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Dad’s Day breakfast set for Oct. 8
State to host student success meeting in Bemidji
First City Squares offers lessons
Faith briefs -- Sept. 23
Vehicle strikes Moorhead High student in crosswalk near school
WOMEN'S HOCKEY: BSU women open regular season this weekend at Syracuse
GIRLS SOCCER: Lumberjacks cook Spuds in thrilling comeback
GIRLS TENNIS: Bemidji sweeps Moorhead, Fergus Falls in triangular
BOYS SOCCER: Bemidji blanks Crookston 6-0
Warriors going to Winter Park: Red Lake football gets donation from ESPN, will appear on Vikings' ‘Monday Night Football’ game
Dorothy "Dot" Schocker
Susan Eileen Bessler
Alexander Carl (Shorty) Petersen
Dorothy Sunde Bishop
Ole "Buddie" Risland Sr.
MASTER GARDENERS: What ate my potatoes?
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Leave a legacy of words
SUSTAINABILITY COLUMN: Sustainable health care: Returning to relationship-based practice
MASTER GARDENERS: Think about next year when it comes to garden debris
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: Truth and Reconciliation: Water
Tigirlily to open for Justin Moore at Sanford Center
Monday Movie Report: Oscars Foreign Language Category adds first contenders
PATT RALL COLUMN: Fall is in the area, and in the theaters
BSO opens new season, 'Legends & Lore'
Justin Moore comes to Bemidji on Oct. 1
DNR to sell 40 northern Minnesota land parcels
Lake Bemidji State Park youth, muzzleloader hunts
Rock-solid restoration: New Knutson Dam near Pennington unveiled
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Cooling water temperatures pool the fish
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: The fisher kings of Minnesota
Johnson anniversary celebration
MILESTONES: Gullickson-Boerboom engagement
MILESTONES: Dunbar birthday
MILESTONES: Cuperus-Howe engagement
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: The Salvation Army leader’s legacy lives on
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: A flaw in implementation of dress code
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Here’s a list of what Republicans believe
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Two thoughts about the school dress code
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Skoe needs to look out for our interests
September 29, 2016
EDUCATION: Hess to receive leadership award from Minnesota Association of School Administrators
BEMIDJI -- Bemidji Area Schools’ chief administrator is set to be recognized for his leadership next week. The Minnesota Association of School Administrators selected Superintendent Jim Hess to receive its Polaris Leadership Award, which recognizes Hess’ “professional courage,...
17 hours 50 min ago
September 28, 2016
EDUCATION: School board approves scaled-down Q Comp plan
BEMIDJI—Bemidji Area Schools board members unanimously approved a scaled-down version of the district's first-ever "Q Comp" plan Wednesday, about two weeks after school district administrators said the state unexpectedly gave the green light to a prior iteration of the plan....
September 28, 2016 - 5:00pm
September 23, 2016
Homeless shelter ready for first full winter in operation
BEMIDJI—Three years after Bemidji's Nameless Coalition for the Homeless began planning a cold-weather shelter to serve chronic inebriates,...
September 23, 2016 - 8:16pm
September 19, 2016
Trump chips away at Clinton Minnesota advantage: Poll follows national trend of narrower presidential race
ST. PAUL -- A new Minnesota Poll shows Donald Trump closing Hilary Clinton's lead in the state, which mirrors national polls showing the presidential...
September 19, 2016 - 1:38pm
September 3, 2016
Going from 'ick' to 'yum': Don't let State Fair presentation bug you
FALCON HEIGHTS, Minn. -- The Minnesota State Fair is known for food on a stick, but one woman promoted food that may eat sticks: Bugs. "I know...
September 3, 2016 - 3:00am
September 1, 2016
Minnesota State Fair booth encourages Black Lives Matter discussion
FALCON HEIGHTS, Minn. -- A message from a Black Lives Matter Minnesota State Fair booth is that people throughout the state can learn from actions the organization takes in the Twin Cities. As Todd Gramenz of St. Paul mans his booth, where he sells T-shirts with inscriptions such...
September 1, 2016 - 1:40am
August 31, 2016
Minnesota State Fair celebrates Yellow Ribbon program for veterans
FALCON HEIGHTS, Minn. -- Minnesota leads the country in its Beyond Yellow Ribbon program to help military personnel, veterans and their families,...
August 31, 2016 - 3:40am
Dayton wants Minnesotans to take clean water pledge
FALCON HEIGHTS, Minn. -- Gov. Mark Dayton paused Tuesday before making an announcement. "Good Minnesota clean water..." he declared after drinking...
August 31, 2016 - 3:20am
Does Dayton talk to farmers enough?
FALCON HEIGHTS, Minn. -- First it was an effort to keep agriculture runoff out of the state's waters by the use of plant buffers, then last week it was a restriction on the use of some pesticides. Many of Minnesota's farmers and farm organizations are not happy with Gov. Mark Dayton,...
August 31, 2016 - 3:00am
August 26, 2016
Poultry back home at Minnesota State Fair
FALCON HEIGHTS, Minn. -- Abby Fleming may have spoken for Minnesota's poultry industry. "It is good," she said in the middle of the Minnesota...
August 26, 2016 - 9:00pm
August 18, 2016
Dickinson man shot in head by roommate
DICKINSON, N.D. -- A Dickinson man was shot in the head by who police believe is his roommate on Wednesday afternoon after an altercation in...
August 18, 2016 - 11:00pm
'Drive sober' is message from family hurt in crash
ST. PAUL -- Erica Bodell still cannot talk without crying about an accident that injured her three children, but said it is important to urge...
August 18, 2016 - 7:00pm
Train derails special session plans
ST. PAUL -- Minnesotans will not get tax cuts and will not see road and other public construction projects begin after the governor and legislative...
August 18, 2016 - 5:21pm
August 16, 2016
'Every generation has to leave something': Buffer debate continues in Minnesota farm country
REDWOOD FALLS, Minn. -- Bruce Tiffany stood along a county ditch, corn well over shoulder high on each side. It was a clear summer late afternoon,...
August 16, 2016 - 1:24pm
August 8, 2016
Local governments want special session
ST. PAUL -- Local government officials across Minnesota need to know if a special legislative session will be called to pass a tax bill. They are nearing a deadline to plan for money the bill would provide them, but Friday is the earliest state leaders will meet about the issue. Gov....
August 8, 2016 - 11:00pm