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Itasca State Park to mark its 125th year with a celebration Sunday
Environmental groups question federal order on Enbridge pipeline in Minnesota
Man caught after high-speed chase in Carlton County pleads guilty to Michigan homicide
Man charged with three felonies after allegedly fleeing Duluth police
Police release photo of Maris memorabilia thief
Sports physical blitz planned for Aug. 6
BHS player/parent meetings set for Aug. 3
YOUTH BASEBALL: Northern Heat planning fundraisers
GOLF: Match play underway at Birchmont
GOLF: Day two of 2016 Birchmont has lots of local flavor as women, masters take course
Ashley Jean Needham
Beverly J. Neadeau
Susan Marie Tibstra
Charlotte "Char" Clark
James "Jim" Sperling
MASTER GARDENERS: Summer insects are here
John Eggers: Solve this quotable quote puzzle
PAUL NELSON: Warmer weather means a good time to catch muskies
MASTER GARDENERS: Hit a tomato home run
Scotty Allison: A VA Pension program review
Off The Record Blog: Let’s analyze this trailer for ‘The Secret History Of Twin Peaks’ book
Watermark Art Center to launch fundraising campaign for major renovation project
The JOE-DOWN Reviews ‘Ghostbusters’ (2016)
Art briefs: Farm by the Lake Sunday concert series continues, 'Annie Get Your Gun' at Northern Light Opera Company and more
If the shoe fits — paint it: Sisters create custom shoe company in Bemidji
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout: The NOTV crew visits Saskatchewan’s famed trout factory
Blane Klemek: Nests are nearly as fascinating as the birds themselves
Blane Klemek: Observing bird songs of the seasons
Hawley man sets state muskie record
Nancy Sullivan birthday
AnnaMae Daken birthday
Robert Kaasa birthday
PIONEER EDITORIAL: Neighbors helping neighbors
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Keep quiet zone idea on front burner
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Power company workers were heroes
Joe Vene: Setting the record straight on school road project
PIONEER EDITORIAL: Developments for the developers
January 12, 2016
Obama knocks Republicans for anti-Muslim rhetoric, seeks to set 2016 tone
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama knocked Republican presidential candidates for anti-Muslim rhetoric and accused critics on Tuesday...
January 12, 2016 - 10:31pm
December 29, 2015
Laid off United Taconite worker headed to D.C.: Steelworker Dan Hill will attend Obama State of Union speech
HIBBING, Minn. -- Steelworker Dan Hill gave an emotional speech on the Iron Range last week when White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough was...
December 29, 2015 - 7:20pm
December 14, 2013
Anatole Kaletsky/Reuters: Washington’s new politics of compromise
The muted market reaction to this week’s budget deal in Washington may initially seem like a disappointment. After all, uncertainty over government spending, debt and taxes has consistently emerged in business sentiment surveys as the biggest single factor holding back corporate...
December 14, 2013 - 11:09pm
November 8, 2013
Local Indian leaders oppose ‘Redskins’ name as AIM leads protest in Minneapolis
BEMIDJI — As the American Indian Movement demonstrated Thursday evening in downtown Minneapolis against the Washington Redskins’ nickname...
November 8, 2013 - 12:20am
October 16, 2013
U.S. Senate backs debt crisis deal, House to vote next
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate overwhelmingly approved a deal on Wednesday to end a political crisis that partially shut down the federal government and brought the world's biggest economy to the edge of a debt default that could have threatened financial calamity. The House...
October 16, 2013 - 8:59pm
October 15, 2013
U.S. Senators hopeful fiscal deal could pass Wednesday
WASHINGTON (Reuters) — U.S. senators expressed hope that a bipartisan deal could emerge on Tuesday to end Washington's fiscal crisis even as Republicans in the House of Representatives said they were working on a separate plan. Even if Democrats and Republicans agree, it could...
October 15, 2013 - 7:10pm
September 17, 2013
Victim of Navy Yard shootings had Minnesota ties
SHOREVIEW, Minn. (AP) — A Shoreview woman lost her sister-in-law in the mass shooting at the Washington Navy Yard. Janet Hartsvet...
September 17, 2013 - 9:11am
September 16, 2013
Officials: Navy Yard shooter ID'ed as Aaron Alexis
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal law enforcement officials say the man accused in a shooting rampage at the Washington Navy Yard that left at least 12 people dead has been identified as Aaron Alexis. The two officials spoke Monday to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity...
September 16, 2013 - 2:47pm
Updated: 13 killed in Washington Navy Yard shooting rampage
WASHINGTON (AP) — A former Navy reservist went on a shooting rampage Monday inside a building at the heavily secured Washington Navy Yard,...
September 16, 2013 - 10:52am
August 3, 2013
Jim Hightower: The Mother Teresa of global trade
Want to see pure altruism in action? Go to Washington, D.C. — not to the federal government’s marble buildings, but to the real city, where ordinary folks live. There you’ll find a business organization that wants nothing more than to serve the people, help improve lives...
August 3, 2013 - 3:33am
April 27, 2013
Mike Reagan: Lesson learned in Boston
The beautiful Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Center for Public Affairs in Simi Valley, Calif., was the last place I expected to be reminded of the violence that paralyzed the city of Boston last week and turned it into a mini-Baghdad. But I was reading my father’s presidential...
April 27, 2013 - 9:48pm
March 26, 2013
Tom Purcell: Springtime in D.C.
Ah, springtime has arrived in Washington, D.C. The National Cherry Blossom Festival is under way. The cherry trees, 3,700 of them given to America by the Japanese in 1912, are in full bloom. One incident involving the trees reminds me why Americans are so wary of Washington. In the...
March 26, 2013 - 10:47pm
January 1, 2013
House vote avoids cliff
by ALAN FRAM, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Past its own New Year’s deadline, a weary Congress sent President Barack Obama legislation...
January 1, 2013 - 11:16pm
November 7, 2012
Chancellar Williams: Isolation on both ends of the line
When Martha Wright’s grandson went to prison more than 20 years ago, she learned a stark lesson about the cost of maintaining ties with a family member who is incarcerated. Beyond the isolation and deep wound of being separated from a loved one, there’s also a very steep price...
November 7, 2012 - 1:53am
May 6, 2009
Peterson, Oberstar ranked most bipartisan in U.S. House
Northern Minnesota's two representatives are among the U.S. House's most bipartisan members, a Capitol Hill newspaper said Tuesday. Reps. Collin Peterson of the 7th District and Jim Oberstar of the 8th District -- both Democrats -- ranked in the Top 10 of Democrats easiest to work...
May 6, 2009 - 12:00am