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Pinnacle Marketing Group donates to Relay for Life
Lions assist with Eagle Scout project
Marcotte, Sparby compete in Miss Minnesota pageant
Someone Special Volunteers: Vickie Ross Rhoades and Catelyn Hulscher
Digging in to stand out
Good fishing is just part of the package in this Quetico adventure
Ailing Sano out for second day
Jets draft Samberg in second round
Will this be the year the Wolves match the hype?
Thibodeau can't hold back his joy
Priscilla Jane Miller
Mabel B. Dahl
Sharon Roberta Villier
Miles W. "Pete" Peterson
Roberta Jean Wind
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: What's your favorite quote?
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: A legacy of Native American boxing
PATT RALL COLUMN: Life in the fast lane in Bemidji
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Staying cool in the good ol' days
PRIME TIME: Summer is hopping in and around the SAC
Walk this way!: Watermark rebrands First Friday Art Walk program
PATT RALL COLUMN: Rain or shine, the shows go on
Art briefs -- Sunday, June 25
'Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery' opens Wednesday
Church Musicians recital by Beth Hendricks, Philip Hermann
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Water temperatures stall in the area
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: 'Gully'-gee, there's a lot of gulls out there
MASTER GARDENER COLUMN: Try prevention instead of treatment
FISH TALES: Jim Fleck on Upper Red Lake
Woods in the works: Newest state forest undergoing development in Cass County
Janice and Edward Beil
Ron and Carol Carpenter celebrate 50 years!
Forget multi-tasking. Here's how to monotask like a boss
Column: How can we lift the tension between law enforcement and motorists of color?
GUEST EDITORIAL: Newspapers still top choice for news
Faith Conversations: Wife moving forward after sudden death ministry partner
Column: 4-H speaking inspires, prompts memories of grandfather
February 16, 2017
Confirmation hearing date set for Supreme Court nominee
WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee will hold its confirmation hearing for President Donald Trump's U.S. Supreme Court nominee,...
February 16, 2017 - 9:33am
October 12, 2016
Supreme Court declines review of Duluth head shop owner’s synthetic drugs conviction
It was the last hope for Last Place. On Tuesday, the U.S. Supreme Court declined to review the cases of three defendants who were convicted in...
October 12, 2016 - 12:14pm
September 25, 2016
COURTS: A Q&A about the court
On Sept. 15, Anne McKeig was sworn in as an associate justice of the Minnesota Supreme Court and became the first Native American woman to serve...
September 25, 2016 - 5:00am
July 15, 2015
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: SCOTUS set the field even for all
The opinion of July 5 (Mark Peske, et al) is errant. The purpose of the Supreme Court of the United States is determining if federal and state legislation concur with the Constitution. The “ freedom to legislate … laws as seem good to us” may not conform to the Constitution:...
July 15, 2015 - 12:14am
July 8, 2015
Susan Stamper Brown: Love didn’t win
Oh, the injustice of five justices wearing black robes, so overwhelmingly endowed with special superpowers, they can read what’s not written and create sketchy laws out of thin air. They declared something as a fundamental right, though it can’t be backed by verbiage in the Constitution,...
July 8, 2015 - 11:30pm
Gene Lyons: Why the GOP has the First Amendment upside-down
One entertaining aspect of recent dramatic Supreme Court rulings was learning that the court’s high-minded intellectuals can be just as thin-skinned and spiteful as everybody else. Apparently, Justice Antonin Scalia was a law school Whiz Kid about 50 years and 50,000 cocktails ago,...
July 8, 2015 - 11:26pm
July 4, 2015
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Restore our nation to a true understanding of marriage
We, the undersigned, are grateful to God that we have been able to live as free men and women in these United States — a land where those who govern us do so only with the consent of the governed. And though we have the freedom to legislate such laws as seem good to us for our mutual...
July 4, 2015 - 10:42pm
July 1, 2015
Dick Polman: A great day in history
History was made last Friday, with the disposition of the most urgent civil rights issue of our time. The U.S. Supreme Court said things that gay Americans have longed to hear: “The court now holds that same-sex couples may exercise the fundamental right to marry. No longer may...
July 1, 2015 - 12:15am
June 26, 2015
Same-sex ruling brings local praise, questions
BEMIDJI -- "This decision forces the country to recognize every person as equal," is how former Bemidji resident Cathy Perry described Friday's conclusion to the long fought battle of legalizing same-sex marriage nationwide. In a 5-4 vote Friday, the United States Supreme Court...
June 26, 2015 - 6:32pm
March 12, 2015
Jim Hightower: America’s health care is under fire
Look out, the Supreme Court’s black-robed gang of far-right ideologues is rampaging again. The Supreme clan is firing potshots at the Affordable Care Act. Caught in the crossfire is the court’s own integrity, along with the health of millions of innocent bystanders. In an attempt...
March 12, 2015 - 11:56pm
October 15, 2014
Dick Polman: Supreme Court has screwed up politics
More secret money is being pumped into politics than ever before. For that ignominious milestone, we can thank Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts and his four Republican-appointed pals. Here’s the kind of magic number that only fat cats and special interests could love: In...
October 15, 2014 - 11:36pm
July 31, 2014
Nat Hentoff: Government’s ultimate power
I have been reporting for years on the kinds of executions that led Justice Harry Blackmun to declare in a Feb.22, 1994, dissent (Callins v. Collins) that he would no longer vote for the death penalty: “The problem is that the inevitability of factual, legal and moral error gives...
July 31, 2014 - 12:19am
July 4, 2014
Michael Reagan: Getting Hobby Lobby right
Hillary Clinton called the Hobby Lobby decision “deeply disturbing.” The White House reacted like the world had just ended. Harry Reid promised that Democrats in Congress would “fight to preserve women’s access to contraceptive coverage and keep bosses out of the examination...
July 4, 2014 - 11:58pm
June 30, 2014
Supreme Court upholds firms' religious objections to contraception
By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday ruled that business owners can object on religious grounds...
June 30, 2014 - 11:02am
April 28, 2014
Rich Lowry: Sonia Sotomayor through the looking glass
All you really need to know about Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor's dissent in this week's affirmative-action case is that Attorney General Eric Holder praised it as "courageous." There's a strong presumption that whatever meets Holder's approval will be insipid or politically...
April 28, 2014 - 5:00pm