Letters to the editor must be signed and include an address and phone number so that our staff can verify authorship. We will not print letters of a libelous nature or in poor taste. Letters are only edited for style and grammar. Letters exceeding 400 words cannot be accepted.
Letters may be sent to: firstname.lastname@example.org or P.O. Box 455, Bemidji, MN 56619.
Endorsement-related letters to the editor advocating for or against a candidate, ballot measure or political party will be treated as paid political content and are subject to a charge of $26.26 for the first 7 inches and $10.50 for each additional inch. A 7-inch letter generally contains about 150 words.