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The demise of McNally Smith: Bankruptcy hearing this week for failed St. Paul music college
Ironton, Minn., man found guilty on child pornography charges
UMD financial research team headed to global finals
Raising the Bar: Brad Paisley concert marks a new level for Sanford Center
Cass Lake-Bena students honored by national organization
Twins' Morrison on ailing former teammate Farquhar: 'An awesome human being'
Landry wins in San Antonio for first PGA Tour title
Wolves saving best defending for playoffs
Brian Murphy: Timberwolves give fans hope by bouncing the bully
Carlos Gomez beats Twins with walk-off homer off Addison Reed
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BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Ever so adaptable are the American crows
Angler's fish tale presents learning opportunity
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Do you want to eat pancakes?
The seed varieties you should plant this spring
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'Scandal' is over, but here are 10 things we'll remember from this crazy show
Avicii dead at 28: Swedish DJ became an EDM star with hits 'Levels' and 'Wake Me Up'
'The Rock' surprises Minnesota teen who asked him to prom
Second-annual Celebration channels Prince's vibe at Paisley Park studios
What would Prince want? Two years later, his estate is a mess and his legacy unclear.
'Owl' in a day's work!
Craftsman makes a wake building kayaks and canoes
Angler's fish tale presents learning opportunity
Sturgeon solutions: Biologists seek reasons for lack of fish’s reproduction on St. Louis River
SAM COOK: Heading down a new trail with plenty of old friends
Richard and Marvel Olson
Virg & Marge
Shirley (Mayer) Klosterman
1963 Impala was beautiful, but it fell apart
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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: What a sad world this would be without music
December 8, 2016
PRIME TIME: Traveling through the landscapes
We live and move through landscapes, fortunate to see different places. Even the drive from Bemidji to Grand Forks changes quickly just beyond...
December 8, 2016 - 12:02pm
PRIME TIME: Puzzling thoughts
Several sunless days in November lead me to open up that jigsaw puzzle box that’s been sitting on the bottom shelf for several months. Winter...
December 8, 2016 - 11:55am
April 11, 2016
Elizabeth Andrews: Goings on this April at the Senior Activity Center
BEMIDJI — You might be surprised this morning to see a name other than Ann Daley next to the Senior Activity Center’s article. Ann has done...
April 11, 2016 - 6:26pm
National Volunteer Appreciation Week is here
National Volunteer Appreciation Week, April 10-16, is a time when we recognize all the volunteers in our communities who share their time to...
April 11, 2016 - 6:24pm
Art Lee: A present-day Rip Van Winkle, Minnesota style
Rip Van Winkle is a familiar figure to most folks, because after all, his famous story has been around a very long time, i.e. since author Washington...
April 11, 2016 - 6:23pm
Sue Bruns: Remind me to tell you about …
“I’ve got a load in the washer. Remind me to throw it in the dryer when we get home, will you?” “Sure. (Pause) What are the chances...
April 11, 2016 - 6:22pm
Evan Hazard: Choice and shenanigans at the grocery store
In some households, wives — even those with full-time jobs — do most of the grocery shopping. I certainly didn’t do a full share of household...
April 11, 2016 - 6:21pm
Doug Lewandowski: The story of Bemidji’s ‘Ike’ Patton
Small businesses, schools and government services make a community work. But those organizations are only as good as the people who populate...
April 11, 2016 - 6:20pm
March 8, 2016
Doug Lewandowski: A family environment at Raphael’s
When the grandson comes to town, we go to Raphael’s Bakery and Cafe. On one trip, an attempt at rearranging a mangled doughnut with “sprinkles”...
March 8, 2016 - 12:13am
Sue Bruns: The Squirrel Olympics of Lake Plantagenet
“We’re at the qualifying heat for the Squirrel Olympics here on the north shore of Lake Plantagenet. The feeders are full, as the competitors...
March 8, 2016 - 12:12am
Art Lee: What not to say what everyone else says (?)
What’s in a name? Answer: A lot. And a lot more if it’s pronounced incorrectly. A column in January’s Prime Time dealt with Bemidji’s...
March 8, 2016 - 12:11am
Evan Hazard: Yours truly: An online raptor sleuth
Many of you know there are webcams that let you observe nest activities of raptors and other birds. Some are run by state agencies, others by...
March 8, 2016 - 12:09am
Pat Kroeplin and Ann Daley: Spring time at the Senior Center
Our Changing Country It seems like only yesterday that I was writing about membership. However, I recently heard about a new membership committee...
March 8, 2016 - 12:08am
Jane Furuseth: RSVP welcomes new director
BEMIDJI — Horizon Health RSVP welcomes Nicole Bach as RSVP director. In her position, Nicole will oversee the RSVP program in the four-county...
February 8, 2016 - 11:32pm
Sue Bruns: Poor February – short-changed, even in a leap year
I feel a bit sorry for February. Every other month in our calendar has 30 or 31 days, but somehow, poor February was short-changed. Even in a...
February 8, 2016 - 11:31pm