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Public given opportunity to pray, have sorrow wiped away at ceremony honoring LaFontaine-Greywind
Mental health brings a Kennedy to Minnesota, and he's not happy about state of affairs
Twin Cities sees heat advisory on first day of fall
Licensing delays leave hundreds of Stillwater-area students without buses
North Korean leader on Trump: 'I will surely and definitely tame the mentally deranged US dotard with fire'
GIRLS TENNIS: Jacks win 4-3 over Thief River Falls
GIRLS SOCCER: Bemidji loses rematch with EGF 5-2
VOLLEYBALL: BHS can’t handle Sutherland, Thunderhawks
Wild earn 1-0 win over Jets in second game of preseason
Ex-teammate Ramirez can feel Sano's pain
Warren Donald Dufseth
Melvin "Pat" Gilstad
William James Sliney
Pearl Rose (Eldridge) Keenan
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Oh, what a delight to teach history today!
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: Traditional knowledge and science: A new form of justice
EVAN HAZARD: Threescore and Ten: Tuna and "dirty rice?"
ART LEE COLUMN: The most significant event of our time
SUE BRUNS COLUMN: You don't have to go far to see something new
Minnesota and North Dakota share the most popular wedding song, but can you guess what it is?
Jimmy Kimmel gets heated about health-care bill, says Sen. Bill Cassidy 'lied right to my face'
PATT RALL COLUMN: Timely notice can help with attendance
Around the Arts, September 17
Landing a lunker: Gallery North celebrates new location with mural
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Extended fall weather on the water
American Painted Lady butterflies migrate through area
MASTER GARDENERS: Fall in the perennial garden
Looking at levels: New management plan possibly to come to Rabideau Lake
PAUL NELSON FISHING: Change your tactics when fall comes
Jeff & Becky Musburger
GREAT INDOORS: Oozing with fall flavors, spiced rum adds richness to pumpkin cobbler
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Mathews has done a great job for our city
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Food packing event helps feed the needy
In a pickle over a side dish?
Wine evolution class also teaches basic appreciation
October 1, 2014
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
July 31, 2014
Claesson-Huseby has impressive record
This letter is to support Annie Claesson-Huseby for County Attorney of Beltrami County. I have known Annie for 15 years -- we were classmates in law school. In the years since we graduated, Annie has represented the county in district court with great aplomb. If you review the archives...
July 31, 2014 - 12:21am
July 30, 2014
Simon, seeking Secretary of State spot, stops in Bemidji
BEMIDJI -- Endorsed DFL candidate for Secretary of State Steve Simon on Wednesday stopped by Bemidji while campaigning ahead of the Aug. 12 primary. Simon chairs the Minnesota House of Representatives' Elections Committee and on Wednesday touted a new "no-excuses" absentee voting...
July 30, 2014 - 7:33pm
July 23, 2014
GOP candidate Westrom talks Obamacare, guns, Keystone in Bemidji
BEMIDJI -- Endorsed GOP candidate for U.S. Congress Torrey Westrom on Tuesday visited Bemidji for an interview with the Pioneer. The House hopeful talked about Obamacare, the Keystone XL pipeline, guns and immigration. Westrom was campaigning in the northern reaches of Minnesota's...
July 23, 2014 - 12:00am
June 14, 2014
Donna Brazile: An insider is outed
The favorite term to describe Republican House Majority Leader Eric Cantor’s primary loss to an unknown was “Earthquake!?” The New York Time’s 2012 election-predictor guru Nate Silver — now with his own firm — even produced graphs comparing all 3.5 or higher Southern California...
June 14, 2014 - 12:03am
Red Lake heads to the polls, tribal elections held today
RED LAKE -- Campaign signs dotted ditches along Highway 89 heading onto the Red Lake Indian Reservation today as voters ventured to the polls...
May 14, 2014 - 8:18pm
April 23, 2014
Bryon York: Will Obamacare’s losers outvote its winners this November?
When it comes to the politics of Obamacare, there’s really only one question that matters: How many Americans are benefiting from the new health care system, and how many are hurting? Problem is, we know more about the first part of the question than the second. Obamacare’s advocates...
April 23, 2014 - 12:04am
April 11, 2014
33 candidates to run in Red Lake election
RED LAKE -- A total of 33 candidates filed for four representative seats and three officer positions, including chairman, and will take part in the Red Lake election on May 14. The deadline to file for the election was March 15 and the filings were certified by the Red Lake...
April 11, 2014 - 8:12pm
December 27, 2013
Special election announced in Blackduck; City to vote in March on split liquor, Sunday liquor
BLACKDUCK — The Blackduck City Council passed a motion to hold a special election regarding liquor licensing and regulation within the city at their regular meeting Dec. 11. Citizens will vote March 11 to determine whether Blackduck will become a “split liquor” city and if...
December 27, 2013 - 12:02am