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Montana Gov. Steve Bullock, considering 2020 White House bid, now says he supports assault weapons ban
Ag Commissioner warns of grain scam
Trump speechwriter fired amid scrutiny of appearance with white nationalists
Twitter CEO admits 'left-leaning' bias but says it doesn't influence company policy
After #MeToo, Kevin Spacey movie 'Billionaire Boys Club' earns $126 on opening day
crime and courts
Composer writes music to calm stressed-out shelter dogs
Ticket lottery offers chance to see ‘Hamilton’ for $10
‘Alone’ television show winner of $500,000 has North Dakota ties
The best films of the 2000s
Legendary musician, 'Queen of Soul' Aretha Franklin dead at 76
A rare genetic aversion to sweets could be key to fighting obesity
Public canneries help food lovers save the season. So why are they disappearing?
'Fat-burning' foods and other scientific-sounding nutritional trickery
When we have problems
A few small things
Snedeker holds on for second Wyndham title
Twins' Santana returns to DL with finger discomfort
Rosario lifts Twins to win over Tigers
Schatz sweeps WoO weekend with win at Red River Valley Speedway
Backwaters kayaking provides a day of scenic beauty
Ruth E. Jones
Joseph O. Adsero
Beverly J. Gravelle
Mark D. Hoverson
Backwaters kayaking provides a day of scenic beauty
BRAD DOKKEN COLUMN: Devils Lake walleye bust rumor turns out to be overstated
Northstar Trail Alliance works to connect the dots in Beltrami Island State Forest in partnership with Minnesota DNR
OUTDOORS NOTEBOOK: DNR sets deer hunting open house meetings, Ruffed grouse West Nile sampling etc.
ALWAYS IN SEASON/ MIKE JACOBS: The week's news from the bird world
Turf fields: No hard data says they're unsafe
Cramer: Standing with ND farmers, ranchers
Zaleski: Do 'welfare queens' wear seed caps?
I Just Can't Trust Heidi Heitkamp on Trade
Cramer Will Defend Social Security
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Pastor Bill and Jill Reck
Michael & Michelle Schumacher
Anthony (Tony) and Sharon Kozojed
Rev. Terry and Jean Olson
James and Sharon Holter
January 12, 2018
Poganski's goals lead UND past Bemidji State in series opener
BEMIDJI—Seven games into the season, Austin Poganski was one of just two players on the UND men's hockey roster without a point. The captain...
January 12, 2018 - 10:50pm
November 15, 2017
2 percent hospitality tax proposed in Bemidji
BEMIDJI, Minn.—A new 2 percent hospitality tax idea that could bring in $1.25 million annually has received support from the Bemidji lodging/business...
November 15, 2017 - 8:35pm
October 18, 2017
VenuWorks could pay more than $100,000 in restitution to Bemidji
BEMIDJI, Minn.—The Ames, Iowa-based management company VenuWorks has paid the city of Bloomington, Ill., $40,535 in restitution and is...
October 18, 2017 - 6:17pm
October 7, 2017
Comedian Ralphie May dies at 45; comic's remarks about Native Americans led to cancellation of Fargo, Bemidji shows
BEMIDJI, Minn.—Ralphie May, the nationally known stand-up comedian who had to cancel or postpone several regional shows last year because...
October 7, 2017 - 3:48pm
December 22, 2016
Bemidji working with state auditor's office on Sanford Center investigation
BEMIDJI, Minn. — Bemidji city staff has received a summary report on possible financial improprieties during the tenure of the former executive...
December 22, 2016 - 5:45pm
October 31, 2016
Top management gets the boot at Bemidji Sanford Center
BEMIDJI, Minn.—Staff changes at the Sanford Center continued last week, with the Ames, Iowa-based managing company VenuWorks moving to terminate two top management employees. According to President Steve Peters, VenuWorks eliminated the Associate Executive Director position,...
October 31, 2016 - 10:07pm
July 23, 2015
‘Prairie Home Companion’ live broadcast set for Nov. 7 at Bemidji’s Sanford Center
Garrison Keillor is returning to Bemidji. The Sanford Center will host Keillor’s longstanding variety show “A Prairie Home Companion” on Nov. 7. Doors will open at 4 p.m. and the show starting at 4:45 p.m.
July 23, 2015 - 7:00pm
April 14, 2013
Sanford Center: Webb gives city leaders confidence
BEMIDJI - It's the summer of 2009, and Curtis Webb is slogging through the mud, past the steel beams that would become the Sanford Center on...
April 14, 2013 - 12:00am
August 20, 2012
Exec director for Sanford Center search moves forward
BEMIDJI, Minn. - The company managing the city-owned Sanford Center said it wants to have a new executive director in place by October. Andy Long, regional vice president for VenuWorks and interim operations manager until a replacement is hired, said Monday during a Sanford Center...
August 20, 2012 - 5:30pm
January 11, 2012
Man found dead near Bemidji's Sanford Center
Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding a man found dead in a drainage ditch outside the Sanford Center at 4:51 p.m. Tuesday. Several officers were called to the scene. No other details were immediately available. The Bemidji Pioneer, like the Herald, is a Forum Communications...
January 11, 2012 - 2:32pm
December 14, 2011
Former Alerus Center manager runs Bemidji events center
Roger Swanson has been named executive director of The Sanford Center in Bemidji, according to VenuWorks, the firm running the city's events center. He'd been interim director since mid-October, succeeding Robert LeBarron. Swanson was executive director for Grand Forks' Alerus Center...
December 14, 2011 - 5:38pm
September 27, 2011
Bemidji's Sanford Center experiences first-year growings, outgoing official says
September 27, 2011 - 2:02pm
February 4, 2011
Sanford Center: Minnesota artist Karl Jaeger transforms hockey archives into hockey art
February 4, 2011 - 9:05pm