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Kavanaugh accuser will testify Thursday in front of Senate Judiciary Committee
Man charged with murder in connection to death of Henning teen
Minnesota town that gave the world Spam is proud to be 'autism-friendly'
Red Lake Nation bridge work earns state award
Arrival of turtles with painted shells at airport causes Customs quandary
Twins spoil A's clinching party on the road
McFeely: Odds are, you didn't see this Vikings loss coming
Gophers, bewildered by blowout loss to Maryland, lose Antoine Winfield for season
Weegman: Vikings a super bust vs. Bills
Woods wins Tour Championship, ending five-year drought
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MaryAnn (Hough) Fairbanks
Doris May Mitchell
Alden "Al" Spray
Should perennials be cut back in fall? It depends.
Berries of invasive species toxic to humans, how to cut back lilacs and more
Daughter's desire to remain employed conflicts with mom's needs
Red Wine Garden Tomato Sauce makes good use of abundant ingredient
Commentary: Conservation groups urge lawmakers to reauthorize Land and Water Conservation Fund
'We Sit' offers contemplative poems and paintings
MATTHEW LIEDKE COLUMN: The scoop on early film award season
Feeling proud from the top down: Project Naptural promotes embracing the beauty of black hair
Minnesota artists bringing back Yellowstone Trail markers
MercyMe to perform in Bemidji
PAUL NELSON FISHING: As fall arrives, fish are on the move
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Some thoughts on Ol' Ruff
'Fish Addictions TV' host adds touring walleye pro to his resume
Bemidji’s Anderson honored by Ducks Unlimited
Historic duck camp tradition lives on: Conservation easements will keep shoreline undeveloped to protect wild rice.
Commentary: Why we're choking on Amazon cardboard
Long-distance delivery: Lack of obstetrical services in rural areas mean women must travel to give birth
Irvin moves across Duluth harbor for first time in 30 years
Pet first-aid app offers quick access to answers
Legal challenge in Minnesota over insurance coverage for gender reassignment will proceed
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Daniel & Bonnie Grundmeier
Ray & Violet Suther
Brian & Debbie Solum
Ron and Becky Komulainen
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Who celebrates a rout?
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Levy increase clarified
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Policy creates concerns
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: The Old Duck Hunter
Clam chowder prepared with river mussels?
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September 8, 2018
New plan to keep fixing DMV computers: Use Real ID driver’s license funds
ST. PAUL — Minnesota officials have come up with a plan to continue trying to fix and upgrade the state’s beleaguered computer system for...
September 8, 2018 - 11:14am
July 25, 2018
Minnesota financial ratings earn a boost
ST. PAUL — Minnesota's financial health appears to be in top shape, according to two national bond rating agencies and Gov. Mark Dayton....
July 25, 2018 - 5:12pm
May 31, 2018
Wins and losses: Local legislators, Dayton respond to ups and downs of session
BEMIDJI—The 2018 Minnesota legislative session is now in the rearview for lawmakers and Gov. Mark Dayton. On Thursday, Dayton signed the...
May 31, 2018 - 7:23pm
April 18, 2018
Governor skeptical about vet home proposal; Bemidji-area legislators, veterans support plan
ST. PAUL—A GOP House plan to fund new veterans homes in the state—including one in Bemidji—would tap excess funds from U.S....
April 18, 2018 - 5:23pm
March 27, 2018
Dayton pushes for permanent pre-k funding bump
ST. PAUL—Governor Mark Dayton is pushing Minnesota legislators to solidify a pre-kindergarten funding increase. Included in Dayton's supplemental...
March 27, 2018 - 9:18pm
January 9, 2018
Study: Minn. second best state to raise a family
ST. PAUL -- As far as family friendliness goes, Minnesota is near the top in the nation, according to a study by a financial website. A study...
January 9, 2018 - 5:52pm
September 13, 2017
'25 by 25': Town hall on water quality held in Bemidji
BEMIDJI -- Local and state officials talked about ways to improve water quality in Minnesota on Wednesday before turning the question to residents for more ideas. The event was the seventh of 10 water quality town hall events held across the state. Starting in July, the series of...
September 13, 2017 - 9:09pm
August 17, 2017
Dayton authorizes disaster assistance for Clearwater County
ST. PAUL—Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton on Thursday authorized up to an estimated $85,875 in relief for Clearwater County from the State Disaster Assistance Contingency Account. The county experienced significant damage to public property caused by severe thunderstorms with high...
August 17, 2017 - 4:59pm
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
March 29, 2017
Muslims tell Minnesota Capitol gathering they feel more misunderstood now than ever before
ST. PAUL—For the prior 12 years, an assortment of Minnesota Muslim organizations has gathered at the Capitol in St. Paul to make their...
March 29, 2017 - 5:44pm
January 5, 2017
Proposed bonding bill includes millions for Red Lake schools
BEMIDJI—Gov. Mark Dayton's proposed bonding bill includes millions of dollars for a project at Red Lake School District. The governor recommended allocating $14 million to pay for six new classrooms, a larger cafeteria, renovated music and fine arts classrooms and updated mechanical...
January 5, 2017 - 9:11pm
December 19, 2016
Dayton sick, but briefing on Minnesota legislative session will continue
ST. PAUL -- A look ahead to the 2017 Minnesota legislative session will be missing one vital voice today: Gov. Mark Dayton. His spokesman said...
December 19, 2016 - 10:48am
August 16, 2016
Dayton to speak with tribal leaders Wednesday in Bemidji as part of state tour
BEMIDJI -- Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton will visit with local tribal leaders Wednesday at the Northwest Indian Development Center in Bemidji. Dayton's meeting, focusing on strategies to close educational disparities, is part of a tour of the state's 87 counties in 86 days. Along with...
August 16, 2016 - 2:30pm
July 1, 2016
News briefs, June 29
ST. PAUL—Two Bemidji residents recently were appointed by Gov. Mark Dayton to the Governor's Workforce Development Council. Tuleah Palmer is a Community-Based Organization Representative with a term expiring on June 30, 2018. Palmer replaces Larohn Latimer on the council. Andrew...
July 1, 2016 - 10:28pm
LEGISLATURE: Gov. Dayton open to special session: Two Bemidji bonding projects will have second chance if legislators reconvene
ST. PAUL -- Two Bemidji bonding projects may have another opportunity to get state funding, as Gov. Mark Dayton said he's open to bringing legislators back to St. Paul for a special session. During a conference call with news outlets Wednesday, Dayton told reporters he's willing to...
June 1, 2016 - 5:27pm