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Thieves illegally cutting birch saplings in Minnesota and Wisconsin woods
Republicans want to delay, change vegetative buffers around Minnesota waters; Dayton says no way
$542 million plan emerges to help 4 percent of Minnesotans in individual health insurance market
Klobuchar won't support Supreme Court nominee
Something for everyone: Bemidji Jaycees set for 40th Home, Sport and Travel Show this weekend
UPDATE: UND cuts women's hockey, men's and women's swimming
Bemidji programs react to women's hockey, swimming cuts at UND
Peterson brings Frozen Four experience to Bulldogs' roster
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Kathleen "Kitty" Ann Tverberg
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JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Helping Native youth find success in schools
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MASTER GARDENERS COLUMN: Picking that perfect garden spot
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
Torry's Van Benefit
Don (Pail) Hill
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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Thanks to the Beavers for a wonderful season this year
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Missing 13-year-old found safe in North Dakota
March 15, 2017
Beltrami County DFL elects new chair
BEMIDJI—The Beltrami County Democratic Farmer Labor Party selected a new chair among other decisions at its annual convention Monday in Bemidji. Local delegates elected the following officers to two-year terms. • Janelle Wolf as chair. • Steve Nelson as vice chair. • Mike...
March 15, 2017 - 5:49pm
December 30, 2016
ELECTIONS: Local GOP, DFL leaders optimistic about new primary change
BEMIDJI—As of Sunday, Minnesota will have a primary structure to coincide with its caucus system in determining presidential candidates,...
December 30, 2016 - 5:09pm
November 29, 2016
DFL Party chair seeking re-election
MINNEAPOLIS -- Despite election results that left him heartbroken and “demoralized and uncertain of the future,” Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party chairman Ken Martin said he plans to run for party leader once again. “I have decided to stand up and keep fighting and if you are ready,...
November 29, 2016 - 9:32pm
November 9, 2016
Utke defeats incumbent Skoe in Senate 2 race
BEMIDJI—After months of campaigning in Minnesota Senate District 2, it was Republican candidate Paul Utke finishing ahead of Sen. Rod Skoe, DFL-Clearbrook, Tuesday with a 22,232-17,002 decision at the polls. Utke, a 59-year-old insurance agent and Park Rapids City Council member,...
November 9, 2016 - 7:34pm
Eichorn defeats Saxhaug in race for Senate District 5
BEMIDJI—In a race between two Grand Rapids resident for Minnesota Senate District 5, it was the challenger defeating the incumbent Tuesday. By a margin of 20,245-19,700, Republican candidate Justin Eichorn edged DFL Sen. Tom Saxhaug, ending the legislator's bid for a fifth term....
November 9, 2016 - 7:33pm
Beltrami for Trump: After supporting Obama in 2012, local majority votes Republican in 2016
BEMIDJI—While President-Elect Donald Trump was unable to win the state of Minnesota on Tuesday, he was able to carry Beltrami County, flipping...
November 9, 2016 - 7:05pm
October 27, 2016
HEALTH CARE: Ideas on the table: GOP, Dayton both express need for action
BEMIDJI—With premium increases projected to hit Minnesotans who buy insurance on the individual market, officials on Thursday from both sides of the aisle shared their concerns and solutions. A group of legislators and state government candidates met in Bemidji to host a town...
October 27, 2016 - 9:35pm
September 15, 2016
Doors open, signs up: Beltrami County DFL and GOP open election headquarters
BEMIDJI -- The Beltrami County chapters of the Democratic-Farmer-Labor and Republican parties have opened up shop in Bemidji recently with the...
September 15, 2016 - 5:53pm
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
July 12, 2016
POLITICS: House 2A candidate Loud responds to battery claims from 1980s divorce
BEMIDJI—A divorce ruling more than 30 years ago involving Minnesota House District 2A DFL candidate Jerald "Jerry" Loud stating that he "battered" his ex-wife surfaced Tuesday. The Star Tribune reported that during a divorce trial in 1984, Judge Terrance Holter granted Loud's...
July 12, 2016 - 6:31pm
April 13, 2016
ELECTION: Beltrami County GOP, DFL select delegates, pass platform resolutions
BEMIDJI -- The Beltrami County Republican and Democratic-Farmer-Labor entities did their part in gearing up for the 2016 election this past weekend,...
April 13, 2016 - 11:22am
March 2, 2016
Cruz and Sanders regional county favorites on Super Tuesday
BEMIDJI—While the majority of Minnesotans went with U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida in the Republican caucus on Super Tuesday, it was...
March 2, 2016 - 8:46pm
March 1, 2016
The Super Tuesday scene: Large turnout leads to lines, questions at this local caucus site
BEMIDJI—Nobody knew what was happening, least of all the people in charge. In the first caucus of Minnesota Democrats since they helped...
March 1, 2016 - 11:27pm
SUPER TUESDAY: Beltrami County DFL sides with Sanders
BEMIDJI—Democratic-Farmer-Labor voters in Beltrami County overwhelmingly went with U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, D-Vt., during caucusing Tuesday,...
March 1, 2016 - 11:21pm
February 19, 2016
Moore announces District 1B candidacy
BEMIDJI—A newspaper publisher from Mentor, Minn., has entered the 2016 election race with a bid for the District 1B seat in the Minnesota House of Representatives. According to a press release, Michael "Mike" Moore is seeking the Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party endorsement in...
February 19, 2016 - 6:10pm