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Nelson named finalist for Association Award
Enbridge to lay off 50 workers in Twin Ports
Clearwater County Sheriff: remains found Friday could be missing Waubun woman
PHOTOS: Pumpkin painting at the Watermark
COURTS: Admitted Downwind murderer testifies Friday in Rossbach trial
MEN'S HOCKEY: Boeser bests Beavers, Bitzer as UND beats BSU 3-2
WOMEN'S HOCKEY: BSU falls 2-1 to UMD
FOOTBALL: No. 21 BSU heads to No. 24 UMD with tournament berth on the line
VOLLEYBALL: Beavers fall to Mustangs
Bemidji bowlers finish regular season in Wadena
Kathleen H. Diederich
Linda Jo Nance
Agnes "Peggy" Quick
Kenneth Gergen Linnum
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: As tradition goes
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: What will be your last words to someone?
KELSI TURNER COLUMN: How to harvest wild rice
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: How to hunt for a Deere
KELLY BREVIG COLUMN: When you are called to 'do the right thing'
Book signing with Barbara Schlichting
Woodpicks Bluegrass and Gospel band concert set
PATT RALL COLUMN: October brings us the Cruise and plenty to do
Studio Cruise 2016 artists
'Cruise' on over" Annual Studio Cruise arts tour has largest event yet
PAUL NELSON FISHING: Lakes, rivers cooling a bit slower this year
New specialty license plates to go on sale
Grand Portage, Bois Forte bands seeking to take moose this fall
MASTER GARDENERS: Gardening highs and lows in 2016
Deer hunters encouraged to buy licenses early
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Johnson anniversary celebration
MILESTONES: Gullickson-Boerboom engagement
MILESTONES: Dunbar birthday
Letter to the editor: Clintons’ hearts are in right place
Letter to the editor: A perspective on the presidential election
Letter to the editor: All unborn lives matter
Letter to the editor: Joe Vene is a genuine leader
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Justices should impact your vote
September 21, 2014
VETERANS: CBO looking at possible VA benefit changes
Recently, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) completed a "think tank" report on veterans' disability compensation. The ranking member on the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs asked for this study, which looks in detail at trends and policy options in regard to future veterans'...
September 21, 2014 - 12:38am
September 19, 2014
Veterans Memorial dedication of canine statue Saturday
BEMIDJI — An additional sculpture has been added at the Bemidji Veterans Memorial at 130 Minnesota Ave. S., officials said. A dedication ceremony is scheduled for 2 p.m. Saturday and is open to the public. The sculpture is a full-sized, bronze replica of a service dog and is...
September 19, 2014 - 11:53am
August 10, 2014
Illies commissioned as a second lieutenant in the U.S. Army
Nathan J. Illies has been commissioned as a second lieutenant in the U.S. Army after successfully completing the Army Reserve Officers' Training Corps program and graduating with a bachelor's degree from St. John's University, Queens, New York. The new officer will be branched...
August 10, 2014 - 12:53am
July 6, 2014
Vavrina graduates from basic training
Air Force Airman Cody J. Vavrina recently graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. Vavrina...
July 6, 2014 - 12:02am
June 3, 2014
Ride for the Troops held Sunday (photo gallery)
The annual Ride for the Troops event was held Sunday, starting off at the parking lot of Marketplace Foods. The event raises funds to help military...
June 3, 2014 - 10:17am
May 1, 2014
Jim Hightower: The Pentagon’s Great Pizza Victory
From the Gatling gun to the nuclear bomb, from hot air balloons to drones, the military has enlisted scientists to develop ever-more effective war technologies. Now comes a long-sought scientific breakthrough that the military brass consider the ultimate advantage for battlefield...
May 1, 2014 - 11:40pm
March 4, 2014
Burgess graduates from basic training
BEMIDJI — Air Force Airman Levi O. Burgess graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness...
March 4, 2014 - 10:30pm
January 17, 2014
Wendzel graduates military candidate school
BEMIDJI — Army National Guard Warrant Officer 1 Nathan G. Wendzel graduated from the U.S. Army Warrant Officer Candidate School at Fort Rucker, Daleville, Ala., and was appointed to the rank of warrant officer one. Wendzel is the son of Janet and Linden Wendzel of Bagley. His wife,...
January 17, 2014 - 7:03pm
January 10, 2014
Lauhoff completed basic training
BEMIDJI — Navy Seaman Apprentice Dylan M. Lauhoff, son of Matthew C. Lauhoff of Federal Way, Wash., and Sandra J. Leverette of Bemidji, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill. During the program, Lauhoff completed a variety of training...
January 10, 2014 - 10:14pm
December 17, 2013
Six U.S. soldiers killed in chopper crash in Afghanistan
KABUL (Reuters) - Six U.S. soldiers were killed in a helicopter crash in southern Afghanistan on Tuesday, NATO said, the largest death toll in a single incident to hit the international force in months. "The cause of the crash is under investigation; however, initial reporting...
December 17, 2013 - 9:36am
September 20, 2013
Jung completes ‘Plebe’ Summer
BLACKDUCK — Navy Midshipman Morgan E. Jung, daughter of Jackie and Jeffrey Jung, of Blackduck, recently completed “Plebe” Summer at the U.S. Navy Academy. Plebe Summer began June 27 and concluded after seven weeks of basic midshipman training. Jung is a graduate of Blackduck...
September 20, 2013 - 6:30pm
September 6, 2013
Ramsrud, Ferdig graduate basic training
BEMIDJI — Army National Guard Pvt. Dylan K. Ramsrud and Army Pvt. Trent W. Ferdig have graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning in Columbus, Ga. Both completed nine weeks of training in drill and ceremonies, weapons, map reading, tactics, military courtesy, physical...
September 6, 2013 - 7:17pm
August 8, 2013
Military - Tyler Brakner
Army Reserve Officer Training Corps Cadet Tyler Brakner, of Bemidji, drags another cadet as other cadets create additional chaos during a mass...
August 8, 2013 - 3:53pm
July 12, 2013
Rickert graduates basic training
BEMIDJI — Air Force Airman 1st Class Isaak E. Rickert graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. Rickert also earned distinction as an honor graduate. He is the son of Daniel Rickert of Bemidji and a 2009 graduate of Bemidji...
July 12, 2013 - 4:26pm
June 20, 2013
Suicide and the military informational meeting set
BEMIDJI — The Headwaters Alliance for Suicide Prevention Quarterly Meeting “Post Traumatic Stress Disorder: Suicide and the Military” is set for noon to 1:30 p.m. June 27 at Prime West Conference Room, 3124 Hannah Ave. NW, Bemidji. The guest speaker will be Grant Bauer, Mental...
June 20, 2013 - 2:15pm