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Schoolcraft Winter Concert set for Dec. 15
Young Adult Book Club to meet
Council hears final presentation on 2017 budget and tax levy
Dakota Access protesters dig in for winter: Tribal chair asks non-Sioux to leave, but many pledge to remain
UPDATED: Dakota Access 'fully committed' to completing pipeline using current route
AUTO RACING: Awards handed out at speedway banquet
Coleman highlights BSU track and field’s 2016-17 opener
FOOTBALL: Beavers' Adams an Academic All-American
FOOTBALL: BSU's Benham, Olszewski named all-region
Baseball assistant joins BSU
Emma "Margaret" Treat
Mary M. Garber
Oliver "Jimmy" James Gibbs
Michael Francis Johns
Deshanna Marie Lussier-Hallett
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Deal with clutter: We owe it to our brain
KELLY BREVIG COLUMN: An 'ordinary' spark of hope
Column: Standing Rock opposed pipeline as early as 2014, new tape reveals
LIBRARY CORNER: December is time for festive events at the library
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: What's in a politician's fanny pack?
Chorale to bring 'Peace' to Bemidji
Art classes scheduled
PATT RALL COLUMN: Singing and dancing toward Christmas
A few new twists: Madrigal Dinners to satirize politics
Neil Diamond celebrating 50 years with tour; concert planned in St. Paul
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Trees, plainly put, are amazing life forms
Northwest Minnesota deer kill up from last year
Christmas bird count at Rydell refuge
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Be patient, the frozen lakes will come
DNR seeks input on Thief Lake
Share your Milestones in the Pioneer
Johnson anniversary celebration
MILESTONES: Gullickson-Boerboom engagement
MILESTONES: Dunbar birthday
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Perseverance pays off
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: A first-hand look at protest injuries
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Dakota Access Pipeline should be rerouted
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Helping to protect K9 police dogs
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Jaycees make Bemidji a great place to live
September 29, 2016
Short of donations, Pequaywan recovery center on hold: Nebraska couple envisions buffalo grazing around pastoral retreat north of Duluth
DULUTH, Minn. -- A Nebraska couple with Northland ties are still hoping to build a multi-million dollar nonprofit trauma recovery center in the...
September 29, 2016 - 5:00am
Clients join union care workers seeking higher pay, better training
ST. PAUL -- Unionized home care attendants want the state to increase their base pay to $15 an hour and fund for more training, even as some...
September 29, 2016 - 2:00am
September 20, 2016
Red Lake to build new chemical dependency treatment center
BEMIDJI—The U.S. Department of Agriculture has awarded the Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians nearly $13 million of funding to be used for four tribal projects, including a new chemical dependency treatment center. According to a USDA news release, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture...
September 20, 2016 - 1:22pm
Sanford Steps program begins Oct. 3
BEMIDJI -- The Sanford Steps program, a free indoor walking program, will be held from 7 to 9 a.m. Monday through Thursdays from Oct.3 through April 20 at the Sanford Center, 1111 Event Center Drive NE. Attendees should enter through gate 2.
September 20, 2016 - 7:02am
September 18, 2016
COMMUNITY: 'We're allowed to make choices': Support group helps veterans acclimate to civilian life
BEMIDJI—A Sanford Health support group that helps veterans navigate civilian life will start meeting again this October. Sound Off meets the first and third Tuesday of each month, and members and facilitators there help veterans—who lived regimented, detail-oriented lives...
September 18, 2016 - 8:47am
September 16, 2016
Salad days at the Summit: Red Lake hosts indigenous foods gathering (VIDEO)
RED LAKE—Maizie White tossed kale leaves, hunks of watermelon, red onion pieces, toasted pumpkin seeds, and a handful of other ingredients...
September 16, 2016 - 6:22pm
‘She saved me’: Woman has grand mal seizure, family dog sounds alarm
MAPLE, Wis.. -- Melinda Crozier was curling her hair over the Labor Day weekend with the gold-plated curling iron her best friend gave her when...
September 16, 2016 - 3:30am
August 31, 2016
Shriners to hold free pediatric orthopedic screening in Bemidji
BEMIDJI -- A free screening for potential Shrine Hospital patients is set for 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 16 at Sanford Bemidji Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Clinic, 1300 Anne St. NW.Shrine Hospital Medical personnel will examine all prospective patients who attend the clinic and will...
August 31, 2016 - 12:26am
August 27, 2016
A godsend for Godson: Nigerian boy stays with Bemidji family as he undergoes surgery for rare disorder
BEMIDJI -- Some might call it a chance encounter but to those involved it was divine intervention. The first moment Steve Kovacic laid eyes...
August 27, 2016 - 5:22pm
August 24, 2016
Medical device’s price stirs Washington: Cost increase of EpiPen ‘alarming,’ ‘unjustified,’ Klobuchar says
Since 5-year-old Matthew Nicholls was diagnosed with a tree-nut allergy at age 2, his mom and dad have spent more than $1,000 on EpiPens that have never been used — but have to be kept on hand in case Matthew has a potentially life-threatening allergic reaction. “I would so much...
August 24, 2016 - 8:00pm
August 11, 2016
Study: One in five mental health patients misplaced in Minnesota hospitals
DULUTH, Minn. -- Nearly one out of five patients in mental health units at Minnesota hospitals could be better served elsewhere. So says a study released Thursday by the Minnesota Hospital Association. The finding is significant at a time when the state’s hospitals are overrun with...
August 11, 2016 - 11:00pm
July 20, 2016
Sanford clinical trial results in new drug to stop vomiting in chemotherapy
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. -- A new drug is now available that can reduce nausea and vomiting caused by chemotherapy -- thanks to a national clinical...
July 20, 2016 - 6:52pm
July 1, 2016
Antibiotics: Too much of a good thing turns deadly: Minnesota officials create program to combat inappropriate antibiotic use
ST. PAUL -- Antibiotics may have been the wonder drugs of the 20th century, but their improper use now is killing some patients and making others...
July 1, 2016 - 5:13pm
June 29, 2016
Hibbing medical marijuana center opens Friday
HIBBING, Minn. — Right at the state-mandated deadline, medical marijuana will come to Hibbing. LeafLine Labs, one of Minnesota’s two legal growers and distributors of medical cannabis, will open its third and fourth dispensaries — in Hibbing and St. Paul — on Friday, the company...
June 29, 2016 - 6:56pm
June 27, 2016
Jaxon’s journey: Teen adjusts to new life after Type 1 diabetes diagnosis
BEMIDJI -- Jaxon Anderson might weigh 125 pounds if you put rocks in his pockets. Or round to the nearest 25. Or shuttle him off to another planet,...
June 27, 2016 - 9:50am