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Fire destroys hotel at Park Rapids resort

Mike Marboe captured this photo of the Friday, Feb. 23, 2018, fire at Vacationaire Resort near Park Rapids, Minn. Special to Forum News Service.
PARK RAPIDS, Minn. — A Friday, Feb. 23, fire destroyed the hotel at a resort near here. Firefighters responded about 5:20 a.m. Friday to Vacationaire Resort, 26333 Icon Drive, between ...
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CURLING: Bemidji rinks near top of U18 Nationals standings

Leah Yavarow, of Bemidji, releases a stone on Friday during the 2018 USA Curling U18 National Championships at the Bemidji Curling Club. (Jillian Gandsey | Bemidji Pioneer)1 / 2
Damaris Berg, left, and Abbie Page sweep in their match Friday against Great Lakes 1 in the 2018 USA Curling U18 National Championships at the Bemidji Curling Club. (Jillian Gandsey | Bemidji Pioneer)2 / 2
BEMIDJI -- Bemidji teams are near the top of the standings in round-robin play at the 2018 USA Curling U18 National Championships hosted by the Bemidji Curling Club. Bemidji’s Leah ...
Austin Monteith

Austin Monteith is a sports reporter for the Bemidji Pioneer. He is an Illinois native and a Butler University graduate. Follow him on Twitter @amonteith92.

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WOMEN’S HOCKEY: BSU grabs Game 1 win over UMD

DULUTH -- The Bemidji State women’s hockey team is a win away from advancing to the Western Collegiate Hockey Association Final Faceoff after a 2-1 win over Minnesota Duluth in ...

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Spuds drop Jacks in regular season finale, 63-44

Bemidji High School senior Ryssa Whelan looks to pass in the first half against Moorhead on Friday at BHS. (Jillian Gandsey | Bemidji Pioneer)1 / 2
Bemidji High School senior Kennedy Mills (23) eyes the hoop before she makes a 3-pointer in the first half against Moorhead Friday at BHS. (Jillian Gandsey | Bemidji Pioneer)2 / 2
BEMIDJI -- The Bemidji High School girls basketball team was viewing Friday’s regular season finale against Moorhead as a way to prep for the postseason. “I thought we did a ...
Micah Friez

Micah Friez is a sports reporter for the Bemidji Pioneer. A native of East Grand Forks, he is currently studying Creative and Professional Writing at Bemidji State. Follow him on Twitter at @micahfriez for Lumberjack and Beaver updates.

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SOFTBALL: Beavers pick up first win

WEST ST. PAUL -- The Bemidji State softball team secured its first win of the season Friday after splitting two games on the final day of the Dragon/Beaver Battle in ...

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Section 8A bracket released

BEMIDJI -- The Section 8A girls basketball seedings were released Friday, and Red Lake earned the top seed in the East subsection with a 23-3 record overall and a 14-2 ...

MEN’S HOCKEY: Mavericks secure MacNaughton Cup

MANKATO -- Bemidji State scored the lone goal of the first period Friday, but Minnesota State answered with two in the second on the way to a 2-1 victory to ...

Report details more than 20 players and programs implicated in NCAA college basketball probe

Duke Blue Devils head coach Mike Krzyzewski directs his team during the second half against the Louisville Cardinals at Cameron Indoor Stadium. Duke won 82-56. Mandatory Credit: Rob Kinnan-USA TODAY Sports
Current and former players at more than 20 Division I schools - including Duke, Kentucky, Michigan State and Southern California - might have broken NCAA rules by receiving impermissible benefits ...

GYMNASTICS: Lundquist, Offerdahl settled in at state

BEMIDJI -- Bemidji High School freshman Lauren Lundquist and eighth grader Tatum Offerdahl are settled in and prepared for their routines at the state gymnastics meet this evening at the ...


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