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'I thought I was done': George H.W. Bush faced death at 20 during WWII
Man who stole from wealthy Minnesota philanthropist sent to prison
Federal judge: Trump administration must accept new DACA applicants
Federal lawsuit hopes to change way state, county 'unfairly' take away children --especially in black families
Minnesota firefighter catches baby dropped from apartment
GYMNASTICS: Brown, DeWitt represent Aerials
Teeing off spring
SOFTBALL: BHS scores too little, too late, falls to Cloquet
TRACK AND FIELD: Jacks compete at Brainerd meet
BASEBALL: Jacks fall to EGF in season opener
Alfred James Benais
COMMENTARY: Why we won't take a break from learning
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Ever so adaptable are the American crows
Angler's fish tale presents learning opportunity
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Do you want to eat pancakes?
The seed varieties you should plant this spring
BSO presents concert series finale Sunday
'Scandal' is over, but here are 10 things we'll remember from this crazy show
Avicii dead at 28: Swedish DJ became an EDM star with hits 'Levels' and 'Wake Me Up'
'The Rock' surprises Minnesota teen who asked him to prom
Second-annual Celebration channels Prince's vibe at Paisley Park studios
Deer on the table: DNR holds Bemidji meeting on deer management
After Parkland shooting, NRA posts biggest fundraising haul in nearly 20 years
'Owl' in a day's work!
Craftsman makes a wake building kayaks and canoes
Angler's fish tale presents learning opportunity
Richard and Marvel Olson
Virg & Marge
Shirley (Mayer) Klosterman
1963 Impala was beautiful, but it fell apart
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Common sense actions can help keep the public safe
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Commentary goes beyond theater of the absurd
Time to respond to reader feedback
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: What a sad world this would be without music
November 1, 2015
David's story: Former instructor is the latest death among Bemidji’s homeless
BEMIDJI—Hours before David Williams died, he lay alone in a sleeping bag under a bridge. Light poured out from a nearly full moon, and...
November 1, 2015 - 1:10pm
A name, but late start, for the Nameless shelter
BEMIDJI—When the Nameless Coalition for the Homeless began meeting in fall 2013, their goal was to have a homeless shelter before snowfall. Two...
November 1, 2015 - 12:52am
October 28, 2015
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Remembering David Timothy Williams
I would like to share the story of David Timothy Williams, a homeless man, who died Oct. 24 under the bridge between Lake Bemidji and Lake Irving. He was born in Bemidji in 1962. He was a father of two sons. He grew up in the Bemidji area. He had been employed as an assembler and...
October 28, 2015 - 12:27am
October 19, 2015
CITY COUNCIL: Waiver vote splits council: Homeless coalition hoping to waive permit fees for new downtown shelter
BEMIDJI -- A request from the Nameless Coalition for the Homeless to waive certain fees for its shelter remodel failed Monday after a split vote of the Bemidji City Council. The nonprofit organization was seeking to waive a $784 building permit fee and a $112 mechanical permit...
October 19, 2015 - 9:44pm
September 25, 2015
Roadblock placed in homeless shelter's path: Pending lawsuit questions permitting process for new downtown seasonal facility
BEMIDJI—The Nameless Coalition for the Homeless was given a green light in August to open a nighttime seasonal shelter in downtown Bemidji....
September 25, 2015 - 12:10pm
September 8, 2015
'The Wanderer': BHS senior's song/video detail plight of Bemidji's homeless
BEMIDJI—Berit Dybing rolled awake three years ago, at midnight, with ukulele strings plucking in her ears, and lyrics of unknown significance...
September 8, 2015 - 10:58am
August 27, 2015
BEMIDJI BONDS: Bag ladies help the homeless
On the first and third Tuesdays of the month, a group of ladies gather together to crochet. Although what makes this group different is what...
August 27, 2015 - 3:20pm
August 17, 2015
A shelter for the toughest season: Nameless Coalition for the Homeless prepares to open winter shelter
BEMIDJI—A group of people gathered at Peoples Church almost two years ago with a common goal—to create a homeless shelter before...
August 17, 2015 - 9:56am
August 13, 2015
CITY GOVERNMENT: Homeless shelter passes planning board (with poll)
BEMIDJI—Sixteen homeless people will have a warm place to sleep this winter in Bemidji in a place that didn't exist last year. In a 4-to-1 vote, the Greater Bemidji Joint Planning Board passed a motion Wednesday to approve an interim use permit and variance for a downtown homeless...
August 13, 2015 - 3:19pm
July 23, 2015
Former Unitarian church identified as possible homeless shelter site
BEMIDJI—About two years ago, the Nameless Coalition for the Homeless set a plan in motion to open a shelter in Bemidji. The plan was triggered by the alcohol and weather-related deaths of two homeless men in 2013.
July 23, 2015 - 10:47pm
June 1, 2015
City closer to opening homeless shelter: Council passes resolutions for property, tax credits
BEMIDJI—The city of Bemidji is one step closer to making a much-needed homeless shelter a reality. The City Council on Monday passed...
June 1, 2015 - 9:21pm
March 30, 2015
COMMUNITY: Donor gives $100,000 to help the homeless
BEMIDJI -- Efforts to find a homeless shelter in downtown Bemidji received a boost on Monday. A $100,000 boost. The Stopgap Committee...
March 30, 2015 - 7:52pm
March 20, 2015
Helping the homeless: Anderson Fabrics donates to area homeless program
Bemidji’s Servants of Shelter first organized in 2008 with the goal of helping the area’s homeless population. The premise was simple: local...
March 20, 2015 - 12:03pm
March 13, 2015
STARS pupils shine for Voyageurs: Students take part in community service projects
BEMIDJI -- These STARS are learning to shine in their communities. A group of Voyageurs Expeditionary School students this year adopted...
March 13, 2015 - 7:44pm
January 20, 2015
BELTRAMI COUNTY: Commissioners hear possible CCH homeless shelter timeline
BEMIDJI -- A solution for Bemidji's homeless population is slowly gaining ground. Beltrami County Commissioners heard an update on Center City Housing's proposed Bemidji area housing project during a work session Tuesday afternoon. Commissioners approved a portion of Center City...
January 20, 2015 - 10:12pm