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Minnesota DNR appoints Albrecht as new Northwest Regional Director
There’s a new sheriff’s dog in town: K9 unit brings in Mac, a 1-year-old Belgian Malinois
HOUSING: State level processing continues for Westwood Acres residents
DNA results point to owner of severed fingers found in East Grand Forks
Crime report for Aug. 24
VOLLEYBALL: Bemidji drops season opener to Alexandria
CROSS COUNTRY: BSU picked to finish 12th in NSIC
GIRLS SOCCER: Bemidji tops WHA
BOYS SOCCER: Lumberjacks blank Wolves
SWIMMING: Jacks aim for sixth straight section title
Roseadelle F. Johnson
Ardith "Ardie" Olson Kolstad
Joan Iris Pope
Tracy Keith Gross
Josephine "Jo" Pula
MASTER GARDENERS: Slipping is not just for winter
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: The infinite nature of truth and reconciliation
John Eggers: Delight in the dog days of August
Patt Rall: Music is in the air in and around Bemidji
John Eggers: Helping Others Go For The Gold
The JOE-DOWN Reviews ‘Punk’s Dead: SLC Punk 2’
Inspired and inspiring: Big Daddy Weave takes the stage tonight at Sanford Center
Art briefs: Sunday Aug. 21
Off The Record Blog: An Idiot’s Guide To Summerslam
Patt Rall: Pine Tones, Caige Jambor to perform in concerts today
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Caution needed to prevent spread of invasive species
DNR discovers two more cases of invasive species in Beltrami County
DNR survey finds Minnesota wolf population stable
Blane Klemek: Shrikes are some of the more fascinating birds out there
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Slower fall cooldown better for fishing
Lorraine Peck birthday
Edwina Batchelder birthday
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Reporters struggle to deal with Trump
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Survey is next step for Bemidji YMCA project
Faith Hensrud: Moving forward at BSU and NTC with a focus on student success
Pioneer Editorial: Clean, drain and dispose
PIONEER EDITORIAL: Creating smiles and memories
March 5, 2014
Fargo woman killed in Polk County crash
MENTOR, Minn. -- A Fargo woman died and an East Grand Forks man was injured Tuesday morning in a crash west of Mentor, the Minnesota State Patrol reported. Karen Wainscott, 59, died after her Chevy Equinox collided with a Volvo tractor driven by Tyler Messelt, 31. He was...
March 5, 2014 - 9:04am
Child dies in house fire in Grand Rapids
GRAND RAPIDS, Minn. -- A small child died in a house fire Sunday night south of Grand Rapids, the Itasca County Sheriff’s Office said. Firefighters were called to a home about 9:30 p.m. Sunday. The 911 caller reported that the house was fully engulfed in flames and that...
March 5, 2014 - 9:00am
February 18, 2014
Hermantown man killed after being hit by car
HERMANTOWN, Minn. -- A 28-year-old Hermantown man died Sunday night after being struck by a vehicle. Hermantown police said the accident was reported just before 7:45 p.m. Sunday. The victim, identified Monday as Jeremy Jacob Reeves, was transported to Essentia Health-St....
February 18, 2014 - 2:59pm
Fargo student pulled from pool, taken to hospital
FARGO – A male student was pulled from the pool at Fargo South High School on Tuesday morning and his condition is "serious," Fargo Schools Superintendent Jeff Schatz said at a news conference. Schatz said two staff members were in the pool at the time. The student was...
February 18, 2014 - 2:57pm
Brainerd snowmobiler killed by train
BRAINERD, Minn. - A snowmobiler died Sunday after colliding with a train in east Brainerd, the Brainerd Police Department reported. Emergency personnel were called to the crash about 1:35 p.m. at the railroad tracks under the Highway 25 South bridge in east Brainerd. Thirty-year-old...
February 18, 2014 - 8:23am
February 17, 2014
UPDATED: Person killed in accident at Highway 71 intersection identified
BEMIDJI -- The person killed in a two-vehicle accident north of Bemidji Monday afternoon has been identified. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, a 1997 Chrysler Town and County driven by Kelly Olson, 32, of Bemidji was eastbound on Balsam Road and was entering Highway 71...
February 17, 2014 - 3:58pm
February 15, 2014
Aitkin County man dies after crash near Grand Rapids
DULUTH -- A 60-year-old Aitkin County man died Saturday afternoon after a single-vehicle crash near Grand Rapids that may have been caused by a medical issue. The Minnesota State Patrol reported that the initial investigation indicated that James Lee of Swatara had a medical...
February 15, 2014 - 5:50pm
February 14, 2014
More than 30 cars pile up on icy I-35 in Duluth
DULUTH -- At least 30 vehicles were involved in a crash in a tunnel on Interstate 35 in downtown Duluth on Thursday morning after a quick-moving...
February 14, 2014 - 8:12am
February 12, 2014
Rollover injures Red Lake woman
A Red Lake woman was injured in a one-vehicle rollover Tuesday night on Highway 89. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, Jonell Brummond, 37, of Red Lake, was traveling north on Highway 89 at milepost 4 at about 8:45 p.m., when the vehicle went off the road into the ditch...
February 12, 2014 - 10:28am
February 8, 2014
Fatal accident in Mille Lacs County involves Bemidji resident
BEMIDJI -- A fatal accident Friday night in Mille Lacs County involved a Bemidji resident, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. The two-vehicle accident occurred just after 7 p.m. Friday, the patrol said. A 1995 Mercury Mystique driven by Rodney Brown, 39, of St. Paul, was...
February 8, 2014 - 6:04pm
February 7, 2014
Fargo man killed in Grand Forks collision
GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- A Fargo man died from injuries suffered in a two-vehicle collision Friday afternoon in Grand Forks. Police Lt. Mike Ferguson said the 62-year-old man was driving a 2004 Audi west on 14th Avenue South, and while crossing South Columbia Road his vehicle...
February 7, 2014 - 10:13pm
February 4, 2014
Minor injuries reported as plane flips at Worthington airport
By Aaron Hagen Forum News Service WORTHINGTON, Minn. -- Only minor injuries were reported after an airplane went off...
February 4, 2014 - 9:03pm
Train sprays oil for nearly 70 miles near Red Wing, Minn.
RED WING, Minn. -- A southbound Canadian Pacific train leaked a trail of about 12,000 gallons of crude oil Monday morning after passing through Red Wing, according to the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency. MPCA emergency responders worked with railroad personnel throughout...
February 4, 2014 - 7:58pm
Minnesota man dies in grain bin accident
GRANITE FALLS, Minn. -- A Yellow Medicine County man died Monday after apparently being accidentally buried in a grain bin. The Yellow Medicine County Sheriff’s Office identified him as Richard Rosetter, 77. The sheriff’s office was notified at 4:40 p.m. Monday that...
February 4, 2014 - 7:54pm
February 3, 2014
Bemidji woman gets 58 months for fatal, alcohol-related crash
PARK RAPIDS, Minn. -- A Bemidji woman was sentenced Friday to nearly five years in prison for a crash that killed a motorcyclist after she had spent the night drinking. Victoria Whitefeather, 23, told witnesses at the scene of the northern Hubbard County crash on the morning...
February 3, 2014 - 9:41am