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Minnesota measles outbreak spreads to Stearns County
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Edward DaWaine Sawyer
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JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Look at the brighter side of life
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: We must open our minds to diverse teachings
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: John's No. 1 List for Bemidji
MASTER GARDENERS COLUMN: What is that weed?
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Do you know your Twins?
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MASTER GARDENER COLUMN: Growing beans from seed to harvest
Up a tree!
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Warm-up helps spawn, walleyes should be ready for opener
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Wood ducks always welcome in the spring
MASTER GARDENERS COLUMN: Finding your favorite gardening tools
Torry's Van Benefit
Don (Pail) Hill
Quam: My promotion coincided with the death of my 16-year-old nephew
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: A leader or a partisan pawn?
Swift: Taxes must be particularly taxing
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: ‘Minnesota Health Plan’ is a plan for all
Fielding Questions: How to grow peas on a patio
December 7, 2015
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
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