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At least one person dead after motorcycle flees from traffic stop on Highway 89
Amid Minnesota's measles outbreak, opponents of vaccines step up efforts
How Powerball manipulated the odds to make another massive jackpot
Workforce takes to the road: New program brings services to job seekers
LOST ITALIAN: Garden-fresh veggies inspire salad
ESPN removes Robert Lee from calling U-Va. game in Charlottesville because of his name
BSU basketball releases 2017-18 schedules
Area athletes return home with medals from Indigenous Games
Lynx roll over Phoenix to go to 23-6
Cavs trade G Irving to Celtics for G Thomas, other assets
Terry Arnold Hawkenson
Jeffrey Thomas Kantor
Judy Ann Pence
Lawrence Joseph Long, Sr.
Terry Arnold Hawkenson
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
'Stranger Things' creators want to end series after four seasons
Patt Rall column: Sod House Theater holds a sobering production
'Super Troopers 2' lands spring 2018 release date
Finally! Daniel Craig confirms he'll return as James Bond
Tom Cruise breaks ankle in stunt, halts production on 'Mission' film
MASTER GARDENERS: Think about planting fall vegetables
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
Jeff & Becky Musburger
Joe & Sissy Neft
BANDA: From Parmesan to Gruyere to ricotta, here are ways to eat and appreciate this palate pleaser
Keillor: Never been here before
Letter to the Editor: Don’t take the agricultural industry for granted
Letter to the Editor: No place for Confederate flag in Bemidji
COMMENTARY: State must invest to maintain academic excellence
August 4, 2017
Early indications are farmers like Trump ag actions
REDWOOD FALLS, Minn. — Many, if not most, farmers say they like what they have seen so far in how President Donald Trump deals with agriculture....
August 4, 2017 - 2:06pm
July 30, 2017
Water works: Bemidji explores options after PFCs found in water wells near airport
BEMIDJI—The city of Bemidji has hired an engineering firm and a law firm as it addresses chemicals found in two now-shutdown water wells by the Bemidji Regional Airport. The city and state have been aware of the chemicals called perfluorocarbons, or PFCs, since about 2008, according...
July 30, 2017 - 7:58am
July 5, 2017
Dayton selects Bemidji as one of 10 communities to host Water Quality meetings
ST. PAUL—Gov. Mark Dayton announced Tuesday the dates and locations of a series of Water Quality Town Hall meetings beginning in late July, and Bemidji is on the list.
July 5, 2017 - 4:54pm
June 28, 2017
Popular central Minnesota lakes near 'tipping points' for water quality
SPICER — The waters of Games Lake and Lake Andrew are still clear enough for swimmers to see their toes when they wade into them, or for...
June 28, 2017 - 3:11pm
June 27, 2017
Farm groups applaud withdrawal of WOTUS rule
GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Farm group leaders were predictably pleased Tuesday, June 27, with the announcement that the U.S. Environmental Protection...
June 27, 2017 - 4:13pm
June 9, 2017
‘Daughter Water’ walks the area: Rally set for Sunday in Bemidji
BEMIDJI -- Local activist Annie Humphrey’s handmade puppet was built to draw attention. The colorful paper-mache construction won’t fit through...
June 9, 2017 - 5:06pm
May 31, 2017
The birth of modern shark mania: Attacks of 1916 left four dead and a coast terrified
The shark mania that grips the country each summer began July 1, 1916, when a young stockbroker from Philadelphia headed into the surf at Beach...
May 31, 2017 - 12:45pm
May 16, 2017
GOVERNMENT: Plemel joins City Council
BEMIDJI—After roughly four and a half months, Bemidji's Ward 4 had representation on the City Council on Monday. Patrick Plemel, 58, took...
May 16, 2017 - 10:46am
April 21, 2017
Capitol Chatter: Transportation funding may be on the move
ST. PAUL — Transportation funding is confusing and controversial, and Minnesota state leaders say vital. Democrats and Republicans have...
April 21, 2017 - 3:12pm
March 16, 2017
Trump wants 21 percent USDA budget cut; food, rural water hit
CHICAGO - President Donald Trump has proposed halting funding for rural clean water initiatives and reducing county-level staff, for a 21 percent...
March 16, 2017 - 2:05pm
March 15, 2017
Cities object to high sewage treatment plant costs
ST. PAUL — The 1,700-population community of Osakis could find itself paying $11 million in sewage treatment plant work, a cost one city...
March 15, 2017 - 5:00pm
March 10, 2017
Study finds small public wells in Minnesota have viruses, bacteria
ST. PAUL—Bacteria and viruses that could make people sick have been discovered in small public drinking water wells across the state, according to a report released Friday by the Minnesota Department of Health. The study, ordered by the state Legislature in 2014, found that,...
March 10, 2017 - 10:51pm
February 6, 2017
Gov. Dayton wants public input on water quality plan
ST. PAUL — Gov. Mark Dayton is making another push to clean up Minnesota’s waters — and says he’s learned lessons from his contentious...
February 6, 2017 - 5:01pm
January 23, 2017
CITY: Council hears report on city water wells
BEMIDJI—A review of chemicals that have been monitored in Bemidji water wells for a number of years was given to the City Council during...
January 23, 2017 - 8:41pm
February 27, 2016
Anti-pipeline protesters interrupt Dayton's speech at water summit
ST. PAUL -- Anti-pipeline protesters interrupted Gov. Mark Dayton Saturday as he spoke to more than 800 Minnesotans at a summit about how to...
February 27, 2016 - 8:37pm