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Minn. Republicans' cuts to health, human services include shifts into next fiscal year
Man agrees to $2 million settlement after St. Paul police biting, kicking incident
Minn. man convicted of attempted murder loses appeal centering on photo ID
CITY COUNCIL: Rail corridor development closer to reality
Nome, ND relieved by church fire, but Cobb says he may still try to stay
Wild's slump can be blamed on just about everyone
ND native who once made 2,750 free throws in a row dies at 94
NFL owners approve Raiders' move to Vegas
NFL owners approve Raiders' move to Las Vegas
Shattered glass leaves its mark on two UND hockey fans
Brandon Michael Lindell
Richard James Opsahl
Laddie Dean Bahr Sr.
Brent Alexander Reyes
PATT RALL COLUMN: Puppets by professionals for 'Dragonsong'
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Helping Native youth find success in schools
LIBRARY CORNER: Opportunities abound in April at the library
MASTER GARDENERS: Garden seed planning starts now
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Time for a love story
100 and counting: Latest BCT production will be 100th stage show directed by Mary Knox-Johnson
Donald Trump once called actress Emma Thompson for a date
'Wheel of Fortune' unfortunate guess goes viral
'Sesame Street' to welcome muppet character with autism
Kim Kardashian breaks silence on Paris robbery
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: The BWCA: Memories of a special place of pure, natural beauty
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Spring is here, and open water isn't too far behind
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
Torry's Van Benefit
Don (Pail) Hill
Positively Beautiful: Health and wellness trends popping up everywhere
Swift: Hairstyling technique not all it is wrapped up to be
'Bright sadness' describes Lenten journey at Fargo church
Planning the spring garden calendar
Fielding Questions: Rabbit damage can ruin evergreens
May 6, 2015
Three juveniles identified in Blackduck trestle bridge burning
BLACKDUCK—Authorities have identified three juvenile suspects they say are responsible for burning a large portion of a historic, 113-year-old...
May 6, 2015 - 4:26pm
February 2, 2015
City Council backs off 1 a.m. bar close
BEMIDJI -- The Bemidji City Council on Monday directed city staff to halt work on switching the mandatory bar closing time from 2 a.m. to 1 a.m. The...
February 2, 2015 - 10:24pm
October 31, 2013
Nearly 8,300 cited for failing to wear seat belts
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Law enforcement agencies across Minnesota have cited nearly 8,300 people during a two-week crackdown on those who fail to wear seat belts. The Click it or Ticket campaign involved 336 law enforcement agencies and the Minnesota State Patrol. The Department...
October 31, 2013 - 9:51am
February 10, 2013
Ask a Trooper | Sgt. Curt S Mowers: Restricted farm work licenses
Question: Is there still such a thing as a farm license? I remember some of my friends having one, but that was a long time ago and they basically used it to drive all the time. Answer: Yes, there is still a restricted farm work license in Minnesota. The statute is M.S.S. 171.041....
February 10, 2013 - 11:18pm
February 8, 2013
Rural Democrats could shoot down gun changes
ST. PAUL – The message from Minnesota’s rural Democratic senators about this week’s gun-bill flurry is simple: Don’t expect a warm reception in the Senate. “The Senate has always been the more reasonable body,” Sen. LeRoy Stumpf, DFL-Plummer, said Thursday, joining with...
February 8, 2013 - 2:10am
February 6, 2013
Ex-FBI agent: Assault gun would have killed more at Red Lake
ST. PAUL – Jeffrey Weise shot and killed his grandfather on March 21, 2005, and tried to load a semi-automatic rifle. But former FBI agent...
February 6, 2013 - 10:20pm
February 4, 2013
Obama: Americans need to push for gun violence solution
By Danielle Killey, Forum News Service MINNEAPOLIS – President Barack Obama says citizens must make their opinions heard on gun violence issues...
February 4, 2013 - 10:45pm
February 1, 2013
Award-winning officer connects with Bemidji Middle School students
Jon Hunt is standing near the entrance of Bemidji Middle School on a recent January day as scores of kids stream inside the building after recess....
February 1, 2013 - 6:17pm
Ask a Trooper: Traffic fatalities dropping in state
Question: I know you are always talking about the number of traffic deaths in Minnesota for each year, but how many have there been in the past 10 years? It’s hard to think about what the big picture might be without knowing more. Some known traffic safety information about last...
February 1, 2013 - 5:50pm
January 10, 2013
Franken pushes mental health support to combat violence
By John Lundy, Forum News Service DULUTH — Mental-health professionals, not more guns, are the way to address school violence, Sen. Al Franken...
January 10, 2013 - 2:10am
January 5, 2013
John Eggers: How great college teachers and gun control issue relate
First I am going to remind college students what they should expect in their college/university teachers and then I am going to identify a better solution to the gun issue than, let’s say, getting rid of guns. My readers frequently ask me “Where do you get your ideas?” Although...
January 5, 2013 - 11:13pm
Extra officer position to help Bemidji Police Department
BEMIDJI – The Bemidji Police Department is doing a lot with a little. In a city with one of the highest crime rates in the state, Bemidji police...
January 5, 2013 - 10:17pm
January 4, 2013
Peter Funt: Protecting school kids
Jonathan Hornik, the Democratic mayor of Marlboro Township in New Jersey, is a pragmatist. He favors a ban on the sale of assault weapons. He also wants laws to prohibit ordinary citizens from possessing high-capacity magazines. He’s eagerly anticipating recommendations from Vice...
January 4, 2013 - 12:33am
December 14, 2012
BPD hires two new police officers
BEMIDJI – Officers Dane Donnell and Mark Pinoniemi were recently hired to join the Bemidji Police Department. Donnell fills the position vacated by Eric Rypkema’s resignation. Donnell was sworn in Dec. 5 at Bemidji City Hall. Pinoniemi fills the position created by DJ Regas’...
December 14, 2012 - 10:04pm
November 27, 2012
Pioneer Editorial: Cheers and Jeers
Students prepared for the future The increasing number of science, technology, engineering and math courses for students at Bemidji Middle School appears to be paying off. Courses designed to pique students’ imagination and interest is making learning fun. It’s also preparing...
November 27, 2012 - 2:08am