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Broadband 'as important as textbooks'
Wounded Warrior Project to benefit from WinnieFEST 2015: Music festival and sportsman’s show in Bena this weekend
BSU Community Appreciation Day
“Hunger In Your Community” lunch event
VFW pancake breakfast in Kelliher
PREP FOOTBALL: Bemidji familiarizing itself with St. Cloud Tech for week 3 matchup
VOLLEYBALL: Laporte picks up four-set win over Northome/Kelliher
PREP FOOTBALL NOTEBOOK: Laporte drops back to JV schedule
VOLLEYBALL: Bemidji dominates Detroit Lakes for first win
SOCCER: Bemidji ends two-game losing streak with 3-0 shutout at Detroit Lakes
Douglas William Needham
Wade Allen Jenkauski
Richard Allen Baird
Scotty Allison: More than 3,600 veterans call Beltrami County home
MASTER GARDENERS: Time for some work, and for some reflection
Cyndi Fenske: School is back and the library is the place to be
John Eggers: Simon’s summer vacation report
NORTHLAND STARGAZING: Algol, planets, and Aldebaran eclipsed
PIONEER PREVIEWS: The wild West and so much more for the arts scene
Art briefs - Sunday Aug. 30
Art briefs 8-23
PIONEER PREVIEWS: Arts scene ramps up as BSU returns
Ada, Minn., woman says Trump was "pretty nice" during NYC jury duty
Blane Klemek: Some thoughts on great gray owls
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Angling stays hot, like the weather
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Roller coaster weather continues
Man admits to poaching multiple deer at wildlife refuge
Blane Klemek: No duck sounds quite like the ruddy duck
Tom Purcell: Preparing for the worst with our out of control debt
Amy Goodman and Denis Moynihan: Prisoners strike a win against solitary confinement
Susan Stamper Brown: Immigration and the Bible
Dick Polman: Will Biden ‘feel the tingle?’
Joe Guzzardi: American worker besieged from all sides
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