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KELLY BREVIG COLUMN: Together we can face any crisis
ART LEE: Yup, those little things in life sure count
DOUG LEWANDOWSKI: The far shores of life
Around the Arts, November 19
‘Celebrating Community Theater’: Vene and Friends brings out local performers for a night of musicals
Bemidji Chorale ushers in Christmas season
Why is Peter Dinklage still stuck playing characters defined by dwarfism?
From Fred and Ginger to Kate and Leo: When movie couples make fans hope for real-life love
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Deer season is here
AREA DEER OPENER PREVIEW: Deer numbers up throughout region
2017 DEER OPENER: Officials say 'fantastic' deer season ahead
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Whether snow or no, buntings well worth the wait
MASTER GARDENERS: To till or not to till
Delbert & Linda Olson
Tom & Linda Peterson
VIVIAN DELGADO: Healthy self, healthy environments
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Bookstores, Bobby and Buttons
Commentary: Don't hold your breath for a 'reckoning' on Bill Clinton
I'm a feminist. I study rape culture. And I don't want Al Franken to resign.
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: High school bowlers grateful for support
November 3, 2017
'Please Lord, stop. No more wars.' Pope Francis delivers ominous remarks at WWII burial ground
Like the recent pontiffs before him, Pope Francis traveled to Nettuno, Italy, on Thursday to visit the burial ground of the 7,860 American soldiers...
November 3, 2017 - 7:04am
September 11, 2017
Pope Francis: If Trump is 'pro-life,' he should extend DACA
Weighing in on two areas of disagreement with a U.S. president with whom he has already clashed, Pope Francis said Monday that climate science...
September 11, 2017 - 11:15am
July 12, 2017
Let married men become priests, says pastor of America's largest Catholic church
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — He started his Charlotte career in 1974 as the first priest ordained in the brand new Catholic diocese here. He ends it this...
July 12, 2017 - 1:20pm
May 24, 2017
Despite past disagreements, Pope Francis and Trump exchange gestures of peace
VATICAN CITY - Pope Francis urged U.S. President Donald Trump to be a peacemaker at their highly anticipated first meeting on Wednesday, and...
May 24, 2017 - 7:19am
May 13, 2017
Pope says will be 'sincere' with Trump at Vatican meeting
ABOARD THE PAPAL PLANE, May 13 - Pope Francis said on Saturday he would be "sincere" with U.S. President Donald Trump over their sharp differences...
May 13, 2017 - 2:51pm
February 23, 2017
Pope: 'Better to be atheist than hypocritical Catholic'
VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis delivered another criticism of some members of his own Church on Thursday, Feb. 23, suggesting it is better...
February 23, 2017 - 9:29am
February 15, 2017
Pope appears to back native tribes in Dakota Pipeline conflict
VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis appears to back Native Americans seeking to halt part of the Dakota Access Pipeline, saying indigenous cultures...
February 15, 2017 - 9:07am
September 26, 2015
Michael Reagan: The pope’s problem
I’ve been a Roman Catholic since 1954. I have great respect for Pope Francis. When it comes to matters of faith and morals, what he says, goes. But when it comes to politics and economics, the pope is about as far from infallible as anyone can get. For example, he was in Cuba...
September 26, 2015 - 11:36pm
June 24, 2015
Will Durst: Red Pope, Green Pope
He gets under their skin like termites in a boathouse. Drives them crazier than Hillary Clinton and Yoko Ono dancing on a gay pride parade float. He’s the itch you can’t scratch. The thorn in the palm of their paw. The 3-inch scratch on their favorite Ted Nugent album. I’m talking...
June 24, 2015 - 11:55pm
October 1, 2014
Nat Hentoff: Pope Francis’ war on poverty
I am an atheist, but have never wavered in my conviction that persons with religious beliefs are entitled to the same freedom of choice as me.
October 1, 2014 - 11:46pm
December 5, 2013
Sam Pizzigati: Thou shalt not tolerate inequality
Sometimes you don’t have to say anything “new” to make news. Consider the “apostolic exhortation” the Vatican recently released. This statement from Pope Francis, observers note, didn’t really break new theological ground. But the Pope’s exhortation, his first since...
December 5, 2013 - 10:45pm
March 13, 2013
From Minnesota to Rome: Bemidji resident sees conclave up close
ROME – With the announcement of Pope Francis Wednesday, Bemidji resident John Thavis is in Rome as an on-air commentator for ABC News during...
March 13, 2013 - 11:45pm
Rev. Craig Vasek of St. Phillips Catholic Church: ‘Nobody should have discounted him’
BEMIDJI – Stupefied was the word used by Rev. Craig Vasek of St. Philip's Catholic Church Wednesday to explain his initial reaction to the...
March 13, 2013 - 11:27pm