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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
December 23, 2011
Police and Fire reports for December 22
Police Report The Bemidji Police Department responded to the following reports: Suspicious 10:35 p.m. Wednesday, 2000 Paul Bunyan Drive Northwest. A man reported having been followed by a green vehicle while he was walking along state Highway 197 and Hannah Avenue. The man also...
December 23, 2011 - 12:00am
December 16, 2011
3 shot in Cook County courthouse in Grand Marais, 2 hit multiple times
GRAND MARAIS -- A former boxer who was said to have "hated the prosecuting attorney" allegedly opened fire in the Cook County courthouse Thursday, leaving County Attorney Tim Scannell and two others injured with gunshot wounds. Daniel Schlienz, 42, was the defendant in a criminal...
December 16, 2011 - 12:00am
Police and fire report for December 16
Police report The Bemidji Police Department responded to the following calls: Peace disturbance 12:05 a.m. Thursday, 400 block of 26th Street Northwest. Loud music was heard from an apartment. A verbal warning was issued. Disorderly conduct 10:55 p.m. Wednesday, Garden Bar. An...
December 16, 2011 - 12:00am
December 10, 2011
Police and fire report for Dec. 10
Police report The Bemidji Police Department responded to the following calls: Peace disturbance 2:14 a.m. Friday, Northern Star Apartments. A fight in the hallway was reported. Disorderly conducts 1:55 a.m. Friday, 800 block of 26th Street Northwest. An intoxicated person told...
December 10, 2011 - 12:00am
December 2, 2011
Police and fire report for December 2
Police report The Bemidji Police Department responded to the following calls: Peace disturbances 5:12 a.m. Thursday, 1300 block of America Avenue Northwest. 2:49 a.m. Thursday, Minnesota Avenue Northwest. Party complaint. Property damage 3:18 p.m. Wednesday, 400 block of Roosevelt...
December 2, 2011 - 12:00am
December 1, 2011
Bemidji State women's indoor track and field picked ninth in NSIC preseason poll
The Bemidji State women's indoor track and field team was picked to finished ninth this season by league coaches in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference 2012 Preseason Indoor Track and Field Coaches' Poll. The Beavers earned 28 points in the poll, which was released Wednesday. The...
December 1, 2011 - 12:00am
October 24, 2011
Police report The Bemidji Police Department responded to the following calls: Peace disturbances 1:34 a.m. Monday, 400 block of 26th Street Northwest. Loud music. 9:27 p.m. Saturday, 900 block of Irvine Avenue Northwest. Loud party. The renter was warned. 8:40 p.m. Saturday,...
October 24, 2011 - 12:00am
October 9, 2011
Police and fire report for Oct. 9
Police report The Bemidji Police Department responded to the following calls: Thefts 10:02 p.m. Friday, 1700 block of 15th Street Southwest. A theft was documented. 3:05 p.m. Friday, 1100 block of First Street East. Necklaces were stolen. Drugs 1:53 p.m. Friday, 2900 block of...
October 9, 2011 - 12:00am
October 8, 2011
Police and fire report for Oct. 8
Police report The Bemidji Police Department responded to the following calls: Assaults 1:54 a.m. Friday, 100 block of Third Street Northwest. Fight at Toasty Beavers. 1:35 a.m. Friday, Third Street Northwest and Paul Bunyan Drive Northwest. Fight. Peace disturbance 11:31 p.m....
October 8, 2011 - 12:00am
September 27, 2011
Alleged Cass Lake robbery results in charges
At least three individuals have been charged for their roles in a robbery that allegedly occurred last Wednesday in Cass Lake. Two victims were allegedly assaulted as they were kicked and struck by fists, a heavy flashlight and a crutch. Justin Lyle Cutbank, 25, of Duluth, Minn.,...
September 27, 2011 - 12:00am
September 25, 2011
A new direction for Bemidji Fire Department? Recommendation calls for joint fire district without taxing authority
The Bemidji Fire Department operationally is among the top in the state. But, governmentally, there is much room for improvement. That, in short, was the result of a four-month-long study by a national consulting firm. In response, a local committee has developed a recommendation...
September 25, 2011 - 12:00am
Johnson retires as Bemidji police chief
While seeking employment, Gerald Johnson had one goal: to land a police position in a town with a four-year college. He found that in Bemidji,...
September 25, 2011 - 12:00am
September 21, 2011
Police report The Bemidji Police Department responded to the following calls: Property damage 11:21 a.m. Tuesday, 26th Street Northwest. A female was trying to break into a house. 7:28 a.m. Tuesday, 1600 block of Bemidji Avenue North. Graffiti on buildings and vehicles was reported. 2:26...
September 21, 2011 - 12:00am
August 23, 2011
Dayton appoints Treuer to MN State Arts Board
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton has appointed Bemidji State University Professor Anton Treuer to the Minnesota State Arts Board. The Minnesota State Arts Board is a state agency that stimulates and encourages the creation, performance and appreciation of the arts in the state. The organization...
August 23, 2011 - 12:00am
June 6, 2011
Police report for June 5
Police report The Bemidji Police Department responded to the following calls: Party complaint 1:26 a.m. Friday, 1000 block of Washington Avenue South. Peace disturbance 1:56 a.m. Friday, 2800 block of Pine Ridge Avenue Northwest. Property damage 9:09 a.m. Friday, 2500 block...
June 6, 2011 - 12:00am