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4 year olds at heart of Minnesota budget impasse
Mille Lacs Band plans Sandpiper public hearing: Asks state to postpone June 5 decision on allowing pipeline
Chamber highlights local businesses at annual gathering: Howe given Lifetime Achievement Award
Students from TrekNorth place second in the State Envirothon competition
Sustainability conference coming to BSU in June
TRACK AND FIELD: BHS looking to make title push at section finals
AMATEUR BASEBALL: Bemidji Bucks rally to beat Nimrod
TENNIS: Injury ends Hokanson's career at BHS early
GOLF: Three local golfers heading to state meet
AREA BASEBALL: Blackduck, Bagley advance in Section 8A
Joey Allen Gaarsland
Verne J. Parks Jr.
Wayne Howard Dalgleish
Fredrick K. Bruun
Arthur "Art" Sigette
John Eggers: What can we learn from obituaries?
Northland Stargazing: Hubble is 25, Regulus a few million
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Fish flies arrive earlier than usual in Bemidji area
MASTER GARDENERS COLUMN: Petunias can be plentiful at any time of the year
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: After wet and cold week, fishing conditions should improve
Playhouse powerhouse: 2015 marks final season for Paul Bunyan Playhouse artistic director Zach Curtis
Pioneer Previews: A gala of support for BSU
Art briefs - Sunday March 24
Monroe Crossing to perform in Little Falls
Pioneer Previews: Music and 'Murder on the Nile' fill up the week
Take A Kid Fishing event to be held June 10 in Bemidji
Blane Klemek: Bats truly are incredible flying creatures
Zebra mussels found in Christmas Lake
MASTER GARDENERS: Try an organic weed-free gardening approach
Voges birthday celebration
Moen birthday celebration
Davis 80th birthday celebration
Johnson -Kelm engagement
Tom Purcell: Journalism’s sorry state
Georgie Anne Geyer: Without fully functioning government, war in Iraq is futile
Susan Stamper Brown: The Left’s dumb and dumber wars
Dick Polman: How to cull the Republican herd
Rich Lowry: The rail fantasy
September 21, 2013
Capitol Chatter: Judge happy more money lands in the courts
ST. PAUL — The new Minnesota Appeals Court chief judge says the court system looks financially better than a few years ago. "We can always use more," Edward Cleary said after Gov. Mark Dayton named him chief judge on Wednesday. Cleary, who has served on the Appeals Court...
September 21, 2013 - 10:26pm
August 1, 2013
MN notebook: Two sides disagree on property taxes bills
ST. PAUL — Minnesotans may receive lower property tax bills next year or local officials may keep those taxes the same. It all depends on who you ask, and neither side knows for sure. Republicans and Democrats continued their fight over taxes Tuesday as Democratic Gov....
August 1, 2013 - 12:22am
May 11, 2013
State budget talks continue, but no deal
ST. PAUL — Minnesota’s top Democratic politicians met Saturday, trying to figure out how to raise and spend $38 billion over the next two...
May 11, 2013 - 10:33pm
March 12, 2013
Legislative notebook: Dayton delays budget plan
ST. PAUL — Wrangling the numbers in a revised budget proposal forced Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton to postpone its release. His spokeswoman, Katharine Tinucci, on Tuesday tweeted the announcement will come “later in the week. Still working on final numbers.” The Democratic governor...
March 12, 2013 - 11:44pm
January 23, 2013
Dayton budget emphasizes new money for education, job
By Don Davis and Danielle Killey Forum News Service ST. PAUL — Nearly $730 million more would be available to education and jobs programs under a budget Gov. Mark Dayton proposes for the next two years. The plan Dayton released Tuesday would increase taxes about $2 billion. The...
January 23, 2013 - 1:16am
Questions remain on Dayton tax plan impact
By Danielle Killey and Don Davis Forum News Service ST. PAUL – Gov. Mark Dayton said tax changes he proposed Tuesday would not cost middle-class Minnesotans more money. Dayton said his state budget and tax reform plan is a starting point for conversation as the Minnesota Legislature...
January 23, 2013 - 1:03am
January 21, 2013
Dayton ready to deliver tax, spend package
By Don Davis and Danielle Killey ST. PAUL — If Minnesota Democrats ever are to see a state budget they like, today is the day. Gov. Mark Dayton is ready to announce his proposal at midday, giving Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Laborites the only chance they have had in a generation...
January 21, 2013 - 11:15pm