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Bee queen: Fifth-grader Fisher wins 34th annual Spelltacular
City Council prefers the public decide mayoral term
Minnesota lawmakers plan first hearing inside state prison amid spike in assaults on officers
Senate sets votes to reopen government
Twin cities airport wait times among worst in the nation
Timberwolves go to Towns, beat Suns
GIRLS BASKETBALL: Bemidji thumped by Thunderhawks
BOYS BASKETBALL: BHS edges Willmar on last-minute shot
GIRLS HOCKEY: DL kills off Lumberjack comeback in 5-3 final
Rivera unanimously voted into Baseball Hall of Fame: Halladay, Martinez, Mussina join him
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Gary Duane Wick
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Hauser: Ready, set, grow, Part 1
Veeder: The way my grandpa sees the world
Bursack: Suffering parents' deaths can bring both sorrow and relief
Fielding Questions: Arborvitae shedding, water on violet leaves and forsythia for our region
Growing Together: Here's a great way to start more houseplants in 2019
Chris Brown detained in Paris after rape allegations, reports say
Oscar nominations are in
Around the Arts, Jan. 20
A 'Game of Survival': Vocalmotive Dinner Show set for Friday-Sunday
Weaving hard work and history: Basket-makers rely on knowledge passed down over years
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: You can help with the Great Backyard Bird Count
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Frigid temps came at a good time for ice anglers
BRAD DOKKEN: All systems go for 35th annual DL ice tourney
Couple builds life around mushing at remote Minnesota home
SnoBears a popular option for mobility-minded anglers in ND
Farm Service Agency to reopen for more services: All FSA staff recalled to work as shutdown continues
Starbucks isn't as popular as it used to be. So it's trying out delivery.
Lego collecting delivers huge (and uncorrelated) market returns
Gophers coach Whalen signs endorsement deal with Bell Bank
Farmland rental rates holding steady but with exceptions
Place a Business Announcement
Carol E. Priest
Orlan And Linda Lauderbaugh
Daniel & Bonnie Grundmeier
PIONEER EDITORIAL: Hockey Day shines a light on Bemidji
Commentary: Trump is dealmaker who can't seem to make deal
Commentary: Trump says Democrats used to be for new border barriers. He's right.
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: A very important question: Where's the bathroom?
Swift: Have you 'hygged' your home today? Practicing the Danish art of relaxation
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November 11, 2018
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: New Congress presents possibilities for the future
A letter published Oct. 28 (“Working together, it’s a great time to make a difference”) comments on my Aug. 29 letter titled “Even on...
November 11, 2018 - 10:35am
October 28, 2018
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Working together, it’s a great time to make a difference
In a recent letter to the editor (“Even on the economy, Trump misleads,” Aug. 29) the writer made a point about the large amount of people...
October 28, 2018 - 9:40am
October 19, 2018
A brave new world of work
FARGO — We're a long way from the science fiction realms of Westworld, Blade Runner or Star Wars, where robots, androids and artificial...
October 19, 2018 - 4:29pm
October 10, 2018
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: I hope Trump’s critics are wrong. Don’t you?
Well, our economy continues to roar ahead. The September jobs report Oct. 5 showed that the jobless rate has decreased to 3.7 percent, with Minnesota...
October 10, 2018 - 7:20am
October 5, 2018
Unemployment rate falls to 3.7 percent, lowest since 1969
WASHINGTON - The unemployment rate fell to 3.7 percent in September, its lowest level since 1969, the Labor Department reported Friday, Oct....
October 5, 2018 - 8:56am
September 22, 2018
Daughter's desire to remain employed conflicts with mom's needs
Dear Carol: My mom's lived with me for three years. I'm single and have a demanding job but I've made time for Mom's medical appointments and...
September 22, 2018 - 5:58am
September 6, 2018
Hotel chains to tackle worker safety and protection against sexual harassment
Through personal safety devices and revamped corporate policies, America's largest hotel brands are joining a collective effort to protect workers...
September 6, 2018 - 10:22pm
August 24, 2018
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Clean energy sources strengthen our state’s economy
Recently, the Clean Jobs Midwest Report revealed that Minnesota was home to more than 59,000 clean energy workers, and those jobs were growing...
August 24, 2018 - 7:45am
July 22, 2018
Timber, taconite and more: Iron Range cities diversify business as unemployment plunges
HIBBING, Minn. — Iron Range communities are experiencing record-low unemployment. That shouldn't be surprising. The desirability of taconite...
July 22, 2018 - 4:22pm
May 27, 2018
As court reporters age, demand for replacements is high
BRAINERD, Minn.—Their fingers are fast, their lingo is their own and their hearing is precise.
May 27, 2018 - 8:35am
Prairie Business opens '50 Best Places to Work' nominations
GRAND FORKS, N.D.—Prairie Business magazine is taking nominations for "50 Best Places to Work," the annual contest that celebrates the best places to work on the northern Plains. For the fifth year in a row, Prairie Business will accept nominations from employees and, in the...
May 27, 2018 - 6:15am
May 9, 2018
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Let’s focus on building one Minnesota, not two
I am not a professional politician, but rather a Minnesota businessman. I have learned in my experience that a strong economy is critical to...
May 9, 2018 - 9:15am
April 23, 2018
Regional hiring event Thursday at Sanford Center
BEMIDJI -- The Bemidji Regional Hiring Event will be held from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday, April 26, at the Sanford Center, Gate 4. The charge for employers is $50 for chamber members and $100 for non members. Employers can sign up at www.bemidji.org. The event is free for job seekers,...
April 23, 2018 - 12:14pm
April 7, 2018
Liberian immigrants face uncertain fate as temporary status ends
ST. PAUL—His words slurred but resolute, David Birkholz calls medical assistant Sevelle Kamara his "Liberian princess," and with good reason....
April 7, 2018 - 6:23pm
March 30, 2018
Digi-Key plans April construction start for 'massive' expansion
THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn.—Officials at Digi-Key Electronics plan to begin construction next month on a new building that's triple the size of its current facility in Thief River Falls. The $300-plus million, four-story Product Distribution Center will provide an additional 2.2...
March 30, 2018 - 12:03pm