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HEALTH CARE: Ideas on the table: GOP, Dayton both express need for action
Community members discuss Red Lake constitutional reform
UPDATED: Watch: Scuffling, bonfires mark early stages of confrontation between officers, pipeline protesters
A mini-Minion: City holds annual Bark ‘N’ Boo event at Nymore Dog Park
CITY: Bemidji's municipal liquor stores show slight uptick in net profits
MEN'S HOCKEY: Beavers learned lots from sweep at North Dakota
CROSS COUNTRY: BHS boys repeat as Section 8AA champs, Hamrin headed back too
WOMEN'S HOCKEY: BSU bracing for physical series with UND
TENNIS: BHS junior Kelm still alive in Class AA singles consolation bracket
AREA VOLLEYBALL: Blackduck, K-N, CL-B lose in 8A playoffs
Helen Elizabeth Tindell
Monte T. Olson
Monte T. Olson
Danielle Taylor Rivera
Jerome "Jerry" Stubbe
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
Off The Record: Negan Was The Shot In The Arm ‘The Walking Dead’ Needed
PODCAST: The JOE-DOWN Reviews “KISS Meets The Phantom Of The Park”
Famed musician Bobby Vee dies
BHS grad nominated for Bessie Award
Book signing with Barbara Schlichting
MASTER GARDENERS: Think differently about garden clean up
WATCH: Meet a central Minnesota family whose made its living off wild rice for four generations
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
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Johnson anniversary celebration
MILESTONES: Gullickson-Boerboom engagement
MILESTONES: Dunbar birthday
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Dakdok, others fan the flames of Islamaphobia
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Joe Vene fights for our veterans
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Do you know what’s really scary?
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Stop moral erosion with your votes
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Let Congress fix health care dilemma
September 29, 2016
Concordia to allow legal age students to drink on campus
MOORHEAD, Minn. -- Concordia College will allow students who are 21 years old to drink “limited quantities” of alcohol in private living areas on campus, ending a 125-year prohibition for students who can drink legally. The new campus alcohol policy, still being drafted with student...
September 29, 2016 - 3:00am
July 24, 2016
LEECH LAKE: Vizenor finishes first week as Leech Lake College President
CASS LAKE -- Dr. Erma Vizenor has returned to her passion. After more than a decade of involvement in tribal politics, including holding the position of White Earth Nation Chair, Vizenor began her new job as Leech Lake Tribal College's president last week. Vizenor, whose family is...
July 24, 2016 - 1:00am
June 21, 2016
UND to release Fighting Hawks logo Wednesday
GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- After a years-long process of adopting a new nickname, the University of North Dakota will release its new logo at a news conference today. The logo’s unveiling will take place at 11 a.m. inside UND’s High Performance Center. The university adopted the new...
June 21, 2016 - 8:24pm
May 4, 2016
‘Right where I’m supposed to be’ NTC grad RandiSu Tanem finds her calling in work and school
BEMIDJI -- RandiSu Tanem has devoted her life to helping kids like the one she used to be. Tanem never truly lacked the necessities, never had...
May 4, 2016 - 5:58pm
April 25, 2016
Rodney Hanley named sixth chancellor of the University of Minnesota, Morris
MORRIS — Dr. Rodney Hanley has been named the next chancellor of the University of Minnesota, Morris. Hanley's appointment is effective July...
April 25, 2016 - 5:41pm
Minnesota higher ed faculty resist standardization, demand 'secret plan' release
ST. PAUL – As the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system explores options for slashing expenses, faculty union leaders are pushing...
April 25, 2016 - 3:17pm
March 23, 2016
HIGHER EDUCATION: Building bridges for the future: BSU/NTC presidential candidate Hensrud visits campus
BEMIDJI -- Faith Hensrud said the presidency at BSU and Northwest Technical College is “a logical next step” in a career that includes time...
March 23, 2016 - 4:14pm
March 16, 2016
HIGHER EDUCATION: CLC names Charlier as president
BRAINERD—The Minnesota State Colleges and Universities Board of Trustees on Wednesday named Hara Charlier to be the next president of Central Lakes College in Brainerd. Robert Griggs, vice president for innovation and extended learning at BSU, had been one of three finalists...
March 16, 2016 - 1:27pm
February 29, 2016
Finalists for BSU president to be named March 18
BEMIDJI—Finalists in the search for BSU's next president will be announced March 18, and the school should know by April 20 who will succeed Richard Hanson. Candidates were interviewed late last week in the Twin Cities as MnSCU officials work to narrow down a field that has...
February 29, 2016 - 4:17pm
January 28, 2016
MnSCU feeling financial pressure as enrollment drops
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota’s largest higher-education system is looking to make major changes as enrollment continues to fall and more institutions fail financial stress tests. The Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system saw enrollment fall by 1.9 percent last year, to 138,973....
January 28, 2016 - 9:42am
January 15, 2016
BSU partners with Northland CTC
BEMIDJI—A new program will allow students from Northland Community and Technical College to transfer to BSU without application fees, long wait times or concerns about getting in. Outlined in a release Friday, the NorthernConnect program offers a bridge for NCTC students who...
January 15, 2016 - 6:29pm
September 30, 2015
The search starts: MnSCU chancellor visits to discuss next president for BSU, NTC
BEMIDJI -- Leaders from BSU, Northwest Technical College and the broader Bemidji community painted the portrait of their ideal president Wednesday...
September 30, 2015 - 6:41pm
September 9, 2015
BSU ranked in Top 100 for Midwest schools
BEMIDJI—For the eighth straight year, BSU is one of the top 100 colleges and universities in the Midwest, according to new rankings by U.S. News and World Report. In the media company's annual study released Tuesday night, BSU tied for 34th among public institutions in the...
September 9, 2015 - 4:06pm
August 21, 2015
Orientation for new BSU students Saturday
BEMIDJI—Orientation for new students at BSU on Saturday includes a program about safety and responsibility—an attempt by the university to prevent stories like last winter's, when alcohol and cold weather appear to have converged in the lives of two female students. At...
August 21, 2015 - 5:44pm
July 22, 2015
'Old Main' comes down at Oak Hills
BEMIDJI—What opened in 1947 as the central building on the campus of Oak Hills Christian College came crashing down Wednesday to make room...
July 22, 2015 - 6:04pm