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Northeast ND preparing for flood; officials urge buying insurance
'Haunted by mistake,' gunman apologizes for killing 2 at Twin Cities hotel
Predicted big snowstorm fizzles out for much of Minnesota, SD
Prosecutors say Minnesota man was sex trafficker, while he says he was just women's driver
More than 200 officers clear muddy protest camp, but 46 arrested
MEN'S HOCKEY: BSU set to face cross-state rivals
Dean Blais is back in Grand Forks, but will it be last trip as coach?
Rubio to stay put with Timberwolves
WOMEN'S HOCKEY: BSU opens WCHA playoffs at Minnesota
GIRLS BASKETBALL: BHS falls to Moorhead in regular season finale
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JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: A story of guns and Carroll Shiff
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Minnesota's majestic trumpeter swans
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: Paying homage to great Indigenous civil rights leaders, activists and scholars
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Why Black History Month?
PRIME TIME: Why keep an old high school letter jacket?
Art briefs for Sunday, Feb 19
PATT RALL COLUMN: Are the stars out tonight?
BHS Marching Band fundraising concert Feb. 28
Recital featuring BSU's Carlson set for Feb. 24
MATTHEW LIEDKE COLUMN: "La La Land" likely to sweep tech, musical categories on Oscar night
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Tips for catching eelpout
Forest Service to host land meeting
Fish, game and trapping licenses expire Tuesday
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: The time for melt and freeze, melt and freeze
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: 'The Little Man in the Orange Suit'
DNR urges caution on rapidly deteriorating ice
Letter to the Editor: Bliss thanks constituents for attending gathering
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: The world is changing, so must we
PIONEER VIEWPOINTS: Have an opinion? Write us a letter
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: BHS bands do Bemidji proud
Letter to the Editor: BHS bands are class acts
December 23, 2015
Minnesota population up slightly, but changes are coming
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota's population continued a slight uptick in the past year, but thousands continue to leave for other states and the day when senior citizens outnumber students draws close. Immigrants from other countries helped fuel the increase. Minnesota grew somewhat slower...
December 23, 2015 - 4:16pm
December 21, 2015
Voyageurs National Park at 40: After initial animosity, park officials and local residents have built better relationship
VOYAGEURS NATIONAL PARK, Minn. -- It's been a busy year for Voyageurs National Park. While the park -- which marked its 40th anniversary in 2015...
December 21, 2015 - 6:28pm
December 17, 2015
Wolf provision out of Congress budget bill
DULUTH — Wolves across the Great Lakes region will remain under federal Endangered Species Act protections under the massive $1.1 trillion compromise budget legislation now moving in Congress. The provision that would have removed federal coverage and handed wolf management back...
December 17, 2015 - 10:18am
December 15, 2015
Vehicle insurance information needed
ST. PAUL — Minnesotans registering and renewing license tabs or transferring ownership of motor vehicles and motorcycles will need to provide insurance information beginning Jan. 1. The Legislature changed state law to require insurance information for vehicle registration. Prior...
December 15, 2015 - 10:13am
Snowfall Expected Late Tuesday Into Wednesday
WDAY-TV / WDAZ-TV -- Accumulating snowfall expected late Tuesday evening through Wednesday evening. A Winter Storm Watch has been issued for...
December 15, 2015 - 12:23am
December 13, 2015
Claire's kids: Bemidji woman earns state honor after 30 years of taking in foster children
She hates when she starts to love them. Like the boy we'll call Patrick. He was 10 when he came to her house, taking fistfuls of pills. Patrick...
December 13, 2015 - 12:14am
December 11, 2015
DNR warns of thin ice on lakes
ST. PAUL-- With daytime temperatures still climbing above freezing even in the northern parts of the state, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is reminding outdoor enthusiasts to stay clear of early ice, use extreme caution when recreating on dangerously cold water and...
December 11, 2015 - 9:42am
December 9, 2015
Democrat wins state House seat in District 3A special election
INTERNATIONAL FALLS, Minn. -- International Falls Democrat Rob Ecklund easily won a special election Tuesday to replace the late DFL Rep. David Dill in the Minnesota House. Ecklund, a Koochiching County commissioner and paper mill worker, bested Republican Roger Skraba and independent...
December 9, 2015 - 4:08pm
December 3, 2015
Minnesota budget surplus: $1.9 billion
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota's budget surplus has ballooned to $1.9 billion, state officials announced this morning. The surplus, more than double what lawmakers had when they finished work in June, drops to $1.2 billion when $665 million is allocated to reserves and to make payments required...
December 3, 2015 - 9:45am
December 1, 2015
State lifts poultry exhibition ban
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota poultry farmers may again show their birds. The Minnesota Board of Animal Health announced Monday that it is lifting its...
December 1, 2015 - 10:06am
November 30, 2015
Bemidj State grad Brian Peterson goes deep to capture Minnesota’s glories
GRAND PORTAGE — It was 17 degrees below zero on a February night in 2014. Brian Peterson, a photographer with the Minneapolis Star Tribune,...
November 30, 2015 - 9:49am
No Child Left Behind Act overhaul nears reality
ST. PAUL — Minnesotans will have more control over their schools if Congress approves a rewrite of the controversial federal No Child Left Behind Act. U.S. Rep. John Kline, R-Minn., recently led a bipartisan team of congressional negotiators who put the finishing touches on a compromise...
November 30, 2015 - 9:01am
November 21, 2015
Snow Showers On Sunday
WDAY-TV/WDAZ -TV -- Snow showers are expected across eastern North Dakota and northern Minnesota on Sunday. A warm front is expected to...
November 21, 2015 - 6:39pm
November 18, 2015
Light Snow Expected Through Thursday
Minnesota (WDAY-TV/WDAZ-TV) -- Light snow is expected across northern Minnesota tonight into Thursday. A Winter Weather Advisory has been posted...
November 18, 2015 - 8:50pm
Winter Weather Advisory For Northern Minnesota
Minnesota (WDAY-TV/WDAZ-TV) -- Periods of snow likely across northern Minnesota tonight and on Thursday. A Winter Weather Advisory has been...
November 18, 2015 - 7:30pm