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Remembering a warrior: Marines gather in Bemidji to honor fallen soldier
‘Ride for Healing’ to arrive in Bemidji Wednesday
Rookie cops in Oil Patch get ‘thrown into the mix’
Minnesota: Taxes prompt some wealthy to consider moving
Capitol Chatter: Democrats celebrate sending schools more money
BASEBALL: BSU's Kalis named All-American
BASEBALL: Bemidji grad Rutledge to play at St. Cloud State
Bemidji begins Section 8-3A playoffs Monday against Sartell in Brainerd
Bemidji given No. 5 seed in 8-3A baseball playoffs
TENNIS: Bemidji doubles team Hokenson, Holter, makes section meet
Donna Marie (Martin) Prentice
Dorothy F. Knutson
George Herbert Hill, Jr.
Mildred Avery Lashlee
Matthew Charles Pulis
Program through Hope House, Bemidji Public Library showcases talents
Pioneer Previews for May 26: Art fundraiser will benefit food shelf
Nabors returns, Henderson out as Indy 500 singers
Russian court denies Pussy Riot's Alekhina parole
Cast gets ready for play
Ticks carrying Lyme disease thrive in lakes country
Fighting aquatic invasive species top of list for local advocates
Turtle River Watershed Association members to inspect boats at two Bemidji area lake accesses
Bemidji area spring walleye bite usually peaks during Memorial Weekend
Rich Lowry: Obama’s mystery night
Donna Brazile: A matter of mind and heart
When did taxpayers become ‘bankers’?
Mike Reagan: Weathering the politicians
Donald Kaul: Scandal season at the Obama White House
Evan Hazard: Norhland Stargazing — June planets and two bright reddish stars
Wally Peck: New veggies gardeners can try
Patrick Guilfoile: Drink to their health, How fruit flies use alcohol to protect their young
Arland O. Fiske: The story of Helsinki’s ‘rock church’
John R. Eggers: Laughter makes the heart young
History shows Democrats can count on Minnesota
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota has historically been a place a Democratic presidential nominee could count on. Through presidential landslides and squeakers, the party's nominee has won the state in every...
Mon, Nov 05, 2012 - 11:56am
Fla. remains tough sell to end for Obama, Romney
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — To the last minute, Florida is proving to be an expensive and frustrating state for President Barack Obama and Republican Mitt Romney alike, seemingly resistant to...
Mon, Nov 05, 2012 - 11:54am
Both sides on marriage amendment push for votes
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Those on both sides of the marriage amendment ballot question in Minnesota are pushing for votes with Election Day right around the corner. After a...
Mon, Nov 05, 2012 - 11:53am
Final debate shows Bills, Klobuchar far apart
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota's U.S. Senate debate, if it did nothing else, showed the political distance between the two candidates. Republican challenger Kurt Bills added distance between his views and...
Mon, Nov 05, 2012 - 8:16am
Better off 4 years later? A mixed bag of answers
It's a staple of every presidential election, a single question that puts the incumbent's record on trial and asks American voters to be the jurors. "Are you better off than...
Sat, Nov 03, 2012 - 4:53pm
Group plans "vote no" campaign stop Saturday in Bemidji
BEMIDJI - A group pushing to convince voters to vote against a constitutional amendment defining marriage plans to make a swing through Bemidji on Saturday afternoon. Rep. Tim Kelly of...
news / local
Sat, Nov 03, 2012 - 1:39pm
At the end, Romney, Obama spar over voter revenge
MENTOR, Ohio (AP) — Reaching for the finish line, Republican Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama embarked Saturday on the final 72-hour haul of their long, grinding quest for victory,...
Sat, Nov 03, 2012 - 1:23pm
Romney, Obama each get something in jobs report
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — President Barack Obama and Republican rival Mitt Romney each got new evidence to bolster his closing argument Friday from an economic report showing more job creation...
Fri, Nov 02, 2012 - 11:14am
Obama making up for lost time after storm hiatus
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama dives back into campaigning after three days immersed in managing the federal response to the storm that battered the East Coast. The contours of...
Thu, Nov 01, 2012 - 9:00am
Cravaack, Nolan reprise themes in last debate
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Republican Rep. Chip Cravaack and Democrat Rick Nolan reprised their disagreements on Medicare, jobs and the effectiveness of Congress in their final debate in a...
news / region
Wed, Oct 31, 2012 - 3:21pm
Obama tours storm damage, Romney mutes rhetoric
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — President Barack Obama got an up-close look at the devastation wrought by superstorm Sandy on Wednesday, forsaking partisan campaigning days before the close election in...
Wed, Oct 31, 2012 - 3:17pm
Brad Pitt donates $100K for gay marriage effort
WASHINGTON (AP) — Brad Pitt has agreed to donate $100,000 to help the Human Rights Campaign raise money for its efforts to support same-sex marriage initiatives in several states. The...
news / region
Wed, Oct 31, 2012 - 11:46am
Candidate guilty of marijuana sales still in race
ST. CHARLES, Minn. (AP) — A mayoral candidate in Winona County admits his conviction for selling marijuana could "throw a few complications" into his campaign. Stephen Conlin says he's committed...
news / region
Wed, Oct 31, 2012 - 11:45am
Clinton rallies Minneapolis Democrats to get out the vote
MINNEAPOLIS -- Former President Bill Clinton rallied the Democratic faithful today on behalf of President Barack Obama, and the campaign used events in Minneapolis and Duluth to snare volunteers for...
news / region
Tue, Oct 30, 2012 - 1:14pm
Candidates look for right time to resume campaign
KETTERING, Ohio (AP) — The presidential candidates searched for the right moment to get back to politicking after superstorm Sandy's destructive interruption, with President Barack Obama monitoring relief efforts and...
Tue, Oct 30, 2012 - 10:03am