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Klobuchar says troubled health care bill shows need for bipartisan work
Federal Reserve president answers economy questions in Grand Forks
Willmar man gets prison term for kidnapping estranged wife
Region's school districts, high school leagues have guidelines in place for playing of anthem
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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
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Flashy fall foliage: Spice up landscaping with brilliant colors
September 24, 2017
Unusual time for GOP in Duluth
DULUTH, Minn. — The local Republican Party held its annual Ronald Reagan Dinner on Saturday, Sept. 23, at the Radisson — a $50 per...
September 24, 2017 - 4:47am
August 2, 2017
Trump, GOP senators introduce bill to slash legal immigration in half over 10 years
WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump on Wednesday endorsed a new bill in the Senate aimed at slashing legal immigration levels in half over a...
August 2, 2017 - 7:39pm
April 25, 2017
Outgoing Minn. GOP chair says deputy unfit to replace him
ST. PAUL — The outgoing chair of the Republican Party of Minnesota is attacking his deputy as irresponsible and lacking the judgment to become...
April 25, 2017 - 7:59pm
April 11, 2017
House Speaker, local GOP legislators give session report
BEMIDJI -- A trio of Republican Minnesota legislators including House Speaker Kurt Daudt visited Bemidji on Tuesday. Joining Daudt for a discussion...
April 11, 2017 - 7:08pm
February 10, 2017
POLITICS: Beltrami County GOP hold convention Saturday
BEMIDJI—The Beltrami County Republican Party will select new leadership roles at convention today as it looks ahead to 2018. Rich Siegert, chair of the Beltrami GOP, said his position, secretary, treasurer and other positions will be updated. Additionally, the convention will...
February 10, 2017 - 4:59pm
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
November 9, 2016
Utke defeats incumbent Skoe in Senate 2 race
BEMIDJI—After months of campaigning in Minnesota Senate District 2, it was Republican candidate Paul Utke finishing ahead of Sen. Rod Skoe, DFL-Clearbrook, Tuesday with a 22,232-17,002 decision at the polls. Utke, a 59-year-old insurance agent and Park Rapids City Council member,...
November 9, 2016 - 7:34pm
Eichorn defeats Saxhaug in race for Senate District 5
BEMIDJI—In a race between two Grand Rapids resident for Minnesota Senate District 5, it was the challenger defeating the incumbent Tuesday. By a margin of 20,245-19,700, Republican candidate Justin Eichorn edged DFL Sen. Tom Saxhaug, ending the legislator's bid for a fifth term....
November 9, 2016 - 7:33pm
Beltrami for Trump: After supporting Obama in 2012, local majority votes Republican in 2016
BEMIDJI—While President-Elect Donald Trump was unable to win the state of Minnesota on Tuesday, he was able to carry Beltrami County, flipping...
November 9, 2016 - 7:05pm
October 27, 2016
HEALTH CARE: Ideas on the table: GOP, Dayton both express need for action
BEMIDJI—With premium increases projected to hit Minnesotans who buy insurance on the individual market, officials on Thursday from both sides of the aisle shared their concerns and solutions. A group of legislators and state government candidates met in Bemidji to host a town...
October 27, 2016 - 9:35pm
September 15, 2016
Doors open, signs up: Beltrami County DFL and GOP open election headquarters
BEMIDJI -- The Beltrami County chapters of the Democratic-Farmer-Labor and Republican parties have opened up shop in Bemidji recently with the...
September 15, 2016 - 5:53pm
August 10, 2016
UPDATED: Eichorn defeats Pederson in District 5 primary
BEMIDJI—In the race to determine the Republican Party's candidate for Minnesota Senate District 5, Grand Rapids resident Justin Eichorn held a 510-146 vote advantage over his opponent Lavern "Pedie" Pederson at press time. If Eichorn's 77.74-22.26 percent lead holds, he will...
August 10, 2016 - 10:51am
July 13, 2016
POLITICS: Local GOP elects new leadership ahead of 2016 election
BEMIDJI -- New leadership for the Beltrami County GOP was selected Saturday. The county Republican Party held a convention at Beltrami Electric Cooperative and elected Rich Siegert as its new chairman and also voted for two new vice chairmen. Because Beltrami County consists of Minnesota's...
July 13, 2016 - 7:15pm
July 12, 2016
ELECTION 2016: Hinson's bid for seventh district brings campaign to Solway
SOLWAY—With the singing of classic American songs as bookends, congressional hopeful Amanda Lynn Hinson on Tuesday evening met with voters in Beltrami County to rally support ahead of the Aug. 9 Republican primary. The event, just south of Solway, was one of several scheduled...
July 12, 2016 - 9:42pm
July 6, 2016
Beltrami County GOP to elect new chair Saturday
BEMIDJI—The Beltrami County Republican Party will hold a special convention Saturday to elect a new chair. The convention will start with registration at 1 p.m. and a meeting at 1:30 p.m. in the community room at Beltrami Electric Cooperative. The special convention comes after...
July 6, 2016 - 6:01pm