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Cancer mutual help group scheduled
Annual ‘Make-a-Blanket Day’ on March 11
History and preservation lecture series scheduled
Minnesota Legislature begins work to overhaul teacher licensing
Pipeline protest camp being evacuated, with Corps set to move in
WOMEN’S BASKETBALL: Beavers rallying for upset opportunity in playoff opener
GIRLS BASKETBALL: Jacks take down Grand Rapids
BOYS BASKETBALL: Bemidji, Beberg outrun Hunters
BOYS HOCKEY: Jacks stunned by Brainerd in overtime
Blackhawks close in on first-place Wld with win in St. Paul
Margaret Ann Crowe
Susan Rene LaFontaine Portz West
Benjamin L. Kimbro, Sr.
Margaret Ann Perkins
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: A story of guns and Carroll Shiff
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Minnesota's majestic trumpeter swans
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: Paying homage to great Indigenous civil rights leaders, activists and scholars
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Why Black History Month?
PRIME TIME: Why keep an old high school letter jacket?
Art briefs for Sunday, Feb 19
PATT RALL COLUMN: Are the stars out tonight?
BHS Marching Band fundraising concert Feb. 28
Recital featuring BSU's Carlson set for Feb. 24
MATTHEW LIEDKE COLUMN: "La La Land" likely to sweep tech, musical categories on Oscar night
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: The time for melt and freeze, melt and freeze
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: 'The Little Man in the Orange Suit'
FISH TALES: Adrian Dunn
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Fishing continues to be spotty for most species
Outdoors notebook: Turn In Poachers to hold banquet in Bemidji
Gary and Patty Groslie
Parenting Perspectives: Let your kids choose -- or pave -- their own paths
Column: Don't blame your pain on the weather
AstroBob: Ride the roller coaster to solar minimum
Swift: Do-it-yourself Dad may be least patient patient of all
Veeder: The new good 'ol days are on their way
December 4, 2013
Finland, Minn., man killed in snowmobile accident
FINLAND, Minn. -- A 32-year-old Finland man was killed Tuesday afternoon in a snowmobile accident, the Lake County Sheriff’s Office reported. Authorities received a report of the accident on Hefflefinger Road west of Finland at 1:25 p.m. The victim was transported...
December 4, 2013 - 8:33am
December 3, 2013
Fargo man killed in collision with truck near St. Cloud
ST. CLOUD, Minn. – One Fargo man was killed and another injured in a car crash on Interstate 94 near here Monday afternoon. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, an eastbound tractor-trailer jackknifed across the median of I-94 and the tractor part of the semi came...
December 3, 2013 - 1:10pm
November 30, 2013
Man dead after vehicle rollover near Ada, Minn.
ADA, Minn. – A 23-year-old man died early Saturday morning in a vehicle rollover about 5 miles east of here on Highway 200. Kirk F. Skaurud of Gary was ejected from the 2007 Chevy Silverado, which was traveling eastbound when it left the roadway after 2 a.m. The pickup...
November 30, 2013 - 1:01pm
November 28, 2013
U of M student says men tried to abduct her
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A University of Minnesota student says two men tried to abduct her when she was walking alone near campus. The woman told police she was on University Avenue near TCF Bank Stadium early Wednesday when two men pulled up in a dark blue sedan. The passenger...
November 28, 2013 - 3:52pm
November 21, 2013
UPDATED: 5 kids unresponsive after car lands in Minnesota pond
ST. LOUIS PARK, Minn. (AP) — A car veered off a rain-slicked highway ramp in suburban Minneapolis early Thursday, landing in a nearby holding...
November 21, 2013 - 9:18am
November 20, 2013
Grove City man accused of assault, ramming vehicle
GROVE CITY — A Grove City man faces assault and property damage charges for allegedly assaulting a man Tuesday along U.S. Highway 12 near Grove City. According to the Meeker County Sheriff’s Office, William Richard Dugan, 57, parked his vehicle across the driving lanes of the...
November 20, 2013 - 7:14pm
Minnesota deer hunt down 6 percent
Windy, rainy hunting weather on weekends, fewer deer and fewer doe permits have combined to push hunters’ success down for Minnesota’s firearm deer season. Hunters shot 128,814 deer through Sunday, the second weekend of the firearms season, down 6 percent from last year, according...
November 20, 2013 - 7:13pm
Burglars break into 3 Fosston businesses
FOSSTON, Minn. -- Three businesses in Fosston, Minn., were hit by burglars over the weekend. The burglaries, which occurred sometime overnight Sunday, were reported at the Fosston Dairy Queen, Fosston Cenex Station and the Fosston Tri-Co-op, according to a report from the Polk...
November 20, 2013 - 8:52am
November 19, 2013
Minnesota adds 500 waters to impaired list
By John Myers Forum News Service DULUTH -- It’s not that Minnesota’s waters are more polluted every year. It’s that every year, the state looks at more lakes and rivers, it finds more that have pollution problems. The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency this year...
November 19, 2013 - 9:01am
November 18, 2013
Food stamp help reduced in Minnesota
ST. PAUL -- Minnesotans who receive food stamps will receive less education than in the past because of federal budget cuts. The University of Minnesota Extension announced Monday that it must reduce the number of staff members in the food stamp education program due to...
November 18, 2013 - 8:18pm
Dayton switches on health plans
ST. PAUL -- Gov. Mark Dayton changed his mind Monday about whether Minnesotans should be able to keep their existing health insurance plans. Last week, Dayton praised fellow Democratic President Barack Obama for his effort to allow Americans to keep their current policies,...
November 18, 2013 - 8:17pm
November 14, 2013
Minnesota not clear about Obamacare changes impact
By Don Davis Forum News Service ST. PAUL -- Minnesota officials are trying to determine whether President Barack Obama’s Thursday health care changes will affect the state. “The Minnesota Department of Commerce is closely working with state and federal...
November 14, 2013 - 12:48pm
November 7, 2013
St. Paul hosts state conference on climate change
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Transportation planners, public health officials and others are meeting in St. Paul to talk about climate change and how it's affecting Minnesota. Minnesota Public Radio News reports organizers expect more than 200 people at the sold-out conference, which...
November 7, 2013 - 9:03am
October 24, 2013
WOMEN'S HOCKEY: Bemidji State ready for Golden Gopher challenges
BEMIDJI — The Minnesota women’s hockey team hasn’t conceded a point in more than a year. The Golden Gophers, two-time defending national champions and overwhelming No. 1 in the national polls, have won 55 straight games. They’re currently 6-0-0 overall and 4-0-0 in Western...
October 24, 2013 - 10:41pm
October 21, 2013
Speed limit on two western Minnesota highways increased to 60
By Wendy Reuer Forum News Service MOORHEAD, Minn. – Commuters on Highway 75 will soon be able to travel a little bit faster. The Minnesota Department of Transportation is raising the speed limit of state Highway 75 from 55 mph to 60 mph. The entire road,...
October 21, 2013 - 9:23pm