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Group home staff save resident from drowning on Pillager Lake
Park Rapids man dies in crash south of Mahnomen
America's lawnmower: Nothing slows Jerry Gregg from his rounds on America Avenue
Severe T-storm Watch for Late Tonight
VISIT BEMIDJI: Task force narrows focus for Visit Bemidji's future
Bemidji Extreme U11 wins title
LEGION BASEBALL: Bemidji splits in first day at GR tourney
VOLLEYBALL: Beavers unveil 2016 schedule
BHS trap team aiming high in first-ever state tournament appearance
MEN'S HOCKEY: BSU assistant Belisle lands scouting job with LA Kings
Julius Lee Maxwell, Sr.
Richard Bruce "Dick" "Specs" Matheny
BELTRAMI COUNTY MASTER GARDENERS: June weed of the month: Common tansy
John Eggers: What did your father teach you?
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Lakes cooler than usual as summer approaches
BELTRAMI COUNTY MASTER GARDENERS: Sedums: Minimum maintenance plants
JOHN EGGERS: Who is your spiritual friend?
‘Red, White and Tuna’ play opens Wednesday at The Chief Theater
The JOE-DOWN Reviews ‘The Replacements’
ARTS BRIEFS: Shyanne Kaml performs at Farm by the Lake, Hackensack Hot Jazz Festival is July 8-9 and more
Still going strong: For nearly 30 years, Bemidji Area Church Musicians strike up the chords for summer series
Patt Rall: Opportunities for the arts abound this week
READER PHOTOS: Bears in Bemidji
Chippewa National Forest schedules summer programs
Chippewa National Forest receives national ‘Rise to the Future Award’
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Summer solstice means lots of fish are feeding
FISH TALES: Kaleb Olson
Albert Theisen birthday
Karsten Verke birthday
Richard Hanson: Return to the bargaining table to protect Minnesota’s future
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Rotary Club, community thanked for inclusive playground
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Palliative care bill reduces suffering, improves quality of life
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Human life is the most innocent of all
PIONEER EDITORIAL: Please, let love conquer hate
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...
News / region
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...
News / local
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...
News / region
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...
News / education
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...
News / education
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....
News / education
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...
News / education
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
June 25, 2015
BSU among top 100 colleges for affordability
BEMIDJI—BSU is among the most affordable online colleges in the country, according to a new online ranking. Great Value Colleges, a website that rates schools for quality and cost, slotted BSU at No.
June 25, 2015 - 3:09pm
June 24, 2015
Joseph Cotto: Time to reconsider going to college?
The American economy has supposedly long since recovered from the Great Recession. The stock market is doing exceptionally well and unemployment isn’t what it once was. Considering all of this, things should be looking up for most people. But for those who represent our nation’s...
opinion / commentary
June 24, 2015 - 11:58pm