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Public meeting, photo contest set for master planning guide
READER PHOTO: Garbage grabber
North Dakota family living out of camper after tornado rips through home
Crime report for Aug. 29
NELL offers day trip
AUTO RACING: Bemidji Speedway wraps up track championship season
AMATEUR BASEBALL: Blue Ox beat St. Martin in Class C state tourney opener
CROSS COUNTRY: BHS boys second, girls fifth at Shocky Strand Invitational
GIRLS TENNIS: Bemidji edges Pequot Lakes 4-3
BOYS SOCCER: Wet, wild home opener ends in 4-0 BHS win
Patricia Jane Blue
John Martin Bratrud
Madeline D. Boswell
Albert Franklin "Dix" Coffin
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
Patt Rall: Much music in Bemidj this week
ART BRIEFS - SUNDAY AUG. 28
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
FISH TALES: Jude Hicks on Lake Marquette
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
Lorraine Peck birthday
Edwina Batchelder birthday
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Time to think about school food as new school year nears
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
February 11, 2015
Going to bat for Bemidji: 10th annual Bemidji Day at the Capitol held in St. Paul
ST. PAUL -- Regular citizens transformed Wednesday into political champions of Bemidji during the 2015 Bemidji Day at the Capitol. The Bemidji...
February 11, 2015 - 7:33pm
February 10, 2015
Bemidji Day at the Capitol is Wednesday
BEMIDJI -- Although the Minnesota Capitol is covered in scaffolding and ‘closed’ signs, the Bemidji Area Chamber of Commerce will continue its annual Bemidji Day at the Capitol tradition Wednesday. The Chamber and other Bemidji civic leaders will drive some four hours by...
February 10, 2015 - 8:07pm
February 9, 2015
Proposed Minnesota law would help parents save for disabled children’s future
By Doug Belden St. Paul Pioneer Press WHITE BEAR LAKE, Minn. -- Leslie Sieleni found out her son had Down syndrome when he was 5 days old. Now 14, Sean Sieleni talks about driving a car, going to college, living on his own and getting a job. His mom supports those...
February 9, 2015 - 9:15am
January 31, 2015
School levy limits factor in tax talk
BEMIDJI -- The issues of school levies and college students voting in local elections took heat from attendees at a listening session on local...
January 31, 2015 - 9:37pm
December 27, 2014
Higher Minnesota taxes? Take a guess
ST. PAUL — Let’s face it: What most Minnesotans want to know about the upcoming legislative session is whether lawmakers will raise their...
December 27, 2014 - 11:06pm
December 5, 2014
Hancock appointed to House leadership post
BEMIDJI -- Rep.-elect Dave Hancock, R-Bemidji, has been appointed as vice chair of the House of Representatives' Veterans Affairs Division, according to a release Thursday from the Minnesota House. "It is an honor and a privilege to serve the people of Minnesota in this leadership...
December 5, 2014 - 12:41am
November 17, 2014
CITY COUNCIL: City officials push legislators on transportation funding
BEMIDJI -- Local DFL legislators got an earful from the Bemidji City Council and city staff Monday on the issue of how to fund local transportation...
November 17, 2014 - 10:15pm
November 5, 2014
UPDATED: Green holds onto House 2B seat
BEMIDJI -- Two men on the front lines of Minnesota's small business economy faced off in the House District 2B race. Incumbent Republican...
November 5, 2014 - 8:36am
GOP takes Minnesota House control
ST. PAUL – Victories in greater Minnesota on Tuesday delivered the state House back to GOP control. It was a lonely GOP victory in what otherwise was an election day Democrats dominated in state races. Republicans picked up DFL seats in many rural areas, helping the GOP...
November 5, 2014 - 1:04am
October 15, 2014
ELECTION 2014: House 2A candidates talk energy, economy; Erickson, Hancock also discuss education funding, social issues
BEMIDJI -- The letter E was a theme during Tuesday night's debate for Minnesota House 2A candidates -- specifically Enbridge, Education, Energy...
October 15, 2014 - 12:28am
September 30, 2014
GOVERNMENT: City plans to raise water rates for big users
BEMIDJI -- Water rates are set to increase next year for the top 10 percent of water users in Bemidji, following a unanimous City Council vote Monday. The city's 2014 water rules say every user pays the same fee rate: $3.35 per 1,000 gallons of water that goes through the meter. The...
September 30, 2014 - 5:10pm
September 20, 2014
Capitol Chatter: Klobuchar report: Propane shortage costs Minnesotans
ST. PAUL — It was cold last winter, really cold. Propane was in short supply last winter, really short. And the fuel was expensive, really expensive. The 10 percent of Minnesotans who heat with propane — as well as farmers, businesses and others that use it — felt to crunch...
September 20, 2014 - 11:01pm
August 30, 2014
Capiitol Chatter: GOP criticizes, Franken apologizes
ST. PAUL — U.S. Sen. Al Franken’s election opponent is trying to make a campaign issue out of a video shot two years ago showing the senator holding two traffic cones to his chest, apparently to imitate a woman’s breasts. “It was a thoughtless moment and I regret it,” Democrat...
August 30, 2014 - 11:18pm
August 23, 2014
Capitol Chatter: Minnesota House races get noticed
Don Davis Forum News Service ST. PAUL — Two U.S. House races in Minnesota are getting far more national attention than usual. ABC News lists House district campaigns across the northern and western parts of the state as two of the five most interesting races in the country. ABC’s...
August 23, 2014 - 11:11pm
MINNESOTA LEGISLATURE: State Senate forms task force aimed at rural communities
ST. PAUL-- The Minnesota Senate has formed a bipartisan legislative task force specifically for Greater Minnesota issues, senators announced Friday. Sens. Tom Saxhaug, DFL-Grand Rapids and Julie Rosen, R-Fairmont, unveiled the eight-member Rural Task Force, designed to identify...
August 23, 2014 - 12:46am