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Class at Seventh Day Adventist focuses on rest
Lake Bemidji Dragon Boat Festival committee annual donations
Wynkoop honored with "Mr. Guitar" plaque
Leach Bros win annual Harvest Festival and Regional Master Chef Challenge
Lions donate to Headwaters School of Music
MEN'S HOCKEY: Beavers score three in the third but late rally not enough as UND wins 5-4
SOCCER: Norton and Nelson tally goals in 2-1 BSU win
WOMEN'S HOCKEY: BSU falls to UMD in shootout
BOYS SOCCER: Jacks will face Mankato West in state quarterfinals
VOLLEYBALL: BHS goes 1-3 at Chaska Invite
Agnes "Peggy" Quick
Dennis G. "Denny" Preston
Kathleen H. Diederich
Linda Jo Nance
Agnes "Peggy" Quick
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
BHS grad nominated for Bessie Award
Book signing with Barbara Schlichting
Woodpicks Bluegrass and Gospel band concert set
PATT RALL COLUMN: October brings us the Cruise and plenty to do
Studio Cruise 2016 artists
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
Grand Portage, Bois Forte bands seeking to take moose this fall
MASTER GARDENERS: Gardening highs and lows in 2016
Share your Milestones in the Pioneer
Johnson anniversary celebration
MILESTONES: Gullickson-Boerboom engagement
MILESTONES: Dunbar birthday
Letter to the editor: Clintons’ hearts are in right place
Letter to the editor: A perspective on the presidential election
Letter to the editor: All unborn lives matter
Letter to the editor: Joe Vene is a genuine leader
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Justices should impact your vote
October 20, 2016
HEALTH CARE: How to control the costs? House speaker holds roundtable discussion in Bagley
BAGLEY—Minnesota Speaker of the House Kurt Daudt, House District 5A candidate Matt Bliss and state Rep. Steve Green hosted a roundtable discussion here Thursday to discuss the rising costs of health insurance and its impacts on Minnesota residents. About 10 people from the area...
October 20, 2016 - 8:44pm
Mark Dayton’s health care comment reverberates in races
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota Republicans believe Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton’s blunt critique of the Affordable Care Act could help them pick up seats in the Nov. 8 election. A week after the DFL governor said that “the Affordable Care Act is no longer affordable for an increasing number...
October 20, 2016 - 9:08am
October 15, 2016
NTC offers CNA course
BEMIDJI—Enrollment is open for Northwest Technical College's Certified Nursing Assistant program, a three-credit certificate that prepares graduates for careers as nursing assistants or home health aides. The course, which begins Tuesday and runs through Dec. 13, meets on Tuesday...
October 15, 2016 - 2:30am
October 12, 2016
Dayton: 'Affordable Care Act is no longer affordable'
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota's governor says a President Barack Obama inspired health-care law needs work. "The reality is the Affordable Care Act is...
October 12, 2016 - 2:25pm
October 1, 2016
Growing insurance premiums frustrate farmers, self-employed: 'Paying $24,000 while praying no one gets really sick is a tough pill to swallow'
ST. PAUL -- Loni Kemp is an example of what farmers and other self-employed Minnesotans face: an ever-increasing health insurance bill and no...
October 1, 2016 - 3:30am
Individual health insurance premiums soar
ST. PAUL -- That punch to the gut 250,000 Minnesotans felt Friday, Sept. 30, came from news that their health insurance premiums will rise up...
October 1, 2016 - 2:44am
May 21, 2016
Annual healing powwow planned for Aug. 11
BEMIDJI -- Sanford Bemidji along with Red Lake and Cass Lake IHS hospitals, will host a healing powwow from 4 to 8 p.m. Aug. 11 at the Sanford Bemidji Medical Center.The powwow is open to the public. The powwow will honor the physicians, health care workers and holistic healers who...
May 21, 2016 - 4:15pm
May 14, 2016
Sanford Health recognizes nurses
BEMIDJI—With more than 490 nurses, Sanford Health of Northern Minnesota is the largest employer of nurses in the region. To celebrate the profession, Sanford recently honored nursing staff with a Nursing Recognition Reception. At the reception several individuals received recognition,...
May 14, 2016 - 3:14pm
April 28, 2016
Helipad improvements planned at Sanford in Bagley
BAGLEY -- The Minnesota Department of Health recently awarded Sanford Medical Center Bagley and Clearwater County a $125,000 grant to fund helipad improvements, which will allow the hospital to more quickly transport critical patients to tertiary hospitals, according to a release...
April 28, 2016 - 8:09pm
Sanford Bemidji receives grants
BEMIDJI -- Sanford Bemidji recently received four mini-grant awards from the Minnesota Hospital Association’s Partnership for Patients Hospital Engagement Network.Each award is $10,000 and will focus on different areas of patient care including fall prevention, pressure ulcer prevention,...
March 28, 2016 - 9:01pm
Annual caregivers’ conference April 28
BEMIDJI -- The 20th annual Ministry of Caring Caregivers’ Conference is 8 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. April 28 at the Hampton Inn & Suites, 1019 Paul Bunyan Drive SE.This year’s conference theme is “Finding Satisfaction: Taking another look at the things that matter.” The keynote...
March 28, 2016 - 8:57pm
March 1, 2016
Sanford Bagley to host Teddy Bear Clinic
BAGLEY-- The Sanford Bagley Clinic will host a Teddy Bear Clinic from 5:30 to 7 p.m. March 28 at Sanford Bagley Clinic, 1656 Central St. W. in Bagley. The clinic staff will walk the children and their parents through a interactive process as the bears get checked in, examined and...
March 1, 2016 - 7:22pm
February 2, 2016
MNsure rolls pass 85,000; almost half are new to state exchange
ST. PAUL -- MNsure enrolled 85,390 people in private insurance through the end of its annual open enrollment period Sunday night. That’s above the 83,000-enrollee target MNsure’s board adopted in its budget, and the state-run health insurance exchange’s CEO Allison O’Toole...
February 2, 2016 - 11:08am
January 27, 2016
Sunday is MNsure health insurance signup deadline
ST. PAUL -- Minnesotans have only a few days left to sign up through the state’s MnSure -- its health insurance service. The agency said those seeking health insurance can qualify for instant discounts that can make monthly premiums more affordable. More than 7 out of 10 Minnesotans...
January 27, 2016 - 9:05am
January 2, 2016
Kelly Brevig column: You will always keep moving
About 18 years ago I ran into one of my most favorite teachers. I exploded with updates of my life, how I had gotten married and graduated college and had a baby. I was bursting with pride and wanted to be acknowledged for being "all grown up". Her response took me by surprise and...
January 2, 2016 - 11:33pm