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Assess and respond: Dealing with school safety threats is an exercise in context, instincts
Minnesotan Ellison’s DNC campaign falls short
Americans eat out less as higher menu prices take a bite from restaurant visits
WI man sentenced for cutting off woman's pinky in 'ritualistic memorial'
Index funds always better than picking stocks, Warren Buffett says
Former B/CL-B coaches Bechtold, Cleveland inducted into Minnesota Wrestling Hall of Fame
WOMEN'S HOCKEY: Beavers even series with Gophers, force deciding Game 3
WRESTLING: B/CL-B sends seven to state
WRESTLING: Four Lumberjacks earn state bids
MEN'S HOCKEY: Beavers fall to Mavs 2-1, will host NMU in first round
Donnie Charles Harrison
Joseph "Joe" A. Matthews
Ronald M. Severson
Sandra Kay Nelson
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
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
Perennials potentially damaged from early-season warmup
Little things make a big difference with gardening
Wishing loved one could let go of life should not bring guilty feelings
January 14, 2013
Minn. lawmakers curious about budget post-cliff
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota lawmakers hope to learn more about how the recent fiscal cliff deal that temporarily averted an economic crisis is shaping the economic picture closer to home. The House Ways and Means Committee was getting an overview Monday from finance officials...
January 14, 2013 - 9:49am
January 10, 2013
Bemidji to use funds to upgrade smaller neighborhood parks
BEMIDJI – Despite the lack of sales tax money to spend on park improvements this year, the city still has some plans in the works. The city...
January 10, 2013 - 11:21pm
January 7, 2013
Efforts aim to improve Minnesota’s recycling rate
By Stephanie Hemphill, MPR News 91.3 FM As the Legislature begins a new session, Minnesota’s moribund recycling rates are likely to be a target...
January 7, 2013 - 11:18pm
Bank of America reaches settlement with Fannie Mae
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Bank of America has reached a settlement with Fannie Mae on residential mortgage loans sold by the bank and its Countrywide unit to the agency ahead of the nation's 2008 financial crisis. The settlement includes a $3.6 billion payment to Fannie Mae. Bank of...
January 7, 2013 - 8:24am
January 5, 2013
Bob Franken: A divided Congress represents a divided nation
There is some good news that will come out of the “fiscal cliff” debacle: The 112th Congress will be history. Forget the 80th one, the infamous “Do Nothing” gang from 1947 and ’48. The crew from 2011 and ’12 will probably be remembered as the “Do Nothing Right” Congress....
January 5, 2013 - 10:57pm
January 4, 2013
LGA seen as big issue; lawmakers poised to look at tax reform
BEMIDJI – This upcoming legislative session could be an important one for Minnesota cities. The Legislature is poised to look at tax reform after it convenes Tuesday, a discussion that city leaders hope includes changes to how the state supports cities. Cities across the state...
January 4, 2013 - 1:00am
Danny Tyree: The Wizard of Oz approach
On Jan. 1, nearly 1 million Americans in 10 states received a pay raise because of a hike in minimum wage — but the issue of state and federal minimum wage laws will not go away. It suddenly struck me that a Wizard of Oz approach is needed for future negotiations. It will take brains,...
January 4, 2013 - 12:34am
January 3, 2013
Retailers report higher December sales
NEW YORK (AP) — A last-minute surge in spending may have saved Christmas for stores. Major retailers such as Costco and Nordstrom on Thursday reported better-than-expected revenue in December. That comes as a relief for stores that can make up to 40 percent of their annual revenue...
January 3, 2013 - 11:12am
NJ Gov. Christie blasts Boehner, Republicans
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Gov. Chris Christie's blunt talk has long been one of his hallmarks. But Christie, who has verbally tangled with many,...
January 3, 2013 - 9:00am
January 2, 2013
Analysis: Cliff deal is another pain-free punt
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress' hectic resolution of the "fiscal cliff" crisis is the latest in a long series of decisions by lawmakers and the...
January 2, 2013 - 4:25pm
Peterson, Kline break ranks on 'fiscal cliff' bill
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota's representatives voted along party lines on the bill to keep the U.S. from driving off the so-called "fiscal cliff" — with two notable exceptions. Democrats Tim Walz, Betty McCollum and Keith Ellison voted yes, while Republicans Erik Paulsen, Michele...
January 2, 2013 - 9:27am
January 1, 2013
House vote avoids cliff
by ALAN FRAM, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Past its own New Year’s deadline, a weary Congress sent President Barack Obama legislation...
January 1, 2013 - 11:16pm
December 31, 2012
UPDATED: Sources say 'fiscal cliff' deal emerging
WASHINGTON (AP) — The contours of a deal to avert the 'fiscal cliff' emerged Monday, with Democrats and Republicans agreeing to raise tax rates...
December 31, 2012 - 11:38am
UMinn to review nonresident tuition
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The University of Minnesota is currently the cheapest school in the Big Ten for nonresident tuition, but possibly not for much longer. Officials plan to review the cost of tuition for out-of-state residents, lowered four years ago to attract more undergraduates....
December 31, 2012 - 11:36am
December 28, 2012
Stocks lower ahead of US 'fiscal cliff' talks
MOSCOW (AP) — European and U.S. shares traded lower on Friday on waning hopes that U.S. President Barack Obama and key lawmakers would manage to reach an 11th-hour budget compromise. U.S. politicians have until Monday night to hammer out an agreement before the U.S. runs over the...
December 28, 2012 - 9:52am