Skip to main content
At least one person dead after motorcycle flees from traffic stop on Highway 89
Amid Minnesota's measles outbreak, opponents of vaccines step up efforts
How Powerball manipulated the odds to make another massive jackpot
Workforce takes to the road: New program brings services to job seekers
LOST ITALIAN: Garden-fresh veggies inspire salad
ESPN removes Robert Lee from calling U-Va. game in Charlottesville because of his name
BSU basketball releases 2017-18 schedules
Area athletes return home with medals from Indigenous Games
Lynx roll over Phoenix to go to 23-6
Cavs trade G Irving to Celtics for G Thomas, other assets
Terry Arnold Hawkenson
Jeffrey Thomas Kantor
Judy Ann Pence
Lawrence Joseph Long, Sr.
Terry Arnold Hawkenson
Vivian Delgado column: The goal of environmental peace throughout the world
John Eggers column: Combating drugs and violence: the drop-out connection
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: The eclipse is more than meets the eye
MASTER GARDENERS: What's (achoo!) blooming?
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Stupid human happenings always seem to happen
'Stranger Things' creators want to end series after four seasons
Patt Rall column: Sod House Theater holds a sobering production
'Super Troopers 2' lands spring 2018 release date
Finally! Daniel Craig confirms he'll return as James Bond
Tom Cruise breaks ankle in stunt, halts production on 'Mission' film
MASTER GARDENERS: Think about planting fall vegetables
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Temperatures fluctuate, and so does the bite
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Grosbeaks: Distinctive, colorful, musical and social
MASTER GARDENERS: Look for the 2017 Perennial Plant of the Year
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: So many lakes, so many fish
Jeff & Becky Musburger
Joe & Sissy Neft
BANDA: From Parmesan to Gruyere to ricotta, here are ways to eat and appreciate this palate pleaser
Keillor: Never been here before
Letter to the Editor: Don’t take the agricultural industry for granted
Letter to the Editor: No place for Confederate flag in Bemidji
COMMENTARY: State must invest to maintain academic excellence
August 5, 2017
Newberger to seek Senate seat held by Klobuchar
BECKER, Minn. — State Rep. Jim Newberger believes he is the Republican who can succeed where others have failed. Newberger announced Saturday...
August 5, 2017 - 6:54pm
June 30, 2017
Minnesota, other states, reject administration request for voter lists
WASHINGTON—State officials across the country are questioning a Trump administration request to supply their full voter role data. A federal...
June 30, 2017 - 2:11pm
June 20, 2017
Former House speaker Thissen hits the road again for governor bid
BRAINERD, Minn. — DFLer Paul Thissen aims to unite Minnesota voters over economic fairness and open government in his bid to become the...
June 20, 2017 - 10:00pm
June 2, 2017
US Rep. Nolan won't run for Minnesota governor
DULUTH, Minn. — U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan announced on Friday, June 2, that he will not run for Minnesota governor in 2018. Nolan, DFL-Crosby,...
June 2, 2017 - 11:10pm
April 30, 2017
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: In Ward 4 election, remember Lehmann's support of Sanford Center
Bemidji has a City Council election (Ward 4) on Tuesday. Being from the outlying north we don't get to participate, just suffer or benefit from...
April 30, 2017 - 9:00am
April 19, 2017
Widow of accident victim makes last-minute plea for Minn. transportation funding
ST. PAUL—Beth Hodgman pleaded that southern Minnesota's U.S. 14 be made safer. "Drivers make mistakes, but they shouldn't be life sentences,"...
April 19, 2017 - 6:05pm
April 12, 2017
Candidate forum set for Ward 4 race
BEMIDJI—The Citizens for an Informed Electorate is sponsoring a Ward 4 candidate forum at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 19, at Bemidji City...
April 12, 2017 - 1:50pm
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Ward 4 needs an experienced leader
Bemidji needs an experienced Ward 4 council member. Our delightful city has never needed a more virtuous, experienced and qualified leader during this turmoil of abrasive clashing of nonpartisan city leaders serving with partisan agendas rather than serving the needs of the people...
March 12, 2017 - 7:28am
March 10, 2017
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Create public policy that encourages jobs, growth in community
Dear Ward 4 voters, I am writing this letter to introduce myself to those of you that I have not had the opportunity to meet and to ask for your vote on Tuesday, March 14. I believe that Bemidji is at a very exciting time in our history. We have a unique and diverse group of people...
March 10, 2017 - 10:16am
March 3, 2017
Capitol Chatter: Franken question leads to Sessions' spotlight
ST. PAUL—U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions' Russia problems became big news the past few days thanks to Sen. Al Franken. The Minnesota...
March 3, 2017 - 6:00pm
Officials say eBay not answer for voting machines
ST. PAUL — Minnesota's local government officials say searching the eBay online auction site for voting machine parts is not the best way...
March 3, 2017 - 2:57pm
February 8, 2017
GOP eyes Minn. 8th District House seat
DULUTH — For some people, it's never early enough for the next election cycle. "I don't think it's too soon," said Justin Perpich, chair...
February 8, 2017 - 7:28pm
December 30, 2016
ELECTIONS: Local GOP, DFL leaders optimistic about new primary change
BEMIDJI—As of Sunday, Minnesota will have a primary structure to coincide with its caucus system in determining presidential candidates,...
December 30, 2016 - 5:09pm
September 16, 2016
Nolan, Mills, both roll up sleeves and shuck party labels in populist new ads
BRAINERD, Minn. -- The two candidates facing off in the 8th U.S. Congressional District both released new campaign ads on the same day that are...
September 16, 2016 - 3:30am
September 25, 2015
POLITICS: Stewart Mills outlines likely 2016 campaign
BRAINERD, Minn. -- Although Stewart Mills is still in the exploratory phase of the 2016 race, the former 8th Congressional District GOP candidate...
September 25, 2015 - 10:42am