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Holiday Gifts for Kids fundraiser
Hunters continue to register more deer as population rebounds
Stepped up DWI enforcement planned for weekends through New Year’s
Protesters march, police launch manhunt, racial tension rises
Annual Sankta Lucia Fest
BOYS BASKETBALL: Lumberjacks dominate TRF for Peterson's first head coaching win
GIRLS HOCKEY: Warroad blanks Bemidji 5-0
MEN'S HOCKEY: BSU heads to Alabama-Huntsville for rare Wednesday/Friday series
MEN'S BASKETBALL: Concordia hands BSU first loss of the season
WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: Beavers stay unbeaten against Northland College
Sylvester "Vesty" Raymond Poxleitner
Maria Lynn Wizner
Agnes Odile Kamrowski
John Eggers: ‘Over the River and Through the Woods’
Sacred substances: Food as our way to give thanks
PATT RALL COLUMN: Another jewel in the crown for BSU Music Department
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Don’t expect to start ice fishing soon
John Eggers: Are your children engaged?
OFF THE RECORD Review: ‘Fargo’ Season Two, Episode Seven: Did You Do This? No, You Did It!
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
Off The Record Blog: They Are Bringing Back Mystery Science Theater 3000
Blane Klemek: Once swarming the prairies, bison are still a sight to behold
Rare bird spotted in Minnesota, last sighting reported 21 years ago
Cougars make a Midwest comeback, but likely won't boom in Minnesota
Blane Klemek: Say hello to the ‘le rat musque’
Possible world record muskie reeled in on Lake Mille Lacs
Rich Lowry: The president’s sanctimony on Syrian refugees
Cokie & Steven V. Roberts: No place for amateurs
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Reread the Bible?
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Something is missing on BSU search committee
Pioneer Editorial: Kelliher can teach us all some lessons
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