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GOVERNMENT: City, county sign off on Gene Dillon utility agreement
Bemidji sunrise: Feb. 21
CITY: Safe and stylish crosswalks ahead: Council picks new design for downtown pedestrian crossings
Report: Boundary Waters nets $77 million from summer visitors
Patrol says driver who slid off I-29 into water-filled ditch is in stable condition
Twin Cities broadcaster dies in Florida
Bemidji Bantam B team takes second at districts
Sansevere: Boucha legend taking documentary form for Warroad hockey
Wild focused on increasing lead over Blackhawks before 6-day break
What does UND hockey team have to do to get in NCAAs?
Benjamin L. Kimbro, Sr.
Margaret Ann Perkins
Anita "Neen" R. Lillquist
Darwin Duane Maxwell
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: The time for melt and freeze, melt and freeze
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: 'The Little Man in the Orange Suit'
FISH TALES: Adrian Dunn
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Fishing continues to be spotty for most species
Outdoors notebook: Turn In Poachers to hold banquet in Bemidji
Gary and Patty Groslie
Parenting Perspectives: Let your kids choose -- or pave -- their own paths
Column: Don't blame your pain on the weather
AstroBob: Ride the roller coaster to solar minimum
Swift: Do-it-yourself Dad may be least patient patient of all
Veeder: The new good 'ol days are on their way
January 18, 2017
U.S. sues student loan giant Navient, says it 'failed' borrowers
WASHINGTON — The largest U.S. student loan servicer, Navient Corp., cheated borrowers out of billions of dollars, often by deceiving them...
January 18, 2017 - 4:00pm
December 5, 2016
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
November 29, 2016
Greater Minnesota struggling economically, data shows worst-hit areas cast ballots for Trump
ST. PAUL -- Minnesotans confused by claims that the state is struggling economically only need to look outside the Twin Cities. And they should...
November 29, 2016 - 1:30pm
November 2, 2016
Minnesota Power asks for another rate increase: State regulators will decide request for additional 18 percent hike
DULUTH, Minn. -- It’s almost certain your Minnesota Power monthly electric bill will go up in 2017. How much will depend on the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission. Duluth-based Minnesota Power on Wednesday filed a request for a general rate increase, asking the PUC to approve...
November 2, 2016 - 4:55pm
October 3, 2016
Minnesota voters will decide legislative pay issue this year
ST. PAUL — Christine Leitner of St. Paul showed up on the very first day the Ramsey County elections office opened for voting to cast her ballot since she’ll be vacationing out-of-state on Election Day. “I wanted to get it done as soon as possible so I didn’t forget,” she...
October 3, 2016 - 5:27pm
October 24, 2015
Financial skills for families class on Monday
BEMIDJI -- Northwest Indian OIC will host a Financial Class for Families from 5 to 9 p.m. Thursday at 520 Fourth St. NW in Bemidji. Topics will include money management, budgeting to create savings and credit and your credit report. Free to the public and will include a Native...
October 24, 2015 - 3:38pm
February 9, 2015
Proposed Minnesota law would help parents save for disabled children’s future
By Doug Belden St. Paul Pioneer Press WHITE BEAR LAKE, Minn. -- Leslie Sieleni found out her son had Down syndrome when he was 5 days old. Now 14, Sean Sieleni talks about driving a car, going to college, living on his own and getting a job. His mom supports those...
February 9, 2015 - 9:15am
December 12, 2013
New Minn. loan fund geared toward start-up firms
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota has a new loan fund for start-up businesses that offers them up to $250,000 in interest-free help. Gov. Mark Dayton and his top economic development official described the Angel Loan Fund on Thursday. It is a supplement to a tax credit that...
December 12, 2013 - 11:22am
November 22, 2013
Duluth woman accused in $800,000 jewelry theft
A woman who allegedly began taking and then pawning jewelry from the Duluth store where she worked to make ends meet eventually got “greedy” and is accused of stealing nearly $800,000 worth of goods over a two-year period, court records show. A St. Louis County District Court...
November 22, 2013 - 10:50am
November 21, 2013
Thief River Falls man convicted of threatening, extorting brothers
THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn. - A Pennington County jury took less than 90 minutes Wednesday to find Gerald Sunsdahl guilty on three felony counts, including terrorizing brothers Dean Hanson and Dale Hanson in an attempt to coerce them into giving him money. State District Judge Jeffery...
November 21, 2013 - 9:58am
November 20, 2013
Drug tests start for Minnesota felons on state aid
St. Louis County social service officials have started enforcing Minnesota’s new drug-testing program for residents receiving state “welfare” benefits who previously have been convicted of a felony drug crime. The county is following a little-known law passed by the Minnesota...
November 20, 2013 - 11:52am
April 10, 2013
Obama sends Congress $3.8 trillion spending plan
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama sent Congress a $3.8 trillion spending blueprint on Wednesday that strives to achieve a "grand bargain" to tame runaway deficits, raising taxes on the wealthy and trimming popular benefit programs including Social Security and Medicare. The...
April 10, 2013 - 11:16am
April 9, 2013
House offers $800 million bonding bill
ST. PAUL -- The sponsor of the Minnesota House public works funding bill says it would help Minnesota continue its recovery from recession. Rep. Alice Hausman, DFL-St. Paul, today unveiled House Democrats’ bill to fund construction projects such as those dealing with state-run colleges...
April 9, 2013 - 11:29am
IRS takes steps to combat identity theft
WASHINGTON (AP) — The 2014 budget proposal to be released by the White House on Wednesday will include new steps to combat what the Internal Revenue Service says is an exponential growth in tax refund-related identity theft. A preview of the measures provided by administration officials...
April 9, 2013 - 10:57am
April 8, 2013
DFLer eyes pro sports gear tax for Vikings stadium
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A leading House Democrat has introduced a bill to add the state sales tax to team jerseys and other pro sports memorabilia to help cover the state's share of the new Vikings stadium. The proposal released Monday by state Rep. Ann Lenczewski of Bloomington...
April 8, 2013 - 4:36pm