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Minnesota officials detail extent of opioid crisis, highlight treatment programs
Reporters remember dramatic pipeline protests on UND panel
Two Florida sheriff's deputies shot to death through restaurant window
Alcohol use among Minnesota students dropped since 2001, according to analysis
Registration begins in May for early childhood classes
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Mission accomplished for young Twins stars at Puerto Rico Series
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MASTER GARDENERS: Early thoughts on spring ephemerals
Welcome to Sarah's Culinary Q & A: How to slice an onion without crying
Being a good parent is hard. Being a bad parent is harder.
Commentary: Has this winter really been that bad?
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What would Prince want? Two years later, his estate is a mess and his legacy unclear.
Minnesota's Bachelorette starts man parade May 28
Carl Kasell, NPR broadcaster who brought gravitas and goofiness to the airwaves, dies at 84
'Video game player of the century' has his records removed after Donkey Kong scandal
ACM Awards 2018: Complete list of winners, best and worst moments
MASTER GARDENERS: Early thoughts on spring ephemerals
Ice-out shaping up to be late: Brutally cold April will impact May fishing opener
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Red-winged blackbirds a welcome sign of 'spring'
PAUL NELSON FISHING: Good chance for lake ice for opener
North Shore steelhead run delayed by ice cover on streams
Richard and Marvel Olson
Virg & Marge
Shirley (Mayer) Klosterman
Analysis: Nikki Haley's extraordinary rebuke of the White House
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Bemidji is fortunate to have folks share their time and talents
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Access to weapons can actually bring about peace
Family of slain child says multiple people called Otter Tail County social services
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: How about a public hearing on invasive species?
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January 3, 2018
'Acting lieutenant governor' quiet first day on job
ST. PAUL — Minnesota state Senate President Michelle Fischbach calls herself "acting lieutenant governor," but has not talked publicly...
January 3, 2018 - 6:29pm
July 2, 2017
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: How to enjoy the best Fourth of July ever
I was never asked to recite the Preamble to the Constitution when I was in school. Too bad. I always believed that recitation was good for the...
July 2, 2017 - 10:00am
October 27, 2016
Community members discuss Red Lake constitutional reform
BEMIDJI—Red Lake's Constitutional Reform Committee received ideas and feedback from the public Thursday during a community meeting that...
October 27, 2016 - 9:29pm
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.
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