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Dead body found outside home in Naytahwaush in northwest Minn.
Minn. teacher licensing extension rejected
St. Paul student charged with gun possession
Minn. down 1,300 jobs in Feb.; jobless rate still drops to 3.2 percent
Minnesota students plan local rally Saturday at State Capitol
Cinderella Loyola-Chicago advances to Elite 8
Twins to go with five outfielders to start season
Minnesotans crash puck party in Sioux Falls
Odorizzi declared Opening Day starter for Twins
BOYS BASKETBALL: Panthers survive 2OT thriller
Susan Jean Davis
Andy B. Godwin
Leonard T. Anderson
Darrel Duane Krogseng
Brian B. Eide
Impress your guests with sweet Zeppole di San Giuseppe pastry
Commentary: Killing a pike to 'save' the walleyes is poor logic
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Does character still count?
Hope for fighting deadly impatiens disease
An Irish "pi" for any day of the week
CNN chief calls Fox News 'propaganda machine,' and Hannity responds
BSO to host ‘Symphony Social’ and concert
Rebooted Roseanne is a proud 'deplorable' - can she be the Trump era's Archie Bunker?
Steven Seagal accused of raping an 18-year-old - adding to decades of claims against the actor
Looking for artists to take on city hall: Granite Falls, Minn., looking to embed artist in city
New business creating custom duck calls with pets' ashes
Wyoming considers grizzly hunt after Trump team took bear off endangered list
St. Louis River muskies on the move
Commentary: Killing a pike to 'save' the walleyes is poor logic
Rainy Lake guide Billy Dougherty to be inducted into Minnesota Fishing Hall of Fame
Dennis & Joyce Sjoquist
Supporting Denny McNamara
We need Denny McNamara
A Personal Note From Denny
Commentary: No, billionaires won't save us - that's a myth that links Zuckerberg and Trump
Commentary: I run Dick's Sporting Goods. It's Congress's turn to do something about guns.
MASTERING THE GARDEN: Gearing up for spring!
With a perfect son, it's hard not to be 'that parent'
Commentary: For Pelican Rapids, losing McDonald's a blow
UPDATED: Missing fishermen recovered from Lower Red Lake
March 8, 2018
UMN wants another $10M to freeze in-state tuition
ST. PAUL—The University of Minnesota will ask the Legislature for an extra $10 million to finance a tuition freeze next year for Minnesota residents at all of its campuses. The two-year budget lawmakers adopted last year awarded the university $658.7 million in base funding...
March 8, 2018 - 6:15pm
January 30, 2018
Strained for mental health services, counties push for more state money
BEMIDJI -- Under the strain of a mental health care system that needs more beds and other capacity, county officials want state lawmakers to...
January 30, 2018 - 1:18pm
January 25, 2018
Community health centers at risk of layoffs, closing without federal funding
DULUTH—Some of Minnesota's community health centers will start making cuts in early February if Congress hasn't resolved federal funding...
January 25, 2018 - 5:19pm
January 23, 2018
Schumer has rescinded offer to Trump on border wall funding
WASHINGTON - The Senate's top Democrat has withdrawn an offer that would allow President Donald Trump to fulfill a signature campaign pledge:...
January 23, 2018 - 1:33pm
April 30, 2017
Congressional talks yield deal to fund government through September
WASHINGTON — Congressional negotiators have hammered out a bipartisan agreement on a spending package to keep the federal government funded through the end of the current fiscal year on Sept. 30, a senior congressional aide said on Sunda, April 30. The House of Representatives...
April 30, 2017 - 9:17pm
April 19, 2017
'Everything is learning': Minnesota districts with free pre-K say its boon for kids, parents
ADA, Minn. — Fresh off a post-lunch nap, the 4- and 5-year-olds in Dawn Tinjum's pre-kindergarten class at Ada-Borup Elementary School...
April 19, 2017 - 7:42pm
January 1, 2017
COMMENTARY: State budget holds keys to college success
This Tuesday's start to the 2017 session of the Minnesota Legislature has me thinking not about the state budget or prospects for bond funding, but about the nearly 6,000 students at Bemidji State University and Northwest Technical College. Don't misunderstand me. The budget that...
January 1, 2017 - 12:15am
June 6, 2016
LEGISLATURE: Tax cuts, public works funding futures dark
ST. PAUL -- Legislation that could give tax breaks to a majority of Minnesotans appeared to be on a slow-motion slide to its death Monday, perhaps...
June 6, 2016 - 3:48pm
April 18, 2016
Rita Albrecht: It's time for Legislature to deliver on transportation
In northern Minnesota, the birds are singing, the ice is thinning and the trees are starting to bud. Spring is arriving as expected. Unfortunately, in St. Paul, the expected is also happening: the Legislature is locked in its annual argument over how to fund our state's transportation...
April 18, 2016 - 4:23pm
April 12, 2016
EDUCATION: School district talks program cuts, staffing changes
BEMIDJI—The Bemidji school district has money problems that will require staff and program reductions over the next few years, district officials said Monday. The special meeting of the School Board focused primarily on the district's financial standing—namely a stubborn...
April 12, 2016 - 11:11am
April 20, 2015
EDUCATION: Pre-K program spared in School District reductions
BEMIDJI -- As debate continues at the State Capitol over funding for early-childhood education, the Bemidji School Board itself considered whether to continue its decades-long, pre-kindergarten program, K-1. The School Board on Monday approved more than $1.6 million in program...
April 20, 2015 - 10:57pm
February 12, 2015
Bob Lord: A tax cut for tax cheats
If the most frequently dialed federal agency in America can’t even answer two-thirds of the millions of phone calls it gets, should the government cut its budget? Congress thinks so. That agency is the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). And lawmakers have hacked at its budget yet...
February 12, 2015 - 12:02am
May 21, 2013
Bemidji to receive more LGA next year
BEMIDJI —City councilors agree that having more Local Government Aid dollars flow from the state to Bemidji is a good thing. But how it...
May 21, 2013 - 6:00pm
April 22, 2013
House OKs health funding without knowing hospital impact
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota state representatives approved 70-64 a health-care spending bill late Monday without knowing how it would affect hospitals around the state.
April 22, 2013 - 11:25pm