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Serious accident reported on Highway 71
Schoolcraft Winter Concert set for Dec. 15
Young Adult Book Club to meet
Council hears final presentation on 2017 budget and tax levy
Dakota Access protesters dig in for winter: Tribal chair asks non-Sioux to leave, but many pledge to remain
AUTO RACING: Awards handed out at speedway banquet
Coleman highlights BSU track and field’s 2016-17 opener
FOOTBALL: Beavers' Adams an Academic All-American
FOOTBALL: BSU's Benham, Olszewski named all-region
Baseball assistant joins BSU
Emma "Margaret" Treat
Mary M. Garber
Oliver "Jimmy" James Gibbs
Michael Francis Johns
Deshanna Marie Lussier-Hallett
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Deal with clutter: We owe it to our brain
KELLY BREVIG COLUMN: An 'ordinary' spark of hope
Column: Standing Rock opposed pipeline as early as 2014, new tape reveals
LIBRARY CORNER: December is time for festive events at the library
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: What's in a politician's fanny pack?
Chorale to bring 'Peace' to Bemidji
Art classes scheduled
PATT RALL COLUMN: Singing and dancing toward Christmas
A few new twists: Madrigal Dinners to satirize politics
Neil Diamond celebrating 50 years with tour; concert planned in St. Paul
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Trees, plainly put, are amazing life forms
Northwest Minnesota deer kill up from last year
Christmas bird count at Rydell refuge
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Be patient, the frozen lakes will come
DNR seeks input on Thief Lake
Share your Milestones in the Pioneer
Johnson anniversary celebration
MILESTONES: Gullickson-Boerboom engagement
MILESTONES: Dunbar birthday
PIONEER VIEWPOINTS: Perseverance pays off
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: A first-hand look at protest injuries
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Dakota Access Pipeline should be rerouted
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Helping to protect K9 police dogs
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Jaycees make Bemidji a great place to live
November 11, 2015
Gophers name Claeys as head football coach
By Andy Greder St. Paul Pioneer Press MINNEAPOLIS -- Tracy Claeys was named the Minnesota Gophers head football coach on Wednesday morning, removing his interim tag with a three-year, $4.5 million contract, the university announced. Claeys was named interim head coach Oct....
November 11, 2015 - 9:55am
September 7, 2015
GOLF: Palmiscno, Howard, win Vandersluis titles
BEMIDJI — Toby Palmiscno of Bemidji jumped out to a big lead in the opening round of the Vandersluis Memorial Golf Tournament on Saturday at Bemidji Town and Country Club, shooting a 69. After that first day, Palmiscno was tied with Tom Jenkins of Champlin and Blake Kahlbaugh of...
September 7, 2015 - 10:30pm
Gophers athletics director Teague resigns; cites alcohol use, ‘inappropriate texts’
MINNEAPOLIS -- The University of Minnesota has accepted the resignation of athletics director Norwood Teague, the school announced Friday morning on Twitter. President Erik Kaler is expected to address the situation at a 12:15 p.m. news conference. Teague told KARE-11 reporter...
August 7, 2015 - 11:57am
January 1, 2015
WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: Gophers start Big Ten season 2-0
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. -- The University of Minnesota women's basketball team did somethingThursday afternoon that it had not done in the last nine years, it picked up a 81-68 win over Purdue at Mackey Arena behind a 21-point, 19-rebound performance from Amanda Zahui B. The last...
January 1, 2015 - 5:53pm
COLLEGE FOOTBALL: Gophers lose in Citrus Bowl to Missouri, 33-17
ORLANDO, Fla. -- With an estimated 22,000 fans in the stands cheering on the University of Minnesota's first New Year's Day bowl game in 52 years, the momentum was one-sided for most of the first half. But after a dominant start on defense, the Gophers managed just one score on...
January 1, 2015 - 5:50pm
May 12, 2014
Ex-Gophers QB Nelson held in assault; alleged victim in critical condition
By Frederick Melo St. Paul Pioneer Press MANKATO, Minn. -- A former Minnesota Gophers quarterback has been arrested on suspicion...
May 12, 2014 - 8:27am
November 30, 2013
Michigan State tops Gophers 14-3
By Dana Gauruder The Sports Xchange EAST LANSING Mich. -- Michigan State's No. 1 ranked defense held an opponent without a touchdown...
November 30, 2013 - 2:59pm
October 10, 2013
Minnesota coach Jerry Kill on leave for epilepsy
JON KRAWCZYNSKI AP Sports Writer MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota coach Jerry Kill has taken an open-ended leave of absence from the team to focus on treatment and management of his epilepsy. The university announced the decision Thursday, before a scheduled news conference...
October 10, 2013 - 3:15pm
October 5, 2013
Jerry Kill to miss Michigan game after seizure
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Minnesota coach Jerry Kill has suffered another seizure and will miss an entire game for the first time because of his epilepsy. Kill didn't make the trip with the Golden Gophers to play No. 19 Michigan. Minnesota officials say Kill was not feeling...
October 5, 2013 - 2:15pm
September 28, 2013
FOOTBALL: Iowa breezes by Minnesota 23-7
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — For the second-straight season, Iowa ran all over Minnesota's perfect nonconference record. Welcome to the Big Ten, Gophers. This year wasn't any less frustrating, either. Jake Rudock threw for one touchdown and ran for another and the Hawkeyes dominated...
September 28, 2013 - 7:53pm
September 16, 2013
Teague has '100 percent' confidence in Jerry Kill
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The latest game-day seizure suffered by Minnesota coach Jerry Kill raised again the question: Could his unpredictable condition make him unable to continue with this high-profile, demanding job? Kill’s boss, echoing Gophers assistants and players, answered...
September 16, 2013 - 3:58pm
September 14, 2013
Kill has another seizure but Gophers go on to beat Western Illinois
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota coach Jerry Kill suffered another game-day seizure, at halftime while the Gophers were playing Western Illinois on Saturday, and was taken to a local hospital as a precaution. But the Gophers, used to this by now, carried on and pulled away for a...
September 14, 2013 - 1:29pm
July 10, 2013
Minnesota sports upgrades part of $190M plan
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The University of Minnesota has put a practice facility for the men's and women's basketball programs in a priority group of sports projects on campus estimated to cost $190 million. Athletic director Norwood Teague presented the plan Wednesday to the Board...
July 10, 2013 - 10:41pm
April 8, 2013
Alt, Haula bring early departures from Gophers hockey team to 5
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The final count is in for the Minnesota men's hockey team. The Gophers have lost five players early to the pros. Defenseman Mark Alt and forward Erik Haula are the latest to leave. They signed over the weekend. Alt joined the Philadelphia Flyers organization on...
April 8, 2013 - 12:56pm
April 4, 2013
Rick Pitino says son is ready for Minnesota job
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Rick Pitino is one proud papa. A day after his son Richard Pitino agreed to become the next head coach at Minnesota, Rick Pitino proclaimed the 30-year-old up-and-comer "more than ready" for the challenge. Richard Pitino only has one year of head coaching experience,...
April 4, 2013 - 5:01pm