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Firefighters bring safety to schools: New program focuses on prevention
Happy St. Urho’s Day! Bemidji has ties to Finnish legend
Blue Ox is back for more: New races, overall mission for Bemidji’s marathon event
The Axes!: Dance team for Axemen, all BSU students, are having fun with energetic job
Capitol Chatter: Dayton ponders politics in body cast
MEN'S HOCKEY: Ferris State ties it with 45 seconds left, scores in 2 OT to end BSU's season
INDOOR FOOTBALL: Axemen put on an offensive clinic in 92-49 rout of Wyoming
CURLING: Pottinger rink faces China in opening round of World Championships
INDOOR FOOTBALL: Axemen anxious to return to action after bye week
BSU ROUNDUP: Beavers softball splits, baseball swept
Peter (Pete) P. Mistic, Jr
Maxine (Richards) Brogger
‘Fargo’ brings crime to Bemidji, eh?
Pioneer Previews: ‘Lightwire’ a delight for the eye
Arts Briefs for March 9, 2014
Pioneer Previews: Bohemia on tap at First Lutheran
It’s music for Mike: Longtime Bemidji resident, teacher, performer, now brings his talents to promoting, producing shows
Perfect day for fishing
DNR, MDHA host deer listening session at Bemidji High School
Paul Nelson: Spring meltdown has begun on Bemidji area lakes
Decision on sulfate wild rice limit, and where it will be enforced, could be year away
Blane Klemek: Watch out for those Northern flying squirrels
Letter: Medical marijuana might be the answer for some
Paul Marquart: Property taxes going down for many Minnesotans
Michael Reagan: Rand Paul gets it
Joe Gandelman: Conservatives are targeting free school lunches
Letter: Could we have recycling pickups in rural areas?
Wally Peck/Master Gardener: Wood ashes for the garden
Missy Thomas: Caregiving: When to call for help
Arland O. Fiske: The historic Tingvoll church in western Norway
Art Lee: Snowbirds talk snow to southern disbelievers
Sue Bruns: Word play: Ever get your merds wixed up? I mean, words mixed up?
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