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Three men charged in shooting after white nationalist Richard Spencer's speech
After six tests, the mountain hosting North Korea's nuclear blasts may be exhausted
Beltrami County deputies rescue lost hunter near Debs
Climate change could spell disaster for coffee, but science may offer a solution.
Navy veteran admits he lied about service in interview with Fox News
At The Ralph, preparations underway for 'magical' college sports night
Dodgers win first National League pennant since 1988
Back-to-back Jacks: Bemidji boys secure second straight section title
Bemidji girls bring home section title with late-game heroics
FOOTBALL: Area section playoff seedings announced
Joshua Luke O'Brien
Lawrence Kenneth Brown
Edward M. Schmuch
Lois Ardeen Moe
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Summer reflections from Lake Julia
GENERATIONS: A trip on the ‘Old Bay Line’
GENERATIONS: Milk snakes, fairy diddles and goatsuckers
GENERATIONS: Time to go to church -- and eat well
GENERATIONS: In defense of the ‘routine’
This Oklahoma fraternity has a choreographed jorts-and-fanny pack dance routine
He was the king of late night, but David Letterman doesn't miss it 'for a second'
John Dunsworth, actor who played Jim Lahey on 'Trailer Park Boys,' dead at 71
PATT RALL COLUMN: Thanks abound at BSU concerts
Around the Arts, October 15
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Sandhill cranes possess power, grace and beauty
PAUL NELSON FISHING: Good boat control, taking it slow are keys to fall fishing
MASTER GARDENERS: Do I have to?
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Fish on the move for fall
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Living with the ladybugs in Minnesota
Tom & Linda Peterson
Larry & Joyce Johnson
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Bemidji students did something really cool
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Let's act in support of Minnesota's great outdoors
Ride home opens door to life-changing kindness
Fargo Feminist: 'Me too' but what about 'us too?'
Tinkering with a Midwest favorite: Cinnamon Scotcheroos shake things up
New ideas for Columbus Day: Group discusses honoring American Indians
BEMIDJI -- Shared Vision, Bemidji's council on race relations, discussed controversial plans to honor American Indians on Columbus Day at its meeting Tuesday. Several fiery letters to the editor in opposition to changing Columbus Day have run in the Pioneer during recent weeks,...
May 20, 2014 - 8:16pm
April 30, 2014
Columbus Day’s days might be numbered in Bemidji: City may follow others in honoring American Indians on holiday
BEMIDJI — Bemidji may soon join several other Minnesota cities in replacing Columbus Day with a day recognizing American Indians. The Minneapolis City Council voted Friday to use Indigenous Peoples Day instead of Columbus Day on all city communications, although it will continue...
April 30, 2014 - 12:12am
November 8, 2013
Local Indian leaders oppose ‘Redskins’ name as AIM leads protest in Minneapolis
BEMIDJI — As the American Indian Movement demonstrated Thursday evening in downtown Minneapolis against the Washington Redskins’ nickname...
November 8, 2013 - 12:20am
June 17, 2013
American Indian communities receive housing grants
BEMIDJI — Area American Indian communities will benefit from federal grants aimed at providing affordable housing. The funds were provided by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Indian Housing Block Grant Program and can be used for a variety of housing...
June 17, 2013 - 5:31pm
May 15, 2013
Quirk in health law may affect some American Indians in Minnesota
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A wrinkle in the federal Affordable Care Act that could affect tens of thousands of people who consider themselves Native Americans nationwide isn't expected to hit many in Minnesota.
May 15, 2013 - 1:02pm
February 28, 2013
American Indians must apply for share of settlement today
On the Mille Lacs Indian Reservation — Today is the deadline for American Indians and their descendants to take part in a $3.4 billion settlement with the federal government over the mismanagement of Indian land and money. In Minnesota, the settlement will distribute $57 million...
February 28, 2013 - 10:19pm
January 5, 2013
Sanford aims to improve American Indian health care
BEMIDJI – A patient is best served when she has a team of medical staff working in tandem to address all of her medical needs, says Dr. Valerie...
January 5, 2013 - 10:19pm
December 11, 2012
Winona LaDuke: Recovering from election drama
We just saw some $6 billion spent on the most expensive election in history. I’ve recovered from the drama, and I am trying to get my head straight. I thought I’d take this time to share some thoughts. After all, I certainly know what losing a national election is like … maybe...
December 11, 2012 - 12:13am
November 29, 2012
Native Nation Rebuilders named
BEMIDJI – Darrell Kingbird of the Red Lake Nation and Melinda Iverson of the White Earth Nation are among 17 individuals named to the fourth cohort of the Bush Foundation’s Native Nation Rebuilders Program.
November 29, 2012 - 2:44am
November 28, 2012
Indian lawsuit ends, disbursements to begin by end of year
By MATT VOLZ, Associated Press HELENA, Mont. – After nearly 17 years of courtroom arguments, congressional negotiations and Indian Country bickering, hundreds of thousands of Native Americans could see the first payments of a $3.4 billion U.S. government settlement by the end of...
November 28, 2012 - 12:00am
October 26, 2012
Some question tribal ID usability under amendment
BEMIDJI – In 2004, a massive “get out the vote” campaign was aimed at encouraging American Indians to get to the polls across a handful of states.
October 26, 2012 - 12:04am
October 17, 2012
Leech Lake Tribal College: Student talks to Franken about awareness for American Indian history, cultural trauma
As Tim Goodman lay in the hospital recovering from a gunshot, he pledged to make significant changes in his life.
October 17, 2012 - 11:02pm