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Snowjourn celebrates 35 years (with results)
Driver uninjured after crashing while going the wrong way on Highway 2 near Fosston
CITY GOVERNMENT: Council to consider Airport Authority candidate search strategy
Man seriously hurt when snowmobile hits trees south of Eveleth
Man apparently freezes to death along railroad tracks near Dilworth
BOYS HOCKEY: Bemidji takes on No. 2-seeded Edina in first game Thursday
AXEMEN: Bemidji kicks off 2015 with four-time defending IFL champs
WRESTLING: Maas advances to semifinal in Class AAA state individual tournament
MEN'S HOCKEY: BSU gets road win at Ferris State, 2-1
WOMEN'S HOCKEY: Beavers take game one from Minnesota Duluth
Lois June Merschman
Dwight Lyman Sandgren
Rev. Vernon A. Nelson
David M. Reinard
John Eggers: How cold is it?
Northland Stargazing: Open clusters, saints' days, and the vernal equinox
Cyndi Fenske: March into the Library
Patrick Guilfoile: Shining light on obesity
A NATIVE VOICE: Education: What is it?
Off The Record Blog: ‘Parks And Recreation’ Goes Out On A High Note
Pioneer Previews: Much to do as March approaches
Art briefs - Sunday Feb. 22
To play in Paris: Bemidji organist to perform this summer at Notre Dame Cathedral
Pioneer Previews: Time to 'Go for Baroque' with the BSO
Peterson, Northland Tackle honored by Fishing Hall of Fame
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Anglers' attention turns to perch as season winds down
Blane Klemek: Here one day and gone the next
DNR to fly elk surveys in northwest Minnesota
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Poutin’ time: 35th annual Eelpout Festival starts Friday
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Base transportation debate on solid data
Peter Funt: Trump is in the clown car
Bob Franken: Rudy’s love hatefulness
Byron York: White House traps itself in terrorism word games
Danny Tyree: ‘The Sound of Music’ turns 50
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