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The need for Narcan: As opioid overdoses increase, local law enforcement now also carry anti-heroin drug
LEECH LAKE: Vizenor finishes first week as Leech Lake College President
City Council to discuss Sanford Center legal issues
Someone Special Volunteers: Kendra Hirsch and Vicki Frisch
At home in Bemidji: Longtime NHL scout, executive Marshall Johnston retires; has called Bemidji home for 40 years
LEGION BASEBALL: Bemidji keeps rolling, tops Alexandria in sub-state playoffs
VFW BASEBALL: Bemidji splits doubleheader with Alexandria
Bemidji Extreme U12 soccer takes second at Bemidji Blowout
Former Minnesota Vikings coach Dennis Green dies
Robert (Bob) J Voigt
Ken R. Trisco
Leonard "Larry" Mitberg
Gary Robert Vanasse
John Eggers: Solve this quotable quote puzzle
PAUL NELSON: Warmer weather means a good time to catch muskies
MASTER GARDENERS: Hit a tomato home run
Scotty Allison: A VA Pension program review
John Eggers: Who wants to be a cop?
Art briefs: Farm by the Lake Sunday concert series continues, 'Annie Get Your Gun' at Northern Light Opera Company and more
If the shoe fits — paint it: Sisters create custom shoe company in Bemidji
Patt Rall: Summer events continue in Bemidji
Don’t leave home without Iowa: ‘Leaving Iowa’ debuts Wednesday for Paul Bunyan Playhouse
The JOE-DOWN Reviews ‘Big Trouble In Little China’
Blane Klemek: Nests are nearly as fascinating as the birds themselves
Blane Klemek: Observing bird songs of the seasons
Hawley man sets state muskie record
Elk expansion in Northwestern Minnesota on hold
Nancy Sullivan birthday
AnnaMae Daken birthday
Robert Kaasa birthday
Joe Vene: Setting the record straight on school road project
PIONEER EDITORIAL: Developments for the developers
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: This November, I’m voting for NOTA (none of the above)
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Lueth, Larson thanked for service
PIONEER EDITORIAL: Making music on the Mississippi
July 1, 2016
Police arrest suspect in Moorhead homicide, arson case
MOORHEAD, Minn. -- Justin Marshal Critt had many previous encounters with police before he emerged as the suspect in a killing that also involved...
July 1, 2016 - 5:17pm
December 19, 2015
St. Cloud man convicted in arson case
ST. CLOUD, Minn. -- A Stearns County jury Thursday convicted a St. Cloud man of first-degree arson for setting fire to the home of a woman who had recently ended a relationship with him. Desmond Lamart Jones, 39, is scheduled to be sentenced Feb. 5. He had been accused of setting...
December 19, 2015 - 5:52pm
December 11, 2015
East Grand Forks man charged with arson in torching of Somali restaurant; police searching for suspect
GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- Grand Forks police are searching for a 25-year-old Minnesota man charged in the deliberate torching of a Somali restaurant...
December 11, 2015 - 10:13pm
December 9, 2015
Police release video of Grand Forks Somali restaurant arson suspect, witness heard 'tiny explosion'
GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- Grand Forks police have released a video of a person believed to be involved in possible arson at a Somali restaurant breaking...
December 9, 2015 - 6:21pm
May 30, 2015
Officials ponder fate of historic bridge in Blackduck
The status of the the 113-year-old historic trestle bridge in Blackduck that was burned April 13 is still under consideration. About 200 feet...
May 30, 2015 - 8:11pm
May 6, 2015
Three juveniles identified in Blackduck trestle bridge burning
BLACKDUCK—Authorities have identified three juvenile suspects they say are responsible for burning a large portion of a historic, 113-year-old...
May 6, 2015 - 4:26pm
January 30, 2015
Arson suspected in Naytahwaush fire
NAYTAHWAUSH -- Officials are investigating a Friday morning fire in Naytahwaush as a possible arson case. At approximately 10 a.m., an officer from the White Earth Police Department saw smoke coming from a residence at 218 Village Avenue in Naytahwaush, according to a release from...
January 30, 2015 - 6:11pm
November 17, 2014
Former Eckles Township man sentenced to two months for arson
BEMIDJI -- A former resident of Eckles Township has been sentenced to two months in the Beltrami County Jail for an arson charge from 2012. Donald...
November 17, 2014 - 7:03pm
Walker man starts Beltrami County Jail cell on fire
BEMIDJI -- A Walker man is facing felony arson charges after he lit his shirt and a mattress on fire in the Beltrami County Jail. George Skye...
October 17, 2014 - 7:28pm
October 8, 2014
Man pleads guilty to arson charge from 2012 in Beltrami County
BEMIDJI -- A former Eckles Township man pleaded guilty on Sept. 30 to felony arson in Beltrami County District Court. Donald Michael Roy, 39, of Minneapolis is accused of intentionally setting a fire to a home he was purchasing in 2012. A Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office incident...
October 8, 2014 - 8:59pm
July 10, 2014
Bemidji woman sentenced for attempted eviction by arson
BEMIDJI -- A woman who attempted to burn down her trailer house to evict her son was convicted of felony first-degree arson Monday. Mary June Klasen, 57, of Bemidji was arrested for arson when she lit two fires at her mobile home at Roosevelt Manor Mobile Home Park on April 30....
July 10, 2014 - 2:02pm
June 5, 2014
Arsons vex Cass Lake police, firefighters
John Enger MPR News 91.3 FM Cass Lake — Tim Reiplinger woke in the early morning hours one day last summer to hear his phone ringing and his neighbor on the line, yelling that Reiplinger’s boathouse was on fire. Reiplinger sprinted from his home, hoping to save his possessions....
June 5, 2014 - 11:43pm
June 2, 2014
Woman charged with arson confesses in court
BEMIDJI -- A Bemidji woman plead guilty to arson in Beltrami County Court Monday. Mary June Klasen, 57, confessed to starting her mobile home on fire in an attempt to evict her son on April 30. She was arrested for felony first-degree arson. Klasen stated in court Monday she has...
June 2, 2014 - 8:31pm
May 9, 2014
Fed up mom starts trailer on fire to remove son
BEMIDJI -- A mother went to extreme lengths to get her son to move out of her home last Wednesday -- she started her trailer on fire. When a Beltrami County Sheriff's Deputy responded to a report of a fire burning in Roosevelt Manor Mobile Home Park in Bemidji on April 30, Mary...
May 9, 2014 - 5:29pm
July 31, 2013
Duluth police: Man set fire to apartment to get liquor
Forum News Service A Duluth man was charged with six crimes Tuesday after police said he tried to burn down his apartment because the woman he shared it with wouldn’t buy him alcohol. Michael James Larson, 26, is charged with first-degree arson, third- and fourth-degree criminal...
July 31, 2013 - 9:50am