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'A blessing and a curse.' Saved from the rubble, Minn. plane crash victim won $27.7M judgement before judge reversed it.
After skydiving mishap, Army staff sergeant from Minn. takes on traumatic brain injury
Attacked with a hammer, third-grader in California died trying to defend his little sister, family says
Equifax CEO Richard Smith steps down amid hacking scandal
One injured in rollover near Blackduck
VOLLEYBALL: Jacks rally, overcome 2-1 deficit to beat Perham
TIMBERWOLVES: Athletic Jefferson catches Thibodeau's eye
Bemidji bowlers compete at NY Mills
Bemidji Aerials begin gymnastics season
SOCCER: Beavers win seventh straight
John E. Werner
Richard "Dick" Louis Rutherford Sr.
Kathleen "Kitty" Filar Johnson
Clifton "Cliff" Bitker
McArdle: The NFL can't afford to become a battleground
PATT RALL COLUMN: Louie did not go gentle into that good night: Remembering Louis Marchand
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Schools need all of our help for 100 percent grad rate
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Oh, what a delight to teach history today!
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: Traditional knowledge and science: A new form of justice
Social media star Kylie Jenner reported pregnant
Minnesota and North Dakota share the most popular wedding song, but can you guess what it is?
Jimmy Kimmel gets heated about health-care bill, says Sen. Bill Cassidy 'lied right to my face'
PATT RALL COLUMN: Timely notice can help with attendance
Around the Arts, September 17
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Making a correct call on the Becida Barred Owl
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Extended fall weather on the water
American Painted Lady butterflies migrate through area
MASTER GARDENERS: Fall in the perennial garden
Looking at levels: New management plan possibly to come to Rabideau Lake
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Jerry Willet remembered as fine legislator
COMMENTARY: Be informed about Cass Lake-Bena referendum
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: All are welcome to pro-life gathering
BROST: Add bean dips to your football fare
PARENTING PERSPECTIVES: Our reporter is embedded deep in the War on Bedtime. Here's the latest from the front lines.
September 15, 2017
Veterans home meeting Sept. 20 in Bemidji
BEMIDJI -- Area residents are invited to an informational meeting hosted by state Sens. Justin Eichorn, R-Grand Rapids, and Paul Utke, R-Park Rapids, along with state Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka, R-Nisswa, on Wednesday, Sept. 20, in Bemidji. The meeting will be open to the...
September 15, 2017 - 2:43pm
August 16, 2017
Another try planned for state funding for western Minnesota veterans nursing home
MONTEVIDEO, Minn. - Ten years in the trying, proponents of building a veterans' nursing home in Montevideo remain committed for another attempt...
August 16, 2017 - 8:08pm
June 22, 2017
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Veterans home project is a non-partisan issue
Mr. Vene's letter to the editor (April 22) praises current District 5A Rep.Matt Bliss for carrying a veterans home bill. Well, good enough, that's what Rep. Bliss is supposed to do—represent his constituents.
June 22, 2017 - 10:21am
May 26, 2017
Local legislators find success in tax bill, transportation
BEMIDJI -- The Minnesota Legislature adjourned its special session in the early morning hours Friday, having passed the necessary bills to fund...
May 26, 2017 - 6:05pm
April 22, 2017
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Bliss understands our local issues
State Rep. Matt Bliss, R-Pennington, has quickly established his presence in the Legislature by authoring bills that, when enacted, will benefit...
April 22, 2017 - 6:01am
BELTRAMI COUNTY: Commissioners OK financial commitment to veterans home
BEMIDJI—A motion financially committing Beltrami County to a future veterans home project in Bemidji was approved by the Board of Commissioners...
February 22, 2017 - 4:48pm
February 16, 2017
LEGISLATURE: Reps Grossell, Bliss co-author veterans home bill
ST. PAULL—Local legislators in the Minnesota House of Representatives have partnered on a new push for a veterans home in Bemidji. District...
February 16, 2017 - 5:35pm
January 25, 2017
Plenty of progress to be made: As need remains, Beltrami County officials renew efforts for veterans living facility in Bemidji
BEMIDJI—The Beltrami County Veterans Task Force convened for a meeting Wednesday night to primarily renew the call for a living facility...
January 25, 2017 - 8:09pm
January 8, 2017
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Veterans must never be treated as disposable
Our veterans, some 31,000-plus in number found to be living in northern and northwestern Minnesota, and their families, should have care as close...
January 8, 2017 - 6:59am
LEGISLATURE: Lack of bonding bill, special session put strain, delay on Bemidji projects
BEMIDJI—When the Minnesota legislative session ended in May, the hope for bonding money directed to Bemidji projects somewhat remained with expectations for a summer special session. More than four months later, those bonding needs remain for local projects and legislators have...
October 8, 2016 - 12:57am
March 14, 2015
Bemidji joins forces with Montevideo to build regional veterans homes
BEMIDJI -- Advocates to locate a regional veterans home in Bemidji and their counterparts from the central Minnesota city of Montevideo are campaigning...
March 14, 2015 - 5:19pm
May 22, 2013
Housing, jobs a priority for veterans
BEMIDJI — Housing and jobs were the main topics of a veterans issues forum held here Wednesday. Staff of U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn.,...
May 22, 2013 - 6:21pm
April 3, 2013
Veterans homes clear panel; measure includes no funding, calls for study on need
ST. PAUL — A pair of new Minnesota veterans’ homes received preliminary approval Tuesday on a House committee, but without funding and only after a study is prepared about where future homes are needed. Some lawmakers ripped a proposal to place a veterans’ nursing home in the...
April 3, 2013 - 12:26am
February 9, 2013
Joe Vene: Minnesota needs another veterans home
Where should the next Minnesota veterans home be located?
February 9, 2013 - 12:45am
April 5, 2009
Veterans Home Committee continues work to secure facility
Work continues to plan for a Minnesota Veterans Home in Bemidji, although prospects of securing one soon appears to be dimming. "We believe this can happen one day," Beltrami County Commissioner Joe Vene, who chairs the task force working on the proposal, said Saturday morning. "Public...
April 5, 2009 - 2:41am