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Bemidji Firefighters responded to an explosion Monday night near the Grant Valley Township line southwest of Bemidji. CRYSTAL DEY | BEMIDJI PIONEER
UPDATE 8:30 P.M.: Firefighters respond to Monday night explosion
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Bemidji man enters plea in attempted murder case
4 hours 30 min ago
Cass County reports more incidents of vehicles through ice
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Crime report for Jan. 23-25
6 hours 34 min ago
Daily arrests for Jan. 23-26
7 hours 18 min ago
Rash of daytime burglaries reported in Bemidji
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Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton listens to Transportation Commissioner Charlie Zelle talk about a transportation funding plan Monday, Jan. 26, 2015. (Forum News Service photo by Don Davis)
Dayton seeks $11 billion for transportation
9 hours 49 min ago
READER PHOTO: Winter scene near Pine Lake
12 hours 33 min ago
READER PHOTO: Sunset north on Highway 89
13 hours 32 min ago
Reader Gregg Martinson sent in this photo of a sunset along a river north of Bemidji.
READER PHOTO: Sunset north of Bemidji
13 hours 51 min ago
Court report: Sentencings for Jan. 20
January 24, 2015 - 11:08pm
An emergency responder rushes to aid a Saginaw man who had a heart attack behind the wheel and crashed his truck on U.S. Highway 2 north of Cloquet on Thursday. (Image from State Patrol video)
(VIDEO) Rescuers rush to help driver after heart attack, crash north of Cloquet
January 24, 2015 - 1:44pm
Fire heavily damaged a south Bemidji home early Saturday morning. No injuries were reported, but four dogs were lost in the fire. (Bemidji Fire Department)
Fire heavily damages south Bemidji home, four dogs lost
January 24, 2015 - 2:12pm
READER PHOTO: Sunset in Wilton
January 24, 2015 - 6:20pm
Local robotics team makes top 10 at state-level tournament
4 hours 59 min ago

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Tom Charboneau, a community service officer for the Bemidji Police Department, often works with found pets and the local impound facility. (Maggi Stivers | Bemidji Pioneer)

BEMIDJI -- Tom Charboneau has always been comfortable around animals, from cats to dogs to horses.

“It’s something I have always done well, it seems like my ...

The Winter 2015 issue of inMagazine is now available throughout the Bemidji area.

inMagazine is a free lifestyle magazine published quarterly by The Bemidji Pioneer. 

The Pioneer has a new app for iPad users.

BEMIDJI -- Readers of the Pioneer now have one more avenue to get their news. In an exclusive partnership with Lueken's Village Foods, the Pioneer now has an iPad app. ...

Looking to contact the Pioneer about a question or submit information for publication?  Readers can call (218) 333-9200 for service, but here are a number of ways we can ...