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Pipeline protest setting tense, but quiet
Federal Dam man missing after capsized canoe found on Leech Lake
Area Halloween, fall festival events scheduled
TOURISM: Visit Bemidji turns the webpage
Trump bests Clinton at BHS: More than 1,000 students take part in mock vote
SOCCER: BHS takes No. 1 Mankato West to the brink, but falls on PKs in state quarterfinals (PHOTO GALLERY)
VOLLEYBALL: Resilient Lumberjacks earn 3-1 win over Alexandria in Section 8-3A
PHOTOS: BHS hosts pep fest for soccer and tennis athletes
BOYS SOCCER: BHS meets Mankato West in Class A state quarterfinals
FOOTBALL: Spuds blow out Jacks 48-0 in section playoffs
Jerome "Jerry" Stubbe
Rawlen Everett Guinn, Sr.
Keith Wayne Littler
Esther M. Decker
KELSI TURNER COLUMN: On rejection
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Do you care to give?
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: As tradition goes
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: What will be your last words to someone?
KELSI TURNER COLUMN: How to harvest wild rice
Off The Record: Negan Was The Shot In The Arm ‘The Walking Dead’ Needed
PODCAST: The JOE-DOWN Reviews “KISS Meets The Phantom Of The Park”
Famed musician Bobby Vee dies
BHS grad nominated for Bessie Award
Book signing with Barbara Schlichting
MASTER GARDENERS: Think differently about garden clean up
WATCH: Meet a central Minnesota family whose made its living off wild rice for four generations
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: The mice are everywhere it seems
PAUL NELSON FISHING: Lakes, rivers cooling a bit slower this year
New specialty license plates to go on sale
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Johnson anniversary celebration
MILESTONES: Gullickson-Boerboom engagement
MILESTONES: Dunbar birthday
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Dakdok, others fan the flames of Islamaphobia
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Joe Vene fights for our veterans
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Do you know what’s really scary?
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Stop moral erosion with your votes
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Let Congress fix health care dilemma
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