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Remembering a warrior: Marines gather in Bemidji to honor fallen soldier
‘Ride for Healing’ to arrive in Bemidji Wednesday
Rookie cops in Oil Patch get ‘thrown into the mix’
Minnesota: Taxes prompt some wealthy to consider moving
Capitol Chatter: Democrats celebrate sending schools more money
BASEBALL: BSU's Kalis named All-American
BASEBALL: Bemidji grad Rutledge to play at St. Cloud State
Bemidji begins Section 8-3A playoffs Monday against Sartell in Brainerd
Bemidji given No. 5 seed in 8-3A baseball playoffs
TENNIS: Bemidji doubles team Hokenson, Holter, makes section meet
Donna Marie (Martin) Prentice
Dorothy F. Knutson
George Herbert Hill, Jr.
Mildred Avery Lashlee
Matthew Charles Pulis
Program through Hope House, Bemidji Public Library showcases talents
Pioneer Previews for May 26: Art fundraiser will benefit food shelf
Nabors returns, Henderson out as Indy 500 singers
Russian court denies Pussy Riot's Alekhina parole
Cast gets ready for play
Ticks carrying Lyme disease thrive in lakes country
Fighting aquatic invasive species top of list for local advocates
Turtle River Watershed Association members to inspect boats at two Bemidji area lake accesses
Bemidji area spring walleye bite usually peaks during Memorial Weekend
Rich Lowry: Obama’s mystery night
Donna Brazile: A matter of mind and heart
When did taxpayers become ‘bankers’?
Mike Reagan: Weathering the politicians
Donald Kaul: Scandal season at the Obama White House
Evan Hazard: Norhland Stargazing — June planets and two bright reddish stars
Wally Peck: New veggies gardeners can try
Patrick Guilfoile: Drink to their health, How fruit flies use alcohol to protect their young
Arland O. Fiske: The story of Helsinki’s ‘rock church’
John R. Eggers: Laughter makes the heart young
Capitol Chatter: Political positions change based on power
ST. PAUL — The gay marriage debate illustrates how being in or out of power affects how politicians look at the world. Rep. Tim Kelly, R-Red Wing, told Democrats during...
Sat, May 11, 2013 - 10:06pm
Legislative Notebook: Senate OKs nickel gasoline tax increase
ST. PAUL — Minnesota senators voted Friday to raise the state gasoline tax 5 cents in the next few years. After the Senate Transportation Committee in recent weeks removed a...
Fri, May 10, 2013 - 11:15pm
Capitol Chatter: Unionization measure on track for passage
ST. PAUL — An effort to allow child care workers and personal care assistants to join unions appears on the verge of a partisan victory. Republicans oppose the Democrat-written measure,...
Sun, May 05, 2013 - 12:09am
Legislative Notebook: Sunday liquor sales plan fails again
Legislative Notebook: Sunday liquor sales plan fails again ST. PAUL — Another year, another defeat for Sunday liquor sales. The Minnesota House voted 106-21 Wednesday to retain state law forbidding...
Thu, May 02, 2013 - 12:26am
Capitol Chatter: GOP governor ballot for could be crowded
ST. PAUL — Minnesota’s 2014 governor race is underway. Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton long has said he plans to seek a second term, and at least a half-dozen Republicans want...
Sat, Apr 27, 2013 - 10:07pm
Legislative Notebook: Mayo defends its request for state to borrow money
ST. PAUL — Minnesota lawmakers put Mayo Clinic leaders on the hot seat Wednesday, a day after the world-famous medical center’s leader said 49 other states would love to be...
Wed, Apr 10, 2013 - 11:45pm
Minnesotans see impact from federal sequestration cuts
ST. PAUL – The federal government’s failure to agree on how to fix its debt problem could cost Minnesota more than $90 million this year. Early numbers show schools and...
Sat, Apr 06, 2013 - 12:17am
Capitol Chatter: The health care shoe is on the other foot
ST. PAUL — House and Senate Democratic budget outlines surprised few in the Capitol, but proposing to cut $150 million from health and human services programs was the exception. In...
Sat, Mar 23, 2013 - 9:52pm
Capitol Chatter: Gay marriage set for Tuesday debates
ST. PAUL — Gay advocates have lobbied for allow same-sex marriages for years, but they made little progress. That appears ready to change Tuesday when House and Senate committees will...
Sat, Mar 09, 2013 - 10:34pm
Capitol Chatter: $30 million appears headed to help businesses grow
ST. PAUL – Legislative leaders say the governor has a good chance of getting $30 million he wants included in the next two-year budget to help businesses move to Minnesota...
Sat, Mar 02, 2013 - 11:15pm
Legislative Notebook: Butanol may join ethanol as farm-based fuel
ST. PAUL – Minnesota farmers soon could produce a new biofuel, butanol. “We see Minnesota as being a tremendous place to produce butanol,” said Adam Schubert of Butamax, a company...
Thu, Feb 28, 2013 - 1:43am
Capitol Chatter: Thursday’s forecast to show state’s budget temperature
ST. PAUL — One of the big days of the Minnesota legislative session arrives Thursday, when state fiscal leaders announce how state revenues and spending are doing. The budget forecast,...
Sun, Feb 24, 2013 - 12:28am
Minnesota Legislature: Nothing is not an ‘option’ in gun debate
ST. PAUL – Joan Peterson said Minnesota lawmakers must act to control gun violence like the shooting that killed her sister in the Twin Cities 13 years ago. “Nothing is...
Tue, Feb 19, 2013 - 12:45am
Capitol chatter: Gun Week 2 arrives at state Capitol
ST. PAUL — Call it Gun Week 2 in the Minnesota Legislature. The Senate Judiciary Committee plans Thursday and Friday meetings on bills written to curb gun violence. They likely...
Sat, Feb 16, 2013 - 10:47pm
Capitol Chatter: Wisconsin invitations don’t bother Minnesotans
ST. PAUL – Minnesota officials do not appear worried that businesses are about to flee to Wisconsin. Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, a Republican, issued a tweet last month that set...
Sat, Feb 09, 2013 - 10:56pm