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Obama commutes Minneapolis man’s drug sentence
Shriners to hold free pediatric orthopedic screening in Bemidji
Breast cancer support group meets Thursday
BOYS SOCCER: Lumberjacks explode in 12-1 win over Detroit Lakes
GOLF: Mackedanz wins Minnesota PGA Championship
SWIMMING AND DIVING: BHS falls to Brainerd
VOLLEYBALL: Bemidji loses comeback bid against St. Cloud Tech
BSU FOOTBALL: Head coach Tesch on 'leave of absence'
Aaro August Tanney
John Patrick "Pat" Sargent
Paul Jerome Gravel
Patricia Jane Blue
Cyndi Fenske: Goings on at the library in September
John Eggers: Find first day teacher success
MASTER GARDENERS: Slipping is not just for winter
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: The infinite nature of truth and reconciliation
John Eggers: Delight in the dog days of August
Patt Rall: Much music in Bemidj this week
ART BRIEFS - SUNDAY AUG. 28
The JOE-DOWN Reviews ‘Punk’s Dead: SLC Punk 2’
Inspired and inspiring: Big Daddy Weave takes the stage tonight at Sanford Center
Art briefs: Sunday Aug. 21
MASTER GARDENERS: What is your lawn plethora at summer's end?
FISH TALES: Jude Hicks on Lake Marquette
Blane Klemek: Observations on the American crow
FISH TALES: Gunner Ganske on Swenson Lake
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Caution needed to prevent spread of invasive species
Lorraine Peck birthday
Edwina Batchelder birthday
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Community Band season was best ever
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Time to think about school food as new school year nears
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Many stepped forward to clean up cemetery
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Why do women wear high-heel shoes?
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Reporters struggle to deal with Trump
BSU FOOTBALL: Head coach Tesch on 'leave of absence'
February 5, 2013
Bemidji area’s issues on the table Wednesday at Capitol
BEMIDJI – When community leaders meet here early Wednesday morning to pack a bus headed for the Capitol, they’ll be treated to pastries from Raphael’s. By the end of the day, they will have gifted scarves made at the Bemidji Woolen Mills to legislators. Bemidji Day at the Capitol...
February 5, 2013 - 5:21pm
January 31, 2013
Teens asked to make safe driving ad
ST. PAUL – Students in grades 9 through 12 are invited to produce a 30-second TV public service announcement about the importance of buckling up or the dangers of distracted driving. The top commercial will air during the televised MTV Video Music Awards and the producer will be...
January 31, 2013 - 5:46pm
After 28 years, Capitol renovation could begin this year
ST. PAUL – Minnesota officials started planning a state Capitol renovation project in 1984, and chances are improving that serious work could...
January 31, 2013 - 2:34pm
January 10, 2013
Police: Video shows officer saved partner's life
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Newly-released video provides further insight into a fatal police shooting in St. Paul. Officer Daniel King was shot and seriously wounded Oct. 23 when he and his partner, Brian Wanschura, were ambushed by Chue Xiong in a parking lot behind Hope Community...
January 10, 2013 - 10:43am
December 31, 2012
Picnic picks: St. Paul sets park permit lottery
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — St. Paul's great picnic pick is at hand. City residents aiming for the first crack at prime park permits for their 2013 picnics have a chance to land them in a special lottery. The lottery will be held before dawn Wednesday and only those present can win....
December 31, 2012 - 9:37am
Vigil held for Twin Cities violence victims
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — More than 250 people died of violence in Minneapolis and St. Paul over the past five years. Their friends and family filled New Salem Missionary Baptist Church in Minneapolis Saturday for a vigil. WCCO-TV reports the church was filled with song and sorrow as attendees...
December 31, 2012 - 9:36am
December 26, 2012
Minn. soda shop rebuked for stocking candy smokes
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Owners of an old-school soda shop in St. Paul, Minn., are being warned to kick the habit and stop stocking novelty candy cigarettes. City inspectors threatened a misdemeanor citation and $500 fine if Lynden's soda fountain is caught selling the fake smokes...
December 26, 2012 - 1:15pm
Minn. parent prosecutions for child shootings rare
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — As Hennepin County authorities consider whether to bring charges against a Minneapolis father whose 4-year-old son accidentally shot and killed his 2-year-old brother, a Minnesota Public Radio News analysis shows such prosecutions are rare but not unprecedented....
December 26, 2012 - 12:13pm
December 22, 2012
St. Paul pedestrian dies after being hit by van
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A St. Paul man who was crossing a street in a crosswalk has died after he was struck by a minivan. St. Paul police say 82-year-old Roger Charles Solheid was crossing the street Friday afternoon when he was struck by a van driven by a 63-year-old Richfield...
December 22, 2012 - 2:32pm
December 14, 2012
St. Paul man sentenced for gun negligence that injured son
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A St. Paul father has been sentenced to probation for negligently storing a gun that was used to shoot and injure his 2-year-old son. The toddler was shot in the head after his 9-year-old brother found the loaded gun in a file cabinet in his parents' bedroom...
December 14, 2012 - 9:08am
November 27, 2012
Minn. man convicted of drug smuggling gets 21 yrs
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A St. Paul man who pleaded guilty to helping coordinate an extensive drug-smuggling operation has been sentenced to 21 years in federal prison. Jesus Mendoza pleaded guilty last year to charges of conspiring to distribute drugs and aiding money laundering....
November 27, 2012 - 7:33am
November 6, 2012
Officer: Driver who hit, killed teen in St. Paul tried to flee
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A police officer and the boyfriend of a teenage girl struck and killed in St. Paul say the accused driver tried to flee from the scene, but couldn't because his vehicle was so badly damaged. Fifty-one-year-old Carlos Colorado is charged in Ramsey County District...
November 6, 2012 - 9:00am
October 17, 2012
Ex-Minn. cop agrees to $665K over privacy claims
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A former police officer who accused other officers of illegally accessing her driver's license information has reached tentative settlements with St. Paul and other cities worth $665,000. Anne Marie Rasmusson, who worked for Eden Prairie and St. Paul, claimed...
October 17, 2012 - 10:55am
October 16, 2012
Friends visit Janet Dickinson at Ordway after 'Billy Elliot'
Sylvia Hanson, front, of Bemidji and her two daughters, Mary Harkje, left, and Debbie Marshall, middle, waited outside the Ordway Center for the Performing Arts in St. Paul Saturday night to see Janet Dickenson after “Billy Elliot,” in which Dickinson had a leading role. Harkje,...
October 16, 2012 - 12:42am
October 15, 2012
Family: Woman slain in St. Paul received threats
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A 20-year-old woman who told family members she feared for her life was killed in an alley behind a St. Paul church, according to police and relatives. Relatives said Naressa Turner, an aspiring rapper, moved to Atlanta with her 3-year-old daughter this summer...
October 15, 2012 - 11:13am