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First City Squares graduation
The pull factor: Retail industry indicative of Bemidji's regional draw
Crime report: Sentencings for Dec. 12 and 15
Cass Lake man pleads not guilty to sex assault
Pair amend pleas in Blackduck burglary
WOMEN'S HOCKEY; Ohio State stymies Bemidji State again, wins 2-1 as BSU skid hits 3 games
BOYS HOCKEY: Lumberjacks beat Brainerd 4-1, win seventh straight
WRESTLING: Maas wins second Big Bear title, three others take second
GIRLS HOCKEY: Brainerd scores late to beat Bemidji
GYMNASTICS: Bemidji third at Davies Invite
Verna Maryen Nordby
Blanche E. Dennis
Blane Klemek: Keeping the prairie alive along the Red River Basin
John Eggers: The Christmas Cookie Lady
Patrick Guilfoile: A kiss may not be just a kiss
Jane Furuseth: Readers Theater volunteers encourage the love of reading
Doug Lewandowski: Becoming our parents
Meet the new class: Green Day, Lou Reed among 2015 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees
Pioneer Previews: Music for the holidays — and the food shelf
A holiday on the beach: Beach Boys to perform hits, Christmas music at the Sanford Center
Art briefs - Sunday Dec. 7
An everlasting tour comes to Bemidji: Martina McBride to highlight latest album of classic songs
Blane Klemek: Some stories about animal surprises
Blane Klemek: Great ideas for keeping birdfeeders squirrel-free
Blane Klemek: Birds of a feather. . .
Nyquist 90th birthday celebration
Quick 100th birthday celebration
Russell birthday celebration
Jenkauski birthday celebration
Niskanen birthday celebration
Peter Hakim: U.S.-Cuba deal: What the two sides get out of the bargain
Peter Funt: Elizabeth Warren, don’t jump
Nat Hentoff: When will court trials begin on CIA torturers?
Danny Tyree: Empty seats at the Christmas table
Jim HIghtgower: Chris Christie’s pork barrel politics
December 16, 2014
Taliban assault on Pakistani school ends, 130 dead, mostly children
By Jibran Ahmad and Mehreen Zahra-Malik PESHAWAR, Pakistan (Reuters) - At least 130 people, most of them children, were killed on Tuesday after Taliban gunmen broke into a school in the Pakistani city of Peshawar and opened fire, witnesses said, in the bloodiest massacre the country...
December 16, 2014 - 9:38am
October 25, 2014
Michael Reagan: We have to defend ourselves individually
We all know what an act of Islamic terrorism is — except for our lame duck-in-chief, that is. Now the Canadians know it, too. On Wednesday, one of their fellow citizens who had just converted to Islam and wanted to go overseas and join ISIS donned a dark jacket and an “Arabic...
opinion / commentary
October 25, 2014 - 1:25am
October 11, 2014
Michael Reagan: Don’t scare us, Mr. President, prepare us
The head of the FBI says a terrorist attack may be coming. He doesn’t know where or when, of course. But Director James Comey says the hard-core terror group Khorasan is planning to attack the United States and is “looking to do it very, very soon.” Comey offered no details,...
opinion / commentary
October 11, 2014 - 12:07am
May 22, 2013
FBI: Florida man fatally shot in Boston bombing probe
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A Chechen immigrant was shot to death by authorities while being questioned in the Boston Marathon bombing case early Wednesday after he lunged at an FBI agent with a knife, officials said. Ibragim Todashev, a 27-year-old mixed martial arts fighter, was...
May 22, 2013 - 12:41pm
May 17, 2013
2 Minnesota women sentenced in Somali terror case
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Two Minnesota women convicted of conspiring to send money to al-Shabab in Somalia were given prison sentences in federal court Thursday, ending a week of punishments tied to long-running investigations into terrorism recruiting and financing for the terrorist...
news / region
May 17, 2013 - 8:56am
May 14, 2013
Sentences continue in Minnesota Somali terror case
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Two men who left Minnesota to join the terrorist group al-Shabab in Somalia were sentenced to three years in federal prison Tuesday, getting reduced sentences for their cooperation with the government's investigation into what has been called one of the largest...
news / region
May 14, 2013 - 6:00pm
May 2, 2013
For 3, bomb suspect's friendship leads to charges
BOSTON (AP) — Just hours before one of the Boston Marathon suspects and his brother allegedly gunned down a campus police officer, authorities say he exchanged a series of text messages with a friend who'd become suspicious after seeing what looked like a familiar face being flashed...
May 2, 2013 - 10:31am
April 17, 2013
Moorhead visiting scholar prompts Capitol terrorism debate
ST. PAUL – A decision by Minnesota State University Moorhead to make a controversial figure a visiting scholar led state senators to argue whether public colleges and universities should be allowed to host or honor terrorists. Senators adopted a provision 58-6 Wednesday requiring...
April 17, 2013 - 7:18pm