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'Healing' event to honor LaFontaine-Greywind
Son pleads guilty to his role in exploiting mother's estate for $340,000
UPDATE: Boyfriend with a record arrested in crash that killed University of St. Thomas student
Minn. motorcyclist in Panda suit ticketed by State Patrol
Felon accused of counterfeiting scheme, Hastings police say
Wild thrilled Mikko Koivu keeping 'flag in the ground' three more years
Wild's Joel Eriksson Ek looks like he belongs. Now he's ready to make an impact.
Quigley finding success thanks to directional punting, exceptional Vikings gunners
GIRLS TENNIS: BHS tops TRF 6-1
BOYS SOCCER: Bemidji falls to St. Cloud Cathedral
Marian Ryan Martin
Amy Jane (Bumann) Alexander
John Clarence Little
Eva Della Fritz
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Oh, what a delight to teach history today!
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: Traditional knowledge and science: A new form of justice
EVAN HAZARD: Threescore and Ten: Tuna and "dirty rice?"
ART LEE COLUMN: The most significant event of our time
SUE BRUNS COLUMN: You don't have to go far to see something new
PATT RALL COLUMN: Timely notice can help with attendance
Around the Arts, September 17
Landing a lunker: Gallery North celebrates new location with mural
CNN anchor ends segment early over commentator's bizarre 'boobs' remark
Jimmy Kimmel mocks Sean Spicer to his face about that inauguration crowd size incident
Looking at levels: New management plan possibly to come to Rabideau Lake
PAUL NELSON FISHING: Change your tactics when fall comes
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Grizzlies, noble and worthy creatures, on the comeback
Zebra mussels confirmed in Itasca County lake
Outdoors notebook: Shakopee artist wins duck stamp contest
Jeff & Becky Musburger
Commentary: Why Trump's threat to 'totally destroy' North Korea is extraordinary - even for him
Analysis: Running for Miss America now looks a lot like running for office
How reading can make you healthier and happier
Bygone staples and technology of the 1970s
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Relay for Life event shows community’s support
Bjerknes to plead guilty to state and federal charges
July 14, 2017
Back in the saddle: Equestrians eagerly await Duluth trail improvements
DULUTH — Horseback riding soon could return to Duluth's Magney-Snively Natural Area, and Jodi Johannesen said she and other Northland equestrians...
July 14, 2017 - 10:00pm
May 30, 2017
New visitor center at Grahams Island State Park offers one-stop service
GRAHAMS ISLAND STATE PARK, N.D.—The Visitor Center at Grahams Island State Park used to be hidden in the maintenance shop, an inconspicuous...
May 30, 2017 - 10:24pm
May 5, 2017
After 'kid-napping' from Mounds Park, officers find goat unharmed
ST. PAUL — St. Paul police were on the case of a "kid"-napping early Friday, May 5, after recovering a goat that was briefly stolen from Indian...
May 5, 2017 - 7:23pm
February 6, 2017
Canada reintroduces bison to its oldest national park
CALGARY, Alberta—Rangers have successfully reintroduced a herd of plains bison to Canada's oldest national park, officials said on Monday,...
February 6, 2017 - 4:09pm
October 27, 2016
The big chew: Goats deployed to eat invasive shrubs in Twin Cities park
COTTAGE GROVE, Minn. — A herd of goats opened a two week residency at Cottage Grove Ravine Regional Park Monday. Their destination: a hilly...
October 27, 2016 - 4:45pm
May 16, 2016
Albrecht, Anderson re-appointed to state park, trails commission
ST. PAUL -- Bemidji Mayor Rita Albrecht and Jannik Anderson of Bemidji were re-appointed Monday by Gov. Mark Dayton to the Greater Minnesota Regional Parks and Trails Commission. Albrecht represents District 2 on the commission and her term expires in January 2020; Anderson was re-appointed...
May 16, 2016 - 9:09pm
April 15, 2016
City seeks volunteers to help clean parks, lakeshore
BEMIDJI -- The Bemidji Parks and Recreation Department is looking for volunteers for the Park Partners program.Volunteers are needed to help clean up parks and lakeshore areas, a release said. Online applications are available on the City website www.ci.bemidji.mn.us. Click on the...
April 15, 2016 - 2:58pm
September 24, 2014
Bemidji shooting park fundraiser Sunday
BEMIDJI -- A fundraiser for the planned Bemidji shooting park development will take place from noon to 5 p.m. Sunday at the Gordy Buchanan Memorial Range, six miles south of Cass Lake on Highway 371 and a half-mile west on County Road 145. Shooters will target steel pop-up prairie...
September 24, 2014 - 10:09am
August 1, 2014
Laporte looks for its own trailhead on Paul Bunyan State Trail
LAPORTE -- Organizers in this town of 111 residents have raised thousands of dollars for a proposed trailhead on the Paul Bunyan State Trail:...
August 1, 2014 - 12:00pm
June 17, 2014
New state parks and trails commission seeks applicants
BEMIDJI -- Northwest Minnesota residents interested in parks and trails filled City Hall on Tuesday for a planning meeting to help establish an area counterpart to the new statewide Greater Minnesota Regional Parks and Trails Commission. Bemidji Mayor Rita Albrecht and Crow Wing...
June 17, 2014 - 11:36pm
June 11, 2014
Meeting next week on regional parks and trails
BEMIDJI -- The Greater Minnesota Regional Parks and Trails Commission will host a district planning meeting from 5:30 to 8 p.m. June 17 at Bemidji City Hall, 317 Fourth St.
June 11, 2014 - 11:21am
City to residents: What should we do with south shore?
BEMIDJI -- To find out how much work and money residents want the city to put into a new park planned for the south shore of Lake Bemidji, the city is sending out more than 3,000 surveys asking Bemidjians what specific features they would want. "It'll be interesting," said Marcia...
December 11, 2013 - 12:32am
September 3, 2013
Sifting with shovels
Erika Malo and Peer Halvorson sift through dirt along Library Park on Tuesday afternoon as part of a program to ensure cultural artifacts and...
September 3, 2013 - 8:29pm
August 26, 2013
Dayton appoints Albrecht to parks, trails commission
BEMIDJI — Gov. Mark Dayton on Monday appointed Bemidji Mayor Rita Albrecht to the new Greater Minnesota Regional Parks and Trails Commission. The commission was formed and funded through the Legislature as a way to ensure greater Minnesota has a say in how Legacy funds are...
August 26, 2013 - 11:57pm
May 22, 2013
Updated: City to receive $750,000 from Legislature for Paul Bunyan, Library parks
BEMIDJI —The city’s plans for redeveloping Paul Bunyan and Library parks will receive a huge boost from the state Legislature. Legislators...
May 22, 2013 - 2:09pm