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She was fired for an anti-Muslim tirade toward 3 Somali women. Now, they plan to help her get re-hired
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JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Can we obtain a 'perfect Union'?
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VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: The natural laws are all around us
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'Simpsons' creator heads to Netflix with adult comedy
MASTER GARDENERS: If only a wall worked in the garden
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Smart and friendly: Meet the gray jays
Stressed out: Minnesota scientists dive deep to learn why walleye are stressed
MASTER GARDENERS: The cut-flower pathway
FISH TALES: Al Shervold on Upper Red Lake
Joe & Sissy Neft
Brett & Sadie Bahr
Vern and Mary Lathe
Doug and Pat Tangborn
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: We became great because we stood strong
Republicans are starting to draw red lines on Trump firing Sessions and Mueller
'Spicey With the Stars?': Former White House spokesman being courted for show
Great grilling: Soy Basted Pork Chops an easy summer meal
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Support Within Reach
May 7, 2017
KELLY BREVIG COLUMN: Dear world; a letter to all of us
Dear women of this world, I know you are tired, overworked and underpaid. I know you carry with you the heartache of trauma; yours and of those...
May 7, 2017 - 12:50pm
April 6, 2017
‘Take Back the Night’ march advocates for sexual violence victims
BEMIDJI -- A small but passionate group of men, women, and children marched down Bemidji Avenue Thursday, chanting “survivors unite / take...
April 6, 2017 - 8:43pm
April 2, 2017
KELLY BREVIG COLUMN: Sexual violence is an issue that impacts everyone
Our communities have been talking an awful lot about sexual violence lately. As April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, we at Support Within Reach wanted to take the opportunity to provide some tools for dealing with sexual violence when these issues touch our communities, our lives...
April 2, 2017 - 10:30am
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