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JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Make the last day of school a good day
SUSTAINABILITY COLUMN: Bemidji is ‘Home Sweet Home’ for the birds
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: Critical Race Theories: What are they all about?
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Who is JFK?
PRIME TIME: Butterflies and beauties at the SAC
Former Arkansas Gov. takes 'Huckabee' from Fox News to religious broadcaster
Ellen DeGeneres lands new Netflix stand up special
Three more Fox News employees file discrimination suits
PATT RALL COLUMN: Spring flowers abound around the arts
BACM announces Summer Recital Series schedule
MASTER GARDENER COLUMN: Rain gardens offer many advantages
FISH TALES: Gene Erickson on Cass Lake
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Squirrels are common but still fascinating creatures
FISHING: Gary Newell tournament Saturday
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Best walleye fishing still ahead of us
Torry's Van Benefit
Don (Pail) Hill
Parents of slain DNC staffer: Stop politicizing our son's murder
Port: Democrats already running campaign commercials on behalf of Heidi Heitkamp
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Grossell should spend time working to fund education for all
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: First responders deserve our thanks
Garrison Keillor: One more modest proposal
March 14, 2016
‘Sometimes, weird things come looking for you’: Paranormal researcher visits the Bemidji Public Library
BEMIDJI -- A paranormal researcher on Monday visited the Bemidji Public Library to talk about a place where river monsters snatch swimming children,...
March 14, 2016 - 5:51pm
March 4, 2016
Easter Egg Hunt scheduled March 19 in Blackduck
The annual Blackduck Community Easter Egg Hunt will take place on Saturday, March 19 at the Good Samaritan, with registration at 9:15 a.m. in the Community Room. The hunt will begin at 9:30. Children ages 1-10 are welcome. The hunt will take place outdoors for ages 4-10 and indoors...
March 4, 2016 - 11:36am
March 3, 2016
American Girl club begins March 17
BEMIDJI -- The city of Bemidji Parks and Recreation Department will host an American Girl club from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Thursdays starting March 17 through May 5 at the Public Works Facility, 1351 Fifth St. NW.There will be crafts, games and snacks and participants are reminded to remember...
March 3, 2016 - 7:26pm
Annual 'Furr Bowl' event on April 10 in Bemidji
BEMIDJI -- Great River Rescue, formerly Beltrami Humane Society, will be hosting its annual "Furr Bowl" from 1 to 3 p.m. April 10 at the Bemidji Bowl, 3455 Laurel Drive NW.Cost is $25, which includes two hours of bowling, pizza, pop and the chance to win prizes, a release said. Participants...
March 3, 2016 - 7:24pm
‘Retro weekend’ at Buena Vista Ski Area
BEMIDJI -- Buena Vista Ski Area, located at 19600 Irvine Ave NW, will host a “Retro weekend” Saturday and Sunday. Attendees are encouraged to dress in retro clothes, and Buena Vista memorabilia will be on display in the chalet, a release said.Tubing hours are from noon to 6 p.m....
March 3, 2016 - 7:18pm
March 2, 2016
Get on your bike and ride: Fat bike riders gearing up for second annual rally Saturday
BEMIDJI—Larger than average bicycle tracks will be all over the snow, ice and slush Saturday as the second annual Northland Fat Bike Rally...
March 2, 2016 - 8:38pm
You can 'Fight the Frost' this weekend: Community event will bring inflatable games, carnival atmosphere to Sanford Center
BEMIDJI—Sure, spring is right around the corner. But it's not here yet. Luckily, families in the Bemidji area this weekend have an opportunity...
March 2, 2016 - 8:35pm
February 26, 2016
NMF presents work environment workshop
BEMIDJI—The Northwest Minnesota Foundation is delivering a program, Self-Defeating Habits of Otherwise Brilliant People, which is designed to help create a positive work environment. Through thousands of seemingly insignificant interactions, teams unknowingly create environments...
February 26, 2016 - 7:40pm
February 24, 2016
Registration open for United Way's Piece of Cake 'Celebrity' cake decorating contest
BEMIDJI—Registration is now open for the United Way's Sixth Annual Piece of Cake "Celebrity" Cake Decorating Contest and Auction, a fundraiser for the Backpack Buddies food pack program. The cake decorating contest and live auction is 11:15 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 31 at Marketplace...
February 24, 2016 - 5:57pm
February 16, 2016
Snow Week King and Queen at BHS
BEMIDJI -- Elias Straw and Cleo Weigle were named 2016 Snow Week King and Queen at Bemidji High School in a ceremony on Tuesday morning.
February 16, 2016 - 10:42am
February 14, 2016
Fun and frigid run: 5K Polar Challenge held in Bemidji
BEMIDJI—The 5K Polar Challenge was held Saturday on Lake Boulevard and Birchmont Drive Northeast. The race originally was scheduled for...
February 14, 2016 - 7:56am
February 6, 2016
Winterfest: Having a splash! (photo gallery, video)
The Third Annual Winterfest on Lake Bemidji was held Friday-Saturday. Events on Saturday included the Bemidji Jaycees BRRRmidji Plunge, the Curling...
February 6, 2016 - 5:33pm
February 5, 2016
Winterfest continues Saturday
BEMIDJI—The Third Annual Winterfest on Lake Bemidji will be held Friday-Saturday. Back this year are events such as the Bemidji Jaycees...
February 5, 2016 - 11:08pm
Annual Buena Vista Snowjourn on Saturday
BEMIDJI—The 36th annual Buena Vista Snowjourn will take place Saturday. The Snowjourn features a 12-kilometer classical and skate race...
February 5, 2016 - 2:52pm
February 1, 2016
Winter Family Formal set for Friday
BEMIDJI -- The city of Bemidji Parks and Recreation Department will host a Winter Family Formal from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Fridayat the Sanford Center, 1111 Event Center Drive NE.Cost is $37, which will include admission for a parent and child along with dinner, a special picture and an...
February 1, 2016 - 7:37pm