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Joseph Wapner, Former 'People's Court' Judge, Dies at 97
Transgender wrestler wins Texas championship for girls
White House: Trump might support probe into Yemen raid
Meryl Streep accuses Karl Lagerfeld of spoiling her Oscars
Iran holds naval war games amid rising tensions with U.S.
Ted Takasaki offers walleye tips and techniques
Dokken: Learning in the wild
Baltimore player arrested on multiple drug charges in Miami
Cook: Another kind of winter: dove, robin, cardinal
Duluth group sounds off about deer management preferences
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
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
Perennials potentially damaged from early-season warmup
February 25, 2017
Minnesotan Ellison’s DNC campaign falls short
ATLANTA — U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison fell a few votes shy of victory in his bid to lead the Democratic National Committee on Saturday, ceding...
19 hours 7 min ago
February 24, 2017
Minnesota Senate poised to pass Sunday sales
ST. PAUL — A bill legalizing Sunday sales of alcohol coming next week to the Minnesota Senate is very likely to pass, Senate Majority Leader...
February 24, 2017 - 7:39pm
February 20, 2017
Sunday liquor sales, banned since statehood, inches forward in Minnesota
ST. PAUL—Minnesotans are closer than ever to being able to buy from liquor stores on Sundays, but state senators still need to weigh in....
February 20, 2017 - 6:00pm
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