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A plea for change - Charge of obstructing justice dismissed for Bemidji pastor
Senate panel approves immigration bill
Parents of slain student: ‘Justice will be served’
Rain helps contain 7,100-acre grass fire
Rain, rain, go away
Bemidji Speedway season begins during Memorial Day Weekend
Bemidji area softball teams begins playoffs
Bemidji Blue Ox opens season with win over Staples
This week at Bemidji High School: softball team earns top seed in playoffs
Mix of Bemidji varsity, junior varsity players top Park Rapids
Edith Edie Hill
Thomas "Tommy" Matt Hardwig
Shirley Marie Defoe
Pleasant "Bud" Gay
Gilberto Santa Rosa leads 'Forever Tango' to B'way
Eminem's publisher sues Facebook over song usage
Audra McDonald returns with new, personal CD
'Trek' does $70.6M but falls short of studio hopes
Taylor Swift wins 8 trophies at Billboard Awards
Fishing guide looks back on hosting Dayton
Blane Klemek: Orioles, too, are a sure sign of spring
Minnesota begins 2013 gypsy moth trapping program
Bemidji area lakes finally open and walleye fishing can begin
Fight to stop spread of Asian carp goes high tech
Volunteer committee turns over last of pledges for event center
Pioneer Viewpoints: Lending a hand during difficult times
Cokie & Steven V. Roberts: Assaulting our core values
Doug Patton: IRS scandal is proof we need the Fair Tax
Joe Gandelman: Obama’s 2nd term curse
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
Master Gardener: Penstemon can offer season-long color
A week to go: Sandy disrupts presidential campaign
WASHINGTON (AP) — Eight days before the election, President Barack Obama switched from campaigner to hands-on commander of the federal response to Hurricane Sandy as the sprawling storm roared menacingly...
Mon, Oct 29, 2012 - 6:12pm
Clinton to campaign in Fargo, Duluth
ST. PAUL -- Former President Bill Clinton plans campaign stops in Minnesota Tuesday after appearing in Fargo, N.D., tonight. President Barack Obama’s campaign said details about Clinton’s visit would be...
news / region
Mon, Oct 29, 2012 - 11:38am
Signs vandalized at St. Philip’s
BEMIDJI – More than 30 signs supporting the marriage amendment were removed and damaged late Wednesday or early Thursday morning from outside St. Philip’s Church in Bemidji. Robb Naylor, the...
news / local
Thu, Oct 25, 2012 - 4:01pm
NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg gives to Minn. gay marriage ban foes
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is donating $125,000 to defeat the constitutional gay marriage ban on Minnesota's November ballot. Bloomberg announced the donation Monday on his...
Mon, Oct 22, 2012 - 1:48pm
5 things to watch for in the presidential debate
Five things to watch for when President Barack Obama and Republican nominee Mitt Romney debate foreign policy Monday night: 1. THE TIEBREAKER: Romney ran away with the first. Obama edged...
Mon, Oct 22, 2012 - 12:43pm
Candidates seek foreign policy edge in 3rd debate
WASHINGTON (AP) — Still neck-and-neck after all these months, Barack Obama and Mitt Romney head into their third and final debate with each man eager to project an aura of...
Mon, Oct 22, 2012 - 12:14pm
Unions shift political might to state, local races
WASHINGTON (AP) — Unions are shifting more of their political resources to state and local races this year as they try to head off passage of laws that could undermine...
Sat, Oct 20, 2012 - 2:50pm
House tea party icons face re-election challenges
RAMSEY, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann's tendency to cause a ruckus on Capitol Hill made her a tea party sensation. Her bulging campaign treasury and conservative district make...
Thu, Oct 18, 2012 - 3:13pm
Candidates fan out after combative debate
HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) — Fresh off an intently combative debate, President Barack Obama, Republican Mitt Romney and their running mates are taking their tuned-up fight to the precious few battleground...
Wed, Oct 17, 2012 - 9:59am
Romney, White House spar over Libya attacks
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney on Friday accused the vice president of "doubling down on denial" over the deadly invasion at the U.S. Consulate in Libya,...
Fri, Oct 12, 2012 - 12:16pm
Bachmann notches $4.5M for Minn. election bid
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Republican Rep. Michele Bachmann has scooped up another $4.5 million for her Minnesota re-election campaign and entered the stretch run with a healthy amount in...
Fri, Oct 12, 2012 - 12:11pm
Traditional marriage and amendment rally
BEMIDJI – A rally for traditional marriage and support for the upcoming Minnesota marriage amendment will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday. A praise and worship session and...
news / local
Thu, Oct 11, 2012 - 5:22pm
Cravaack has $1.1M for final push in Minn.'s 8th
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Republican Rep. Chip Cravaack says he started October with $1.1 million in the bank for the final weeks of a tough race against Democrat Rick...
Thu, Oct 11, 2012 - 1:06pm
Cravaack, Nolan meet in 1st debate in Minn.'s 8th
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Republican Rep. Chip Cravaack faces Democratic challenger Rick Nolan for the first time on a debate stage in Minnesota's most watched House race. Tuesday's debate...
Tue, Oct 09, 2012 - 8:15am
Romney, Obama show rural issues differences
ST. PAUL — Questionnaires and other sources provide a glimpse into what President Barack Obama and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney think about rural issues since they seldom discuss the...
Sat, Oct 06, 2012 - 2:30am