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‘Cruise’ on in: Bemidji artists open doors for annual Studio Cruise
Gaining steam: Stillwater theater effort at old Zephyr depot is gaining steam
Suburban Twin Cities home for sale has dark history
Twelfth Annual Lefse Festival set Nov. 2
Roundabout at Jefferson/Division opens
COLLEGE HOCKEY: UND strikes back to blank Gophers 4-0
Astros blank Yanks in Game 7, advance to World Series
Wolanin developing into UND's go-to guy
COLLEGE FOOTBALL: Gophers stick with Croft at quarterback
College men's hockey: UMD's Thomas gets best of former Hermantown teammate Kolquist
Eugene "Gene" Frey
Rosella M. Mackey
Lois Ardeen Moe
Pearl Rose (Eldridge) Keenan
Joshua Luke O'Brien
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Summer reflections from Lake Julia
GENERATIONS: A trip on the ‘Old Bay Line’
GENERATIONS: Milk snakes, fairy diddles and goatsuckers
GENERATIONS: Time to go to church -- and eat well
GENERATIONS: In defense of the ‘routine’
This Oklahoma fraternity has a choreographed jorts-and-fanny pack dance routine
He was the king of late night, but David Letterman doesn't miss it 'for a second'
John Dunsworth, actor who played Jim Lahey on 'Trailer Park Boys,' dead at 71
PATT RALL COLUMN: Thanks abound at BSU concerts
Around the Arts, October 15
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Sandhill cranes possess power, grace and beauty
PAUL NELSON FISHING: Good boat control, taking it slow are keys to fall fishing
MASTER GARDENERS: Do I have to?
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Fish on the move for fall
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Living with the ladybugs in Minnesota
Tom & Linda Peterson
Fielding Questions: Dipladenia can be wintered successfully
GROWING TOGETHER: Autumn checklist for putting yard and garden to bed
Caregivers may need to work to recover positive memories
Column: Where was God during the Vegas massacre?
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Bemidji students did something really cool
October 4, 2017
Commentary: I used to think gun control was the answer. My research told me otherwise.
Before I started researching gun deaths, gun-control policy used to frustrate me. I wished the National Rifle Association would stop blocking...
October 4, 2017 - 6:43am
October 2, 2017
Commentary: Country artists have the ear of American gun culture. They need to speak up.
Country music aspires to tell the story of real life in America, but American life continues to feel unreal.
October 2, 2017 - 1:42pm
August 18, 2017
Regional, U.S. background checks for guns down from last year, up historically
Background checks for buying guns has dropped off in recent months, but firearms advocates say sales are strong compared with previous years...
August 18, 2017 - 4:52pm
August 10, 2017
Walmart apologizes for back-to-school sign placed on gun display
Walmart is apologizing after a photo of a back-to-school store sign placed over a glass firearms display started rocketing across social media....
August 10, 2017 - 7:29am
July 31, 2017
Officers shoot man in gunfight in SE Minnesota
HOKAH, Minn. -- One man was shot after he and another allegedly fired on officers early Monday in southeastern Minnesota. The state Bureau of...
July 31, 2017 - 2:48pm
July 27, 2017
'It seems cool to be racist now': The rising profile of the black gun owner
CHANTILLY, Va. -- Mark Warner was hovering over the counter of handguns, about midway through the morning shift at Blue Ridge Arsenal, the black-owned...
July 27, 2017 - 4:41pm
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...
June 22, 2017 - 10:30am
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