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HEADWATERS FILM FESTIVAL: Paul and Babe on the silver screen: Former Bemidji man shows documentary about the myths surrounding the folk heroes
Oil fire, spill training suggested at Duluth college
State probes elk deaths
On their way to CNAs
INDOOR FOOTBALL: After slow start, Axemen running back Kalokoh starting to crank it up
WOMEN'S HOCKEY: Scanlan named USCHO national coach of the year
MEN'S HOCKEY: Former BSU defensman Prapavessis to sign with AHL Rochester
BASKETBALL: Bemidji hoops teams to move down to Class AAA
TRACK AND FIELD: Bagley/Fosston competes in the Paul Bunyan Classic
Russell Eugene Michalek
James "Jim" Earl Hannigan
Ervin A. Jacobson
Raymond A. Theisen
Roger R. Aamold
Blane Klemek: Ruffed grouse are the drummers of the woods
MASTER GARDENERS COLUMN: How best to protect the pollinators
John Eggers: The winter adventures of Simon and Simone
Patrick Guilfoile: Does finger length point to agreeableness?
MOLLY MIRON COLUMN: One of the most difficult, but most honored times of my career
Welcome to the 'Thunder' dome: Celtic Thunder to hit the stage Tuesday
Pioneer Previews: Oxcars on tap today
Art briefs - Sunday March 22
Art briefs - Sunday March 15
An extravaganza of guests: BSU, Headwaters to host variety of musicians this week
READER PHOTO: Sundog in the afternoon
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Don't give up on ice fishing season just yet
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Meltdown makes things tricky for ice anglers
Photo of the Day: Pussy Willows
Blane Klemek: The northern cardinal is indeed a popular bird
Gerhardson birthday celebration
Georgie Anne Geyer: Democracy still has a chance in Tunisia
Danny Tyree: It’s not a war on Easter, but...
Will Durst: A Bush, Clinton rematch?
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Why Congress wrote that letter to Iran
Rick Jensen: Bibi reveals Obama’s hypocrisy
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March 6, 2015
IDEA competition finalists announced
BEMIDJI -- The IDEA business competition on Friday announced the five finalists who will move into the final round of the annual event: • Paul Eickhof, Eickhof Columbaria, Crookston • William Weaver, LitWeaver, Bemidji • Eric Niskanen, NISKY LLC, Bemidji • Mychal Stittsworth,...
March 6, 2015 - 4:44pm
March 3, 2015
Women's fund seeks outstanding "community builders"
BEMIDJI -- The Northwest Minnesota Women's Fund is seeking nominations for its "Community Builders" awards. Since 1998, the Northwest Minnesota Women's Fund has honored 45 women who have demonstrated leadership for improving the quality of their own lives or those around them, making...
March 3, 2015 - 6:29pm
March 2, 2015
Workshop on Wednesday for improving cycling in Bemidji
BEMIDJI -- Nice Ride Minnesota, Headwaters Regional Development Commission and the city of Bemidji are working together, with support from the Center for Prevention at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota, to identify and implement an improved, user-friendly network of bicycle...
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March 2, 2015 - 4:51pm
October 3, 2014
Kelliher School District receives grant to help students prepare for the future
The Northwest Minnesota Foundation recently awarded a $25,000 grant to Kelliher School District to collaborate with the Boys & Girls Club of the Bemidji Area (BGCBA). The grant will bring BGCBA’s SMART Moves and Career Launch programs to an estimated 250 students, in second...
news / education
October 3, 2014 - 1:33pm
June 11, 2014
Family creates Diffley scholarship; Program geared toward aspiring pilots
BEMIDJI -- A scholarship has been created in honor of Larry Diffley, the late president of Bemidji Aviation who died in a plane crash in 2012. The Larry Diffley Memorial Aviation Scholarship Fund has been established by Diffley's children to help aspiring pilots in the local area....
news / education
June 11, 2014 - 12:08am
April 23, 2014
Bright IDEAs: IDEA Competition to award $30K to local entrepreneurs
BEMIDJI -- Entrepreneurs from across northern Minnesota will gather Thursday to see if they'll receive $10,000 toward putting their business on the map. Seven finalists remain for the sixth annual Ingenuity Drives Entrepreneur Acceleration (IDEA) Competition organized by the Northwest...
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April 23, 2014 - 11:15pm
January 8, 2013
Foundation shows off remodeled office in historic building
BEMIDJI – The Northwest Minnesota Foundation, in designing its new headquarters, made a concerted effort to represent the entire area it serves within the walls of its home. NMF, which serves 12 counties in northwest Minnesota, moved Dec. 10, relocating its headquarters into the...
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January 8, 2013 - 10:57pm
November 30, 2012
NMF awards $25,000 grant to Adult Day Services
BEMIDJI – The Northwest Minnesota Foundation has awarded Adult Day Services Inc. a $25,000 grant to expand service options for families with a loved one experiencing challenges due to deteriorating health. Adult Day Services Inc., established in 1981, serves clients within a 45-mile...
November 30, 2012 - 6:49pm
Forgit named to NMF board
BEMIDJI – Cathy Forgit of Fertile, Minn., has been elected to the Northwest Minnesota Foundation Board of Directors. Forgit is a retired Fertile Beltrami Community Education director and is currently the co-coordinator for the Fertile Beltrami Early Childhood Initiative. On behalf...
November 30, 2012 - 6:42pm
October 25, 2012
Tour highlights LaValley Industries
BEMIDJI – If the McKnight Foundation didn’t before know the name Jason LaValley, it does now. LaValley, president and CEO of LaValley Industries,...
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October 25, 2012 - 1:00am