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Rainfall Totals For July 10-11
Local talent, big projects
Trial set for Bemidji man charged with armed robbery
UPDATED: Paint spill causes traffic delay on Highway 197; all lanes reopened
Crime report for July 10
HOCKEY: Harms participating in Jets' Development Camp
Legion baseball: Bemidji wins opener at Gopher Classic
Beaver hockey: Schedule excites Serratore, Beavers
BASEBALL: Local players to take part in All-Star festivities
Lumberjacks baseball: Hirt, Rutledge commit to BSU baseball program
Mary Ann Nipp
Nicholas John Benais-Buffalo
Anna Lynn Myer
Mary Ann Nipp
Diana Marie Nelson
When the pretty flowers take over
Ann Daley: The story of three lovely muses and one saintly old man
Marilyn Heltzer: Celebrating the Fourth of July with friends and family
Diane Engel: Class reunion: Words of terror or opportunity?
Sue Bruns: A pretty perfect birthday
Music is back at Buena Vista; Well-known ski area brings back music festival for second year
Plays and music round out the holiday weekend
Art briefs - Sunday July 6
Spellcheck: To 'Bee' or not to 'Bee' -- Tony Award-winning play next up for Paul Bunyan Playhouse
Walk this way: Once again, Sculpture Walk brings in new art to Bemidji (with interactive map)
More boaters ticketed for invasive species violations
Paul Nelson: Surface water in Bemidji area lakes finally nears 70 degrees
Hunting: North Dakota spring pheasant population numbers on the rise
Hunting: North Dakota waterfowl numbers increase
Kasdan -Grimes wedding
Johnson birthday celebration
Oslin birthday celebration
Stai Anniversary celebration
Letter: EPA did not approve PolyMet mine plan
Ron Paul: Hobby Lobby decision creates small island of freedom
Jim Hightower: Walgreen writes its own sick prescription
Alert driving improves safety for all road users
Diana West: When ‘unaccompanied alien minors’ are really baby democrats
July 7, 2014
Evan Hazard: The altos (et al.) that bloom in the spring
The annual spring concert of the Bemidji Chorale was Sunday May 18 at 7 pm. At 6:40 there were still several empty seats in the middle of the front row of BSU’s, Hobson Union Ballroom. It was close to standing room only when the concert started. My seat put me right behind conductor...
July 7, 2014 - 11:53pm
June 9, 2014
Evan Hazard: ‘. . . dependable, prompt, and reliable,’ but forgetful
At the end of spring semester at BSU, departments housed in Sattgast Hall hold a scholarship recognition ceremony in the building’s largest classroom to recognize students who have been awarded scholarships for the next academic year. I usually go because the faculty like to have...
June 9, 2014 - 11:42pm
May 31, 2014
Planets and bright stars in June
At 5:51 a.m., June 21, our longest day, Summer Solstice officially begins astronomical summer. Earliest sunrise is about a week earlier, latest sunset about a week later. For refreshers on why those don't all occur on June 21, type "earliest summer sunrise" in a search engine. Mosquitoes...
May 31, 2014 - 11:17pm
May 12, 2014
Evan Hazard: Conductor Dennis Russell Davies is 70
In the mid ‘50s, when we lived in and near Ann Arbor, MI Elaine and I bought season tickets to concerts at the University of Michigan’s Hill Auditorium. There we learned about chamber orchestras, and became chamber music fans. When MPR announcers noted in mid-April 2014 that...
May 12, 2014 - 11:23pm
April 8, 2014
Evan Hazard: A non-threatening visual quirk
The first time, it was daytime and I was alone. I don’t recall if it was indoors or out, or the season, and I neglected to write anything down. There was nothing else odd happening that I could relate it to. Also, it was well before 2010, because I often talked with Elaine about...
April 8, 2014 - 12:56am
March 10, 2014
Evan Hazard: The Hebrew Bible’s most difficult book: The Book of Job
My folks got “The New Yorker” and we/I have subscribed for most of our years in Bemidji. Those familiar with it know it’s not just about New York City. Its lists of events and restaurant reviews are, and some articles are, but many are about other places or general topics....
March 10, 2014 - 10:36pm
Evan Hazard: Deerwood meals and ‘Whitby Tweed’
Last you heard, I’d had my Nov. 25 appointment at University of Minnesota Hospital Dental Clinic and the “beef curry Kandy (my daughter-in-law) made when we got back to Stuart and Carol’s was fine.” Tuesday, we drove back to Deerwood, stopping en route at a Chinese restaurant...
February 10, 2014 - 11:57pm
January 13, 2014
Evan Hazard: Eating our way to and in Minneapolis
Friday Nov. 22, the plan was that I follow Kandy’s emailed directions to Brian’s and her parsonage in Deerwood, pick up Kandy, and drive her to Stuart and Carol’s Twin Cities house before dark. I headed out later than expected (as usual), turned off 371 in Brainerd one stoplight...
January 13, 2014 - 11:31pm
December 9, 2013
Evan Hazard: An epiphany in G major and the music inside us
To me, all Bemidji Symphony Orchestra concerts are a must, but I really looked forward to “Homecoming Celebrations” on Nov. 10. I’m a Dvorák fan, and the concert included two favorites: his Symphony No. 8 in G and his ‘Cello Concerto in b. As many of you would expect, I...
December 9, 2013 - 11:00pm
November 12, 2013
Evan Hazard: Genetics and diet: A scientific controversy
In November of 2010 and January of 2011, we discussed primary and secondary biological literature. Actually, you have read sterling examples of secondary lit in this newspaper, by microbiologist Patrick Guilfoile, now associate academic vice president at Bemidji State University....
November 12, 2013 - 3:57pm
October 8, 2013
Evan Hazard: Dining al fresco at the turn of the seasons
The first three panels of the Aug. 20, 2003 “Arlo and Janis” cartoon depict the couple chatting in a Mexican eatery. No actual dialog is shown, but during the conversation, Janis and Arlo finish off two baskets of taco chips. Then, in panel 4, the waiter arrives with “Dos burritos...
October 8, 2013 - 12:55am
September 9, 2013
Evan Hazard: Birds, tridecs and how to get rid of uninvited guests
In a May 2012 column, I mentioned that I simplified my feeding station by discarding larger bird seeds and putting smaller “blackseed” in both feeders. I still saw a decent variety of birds. That column, incidentally, had trademark problems. Where it says “seed(s),” and...
September 9, 2013 - 11:05pm
July 29, 2013
Evan Hazard: A fuzzy swath in the nighttime 'firmament'
The greatest wonder for naked eye stargazing was, for ages, also its greatest mystery. Away from light pollution on a clear moonless late evening this week, you will see lots of stars and one planet, Saturn low in the WSW. But, stretching from behind Perseus, which is now rising in...
July 29, 2013 - 11:29pm