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Finding workers in southwestern Minnesota an economic challenge as need for diversity in workforce grows
Is the deer duel in St. Paul over? Chronic wasting disease unites DNR, Board of Animal Health
Cost an obstacle for body camera usage in Fargo-Moorhead area
White Earth Reservation receives state grant to fight 'food desert' problem with food truck
Tales from the 'Trailer Park': Randy and Mr. Lahey of the ‘Trailer Park Boys’ come to Bemidji
Brian Murphy: Case Keenum's career day lets Vikings fans breathe easy
Vikings best Tampa Bay 34-17
GOLF: Thomas wins $10 million bonus as FedExCup champion
NASCAR: Kyle Busch wins ISM Connect 300 in New Hampshire
SHIPLEY: In show of unity, Vikings stand together on anthem issue
David W. O'Brien
James E. Daman
Raymond Jon Kraskey
Richard "Dick" Greenwood
PATT RALL COLUMN: Louie did not go gentle into that good night: Remembering Louis Marchand
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Schools need all of our help for 100 percent grad rate
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Oh, what a delight to teach history today!
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: Traditional knowledge and science: A new form of justice
EVAN HAZARD: Threescore and Ten: Tuna and "dirty rice?"
Social media star Kylie Jenner reported pregnant
Minnesota and North Dakota share the most popular wedding song, but can you guess what it is?
Jimmy Kimmel gets heated about health-care bill, says Sen. Bill Cassidy 'lied right to my face'
PATT RALL COLUMN: Timely notice can help with attendance
Around the Arts, September 17
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Making a correct call on the Becida Barred Owl
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Extended fall weather on the water
American Painted Lady butterflies migrate through area
MASTER GARDENERS: Fall in the perennial garden
Looking at levels: New management plan possibly to come to Rabideau Lake
AstroBob: Wildfire smoke smudges our starry skies
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: When is a police shooting justified?
Flashy fall foliage: Spice up landscaping with brilliant colors
Conserving estate money no excuse for risking elder's health
Opinion: Alarm over decline in U.S. government spending for ag research
September 24, 2017
Unusual time for GOP in Duluth
DULUTH, Minn. — The local Republican Party held its annual Ronald Reagan Dinner on Saturday, Sept. 23, at the Radisson — a $50 per...
September 24, 2017 - 4:47am
September 22, 2017
McCain says he will vote 'no' for GOP health-care bill, dealing major blow to repeal effort
WASHINGTON - Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., announced Friday that he does not support the latest Republican effort to dismantle the Affordable Care...
September 22, 2017 - 1:32pm
September 20, 2017
Graham-Cassidy bill would cut funding to 34 states, report shows
WASHINGTON - The latest Senate Republican drive to dismantle the Affordable Care Act would sharply reduce federal spending on health insurance...
September 20, 2017 - 9:50pm
Mediation to begin today over veto by Gov. Dayton
ST. PAUL — Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton and the Republican-led Minnesota Legislature are entering court-ordered mediation this week to work...
September 20, 2017 - 8:22pm
Manafort offered to give Russian billionaire 'private briefings' on 2016 campaign
Less than two weeks before Donald Trump accepted the Republican presidential nomination, his campaign chairman offered to provide briefings on...
September 20, 2017 - 4:37pm
September 19, 2017
GOP puts early target on Nolan with ad buys
DULUTH, Minn. — The midterm campaign blitz is on — already. Almost 14 months out from the 2018 midterm elections, the National Republican...
September 19, 2017 - 5:24am
September 18, 2017
Trump campaign adviser was wiretapped under secret court orders, according to CNN report
WASHINGTON - U.S. investigators wiretapped former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort under secret court orders before and after the 2016 election,...
September 18, 2017 - 7:52pm
Senate passes $700 billion defense bill leaving several controversial policies unresolved
The Senate passed its version of a massive defense bill on Monday, setting up negotiations with the House but leaving the most controversial...
September 18, 2017 - 7:47pm
U.S. jets drop live bombs in a new, massive show of force aimed at North Korea
The Pentagon deployed a formation of 14 bombers and fighters over the Korean Peninsula on Sunday that also included South Korean and Japanese...
September 18, 2017 - 12:26pm
September 17, 2017
Feds still considering Minnesota proposal to lower insurance rates as time running out
ST. PAUL—Minnesota's plan to lower health insurance premiums next year had just one little complication, but it's threatening to turn into a big complication: It requires approval from the federal government. And with time running out, that approval still isn't here.
September 17, 2017 - 7:13pm
Democrat Matt Pelikan to run for Minnesota attorney general
ST. PAUL—Matt Pelikan, a Democratic attorney with significant political experience, is joining the ranks hoping to replace Attorney General Lori Swanson. "This is a time of unprecedented challenges for Minnesota and for the progressive values that I cherish," Pelikan, who will...
September 17, 2017 - 7:11pm
September 16, 2017
U.S. attends meeting on Paris climate accord, still plans to withdraw
MONTREAL—The United States on Saturday, Sept. 16, attended a meeting of ministers from more than 30 of the nations that signed the Paris...
September 16, 2017 - 8:10pm
September 15, 2017
Veterans home meeting Sept. 20 in Bemidji
BEMIDJI -- Area residents are invited to an informational meeting hosted by state Sens. Justin Eichorn, R-Grand Rapids, and Paul Utke, R-Park Rapids, along with state Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka, R-Nisswa, on Wednesday, Sept. 20, in Bemidji. The meeting will be open to the...
September 15, 2017 - 2:43pm
September 14, 2017
'He likes us': Schumer, on hot mic, touts Trump's affection for him and Pelosi
What could be behind President Donald Trump's recent dealmaking with Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., and House Minority Leader...
September 14, 2017 - 4:44pm
Paul Ryan dismisses potential DACA deal between Pres. Trump and Democrats
WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump further swept the debate over "dreamer" protections into confusion Thursday, Sept. 14, when he said he was...
September 14, 2017 - 12:54pm