #NoDAPL protests response “inaccurate and offensive”
Lost Italian: It all starts with Pasta Aglio e Olio
February 19, 2017
Students in the News for Feb. 19
Gast, Vanasse named at VCC ELY—Students Lucas Gast and Jamie Vanasse, of Bemidji, were named to the fall 2016 honors list at Vermilion...
February 19, 2017 - 10:15am
Amid problems, specialists wonder who's overseeing group that owns SAT
BOSTON—In January, the governing body of the College Board—the not-for-profit that owns the SAT college-entrance exam—met at...
February 19, 2017 - 8:00am
February 17, 2017
Learning technology basics at Horace May: ‘Code club’ meets twice each week
BEMIDJI—About a dozen Horace May students spend their Thursday and Friday mornings learning basic coding or 3-D design techniques, among...
February 17, 2017 - 9:26pm
February 15, 2017
Delayed land sale could mean new start date or location for TrekNorth expansion
BEMIDJI—A delayed land deal has prompted TrekNorth charter school's leaders to look for other spots for a planned elementary school expansion....
February 15, 2017 - 6:41pm
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