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Concordia College program cuts won’t affect Language Villages
MnDOT no travel advisement in northwestern expanded as snow plows are pulled off area highways
K-9 sniffs out suspect in manhunt in Crow Wing County
MnDOT eyes roundabout on Highway 71 in Park Rapids
Northwest Minnesota Foundation marks year of growth
BOYS HOCKEY: Third period magic powers BHS to 5-4 win over Sartell
GIRLS BASKETBALL: State-ranked Alexandria dominates Bemidji
WOMEN'S HOCKEY: BSU beats St. Cloud 4-1, clinches home playoff series for first time in program history
COLLEGE ROUNDUP: Beaver tennis team wins opener
COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Sioux Falls men, women storm past Beavers
Brenda Jo Bahr
Sandra Jean Kingbird
Margaret "Peggy" F. Halstead
Jean Grace Nyquist
John Eggers: Better than the Super Bowl
Kelsi Turner: Winter’s wisdom
Matthew Liedke Column: DiCaprio recent win streak signals Oscar on the horizon
Patt Rall Column: Lots of laughs today at the Chief
GLENNIS MOON COLUMN: The Blackduck Area History and Art Center doors will soon open again
Off The Record Blog: The JOE-DOWN Reviews 'Urban Cowboy'
Country singer Cole Swindell to perform at Sanford Center
ART BRIEFS - SUNDAY FEB. 7 2016
"Leading Ladies" opens Friday
Off The Record Blog: THE JOE-DOWN Reviews ‘Manhunter’
Blane Klemek: Musings on those moose
Where it all stars: Itasca State Park guests visit Mississippi River headwaters
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Lake of the Woods producing good walleye bite
Blane Klemek: Observing and learning
Free fly-tying class set for Thursday
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Knitting group spreads warmth in area
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Help available for child burn victims
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Support shows like Wynonna at Sanford Center
Joseph Cotto: We could use Ed Koch now
Stanley Crouch: Trappings of the quick hero
January 2, 2016
Kelly Brevig: You will always keep moving
About 18 years ago I ran into one of my most favorite teachers. I exploded with updates of my life, how I had gotten married and graduated college and had a baby. I was bursting with pride and wanted to be acknowledged for being "all grown up". Her response took me by surprise and...
January 2, 2016 - 11:29pm
October 31, 2015
KELLY BREVIG COLUMN: A dedication to protect and serve
When my alarm went off this morning, my body did the same knee jerk reaction it always does at 5:36 a.m., I blindly searched for my phone with one panicking arm and tried to disable the horrible noise as quickly as possible. By the time "snooze" and I were acquainted a few times,...
October 31, 2015 - 11:37pm
October 17, 2015
Willmar man pleads guilty to sexually abusing boys
WILLMAR, Minn. — A Willmar man accused of sexually abusing at least five boys in the 1980s and 1990s has pleaded guilty to eight felony criminal sexual conduct charges. Peter Clare Hoagland, 68, has pleaded guilty in Kandiyohi County District Court to all of the charges against...
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October 17, 2015 - 5:34pm
October 2, 2015
KELLY BREVIG COLUMN: Like geese, we all need a lift from time to time
On my way to work the other day, I noticed one of the telltale signs of fall, geese flying in the sky. I wondered where they were going. It seems as though they use Bemidji as a gathering place before the big fly south. The animated side of my brain pictured a huge union meeting,...
October 2, 2015 - 4:43pm
September 12, 2015
KELLY BREVIG COLUMN: Step up and 'Walk a Mile in Her Shoes'
A few weeks ago I went for a very long walk. I had in earbuds and was listening to a book on my iPhone (free audio downloads courtesy of the Bemidji Public Library). Because I was so engaged in the story, I didn't turn where I normally turn and my walk became much longer than normal....
September 12, 2015 - 6:00pm
July 4, 2015
KELLY BREVIG COLUMN: You are never done parenting
Change is hard. Looking at the face of an 18-year-old and remembering the toddler that needed protection at all times is difficult. When a child is born to us, we are tasked with the job of raising them to the best of our ability and see them to adulthood with the least amount of...
July 4, 2015 - 4:56pm
June 6, 2015
KELLY BREVIG COLUMN: Finding a 'Safe Harbor' in Minnesota
If I were to tell you a story about a child being beaten and tortured, raped and sold as product to the highest bidder, it might spark outrage and anger. It might even make readers uncomfortable, perhaps even sick to their stomachs. It is hard to think of a child enduring any form...
June 6, 2015 - 2:33pm