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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
MEN'S HOCKEY: BSU skates to 1-1 draw with LSSU, wins first-ever shootout
GIRLS BASKETBALL: Jacks fall short to Apollo
WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: Northern knocks off Bemidji State
MEN'S BASKETBALL: Beavers fall flat in 88-61 loss
BHS wrestling in action at Brainerd
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
June 9, 2012
Blackduck community excited about Drakes baseball
BLACKDUCK - Much of the conversion in Blackduck Friday was about baseball, specifically the exploits of its high school baseball team. On Thursday the Drakes captured their first ever Section 8A baseball title by outlasting Red Lake County 6-5 in the rubber game of what turned out...
June 9, 2012 - 11:29pm
May 31, 2012
Blackduck, Cass Lake-Bena meet for sub-section title
BEMIDJI - Top-seeded Blackduck and second seed Cass Lake-Bena advanced to championship game of the East Sub-Section 8A baseball tournament. The Drakes and Panthers will tangle for the sub-section title 5 p.m. today at the Be-midji State diamond. In Thursday's semifinals Blackduck...
May 31, 2012 - 4:00pm
May 29, 2012
Top-seeded Blackduck opens 8-A playoffs today
BLACKDUCK - With a 17-3 record the Blackduck baseball team earned the top seed in the East Sub-Section 8A baseball tournament and will begin its postseason today when it hosts No. 8 Laporte. Today's other first-round matchups send No. 5 Remer to No. 4 Kelliher-Northome, No. 6 Walker-Hackensack-Akeley...
May 29, 2012 - 12:00am
May 26, 2012
Close connections: Close-knit Blackduck owns top seed in sub-section baseball tournament
BLACKDUCK - Small towns provide the perfect setting for a kid to be a kid, especially if that kid wants to be a baseball player. When the city...
May 26, 2012 - 12:00am
May 24, 2012
Blackduck earns top seed in sub-section baseball playoffs
BLACKDUCK - With a 17-3 record the Blackduck baseball team earned the top seed in the East Sub-Section 8A baseball tournament and will begin its postseason Tuesday when it hosts No. 8 Laporte. Tuesday's other first-round matchups send No.5 Remer to No. 4 Kelliher-Northome, No. 6...
May 24, 2012 - 3:04pm
May 23, 2012
Blackduck wins conference baseball crown
BLACKDUCK - Blackduck has been challenging for the Northland Conference baseball championship for three consecutive years. Monday at Pine River the Drakes finally found a way to the top of the mountain. Behind Jacob Krabbenhoft's single, double and three RBIs, and Trey Volk's three...
May 23, 2012 - 12:00am
May 22, 2012
Blackduck captures Northland Conference title
PINE RIVER - The Blackduck baseball team captured the Northland Conference championship Monday with a 13-0 victory at Pine River. Blackduck (16-3) won the North Division of the conference while Pine River was the South Division champion. Each year the two division winners meet to...
May 22, 2012 - 2:37pm
May 19, 2012
Section 8A softball tourney begins Tuesday
BLACKDUCK - The Section 8A girls softball playoffs begin Tuesday and Blackduck earned the fifth seed in the North Sub-Section field. The Drakes will open at No. 4 Red Lake County. Kelliher-Northome received the sixth seed and the Mustangs will begin their tournament at No. 3 Lake...
May 19, 2012 - 12:00am
May 17, 2012
Brunelle, Wind do what is necessary to return to state meet
CASS LAKE -- Don't let their calm demeanor on the driving range fool you. Dakotah Brunelle and Cody Wind take their golf seriously. The Cass...
May 17, 2012 - 12:00am
May 16, 2012
Area Roundup: Cass Lake-Bena thumps Kelliher-Northome
BEMIDJI - The Cass Lake-Bena baseball team won three of four games last week, including Monday's 10-0 victory over Kelliher-Northome at the Bemidji State University diamond. Jake Ellis ripped a pair of hits and Nic Rairdon scored three runs to lead the Panthers and Caleb Fisher went...
May 16, 2012 - 12:00am
May 9, 2012
Drakes improve to 11-2
BLACKDUCK - Blackduck continues to dominate the area baseball scene as the Drakes went 3-0 last week to improve to 11-2. Winners of seven consecutive games, Blackduck defeated Lake of the Woods 13-7, Cass Lake-Bena 9-1 and Red Lake 13-1. Tuesday the Drakes were scheduled to host...
May 9, 2012 - 12:00am
May 2, 2012
Area high school roundup: Fisher reaches 100 hits
CASS LAKE - After starting the season 0-2 the Cass Lake-Bena baseball team appears to have regained its footing. Last week the Panthers ran their winning streak to four games and upped their overall record to 4-2 with a pair of victories. The week began with a 7-5 victory over Kelliher-Northome...
May 2, 2012 - 12:00am
April 25, 2012
Panthers even record at 2-2
After opening the season 0-2 the Cass Lake-Bena baseball team has evened its record with a pair of lopsided victories. The winning streak began last week with a 15-0 win over Red Lake and also included a 12-0 shutout at Laporte. Caleb Fisher allowed only one hit and fanned eight...
April 25, 2012 - 12:00am
April 18, 2012
Area high school roundup: CL-B baseball team drops first two games
Cass Lake-Bena dropped its first two baseball games of the spring and saw its Tuesday home game against Pine River-Backus postponed until May 4 when it will be the second half of a doubleheader at Pine River. The Panthers will shoot for their first win today when they head to Deer...
April 18, 2012 - 12:00am
December 16, 2011
DNR officials seek public input
Minnesota DNR officials are seeking public comments via an online survey for the La Salle Lake State Recreation Area (SRA) management plan. The 1,000-acre property, which is located eight miles north of Itasca State Park on Hubbard County Road 9, includes the entire shoreline of...
December 16, 2011 - 12:00am