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UPDATED: Bemidji police investigating shots fired at Enbridge building, no one hurt
Officers cleared in Hibbing shooting
A gathering for respect
Benson man charged with faking cancer treatments, swindling $60K
Upset at Trump, Mexico voices 'worry and irritation' to U.S. envoys
Minnesota Twins relief pitcher admits to vomiting nearly every time before taking the mound
WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: Beavers drop playoff opener, 85-61
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American Legion Post 14 hosts bonspiel
Timberwolves' Thibodeau hasn't found trade he likes 'at this point'
Margaret Ann Crowe
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Benjamin L. Kimbro, Sr.
Margaret Ann Perkins
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: A story of guns and Carroll Shiff
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Minnesota's majestic trumpeter swans
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: Paying homage to great Indigenous civil rights leaders, activists and scholars
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Why Black History Month?
PRIME TIME: Why keep an old high school letter jacket?
Art briefs for Sunday, Feb 19
PATT RALL COLUMN: Are the stars out tonight?
BHS Marching Band fundraising concert Feb. 28
Recital featuring BSU's Carlson set for Feb. 24
MATTHEW LIEDKE COLUMN: "La La Land" likely to sweep tech, musical categories on Oscar night
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Tips for catching eelpout
Forest Service to host land meeting
Fish, game and trapping licenses expire Tuesday
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: The time for melt and freeze, melt and freeze
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: 'The Little Man in the Orange Suit'
DNR urges caution on rapidly deteriorating ice
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: The world is changing, so must we
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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: BHS bands do Bemidji proud
Letter to the Editor: BHS bands are class acts
Letter to the Editor: Let's learn from one another and respect differences
Gov. Mark Dayton
January 5, 2017
Proposed bonding bill includes millions for Red Lake schools
BEMIDJI—Gov. Mark Dayton's proposed bonding bill includes millions of dollars for a project at Red Lake School District. The governor recommended allocating $14 million to pay for six new classrooms, a larger cafeteria, renovated music and fine arts classrooms and updated mechanical...
January 5, 2017 - 9:11pm
December 19, 2016
Dayton sick, but briefing on Minnesota legislative session will continue
ST. PAUL -- A look ahead to the 2017 Minnesota legislative session will be missing one vital voice today: Gov. Mark Dayton. His spokesman said...
December 19, 2016 - 10:48am
August 16, 2016
Dayton to speak with tribal leaders Wednesday in Bemidji as part of state tour
BEMIDJI -- Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton will visit with local tribal leaders Wednesday at the Northwest Indian Development Center in Bemidji. Dayton's meeting, focusing on strategies to close educational disparities, is part of a tour of the state's 87 counties in 86 days. Along with...
August 16, 2016 - 2:30pm
July 1, 2016
News briefs, June 29
ST. PAUL—Two Bemidji residents recently were appointed by Gov. Mark Dayton to the Governor's Workforce Development Council. Tuleah Palmer is a Community-Based Organization Representative with a term expiring on June 30, 2018. Palmer replaces Larohn Latimer on the council. Andrew...
July 1, 2016 - 10:28pm
LEGISLATURE: Gov. Dayton open to special session: Two Bemidji bonding projects will have second chance if legislators reconvene
ST. PAUL -- Two Bemidji bonding projects may have another opportunity to get state funding, as Gov. Mark Dayton said he's open to bringing legislators back to St. Paul for a special session. During a conference call with news outlets Wednesday, Dayton told reporters he's willing to...
June 1, 2016 - 5:27pm
May 31, 2016
Dayton issues vetoes, signs other bills
ST. PAUL -- A pension bill and parts of an outdoor-program funding bill received governor vetoes Tuesday. The pension bill would have cut payments to retired government workers, which Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton said he found unacceptable. He said that government employers and current...
May 31, 2016 - 2:43pm
February 27, 2016
Anti-pipeline protesters interrupt Dayton's speech at water summit
ST. PAUL -- Anti-pipeline protesters interrupted Gov. Mark Dayton Saturday as he spoke to more than 800 Minnesotans at a summit about how to...
February 27, 2016 - 8:37pm
Dayton's clean water summit draws 800
ST. PAUL -- Balancing water is tough. Still, Gov. Mark Dayton brought together more than 800 Minnesotans to do that on Saturday, looking at ways...
February 27, 2016 - 8:33pm
February 9, 2016
Dayton proposes state worker parental leave, lawmakers want more
ST. PAUL -- Gov. Mark Dayton wants to give six weeks parental leave to Minnesota state employees, while some Democratic lawmakers want to require...
February 9, 2016 - 5:20pm
February 6, 2016
Dayton promises to be there for Madelia after explosion, fire
MADELIA, Minn. -- Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton promises his administration will help Madelia's 2,300 residents recover from Wednesday's blizzard-whipped fire that destroyed much of the community's downtown. Dayton visited Madelia on Friday, meeting with about 150 people near where eight...
February 6, 2016 - 2:32pm
February 2, 2016
Dayton: No special session
ST. PAUL -- A special legislative session will not happen this month, leaving Minnesota Iron Rangers wondering about unemployment benefits, travelers...
February 2, 2016 - 8:23pm
November 13, 2015
Bruce Dayton, father of Gov. Mark Dayton, dies
ST. PAUL -- Bruce Dayton was the last of five Dayton brothers in the legendary Minnesota family that became a national retailing powerhouse....
November 13, 2015 - 1:38pm
June 12, 2015
Special session is today; ag-environment bill may be in trouble
ST. PAUL -- Legislation funding agriculture and environmental programs may be in danger during a Friday special legislative session being called to finish writing the Minnesota state budget. Senate Majority Leader Tom Bakk, D-Cook, late Thursday said he did not know if there will...
June 12, 2015 - 9:57am
May 18, 2015
Education bill heads to promised Dayton veto
ST. PAUL -- An education funding bill Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton promises to veto is headed to his desk. With less than a half day left until...
May 18, 2015 - 1:19pm
April 28, 2015
Dayton orders Minnesota DNR to stop radio-collaring moose
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton has ordered the state Department of Natural Resources to stop radio-collaring moose “immediately, and indefinitely.” DNR...
April 28, 2015 - 12:38pm