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January 15, 2018
DFL governor candidate and State Auditor Rebecca Otto stands to answer a question on health care in a forum Monday evening in the Beaux Arts Ballroom at BSU. Candidates from left are: St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman, District 64A Rep. Erin Murphy, St. Paul, Otto, May Township, District 61B Rep. Paul Thissen, Minneapolis and U.S. Congressman Tim Walz, MN-01. (Jillian Gandsey | Bemidji Pioneer)
Candidates questioned on big issues from a rural perspective
9 hours 50 min ago
Senate Investment Committee to make two stops in Bemidji
11 hours 20 min ago
Council to hold public hearing on mobile home park closure
13 hours 50 min ago
Six names emerge for Bemidji Ward 4 appointment
14 hours 22 min ago
President Donald Trump arrives for dinner at Trump International Golf Club, in West Palm Beach, Fla., Jan. 14, 2018. Trump told reporters outside the club, “I’m not a racist. I’m the least racist person you will ever interview, that I can tell you,” and insisted that the derogatory comment attributed to him during an Oval Office meeting on immigration last week did not occur. (Al Drago/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
On Martin Luther King Jr. Day, President Trump visits Trump golf course
14 hours 58 min ago
January 14, 2018
Sanford Center and city officials try to balance annual operating losses with an economic impact in the millions
January 14, 2018 - 9:32am
Duluth city councilors aim to restrict flavored tobacco sales, prevent new generation of smokers
January 14, 2018 - 7:48am
January 13, 2018
DFL governor candidates meeting for forum at BSU
January 13, 2018 - 2:57pm
Dusk in Honolulu, Hawaii, Feb. 12, 2007. As tensions between the United States and North Korea continue to simmer, Hawaii will start a statewide test on Dec. 1, 2017, of a Cold War-era early warning system designed to inform its residents of an impending nuclear attack. (Jim Wilson/The New York Times Copyright 2018 New York Times)
Hawaii officials say 'NO missile threat' amid emergency alerts
January 13, 2018 - 1:02pm
January 12, 2018
Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump’s lawyer, leaves a meeting with the Senate Intelligence Committee, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Sept. 19, 2017. The Wall Street Journal reported on Jan. 12, 2018 that Cohen orchestrated a $130,000 payment to a pornographic-film actress in October 2016 to prevent her from going public with claims of a consensual sexual encounter with Trump. (Al Drago/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Porn star was paid $130,000 to keep quiet about a relationship with Trump, Wall Street Journal reports
January 12, 2018 - 9:35pm
President Donald Trump drives a golf cart at Trump International Golf Links in Aberdeen, Scotland, on June 25, 2016. MUST CREDIT: Bloomberg photo by Matthew Lloyd.
Trump undergoes his first physical exam as president
January 12, 2018 - 9:34pm
Enbridge oil pipeline markers dot the land near Leonard, Minn., on Red Lake Reservation land. (Pioneer file photo)
UPDATED: Red Lake Tribal Council votes against Enbridge land deal
January 12, 2018 - 4:06pm
President Donald Trump during a prison reform roundtable discussion inside the Roosevelt Room at the White House in Washington, Jan. 11, 2018. (Tom Brenner/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Trump acknowledges 'tough' language but appears to deny using expletive to describe countries
January 12, 2018 - 12:40pm
The U.S. House Agriculture Committee holds a hearing during the 2017 FarmFest in southwestern Minnesota. Members listened to the public's thoughts about what should be in a new farm bill due for debate in 2018. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Capitol Chatter: Minnesota should have say in farm bill
January 12, 2018 - 11:10am
President Donald Trump meets with British Prime Minister Theresa May at the Palace Hotel in New York, Sept. 20, 2017. (Doug Mills/The New York Times Copyright 2018 / The New York Times)
Trump blames 'bad deal' for London trip cancellation, but Brits think they scared him away
January 12, 2018 - 10:21am
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