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Scheel appears on first-degree murder charges in slaying of grandparents
Major pushback against Line 3 recommendation
Owners of Bird Island home destroyed by fire now face charges
For employees, students to get paid, McNally Smith college building must sell before 2019
Fridley, Minn., man killed in house fire
Rockets close out Wolves with third-quarter surge
BASEBALL: Beavers, U-Mary capture comeback wins in split
SOFTBALL: Final inning outburst dooms BSU in sweep to UMD
GIRLS GOLF: Bemidji opens second in Moorhead
Thibodeau 'proud' of Timberwolves' progress
Virginia L. Pollard
Alfred James Benais
Wild Mushroom Crostini recipe can be tailored to occasion
MASTER GARDENERS: Plant winter squash. . . for next winter!
COMMENTARY: Why we won't take a break from learning
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Ever so adaptable are the American crows
Angler's fish tale presents learning opportunity
Pine to Prairie Fiber Arts Trail comes to area this weekend
BSO presents concert series finale Sunday
'Scandal' is over, but here are 10 things we'll remember from this crazy show
Avicii dead at 28: Swedish DJ became an EDM star with hits 'Levels' and 'Wake Me Up'
'The Rock' surprises Minnesota teen who asked him to prom
Deer on the table: DNR holds Bemidji meeting on deer management
After Parkland shooting, NRA posts biggest fundraising haul in nearly 20 years
'Owl' in a day's work!
Craftsman makes a wake building kayaks and canoes
Angler's fish tale presents learning opportunity
Richard and Marvel Olson
Virg & Marge
Shirley (Mayer) Klosterman
1963 Impala was beautiful, but it fell apart
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Common sense actions can help keep the public safe
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Commentary goes beyond theater of the absurd
Time to respond to reader feedback
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: What a sad world this would be without music
March 16, 2018
St. Paul Saints seek state minimum wage exemption, saying salary cap threatens operations
ST. PAUL—The owners of the St. Paul Saints are seeking an exemption from having to pay its players Minnesota's minimum wage. Noting league...
March 16, 2018 - 10:12am
March 13, 2018
Rate Minn. schools like restaurants? Parents want simplicity, teachers warn success is complex
ST. PAUL—Minnesota collects a bunch of information about students' academic performance, but state leaders mostly agree they don't do...
March 13, 2018 - 9:22pm
Minn. bill banning use of handling cellphones in vehicles passes first test
ST. PAUL—This year could be the year that Minnesota outlaws handling your cellphone while driving. A bipartisan proposal to mandate "hands-free"...
March 13, 2018 - 9:19pm
March 12, 2018
Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities backs legislation to boost LGA
BEMIDJI -- Bills were introduced last week that included boosts to Local Government Aid that have received backing from the Coalition of Greater...
March 12, 2018 - 4:48pm
March 11, 2018
Local legislators involved in numerous high-profile issues
ST. PAUL -- With a year of experience under their belts, local legislators elected in 2016 have returned to St. Paul to work on numerous issues...
March 11, 2018 - 7:52am
March 9, 2018
Minn. State Rep. Lesch files motion to dismiss defamation suit brought by St. Paul city attorney
ST. PAUL—State Rep. John Lesch has filed a motion to dismiss a defamation lawsuit against him from the St. Paul city attorney, saying his...
March 9, 2018 - 10:12pm
Minnesota high school teachers are having sex with older students - legally
ST. PAUL—Minnesota high school teachers, administrators and contractors are legally allowed to have sex with their students over the age...
March 9, 2018 - 8:51pm
March 2, 2018
Northbird seeks DFL endorsement in District 2A
FARDEN TOWNSHIP -- Farden Township resident Michael Northbrid has announced his bid for the Democratic-Farmer-Labor party’s endorsement for...
March 2, 2018 - 6:26pm
March 1, 2018
'Net neutrality' case pressed by Democrats in St. Paul, D.C.
ST. PAUL—Minnesota lawmakers in St. Paul and Washington say they're fighting to retain internet neutrality regulations that federal regulators...
March 1, 2018 - 8:39pm
Victims of opioid crisis tell their stories as Minn. lawmakers consider solutions
ST. PAUL—Shelly Elkington's daughter Casey wanted to get help for her opioid addiction. The 24-year-old had an appointment with a pain...
March 1, 2018 - 7:12pm
February 28, 2018
Bakk tells Delta to move headquarters ‘back home’
ST. PAUL -- With Georgia Republicans criticizing Delta Air Lines for cutting business ties with the National Rifle Association, a Minnesota lawmaker...
February 28, 2018 - 4:45pm
February 27, 2018
Little-known rule prompts unexpected gun-control hearing at Minn. Capitol this week
ST. PAUL—By evoking a little-used or known House rule, a Democratic state representative has forced the Minnesota Legislature to hold a...
February 27, 2018 - 9:33pm
February 20, 2018
Beltrami Commissioner Reed Olson seeking DFL endorsement for District 5A
BEMIDJI—Beltrami County Commissioner Reed Olson, who was elected to the position in 2016, has decided he wants to take what he's learned...
February 20, 2018 - 3:54pm
February 17, 2018
Mille Lacs stands to be a focus of Minn. legislative session, lawmaker says
ST. PAUL—The Department of Natural Resources' request to increase the price of fishing and some hunting licenses dominated the game and...
February 17, 2018 - 10:55am
February 15, 2018
Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities hopes for boost in aid as Legislature set to begin
BEMIDJI -- Priorities for the Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities for the 2018 Minnesota legislative session that starts next week were detailed...
February 15, 2018 - 5:38pm