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Minnesotans mixed on Trump's first 100 days
Red Lake arts education highlighted
Taking in the lake
Marcotte retires from 25-year law enforcement career
Cass Lake-Bena plans public input meeting ahead of possible referendum
NFL commissioner may consider marijuana for players' health reasons
Bird resigns as Pacers president of basketball operations
An emotional night for NFL's first-round picks
Effects of Bradford trade on Vikings playing out in draft
Speedy ex-Gopher Myrick waiting for the call
Phyllis E. Neff
Edward DaWaine Sawyer
Kathleen Lynn Paul
Willow Skye Forsberg
Frances Eula Oslin
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Look at the brighter side of life
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: We must open our minds to diverse teachings
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: John's No. 1 List for Bemidji
MASTER GARDENERS COLUMN: What is that weed?
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Do you know your Twins?
Minnesota offers filmmakers varied landscapes and cultural activity
Khloe Kardashian sued after sharing photo of herself on Instagram
ESPN layoffs: A list of which employees have been fired
'Expo'-sure to the arts: Group to host first-ever Arts Expo on Saturday
Disney announces official release date for 'Star Wars: Episode IX'
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Robins are always a delight of spring
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Snow won't impact progress of most fish spawning
MASTER GARDENER COLUMN: Growing beans from seed to harvest
Up a tree!
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Warm-up helps spawn, walleyes should be ready for opener
Torry's Van Benefit
Don (Pail) Hill
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Are you kidding me?
Phillips: Kindness fills the memory of flood survivor
Quam: My promotion coincided with the death of my 16-year-old nephew
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: A leader or a partisan pawn?
Swift: Taxes must be particularly taxing
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
Dayton's clean water summit draws 800
ST. PAUL -- Balancing water is tough. Still, Gov. Mark Dayton brought together more than 800 Minnesotans to do that on Saturday, looking at ways...
February 27, 2016 - 8:33pm
February 1, 2016
CITY GOVERNMENT: Council approves bid for wastewater treatment facility maintenance
BEMIDJI—The Bemidji City Council approved a bid from a contractor Monday for maintenance work on the water department's two primary clarifiers....
February 1, 2016 - 7:06pm
Letter: We need to protect all of Minnesota's waterways
As I read the Sept. 20 commentary titled "Clean water proposal aims to help farmers" by Ken Kopocis, I realized how important it is to protect all of Minnesota's waterways from pollution. It is not just a matter of clean drinking water; these waterways are a huge part of how we pass...
October 1, 2014 - 11:47pm
May 13, 2014
Bemidji residents asked to discontinue running water continuously
BEMIDJI -- The city of Bemidji is requesting residents to stop running water continuously to avoid frozen water lines. Because of long stretches of cold temperatures this past winter, the city had asked residents to run the water and they would not be charged for the extra water....
May 13, 2014 - 11:36am
February 10, 2014
Some Bemidji households lose water access as pipes freeze
BEMIDJI -- About 50 households have reported frozen pipes so far this winter to the city as unusual cold extends deeper in the ground, Todd Anderson, Bemidji water and sewer superintendent, said Monday. Although above-freezing temperatures are predicted for part of next week,...
February 10, 2014 - 6:26pm
November 15, 2013
State plans to test 70,000 private wells
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Department of Agriculture plans to test 70,000 private wells in the state's farming regions to measure nitrogen that seeps into the ground after fertilizing. The state says the level of pollution from tons of fertilizer that's applied each...
November 15, 2013 - 8:58am
August 9, 2013
City denies private well to Blackduck Schools
At its meeting on Monday, Aug. 5, the Blackduck City Council approved a recommendation made by the Blackduck Public Works Committee to not allow...
August 9, 2013 - 11:19am
July 29, 2013
Letter: City should support Friends of Lake Bemidji
The Turtle River Watershed board voted unanimously last Tuesday evening to support Syd Corrigan and Friends of Lake Bemidji in their modest request for city funds to hire more Aquatic Invasive Species inspectors for Lake Bemidji. We think Councilman (Roger) Hellquist's observation...
July 29, 2013 - 4:23pm