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Police officer, 3 others killed in Wisconsin shootings
Burglars swipe $30K in tools from Minnesota school’s auto shop, principal's car
Park Rapids man charged with soliciting child for sex
COUNTY: Beltrami County revising shoreland policy
Crime report for March 21
Injured Lavine, his upbeat attitude still part of Timberwolves
Minnesota-born Lundquist chose broadcasting over the ministry 50-plus years ago
FOOTBALL: BSU begins spring with holes to fill at O-line, receiver
Phil Hughes recalls visiting pitching guru Tom House
UMD seniors seeking redemption
Emily Jean Ostlund
David Allen Staples
Lorraine Elsie Day
Christopher Paul Yarger
Eleanor "Lucky" Kirkpatrick
MASTER GARDENERS: Garden seed planning starts now
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Time for a love story
DELGADO COLUMN: Native American graves and repatriation protection emerge once again
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: What about kids that don't want to learn?
PRIME TIME: Children's Time on Sunday morning
'Wheel of Fortune' unfortunate guess goes viral
'Sesame Street' to welcome muppet character with autism
Kim Kardashian breaks silence on Paris robbery
Bemidji Symphony Orchestra presents 'Celtic Legends'
'Beauty and the Beast' smashes records with towering $170 million debut
Catch-and-release walleye season for Mille Lacs Lake again this year
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Reassess ice conditions every day and make safe decisions
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: The white pasque flower and horned lark-- harbingers of spring
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Few other birds as interesting as the pileated woodpecker
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Almost time to get off the ice (and clean up as you go)
Torry's Van Benefit
Don (Pail) Hill
Hoops on Hops: Delve into the wide range of beer books
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Candidate thanks supporters, Ward 4
Port: Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton calls criticism over #NoDAPL protests response “inaccurate and offensive”
Lost Italian: It all starts with Pasta Aglio e Olio
COMMENTARY: Enbridge: We remain committed to protecting the environment
February 17, 2017
Israel bill in Minnesota House hits an international nerve
ST. PAUL — A bill that would ban state contractors from boycotting Israel is advancing in the Minnesota House of Representatives despite...
February 17, 2017 - 7:40pm
February 10, 2017
Riot charge used against journalists in ND
BISMARCK — At least five journalists have been charged with engaging in a riot while covering Dakota Access Pipeline protests, an offense that...
February 10, 2017 - 5:47pm
POLITICS: Beltrami County GOP hold convention Saturday
BEMIDJI—The Beltrami County Republican Party will select new leadership roles at convention today as it looks ahead to 2018. Rich Siegert, chair of the Beltrami GOP, said his position, secretary, treasurer and other positions will be updated. Additionally, the convention will...
February 10, 2017 - 4:59pm
February 8, 2017
GOP eyes Minn. 8th District House seat
DULUTH — For some people, it's never early enough for the next election cycle. "I don't think it's too soon," said Justin Perpich, chair...
February 8, 2017 - 7:28pm
February 2, 2017
Wilderness advocates protest against MN Congressman
Supporters of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness protested in front of U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan’s Duluth office Thursday morning against...
February 2, 2017 - 3:19pm
January 25, 2017
Eight candidates now running for Bemidji Ward 4
BEMIDJI—Three more candidates have filed to run in the special election for the vacant City Council Ward 4 seat, bringing the total number running to eight. The three latest candidates are David Lalone, Justin Beaulieu and David Kostamo. The other candidates who filed earlier...
January 25, 2017 - 2:26pm
January 24, 2017
School choice, tax breaks for private school tuition debated at Capitol
ST. PAUL — School-choice advocates and opponents of taxpayer money going to private schools squared off at the state Capitol on Tuesday, foreshadowing a possible national fight over whether students should get public help to pay private school tuition. Much of the talk Tuesday in...
January 24, 2017 - 10:00pm
January 16, 2017
Minnesota congressman joins 30 others in skipping Trump inauguration
MINNEAPOLIS -- U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison of Minnesota became the latest Democratic lawmaker to announce a boycott of Donald Trump’s Friday inauguration...
January 16, 2017 - 5:52pm
January 11, 2017
State grants $34 million to expand rural broadband
ST. PAUL — A new round of state grants could extend broadband to thousands of businesses and households throughout areas of rural Minnesota...
January 11, 2017 - 2:01pm
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: State shouldn’t allow same-day voter registration
Voting is one of the most important duties we have as citizens of the U.S. With that comes responsibility to know the issues before making a...
January 11, 2017 - 6:10am
January 10, 2017
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Where will the next four-year journey lead?
If we don't know where we've been, it’s hard to know where we are going. Collective Amnesia is dangerous. About 16 years ago our country experienced a very close election between Bush and Gore. The economy was good and we were at peace.
January 10, 2017 - 6:13am
January 9, 2017
Minnesota state auditor Rebecca Otto to run for governor
ST. PAUL — Three-term Minnesota Auditor Rebecca Otto will run for governor, she told the Pioneer Press, joining what is expected to be...
January 9, 2017 - 10:14am
January 1, 2017
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Here's some advice for Democrats
With the new year about to start, one must admit to some surprise concerning the Democratic National Committee. You would think that they would be looking for new faces, new ideas and new approaches in politics. (Let's face it. Some fine DFL leaders took a shellacking this time around...
January 1, 2017 - 7:24am
December 28, 2016
North Dakota senator proposes 80 mph speed limits for interstates
BISMARCK — Motorists in North Dakota would be able to go a little faster on interstates under a bill introduced by a state lawmaker. Lonnie Laffen, a Republican state senator from Grand Forks, prefiled legislation to increase the speed limit on “access-controlled, paved and divided,...
December 28, 2016 - 2:02pm
December 21, 2016
Minn. Rep. Peterson supports Trump's wish to repeal NAFTA
LAKE PARK, Minn. — So what can Americans, and particularly farmers in rural Minnesota, expect from a Trump presidency in 2017? "Honest answer?...
December 21, 2016 - 1:44pm