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BEMIDJI – Lake Bemidji State Park will remain open Oct. 13 and 14 during a special resource management deer hunt. Visitors are advised to wear blaze orange if in the park while the hunt is in progress. Visitors should also check for hunt-related information upon arrival at the park. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources thanks visitors for their patience and understanding. For further information, call the DNR Information Center at 651-296-6157.
ST. PAUL – Minnesota organic farmers and processors have until Oct. 31 to apply for this year’s Organic Certification Cost Share Program. The program reimburses up to 75 percept of costs associated with organic certification.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Health Department says patients at several Twin Cities clinics were given a steroid product now linked to a widening national outbreak of a rare kind of meningitis.
By GRACE GOUKER firstname.lastname@example.org Local singer-songwriter Lance Benson will perform today at the Lake Bemidji State Park Amphitheater for the final installment of the park’s Summer Concert Series. Concert admission is free. A vehicle permit is required to enter the park. For details, call 308-2300. Monday
Local singer-songwriter Lance Benson will perform today at the Lake Bemidji State Park Amphitheater for the final installment of the park’s Summer Concert Series. Concert admission is free. A vehicle permit is required to enter the park. For details, call 308-2300. Monday “Totally Necessary Men”, a comedy theater piece presented by Steve Saari and Saarens Productions, will be performed Monday through Wednesday at 7 p.m. at Wild Rose Theater, 501 Bemidji Ave. N. Tickets are $5-10. For ticket and production information, call 556-1777.
BEMIDJI - An eclectic mix of comedians will visit the Historic Chief Theater tonight as part of their South of Canada Comedy Tour. Lukas Seely, Mark Dawsons, Edi Zanidache and Halli Borgfjord, who have collectively performed on Showtime, Spike TV, Great American Country, the Bob and Tom Show and other comedy programs, are excited to visit the area. All of the comedians, as the tour name implies, grew up just south of the Canadian border - and they continue to enjoy performing in more rural audiences that are likelier to make lazy their scrutinizing eyes and enjoy the show. Seely, a former r
BEMIDJI - Caregivers who choose to enter healthcare fields are often born for the type of work they are in. They care wholeheartedly for their patients or ill relatives, leaving little time to care for themselves or their families.
BEMIDJI - Jake Jackson likes AC/DC. The song "TNT" holds a particularly warm spot in his heart, and for good reason - it quite possibly got him a spot in the Midwest-beloved Johnny Holm Band playing guitar and providing vocals full-time. Hall's Guide Service, the first band Jackson was in beginning with a Halloween show at the Armory building in Bemidji back in 2005, was an acoustic funk and improvisational group.
BEMIDJI - It's hard to even begin to comprehend winning $540 million in tonight's Mega Millions jackpot, and especially to imagine what one would spend it on, but let's try. The median household income of Minnesotan families is $57,243, which means the winner of tonight's jackpot would easily be able to give 9,433 Minnesotan families year-long paid vacations (before taxes) without breaking a sweat. A Rick Santorum supporter could buy 5.4 million of his vests from Woolen Mills, and an average student who volunteers for Barack Obama could pay their own $25,250 in college debt, and then pay $10
BEMIDJI - Villella's Bada Bing!, a notorious sports bar that opened in the Union Station building in June 2008, closed one year later, leaving the space open for the second time in three years for prospective restaurateurs. Michelle Soltis, along with her brother John, quickly took the opportunity to bring a fresh new concept to the area, opening Blue Ox Bar and Grill. The Soltis siblings moved from Fargo, N.D., to Bemidji and started work on the building in May 2010, opening just two months later in time for the summer tourist season. "There was a lot of work, so it was just initially, 'Ge