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Peterson speaks at Beltrami DFL dinner
Celtic Thunder to perform at the Sanford Center
Called to serve — and stay: Martin retiring after 36 years leading Bemidji congregation
UPDATED: Axemen paying off debt to Sanford Center
Crime report for Sept. 19-21
VOLLEYBALL: No. 22 Augustana fights off BSU upset bid in five set thriller
BSU: Soccer team drops 1-0 decision at Minot
Pat Miller: This week at BHS - Football team makes statement in victory over Sartell
BSU golf: Sauer event raiseS $9,300 for BSU men's golf
COLLEGE FOOTBALL: Despite solid offensive performance, BSU comeback falls short at Upper Iowa 47-30
Jeanne Marie Eidsmoe
Melvin "Gene" Dillon
Sandra "Sandy" Malterud
When life deals you some tough cards...
BLANE KLEMEK: These birds know when it's time to move on
EDUCATION: Are you afraid of speaking in public?
VETERANS: CBO looking at possible VA benefit changes
Shop, collect for winter gift-giving
Under the water. . . and learning: Artist gives a new twist to old method for watercolor painting
Pioneer Previews: Studio honors Nelson with exhibit
Common Chords schedule
Pioneer Previews: Community Theater’s ‘On Golden Pond’ opens Friday
From concept to concerts: Long-planned Minnesota Orchestra residency is this week
A half-century of wilderness: 1964 federal law set stage for the second ‘W’ in BWCAW
Paul Nelson: Fall is a perfect time to target muskies
Blane Klemek: Oh, to be a bird for a day? Count me in
Paul Nelson: Boat control is important when fishing in the fall
Paul Nelson: Fish are constantly looking for abundant food sources
Baker 60th anniversary
Lausche celebrates 100th birthday
Rich Lowry: The media’s absurd NFL hysteria
Cokie & Steven V. Roberts: Maligned in their mission
Letter: All political candidates all funded for the same reason
Pioneer Editorial: Leading by example
Jim Gaines: One in four Americans want their state to secede, but why?
September 11, 2014
Letter: Reader upset with Franken’s supports of gun ban
I must write you to let people know that Al Franken has voted in favor of a gun ban, supported by Obama, Chuck Schumer, Michael Bloomberg and Dianne Feinstein. They want to take away our guns and Second Amendment. The want us like Australia. Well, this is America, the land of...
opinion / letters
September 11, 2014 - 11:53pm
August 30, 2014
Incumbent vs. newcomer partially defines race for U.S. Senate seat
FALCON HEIGHTS — Al Franken sat with a dozen St. Cloud workforce leaders to accept their thanks for working on a bill they say will help Minnesotans seeking jobs. Mike McFadden answered questions on a Twin Cities radio station at the Minnesota State Fair, while just out of his...
August 30, 2014 - 11:21pm
July 11, 2013
Franken has $3M in reserve for Minnesota Senate race
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Democratic Sen. Al Franken has added significantly to his campaign stockpile in the last three months, leaving him with $3 million in reserve as the 2014 Minnesota Senate race takes shape. Franken reported April-to-June figures on Thursday, during...
news / region
July 11, 2013 - 11:34am
June 18, 2013
Moderate Republican enters race against Franken
ST. PAUL -- A moderate Minnesota Republican known for his work on health care legislation plans a U.S. Senate campaign. State Rep. Jim Abeler of Anoka Tuesday announced his intention to challenge Democratic Sen. Al Franken. “Minnesota needs a senator from Minnesota who has...
news / region
June 18, 2013 - 11:53am
June 10, 2013
State Sen. Ortman considering challenge to Franken
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Republican state Sen. Julianne Ortman says she is "seriously considering" a challenge to Sen. Al Franken next year. Ortman tells The Associated Press on Monday that it's a tough decision she'll make after discussions with her family and political...
news / region
June 10, 2013 - 3:30pm
May 22, 2013
Franken challenges Energy Department on high Minnesota gas prices
WASHINGTON -- U.S. Sen. Al Franken is blaming the recent spike in Minnesota gas prices in part on the Department of Energy’s decision to stop publishing refinery maintenance reports two years ago. The reports, authorized under the 2007 Energy Independence and Security Act, were...
news / region
May 22, 2013 - 10:36am
May 7, 2013
Franken staff to visit Bemidji to talk college financial aid
BEMIDJI — U.S. Sen. Al Franken’s staff will be in Bemidji on Thursday to host a college affordability resource night. Interested residents are invited to the forum at 6:30 p.m. at Bemidji High School. Dan Solomon, Franken’s Minnesota education adviser, will lead the...
news / education
May 7, 2013 - 4:01pm
February 6, 2013
Franken blasts USPS decision to halt Saturday mail service, blames House for inaction
WASHINGTON – One of the most outspoken advocates for rural mail delivery said the U.S. Postal Service’s decision to halt Saturday delivery is a disservice to Minnesotans. “I’m extremely disappointed that the Postal Service will be discontinuing Saturday delivery,” U.S. Sen....
February 6, 2013 - 2:39pm