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Couple, four children missing in Nevada found safe in canyon
Home lost to fire on Little Cormorant
Texas actress pleads guilty for ricin-laced letter sent to Obama
One of three teens pleads guilty in death of Willmar, Minn., grandmother
Three arrested in Fargo home break-ins
Wild get just enough offense to beat Sharks
Vikings place TE Rudolph on IR
Ravens storm past Vikings in frantic finish
Frazee Wrestling Preview: Hornets reload for another run at title
Scoring buckets to be strength for Lady Hornets
In the Zone
Snowstorms of the past
Lake Park Audubon High School Honor Rolls
Essentia Health-St. Mary’s births
Krumkake is a uniquely Norwegian delicacy
Area couple helps decorate Tournament of Roses float
Friends & Neighbors
Mark Greenig: Shakespeare fly fishing reels — so many choices
Brad Laabs: Snow makes for sketchy ice conditions
Blane Klemek: Wildlife have their own winter survival techniques
Best start to winter rec season since 2010
12 lakes open to spearing
Twitter shares touch new high, sail past $52
Unemployment rate hits five-year low, eyes on the Fed
Old bar turns into new, cozy ‘Event 34’
Gas prices in MN dip faster than nation
Creative Mix hires new personal stylist
Eric Bergeson: Don’t be cruel, but that’s how we get our laughs
Jeers to poor winter drivers
Randy Wilson: Property tax hikes needed for cities to play catch-up
Our Opinion: Quit putting off that flu vaccine
Lynn Hummel: Imagination and a pile of junk
Pop singer Miley Cyrus named MTV's best artist of 2013
With children now grown, Garth Brooks says he will tour again
Holiday Train’s a-comin’: December 16 stop planned in Detroit Lakes
Danell Haspel: A Homemade Christmas
Terri Schlichenmeyer: ‘The Dogs of Christmas’ is a holiday treasure
BISON TICKET AUCTION: Auction winner is John H at $150!!
September 3, 2012
Priest takes quiet stand against marriage amendment
by brandon stahl Forum Communications FLOODWOOD – Minnesota’s Catholic dioceses have contributed hundreds of thousands of dollars in support...
news / region
September 3, 2012 - 9:33pm
August 31, 2012
Minnesotans fortunate to have four major biomes
I remember the first time I spent a few days in the beautiful bluff country of southeast Minnesota. It was about nine years ago. I was able to take a little time from business and explore some of the grandeur of this lovely part of the state by driving the countryside and visiting...
news / outdoors
August 31, 2012 - 5:53pm
Klobuchar, Bills hold nothing back in fiery debate
Amy Klobuchar and Kurt Bills shared broad smiles and agreed it was hot. But then the two U.S. Senate candidates took to a Minnesota State Fair...
August 31, 2012 - 7:27am
Elections: Property taxes remain top priority
BEMIDJI – November’s ballot will include a full plate of major political decisions for Minnesotans. Besides picking a president, voters will also be asked whether same-sex couples have the right to marry and whether citizens should be required to show ID to vote. That’s on...
news / local
August 31, 2012 - 2:04am
August 29, 2012
Plant, animal invasion bigger than many think
FALCON HEIGHTS, Minn. – Rare is the Minnesotan who has not seen videos of fish leaping out of water and hitting boaters. Word has spread across the state in the last couple of years about the invading Asian carp seen in those videos and the damage they could cause native fish. But...
news / outdoors
August 29, 2012 - 11:50pm
August 26, 2012
Republican National Convention: Batchelder heads to Florida as national delegate
BEMIDJI – Bill Batchelder wants to put in a good word for his city this week as a delegate at the Republican National Convention, being held...
news / local
August 26, 2012 - 12:19am
August 25, 2012
Biden: ‘I’d trade it all’ to play football; Bills supports Romney at Minnesota State Fair
By Don Davis, Forum Communications ST. PAUL — Joe Biden is ready to give up his job. Well, only if he could become a high school football player....
August 25, 2012 - 11:47pm
Hancock deserves to go back to St. Paul
Recently I received a mailer discussing State Rep. Dave Hancock’s voting record from this past legislative session. Curiously, several things were left out. Rep. Hancock increased property tax relief by nearly $30 million for middle-class homeowners. He voted to shield a portion...
opinion / letters
August 25, 2012 - 11:36pm
August 23, 2012
Verizon expands 4G wireless network to Bemidji area
BEMIDJI – Verizon Wireless announced Thursday it expanded its 4G Long Term Evolution (LTE) network to Bemidji, enabling customers in more areas of Minnesota to take advantage of the network, as of 7 p.m. today. The expanded 4G LTE coverage area in Bemidji includes: - North on U.S....
August 23, 2012 - 3:02pm
DOT, Bemidji contractor fined for stormwater work
BEMIDJI – The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency announced Thursday that it penalized the Minnesota Department of Transportation and a Bemidji-based contractor for construction stormwater violations along 18 highway miles in Koochiching County. MnDOT, the state agency responsible...
news / local
August 23, 2012 - 2:52pm
August 21, 2012
Those who sin will face God’s judgment
I have read with interest the letters to the editor and the news stories concerning the debate concerning same-sex-marriage. Of special interest to me was the letter from Marjorie Andersen (Aug. 8). I am also surprised at the statements that many people do not know that there are...
opinion / letters
August 21, 2012 - 10:57pm
August 16, 2012
Disaster funds include individual, business aid
By Don Davis, Forum Communications ST. PAUL — Individuals and small businesses recovering from summer storms would share in a disaster recovery bill lawmakers are discussing. The Federal Emergency Management Agency rejected Minnesota’s request to help home and business owners,...
August 16, 2012 - 7:26pm
March 17, 2012
Thousands turn out in Grand Forks to thank Clinton for flood help
GRAND FORKS, N.D.
March 17, 2012 - 6:53pm
November 8, 2011
Minnesota DNR shakes up forestry department with transfers
The state's top two foresters were removed from their jobs last month in a major shakeup at the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. DNR...
November 8, 2011 - 10:02am
September 24, 2011
Third agency lowers state's bond rating
ST. PAUL - The country's third major credit-rating agency has downgraded Minnesota's bond rating, meaning that borrowing money for new construction and repair projects likely will cost state and local governments more. Minnesota Management and Budget on Friday announced Standard...
September 24, 2011 - 4:57pm