Skip to main content
Bemidji High School students at state
Mann, Aas crowned; advance to state pageant
CITY: Full agenda for Bemidji work session Monday
Priebus: White House will court moderate Democrats on tax plan
Ohio nightclub shooting leaves one dead, 14 wounded; shooter at large
Professor weighs in on declining walleye stocks in Lake Winnipeg
Dokken: Having a blast with a fishing partner from the past
Cook: Late-ice lake trout prove cooperative
Lake of the Woods boat ramp remains in limbo
Jacks kick off track season at Lions’ Invite
Brandon Michael Lindell
Richard James Opsahl
Laddie Dean Bahr Sr.
Brent Alexander Reyes
PATT RALL COLUMN: Puppets by professionals for 'Dragonsong'
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Helping Native youth find success in schools
LIBRARY CORNER: Opportunities abound in April at the library
MASTER GARDENERS: Garden seed planning starts now
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Time for a love story
100 and counting: Latest BCT production will be 100th stage show directed by Mary Knox-Johnson
Donald Trump once called actress Emma Thompson for a date
'Wheel of Fortune' unfortunate guess goes viral
'Sesame Street' to welcome muppet character with autism
Kim Kardashian breaks silence on Paris robbery
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: The BWCA: Memories of a special place of pure, natural beauty
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Spring is here, and open water isn't too far behind
Catch-and-release walleye season for Mille Lacs Lake again this year
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Reassess ice conditions every day and make safe decisions
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: The white pasque flower and horned lark-- harbingers of spring
Torry's Van Benefit
Don (Pail) Hill
Swift: Hairstyling technique not all it is wrapped up to be
'Bright sadness' describes Lenten journey at Fargo church
Planning the spring garden calendar
Fielding Questions: Rabbit damage can ruin evergreens
Phillips: Everything changes when kindness enters the room
February 9, 2017
Minnesota State to keep searching for chancellor, appoint interim leader
ST. PAUL — Minnesota State trustees said Thursday they did not find an acceptable candidate to replace the retiring Steven Rosenstone as chancellor...
February 9, 2017 - 7:56pm
February 8, 2017
Minnesota State chancellor finalists talk diversity, affordability
MINNEAPOLIS — Finalists for chancellor of the Minnesota State system of 30 colleges and seven universities presented their visions in a public...
February 8, 2017 - 7:38pm
February 6, 2017
Finalists named for Minnesota State chancellor
ST. PAUL — Minnesota State named three finalists Monday to replace Steven Rosenstone as chancellor of the state's largest system of colleges and universities. Rosenstone, 65, announced last April that he would retire this summer. Previously a college dean and vice president at the...
February 6, 2017 - 6:38pm
May 3, 2016
MnSCU bans sports teams from North Carolina
Is a College World Series nonessential state business? The Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system decided Tuesday that all sports travel is nonessential, and now some Minnesota college athletes would be unable to compete for a national championship this month because their...
May 3, 2016 - 10:54pm
April 25, 2016
Minnesota higher ed faculty resist standardization, demand 'secret plan' release
ST. PAUL – As the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system explores options for slashing expenses, faculty union leaders are pushing...
April 25, 2016 - 3:17pm
April 9, 2016
It's official: MnSCU chancellor will retire next year
Steven Rosenstone will indeed retire as Minnesota State Colleges and Universities chancellor when his contract expires in July 2017, the higher...
April 9, 2016 - 6:15pm
February 29, 2016
Finalists for BSU president to be named March 18
BEMIDJI—Finalists in the search for BSU's next president will be announced March 18, and the school should know by April 20 who will succeed Richard Hanson. Candidates were interviewed late last week in the Twin Cities as MnSCU officials work to narrow down a field that has...
February 29, 2016 - 4:17pm
January 28, 2016
MnSCU feeling financial pressure as enrollment drops
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota’s largest higher-education system is looking to make major changes as enrollment continues to fall and more institutions fail financial stress tests. The Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system saw enrollment fall by 1.9 percent last year, to 138,973....
January 28, 2016 - 9:42am
September 30, 2015
The search starts: MnSCU chancellor visits to discuss next president for BSU, NTC
BEMIDJI -- Leaders from BSU, Northwest Technical College and the broader Bemidji community painted the portrait of their ideal president Wednesday...
September 30, 2015 - 6:41pm
November 20, 2014
BSU Student Senate votes no confidence in MnSCU chancellor
BEMIDJI -- The Student Senate at BSU took a vote Wednesday of no confidence in Steven Rosenstone, chancellor of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system. Wednesday's vote passed 15-0, with one abstention, according to a Wednesday evening email from the Senate's co-presidents. Following...
November 20, 2014 - 4:59pm
November 5, 2014
BSU faculty votes no confidence in MnSCU chancellor
BEMIDJI -- The Bemidji State University Faculty Association Senate cast a vote of "no-confidence" on Monday in the leadership of Minnesota State Colleges and Universities Chancellor Steven Rosenstone. The BSU faculty's vote at its regular monthly meeting comes on the heels of similar...
November 5, 2014 - 8:27am
October 20, 2014
BSU, NTC follow trend with fewer students
BEMIDJI -- Enrollment at BSU and Northwest Technical College is down a bit from last year, following a trend evident throughout the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system. BSU's total enrollment dropped by 46 students, or .9 percent, from 2013 to 2014, according to 30-day...
October 20, 2014 - 9:52pm
April 15, 2014
BSU students elected to MnSCU student association
BEMIDJI -- Two BSU students will represent students in the greater MnSCU system as they've now been elected to the Minnesota State University Student Association. Kari Cooper, a senior liberal studies major from Sauk Rapids who now serves as BSU co-president, was elected state...
April 15, 2014 - 6:38pm
August 7, 2013
Appeals court: MnSCU must turn over syllabuses
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — An appeals court says Minnesota State College and Universities must release faculty course materials to an organization...
August 7, 2013 - 9:16am
June 21, 2013
More aid coming for part-time MNSCU students
ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) — More financial aid is coming for part-time, working students in the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system. The Legislature approved $24 million in new aid for these students, who are often older than traditional full-time students and juggle...
June 21, 2013 - 11:18am