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Firefighters bring safety to schools: New program focuses on prevention
Happy St. Urho’s Day! Bemidji has ties to Finnish legend
Blue Ox is back for more: New races, overall mission for Bemidji’s marathon event
The Axes!: Dance team for Axemen, all BSU students, are having fun with energetic job
Capitol Chatter: Dayton ponders politics in body cast
MEN'S HOCKEY: Ferris State ties it with 45 seconds left, scores in 2 OT to end BSU's season
INDOOR FOOTBALL: Axemen put on an offensive clinic in 92-49 rout of Wyoming
CURLING: Pottinger rink faces China in opening round of World Championships
INDOOR FOOTBALL: Axemen anxious to return to action after bye week
BSU ROUNDUP: Beavers softball splits, baseball swept
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Pioneer Previews: ‘Lightwire’ a delight for the eye
Arts Briefs for March 9, 2014
Pioneer Previews: Bohemia on tap at First Lutheran
It’s music for Mike: Longtime Bemidji resident, teacher, performer, now brings his talents to promoting, producing shows
Perfect day for fishing
DNR, MDHA host deer listening session at Bemidji High School
Paul Nelson: Spring meltdown has begun on Bemidji area lakes
Decision on sulfate wild rice limit, and where it will be enforced, could be year away
Blane Klemek: Watch out for those Northern flying squirrels
Letter: Medical marijuana might be the answer for some
Paul Marquart: Property taxes going down for many Minnesotans
Michael Reagan: Rand Paul gets it
Joe Gandelman: Conservatives are targeting free school lunches
Letter: Could we have recycling pickups in rural areas?
Wally Peck/Master Gardener: Wood ashes for the garden
Missy Thomas: Caregiving: When to call for help
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July 13, 2013
Phil Kerpen: What if Romney suspended Obamacare
What if Mitt Romney had won the election, and proceeded to disregard sections of Obamacare in precisely the matter President Obama is presently doing? It would go something like this: WASHINGTON — The Romney administration faces a political and legal crisis as blowback from...
opinion / commentary
July 13, 2013 - 11:00pm
October 3, 2012
First presidential debate sets up moment of high-risk theater
DENVER (AP) — President Barack Obama and Republican Mitt Romney come face to face for the first time in this presidential campaign Wednesday night for a nationally televised debate that will give millions of Americans a chance to size up two fierce competitors in a moment of high-risk...
October 3, 2012 - 4:09pm
September 20, 2012
Pawlenty resigns from Romney campaign to lobby
St. Paul - Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty no longer is presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s chief surrogate after accepting the top job at a major lobbying group. The Politico website reports Pawlenty is the new head of The Financial Services Roundtable, a major lobbying organization...
September 20, 2012 - 10:13am
September 14, 2012
Romney: 'Middle-income' between $200K and $250K
BOSTON (AP) — Mitt Romney is promising to reduce taxes on middle-income Americans. But how does he define "middle-income"? The Republican presidential nominee defined it as income of $200,000 to $250,000 a year. Romney commented during an interview broadcast Friday on ABC's "Good...
September 14, 2012 - 10:00am
September 11, 2012
Obama, Romney campaigns to discuss Great Lakes
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Representatives of Democratic President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney are scheduled to outline their policies on Great Lakes protection this week. Both campaigns have been invited to the annual meeting of the Healing Our Waters-Great...
September 11, 2012 - 1:44pm
September 6, 2012
Obama eager to sketch stakes tonight in tight race
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — President Barack Obama pronounced himself eager to go before the Democratic National Convention and the nation Thursday to share his vision for the future" in a capstone speech designed not just to persuade undecided voters but to put fire in the belly of...
September 6, 2012 - 1:46pm
August 30, 2012
What to watch for at the GOP convention Thursday
Here are some things to watch for at the Republican National Convention Thursday: 1. MITT'S BIG NIGHT: Mitt Romney makes his case to the nation...
August 30, 2012 - 9:24am
August 29, 2012
Romney, Ryan bound by substance, differ in style
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — They're the political world's newest odd couple: Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan are bound by substance, but differ dramatically...
August 29, 2012 - 3:07pm
August 24, 2012
Romney: No one's asked to see birth certificate
COMMERCE, MI (AP) — Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney Friday raised the discredited rumor that President Barack Obama was not born in the United States and thus ineligible to be president. The presumptive GOP nominee, joined for a rally outside Detroit Friday by running...
August 24, 2012 - 12:07pm
August 23, 2012
Romney trying to return campaign focus to economy
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Republican Mitt Romney, seeking to refocus his presidential campaign on the economy after days of distraction, is promoting energy proposals aimed at creating more than 3 million new jobs and opening up more areas for drilling off the coast of two politically...
August 23, 2012 - 11:27am
Byron York: Can Romney fight distractions and stay focused on jobs?
Amid all the accusations and counteraccusations over Medicare, the Ryan budget and whether Mitt Romney is a felon, a tax cheat or a killer, it sometimes seems the political world has forgotten that the unemployment rate is 8.3 percent. If you add in all the people who want to work...
opinion / commentary
August 23, 2012 - 12:33am