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Wells Fargo offers to meet with Standing Rock Sioux before year-end
Military veterans building barracks for Dakota Access pipeline protests
Pedestrian struck by vehicle Wednesday in Beltrami County
N.D. Sen. Heitkamp briefs Trump on pipeline protests during meeting with president-elect
Heitkamp briefs Trump on pipeline protests during meeting with president-elect
BOYS BASKETBALL: Second-half effort comes up short
FOOTBALL: Beavers hope for one last victory
WOMEN'S HOCKEY: Beavers end losing streak with 2-0 win over Mankato
BHS girls hockey falls to Brainerd/LF
PREP BASKETBALL: Red Lake girls rout Blackduck 91-19
Gerald "Jerry" Duane Morrow
David Anthony Fineday, Sr.
Joann Theresa Bordwell
Nancy Sue Blumhagen
Column: Standing Rock opposed pipeline as early as 2014, new tape reveals
LIBRARY CORNER: December is time for festive events at the library
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: What's in a politician's fanny pack?
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Make me laugh: The benefits of laughter
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: Standing alongside Standing Rock
A few new twists: Madrigal Dinners to satirize politics
Neil Diamond celebrating 50 years with tour; concert planned in St. Paul
MATTHEW LIEDKE COLUMN: Holiday movie madness
MATTHEW LIEDKE COLUMN: Escape the freeze with films
Laporte School Drama Club presents "Midsummer Jersey"
Northwest Minnesota deer kill up from last year
Christmas bird count at Rydell refuge
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Be patient, the frozen lakes will come
DNR seeks input on Thief Lake
DNR announces area furbearer registration stations
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Johnson anniversary celebration
MILESTONES: Gullickson-Boerboom engagement
MILESTONES: Dunbar birthday
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Dakota Access Pipeline should be rerouted
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Helping to protect K9 police dogs
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Jaycees make Bemidji a great place to live
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Protesters part of problem, not solution
PIONEER VIEWPOINTS: Christmastime in the First City!
Klobuchar highlights Bemidji's Cabin Coffee House at Washington event
WASHINGTON—U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar's most recent "Minnesota Morning" featured breakfast pastries from the Cabin Coffee House and Cafe in...
8 hours 59 min ago
November 23, 2016
How to trump political disagreements before they ruin family holiday gathering
FARGO – Scott Hennen knows the politically charged statements we’ve seen all year on social media and heard around the water cooler won’t...
November 23, 2016 - 1:40pm
November 18, 2016
Frustrated ND governor says Dakota Access pipeline delay serves ‘no purpose’
MANDAN, N.D. - Gov. Jack Dalrymple expressed frustration Friday, Nov. 18, at the federal government’s inaction on the Dakota Access Pipeline and said he’s continuing to push the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to resolve the situation. “The frustration is that delaying has no purpose....
November 18, 2016 - 9:18pm
November 17, 2016
St. Paul Rep. Erin Murphy announces run for MN governor
ST. PAUL -- St. Paul Democratic Rep. Erin Murphy was the first person to express clear interest in running for Minnesota governor in 2018. She did it way back in the fall of 2015. Now, she is the first to definitively say she will run. On Thursday morning, she announced that she had...
November 17, 2016 - 9:02pm
November 15, 2016
Pawlenty not interested in treasury secretary job
ST. PAUL — Count former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty out as Trump administration Treasury secretary. The New York Times floated his name as...
November 15, 2016 - 4:58pm
November 13, 2016
How will election affect Minnesota issues?
ST. PAUL — Republican House Speaker Kurt Daudt walked in front of the cameras on Wednesday to celebrate — and give a sign of things to come....
November 13, 2016 - 8:58am
October 3, 2016
Minnesota GOP promises lower health costs
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota Senate Republicans say if voters put them in power they will lower health care costs by fixing problems they see with the MNsure state-run insurance sales program.The Monday, Oct. 3, announcement came after Friday's revelation that individual insurance policy...
October 3, 2016 - 4:12pm
September 16, 2016
Nolan, Mills, both roll up sleeves and shuck party labels in populist new ads
BRAINERD, Minn. -- The two candidates facing off in the 8th U.S. Congressional District both released new campaign ads on the same day that are...
September 16, 2016 - 3:30am
September 14, 2016
Bill addressing Native American children closer to becoming law
WASHINGTON-- A bill that would create a commission to explore issues facing Native American children is closer to becoming law after unanimously...
September 14, 2016 - 11:40pm
August 16, 2016
Rural Bernie backers form progressive group: First effort is against insecticides that kill bees, butterflies.
COOK, Minn. -- When reality sank in that Bernie Sanders would not be the 2016 Democratic presidential nominee, Melissa Roach had two goals. One was to find the next-best candidate to vote for and move on. The other was to keep the train rolling and work to support Sanders’ ideals...
August 16, 2016 - 1:20am
July 30, 2016
Matt Cory Column: A historic night for Tristen, even if he doesn’t know it yet
First off, this is not a column about politics or politicians or policies. It is not an endorsement of any one candidate or party. This column is about history. This column is about Tristen. Like millions of Americans, I watched Thursday night as Hillary Clinton officially became...
July 30, 2016 - 8:39pm
July 6, 2016
Fosston man may lose party board seat because he’s challenging endorsed candidate
CROOKSTON, Minn. — A Democratic Party official in northwest Minnesota may lose his political position over his decision to challenge the party’s endorsed candidate for a state House seat. Erwin “Erv” Rud, of Fosston, Minn., was notified recently that the Polk County Democratic-Farmer-Labor...
July 6, 2016 - 4:31pm
May 23, 2016
A breakdown of Minnesota legislative results
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota legislators introduced 7,763 bills in the 2015-2016 legislative period, most of which went nowhere. Here is a look at some of the bills that passed or did not pass this year, including some still awaiting Gov. Mark Dayton's approval. Animal trusts: Minnesotans...
May 23, 2016 - 7:51pm
April 15, 2016
Red Lake Nation Day at state Capitol on Tuesday
RED LAKE -- The Red Lake Nation will hold a Red Lake Day at the Capitol on Tuesday in St. Paul. The event for all tribal citizens will be held at the State Office Building located at 100 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard in St. Paul. Opening remarks are scheduled to begin...
April 15, 2016 - 1:05pm
March 18, 2016
Vene to seek re-election to Beltrami County Commission
BEMIDJI—Beltrami County Commissioner Joe Vene said Friday he plans to seek re-election to the board in the Nov. 8 election. Vene represents...
March 18, 2016 - 4:06pm