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Joy for the Christmas season
Kat's cats: Local bookstore serves as foster home for Beltrami Humane Society cats
Cass Lake man enters guilty plea in shooting
Richmond woman pleads not guilty to burglary
More newspapers take the Lutefisk Challenge
WOMEN'S HOCKEY: Beavers host Ohio State to open second half
WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: BSU ends 2014 at Crookston
BOYS BASKETBALL: Bemidji downs East Grand Forks for first win
WRESTLING: Bemidji takes down Grand Rapids
SKIING: Bemidji finishes in the middle at Mt. Itasca
Evert Bernhard Wickstrom
Timothy Wayne Goodman
Blane Klemek: Keeping the prairie alive along the Red River Basin
John Eggers: The Christmas Cookie Lady
Patrick Guilfoile: A kiss may not be just a kiss
Jane Furuseth: Readers Theater volunteers encourage the love of reading
Doug Lewandowski: Becoming our parents
A holiday on the beach: Beach Boys to perform hits, Christmas music at the Sanford Center
Pioneer Previews: Music for the holidays — and the food shelf
Art briefs - Sunday Dec. 7
An everlasting tour comes to Bemidji: Martina McBride to highlight latest album of classic songs
Pioneer Previews: Winter joy, winter cold and winter fun
Blane Klemek: Some stories about animal surprises
Blane Klemek: Great ideas for keeping birdfeeders squirrel-free
Blane Klemek: Birds of a feather. . .
Quick 100th birthday celebration
Russell birthday celebration
Jenkauski birthday celebration
Niskanen birthday celebration
Nat Hentoff: When will court trials begin on CIA torturers?
Danny Tyree: Empty seats at the Christmas table
Jim HIghtgower: Chris Christie’s pork barrel politics
Byron York: Obama opens fraud-ridden benefits program to illegal immigrants
Dick Polman: Thank Cruz for the Surgeon General the NRA hates
October 17, 2013
Fast food alternatives cooking class offered tonight
BEMIDJI — A free fast food alternatives cooking class will be offered 7 p.m. Thursday Oct. 17 at the Seventh-day Adventist Church, 4400 Eckles Rd. NW. Nancy Crosby, health and lifestyle educator, will be the presenter. To register, call Karen at 612-387-2086.
news / region
October 17, 2013 - 11:56am
October 2, 2013
Study: Mid-life stress could be linked to Alzheimer's
By Kathryn Doyle NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Middle-aged women with lots of stress are more likely to develop Alzheimer's disease down the road, a new study suggests. Why that might be the case is still a mystery, lead author Lena Johansson from the Institute of Neuroscience...
October 2, 2013 - 10:17am
September 24, 2013
40 AGs urge tight regulation of
BOSTON (AP) — Forty attorneys general sent a letter to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday urging the agency to meet its own deadline and regulate electronic cigarettes in the same way it regulates tobacco products. The letter, co-sponsored by Massachusetts...
news / region
September 24, 2013 - 1:49pm
September 17, 2013
Tom Purcell: Health really is everything
His neck and underarms were swollen. His skin itched, particularly on his arms. Sleeping at night was impossible. The symptoms started five years ago. He was 50 then. He'd been fit and healthy all his life. The diagnosis was not pleasant. He had contracted chronic lymphocytic leukemia...
opinion / commentary
September 17, 2013 - 11:39pm
September 12, 2013
Annual Run for Health, Healing, and Sobriety held
The annual Run for Health, Healing, and Sobriety began July 29, running through the Red Lake communities, through Bemidji, and finally ending...
news / local
September 12, 2013 - 8:44pm
Your Health: Understanding gout
Q. What is gout? A. Gout is a type of arthritis caused by uric acid crystals that form in your joints. Uric acid normally dissolves in your blood, goes through your kidneys and colon, and then out of your body through your urine and stools. When uric acid doesn't flow through, it...
September 12, 2013 - 8:28pm
Marathon Man: Monte Fjosne to run in 200th marathon this week
BEMIDJI -- In 1989, Monte Fjosne booked a hunting trip into the Yukon. He was 39, and his outfitter was quick to give him a bit of advice. "Hunting in the Yukon isn't easy so get into the best shape that you can," the outfitter said. Fjosne took the guides' words to heart and he immediately...
news / local
September 12, 2013 - 6:23pm
September 10, 2013
Council votes to restrict e-cigarette use in Duluth
Forum News Service New restrictions will soon confront users of electronic cigarettes in Duluth. A series of ordinances passed Monday night by the Duluth City Council will subject people using e-cigarettes to the same restrictions faced by smokers puffing on conventional cigarettes....
news / region
September 10, 2013 - 9:15am
August 30, 2013
Dr. Samar Malaeb: What you need to know about hypothyroidism
Q: How would I know if I have underactive thyroid? A. One of the primary symptoms is unexplained fatigue and sluggishness because the thyroid is your master gland for metabolism and energy. The vast majority of Americans diagnosed with thyroid-related conditions are hypothyroid...
August 30, 2013 - 7:14pm