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Racing group fined for illegal fireworks display
Obama commutes Minneapolis man’s drug sentence
Shriners to hold free pediatric orthopedic screening in Bemidji
Breast cancer support group meets Thursday
Timber talks: Forestry business leaders meet with state DNR commissioner in Bemidji
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'
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
February 16, 2016
DFL Rep. Persell seeking another term for District 5A
BEMIDJI—District 5A Rep. John Persell, DFL-Bemidji, will seek another term in November with veterans affairs and education as key pieces...
February 16, 2016 - 5:39pm
February 15, 2016
ELECTION 2016: Puposky resident announces candidacy for Minnesota House
BEMIDJI -- With the goal of getting a DFL endorsement, Puposky resident Jerald "Jerry" Loud has announced his candidacy for Minnesota's 2A House...
February 15, 2016 - 7:06pm
ELECTION 2016: Local GOP, DFL caucus locations set for Super Tuesday
BEMIDJI -- The state Democrat and Republican parties have set local locations for Minnesota's caucus on March 1. For both parties, caucus locations vary dependent on a voter's precinct. To find which caucus location to attend for either the GOP or DFL, voters can visit a Minnesota...
February 15, 2016 - 5:37pm
February 1, 2016
POLITICS: DFL Sen. Tom Saxhaug to run for re-election
BEMIDJI—Sen. Tom Saxhaug, DFL-Grand Rapids, announced Monday he will be on the ballot for re-election come November. Saxhaug has held a...
February 1, 2016 - 6:44pm
March 30, 2015
Persell, Saxhaug speak at Beltrami DFL convention
BEMIDJI -- Lower turnout in a non-election year didn’t deter the Beltrami County DFL from holding its annual convention and fundraising dinner...
March 30, 2015 - 9:13pm
March 27, 2015
Beltrami DFL to hold annual convention Monday
BEMIDJI -- The Beltrami County DFL will hold its annual convention and fundraising dinner on Monday at the Bemidji Eagles Club. Planned to speak are House Minority Leader Paul Thissen, D-Minneapolis, Minnesota Auditor Rebecca Otto, Secretary of State Steve Simon, Sen. Tom Saxhaug,...
March 27, 2015 - 6:29pm
November 1, 2014
Democrats rally in Bemidji: Nolan, Erickson, Persell make push ahead of Tuesday election
BEMIDJI -- About 50 Democrats braved chilly winds coming off Lake Bemidji on Saturday to see U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan, Lt. Gov. candidate Tina Smith...
November 1, 2014 - 6:54pm
September 22, 2014
Peterson speaks at Beltrami DFL dinner
BEMIDJI — U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson on Monday used a captive audience of Democrats at the Beltrami County DFL’s fundraising banquet to rail...
September 22, 2014 - 10:43pm