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Survivor of gun attack says she can move on as Minnesota man admits murder
Minnesota woman jumps into lake to help save duck hunters
CITY: Council discusses possible new rules for Sanford Center
EDUCATION: Beltrami County signs off on Gene Dillon Elementary plans
Sanford Center to host rodeo in October
SOCCER: BSU falls in overtime
CROSS COUNTRY: Beavers place 34th at Roy Griak Invite
WOMEN'S GOLF: Beavers finish 11th at Mustang Invite
MEN'S GOLF: BSU takes sixth at St. Cloud Invite
BHS bowlers host home meet
Dorothy "Dot" Schocker
Henry Loren Larson
Alfred L. Pearsall
Joanie Brune Anywaush
Maurice W. Johnson
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Leave a legacy of words
SUSTAINABILITY COLUMN: Sustainable health care: Returning to relationship-based practice
MASTER GARDENERS: Think about next year when it comes to garden debris
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: Truth and Reconciliation: Water
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Let’s not sell our students short
Tigirlily to open for Justin Moore at Sanford Center
Monday Movie Report: Oscars Foreign Language Category adds first contenders
PATT RALL COLUMN: Fall is in the area, and in the theaters
BSO opens new season, 'Legends & Lore'
Justin Moore comes to Bemidji on Oct. 1
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: The fisher kings of Minnesota
PAUL NELSON: Fall cooldown continues for peak fishing
Zebra mussels confirmed in 4 more Minnesota lakes
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Full moons and fishing
MASTER GARDENERS: Chrysanthemums can fit with any garden
Johnson anniversary celebration
MILESTONES: Gullickson-Boerboom engagement
MILESTONES: Dunbar birthday
MILESTONES: Cuperus-Howe engagement
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: The Salvation Army leader’s legacy lives on
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: A flaw in implementation of dress code
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Here’s a list of what Republicans believe
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Two thoughts about the school dress code
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Skoe needs to look out for our interests
July 30, 2015
Jason Stanford: Are we a Kirk or Picard?
It’s a sign of the times that the dumbest answer in the presidential campaign so far yielded the deepest question. As usual, Ted Cruz started it. In an interview with New York Times Magazine, Cruz talked himself into this corner: “It is quite likely that Kirk is a Republican...
July 30, 2015 - 11:47pm
July 1, 2015
Tina Dupuy: Obamacare ruling is a GOP win
The dream of Richard Nixon, Ronald Reagan, Bob Dole, Newt Gingrich and Mitt Romney has now been realized. Their solution — their idea for universal health care has been passed by both houses, signed by the president and upheld twice now by the Supreme Court. Yes, they call it Obamacare....
July 1, 2015 - 11:52pm
June 9, 2015
Erickson to run for House in District 2A
BEMIDJI -- Roger Erickson, a former state representative, retired teacher and coach from Baudette, said Tuesday that he will seek the DFL party...
June 9, 2015 - 5:20pm
May 28, 2015
Tom Purcell: Journalism’s sorry state
I don’t know why everyone is so up in arms that alleged newsman George Stephanopoulos donated $75,000 to a private foundation co-owned and operated by a woman who hopes to be president. Georgie has been a partisan pit-chihuahua his entire career. The little guy cut his teeth managing...
May 28, 2015 - 12:08am
May 27, 2015
Dick Polman: How to cull the Republican herd
This is more daunting than a Rubik’s cube: How in the world do you fit as many as 18 Republican candidates on one debate stage? The GOP has no clue how to do it. At a party confab last weekend, a top official said, “I think there’s a consensus to cap it between nine and 12,”...
May 27, 2015 - 12:16am
May 23, 2015
Donald Kaul: Of course Jeb Bush would have invaded Iraq
Jeb Bush must have set some kind of record for political flip-flopping this month. “Knowing what we know now,” he was asked — that Saddam Hussein didn’t have any weapons of mass destruction, for example — “would you have authorized the invasion” of Iraq? “I would’ve,”...
May 23, 2015 - 12:51am
May 22, 2015
LEGISLATURE: Session 'brews' over in Bemidji: Area legislators take part in 'Pints & Politics' event
BEMIDJI—A few days removed from the end of the 2015 Legislature, three area politicians were back in session Thursday evening. This...
May 22, 2015 - 8:42am
May 21, 2015
‘Duct tape’ doesn’t work for roads: Advocates push for long-term transportation funding from St. Paul
BEMIDJI -- That pickup truck with the over-sized roll of duct tape you saw driving through Bemidji on Thursday morning? No, it wasn’t a...
May 21, 2015 - 7:35pm
Tina Dupuy: The Bush years: An explainer
Recently, Jeb Bush accidentally declared he’s running for president to reporters. He was supposed to say, “if I run” and instead said, “I’m running for president!” So now that it’s official, I feel it’s my duty to explain the Bush years to younger/amnesiac Americans...
May 21, 2015 - 12:12am
May 20, 2015
Susan Stamper Brown: Open letter to Obama
Dear President Obama, I write this letter in response to your May 12 visit to Georgetown University where, in a so-called religious setting, you urged conservatives and liberals to unify to fight poverty. Helping those in need is a cause that touches the heart of God, so I was a...
May 20, 2015 - 12:15am
Donna Brazile: Stuck between party and priorities
For the past two decades, trade deals have been a contentious battleground between the presidential and Congressional wings of the Democratic Party. President Bill Clinton supported the North American Free Trade Agreement, a deal that many inside the party believed destroyed good...
May 20, 2015 - 12:11am
May 19, 2015
Shouts, confusion end Minnesota legislative session
ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota Legislature ended early today amid shouts of "crooks" and "shameful," with plenty of confusion mixed in, as lawmakers...
May 19, 2015 - 9:36am
May 16, 2015
Donald Kaul: Send in the clowns
Hardly a day goes by that another candidate doesn’t announce his or her intention to run for the presidency. One day it’s Carly Fiorina, the next it’s Mike Huckabee, Bernie Sanders, or Hillary Clinton, even. It’s like the circus — when the little car rolls into the center...
May 16, 2015 - 12:54am
May 13, 2015
Donna Brazile: History will be no guide for 2016 race
There are less than 80 weeks left until Election Day 2016. Political analysts are asking themselves whether or not Hillary Clinton can win another White House term for Democrats. They ask because holding the White House longer than eight years has happened only once since 1950, when...
May 13, 2015 - 11:38pm
May 12, 2015
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Hancock's voting priorities are questionable
Rep. Dave Hancock recently voted to give 800 Minnesota estates a large tax cut, spending more than the state's projected budget surplus to primarily aid high-income individuals with assets greater than $5 million. Unfortunately, a significant amount of the value in these large...
May 12, 2015 - 11:50pm