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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
December 19, 2014
Bemidji woman pleads guilty to aiding offender
BEMIDJI -- Two people from Bemidji entered opposite pleas in Beltrami County District Court for charges they face in related crimes. Michael Alan Eugene Martin, 30, pleaded not guilty to felony second-degree assault Dec. 9. Martin is accused of aiming a pistol at a man who offered...
December 19, 2014 - 7:26pm
Bemidji man sentenced for assault on woman
BEMIDJI -- A Bemidji man was sentenced to serve a month in jail for allegedly running over a woman’s arm and dragging her down a driveway with...
November 19, 2014 - 7:11pm
October 31, 2014
Bemidji man pleads not guilty to assault on baby
BEMIDJI -- A Bemidji man charged with felony assault on an 8-week-old baby boy in July plead not guilty Tuesday in Beltrami County District Court. Donny Lee Carlsen, 38, was arrested July 8 after law enforcement served him with an arrest warrant for allegedly inflicting injuries...
October 31, 2014 - 6:21pm
October 24, 2014
Hubbard County doctor sentenced in assault case
PARK RAPIDS -- A Hubbard County doctor was sentenced Friday to 3½ years in prison for assaulting his foster son. Dennis Sullivan, 50, of...
October 24, 2014 - 8:21pm
September 3, 2014
Bemidji man sentenced for assault in home invasion
BEMIDJI -- A man accused of robbing a Bemidji home at shotgun point was sentenced Tuesday for felony assault in Beltrami County Court. Andrew...
September 3, 2014 - 10:26pm
August 28, 2014
Woman wanted in local burglary arrested
BEMIDJI -- A Richmond woman wanted for a Bemidji area burglary is now in the Beltrami County Jail. Cassie Barrick, 32, is charged with felony...
August 28, 2014 - 5:30pm
August 27, 2014
Bemidji man accused of dragging woman with car
BEMIDJI -- A Bemidji man on Monday appeared in Beltrami County Court for an assault charge after allegedly running over a woman's arm and dragging...
August 27, 2014 - 9:14am
July 25, 2014
Bemidji armed robber sentenced to seven years
BEMIDJI -- A Bemidji man was convicted of first-degree burglary with a dangerous weapon and first-degree aggravated robbery in Beltrami County...
July 25, 2014 - 4:24pm
July 14, 2014
Bemidji man faces assault charges after 2-month-old suffers brain injury
BEMIDJI -- A Bemidji man is being charged with first-degree assault after allegedly striking an infant in the face, shaking the baby and then dropping him while attempting to answer his cell phone. Donny Lee Carlsen, 38, was booked into the Beltrami County Jail on Thursday after...
July 14, 2014 - 6:19pm
February 24, 2014
Armed robbery, assault reported at Subway in Alexandria
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. -- An armed robbery and assault was reported here Sunday night at a Subway restaurant.. At around 8:30 p.m., an unknown white male entered the back door of Subway brandishing what appeared to be a handgun, according to the Alexandria Police Department. The...
February 24, 2014 - 10:29am
February 13, 2014
Redby man sentenced to seven years in prison in 2013 assault case
REDBY -- A Redby man was sentenced to seven years in prison Wednesday in federal court in Duluth. Dale Clinton White Jr., 20, was convicted of one count of assault resulting in serious bodily injury to another man on the Red Lake Indian Reservation in March of last year. White...
February 13, 2014 - 2:27pm
November 20, 2013
Grove City man accused of assault, ramming vehicle
GROVE CITY — A Grove City man faces assault and property damage charges for allegedly assaulting a man Tuesday along U.S. Highway 12 near Grove City. According to the Meeker County Sheriff’s Office, William Richard Dugan, 57, parked his vehicle across the driving lanes of the...
November 20, 2013 - 7:14pm
August 29, 2013
Red Lake man sentenced for 2011 assault
MINNEAPOLIS -- A Red Lake man is headed to prison for more than three years for an assault that took place on the reservation in November 2011. Roderick Arlyn Sayers, 44, was sentenced Monday to three years and seven months in prison for the crime, according to a press released from...
August 29, 2013 - 6:26pm
June 13, 2013
Red Lake man sentenced for domestic assault with a shotgun
MINNEAPOLIS — A Red Lake man was sentenced Thursday for assaulting a woman with a shotgun. Brian Gordon Graves, 35, was sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge Donovan Frank to 21 months in federal prison on one count of assault with a dangerous weapon and one count of domestic...
June 13, 2013 - 4:12pm
April 16, 2013
Red Lake man found guilty of assault
DULUTH – A federal jury found Roderick Arlyn Sayers, 44, guilty Tuesday of causing serious bodily injury to a woman after assaulting her on the Red Lake Indian Reservation. The woman, who was Sayers’ girlfriend, had a significant mouth injury and a loose tooth, according to...
April 16, 2013 - 11:55pm