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Gary Waller, Glensheen investigator and sheriff, dies
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JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: The eclipse is more than meets the eye
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Around the Arts, August 13
PATT RALL COLUMN: What a wide variety of activities
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Temperatures fluctuate, and so does the bite
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Grosbeaks: Distinctive, colorful, musical and social
MASTER GARDENERS: Look for the 2017 Perennial Plant of the Year
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: So many lakes, so many fish
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Blue jays are true Minnesotans all year long
Jeff & Becky Musburger
Joe & Sissy Neft
Letter to the Editor: This was evil in the purest form
3 easy ways to view the eclipse while protecting your eyes
Comparing wine aficionados Thomas Jefferson and Winston Churchill
Local produce star of this potato salad
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: An infamous day in American history
July 2, 2017
Around the arts for July 2
Houseman publishes children's book TENSTRIKE—Author, artist, illustrator and self publisher D. L. Houseman recently announced the release of his newest childrens book "Grandma...How Should I Eat a Pickle?" The book tells a story about a granddaughter solving the problem of...
July 2, 2017 - 6:30am
February 27, 2017
Art briefs for Sunday, Feb. 26
Ceramic works at Talley Gallery BEMIDJI—Recent work by six artists who have won McKnight Foundation Fellowships and Residencies will be...
February 27, 2017 - 4:10pm
February 26, 2017
PATT RALL COLUMN: Start the Spring with scents in the air
The inventive and professional professor of voice at BSU, Cory Renbarger is staging a modern comedic opera "SPEED DATING TONIGHT!" Music and words by Michael Ching based on a concept by Dean Anthony. The title gives the clue that it is a comedy about a bunch of people who come to...
February 26, 2017 - 10:15am
October 30, 2016
Bemidji, area Arts and Entertainment roundup
BHS grad nominated for Bessie Award NEW YORK—Andy Kobilka, a 2002 Bemidji High School graduate, has been nominated for a Bessie Award. The Bessie Awards are a partnership with Dance/NYC, the New York Dance and Performance Awards and have saluted outstanding and groundbreaking...
October 30, 2016 - 9:21am
May 31, 2015
Davidson at 80: Well-known Bemidji artist says 'I do art every day'
BEMIDJI—Turning 80 is a landmark for Marlon Davidson, but for many artists and friends in and around Bemidji, loyalty is the touchstone...
May 31, 2015 - 10:07am
May 12, 2015
Picasso painting sells for $179 million, smashing art auction record
NEW YORK -- A Picasso oil painting from 1955 smashed the record for the most expensive artwork ever sold at auction when it soared to $179.4 million at Christie's on Monday. The auction house had estimated "Les femmes d'Alger (Version 'O')" would sell for about $140 million, but...
May 12, 2015 - 11:18am
April 9, 2015
OUT AND ABOUT: Local artist celebrates nature through paintings (W/ VIDEO)
SOLWAY -- Maureen O’Brien has always been painting. “My first memory of doing anything was with a crayon on the wall. I must have been...
April 9, 2015 - 9:58am
October 13, 2014
All aboard for the arts: Artists Kym Kovacic and Tom Daly are new to The Cruise
The First City of the Arts Studio Cruise is quickly approaching. There will be some familiar faces, and some new artists. This year’s Studio...
October 13, 2014 - 5:00pm
September 29, 2014
Under the water. . . and learning: Artist gives a new twist to old method for watercolor painting
BEMIDJI -- A group of local artists are gathered in a lofted studio in Bemidji. They are here to learn and experiment with watercolors. Leading...
September 29, 2014 - 9:19am
July 18, 2014
Art in the Park -- Inspired by art; Local artist Mary Therese finds beauty all around her
BEMIDJI -- More than 100 artists from around the Bemidji area will assemble their art at Library Park today and Sunday for the 47th annual Art...
July 18, 2014 - 11:52pm
October 3, 2012
Studio Cruise artist got her start at very young age
BEMIDJ – Ruth Ann Nordlund cannot remember a time when she was not making art. Her mother told her that at 3-years-old, she wanted to make...
October 3, 2012 - 8:20am
September 26, 2012
Studio Cruise artist’s work exalts the senses, intellect
BEMIDJI – When asked to name the genre or school of painting that Paula Swenson’s work most closely exhibits, philosopher Stephen Hicks...
September 26, 2012 - 11:54am
February 22, 2009
Watercolorist came to painting after retiring
While attending high school in California, Pat Shough chose chorus as her elective for four years. Shough had no interest in art and went on...
February 22, 2009 - 2:36am