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Minnesota moose herd stable but still down
Minnesota police sergeant loses job, put on probation for sex with 17-year-old
Catch and release returning to Mille Lacs for open water season
Charges: Minnesota man kidnapped baby to try to get girlfriend back
School district approves cost shares for new elementary school
Wild score 12 seconds into overtime to beat Kings
SOFTBALL: Yost, Beavers open season with 6-1 win
TENNIS: BSU improves to 7-3 with weekend wins
BSU’s Lopez breaks school record at NSIC track meet
GIRLS BASKETBALL: Jacks travel to TRF for section playoff opener
Judith "Judy" Charlene Haack
Jonathan Peter Miller
Ronald M. Severson
Sandra Kay Nelson
SCOTTY ALLISON COLUMN: Work continues to build veterans home in Bemidji
LIBRARY CORNER: March is an eventful month at the library
MATTHEW LIEDKE COLUMN: Best Picture a sure win for 'La La Land'
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Why go into teaching?
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: A story of guns and Carroll Shiff
Art briefs for Sunday, Feb. 26
PATT RALL COLUMN: Start the Spring with scents in the air
Northern Community Radio debuts new segment, podcast
A 'Great' show for Jim: Great Northern Radio Show to honor Jim Miller during live Bemidji broadcast
Art briefs for Sunday, Feb 19
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Chickadees keep all of us company
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
DNR urges caution on rapidly deteriorating ice
Column: The power of noticing can save lives
AstroBob: Can you see the Russian landers, rovers on the moon? Yes!
Swift: Expiration dates are just suggestions
Phillips: A well-timed letter reminded me to look for kindness
Letter to the Editor: Beltrami County deputy: It's been a privilege to serve you
January 30, 2017
Muslim ban reaches Minnesota as Trump order brings confusion
ST. PAUL—They were words a Muslim American certainly did not want to hear: "We deported your wife and kids." A few hours later, the message...
January 30, 2017 - 7:37pm
White Earth Police officer injured after squad vehicle is hit during traffic stop
WAUBUN, Minn.—A White Earth, Minn., police officer was injured Saturday night after a car hit his squad vehicle during a traffic stop. The 52-year-old man's squad car, a 2014 Ford Explorer, was stopped at 9:14 p.m. just north of Minnesota Highway 113 on U.S. Highway 59 in Waubun,...
January 30, 2017 - 8:35am
January 27, 2017
In speech to media, Wetterlings praise reporting and advise people in spotlight to be honest, open
BLOOMINGTON, Minn.—Be honest. Know what you want to say. Talk to reporters. With that, Patty and Jerry Wetterling laid out their secret...
January 27, 2017 - 4:47pm
January 26, 2017
Family of carbon monoxide victim in fish house urges installing simple detector
ST. PAUL—Jared Johnson's mother and sister say his death a year ago should convince other ice anglers to think about the silent, odorless...
January 26, 2017 - 2:53pm
January 9, 2017
Optimism among Minnesota manufacturers for 2017
ST. PAUL—Minnesota manufacturers have high hopes for 2017, according to the results of a study released Monday. More than 90 percent of firms expect production, employment levels and prices to increase or at least stay the same during the year, per a Department of Employment...
January 9, 2017 - 7:50pm
December 26, 2016
Worthington house fire leaves families homeless on Christmas Day
WORTHINGTON, Minn. — An early morning fire has left 10 people from two apartments homeless on Sunday, Dec. 25, in Worthington. A fire was discovered in an apartment attached to the former Video Lupita store at the intersection of Sherwood Street and East Avenue shortly after...
December 26, 2016 - 2:04pm
December 16, 2016
Worthington, Luverne establishments to serve Sunday liquor soon
WORTHINGTON, Minn. — Restaurant, bar and club owners are excited to get Sunday liquor licenses so they can finally serve intoxicating beverages...
December 16, 2016 - 4:12pm
December 15, 2016
Clergy abuse victims will also vote on bankruptcy payment plans
ST. PAUL—Competing bankruptcy payment plans drawn up by the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis and victims of clerical sexual abuse will go to the victims as well as parishes, vendors and other creditors for a vote. Judge Robert Kressel, presiding over the archdiocese's...
December 15, 2016 - 9:55pm
Minnesota drivers are the best or worst?
ST. PAUL—Minnesota drivers are the best in the U.S., and we're among the worst in the U.S. Confused? The two completely opposite assessments of Minnesotans' driving safety and traffic law compliance came recently from two different companies in the insurance industry. CarInsuranceComparison.com...
December 15, 2016 - 9:53pm
December 13, 2016
Don't delay on health insurance, MNsure CEO urges
DULUTH, Minn. — There's money on the table, and time is running out to pick it up. That was the message that brought Allison O'Toole, CEO...
December 13, 2016 - 9:53pm
December 9, 2016
Polar vortex redux? Forecasters say it could hit next week
CHICAGO—Forecasters are sending chills down some spines with a prediction that much of the northern half of the United States could see...
December 9, 2016 - 5:26pm
December 5, 2016
There's an app for that? Scammers figure out how to 'spoof' local, business phone numbers
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — When Park Rapids, Minn., woman received a call a few weeks ago, she answered, not thinking much of it. The caller...
December 5, 2016 - 6:06pm
Who's winning and losing in Minnesota's 2016 economy?
ST. PAUL — The story of Minnesota's economy in recent years has been similar to the national story: steady but slow growth. The state hasn't suffered a recession — but it hasn't boomed, either. But that steady growth hasn't been spread evenly over Minnesota's 5.4 million...
December 5, 2016 - 5:24pm
September 8, 2016
Trail-in-a-Day event set for Saturday
BEMIDJI—The Paul Bunyan State Trail will be highlighted Saturday as the state celebrates 125 years of Minnesota State Parks and Trails with a . Events are planned along the Paul Bunyan State Trail—at 115-miles long, the longest of Minnesota's state trails, and the longest...
September 8, 2016 - 6:19pm
Adult men suicides raise Minnesota number to record high
ST. PAUL—A record number of Minnesotans died by suicide last year, leading the state's health commissioner to say Wednesday that more must be done to support people who are contemplating taking their lives. There were 726 suicide deaths reported in the state in 2015, up 6 percent...
September 8, 2016 - 8:40am