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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
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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
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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: BHS bands do Bemidji proud
Letter to the Editor: BHS bands are class acts
September 30, 2016
Law school unveils state’s first legal services van
ST. PAUL -- Call it the “Wheels of Justice.” The Mitchell Hamline School of Law in St. Paul unveiled the state’s first legal-services van...
September 30, 2016 - 2:00am
September 28, 2016
3 charged with murder, robbery in girl’s shooting death
ST. PAUL -- A 29-year-old woman arranged for her ex-boyfriend to rob her friends, but one of the victims fought back when her sister was pistol-whipped during the robbery in St. Paul, prosecutors allege in murder charges filed Tuesday. Samantha Burnette, 16, used a liquor bottle to...
September 28, 2016 - 3:30am
September 16, 2016
White teacher says her race was a factor in firing
ST. PAUL -- St. Paul Public Schools has settled a discrimination lawsuit brought by a teacher who says she was fired because she is white. Katherine Carrick, 34, taught at Hazel Park Preparatory Academy for most of the 2013-14 school year before she was placed on administrative leave...
September 16, 2016 - 2:45am
July 26, 2016
UPDATED: Police arrest protesters outside governor’s home
ST. PAUL -- St. Paul police took several protesters into custody on Summit Avenue this morning outside the Governor’s Residence as they seek...
July 26, 2016 - 7:34pm
July 8, 2016
Squad car vandalized but mostly quiet night for Minnesota shooting protest
ST. PAUL -- Protesters remained in front of the Minnesota governor's residence Friday morning, continuing a vigil that began hours after a police...
July 8, 2016 - 10:00am
May 14, 2016
A real ‘Scooby-Doo’ mystery: Who stole the van?
ST. PAUL — Zoinks! A van painted to look like the Mystery Machine van from “Scooby-Doo” crashed into a home in St. Paul, and police soon...
May 14, 2016 - 2:10pm
May 11, 2016
Cops: St. Paul murder suspect winked at them: Man allegedly met pair at gas station, invited them home and shot both, killing one
ST. PAUL -- When police first arrived at the apartment in St. Paul’s Lowertown early Saturday morning, officers smelled fresh gunpowder and...
May 11, 2016 - 6:50pm
April 28, 2016
Science Museum of Minnesota lands big NASA contract
ST. PAUL -- The Science Museum of Minnesota has been tapped to showcase NASA’s research mission to museum visitors nationwide. The St. Paul museum announced Tuesday that it has been awarded a $14.5 million contract from NASA’s science research division to lead a collaborative...
April 28, 2016 - 8:37pm
April 25, 2016
St. Paul man found drowned at Bayfield marina
A 48-year-old St. Paul man was found dead in Lake Superior at a Bayfield marina Saturday. The body of David Rappath was recovered from the water on the south side of the Apostle Islands Marina on Bayfield's downtown waterfront. Bayfield Police Chief John Fangman said police responded...
April 25, 2016 - 4:41pm
April 15, 2016
Red Lake Nation Day at state Capitol on Tuesday
RED LAKE -- The Red Lake Nation will hold a Red Lake Day at the Capitol on Tuesday in St. Paul. The event for all tribal citizens will be held at the State Office Building located at 100 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard in St. Paul. Opening remarks are scheduled to begin...
April 15, 2016 - 1:05pm
April 6, 2016
A sea of red (and black): Dressed in plaid, Bemidji leaders meet with legislators for Day at the Capitol
ST. PAUL -- It looked less like St. Paul and more like Bemidji Wednesday at the Minnesota State Capitol. Wednesday marked the 11th time that...
April 6, 2016 - 7:06pm
March 16, 2016
BSU students to take part in Capitol presentation
BEMIDJI—Nine BSU undergraduate students will present the results of their academic research Thursday at the state Capitol building as part of the third annual Minnesota Undergraduate Scholars presentation, "Posters in St. Paul." The academic showcase highlights work from students...
March 16, 2016 - 2:09pm
March 8, 2016
Sex-trafficking investigation imploded. Did St. Paul cop lie?
ST. PAUL — A 30-defendant multistate sex-trafficking ring involving Somali gangs and underage girls sounds like a good get for a prosecutor. But then-U.S. Attorney B. Todd Jones rejected it before federal prosecutors in Tennessee took it. And in the wake of a federal appeals decision...
March 8, 2016 - 9:01pm
March 7, 2016
St. Paul police fatally shoot dog after it bites four people
ST. PAUL -- A St. Paul police officer fatally shot a dog Sunday after it bit four people and as it charged at other passersby and paramedics, according to the police department. The Rottweiler had jumped a fence in his owner’s Macalester-Groveland yard and was running nearby, near...
March 7, 2016 - 9:34pm
March 5, 2016
Legislative auditor: Minnesota's teacher-licensing system is ‘broken’
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota’s teacher-licensing system is confusing, contradictory and ripe for an overhaul, the state legislative auditor said in a report Friday. “Quite frankly, the system is broken,” Legislative Auditor James Nobles told state lawmakers. The findings of his six-month...
March 5, 2016 - 2:33pm