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Witnesses and residents recount Superior refinery explosion
Refinery blast injures at least 11; fire still burning as evacuation continues
Combating fake news: Panel of Fargo media experts discuss the landscape of today's media
Senate debates voluminous budget bill that includes little spending
Audit finds Minnesota preschool programs ‘complex and fragmented’
Browns get QB, Giants select RB Barkley to open NFL draft
TRACK AND FIELD: Baklund breaks BSU hammer throw record
Famestad, Krause named BSU Athletes of the Year
BASEBALL: Jacks dominate home opener with 15-0 win over Hibbing
SOFTBALL: Wind causes woes in 11-9 Bemidji loss
Jennifer Lynn Lovering
Virginia L. Pollard
The trout don't know how lucky they are
Wild Mushroom Crostini recipe can be tailored to occasion
MASTER GARDENERS: Plant winter squash. . . for next winter!
COMMENTARY: Why we won't take a break from learning
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Ever so adaptable are the American crows
Pine to Prairie Fiber Arts Trail comes to area this weekend
BSO presents concert series finale Sunday
'Scandal' is over, but here are 10 things we'll remember from this crazy show
Avicii dead at 28: Swedish DJ became an EDM star with hits 'Levels' and 'Wake Me Up'
'The Rock' surprises Minnesota teen who asked him to prom
The trout don't know how lucky they are
Deer on the table: DNR holds Bemidji meeting on deer management
After Parkland shooting, NRA posts biggest fundraising haul in nearly 20 years
'Owl' in a day's work!
Craftsman makes a wake building kayaks and canoes
Richard and Marvel Olson
Virg & Marge
Shirley (Mayer) Klosterman
1963 Impala was beautiful, but it fell apart
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Common sense actions can help keep the public safe
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Commentary goes beyond theater of the absurd
Time to respond to reader feedback
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: What a sad world this would be without music
April 24, 2018
Minnesota GOP sees land of opportunity in 8th District
DULUTH—The 8th Congressional District might be Democratic-Farmer-Labor country, but don't tell that to Minnesota Republicans. Banking on...
April 24, 2018 - 8:23pm
April 20, 2018
Capitol Chatter: Pawlenty and his money back in politics
ST. PAUL — Tim Pawlenty could change almost everything in 2018 Minnesota politics. Or voters may consider him a politician of the past...
April 20, 2018 - 1:36pm
Minn. gubernatorial candidate Walz releases 2017 income tax returns
ST. PAUL—U.S. Rep. and Democratic candidate for governor Tim Walz released his 2017 personal income tax returns Thursday, April 19, using...
April 20, 2018 - 12:20pm
April 18, 2018
Partisan split threatens federal farm bill
WASHINGTON — The 2018 federal farm bill passed its first major hurdle with a decidedly partisan split over issues not directly agriculture...
April 18, 2018 - 4:25pm
Candidate Downey out after Pawlenty raises $1 million
ST. PAUL — A former Minnesota Republican chairman and lawmaker has ended his campaign for governor, saying Tim Pawlenty's entrance in the race...
April 18, 2018 - 11:48am
March 12, 2018
Nolan endorses fellow congressman Walz for Minn. governor
DULUTH, Minn.—U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan endorsed fellow Democratic U.S. Rep. Tim Walz for governor of Minnesota on Monday.
March 12, 2018 - 3:34pm
February 20, 2018
Gun control rally at Minn. Capitol draws unexpected crowd
ST. PAUL—Before the most recent mass school shooting in Florida, the gun control group known as Minnesota Moms Demand Action expected about...
February 20, 2018 - 7:46pm
February 12, 2018
Chris Coleman drops out of Minnesota governor race
ST. PAUL — Last week's precinct caucus governor straw poll has taken its second victim: former St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman. "I am grateful...
February 12, 2018 - 5:17pm
February 7, 2018
Thissen drops out after poor governor poll showing; Otto performs well in 7th, 8th districts
ST. PAUL — A Democratic straw poll conducted during the Tuesday night, Feb. 6, precinct caucuses has claimed its first victim: State Rep....
February 7, 2018 - 6:07pm
Analysis: Democrats' Trumpphobia continues to energize Minnesota base
ST. PAUL — It is dangerous to draw too many conclusions from precinct caucuses, especially from non-binding straw polls conducted there, but...
February 7, 2018 - 5:35pm
February 6, 2018
Johnson, Walz win governor caucus polls, but is Pawlenty running?
ST. PAUL -- Second-time Minnesota governor candidate Jeff Johnson easily won a Tuesday, Feb. 6 straw poll, but could face a bigger obstacle...
February 6, 2018 - 10:40pm
Pawlenty quits lobbying job. Will he run for governor?
ST. PAUL—Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty stole the spotlight from Republican candidates in the governor's race Tuesday, Feb. 6, hours before...
February 6, 2018 - 11:53am
January 26, 2018
MN Democratic governor candidates vary marginally, share goals
BLOOMINGTON, Minn.—Minnesota's Democratic governor candidates generally agree on policies affecting greater Minnesota, ranging from spending...
January 26, 2018 - 2:49pm
January 16, 2018
Governor candidate Tim Walz releases tax returns going back decade
ST. PAUL — U.S. Rep. Tim Walz, a Democratic candidate for Minnesota governor in November, released 10 years of personal federal and state...
January 16, 2018 - 6:24pm
November 9, 2017
Minnesota governor candidates differ on ag approaches
MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota's 2018 governor candidates offer a variety of solutions to rural problems. In the largest governor candidate forum...
November 9, 2017 - 7:08pm