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Striking a blow against cancer:Beltrami County Relay for Life on Saturday at Sanford Center
Franken touts federal workforce bill: Says bipartisan legislation will help skills gap in Minnesota
Dropping the beat: Weekly drum circles bring community members together
7-year-old girl killed riding bike in Mille Lacs County
Alexandria man gets prison term for causing fatal I-94 crash
HOCKEY: Harms participating in Jets' Development Camp
Lumberjacks baseball: Hirt, Rutledge commit to BSU baseball program
BASEBALL: Legion prepares for Gopher Classic with sweep of Detroit Lakes
BASEBALL: Bemidji Youth Baseball officials concentrate on fun, fundamentals
GOLF: Bemidji's Williams finishes 21st at Junior State Championship
Owen Helton Robinson
Joseph William Dick Jr.
Roselyn Loretta King
Donald Allan Norum
When the pretty flowers take over
Ann Daley: The story of three lovely muses and one saintly old man
Marilyn Heltzer: Celebrating the Fourth of July with friends and family
Diane Engel: Class reunion: Words of terror or opportunity?
Sue Bruns: A pretty perfect birthday
Music is back at Buena Vista; Well-known ski area brings back music festival for second year
Plays and music round out the holiday weekend
Art briefs - Sunday July 6
Spellcheck: To 'Bee' or not to 'Bee' -- Tony Award-winning play next up for Paul Bunyan Playhouse
Walk this way: Once again, Sculpture Walk brings in new art to Bemidji (with interactive map)
Fishing: From hockey nets to landing nets, Kvalevog guides on Leech Lake
NELSON COLUMN: Summer patterns on hold because of high, cool water
Blane Klemek: The curious call of the cuckoo
Zebra mussels found in Lake Melissa near Detroit Lakes
Chemicals spread into Minnesota groundwater
Kasdan -Grimes wedding
Johnson birthday celebration
Oslin birthday celebration
Stai Anniversary celebration
Diana West: When ‘unaccompanied alien minors’ are really baby democrats
Dick Polman: Idiocracy think Obama visited a mosque on July 4
Rick Jensen: Forget Hobby Lobby: This is the real scandal
Bob Franken: Washington hot dogs
Rich Lowry: The president’s border crisis
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