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Ice is inching along: A December freeze for Lake Bemidji is now the norm
CITY GOVERNMENT: Double-check on Discount: Council directs staff to further analyze liquor store expansion
Target among Websites Cyber Monday overwhelms
Craft and bake sale in Cass Lake
Annual Pearl Harbor Day dinner
BOYS PREP BASKETBALL: Despite 11-point loss, Bemidji takes plenty of positives
COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Beaver men hold on in NSIC opener in Crookston
COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Crookston hands BSU women first loss of the season
GYMNASTICS: BHS takes 5th in Perham meet
GYMNASTICS: Aerials teams compete in Virginia
Christopher John Aymond
Marlene Sue Thompson
Arlene "Sis" Abrahamson
David Franklin Wright
Barbara A. Nelson
John Eggers: You know it’s winter in Minnesota when...
Patt Rall Column: Let's all be thankful, no matter how small the blessing
Cyndi Fenske: December is a busy month at the Bemidji Public Library
Sacred substances: Food as our way to give thanks
John Eggers: ‘Over the River and Through the Woods’
OFF THE RECORD Review: ‘Fargo’ Season Two, Episode Seven: Did You Do This? No, You Did It!
ART BRIEFS - SUNDAY NOV. 29
OFF THE RECORD BLOG: Bemidji’s Stoner Avenue signs appear on top 10 ‘Commonly Stolen Street Signs’ list
Off The Record REVIEW: ‘Fargo’ Season Two, Episode Six: Rhinoceros
Rock band Styx to headline Lakes Jam 2016
Blane Klemek: Minnesota owls are hunters of the night
Bemidji second-grader lands 55-inch muskie during birthday trip
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: It's safe to go shopping, but not ice fishing
Blane Klemek: Once swarming the prairies, bison are still a sight to behold
Rare bird spotted in Minnesota, last sighting reported 21 years ago
Rick Jensen: Clinton, Trump and political choice
Michael Reagan: A country to give thanks for
Gene Lyons: What ever happened to the home of the brave?
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: The First Amendment remains alive and well
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Senate leader Reid needs to be replaced
November 10, 2015
Doug Lewandowski: Icebreakers
The icebreaker is doomed. Global warming has arrived. No more are heroic efforts needed to free thousand foot freighters or stranded National...
November 10, 2015 - 12:17am
Sue Bruns: Time to move it, move it!
As the days grow shorter, the temps drop lower, the turkey dinner settles, and the football games lull us into an early winter stupor, it’s...
November 10, 2015 - 12:15am
Art Lee: ‘That man’ inadvertently taught the importance of Armistice Day
“That man had more discipline in his little finger than the rest of the entire faculty combined.” So said the main speaker — the county...
November 10, 2015 - 12:14am
Evan Hazard: My two days: E.R. and A.L.L.
Many of you know I had two angina attacks some years ago, both proving to be related to my esophagus, not my heart. They were painful, maybe...
November 10, 2015 - 12:12am
Marilyn Heltzer: Some advice for the upcoming holiday season
Thanksgiving and Christmas are just ahead. People love to tell stories and show pictures of their kids and grandkids. Now everything is on cellphones....
November 10, 2015 - 12:10am
Pat Kroeplin and Ann Daley: Fall happenings at the Senior Activity Center
The Senior Center Program Committee After sitting in on one of those monthly program committee meetings it seems that a much better name for...
November 10, 2015 - 12:08am
October 13, 2015
Doug Lewandowski: The many uses of fire
Evenings have turned cool of late with the occasional blast of hot air making it here from Texas less frequent. Open windows of late summer have...
October 13, 2015 - 1:55am
Pat Kroeplin and Ann Daley: 2015 – The year in review for the Senior Activity Center
The Bemidji Senior Activity Center held its annual meeting on Sept. 22. The Board of Directors and staff invited all members to attend the meeting...
October 13, 2015 - 1:54am
Art Lee: Brand new teachers can do the dumbest things
“Memo to All Junior High School Personnel”: When A Tornado Is Seen Heading for the School, Send the 7th and 9th graders to The Basement...
October 13, 2015 - 1:52am
Sue Bruns: Contemplations while mowing the lawn
Some of my deepest contemplation is done while I’m mowing the lawn. Take the late afternoon of Sept. 30, a sunny autumn day, 66 degrees, a...
October 13, 2015 - 1:51am
Marilyn Heltzer: All is a mystery
It would be nice to interpret dreams. I can’t, and am so happy to wake up in my apartment in Duluth. I didn’t dream during those years...
October 13, 2015 - 1:50am
Evan Hazard: A packrat’s collection of New Yorker covers
On. Sept. 29, I emailed friends that the Oct. 6, 1915 “New Yorker” had just come, its cover alone being worth the magazine’s $7.99 list...
October 13, 2015 - 1:49am
September 7, 2015
Sue Bruns: ‘Are you ready for school to start?’ (Did I really say that?)
“Are you ready for school to start?” Immediately I wish that I could retract the question, even before the rolled eyes and heavy sighs. I...
September 7, 2015 - 10:47pm
Marilyn Heltzer: It’s spring, time to take the yearbook out
It’s back-to-school time. Kids, grandkids, teachers, maintenance people: all will have a great year. By spring (once we’ve lived through...
September 7, 2015 - 10:46pm
Jane Furuseth: Sharing a love of reading with a child
RSVP, Beltrami County’s Retired Senior Volunteer Program, invites you to share your love of reading with students this school year by volunteering with the America Reads program. America Reads volunteers are age 55 and older and make a commitment to visit a school classroom each...
September 7, 2015 - 10:45pm