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Stillwater to approach flood stage
He stole the identity of a dead 8-year-old. Ohio police now want to know what he was hiding from.
The crying Honduran girl on the cover of Time was not separated from her mother, father says
Trump says Republicans are 'wasting their time' trying to pass immigration bills before November elections
Roseau's Jacob Lindemann commits to UND for football
Seeking new heights, Suns draft Ayton No. 1 overall
Timberwolves pick Georgia Tech guard
COMMENTARY: Brian Murphy: Twins' snakebit season eroding one battered player at a time
Boston's Porcello knocks Twins' best hitter out of game, cruises from there
Britney Ann Lussier
Jerry David "Big Oh" Oelrich
Barbara Jean Cook
MASTER GARDENER COLUMN: Tips for pest management in the garden
No-cook sauce? No problem for Arugula Walnut Pesto
Commentary: Lessons of the circuitous, fresh route to the office
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: BWCA trip brings close encounters with bears
VIVIAN DELGADO: Knowledge, writing bring power to modern societies
ABC orders spin-off of 'Roseanne' without Roseanne Barr
A history lesson. . . sort of: 'The Complete History of America: Abridged' opens Friday
Can Hugh Hefner's 26-year-old son convince his generation that Playboy is sexy?
Jerry Springer changed TV forever. After 27 seasons, his daytime talk circus may be over.
Fox News' Laura Ingraham says immigrant child detention centers are 'essentially summer camps'
They’re Minnesota’s lake detectives: Volunteers trying to tame invasive species
PAUL NELSON FISHING: How low should you go?
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: BWCA trip brings close encounters with bears
Commentary: LOW, Rainy limit proposal seems reasonable
200 miles on the Superior Hiking Trail: As SHT network grows, so does popularity
Farmers, farmworkers openly diverge on immigration crisis
You no longer get a free Burger King Whopper if you have a World Cup star's baby
27 new foods, 5 new vendors announced for Minnesota State Fair
Sun Mart in Fergus Falls closing
Rebel developers are trying to cure our smartphone addiction - with an app
Place a Business Announcement
Leona Schummer Traut
Bob & Ardelle Bieberdorf
Lindseth Graduates from University of Minnesota
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: New suite was right thing to do for patients
Silent auction opens gateway for giving
Analysis: Today's teens are less likely to smoke, drink or have sex, but they're not eating veggies
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Replacing Line 3 is safest, best option
Laura Bush: Separating children from their parents at the border 'breaks my heart'
May 30, 2018
Pornography is a 'root cause' of school shootings, Republican congresswoman says
A Republican congresswoman from Tennessee blamed pornography - as well as a host of other cultural issues - for school shootings, during a recent...
May 30, 2018 - 7:35am
May 27, 2018
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Kids are not born to kill; they learn to kill from us
There have been at least 288 school shootings in the United States since 2009. This is 57 times more than the other six G7 (the world's 7 largest...
May 27, 2018 - 8:45am
April 22, 2018
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Common sense actions can help keep the public safe
The AR-15 was developed as a military weapon. Just because people use it for "sporting" does not negate the fact that it was designed to kill lots of people without the time-consuming process of actually aiming. How much of an advantage do you need over a deer? My freezer has lots...
April 22, 2018 - 7:03am
April 13, 2018
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: A little bit of knowledge can be dangerous
Since the killings in Florida, various groups have attempted to co-opt the tragedy for political gain. Give a politician just a little bit of...
April 13, 2018 - 10:30am
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: School shootings are not because of the AR-15
In response to Pamela Kelsey’s letter to the editor (April 8):
April 13, 2018 - 9:30am
April 6, 2018
Tackling school safety: Bemidji High School hosts forum on school violence issues
BEMIDJI—Seven Bemidji-area leaders tackled the causes of, and solutions to, school violence at a Bemidji High School forum on Thursday....
April 6, 2018 - 1:05pm
March 24, 2018
Commentary: How do we make a safe school setting?
I heard the other day about an active-shooter drill at a school in the Twin Cities, and I haven't been able to get it out of my mind.
March 24, 2018 - 6:55am
March 21, 2018
What happens to children who survive school shootings in America?
Thirteen at Columbine. Twenty-six at Sandy Hook. Seventeen at Marjory Stoneman Douglas. Over the past two decades, a handful of massacres that...
March 21, 2018 - 1:17pm
March 4, 2018
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: District staff should not only support walkout, but lead it
Bemidji Area Schools Superintendent Jim Hess is wrong.
March 4, 2018 - 4:05pm
March 2, 2018
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Properly conducted walkout would not be a disruption
In a Feb. 19 article in the Bemidji Pioneer titled “Walkout to protest gun violence canceled at BHS,” Superintendent Hess stated rationale for canceling the walkout was that “the need to address gun violence and school safety … does not give anyone the right to disrupt the...
March 2, 2018 - 11:15am
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: None of us would trade the life of a child for a gun
In addition to the usual tired responses, the recent mass shooting provoked an outcry from young people themselves demanding that their government...
March 2, 2018 - 10:15am
February 28, 2018
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: At some point each of us make take a stand
There is a point after which ordinary political discourse becomes an obscenity. Ad nauseam excuses by political game players become a witness...
February 28, 2018 - 12:04pm
February 25, 2018
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Now who will listen to Nikolas Cruz?
100 percent graduation rate A local movement is underway to ensure the area has a 100 percent high school graduation rate. Here's some tips on...
February 25, 2018 - 9:05am
February 23, 2018
Twins do their part to honor Stoneman Douglas shooting victims
FORT MYERS, Fla. — Pulling on the black-and-garnet cap of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School as he headed out to warm up Friday afternoon made an impression on Twins pitcher Aaron Slegers. "That was extremely special," Slegers said after starting and working two scoreless...
February 23, 2018 - 7:56pm
February 22, 2018
Trump appears to back raising assault rifle age to 21, presses case for arming some teachers
WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump on Thursday doubled down on his idea of arming some teachers as a deterrent for school shootings and praised...
February 22, 2018 - 3:30pm