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Wrong winner first announced at Oscars, but it’s ‘Moonlight' for best picture
Major shrimp growing, processing operation to begin in Minnesota
Trump to unveil health care plan details Tuesday
Father, who lost 3 children in ND fire, is in Twin Cities burn unit
Minnesota baby found safe after possible abduction
WOMEN'S HOCKEY: BSU comeback falls short in Game 3 at Minnesota
Big Wild trade makes it look like team is going for it all
May hoping to earn spot in Twins starting rotation
Kurt Busch finally wins Daytona 500 on 17th try
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Ronald M. Severson
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SCOTTY ALLISON COLUMN: Work continues to build veterans home in Bemidji
LIBRARY CORNER: March is an eventful month at the library
MATTHEW LIEDKE COLUMN: Best Picture a sure win for 'La La Land'
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Why go into teaching?
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: A story of guns and Carroll Shiff
PATT RALL COLUMN: Start the Spring with scents in the air
Art briefs for Sunday, Feb. 26
Northern Community Radio debuts new segment, podcast
A 'Great' show for Jim: Great Northern Radio Show to honor Jim Miller during live Bemidji broadcast
Art briefs for Sunday, Feb 19
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Chickadees keep all of us company
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Tips for catching eelpout
Forest Service to host land meeting
Fish, game and trapping licenses expire Tuesday
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: The time for melt and freeze, melt and freeze
DNR urges caution on rapidly deteriorating ice
AstroBob: Can you see the Russian landers, rovers on the moon? Yes!
Swift: Expiration dates are just suggestions
Phillips: A well-timed letter reminded me to look for kindness
Letter to the Editor: Beltrami County deputy: It's been a privilege to serve you
Perennials potentially damaged from early-season warmup
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
Expanding the Expressway: 2016 road project set to expand Highway 371 to four lanes from Nisswa to Jenkins; officials hope for future expansion
BEMIDJI -- The Minnesota Department of Transportation is preparing for a 2016 project that will expand a portion of Minnesota Highway 371 to...
December 18, 2015 - 10:15am
October 23, 2015
MNDOT Commissioner: Long-range transportation plan a must
BEMIDJI -- Minnesota Department of Transportation Commissioner Charlie Zelle spoke to Bemidji civic leaders Friday to discuss statewide infrastructure...
October 23, 2015 - 5:36pm
August 8, 2015
Driving through the decades: Family operates Cass Lake-area school bus business for more than 60 years
CASS LAKE—Before 1950, student transportation to the grades 1-8 Farris School was an informal arrangement. At one time, children were...
August 8, 2015 - 11:16pm
May 21, 2015
‘Duct tape’ doesn’t work for roads: Advocates push for long-term transportation funding from St. Paul
BEMIDJI -- That pickup truck with the over-sized roll of duct tape you saw driving through Bemidji on Thursday morning? No, it wasn’t a...
May 21, 2015 - 7:35pm
March 23, 2015
Republicans present $7 billion, 10-year transportation plan with no new taxes
ST. PAUL -- Legislative Republicans say they can fund all 607 Minnesota road and bridge projects Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton proposes, but without tax increases. Republicans this morning announced a $7 billion, 10-year plan that relies on money that Dayton would spend on other...
March 23, 2015 - 10:50am