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Audit: Minn. welfare programs have lax eligibility checks
Nurses ratify new contract with Sanford Bemidji
It's back: Minnesota Senate has plan to revive Real ID
Planned Parenthood sees brief reprieve after healthcare bill yanked
Bemidji Middle School assistant principal charged with 2 felonies
Raskob's game-winner sends UMD into region final
BSU baseball games rescheduled
SDSU soccer adds BSU's Janssen to staff
MEN'S HOCKEY: Former Beaver O’Connor signs with Walleye
New England keeper Cropper has Minnesota roots
Marjorie Ann Fraki
Ruth Arlene (Smith) Evarts
Donald S. Ness
Edward Locke Gallagher
MASTER GARDENERS: Garden seed planning starts now
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Time for a love story
DELGADO COLUMN: Native American graves and repatriation protection emerge once again
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: What about kids that don't want to learn?
PRIME TIME: Children's Time on Sunday morning
Donald Trump once called actress Emma Thompson for a date
'Wheel of Fortune' unfortunate guess goes viral
'Sesame Street' to welcome muppet character with autism
Kim Kardashian breaks silence on Paris robbery
Bemidji Symphony Orchestra presents 'Celtic Legends'
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: The BWCA: Memories of a special place of pure, natural beauty
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Spring is here, and open water isn't too far behind
Catch-and-release walleye season for Mille Lacs Lake again this year
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Reassess ice conditions every day and make safe decisions
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: The white pasque flower and horned lark-- harbingers of spring
Torry's Van Benefit
Don (Pail) Hill
PIONEER VIEWPOINTS: Some congratulations and thanks yous are in order
Hoops on Hops: Delve into the wide range of beer books
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Candidate thanks supporters, Ward 4
Port: Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton calls criticism over #NoDAPL protests response “inaccurate and offensive”
Lost Italian: It all starts with Pasta Aglio e Olio
March 4, 2017
DFL re-elects Martin as party chairman
HINCKLEY, Minn. — Minnesota Democrats re-elected a chastened Ken Martin to another term as party chair, after the longtime party leader...
March 4, 2017 - 8:58pm
August 2, 2016
Minnesota House candidate accuses opponent of not disclosing financial contributions
FOSSTON, Minn. -- The race between two Democratic candidates for the Minnesota District 1B House seat continues to heat up, now with allegations of breaking campaign finance laws. On July 28, Erwin Rud submitted a complaint to the state Campaign Finance & Public Disclosure Board...
August 2, 2016 - 6:30pm
November 20, 2015
Byron York: Democrats views unchanged by Paris carnage
If, before the Democratic presidential debate in Iowa Saturday night, a Republican operative had been told that, in the wake of the Paris attacks: 1) Hillary Clinton would refuse to apply the phrase “radical Islam” to ISIS; 2) Bernie Sanders would maintain that climate change...
November 20, 2015 - 1:00am
May 28, 2015
Tom Purcell: Journalism’s sorry state
I don’t know why everyone is so up in arms that alleged newsman George Stephanopoulos donated $75,000 to a private foundation co-owned and operated by a woman who hopes to be president. Georgie has been a partisan pit-chihuahua his entire career. The little guy cut his teeth managing...
May 28, 2015 - 12:08am
April 21, 2015
Byron York: Why is the 2016 Democratic field so old?
There are five Democrats who have either declared or are thinking about running for president. Three — Joe Biden, Bernard Sanders and Jim Webb — will be over 70 years old on Inauguration Day 2017. Front-runner Hillary Clinton will be nine months short of 70. Only Martin O’Malley,...
April 21, 2015 - 11:26pm
March 27, 2015
Minnesota Senate Democrats take middle budget ground
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota Senate Democrats' budget plan falls between higher-spending Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton and big-tax-cut House Republicans....
March 27, 2015 - 7:12pm
December 11, 2014
Byron York: Obama’s dangerous legacy for Democrats
Now that the 2014 elections are over and national politics is all about 2016, Democrats have good reason to worry that, for all his success at the polls, President Obama will leave his party with a toxic legacy. The Obama damage is two-fold. First, his success relied on a coalition...
December 11, 2014 - 11:52pm
June 2, 2014
GOP 'flies-in' to Bemidji after state convention
BEMIDJI -- Minnesota Republicans vying for federal and statewide office flew into Bemidji on Monday as part of a "fly-around tour" stopping for...
June 2, 2014 - 10:59pm
May 1, 2014
Bryon York: Why Elizabeth Warren should run for president
Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren is on a publicity tour for her new campaign-style book, “A Fighting Chance.” As she talks to the press, Warren is repeating previous statements that she will not run for president in 2016. But her denials aren’t really denials, and her party’s...
May 1, 2014 - 11:37pm
April 3, 2014
House budget bill leans toward greater Minnesota
ST. PAUL — Much of the money in the Minnesota House’s plan to tweak the state’s two-year budget would go to greater Minnesota. “We focused on rural Minnesota and greater Minnesota,” House Majority Leader Erin Murphy, D-St. Paul, said, because many rural parts of the state...
April 3, 2014 - 11:47pm
March 20, 2014
Byron York: Democrats don’t know which way to turn
When it comes to Obamacare, many Democrats take comfort in polls showing a small majority of voters, or at least a plurality, oppose repealing the Affordable Care Act. To them, that proves the Republicans’ do-away-with-it position is out of sync with voters as this November’s...
March 20, 2014 - 11:46pm
December 9, 2013
Minn. GOP's Kline gets challenger from own party
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — U.S. Rep. John Kline of Minnesota has a GOP endorsement challenger who says he's more conservative than the six-term incumbent congressman. David Gerson of South St. Paul kicked off his bid Monday at a state Capitol news conference. Gerson lost to Kline...
December 9, 2013 - 12:06pm