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Buffalo Wild Wings to open next week
Public memorial for Mandela Saturday in St. Paul
Faith briefs for 12/12/2013
Public memorial for Mandela Saturday in St. Paul
Bethel Lutheran Church joins North American Lutheran Church
'An animal on the boards': Bemidji State forward Rosenbloom sets single-game school rebound record
BOYS HOCKEY: Bemidji falls in overtime again
Tonight's Bemidji wrestling meet with Hibbing starts at 6 p.m.
Area girls basketball preview: Cass Lake-Bena appears to be willing to improve
Area high schools: Mustangs will have to compensate for lack of size
Rodney Edwin Lof
J. Bruce Preece
Donald "Donny" Hedlund, Sr.
A rebirth with an old-fashioned show
All Dressed up for ‘Downton Abbey’ screening
Pioneer Previews for Dec. 8: Music, music, everywhere for today, week
Local authors to sign books
Author plans talk on how Pearl Harbor hit small-town Minnesota
It's official: bull elk is a Minnesota record
Minnesota firearms deer harvest declines
Paul Nelson: Access to Bemidji area lakes difficult because of slush
Blane Klemek: How animals survive the chilly winter months
Paul Nelson: Heavy snow hampers development of ice on Bemidji area lakes
Rich Lowry: The war on inequality
Amy Goodman: Poverty wages in the land of plenty
Pioneer VIiewpoints: The task at hand for NTC
Kathryn Lopez: What the pope is really saying
Cokie & Steven V. Roberts: Giving the gift of stories
Sue Bruns: Ah, those holiday traditions
Alice Collins: Christmas time is a time for joy, families
Jane Furuseth: Readers Theater celebrates 10th year of performances
Art Lee: A tale in rhyme from a past Christmas time (with apologies to Edgar Allen Poe)
Evan Hazard: An epiphany in G major and the music inside us
August 30, 2013
John Eggers: School’s open, now the fun begins
So these two elementary boys are sitting in the cafeteria eating lunch and one boy says, “I have to get my tonsils taken out next week.” The other boy says, “Oh, I had that done last year and I couldn’t eat anything for three days.” He continues, “I have to go to the doctor,...
August 30, 2013 - 7:09pm
August 23, 2013
John Eggers: Dr. King’s dream still resonates
Where were you on Aug. 28, 1963? I remember that it was a warm Wednesday in Minnesota not unlike it has been in this area lately. It was my custom to go home for lunch while working at my hometown Red Owl store. I had worked there part time since I was in seventh-grade. I was now...
August 23, 2013 - 7:30pm
August 15, 2013
John Eggers: Was Beltrami right?
It was 190 years ago when a young man from northern Italy left his home; traveled through Europe; took a ship across the Atlantic; proceeded west to St. Louis; found his way as a passenger on the first steamboat north to Fort Snelling; joined a survey party where he canoed northwest...
August 15, 2013 - 6:33pm
August 8, 2013
John Eggers: A penicillin to help troubled youth?
Often the answers to life's most challenging problems are finding solutions seldom used or even thought about. Who ever thought that a mold would result in the discovery of penicillin? Whoever thought that some hooks attached to a painted piece of wood would catch fish? Or, how about...
August 8, 2013 - 3:53pm
August 1, 2013
John Eggers: Introducing, Simone, The Puppy
They say having two dogs is a good idea for the dogs. They can play together, eat together, sleep together and, it is probably good psychologically for both of them. But what about the sanity of the owners? Yes, Simon is a dad. His daughter, Simone, is seven weeks old. If you look...
August 1, 2013 - 6:33pm
July 18, 2013
John Eggers: Art: Food for the soul
Become an artist. That may be the best way for kids to succeed in school and for adults to solve big problems. Artists come in all sizes and shapes. There are young and old and big and small and tall and thin and short and not-so-thin artists. They all have one thing in common: their...
July 18, 2013 - 2:12pm
June 10, 2013
John Eggers: What did you learn in school this year?
It’s time for your test, students. It’s the end of the school year, and now we will ask you what you learned. Did you know that Minnesota spends $70 more than the national average on you, or about $10,685 a year, to teach you something? When we add federal, state and local...
June 10, 2013 - 8:46am
April 19, 2013
John R. Eggers: Being a game warden can be a dangerous job
It will be 73 years ago this July that the worst tragedy involving Minnesota Game Wardens or Conservation Officers occurred. It happened in my hometown of Waterville, Minn. I was reminded of the incident this winter when I was in my fish house and I heard the sounds of approaching...
April 19, 2013 - 4:18pm
April 12, 2013
John R. Eggers: Thoughts on the question: What more can you do?
Would you like your computer to be super fast? Google is about to come out with a higher speed version that is one hundred times faster than the Google version you currently use. How fast would that be? For the amount of time it took you took to read the first two sentences of this...
April 12, 2013 - 4:54pm
March 1, 2013
John R. Eggers: Elvis and Ghandi give us reason to walk on today
Regular people change the course of human events. Here are four individuals who did and, coincidently, they all began on March 3. On March 3, 1887, Anne Sullivan began to teach her blind-deaf student, Helen Keller. As a result of Anne Sullivan’s teaching, Helen Keller became world...
March 1, 2013 - 6:15pm