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Scheel appears on first-degree murder charges in slaying of grandparents
Major pushback against Line 3 recommendation
Owners of Bird Island home destroyed by fire now face charges
For employees, students to get paid, McNally Smith college building must sell before 2019
Fridley, Minn., man killed in house fire
Rockets close out Wolves with third-quarter surge
BASEBALL: Beavers, U-Mary capture comeback wins in split
SOFTBALL: Final inning outburst dooms BSU in sweep to UMD
GIRLS GOLF: Bemidji opens second in Moorhead
Thibodeau 'proud' of Timberwolves' progress
Virginia L. Pollard
Alfred James Benais
Wild Mushroom Crostini recipe can be tailored to occasion
MASTER GARDENERS: Plant winter squash. . . for next winter!
COMMENTARY: Why we won't take a break from learning
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Ever so adaptable are the American crows
Angler's fish tale presents learning opportunity
Pine to Prairie Fiber Arts Trail comes to area this weekend
BSO presents concert series finale Sunday
'Scandal' is over, but here are 10 things we'll remember from this crazy show
Avicii dead at 28: Swedish DJ became an EDM star with hits 'Levels' and 'Wake Me Up'
'The Rock' surprises Minnesota teen who asked him to prom
Deer on the table: DNR holds Bemidji meeting on deer management
After Parkland shooting, NRA posts biggest fundraising haul in nearly 20 years
'Owl' in a day's work!
Craftsman makes a wake building kayaks and canoes
Angler's fish tale presents learning opportunity
Richard and Marvel Olson
Virg & Marge
Shirley (Mayer) Klosterman
1963 Impala was beautiful, but it fell apart
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Common sense actions can help keep the public safe
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Commentary goes beyond theater of the absurd
Time to respond to reader feedback
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: What a sad world this would be without music
April 19, 2018
Minnesota Legislature could outlaw fake service animals
ST. PAUL—People who misrepresent dogs or other animals as trained service animals soon may violate state law. Minnesota senators Thursday,...
April 19, 2018 - 5:30pm
March 28, 2018
Dayton pushes for more broadband expansion money
ST. PAUL — Minnesota's broadband situation is better than some other states but 12 percent of Minnesotans, mostly in greater Minnesota,...
March 28, 2018 - 1:17pm
January 27, 2018
Broadband forum planned in Bemidji
BEMIDJI -- Headwaters Regional Development Commission and the Blandin Foundation will host a broadband listening session from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 6, at the Northwest Minnesota Foundation, 201 Third St. NW. The event is meant to provide an overview of the current situation...
January 27, 2018 - 5:26pm
January 19, 2018
Capitol Chatter: Dayton lofts bonding hail Mary pass
ST. PAUL—Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton launched what he hopes is a bonding miracle pass as his time in office runs out. But unlike when Stefon...
January 19, 2018 - 2:43pm
November 22, 2017
Paul Bunyan Communications receives Border to Border Broadband Grant
BEMIDJI -- Paul Bunyan Communications was awarded a Border to Border Broadband Grant on Tuesday from the state of Minnesota to expand its fiber...
November 22, 2017 - 12:56pm
July 11, 2017
Microsoft vows to bring broadband to millions of rural Americans
WASHINGTON - Microsoft Corp on Tuesday announced an initiative to bring high-speed internet to millions of rural Americans through unused television...
July 11, 2017 - 4:01pm
July 7, 2017
Capitol Chatter: Trump biofuel decision draws mixed reaction
ST. PAUL — Minnesotans in Congress generally applauded the Trump administration's announcement about the amount of biofuels that must be...
July 7, 2017 - 1:33pm
June 30, 2017
252,000 Minnesota homes remain without high-speed internet
ST. PAUL—Dalton Fitch likes videos, no surprise for a 10-year-old boy. But for him, watching videos and using other technology is more...
June 30, 2017 - 12:08pm
June 26, 2017
Agri-Pulse: Rural America and the need for speed
Most of us who live or have lived in rural America understand that the pace is usually a little slower and the cost of living is much less expensive...
June 26, 2017 - 7:09am
May 23, 2017
Bipartisan work gives greater Minnesota legislative success
ST. PAUL—The 2017 Legislature may do pretty well by greater Minnesota. "We got there because it was a bipartisan effort. both parties...
May 23, 2017 - 5:09pm
March 30, 2017
Minn. farmers use state forum to voice concerns on health insurance, buffer strips
WILLMAR, Minn. — About 50 farmers and community leaders from around the region met Thursday in Willmar to talk about issues affecting agriculture...
March 30, 2017 - 6:09pm
March 3, 2017
Capitol Chatter: Franken question leads to Sessions' spotlight
ST. PAUL—U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions' Russia problems became big news the past few days thanks to Sen. Al Franken. The Minnesota...
March 3, 2017 - 6:00pm
February 24, 2017
Klobuchar, Peterson go to bat for rural broadband
DETROIT LAKES, Minn.—U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar and U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson met with about a dozen Internet service providers in Detroit...
February 24, 2017 - 10:17pm
January 12, 2017
Grants extend home, bus internet for Minn. students
ST. PAUL -- More students throughout greater Minnesota will have access to online homework outside of school hours following a round of state grants. A total of $500,000 to improve after-school internet access will be divided among 12 school districts, 11 of which are in greater Minnesota,...
January 12, 2017 - 6:26pm
January 11, 2017
State grants $34 million to expand rural broadband
ST. PAUL — A new round of state grants could extend broadband to thousands of businesses and households throughout areas of rural Minnesota...
January 11, 2017 - 2:01pm