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Felony charges filed in alleged Fergus Falls auto fraud
New Sanford Medical Center in Fargo brings day of firsts
Lawsuit against Crookston diocese sees multiple judge recusals
Missing Fargo restaurateur borrowed $25,000 and owed thousands to others before disappearing, court documents show
First canine influenza case confirmed in Brainerd lakes area
Sports physical blitz planned for July 27, Aug. 10
Area hoops teams to play in Pacesetter tournament
Three-time champ Sheetz makes her return as women tee off at Birchmont
Minnesota Lynx weather Liberty rally for 76-75 win
Garcia comes aboard; Twins send Gibson packing
Bernice May Dow
Richard H. Jorstad
Esther Charlette Klug Woods
Duane Joseph Delaney
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Can we obtain a 'perfect Union'?
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: The world needs outlandish schools
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: The natural laws are all around us
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Simon and Simone have a summer activity director. . .me!
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: How to enjoy the best Fourth of July ever
'Simpsons' creator heads to Netflix with adult comedy
Justin Bieber reportedly ‘over it,’ cancels stadium tour, including U.S. Bank Stadium show
WE Fest versus Bruno: What did you decide?
Arts briefs, Sunday, July 23
PATT RALL COLUMN: Lots of choices for arts today in the region
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Smart and friendly: Meet the gray jays
Stressed out: Minnesota scientists dive deep to learn why walleye are stressed
MASTER GARDENERS: The cut-flower pathway
FISH TALES: Al Shervold on Upper Red Lake
Starry Trek comes to Beltrami County: Volunteers needed for Aug. 5 event to help search for starry stonewort
Joe & Sissy Neft
Brett & Sadie Bahr
Vern and Mary Lathe
Doug and Pat Tangborn
Keillor: A new idea about Amelia Earhart
Beat the heat with easy entree salads
Nurture versus nature: Mom's life lesson
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Nothing but just plain foolish
Christmas already? Consider this gift-giving practice
October 24, 2014
Bemidji mayor: Albrecht, Prince face off again at BHS debate
BEMIDJI— Mayoral candidates Rita Albrecht and Jorge Prince weighed in on city issues like redevelopment and the upcoming referendum Thursday for their second debate in three days. Bemidji High School students in Jeff Aas’ AP U.S. Government and Politics class conducted the debate...
October 24, 2014 - 12:22am
Letter: Party agenda shouldn’t trump constituents
Dave Hancock is no friend of people with disabilities. I remember when Dave previously held the office he is again running for. During his term, the state shut down for over a month. Here in Bemidji, 22 developmentally disabled adults, many living on their own, were left without support...
October 24, 2014 - 12:00am
October 23, 2014
House debate starts soft, then intensifies
BEMIDJI -- Candidates from two races for the Minnesota Legislature took part in a forum Wednesday at City Hall that started slow, but escalated quickly. In the House District 2A race, candidates Roger Erickson, DFL-Baudette, and GOP challenger Dave Hancock faced off against each...
October 23, 2014 - 12:36am
October 22, 2014
Public packs political forum; Issues include homelessness, city improvements
BEMIDJI -- A packed City Hall audience of about 75 people got a chance on Tuesday to see key stances on issues ranging from homelessness to public...
October 22, 2014 - 12:34am
October 21, 2014
Candidates hit homestretch in 8th District race
DULUTH — Eagerly awaiting the 8th District congressional race that had come to her doorstep, Dena Monaghan sat eating lemon wedges from a sandwich baggie last week at Duluth’s Rainbow Senior Center. “One bag of lemons a day,” she said, lamenting the price of her fruit. “Sixty-nine...
October 21, 2014 - 10:02pm
October 9, 2014
Minnesota governor candidates talk specifics while trading jabs at debate (with VIDEO of debate)
MOORHEAD, Minn. – Candidates for Minnesota governor were forced to be specific at their second debate Wednesday on the campus of Minnesota...
October 9, 2014 - 1:46pm
October 4, 2014
Letter: We need a new face in county attorney's office
As reported in this paper on Aug. 6, "...(Annie) Claesson-Huseby said transparency is important, as well as communication with citizens and being approachable." However, in the district court, before Judge Benshoof, in case File No. 04-CR-11-2328, Claesson-Huseby was involved in...
October 4, 2014 - 11:10pm
Letter: Proud to have candidate in my corner
I'm writing this letter to let everyone know how dedicated and loyal Annie Claesson-Huseby is to her work and the people she serves. When I was younger I was put into a CHIPS (Children In need of Protection or Services) case and Annie was there, even though my CHIPS case was one of...
October 4, 2014 - 11:09pm
October 1, 2014
Candidate helped out newcomer to the field
I am writing this letter in support of Annie Claesson-Huseby, candidate for Beltrami County Attorney. I met Annie this summer when I was an intern at the Beltrami County Attorney's Office. My experience with her was positive from the very beginning. Only a couple days after I sought...
October 1, 2014 - 11:48pm
Letter: Remember cigarette tax hike on Election Day
f you are a smoker you might want to keep this in mind when you vote on Nov. 4. Remember that huge tax increase on a pack of cigarettes? Well, the following members of the Minnesota Legislature all voted for this whopper of an increase tax which was $1.60 per pack: Reps. Roger Erickson...
October 1, 2014 - 12:08am
September 20, 2014
Out-of-state contributions to candidate questioned
Would you be offended or even angry if one of our local candidates for mayor received practically all his or her political donations from outside the state? Would you be offended if one of our county commissioners received almost all of his or her contributions from people in the...
September 20, 2014 - 2:03am
Claesson-Huseby works for the sake of the county
We are so pleased Annie Claesson-Huseby is running for Beltrami County Attorney. Not only is she a friend, but Annie is a true public servant who values our community and the people who live here. When we first met Annie we were struck by her dynamic personality, her intelligence...
September 20, 2014 - 2:02am
August 23, 2014
David M. Shribman: Where is the GOP heir apparent?
The party of the next guy has no next guy. For more than two generations, the Republican presidential nominating process has had an immutable internal logic to it: The next guy in line gets the nomination. That's how every Republican president of the post-Eisenhower era has won...
August 23, 2014 - 12:47am
August 16, 2014
Does 'vote buying' work for both parties?
Joel Ward in his Aug. 12 letter to the editor questioned Stewart Mills' ability to relate to common working people because of his wealth. He accused him of raising money to "buy your vote." If being wealthy is a disqualifier for holding public office, how does Mr. Ward explain officeholders...
August 16, 2014 - 11:28pm
Governor race could be ‘Minnesota nice’
Bill Salisbury St. Paul Pioneer Press and Don Davis Forum News Service ST. PAUL — Election campaigns often do not follow the “Minnesota nice” philosophy, but political insiders wonder if that might be different this year after Jeff Johnson won the Republican nomination...
August 16, 2014 - 11:25pm