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'The president's wingman': Absent in the West Wing, Bannon stays close to Trump
Welcome to the 'CarnEvil': Bemidji Jaycees’ haunted house opens at the county ‘Scaregrounds’
Motorcyclist killed in Lino Lakes, Minn., crash
Self-employed contractors playing 'Russian roulette' if they aren't insured for medical expenses, lost income
Homebuyer workshop scheduled for November
Wiggins, Towns lead Timberwolves past Jazz
Wheeler delivers decisive tally, Jets edge Wild
Verlander, Astros force decisive Game 7 vs. Yanks
Rubio, with facial hair galore, makes return trip to Minnesota
College men's hockey: Hermantown grads rule in 5-5 tie between UMD, Merrimack
Joshua Luke O'Brien
Lawrence Kenneth Brown
Edward M. Schmuch
Eugene "Gene" Frey
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Summer reflections from Lake Julia
GENERATIONS: A trip on the ‘Old Bay Line’
GENERATIONS: Milk snakes, fairy diddles and goatsuckers
GENERATIONS: Time to go to church -- and eat well
GENERATIONS: In defense of the ‘routine’
This Oklahoma fraternity has a choreographed jorts-and-fanny pack dance routine
He was the king of late night, but David Letterman doesn't miss it 'for a second'
John Dunsworth, actor who played Jim Lahey on 'Trailer Park Boys,' dead at 71
PATT RALL COLUMN: Thanks abound at BSU concerts
Around the Arts, October 15
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Sandhill cranes possess power, grace and beauty
PAUL NELSON FISHING: Good boat control, taking it slow are keys to fall fishing
MASTER GARDENERS: Do I have to?
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Fish on the move for fall
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Living with the ladybugs in Minnesota
Tom & Linda Peterson
Larry & Joyce Johnson
Fielding Questions: Dipladenia can be wintered successfully
GROWING TOGETHER: Autumn checklist for putting yard and garden to bed
Caregivers may need to work to recover positive memories
Column: Where was God during the Vegas massacre?
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Bemidji students did something really cool
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
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...
June 24, 2015 - 11:58pm
June 18, 2015
Tuition to increase at BSU, other four-year institutions: Tuition freeze remains for NTC, other two-year colleges
BEMIDJI -- Tuition at BSU and other four-year institutions across Minnesota is expected to increase by 3.4 percent for the fall 2015 semester. The average annual undergraduate tuition for full-time students during the 2015-2016 academic year will increase by $233, a release from...
June 18, 2015 - 7:41pm
June 17, 2015
MnSCU board approves tuition changes
ST. PAUL -- University students in the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system will see their first tuition increase in three years this fall, but that will be followed by a yearlong tuition freeze, the system's board of trustees decided Wednesday afternoon. At the system's...
June 17, 2015 - 6:55pm