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First-degree murder charge for man who drove into Charlottesville demonstrators
Trump allies: Tillerson hasn't 'learned his lesson'
Music college abruptly closes in St. Paul; students, faculty shocked, saddened
Rubio to vote against tax bill unless child credit expanded
R.D. Offutt Co. grants spread Christmas cheer to Minn., ND volunteer fire departments
Cardinals RB Peterson's season ends due to neck injury
Backup goalie Stalock gets shutout in Wild's fourth straight win
WRESTLING: Jacks Sweep Grand Rapids quad
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GYMNASTICS: Aerials compete at state meet
Lori Mabel Christenson
Edwin Lawrence Johnson
Scott Trevor Petersen
Lois L. (Petrie) Cline
SAM COOK: Help Bob give a kid the gift of wheels
No need to plan kindness this season
In matters of the heart, faith becomes real
Always cover Norfolk Island Pine after purchase
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Ice conditions changing quickly on most area lakes
These men thought they adopted a mini piglet until she became Esther the Wonder Pig, darling of the internet
BSO celebrates the season
The Force is strong with 'The Last Jedi,' critics say
Dancing into Tradition: First City Dance Studio celebrates a decade of The Nutcracker
Around the Arts, December 10
Trout Unlimited to hold fly-tying class Dec. 14
Rehabbed Grand Forks peregrine lands permanent home in Winnipeg
‘That evening hunt — that was worth the whole trip’
BRAD DOKKEN: Despite no deer, muzzleloader hunt offers more fun than frustration
Antlerless harvest boosts NE Minnesota deer registrations
Delbert & Linda Olson
Tom & Linda Peterson
No need to plan kindness this season
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Snowshoeing is for everyone
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Automatic spending cuts are real under PAYGO Act
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: When is the time right for Americans to resist?
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May 24, 2017
$1 billion, bipartisan Minnesota bonding bill for mostly construction projects ready to go
ST. PAUL—Minnesota likely will borrow nearly $1 billion to fix state buildings, build water treatment facilities, make railroad crossings...
May 24, 2017 - 6:34pm
May 16, 2017
Minnesota budget still undone, but leaders report progress as deadline nears
ST. PAUL — A rookie Minnesota senator may have said it best in social media. "With less than a week left of legislative session, here's...
May 16, 2017 - 7:03pm
May 15, 2017
Minnesota House OKs increased female genital mutilation penalties
ST. PAUL—Protecting young Minnesota girls from what is known as female genital mutilation has gained strong state House support. "This...
May 15, 2017 - 8:20pm
May 1, 2017
Minnesota lawmakers move on budget, House shows bonding bill
ST. PAUL — Minnesota legislative negotiators powered through most of their proposed $46 billion, two-year budget Monday, May 1, afternoon and...
May 1, 2017 - 6:31pm
April 21, 2017
Capitol Chatter: Transportation funding may be on the move
ST. PAUL — Transportation funding is confusing and controversial, and Minnesota state leaders say vital. Democrats and Republicans have...
April 21, 2017 - 3:12pm
December 27, 2016
Don't bet on big 2017 Minnesota bonding bill
ST. PAUL—Billions of dollars in state public works construction projects are on hold, and no one knows if the Minnesota Legislature will...
December 27, 2016 - 6:17pm
August 31, 2016
Feeding students, fueling minds: Red Lake School District opens new cafeteria with good nutrition a top priority (W/ VIDEO)
RED LAKE -- A school district recognized nationally for its healthy lunch program will now be able to deliver meals to students in a state-of-the-art...
August 31, 2016 - 6:06pm
July 15, 2016
LEGISLATURE: Governor, leaders say they are near special session deal
ST. PAUL -- A special Minnesota legislative session to approve tax cuts, transportation projects and public works construction could happen in...
July 15, 2016 - 6:21pm
May 9, 2016
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Red Lake needs assistance, not resistance
I read the article (May 3) about the state funding bill, specifically regarding the public works budget. I appreciate what Sen. Scott Newman had to say about the issue regarding money for construction of a new Social Services building and a school building on the reservation here...
May 9, 2016 - 3:55pm
May 2, 2016
UPDATED: Minnesota Senate bonding wish list: $1.5 billion; Bemidji-area projects included in funding
ST. PAUL -- House and Senate leaders are far apart about how much to spend on public works projects. Nearly $1 billion apart.
May 2, 2016 - 6:12pm
August 26, 2015
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: We need more 'bonding' between cultures
I found the Pioneer's Aug. 16 special section "Bemidji Bonds" to be quite interesting and informative. I hadn't realized there were so many people bonding together for fun activities—whether it be for sports, hobbies, the arts or simply chatting over a cup of coffee or sharing...
August 26, 2015 - 12:32am
January 15, 2010
Pawlenty wants to spend $685 million for 2010 public works projects
ST. PAUL -- Gov. Tim Pawlenty wants to spend $315 million less to build and repair facilities around Minnesota than legislative leaders want. Republican Pawlenty this morning said he hopes lawmakers approve $685 million in public works spending, to be repaid by general tax dollars,...
January 15, 2010 - 12:38pm
March 11, 2009
Minnesota Legislature: Senators reject taking Twin Cities money
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota senators blasted an idea to take $95 million a year from Twin Cities transit programs to fund school bus programs around...
March 11, 2009 - 12:30am