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Klobuchar, Peterson go to bat for rural broadband
Nolan hears about Iron Range infrastructure challenges
Today, Keith Ellison may become DNC leader
World's oldest hockey player goes commercial
Busy time for the BFD: Bemidji Fire Department sees hectic but productive 2016
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
WOMEN'S HOCKEY: Beavers fall 3-1 in playoff opener
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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
Wishing loved one could let go of life should not bring guilty feelings
Letter to the Editor: Bliss thanks constituents for attending gathering
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: The world is changing, so must we
PIONEER VIEWPOINTS: Have an opinion? Write us a letter
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: BHS bands do Bemidji proud
January 12, 2017
Union: Tesch dispute to move to arbitration
BEMIDJI—The dispute over the termination of a longtime Bemidji State University football coach will be heard by an arbitrator, according...
January 12, 2017 - 7:16pm
January 1, 2017
Stories of 2016: A year filled with highs and lows
For many, 2016 was a year to remember for spectacular achievements. For others, the end of the year couldn't come fast enough. So, as we turn...
January 1, 2017 - 7:27am
November 25, 2016
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: What is doing the right thing?
I am a graduate of Bemidji State University (B.S. degree 1964, M.S. degree 1967). I played football, ran track and played one year of baseball. I have continued to be a Beaver over the years, serving on committees, helping with fundraising and donating money. I have been a head football...
November 25, 2016 - 5:49am
November 13, 2016
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Coach bettered our lives through lessons
It is extremely difficult to quantify the impact a person has made on your life in just a few paragraphs. Each story, lesson taught and moment shared often needs a page to itself. My hope is that the following message shows the magnitude of how much Jeff Tesch has meant to my life....
November 13, 2016 - 12:25am
November 11, 2016
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Ex-coach says Tesch deserved better
I am writing to express some concerns about the BSU and Jeff Tesch situation. I recruited Jeff out of high school and coached him in college...
November 11, 2016 - 10:45pm
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Tesch urges support for football team
Dear Beaver football fans: The news of my termination from Bemidji State University was deeply disappointing to me. I made a mistake, a mistake...
November 11, 2016 - 11:57am
November 8, 2016
UPDATED: Union: BSU fires head football coach Tesch
BEMIDJI -- The deposed head football coach at Bemidji State University has been fired, according to his union. Jeff Tesch, who university administrators...
November 8, 2016 - 7:07pm
November 4, 2016
Coach says racial slur led to his leave of absence; Tesch says he hopes for healing after incident
BEMIDJI—Jeff Tesch, Bemidji State University's longtime football coach who has spent almost the entirety of this season on a paid leave...
November 4, 2016 - 5:54pm
November 3, 2016
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: University's silence speaks loudly
I hear their silence but do not see their actions. Has anyone heard anything from Bemidji State University regarding Jeff Tesch's future in the recent weeks? Are you surprised that you haven't? Are you still surprised that the university would attempt to sweep this under the rug without...
November 3, 2016 - 6:00am
October 13, 2016
COLLEGE FOOTBALL: After apparent deadline, no resolution of Tesch matter
BEMIDJI—BSU's head football coach remains in professional limbo, even after a deadline that could have determined his fate passed earlier this week. Staff at Tesch's union—the Inter Faculty Organization—and the university have declined to comment on a complaint against...
October 13, 2016 - 9:01pm
October 8, 2016
A month later, BSU still silent on football coach's absence
BEMIDJI—Bemidji State University has not shed any light on its head football coach's sudden leave of absence in August. University officials have repeatedly declined to speak about longtime head coach Jeff Tesch, who was suddenly but quietly relieved of his duties Aug. 30, two...
October 8, 2016 - 2:13pm
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Tesch has given much to community
I am writing in support of Bemidji State football coach Jeff Tesch. I have known Coach Tesch since the summer of 2002, when I first arrived at Bemidji State for fall camp, and in that time I have come to know and will always know Coach Tesch to be a man of honor, integrity and professionalism....
October 8, 2016 - 1:27am
August 31, 2016
BSU football: Complaint filed against Tesch, who is on paid leave
BEMIDJI -- Bemidji State head football coach Jeff Tesch was put on a “leave of absence” on Tuesday afternoon after a complaint against him...
August 31, 2016 - 3:53pm
BSU FOOTBALL: Head coach Tesch on 'leave of absence'
BEMIDJI — Longtime head coach Jeff Tesch will not be on the sideline at Bemidji State for Thursday’s football season opener against Upper...
August 31, 2016 - 7:35am
August 17, 2016
Back in black (and green and white): BSU football team officially unveils new uniform set
BEMIDJI — It’s been so long since the Bemidji State football team changed its uniform look, Jeff Tesch can’t even remember exactly what...
August 17, 2016 - 10:56pm