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USDA Rural Development projects play an important role in area
Food stamps take center stage in farm bill debate
Moderate Republican enters race against Franken
Father of infant left in van charged with manslaughter
Klobuchar: ‘Immediate action’ needed on loans
Israelson qualifies for US Senior Open
AREA BASEBALL ROUNDUP: Cass Lake Reds topple Blue Ox
Minnesota Twins minor league team involved in Florida crash
Fans, drivers enjoy Father's Day at Bemidji Speedway
WCHA women's hockey Final Face-Off coming to Bemidji
Angel Marie Casey
Andrew Jeffreys Allen
Iris June Desjarlait
Avanelle C. Avie Kanne
'Dancing at Lughnasa’ new show at Paul Bunyan Playhouse
Author describes his writing process at Bemidji Library Book Festival
'Full Metal Monk' takes art to the street
Film takes Paul Bunyan legend in different direction
Pioneer Previews for June 16: Bemidji Area Community Band summer concerts begin today
Falcons mount a comeback with some help
BSU offers kayaking, sailing programs
Blane Klemek: NAS facilities are ‘jewels in the forest’
Former and prospective new members look to reestablish Pheasants Forever chapter
In frogs’ croaks, volunteer hears environment’s pulse
Then and now: Forte
Kudos to Elks Lodge for Flag Day event
Stanley Crouch: The eternal battle between doers and talkers
Rick Jenson: Democrats OK with Obama spying
Letter: Hope House is wonderful Bemidji asset
Bob Franken: Leaks ... and lies
Onen Markeson/Master Gardener: Getting the most from that second crop
Jason Ogaard: The future is now, and we’ll be wearing it
Patrick Guilfoile: Shocking news about the flowers and the bees
Arland O. Fiske: Flying with the Scandinavian air system
Ask A Trooper: Why are fatality rates still so high?
Take the chill out with Creamy Tomato Basil Soup
Fall is slowly settling in. As I write, the sky is charcoal gray with ribbons of white bleeding into the darkness. The sun poked through a break in the clouds...
Sun, Oct 23, 2011 - 12:00am
Lean pork, glazed and amazing
Wed, Oct 19, 2011 - 8:04am
Takin' it slow: Slow Cooker Pork Chops and Kraut
Every time I pull my slow cooker out of the hall closet, I lament my decision to give up my old crock pot. When I got married, the Rival Crockpot,...
Sun, Oct 16, 2011 - 12:00am
It's a pasta impostor: Spaghetti squash takes the spotlight in soup
Hard-skinned winter squash is at its best right now. I enjoy browsing through the farmers markets and picking my way through bins at the grocery stores, admiring the unique shapes...
Sun, Oct 09, 2011 - 12:00am
Fresh from the forest:: Penne with Mushrooms
Kelly Larson of Bagley, Minn., calls herself a fanatic forager of fungal fruits. She's not kidding. When we met at the third annual Fall Mushroom Camp recently put on by...
Sun, Oct 02, 2011 - 12:00am
Pie it forward: Grandson keeps Green Tomato Pie tradition alive
Just as the green tomatoes on the plant I'd been pampering all summer began to show a slight tinge of orange, the air turned nippy. An overnight frost was predicted...
Sun, Sep 25, 2011 - 12:00am
Have some cake, honey
A beekeeper friend of mine invited me to watch as he introduced a wooden box of at least 30,000 bees and one queen to their new home - a hive...
Sun, Sep 18, 2011 - 12:00am
Try some Un-Stuffed Peppers
This time of year, the fragrance of sweet peppers and paprika swirl through my kitchen. It's a Hungarian tradition in my family - some of the first ripe, green bell...
Sun, Sep 11, 2011 - 12:00am
Let's get it started -- sourdough, that is
If you recall the 1980s, you'll remember Herman, a sweet cream-colored goop that got passed around from one friend to another along with a loaf of freshly baked quick bread...
Sun, Sep 04, 2011 - 12:00am
Pepper and Herbs Skillet Flatbread is flat-out fabulous
I watched with anticipation as the hostess of an al fresco dinner party I was attending used a pizza cutter to slice a dark, thin round of baked dough into...
Sun, Aug 28, 2011 - 3:01am
It's time to start thinking about school lunches
While I was waiting in line at the checkout in the grocery store the other day, I couldn't help overhearing a conversation between two young mothers. "Are you guys ready...
Sun, Aug 21, 2011 - 12:00am
Watermelon soup? That's cool.
Cooks all over the United States have been challenged for more than a month with sweltering heat. A reader in Texas asked me if I could publish a recipe for...
Sun, Aug 14, 2011 - 10:00am
Baked Zucchini Fries are a tasty, healthful substitute for French fries
I've always wanted to host a garden party this time of year when vegetable plots are bountiful and flower beds are in full bloom, showing off their amazing beauty. But...
Sun, Aug 07, 2011 - 12:00am
Orzo Skillet Dinner is an easy and quick dish
I've gained a renewed appreciation for quick suppers from a skillet. As a young mother, that sometimes meant the meal began in a box packaged with everything needed except the...
Sun, Jul 31, 2011 - 12:00am
Almond Peach Cakes with Raspberry-Basil Sauce
I had been working on Almond Peach Cakes for a week. I was sure the recipe was perfect when I mixed up my last batch. I spooned the sweet, peachy...
Sun, Jul 24, 2011 - 12:00am