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Crime report for April 25
Disappearance of two Oklahoma girls stumped police for years. Then they learned about the Polaroids.
Minn. lawmaker accused of sexual misconduct at St. Paul apartment
Bill Cosby convicted on three counts of sexual assault
Senate confirms Mike Pompeo as Trump's next secretary of state
Report: QB Mayfield expected to go No. 1 to Browns
Rockets close out Wolves with third-quarter surge
BASEBALL: Beavers, U-Mary capture comeback wins in split
SOFTBALL: Final inning outburst dooms BSU in sweep to UMD
GIRLS GOLF: Bemidji opens second in Moorhead
Virginia L. Pollard
Alfred James Benais
Wild Mushroom Crostini recipe can be tailored to occasion
MASTER GARDENERS: Plant winter squash. . . for next winter!
COMMENTARY: Why we won't take a break from learning
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Ever so adaptable are the American crows
Angler's fish tale presents learning opportunity
Pine to Prairie Fiber Arts Trail comes to area this weekend
BSO presents concert series finale Sunday
'Scandal' is over, but here are 10 things we'll remember from this crazy show
Avicii dead at 28: Swedish DJ became an EDM star with hits 'Levels' and 'Wake Me Up'
'The Rock' surprises Minnesota teen who asked him to prom
Deer on the table: DNR holds Bemidji meeting on deer management
After Parkland shooting, NRA posts biggest fundraising haul in nearly 20 years
'Owl' in a day's work!
Craftsman makes a wake building kayaks and canoes
Angler's fish tale presents learning opportunity
Richard and Marvel Olson
Virg & Marge
Shirley (Mayer) Klosterman
1963 Impala was beautiful, but it fell apart
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Common sense actions can help keep the public safe
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Commentary goes beyond theater of the absurd
Time to respond to reader feedback
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: What a sad world this would be without music
January 11, 2018
Judge rejects PCA's proposed sulfate limit for wild rice waters: Impact unclear with old, unenforced statewide regulation still in place
DULUTH — A state administrative law judge has flatly rejected a plan by the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency to abandon the statewide 10 parts-per-million limit for sulfate pollution in wild rice waters in exchange for a lake-by-lake system with varying limits. Administrative...
January 11, 2018 - 7:59pm
January 10, 2018
Magnetation startup could come this summer
GRAND RAPIDS, Minn.—The long-awaited restart of the former Magnetation operations just outside Grand Rapids could happen as soon as the summer, with more than 100 people back to work, months earlier than previously expected. New owner Tom Clarke said this week that he now has...
January 10, 2018 - 6:58pm
January 9, 2018
PCA plans to deny sulfate variance for Minntac taconite processing center
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency on Tuesday, Jan. 9, said it plans to deny U.S. Steel a variance in its water pollution...
January 9, 2018 - 11:57pm
Analysis: NASA is going back to the moon - if it can figure out how to get there
NASA is going back to the moon - somehow, someway. The White House has ordered the agency to put American boots back on the lunar surface. The...
January 9, 2018 - 8:43am
January 8, 2018
Hurricanes, wildfires made 2017 the most costly US disaster year on record
Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria combined with devastating Western wildfires and other natural catastrophes to make 2017 the most expensive...
January 8, 2018 - 2:27pm
On Florida's 'Forgotten Coast,' a Supreme Court fight over fresh water
Every 45 seconds or so, oystermen plunge their long-handled tongs into the shallow blue-gray waters of Apalachicola Bay, rake the bottom and...
January 8, 2018 - 1:05pm
January 7, 2018
Volunteers needed to count spruce grouse poop
DULUTH, Minn.—The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is looking for volunteers to trek across the north woods later this winter...
January 7, 2018 - 7:25am
January 2, 2018
Minnesota DFL green caucus endorses Otto for governor
ST. PAUL—The Minnesota DFL Environmental Caucus said Tuesday that they have endorsed State Auditor Rebecca Otto in the crowded race for...
January 2, 2018 - 7:02pm
December 31, 2017
North Shore photographer captures natural wonders in his backyard
GRAND MARAIS, Minn. — Paul Sundberg knows what kind of photos his followers appreciate most. He shoots excellent photos of loons feeding...
December 31, 2017 - 6:02am
December 29, 2017
Grand Rapids serves as ground zero for Enbridge Line 3
GRAND RAPIDS, Minn. — The story of how this mill and hockey town became the epicenter of the pipeline abandonment debate starts at St....
December 29, 2017 - 7:37am
December 24, 2017
School district, BSU, Sanford eye joint solar project
BEMIDJI -- A renewable energy company and a trio of high-profile Bemidji organizations might collaborate on a solar farm. Wayzata-based National Renewable Solutions is conducting a feasibility study for a hoped-for 8-10 megawatt solar farm in the Bemidji area. Waiting on the results...
December 24, 2017 - 9:22am
December 20, 2017
PolyMet financial assurance doesn't cover catastrophe
BABBITT, Minn. — Whether it's $544 million in coverage suggested by PolyMet for the first year of mining or the reported $1 billion state...
December 20, 2017 - 6:00pm
December 11, 2017
Protesters march across rural Carlton County
AUTOMBA, Minn., — A rally in rural Carlton County on Monday, Dec. 11, drew a parade of protesters marching down the center of a county...
December 11, 2017 - 10:57pm
Wind energy is supposed to fight climate change. But climate change is fighting back.
Climate change is affecting wind energy's potential to provide power, diminishing a renewable energy source that scientists and policymakers...
December 11, 2017 - 1:39pm
December 10, 2017
Lake Superior's last caribou herds: Ontario rushes to move remaining herd to avoid wolves
The last few Lake Superior woodland caribou may be on the brink of extirpation thanks to the freakishly cold winter of 2014 and hungry wolves...
December 10, 2017 - 6:00am