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Assess and respond: Dealing with school safety threats is an exercise in context, instincts
Minnesotan Ellison’s DNC campaign falls short
Americans eat out less as higher menu prices take a bite from restaurant visits
WI man sentenced for cutting off woman's pinky in 'ritualistic memorial'
Index funds always better than picking stocks, Warren Buffett says
Former B/CL-B coaches Bechtold, Cleveland inducted into Minnesota Wrestling Hall of Fame
WOMEN'S HOCKEY: Beavers even series with Gophers, force deciding Game 3
WRESTLING: B/CL-B sends seven to state
WRESTLING: Four Lumberjacks earn state bids
MEN'S HOCKEY: Beavers fall to Mavs 2-1, will host NMU in first round
Donnie Charles Harrison
Joseph "Joe" A. Matthews
Ronald M. Severson
Sandra Kay Nelson
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: A story of guns and Carroll Shiff
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Minnesota's majestic trumpeter swans
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: Paying homage to great Indigenous civil rights leaders, activists and scholars
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Why Black History Month?
PRIME TIME: Why keep an old high school letter jacket?
Art briefs for Sunday, Feb 19
PATT RALL COLUMN: Are the stars out tonight?
BHS Marching Band fundraising concert Feb. 28
Recital featuring BSU's Carlson set for Feb. 24
MATTHEW LIEDKE COLUMN: "La La Land" likely to sweep tech, musical categories on Oscar night
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
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: 'The Little Man in the Orange Suit'
DNR urges caution on rapidly deteriorating ice
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
Perennials potentially damaged from early-season warmup
Little things make a big difference with gardening
Wishing loved one could let go of life should not bring guilty feelings
December 31, 2016
Local schools receive Affinity grants
BEMIDJI—Affinity Plus Foundation recently announced the recipients of the 2016 Cultivator Grants, supporting financial-education programming. Karlie Crane, of Horace May Elementary in Bemidji, and Katrine Bender, Northome School, were among those awarded grants. School educators...
December 31, 2016 - 6:16am
December 29, 2016
Bemidji Area Schools use ‘ALICE’ training to prepare for an active shooter
BEMIDJI -- Bemidji-area educators have implemented a new way to react to an “active shooter” at or near a school. Rather than a more familiar lockdown -- where students and teachers hunker in a darkened and locked classroom until help arrives -- “ALICE” training presents a...
December 29, 2016 - 6:36pm
December 26, 2016
New welding certificate program at NTC
BEMIDJI -- Anyone interested in pursuing careers in the rapidly growing welding trade can enroll in a new welding certificate program at Northwest Technical College beginning in January.Students who pursue a welding certificate at NTC can “prepare themselves for a rewarding, well-paying...
December 26, 2016 - 11:19am
December 25, 2016
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Is there still Santa in America?
A professor recently asked his sociology class how they felt about America. He gave them three choices: A. America is doing just fine. B. America is having some issues. C. I am worried about America. The majority of his students chose “C.” Most of us would probably choose the...
December 25, 2016 - 9:58am
December 21, 2016
Schoolcraft earns state recognition: Bemidji-area school named a High Quality Charter School
BEMIDJI—Schoolcraft Director Adrienne Eickman said she's proud of her staff after the state named the Bemidji-area charter school a "High Quality Charter School" last week. "This is an incredibly talented group of people that work out here, and they work incredibly hard," Eickman...
December 21, 2016 - 5:18pm
December 20, 2016
TrekNorth works to determine funding plan for K-5 expansion
BEMIDJI -- TrekNorth Junior & Senior High School leaders are working on a plan to finance an expansion that would nearly double the charter...
December 20, 2016 - 9:56pm
December 19, 2016
Bemidji Area Schools approves $10.8 million levy spread: No comments at Truth in Taxation hearing
BEMIDJI -- Bemidji Area Schools leaders on Monday unanimously approved a slate of property tax levies that, in total, is nearly 10 percent higher than last year’s. The school district will levy a total of $10.84 million on Bemidji-area residents’ taxes payable in 2017. That figure...
December 19, 2016 - 9:50pm
December 18, 2016
BSU's annual Share the Future event
BEMIDJI—Over 100 middle school students from five area schools spent the day at BSU's 26th annual Share the Future event on Dec. 7. The...
December 18, 2016 - 7:15am
Students in the News
BSU senior receives scholarship from Minnesota High Tech Association BEMIDJI—BSU senior Alison Cordes has received the CenturyLink Scholarship...
December 18, 2016 - 5:19am
December 15, 2016
Texas attorney general sues over banned Charlie Brown Christmas poster
AUSTIN, Texas—Republican Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton sued a school district on Thursday, Dec. 15, over its refusal to allow a school...
December 15, 2016 - 3:47pm
December 10, 2016
Igniting a 'spark' at Bemidji Middle School: Reinvigorated program hopes to improve attendance
BEMIDJI—Bemidji Middle School staff hope to "spark" some students to improve their attendance by strengthening the bonds between students and teachers. Teachers there pick students with attendance issues and try to take some extra time to help the students feel welcomed with...
December 10, 2016 - 6:16am
December 8, 2016
Bids come in to build Gene Dillon Elementary
BEMIDJI—Bemidji Area Schools leaders could have a clearer picture of the costs they'll incur as they look to build a new elementary school this spring. The cheapest base bids to build Gene Dillon Elementary School opened Thursday at school district headquarters totalled about...
December 8, 2016 - 9:25pm
PRIME TIME: Readers Theater volunteers bring performances to elementary schools
An energetic group of RSVP (Retired and Senior Volunteer Program) volunteers with a passion for helping and encouraging students to read, presented...
December 8, 2016 - 12:03pm
December 7, 2016
BSU unveils $1 million student media center (photo gallery)
BEMIDJI—BSU media and communications students have a new place to hone their skills before they head out into the world. University staff...
December 7, 2016 - 8:37pm
December 6, 2016
(VIDEO) Rolling right along: Champion log rollers bring sport, equipment to BSU
BEMIDJI—A few dozen people tried their hand—or, more accurately, their sense of balance—at a log rolling exhibition and demonstration...
December 6, 2016 - 7:00pm