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Just around the corner for Culver's: Owner excited to bring ‘Butterburgers’ to Bemidji
Wrapping up 18 years of holiday cheer: Christmas Forest tree farm to close after this season
Polar vortex redux? Forecasters say it could hit next week
Blackduck boys basketball a mix of youth, experience
COLLEGE HOCKEY: Bergland leads BSU women past RIT 3-1
COLLEGE HOCKEY: Freshman Radke a 'sparkplug' for BSU women
GIRLS HOCKEY: Despite solid effort from 8th-grade goalie Kimble, BHS falls to GRG
COLLEGE HOCKEY: Defense still strong, but BSU men want more offense
BOY'S HOCKEY: Duluth East edges Bemidji, 2-1
Cloyd Olaf Kilde
Bruce Robert Smith
Monica Louise Johnston
Ray O. Carpenter
PRIME TIME: From grieving a loss to celebrating a life
PRIME TIME: A fiery idea for a motion picture
PRIME TIME: Readers Theater volunteers bring performances to elementary schools
PRIME TIME: No pain, no strain, just gain at the Activity Center
PRIME TIME: ‘LAWKI,’ or Life As We Know It
After offending American Indians, Ralphie May backs Standing Rock
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
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Winter here, ice fishing will start soon
Where to fish when the lakes freeze: Numerous destinations within a few hours’ drive
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Trees, plainly put, are amazing life forms
Northwest Minnesota deer kill up from last year
Christmas bird count at Rydell refuge
Share your Milestones in the Pioneer
Johnson anniversary celebration
MILESTONES: Gullickson-Boerboom engagement
MILESTONES: Dunbar birthday
PRIME TIME: Traveling through the landscapes
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: We deserve respectable representation in government
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Country deserves better from its president
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Let’s restore integrity to election process
PIONEER VIEWPOINTS: Perseverance pays off
February 19, 2013
Patrol identifies two victims killed in crash near Barnesville
BARNESVILLE, Minn. – The Minnesota State Patrol has identified two people who died in a four-vehicle crash in blizzard conditions around 11:30 a.m. Monday on Interstate 94 near Barnesville. Judith A. Reid and Sean L. Ray, both 49 years old and from Minnetonka, died as a result of...
February 19, 2013 - 10:11am
February 18, 2013
Fatal head-on crash reported this morning near Granite Falls
GRANITE FALLS - The Minnesota State Patrol is on the scene of a fatal accident on state Highway 23 south of Granite Falls. According to early reports the accident was a head-on collision that occurred around 7:30 this morning. The names of those involved have not been released. ...
February 18, 2013 - 8:36am
February 11, 2013
Snowmobile collision near Guthrie kills man
GUTHRIE – A 41-year-old Clearbrook man was killed Thursday after a collision with a car. The Hubbard County Sheriff’s Office said Dennis Lindenfelser was traveling north on a snowmobile trail when he failed to obey a stop sign on County Road 16. Lindenfelser’s snowmobile collided...
February 11, 2013 - 3:07pm
February 7, 2013
Cass Lake man burned in garage explosion
CASS LAKE – A 48-year-old man suffered burns to his face and neck after an explosion in his garage Tuesday, but was listed in satisfactory condition Wednesday night. Robert Todd Schumacher, of Cass Lake, was flown to the burn unit at the Hennepin County Medical Center following...
February 7, 2013 - 3:27pm
February 5, 2013
Oversized load spills in Chippewa County, kills motorist
MILAN, Minn. (AP) — An oversized load spilled from a semi in southwestern Minnesota and killed a passing motorist. The accident happened on Highway 59 near Milan in Chippewa County Monday. The Minnesota State Patrol says the semi clipped a railroad bridge, causing the cargo to fall...
February 5, 2013 - 9:18am
January 30, 2013
Kelliher man dies in multi-vehicle crash near Blackduck
BLACKDUCK – A 41-year-old Kelliher man died after a Wednesday morning crash near here. Chanin Johnson was following a snowplow Highway 72, about seven miles north of Blackduck, in a 2002 Chevrolet pickup, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. The State Patrol said Johnson lost...
January 30, 2013 - 8:24pm
January 14, 2013
UPDATED: Husband says MN woman, trapped in car for 18 hours, recovering
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The husband of a Minnesota woman who was trapped in her overturned car on an icy pond says she's expected to recover. Authorities say 67-year-old Nancy Breberg was looking for a hotel in Plymouth when she veered off the road, crashed through a fence, landed on...
January 14, 2013 - 11:28am
UPDATED: Driver improving after crash that killed woman, 2 children near Cass Lake
CASS LAKE - The Mississippi driver who survived a highway crash that killed his wife and two young children is improving at a Minnesota hospital. Twenty-eight-year-old Jeremiah Statham, of Foxworth, Miss., is hospitalized in Duluth. Essentia Health St. Mary's Medical Center spokeswoman...
January 14, 2013 - 9:46am
January 9, 2013
Ferry strikes NYC dock; at least 50 are injured
NEW YORK (AP) — A high-speed ferry loaded with hundreds of commuters from New Jersey crashed into a dock in lower Manhattan on Wednesday during the morning rush hour, injuring around 50 people, at least two critically. Passengers aboard the Seastreak Wall Street said scores of people...
January 9, 2013 - 10:32am
January 2, 2013
Girl, 16, injured in snowmobile crash
BEMIDJI – A 16-year-old Bemidji girl was treated for minor injuries after the snowmobile on which she was a passenger collided with a truck early Tuesday. The accident occurred just after 12 a.m. Tuesday at the intersection Roosevelt Road Southeast and Adelia Drive. The girl was...
January 2, 2013 - 6:04pm
Man killed in Stearns Co. snowmobile crash
MELROSE, Minn. (AP) — A snowmobile crash in Stearns County is fatal. Sheriff John Sanner says a man crashed his snowmobile into a tree in Melrose Township New Year's Eve. The 33-year-old man from Grey Eagle was pronounced dead at a local hospital. KNSI radio reports authorities...
January 2, 2013 - 9:27am
December 28, 2012
Girl dies in Meeker County sledding accident
DASSEL – A 10-year old girl from North Carolina died Thursday after a sledding accident at her grandparents’ home in rural Dassel. According to the Meeker County Sheriff’s office, emergency crews were called to the Craig and Barbara Kay residence in Dassel Township around 3:33...
December 28, 2012 - 8:26am
December 27, 2012
All six men killed in Jamestown accident were from Missouri
By Wendy Reuer, Forum Communications FARGO – The names of six men killed in a semitrailer-pickup crash near Jamestown, N.D., Wednesday were released Thursday. Only two of the men were related: the driver of the pickup, Martin Zuniga, 47, of Republic, Mo., and his brother, Jose Isabel...
December 27, 2012 - 10:47pm
December 26, 2012
Six die in pickup-semi accident near Jamestown
JAMESTOWN, N.D. – Six men were killed here Wednesday morning when their pickup spun off Interstate 94 and was struck by an oncoming semi. The...
December 26, 2012 - 11:33pm
6 dead after pickup-semi crash in North Dakota
JAMESTOWN, N.D. - Officers are at the scene of a pickup-semi collision near here that killed six men this morning. Sgt. Josh Rude with the North Dakota Highway Patrol said the six men were in a westbound pickup on Interstate 94 when the pickup driver lost control near mile marker...
December 26, 2012 - 2:12pm