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Trump tells Canada, Mexico he'll renegotiate, not end NAFTA
S.Korea, U.S. warn of punishment for N.Korea; U.S. stresses sanctions
Minn. security guard pepper sprays autistic man eating cookie from grocery store sample tray
Chippewa wins bid to rescue Essar steel mill project in Nashwauk
Making a ‘splash’ before finals
Twins miss out on sweep of Twins, as Santiago mourns
Wild ponder long-term contracts for Granlund, Neiderreiter
Vikings will look again to have success outside first round
BASEBALL: BSU swept at U-Mary
Defense defines 2017 NFL Draft
Edward DaWaine Sawyer
Kathleen Lynn Paul
Willow Skye Forsberg
Phyllis E. Neff
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JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Look at the brighter side of life
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: We must open our minds to diverse teachings
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: John's No. 1 List for Bemidji
MASTER GARDENERS COLUMN: What is that weed?
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Do you know your Twins?
'Expo'-sure to the arts: Group to host first-ever Arts Expo on Saturday
Disney announces official release date for 'Star Wars: Episode IX'
'Flip or Flop' stars returning for multiple episodes of HGTV show amid divorce
Elton John recovering from 'potentially deadly' bacterial infection
First Friday Fest at Rail River
MASTER GARDENER COLUMN: Growing beans from seed to harvest
Up a tree!
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Warm-up helps spawn, walleyes should be ready for opener
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Wood ducks always welcome in the spring
MASTER GARDENERS COLUMN: Finding your favorite gardening tools
Torry's Van Benefit
Don (Pail) Hill
Quam: My promotion coincided with the death of my 16-year-old nephew
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: A leader or a partisan pawn?
Swift: Taxes must be particularly taxing
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: ‘Minnesota Health Plan’ is a plan for all
Fielding Questions: How to grow peas on a patio
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
March 23, 2017
Dayton, legislators work on health insurance aid as deadline nears
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota lawmakers are on the verge of approving as much as $300 million per year to try to stabilize the state’s 2018 individual...
March 23, 2017 - 10:31pm