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Facing multiple felony charges, an embattled Minn. mayor was barred from a city council meeting
North Korea calls U.S. student's death a 'mystery,' casts itself as 'biggest victim'
Obama's secret struggle to punish Russia for Putin's election assault
Senate health care bill includes deep cuts to Medicaid
Judge in Michigan blocks deportation of 100 Iraqis
Bemidji dancers score high at nationals
Oak Hills adds cross country signee
BASEBALL: Bemidji Jr. Legion team off to 7-4 start in new league
Dreary day turns ugly for Twins in loss to White Sox
Sixers take guard Fultz with top pick of NBA Draft
Mabel B. Dahl
Roberta Jean Wind
Charles R. Mann
Thomas U. Feeken
Priscilla Jane Miller
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: A legacy of Native American boxing
PATT RALL COLUMN: Life in the fast lane in Bemidji
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Staying cool in the good ol' days
PRIME TIME: Summer is hopping in and around the SAC
PRIME TIME: Blessed by a power outage
'Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery' opens Wednesday
Church Musicians recital by Beth Hendricks, Philip Hermann
Great American Story contest deadline approaches
A busy summer ahead for the BHS marching band
Robert "One-Man" Johnson to perform at Farm by the Lake
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Water temperatures stall in the area
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: 'Gully'-gee, there's a lot of gulls out there
MASTER GARDENER COLUMN: Try prevention instead of treatment
FISH TALES: Jim Fleck on Upper Red Lake
Woods in the works: Newest state forest undergoing development in Cass County
Janice and Edward Beil
Ron and Carol Carpenter celebrate 50 years!
PRIME TIME: The lure of loud mufflers
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Indeed, a new veterans home is a non-partisan issue
Port: The NRA needs to speak out on Philando Castille
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Enbridge's Line 3 plan is not the only option
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Veterans home project is a non-partisan issue
World of Wine: An introduction to the world of sherry wine
June 22, 2017
Some gun owners were disturbed by the Castile verdict, but the NRA has been silent
Amid the national fury over the death of Philando Castile at a traffic stop in July - a shooting made more horrific by his girlfriend's Facebook...
22 hours 39 min ago
May 23, 2017
Bipartisan work gives greater Minnesota legislative success
ST. PAUL—The 2017 Legislature may do pretty well by greater Minnesota. "We got there because it was a bipartisan effort. both parties...
May 23, 2017 - 5:09pm
May 16, 2017
Minnesota budget still undone, but leaders report progress as deadline nears
ST. PAUL — A rookie Minnesota senator may have said it best in social media. "With less than a week left of legislative session, here's...
May 16, 2017 - 7:03pm
March 8, 2017
Contentious Minnesota gun law would allow permitless carry
ST. PAUL — Minnesotans could bypass the permit process to carry a gun if a House bill became law. Another bill would eliminate the legal...
March 8, 2017 - 5:11pm
February 27, 2017
After murder-suicide, Minn. man faces child neglect, obstruction charges
LITCHFIELD, Minn. — A Grove City man is facing five charges, including child neglect and obstruction, for behavior before and after the murder-suicide...
February 27, 2017 - 3:44pm
February 19, 2017
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: A story of guns and Carroll Shiff
Before I tell you about a New Hampshire hermit named Carroll Shiff who owned one of the largest gun collections in the 1930 through the 1950s, let me tell you about my interest in guns. One of the happiest memories of my boyhood was when I was 13 and my father purchased a 410 double...
February 19, 2017 - 10:30am
January 30, 2017
Northern Minnesota legislators introduce ‘Stand Your Ground’ bill
BRAINERD, Minn. -- Republicans in the Minnesota Legislature recently introduced a “Stand Your Ground” bill that would make it easier for gun owners to legally kill someone in self-defense. Sen. Carrie Ruud, R-Breezy Point, introduced Senate File 292 in the Senate, but the original...
January 30, 2017 - 9:04pm
May 18, 2015
High school students in Oakdale charged with bringing loaded gun to school
OAKDALE, Minn. -- Two Tartan High School students in Oakdale were charged with a felony Monday for reportedly taking turns carrying a loaded handgun in their backpacks at the Oakdale school. Nathan Neng Xiong, 16, of Maplewood is accused of bringing the gun to school in his backpack...
May 18, 2015 - 11:27pm
March 28, 2015
Annual gun show at the Armory
The annual Gun Show at the National Guard Armory is underway in Bemidji. The event continues Sunday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. with more than 40...
March 28, 2015 - 5:40pm
October 24, 2014
Michigan man pleads guilty to drug charge after 11 pounds of pot found in vehicle
BEMIDJI -- A Michigan man arrested with 11 pounds of marijuana in Bemidji plead guilty Tuesday in Beltrami County District Court. Richard Jay Barbour, 62, of Spring Lake, Mich., is charged with felony fifth-degree possession of a controlled substance. Barbour was arrested Aug....
October 24, 2014 - 7:08pm
September 3, 2014
Traffic stop yields 11 pounds of marijuana
BEMIDJI -- Eleven pounds of marijuana and three loaded handguns were seized Friday during a traffic stop. The driver appeared in Beltrami County...
September 3, 2014 - 10:22pm
July 2, 2014
Target says guns not welcome, but stops short of ban
Tom Webb St. Paul Pioneer Press MINNEAPOLIS — Target is “respectfully” requesting gun-owners not to bring firearms into its stores after a series of open-carry demonstrations alarmed some customers. The open display of firearms in its stores “creates an environment that...
July 2, 2014 - 11:51pm
March 26, 2014
Bills would take guns from domestic violence suspects
ST. PAUL — Domestic assault suspects could be required to give up their guns under bills moving through the Minnesota Legislature. “This bill will stop violence and reduce the number of women murdered by guns each year,” Rep. Dan Schoen, D-St. Paul Park, told the House public...
March 26, 2014 - 12:48am
March 19, 2013
Agreement expands background checks only to gun shows
ST. PAUL — Gun control backers have given up controversial proposals in an effort to pass some measures aimed at curbing gun violence in Minnesota. The House Public Safety Committee chairman dropped a plan to expand background checks to virtually all gun sales that was set for a...
March 19, 2013 - 9:22pm
December 20, 2012
Obama to send Congress gun proposals in January
By JULIE PACE, Associated Press Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — Declaring the time for action overdue, President Barack Obama promised on Wednesday...
December 20, 2012 - 12:23am