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Minnesota attorney general accuses 2 lending firms of scamming seniors, veterans
A lesson on Hagg-Sauer: Legislators tour BSU building that officials hope to replace
In the face of mass resignations, including from 3M, Trump ends business advisory councils
Marchers 'Unite Against Hate' in Bemidji
Sessions says Charlottesville car attack could be prosecuted as a hate crime
Former Fargo Force, UMD star signs two-year deal with Avalanche
From Durham to Bemidji: Duke University sport psychology professor pays visit to BHS
FANTASY FORECAST: The 10 draft commandments
Indians-Twins washed out; will play doubleheader Thursday
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Michael Aaron Johnson
Isabelle "Bug" J. Thompson
Patsy Jane Beaulieu
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
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
AIS volunteer training Aug. 25
AIS volunteer training Aug. 25
Jeff & Becky Musburger
Joe & Sissy Neft
Comparing wine aficionados Thomas Jefferson and Winston Churchill
Local produce star of this potato salad
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: An infamous day in American history
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Tournament put undue pressure on Stump Lake
Try a new twist on zucchini with 'zoodles'
July 23, 2017
McFeely: Is Michele Bachmann dipping her toe in Minnesota governor race?
Michele Bachmann was being Michele Bachmann, firing up a crowd of Republicans in rural Minnesota with a speech blasting immigration and insinuating...
July 23, 2017 - 5:28pm
June 20, 2017
Former House speaker Thissen hits the road again for governor bid
BRAINERD, Minn. — DFLer Paul Thissen aims to unite Minnesota voters over economic fairness and open government in his bid to become the...
June 20, 2017 - 10:00pm
May 11, 2017
ELECTION 2018: Former Bemidji resident files as write-in candidate for Governor
ST. PAUL -- A two-time Bemidji mayoral candidate has filed for another election, this time seeking the governorship of Minnesota. St. Paul resident...
May 11, 2017 - 5:24pm
Burgum third most-popular governor, Dayton 25th, poll says
FARGO — North Dakota's Doug Burgum has the highest approval rating of any governor in a red state, according to a poll released Tuesday,...
April 11, 2017 - 4:42pm
April 2, 2017
With detailed policy focus, Democrat Tina Liebling to run for Minn. governor
ST. PAUL—Democratic state Rep. Tina Liebling has been known around the Minnesota Capitol as a policy wonk since she arrived in the House...
April 2, 2017 - 5:13pm
March 31, 2017
Thissen 'seriously considering' run for governor
ST. PAUL — Democratic House Rep. Paul Thissen told the Pioneer Press that he is seriously considering running for governor and expects to make...
March 31, 2017 - 9:48pm
March 2, 2017
Vice President Pence used private email account as governor of Indiana
WASHINGTON - U.S. Vice President Mike Pence used a private email account to conduct public business as governor of Indiana, his office said in...
March 2, 2017 - 9:38pm
February 10, 2017
HIGHER EDUCATION: Dayton looks to expand grant funds for college students
BEMIDJI—Unveiled earlier this week, Gov. Mark Dayton's proposed two-year state budget includes tens of millions of new dollars for Minnesota's...
February 10, 2017 - 5:17pm
November 17, 2016
St. Paul Rep. Erin Murphy announces run for MN governor
ST. PAUL -- St. Paul Democratic Rep. Erin Murphy was the first person to express clear interest in running for Minnesota governor in 2018. She did it way back in the fall of 2015. Now, she is the first to definitively say she will run. On Thursday morning, she announced that she had...
November 17, 2016 - 9:02pm
October 7, 2014
Minnesota governor debate tonight
MOORHEAD — Minnesota’s three major-party governor candidates go on stage Wednesday to answer greater Minnesota and general state government questions. Voters may attend the 7 p.m. event at Hansen Theatre on the Minnesota State University Moorhead campus. The 90-minute debate...
October 7, 2014 - 11:58pm
October 4, 2014
Governor candidates would treat greater Minnesota same as Twin Cities, but different
ST. PAUL — Minnesota’s two major governor candidates tend to shy away from saying they would treat greater Minnesota differently than the Twin Cities, but when Gov. Mark Dayton and Jeff Johnson are pressed, differences emerge. In Forum News Service interviews conducted as the...
October 4, 2014 - 11:02pm
August 12, 2014
PRIMARY ELECTION: Johnson wins four-way GOP governor race
ST. PAUL — The Republican who grew up in greater Minnesota and now is a Hennepin County commissioner declared a primary election victory Tuesday night, setting up a race with Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton in the fall election. Jeff Johnson was getting about 30 percent of the vote...
August 12, 2014 - 10:53pm
August 2, 2014
Johnson understands needs of all Minnesotans
The Republican primary is a few short days away and Republicans will be choosing who to put up against Gov. Mark Dayton. In my mind there is only one candidate who can beat Mark Dayton -- Jeff Johnson. Jeff has rural roots (born and raised in Detroit Lakes) and metro knowledge...
August 2, 2014 - 11:00pm
June 26, 2014
Johnson running mate visits Bemidji : Bill Kuisle is former state representative from Rochester
BEMIDJI -- Former Minnesota Rep. Bill Kuisle visited Bemidji Thursday while campaigning for Jeff Johnson, the GOP-endorsed candidate for governor. A Rochester farmer, Kuisle served in the state House of Representatives from 1996 to 2004. Minnesota's unemployment rate was down...
June 26, 2014 - 11:44pm
May 22, 2014
Zellers picks Simpson as running mate
By Don Davis Forum News Service ST. PAUL -- Former state Rep. Dean Simpson of Perham is Minnesota Republican governor candidate Kurt Zellers' pick as running mate. Zellers, who made the announcement in Moorhead this morning, said the Perham and New York Mills grocery...
May 22, 2014 - 9:21am