Skip to main content
2014 Legislature: Minimum wage, bonding and fixes expected
Legislative notebook: Voters will determine how lawmaker pay is decided
Legislature spares libraries from legacy cuts
Police and fire report for May 22
Beltrami County Board: Sentence to Service gets funding
Weather delays make for busy Wednesday of prep sports
TENNIS: Bemidji falls to Moorhead 4-3 in section opener
Bemidji Speedway season begins during Memorial Day Weekend
Bemidji area softball teams begins playoffs
Bemidji Blue Ox opens season with win over Staples
Geroge Herbert Hill, Jr.
Edith Edie Hill
Gilberto Santa Rosa leads 'Forever Tango' to B'way
Eminem's publisher sues Facebook over song usage
Audra McDonald returns with new, personal CD
'Trek' does $70.6M but falls short of studio hopes
Taylor Swift wins 8 trophies at Billboard Awards
Fishing guide looks back on hosting Dayton
Blane Klemek: Orioles, too, are a sure sign of spring
Minnesota begins 2013 gypsy moth trapping program
Bemidji area lakes finally open and walleye fishing can begin
Fight to stop spread of Asian carp goes high tech
Nat Hentoff: At last, justice for locked-in juveniles?
Tina Dupuy: Complicated week for conservatives
Volunteer committee turns over last of pledges for event center
Pioneer Viewpoints: Lending a hand during difficult times
Cokie & Steven V. Roberts: Assaulting our core values
Wally Peck: New veggies gardeners can try
Patrick Guilfoile: Drink to their health, How fruit flies use alcohol to protect their young
Arland O. Fiske: The story of Helsinki’s ‘rock church’
John R. Eggers: Laughter makes the heart young
Master Gardener: Penstemon can offer season-long color
Start your day with a good (and fun) breakfast
The fresh fragrance of fall has greeted my nose as my golden retriever, Gracie, and I have been out for our brisk morning walks together. It’s that exhilarating smell that...
Sat, Aug 25, 2012 - 11:32am
This dish really stacks up
For Midwesterners who love to eat food fresh from the garden, this is the best time of year. Local gardens are teaming with bright heavy tomatoes, slender green beans, colossal...
Thu, Aug 16, 2012 - 12:49pm
What would Julia Child do with a load of fresh vegetables?
I think Julia Child would love Bemidji, the community in northern Minnesota I’ve called home for 11 years. I never had the opportunity to meet the woman who brought French...
Wed, Aug 15, 2012 - 9:08am
Feed your inner child with Layered Ice Cream Crunch Cake
Last summer when I was spending time with my young granddaughter, the ice cream truck rolled down the street. We could hear the lilting, clearly recognizable music coming from the...
Sun, Aug 12, 2012 - 12:00am
Pakora: India's version of onion rings
When my husband and I travel, we find our stops seem to be all about food. One of our favorite activities when we get out of town is exploring restaurants...
Sun, Aug 05, 2012 - 12:00am
That's some stinkin' good garlic sauce
I've been to wine tasting parties, cheese tastings and olive oil tastings, but a garlic tasting party? Never. When veteran gardener Carol Schmidt invited me to her farm near Pelican...
Sun, Jul 29, 2012 - 12:00am
New twist on an old favorite: Marinated Asian Cucumber Salad
Fresh long, seedless cucumbers are showing up at the farmers market and some grocery stores that carry produce from local growers. I buy cucumbers just as I buy fresh tomatoes...
Sun, Jul 22, 2012 - 12:00am
A simple supper: Summer-Fresh Bowtie Pasta
Hot summer weekend afternoons are meant for lounging with friends on a pontoon boat floating down the Mississippi River. Preferably with a cooler full of ice and beverages. It's best...
Sun, Jul 15, 2012 - 12:00am
Cherishing cherry memories with Quick Cherry Turnovers
As soon as I see shiny dark red cherries in the grocery store, my mind floods with memories of summer days spent with my grandparents on their Indiana farm. Midway...
Sun, Jul 08, 2012 - 12:00am
It's love at first (or second) bite with some food
Sometimes it takes baby steps, or baby tastes, before we realize we actually like a certain type of food. For some, it might have been a first bite of a...
Sun, Jul 01, 2012 - 12:00am
We all scream faux ice cream
I had my eye on an old ice cream maker at an antique shop a couple of weeks ago. I found it when I was crouching on the floor digging...
Sun, Jun 24, 2012 - 12:00am
How about salad in a jar?
It's time to pull those boxes of old canning jars out of storage. I'm suggesting this not just because it is the season for pickling asparagus, making jams of fresh...
Sun, Jun 17, 2012 - 12:00am
Early strawberry season means it's time for cake
I headed straight to my recipe file when I heard a recent news report that Minnesota strawberries are ripening earlier this year. Growers are expecting a sensational strawberry season, with...
Sun, Jun 10, 2012 - 12:00am
Slow down, peel away, enjoy Simmered Artichokes
Eating an artichoke for the first time is an experience one remembers forever. Years ago, maybe 15 or so, my friend Cathy taught me how to eat the beautifully shaped...
Sun, Jun 03, 2012 - 12:00am
Confetti Bean Salad can feed a crowd
As I used a wooden spoon to mix up a big bowl full of bright-colored ingredients for bean salad, I thought of what my mom would say if she was...
Sun, May 27, 2012 - 12:00am