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Veterans dinner set for Nov. 10
Friends of Sanford Health host jewelry sale
UPDATED: Candidate forums next week in Bemidji
Learn to make lefse class scheduled
UPDATED: Final weekend to donate to Coats for the Community
Sophomore sensations: BHS girls swim team experiencing youth movement
SWIMMING: BHS girls race past Park Rapids
VOLLEYBALL: Bemidji runs away with 3-0 sweep
TrekNorth soccer ties W-H-A
SOCCER: BSU falls in overtime
Orrin "Bud" Edward Barnum
Donald Bruce Raisch
Brian M. Kummet
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
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: The fisher kings of Minnesota
PAUL NELSON: Fall cooldown continues for peak fishing
Zebra mussels confirmed in 4 more Minnesota lakes
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Full moons and fishing
MASTER GARDENERS: Chrysanthemums can fit with any garden
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
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
December 16, 2015
Tom Purcell: Open season on healthcare consumers
Open enrollment is making me miserable. Like millions of self-employed Americans who have been buying their own health insurance for years, my policy, which I had liked and wanted to keep, has nearly doubled in cost since Obamacare became law. What a fine policy mine was. I purchased...
December 16, 2015 - 11:39pm
December 13, 2015
Claire's kids: Bemidji woman earns state honor after 30 years of taking in foster children
She hates when she starts to love them. Like the boy we'll call Patrick. He was 10 when he came to her house, taking fistfuls of pills. Patrick...
December 13, 2015 - 12:14am
December 12, 2015
Deadline extended to enroll in Minnesota's insurance plan
ST. PAUL -- The deadline for enrolling in Minnesota's health insurance exchange for coverage starting Jan. 1 has been extended. Minnesotans now have until Dec. 28 to enroll through MNsure and have their plan take effect at the start of the new year. The announcement was made Saturday....
December 12, 2015 - 9:23pm
December 8, 2015
BSU faculty member starts radio show about mental illness
Dec. 8, 2015 —A BSU faculty member is starting a radio show that aims to provide northern Minnesotans easier access to mental health information,...
December 8, 2015 - 9:22pm
December 7, 2015
Sibshop, program for siblings of children with special needs, to hold Bemidji event
BEMIDJI -- Sibshops is a support, information and recreation opportunity for siblings, between 6 and 12 years of age, who have a sister or brother with an intellectual or related developmental disability. A Sibshop meeting will take place from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Dec. 14 at the Bemidji...
December 7, 2015 - 9:40am
November 13, 2015
Care for the Bears: Blackduck students take part in Teddy Bear Hospital at Sanford Bemidji Medical Center
BEMIDJI -- Second-grade students from Blackduck had a “beary” enjoyable time Friday at Sanford Bemidji Medical Center. Friday was the...
November 13, 2015 - 9:27pm