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COURTS: Accused Downwind accomplice requests venue change: Attorneys want Brandon Rossbach’s trial moved to Twin Cities area
14-year-old Bemidji boy severely burned in ATV accident
Water Carnival Schedule
Crime report for June 30
Tenth annual Run/Walk/Skate for Suicide Prevention
Noncommissioned Fighting Hawks logo designer, print shop planning to roll out merchandise
LEGION BASEBALL: Centaurs take two in doubleheader win over Alexandria
VFW BASEBALL: Bemidji sweeps Perham
Setting an example: Oshkiimaajitahdah summer camps showcase Native American athletes in Red Lake
LEGION BASEBALL: Bemidji splits with Detroit Lakes
Richard Bruce "Dick" "Specs" Matheny
Rosie Nancy Sutton
Winnifred Rae Koslucher
Edward (Eddie) Eugene Daken
John Eggers: Why were you born?
BELTRAMI COUNTY MASTER GARDENERS: June weed of the month: Common tansy
John Eggers: What did your father teach you?
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Lakes cooler than usual as summer approaches
BELTRAMI COUNTY MASTER GARDENERS: Sedums: Minimum maintenance plants
REVIEW: ‘The Shallows’ is a thrilling story of survival
The JOE-DOWN Reviews ‘Bring It On’
Watch for 'Night Watch': BHS Marching Band again scoring well with summer show (w/ video)
Arts Briefs: BSO presents 'Legendary Voices,' First Friday open house at Gallery North and more
Patt Rall: Schlichting debuts her 'First Lady Mysteries' series
Northland Outdoors Television to debut on Fox Sports North across Upper Midwest
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Busy weekend ahead for area lakes
City schedules 2 archery deer hunts for fall
Final voting underway to name International Wolf Center pups
Blane Klemek: Two low profile birds: The sora rail and Virginia rail
Albert Theisen birthday
Karsten Verke birthday
PIONEER EDITORIAL: The world needs more Jerrys
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Story on workshop was small minded
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Legislature's inaction is unacceptable
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Rotary Club, community thanked for inclusive playground
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Palliative care bill reduces suffering, improves quality of life
March 14, 2013
Dayton wants tax hike on wealthy for schools
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Gov. Mark Dayton is asking Minnesota's wealthiest citizens to pay more than a billion dollars in new income taxes in order to boost state funding for schools and colleges by nearly $900 million. The Democratic governor released the updated budget proposal...
News / education
March 14, 2013 - 12:16pm
March 12, 2013
Dayton foreshadows $750M construction plan for state
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Upgrades for regional civic centers, construction at the Minneapolis Veterans Home and another phase of the Capitol renovation will all be part of a borrow-to-build package Gov. Mark Dayton intends to release next week. The Minnesota governor previewed elements...
News / region
March 12, 2013 - 10:33am
March 6, 2013
Dayton envisions minimum wage between $9 and $9.50
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — As Minnesota legislators debate raising the state's minimum wage, Gov. Mark Dayton says he'd be comfortable with hiking the rate to $9 or $9.50 per hour. The Democratic governor said Wednesday that a minimum range in that territory is a "good target." The...
March 6, 2013 - 12:18pm
March 3, 2013
Poll finds support for some Dayton tax proposals
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A new poll says a narrow majority of Minnesotans favors Gov. Mark Dayton's proposal to raise taxes on the state's top earners. The poll also finds support for imposing sales tax on clothing items above $100. But there's strong resistance to Dayton's proposal to...
News / region
March 3, 2013 - 4:43pm
January 14, 2013
UPDATED: Dayton says comment about back delaying budget was a joke
ST. PAUL - Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton said Monday morning that he was considering delaying releasing his budget because of recent back surgery, then said it was all a joke. “I just wanted to see if anyone reads this stuff!” the governor wrote on Facebook not long after news of...
News / region
January 14, 2013 - 1:58pm
December 21, 2012
Minn. Gov. Dayton to undergo spinal surgery
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minn. Gov. Mark Dayton will undergo spinal surgery next week at Mayo Clinic in Rochester. Dayton's office announced Friday that the operation is being done to relieve a constriction in the governor's lower back, known as stenosis, and to fuse a vertebrae in...
News / region
December 21, 2012 - 11:33am
November 14, 2012
Report calls for revitalized environmental board
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota must fortify a languishing environmental oversight board and make it easier for the public to follow the review process, according recommendations in a new report produced for Gov. Mark Dayton. The Environmental Quality Board includes the heads of...
News / region
November 14, 2012 - 12:06pm
September 13, 2012
Dayton to unveil grants for construction projects
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Gov. Mark Dayton says he will announce Thursday which local construction projects will get a slice of a $47.5 million state grant fund. The governor is making the final picks after local governments submitted nearly 100 projects that didn't make it into a...
September 13, 2012 - 9:10am
September 12, 2012
Dayton: Tax pushback to be 'death of this country'
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton reaffirmed his commitment to raising income taxes on the top 2 percent of earners in strong terms Wednesday, as the Republican-controlled Legislature heads toward a midterm election that will shape the second half of his first term....
September 12, 2012 - 6:58pm
August 24, 2012
Dayton requesting $42 million for health exchange
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Gov. Mark Dayton is asking the federal government for additional money to develop Minnesota's health insurance exchange required under President Obama's Affordable Care Act. Republican lawmakers have criticized Dayton's push forward with the exchange and stayed...
August 24, 2012 - 12:05pm
January 17, 2012
Dayton proposed $775 million bonding bill, but nothing for Bemidji area
ST. PAUL -- Gov.
January 17, 2012 - 3:30pm