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Trump asks NASA to explore putting crew on rocket's debut flight
In sweeping move, Trump puts regulation monitors in U.S. agencies
Wall Street edges higher to give Dow 11th straight record
Blackduck's annual Winter Fun Fest features snowmobile races, polar plunge
GIRLS BASKETBALL: Red Lake gets No. 1 seed in section 8A playoffs
BHS hockey team apologizes for post-game scuffle (UPDATE)
CURLING: Fenson, U.S., advance to gold-medal game at world juniors
MEN'S HOCKEY: BSU set to face cross-state rivals
Dean Blais is back in Grand Forks, but will it be last trip as coach?
Benjamin L. Kimbro, Sr.
LeRoy B. Merschman
Roger Thomas Aitken
Margaret Ann Crowe
Susan Rene LaFontaine Portz West
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: A story of guns and Carroll Shiff
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Minnesota's majestic trumpeter swans
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: Paying homage to great Indigenous civil rights leaders, activists and scholars
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Why Black History Month?
PRIME TIME: Why keep an old high school letter jacket?
Art briefs for Sunday, Feb 19
PATT RALL COLUMN: Are the stars out tonight?
BHS Marching Band fundraising concert Feb. 28
Recital featuring BSU's Carlson set for Feb. 24
MATTHEW LIEDKE COLUMN: "La La Land" likely to sweep tech, musical categories on Oscar night
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
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: 'The Little Man in the Orange Suit'
DNR urges caution on rapidly deteriorating ice
Letter to the Editor: Bliss thanks constituents for attending gathering
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: The world is changing, so must we
PIONEER VIEWPOINTS: Have an opinion? Write us a letter
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: BHS bands do Bemidji proud
Letter to the Editor: BHS bands are class acts
February 19, 2017
Border bar owners, police mixed on 4 a.m. closing bill in Minnesota
EAST GRAND FORKS, Minn. — Bar and restaurant owners on the east side of the Red River may be allowed to stay open until 4 a.m., thanks...
February 19, 2017 - 10:15am
February 12, 2017
Blown away: Wind energy sector turns into largest renewable resource in U.S., sees massive expansion in North Dakota
GRAND FORKS — Those driving 3 miles north of Grand Forks may see something strange: long, narrow, pointed white giants sailing through...
February 12, 2017 - 8:34am
January 30, 2017
White Earth Police officer injured after squad vehicle is hit during traffic stop
WAUBUN, Minn.—A White Earth, Minn., police officer was injured Saturday night after a car hit his squad vehicle during a traffic stop. The 52-year-old man's squad car, a 2014 Ford Explorer, was stopped at 9:14 p.m. just north of Minnesota Highway 113 on U.S. Highway 59 in Waubun,...
January 30, 2017 - 8:35am
January 13, 2017
UPDATE: Midco says problem isolated, services improving
Update, 11:47 a.m.: “We believe we’ve isolated the issue and resolution is underway,” Pearson Meyer said in an emailed statement. “Services...
January 13, 2017 - 1:11pm
January 10, 2017
Jury selection continues in Crookston manslaughter trial
CROOKSTON, Minn. — Jury selection continued through a second day for the trial of a man accused of the fatal beating of another man outside...
January 10, 2017 - 10:00pm
Polaris founder David Johnson lived a ‘good, full life’
ROSEAU, Minn. -- David Johnson liked to say laziness inspired the first Polaris snowmobile. An avid outdoorsman, Johnson said he built the first...
October 10, 2016 - 11:36am
August 9, 2016
Attempted murder charge filed against man accused of shooting at Customs and Border helicopter
CLEARBROOK, Minn. — The man accused of firing a rifle at a helicopter carrying federal and local drug task force agents Monday faces three felony charges, including second-degree attempted murder. Carstie Lee Clausen, 71, of Clearbrook was scheduled to make his first appearance...
August 9, 2016 - 1:44pm
August 2, 2016
Minnesota House candidate accuses opponent of not disclosing financial contributions
FOSSTON, Minn. -- The race between two Democratic candidates for the Minnesota District 1B House seat continues to heat up, now with allegations of breaking campaign finance laws. On July 28, Erwin Rud submitted a complaint to the state Campaign Finance & Public Disclosure Board...
August 2, 2016 - 6:30pm
July 21, 2016
UPDATED: Storm rips through Beltrami County, causing widespread damage (photo gallery)
BEMIDJI -- A fast-moving thunderstorm ripped through the Bemidji area early Thursday morning, knocking out power for more than 10,000 people...
July 21, 2016 - 7:15pm
January 13, 2016
Feds will now be able to prosecute more crimes on the Mille Lacs Reservation
ONAMIA — The U.S. Department of Justice announced Tuesday it will assume concurrent jurisdiction to prosecute major crimes on the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe’s reservation next year. The DOJ already has jurisdiction to prosecute crimes such as drug trafficking wherever they occur...
January 13, 2016 - 9:38am
October 29, 2015
UPDATED: Person of interest named in Jacob Wetterling missing-person case
MINNEAPOLIS -- Twenty-six years after the disappearance of 11-year-old Jacob Wetterling brought national media attention to central Minnesota,...
October 29, 2015 - 8:07pm
October 7, 2015
More than $3 million recommended for Mississippi River protections
BEMIDJI -- The Mississippi Headwaters Board received a recommendation from the Outdoor Heritage Council to the Legislature for more than $3 million in funding for the coordination and administration of permanent easements and acquisitions targeted toward the Mississippi River, a release...
October 7, 2015 - 6:51pm
June 9, 2015
Nonprofit aims to raise thousands for Sugarloaf Cove improvements: Money will go to trail improvements, building rehab and signage
DULUTH, Minn.—The group that operates a North Shore nature center is working to raise money to improve access and educational opportunities...
June 9, 2015 - 7:19pm
May 21, 2015
Rookies learn to drink from legislative fire hose
ST. PAUL—For 26 Minnesota state representatives, the long hours in committee hearings, caucus meetings and floor sessions have not been...
May 21, 2015 - 7:48pm
May 11, 2015
Former MSU-Moorhead football player sentenced in dorm room rape case
MOORHEAD, Minn. — A former Minnesota State University Moorhead football player was sentenced to 60 days in jail Monday after pleading guilty in connection with charges he raped a fellow student in his campus dorm room last fall. Zachary Ty Hilliard of Erie, Colo., was also sentenced...
May 11, 2015 - 6:19pm