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Higher education notebook: BSU opens new on-campus weapon storage facility
Fly along with the eclipse shadow in this groovy new video
A special ceremony for Vietnam veterans: Area man built his own museum, war memorial
Origin of an activist: Tribal liaison leaves pipeline review, controversy in her wake
President Trump, first lady will not attend Kennedy Center Honors
Lumberjack Scramble held at BTCC
Buxton, homer-happy Twins topple Diamondbacks
Lnyx score 37 straight, whip Fever by 59 points
SOCCER: BSU looks to build off successful 2016 campaign
Vikings down two starters on offensive line, two in secondary
William J. Sliney
Julia Rose Jones
Anna "Ann" Prince
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: The eclipse is more than meets the eye
MASTER GARDENERS: What's (achoo!) blooming?
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Stupid human happenings always seem to happen
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Just how much is $1 billion?
Library Corner column: Library offers up something for all ages
'Super Troopers 2' lands spring 2018 release date
Finally! Daniel Craig confirms he'll return as James Bond
Tom Cruise breaks ankle in stunt, halts production on 'Mission' film
Mississippi Music moves indoors on Wednesday
Around the Arts, August 13
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Temperatures fluctuate, and so does the bite
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Grosbeaks: Distinctive, colorful, musical and social
MASTER GARDENERS: Look for the 2017 Perennial Plant of the Year
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: So many lakes, so many fish
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Blue jays are true Minnesotans all year long
Jeff & Becky Musburger
Joe & Sissy Neft
Gazpacho refreshes on a summer day
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Bringing the Democratic party back to its roots
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: A far cry from the quest for equality
Incontinence shouldn't block people from seeking medical help
Letter to the Editor: Racism isn't somewhere else or in the past
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. Minnesota Democratic...
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