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Ten sailors missing from USS John S. McCain after collision
Minnesota has a Confederate symbol -- and it's going to keep it
Clear-plastic noise-barrier walls brighten neighborhoods along Twin Cities-area interstates
Jerry Lewis, king of low-brow comedy and charity fundraiser, dies at 91
Around the arts, Sunday, Aug. 20
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Team USA rides early wave to Solheim Cup repeat
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William J. Sliney
Edith M. Allen
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Anna "Ann" Prince
Vivian Delgado column: The goal of environmental peace throughout the world
John Eggers column: Combating drugs and violence: the drop-out connection
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: The eclipse is more than meets the eye
MASTER GARDENERS: What's (achoo!) blooming?
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Stupid human happenings always seem to happen
Patt Rall column: Sod House Theater holds a sobering production
'Super Troopers 2' lands spring 2018 release date
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Tom Cruise breaks ankle in stunt, halts production on 'Mission' film
Mississippi Music moves indoors on Wednesday
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Temperatures fluctuate, and so does the bite
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Grosbeaks: Distinctive, colorful, musical and social
MASTER GARDENERS: Look for the 2017 Perennial Plant of the Year
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: So many lakes, so many fish
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Blue jays are true Minnesotans all year long
Jeff & Becky Musburger
Joe & Sissy Neft
You're only as strong as your weakest LinkedIn profile
Gazpacho refreshes on a summer day
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Bringing the Democratic party back to its roots
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: A far cry from the quest for equality
Incontinence shouldn't block people from seeking medical help
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