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ELECTION: Social issues take center stage at city council forum
HEALTH CARE: How to control the costs? House speaker holds roundtable discussion in Bagley
Time for a Scooby snack: Bemidji Public Library holds cartoon marathon
Charges dropped against Minnesota teacher accused of having sex with student
Warren, Minn., man killed in head-on collision on Highway 1
PREP FOOTBALL: Bemidji to take on Moorhead in first round, other area playoff pairings announced
WOMEN'S HOCKEY: Forwards stepping up for Beavers
MEN'S HOCKEY: Tough matchup awaits Beavers in Grand Forks
AUTO RACING: Leeper named Rookie of the Year
Trap shooting team holds on to first
Monte T. Olson
Kenneth Gergen Linnum
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: As tradition goes
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: What will be your last words to someone?
KELSI TURNER COLUMN: How to harvest wild rice
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: How to hunt for a Deere
KELLY BREVIG COLUMN: When you are called to 'do the right thing'
Book signing with Barbara Schlichting
Woodpicks Bluegrass and Gospel band concert set
PATT RALL COLUMN: October brings us the Cruise and plenty to do
Studio Cruise 2016 artists
'Cruise' on over" Annual Studio Cruise arts tour has largest event yet
PAUL NELSON FISHING: Lakes, rivers cooling a bit slower this year
New specialty license plates to go on sale
Grand Portage, Bois Forte bands seeking to take moose this fall
MASTER GARDENERS: Gardening highs and lows in 2016
Deer hunters encouraged to buy licenses early
Share your Milestones in the Pioneer
Johnson anniversary celebration
MILESTONES: Gullickson-Boerboom engagement
MILESTONES: Dunbar birthday
Letter to the editor: Joe Vene is a genuine leader
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Justices should impact your vote
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Vote for the right engine this year
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Sign thieves get a perverted thrill
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: A long-awaited enlightened statement
First-time champions: BHS boys soccer wins section title
February 27, 2016
Bernie Sanders greets the Iron Range
HIBBING, Minn. -- Following what was described as a raucous campaign speech in Chicago the night before, the Bernie Sanders who showed up in...
February 27, 2016 - 2:14pm
February 26, 2016
Report: Minnesota budget surplus slips
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota's state revenues appear to be down, a state report shows this morning. Minnesota Management and Budget, the state's finance agency, said the projected surplus is $900 million for the current two-year budget cycle. Late last year, the state reported a $1.2 billion...
February 26, 2016 - 10:48am
Kelliher's Lutz travels to Washington, meets with congressional delegation
WASHINGTON -- Kelliher School Superintendent Tim Lutz is pictured with U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., during his visit to Washington, D.C.,...
February 26, 2016 - 10:00am
February 20, 2016
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Talk about your income inequality
As Donald Trump flies all over the country in his own 747 jetliner begging for votes, there are thousands of 5-year-old children all over the country who don’t have their very own tricycle to ride around the block. That’s income inequality, folks. Right here in our very own country....
February 20, 2016 - 11:41pm
February 4, 2016
Stanley Crouch: Trappings of the quick hero
Ted Cruz being victorious in the Iowa Republican caucus over the most famous billionaire in this country shook the ground, as if something almost magical not only took place, but took the place apart. It led Cruz to make a nearly rational victory address, Donald Trump to display his...
February 4, 2016 - 11:20pm
February 2, 2016
Dayton: No special session
ST. PAUL -- A special legislative session will not happen this month, leaving Minnesota Iron Rangers wondering about unemployment benefits, travelers...
February 2, 2016 - 8:23pm
February 1, 2016
Republican Cruz beats Trump in Iowa presidential race, Clinton holds slim lead
DES MOINES, Iowa (Reuters) - U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz beat billionaire Donald Trump in Iowa's Republican presidential nominating contest Monday, upsetting...
February 1, 2016 - 11:07pm
Green Party sets local caucus
BEMIDJI -- The Green Party of Minnesota will hold its local caucus from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on March 1 to view the platform, submit resolution forms and discuss qualifications of the five individuals on the slate for party's presidential candidate before selecting an endorsement.For Bemidji,...
February 1, 2016 - 7:25pm
January 27, 2016
More than 20,000 pack St. Paul, Duluth venues for Bernie Sanders events
ST. PAUL -- Bernie Sanders hit on all the progressive high notes Tuesday during a two-stop mini-tour of Minnesota. The Vermont senator drew crowds...
January 27, 2016 - 9:10am
January 26, 2016
Ventura considers presidential run
ST. PAUL -- Former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura is doing what he appears to enjoy: teasing that he may run for president. It has been something...
January 26, 2016 - 1:18am
January 21, 2016
UPDATED: Vizenor resigns as White Earth chairwoman
WHITE EARTH, Minn. -- Erma Vizenor said fierce political opposition left her with "no option" but to resign Wednesday as leader of the White...
January 21, 2016 - 10:42am
January 12, 2016
Obama knocks Republicans for anti-Muslim rhetoric, seeks to set 2016 tone
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama knocked Republican presidential candidates for anti-Muslim rhetoric and accused critics on Tuesday...
January 12, 2016 - 10:31pm
January 6, 2016
Susan Stamper Brown: Suggestions for liberals
Because I once voted liberal, at the beginning of each new year I take it as my personal responsibility to pose a few suggestions to my liberal friends out there who are still living on the dark side. So, without further ado, I present to you my third annual “Suggestions for Liberals”...
January 6, 2016 - 12:56am
December 9, 2015
Democrat wins state House seat in District 3A special election
INTERNATIONAL FALLS, Minn. -- International Falls Democrat Rob Ecklund easily won a special election Tuesday to replace the late DFL Rep. David Dill in the Minnesota House. Ecklund, a Koochiching County commissioner and paper mill worker, bested Republican Roger Skraba and independent...
December 9, 2015 - 4:08pm
November 28, 2015
Rick Jensen: Clinton, Trump and political choice
The media is in a frenzy over Donald Trump’s so-called endorsement of a database for all Muslims, doubling down on “thousands” of 9/11 celebrants in Jersey City and retweeting some fake statistics. Meanwhile, both Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama have pushed the limits of believability....
November 28, 2015 - 11:19pm