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UPDATED: Two injured after student opens fire at Colorado high school; officials say shooter takes own life
Crime report for Dec. 12
Bemidji fire calls for Dec. 12-13
Daily arrests for Dec. 12-13
Two children killed in Wisconsin car-truck accident
MEN'S HOCKEY: Banged-up Beavers look to finish 2013 strong against Alaska
WRESTLING: Bemidji dominates Hibbing in home debut
BOYS HOCKEY: Bemidji falls in overtime again
Tonight's Bemidji wrestling meet with Hibbing starts at 6 p.m.
'An animal on the boards': Bemidji State forward Rosenbloom sets single-game school rebound record
Rodney Edwin Lof
J. Bruce Preece
Donald "Donny" Hedlund, Sr.
A rebirth with an old-fashioned show
All Dressed up for ‘Downton Abbey’ screening
Pioneer Previews for Dec. 8: Music, music, everywhere for today, week
Local authors to sign books
Author plans talk on how Pearl Harbor hit small-town Minnesota
It's official: Bull elk is a Minnesota record
Minnesota firearms deer harvest declines
Paul Nelson: Access to Bemidji area lakes difficult because of slush
Blane Klemek: How animals survive the chilly winter months
Paul Nelson: Heavy snow hampers development of ice on Bemidji area lakes
Climate change commentary full of distortions
Will Durst: The top 10 comedic news stories of 2013
Stanley Crouch: Art, aspiration and American dreamers
Rich Lowry: The war on inequality
Amy Goodman: Poverty wages in the land of plenty
Sue Bruns: Ah, those holiday traditions
Alice Collins: Christmas time is a time for joy, families
Jane Furuseth: Readers Theater celebrates 10th year of performances
Art Lee: A tale in rhyme from a past Christmas time (with apologies to Edgar Allen Poe)
Evan Hazard: An epiphany in G major and the music inside us
February 14, 2013
‘Firm deck’ for Finlandia
BEMIDJI – While the majority of northern Minnesotans spent Sunday looking out their windows, dreading the shoveling to come, organizer’s of the Minnesota Finlandia Ski Marathon were thinking quite the opposite. “It’s for the good,” Mike Huerbin said of the foot-plus of snow...
news / local
February 14, 2013 - 11:58pm
February 12, 2013
Reappearance of Froggy makes me long for summer
While cleaning our four-season porch recently, I moved the flower pots I’d brought in for winter. The mums had dried and withered, but fresh greenery sprouted in their place. Coleus plants that had sported multi-colored leaves as big as my hand last summer were now tree-like stems...
news / local
February 12, 2013 - 12:44am
December 14, 2012
Jason Ogaard: Cold weather gadgets
As I write this column, I can hear the muffled scraping of blades along the street outside. A familiar sound for most of us in snow country. There are plows going up and down the street pushing snow off to the side and leaving salt behind them. Bobcats are driving up and down sidewalks...
December 14, 2012 - 10:22pm
November 13, 2012
Prime Time | Alice Collins: November is a transition month
In this part of the country, November tells us that winter is on its way. It is a transition month, as some days can be mild and sunny. But then it hits us with reminders of the cold and snow that will be a major part of our lives. This month has had ups and downs in our family. For...
November 13, 2012 - 1:00am
November 6, 2012
Winter hazards discussed in Bemidji
BEMIDJI – Local law enforcement and public safety officials are advising local residents to stay safe this winter. During a press briefing Monday, officials from the Bemidji police and fire departments, the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office, the Minnesota Department of Transportation,...
news / local
November 6, 2012 - 12:11am
October 5, 2012
First snow brings winter reminder
BEMIDJI – The first glimpse of winter swept into the region Thursday, bringing with it snow, chilling winds and an advisory against unnecessary...
news / local
October 5, 2012 - 3:12am
December 30, 2011
Acquire a permit before burning
Winter is usually a time of low fire danger in Minnesota but this winter is different, with snow drought in most of the state. Fuels such as grasses and brush, which are usually covered with snow, are freeze-dried and available to burn this winter. Because of these conditions Minnesota...
December 30, 2011 - 12:00am
December 29, 2011
Former Bemidji State hockey captain Matt Read one of NHL's best rookies in Philadelphia
Former Bemidji State hockey captain Matt Read is a few days away from playing in front of the largest audience of his young career. Read and...
sports / beavers /
December 29, 2011 - 12:00am
November 24, 2010
Trip to Gramma's house could be tricky
The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory and hazardous weather outlook for parts of the region and a blizzard watch...
November 24, 2010 - 7:38am
Snow falling in the Bemidji area; winter storm still on the way
It's snowing lightly in the Bemidji area Thursday morning, and a winter storm warning remains in effect as a large system moves through the midsection of the nation. The National Weather Service reports that the storm could dump up to 20 inches of snow in the region. Low pressure...
news / local
December 24, 2009 - 7:30am