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Nary Christmas program set
Beltrami County ends 2013 with accomplishment recap
Red Lake Homeless Shelter to host remembrance gathering Friday
Duluth man who stabbed roommate with sword gets more than 10 years
Police: Woman blames someone else for spreading marijuana seeds
Native Olympic hero: Boucha book details highs, lows of Ojibwe NHL, Olympic star
AREA ROUNDUP: Area wrestling teams ready for Big Bear Tournament
Bemidji State's Marinaccio gets one-game suspension from WCHA
BOYS HOCKEY: BHS rally falls short against East Grand Forks
GIRLS HOCKEY: Five-goal first lifts Thief River Falls to 6-0 victory over BHS
J. Bruce Preece
Darwin David Smith Sr.
Judy Elizabeth Wind
Christmas and choirs: Music legend Kenny Rogers performs at the Sanford Center with a little help from student singers
‘Vent’ allows for voices: BHS teacher pens book about teenage angst
KISS, Nirvana among Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees
Musical, theater events still dominate the scene
A rebirth with an old-fashioned show
It's official: Bull elk is a Minnesota record
Blane Klemek: Brrrrrr. How do wildlife do it?
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
Mark Dayton: Economic growth generates budget surplus
Joe Guzzardi: Zuckerberg’s immigration investment
Letter: Nothing like the gratitude of a rescue animal
Gene Lyons: Picking fights over religion
Rich Lowry: A manufactured ADHD epidemic
Marilyn Heltzer: Change is the name of the game
Ask a Trooper: Handicapped parking answers
Jason Ogaard: The technology of driving safe
Arland O. Fiske:
Patrick Guilfoile: To avoid dementia, learn a second language
December 6, 2013
John Eggers: How to have the best Christmas ever
I don’t know about you, but I try to make each Christmas better than the last one. I’m not sure why. It’s a special time of the year and I want it to be extra special. You might chalk it up to a youthful spirit. What will I do this Christmas to make it the best ever? Maybe...
December 6, 2013 - 4:36pm
November 29, 2013
Paul Ericsson: Santa will be coming to the Bemidji Library this month
We’ve had an exciting fall season of programs at the Bemidji Public Library. And as we head into the winter holidays, there are a few more events to enjoy in 2013. On Dec 7., at 10:30 in the morning and again at 1 p.m., Santa Claus will visit and provide a special hour-long storytime....
November 29, 2013 - 8:08pm
Jason Ogaard: Procrastinators unite! A post Black Friday shopping list
Black Friday has come and gone. Retail giants are calculating their sales, hoping Black Friday lived up to its name and put them into the black for the year. If you’re like me, you haven’t gone out to buy many presents this year. Procrastinators unite. If you know someone like...
November 29, 2013 - 8:08pm
Patrick Guilfoile: How to eat a scorpion
A word to the wise — don’t eat a live scorpion unless you happen to be a grasshopper mouse. Scorpions live in deserts around the world. The bark scorpion, the nastiest of the bunch in North America, is found in Arizona and surrounding areas. Each year, these scorpions sting...
November 29, 2013 - 7:58pm
John Eggers: More adventures of Simone and Simon
One of the best pieces of advice we received from friends was “You know, you really should get two dogs. That way Simon would have someone to play with.” One of the worst pieces of advice we received from friends was “You know, you really should get two dogs. That way Simon...
November 29, 2013 - 7:50pm
Evan Hazard/Northland Stargazing:An unsatisfying answer to burning questions are sometimes norm in science
The answer as of this writing, Nov. 17, is “We don’t know,” often the appropriate answer in science. The question: “What about Comet ISON?” It is heading sunward and is due to pass less than 750,000 miles from Sol’s surface on Nov. 28. That’s less than Sol’s diameter....
November 29, 2013 - 1:35am
November 25, 2013
Pat Miller: This week at BHS — Lumberjack programs transition from fall to winter
Morgan Williams was among the Bemidji High School students who attended the season opener for the boys hockey team Saturday at the Community Arena. The Lumberjacks went on to blitz St. Cloud Apollo 6-1 and Williams eagerly cheered the successes of the hockey team. A few days earlier...
November 25, 2013 - 10:35pm
November 22, 2013
Ask a Trooper: Emergency lights and no emergency?
Question: Recently, I pulled over to the side of the road for a trooper who was coming up fast behind me. The red lights were on and I could hear the siren. After he passed, I could see way up ahead that he turned his lights off (and siren) and within a minute or so, he pulled into...
November 22, 2013 - 7:14pm
Your Health: Weight loss surgery — is it a good time to start over?
Q. Is surgery a good solution for losing weight? A. Weight-loss surgery is an effective and fairly fast means of returning to a healthy body weight. However, this surgery is recommended only for individuals that have unsuccessfully tried to lose weight over a long period or who...
November 22, 2013 - 7:13pm
John Eggers: Just who was John F. Kennedy?
Have you read enough about former President John F. Kennedy? If you read one or two books, you have several more hundred to read. What is it about JFK that grabs our attention?I first became aware of John Kennedy in 1960 when one of my high school classmates gave an oral report about...
November 22, 2013 - 7:06pm
November 17, 2013
John Eggers: Closing down the deer camp
The happiest moments in deer camp happen before the season even begins. Deer campers talk about the hunt weeks and even months in advance. They prepare their cabins/shacks, get the trails cleared of brush, clean out the deer stands, decide on what meals they will have and tell...
November 17, 2013 - 2:13pm
Patrick Guilfoile: Who needs sleep?
A rare genetic form of insomnia eventually causes affected individuals to die due to lack of sleep. Many consider intentional sleep deprivation to be a form of torture. Numerous studies have documented impairment in mental abilities in individuals who don’t get enough sleep. Yet,...
November 17, 2013 - 2:07pm
Jason Ogaard: Malware gets in the weirdest places
The Internet can sometimes be a treacherous place. When I talk to someone that isn’t technically savvy, I call the Internet a jungle when we talk about dangers. There are sites that show pop-ups that look like they’re from programs on your computer. There are sites that tell...
November 17, 2013 - 2:07pm
November 16, 2013
Tanya Hasbargen/United Way: A community of caring in Bemidji
BEMIDJI — Last Sunday, as the sun was going down, I decided to shovel the driveway before the mighty hunters returned from their weekend. So, I bundled up, grabbed the shovel, and began the task. As the snow softly began to fall again, I continued to shovel. As I walked across the...
November 16, 2013 - 11:11pm
November 12, 2013
Art Lee: Skogfjorden village not just for young people
Bemidji’s Concordia Language Villages, located some 12 miles northeast of Bemidji on Turtle River Lake, are owned and run by Concordia College of Moorhead and are now celebrating their 50th year. The villages have attracted thousands of students from literally all over the...
November 12, 2013 - 4:00pm