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Barb Houg, left, from Peacemaker Resources, shows people how to sign “May Peace Prevail on Earth” in American Sign Language during a peace pole dedication on Friday at the Bemidji Community Food Shelf. (Jillian Gandsey | Bemidji Pioneer)play button
'May Peace Prevail': New peace pole dedicated at food shelf (VIDEO)
10 min 27 sec ago
Police release sketch of Cass County burglary suspect
14 min 9 sec ago
A unidentified woman looks over bare refrigerator shelves in a Walmart store in Houston, Texas, U.S., as Hurricane Harvey approaches landfall near the Texas coastal area, August 25, 2017. REUTERS/Ernest Scheyder
Walmart wants to send people into your house to stock the fridge - even when you're not home
45 min 14 sec ago
Ed Sheeran performs on the Pyramid Stage at Worthy Farm in Somerset during the Glastonbury Festival in Britain, June 25, 2017. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez
Ed Sheeran to return to Fargodome
1 hour 7 min ago
The city of Hudson is stating that BB Makeup Cosmetics Bar’s pink paint is against zoning code for the downtown area. Owner Brooke Fleetwood is fighting back with an appeal. Rebecca Mariscal / Rivertown Multimedia
Hudson, Wis., says pink paint job on downtown beauty shop has to go
1 hour 10 min ago
Author Tom Hines reads exerpts from his book during a recent appearance at the Blackduck History and Art Center. (Jordan Shearer | The American)
Hines shines through in book: Former resident shares local memories through new book
1 hour 21 min ago
Kelly Hanks recently became the new branch manager for the Blackduck Community Library. (Jordan Shearer | The American)
Here to help: Hanks looks forward to helping the public at the Blackduck Library
1 hour 29 min ago
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Duluth Police ID suspect after tour boats unmoored and set adrift
2 hours 45 min ago
18-year-old Pine River man killed in rollover
2 hours 49 min ago
Nathan and Anika Pinke share a family meal together. Katie Pinke / Forum News Service
PINKE POST: 3 simple rules to make the most of family meals
2 hours 59 min ago
Ex-boyfriend of Minn. woman posts on Facebook she’ll pay for sex with other men
3 hours 5 min ago
A variety of seasonal produce is available during one of the area's farmers markets. Forum File Photo.
Why small, local, organic farms aren't the key to fixing our food system
3 hours 36 min ago
Debris of what used to be the entrance to Foxy's, a restaurant damaged by Hurricane Irma, at Great Harbor in Jost Van Dyke, British Virgin Islands, Sept. 13, 2017. The island of Jost Van Dyke, with 298 residents, set up a de facto command center at a bar with working generators. (Erika P. Rodriguez/copyright 2017 The New York Times)
Category 5 hurricanes have hit 6 land areas dead-on in 2017, more than ever before
4 hours 9 min ago
A suspected cougar, or mountain lion, strides past a trail camera in Jackson County, Minn., Sept. 7, 2017. While the large cats aren’t believed to be endemic to Minnesota, they do occasionally wander through the state. (Courtesy Minnesota Department of Natural Resources)
Likely cougar caught on camera in southern Minnesota
4 hours 40 min ago
Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) boards an elevator on Capitol Hill, in Washington, Sept. 18, 2017. McCain on Sept. 22 announced he would oppose the latest Republican proposal to repeal the Affordable Care Act, leaving GOP leaders with little hope of succeeding in their last-ditch attempt to dismantle the health law. (Tom Brenner/copyright 2017 The New York Times)
McCain says he will vote 'no' for GOP health-care bill, dealing major blow to repeal effort
4 hours 53 min ago