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CITY: Council discusses possible new rules for Sanford Center
EDUCATION: Beltrami County signs off on Gene Dillon Elementary plans
Sanford Center to host rodeo in October
EDUCATION: Gene Dillon Elementary utilities decision may hinge on county road plans
Obama avoids pipeline comment but urges tribal sovereignty
SOCCER: BSU falls in overtime
CROSS COUNTRY: Beavers place 34th at Roy Griak Invite
WOMEN'S GOLF: Beavers finish 11th at Mustang Invite
MEN'S GOLF: BSU takes sixth at St. Cloud Invite
BHS bowlers host home meet
Alfred L. Pearsall
Dorothy "Dot" Schocker
Henry Loren Larson
Joanie Brune Anywaush
Maurice W. Johnson
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Leave a legacy of words
SUSTAINABILITY COLUMN: Sustainable health care: Returning to relationship-based practice
MASTER GARDENERS: Think about next year when it comes to garden debris
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: Truth and Reconciliation: Water
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Let’s not sell our students short
Monday Movie Report: Oscars Foreign Language Category adds first contenders
PATT RALL COLUMN: Fall is in the area, and in the theaters
BSO opens new season, 'Legends & Lore'
Justin Moore comes to Bemidji on Oct. 1
Watermark names gallery for Marley and Sandy Kaul
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: The fisher kings of Minnesota
PAUL NELSON: Fall cooldown continues for peak fishing
Zebra mussels confirmed in 4 more Minnesota lakes
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Full moons and fishing
MASTER GARDENERS: Chrysanthemums can fit with any garden
Johnson anniversary celebration
MILESTONES: Gullickson-Boerboom engagement
MILESTONES: Dunbar birthday
MILESTONES: Cuperus-Howe engagement
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: The Salvation Army leader’s legacy lives on
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: A flaw in implementation of dress code
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Here’s a list of what Republicans believe
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Two thoughts about the school dress code
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Skoe needs to look out for our interests
September 16, 2016
Dayton steamed over corps’ Youtube video
FARGO – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ new commander is in hot water with Minnesota’s governor because of a Youtube video the general...
September 16, 2016 - 3:40am
August 31, 2016
Minnesota State Fair celebrates Yellow Ribbon program for veterans
FALCON HEIGHTS, Minn. -- Minnesota leads the country in its Beyond Yellow Ribbon program to help military personnel, veterans and their families,...
August 31, 2016 - 3:40am
Dayton wants Minnesotans to take clean water pledge
FALCON HEIGHTS, Minn. -- Gov. Mark Dayton paused Tuesday before making an announcement. "Good Minnesota clean water..." he declared after drinking...
August 31, 2016 - 3:20am
Does Dayton talk to farmers enough?
FALCON HEIGHTS, Minn. -- First it was an effort to keep agriculture runoff out of the state's waters by the use of plant buffers, then last week it was a restriction on the use of some pesticides. Many of Minnesota's farmers and farm organizations are not happy with Gov. Mark Dayton,...
August 31, 2016 - 3:00am
August 18, 2016
Dayton releases tax returns, earned $385,000 last year
ST. PAUL -- Gov. Mark Dayton on Thursday voluntarily released his tax returns, showing he earned $385,000 in 2015. As reflected in past tax returns he released, Dayton, the scion of the Dayton’s department store fortune, earned most of his income — more than $200,000 — from...
August 18, 2016 - 10:40pm
Train derails special session plans
ST. PAUL -- Minnesotans will not get tax cuts and will not see road and other public construction projects begin after the governor and legislative...
August 18, 2016 - 5:21pm
August 16, 2016
'Every generation has to leave something': Buffer debate continues in Minnesota farm country
REDWOOD FALLS, Minn. -- Bruce Tiffany stood along a county ditch, corn well over shoulder high on each side. It was a clear summer late afternoon,...
August 16, 2016 - 1:24pm
August 8, 2016
Minnesota hands out $25 million to launch pre-kindergarten programs
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota taxpayers will fund free pre-kindergarten for 3,302 4-year-olds this fall, a far cry from what Gov. Mark Dayton would like....
August 8, 2016 - 11:20pm
Local governments want special session
ST. PAUL -- Local government officials across Minnesota need to know if a special legislative session will be called to pass a tax bill. They are nearing a deadline to plan for money the bill would provide them, but Friday is the earliest state leaders will meet about the issue. Gov....
August 8, 2016 - 11:00pm
July 25, 2016
Higher minimum wage, new laws begin August 1 in Minnesota
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota's minimum wage rises August 1 and several new laws will hit the books. The state's large employers must pay at least $9.50...
July 25, 2016 - 8:29pm
July 15, 2016
LEGISLATURE: Governor, leaders say they are near special session deal
ST. PAUL -- A special Minnesota legislative session to approve tax cuts, transportation projects and public works construction could happen in...
July 15, 2016 - 6:21pm
July 13, 2016
Minnesota water buffer maps released
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota farmers may not need to install as many mandated buffer strips as originally thought, but it still will cost millions...
July 13, 2016 - 10:26am
June 15, 2016
LEGISLATURE: Possible Minn. special session remains out of focus over issues, logistics
ST. PAUL -- The most positive description of a high-level Wednesday meeting to set up a Minnesota special legislative session was that it "it...
June 15, 2016 - 6:18pm
April 25, 2016
Buffer changes become law
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton signed into law Monday legislation that clarifies a law enacted last year requiring buffer strips around water. He also signed a bill that allows governments to donate some surplus equipment to nonprofit organizations. The buffer change exempts...
April 25, 2016 - 3:48pm
March 11, 2016
Bemidji's business success mentioned in Gov. Dayton's state address
ST. PAUL—During his State of the State address Wednesday evening, Gov. Mark Dayton mentioned Bemidji as an example of the state's potential...
March 11, 2016 - 7:23pm