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Paul Gazelka: The Brainerd man for the statewide Republican moment
As Nolan votes, challengers hit back on taxes
Music and movement: Council of Indian Students hosts 46th annual pow-wow at BSU
Night We Light celebration to shine even brighter
Craft fair funds middle school fun
Denver uses power-play goals to get split
'Dogs fit to be split: Miami rallies to down UMD and earn split of NCHC series
Oshie, Holtby guide Capitals past Wild
SOCCER: BHS teams decorated after state tourney seasons
Shuster rink wins U.S. Olympic curling trials
Daniel Lee Spigarelli
Roland "Ron" Patterson
Enice Alvina Nordlund
Great Christmas gifts for gardeners available online
KELLY BREVIG COLUMN: Together we can face any crisis
ART LEE: Yup, those little things in life sure count
DOUG LEWANDOWSKI: The far shores of life
SUE BRUNS: Fine China, from the Red Owl
Why is Peter Dinklage still stuck playing characters defined by dwarfism?
From Fred and Ginger to Kate and Leo: When movie couples make fans hope for real-life love
Jimmy Fallon to host live Super Bowl edition of ‘The Tonight Show’ in Minneapolis
PHOTOS OF THE MONTH: Running into Winter
Garth Brooks lip-syncing controversy at the CMA Awards really hit a nerve
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Deer season is here
AREA DEER OPENER PREVIEW: Deer numbers up throughout region
2017 DEER OPENER: Officials say 'fantastic' deer season ahead
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Whether snow or no, buntings well worth the wait
MASTER GARDENERS: To till or not to till
Delbert & Linda Olson
Tom & Linda Peterson
Commentary: Don't hold your breath for a 'reckoning' on Bill Clinton
I'm a feminist. I study rape culture. And I don't want Al Franken to resign.
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: High school bowlers grateful for support
Tooting your own horn could help others
Commentary: No man accused of sexually harassing a woman is irreplaceable - not even Al Franken
February 9, 2017
Minnesota State to keep searching for chancellor, appoint interim leader
ST. PAUL — Minnesota State trustees said Thursday they did not find an acceptable candidate to replace the retiring Steven Rosenstone as chancellor...
February 9, 2017 - 7:56pm
February 8, 2017
Minnesota State chancellor finalists talk diversity, affordability
MINNEAPOLIS — Finalists for chancellor of the Minnesota State system of 30 colleges and seven universities presented their visions in a public...
February 8, 2017 - 7:38pm
February 6, 2017
Finalists named for Minnesota State chancellor
ST. PAUL — Minnesota State named three finalists Monday to replace Steven Rosenstone as chancellor of the state's largest system of colleges and universities. Rosenstone, 65, announced last April that he would retire this summer. Previously a college dean and vice president at the...
February 6, 2017 - 6:38pm
May 3, 2016
MnSCU bans sports teams from North Carolina
Is a College World Series nonessential state business? The Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system decided Tuesday that all sports travel is nonessential, and now some Minnesota college athletes would be unable to compete for a national championship this month because their...
May 3, 2016 - 10:54pm
April 25, 2016
Minnesota higher ed faculty resist standardization, demand 'secret plan' release
ST. PAUL – As the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system explores options for slashing expenses, faculty union leaders are pushing...
April 25, 2016 - 3:17pm
April 9, 2016
It's official: MnSCU chancellor will retire next year
Steven Rosenstone will indeed retire as Minnesota State Colleges and Universities chancellor when his contract expires in July 2017, the higher...
April 9, 2016 - 6:15pm
February 29, 2016
Finalists for BSU president to be named March 18
BEMIDJI—Finalists in the search for BSU's next president will be announced March 18, and the school should know by April 20 who will succeed Richard Hanson. Candidates were interviewed late last week in the Twin Cities as MnSCU officials work to narrow down a field that has...
February 29, 2016 - 4:17pm
January 28, 2016
MnSCU feeling financial pressure as enrollment drops
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota’s largest higher-education system is looking to make major changes as enrollment continues to fall and more institutions fail financial stress tests. The Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system saw enrollment fall by 1.9 percent last year, to 138,973....
January 28, 2016 - 9:42am
September 30, 2015
The search starts: MnSCU chancellor visits to discuss next president for BSU, NTC
BEMIDJI -- Leaders from BSU, Northwest Technical College and the broader Bemidji community painted the portrait of their ideal president Wednesday...
September 30, 2015 - 6:41pm
November 20, 2014
BSU Student Senate votes no confidence in MnSCU chancellor
BEMIDJI -- The Student Senate at BSU took a vote Wednesday of no confidence in Steven Rosenstone, chancellor of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system. Wednesday's vote passed 15-0, with one abstention, according to a Wednesday evening email from the Senate's co-presidents. Following...
November 20, 2014 - 4:59pm
November 5, 2014
BSU faculty votes no confidence in MnSCU chancellor
BEMIDJI -- The Bemidji State University Faculty Association Senate cast a vote of "no-confidence" on Monday in the leadership of Minnesota State Colleges and Universities Chancellor Steven Rosenstone. The BSU faculty's vote at its regular monthly meeting comes on the heels of similar...
November 5, 2014 - 8:27am
October 20, 2014
BSU, NTC follow trend with fewer students
BEMIDJI -- Enrollment at BSU and Northwest Technical College is down a bit from last year, following a trend evident throughout the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system. BSU's total enrollment dropped by 46 students, or .9 percent, from 2013 to 2014, according to 30-day...
October 20, 2014 - 9:52pm
April 15, 2014
BSU students elected to MnSCU student association
BEMIDJI -- Two BSU students will represent students in the greater MnSCU system as they've now been elected to the Minnesota State University Student Association. Kari Cooper, a senior liberal studies major from Sauk Rapids who now serves as BSU co-president, was elected state...
April 15, 2014 - 6:38pm
August 7, 2013
Appeals court: MnSCU must turn over syllabuses
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — An appeals court says Minnesota State College and Universities must release faculty course materials to an organization...
August 7, 2013 - 9:16am
June 21, 2013
More aid coming for part-time MNSCU students
ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) — More financial aid is coming for part-time, working students in the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system. The Legislature approved $24 million in new aid for these students, who are often older than traditional full-time students and juggle...
June 21, 2013 - 11:18am