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Klobuchar, Peterson go to bat for rural broadband
Nolan hears about Iron Range infrastructure challenges
Today, Keith Ellison may become DNC leader
World's oldest hockey player goes commercial
Busy time for the BFD: Bemidji Fire Department sees hectic but productive 2016
BOYS BASKETBALL: Bemidji survives in Cloquet, 56-54
GIRLS BASKETBALL: Red Lake gets No. 1 seed in Section 8A playoffs
BHS swimmers advance at section meet
WRESTLING: Four Jacks move on to section finals
WOMEN'S HOCKEY: Beavers fall 3-1 in playoff opener
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Roger Thomas Aitken
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JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: A story of guns and Carroll Shiff
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Minnesota's majestic trumpeter swans
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: Paying homage to great Indigenous civil rights leaders, activists and scholars
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Why Black History Month?
PRIME TIME: Why keep an old high school letter jacket?
Art briefs for Sunday, Feb 19
PATT RALL COLUMN: Are the stars out tonight?
BHS Marching Band fundraising concert Feb. 28
Recital featuring BSU's Carlson set for Feb. 24
MATTHEW LIEDKE COLUMN: "La La Land" likely to sweep tech, musical categories on Oscar night
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Tips for catching eelpout
Forest Service to host land meeting
Fish, game and trapping licenses expire Tuesday
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: The time for melt and freeze, melt and freeze
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: 'The Little Man in the Orange Suit'
DNR urges caution on rapidly deteriorating ice
Wishing loved one could let go of life should not bring guilty feelings
Letter to the Editor: Bliss thanks constituents for attending gathering
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: The world is changing, so must we
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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: BHS bands do Bemidji proud
February 24, 2017
Trump vows military to be ‘bigger and better and stronger than ever before’
NATIONAL HARBOR, Md.—President Donald Trump heaped criticism on what he called purveyors of "fake news" on Friday, Feb. 24, at a gathering...
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December 25, 2016
VETERANS ISSUES COLUMN: New medication co-payment rates at the VA
The Department of Veterans Affairs recently changed its regulations on co-payments for veterans' outpatient medications for non-service connected conditions. The VA currently charges veterans either $8 or $9 for each 30-day or less supply of outpatient medication. The VA is now "switching...
December 25, 2016 - 11:46am
December 2, 2016
Military veterans building barracks for Dakota Access pipeline protests
CANNON BALL, N.D.—U.S. military veterans were building barracks on Friday, Dec. 2, at a protest camp to support thousands of activists...
December 2, 2016 - 9:53pm
November 21, 2016
Don Kirchner: Hacksaw Ridge' pays tribute to war heroes
Well, I went to see the movie "Hacksaw Ridge." Unbelievable. I kept touching my arm, wondering why I'm here. For my father was in that battle, and I don't know how Dad made it through it. My father, George H. Kirchner, was in the 307th Infantry of the 77th Division on Okinawa. He...
November 21, 2016 - 10:32am
November 14, 2016
Gone but not forgotten: Author seeks Medal of Honor for DL man who died a hero in Korea
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — Each year on Veterans Day, Nov. 11, Americans all over the world remember the military servicemen and women who have...
November 14, 2016 - 3:14pm
September 29, 2016
Short of donations, Pequaywan recovery center on hold: Nebraska couple envisions buffalo grazing around pastoral retreat north of Duluth
DULUTH, Minn. -- A Nebraska couple with Northland ties are still hoping to build a multi-million dollar nonprofit trauma recovery center in the...
September 29, 2016 - 5:00am
August 31, 2016
Minnesota State Fair celebrates Yellow Ribbon program for veterans
FALCON HEIGHTS, Minn. -- Minnesota leads the country in its Beyond Yellow Ribbon program to help military personnel, veterans and their families,...
August 31, 2016 - 3:40am
July 6, 2016
BSU grad appointed to top U.S. military position
WASHINGTON—A nomination to appoint Marine Lt. Gen. Thomas Waldhauser, a BSU graduate, head of the U.S. Africa Command was approved last week by the U.S. Senate. According to Stars and Stripes, Waldhauser, who serves as director of joint force development with the Joint Chiefs...
July 6, 2016 - 5:52pm
July 3, 2016
FOURTH OF JULY: History on wheels: The Purcells restore military vehicles they show in Bemidji parade
BEMIDJI—Bob and Pat Purcell celebrate the Fourth of July the same way every year; driving restored military vehicles in the Bemidji parade....
July 3, 2016 - 12:07am
June 2, 2016
COMMUNITY: Together for the troops: Annual Ride for the Troops is Sunday in Bemidji
BEMIDJI -- The roar of approximately 500 motorcycles will sound at noon on Sunday as the 11th annual Ride for the Troops starts at Marketplace...
June 2, 2016 - 8:57pm
May 30, 2016
A salute to service and sacrifice on Memorial Day (with PHOTO GALLERY)
BEMIDJI—Whether they wore a uniform, a hat with the word "veteran" or were simply dressed in red, white and blue, Bemidji residents joined...
May 30, 2016 - 4:31pm
May 29, 2016
Honoring their memory: Memorial Day ceremony at Greenwood will pay tribute to the fallen
BEMIDJI -- A weekend of preparations will lead to a somber ceremony of reflection Monday as veterans and civilians alike remember those who gave...
May 29, 2016 - 10:24am
Scotty Allison: Why do we recommend veterans obtain medical insurance?
Many veterans ask this office why they need other medical insurance if they have Veterans Administration medical coverage. I will attempt to answer this from our perspective. The VA does provide medical care to any veteran who is enrolled in the VA medical system. I would point out...
May 29, 2016 - 12:07am
April 25, 2016
New U.S. military casualties: Vets sickened by base burn pits
ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Melissa Gillett recalls the sickly sweet, nearly vomit-inducing smell during her runs around Bagram Airfield in Afghanistan,...
April 25, 2016 - 4:54pm
January 24, 2016
Gebauer graduates from recruit training
Derek Gebauer of Bemidji recently graduated from recruit training aboard the United States Marine Corps Recruit Depot in San Diego, Calif. While at recruit training, Gebauer learned military customs and courtesies, first aid, and a variety of military related subjects. Marine Corps...
January 24, 2016 - 12:05am