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New book on the (food) shelf: Healthy choices cookbook available at Bemidji Community Food Shelf
TEAM Industries partners with more area schools
Ambassadors congratulate First Realty Real Living
Ambassadors congratulates Shannon Miller Agency
Palmer named as president and CEO of North Central Door, LLC
AXEMEN: Bemidji kicks off 2015 with four-time defending IFL champs
WRESTLING: Maas advances to semifinal in Class AAA state individual tournament
MEN'S HOCKEY: BSU gets road win at Ferris State, 2-1
WOMEN'S HOCKEY: Beavers take game one from Minnesota Duluth
TRACK: Bemidji State's Crummy sets PR at NSIC Indoor Championships
Lois June Merschman
Dwight Lyman Sandgren
Rev. Vernon A. Nelson
David M. Reinard
John Eggers: How cold is it?
Northland Stargazing: Open clusters, saints' days, and the vernal equinox
Cyndi Fenske: March into the Library
Patrick Guilfoile: Shining light on obesity
A NATIVE VOICE: Education: What is it?
Off The Record Blog: ‘Parks And Recreation’ Goes Out On A High Note
Pioneer Previews: Much to do as March approaches
Art briefs - Sunday Feb. 22
To play in Paris: Bemidji organist to perform this summer at Notre Dame Cathedral
Pioneer Previews: Time to 'Go for Baroque' with the BSO
Peterson, Northland Tackle honored by Fishing Hall of Fame
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Anglers' attention turns to perch as season winds down
Blane Klemek: Here one day and gone the next
DNR to fly elk surveys in northwest Minnesota
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Poutin’ time: 35th annual Eelpout Festival starts Friday
Byron York: White House traps itself in terrorism word games
Danny Tyree: ‘The Sound of Music’ turns 50
Joe Guzzardi: Obama’s overreach
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: There are two sides to entitlement programs
Tom Purcell: Snow’s silver lining
August 31, 2014
Rollin' and rockin' down the River Road
BEMIDJI -- A different type of train will be rollin' through Bemidji this week. On Tuesday and Wednesday, Mr. B's Joybox Express will stop in town as it makes its way on a 2,000-mile journey through towns along the Mississippi River. However, this is no train of steel and box cars,...
entertainment / music
August 31, 2014 - 12:57am
July 2, 2014
At Itasca State Park, Klobuchar highlights AIS fight
ITASCA STATE PARK -- Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., visited the Mississippi Headwaters at Itasca State Park on Tuesday to highlight the national...
news / region
July 2, 2014 - 12:18am
June 28, 2014
Letter: Canoeist thankful for help after theft of gear
I have been canoeing the Mississippi River in sections since 1988. On June 21 I was preparing to do the Headwaters section of the river when all my gear was stolen from Coffee Pot Landing, putting me in a potentially life threatening situation. I arrived at my campsite to find that...
opinion / letters
June 28, 2014 - 10:42pm
May 10, 2014
That time of year: 2014 Fishing Opener (photo gallery)
The Mississippi River inlet to Lake Bemidji was a beautiful spot to watch the sunrise Saturday as the 2014 fishing season got underway with the...
news / local
May 10, 2014 - 6:29pm
January 6, 2014
UPDATED: Third Mississippi River accident victim found
By Don Davis Forum News Service WINONA, Minn. -- A third body was found Monday, a day after a vehicle was pulled from Mississippi River near Winona. The body was spotted early Monday afternoon near where a sport utility vehicle with two bodies inside was removed...
news / region
January 6, 2014 - 12:08pm
August 16, 2013
Minnesota kicks off large study of Mississippi River
ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) — State pollution officials have begun monitoring the Upper Mississippi River as part of a large-scale study to analyze the waterway's health in terms of aquatic life, recreation and fish consumption. The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency will take...
news / region
August 16, 2013 - 12:18pm
July 3, 2013
Trees causing logjam on Mississippi near St. Paul
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Storm-swept trees and branches, some as big as telephone poles, are creating a logjam on the Mississippi River near...
news / region
July 3, 2013 - 9:23am
April 4, 2013
Study finds no Minnesota Asian carp colonies
ST. PAUL – New tests showing Asian carp likely are not colonizing Minnesota waters should not slow efforts to stop the invasive fish, experts say. “The results certainly don’t say we should be doing anything different than we are right now,” said Steve Hirsch of the Department...
April 4, 2013 - 11:52pm