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Firebombed Bloomington mosque sees break-in
Minneapolis cop charged with vowing to shoot sister-in-law
Student in sexual harassment trial gets $1; lawyers awarded $305K in fees
Northwoods Lumber wins Blackduck's Paint The Town Purple contest
Duluth City Council delays requiring sick-time as questions raised about open meeting laws
Concordia's 1964 football national championship helped get 'Jake' built
Vikings' Anthony Barr: 'By no means was I trying to take out Aaron Rodgers'
Bemidji girls bring home section title with late-game heroics
Gophers' Thomas Barber honed aggressive football skills on the ice
FOOTBALL: Beavers look to extend win streak to five at NSU
Eugene Earl Frey
Rosella M. Mackey
Lois Ardeen Moe
Pearl Rose (Eldridge) Keenan
Joshua Luke O'Brien
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
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Bemidji students did something really cool
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Let's act in support of Minnesota's great outdoors
Ride home opens door to life-changing kindness
Fargo Feminist: 'Me too' but what about 'us too?'
Tinkering with a Midwest favorite: Cinnamon Scotcheroos shake things up
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.
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.
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.
March 8, 2013 - 7:44pm
February 22, 2013
Arland Fiske: My unforgettable Swedish friend Elon
It all began in February 1964 in St. Louis.
February 22, 2013 - 4:20pm
February 15, 2013
Arland Fiske: A memorable evening with Victor Borge
When Victor Borge came to Minot some years ago to put on his program of music and comedy at the Norsk Hostfest, my wife, Gerda, and I were his hosts.
February 15, 2013 - 3:51pm
February 10, 2013
The Scandinavians visit America
Scandinavians first came to America in the days of Leif Eriksen 1,000 years ago. They have been coming ever since. The modern period of emigration from Norway dates back to 1825 with the arrival of the Restauration into the New York harbor from Stavanger. They were a group who migrated...
February 10, 2013 - 11:01pm
February 1, 2013
Arland Fiske: Orion Samuelson – ‘Voice Of American Agriculture’
“After living on a farm for my first 21 years, I got tired of getting up at 5:30 to milk cows. So I went off to school to become a radio announcer. Now I get up at 3:30.” That is what Orion Samuelson, the “Voice of American Agriculture,” told me some years ago.
February 1, 2013 - 6:04pm