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Owners, dogs complete therapy training
Former Bemidji foster youth visits Nolan, Congress
Abandoned net of 67 dead walleye on Lake Mille Lacs angers conservation group
Forward Foundation donates to Lucas Noonan family
Sara Labraaten State Farm donates to Bemidji Angel Fund
Flustered defending champ Ostapenko falls at first French Open hurdle
Mystics remain undefeated with win over Lynx
Patrick's career comes to crashing end at Indy 500
Will Power finally claims elusive Indy 500 victory
Blackduck Judo Club attends Minnesota Open Championship
Marles Ruth Kangas
Melverna nee Lindquist Watkins
John Paul Lembi
Janet "Gripp" Anderson
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Kids are not born to kill; they learn to kill from us
LIBRARY CORNER: Reading can take you everywhere
Commentary: Take a break before transitioning to non-caregiving life
Commentary: When is a pine cone not a pine cone?
How to fertilize trees, shrubs, flowers and fruits
Becca is back as 'Bachelorette' -- and this time she gets to choose
First Friday returns on June 1
Around the Arts, May 27
Walking among the Art: Bemidji Sculpture Walk installs a new round of downtown sculptures
In the age of the megaplex: Historic Twin Cities theaters battle to stay afloat in the ever-competitive business of showing movies
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: The wonderful wood duck at home in Minnesota
PAUL NELSON FISHING: Action heats up on the water as busy weekend arrives
More fishing tournaments skipping weigh-in
Man helps restore bluebird species with nest boxes on rural Wisconsin roads
Northwest Minn. man finds retirement niche building custom fishing rods
Ambassadors congratulate Wingin' It
Despite divisions, Farm Bill still a priority for passage
Kraus-Anderson in Bemidji to build hockey arena in Baudette
Prairie Business opens '50 Best Places to Work' nominations
Consumers, craft brewers behind shift that has barley growers, malters adjusting
Place a Business Announcement
Barb & Rick
Richard and Marvel Olson
Virg & Marge
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Reduce your lawn size to help our environment
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: We could use more political leaders like Jourdain
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Enbridge pledges to work with counties on tax issue
Commentary: Road to recovery
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Safe family holiday can include safe grilling
May 22, 2018
Former St. Paul teacher of the year loses licensing-board slot after insulting Trump
ST. PAUL—A 2015 Teacher of the Year from St. Paul schools lost her spot on a new teacher licensing board because she insulted President...
May 22, 2018 - 9:32pm
May 21, 2018
At the finish line? Bonding bill includes Bemidji-area projects, awaits governor’s pen
BEMIDJI—Unlike the last legislative session, a bonding bill passed in the late hours includes funding for Bemidji projects, including a...
May 21, 2018 - 7:17pm
May 18, 2018
Former state Sen. Harold ‘Skip’ Finn dies
CASS LAKE -- Former state Sen. Harold “Skip” Finn died Thursday, according to a statement provided by Red Lake Government and Public Relations...
May 18, 2018 - 1:46pm
May 17, 2018
Minnesota House unanimously OKs plan to tighten state’s DWI laws on snowmobiles, ATVs
ST. PAUL -- Lawmakers took a step closer to closing a set of DWI loopholes Wednesday, May 16, after the House unanimously approved a plan to...
May 17, 2018 - 6:44am
May 11, 2018
Minnesota House, Senate agree on tax code overhaul that's at odds with Dayton
ST. PAUL—A Republican-led group of lawmakers unveiled a tax code overhaul late Friday that would cut Minnesota's first two tax brackets...
May 11, 2018 - 10:31pm
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Legislature urged to address housing needs in bonding bill
The homeless individuals I work with face staggering barriers every day just to find a place to lay their head. I’ve also seen firsthand the...
May 11, 2018 - 10:15am
May 10, 2018
As Dayton pushes for emergency school money, Republican urge districts to tap savings
ST. PAUL — As Gov. Mark Dayton toured the state this week making the case for $138 million in emergency spending for schools, Republicans...
May 10, 2018 - 7:28pm
Victims' families demand action on hands-free driving bill at Minnesota Capitol, as legislation bogs down in Senate
ST. PAUL—Minnesota families who have lost loved ones in distracted-driving crashes cranked up their push at the state Capitol on Thursday,...
May 10, 2018 - 7:19pm
May 5, 2018
What we pay in taxes will take compromise: Lawmakers, Dayton must address Minnesota tax code because of federal overhaul
ST. PAUL — The next two weeks will be hectic for Minnesota lawmakers involved in rewriting the state's tax code to align it with recent federal changes. For even the most dedicated observers of the state Legislature, the coming negotiations will likely be complex. But what...
May 5, 2018 - 6:15pm
May 3, 2018
That major bipartisan sexual harassment bill ... it's stumbling in the Minnesota Senate
ST. PAUL — A bipartisan sexual harassment proposal that could affect every workplace in Minnesota now faces an uncertain future at the Capitol. The bill would remove a legal hurdle that supporters say has led to courts throwing out cases, even when they involve piggish behavior...
May 3, 2018 - 9:03pm
May 1, 2018
Beltrami Commissioners informed of new funding plan for state vet homes
BEMIDJI—The Beltrami County Board of Commissioners received a briefing Tuesday on recent moves at the state Legislature to advance a proposed...
May 1, 2018 - 8:13pm
April 23, 2018
Proposed sexual harassment policy in Minnesota Legislature would cover everyone, all the time
ST. PAUL—Lobbyists, interns, members of the media and the general public would all be protected from sexual harassment under a proposal...
April 23, 2018 - 9:23pm
Proposed tougher sex harassment law in Minnesota might be first of kind in nation
ST. PAUL—Here's the sentence: "An intimidating, hostile, or offensive environment ... does not require the harassing conduct or communication...
April 23, 2018 - 9:19pm
April 20, 2018
Dayton, GOP at odds over tax plan as health care for working poor levy is sticking point
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota Republicans say Gov. Mark Dayton needs to drop a proposal to continue a tax that pays for health care for the working poor...
April 20, 2018 - 10:29am
April 11, 2018
Minnesota legislative bill puts focus on crimes against Native American women
ST. PAUL—She was the last woman to bring her personal story before the House public safety committee Wednesday — a story she said she never uttered in public before. Mysti Babineau, of St. Paul, spoke of how she was put into foster care, raped at the age of 9, forced to...
April 11, 2018 - 6:53pm