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Attorneys rest case in Rossbach trial; jury begins deliberations
Brainerd man, cured of hepatitis C, wants to spread awareness
Semitrailer strikes overpass, loses load in Cook County
Minnesota's health insurance premium hike is fourth-highest in nation
‘Dracula’ showing at the Library
GIRLS TENNIS: Kelm making BHS tennis history as she prepares for state singles tourney
FOOTBALL: Jacks hope to take momentum into Moorhead for section playoffs
PREP VOLLEYBALL: BHS to face Alexandria in section playoffs, other area playoff pairings revealed
SOCCER: BSU clinches home playoff match with win
FOOTBALL: BSU ninth in regional rankings
Jennifer Ann Garbett Waye
Agnes "Peggy" Quick
Dennis G. "Denny" Preston
KELSI TURNER COLUMN: On rejection
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Do you care to give?
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
PODCAST: The JOE-DOWN Reviews “KISS Meets The Phantom Of The Park”
Famed musician Bobby Vee dies
BHS grad nominated for Bessie Award
Book signing with Barbara Schlichting
Woodpicks Bluegrass and Gospel band concert set
WATCH: Meet a central Minnesota family whose made its living off wild rice for four generations
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: The mice are everywhere it seems
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
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Johnson anniversary celebration
MILESTONES: Gullickson-Boerboom engagement
MILESTONES: Dunbar birthday
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Stop moral erosion with your votes
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Let Congress fix health care dilemma
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: McMullin a refreshing alternative
Presidential Editorial: This time for president, none of the above
Letter to the editor: Clintons’ hearts are in right place
Attorneys rest case in Rossbach trial; jury begins deliberations
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
Bemidji's Hancock won't seek re-election in District 2A
BEMIDJI—State Rep. Dave Hancock, R-Bemidji, said Friday he won't seek a third term in the Minnesota Legislature. "I have really enjoyed...
March 18, 2016 - 2:24pm
March 7, 2016
POLITICS: Karlstad man announces run for Peterson’s congressional seat
KARLSTAD, Minn. -- Air Force veteran Dave Hughes has announced his intent to run for Congress in Minnesota's 7th Congressional District, which covers western Minnesota from the Canadian border south to almost the Iowa border.. Hughes, 46 and now an unmanned aircraft instructor pilot...
March 7, 2016 - 9:12pm
March 1, 2016
The Super Tuesday scene: Large turnout leads to lines, questions at this local caucus site
BEMIDJI—Nobody knew what was happening, least of all the people in charge. In the first caucus of Minnesota Democrats since they helped...
March 1, 2016 - 11:27pm
February 27, 2016
A super Q&A for Super Tuesday in Minnesota
By David Montgomery and Bill Salisbury St. Paul Pioneer Press ST. PAUL, Minn. -- On Tuesday, Minnesotans will get together at neighborhood meetings across the state — called precinct caucuses — to vote for president, talk politics and set in motion the machinery that will help...
February 27, 2016 - 8:50pm
Minnesota parties expect big Super Tuesday caucus turnout
ST. PAUL -- More than 250,000 Minnesotans could show up at precinct caucuses Tuesday to pick presidential favorites and make other political...
February 27, 2016 - 8:45pm
Beltrami County Commissioner, Red Lake member Tim Sumner introduces Sanders at Hibbing rally
HIBBING—Beltrami County Commissioner and Red Lake Band member Tim Sumner was one of two people selected by the presidential campaign of...
February 27, 2016 - 6:06pm