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Great Indoors: Dessert imposters make April Fools fun
Missing 13-year-old found safe in North Dakota
At last, Minnesota native Dylan to receive Nobel prize in Stockholm
Federal judge extends order blocking Trump's travel ban from six Muslim countries
Thieves illegally cutting birch saplings in Minnesota and Wisconsin woods
Andersen to play in World Deaf Ice Hockey Championships
BSU Youth Football Clinic set for April 21
BSU softball doubleheader moved to Bemidji
UND cuts women's hockey, men's and women's swimming
Bemidji programs react to women's hockey, swimming cuts at UND
Kathleen "Kitty" Ann Tverberg
Thomas Michael Hutchins
Tanya Jean Kingbird
Robert Harold Ray, Jr.
PATT RALL COLUMN: Puppets by professionals for 'Dragonsong'
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Helping Native youth find success in schools
LIBRARY CORNER: Opportunities abound in April at the library
MASTER GARDENERS: Garden seed planning starts now
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Time for a love story
'Trading Spaces' returning to TV
100 and counting: Latest BCT production will be 100th stage show directed by Mary Knox-Johnson
Donald Trump once called actress Emma Thompson for a date
'Wheel of Fortune' unfortunate guess goes viral
'Sesame Street' to welcome muppet character with autism
MASTER GARDENERS COLUMN: Picking that perfect garden spot
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: The BWCA: Memories of a special place of pure, natural beauty
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Spring is here, and open water isn't too far behind
Catch-and-release walleye season for Mille Lacs Lake again this year
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Reassess ice conditions every day and make safe decisions
Torry's Van Benefit
Don (Pail) Hill
Parenting Perspectives: Why I worry about what others think of me
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Thanks to the Beavers for a wonderful season this year
Positively Beautiful: Health and wellness trends popping up everywhere
Swift: Hairstyling technique not all it is wrapped up to be
'Bright sadness' describes Lenten journey at Fargo church
March 27, 2017
Amtrak train derails in Chicago, no injuries reported
CHICAGO - An Amtrak train derailed outside Union Station in Chicago on Monday but there were no immediate reports of any injuries, a local NBC...
March 27, 2017 - 12:00pm
March 26, 2017
Down with old, up with the new for Chester Berg Toyota
BEMIDJI -- Employees at Chester Berg Toyota are now working in a new building, signaling an end to a chapter for the longtime Bemidji business....
March 26, 2017 - 3:52pm
March 22, 2017
Minn. transportation funding debate enters third verse
ST. PAUL—There is no debate about a need to infuse money into Minnesota transportation projects, but plenty of division among the major...
March 22, 2017 - 5:38pm
March 21, 2017
Minnesota House Republicans detail $6 billion transportation plan
ST. PAUL—The debate over transportation funding — and the hard divide on solutions — is back at the Minnesota Capitol. On Tuesday,...
March 21, 2017 - 10:35pm
March 3, 2017
Capitol Chatter: Franken question leads to Sessions' spotlight
ST. PAUL—U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions' Russia problems became big news the past few days thanks to Sen. Al Franken. The Minnesota...
March 3, 2017 - 6:00pm
February 21, 2017
CITY: Safe and stylish crosswalks ahead: Council picks new design for downtown pedestrian crossings
BEMIDJI—A trio of crosswalks in downtown Bemidji are being redesigned by city staff with the expectation that more color and patterns in...
February 21, 2017 - 7:35pm
January 22, 2017
Poll: Americans want to rebuild roads, bridges, but not at cost of taxes
NEW YORK—Americans want a federal infrastructure program to focus on rebuilding aging roads and bridges, but are reluctant to use federal...
January 22, 2017 - 10:00am
January 3, 2017
PIONEER VIEWPOINTS: Move transportation funding into the fast lane
A universal you hear about government: fix the darn roads. Well, in Minnesota the past two years, legislators have failed their road test. Transportation funding has been a much discussed topic the past two legislative sessions. And it will be again when the session starts Tuesday,...
January 3, 2017 - 11:27am
December 31, 2016
Agreement continues on Minnesota transportation needs, not funding
ST. PAUL—Minnesota legislators express nearly universal agreement that state roads and bridges need an infusion of money, but a deep divide...
December 31, 2016 - 7:09pm
December 27, 2016
Duluth considers rideshare rules: Draft ordinance anticipates arrival of Uber, Lyft
DULUTH, Minn. -- People in need of a lift in Duluth may soon have a new option. Duluth City Councilor Noah Hobbs has been working on an ordinance that could open the Duluth market to ride services such as Uber and Lyft. As for the arrival of those services in Duluth, Hobbs believes...
December 27, 2016 - 8:32pm
Minnesota drivers expected to hit more than 42,000 deer as nearby states have similar odds
DULUTH, Minn. -- Minnesota drivers are slightly more likely to hit a deer on state roadways this year compared to last year, and Wisconsin drivers...
September 27, 2016 - 8:57pm
July 15, 2016
LEGISLATURE: Governor, leaders say they are near special session deal
ST. PAUL -- A special Minnesota legislative session to approve tax cuts, transportation projects and public works construction could happen in...
July 15, 2016 - 6:21pm
April 18, 2016
Rita Albrecht: It's time for Legislature to deliver on transportation
In northern Minnesota, the birds are singing, the ice is thinning and the trees are starting to bud. Spring is arriving as expected. Unfortunately, in St. Paul, the expected is also happening: the Legislature is locked in its annual argument over how to fund our state's transportation...
April 18, 2016 - 4:23pm
March 17, 2016
TRANSPORTATION: A better road to transportation funding. Lt. Gov., transportation commissioner hold regional meeting on transportation, say long-term approach is needed
BEMIDJI -- There’s a path -- or maybe better -- a road to solving Minnesota’s transportation funding problem, Lt. Gov. Tina Smith said Thursday...
March 17, 2016 - 8:44pm
February 18, 2016
Time to talk transportation: Statewide group, local leaders call on action from lawmakers on transportation funding
BEMIDJI—At the end of the 2015 Minnesota legislative session, the fact no long-term solution for transportation funding was achieved was top of mind for many lawmakers and local civic leaders. What's changed with a March 8 start for the 2016 session? Nothing. The group Transportation...
February 18, 2016 - 11:07pm