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First City Squares graduation
The pull factor: Retail industry indicative of Bemidji's regional draw
Crime report: Sentencings for Dec. 12 and 15
Cass Lake man pleads not guilty to sex assault
Pair amend pleas in Blackduck burglary
WOMEN'S HOCKEY; Ohio State stymies Bemidji State again, wins 2-1 as BSU skid hits 3 games
BOYS HOCKEY: Lumberjacks beat Brainerd 4-1, win seventh straight
WRESTLING: Maas wins second Big Bear title, three others take second
GIRLS HOCKEY: Brainerd scores late to beat Bemidji
GYMNASTICS: Bemidji third at Davies Invite
Verna Maryen Nordby
Blanche E. Dennis
Blane Klemek: Keeping the prairie alive along the Red River Basin
John Eggers: The Christmas Cookie Lady
Patrick Guilfoile: A kiss may not be just a kiss
Jane Furuseth: Readers Theater volunteers encourage the love of reading
Doug Lewandowski: Becoming our parents
Meet the new class: Green Day, Lou Reed among 2015 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees
Pioneer Previews: Music for the holidays — and the food shelf
A holiday on the beach: Beach Boys to perform hits, Christmas music at the Sanford Center
Art briefs - Sunday Dec. 7
An everlasting tour comes to Bemidji: Martina McBride to highlight latest album of classic songs
Blane Klemek: Some stories about animal surprises
Blane Klemek: Great ideas for keeping birdfeeders squirrel-free
Blane Klemek: Birds of a feather. . .
Nyquist 90th birthday celebration
Quick 100th birthday celebration
Russell birthday celebration
Jenkauski birthday celebration
Niskanen birthday celebration
Peter Hakim: U.S.-Cuba deal: What the two sides get out of the bargain
Peter Funt: Elizabeth Warren, don’t jump
Nat Hentoff: When will court trials begin on CIA torturers?
Danny Tyree: Empty seats at the Christmas table
Jim HIghtgower: Chris Christie’s pork barrel politics
August 3, 2014
Students in the News
Mohamed graduates from Normandale CC BLOOMINGTON -- Normandale Community College honored more than 1,100 graduates at its 44th graduation ceremony on May 19 at Grace Church in Eden Prairie. Hidayo Mohamed of Bemidji graduated with an AA degree. Stenson receives academic achievement...
August 3, 2014 - 12:17am
July 30, 2014
Back to School Mega-Rummage Sale fundraiser set Aug. 15-16 in Bemidji
BEMIDJI -- The Kinship North Youth Mentoring Program will host its second annual Back To School Mega-Rummage Sale from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 15 and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 16 at Bemidji First Lutheran Church on the corner of Tenth Street and Bemidji Avenue. This sale will...
news / local
July 30, 2014 - 6:46pm
July 27, 2014
Students in the News for Jan. 27
Smith Graduates from Mercer University MACON Ga. -- Alison Smith, of Nevis, earned a doctor of medicine degree from Mercer University during the School of Medicine spring commencement. Smith is serving a residency in emergency medicine at University of Utah Affiliated Hospitals...
July 27, 2014 - 12:10am
July 25, 2014
Taking flight for the future: Bemidji company continues to grow; honors late founder with scholarships to students pursuing aviation careers
BEMIDJI -- A jet gleams on the tarmac, representing the next step in business for Bemidji Aviation. The company, founded in 1947, was purchased...
news / business
July 25, 2014 - 9:50am
July 20, 2014
Dunn named distinguished alumni at Mayville
Joe Dunn of Bemidji was recently named a distinguished alumni at Mayville State University. He started out working as a teacher and coach and spent the bulk of his career in various positions with State Farm Insurance. Dunn has been every active in his community, volunteering his...
July 20, 2014 - 12:49am
John Eggers: Building a new school is the right decision
Communities agonize over building a new school and, rightfully, they should because it is a big decision. I recently had the occasion to write a letter to the editor of my hometown paper, the "Lake Region Life," in Waterville, Minn., about efforts there to build a new school. The...
July 20, 2014 - 12:00am
July 18, 2014
Students in the News for July 20, 2014
Hovet chosen for scholarship SIOUX FALLS, S.D. -- Jade Hovet of Bemidji has been selected to participate in the 2014 Interns in Industry internship and scholarship program. Hovet is pursuing a degree in chemistry from Augustana College in Sioux Falls. She has been been a quality...
July 18, 2014 - 10:50pm
July 13, 2014
Students in the News for 07/13/2014
Biberg named to S.D. Mines' dean's list RAPID CITY, S.D -- South Dakota School of Mines and Technology student Charles Biberg, mechanical engineering, Tenstrike, was named to the dean's list for the 2014 fall semester. In order to merit a spot on the dean's list, students must...
news / education
July 13, 2014 - 12:00am
July 6, 2014
How about a College of Hope?
I know you have talked about this before but how do you get people to become a good person rather than a not so good person? How do you get people to aspire to be something rather than to give up on life? How do you make sure everyone has a chance to live a good life? You have...
July 6, 2014 - 12:59am
July 2, 2014
State says $280,000 more coming to Bemidji Area Schools
BEMIDJI -- The state of Minnesota is touting its $54 million in new education investments by stating that Bemidji Area Schools will benefit with more than $280,000 in new monies this school year. The Bemidji School District is slated to receive $285,073 in new funding this school...
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July 2, 2014 - 11:43pm
June 22, 2014
Serratore winner of the essay contest
BEMIDJI -- Megan Serratore is the local winner of the Bemidji Rotary Four Way Test essay contest. Serratore's award winning essay has been sent on to the Rotary District 5580 competition representing Bemidji. Serratore's essay reviewed today's world media using the Rotary Four...
June 22, 2014 - 12:49am
FastTRAC construction trades classes
Twelve students received certificates of completion for participating in the first FastTRAC Construction Trades courses offered at Northwest Technical College through a partnership with Rural MN CEP, Inc., Bemidji Adult Basic Education and NTC. Pictured (from left) are AJ Peasley,...
June 22, 2014 - 12:49am
Chambers graduates from U of M law school
Terran C. Chambers of Bemidji recently graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Minnesota Law School. She earned a Juris doctor degree. In September, she will begin work with the Minneapolis firm Felhaber-Larson. Chambers is the daughter of Clark and Jeans Chambers and...
June 22, 2014 - 12:41am
June 21, 2014
Special School Board meeting Monday
BEMIDJI -- The Bemidji Area Schools board will convene for a special meeting Monday evening to wrap-up its facilities study. The School Board will convene at 6 p.m. in the boardroom at the district office, located at 502 Minnesota Ave. NW. The meeting will open with the wrap-up...
news / education
June 21, 2014 - 10:57pm
June 17, 2014
'A first step:' Director of Duluth YMCA addresses local supporters
BEMIDJI -- There is no single "cookie-cutter approach" to establishing a YMCA in a new community, said Chris Francis, president and CEO of the Duluth Area Family YMCA, in a Monday evening presentation at the Hampton Inn & Suites. "The YMCA exists in a community to meet the needs...
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June 17, 2014 - 12:09am