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Alexandria winery signs on with Wild
Crash involving trailer full of farm equipment injures woman near Pillager
Pipeline protesters reject ‘unlawful’ label: ACLU mulls lawsuit if roadblock remains
5-year-old recovering after severe farming accident
3 face felony charges in Mills Fleet Farm shoplifting
TENNIS: Bemidji sweeps Hibbing, Perham
SWIMMING: BHS takes fifth place at Willmar in opener
VOLLEYBALL: Bemidji drops season opener to Alexandria
CROSS COUNTRY: BSU picked to finish 12th in NSIC
GIRLS SOCCER: Bemidji tops WHA
Stephen Michael Jackelen
Ardith "Ardie" Olson Kolstad
Josephine "Jo" Christine Pula
Richard William Demers
Roseadelle F. Johnson
MASTER GARDENERS: Slipping is not just for winter
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: The infinite nature of truth and reconciliation
John Eggers: Delight in the dog days of August
Patt Rall: Music is in the air in and around Bemidji
John Eggers: Helping Others Go For The Gold
The JOE-DOWN Reviews ‘Punk’s Dead: SLC Punk 2’
Inspired and inspiring: Big Daddy Weave takes the stage tonight at Sanford Center
Art briefs: Sunday Aug. 21
Off The Record Blog: An Idiot’s Guide To Summerslam
Patt Rall: Pine Tones, Caige Jambor to perform in concerts today
FISH TALES: Gunner Ganske on Swenson Lake
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Caution needed to prevent spread of invasive species
DNR discovers two more cases of invasive species in Beltrami County
DNR survey finds Minnesota wolf population stable
Blane Klemek: Shrikes are some of the more fascinating birds out there
Lorraine Peck birthday
Edwina Batchelder birthday
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Why do women wear high-heel shoes?
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Reporters struggle to deal with Trump
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Survey is next step for Bemidji YMCA project
Faith Hensrud: Moving forward at BSU and NTC with a focus on student success
Pioneer Editorial: Clean, drain and dispose
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
March 16, 2015
Dayton kicks transportation tour into high gear (video)
BEMIDJI -- Gov. Mark Dayton stopped in Bemidji on Monday on the latest of his continuing trips around Minnesota, attempting to build support...
March 16, 2015 - 10:46pm
February 28, 2015
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Base transportation debate on solid data
Minnesota legislators have been asked by Gov. Dayton and various groups to support significant increases in the dedicated taxes used to fund our state's transportation system. We understand the need to invest in a safe, reliable, efficient and multimodal transportation system in...
February 28, 2015 - 12:57am
February 18, 2015
Bemidji, area projects included in Dayton transportation project list
BEMIDJI -- On Tuesday, Gov. Mark Dayton announced his 10-year, $6 billion transportation plan that included 607 projects to upgrade the state's roads and bridges, which includes several area projects. Dayton broke with a long-standing tradition that governors not release a list...
February 18, 2015 - 6:20pm
February 17, 2015
$6 billion would buy 607 road, bridge projects
ST. PAUL — Gov. Mark Dayton produced 607 reasons why he thinks Minnesota should raise and spend $6 billion over 10 years to upgrade the state's...
February 17, 2015 - 8:38pm
January 26, 2015
Dayton seeks $11 billion for transportation
By Don Davis Forum News Service ST. PAUL -- Gov. Mark Dayton wants Minnesota to spend about $11 billion more in the next decade...
January 26, 2015 - 2:05pm
April 15, 2014
Bridge inspections underway
BEMIDJI -- Motorists along U.S. Highways 2 and 71 in the Bemidji area should expect some daytime lane closures this week as crews inspect bridges along the Bemidji bypass, officials said. Drivers should slow down to 55 mph in work zones, Minnesota Department of Transportation...
April 15, 2014 - 2:27pm