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BHS Marching Band fundraising concert Feb. 28
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February 19, 2017
‘It makes you feel you belong’: Schools provide Muslim students space, time for daily prayers
PELICAN RAPIDS, Minn. — Somali immigrants who come to live here quickly learn to deal with the huge differences between Africa and America....
22 hours 46 min ago
February 9, 2017
PRIME TIME: From Eternity to Here: a non-Calvinist myth
As noted late last year, we live in a physical universe: space, time, matter, energy and such. Scientists have learned much in recent centuries...
February 9, 2017 - 9:29am
December 28, 2016
Fargo Diocese joins suit against federal health care rules on abortion, gender transition surgery
FARGO — The Diocese of Fargo and a group representing Catholic employers have filed a lawsuit in federal district court in North Dakota opposing...
December 28, 2016 - 2:22pm
December 6, 2016
Striking image greets commuters in Duluth
DULUTH, Minn. -- Duluth’s newest striking image isn’t a condo complex or a holiday display, but a billboard on Interstate 35 — visible...
December 6, 2016 - 9:12pm
November 11, 2016
Faith briefs - Nov. 11
Bemidji Area Aglow International meeting setBEMIDJI -- Bemidji Area Aglow International will meet from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at Beltrami Electric Co-op, 4111 Technology Drive NW. The speaker will be Vicky Holland, the executive director of Churches United. She will share how the...
November 11, 2016 - 6:00am
October 31, 2016
HBO drama thrusts Minneapolis Somalis into unwanted spotlight
An HBO television drama created by an Oscar-winning director and a Canadian-Somali rapper has infuriated many in Minnesota's Somali community...
October 31, 2016 - 10:00pm
October 5, 2016
VIDEO: Anti-Muslim activist interrupts Muslim outreach event in Detroit Lakes
An attempt by anti-Islam activist Usama Dakdok to disrupt Sunday's "Meet Your Muslim Neighbors" community forum in Detroit Lakes was met with...
October 5, 2016 - 12:02pm
September 15, 2016
Faith briefs, Friday Sept. 16
Seminars at Seventh-day Adventist Church BEMIDJI—"Shadow Empire: The Rise and Fall of Religious Freedom," a series of seminars will be held today through Saturday at Bemidji Seventh-day Adventist Church, 4400 Eckles Road NW. The schedule is as follows: • 7 tonight. "The Persecution...
September 15, 2016 - 9:11pm
Megorden named new campus pastor at BSU
BEMIDJI -- The Board of Directors of Bemidji Lutheran Campus Ministry recently announced the ministry has secured the services of The Rev. Tim Megorden. Megorden will serve as the new campus pastor serving both students and faculty and BSU. Megorden will assist with weekly worship...
September 15, 2016 - 9:11pm
July 20, 2016
Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis admits mishandling child sex-abuse claims
ST. PAUL — Criminal charges against the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis over its handling of a child sexual-abuse case were expected to be dropped later Wednesday after prosecutors announced additional oversights measures. The Archdiocese also publicly admitted wrongdoing...
July 20, 2016 - 7:34pm
June 12, 2016
JOHN EGGERS: Who is your spiritual friend?
If you took a poll among people who seem to find contentment in life, who seem to be fulfilled, who seem to be at ease with themselves, would you find that most of these people had a spiritual friend who influenced them at some time? I believe the answer is "yes."
June 12, 2016 - 6:49am
April 28, 2016
Headwaters Unitarian Universalist Fellowship welcomes DeMasi Brothers
BEMIDJI — Headwaters Unitarian Universalist Fellowship will feature guest musicians, The DeMasi Brothers, for a service at 10 a.m. Sunday at Rail River Folk School, 303 Railroad St. SW. The DeMasi Brothers, John and Joseph, are folk musicians originally from New York City. The brothers...
April 28, 2016 - 5:10pm
April 25, 2016
Duluth Diocese considers new Catholic high school
The Duluth Diocese is considering restructuring existing Catholic schools in Duluth and possibly opening a Catholic high school in the city for the first time in more than 40 years. The board of Duluth Area Catholic Schools last week approved the hiring of a consultant that will help...
April 25, 2016 - 5:31pm
March 17, 2016
FAITH BRIEFS: Women's luncheon, Holy Week schedule, etc.
Women's luncheon meeting Monday BEMIDJI—The Christian Women's luncheon meeting will take place at 1 p.m. Monday in the community room at the Eagles Club, 1270 Neilson Ave. SE, Bemidji. Carol Nelson, Bemidji soloist and speaker, will sing and speak on how she moved out of darkness...
March 17, 2016 - 7:34pm
January 28, 2016
Fellowship group to meet Saturday
BEMIDJI — A meeting of the Bemidji Area Full Gospel Businessmen’s Fellowship is scheduled at 7 a.m. Saturday at the Beltrami Electric community room, 4111 Technology Drive NW. The guest speaker will be Jerry Vein, who will be speaking on his faith and sometimes, not so much...
January 28, 2016 - 7:51pm