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Strengthening the bonds: Annual National Night Out event connects residents of Bemidji with the badge (w/ video)
Beltrami joins other counties in first phase of transfer station project
Walk for Epilepsy event scheduled
VFW pancake breakfast in Kelliher
Pancake breakfast scheduled
AMATEUR BASEBALL: Bucks find bats late, beat Hibbing 9-1
WOMEN'S HOCKEY: Anderson selected for USA Hockey Women's Festival
Benefit dinner to be held prior to BHS athletics meeting Wednesday
YOUTH BASEBALL: Northern Heat sendoff on Wednesday night
YOUTH BASEBALL: 10-year-olds heading to World Series
Jean Dee Casey
Alice Miranda Walker
John Eggers: A reason why you were born
MASTER GARDENERS COLUMN: Yard and garden tips as we hit August
It's all about teamwork
MASTER GARDENERS COLUMN: As nice as eating flowers can be, it can also be a little scary
John Eggers: Will you leave a trail?
Pioneer Previews: Listen to music in the park today
Art briefs - Sunday Aug. 2
Opening artist for Little Big Town concert announced
First City Singers 'on a mission': Senior group seeking members to carry on a musical tradition
Pioneer Previews: The soothing sounds of music
Blane Klemek: Swallows that make their summer homes in Minnesota
DNR announces another conservative deer season
Blane Klemek: Coyotes are interesting animals that are both revered and despised
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: As muskies begin to bite, please handle them with care
Waterfleas found in Lake Vermillion
Family Moments: Bessie Moller Barrington and Lillian Shuman
Bob Franken: Pundit Accountability Project fear
Rich Jensen: Dems just as loony as Trump
Rich Lowry: There is no accounting for taste
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Some questions for district to answer
Cokie & Steven V. Roberts: Making real-world decisions
May 11, 2015
Jane Furuseth: May is National Osteoporosis Month
May is the month, nationally, when we focus attention on a disease called Osteoporosis and how men and women of all ages can prevent bone loss by making healthy lifestyle choices. Osteoporosis is often called the “silent disease” because you can’t feel your bones getting weaker. Osteoporosis...
May 11, 2015 - 11:11pm
March 10, 2015
Jane Furuseth: RSVP: The Retired Senior Volunteer Program in Beltrami County meets community needs
RSVP meets community needs in Beltrami County by encouraging and supporting volunteering for people age 55 and older. There are currently 515 volunteers working at 22 nonprofits in Beltrami County. RSVP is part of Senior Corps, a federally funded national service program. Nationwide...
March 10, 2015 - 1:08am
December 8, 2014
Jane Furuseth: Readers Theater volunteers encourage the love of reading
The America Reads Readers Theater has been busy this fall visiting Bemidji elementary schools and performing the play “Many Moons.” The play is based on the book “Many Moons,” which was written by James Thurber and published in 1943. It’s the tale of a little girl who wanted...
December 8, 2014 - 9:43pm
May 12, 2014
Jane Furuseth: May is ‘Older Americans Month’
More than 50 years ago President Kennedy referred to May as “Senior Citizens Month.” In 1980 President Carter officially changed the name and designated May as Older Americans Month. Throughout the month communities are encouraged to recognize the accomplishments of older adults....
May 12, 2014 - 11:27pm
February 10, 2014
Jane Furuseth: RSVP volunteers: Preparing students for success
BEMIDJI — Volunteering with America Reads is a fun and rewarding way to make a big difference in the life of a child in our community. The program has 30 volunteers listening to students read. The ‘America Reads Challenge’ was initiated in 1997, challenging every American...
February 10, 2014 - 11:55pm
January 13, 2014
Jane Furuseth: Behind the scenes with RSVP volunteers
RSVP volunteer Dianne Gerhardson loves to help people and she loves to sew. In December, 2009 when Sanford Volunteer Services Coordinator, Kari Knudson, put out the word that she was looking for a volunteer to sew some fleece blankets, Gerhardson was quick to respond. Gerhardson has...
January 13, 2014 - 11:24pm
December 9, 2013
Jane Furuseth: Readers Theater celebrates 10th year of performances
The Readers Theater celebrates its 10th year of appearances at Bemidji area elementary schools this year. As part of the America Reads program, the Readers Theater promotes the love of reading through a dramatic presentation of children’s books. This November, the Readers Theater...
December 9, 2013 - 11:07pm