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2014 Legislature: Minimum wage, bonding and fixes expected
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Legislature spares libraries from legacy cuts
Police and fire report for May 22
Beltrami County Board: Sentence to Service gets funding
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TENNIS: Bemidji falls to Moorhead 4-3 in section opener
Bemidji Speedway season begins during Memorial Day Weekend
Bemidji area softball teams begins playoffs
Bemidji Blue Ox opens season with win over Staples
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Gilberto Santa Rosa leads 'Forever Tango' to B'way
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Audra McDonald returns with new, personal CD
'Trek' does $70.6M but falls short of studio hopes
Taylor Swift wins 8 trophies at Billboard Awards
Fishing guide looks back on hosting Dayton
Blane Klemek: Orioles, too, are a sure sign of spring
Minnesota begins 2013 gypsy moth trapping program
Bemidji area lakes finally open and walleye fishing can begin
Fight to stop spread of Asian carp goes high tech
Nat Hentoff: At last, justice for locked-in juveniles?
Tina Dupuy: Complicated week for conservatives
Volunteer committee turns over last of pledges for event center
Pioneer Viewpoints: Lending a hand during difficult times
Cokie & Steven V. Roberts: Assaulting our core values
Wally Peck: New veggies gardeners can try
Patrick Guilfoile: Drink to their health, How fruit flies use alcohol to protect their young
Arland O. Fiske: The story of Helsinki’s ‘rock church’
John R. Eggers: Laughter makes the heart young
Master Gardener: Penstemon can offer season-long color
Pioneer Editorial: Cheers and Jeers
Treatment facility seeks to expand Restore House of Bemidji is proposing a chemical dependency residential treatment facility in Helga Township. The planned nine-bed facility for men would allow the Bemidji...
opinion / editorial
Mon, Feb 25, 2013 - 11:54pm
Open house set today for new Evergreen facility
BEMIDJI – Evergreen Youth & Family Services will host an open house today to celebrate its new site. In December, Evergreen relocated its headquarters and youth drop-in center to 610...
news / local
Mon, Feb 25, 2013 - 11:43pm
Mental health concerns reach gun control hearing
ST. PAUL – Stricter regulations on gun purchases could discourage people dealing with mental illness from seeking treatment, some mental health advocates say. Concerns stemmed from a bill discussed Thursday...
Fri, Feb 22, 2013 - 2:26am
Coalation to address oral health care
BEMIDJI – As more than half of Minnesota’s third-graders experience some degree of tooth decay, the Minnesota Department of Health has produced a strategic plan to address oral health care...
news / local
Wed, Feb 20, 2013 - 12:16am
Tom Purcell: Smoked by ObamaCare
Boy, do I feel sorry for smokers these days. Smoking used to be so fashionable and hip in the James Dean and Steve McQueen days. Women who smoked used to...
opinion / commentary
Tue, Feb 19, 2013 - 5:20pm
Donation will help Red Lake improve dental access for kids
RED LAKE – PrimeWest Health presented a $107,463 check to Red Lake Comprehensive Health last month to improve dental access for children on the Red Lake Reservation. James Przybilla, chief...
news / business
Fri, Feb 15, 2013 - 4:00pm
Thank You: Blood drives had strong response
Thank you to all the students and community members for their support and overwhelming response to the recent blood drives at Bemidji State University and Northwest Technical College. Due to...
Fri, Feb 15, 2013 - 3:55pm
Bemidji nurses advocate at Capitol for Standards of Care Act
ST. PAUL – About 20 nurses from Sanford Bemidji Medical Center joined hundreds of nurses from across the state to travel to the Minnesota state Capitol to advocate for a...
Fri, Feb 15, 2013 - 3:39pm
Totzauer benefit set to help offset costs
BEMIDJI – A benefit to help defray medical expenses for the family of Emi Totzauer is planned for Sunday. The event will feature a silent auction, face painting and spaghetti...
news / local
Wed, Feb 13, 2013 - 8:43am
Prime Time | Diane Engel:
When you are used to cooking for a whole family, especially if it consists of growing boys, you cook big pots of chili, stew, soup, and the like. But when...
Tue, Feb 12, 2013 - 12:53am
Prime Time | Marilyn Heltzer: Walking is a great habit, even in midwinter
Here we are in the dead of winter. Or as the poet Christina Rosetti called it, “the bleak midwinter… snow on snow on snow.” Those are the lyrics to a...
Tue, Feb 12, 2013 - 12:43am
NCFS receives donations from Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
BEMIDJI – The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and its missionaries donated items to the Northwoods Coalition for Family Safety on Jan. 18. Items donated included diapers, clothing,...
Sun, Feb 10, 2013 - 11:08pm
Event to offset costs of educator’s cancer battle
BEMIDJI – For more than 20 years, Lou Shogren has taught young learners as an early-childhood educator with Bemidji Community Education. Now, her friends and coworkers are hoping the families...
news / local
Fri, Feb 08, 2013 - 2:17am
Higher cigarette, little cigar taxes on agenda
By Danielle Killey and Don Davis, Forum News Service ST. PAUL — Minnesota legislators are considering raising cigarette taxes and the cost of little cigars by classifying them cigarettes, which...
Fri, Feb 08, 2013 - 2:10am
Minnesota hospitals provided $1.5 billion in unpaid care
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A new report says Minnesota hospitals provided $1.5 billion in uncompensated care in 2011. The Minnesota Hospital Association says that's 26 percent more than the previous year...
news / region
Thu, Feb 07, 2013 - 8:40am