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Finding workers in southwestern Minnesota an economic challenge as need for diversity in workforce grows
Is the deer duel in St. Paul over? Chronic wasting disease unites DNR, Board of Animal Health
Cost an obstacle for body camera usage in Fargo-Moorhead area
White Earth Reservation receives state grant to fight 'food desert' problem with food truck
Tales from the 'Trailer Park': Randy and Mr. Lahey of the ‘Trailer Park Boys’ come to Bemidji
Lynx rally after awful start but lose 85-84 in Game 1 of WNBA Finals
Sam Cook: Damp weather, lots of foliage slow grouse opener
Twins power past terrible Tigers
Vikings best Tampa Bay 34-17
Twins' Kepler hopes to return to lineup by Tuesday after tweaking back
David W. O'Brien
James E. Daman
Raymond Jon Kraskey
Richard "Dick" Greenwood
PATT RALL COLUMN: Louie did not go gentle into that good night: Remembering Louis Marchand
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Schools need all of our help for 100 percent grad rate
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?"
Social media star Kylie Jenner reported pregnant
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
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Making a correct call on the Becida Barred Owl
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
AstroBob: Wildfire smoke smudges our starry skies
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: When is a police shooting justified?
Flashy fall foliage: Spice up landscaping with brilliant colors
Conserving estate money no excuse for risking elder's health
Opinion: Alarm over decline in U.S. government spending for ag research
September 19, 2017
GOP puts early target on Nolan with ad buys
DULUTH, Minn. — The midterm campaign blitz is on — already. Almost 14 months out from the 2018 midterm elections, the National Republican...
September 19, 2017 - 5:24am
August 5, 2017
Newberger to seek Senate seat held by Klobuchar
BECKER, Minn. — State Rep. Jim Newberger believes he is the Republican who can succeed where others have failed. Newberger announced Saturday...
August 5, 2017 - 6:54pm
June 30, 2017
Minnesota, other states, reject administration request for voter lists
WASHINGTON—State officials across the country are questioning a Trump administration request to supply their full voter role data. A federal...
June 30, 2017 - 2:11pm
June 20, 2017
Former House speaker Thissen hits the road again for governor bid
BRAINERD, Minn. — DFLer Paul Thissen aims to unite Minnesota voters over economic fairness and open government in his bid to become the...
June 20, 2017 - 10:00pm
June 2, 2017
US Rep. Nolan won't run for Minnesota governor
DULUTH, Minn. — U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan announced on Friday, June 2, that he will not run for Minnesota governor in 2018. Nolan, DFL-Crosby,...
June 2, 2017 - 11:10pm
April 30, 2017
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: In Ward 4 election, remember Lehmann's support of Sanford Center
Bemidji has a City Council election (Ward 4) on Tuesday. Being from the outlying north we don't get to participate, just suffer or benefit from...
April 30, 2017 - 9:00am
April 19, 2017
Widow of accident victim makes last-minute plea for Minn. transportation funding
ST. PAUL—Beth Hodgman pleaded that southern Minnesota's U.S. 14 be made safer. "Drivers make mistakes, but they shouldn't be life sentences,"...
April 19, 2017 - 6:05pm
April 12, 2017
Candidate forum set for Ward 4 race
BEMIDJI—The Citizens for an Informed Electorate is sponsoring a Ward 4 candidate forum at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 19, at Bemidji City...
April 12, 2017 - 1:50pm
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Ward 4 needs an experienced leader
Bemidji needs an experienced Ward 4 council member. Our delightful city has never needed a more virtuous, experienced and qualified leader during this turmoil of abrasive clashing of nonpartisan city leaders serving with partisan agendas rather than serving the needs of the people...
March 12, 2017 - 7:28am
March 10, 2017
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Create public policy that encourages jobs, growth in community
Dear Ward 4 voters, I am writing this letter to introduce myself to those of you that I have not had the opportunity to meet and to ask for your vote on Tuesday, March 14. I believe that Bemidji is at a very exciting time in our history. We have a unique and diverse group of people...
March 10, 2017 - 10:16am
March 3, 2017
Capitol Chatter: Franken question leads to Sessions' spotlight
ST. PAUL—U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions' Russia problems became big news the past few days thanks to Sen. Al Franken. The Minnesota...
March 3, 2017 - 6:00pm
Officials say eBay not answer for voting machines
ST. PAUL — Minnesota's local government officials say searching the eBay online auction site for voting machine parts is not the best way...
March 3, 2017 - 2:57pm
February 8, 2017
GOP eyes Minn. 8th District House seat
DULUTH — For some people, it's never early enough for the next election cycle. "I don't think it's too soon," said Justin Perpich, chair...
February 8, 2017 - 7:28pm
December 30, 2016
ELECTIONS: Local GOP, DFL leaders optimistic about new primary change
BEMIDJI—As of Sunday, Minnesota will have a primary structure to coincide with its caucus system in determining presidential candidates,...
December 30, 2016 - 5:09pm
September 16, 2016
Nolan, Mills, both roll up sleeves and shuck party labels in populist new ads
BRAINERD, Minn. -- The two candidates facing off in the 8th U.S. Congressional District both released new campaign ads on the same day that are...
September 16, 2016 - 3:30am