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Josh Rude holds the first canoe paddle he attempted making for his wife. The experience led him to begin making paddles for sale. Steve Kuchera / Forum News Service
In water or on walls, these handmade paddles are functional art
1 hour 12 min ago
Lucas Wells from the Hennepin Theatre Trust speaks to a group of students at Bemidji High School on Monday during a Northern Minnesota Spotlight Masterclass. (Jordan Shearer | Bemidji Pioneer)
Learning from the pros: Hennepin Theatre Trust holds workshops at BHS
2 hours 30 min ago
Lions Club sets goal to help Bemidji youth graduate
3 hours 44 min ago
Penny Pokorny, right, from the disbanded Citizen Patrol, presents a check to Brandon Mustful, executive director of Great River Rescue. Submitted photo.
Citizen Patrol donates to Great River Rescue
3 hours 55 min ago
Suicides make up bulk of gun deaths in ND, MN
3 hours 57 min ago
About 50 students from Bug-O-Nay-Ge-Shig School and Cass Lake-Bena High School visited Battle Point on Leech Lake on Oct. 10. (Submitted photo)
Bug-O-Nay-Ge-Shig, Cass Lake-Bena students visit historic battle site
4 hours 8 min ago
Bug-O-Nay-Ge-Shig students pet the horses that came to visit with Winona LaDuke and Honor the Earth. Submitted photo.
Bug-O-Nay-Ge-Shig School celebrates Indigenous People’s Day
4 hours 22 min ago
From left to right are Kerry Nelson, Julie Paulson and Terri Strandlien. Submitted photo.
Delta Kappa Gamma celebrates start of new school year by filling teacher supply bags
4 hours 34 min ago
Pictured left to right back row are Elks Lodge Past Exalted Ruler Ken Traxler, Elks Lodge Past Exalted Ruler Bill Batchelder, Elks Lodge Secretary Don Papreck, ENF Chair and Past Exalted Ruler Joe Dunn, Veteran's Service Officer Larry McConkey, and Boys & Girls Club Unit Director Shelby Weckwerth.
Elks Lodge donates to Boys and Girls Club
4 hours 46 min ago
Kate Parthun and her dog “Gracie” are the 2017 Minnesota State 4-H Dog Show Champions. Submitted photo.
Beltrami youth participate in state dog show
4 hours 58 min ago
Bemidji Garden Club Secretary Trish Brewinski presents a check to Bemidji Community Food Shelf Director Mary Mitchell.
Garden Club donates to Bemidji Community Food Shelf
5 hours 9 min ago
Dennis Edlund's Hyundai Sonata after it struck a pickup truck and then an SUV while driving the wrong way on the Bong Bridge on June 2. Investigators could not determine what might have caused Edlund to drive 4.2 miles the wrong way. (Minnesota State Patrol photo)
Crash probe leaves mystery: June crash on Duluth bridge killed wrong-way driver, injured others
5 hours 20 min ago
The barge Great Lakes Trader and tug Joyce L. VanEnkevort docked at the CN ore dock in Duluth earlier this month. The Great Lakes Trader, built in 2000, is 740-feet long, 78-feet wide and displaces 40,922 tons at design waterline, according to its owner, VanEnkevort tug & Barge, Inc., of Escanaba, Mich. The 135-foot long, 10,200 horsepower, twin screw Joyce L. VanEnkevort was built in 1997. Steve Kuchera / Forum News Service
Advent of the tug-barge: Lake freighter yields to barge traffic on Great Lakes
5 hours 20 min ago
Bemidji Garden Club members Cheryl Brook, left, and Rita Lauderbaugh, second from right, present a check to Bemidji Community Table representatives Mary Locke, second from left, and Connie Aagard, right.
Garden Club Donates to Bemidji Community Table
5 hours 23 min ago
Back row from left, Nikolai Kivi, Sadie Hamrin, Tommy Saxton, Louis Saxton. Front row from left, Katya Kivi, Josie Camp, Marge Snyder.
Local students perform at the University of Wisconsin
5 hours 35 min ago