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Texas woman tells CNN that Sen. Franken inappropriately touched her at State Fair
'Our family is complete': Minnesota family reunited with dog who spent 10 days in ND cold
Essentia nurses' union challenges firings over mandatory flu shots
Former northern Minnesota cult leader has sentence reduced
Minn. seeks $5 billion for alleged 3M pollution
Devils score goal in overtime to nip Wild
Bemidji, area football players receive postseason awards
GYMNASTICS: Aerials compete at Cotton Candy Invite
MEN'S BASKETBALL: BSU tops Oak Hills in first-ever all-Bemidji matchup
Howard, Hornets down Timberwolves
Shirley R. Latterell
Joseph Johns Jr.
Gloria Marie Headbird-Wind
Garrison Keillor: It's Thanksgiving. Be Happy.
Retaining young hunters presents a challenge, Grand Forks parent says
Great Christmas gifts for gardeners available online
KELLY BREVIG COLUMN: Together we can face any crisis
ART LEE: Yup, those little things in life sure count
Inside RFD-TV, the network that covets rural and older viewers
Charlie Rose harassed us, eight women say
Around the Arts, November 19
‘Celebrating Community Theater’: Vene and Friends brings out local performers for a night of musicals
Bemidji Chorale ushers in Christmas season
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Deer season is here
AREA DEER OPENER PREVIEW: Deer numbers up throughout region
2017 DEER OPENER: Officials say 'fantastic' deer season ahead
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Whether snow or no, buntings well worth the wait
MASTER GARDENERS: To till or not to till
Delbert & Linda Olson
Tom & Linda Peterson
Commentary: Did Al Franken make a bad decision, or is he a creep? Look for the pattern.
Analysis: Why Sen. Al Franken could be in a lot more trouble now
Garrison Keillor: It's Thanksgiving. Be Happy.
VIVIAN DELGADO: Healthy self, healthy environments
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Bookstores, Bobby and Buttons
May 11, 2017
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
April 13, 2017
BSU may have to hike student fees
BEMIDJI—Bemidji State students might pay more for school next year. Administrators there are considering 3 percent bumps to room and board...
April 13, 2017 - 8:03pm
April 11, 2017
Minnesota top official says GOP cuts would deeply hurt mental health care
BAXTER—A top Minnesota official visited Baxter Tuesday to discuss the rural mental health crisis—and to decry proposed Republican...
April 11, 2017 - 9:41pm
House Speaker, local GOP legislators give session report
BEMIDJI -- A trio of Republican Minnesota legislators including House Speaker Kurt Daudt visited Bemidji on Tuesday. Joining Daudt for a discussion...
April 11, 2017 - 7:08pm
April 9, 2017
Who should pick road projects? MnDOT, lawmakers clash over 'earmarks'
ST. PAUL—As Minnesota leaders debate how much new money to put toward the state's roads, they're also fighting about a related issue: who...
April 9, 2017 - 5:32pm
April 8, 2017
Al Lindner, DNR make the case for fee increases
ST. PAUL — An impending budget crunch at the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources could threaten state government support for outdoor...
April 8, 2017 - 3:36pm
April 4, 2017
Minnesota House debate on protesting bill turns ugly
ST. PAUL—Debate on a controversial "anti-protest" bill erupted into a heated clash about race on the Minnesota Capitol's House floor this...
April 4, 2017 - 9:04pm
April 3, 2017
Minnesota House OKs teacher licensing overhaul
ST. PAUL—The Minnesota Legislature is moving ahead with what many agree is a long overdue overhaul of the way the state licenses educators....
April 3, 2017 - 9:57pm
April 2, 2017
Will the Minnesota Legislature open its emails to the public?
ST. PAUL—Minnesota legislators say they are worried this year about making sure local governments records are public under the law. They've...
April 2, 2017 - 10:39pm
March 30, 2017
Minnesota lawmakers: A bipartisan proposal to fight opioid abuse
ST. PAUL—Minnesota, like most states, is facing an opioid crisis. In 2016, Minnesota had a 20 percent increase over 2015 in opioid-related deaths. Hennepin County alone saw a 36 percent increase. To fully understand the rising rates of death, overdose and abuse, it's important...
March 30, 2017 - 10:02am
March 29, 2017
$542 million plan emerges to help 4 percent of Minnesotans in individual health insurance market
ST. PAUL—Minnesota lawmakers have adopted a plan to try to stabilize the state's individual health insurance market — but it's uncertain...
March 29, 2017 - 9:05pm
March 28, 2017
Minn. legislators weigh increasing penalties for blocking highways during protests
ST. PAUL—A batch of bills at the Minnesota Legislature geared toward cracking down on protesters have boiled down to one—a proposed...
March 28, 2017 - 10:02pm
March 26, 2017
More labor for Sunday liquor? Staffing one of many questions raised with repeal of sales ban
BEMIDJI—The end of a 159-year-old ban preventing stores from selling liquor on Sundays means more questions for Bemidji's two municipal-owned...
March 26, 2017 - 8:15am