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McPhee wins new utility vehicle from 4-H Foundation raffle
School menu (Dec. 11)
Library News (Dec. 11)
The Packer Weekly: Matthew’s Voice Project sparks awareness
Local police host annual kids shopping event
Clinic Chiropractic to hold toy drive
Laney’s opens doors to marrow registry
Edward Jones takes top spot in National Survey of Financial Advisors
Escobar named nurse manager at Bethany
Area seniors focus of giving tree program
Superintendent: Business community supports and demands increased skills
Insight from the West Fargo PD: The return of heroin in the community
Huber: Snowfall causes parking problems
Insight from the West Fargo PD: Daytime burglaries hit West Fargo homes
Omdahl: Food Stamp critics deserve responses
Larson, Swedberg honored by Vikings, Midwest Dairy Council
Bowling scores (Dec. 11)
Wrestlers take first at Unruh Tournament
Boys hockey shut out in Grand Forks
Packer girls dealt first loss
Flight Lines: To feed or not to feed the birds
Flight lines: Change the land, change the inhabitants
Plentiful holiday plants available for gifts, enjoyment
Eating Well: Hot drinks warm up cold, winter days
Eating Well: Bring on the desserts this holiday season
Eastward Autumn road trip rich with fall colors
home & garden
August 24, 2012
Elite Performance & Fitness collects school supplies for Boys & Girls Club
Elite Performance & Fitness held a free community workout Aug. 18 at its studio, asking for a free-will donation of school supplies for the...
August 24, 2012 - 6:04pm
SHIP holds food service training
BEMIDJI – The Statewide Health Improvement Program hosted school food service training Aug. 14 at Bemidji High School. The training, which...
August 24, 2012 - 5:53pm
Bemidji High School Class of 1952 celebrates 60 years
The 1952 class of Bemidji High School gathered Aug. 11 to celebrate its 60th class reunion at Bemidji Bowl.
August 24, 2012 - 5:38pm
Bi-CAP hosts Headstart open house in Bemidji
Bi-CAP hosted an open house Thursday afternoon for the Headstart program on 15th Street Northwest. Shown above, Dick and Julie Johnson listens...
news / local
August 24, 2012 - 1:17am
August 23, 2012
Moose Lake school board member faces fourth DWI
MOOSE LAKE, Minn. -- The chairwoman of the Moose Lake School Board faces drunken driving charges for the third time in six years and the fourth since 1992. Kristine Marie Lyons, 59, was arrested last Aug. 15, and charged with two counts of gross misdemeanor second-degree driving...
August 23, 2012 - 9:23am
Analysis: New studies weigh college value and cost
Two new studies offer emphatic answers to much-discussed questions about higher education: Yes, a college degree is worth it, but yes, it’s the middle-class that’s getting particularly squeezed with student debt in the pursuit of one. Both studies make persuasive cases, though...
August 23, 2012 - 9:00am
August 22, 2012
Augsburg College opposes gay marriage amendment
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Augsburg College is publicly opposing the amendment to ban gay marriage in Minnesota's constitution. The announcement Tuesday makes the Minneapolis liberal arts school the first traditional university in the state to come out against the amendment. The Minneapolis-based...
August 22, 2012 - 10:56am
August 21, 2012
For some college grads, food stamps are a lifeline
By Julie Siple, MPR News 91.3 FM ST. PAUL – The number of food stamp recipients in Minnesota has soared in the economic downtown to more than 520,000, and on the rolls are a growing number of recent college graduates. Recent graduates remain the exception among food stamp recipients,...
August 21, 2012 - 11:45pm
Wide-serving BHS program receives funding boost
BEMIDJI – A successful after-school and summertime program for at-risk students in the Bemidji School District has benefitted from another grant. The latest grant, totaling nearly $900,000 over three years, brings the total of grants supporting the program over the $5 million mark....
news / local
August 21, 2012 - 11:36pm
August 20, 2012
Lunch workers study how to get kids to eat healthy
DENVER (AP) — There will be more whole grains on school lunch menus this year, along with a wider selection of fruits and vegetables and other...
August 20, 2012 - 1:28pm
August 17, 2012
Kelliher's Lutz named state Administrator of the School Year
Tim Lutz, center, superintendent for the Kelliher School District, was recognized as Administrator of the School Year for 2011-12 for Minnesota...
August 17, 2012 - 10:41pm
August 15, 2012
School supply donations sought by Boys and Girls Club
BEMIDJI – The Boys and Girls Club of the Bemidji Area is currently accepting school supply donations for its annual supply giveaway. The following school sup-plies are being accepted: pencils, college-ruled note-books, crayons, folders, glue sticks, calculators, erasers, tissues...
news / local
August 15, 2012 - 5:48pm
Academic News (August 15, 2012)
Holaday begins studies at UND School of Medicine Kristopher Holaday of West Fargo is among 70 first-year medical students, members of the Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) Class of 2016, who started their journey this week to become physicians at the University of North Dakota School of...
August 15, 2012 - 12:00am
August 14, 2012
One more files for Bemidji school board
BEMIDJI – The field of candidates seeking seats on the Bemidji school board is now set. Dana Kuzel of Guthrie filed for election on Tuesday, the last day of filing for the three four-year seats. She now joins six others in seeking positions on the school board. Two incumbents, Ann...
news / local
August 14, 2012 - 7:03pm
July 18, 2012
Academic News (July 18, 2012)
Solem to attend U of M, Crookston Nicole M. Solem of Horace, has been accepted and has registered for fall semester classes at the University of Minnesota, Crookston, one of the most respected career-oriented, technology-based universities in the nation. Solem plans to major in...
community / education
July 18, 2012 - 12:00am