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Polk County man assaults woman, holds her against her will for 11 hours, police say
Bemidji Community Food Shelf to be closed Dec. 26
Wrapping up 18 years of holiday cheer: Christmas Forest tree farm to close after this season
RLWD's Jesme earns state award
GigaZone now in Laporte, Becida and Solway
COLLEGE HOCKEY: Halluska, Laiti lead BSU women to sweep of RIT
MEN'S HOCKEY: BSU skates to 1-1 draw with LSSU, wins first-ever shootout
GIRLS BASKETBALL: Jacks fall short to Apollo
WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: Northern knocks off Bemidji State
MEN'S BASKETBALL: Beavers fall flat in 88-61 loss
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After offending American Indians, Ralphie May backs Standing Rock
Chorale to bring 'Peace' to Bemidji
Art classes scheduled
PATT RALL COLUMN: Singing and dancing toward Christmas
A few new twists: Madrigal Dinners to satirize politics
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Winter here, ice fishing will start soon
Where to fish when the lakes freeze: Numerous destinations within a few hours’ drive
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Trees, plainly put, are amazing life forms
Northwest Minnesota deer kill up from last year
Christmas bird count at Rydell refuge
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Johnson anniversary celebration
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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: We deserve respectable representation in government
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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Let’s restore integrity to election process
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