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Dick Gregory, cutting-edge satirist and uncompromising activist, dies at 84
Last day for lake trout: Season closes in Apostle Islands area as quota reached
Grand Forks 'Love Wins' rally protests violence in Charlottesville
Trump's Mar-a-Lago Club loses its ninth big charity event this week
New view of achievement gap: Lawsuit spurs Twin Cities superintendents to change their approach to improving education equity
Twins hall inductee Michael Cuddyer on umpires, chemistry, Byron Buxton
Berrios, Twins shut out Diamondbacks
Busch dominates for ninth NASCAR Xfinity win at Bristol
Drag racing: Struggles continue for NHRA locals
Cook moves closer to being starter
Anna "Ann" Prince
William J. Sliney
Edith M. Allen
Pearl Rose Keenan
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: The eclipse is more than meets the eye
MASTER GARDENERS: What's (achoo!) blooming?
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Stupid human happenings always seem to happen
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Just how much is $1 billion?
Library Corner column: Library offers up something for all ages
'Super Troopers 2' lands spring 2018 release date
Finally! Daniel Craig confirms he'll return as James Bond
Tom Cruise breaks ankle in stunt, halts production on 'Mission' film
Mississippi Music moves indoors on Wednesday
Around the Arts, August 13
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Temperatures fluctuate, and so does the bite
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Grosbeaks: Distinctive, colorful, musical and social
MASTER GARDENERS: Look for the 2017 Perennial Plant of the Year
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: So many lakes, so many fish
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Blue jays are true Minnesotans all year long
Jeff & Becky Musburger
Joe & Sissy Neft
Gazpacho refreshes on a summer day
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Bringing the Democratic party back to its roots
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: A far cry from the quest for equality
Incontinence shouldn't block people from seeking medical help
Letter to the Editor: Racism isn't somewhere else or in the past
July 13, 2017
Shopping habits are hurting American jobs, especially today
More and more Americans are embracing a trend that labor groups have come to fear: We are shopping online now about as often as we take out the...
July 13, 2017 - 8:55am
June 30, 2017
Bemidji’s Gander Mountain to remain open after initially being on closure list
BEMIDJI -- The Gander Mountain store in Bemidji may not be closing after all. On Friday, Marcus Lemonis, the CEO of Camping World Holdings,...
June 30, 2017 - 2:40pm
June 16, 2017
Ready for a new chapter: After 40 years of running downtown shoe store, owners are looking to new interests
BEMIDJI -- After more than half a century of business in Bemidji, Herington’s Shoes is preparing to close its doors. “We’ve done it for...
June 16, 2017 - 4:52pm
June 8, 2017
Maurices parent company posts big loss, announces store closures
Ascena Retail Group, the parent company of Duluth-based Maurices, has reported a $1 billion quarterly loss tied to a massive write-down and a...
June 8, 2017 - 8:22pm
May 15, 2017
Workers say Wal-Mart discriminated against thousands of pregnant women
Two former Wal-Mart Stores Inc employees have filed a lawsuit accusing the retailer of treating thousands of pregnant workers as “second-class...
May 15, 2017 - 1:24pm
May 9, 2017
Amazon cuts free shipping minimum to $25
Amazon.com Inc said on Tuesday, May 9, it cut the threshold for free shipping to $25 from $35, upping the ante against Wal-Mart Stores Inc in...
May 9, 2017 - 1:26pm
May 8, 2017
The long, hard, unprecedented fall of Sears
In 1989, Sears Roebuck & Co. ruled America as its biggest retailer. It loomed over rivals from a perch high above Chicago, inside what was...
May 8, 2017 - 4:13pm
April 20, 2017
Hitting the century mark: J.C. Penney celebrates 100 years of business in Bemidji Friday
IF YOU GO: What: J.C. Penney celebrating its 100 year anniversary of business in Bemidji. Where: The Paul Bunyan Mall, located at 1401 Paul Bunyan...
April 20, 2017 - 5:40pm
Store for knitters shifts to new owner, member-supported financing model
FARGO—An arts and crafts store and education center for knitters will close this week, but not for long as it changes to a new member-supported...
April 20, 2017 - 1:57pm
April 5, 2017
Payless to close 400 stores, including in Moorhead, after filing for bankruptcy protection
Discount footwear retailer Payless ShoeSource said it had filed for Chapter 11 protection on Tuesday, April 4, with a plan to restructure debt...
April 5, 2017 - 11:30am
April 4, 2017
Office supplies retailer Staples explores sale
Staples Inc, the largest U.S. office supplies retailer, is considering selling itself, and is in talks with private-equity bidders, a source...
April 4, 2017 - 10:14am
April 3, 2017
Gordmans will stay open in four ND cities, close in five Minn. locations
FARGO—Gordmans will keep its store in Fargo and in three other cities in North Dakota while closing five locations in Minnesota, according...
April 3, 2017 - 5:31pm
March 22, 2017
Survival of Sears and Kmart is in doubt
Sears Holdings Corp, once the largest U.S. retailer, warned on Tuesday, March 21, about its ability to continue as a going concern after years...
March 22, 2017 - 11:00am
March 17, 2017
Bemidji's J.C. Penney not among region stores set to close
BEMIDJI—The J.C. Penney store at the Paul Bunyan Mall was not among a list of 138 stores, including eight in Minnesota, slated for closing,...
March 17, 2017 - 5:43pm
March 15, 2017
Northern Minn. city starts petition to keep its J.C. Penney
THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn.—The Thief River Falls Chamber of Commerce hopes an online petition will get J.C. Penney to consider keeping the...
March 15, 2017 - 7:21pm