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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?
March 10, 2014
Marilyn Heltzer: Technology and weather: Two constants in our lives
We are all creatures of habit. We have our routines, and routes that we drive. I know what streets I take in town, and what township and county roads get me there. Technology and the weather are the both constants in our lives. And some even avoid technology. No email, no Facebook,...
March 10, 2014 - 10:35pm
Marilyn Heltzer: Remembering Valentine’s Day with loved ones
We’re just four days away from Valentine’s Day. It’s my favorite holiday. There are no big meals to cook and no celebrations to attend. Not even a church service. Now, I could launch into a sermon about God’s great love for us all. And that would be true but I’ll go down...
February 10, 2014 - 11:56pm
January 13, 2014
Marilyn Heltzer: What’s on your list?
Making lists is a necessary activity for the retired person. And it’s not because we get more and more forgetful as we age. I’m pretty sure of that. It’s all about routine. When you work, you get up in the morning and after a quick breakfast, you go to work and if you’re...
January 13, 2014 - 11:29pm
November 12, 2013
Marilyn Heltzer: Brrr. I can’t believe how cold it is
It’s what we say these days. And being we’re on the verge of winter, let’s talk about the favorite topic of Minnesotans: the weather. More specifically, climate change. It’s not an idea that folks who meet regularly for coffee discuss. We tend to hang with people who...
November 12, 2013 - 3:57pm
October 8, 2013
Marilyn Heltzer: Fall time is best time of year for me
What could be more lovely than Minnesota in the fall? Many of us, including me, claim this season as our favorite. Then there are the folks who head south or west sometime after Christmas. They say it’s OK to miss Minnesota winters with the cold and snow and ice. And we, the...
October 8, 2013 - 12:52am
September 9, 2013
Marilyn Heltzer: Stars of the garden
Cucumbers, cabbage, and carrots are the stars of my garden this year. While I admire folks who can, my "putting up for the winter ahead" is aimed at filling my freezer. Or, in the case of the cucumbers, filling the fridge. Memories of my past life in St. Louis Park, Minn., come to...
September 9, 2013 - 10:59pm
We all spend many years coveting and acquiring. Maybe you’re still in that phase. It begins at about age 2 and goes on into your 70’s. Then one morning, you look around your house and think, “I’d better get rid of some of this stuff.” Nothing valuable, of course. Just...
July 9, 2013 - 12:33am
June 11, 2013
Marilyn Heltzer: Demographics tell the story, or so they say
Demographics are all over the place. Every survey looks at the needs, wants or actions of a specific age group. Every product and every advertisement is aimed at a folks within a certain age range. I didn’t used to think about demographics as much because so many people were...
June 11, 2013 - 12:39am
May 13, 2013
Marilyn Heltzer: A hair-straightening realization years in the making
Let’s talk about hair. Long, straight hair. All of the young women newscasters on TV have it, and mostly they’re blondes. But there are a few brunettes. Now, I’m not an avid TV watcher, but when I flick through the news channels, there they are: Young. Beauitiful. And straight-haired....
May 13, 2013 - 10:35pm
April 8, 2013
Marilyn Heltzer: Your vehicle says a lot about you, so remember you are what you drive
My next car is going to be bright yellow. I’ll be able to spot it in the parking lot at the grocery store and according to a Dutch study (there’s always a study), yellow cars are stolen less often than cars of any other color. The police can spot them as soon as the theft report...
April 8, 2013 - 11:44pm