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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’
Groups hope Bemidji takes flight: New council forming to promote, develop aviation
Daudt said he was misunderstood: Still opposes gun control
TRACK AND FIELD: Baklund breaks BSU hammer throw record
Browns get QB, Giants select RB Barkley to open NFL draft
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
Virginia L. Pollard
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
September 2, 2017
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Writer hearing the beat of a different drummer?
King Oscar II, king of both Norway and Sweden at the same time (1872-1905), is in the conversation of who coined the phrase "If you are not a liberal at 25, you have no heart. If you are not a conservative at 35 you have no brain." Oscar's version was "A man who has not been a socialist...
September 2, 2017 - 1:06pm
August 11, 2017
DFL party chair says ensuring successor to Dayton is a top priority in 2018
BEMIDJI -- After losing its majority in the state Senate and unable to win back the House of Representatives in 2016, the Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Labor...
August 11, 2017 - 8:12pm
July 12, 2017
Red Wing native announces congressional bid
RED WING, Minn. — Former Department of Defense official and Army veteran Dan Feehan announced his run Tuesday, July 11, for Minnesota's...
July 12, 2017 - 11:24am
May 18, 2017
Feminist pioneer Horbal dead at 80
ARDEN HILLS, Minn. — Koryne Horbal, a feminist pioneer and the first woman to chair the Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party, died Monday evening at an assisted living facility in Arden Hills. Horbal suffered from congestive heart failure and her health had declined recently,...
May 18, 2017 - 11:01pm
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