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Schoolcraft Winter Concert set for Dec. 15
Young Adult Book Club to meet
Council hears final presentation on 2017 budget and tax levy
Dakota Access protesters dig in for winter: Tribal chair asks non-Sioux to leave, but many pledge to remain
AUTO RACING: Awards handed out at speedway banquet
Coleman highlights BSU track and field’s 2016-17 opener
FOOTBALL: Beavers' Adams an Academic All-American
FOOTBALL: BSU's Benham, Olszewski named all-region
Baseball assistant joins BSU
Emma "Margaret" Treat
Mary M. Garber
Oliver "Jimmy" James Gibbs
Michael Francis Johns
Deshanna Marie Lussier-Hallett
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Deal with clutter: We owe it to our brain
KELLY BREVIG COLUMN: An 'ordinary' spark of hope
Column: Standing Rock opposed pipeline as early as 2014, new tape reveals
LIBRARY CORNER: December is time for festive events at the library
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: What's in a politician's fanny pack?
Chorale to bring 'Peace' to Bemidji
Art classes scheduled
PATT RALL COLUMN: Singing and dancing toward Christmas
A few new twists: Madrigal Dinners to satirize politics
Neil Diamond celebrating 50 years with tour; concert planned in St. Paul
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Trees, plainly put, are amazing life forms
Northwest Minnesota deer kill up from last year
Christmas bird count at Rydell refuge
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Be patient, the frozen lakes will come
DNR seeks input on Thief Lake
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PIONEER VIEWPOINTS: Perseverance pays off
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: A first-hand look at protest injuries
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Dakota Access Pipeline should be rerouted
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Helping to protect K9 police dogs
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Jaycees make Bemidji a great place to live
December 25, 2014
Byron York: Romney sits atop GOP polls
It can be hard to take the idea of a Mitt Romney 2016 presidential run seriously. After all, this is the man who said of losing general election candidates, “They become a loser for life.” At least in presidential terms, he had that mostly right. But what to make of polls continuing...
December 25, 2014 - 11:08pm
September 13, 2014
David M. Shribman: The new GOP hope: Mitt Romney
Richard Nixon lost the presidency in 1960, was pilloried in his own party for losing to so inexperienced an opponent as John F. Kennedy and eight years later was elected to the White House. Ronald Reagan tried twice, in 1968 and 1976, and didn’t win the Republican nomination until...
September 13, 2014 - 10:57pm
March 26, 2014
Dick Polman: Mitt Romney’s sour grapes tour
Bad habits are hard to break. Sixteen months after the electorate told him to take a hike, Mitt Romney is still lying. He has lately embarked on a sour grapes tour, seeking to sell himself as a retroactive foreign policy expert who, by dint of his wisdom and muscle, surely would’ve...
March 26, 2014 - 11:32pm
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...
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...
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...
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...
August 23, 2012 - 12:33am