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Witnesses and residents recount Superior refinery explosion
Refinery blast injures at least 11; fire still burning as evacuation continues
Combating fake news: Panel of Fargo media experts discuss the landscape of today's media
Senate debates voluminous budget bill that includes little spending
Audit finds Minnesota preschool programs ‘complex and fragmented’
Browns get QB, Giants select RB Barkley to open NFL draft
TRACK AND FIELD: Baklund breaks BSU hammer throw record
Famestad, Krause named BSU Athletes of the Year
BASEBALL: Jacks dominate home opener with 15-0 win over Hibbing
SOFTBALL: Wind causes woes in 11-9 Bemidji loss
Jennifer Lynn Lovering
Virginia L. Pollard
The trout don't know how lucky they are
Wild Mushroom Crostini recipe can be tailored to occasion
MASTER GARDENERS: Plant winter squash. . . for next winter!
COMMENTARY: Why we won't take a break from learning
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Ever so adaptable are the American crows
Pine to Prairie Fiber Arts Trail comes to area this weekend
BSO presents concert series finale Sunday
'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
The trout don't know how lucky they are
Deer on the table: DNR holds Bemidji meeting on deer management
After Parkland shooting, NRA posts biggest fundraising haul in nearly 20 years
'Owl' in a day's work!
Craftsman makes a wake building kayaks and canoes
Richard and Marvel Olson
Virg & Marge
Shirley (Mayer) Klosterman
1963 Impala was beautiful, but it fell apart
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Common sense actions can help keep the public safe
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Commentary goes beyond theater of the absurd
Time to respond to reader feedback
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: What a sad world this would be without music
February 8, 2016
Evan Hazard: My day: North Dakota landforms and an old friend
Dr. Robert Seabloom is Emeritus Professor of Biology, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks. Until Jan. 28 at 5 p.m., I’d met Bob three or...
February 8, 2016 - 11:30pm
Doug Lewandowski: Threads in community
Community in Latin refers to an unstructured group where people are equal, or to the spirit of a village, neighborhood or town. There are all...
February 8, 2016 - 11:29pm
Pat Kroeplin and Ann Daley: February goings on at the Bemijdi Senior Center
Seniors on the Move Phyllis Grubbe and her husband Doug came to the Bemidji area about nine years ago, and we are so glad they did. They have...
February 8, 2016 - 11:27pm
January 12, 2016
Sue Bruns: Things I won’t do in 2016
Ahhh, the new year! A fresh start, a new chance, a time for reflection and resolution. The first few days of a new year are so full of promise....
January 12, 2016 - 12:33am
Art Lee: Another good reason (No. 4) to move to Bemidji
Folks planning to move to the Minnesota North Country often have to make that big decision about which town they should move to. Understandably...
January 12, 2016 - 12:31am
Evan Hazard: My day: A one-day family reunion
Monday Dec. 28: Christmas Day (Friday) I got to Evangelical Covenant Church shortly before noon. Community Holiday Meal was there this year,...
January 12, 2016 - 12:28am
Doug Lewandowski: Season’s greetings at year’s end
Is it over? No, I don’t mean the 2016 elections. Some nightmares continue, no matter what side you’re on; Lies, lies and more lies. It could...
January 12, 2016 - 12:26am
Ann Daley: The life and times of Myrtle M. Johnson
I know quite a few delightful elderly ladies, but Myrtle M. Johnson is definitely one of a kind. She celebrated her 100th birthday on Jan. 5,...
January 12, 2016 - 12:25am
December 7, 2015
Jane Furuseth: Who are those characters?
Amelia Bedelia, the Wimpy Kid, Junie B. Jones, the Cat in the Hat, Peter Pan, Ms. Frizzle and Arthur are some of the book characters portrayed...
December 7, 2015 - 9:27pm
Marilyn Heltzer: The joys of January
Thanksgiving is behind. Christmas is next. And then the long, cold, dark month of January. Some of us would like to skip the whole business:...
December 7, 2015 - 9:26pm
Sue Bruns: Holiday movies inspire the Christmas spirit
A long, mild autumn and a double Thanksgiving with family have eased me into the holiday season. To remind me of past Christmases and to help...
December 7, 2015 - 9:24pm
Evan Hazard: No little green aliens
Last month’s “Threescore and Ten” painted an upbeat picture of the likelihood of other earth-like planets, oodles with “Life As We Know...
December 7, 2015 - 9:21pm
Doug Lewandowski: Never too old to learn
“Every Opportunity is a Marketing Opportunity!” This is new territory for a senior citizen who has spent most of his life in education and...
December 7, 2015 - 9:15pm
Art Lee: Everclear and Christmas cheer — but who cares, den?
It is the special events in the distant past that get remembered; indeed, especially so if they were zany. And this one was “dfferent.”...
December 7, 2015 - 9:14pm
Pat Kroeplin and Ann Daley: Winter happenings at the Senior Activity Center
Senior Gift Wrap – Labor Intensive, but Fun If you happen to be in the Paul Bunyan Mall doing your shopping or your walking on Dec. 11, you...
December 7, 2015 - 9:12pm