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‘We did this together’ — Boys & Girls Club students create wall mural
Grateful homeowners thank Bemidji firefighters after Menahga blaze
Beltrami District Court report for May 19
Bemidji City Council: Land sale process to be discussed
Bemidji School Board set to meet Monday
Mix of Bemidji varsity, junior varsity players top Park Rapids
Bemidji places fifth in 36-hole tournament
Bemidji shoots low round of spring at Wadena
Blackduck celebrates renovation of Little League complex
Bemidji captures Sagedahl title
Martinus "Herb" Herbert
Arthur Allen Zvara
Thomas "Tommy" Matt Hardwig
Rev. Roy A. Miller
'Mad Men' Vincent Kartheiser finds a new role
Obama to host concert honoring Carole King
Randy Travis sues to block DWI patrol car video release
$1 million in jewels stolen near Cannes film fest
Tim McGraw recasts ACM's TV special, airing Sunday
Fishing guide looks back on hosting Dayton
Blane Klemek: Orioles, too, are a sure sign of spring
Minnesota begins 2013 gypsy moth trapping program
Bemidji area lakes finally open and walleye fishing can begin
Fight to stop spread of Asian carp goes high tech
Joe Gandelman: Obama’s 2nd term curse
William A. Collins: Don’t fence me in with economic inequality
Phil Kerpen: Government can’t be trusted with our health
Not everything is a reportable crime
Mike Reagan: Obama’s parade of scandals
Patrick Guilfoile: Drink to their health, How fruit flies use alcohol to protect their young
Arland O. Fiske: The story of Helsinki’s ‘rock church’
John R. Eggers: Laughter makes the heart young
Master Gardener: Penstemon can offer season-long color
Conference committee rejects Bemidji hospitality tax
BEMIDJI – The city of Bemidji’s hopes for a hospitality tax were effectively dashed Friday night at the State Capitol. After months of debate in legislative hearings and at city...
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Sat, May 18, 2013 - 12:25am
Smokers may help fund Vikings stadium construction
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota legislative tax negotiators tentatively approved a plan today to use cigarette tax increase funds and close corporate tax loopholes to provide backup Vikings stadium construction funds...
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Thu, May 16, 2013 - 1:03pm
Key Minn. tax proposals to be finalized this week
ST. PAUL - Ten Minnesota lawmakers must decide exactly how to raise about $2 billion for the state, and they have plenty of work to do before the Legislature adjourns...
Tue, May 14, 2013 - 9:32pm
Minnesota senators ‘vote for love’
ST. PAUL — Love and marriage soon will go together for Minnesota gays like they do for straight couples. “Vote yes for love,” Minnesota Sen. Scott Dibble told his colleagues...
Mon, May 13, 2013 - 9:51pm
Same-sex marriage opponents, supporters pack Capitol
ST. PAUL – Hundreds of people on both sides of the same-sex marriage debate stood side by side throughout the Minnesota Capitol waiting for the House’s decision Thursday. They found...
Thu, May 09, 2013 - 6:44pm
Gay marriage bill passes House with help of local legislators
BEMIDJI—A historic vote to legalize gay marriage passed the state House Thursday afternoon with two local DFL legislators — Reps. John Persell of Bemidji and Roger Erickson of Baudette —voting...
Thu, May 09, 2013 - 4:05pm
Newspaper’s data access case hits Supreme Court
ROSEVILLE — The state Supreme Court heard arguments Monday in a case both sides say could have a significant impact on public data access. The case came before Minnesota’s highest...
Tue, May 07, 2013 - 12:29am
N.D. mom who pushed DUI bill, cited for DUI
BOTTINEAU, N.D. – The mother of two boys killed by a drunken driver last summer was cited for driving under the influence after rolling her car last weekend, just days...
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Mon, May 06, 2013 - 9:48pm
Legislative Notebook: Medical marijuana bill introduced ... for next year
ST. PAUL — People who have serious chronic illnesses such as cancer or multiple sclerosis could legally use marijuana to manage symptoms under a bill proposed in the Minnesota Legislature,...
Thu, May 02, 2013 - 11:14pm
Senate looks at township aid
BEMIDJI —Ron Kinn isn’t sure how the Turtle River town board is going to compensate for the extra snowplowing costs from this winter season. “We’re just going to have to...
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Wed, May 01, 2013 - 4:52pm
Minnesota tax plans vary
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota House, Senate and governor’s tax plans vary in how they raise funds to cover a $627 million projected deficit and new investments. Here are some...
Tue, Apr 30, 2013 - 12:52am
Senators pass tax bill following uncertainty
ST. PAUL – Minnesota senators passed a tax plan 35-31 Monday — eventually. It took two tries, but they moved the bill forward, nearly two hours after it initially failed...
Tue, Apr 30, 2013 - 12:50am
House expands minimum wage bill
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota House likely will approve a minimum wage increase later this week, after a committee Monday expanded the bill’s reach by doubling state-required parental leave for...
Tue, Apr 30, 2013 - 12:27am
Legislative Notebook: Day rally pushes clean energy
ST. PAUL – Gov. Mark Dayton said Minnesota should move toward cleaner energy and set a goal to eliminate power use from coal-fired plants, he told hundreds gathered at the...
Mon, Apr 22, 2013 - 11:58pm
House OKs health funding without knowing hospital impact
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota state representatives approved 70-64 a health-care spending bill late Monday without knowing how it would affect hospitals around the state. Most Democrats favored the bill while...
Mon, Apr 22, 2013 - 11:25pm