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Food seized from Minnesota warehouse due to infestation of rodents, birds and insects
Man hit by Amtrak train in downtown Fargo
Labor group urges support for Line 3 project
WATCH: ACLU releases video showing 'excessive force' by southwest Minnesota drug task force agent
Annual meeting an opportunity to discuss direction of county historical society
Timberwolves acquire All-Star Butler from Bulls
Berrios shines again as Twins take series with White Sox
Bemidji Extreme earns more championship wins in Blaine
TRACK: BHS relay team caps career with dramatic win
Rookie scores winning goal in Minnesota United win over Portland
Roberta Jean Wind
Charles R. Mann
Thomas U. Feeken
Theodore "Ted" Anthony Graves, Sr.
Mabel B. Dahl
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: A legacy of Native American boxing
PATT RALL COLUMN: Life in the fast lane in Bemidji
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Staying cool in the good ol' days
PRIME TIME: Summer is hopping in and around the SAC
PRIME TIME: Blessed by a power outage
'Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery' opens Wednesday
Church Musicians recital by Beth Hendricks, Philip Hermann
Great American Story contest deadline approaches
A busy summer ahead for the BHS marching band
Robert "One-Man" Johnson to perform at Farm by the Lake
MASTER GARDENER COLUMN: Try prevention instead of treatment
FISH TALES: Jim Fleck on Upper Red Lake
Woods in the works: Newest state forest undergoing development in Cass County
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Scarlet tanager could have been our state bird
FISH TALES: Ally Rux on Upper Red Lake
Janice and Edward Beil
Ron and Carol Carpenter celebrate 50 years!
PRIME TIME: The lure of loud mufflers
Port: The NRA needs to speak out on Philando Castille
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Enbridge's Line 3 plan is not the only option
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Veterans home project is a non-partisan issue
World of Wine: An introduction to the world of sherry wine
Keillor: Dreadful things are afoot
July 24, 2016
John Eggers: Solve this quotable quote puzzle
Like puzzles? I have given you several interesting quotes by famous people. In my remarks about the quote, I have hidden the name of the person who said it. Can you guess who said each quote by reading my remarks? In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.
July 24, 2016 - 12:01am
July 17, 2016
John Eggers: Who wants to be a cop?
Have you ever stopped to look inside a vacant one-room schoolhouse? I did on a recent trip to Moorhead. Usually the windows and doors are broken, and the owners are just waiting for the entire building to collapse. This particular building in the Winger area still had the bell tower...
July 17, 2016 - 12:18am
July 10, 2016
JOHN EGGERS: Try a walker or wheelchair for a day
Lots of people say that we don't need government. They say that we are much better off if the government just kept out of our way. It's too big; there are too many laws. Tell this to people who are disabled and then get ready to duck, because you might just get a cane or walker along...
July 10, 2016 - 12:35am
July 3, 2016
John Eggers: Goodbye Garrison
It seemed right to write about a former schoolmate of mine who was named July because she was born on the Fourth of July about 70 years ago. Her father was a history teacher at the local high school in my hometown, and he remembered listening to his college psychology teacher telling...
July 3, 2016 - 12:49am
June 26, 2016
John Eggers: Why were you born?
Why were you born? Isn't that a great question? Can you imagine the variety of different answers you would get if you were to pose that question to people on the street? Some of you may know why we were born, and others may not. Perhaps this column will give a reason to those who...
June 26, 2016 - 12:45am
June 19, 2016
John Eggers: What did your father teach you?
I watched my father slump over in his wheelchair to take a nap. Now that he can’t walk, he spends all of his waking hours sitting. We just returned from the hospital, where he had some chest x-rays taken. We then took a drive in the country, passing fields of green where the corn...
June 19, 2016 - 12:09am
June 12, 2016
JOHN EGGERS: Who is your spiritual friend?
If you took a poll among people who seem to find contentment in life, who seem to be fulfilled, who seem to be at ease with themselves, would you find that most of these people had a spiritual friend who influenced them at some time? I believe the answer is "yes."
June 12, 2016 - 6:49am
June 6, 2016
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: How to stalk the wild asparagus
Some secrets in life are sacred. They are so sacred that it is more likely that Donald Trump will release his tax returns than it is for us to reveal these secrets. One sacred secret is where people pick their blueberries. People who have a favorite blueberry patch -- where they grow...
June 6, 2016 - 10:11am
May 29, 2016
John Eggers: What is Memorial Day?
What does Memorial Day mean to you? Do you celebrate it some way? Do you have a picnic, visit the cemetery, go fishing, invite the neighbors over, watch a parade or even march in a parade? Memorial Day can mean many things to us. Here is what it means to me. Memorial Day is the flag....
May 29, 2016 - 12:03am
May 22, 2016
John Eggers: Who was Hamilton?
One of my favorite riddles goes like this: What president is on the $10 bill? What’s the answer? “No president, because Alexander Hamilton was secretary of the treasury.” He wanted to be president, but he never made it. Do you know why? There was some recent discussion of replacing...
May 22, 2016 - 12:46am
May 15, 2016
John Eggers: What if the fish don't bite?
I can remember a long time ago, when in our younger days Kathy and I traveled up north from northern Iowa to Two Inlets Lake south of Itasca State Park with our son—and returned home without catching or even seeing a fish. It wasn't much fun on the lake, but thankfully my son...
May 15, 2016 - 12:12am
May 8, 2016
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: It’s time for women
There was a time when women were not allowed to teach school if they were married. Did you know that? There was a time when women were not supposed to work outside the home. There was a time when women could not vote and could not be elected for public office. There was a time when...
May 8, 2016 - 12:07pm
May 1, 2016
John Eggers: Remember your graduation?
When I graduated from college in 1968, I was not able to switch my tassel from one side to the other because I had lost it in the parking lot...
May 1, 2016 - 12:56am
April 24, 2016
John Eggers: What is an antique?
Are you getting ready for the garage sales? Are you hoping to find something to resell that will enable you to buy that new car, take a trip...
April 24, 2016 - 12:27am
April 17, 2016
John Eggers: Everyone was blessed to have known Paul Kief
Note: Due to the recent death of Paul Kief, I have chosen to submit a column I wrote devoted to him in April 2010. This will remind you again...
April 17, 2016 - 12:21am