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Students planting trees
Huge tornado hits Oklahoma City suburb, kills 51
School board reviews budget projections
Capitol, flooding, veterans, disaster end legislative session
Furniture store loan request OK’d
Bemidji Speedway season begins during Memorial Day Weekend
Bemidji area softball teams begins playoffs
Bemidji Blue Ox opens season with win over Staples
This week at Bemidji High School: softball team earns top seed in playoffs
Mix of Bemidji varsity, junior varsity players top Park Rapids
Edith Edie Hill
Thomas "Tommy" Matt Hardwig
Shirley Marie Defoe
Audra McDonald returns with new, personal CD
'Trek' does $70.6M but falls short of studio hopes
Taylor Swift wins 8 trophies at Billboard Awards
'Mad Men' Vincent Kartheiser finds a new role
Obama to host concert honoring Carole King
Fishing guide looks back on hosting Dayton
Blane Klemek: Orioles, too, are a sure sign of spring
Minnesota begins 2013 gypsy moth trapping program
Bemidji area lakes finally open and walleye fishing can begin
Fight to stop spread of Asian carp goes high tech
Volunteer committee turns over last of pledges for event center
Pioneer Viewpoints: Lending a hand during difficult times
Cokie & Steven V. Roberts: Assaulting our core values
Doug Patton: IRS scandal is proof we need the Fair Tax
Joe Gandelman: Obama’s 2nd term curse
Patrick Guilfoile: Drink to their health, How fruit flies use alcohol to protect their young
Arland O. Fiske: The story of Helsinki’s ‘rock church’
John R. Eggers: Laughter makes the heart young
Master Gardener: Penstemon can offer season-long color
Faith Brief for May 17
Christian Women luncheon planned BEMIDJI — There is a Christian Women’s May Day luncheon meeting at 1 p.m. Monday at the Peppercorn Restaurant. Bob Paulson’s Scandinavian creations will be featured...
Thu, May 16, 2013 - 2:59pm
Faith briefs for May 10
Bemidji Area Aglow meeting scheduled BEMIDJI — Bemidji Area Aglow will meet from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Beltrami Electric Co-op. There will be role playing scenarios, small...
Thu, May 09, 2013 - 2:55pm
Faith briefs for May 3
Spring brunch planned at Our Savior KELLIHER — The annual spring brunch begins at 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, 249 W Main St. The program will feature...
Thu, May 02, 2013 - 3:46pm
Faith briefs for April 26
Concert set at Evangelical Free BEMIDJI – The Evangelical Free Church will present the church’s Adult and Handbell choirs at 6 p.m. Sunday at 115 Carr Lake Road SW. The...
Thu, Apr 25, 2013 - 3:05pm
Faith briefs for April 12
Christian Women’s luncheon planned BEMIDJI – The Christian Women group of Bemidji will host a luncheon meeting at 1 p.m. Monday at Peppercorn Restaurant. Phyllis Casinelli from ReStore will be...
Thu, Apr 11, 2013 - 3:27pm
Nebraska priest named next Fargo Diocese bishop
FARGO – Pope Francis today appointed Monsignor John Thomas Folda of Nebraska to be the next bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Fargo. The Holy See made the announcement at...
news / region
Mon, Apr 08, 2013 - 7:32am
Faith Brief for April 5
New Salem church plans sale April 14 TURTLE RIVER – There will be a rummage and bake sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 14 at New Salem Lutheran...
Thu, Apr 04, 2013 - 2:43pm
Faith Briefs for March 29
Gospel bluegrass concert planned GUTHRIE – No Strings Attached, a gospel bluegrass band, will be performing at 2 p.m. April 6 at Malvik Lutheran Church, 27689 474th St., Guthrie. The...
news / local
Thu, Mar 28, 2013 - 7:10pm
Argentine Jorge Bergoglio elected Pope Francis
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Jorge Bergoglio of Argentina was elected pope Wednesday, becoming the first pontiff from the Americas and the first from outside Europe in more than a millennium...
Wed, Mar 13, 2013 - 4:33pm
Villanova's Vatican interns get view of history
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Talk about a baptism by fire: On the first day of Lauren Colegrove's journalism internship at Catholic News Service in Rome, the pope announced his resignation. The...
Wed, Mar 13, 2013 - 9:25am
More black smoke: Cardinals don't agree on pope
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Cardinals remained divided over who should be pope on Wednesday after three rounds of voting, an indication that disagreements remain about the direction of the Catholic...
Wed, Mar 13, 2013 - 9:23am
Black smoke from chapel chimney: No pope yet
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Black smoke poured from the Sistine Chapel chimney on Tuesday, signaling that cardinals had failed on their first vote of the papal conclave to choose a...
Tue, Mar 12, 2013 - 2:53pm
Cardinals celebrate Mass before entering conclave
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Cardinals heard a final appeal for unity Tuesday before sequestering themselves in the Sistine Chapel for the conclave to elect the next pope, as they celebrated...
Tue, Mar 12, 2013 - 9:20am
Bemidji Area Aglow hosts potluck March 9
BEMIDJI – The Bemidji Area Aglow will meet from 10 a.m. to noon March 9 at Beltrami Electric. Kay Juhnke will be the featured speaker. There will be a potluck...
news / local
Fri, Mar 01, 2013 - 10:31am
Benedict becomes 1st pope in 600 years to resign
CASTEL GANDOLFO, Italy (AP) — Benedict XVI left the Catholic Church in unprecedented limbo Thursday as he became the first pope in 600 years to resign, capping a tearful day...
Thu, Feb 28, 2013 - 5:20pm