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More than 1,100 days before election, Congressman becomes first Democrat to declare 2020 presidential run
Terminally ill British baby at heart of dispute dies
Marine gives touching sendoff to the cancer-stricken dog who saved him
North Korea launches another missile, its latest step toward putting the US within reach
UPDATED: Escaped inmate spotted near Lake George
Vikings QB Bridgewater focused on 'one day at a time'
Vikings' Wright says comments from naysayers sometimes fire him up
Down to the wire: Birchmont field dwindles as tourney completes fourth day
McKinnon leaves Vikings practice with undisclosed injury
Lynx will play home playoff games at U of M's Williams Arena
Kristy Sue Persons
Esther Charlette Klug Woods
Duane Joseph Delaney
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Can we obtain a 'perfect Union'?
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: The world needs outlandish schools
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: The natural laws are all around us
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Simon and Simone have a summer activity director. . .me!
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: How to enjoy the best Fourth of July ever
Donald Trump animated series headed to Showtime, thanks to Stephen Colbert
'Dancing with the Stars' looks to turn up the heat with potentially 'spicey' contestant
All that Jazz! Charmin Michelle with Sam Miltich and Clearwater Hot Club take the stage for Mississippi Music
Angelina Jolie opens up on life after Brad Pitt and recent diagnosis
'Simpsons' creator heads to Netflix with adult comedy
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: The brown thrasher is rich with song
MASTER GARDENERS: If only a wall worked in the garden
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Smart and friendly: Meet the gray jays
Stressed out: Minnesota scientists dive deep to learn why walleye are stressed
MASTER GARDENERS: The cut-flower pathway
Joe & Sissy Neft
Brett & Sadie Bahr
Vern and Mary Lathe
Doug and Pat Tangborn
COMMENTARY: Failure to act on veterans home means loss of federal funding
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: We became great because we stood strong
Republicans are starting to draw red lines on Trump firing Sessions and Mueller
'Spicey With the Stars?': Former White House spokesman being courted for show
Great grilling: Soy Basted Pork Chops an easy summer meal
UPDATED: Escaped inmate spotted near Lake George
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
ELECTION: Never Trump: Beltrami Republican Chair steps down in opposition to presumptive nominee
BEMIDJI -- Calling presumptive presidential nominee Donald Trump's influence a "cancer on the party," longtime Beltrami County Republican Chair...
June 6, 2016 - 6:38pm
May 17, 2016
ELECTION: Shifting focus from Trump: Some state Republicans want party to emphasize local candidates, separate from presumptive nominee
BEMIDJI -- While businessman Donald Trump has become the presumptive presidential nominee of the GOP, support from local Republicans remains...
May 17, 2016 - 8:47pm