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Billionaire couple from Toronto were murdered by multiple people, private investigators believe
Senate adjourns without deal to end government shutdown; vote postponed until noon Monday
A fifth-grader thought she brought gummy candies to school, but they were laced with THC
Minnesotans fight to change federal law allowing government to recover estates for Medicaid costs
Upgren receives professional engineer's license
Turnovers quickly killed any momentum Vikings brought with them
Vaunted Vikings defense 'got whupped' when it mattered most ... by Nick Foles
Wentz going to Super Bowl while Thielen can only watch
Minnesota Misery: Vikings dominated by Eagles in NFC Championship game
McFeely: No miracle, only more disappointment for Vikings
Mabel A. (Oien) Hilliard
Patricia "Patt" Marilyn Rall
Randall Earl Fellman
Commentary: Who wins, who loses in new tax package?
Warmer temps offer more time outdoors
How to care for amaryllis after flowering
Long-lived houseplants often become heirlooms
Passing the hat for a good cause
Around the Arts, January 21
Own the Stage: BHS show choir takes Grand Champion; annual dinner show coming up
Def Leppard, Journey coming to Sioux Falls, Minneapolis, Fargo
Practical fashion: How to brave the cold and look good doing it
Minnesota Orchestra sets its sights on Africa
Beargrease adds second weekend of festivities
BLANE KLEMEK OUTDOORS: Learn the tricks to identify that bird
Warmer temps offer more time outdoors
PAUL NELSON FISHING: Adjust your fishing habits to the conditions
Interest in Fat-bike riding growing in Minnesota
Delbert & Linda Olson
Commentary: I will always miss my mom and dad
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Mom cherished kind words from Pioneer readers
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: Matrilineal culture among Indigenous people
A February without a full moon
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Amazing Vikings facts to wow your friends
Hockey Day is coming to Bemidji; 13th annual event set for winter 2019
February 5, 2013
Gun background checks drop by 10 percent in Jan.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of federal background checks for firearm sales declined last month following a surge in gun sales toward the end of the year that's left many retailers out of stock as Washington considered new gun control measures.
February 5, 2013 - 11:01am
February 4, 2013
Obama: Americans need to push for gun violence solution
By Danielle Killey, Forum News Service MINNEAPOLIS – President Barack Obama says citizens must make their opinions heard on gun violence issues...
February 4, 2013 - 10:45pm
Obama pushes gun control plan during Minnesota visit Monday
MINNEAPOLIS - President Barack Obama emphasized background checks and a ban on military assault weapons and high-capacity magazines in a speech...
February 4, 2013 - 2:58pm
January 31, 2013
Obama, Legislature plan Minnesota gun discussions
ST. PAUL — Next week is turning into gun week in Minnesota. President Barack Obama kicks the week off with a Monday Minneapolis visit to discuss gun violence and state legislators plan to consider a variety of gun-related legislation later in the week.
January 31, 2013 - 1:14am
January 30, 2013
Obama making first trip to pitch for gun proposals, plans Minneapolis visit Monday
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama will travel to Minneapolis Monday to pitch his proposals for reducing gun violence. It will be the president's first trip outside of Washington centered on the gun proposals, which include a ban on assault weapons and high-capacity ammunition...
January 30, 2013 - 6:08pm
Giffords, NRA official, to testify at gun hearing
WASHINGTON (AP) — Wounded former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords was appearing as an unscheduled witness Wednesday at the year's first congressional...
January 30, 2013 - 8:09am
January 23, 2013
Donna Brazile: A long time coming
The headlines say President Obama has “taken on the gun lobby,” but actually, he has taken on our culture of violence, including the violent rhetoric that accompanies any attempt to alter it. “If Americans of every background stand up and say, enough; we’ve suffered too much...
January 23, 2013 - 12:47am
January 5, 2013
John Eggers: How great college teachers and gun control issue relate
First I am going to remind college students what they should expect in their college/university teachers and then I am going to identify a better solution to the gun issue than, let’s say, getting rid of guns.
January 5, 2013 - 11:13pm
January 1, 2013
Bob Franken: America’s armed camps
Quoting the National Rifle Association’s Wayne LaPierre: “If it’s crazy to call for armed officers in our schools to protect our children, then call me crazy.”
January 1, 2013 - 12:19am
December 29, 2012
Stanley Crouch: America always finds a way
This has been a phenomenal year of bittersweet gifts. We had extremely good luck in the election for the presidency, a waking and roaring of the American public beyond the inevitable hustle of “diversity” foisted on the nation by special-interest groups. We are moving — firmly...
December 29, 2012 - 9:31pm
December 26, 2012
Amy Goodman: Pull the global trigger on gun control
While the final funerals for the victims of the Newtown, Conn., school massacre have been held, gun violence continues apace, most notably with the Christmas Eve murder of two volunteer firefighters in rural Webster, N.Y., at the hands of an ex-convict who was armed, as was Newtown...
December 26, 2012 - 11:06pm
December 25, 2012
Cokie & Steven V. Roberts: Cops know firsthand the urgency of gun control
When members of the Newtown police force entered the school auditorium where President Obama was about to speak, the crowd rose and applauded. The officers’ quick response to the carnage at Sandy Hook Elementary School had probably saved many young lives. As the nation starts debating...
December 25, 2012 - 11:08pm
December 22, 2012
Donald Kaul: Newtown calls for new agenda on guns
I’m glad I retired five months ago. Think of it: I was spared writing about the presidential election, an event so vacuous it made reality TV seem interesting. If there was any serious discussion of an important national issue — global warming, our obesity epidemic, transportation...
December 22, 2012 - 12:36am
December 20, 2012
Real gun control reform? Don't hold your breath
Journalists often exaggerate by using the phrase “shattered lives.”
December 20, 2012 - 9:38pm
US Rep. Peterson opposes new assault weapons ban
WASHINGTON — The dean of Minnesota's congressional delegation says reviving a ban on assault weapons won't solve the problem of gun violence. Democratic Rep. Collin Peterson has been a staunch supporter of gun rights and has an "A'' rating from the National Rifle Association. He...
December 20, 2012 - 3:56pm