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Timber talks: Forestry business leaders meet with state DNR commissioner in Bemidji
Tenth annual Run/Walk/Skate for Suicide Prevention set for Sept. 10
A sky view at Sanford Bemidji: Work continues on roof after July windstorms
Labor Day refuse schedule change
Minn. business expands to raise saltwater shrimp you can eat
BOYS SOCCER: Lumberjacks explode in 12-1 win over Detroit Lakes
GOLF: Mackedanz wins Minnesota PGA Championship
SWIMMING AND DIVING: BHS falls to Brainerd
VOLLEYBALL: Bemidji loses comeback bid against St. Cloud Tech
BSU FOOTBALL: Head coach Tesch on 'leave of absence'
Aaro August Tanney
John Patrick "Pat" Sargent
Paul Jerome Gravel
Patricia Jane Blue
Cyndi Fenske: Goings on at the library in September
John Eggers: Find first day teacher success
MASTER GARDENERS: Slipping is not just for winter
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: The infinite nature of truth and reconciliation
John Eggers: Delight in the dog days of August
Patt Rall: Much music in Bemidj this week
ART BRIEFS - SUNDAY AUG. 28
The JOE-DOWN Reviews ‘Punk’s Dead: SLC Punk 2’
Inspired and inspiring: Big Daddy Weave takes the stage tonight at Sanford Center
Art briefs: Sunday Aug. 21
MASTER GARDENERS: What is your lawn plethora at summer's end?
FISH TALES: Jude Hicks on Lake Marquette
Blane Klemek: Observations on the American crow
FISH TALES: Gunner Ganske on Swenson Lake
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Caution needed to prevent spread of invasive species
Lorraine Peck birthday
Edwina Batchelder birthday
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Community Band season was best ever
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Time to think about school food as new school year nears
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Many stepped forward to clean up cemetery
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Why do women wear high-heel shoes?
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Reporters struggle to deal with Trump
BSU FOOTBALL: Head coach Tesch on 'leave of absence'
December 29, 2015
Rich Lowry: Constitutional conservatism is at risk
No one will ever mistake Donald Trump for a student of James Madison. The real-estate mogul has demonstrated about as much familiarity with the U.S. Constitution as with the Bible, which is to say, none. Trump has captivated a share of the tea party with a style of politics utterly...
December 29, 2015 - 12:53am
July 8, 2015
Susan Stamper Brown: Love didn’t win
Oh, the injustice of five justices wearing black robes, so overwhelmingly endowed with special superpowers, they can read what’s not written and create sketchy laws out of thin air. They declared something as a fundamental right, though it can’t be backed by verbiage in the Constitution,...
July 8, 2015 - 11:30pm
July 24, 2014
Nat Hentoff: Who are we as Americans?
I was astonished and angered to read last week that the American Civil Liberties Union gathered “a coalition of 45 civil rights, human rights, privacy rights and faith-based organizations (and) sent a letter to President Obama asking for ‘a full public accounting of ... practices’”...
July 24, 2014 - 12:02am
July 8, 2014
Rick Jensen: Forget Hobby Lobby: This is the real scandal
As you’ve probably noticed, the airwaves and news pages have been filled with liberals deliberately lying about the meaning of the Supreme Court’s Hobby Lobby decision (Conservatives want to deny women birth control, Republicans are trying to stop women from having sex, yadda...
July 8, 2014 - 11:14pm
November 20, 2013
Leech Lake, Red Lake Ojibwe bands moving on constitutional reform
BEMIDJI -- On Tuesday, tribal members of the White Earth Nation voted resoundingly to adopt their own constitution and eventually split from the 80-year-old Minnesota Chippewa Tribe constitution that dictates the laws of many Ojibwe tribes in the state. Neighboring Ojibwe bands at...
November 20, 2013 - 9:19pm
November 19, 2013
White Earth members approve new constitution
Paula Quam Forum News Service MAHNOMEN — It is a monumental milestone for the White Earth Reservation, as voters there said “yes” to an entirely new constitution. The mail-in votes were counted Tuesday night, with results showing 79 percent approval. Of the 3,492...
November 19, 2013 - 11:30pm
November 16, 2013
Historic vote for White Earth: Election Tuesday will determine new Constitution
Paula Quam Forum News Service DETROIT LAKES — It’s being called one of the most important elections in White Earth Reservation’s history. On Tuesday, enrolled members of the tribe will decide whether they will embrace an entirely new constitution — one...
November 16, 2013 - 11:48pm
Nat Hentoff: Congress rises to protect separation of powers
At long last, enough members of Congress have rediscovered their primary reason for being there at this defining time in U.S. history — to rescue the disappearing Constitution. Sen. Ron Wyden, a Democrat from Oregon who is a member of the Senate Select Intelligence Committee,...
July 16, 2013 - 11:44pm
December 18, 2012
Susan Stamper Brown: Sandy Hook and the 2nd Amendment
With emotions running high in response to the heart wrenching events that took place last week at the Sandy Hook Elementary School, many of my liberal friends and family members believe now is the perfect time for gun control legislation. As heartbreaking as it is that 20 children...
December 18, 2012 - 2:07am
November 15, 2012
Nat Hentoff: Some fateful questions for the future of this nation
On Sept. 12, 2001, President George W. Bush assured us: “We will not allow this enemy to win the war by changing our way of life or restricting our freedoms.” The enemy has certainly tried, but it was President Bush, following the advice of Dick Cheney and Donald Rumsfeld, who...
November 15, 2012 - 1:19am
September 16, 2012
Citizens need to know their Constitution
Constitution Day and Citizenship Day is a combined event that is annually observed in the United States on Sept 17. This event commemorates the formation and signing of the Constitution of the United States on Sept. 17, 1787. It also recognizes all who, by coming of age or by naturalization,...
September 16, 2012 - 12:56am
September 12, 2012
Donna Brazile: Forward to a better future
Citing the preamble to the Constitution that united 13 independent states and created the United States of America by forming a more perfect union, former President Bill Clinton said, “If that is what you want, if that is what you believe, you must vote and you must re-elect President...
September 12, 2012 - 1:07am
August 16, 2012
National group runs anti-marriage amendment TV ad
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A national group working to defeat the constitutional amendment banning gay marriage in Minnesota is launching its first...
August 16, 2012 - 9:56am