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Cohasset man killed in Cass County crash
City hosts adult skate lessons this fall
Trump announces new economic sanctions on North Korea over nuclear program
Seventh annual Relay Recess returns to Bemidji
Suicide support group meets Oct. 10
FANTASY FORECAST: Are Siemian, Hunt for real?
CROSS COUNTRY: Freyholz leads Wolfpack at Faith Baptist Invite
AUTO RACING: Paul Bunyan Stampede set for this weekend
Richter, a small town Minn. kid, recounts crazy day he committed to Gophers football program
FOOTBALL: BHS set for tough test against No. 10 Moorhead
Donald Joseph Smith Sr.
Amy Jane (Bumann) Alexander
Warren Donald Dufseth
Melvin "Pat" Gilstad
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Oh, what a delight to teach history today!
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: Traditional knowledge and science: A new form of justice
EVAN HAZARD: Threescore and Ten: Tuna and "dirty rice?"
ART LEE COLUMN: The most significant event of our time
SUE BRUNS COLUMN: You don't have to go far to see something new
Jimmy Kimmel gets heated about health-care bill, says Sen. Bill Cassidy 'lied right to my face'
PATT RALL COLUMN: Timely notice can help with attendance
Around the Arts, September 17
Landing a lunker: Gallery North celebrates new location with mural
CNN anchor ends segment early over commentator's bizarre 'boobs' remark
MASTER GARDENERS: Fall in the perennial garden
Looking at levels: New management plan possibly to come to Rabideau Lake
PAUL NELSON FISHING: Change your tactics when fall comes
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Grizzlies, noble and worthy creatures, on the comeback
Zebra mussels confirmed in Itasca County lake
Jeff & Becky Musburger
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Mathews has done a great job for our city
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Food packing event helps feed the needy
GREAT INDOORS: Oozing with fall flavors, spiced rum adds richness to pumpkin cobbler
In a pickle over a side dish?
Wine evolution class also teaches basic appreciation
May 25, 2017
Higher ed bill at Dayton's desk could still mean shortfall at BSU
BEMIDJI—State lawmakers sent another higher education deal to Gov. Mark Dayton on Sunday that could still mean a multi-million dollar budget...
May 25, 2017 - 7:51pm
May 23, 2017
Final Minnesota legislative bills may be passed in middle of the night
ST. PAUL—Twenty hours after legislative leaders and Gov. Mark Dayton announced "we have a deal" for a $46 billion state budget, lawmakers...
May 23, 2017 - 10:19pm
Dayton, GOP cut last-minute budget deal to set up special session Tuesday
Minnesota legislators blasted past their midnight deadline Monday, May 22, to get their work done — but will come back immediately to finish...
May 23, 2017 - 4:41am
May 22, 2017
State senator's father dies, but she's at work keeping one-vote majority for GOP
ST. PAUL-- A Minnesota lawmaker whose father's death could have affected last-minute budget negotiations decided to stay at the Capitol to see...
May 22, 2017 - 10:43pm
Minnesota budget talks go on behind closed doors, as legislators plan to work past midnight deadline to get work done
ST. PAUL—The last day of a Minnesota legislative session traditionally is marked by frantic activity, fiery debates and last-minute deal-making....
May 22, 2017 - 10:39pm
As hours tick down, Minnesota budget work continues, but special session may be needed
ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota Legislature is dragging its feet toward a mandatory midnight adjournment of the regular session Monday with much of...
May 22, 2017 - 2:55pm
May 21, 2017
Demands fall, final budget nears
ST. PAUL — Minnesota lawmakers are dragging themselves toward their Monday finish line, making what Lt. Gov. Tina Smith called "slow, steady progress" on completing a two-year $46 billion state budget. To get it done, Democrats will have to let go of some of their demands for...
May 21, 2017 - 9:46pm
GOP lawmakers object to ‘toolkit’ for transgender students: Legislators say resources could be better spent elsewhere
BEMIDJI -- Some Bemidji-area lawmakers object to a draft of the state’s new “toolkit” for school districts to address K-12 students who are transgender or do not conform to the gender binary.
May 21, 2017 - 6:00am
May 18, 2017
This state Capitol turkey has feathers
ST. PAUL — Think what you may of Minnesota lawmakers. There's actually only one bona fide turkey at the Capitol. A real wild turkey. It's...
May 18, 2017 - 8:45pm
May 17, 2017
Minnesota House rejects $800 million bonding bill
ST. PAUL — Minnesota legislation funding public works projects ranging from repairing college roofs to helping cities build water treatment...
May 17, 2017 - 10:41pm
May 15, 2017
Lawmakers hope teacher licensing changes enough to win Gov. Dayton's support
ST. PAUL—Members of a joint House and Senate committee made some last-minute changes Monday to a bill overhauling how Minnesota licenses educators in hopes it's enough of a compromise to win the signature of Gov. Mark Dayton. "I think if the governor does not sign this he doesn't...
May 15, 2017 - 9:08pm
May 11, 2017
Dayton vetoes two abortion-related bills
ST. PAUL—Gov. Mark Dayton vetoed a bill authored by Rep. Mary Franson, R-Alexandria, that would have banned Medicaid or any other state-funded...
May 11, 2017 - 4:43pm
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Legislature must provide adequate funding for DNR
This is a follow-up to the letter to the editor I co-authored entitled "Regulatory agencies should move at the speed of commerce," (Page A4,...
May 11, 2017 - 7:30am
April 24, 2017
Lawmakers advance two anti-abortion bills, but Dayton says he'll veto them
ST. PAUL—In 2011 and 2012, Republican lawmakers passed bills to require abortion providers be licensed and to block state health programs...
April 24, 2017 - 10:08pm
April 16, 2017
LEGISLATURE: Higher ed bills would give less than BSU hopes
BEMIDJI—A bill winding its way through the state Legislature would give Bemidji State University and other Minnesota State schools less than a third of the funding increase they hoped for. The Minnesota State college and university system—formerly "MNSCU"—asked for...
April 16, 2017 - 8:19am