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Spies fear former CIA officer may not face justice for suspected role in exposure of agents in China
Divisions over immigration, military dollars threaten to derail government spending bill
Prosecutors drop sexual assault charges against Minn. man who they hoped would give info on his brother
North Dakota Geological Survey announces public fossil dig dates
Former Bemidji City Council member Meuers dies at 66
Police suspect suicide in death of Washington State quarterback Tyler Hilinski
Leading from the back: Fitzgerald serves as Jacks’ backbone from between the pipes
Smaller hockey programs focus on retention, growth rather than state tournaments
Ex-MVP Morneau has no regrets as he retires for front-office role with Twins
MEN’S BASKETBALL: Bemidji State reflects on program’s 1,000th win
Claudia Jeanne Leiby
Barbara Ann Olson Meuers
Randall Earl Fellman
Chrystle L. Mortensen
Commentary: 'Post' comes at good time for industry
Sicilian Swordfish and Rapini a healthy, fresh and flavorful meal
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: A whole new world, if you just look close enough
Brad Dokken: The outdoors from A to Z, the sequel
Epsom salts can worsen tomato problem
A men's rights activist edits 'The Last Jedi' to remove the women
Vocalmotive named Grand Champion at Onalaska Show Choir Classic
Lead singer of the Cranberries dies at age 46
Around the Arts, January 14
Mark Wahlberg to donate $1.5 million salary to anti-sexual harassment group #TimesUp
RACING: Ice races cut short on Garfield Lake
FISH TALES: Guy Kruse on Upper Red Lake
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: A whole new world, if you just look close enough
Crappies hit early and often for group on lake near Grand Rapids
Lake trout surprises Northwest Angle fisherman
Delbert & Linda Olson
Ted Cruz: Time to put Kim Jong Un on his heels
Commentary: Let's stop obsessing over dirty words
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Kettle Campaign raised $44,000 thanks to volunteers, donors
Analysis: Unexpected defeat in rural Wis. special election sets off GOP alarm bells
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: The dying of the light
September 30, 2014
Search is on for rail congestion cure: Many industries, including oil, say service is suffering
ST. PAUL — A soybean farmers from southwestern Minnesota and an official of a taconite mine in the northeast, and more than a dozen others, came to the same conclusion: Significant railroad delays throughout the Upper Midwest are hurting nearly everyone. Bill Gordon, who farms...
September 30, 2014 - 8:11pm
September 24, 2014
Rail delays upset lawmakers
ST. PAUL — Two Minnesota Legislature transportation leaders told the federal Surface Transportation Board on Wednesday that North Dakota crude oil is forcing delays on Amtrak's Empire Builder. The train carries passengers from Chicago to the northwestern United States, including...
September 24, 2014 - 7:33pm
Minneapolis senator faces ethics charges
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota Republicans say Sen.
September 24, 2014 - 5:10pm
August 12, 2014
Minnesota Primary Election Results
All statewide election results are posted in real-time via the Minnesota Secretary of State website. Links below will take you to some of...
August 12, 2014 - 7:18pm
July 31, 2014
Court allows childcare union election
ST. PAUL -- A federal court Thursday said a vote to organize a union for some Minnesota home day care providers can be scheduled. The 8th Circuit Court of Appeals dismissed of two lawsuits filed to block the drive. However, opponents of the union said the decision only...
July 31, 2014 - 1:32pm
July 16, 2014
Brushing up on 'A Brush With Kindness' : State, local leaders emphasize program to help renovate homes for people in need
BEMIDJI -- State and local officials visited a home on Bemidji's north side Tuesday to highlight a program that helps renovate low-income homes...
July 16, 2014 - 12:18am
July 11, 2014
Dayton taps local doctor for medical cannabis board: Wyllie serves with Indian Health Service in Bemidji
BEMIDJI -- Dr. Dawn Wyllie of Bemidji has been appointed by Gov. Mark Dayton to the state's newly created Task Force on Medical Cannabis Therapeutic Research. The state Legislature legalized medical marijuana use in the 2014 session and set up a program to study its effects. "Gov....
July 11, 2014 - 12:12am
June 3, 2014
Candidates file for Bemidji city, Beltrami county, legislative offices
BEMIDJI -- Several interesting local political races took shape Tuesday as the 2014 candidate filing period closed -- chief among them the contest between incumbent Bemidji Mayor Rita Albrecht and challenger Jorge Prince, chief financial officer at LaValley Industries. Albrecht,...
June 3, 2014 - 8:09pm
June 2, 2014
GOP 'flies-in' to Bemidji after state convention
BEMIDJI -- Minnesota Republicans vying for federal and statewide office flew into Bemidji on Monday as part of a "fly-around tour" stopping for...
June 2, 2014 - 10:59pm
May 30, 2014
Medical cannabis center in Bemidji? Legislators speculate at Chamber event
BEMIDJI -- Area legislators said Thursday it's likely Bemidji will host one of eight medical cannabis distribution centers as part of Minnesota's new medical cannabis bill signed into law by Gov. Dayton the very same morning. "I would say (chances are) good, because it's the largest...
May 30, 2014 - 12:05am
May 29, 2014
Medical marijuana becomes law in Minnesota
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton Thursday signed into law a bill to allow the use of medical marijuana. Unlike many major bills, the signing was not held in public. Dayton released a statement: “I pray it will bring to the victims of ravaging illnesses the relief...
May 29, 2014 - 10:29am
May 27, 2014
Carp war produces a victory with closing of Minneapolis lock
MINNEAPOLIS -- Fighting a war means taking victories where they come, like Minnesota's attempt to stop invasive carp from getting a foothold in the state's waters. A few dozen Minnesotans gathered Tuesday along the banks of the Mississippi River in Minneapolis, near a lock what will...
May 27, 2014 - 5:33pm
May 5, 2014
Gun restrictions for domestic abusers pass in Minnesota Senate
ST. PAUL -- A bill to take guns away from Minnesota domestic abuse suspects awaits Gov. Mark Dayton's signature. The Senate passed the measure 60-4 Monday, the final step before the governor signs it into law. Protect Minnesota Board President Joan Peterson applauded...
May 5, 2014 - 8:17pm
April 9, 2014
Dayton signs bullying bill
ST. PAUL — Gov. Mark Dayton put pen on paper 15 hours after final legislative approval of an anti-bullying bill, enacting a new law requiring schools to have bullying prevention policies and providing guidance about how they would be written. Dayton signed the bill late Wednesday...
April 9, 2014 - 6:31pm
April 8, 2014
Steve's Law passes Senate
ST. PAUL — A bill to allow first responders to use tools to rapidly treat opiate overdoses Tuesday unanimously passed the Senate. Known as Steve's Law, named after a man who died of a drug overdose, allows public safety officials such as ambulance attendants and law enforcement...
April 8, 2014 - 7:43pm