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Muslim tirade gone viral thrusts Fargo into nation's culture debate
Dilworth police seek help finding family of man found dead outside Walmart
Man pleads guilty to a felony assault for a rampage with an ax
Minnesota choir teacher charged with having sex with 17-year-old student
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JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Can we obtain a 'perfect Union'?
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: The world needs outlandish schools
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: The natural laws are all around us
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Simon and Simone have a summer activity director. . .me!
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All that Jazz! Charmin Michelle with Sam Miltich and Clearwater Hot Club take the stage for Mississippi Music
Angelina Jolie opens up on life after Brad Pitt and recent diagnosis
'Simpsons' creator heads to Netflix with adult comedy
Justin Bieber reportedly ‘over it,’ cancels stadium tour, including U.S. Bank Stadium show
WE Fest versus Bruno: What did you decide?
MASTER GARDENERS: If only a wall worked in the garden
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Smart and friendly: Meet the gray jays
Stressed out: Minnesota scientists dive deep to learn why walleye are stressed
MASTER GARDENERS: The cut-flower pathway
FISH TALES: Al Shervold on Upper Red Lake
Joe & Sissy Neft
Brett & Sadie Bahr
Vern and Mary Lathe
Doug and Pat Tangborn
Great grilling: Soy Basted Pork Chops an easy summer meal
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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: New cancer center a testament to entire community
Letter to the Editor: Single-payer solution for America's health care dilemma
April 21, 2017
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Special tax not the way to help fund Sanford Center
I am very disappointed in the current management of the Sanford Center and our City Council's response to their inefficiency.
April 21, 2017 - 7:00am
August 27, 2011
Nurses are too overloaded to provide adequate care
I ask the Bemidji community to support Sanford Nurses concerned about staffing issues. I had surgery two years ago in Bemidji. Pain pills failed to work for my pain, so I was admitted to the hospital. I asked for pain meds several times after surgery; however, I was told they could...
August 27, 2011 - 12:00am
February 17, 2011
Federal Education Dept. has done nothing for kids
I totally disagree with the federal government having a Department of Education. In my estimation it should be abolished. I retired as an elementary teacher in Northome in 1983. As of then certain programs were beginning through federal assistance. Also, the teacher unions were acquiring...
February 17, 2011 - 12:00am
Residential natural gas should be sales tax free
The Minnesota Revenue Department decimates: per Minnesota sales tax fact sheet number 157. "LP gas delivered to a residence is assumed to be for residential use and is not taxable on a year-round basis." "Natural gas or electricity sold for residential use is not taxable for billing...
February 17, 2011 - 12:00am
June 6, 2010
Must do better to curb illegal immigration entry
Immigration is an issue that needs our attention. The cost to us as Americans has been great. That cost includes a drain on our efforts to protect, not only our resources, but also the safety of our families, especially in concentrated areas of population.
June 6, 2010 - 12:00am
Republicans deceive in 'official' Census mailing
We got a letter in the mail the other day that had "Do Not Destroy Official Document" written in bold capital letters on the front. In more bold letters the envelope identified itself as "Census Document Registered To:" with my husband's name. I opened it thinking it was our census...
June 6, 2010 - 12:00am
April 22, 2010
Minnesota needs strong anti-bullying laws for kids
"It's just 'kids being kids.'" "It has always gone on." These are often the responses or excuses given for instances of bullying in our school systems. Recently, it was reported that a girl in Massachusetts committed suicide after being subjected to repeated bullying on school grounds....
April 22, 2010 - 12:00am
January 10, 2010
Letter To The Editor - Representatives not representing taxpayers
To the editor: To remedy the violations to our Constitution by our elected officials in Congress, the Senate, the Judicial and our state officials, "We The People," have completed 11 days deliberating, Nov. 11-21 at St. Charles, IL, on resolutions to construct instructions to our...
January 10, 2010 - 7:47am
December 17, 2009
City needs community development position
I applaud the City Council's decision last year to hire Community Development Director Rita Albrecht. It is obvious that despite the recession, Bemidji is still growing - setting sail. In light of the council's recent decision to drop the position, I have to ask who will be charting...
December 17, 2009 - 12:00am
December 16, 2009
Former Rep. Moe casts support for Rep. Kelliher
While I miss seeing so many of you on a regular basis, it's been nice to spend more time at home and getting to know my wife again. It's been troubling though to watch the continued troubles of the state budget. Wednesday's budget forecast was a sobering reminder that the challenges...
December 16, 2009 - 12:00am
November 4, 2009
Bemidji State fields an exciting football team
If you have been noticing the sounds of cowbells, air horns and duck calls during Saturday afternoons, you'll be pleased to know that it isn't the city of Bemidji being swarmed by animals or large ships; rather, it is the cheers of the devoted football fans cheering on the Bemidji...
November 4, 2009 - 12:00am
September 25, 2009
Time to focus on the real causes of family breakups
In reading the article about the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America actions regarding the homosexual issue, I feel the need to reply. I am overwhelmed with the Christian church's misplaced concern with homosexuals. They are an extreme minority composing 1 to 2 percent of the population....
September 25, 2009 - 12:00am
August 26, 2009
Rep. Bachmann right to question Census Bureau
The Kool-Aid must not have been mixed very well before you wrote the editorial on July 2 attacking Rep. Bachmann for her concern about ACORN's involvement in the 2010 Census. A few facts that may cause some misconceptions: - The census has been under the control of the fairly politically...
August 26, 2009 - 12:00am
Bad behavior should be corrected of any race
I would also like to respond to Richard Peterson's letter. He started out so intelligently and when I reached the part where he started slamming native American people as a whole for the actions of an individual, I realized that there needs to be a Race Council of Northern Minnesota...
August 26, 2009 - 12:00am
August 21, 2009
Tea party 'socialism' calls are seriously misguided
The recent gatherings of Republicans and tea party people who have rallied under the banner, "freedom over socialism" are seriously misguided. Although this slogan is emotionally charged and obviously manipulative, it is fundamentally ridiculous. How is it that socialism is the nemesis...
August 21, 2009 - 12:00am