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A Thursday pursuit involving the Bemidji Police Department resulted in a vehicle going into the Mississippi River. A Bemidji Police Department vehicle stopped short of the river, just over the edge of a steep decline. The incident was north of Carr Lake, south of the city limits. (Jordan Shearer | Bemidji Pioneer)
UPDATED: Police pursuit ends with car in Mississippi River
April 19, 2018 - 9:09pm
Heavy machinery takes down the former Overbeek Electronics and Music building on Paul Bunyan Drive Southeast on Thursday after the business closed down earlier this year. Overbeek's had been in business for more than three decades. Purchased by the city, the land will be turned into a parking area. It is located next to city-owned Bemidji Lakeview Liquor. (Jordan Shearer | Bemidji Pioneer)
Overbeek's says goodbye: Longtime music store demolished after closing
April 19, 2018 - 5:31pm
BSU student Madeline Treuer gives an invocation in Ojibwe on Thursday during the American Indian Students Recognition Banquet. Treuer was recognized at the event as the Outstanding American Indian Student of the Year. (Jordan Shearer | Bemidji Pioneer)
A record class at BSU: Banquet honors school’s largest group of American Indian graduates
April 19, 2018 - 8:50pm
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Two Florida sheriff's deputies shot to death through restaurant window
April 19, 2018 - 7:43pm
Bemidji Herberger's on the list of closures
April 18, 2018 - 4:59pm
911 dispatcher sentenced to jail after hanging up on thousands of callers
April 19, 2018 - 12:50pm
Crime report for April 18
April 19, 2018 - 4:51pm
Tim Lutz, candidate for the Bemidji School District superintendent position, answers a question on Wednesday during a public interview in the District's Downtown Education Center. Lutz is the superintendent for the Kelliher Public School District. (Jordan Shearer | Bemidji Pioneer)
Learning about Lutz: Kelliher superintendent interviews for top job in Bemidji
April 19, 2018 - 8:27am
Virgil F. Foster
April 19, 2018 - 7:47pm
William Hillman
Murder suspect bludgeoned central Minn. mother, son with pipe wrench, charges say
April 19, 2018 - 1:55pm
Kenneth Leo Johnson
April 19, 2018 - 9:27pm
The RMS Titanic.  Library of Congress.
Why you've never heard of the six Chinese men who survived the Titanic
April 19, 2018 - 9:45pm
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Law officers hope new video, audio helps in hunt for Minnesota 'killer grandma'
April 19, 2018 - 6:02pm
Image from Wikipedia. By Darkone - Own work, CC BY-SA 2.5, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=260394
This is a story about a stoned raccoon at a fire station
April 19, 2018 - 2:11pm
William "Bill" Krueger
April 19, 2018 - 7:47pm

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Top left: Bemidji win "Best MN Town." Top center: Bull moose visits Lake Bemidji. Top right: BSU men's hockey coach with the MacNaughton Cup. Bottom left: Rescue team heads out on Upper Red Lake. Bottom center: People embrace on the first day of searching for missing fishermen on Lower Red Lake. Bottom right: Bus accident on Irvine Avenue. (Pioneer file photos)

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