Skip to main content
Steve Bannon out as Trump's chief strategist
Finnish police say two dead, six hospitalized after stabbings
9-year-old boy dies after UTV rollover accident in Douglas County, Minn.
Homes evacuated near Paynesville after semi hauling hazardous materials catches fire
Tillerson says one American dead in Spain attack
Schatz excited for three-night Outlaws run in North Dakota
VOLLEYBALL: BSU boasts nine newcomers entering 2017 season
Twins split doubleheader with Indians
Twins OF Grossman fractures thumb
Vikings' rebuilt offensive line off to a familiar start
Michael Aaron Johnson
Anna "Ann" Prince
Ricky Michael Aust
Richard Arnold Peterson
Gimiwan (Rain) Johnson-Headbird
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: The eclipse is more than meets the eye
MASTER GARDENERS: What's (achoo!) blooming?
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Stupid human happenings always seem to happen
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Just how much is $1 billion?
Library Corner column: Library offers up something for all ages
Finally! Daniel Craig confirms he'll return as James Bond
Tom Cruise breaks ankle in stunt, halts production on 'Mission' film
Mississippi Music moves indoors on Wednesday
Around the Arts, August 13
PATT RALL COLUMN: What a wide variety of activities
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Temperatures fluctuate, and so does the bite
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Grosbeaks: Distinctive, colorful, musical and social
MASTER GARDENERS: Look for the 2017 Perennial Plant of the Year
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: So many lakes, so many fish
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Blue jays are true Minnesotans all year long
Jeff & Becky Musburger
Joe & Sissy Neft
Letter to the Editor: Racism isn't somewhere else or in the past
Letter to the Editor: This was evil in the purest form
3 easy ways to view the eclipse while protecting your eyes
Comparing wine aficionados Thomas Jefferson and Winston Churchill
Local produce star of this potato salad
Steve Bannon out as Trump's chief strategist
February 5, 2017
Trump supporters demonstrate in downtown Brainerd
BRAINERD, Minn. — A small but vocal downtown Brainerd rally Friday aimed to thank President Trump, after weeks of protests across the nation...
February 5, 2017 - 6:56pm
January 30, 2017
Muslim ban reaches Minnesota as Trump order brings confusion
ST. PAUL—They were words a Muslim American certainly did not want to hear: "We deported your wife and kids." A few hours later, the message...
January 30, 2017 - 7:37pm
December 5, 2016
Who's winning and losing in Minnesota's 2016 economy?
ST. PAUL — The story of Minnesota's economy in recent years has been similar to the national story: steady but slow growth. The state hasn't suffered a recession — but it hasn't boomed, either. But that steady growth hasn't been spread evenly over Minnesota's 5.4 million...
December 5, 2016 - 5:24pm
September 28, 2016
Public meeting set for Bemidji area master planning guide
BEMIDJI—A second public meeting will be held next week for residents to give input to the area's Comprehensive Plan, which will focus on how the Bemidji should plan growth, development and infrastructure. The meeting is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Bemidji City Hall, 317...
September 28, 2016 - 9:30am
June 16, 2015
COUNTY: Social services agreement advances Red Lake initiative
BEMIDJI—A partnership two-years in the making advanced at Tuesday's Beltrami County Commissioners' meeting as the board passed an agreement with Red Lake Family and Children Services.
June 16, 2015 - 9:18pm
September 3, 2014
Chattin to retire as Bemidji City Manager
Bemidji City Manager John Chattin announced Tuesday he will be retiring at the end of the year. "I ... want to thank the best staff I have ever had the opportunity to work with," Chattin said in a letter to the council, which Bemidji Mayor Albrecht read aloud at Tuesday's City Council...
September 3, 2014 - 12:01am
May 20, 2014
BELTRAMI COUNTY: Commissioners earmark conservation funds for Kelliher
BEMIDJI -- Beltrami County commissioners approved allocating up to $420,000 to the city of Kelliher at Tuesday's board meeting. The city is in need of repairs to its water and sewage lines. Standard monthly utility costs should not exceed 1.5 percent of median income; according...
May 20, 2014 - 9:37pm
May 19, 2014
Cokie & Steven V. Roberts: A lifetime of difference
It's graduation week at George Washington University, where Steve has taught for the last 23 years. After the final exam in his class, a student quietly handed him a note that read in part: "You have believed in me since the beginning and told me not to sell myself short, and for...
May 19, 2014 - 4:39pm
May 12, 2014
LEGISLATURE: Dayton would veto bonding over fire sprinkler provision
ST. PAUL -- Gov. Mark Dayton dropped a legislative bombshell Monday when he announced that he is willing to give up $846 million in public works projects around Minnesota if legislators insist on overturning a state requirement for fire sprinklers in larger new homes. "I...
May 12, 2014 - 8:24pm
Medical marijuana's future is foggy in Minnesota
ST. PAUL -- How attempts to legalize marijuana will proceed remained unclear Monday. House and Senate authors continued to oppose the other's bill after they discussed how to proceed. Both chambers overwhelmingly passed medical marijuana bills last week. Rep. Carly Melin,...
May 12, 2014 - 8:22pm
Bemidji remembers former mayor Peterson
BEMIDJI -- Family and friends gathered Monday to honor the life of Doug Peterson, Bemidji’s mayor for more than a quarter of a century....
May 12, 2014 - 7:59pm
May 9, 2014
Minnesota House OKs medical marijuana
ST. PAUL -- Medical marijuana is a couple of steps away from being allowed in Minnesota. The House late this afternoon approved a slimmed down measure in 86-39 vote. Senators passed their broader bill 48-18 Tuesday. The two bills likely will head to House-Senate negotiators...
May 9, 2014 - 5:13pm
May 7, 2014
Former longtime Bemidji mayor Doug Peterson dies
BEMIDJI -- Doug Peterson, former longtime mayor of Bemidji, died Tuesday morning at Sanford Bemidji Medical Center, family confirmed Wednesday. He was 75. Peterson was mayor from 1975 through 2000, a period when the west side of Bemidji was developed from plain forest into a...
May 7, 2014 - 5:52pm
April 22, 2014
Nolan talks economics, tribal issues in Walker visit
WALKER -- With more campaign cash than his opponent, U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan took advantage of Congress' Easter break to visit constituents back...
April 22, 2014 - 7:30pm
April 21, 2014
BEMIDJI CITY COUNCIL: Council KOs kickboxing event
BEMIDJI -- The Bemidji City Council on Monday voted 6-0 to deny downtown sports bar Toasty Beavers permission to host a kickboxing event and...
April 21, 2014 - 10:09pm