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U.S. Sen. John McCain to vote against Obamacare repeal
A short history of 'dotard,' the arcane insult Kim Jong Un used in his threat against Trump
Woman badly injured when car strikes horse in roadway
Lightning punches hole in roof, causes fire at Wis. assisted living residence
The future of the state's rural economy is already here, and it looks a lot like southwest Minnesota
Vikings QB Bradford to miss second straight game
Injured Vikings QB Sam Bradford expected to miss second straight game
Youth soccer event set for Saturday
GIRLS TENNIS: Jacks win 4-3 over Thief River Falls
GIRLS SOCCER: Bemidji loses rematch with EGF 5-2
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Melvin "Pat" Gilstad
William James Sliney
Pearl Rose (Eldridge) Keenan
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Oh, what a delight to teach history today!
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: Traditional knowledge and science: A new form of justice
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ART LEE COLUMN: The most significant event of our time
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Minnesota and North Dakota share the most popular wedding song, but can you guess what it is?
Jimmy Kimmel gets heated about health-care bill, says Sen. Bill Cassidy 'lied right to my face'
PATT RALL COLUMN: Timely notice can help with attendance
Around the Arts, September 17
Landing a lunker: Gallery North celebrates new location with mural
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Making a correct call on the Becida Barred Owl
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Extended fall weather on the water
American Painted Lady butterflies migrate through area
MASTER GARDENERS: Fall in the perennial garden
Looking at levels: New management plan possibly to come to Rabideau Lake
Jeff & Becky Musburger
Watching "Vietnam," rethinking one's own youth
Commentary: Supporting Trump is perfectly normal behavior
Finders keepers doesn't apply to kindness
GREAT INDOORS: Oozing with fall flavors, spiced rum adds richness to pumpkin cobbler
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Mathews has done a great job for our city
July 6, 2017
Out with a bang: Fireworks on Fourth of July wrap up Water Carnival
The Bemidji Jaycees' Red, White and Boom fireworks show over Lake Bemidji on Tuesday night.
July 6, 2017 - 11:45am
July 4, 2017
READER PHOTOS: Lake Bemidji from the Ferris Wheel
Reader Macie Goggleye sent in these photos; a view of Lake Bemidji while riding the Ferris Wheel at the midway during the 73rd annual Bemidji...
July 4, 2017 - 4:47pm
July 3, 2017
Colorful carnival: Color run set for Tuesday morning; Fireworks set for dusk
BEMIDJI -- The 73rd Annual Bemidji Water Carnival continued Monday on the eve of Independence Day. Festivities got underway at noon with the...
July 3, 2017 - 5:12pm
June 29, 2017
Animal Anniversary! Great River Rescue to celebrate 40 years with event at Water Carnival
If you go: What: Great River Rescue 40th anniversary event Where: Rotary Pavilion, Paul Bunyan Park When: 4 to 7 p.m. today BEMIDJI—They'll...
June 29, 2017 - 3:32pm
February 21, 2017
CITY: Safe and stylish crosswalks ahead: Council picks new design for downtown pedestrian crossings
BEMIDJI—A trio of crosswalks in downtown Bemidji are being redesigned by city staff with the expectation that more color and patterns in...
February 21, 2017 - 7:35pm
February 14, 2017
PIONEER VIEWPOINTS: A Water Carnival for everyone
When organizers moved the annual Water Carnival festival from near Paul and Babe downtown to the Sanford Center because of park reconstruction, there were immediate cries of foul, as many thought the downtown business district was being left behind. Now, after two years at the Sanford...
February 14, 2017 - 7:30am
February 7, 2017
The Fourth on Fourth: Bemidji Jaycees to move the Water Carnival back into downtown
BEMIDJI—After a two-year stint on the South Shore near the Sanford Center, the annual Water Carnival is coming back to downtown Bemidji....
February 7, 2017 - 5:31pm
July 1, 2016
A Day at the Carnival
July 1, 2016 - 8:27pm
Water Carnival Schedule
The 72nd annual Bemidji Jaycees Water Carnival started Wednesday and runs through Monday at the Sanford Center parking lot. Here’s a look at...
July 1, 2016 - 5:31pm
June 29, 2016
Gathering at the carnival: Bemidji Jaycees Water Carnival runs through Monday
BEMIDJI -- The smell of hot dogs, cotton candy and funnel cakes greeted those who attended opening night Wednesday of the Bemidji Jaycees Water...
June 29, 2016 - 7:03pm
June 27, 2016
Bolte wins Water Carnival logo contest
Star Bolte, a senior at Bemidji High School, is this year's winner of the design contest for the 72 annual Bemidji Jaycees Water Carnival, which...
June 27, 2016 - 7:24pm
Water Carnival starts Wednesday (with schedule)
BEMIDJI -- The 72nd annual Bemidji Jaycees Water Carnival starts at 5 p.m. Wednesday and runs through Monday at the Sanford Center parking lot....
June 27, 2016 - 2:23pm
March 16, 2015
CITY GOVERNMENT: Council hammers out Water Carnival details
BEMIDJI -- During its regular meeting at 6 p.m. Monday, the Bemidji City Council settled some of the final questions remaining on 71st Annual Bemidji Jaycees Water Carnival’s move from Paul Bunyan Park to the Sanford Center parking lot. The event is moving because of renovations...
March 16, 2015 - 9:53pm
September 11, 2014
Jaycees need public's help to form fireworks flotilla
BEMIDJI-- Development on the south shore of Lake Bemidji is prompting the local Jaycees to create their own little navy out of used pontoon boats. The Jaycees have run the city's annual Water Carnival for 70 years, including a massive fireworks display that costs more that $13,000...
September 11, 2014 - 8:43pm
July 5, 2014
Kids take over carnival: Bemidji Jaycees events cater to children on Saturday
BEMIDJI -- The Bemidji Jaycees Water Carnival belonged to the kids Saturday. Hundreds of children and their families came to the Bemidji waterfront...
July 5, 2014 - 11:28pm