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Kid’s Kitchen scheduled
Cass Lake Lions Club pancake breakfast
Lions pancake dinner supports BSU track program
Moorhead police: New synthetic opioid U-47700 may have played role in apparent overdose death
Pharmacy Phanatics Relay For Life team donates
BOYS SOCCER: Wet, wild home opener ends in 4-0 BHS win
CROSS COUNTRY: Experienced Lumberjacks running down another shot at state
GIRLS SOCCER: Bemidji squeaks past Cathedral, 1-0 (PHOTO GALLERY)
TENNIS: Bemidji sweeps Hibbing, Perham
SWIMMING: BHS takes fifth place at Willmar in opener
Albert Franklin "Dix" Coffin
Madeline D. Boswell
Karen (Vogel) Severson
Stephen Michael Jackelen
Stephen Alexander Vencel
Cyndi Fenske: Goings on at the library in September
John Eggers: Find first day teacher success
MASTER GARDENERS: Slipping is not just for winter
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: The infinite nature of truth and reconciliation
John Eggers: Delight in the dog days of August
ART BRIEFS - SUNDAY AUG. 28
Patt Rall: Much music in Bemidj this week
The JOE-DOWN Reviews ‘Punk’s Dead: SLC Punk 2’
Inspired and inspiring: Big Daddy Weave takes the stage tonight at Sanford Center
Art briefs: Sunday Aug. 21
Blane Klemek: Observations on the American crow
FISH TALES: Gunner Ganske on Swenson Lake
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Caution needed to prevent spread of invasive species
DNR discovers two more cases of invasive species in Beltrami County
DNR survey finds Minnesota wolf population stable
Lorraine Peck birthday
Edwina Batchelder birthday
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Many stepped forward to clean up cemetery
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Why do women wear high-heel shoes?
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Reporters struggle to deal with Trump
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Survey is next step for Bemidji YMCA project
Faith Hensrud: Moving forward at BSU and NTC with a focus on student success
Lake service provider training on April 8
BEMIDJI -- The Minnesota DNR will offer a lake service provider training from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. April 8 at Best Western, 2420 Paul Bunyan Drive NW. The training will be part of the Congress of Minnesota Resorts spring meeting. In an effort to help prevent the spread of aquatic...
March 28, 2015 - 3:58pm
March 24, 2015
Physical fitness fun: BSU athletes host fitness fair at the Boys & Girls Club of the Bemidji Area (W/ VIDEO)
BEMIDJI -- BSU athletes from various sports took over the gym Tuesday afternoon to lead members of the Boys & Girls Club of the Bemidji...
March 24, 2015 - 7:38pm
March 23, 2015
NELL spring programs begins April 8
BAGLEY -- The Spring NELL programs will begin with “Growing up in the 50’s” with Norm Leistikow at 9:30 a.m. April 8 at Faith Lutheran Church in Bagley. Programs will continue each week until May 13. Each program is Wednesday morning at 9:30, unless otherwise...
March 23, 2015 - 6:03pm
Adult softball leagues
BEMIDJI -- Adult softball leagues will begin soon. The nights leagues are as follows: Men’s Division I playing on Thursdays; Men’s Division II on Wednesdays; Men’s Division III on Mondays; Women’s League on Tuesdays and a Co-ed League on Sundays. Opening week is May 4 - 10....
March 23, 2015 - 6:02pm
Crime report for Tuesday, March 24
Police Report The Bemidji Police Department responded to the following calls: Harassment 11:58 p.m. Sunday, 100 block of Central Avenue SE. Terroristic threats were reported. Disorderly conduct 7:38 p.m. Sunday, 1600 block of Bixby Avenue NE. A male and female...
March 23, 2015 - 5:52pm
Governor to attend local powwow
BEMIDJI -- Gov. Mark Dayton has accepted an invitation to attend the 2015 Bemijigamaag Powwow, to take place April 4 at the Sanford Center. “We are honored to host Governor Mark Dayton at this exciting community event,” said Mayor Rita Albrecht in a press release. “Bemidji...
March 23, 2015 - 5:45pm
March 21, 2015
Community effort underway to make Bemidji more dementia-friendly
BEMIDJI -- As the local ACT on Alzheimer's initiative moves into the action phase of its work, local team members will host a community meeting to generate support and ideas for implementation. The meeting will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Adult Day Services, offering supper...
March 21, 2015 - 10:49pm
March 15, 2015
Payday for playground: Bemidji Rotary Club pledges $100,000 -- and leadership -- to inclusive playground project
BEMIDJI -- In celebration of its 80th anniversary, the Bemidji Rotary Club has pledged $100,000 toward the Paul Bunyan Inclusive Playground,...
March 15, 2015 - 11:09am
March 10, 2015
Master gardener: Grow your own
One of the joys of gardening is starting your own seeds. You get a greater choice of varieties, get to experiment a little, and sometimes save money. After receiving your seed orders, now is the time to get excited! Before you fill up the cell packs or peat pots, take a little time...
March 10, 2015 - 11:22pm
March 7, 2015
Leech Lake Tribal College shows off new state-of-the-art library
CASS LAKE -- Dozens of people gathered inside the new Leech Lake Tribal College library on Saturday to celebrate the opening of the new building...
March 7, 2015 - 11:02pm
February 27, 2015
New book on the (food) shelf: Healthy choices cookbook available at Bemidji Community Food Shelf
BEMIDJI -- What started out as a grant to improve healthy choices at the Bemidji Community Food Shelf has become a 22-page cookbook containing...
February 27, 2015 - 8:27pm
February 26, 2015
HEALTH CARE: 3 'adverse health events' reported at Sanford Bemidji; Numbers are part of statewide initiative to improve patient care
BEMIDJI -- The serious injury of an infant associated with labor or delivery in a low-risk pregnancy was one of three "adverse health events" that occurred at Sanford Bemidji Medical Center in 2014. The state Department of Health on Thursday released its annual Adverse Health Events...
February 26, 2015 - 11:58pm
February 25, 2015
'A tipping point': Adjunct professors walkout, demand equal pay
BEMIDJI -- Two members of the Bemidji State University faculty walked outside along the perimeter of campus on Wednesday as they participated...
February 25, 2015 - 11:42pm
February 24, 2015
EDUCATION: Grad rates dip slightly; Most area schools above state average
BEMIDJI -- Most area high schools are above the state average in graduation rates, but there still is room for improvement. Minnesota had a four-year graduation rate of 81.2 for 2013-14, according to data released Tuesday from the Minnesota Department of Education. Bemidji High...
February 24, 2015 - 11:37pm
February 21, 2015
School Board to discuss 2015-16 calendar on Monday
BEMIDJI -- The Bemidji School Board on Monday is set to consider a calendar for the 2015-16 school year that just may make everyone happy. Two years ago, in planning for 2013-14, the district first introduced the idea of early release dates to facilitate professional development. Last...
February 21, 2015 - 8:53pm