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Sloppy Pre-Christmas Weather
From 'Corporate' to the 'Club': Director of Boys & Girls Club says she's found her dream job
18-year-old Cass Lake man reported missing
Woman killed in icy Iron Range crash
Donor recognition award from North County Food Bank
BOYS BASKETBALL: Monticello sneaks out win at Bemidji
WOMEN'S HOCKEY; Ohio State stymies Bemidji State again, wins 2-1 as BSU skid hits 3 games
BOYS HOCKEY: Lumberjacks beat Brainerd 4-1, win seventh straight
WRESTLING: Maas wins second Big Bear title, three others take second
GIRLS HOCKEY: Brainerd scores late to beat Bemidji
Verna Maryen Nordby
Blanche E. Dennis
Blane Klemek: The moon of popping trees
Scotty Allison: The need for local Veterans Home continues
John Eggers: The Christmas coincidence
Blane Klemek: Keeping the prairie alive along the Red River Basin
John Eggers: The Christmas Cookie Lady
Singing great Joe Cocker dies at 70
Art briefs - Sunday Dec. 21
Pioneer Previews: Dregni reads perfect for holiday break
Bemidji sings for the holidays
Meet the new class: Green Day, Lou Reed among 2015 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees
Blane Klemek: Some stories about animal surprises
Blane Klemek: Great ideas for keeping birdfeeders squirrel-free
Blane Klemek: Birds of a feather. . .
Gothman wedding anniversary
Nyquist 90th birthday celebration
Quick 100th birthday celebration
Russell birthday celebration
Jenkauski birthday celebration
Peter Hakim: U.S.-Cuba deal: What the two sides get out of the bargain
Peter Funt: Elizabeth Warren, don’t jump
Nat Hentoff: When will court trials begin on CIA torturers?
Danny Tyree: Empty seats at the Christmas table
Jim HIghtgower: Chris Christie’s pork barrel politics
December 11, 2013
Rich Lowry: The war on inequality
President Barack Obama has his answer to Lyndon Johnson’s “War on Poverty.” It is a war on inequality. The president’s formal declaration of hostilities came last week in a speech at the Center for American Progress, predictably praised as brilliant by his journalistic cheerleaders...
opinion / commentary
December 11, 2013 - 12:48am
November 20, 2013
Presidential turkey comes from NW Minnesota
BADGER, Minn. (AP) — A fourth-generation Minnesota turkey farmer will provide the bird that's expected to be granted clemency by President Barack Obama next week at the White House. John Burkel and his family have been raising a select flock of turkeys at their farm in far...
news / region
November 20, 2013 - 9:00am
November 18, 2013
Minn. insurance companies oppose Obama's extension
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota's largest private insurance companies are opposing President Barack Obama's plan to let people keep existing insurance for at least a year under his health care law. The Minnesota Council of Health Plans explained the opposition in letters Monday...
news / region
November 18, 2013 - 3:20pm
November 14, 2013
Dayton: Obama did right thing on insurance plans
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Gov. Mark Dayton says he believes President Barack Obama made the right decision by letting insurance companies continue to offer consumers health plans that were set to be canceled under federal health care changes. Dayton says Thursday his fellow Democrat...
news / region
November 14, 2013 - 3:05pm
August 31, 2013
Obama says U.S. should strike Syria, will seek congressional vote
WASHINGTON, Aug 31 (Reuters) — President Barack Obama said on Saturday he had decided the United States should strike Syrian government targets in response to a deadly chemical weapons attack, but said he would seek a congressional vote for any military action. "We cannot and...
August 31, 2013 - 1:09pm
May 24, 2013
Donald Kaul: Scandal season at the Obama White House
It’s not an easy task, defending President Barack Obama from his enemies. The "scandals" keep popping up like dandelions — all of them explainable, after a fashion. Taken together, the explanations begin to sound like "the dog ate my homework." For example: No one would...
opinion / commentary
May 24, 2013 - 10:57pm
February 4, 2013
Obama: Americans need to push for gun violence solution
By Danielle Killey, Forum News Service MINNEAPOLIS – President Barack Obama says citizens must make their opinions heard on gun violence issues...
February 4, 2013 - 10:45pm
December 28, 2012
White House meeting a last stab at a fiscal deal
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama was preparing to present a limited fiscal proposal to congressional leaders at a White House meeting Friday, a make-or-break moment for negotiations to avoid across-the-board tax increases and deep spending cuts at the first of the year....
December 28, 2012 - 12:55pm
August 22, 2012
AP-GfK poll shows White House race still tight
JOSH LEDERMAN and TOM RAUM, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — For all the attention it got, Republican Mitt Romney's selection of Rep. Paul...
August 22, 2012 - 7:53am