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ELECTION: Social issues take center stage at city council forum
HEALTH CARE: How to control the costs? House speaker holds roundtable discussion in Bagley
Time for a Scooby snack: Bemidji Public Library holds cartoon marathon
Charges dropped against Minnesota teacher accused of having sex with student
Warren, Minn., man killed in head-on collision on Highway 1
PREP FOOTBALL: Bemidji to take on Moorhead in first round, other area playoff pairings announced
WOMEN'S HOCKEY: Forwards stepping up for Beavers
MEN'S HOCKEY: Tough matchup awaits Beavers in Grand Forks
AUTO RACING: Leeper named Rookie of the Year
Trap shooting team holds on to first
Monte T. Olson
Kenneth Gergen Linnum
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
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: How to hunt for a Deere
KELLY BREVIG COLUMN: When you are called to 'do the right thing'
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
'Cruise' on over" Annual Studio Cruise arts tour has largest event yet
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
Deer hunters encouraged to buy licenses early
Share your Milestones in the Pioneer
Johnson anniversary celebration
MILESTONES: Gullickson-Boerboom engagement
MILESTONES: Dunbar birthday
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
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Vote for the right engine this year
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Sign thieves get a perverted thrill
First-time champions: BHS boys soccer wins section title
October 20, 2016
EQB hears request to add human health to environmental reviews
ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota Environmental Quality Board on Wednesday heard testimony on whether the state should amend its rules and require specific human-health analysis when conducting future environmental reviews of proposed copper mines. Lead by the Northeastern Minnesota chapter...
22 hours 19 min ago
October 19, 2016
Doctors try again for health study on copper mines: Environmental Quality Board will consider including health impacts in environmental review
ST. PAUL -- When state officials told concerned physicians last year that they wouldn’t conduct a specific study on human health impacts as part of the environmental review of the proposed PolyMet copper mine, they offered some advice. If the doctors wanted human health more fully...
October 19, 2016 - 1:00am
October 12, 2016
Annual Health Fair at BSU
Ryan Votruba, a junior at BSU, does the "sit and reach" test after receiving direction from Josie Nelson, an exercise science major at BSU, during...
October 12, 2016 - 6:51pm
Northern Dental finalist for national rural health award
BEMIDJI—Bemidji's Northern Dental Access Center is one of three contenders for an award celebrating rural health initiatives. The Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust's 2016 National Rural Health Award received more than 100 entries from nonprofits, government agencies and individuals...
October 12, 2016 - 6:20pm
October 9, 2016
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: What will be your last words to someone?
Selected your cemetery plots yet? That's kind of a morbid topic. Unless you want to have your children do it for you, which is not a good thing, you have to do it some day. Right? Kathy and I selected our cemetery plots this past weekend. We selected a site near a lilac bush and a...
October 9, 2016 - 11:32am
October 4, 2016
Allina nurses reject contract offer: Monthlong strike will continue after union members object to health insurance terms
MINNEAPOLIS — Thousands of striking nurses at five Allina Health facilities in the Twin Cities voted Monday, Oct. 3, to reject the health system’s...
October 4, 2016 - 10:40am
October 1, 2016
Medical conference set at Hampton
BEMIDJI—A conference about children who have special needs, sponsored by Gillette Children's Specialty Healthcare, will be held from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 7 at Hampton Inn and Suites, 1019 Paul Bunyan Drive S. The conference will feature topics that affect the health, education...
October 1, 2016 - 6:15am
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