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Ex-President Bush backs 'welcoming' U.S. immigration policy, free media
Trump seeks $54 billion increase in defense spending, cuts to EPA, State
Rescuer used canoe, hot tub to save Minn. snowmobiler who fell through the ice
Not all bug repellents are equal
Wrong winner first announced at Oscars, but it’s ‘Moonlight' for best picture
WOMEN'S HOCKEY: BSU comeback falls short in Game 3 at Minnesota
Big Wild trade makes it look like team is going for it all
May hoping to earn spot in Twins starting rotation
Kurt Busch finally wins Daytona 500 on 17th try
Jacobs: Early migrants reach the valley
Ronald M. Severson
Sandra Kay Nelson
Carol Ann Tolbert Taylor
Donnie Charles Harrison
Joseph "Joe" A. Matthews
SCOTTY ALLISON COLUMN: Work continues to build veterans home in Bemidji
LIBRARY CORNER: March is an eventful month at the library
MATTHEW LIEDKE COLUMN: Best Picture a sure win for 'La La Land'
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Why go into teaching?
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: A story of guns and Carroll Shiff
PATT RALL COLUMN: Start the Spring with scents in the air
Art briefs for Sunday, Feb. 26
Northern Community Radio debuts new segment, podcast
A 'Great' show for Jim: Great Northern Radio Show to honor Jim Miller during live Bemidji broadcast
Art briefs for Sunday, Feb 19
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Chickadees keep all of us company
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Tips for catching eelpout
Forest Service to host land meeting
Fish, game and trapping licenses expire Tuesday
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: The time for melt and freeze, melt and freeze
DNR urges caution on rapidly deteriorating ice
Column: The power of noticing can save lives
AstroBob: Can you see the Russian landers, rovers on the moon? Yes!
Swift: Expiration dates are just suggestions
Phillips: A well-timed letter reminded me to look for kindness
Letter to the Editor: Beltrami County deputy: It's been a privilege to serve you
October 22, 2015
Amy Goodman and Denis Moynihan: Casino capitalism
“We are live at the Wynn Resort in Las Vegas!” So opened the first Democratic presidential debate of the 2016 electoral season — that’s right, in a Las Vegas casino. Five Democrats were given space on the stage at the casino: Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Vermont...
October 22, 2015 - 12:38am
October 19, 2015
Former U.S. Sen. Norm Coleman announces he has cancer
ST. PAUL -- Former U.S. Sen. Norm Coleman has throat cancer. Coleman posted on his Facebook page Monday morning that he is being treated...
October 19, 2015 - 1:50pm
October 15, 2015
Johnson for President campaign visits Bemidji: Man with local ties says he's serious about a run for nation's highest office
BEMIDJI—Beneath the black cowboy hat, in the brown cowboy boots, is the presidential candidate nobody is talking about. Barry Johnson...
October 15, 2015 - 9:53am
September 26, 2015
David M. Shribman: All in the political family for 2016
KENNEBUNKPORT, Maine — Jeb Bush. Hillary Clinton. Justin Trudeau. Is this the decade of the dynasties? All three are reaching toward North American leadership, with Bush and Clinton running for president and Trudeau hoping to follow his father as prime minister in Canada’s federal...
September 26, 2015 - 11:39pm
Longtime Brainerd Mayor James Wallin dies
Longtime Brainerd Mayor James Wallin passed away early Saturday morning. He was 73. His unexpected and sudden death created an outpouring...
September 26, 2015 - 3:23pm
September 25, 2015
POLITICS: Stewart Mills outlines likely 2016 campaign
BRAINERD, Minn. -- Although Stewart Mills is still in the exploratory phase of the 2016 race, the former 8th Congressional District GOP candidate...
September 25, 2015 - 10:42am
September 21, 2015
‘Where do we go from here?’ Supporters of the Minnesota DFL party attend Beltrami County’s fall fundraising banquet in Bemidji
BEMIDJI -- After talking through a list of what Lt. Gov. Tina Smith considered wins for Minnesota’s Democratic Party on Monday, she asked, “What’s next?” More than 100 supporters of the Minnesota DFL party attended Beltrami County’s fall fundraising banquet at the Bemidji...
September 21, 2015 - 9:02pm
September 2, 2015
Minnesota lawmakers strongly deny police report of ‘making out’
By Rachel E. Stassen-Berger and Marino Eccher St Paul Pioneer Press EAGAN, Minn. -- A Dakota County sheriff’s deputy allegedly caught...
September 2, 2015 - 9:23am
August 28, 2015
Elected officials and candidates speak at annual Beltrami County Republican banquet
BEMIDJI—A legislative session and election are coming up for the GOP in 2016, and the Beltrami County Republicans are wasting no time in...
August 28, 2015 - 12:51am
August 19, 2015
Donna Brazile: Circus over substance
The first presidential debate of 2016 is now in the books. It says something about the quality of the major Republican candidates that the best performance by far belonged to former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina, who wasn’t polling in the top 10 and didn’t make the main event....
August 19, 2015 - 11:55pm
August 17, 2015
Ada, Minn., woman says Trump was "pretty nice" during NYC jury duty
NEW YORK -- An Ada, Minn., native who reported to jury duty with Donald Trump here on Monday says the presidential candidate was "pretty nice"...
August 17, 2015 - 9:20pm
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