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Game wardens find ghost hunters, thought to be deer shiners, in northern Minn. cemetery
One man dies, 10-year-old's life threatened after vehicle hits six cows on Interstate 90 in SD
Somali immigrants open downtown Willmar center to increase understanding
Semi that destroyed ND bridge was overweight, but repairing old structures still 'a huge concern,' highway head says
Are these 80,000 pound trucks tailgating each other? Soon it may be perfectly normal — and safe
VOLLEYBALL: Drakes season comes to a close
VOLLEYBALL: Cass Lake-Bena sweeps Red Lake
VOLLEYBALL: Cass Lake-Bena sweeps Red Lake
SOCCER: BSU keeps on winning
BOYS SOCCER: Jacks hope to improve on last year’s state appearance
Ronald Lee Bertram Jr.
Donald R. (Mac) McDowell
Pearl Rose (Eldridge) Keenan
Joshua Luke O'Brien
Delaney Jade Spears
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: Environmental and ecological balance: Where is the justice?
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Have you ever tried a staycation?
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Summer reflections from Lake Julia
GENERATIONS: A trip on the ‘Old Bay Line’
GENERATIONS: Milk snakes, fairy diddles and goatsuckers
Around the Arts, Oct. 22
PATT RALL COLUMN: Beautiful days still abound in the Bemidji area
This Oklahoma fraternity has a choreographed jorts-and-fanny pack dance routine
He was the king of late night, but David Letterman doesn't miss it 'for a second'
John Dunsworth, actor who played Jim Lahey on 'Trailer Park Boys,' dead at 71
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Sandhill cranes possess power, grace and beauty
PAUL NELSON FISHING: Good boat control, taking it slow are keys to fall fishing
MASTER GARDENERS: Do I have to?
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Fish on the move for fall
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Living with the ladybugs in Minnesota
Tom & Linda Peterson
AstroBob: Neutron stars' death merger rattles the fabric of spacetimes
Fielding Questions: Dipladenia can be wintered successfully
GROWING TOGETHER: Autumn checklist for putting yard and garden to bed
Caregivers may need to work to recover positive memories
Column: Where was God during the Vegas massacre?
April 21, 2017
Funding plan for state troops raises concern
ST. PAUL — Negative numbers in the Republican Legislature's budget plans for Minnesota are no surprise — but tucked into the Senate's massive state government plans are some cuts that are setting off particular concern. The Senate budget reduces and shifts funding for...
April 21, 2017 - 8:32pm
March 24, 2017
Capitol Chatter: A legislative budget primer
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Legislature is moving at warp speed, at least for a while. This is the time of the legislative session in which...
March 24, 2017 - 4:05pm
February 17, 2017
White House: No plan to use National Guard for immigration enforcement
WASHINGTON -- The White House on Friday denied it was considering mobilizing as many as 100,000 National Guard troops to round up non-citizens...
February 17, 2017 - 2:57pm
August 19, 2016
Minnesota native Gen. Vessey dies at 94
NORTH OAKS, Minn. -- John W. Vessey Jr. started at the bottom in the Minnesota National Guard and rose to become the country's top military officer....
August 19, 2016 - 5:27pm
November 10, 2015
Bemidji businesses pledge support for soldiers
More than 20 Bemidji Area Chamber of Commerce member representatives signed statements of support for the Guard and Reserve on Monday morning....
November 10, 2015 - 9:24am
September 26, 2015
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: ‘Freedom isn’t free’ more than a saying
A young man I work with returned from National Guard duty at Camp Ripley last Sunday. As he was leaving he captured some video of a group of protesters. They were carrying signs that read “Real heroes don’t carry guns” and “My children will NEVER join the military.” Behind...
September 26, 2015 - 2:58am
June 11, 2015
Three charged with fraud in Minnesota National Guard recruiting scheme that netted millions
ST. PAUL -- One former and two current members of the Minnesota National Guard were indicted Tuesday by a federal grand jury as part of what prosecutors say was a widespread recruiting kickback scheme that netted tens of millions of dollars in ill-gotten bonuses. Those charged...
June 11, 2015 - 10:28am
April 28, 2015
Trip for the Troops: Bemidji group tours Camp Ripley
BEMIDJI -- Eighteen business and civic leaders from Bemidji visited Camp Ripley on Tuesday to learn more about the 53,000-acre facility and the...
April 28, 2015 - 8:55pm
February 21, 2015
Obama appoints Dayton to serve on National Guard council
ST. PAUL - President Barack Obama appointed Gov. Mark Dayton to serve a two-year term on the Council of Governors, the White House announced Friday. The Council of Governors, created by Congress in 2007, is a bipartisan forum to advise the Secretary of Defense, Secretary of Homeland...
February 21, 2015 - 8:55pm
September 3, 2014
Jason Stanford: Rick Perry loves the troops, hates feeding them
Texas has a new refugee crisis on the border, and this time it’s not a bunch of kids. When Rick Perry deployed the National Guard to the border, he remembered to go on Fox News, pose with assault weapons, and brag to Republicans in Iowa. But he forgot to make sure that our National...
September 3, 2014 - 11:18pm
February 21, 2014
Dayton calls out National Guard amid snowstorm
With more than a foot of fresh snow on the ground in some areas, Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton on Friday issued an emergency order directing the...
February 21, 2014 - 12:53pm