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Laporte looks for its own trailhead on Paul Bunyan State Trail
New Minnesota laws include way to fight synthetic drugs
One in custody after burglary, assault
New plan, new name coming for NTC: Reduction of staff and faculty expected as partnership with BSU expands
Cook County board votes to oust attorney after sex conviction
GOLF: Wiltse, Gilman, Sauer, McEnroe reach Senior semifinals at Birchmont
WOMEN'S HOCKEY: Bemidji State lands Prowler pair for 2015
BIRCHMONT: Foss outlasts Dale in Men’s Championship division as match play begins
WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: Tough schedule awaits BSU in 2014-15
Jared Robert Nash
Mark A. Stennes
Marie Pauline Anderson
Mary Ellen Johnson
Building those boulevard gardens
John Eggers: Old advice is good advice: Use your brain
Patrick Guilfoile: Are our friends really family?
Blane Klemek: Several species of swallows thrive in Minnesota
What's new at the Beltrami County Fair Horticulture Area
Drummers attend camp
It's a hard knock life for Annie; Classic play rounds out Paul Bunyan Playhouse season
Art briefs - Sunday July 27
'Northern Bass' should be caught at Lake Bemidji State Park
‘Fargo’ Season 2 will be set in 1979, executive producer says
Minnesota scales back deer hunt: Most areas in and around Bemidji will be in lottery zones
Paul Nelson: Weeds are maturing, spreading in Bemidji area lakes
Hunting: DNR officials set 2014 wolf target harvest at 250 animals
Paul Nelson: Anglers switch to summer patterns on Bemidji area lakes
Single zebra mussel confirmed in Green Lake
Kimmes anniversary celebrations
Bryon York: Back to the future for death penalty?
Danny Tyree: ‘The Wizard of Oz’ at 75: Memories and might-haves
Jim Hightower: Perry imperils his own roadshow
Lueken's legacy helps food shelf program
Claesson-Huseby has impressive record
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