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Ice is inching along: A December freeze for Lake Bemidji is now the norm
CITY GOVERNMENT: Double-check on Discount: Council directs staff to further analyze liquor store expansion
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Craft and bake sale in Cass Lake
Annual Pearl Harbor Day dinner
BOYS PREP BASKETBALL: Despite 11-point loss, Bemidji takes plenty of positives
COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Beaver men hold on in NSIC opener in Crookston
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GYMNASTICS: BHS takes 5th in Perham meet
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Christopher John Aymond
Marlene Sue Thompson
Arlene "Sis" Abrahamson
David Franklin Wright
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John Eggers: You know it’s winter in Minnesota when...
Patt Rall Column: Let's all be thankful, no matter how small the blessing
Cyndi Fenske: December is a busy month at the Bemidji Public Library
Sacred substances: Food as our way to give thanks
John Eggers: ‘Over the River and Through the Woods’
OFF THE RECORD Review: ‘Fargo’ Season Two, Episode Seven: Did You Do This? No, You Did It!
ART BRIEFS - SUNDAY NOV. 29
OFF THE RECORD BLOG: Bemidji’s Stoner Avenue signs appear on top 10 ‘Commonly Stolen Street Signs’ list
Off The Record REVIEW: ‘Fargo’ Season Two, Episode Six: Rhinoceros
Rock band Styx to headline Lakes Jam 2016
Blane Klemek: Minnesota owls are hunters of the night
Bemidji second-grader lands 55-inch muskie during birthday trip
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: It's safe to go shopping, but not ice fishing
Blane Klemek: Once swarming the prairies, bison are still a sight to behold
Rare bird spotted in Minnesota, last sighting reported 21 years ago
Rick Jensen: Clinton, Trump and political choice
Michael Reagan: A country to give thanks for
Gene Lyons: What ever happened to the home of the brave?
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: The First Amendment remains alive and well
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Senate leader Reid needs to be replaced
August 24, 2015
EDUCATION: Three sites considered for new school
BEMIDJI—Wary after a new elementary school planned for Middle School Road crumbled in their hands this summer, the Bemidji School Board has returned to the question: Where? In a special meeting Monday packed with spreadsheets and cost analysis, Superintendent Jim Hess of...
August 24, 2015 - 9:30pm
August 23, 2015
John Eggers: Listen to your brain to help you earn ‘A’s’
Your mom and dad tell you what you need to do to get “A’s”. Your teachers tell you what you need to do to get “A’s”. Your friends...
August 23, 2015 - 12:47am
August 22, 2015
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: Original teachings and worldviews
Most Indigenous people understand that their original teachings come from their Creation stories. Their Creation stories describe for them their geographical surroundings, their place, their relationship with the land, and their environmental knowledge and teachings. It is this...
August 22, 2015 - 11:50pm
August 17, 2015
EDUCATION: No new news on new school: District comparing costs for three potential sites
BEMIDJI—The Bemidji School Board paid the elephant in the room about five minutes Monday. Addressing for the first time since July 27 its oft-troubled plan to build a new elementary school, the board addressed the status of the fourth- and fifth-grade building hardly at all—that...
August 17, 2015 - 10:17pm
August 16, 2015
Students in the News for Aug. 16, 2015
Local students graduate from Alexandria Technical and Community College ALEXANDRIA—President Laura Urban is pleased to announce the following local students received a diplomas at Alexandria Technical and Community College's graduation ceremony held on May 13 in Alexandr...
News / education
August 16, 2015 - 12:15am
August 9, 2015
John Eggers: Who have you taught lately?
In case no one has ever said this to you, let me be the first. You are a teacher. You influence people. You do matter. I was reminded of this...
August 9, 2015 - 12:38am
August 8, 2015
Driving through the decades: Family operates Cass Lake-area school bus business for more than 60 years
CASS LAKE—Before 1950, student transportation to the grades 1-8 Farris School was an informal arrangement. At one time, children were...
News / local
August 8, 2015 - 11:16pm
August 2, 2015
John Eggers: A reason why you were born
“The letters spelling ‘peace’ are a little bit out of alignment,” my wife said as I was about to hang a peace sign given to us by our...
August 2, 2015 - 12:16am
Students in the News for Aug. 2, 2015
Local students graduate from NDSCS WAHPETON, N.D.—The North Dakota State College of Science in Wahpeton recently awarded degrees, diplomas and certificates to 538 Wahpeton, Fargo and online graduates. Students from 16 states and two international countries, Canada and...
August 2, 2015 - 12:01am
July 27, 2015
Looking for solutions: School Board discusses other possible locations for new elementary school
BEMIDJI—Befuddled by a budget crunch and contract talks that have put the future of a planned elementary school in jeopardy, the Bemidji School Board met again on Monday. The board talked with lawyers. It talked with development experts. And after the 90-minute special meeting,...
News / education
July 27, 2015 - 11:07pm
July 26, 2015
Students in the news for 07/26/2015
Local students graduate from NTC BEMIDJI—Several local students recently graduated from Northwest Technical College.
News / education
July 26, 2015 - 12:33am
John Eggers: Will you leave a trail?
Driving to town the other day my wife asked me one of those questions you hope you will never have to answer. Kathy asked me, “How long do...
July 26, 2015 - 12:12am
July 23, 2015
Music makers: 200 students taking part in Bemidji MusiCamp (with video)
BEMIDJI -- Dating back to 1948, Bemidji MusiCamp is now tuned in for the second straight summer after a several-year hiatus. The weeklong...
News / local
July 23, 2015 - 7:04pm
July 20, 2015
NEW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL: City, school district divided on street costs
BEMIDJI—The Bemidji School Board and City Council failed Monday to reach an agreement on street improvements for a planned elementary school,...
July 20, 2015 - 9:51pm
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: Learning from the first teachers
In many native cultures and languages, the words “mother” and “father” have a broad meaning that not only includes the biological parents of a child but also numerous mother and father relationships. For example, the Buechel 1970 text identifies “at’e” (pronounced ah-teh),...
July 20, 2015 - 9:49am