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Rookie cops in Oil Patch get ‘thrown into the mix’
Minnesota: Taxes prompt some wealthy to consider moving
Capitol Chatter: Democrats celebrate sending schools more money
Chronic pain increasingly troubles veterans home from war
Law updates background checks, not gun control
BASEBALL: BSU's Kalis named All-American
BASEBALL: Bemidji grad Rutledge to play at St. Cloud State
Bemidji begins Section 8-3A playoffs Monday against Sartell in Brainerd
Bemidji given No. 5 seed in 8-3A baseball playoffs
TENNIS: Bemidji doubles team Hokenson, Holter, makes section meet
Donna Marie (Martin) Prentice
Dorothy F. Knutson
George Herbert Hill, Jr.
Mildred Avery Lashlee
Matthew Charles Pulis
Program through Hope House, Bemidji Public Library showcases talents
Pioneer Previews for May 26: Art fundraiser will benefit food shelf
Nabors returns, Henderson out as Indy 500 singers
Russian court denies Pussy Riot's Alekhina parole
Cast gets ready for play
Ticks carrying Lyme disease thrive in lakes country
Fighting aquatic invasive species top of list for local advocates
Turtle River Watershed Association members to inspect boats at two Bemidji area lake accesses
Bemidji area spring walleye bite usually peaks during Memorial Weekend
Rich Lowry: Obama’s mystery night
Donna Brazile: A matter of mind and heart
When did taxpayers become ‘bankers’?
Mike Reagan: Weathering the politicians
Donald Kaul: Scandal season at the Obama White House
Evan Hazard: Norhland Stargazing — June planets and two bright reddish stars
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
Honey-Glazed Roasted Pears delicious and eye-appealing
This time of year, you'll usually find pears in the fruit drawer of my refrigerator. A crisp and juicy pear is a welcome midday snack eaten out of hand. Besides...
Sun, Feb 12, 2012 - 12:00am
Give Brussels sprouts a chance
On a recent dinner outing with friends, I was pleasantly surprised to see Brussels sprouts on the restaurant menu. I gave the chef points for offering a vegetable that, for...
Sun, Feb 05, 2012 - 12:00am
These date bars aren't dated
Not long ago, I received an email from a reader asking me if I had an excellent recipe for date bars. It had been ages since I'd thought of those...
Sun, Jan 29, 2012 - 12:00am
Bring on the beans: Spicy Peppers with Beans (Chili)
I was using a soup spoon to scrape the shallow puddle of spicy, rich, dark red gravy from the bottom of a deep bowl. "How could anyone even miss meat...
Sun, Jan 22, 2012 - 12:00am
Be trendy, eat leafy in the new year
It's always interesting to read the onslaught of food trend reports as each new year begins. According to the Hartman Group's annual "Looking Ahead: Food Culture" report, we can expect...
Sun, Jan 15, 2012 - 12:41am
Darling clementines make flavor-bursting scones
For days, I've been making trips into the chilly garage to replenish the bowl of clementines that has been decorating my dining table. Before Christmas, I decided a small mesh-covered...
Sun, Jan 08, 2012 - 12:00am
Resolving to eat some Yellow Pea Soup
It's clear the time for resolutions is here. As I lay on the couch recovering from the stomach flu just a couple of days after Christmas, I saw advertising for...
Sun, Jan 01, 2012 - 12:00am
Glorious, decadent ricotta made in your own kitchen
I found myself giggling as I stood at my stove. I was using the end of my candy thermometer to stir a mixture of milk and cream in my heavy,...
Sun, Dec 25, 2011 - 12:00am
Freezer Eggnog French Toast is a no-mess, no-stress dish
Years ago, at a holiday gathering I attended, I overheard the hostess in conversation with one of her guests. As the Christmas-sweater-clad woman ladled thick, frothy homemade eggnog from a...
Sun, Dec 18, 2011 - 12:00am
My favorite food of 2011? Cioccolatissimo, hands down
What was the absolute favorite thing you ate in 2011? When Amy Ephron, publisher of an online food magazine called "One for the Table," asked me that question, I didn't...
Sun, Dec 11, 2011 - 12:00am
Holiday Hot Mocha: Heat, sip and be merry
Some of the best times during the holiday season come when friends gather together to share food, play games, sing carols, nibble sweet Christmas treats and sip on special beverages...
Sun, Dec 04, 2011 - 12:00am
Easy holiday entertaining with Baked Stuffed Brie
How easy can holiday entertaining be? Extremely easy when someone else plans the menu, provides tried and true recipes complete with tips for success, and offers suggestions for wine and...
Sun, Nov 27, 2011 - 12:00am
Let the holiday baking begin
The day after Thanksgiving, when many people have shopping in mind, I enjoy a relaxing day of holiday baking. I sleep in that morning. As I sip my first mug...
Sun, Nov 20, 2011 - 8:09am
Biscuits that everyone can enjoy
When I was growing up in a suburban neighborhood of St. Paul, Minn., we had neighbors who didn't eat meat. The couple had a black-haired little girl with dark brown...
Sun, Nov 13, 2011 - 12:00am
Shoogie Dadders? From silly sayings to chewy cookies
One sunshiny day last summer during a car ride with a few of my grandchildren, we all got a little silly. We'd just made a stop at the local chocolate...
Sun, Nov 06, 2011 - 12:00am