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In less than two years, Fargo man wins two lottery jackpots totaling over $250,000
In State Fair crop art, none top Prince
Heavy storms lead to flash flooding in central Minn.
Small Minn. town cleaning up downed trees, power lines following night of powerful storms
AUTO RACING: Bemidji Speedway wraps up track championship season
AMATEUR BASEBALL: Blue Ox beat St. Martin in Class C state tourney opener
CROSS COUNTRY: BHS boys second, girls fifth at Shocky Strand Invitational
GIRLS TENNIS: Bemidji edges Pequot Lakes 4-3
BOYS SOCCER: Wet, wild home opener ends in 4-0 BHS win
Patricia Jane Blue
John Martin Bratrud
Madeline D. Boswell
Albert Franklin "Dix" Coffin
Cyndi Fenske: Goings on at the library in September
John Eggers: Find first day teacher success
MASTER GARDENERS: Slipping is not just for winter
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: The infinite nature of truth and reconciliation
John Eggers: Delight in the dog days of August
ART BRIEFS - SUNDAY AUG. 28
Patt Rall: Much music in Bemidj this week
The JOE-DOWN Reviews ‘Punk’s Dead: SLC Punk 2’
Inspired and inspiring: Big Daddy Weave takes the stage tonight at Sanford Center
Art briefs: Sunday Aug. 21
FISH TALES: Jude Hicks on Lake Marquette
Blane Klemek: Observations on the American crow
FISH TALES: Gunner Ganske on Swenson Lake
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Caution needed to prevent spread of invasive species
DNR discovers two more cases of invasive species in Beltrami County
Lorraine Peck birthday
Edwina Batchelder birthday
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Time to think about school food as new school year nears
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Many stepped forward to clean up cemetery
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Why do women wear high-heel shoes?
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Reporters struggle to deal with Trump
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Survey is next step for Bemidji YMCA project
April 1, 2012
We drift in the waters south of the Philippines
SOUTH CHINA SEA - It's now 8 a.m. Saturday here. Leif Karlsson, captain of the stricken Azamara Quest cruise ship, speaks into the microphone as we drift in the waters south of the Philippines. "Ladies and gentlemen, and this is for the crew as well, good morning," Karlsson says....
April 1, 2012 - 12:00am
Adrift in the sea: Bemidji residents on stricken cruise ship in South China Sea
MANILA, Philippines (AP) - A cruise ship with 1,000 people on board that had drifted for 24 hours after being disabled by a fire was headed toward...
April 1, 2012 - 12:00am
Ship's voyage starts, ends with trouble
SOUTH CHINA SEA - It's just past noon on our first day of riding the following seas. It is hot, there is no air-conditioning on the ship yet, but other than that, the day seems relatively normal. On the pool deck, people are in the water to get a cool dip, others are playing bridge,...
April 1, 2012 - 12:00am
March 21, 2012
Hibbing, Minn., college instructor to host live radio show in Bemidji to support new independent non-profit radio station in town
BEMIDJI - In the early days of television, many families would sit in front of the television and watch their favorite comedies, dramas, mysteries...
March 21, 2012 - 12:00am
March 18, 2012
The people in my neighborhood: The Character
The three-story, blue-gray home stands on the corner of 31st and Portland. If you drive by on the one-way heading south, nothing would stick...
March 18, 2012 - 12:00am
March 14, 2012
Jefferson to stop bus service to 3 cities
Jefferson Lines will discontinue bus service to Shevlin, Mentor and McIntosh next month. The company announced the change, effective April 1, in a news release issued Wednesday. Jefferson Lines said it would continue providing service and boarding locations in Bemidji, Bagley, Fosston...
March 14, 2012 - 11:00am
March 2, 2012
SkyWest air service in Bemidji begins today
SkyWest Airlines will begin providing air service for the Bemidji area today. The first flight is scheduled to arrive at the Bemidji Regional Airport at 12:33 p.m. and will depart at 1:03 p.m. The flights will be in a Bombardier-manufactured Canadair Regional Jet (CRJ200). Each...
March 2, 2012 - 12:00am
February 28, 2012
Pioneer Profiles: Murder mystery author to speak
Who else would promise her writing competition a good time, laughs, honesty and an informative workshop than professor and mystery writer Jess...
February 28, 2012 - 12:00am
February 22, 2012
Pioneer Profiles: Author David Treuer describes reservation life
Just before appearing to an overflow audience at the Bemidji Public Library last Saturday, David Treuer agreed to sit and talk about himself...
February 22, 2012 - 1:58am
February 17, 2012
'Ajax in Iraq' opens Saturday
From left, Meghan Dougherty, Ivan Smith, Kathryn Lavelle and Jadie Hunt rehearse a scene from 'Ajax in Iraq' by Ellen McLaughlin, which opens...
February 17, 2012 - 12:58am
Allegiant eyes Bemidji as potential air hub; could lead to direct flight to Las Vegas
Allegiant Airlines and the Bemidji Regional Airport are in "very preliminary discussions" with one another about whether non-stop service between Bemidji and Las Vegas is possible. Harold Van Leeuwen Jr., the airport manager, said in an email that he expects to know more by the end...
February 17, 2012 - 12:28am
February 15, 2012
Pioneer Profiles: Book shares beauty of small towns
"Like Living in a Norman Rockwell Painting" is how author Jill Johnson describes the Swedish village of Lengby, "just west of Bagley on Highway...
February 15, 2012 - 12:00am
February 8, 2012
Play probes war veteran issues
Cate Belleveau, founder of the Mask and Rose Women's Theater Collection, has never wavered in her belief that theater is more than just sitting...
February 8, 2012 - 12:00am
January 29, 2012
New Plateaus: College life in China
I kept hearing that we Americans are supposed to be threatened by the countless graduates being pumped out of the universities in China. Well,...
January 29, 2012 - 12:00am
January 25, 2012
Pioneer Profiles: Encouragement from others helped launch Trego's career
It would appear that teachers and older siblings are essential to the development of nascent artists. As Douglas (Doug) Trego said during a recent phone interview, his third-grade teacher, his three older sisters (Christy, Mary and Melanie) and classmates in high school all encouraged...
January 25, 2012 - 12:00am