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FOOTBALL: BSU offense sputters in home opener, Sioux Falls wins in rout
Fishing: Braten, Swenson team for Cabela's MWC championship
Girls tennis: Bemidji places third at Hibbing Invitational
Swimming: Bemidji finishes second at Hibbing Inv.
Lumberjacks: Boys soccer, volleyball teams coast to victories
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Patrick Guilfoile: Malaria, mosquitoes and fatal attraction
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Art Lee: The demolition of ‘a fine old lady’ — a historical landmark gone (alas?)
Sue Bruns: The thing about dogs…
From concept to concerts: Long-planned Minnesota Orchestra residency is this week
Pioneer Previews: Community Theater’s ‘On Golden Pond’ opens Friday
Common Chords schedule
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The Beach Boys officially coming to Bemidji
A half-century of wilderness: 1964 federal law set stage for the second ‘W’ in BWCAW
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
Paul Nelson: Slower presentations are effective as summer turns to fall
Letter: Claesson-Huseby is efficient, approachable
David M. Shribman: The new GOP hope: Mitt Romney
Will Durst: How they spent their summer
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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