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Minnesota-based beef-supplying giant Cargill to exit U.S. cattle-feeding business
Minneapolis man pleads to knife assault
North Dakota's 'water protectors' bring their pipeline story to film
Bemidji food shelf tops March campaign goal: More than $112,000 during FoodShare program
Breakfast benefit for Abigail Freihammer
'Beast Mode' returns: Lynch set to join Raiders after trade from Seahawks
Report: Vikings likely to decline Bridgewater's option
Making noise: Trap shooting, Minnesota's fastest growing sport
Lawyer for ex-NFL star Hernandez denies letter mentioned prison lover
Serena Williams admits she accidentally revealed pregnancy on Snapchat
Frances Eula Oslin
Derald S. Johnson
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Look at the brighter side of life
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: We must open our minds to diverse teachings
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: John's No. 1 List for Bemidji
MASTER GARDENERS COLUMN: What is that weed?
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Do you know your Twins?
'Expo'-sure to the arts: Group to host first-ever Arts Expo on Saturday
Disney announces official release date for 'Star Wars: Episode IX'
'Flip or Flop' stars returning for multiple episodes of HGTV show amid divorce
Elton John recovering from 'potentially deadly' bacterial infection
First Friday Fest at Rail River
MASTER GARDENER COLUMN: Growing beans from seed to harvest
Up a tree!
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Warm-up helps spawn, walleyes should be ready for opener
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Wood ducks always welcome in the spring
MASTER GARDENERS COLUMN: Finding your favorite gardening tools
Torry's Van Benefit
Don (Pail) Hill
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: A leader or a partisan pawn?
Swift: Taxes must be particularly taxing
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: ‘Minnesota Health Plan’ is a plan for all
Fielding Questions: How to grow peas on a patio
Picking apples: How to decide which variety to plant
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