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Minnesota Legislature begins work to overhaul teacher licensing
Pipeline protest camp being evacuated, with Corps set to move in
GOVERNMENT: City, county sign off on Gene Dillon utility agreement
Bemidji sunrise: Feb. 21
CITY: Safe and stylish crosswalks ahead: Council picks new design for downtown pedestrian crossings
WOMEN’S BASKETBALL: Beavers rallying for upset opportunity in playoff opener
GIRLS BASKETBALL: Jacks take down Grand Rapids
BOYS BASKETBALL: Bemidji, Beberg outrun Hunters
BOYS HOCKEY: Jacks stunned by Brainerd in overtime
Blackhawks close in on first-place Wld with win in St. Paul
Margaret Ann Crowe
Susan Rene LaFontaine Portz West
Benjamin L. Kimbro, Sr.
Margaret Ann Perkins
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: A story of guns and Carroll Shiff
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Minnesota's majestic trumpeter swans
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: Paying homage to great Indigenous civil rights leaders, activists and scholars
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Why Black History Month?
PRIME TIME: Why keep an old high school letter jacket?
Art briefs for Sunday, Feb 19
PATT RALL COLUMN: Are the stars out tonight?
BHS Marching Band fundraising concert Feb. 28
Recital featuring BSU's Carlson set for Feb. 24
MATTHEW LIEDKE COLUMN: "La La Land" likely to sweep tech, musical categories on Oscar night
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: The time for melt and freeze, melt and freeze
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: 'The Little Man in the Orange Suit'
FISH TALES: Adrian Dunn
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Fishing continues to be spotty for most species
Outdoors notebook: Turn In Poachers to hold banquet in Bemidji
Gary and Patty Groslie
Parenting Perspectives: Let your kids choose -- or pave -- their own paths
Column: Don't blame your pain on the weather
AstroBob: Ride the roller coaster to solar minimum
Swift: Do-it-yourself Dad may be least patient patient of all
Veeder: The new good 'ol days are on their way
January 27, 2017
Bemidji shares its story: Twin Cities magazine gets the word out on Minnesota’s best kept secret
BEMIDJI—When Greater Bemidji Economic Development Director Dave Hengel meets with people who've either never been to the city or haven't...
January 27, 2017 - 5:16pm
October 4, 2016
Allina nurses reject contract offer: Monthlong strike will continue after union members object to health insurance terms
MINNEAPOLIS — Thousands of striking nurses at five Allina Health facilities in the Twin Cities voted Monday, Oct. 3, to reject the health system’s...
October 4, 2016 - 10:40am
May 27, 2016
Light rail project a heavyweight state issue: Controversy over southwest Twin Cities proposal doomed spending on public works, transportation projects statewide
ST. PAUL -- The proposed $1.8 billion light rail project would be just 14.5 miles long, but a controversy surrounding it derailed what some say...
May 27, 2016 - 4:39pm
April 26, 2016
Fargo man among dozen cited for speeding in expensive sports cars on Twin Cities highway
FARGO--Among a dozen people cited after speeding on a highway near Minneapolis in exotic sports cars were two 24-year-old North Dakotans: one from Fargo, and the other from Beach, the Minnesota State Patrol said. Austin James Kemmer, of Fargo, was driving his vehicle, a 2010 Nissan...
April 26, 2016 - 12:29pm
March 24, 2016
POPULATION: Beltrami County shows steady growth. Twin Cities surpass 3 million
BEMIDJI -- Slow and steady has been the trend for population growth in Bemidji. The United States Census Bureau on Thursday released county population estimates for 2015, showing moderate growth in Beltrami and larger expansion in the Twin Cities. In 2015, Beltrami County's population...
March 24, 2016 - 9:12pm
January 7, 2016
Judge allows archdiocese to sell building to Minnesota Historical Society
ST. PAUL -- A federal bankruptcy judge has approved the sale of a St. Paul building owned by the Twin Cities archdiocese. Judge Robert Kressel on Thursday approved the sale of the Hayden Center to the Minnesota Historical Society for $4.5 million. It’s the first of four real estate...
January 7, 2016 - 9:43pm
April 30, 2015
Twin Cities sports radio personality Jeff Dubay arrested for suspected meth possession
COTTAGE GROVE, Minn.—Twin Cities sports radio personality Jeff Dubay was arrested Wednesday for suspected methamphetamine possession after...
April 30, 2015 - 2:51pm
December 23, 2014
WebMD ranks the Twin Cities metro area as the 3rd-sickest community in the country
By Frederick Melo St. Paul Pioneer Press ST. PAUL -- Achoo! The Twin Cities have a cold and the flu. WebMD this week ranked Minneapolis and St. Paul together as the third-sickest city in the country behind Madison, Wis., as No. 1 and Cincinnati as No. 2. The health...
December 23, 2014 - 9:52am
December 17, 2014
Police kill rest-stop homicide suspect after chase on Twin Cities freeways
By Joseph Lindberg St. Paul Pioneer Press MINNEAPOLIS -- A rest-stop homicide at a Twin Cities suburb early Wednesday quickly led to a police chase that ended with authorities fatally shooting an armed suspect after the individual crashed on Interstate 694, according to the...
December 17, 2014 - 12:33pm
August 15, 2014
Good buzz: Rooftop bee operations in Twin Cities making honey
Dan Olson MPR News 91.3 FM MINNEAPOLIS — Bee colonies are dying off in alarming numbers in rural Minnesota and across the country, sparking worries about global food production and environmental health. It’s a different story, though, in the hives on the roof of the Minneapolis...
August 15, 2014 - 2:22am
November 28, 2013
U of M student says men tried to abduct her
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A University of Minnesota student says two men tried to abduct her when she was walking alone near campus. The woman told police she was on University Avenue near TCF Bank Stadium early Wednesday when two men pulled up in a dark blue sedan. The passenger...
November 28, 2013 - 3:52pm
October 16, 2012
Friends visit Janet Dickinson at Ordway after 'Billy Elliot'
Sylvia Hanson, front, of Bemidji and her two daughters, Mary Harkje, left, and Debbie Marshall, middle, waited outside the Ordway Center for the Performing Arts in St. Paul Saturday night to see Janet Dickenson after “Billy Elliot,” in which Dickinson had a leading role. Harkje,...
October 16, 2012 - 12:42am
August 24, 2012
Prosecutors recruit hotel employees in crime fight
ROSEVILLE, Minn. (AP) — Police, prosecutors and others are asking hotel employees in the Twin Cities to look for signs of child sex trafficking. Ramsey County Attorney John Choi (choy) says trafficking usually ends up in a hotel or motel, so desk clerks and housekeepers could be...
August 24, 2012 - 12:01pm