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Senior Activity Center to hold gift wrap fundraiser
Moorhead lawyer fights two-decade war on circumcision
Bemidji man pleads guilty to sex assault of vulnerable adult
He was a rookie cop in a small Pennsylvania town. Now there's a massive manhunt for his killer.
Crime report for Nov. 17-19
Wild's Jason Zucker is already down $17,600 -- and he's hoping for more
Pistons hang on for 100-97 win over Timberwolves
No. 14 Gophers men's basketball moves to 4-0 with win over Western Carolina
'I'm just playing football': A humble Adam Thielen is the Vikings' feel-good story
Truex claims EcoBoost 400, Series title
Shirley R. Latterell
Gloria Marie Headbird-Wind
Bradley Dale Lajeunesse
Maxine M. Boswell
Irene Annamae Sherman
Garrison Keillor: It's Thanksgiving. Be Happy.
Retaining young hunters presents a challenge, Grand Forks parent says
Great Christmas gifts for gardeners available online
KELLY BREVIG COLUMN: Together we can face any crisis
ART LEE: Yup, those little things in life sure count
Around the Arts, November 19
‘Celebrating Community Theater’: Vene and Friends brings out local performers for a night of musicals
Bemidji Chorale ushers in Christmas season
Why is Peter Dinklage still stuck playing characters defined by dwarfism?
From Fred and Ginger to Kate and Leo: When movie couples make fans hope for real-life love
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Deer season is here
AREA DEER OPENER PREVIEW: Deer numbers up throughout region
2017 DEER OPENER: Officials say 'fantastic' deer season ahead
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Whether snow or no, buntings well worth the wait
MASTER GARDENERS: To till or not to till
Delbert & Linda Olson
Tom & Linda Peterson
Analysis: Why Sen. Al Franken could be in a lot more trouble now
Garrison Keillor: It's Thanksgiving. Be Happy.
VIVIAN DELGADO: Healthy self, healthy environments
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Bookstores, Bobby and Buttons
Commentary: Don't hold your breath for a 'reckoning' on Bill Clinton
October 24, 2014
Letter: Party agenda shouldn’t trump constituents
Dave Hancock is no friend of people with disabilities. I remember when Dave previously held the office he is again running for. During his term, the state shut down for over a month. Here in Bemidji, 22 developmentally disabled adults, many living on their own, were left without support...
October 24, 2014 - 12:00am
October 23, 2014
House debate starts soft, then intensifies
BEMIDJI -- Candidates from two races for the Minnesota Legislature took part in a forum Wednesday at City Hall that started slow, but escalated quickly. In the House District 2A race, candidates Roger Erickson, DFL-Baudette, and GOP challenger Dave Hancock faced off against each...
October 23, 2014 - 12:36am
October 22, 2014
Public packs political forum; Issues include homelessness, city improvements
BEMIDJI -- A packed City Hall audience of about 75 people got a chance on Tuesday to see key stances on issues ranging from homelessness to public...
October 22, 2014 - 12:34am
October 21, 2014
Candidates hit homestretch in 8th District race
DULUTH — Eagerly awaiting the 8th District congressional race that had come to her doorstep, Dena Monaghan sat eating lemon wedges from a sandwich baggie last week at Duluth’s Rainbow Senior Center. “One bag of lemons a day,” she said, lamenting the price of her fruit. “Sixty-nine...
October 21, 2014 - 10:02pm
October 9, 2014
Minnesota governor candidates talk specifics while trading jabs at debate (with VIDEO of debate)
MOORHEAD, Minn. – Candidates for Minnesota governor were forced to be specific at their second debate Wednesday on the campus of Minnesota...
October 9, 2014 - 1:46pm
October 4, 2014
Letter: We need a new face in county attorney's office
As reported in this paper on Aug. 6, "...(Annie) Claesson-Huseby said transparency is important, as well as communication with citizens and being approachable." However, in the district court, before Judge Benshoof, in case File No. 04-CR-11-2328, Claesson-Huseby was involved in...
October 4, 2014 - 11:10pm
Letter: Proud to have candidate in my corner
I'm writing this letter to let everyone know how dedicated and loyal Annie Claesson-Huseby is to her work and the people she serves. When I was younger I was put into a CHIPS (Children In need of Protection or Services) case and Annie was there, even though my CHIPS case was one of...
October 4, 2014 - 11:09pm
October 1, 2014
Candidate helped out newcomer to the field
I am writing this letter in support of Annie Claesson-Huseby, candidate for Beltrami County Attorney. I met Annie this summer when I was an intern at the Beltrami County Attorney's Office. My experience with her was positive from the very beginning. Only a couple days after I sought...
October 1, 2014 - 11:48pm
Letter: Remember cigarette tax hike on Election Day
f you are a smoker you might want to keep this in mind when you vote on Nov. 4. Remember that huge tax increase on a pack of cigarettes? Well, the following members of the Minnesota Legislature all voted for this whopper of an increase tax which was $1.60 per pack: Reps. Roger Erickson...
October 1, 2014 - 12:08am
September 20, 2014
Out-of-state contributions to candidate questioned
Would you be offended or even angry if one of our local candidates for mayor received practically all his or her political donations from outside the state? Would you be offended if one of our county commissioners received almost all of his or her contributions from people in the...
September 20, 2014 - 2:03am
Claesson-Huseby works for the sake of the county
We are so pleased Annie Claesson-Huseby is running for Beltrami County Attorney. Not only is she a friend, but Annie is a true public servant who values our community and the people who live here. When we first met Annie we were struck by her dynamic personality, her intelligence...
September 20, 2014 - 2:02am
August 23, 2014
David M. Shribman: Where is the GOP heir apparent?
The party of the next guy has no next guy. For more than two generations, the Republican presidential nominating process has had an immutable internal logic to it: The next guy in line gets the nomination. That's how every Republican president of the post-Eisenhower era has won...
August 23, 2014 - 12:47am
August 16, 2014
Does 'vote buying' work for both parties?
Joel Ward in his Aug. 12 letter to the editor questioned Stewart Mills' ability to relate to common working people because of his wealth. He accused him of raising money to "buy your vote." If being wealthy is a disqualifier for holding public office, how does Mr. Ward explain officeholders...
August 16, 2014 - 11:28pm
Governor race could be ‘Minnesota nice’
Bill Salisbury St. Paul Pioneer Press and Don Davis Forum News Service ST. PAUL — Election campaigns often do not follow the “Minnesota nice” philosophy, but political insiders wonder if that might be different this year after Jeff Johnson won the Republican nomination...
August 16, 2014 - 11:25pm
August 12, 2014
Minnesota Primary Election Results
All statewide election results are posted in real-time via the Minnesota Secretary of State website. Links below will take you to some of...
August 12, 2014 - 7:18pm