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Ex-finance official allegedly embezzled more than $100,000 from Hamline University
Minnesota measles outbreak spreads to Stearns County
It won't be Brainerd or Duluth, as Minnesota appeals court rejects accused police officer's request to move trial
Minnesota firefighter sues city and fire chief, alleging anti-gay bias
Trump says 'major, major' conflict with N.Korea possible, but seeks diplomacy
Effects of Bradford trade on Vikings playing out in draft
Speedy ex-Gopher Myrick waiting for the call
Grossman learning to be less picky at the plate
List of first-round NFL draft picks: The top 32
BASEBALL: Loxtercamp signs with St. Cloud State
Phyllis E. Neff
Edward DaWaine Sawyer
Kathleen Lynn Paul
Willow Skye Forsberg
Frances Eula Oslin
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Look at the brighter side of life
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: We must open our minds to diverse teachings
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: John's No. 1 List for Bemidji
MASTER GARDENERS COLUMN: What is that weed?
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Do you know your Twins?
Khloe Kardashian sued after sharing photo of herself on Instagram
ESPN layoffs: A list of which employees have been fired
'Expo'-sure to the arts: Group to host first-ever Arts Expo on Saturday
Disney announces official release date for 'Star Wars: Episode IX'
'Flip or Flop' stars returning for multiple episodes of HGTV show amid divorce
MASTER GARDENER COLUMN: Growing beans from seed to harvest
Up a tree!
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Warm-up helps spawn, walleyes should be ready for opener
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Wood ducks always welcome in the spring
MASTER GARDENERS COLUMN: Finding your favorite gardening tools
Torry's Van Benefit
Don (Pail) Hill
Quam: My promotion coincided with the death of my 16-year-old nephew
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: A leader or a partisan pawn?
Swift: Taxes must be particularly taxing
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: ‘Minnesota Health Plan’ is a plan for all
Fielding Questions: How to grow peas on a patio
March 10, 2017
COMMENTARY: DNR commissioner: Minnesota parks need boost from users, taxpayers
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is asking for modest fee and general fund increases for the state parks and trails...
March 10, 2017 - 5:00pm
November 21, 2016
Carl Baer: A nation of different minds but a common heart
How we say what we say is important. "Political Correctness," as it has evolved, has become a means of silencing the voices of others and, therefore, it is harmful to our liberty and to our unity, but kindness and consideration are not. Mutual respect is a gift we give each other...
November 21, 2016 - 11:03am
Don Kirchner: Hacksaw Ridge' pays tribute to war heroes
Well, I went to see the movie "Hacksaw Ridge." Unbelievable. I kept touching my arm, wondering why I'm here. For my father was in that battle, and I don't know how Dad made it through it. My father, George H. Kirchner, was in the 307th Infantry of the 77th Division on Okinawa. He...
November 21, 2016 - 10:32am
October 28, 2016
COMMENTARY: Why I resigned from the Republican Party
I resigned in June. Right in the middle of the presidential election, I walked away from my chairmanship in the Beltrami County GOP. I really didn’t want to resign. What I most wanted was to see our excellent legislative and Congressional Republican candidates across the finish...
October 28, 2016 - 8:45am
August 22, 2016
Faith Hensrud: Moving forward at BSU and NTC with a focus on student success
After my first seven eventful weeks as the new president of Bemidji State University and Northwest Technical College, this past Friday felt like a whole new beginning. It was Move-In Day at BSU, and a crowd of new freshmen were arriving at our residence halls with boxes in their arms...
August 22, 2016 - 6:07pm
July 30, 2016
Annie P. Claesson-Huseby: Knowledge is needed about ‘truth in sentencing’
Kofi Annan said that “Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress in every society, in every family.” As the Beltrami County Attorney, and perhaps more important, as the daughter of a retired elementary school teacher, I feel an obligation...
July 30, 2016 - 8:41pm
Matt Cory Column: A historic night for Tristen, even if he doesn’t know it yet
First off, this is not a column about politics or politicians or policies. It is not an endorsement of any one candidate or party. This column is about history. This column is about Tristen. Like millions of Americans, I watched Thursday night as Hillary Clinton officially became...
July 30, 2016 - 8:39pm
July 22, 2016
Joe Vene: Setting the record straight on school road project
After hearing from citizens who believe Beltrami County is paying for road improvements that should be paid for by the Bemidji School District, it is time to clarify the role Beltrami County finds itself in. The Gene Dillon Elementary School project is not a decision that redounds...
July 22, 2016 - 7:46pm
May 31, 2016
Richard Hanson: Return to the bargaining table to protect Minnesota’s future
In July I am retiring after more than 40 years in higher education, 11 years as a president. Over the years I have had many opportunities to...
May 31, 2016 - 8:40am
April 25, 2016
MATT CORY COLUMN: BSU student's letter travels the world
Galway, Ireland, and Bemidji are separated by some 3,568 miles and that little body of water, the Atlantic Ocean. But they were connected Wednesday....
April 25, 2016 - 1:10pm
April 20, 2016
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: An open letter to emergency personnel
We see you. Every single day. You are the sound of the pager tone at that restaurant telling us you are needed—we hear you. You are the...
April 20, 2016 - 2:08pm
April 18, 2016
Rita Albrecht: It's time for Legislature to deliver on transportation
In northern Minnesota, the birds are singing, the ice is thinning and the trees are starting to bud. Spring is arriving as expected. Unfortunately, in St. Paul, the expected is also happening: the Legislature is locked in its annual argument over how to fund our state's transportation...
April 18, 2016 - 4:23pm
February 4, 2016
Joseph Cotto: We could use Ed Koch now
Enough with the Iowa caucuses and New Hampshire primary. Something else in the political realm demands our attention. It is an anniversary, the third since America lost one of its greatest leaders in modern times. Ed Koch was more than a politician. During his three-term tenure as...
February 4, 2016 - 11:23pm
Stanley Crouch: Trappings of the quick hero
Ted Cruz being victorious in the Iowa Republican caucus over the most famous billionaire in this country shook the ground, as if something almost magical not only took place, but took the place apart. It led Cruz to make a nearly rational victory address, Donald Trump to display his...
February 4, 2016 - 11:20pm
February 3, 2016
Byron York: Bigger problems ahead
WEST DES MOINES, Iowa — Donald Trump’s supporters showed up at the Sheraton on Monday night fully expecting their man to win the Iowa caucuses. And why shouldn’t they? Trump had held a lead of varying sizes in 13 of the last 13 polls listed in the RealClearPolitics average of...
February 3, 2016 - 11:22pm