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7 refugees honored for their contributions to Minnesota
Northern Minnesota town's police grooming proposal gets hairy
Protesters disrupt white nationalist's speech at the University of Florida
Blaine man dead, 2 children hurt in semi crash in Blaine
Pedestrian killed when struck by semi near U of M
Dodgers win first National League pennant since 1988
Back-to-back Jacks: Bemidji boys secure second straight section title
Bemidji girls bring home section title with late-game heroics
FOOTBALL: Area section playoff seedings announced
Tigers choose former longtime Twins manager Ron Gardenhire as new skipper, reports say
Gilbert D. Bahr
Pearl Rose (Eldridge) Keenan
Joshua Luke O'Brien
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Summer reflections from Lake Julia
GENERATIONS: A trip on the ‘Old Bay Line’
GENERATIONS: Milk snakes, fairy diddles and goatsuckers
GENERATIONS: Time to go to church -- and eat well
GENERATIONS: In defense of the ‘routine’
This Oklahoma fraternity has a choreographed jorts-and-fanny pack dance routine
He was the king of late night, but David Letterman doesn't miss it 'for a second'
John Dunsworth, actor who played Jim Lahey on 'Trailer Park Boys,' dead at 71
PATT RALL COLUMN: Thanks abound at BSU concerts
Around the Arts, October 15
MASTER GARDENERS: Do I have to?
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Fish on the move for fall
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Living with the ladybugs in Minnesota
MASTER GARDENERS: Fall care and pruning those shrubs and trees
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Close encounters with the outdoors world
Tom & Linda Peterson
Larry & Joyce Johnson
Tinkering with a Midwest favorite: Cinnamon Scotcheroos shake things up
WORLD OF WINE: How to celebrate upcoming Champagne Day
LOST ITALIAN: Butternut Bleu Cheese Sauce a go-to for fall dining
Commentary: The Democratic Party's obsession with Hollywood celebrities was bound to blow up
Commentary: The old obit man looks around
July 22, 2016
BSU earns high marks as a ‘fit’ university
BEMIDJI -- BSU has been ranked fifth in nation among 107 small public universities for most supportive campuses of physical fitness. The university was ranked by the National Collegiate Fitness Index, which was available through the American Kinesiology Association. The schools...
July 22, 2016 - 5:54pm
October 10, 2015
Beautiful day for the Blue Ox: (Photo gallery, video)
A total of 474 runners took part in Saturday's Blue Ox Marathon running events, with many more volunteers, family and friends cheering them on. ...
October 10, 2015 - 7:00pm
BLUE OX MARATHON: Home away from home for Tesdahl
BEMIDJI -- Competing in Bemidji is nothing new for Brock Tesdahl, a former BSU basketball player who put his athletic skills to the test Saturday...
October 10, 2015 - 6:36pm
BLUE OX MARATHON: Back-to-back Bemidji titles for Kemp
BEMIDJI -- Her time may have been 10 minutes off last year’s mark, but it was still fast enough for Sarah Kemp to repeat as the winner of the...
October 10, 2015 - 6:30pm
May 21, 2015
Walking down Memory Lane: Leech Lake Diabetes Fitness Center Memorial 5K draws hundreds (w/video)
CASS LAKE—It started as a splattering of blue specks Thursday morning and evolved into a sea of cyan waving through the streets of Cass...
May 21, 2015 - 6:00pm
December 31, 2014
Make a plan to make your New Year's resolutions stick
BEMIDJI -- As the calendar turned to 2013, Stacy Ness set a goal to complete a 5K. She wasn't a runner, but she wanted to start to complement the weight loss from her then-recent gastric bypass surgery. She followed a friend in joining the city's free Couch to 5K program and...
December 31, 2014 - 6:37pm
August 9, 2014
Nice Ride running smoothly: More than 600 rides taken; more bikes coming next week
BEMIDJI -- It's been mostly a smooth ride for the Nice Ride Bemidji bicycle share program since its kick-off on June 22. The bright orange...
August 9, 2014 - 1:21am
June 23, 2014
Megan Serratore column: Loop the Lake a perfect Saturday
BEMIDJI -- It is almost always a good day to loop the lake, but Saturday was better than ever. I took part in the first Loop the Lake Festival...
June 23, 2014 - 10:20am
June 21, 2014
Loop the Lake Festival: Looking forward to the Loop
BEMIDJI -- Although Erica Ward has lived in Bemidji almost all her life, for the first time she will be biking the 17-mile loop around Lake...
June 21, 2014 - 12:46am
February 12, 2013
Prime Time | Marilyn Heltzer: Walking is a great habit, even in midwinter
Here we are in the dead of winter. Or as the poet Christina Rosetti called it, “the bleak midwinter… snow on snow on snow.”
February 12, 2013 - 12:43am
December 31, 2012
Changing lifestyles and improving health
BEMIDJI – In the last year, I lost more than 60 pounds and dropped five pants sizes.
December 31, 2012 - 11:30pm
Bemidji couple shares love of bodybuilding
For Jeff and Karri Lamke, competitive bodybuilding is more than a sport. It’s a lifestyle, and they share both the joys and the frustrations....
December 31, 2012 - 11:26pm
December 14, 2012
Boys and Girls Club of the Leech Lake Area seeks volunteers
LEECH LAKE – The Boys and Girls Clubs of the Leech Lake Area is seeking volunteers to provide special physical fitness activities such as dance classes, yoga, aerobics, kick-boxing or other activities to introduce youth to alternate physical fitness activities.
December 14, 2012 - 10:31pm
December 7, 2012
Sanford Health of Northern Minnesota recognized as ‘Start!’ Fit-Friendly Companyb
BEMIDJI – Sanford Health of Northern Minnesota has been recognized as a Platinum-Level “Start!” Fit-Friendly Company by the American Heart Association’s “Start!” initiative for helping employees eat better and move more.
December 7, 2012 - 6:15pm
November 13, 2012
Prime Time | Jeb Monge: Walking is enjoyable transportation
Growing up in the 1940s and ’50s meant walking. There were not that many cars due to World War II where the metal and oil were needed. So I grew up walking everywhere: school, downtown, church, etc. If the soldiers were called the Greatest Generation, I suppose the rest of us would...
November 13, 2012 - 12:41am