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Church Musicians recital by Beth Hendricks, Philip Hermann
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July 15, 2015
A CENTURY OF GOOD SPORTS: New Beltrami County History Center exhibit highlights great sports stories from area’s past (VIDEO)
BEMIDJI — Beltrami County was founded in 1866. With more than 100 years of history, it’s only natural that sports have played a big role...
July 15, 2015 - 11:16pm
June 28, 2015
John Eggers: Need any address labels?
Ben Franklin said, "Either write about something worth reading or do something worth writing." I try to do both but I'm not sure if I did any...
June 28, 2015 - 12:34am
June 16, 2015
City Council votes to remove dirt mound, boulders and tree stump in front of Paul and Babe
BEMIDJI -- After several hours of public comment and debate, the Bemidji City Council voted 5-2 Monday night to remove planned structures in...
June 16, 2015 - 9:53am
April 3, 2015
Memorializing Mary: Sunday is Mary Welsh Hemingway Day in Bemidji; play being written in her honor
“Those skating years were also the years when I celebrated my birthday on April 5 by making the first swim of the season in Lake Bemidji. Usually...
April 3, 2015 - 8:41pm
March 2, 2015
Beltrami County Historical Society seeks input for sports exhibit
BEMIDJI -- The Beltrami County Historical Society is seeking community input for a new "Good Sports of the North" exhibit, scheduled to open July 16. The exhibit is funded in part by the George W. Neilson Foundation. The exhibit will highlight local sports moments and personalities...
March 2, 2015 - 8:24pm
December 31, 2014
The ‘History Mystery’ -- solved: Large turnout for history center event
BEMIDJI -- In the end, it was Grace Warfield in the staging room with the railroad spike. Dozens of teams spent Wednesday afternoon at the...
December 31, 2014 - 7:58pm
August 28, 2014
Crashes, mayhem, fire drew State Fair crowds to Thrill Day
Jon Collins MPR.org | 91.3 FM FALCON HEIGHTS — The Minnesota State Fair’s Grandstand is well-known as a venue for performers like Tim McGraw or Aretha Franklin. But there was a time when the Grandstand was the stage for utter mayhem. At the 1933 fair, the top draw was a collision...
August 28, 2014 - 11:25pm
August 9, 2014
Bemidji celebrates when the rails rumbled; Beltrami County History Center hosts Depot Day
BEMIDJI -- More than a century of history was celebrated Saturday as the Beltrami County History Center hosted its annual Depot Day. The day's festivities included tours of the depot, presentations from former railroad workers about their experiences, and a paint-a-wooden train...
August 9, 2014 - 11:18pm
July 5, 2014
David Shribman: Times are tough, as usual
Militants have formally declared a new Islamic state consisting of parts of Syria and Iraq. Russia, loaded with nuclear weapons and resentment, is looking menacingly at Ukraine. China is rich and restive. Israel is in upheaval over the deaths of three teens. There is no reason to...
July 5, 2014 - 10:59pm
November 18, 2013
Silence from Minn. man implicated in 1944 attack
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A son of a Minneapolis man accused of commanding a Nazi-led SS unit during World War II says his father has no comment on newly uncovered testimony. The Associated Press found testimony that says Michael Karkoc (KAHR'-kahts) ordered an attack a Polish village...
November 18, 2013 - 2:02pm
August 30, 2013
History enactment to encompass greater community
The North Beltrami Heritage Center, in collaboration with the Beltrami County Historical Society and Blackduck History Center, will present "Minnesota History Player — Fur Trade Clerk, George Nelson" for students studying Minnesota History in Bemidji, Blackduck and Kelliher...
August 30, 2013 - 1:26pm
July 3, 2013
New BCHS exhibit weaves in our history
BEMIDJI — The Beltrami County Historical Society re-opened its exhibit area after six months of construction Wednesday with a new exhibit that features the county’s extensive past. The “Trails Through Time” exhibit features a variety of displays that cover Beltrami county...
July 3, 2013 - 5:48pm
March 22, 2013
Arland O. Fiske: Rasmus B. Anderson and King Frederick’s pipe
Rasmus B. Anderson (1846-1936) was proud of his pipe. It once had belonged to Denmark’s King Frederick VII. Anderson’s story, however, is a proud chapter in Scandinavian-American heritage, even without the pipe. Born in Koshkong, a short distance south of Madison, it was one of...
March 22, 2013 - 2:37pm
March 8, 2013
Arland O. Fiske: ‘Hap’ Lerwick: From lumberjack to surgeon
We first met in 1963 when he performed a complicated surgery for my brother Dennis. Dr. Everett R. Lerwick soon became special to our family both because of his outstanding medical skills and because he was a Norwegian in St. Louis. There were not many of them in that metropolitan...
March 8, 2013 - 7:44pm
February 22, 2013
Arland Fiske: My unforgettable Swedish friend Elon
It all began in February 1964 in St. Louis. The telephone rang. “This is the International Institute calling. There is a young man here from Sweden who is very lonesome. Would you talk with him?” This began an unusual and interesting friendship that continued ever since. Elon...
February 22, 2013 - 4:20pm