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Annual Bark in the Dark planned for Oct. 16
Bark ‘N’ Boo set for Oct. 27
After medical helicopter crash, flight paramedic fights for his life
Nurses union, Allina meeting again
3 charged with murder, robbery in girl’s shooting death
SWIMMING: BHS girls race past Park Rapids
VOLLEYBALL: Bemidji runs away with 3-0 sweep
TrekNorth soccer ties W-H-A
SOCCER: BSU falls in overtime
CROSS COUNTRY: Beavers place 34th at Roy Griak Invite
Brian M. Kummet
Dorothy "Dot" Schocker
Henry Loren Larson
Alfred L. Pearsall
MASTER GARDENERS: What ate my potatoes?
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Leave a legacy of words
SUSTAINABILITY COLUMN: Sustainable health care: Returning to relationship-based practice
MASTER GARDENERS: Think about next year when it comes to garden debris
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: Truth and Reconciliation: Water
Tigirlily to open for Justin Moore at Sanford Center
Monday Movie Report: Oscars Foreign Language Category adds first contenders
PATT RALL COLUMN: Fall is in the area, and in the theaters
BSO opens new season, 'Legends & Lore'
Justin Moore comes to Bemidji on Oct. 1
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: The fisher kings of Minnesota
PAUL NELSON: Fall cooldown continues for peak fishing
Zebra mussels confirmed in 4 more Minnesota lakes
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Full moons and fishing
MASTER GARDENERS: Chrysanthemums can fit with any garden
Johnson anniversary celebration
MILESTONES: Gullickson-Boerboom engagement
MILESTONES: Dunbar birthday
MILESTONES: Cuperus-Howe engagement
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: The Salvation Army leader’s legacy lives on
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: A flaw in implementation of dress code
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Here’s a list of what Republicans believe
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Two thoughts about the school dress code
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Skoe needs to look out for our interests
September 14, 2013
Red Lake to commemorate treaty signing
RED LAKE -- The Red Lake Band of Ojibwe has established a tribal holiday to recognize the "Old Crossing Treaty Day." The tribal council recently voted to establish the holiday to commemorate the only treaty between the United States and the Red Lake Nation. On Oct. 2, 1863, the Pembina...
September 14, 2013 - 1:27pm
May 7, 2013
Summer flights added for Bemidji airport
Travelers to and from Bemidji will have more options this summer. SkyWest Airlines said Tuesday that it is adding additional weekend and...
May 7, 2013 - 11:38am
March 28, 2013
Food vendors to make pitch for new Vikings stadium
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings will soon know if their new stadium can match the culinary experience at Target Field across town....
March 28, 2013 - 8:43am
March 6, 2013
Dayton envisions minimum wage between $9 and $9.50
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — As Minnesota legislators debate raising the state's minimum wage, Gov. Mark Dayton says he'd be comfortable with hiking the rate to $9 or $9.50 per hour. The Democratic governor said Wednesday that a minimum range in that territory is a "good target." The...
March 6, 2013 - 12:18pm
January 9, 2013
Work to start on US Pond Hockey tent, rinks
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The site of the eighth annual U.S. Pond Hockey Championships is about to start taking shape in Minneapolis. Construction is scheduled to begin Wednesday on the giant warming tent and 26 rinks on Lake Nokomis. Work will continue through Saturday. The U.S. Pond...
January 9, 2013 - 8:36am
September 19, 2012
Burn restrictions set to start Sunday
By John Myers, Forum Communications Co. BEMIDJI – The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is adding restrictions on campfires and other fires in northwestern and central portions of the state starting Sunday because of worsening drought. The DNR will ban camp-fires starting...
September 19, 2012 - 9:03pm
September 13, 2012
Rural counties struggle with poverty
By Tom Robertson, ,MPR News 91.3 FM BEMIDJI – When Alvin Clark needs a meal, he sometimes comes to the basement of the People’s Church, where...
September 13, 2012 - 11:47pm
September 7, 2012
Pappano joins Rabideau academy, learning center
CAMP RABIDEAU – Rabideau Conservation Academy and Learning Center welcomes new Americorps VISTA member Noah Pappano. Pappano, a resident of Maine, was sworn in as a member of the Initiative Foundation’s central Minnesota VISTA project on Aug. 3 and will be serving locally with...
September 7, 2012 - 7:10pm
Davita donates supplies to Cass Lake Bena Elementary
The Davita Dialysis Center in Cass Lake donated school supplies to the Cass Lake-Bena Elementary School. Employees and patients contributed towards...
September 7, 2012 - 6:43pm
Blane Klemek column: Wild rice is one of Minnesota’s great gifts
By Blane Klemek Twenty-three years ago I canoed the upper Mississippi River for the first time. It was early October on a glorious blue-sky day with brightly colored fall foliage everywhere throughout the adjacent forests. Numerous and nearly impenetrable stands of cattails often...
September 7, 2012 - 6:17pm
Fall begins to show its color
Pioneer and Wire Reports ST. PAUL – The leaves are just beginning to change color in Minnesota, including in the Northwoods. The state Department...
September 7, 2012 - 2:48am
August 31, 2012
Minnesotans fortunate to have four major biomes
I remember the first time I spent a few days in the beautiful bluff country of southeast Minnesota. It was about nine years ago. I was able to take a little time from business and explore some of the grandeur of this lovely part of the state by driving the countryside and visiting...
August 31, 2012 - 5:53pm
August 29, 2012
Fire danger mounts; Burn ban implemented as weather intensifies risk of fire
BEMIDJI – With temperatures in the high 80s and winds gusting at 12 mph Wednesday, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources shut down all burning permits in much of the Northwoods. “Our burning indices are in the extreme or very high categories so the likelihood of an escaped...
August 29, 2012 - 11:46pm
August 28, 2012
Helga Township: No charges, attorney affirms
HELGA TOWNSHIP – The Hubbard County attorney has reaffirmed his position that criminal charges are not being pursued against a former Helga Township board member. County Attorney Donovan Dearstyne sent a letter Aug. 22 to the Helga town board stating that his previous decision...
August 28, 2012 - 9:34pm
Hubbard County warrant issued against Bemidji woman for gaming violations
By Sarah smith, Forum Communications A warrant has been issued for a Bemidji woman charged with gaming violations in Hubbard County. Dawn Gail Marie Carlson, 28, failed to show up for a court appearance Aug. 20 in Hubbard County District Court, so a warrant was issued. ...
August 28, 2012 - 7:32pm