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Teenager supporting veterans around Minnesota with clothing
Two vineyards challenge Minnesota grape law
Subsidy cuts could mean 'death spiral' for small airports in upper Midwest
Report: 'Premature' death rate rising
World of Wine: Merlot continues to gain strength despite movie remark
Rubio's three FTs send Wolves past Pacers
U.S. women's team settle pay dispute, avoid boycott
Gimenez hardest transition to Twins may be getting son on the bandwagon
Tonkin polishing new cutter in Twins bullpen
New NFL rules include banning leaping block
Bonnie Jean Rubash
Karla Marie Ostby
Dorothy Elizabeth Stradlien
PATT RALL COLUMN: Puppets by professionals for 'Dragonsong'
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Helping Native youth find success in schools
LIBRARY CORNER: Opportunities abound in April at the library
MASTER GARDENERS: Garden seed planning starts now
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Time for a love story
'Trading Spaces' returning to TV
100 and counting: Latest BCT production will be 100th stage show directed by Mary Knox-Johnson
Donald Trump once called actress Emma Thompson for a date
'Wheel of Fortune' unfortunate guess goes viral
'Sesame Street' to welcome muppet character with autism
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: The BWCA: Memories of a special place of pure, natural beauty
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Spring is here, and open water isn't too far behind
Catch-and-release walleye season for Mille Lacs Lake again this year
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Reassess ice conditions every day and make safe decisions
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: The white pasque flower and horned lark-- harbingers of spring
Torry's Van Benefit
Don (Pail) Hill
Parenting Perspectives: Why I worry about what others think of me
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Thanks to the Beavers for a wonderful season this year
Positively Beautiful: Health and wellness trends popping up everywhere
Swift: Hairstyling technique not all it is wrapped up to be
'Bright sadness' describes Lenten journey at Fargo church
Support Within Reach
March 5, 2017
Kelly Brevig Column: Be the generation to start a new norm
Growing up in the 1980s, I saw many perks and advancements in technology. It meant that the kitchen phone had one very long cord that could travel...
March 5, 2017 - 8:50am
Kelly Brevig column: Be someone who is willing to help
According to the American Counseling Association, vicarious trauma is the “emotional residue of exposure that counselors have from working with people as they are hearing their trauma stories and become witness to the pain, fear, and terror that trauma survivors have endured.”...
February 5, 2017 - 7:57am
January 14, 2017
Larson named director for Support Within Reach
BEMIDJI—The Support Within Reach Board of Directors recently announced the appointment of Caroline Larson as SWR's new Executive Director....
January 14, 2017 - 6:20am
January 1, 2017
KELLY BREVIG COLUMN: Start having the conversations
The ad says: "Hot sex now, anyway you want it." What it doesn't say is this: women, girls and boys are for sale. Where? Anywhere you want. Why? Because the demand is there, and the profit off of human life and use/reuse is deplorably staggering.
January 1, 2017 - 9:39am
December 4, 2016
KELLY BREVIG COLUMN: An 'ordinary' spark of hope
While sharing incredible stories of Christmas Magic, a dear friend told me about an amazing group of women who have anonymously been changing the world.
December 4, 2016 - 5:30am
Tasked with tackling trafficking: Local task force forms to help combat human trafficking
BEMIDJI—A diverse group of Beltrami County community members—from professors to law enforcement officials—have come together...
December 4, 2016 - 12:30am
November 6, 2016
KELLY BREVIG COLUMN: The power of your vote, your voice
Sitting at Raphael's Bakery on a Saturday morning, enjoying the first sip of coffee as it hits my veins, I overhear a gentleman asking a friend, and "So are you voting next week or moving to Canada?"
November 6, 2016 - 8:34am
October 2, 2016
KELLY BREVIG COLUMN: When you are called to 'do the right thing'
A recent memory emerged for me this past week. It came bubbling up out of nowhere and presented itself in a profound moment. I'm still not sure what led me to this story, but it is one that I am rather proud of and wanted to share. It is a story my grandma told me, and at the time,...
October 2, 2016 - 6:00am
August 24, 2016
A sign of solidarity: Walk a Mile in Her Shoes event held
The Walk a Mile in Her Shoes event was held Wednesday. During the event, which was hosted by hosted by Support Within Reach, men wore high-heeled...
August 24, 2016 - 7:01pm
August 23, 2016
A walk in her shoes: Support Within Reach expecting larger crowd for awareness event in its second year
BEMIDJI -- With the goal of stomping out sexual violence in mind, local men will take a walk through Bemidji in high-heels Wednesday for the...
August 23, 2016 - 5:38pm
August 8, 2016
SUPPORT WITHIN REACH: You can ‘Walk a Mile in Her Shoes’
In my line of work as a sexual assault victim’s advocate, you see and work with a lot of women. Women make up a large majority of the victims of sexual assault and women also seem to be the majority of advocates. As women, we have spent years trying to raise awareness about and...
August 8, 2016 - 11:20am
July 18, 2016
On call to give comfort to others
On most nights, Courtney Peterson is just your average BSU student. Busy with school work, studying, hanging out with friends. Typical. But on...
July 18, 2016 - 3:07pm
Offering Support -- 24/7: Support Within Reach helps those impacted by sexual violence
The staff at Support Within Reach in Bemidji wishes they didn’t have to use volunteers. Unfortunately, they do. Support Within Reach is a private, nonprofit service organization that advocates and offers support for people impacted by sexual violence. The organization’s district...
July 18, 2016 - 3:05pm
June 6, 2016
KELLY BREVIG COLUMN: When there is hope, there will always be healing
Several years ago, I was gifted a very fun stress ball. It was filled with a glittery liquid and sea creatures, was soft and rubbery to the touch and difficult to put down. No matter how hard it was manipulated, pulled apart, pushed in, squished and stretched to the extreme, it always...
June 6, 2016 - 11:21am
April 30, 2016
COMMUNITY: Spreading the message: Support Within Reach holds annual walk to raise awareness about sexual violence
BEMIDJI—With the finish line still in the shadow of the Sanford Center on Saturday morning, Bemidji's sexual violence resources center...
April 30, 2016 - 3:02pm