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Witnesses and residents recount Superior refinery explosion
Refinery blast injures at least 11; fire still burning as evacuation continues
Combating fake news: Panel of Fargo media experts discuss the landscape of today's media
Senate debates voluminous budget bill that includes little spending
Audit finds Minnesota preschool programs ‘complex and fragmented’
Browns get QB, Giants select RB Barkley to open NFL draft
TRACK AND FIELD: Baklund breaks BSU hammer throw record
Famestad, Krause named BSU Athletes of the Year
BASEBALL: Jacks dominate home opener with 15-0 win over Hibbing
SOFTBALL: Wind causes woes in 11-9 Bemidji loss
Jennifer Lynn Lovering
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The trout don't know how lucky they are
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
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
The trout don't know how lucky they are
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
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
January 1, 2018
Report: N.D., Minn. farmers vulnerable to Cuba policies
GRAND FORKS — North Dakota and Minnesota are two of the top states in the U.S. to be hurt — or helped — by the openness of...
January 1, 2018 - 5:50am
December 7, 2017
Chirps, hums and phantom noises - how bizarre events in Cuba changed embassy workers' brains
They would sometimes wake in the night to hear a disembodied chirping somewhere in the room, or a strange, low hum, or the sound of scraping...
December 7, 2017 - 8:26am
November 22, 2017
Vikings LB Emmanuel Lamur: Meeting Cuban relatives 'a blessing to think of on Thanksgiving'
MINNEAPOLIS — For years, Emmanuel Lamur had heard stories about relatives in Cuba he never had met. The Vikings linebacker was born in West...
November 22, 2017 - 5:17pm
August 4, 2017
Capitol Chatter: Lights, cameras, silence (from politicians)
REDWOOD FALLS, Minn.—They do not often bring in television lights for a Farmfest forum. But that is not the only unusual thing about a...
August 4, 2017 - 4:03pm
June 22, 2017
Minnesotans in Cuba: Obstacles preventing trade
ST. PAUL — A Minnesota trade delegation in Cuba says the country is hungry for American farm products, but obstacles must be overcome first....
June 22, 2017 - 5:11pm
November 26, 2016
Former Cuban leader Fidel Castro dies at age 90
HAVANA -- Fidel Castro, the Cuban revolutionary leader who built a communist state on the doorstep of the United States and for five decades...
November 26, 2016 - 2:04pm
March 22, 2016
Minnesota lawmakers getting warm welcome in Cuba
A historic trade trip to Cuba is going well, Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D- Minn., and Rep. Tom Emmer, R-Minn., say. They're optimistic that Congressional...
March 22, 2016 - 9:14am
December 25, 2014
Bob Franken: Cuba si, Congress no
What a shame that President Barack Obama finds it so much easier to negotiate with the Castros than with the Congress. Of course, he did have help with the Cuban breakthrough, what with Pope Francis leading the way. But it’s doubtful the pope would want to get in the middle of White...
December 25, 2014 - 11:06pm
December 17, 2014
U.S., Cuba restore ties after 50 years
HAVANA/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States and Cuba agreed on Wednesday to restore diplomatic ties that Washington severed more than 50...
December 17, 2014 - 8:08pm
November 13, 2012
UN once again votes to condemn Cuba embargo
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. General Assembly on Tuesday voted overwhelmingly to condemn the U.S. commercial, economic and financial embargo...
November 13, 2012 - 3:53pm