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Growing insurance premiums frustrate farmers, self-employed: 'Paying $24,000 while praying no one gets really sick is a tough pill to swallow'
Simon says: Be superior again. Voter turnout in Minnesota was high for many reasons
Individual health insurance premiums soar
Not a boy’s club: Women-owned businesses grow in U.S., North Dakota
Minnesota salons react to new health and safety rules
FOOTBALL: After last-second loss to Sioux Falls, BSU ready for U-Mary
FOOTBALL: No. 6 Alexandria awaits BHS
Aerials compete in St. Paul
HOCKEY: Beaver women rally to top Syracuse
AREA FOOTBALL: Bagley beats Blackduck 49-0
Dorothy "Dot" Schocker
Susan Eileen Bessler
Alexander Carl (Shorty) Petersen
Dorothy Sunde Bishop
Ole "Buddie" Risland Sr.
MASTER GARDENERS: What ate my potatoes?
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Leave a legacy of words
SUSTAINABILITY COLUMN: Sustainable health care: Returning to relationship-based practice
MASTER GARDENERS: Think about next year when it comes to garden debris
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: Truth and Reconciliation: Water
Tigirlily to open for Justin Moore at Sanford Center
Monday Movie Report: Oscars Foreign Language Category adds first contenders
PATT RALL COLUMN: Fall is in the area, and in the theaters
BSO opens new season, 'Legends & Lore'
Justin Moore comes to Bemidji on Oct. 1
Rock-solid restoration: New Knutson Dam near Pennington unveiled
DNR to sell 40 northern Minnesota land parcels
Lake Bemidji State Park youth, muzzleloader hunts
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Cooling water temperatures pool the fish
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: The fisher kings of Minnesota
Johnson anniversary celebration
MILESTONES: Gullickson-Boerboom engagement
MILESTONES: Dunbar birthday
MILESTONES: Cuperus-Howe engagement
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: The Salvation Army leader’s legacy lives on
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: A flaw in implementation of dress code
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Here’s a list of what Republicans believe
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Two thoughts about the school dress code
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Skoe needs to look out for our interests
September 28, 2016
Public meeting set for Bemidji area master planning guide
BEMIDJI—A second public meeting will be held next week for residents to give input to the area's Comprehensive Plan, which will focus on how the Bemidji should plan growth, development and infrastructure. The meeting is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Bemidji City Hall, 317...
September 28, 2016 - 9:30am
June 16, 2015
COUNTY: Social services agreement advances Red Lake initiative
BEMIDJI—A partnership two-years in the making advanced at Tuesday's Beltrami County Commissioners' meeting as the board passed an agreement with Red Lake Family and Children Services.
June 16, 2015 - 9:18pm
September 3, 2014
Chattin to retire as Bemidji City Manager
Bemidji City Manager John Chattin announced Tuesday he will be retiring at the end of the year. "I ... want to thank the best staff I have ever had the opportunity to work with," Chattin said in a letter to the council, which Bemidji Mayor Albrecht read aloud at Tuesday's City Council...
September 3, 2014 - 12:01am
May 20, 2014
BELTRAMI COUNTY: Commissioners earmark conservation funds for Kelliher
BEMIDJI -- Beltrami County commissioners approved allocating up to $420,000 to the city of Kelliher at Tuesday's board meeting. The city is in need of repairs to its water and sewage lines. Standard monthly utility costs should not exceed 1.5 percent of median income; according...
May 20, 2014 - 9:37pm
May 19, 2014
Cokie & Steven V. Roberts: A lifetime of difference
It's graduation week at George Washington University, where Steve has taught for the last 23 years. After the final exam in his class, a student quietly handed him a note that read in part: "You have believed in me since the beginning and told me not to sell myself short, and for...
May 19, 2014 - 4:39pm
May 12, 2014
LEGISLATURE: Dayton would veto bonding over fire sprinkler provision
ST. PAUL -- Gov. Mark Dayton dropped a legislative bombshell Monday when he announced that he is willing to give up $846 million in public works projects around Minnesota if legislators insist on overturning a state requirement for fire sprinklers in larger new homes. "I...
May 12, 2014 - 8:24pm
Medical marijuana's future is foggy in Minnesota
ST. PAUL -- How attempts to legalize marijuana will proceed remained unclear Monday. House and Senate authors continued to oppose the other's bill after they discussed how to proceed. Both chambers overwhelmingly passed medical marijuana bills last week. Rep. Carly Melin,...
May 12, 2014 - 8:22pm
Bemidji remembers former mayor Peterson
BEMIDJI -- Family and friends gathered Monday to honor the life of Doug Peterson, Bemidji’s mayor for more than a quarter of a century....
May 12, 2014 - 7:59pm
May 9, 2014
Minnesota House OKs medical marijuana
ST. PAUL -- Medical marijuana is a couple of steps away from being allowed in Minnesota. The House late this afternoon approved a slimmed down measure in 86-39 vote. Senators passed their broader bill 48-18 Tuesday. The two bills likely will head to House-Senate negotiators...
May 9, 2014 - 5:13pm
May 7, 2014
Former longtime Bemidji mayor Doug Peterson dies
BEMIDJI -- Doug Peterson, former longtime mayor of Bemidji, died Tuesday morning at Sanford Bemidji Medical Center, family confirmed Wednesday. He was 75. Peterson was mayor from 1975 through 2000, a period when the west side of Bemidji was developed from plain forest into a...
May 7, 2014 - 5:52pm
April 22, 2014
Nolan talks economics, tribal issues in Walker visit
WALKER -- With more campaign cash than his opponent, U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan took advantage of Congress' Easter break to visit constituents back...
April 22, 2014 - 7:30pm
April 21, 2014
BEMIDJI CITY COUNCIL: Council KOs kickboxing event
BEMIDJI -- The Bemidji City Council on Monday voted 6-0 to deny downtown sports bar Toasty Beavers permission to host a kickboxing event and...
April 21, 2014 - 10:09pm
BEMIDJI CITY COUNCIL: BDA to revisit new downtown parking rules
BEMIDJI -- The new public parking regulations in downtown Bemidji drew more public opposition at Monday’s City Council meeting. The regulations were initially put forward by the Bemidji Police Department, the Bemidji Downtown Alliance and the city Public Works Department...
April 21, 2014 - 9:52pm
April 15, 2014
Race relations council wants more Ojibwe/English signage
BEMIDJI -- “Boozhoo” and “Miigwech” adorn doors on buildings sprinkled throughout Bemidji. Yet, some Bemidjians don’t know that the Ojibwe words mean, which are Greetings or Hello and Thank You. Shared Vision, the race relations council Beltrami County Commissioner Tim...
April 15, 2014 - 9:32pm
Greater Bemidji pitches business boost proposal to Beltrami County commissioners
BEMIDJI -- A burgeoning economic development initiative could bring in new, high-paying jobs to the Bemidji area this year, Beltrami County Commissioners learned Tuesday. Commissioners on Tuesday were asked to consider contributing $150,000 to Greater Bemidji to help further the...
April 15, 2014 - 8:11pm