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Cass Lake man pleads not guilty to sex assault on 11-year-old
Warrant issued for Cass Lake man who held woman hostage
Crime report for July 2-5
AMERICAN LEGION: Bemidji swept by Detroit Lakes
INDOOR FOOTBALL: Axemen name new GM/head coach
THE AXEMEN TRIALS: After two rough seasons, Bemidji’s first professional franchise looks for answers after experiencing bumps along the way
INDOOR FOOTBALL: Axemen's Kalokoh wins IFL Special Teams Player of the Year award
BASEBALL: Bemidji Legion splits against East Grand Forks
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Gregory "Ode" Sumner
Patricia Ann Smith
John Eggers: My country ’tis of thee
KELLY BREVIG COLUMN: You are never done parenting
MASTER GARDENERS COLUMN: If you were wondering about watering
John Eggers: Need any address labels?
MASTER GARDENERS COLUMN: Show your hobby at the Beltrami County Fair
PIONEER PREVIEWS: Perfect holiday weekend for the Community Band!
Art briefs - Sunday July 5
Art briefs Sunday June 28
First Friday, fireworks and fun on tap
Hulu to launch Showtime premium package for subscribers
Blane Klemek: Phoebes are one of the more interesting behaving birds
AnglingBuzz: Catching Largemouth Bass feeding on suspended bluegills
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Full moon phase means the walleyes are biting at night
Calling all archers: Bemidji accepting applications for special deer hunt
Blane Klemek: Ravens, crows have the smarts, too
Fricke birthday celebration
Israelson wedding anniversary
Christianson wedding anniversary
PIONEER EDITORIAL: Of bikes, Bunyan and more
Rich Lowry: Sorry, but Donald Trump has a point
Cokie & Steven V. Roberts: Why Obergefell is not Roe
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Mowing destroys native prairie plants on the south shore
David M. Shribman: Vice President Joe Biden’s (mini-)boom
October 3, 2011
Bemidji man injured in motorcycle crash
A 66-year-old Bemidji man was injured about 6 p.m. Friday when the motorcycle he was driving struck a deer on U.S. Highway 2 in Hubbard County. According to the Minnesota State Patrol out of Brainerd: Glenn W. Seibel was driving a 2009 Can-Am east on Highway 2 near the intersection...
news / local / region
October 3, 2011 - 9:02am
September 1, 2011
Wrong-way driver near Bemidji causes numerous crashes
A driver going the wrong way on both state Highway 89 and U.S. Highway 2 caused several accidents Wednesday night, one of which critically injured an Ada, Minn., woman in a head-on collision. According to Beltrami County Sheriff's Office and Minnesota State Patrol reports, at 8:40...
September 1, 2011 - 10:16am
Two injured in motorcycle-deer crash in Becker County
Two Dassel motorcyclists were taken to the Detroit Lakes hospital after they collided with a deer in Becker County Monday noon. According to the Becker County Sheriff's Department, the unnamed man and woman struck the deer on Becker County 39, about two miles north of Highway 34...
August 1, 2011 - 3:22pm
July 6, 2011
Officers render 'essential' CPR services Saturday night, saving man's life on lake
Two officers proved how essential they were when a Fish Hook Lake resident suffered a heart attack Saturday evening in the water. State Trooper Nick Tabbert and Park Rapids police officer Justin Frette performed CPR on the man, saving his life. He was identified as 79-year-old Walter...
July 6, 2011 - 1:00pm
June 14, 2011
Man dies from injuries in ATV crash near Fergus Falls
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. - A 39-year-old Campbell man died from injuries he suffered in an ATV crash near here, said the Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office. Lance Lyngaas was riding an ATV on Sunday afternoon with four other riders following behind him in a single file line on County...
June 14, 2011 - 12:22pm
June 13, 2011
Cass Lake, Bemidji residents involved in area accident
At least one person was injured Sunday west of Cass Lake when a 2000 Ford Taurus went off the roadway along U.S. Highway 2. According to the Minnesota State Patrol: Robert S. Fairbanks, 34, of Cass Lake, was driving the vehicle when it went off the roadway along the westbound side,...
news / region
June 13, 2011 - 8:56am
May 27, 2011
4 die in Manitoba head-on collision with school bus
A Manitoba man, who was driving a car with North Dakota plates, two women and an infant girl were killed in a head-on collision near Lundar, Man., on Thursday afternoon. According to the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, a vehicle driven by a man from Little Saskatchewan First Nation,...
May 27, 2011 - 2:03pm
May 17, 2011
Car kills dog, crashes into Duluth house
Marian O'Neill had just put her two bichon frise dogs, LuLu and Lucy, on a leash in the front yard for one last time before bedtime early Monday...
May 17, 2011 - 9:15am
May 13, 2011
Bird causes rollover accident south of Morris; driver and bird uninjured
A bird flew into the cab of a truck, distracting the driver and causing a roll-over crash south of Morris on Wednesday in which both man and...
May 13, 2011 - 11:12am
AFTERNOON UPDATE: Semi crash closes I-94 near Evansville
At about 5 a.m. Friday morning a semi-truck tractor and trailer traveling westbound on I-94 near Evansville rear ended another semi and jackknifed....
May 13, 2011 - 10:12am
May 11, 2011
Two-car crash south of Bemidji results in injury
At least one person was injured in a two-vehicle accident reported before 11 p.m. Tuesday south of Bemidji. According to the Minnesota State Patrol out of Thief River Falls: A 1998 Dodge Ram pickup truck was westbound on Beltrami County Road 404 (Carr Lake Road Southeast) while...
news / local
May 11, 2011 - 9:57am
May 10, 2011
Woman injured in car-versus-semi accident in downtown Bemidji
A Plymouth Breeze got wedged underneath a semi-truck and dragged 38 feet about 11 a.m. Tuesday after the driver pulled out of a parking spot...
May 10, 2011 - 12:20pm
May 9, 2011
Boy dies after leading law enforcement on high-speed chase north of Bemidji
A 16-year-old boy died Saturday morning after leading area police officers on a high-speed chase north of Bemidji. The boy has not yet been identified, pending notification of family members. According to a press release from the Beltrami County Sheriff's Office: Deputies stopped...
news / local
May 9, 2011 - 11:19am
State Patrol releases name of man killed in Aitkin County crash
The Minnesota State Patrol has released the name of a man killed in head-on collision on U.S. Highway 169 in Aitkin County on Sunday. John T. Hohlen, 66, of Grand Rapids was killed in the accident. Another person was critically injured. Hohlen was in a northbound 2001 Toyota Echo...
May 9, 2011 - 9:01am
May 3, 2011
Laporte man severs fingers in demolition accident
A Laporte man was transported to Sanford Bemidji Medical Center Monday afternoon when the crawler crane he was doing demolition work on tipped,...
May 3, 2011 - 8:16am