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As DAPL camp cleared, protesters plot resistance to other pipelines
Sleigh rides to benefit Food Shelf
BSU spring Lecture Series continues
Visit Bemidji honored with marketing award
True North 'Hackfest' set for April 7-8
DNR staff highlight need for Minn. license fee increase
BOYS BASKETBALL: Bemidji survives in Cloquet, 56-54
GIRLS BASKETBALL: Red Lake gets No. 1 seed in Section 8A playoffs
BHS swimmers advance at section meet
WRESTLING: Four Jacks move on to section finals
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JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: A story of guns and Carroll Shiff
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Minnesota's majestic trumpeter swans
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: Paying homage to great Indigenous civil rights leaders, activists and scholars
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Why Black History Month?
PRIME TIME: Why keep an old high school letter jacket?
Art briefs for Sunday, Feb 19
PATT RALL COLUMN: Are the stars out tonight?
BHS Marching Band fundraising concert Feb. 28
Recital featuring BSU's Carlson set for Feb. 24
MATTHEW LIEDKE COLUMN: "La La Land" likely to sweep tech, musical categories on Oscar night
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Tips for catching eelpout
Forest Service to host land meeting
Fish, game and trapping licenses expire Tuesday
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: The time for melt and freeze, melt and freeze
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: 'The Little Man in the Orange Suit'
DNR urges caution on rapidly deteriorating ice
Phillips: A well-timed letter reminded me to look for kindness
Letter to the Editor: Beltrami County deputy: It's been a privilege to serve you
Perennials potentially damaged from early-season warmup
Little things make a big difference with gardening
Wishing loved one could let go of life should not bring guilty feelings
January 12, 2015
HOMELESS: No name to nonprofit: Nameless Coalition for the Homeless is now official
BEMIDJI -- The Nameless Coalition for the Homeless began as an unnamed group of well-intentioned people in October 2013. While progress has been...
January 12, 2015 - 8:09pm
November 14, 2014
Homeless is out, transition is in
BEMIDJI -- Picture in your mind a homeless person. Now visualize a middle school student retrieving two grocery bags from his locker. The two...
November 14, 2014 - 9:16pm
November 11, 2014
Beltrami County children continue to struggle: New data shows higher than average poverty compared to state
BEMIDJI -- Children and teenagers in the Bemidji area are ranking high in the wrong categories according to a Kids Count study done by Children's...
November 11, 2014 - 9:06am
November 7, 2014
Servants of Shelter seeking churches: Program helps homeless in the winter months
BEMIDJI -- Calvary Lutheran Church was the first to take a weeklong Servants of Shelter shift this season. Where will homeless people sleep this Sunday night? "We've already encountered our first casualty," said John Szurpicki, youth minister at Crossroads Church and member of...
November 7, 2014 - 10:22pm
November 3, 2014
BELTRAMI COUNTY: Homelessness in our hometowns; County leaders discuss topic and steps toward remedy
BEMIDJI -- A solid solution to the homeless situation in Bemidji is difficult to picture today. Still, Beltrami County Commissioners have begun steps to finding that reality.
November 3, 2014 - 8:42pm
October 31, 2014
Community crusaders need support: Servants of Shelter program that helps homeless could suffer this winter without more participant churches
BEMIDJI -- Tonight, a sanctuary from the late autumn cold weather opens its doors to homeless people in Bemidji. Overnight lows are forecasted to be near 30 degrees; below the freezing point and just right for frostbite, which can occur at 28 degrees. The 20 Servants of Shelter beds...
October 31, 2014 - 11:25pm
October 25, 2014
Help for the homeless: While Bemidji awaits a possible new shelter, resources are being used
BEMIDJI — Weather in Bemidji last week was ideal for camping. In fact, one man was camping in the woods last Monday — when Beltrami...
October 25, 2014 - 11:30pm
September 8, 2014
HOMELESS: Donations drive Nameless Coalition into next phase
BEMIDJI -- Philanthropic donors one by one contributed to the Nameless Coalition for the Homeless' cause during MillerFest at Brigid's Pub in Bemidji on the last unofficial Sunday of summer. The coalition's stop-gap committee tallied the total on Monday -- still not enough. "We...
September 8, 2014 - 7:50pm
August 29, 2014
Jamming for Jim: MillerFest to become an annual Bemidji tradition; this year’s event to benefit homeless
BEMIDJI -- Jim and Kristi Miller made beautiful music together for 39 years. After Jim passed away in the summer of 2013, Kristi decided the...
August 29, 2014 - 10:04pm
July 2, 2014
Getting a handle on panhandlers: City sees increase of people soliciting money at busy streets, intersections, downtown
BEMIDJI -- An influx of panhandlers, sometimes with cardboard signs pleading for help, are becoming more frequent at busy streets and intersections...
July 2, 2014 - 8:31pm
May 24, 2014
Masons move into new building
BEMIDJI -- The process of moving Bemidji Masonic Lodge 233 from its former temple downtown to a newly bought building on the south end of Bemidji is in full swing, member Dick Labraaten said Friday. Labraaten said the Masons have met informally in the new building -- a former Tae...
May 24, 2014 - 1:06am
May 19, 2014
HOMELESS: Nameless Coalition sees real picture
BEMIDJI -- Since the Nameless Coalition for the Homeless began meeting in October, various people have sat around the table to show support....
May 19, 2014 - 9:37pm
May 5, 2014
HOMELESS: Report says area needs are huge
BEMIDJI -- Following the deaths of two homeless men last year, the Nameless Coalition for the Homeless was formed in Bemidji. One of the issues facing the group was to get a better handle on just what the homeless population is in Bemidji and the surrounding area. On Monday, the...
May 5, 2014 - 9:24pm
March 26, 2014
Rick Jensen: Obama policy keeping homeless people on the street
No one should be surprised that President Obama signed a Democratic Party bill that puts more homeless people in the streets. It just needs to be repealed. On May 20, 2009, President Obama reauthorized the Homeless Emergency Assistance and Rapid Transition to Housing (HEARTH) Act...
March 26, 2014 - 11:35pm
February 22, 2014
Homeless fundraiser a success
BEMIDJI -- The Nameless Coalition for the Homeless sponsored a fundraiser at the Bemidji Eagles Club on Feb.16. The group raised more than $2,000 in donations for emergency shelter and community meals at Peoples Church. Coalition member Carol Priest said there were an estimated 150...
February 22, 2014 - 3:03pm