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April 20, 2009
Senators approve college budget cuts
April 20, 2009 - 7:51am
Deputies go on weight patrol
April 20, 2009 - 7:46am
U.S. Sen. Norm Coleman, with his wife Laurie, accepts Minnesotans' decision to elect him to a second term the morning of Nov. 5, 2008. However, a statewide recount ended up with Al Franken the winner. Don Davis/Minn. State Capitol Bureau
Coleman relies on 'equal protection' argument
April 20, 2009 - 7:27am
Ruby, a 2-year-old Portuguese water dog who is a half-sister of President Barack Obama's new family dog, Bo, poses with her owners, Julie Quanrud and Ric Meixell of Bemidji, and their children, Emily and Jack. Pioneer Photo/Laurie Swenson
White House connection: Bemidji dog half-sister of Obama family dog
April 20, 2009 - 7:23am
April 17, 2009
Senate backs harassment policy
April 17, 2009 - 7:29am
Sen. Bill Ingebrigtsen of Alexandria examines the state courts budget Thursday, before a Senate committee approved cutting judiciary spending 7 percent. Photo by Don Davis
Court budget means 'service reduction'
April 17, 2009 - 7:24am
April 13, 2009
Dave Zentner of Duluth, right, and other conservation leaders say they want Minnesota lawmakers to accept natural resources spending plans funded through a voter-approved sales tax increase. Zentner, of the Izaak Walton League, was joined by Steve Morse of the Minnesota Environmental Partnership at a recent St. Paul news conference. Lawmakers also are considering a plan funding natural resources projects with state lottery proceeds.
Outdoors spending plans taking shape
April 13, 2009 - 7:58am
Budget problem 'sinking in slowly'
April 13, 2009 - 7:49am
April 10, 2009
New UMD program now pays for students' birth control
April 10, 2009 - 9:51am
Federal aid follows disaster declaration
April 10, 2009 - 8:03am
April 9, 2009
Dale Zamlen, the father of missing Eveleth native Dan Zamlen, holds a flyer asking for information about his son at a press conference Thursday afternoon. Dan Zamlen was last heard from early Sunday morning. Photo by Will Ashenmacher
Search for Eveleth native remains resolute
April 9, 2009 - 7:11am
March 30, 2009
Internet scheme fleeces Red Wing church
March 30, 2009 - 7:26am
Hendrum fights to defend the town against flooding
March 30, 2009 - 7:14am
March 26, 2009
(from left) volunteers Russ Werdman, Mark Anderson, Vinnie Roy and Matty Bowstring unload sandbags as they build one of three dikes Wednesday morning to help protect Jeremy and Michelle Leffelman's home near Whiting Road Northwest. Lack of bags slowed the process. Calls went out to local businesses to find more bags. Pioneer Photo/Monte Draper
Bemidji area flooding: Sandbaggers work to protect home
March 26, 2009 - 8:02am
On the face of the stone, this is what it says in English text: Eight Gotalanders and 22 Norwegians on (this?) reclaiming journey from Vinland far to the west. We had a camp by two (shelters?) one day's journey from this stone. We were fishing one day. After we came home we found 10 men red from blood and death. Ave Maria. Save from evil. On the side of the stone, this is what it says in English text: There are 10 men by the inland sea to look after our ships fourteen days journey from this peninsula (or...
3-D imaging reveals new grooves on old rock
March 26, 2009 - 7:49am