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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
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
February 1, 2018
Next week, Minnesota's caucuses expected to be more manageable than 2016
ST. PAUL—Minnesota precinct caucus leaders ran out of ballots as long lines of people waited to get into the political meetings, with drivers...
February 1, 2018 - 1:05pm
January 30, 2018
Ahead of State of the Union, Democrats are united against Trump but not on impeachment
NEW YORK - As President Donald Trump prepares his first State of the Union address on Tuesday, Democrats are asking whether he's engaged in obstruction...
January 30, 2018 - 7:29am
January 26, 2018
MN Republican governor hopefuls lean right
BLOOMINGTON, Minn.—There was no confusing Minnesota Republican governor candidates for Democrats in a forum at the Minnesota Newspaper...
January 26, 2018 - 3:05pm
MN Democratic governor candidates vary marginally, share goals
BLOOMINGTON, Minn.—Minnesota's Democratic governor candidates generally agree on policies affecting greater Minnesota, ranging from spending...
January 26, 2018 - 2:49pm
January 22, 2018
Facebook admits social media sometimes harms democracy
Facebook said Monday that it fell short in preventing the social media network from being used for foreign meddling in the U.S. presidential...
January 22, 2018 - 1:31pm
January 8, 2018
Osmek out of Minnesota governor race
ST. PAUL — Minnesota's governor contest has shrunk by one. State Sen. David Osmek of Mound announced Monday, Jan. 8, that he is suspending...
January 8, 2018 - 3:18pm
January 5, 2018
Capitol Chatter: Special legislative election takes on statewide importance
ST. PAUL—A Minnesota Senate special election in the southeastern Twin Cities carries more importance than usual, with a statewide impact....
January 5, 2018 - 2:38pm
December 24, 2017
'Enjoy life and make the best of every day': Nolan, daughter discuss her fight with lung cancer
DULUTH — The coming year almost promises to draw U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan into a battle for his political life. He's being targeted from all...
December 24, 2017 - 6:10am
December 14, 2017
Roy Moore releases fiery video statement, still refuses to concede Senate race
A day after losing the Senate race in Alabama to Democrat Doug Jones, Roy Moore has issued a new statement refusing to concede the election....
December 14, 2017 - 7:03am
December 12, 2017
Voting underway in contentious Alabama Senate race
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Alabama voters headed to the polls Tuesday for a pivotal special election in which allegations of inappropriate behavior against...
December 12, 2017 - 2:26pm
December 6, 2017
Vladimir Putin says he'll run for re-election. Nobody is surprised.
MOSCOW - Russian President Vladimir Putin, he of the perennial 80 percent approval ratings, declared his intention Wednesday to run for re-election...
December 6, 2017 - 10:47am
November 18, 2017
Minnesota voters supported 82 percent of tax levies in November
ST. PAUL — Minnesota school districts continued to enjoy strong support from voters, who approved tax levies for operations and capital...
November 18, 2017 - 12:23pm
November 10, 2017
Farmers hope tours will 'open eyes' to Minn. governor candidates
RAYMOND, Minn. — After explaining how technology-driven, prescription fertilizer methods make economic and environmental sense because...
November 10, 2017 - 8:25am
November 7, 2017
Winners and losers from Election Day 2017
We now have new governors-elect of New Jersey and Virginia - along with a whole bunch of new data on where the Democratic and Republican parties...
November 7, 2017 - 8:57pm
Democrat Phil Murphy to succeed Chris Christie as New Jersey governor
Democrats took back the governor's seat in New Jersey as first-time candidate Phil Murphy defeated Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno, capping a tumultuous...
November 7, 2017 - 8:54pm