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October 22, 2018
City councilors leave their chambers as shouting protesters opposed to the proposed purchase of riot gear for the Duluth Police Department temporarily shut down Monday night's Duluth City Council meeting. Councilors returned after a recess and approved the controversial measure by a 6-2 vote. Steve Kuchera / Forum News Serviceplay button
Protesters shut down Duluth City Council meeting, but councilors approve 'riot gear' after meeting resumes
October 22, 2018 - 11:37pm
October 8, 2018
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Officer, store manager praised for helping children
October 8, 2018 - 3:52pm
October 1, 2018
Area schools land safety grants
October 1, 2018 - 6:45pm
September 28, 2018
Activists are seen attempting to cut chains after trespassing into a valve station for pipelines carrying crude from Canadian oils sands into the U.S. markets near Clearbrook, Minn., in this image released on Oct. 11, 2016. Photo courtesy of Climate Direct Action
'Reluctant Radical' film screening Tuesday in Bemidji
September 28, 2018 - 7:01pm
September 27, 2018
Redby man sentenced in son's beating death
September 27, 2018 - 5:21pm
September 25, 2018
A city plow removes snow from Fourth Avenue West in Duluth. Forum News Service file photo
'Unsustainable, unfulfilled and unfunded': City of Duluth may stop taking requests to clear snowy sidewalks
September 25, 2018 - 9:45pm
September 11, 2018
Rev. Bob Kelly talks on Tuesday about the vandalism to the People's Church with deacon Julia Plum. (Jillian Gandsey | Bemidji Pioneer)
On extended break: Vandalism causes People’s Church to stay closed longer
September 11, 2018 - 6:48pm
August 1, 2018
A screen shot from a post on the Beltrami County Sheriff's Office page shows people improperly dumping their garbage at a transfer station in Pinewood, Minn. (Beltrami County Sheriff's Office Facebook page)play button
‘How not to use the dump’: Beltrami County Sheriff’s video underscores frequent misuse of county waste facilities
August 1, 2018 - 6:09pm
July 25, 2018
 Close to half of general fund expenditures are toward public safety, such as fire and law enforcement services, with 46 percent. The rest of the general fund goes toward public works, parks and recreation, general government costs and other services. (City of Bemidji)
Report says city of Bemidji in strong financial shape
July 25, 2018 - 6:17pm
July 16, 2018
New Minnesota driver's licenses will include more information and have features to make them more difficult to copy. Minnesota Department of Public Safety photo
Minnesota revises driver's licenses to be more secure
July 16, 2018 - 4:02pm
June 30, 2018
The Duluth Police Department maintained a large security detail at the DECC during President Trump's visit on June 20. Bob King / Forum News Service
Presidential visit price tag nearly $90,000: City, county bear financial costs for Trump’s recent trip to Duluth
June 30, 2018 - 5:10pm
June 4, 2018
9-year-old dies after pair of weekend ATV crashes in Cass County, Minn.
June 4, 2018 - 9:36pm
9-year-old dies after pair of weekend ATV crashes in Cass County
June 4, 2018 - 4:32pm
May 18, 2018
A propane in the neck: Blackduck School works with federal officials on propane tank near building
May 18, 2018 - 9:50am
May 9, 2018
Charges: Minnesota man charged 111 customers for snow removal in 9 states, didn't show up
May 9, 2018 - 5:09pm