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New security barriers installed around Queen's Windsor castle after London attack
Identical twins battle disease that afflicts only 500 in the U.S
Fourth lawsuit filed against PolyMet land exchange
Police relied on news footage, Facebook posts to charge Dakota Access Pipeline protesters
Dayton says he will not sign Minn. House education bill
Miller: UND should keep focus on basketball during athletic budget cuts
Frozen Four-bound Bulldogs thriving in overtime as 2011 champions did
Former Lumberjack Hendricks moves to defense at NDSU in hopes of seeing the field sooner
Beavers bold for change: Former, current, future BSU women’s players join Team USA boycott
BEAVERS ROUNDUP: BSU baseball goes 3-1 at Winona
Dorothy Elizabeth Stradlien
Jodi Ann Johnson
David Ray Edevold
PATT RALL COLUMN: Puppets by professionals for 'Dragonsong'
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Helping Native youth find success in schools
LIBRARY CORNER: Opportunities abound in April at the library
MASTER GARDENERS: Garden seed planning starts now
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Time for a love story
100 and counting: Latest BCT production will be 100th stage show directed by Mary Knox-Johnson
Donald Trump once called actress Emma Thompson for a date
'Wheel of Fortune' unfortunate guess goes viral
'Sesame Street' to welcome muppet character with autism
Kim Kardashian breaks silence on Paris robbery
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: The BWCA: Memories of a special place of pure, natural beauty
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Spring is here, and open water isn't too far behind
Catch-and-release walleye season for Mille Lacs Lake again this year
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Reassess ice conditions every day and make safe decisions
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: The white pasque flower and horned lark-- harbingers of spring
Torry's Van Benefit
Don (Pail) Hill
Parenting Perspectives: Why I worry about what others think of me
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Thanks to the Beavers for a wonderful season this year
Positively Beautiful: Health and wellness trends popping up everywhere
Swift: Hairstyling technique not all it is wrapped up to be
'Bright sadness' describes Lenten journey at Fargo church
January 15, 2017
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
December 9, 2013
Minn. voting roster upgrade could happen slowly
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota task force studying a higher-tech voter verification process leaned away Monday from recommending that electronic poll books be mandatory in every precinct for the 2014 statewide election. Several panel members highlighted concerns over equipment...
December 9, 2013 - 2:25pm
November 4, 2013
Conservatives sue Ritchie over voter registration
ST. PAUL -- Conservative groups and Republican legislators are taking Minnesota Democratic Secretary of State Mark Ritchie to court over an online voter registration system he launched. They say Ritchie exceeded his constitutional authority. Their attorney, Erick Kaardal of Minneapolis,...
November 4, 2013 - 11:53am
October 9, 2013
Minnesota gets ready for electronic voting roster test
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Voters who show up at some Minnesota polling places next month will encounter sign-in stations equipped with iPads or bar code scanners as part of an experiment designed to test whether more technology would cut wait times, save money and inspire more confidence...
October 9, 2013 - 9:12am