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Lawsuit filed over fatal Minnesota school explosion
With more Minnesota wolves, and more attacks on livestock, program out of cash
Details emerge on president's calls to Gold Star families
Minnesota State system to update tuition, fee policies
She took her dog to the vet to be put down. Five months later, she discovered her dog was still alive.
North Dakota rookie defenseman could make debut vs. Gophers
What's it like to officiate UND-Minnesota games?
Yankees seize AL lead with 5-0 win over Astros
QB Kyle Sloter confident would 'have a job' if waived by Vikings
Yes, Gophers are young this season, but they'll be younger next year
Gilbert D. Bahr
Norval Everett Oien
Edward M. Schmuch
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Summer reflections from Lake Julia
GENERATIONS: A trip on the ‘Old Bay Line’
GENERATIONS: Milk snakes, fairy diddles and goatsuckers
GENERATIONS: Time to go to church -- and eat well
GENERATIONS: In defense of the ‘routine’
He was the king of late night, but David Letterman doesn't miss it 'for a second'
John Dunsworth, actor who played Jim Lahey on 'Trailer Park Boys,' dead at 71
PATT RALL COLUMN: Thanks abound at BSU concerts
Around the Arts, October 15
Rise and shine
MASTER GARDENERS: Do I have to?
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Fish on the move for fall
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Living with the ladybugs in Minnesota
MASTER GARDENERS: Fall care and pruning those shrubs and trees
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Close encounters with the outdoors world
Tom & Linda Peterson
Larry & Joyce Johnson
WORLD OF WINE: How to celebrate upcoming Champagne Day
LOST ITALIAN: Butternut Bleu Cheese Sauce a go-to for fall dining
Commentary: The Democratic Party's obsession with Hollywood celebrities was bound to blow up
Commentary: The old obit man looks around
Imagine you're Princess Kate - it's awful and here's why
July 19, 2017
Minn. Secretary of State visits Beltrami County for 2016 election feedback
BEMIDJI -- Secretary of State Steve Simon is on a road trip this week, planning to visit all 87 Minnesota counties as way to get feedback on...
July 19, 2017 - 6:27pm
June 30, 2017
Trump's voter fraud commission wants to know the voting history, party ID and address of every voter in America
The chair of Donald Trump's Election Integrity Commission has penned a letter to all 50 states requesting their full voter role data, including...
June 30, 2017 - 6:40am
May 15, 2017
Supreme Court rejects bid to revive North Carolina voter ID law
WASHINGTON - The U.S. Supreme Court put the final nail in the coffin of North Carolina's strict voter-identification law on Monday, rejecting...
May 15, 2017 - 10:01am
Letter to the editor: We can't mandate every voter be "informed"
The letter last week from Claude Sand (Jan. 11) needs to be addressed to clear up some confusion that the author holds.
January 15, 2017 - 6:00am
November 29, 2016
Minnesota’s No. 1 in voting, again
ST. PAUL -- Forget the historically low turnout in the August primary. Toss the memories of Minnesota’s 2014 lack of voters. Minnesota is back...
November 29, 2016 - 9:39pm
November 25, 2016
ELECTION 2016: Tons of turnout: Bemidji, Minnesota have strong showings at the polls
BEMIDJI—Minnesota once again led the nation in voter turnout in the Nov. 8 general election, continuing its streak of having more than...
November 25, 2016 - 6:40am
November 8, 2016
ELECTION: Tuesday caps off a busy season for local campaigns
BEMIDJI—There wasn't much downtime for election judges in Bemidji on Tuesday, as residents continually opened the doors to their polling...
November 8, 2016 - 10:22pm
November 6, 2016
ELECTION DAY: When and where for Tuesday
BEMIDJI—Election Day is down to just a few days away, but there's no calm before the storm. Across the state of Minnesota, election workers...
November 6, 2016 - 6:27am
March 25, 2015
Bob Franken: No voting, voting no
President Barack Obama simply was mulling an idea out loud when he spoke in Cleveland. Maybe, said the president, it’s time to follow the lead of 26 other countries and make casting a ballot on Election Day compulsory: “It would be transformative if everybody voted — that would...
March 25, 2015 - 11:23pm
January 24, 2015
Secretary of State Simon says 'true early' voting will speed system
BEMIDJI -- Newly inaugurated Minnesota Secretary of State Steve Simon has changes in mind for Minnesota's voting laws -- changes he says will...
January 24, 2015 - 4:55pm
September 10, 2014
Minnesotans can start early voting next week
ST. PAUL — It almost is time to vote. Minnesotans may start voting Sept. 19. The early voting is not only for people who will be away from home on election day, but anyone can vote early under a new state law. Old law required an excuse such as being out of one’s voting precinct...
September 10, 2014 - 11:53pm
April 28, 2014
Judge says Minnesota online voter registration illegal
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota Secretary of State Mark Ritchie illegally set up an online voter registration system, a judge ruled today. Ramsey County Judge John Guthmann ordered Ritchie to end online registration at midnight Tuesday, but said anyone who has registered via the Internet...
April 28, 2014 - 3:34pm
Jim Hightower: This voting measure has to go
No one can deny that voting is a civic duty, right? Well that depends on who you are. The reality is that many powerful people don't want certain folks to vote. They go to extremes to discourage those folks from voting and even harass them to keep away from the polls. In 2012, Florida's...
April 28, 2014 - 11:15am
April 2, 2014
Two races narrowed in White Earth Primary
WHITE EARTH -- The races for secretary/treasurer and District II representative for the White Earth Reservation were narrowed to two in Tuesday’s Primary Election. In the race for secretary/treasurer, Robert J. Durant, the incumbent, led all voting with 401 votes for 36.1 percent...
April 2, 2014 - 9:25am
Unofficial Leech Lake Primary results are in: LaRose leads all voting
CASS LAKE -- Archie LaRose was the top vote-getter in Tuesday’s Primary Election for secretary/treasurer of the Cass Lake Band of Ojibwe, according to unofficial results. Leech Lake’s Primary narrowed the field in three races: secretary/treasurer and District II representative...
April 2, 2014 - 9:13am