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Quilting history together: Program offers lessons and lore of quilting in America
Fun times ahead at state FFA convention: Record number of Blackduck students to take part in state gathering
Great Indoors: New cookbook celebrates food, dining in Red River Valley
'A shopping destination': Rebirth of downtown continues, new and expanded businesses on the way
Therapy Dog Training graduates
SOFTBALL: Jacks drop three at Rockford
Slow start for Northome-Kelliher baseball, but signs encouraging
Solid start for Drakes softball
Drakes remain strong on baseball diamond
GOLF: Gregg leads Bemidji to seventh place
Steven G. Miller
Barbara Jean (Smodell-Krueth) Bucher
John "Pete" Barthelemy
Patrick Guilfoile: Measles — more deadly than Ebola
John Eggers: What is right with the world?
Library Corner: Library to celebrate Star Wars Day on May 4
MASTER GARDENERS: Rethink your landscape
VETERANS' COLUMN: Net worth removed for medical eligibility
Pioneer Previews: Brass on tap Monday at Bangsberg
Art briefs - Sunday April 26
A life of dancing for Suzy and Hondo: Local dance instructors, enthusiasts to open for The Broadway Dolls tonight
Off The Record Blog: Here is Jared Leto’s official Joker, tattoos and all
Bluegrass Community Concert Series returns
Blane Klemek: The bluebird, few have received as much attention as they
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Spawning walleyes running steady into Cutfoot Sioux station
VIDEO: Prairie chicken show exceeds expectations
Blane Klemek: Aerial displays set woodcock, snipe apart
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Low water levels a concern as walleye opener approaches
Henry-Van Sickle engagement
Knutson birthday celebration
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: We should focus on helping needy people
Tina Dupuy: End the war on deadbeat dads
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Editorial leaves a lot to be desired
Michael Reagan: Hillary this. Hillary that. All day long.
Donald Kaul: That whiff of hypocrisy
Support Within Reach
April 5, 2015
April is a month of hope, renewal
As spring pushes on in our community, we are teased with a few days of warm sunshine mixed with days filled with giant snowflakes. Some years there are even late blizzards that return us temporarily to the appearance of mid-winter. Welcome to springtime in Minnesota. For those...
April 5, 2015 - 1:17am
February 28, 2015
Don't let negativity sink your boat
It has been said that "an entire sea of water can't sink a ship unless it gets inside the ship. Similarly, the negativity of the world can't put you down unless you allow it to get inside you." I have to admit that in the past few weeks, my boat has sprung a leak. When calls...
February 28, 2015 - 11:35pm
November 1, 2014
Fighting the urge to live in fear
On the darkest of nights, we try to prepare for them. We exercise caution, and with our senses heightened, scan from left to right, searching for any sign of them. When we finally feel at ease, get a good layout of the landscape, one pops out in front of us and halts. If we are...
November 1, 2014 - 11:36pm
August 2, 2014
You can be that help within reach
It's a Friday night and I'm on call for the local sexual violence resource center, Support Within Reach. I don't get cell reception in the movie theater, so that is out. I have my burger with iced tea instead of a beer, and I refrain from traveling for the weekend. These small...
August 2, 2014 - 11:06pm
February 20, 2014
Forum discusses sexual exploitation, sex trafficking in Bemidji area
BEMIDJI -- A room dominated by women faced a panel of women addressing a topic that primarily affects the female population -- sex trafficking...
news / local
February 20, 2014 - 9:23pm
February 1, 2014
Kelly Brevig: Prostitution is not a victimless crime
BEMIDJI — We probably will never see Hollywood’s version of the prostituted woman in Bemidji, yet it exists here. We don’t see our downtown streets lined with girls on every corner, or pimps in long gaudy fur coats. Movies and TV shows make jokes about paying for sex, like...
February 1, 2014 - 10:26pm