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Britta Aas of Bemidji recently placed third runner up at Miss Minnesota's Outstanding Teen Pageant. She also won the Preliminary Talent Award and Miss Congeniality. She will receive $550 in scholarships and is the daughter of Jeff and Julie Aas. She is pictured with Miss America Cara Mund. Submitted photo.
Aas places at Miss Minnesota's Outstanding Teen Pageant
10 min 20 sec ago
Pictured, from left, are Ann Marie Ward, the current Beltrami County 4-H coordinator; Jean Castle, Beltrami County Extension agent from 1959 to 1985; and  Carl Gilbertson, a former 4-Her. The three recently came together to reflect on the growth and impact of the Beltrami County 4-H program, which marks its centennial this month. Bethany Wesley | For the Pioneer
'More than cows and curtains': Beltrami County 4H program celebrates 100 years
1 hour 22 min ago
Tom Schwartz, of Big River Scoop, presents a check to Bemidji Community Food Shelf Director Mary Mitchell. The food shelf was the beneficiary of the May ice cream Flavor of the Month program. Submitted photo.
Big River Scoop donates to food shelf
1 hour 34 min ago
Pictured left to right are ambassadors Russ Moen, Benita Dingman, Penny Echternach, owner Carol Nelson, ambassadors Barb Treat and Chad Harding. Submitted photo.
Ambassadors welcome The Queen Bees
1 hour 47 min ago
Presenting the Julie Campbell Ringle Scholarship check to Megan Conlon are Cheryl Whittington, Diane Sharpe, Ellen Jackelen, Conlon and Lisa Lund. Submitted photo.
Students in the News, June 24
2 hours 20 sec ago
Cedarius Nanoff, 7, playfully tries to ride his adapted bike into his mother, Stacie Nanoff in Hastings Wednesday, June 20. Four years ago he suffered permanent brain damage after he was beaten by his mother's boyfriend at their house in Hudson, Wis. (Jean Pieri / St. Paul Pioneer Press)
'Life is not supposed to end at 3': Man who beat Cedarius Nanoff, leaving him disabled, has been sentenced in death of another child
2 hours 19 min ago
Krista Sivertson (left) observes a plant with her daughter Lena, 2, while Dawn Plath (right) encourages her daughter Addy, 23 months, to check out a stick at Tinkergarten on June 9. Tyler Schank / Forum News Service
Nature as teacher: Tinkergarten classes let young children explore and learn
2 hours 19 min ago
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Someone Special Volunteers: Delhart Jones and Kathy Hughes
2 hours 22 min ago
A few members of the Baker Park Scooter Club motor their way on Wednesday to lunch at Country Kitchen. They include, from left, Barb Kurth, Dorothy Aasved, Jay Powell, Shirley Shaw, Kathy Keilwitz and Carla Erickson. (Jordan Shearer | Bemidji Pioneer)
'Coming thru!': Baker Park Scooter Club gets out and about
2 hours 35 min ago
June 23, 2018
Should the Twin Ports shop for flood insurance?
13 hours 43 min ago
Jeanne Atkinson takes a break from sweeping up her home to describe the scene during last week's flood when the Nemadji River, located nearby, overflowed its banks and flooded their home. Bob King / Forum News Service
Fortitude after flood: Wisconsin couple recovers together
13 hours 43 min ago
A jogger accidentally crossed into the US from Canada and was detained for two weeks
14 hours 9 min ago
Group plans candidate forums in Bemidji
15 hours 41 min ago
Anglers Thad Grider, 56, (left) and Jerry Erickson, 69, had luck on the lake Saturday morning, catching "over 100 fish," according to Grider, during the annual Fishing Has No Boundaries event on Lake Bemidji. Hannah Cook | Bemidji Pioneer
Fishing for all, without boundaries
15 hours 49 min ago
White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders arrives to speak during a news briefing at the White House on Monday. Washington Post photo by Jabin Botsford
Why a small-town restaurant owner asked Sarah Huckabee Sanders to leave
15 hours 52 min ago
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