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The art of designing desserts: ‘Desserts by Design: Savory and Sweet Edition 2015’ set for Sept. 27
Donations made by Disabled American Veterans
Athletes and coaches attend camp
Bagley Farmers Market receives SHIP funding
Someone Special Volunteers: Baumgartner and Kusler
BIRCHMONT: Schaefer shines, capping title with 19-hole comeback victory
BIRCHMONT: Sheetz earns three-peat; Howard, Hasselberg also among winners
BIRCHMONT: Skarperud among experienced golfers aiming for title
PREP FOOTBALL: New section, similar challenges for Bemidji
BIRCHMONT: Matches go down to the wire on Day 4 of the Birchmont
Dr. Perry Willis Patterson
Kenneth Richard Felt
Daniel Gerhard Erickson
Thomas Bonar, Sr.
John Eggers: A reason why you were born
It's all about teamwork
MASTER GARDENERS COLUMN: As nice as eating flowers can be, it can also be a little scary
John Eggers: Will you leave a trail?
NORTHLAND STARGAZING: New Horizons visits Pluto on Bastille Day
Pioneer Previews: Listen to music in the park today
Art briefs - Sunday Aug. 2
Opening artist for Little Big Town concert announced
First City Singers 'on a mission': Senior group seeking members to carry on a musical tradition
Pioneer Previews: The soothing sounds of music
Blane Klemek: Swallows that make their summer homes in Minnesota
DNR announces another conservative deer season
Blane Klemek: Coyotes are interesting animals that are both revered and despised
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: As muskies begin to bite, please handle them with care
Waterfleas found in Lake Vermillion
Family Moments: Bessie Moller Barrington and Lillian Shuman
Maria Fotopoulos: No room for ‘trophy hunting’
Neal Gabler: Trump is a superhero, but not in a good way
Michael Reagan: Dumb as Trump
Donald Kaul: Creeping out of the Foxhole
Joe Guzzardi: Little honest discussion about immigration and jobs
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