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GOVERNMENT: City, County to consider agreements with school district
Fretheim takes helm of Food Shelf
A fun 'Fight': Fight the Frost event held at Sanford Center
Wild recall F Graovac
Gophers win fifth straight, beat Michigan for first time since 2011
Jacobs: A new bird mystery for a new week
Cook: 'Boat Show' a mirror of life in the North
Dokken:Fee hike for hunting, fishing licenses faces uphill battle in Minn.
Anita "Neen" R. Lilliquist
Darwin Duane Maxwell
Angela Jean Gross
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: The time for melt and freeze, melt and freeze
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: 'The Little Man in the Orange Suit'
FISH TALES: Adrian Dunn
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Fishing continues to be spotty for most species
Outdoors notebook: Turn In Poachers to hold banquet in Bemidji
Gary and Patty Groslie
Column: Don't blame your pain on the weather
AstroBob: Ride the roller coaster to solar minimum
Swift: Do-it-yourself Dad may be least patient patient of all
Veeder: The new good 'ol days are on their way
Phillips: Dealing with difficult people easier with kindness
June 26, 2016
Patt Rall: Schlichting debuts her 'First Lady Mysteries' series
The longtime avocation of Barbara Schlichting has been to write stories that would interest and spark the imagination of her readers.
June 26, 2016 - 12:44am
June 19, 2016
Still going strong: For nearly 30 years, Bemidji Area Church Musicians strike up the chords for summer series
BEMIDJI—The church organist doesn't often get a moment to shine. During a typical Sunday service, the organist plays as people walk in...
June 19, 2016 - 12:06am
Patt Rall: Opportunities for the arts abound this week
However you spend the day, dads, enjoy! There are so many options for music, drama and song that it will be hard to pick just one activity and still be around for the family picnics. Doyle Turner and his father Doyle Turner Sr. will be playing at the Lake Bemidji State Park Summer...
June 19, 2016 - 12:06am
June 10, 2016
U of M to award Prince an honorary degree
MINNEAPOLIS -- The Purple One is about to become a Golden Gopher. The University of Minnesota’s Board of Regents will vote Friday to award Prince Rogers Nelson an honorary degree from the College of Liberal Arts. The U has awarded 270 honorary degrees since 1925. In a statement,...
June 10, 2016 - 8:50am
June 6, 2016
PATT RALL COLUMN: Books, books, books. . . and more books
We are just back from a visit back East to visit family and friends and it was exhilarating and restful at the same time. This is the first column covering the visit and notes I have saved from several books on the advice of a former editor. The advice being: some stories require...
June 6, 2016 - 10:19am
May 25, 2016
PHOTO GALLERY: Bemidji Elementary and Middle School orchestra concert
The Bemidji Elementary and Middle Schools orchestra concert was held May 23 at the Bemidji High School. Photos by Lainie Hiller.
May 25, 2016 - 1:23pm
May 15, 2016
Patt Rall: Put your name forward for Region 2 board
One of the most important board positions, to my mind, is to the Region 2 Arts Council because it enables the members to give a chance, a leg-up or put-over-the top the artistic efforts in all genres.
May 15, 2016 - 12:11am
May 5, 2016
Bemidji Chorale to perform Sunday
The Bemidji Chorale will present a Mother's Day concert at 7 p.m. Sunday in the Beaux Arts Ballroom on the BSU campus. The program will begin...
May 5, 2016 - 9:09pm
Concert marks a step into the light: For Bemidji woman, music is way to reach out, connect with others
BEMIDJI -- When Deb McGregor takes the stage Friday to debut her first professional music CD at the historic Chief Theater, she will mark a powerful...
May 5, 2016 - 9:05pm
May 1, 2016
Patt Rall: A variety of opportunities for every age
At last, a sunny weekend! Before getting started today, pick up your cellphone and invite your grands to the pancake breakfast at Raphael's this...
May 1, 2016 - 12:47am
April 24, 2016
Patt Rall: Woodcarving and Nordic music (Celtic, too)
BEMIDJI—The Bemidji Woodcarvers Club has an amazing exhibit of their work, innovative in style and models as taught by nationally renowned...
April 24, 2016 - 12:23am
April 22, 2016
AIRC at BSU starts Native Music Showcase: First event is Thursday featuring Thomas X, Sonny Johnson and Corey Medina
BEMIDJI -- The American Indian Resource Center at BSU is starting a Native Music Showcase. The first event will be at 7 p.m. Thursday in the...
April 22, 2016 - 7:44pm
April 18, 2016
Patt Rall: The newest theater company in the area
Just a few years ago, Wayne Hoff and his sister, Olivia, started a project that would bring back the glory days of the Nary School, Helga Township—when...
April 18, 2016 - 3:41pm
Alice Cooper to play Sanford Center
BEMIDJI -- Rock icon Alice Cooper will perform in Bemidji in October, officials said today. The show, “Spend the Night with Alice Cooper,”...
April 18, 2016 - 10:40am
April 6, 2016
Patt Rall Column: When opposites attract, good things can happen
It struck me that sometimes when disparate groups converge, magic happens.
April 6, 2016 - 4:44pm