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Judge in Michigan blocks deportation of 100 Iraqis
Yellowstone grizzly bears to lose Endangered Species protection
Man charged in Michigan airport stabbing tried to buy a gun before attack
For and against: 200 attend public meeting on Line 3 oil pipeline project
U.S. Tax Court judge, husband from Minnesota sent to prison for claiming 9 vacations as ‘business expenses’
Bemidji dancers score high at nationals
Oak Hills adds cross country signee
BASEBALL: Bemidji Jr. Legion team off to 7-4 start in new league
Dreary day turns ugly for Twins in loss to White Sox
Sixers take guard Fultz with top pick of NBA Draft
Mabel B. Dahl
Roberta Jean Wind
Charles R. Mann
Thomas U. Feeken
Priscilla Jane Miller
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: A legacy of Native American boxing
PATT RALL COLUMN: Life in the fast lane in Bemidji
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Staying cool in the good ol' days
PRIME TIME: Summer is hopping in and around the SAC
PRIME TIME: Blessed by a power outage
'Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery' opens Wednesday
Church Musicians recital by Beth Hendricks, Philip Hermann
Great American Story contest deadline approaches
A busy summer ahead for the BHS marching band
Robert "One-Man" Johnson to perform at Farm by the Lake
MASTER GARDENER COLUMN: Try prevention instead of treatment
FISH TALES: Jim Fleck on Upper Red Lake
Woods in the works: Newest state forest undergoing development in Cass County
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Scarlet tanager could have been our state bird
FISH TALES: Ally Rux on Upper Red Lake
Janice and Edward Beil
Ron and Carol Carpenter celebrate 50 years!
PRIME TIME: The lure of loud mufflers
Port: The NRA needs to speak out on Philando Castille
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Enbridge's Line 3 plan is not the only option
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Veterans home project is a non-partisan issue
World of Wine: An introduction to the world of sherry wine
Keillor: Dreadful things are afoot
September 18, 2014
Beltrami GOP event draws some big names: Mills, Westrom, others attend
BEMIDJI -- A bevy of big-name GOP candidates spoke to a standing-room only crowd at the Beltrami County Republicans annual banquet Thursday....
September 18, 2014 - 10:37pm
September 10, 2014
Minnesotans can start early voting next week
ST. PAUL — It almost is time to vote. Minnesotans may start voting Sept. 19. The early voting is not only for people who will be away from home on election day, but anyone can vote early under a new state law. Old law required an excuse such as being out of one’s voting precinct...
September 10, 2014 - 11:53pm
August 21, 2014
EDUCATION: School referendum campaign takes shape; Committee hopes to persuade voters to approve new school, operating costs
BEMIDJI -- The campaign advocating for voters to approve millions of dollars in school levies in November held its first formal meeting on Wednesday. The "Vote Yes Bemidji Proud Committee" discussed the fight ahead of them Wednesday at the Bemidji School District offices: they...
August 21, 2014 - 9:46am
August 15, 2014
3 School Board members file for re-election
BEMIDJI -- Three Bemidji School Board members filed to run for re-election for their seats. No other candidates filed for the positions. Melissa Bahr, Bill Faver, and Carol L. Johnson filed for re-election during the filing period, which ran from July 29 to Aug. 12. They are...
August 15, 2014 - 2:13am
August 13, 2014
Persell defeats Pederson in District 5A race
BEMIDJI -- Minnesota Rep. John Persell, DFL-Bemidji, defeated primary challenger Lavern "Pedie" Pederson in the race Tuesday evening. Persell won with 85 percent to 15 percent with all 70 precincts reporting. Persell has held the seat in what is now District 5A since 2008, having...
August 13, 2014 - 11:55pm
PRIMARY ELECTION: Persell defeats Pederson in District 5A race
BEMIDJI -- Minnesota Rep. John Persell, DFL-Bemidji, defeated primary challenger Lavern “Pedie” Pederson in the race Tuesday evening. Persell defeated Pederson with 85 percent of the vote to 15 percent with all 70 precincts reporting. Persell has held the seat in what...
August 13, 2014 - 9:30am
August 12, 2014
PRIMARY ELECTION: Claesson-Huseby, Hanson advance in Beltrami County Attorney race
BELTRAMI COUNTY -- Three candidates to be the next Beltrami County Attorney awaited the outcome of Tuesday night’s primary results to see which...
August 12, 2014 - 11:22pm
PRIMARY ELECTION: McFadden wins Republican U.S. Senate nod
ST. PAUL -- Well-financed Mike McFadden won the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate in Tuesday's Minnesota primary election, and is set...
August 12, 2014 - 11:08pm
PRIMARY ELECTION: Johnson wins four-way GOP governor race
ST. PAUL — The Republican who grew up in greater Minnesota and now is a Hennepin County commissioner declared a primary election victory Tuesday night, setting up a race with Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton in the fall election. Jeff Johnson was getting about 30 percent of the vote...
August 12, 2014 - 10:53pm
August 5, 2014
County attorney candidates face citizen questions
BEMIDJI -- Curious voters filled Bemidji City Hall to hear Beltrami County Attorney candidates respond to questions at a public forum Tuesday hosted by the Citizens for an Informed Electorate Committee. After 25 years in office, Beltrami County Attorney Tim Faver is not...
August 5, 2014 - 10:20pm
August 1, 2014
Bemidji Ward 3 poll location changes
BEMIDJI -- The polling location for residents of Bemidji’s Ward 3 is now at the Boys and Girls Club at 1800 Minnesota Avenue NW, a release from the city said Friday. The statewide Primary Election Day is Aug. 12. Voters are requested to use the east entrance into the community...
August 1, 2014 - 3:53pm
July 30, 2014
2014 PRIMARY ELECTION: Otto responds to Entenza
BEMIDJI -- State Auditor Rebecca Otto on Wednesday said her opponent in the DFL primary, Matt Entenza, was responsible for the unusually negative...
July 30, 2014 - 6:54pm
July 14, 2014
BEMIDJI SCHOOLS: Board backs referendum for $30 million school for grades 4-5
BEMIDJI – The Bemidji School Board passed a motion Monday to ask voters in the November election to approve plans to build a $30 million...
July 14, 2014 - 11:14pm
June 3, 2014
Candidates file for Bemidji city, Beltrami county, legislative offices
BEMIDJI -- Several interesting local political races took shape Tuesday as the 2014 candidate filing period closed -- chief among them the contest between incumbent Bemidji Mayor Rita Albrecht and challenger Jorge Prince, chief financial officer at LaValley Industries. Albrecht,...
June 3, 2014 - 8:09pm
May 15, 2014
Red Lake Election: Official results, Seki is new chairman
RED LAKE -- The Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians general election board certified results from Wednesday’s election this morning. Floyd “Buck” Jourdain will be stepping down from his 10-year run as chairman. Current treasurer Darrell G. Seki won the election by 623 votes, according...
May 15, 2014 - 11:33am