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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
Brian Murphy: Case Keenum's career day lets Vikings fans breathe easy
Vikings best Tampa Bay 34-17
GOLF: Thomas wins $10 million bonus as FedExCup champion
NASCAR: Kyle Busch wins ISM Connect 300 in New Hampshire
SHIPLEY: In show of unity, Vikings stand together on anthem issue
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
August 31, 2017
Klobuchar stops in Alexandria on tour to track firefighter cancer rates
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. — Jamie Schaffran, 41, of Brandon, Minn., died two years ago after a difficult six-month battle with lung cancer. He...
August 31, 2017 - 3:22pm
August 23, 2017
Firefighters saved some piglets from a blaze; then they ate them as sausages
Way back in February, a band of English firefighters rescued 18 baby pigs and two sows from a burning barn. Grateful farm manager Rachel Rivers...
August 23, 2017 - 9:35pm
June 8, 2017
A hidden danger for firefighters: Cancer
ALEXANDRIA, Minn.—Firefighters face something just as dangerous as flames and smoke. Cancer. The International Association of Firefighters...
June 8, 2017 - 4:21pm
June 29, 2016
Northern Black Hills fire only 5 percent contained
SPEARFISH, S.D. -- About 470 firefighters from Alaska to Michigan are fighting a pesky fire in the northwestern Black Hills near Spearfish that...
June 29, 2016 - 6:58pm
September 17, 2015
Brainerd considers eliminating full-time firefighters
BRAINERD, Minn. — Brainerd is considering restructuring its fire department, saving almost $266,000 a year by eliminating full-time firefighter...
September 17, 2015 - 4:13pm
October 11, 2014
City Council: Special street assessments in store for Sherman Drive
BEMIDJI -- A special street assessment system may be put in place for the 2015 round of the Bemidji's annual renewal project. The plans are to repave Sherman Drive Northeast and pave two gravel side streets, White Birch Avenue Northeast and Piper Drive Northeast, near where the...
October 11, 2014 - 10:51pm
June 5, 2014
Arsons vex Cass Lake police, firefighters
John Enger MPR News 91.3 FM Cass Lake — Tim Reiplinger woke in the early morning hours one day last summer to hear his phone ringing and his neighbor on the line, yelling that Reiplinger’s boathouse was on fire. Reiplinger sprinted from his home, hoping to save his possessions....
June 5, 2014 - 11:43pm
March 19, 2014
Legislature: Panel moves toward oil disaster preparedness
ST. PAUL — Plans to train first responders such as firefighters to battle oil disasters are gaining traction in the Minnesota Legislature. “It takes just one of these trains at the wrong place at the wrong time for a catastrophe,” Rep. Jim Newberger, R-Becker, told fellow members...
March 19, 2014 - 11:57pm
June 17, 2013
Illegal burn results in neighbor’s garage catching fire
BEMIDJI — An illegal burning of one homeowner’s allergy irritants covering his lawn resulted in his neighbor’s garage catching fire Sunday evening. Bemidji firefighters were called to the 7700 block of Hunter Drive Northeast, on the north side of Lake Bemidji, at 5:33 p.m....
June 17, 2013 - 1:35pm
December 8, 2012
Firefighters helped company survive
On Thanksgiving Day firefighters from Bemidji, Blackduck and Cass Lake missed their turkey dinners to fight a terrific fire at the Birchwood Color Center on the north end of Bemidji. We were tenants in that building for 18½ years. Much of the building was completely destroyed. Due...
December 8, 2012 - 10:52pm