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Forever a Lumberjack: Bemidji High School holds 118th commencement ceremony
Minnesota man who served time for overdose death dies shortly after release
Ireland votes to overturn abortion ban, 'culmination of a quiet revolution,' prime minister says
USC's president agrees to step down amid growing outrage over scandals
North, South Korean leaders meet to 'frankly' discuss Trump-Kim summit, Seoul says
Zunino's 12th-inning HR leads Mariners past Twins
Warriors rout Rockets to force Game 7
Schmitt Memorial Bonspiel raises money for Relay for Life
Second-half surge leads Minnesota past Montreal
Local MMA fighters to compete in Walker
John Paul Lembi
Janet "Gripp" Anderson
John David Langston
Isadore David Bianco
Commentary: Take a break before transitioning to non-caregiving life
Commentary: When is a pine cone not a pine cone?
How to fertilize trees, shrubs, flowers and fruits
Commentary: Bison passage: Good times in the Badlands
Fire up the grill for Memorial Day
Julia Louis-Dreyfus to receive the 2018 Mark Twain Prize for American Humor
High heels can have health effects far beyond the feet
Barack and Michelle Obama are becoming television and film producers for Netflix
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wedding attracted more American viewers than Prince William's
Around the Arts, May 20
Wyoming may legalize trophy hunting of grizzly bears for the first time in 40 years
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: The surprises and wonder of the outdoors
PAUL NELSON FISHING: As waters warm up, so should the bite
Expensive fishing electronics require proper touch
Minnesota state park campsites booking fast
Consumers, craft brewers behind shift that has barley growers, malters adjusting
Why you're getting flooded with privacy notifications in your email
Commentary: Some gave all: A visit to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial
More than just business: Wells receives Lifetime Achievement Award for helping others
Andersen Corp. creating 40 new jobs with window factory expansion
Place a Business Announcement
Barb & Rick
Richard and Marvel Olson
Virg & Marge
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Safe family holiday can include safe grilling
Commentary: Bison passage: Good times in the Badlands
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Defending the Second Amendment in its entirety
Commentary: You say hello, I say goodbye
Commentary: Kindness is the real showstopper at the circus
August 13, 2017
Peek @ performance: Duluth research part of national study about work productivity
DULUTH — If a FitBit can make us better at working out, maybe it can make us better at working, too. That's the basic premise behind a...
August 13, 2017 - 4:36pm
August 9, 2017
Chefs say a dishwasher can make or break a restaurant. So I signed up for a shift.
My dish hose has a mind of its own. Every time I use it to spray a geyser of water onto a dirty plate, it splashes clean whatever it touches...
August 9, 2017 - 7:00am
July 24, 2017
Minnesota gains 4,400 jobs in June
ST. PAUL—Minnesota's unadjusted job count passed the 3 million mark in June for the first time ever, according to figures released last...
July 24, 2017 - 5:26pm
July 13, 2017
Shopping habits are hurting American jobs, especially today
More and more Americans are embracing a trend that labor groups have come to fear: We are shopping online now about as often as we take out the...
July 13, 2017 - 8:55am
May 2, 2017
Minnesota's Diamond match and toothpick factory closing; 85 to lose jobs
Cloquet’s match and toothpick factory is closing, and 85 people will lose their jobs there as a result, owner Newell Brands announced Monday,...
May 2, 2017 - 11:06am
April 7, 2017
Job growth slows as U.S. unemployment rate drops to 4.5 percent
WASHINGTON - U.S. employers added the fewest number of workers in 10 months in March, but a drop in the unemployment rate to a near 10-year low...
April 7, 2017 - 8:07am
March 10, 2017
Strong job growth, rising wages set stage for Fed rate hike
WASHINGTON - Employers hired workers at a robust pace in February, beating expectations, and wages grinded higher, which could give the Federal...
March 10, 2017 - 9:51am
March 7, 2017
COMMENTARY: Move forward with Line 67 expansion
Safe and reliable. Economic benefits. These are phrases that come to mind when thinking about energy transportation. In America, we're blessed to have convenient access to energy like petroleum that is cost efficient and integral to our everyday lives, but we need to take action to...
March 7, 2017 - 5:03am
November 24, 2016
In rural Minnesota, residents facing economic challenges, opportunities
ST. PAUL -- Rural Minnesotans are happy, to a point. They are optimistic, to a point. They see local jobs available, to a point. "It is kind...
November 24, 2016 - 2:15pm
September 25, 2016
EDUCATION: Exploring future careers, hands on
BEMIDJI—About half a dozen high schoolers heaved a wall frame into place Wednesday, one of the last that circumscribed a new house a few...
September 25, 2016 - 5:00am
March 19, 2015
Minnesota continues to add jobs, with jobless rate steady
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota employers added 11,800 jobs in February and the state jobless rate stayed steady at 3.7 percent, according to the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development. The agency also announced revised figures from January, reducing the number of jobs...
March 19, 2015 - 6:49pm
High-level courtship yields Minn. engineering jobs
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A Canadian company that makes sophisticated heating and ventilation systems will locate a research facility in a Twin Cities suburb. A top executive from Price Industries joined Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton on Thursday in announcing the project, which grew...
December 19, 2013 - 12:11pm
November 21, 2013
2 months of Minn. employment data due for release
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — For the first time in two months, Minnesota officials will appraise the state job picture. The Department of Employment and Economic Development was releasing two months of unemployment data Thursday.
November 21, 2013 - 9:04am
May 22, 2013
Housing, jobs a priority for veterans
BEMIDJI — Housing and jobs were the main topics of a veterans issues forum held here Wednesday. Staff of U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn.,...
May 22, 2013 - 6:21pm
December 11, 2012
Rich Lowry: The Battle of Lansing
Michigan gave birth to the United Auto Workers. The union was founded at a convention in Detroit in 1935. After its famous sit-down strike in Flint, Mich., in 1937, the UAW won recognition by General Motors and, in the next several years, by Chrysler and Ford. It was the advent of...
December 11, 2012 - 9:43pm