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Crime report for April 20-22
Toronto police say 9 dead, 16 injured after van struck pedestrians in Toronto; driver in custody
Legislative roundup: MN House votes to dump wild rice water rules
Minnesota sailor missing from USS North Dakota in Connecticut
Audit shows lax enforcement on elk, deer farm rules in Minnesota
Incredible photos show precise moment when a high school golfer was attacked by an unhinged goose
Wild owner dumps GM Fletcher, vows tweaks over rebuild
Twins' Morrison on ailing former teammate Farquhar: 'An awesome human being'
Landry wins in San Antonio for first PGA Tour title
Wolves saving best defending for playoffs
Craig Lee Littleghost
Charles "Charlie" Noren
Caroline Marie Stangel
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Ever so adaptable are the American crows
Angler's fish tale presents learning opportunity
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Do you want to eat pancakes?
The seed varieties you should plant this spring
Reader shares handy amaryllis tips
'Scandal' is over, but here are 10 things we'll remember from this crazy show
Avicii dead at 28: Swedish DJ became an EDM star with hits 'Levels' and 'Wake Me Up'
'The Rock' surprises Minnesota teen who asked him to prom
Second-annual Celebration channels Prince's vibe at Paisley Park studios
What would Prince want? Two years later, his estate is a mess and his legacy unclear.
'Owl' in a day's work!
Craftsman makes a wake building kayaks and canoes
Angler's fish tale presents learning opportunity
Sturgeon solutions: Biologists seek reasons for lack of fish’s reproduction on St. Louis River
Sam Cook: Heading down a new trail with plenty of old friends
Richard and Marvel Olson
Virg & Marge
Shirley (Mayer) Klosterman
1963 Impala was beautiful, but it fell apart
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Common sense actions can help keep the public safe
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Commentary goes beyond theater of the absurd
Time to respond to reader feedback
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: What a sad world this would be without music
April 16, 2018
ACM Awards 2018: Complete list of winners, best and worst moments
The Academy of Country Music Awards usually kicks off with a boisterous opening number - this year, on Sunday night, April 15, the show started on a much quieter note. Five country stars (Jason Aldean, Miranda Lambert, Luke Bryan, Maren Morris and Thomas Rhett) paid tribute to the...
April 16, 2018 - 7:35am
April 15, 2018
DoubleTree Bemidji recognized with CARE Cup award
The DoubleTree by Hilton Bemidji recently received The DoubleTree by Hilton Semi-Annual CARE Cup for the second year in a row. The CARE Cup is...
April 15, 2018 - 6:55am
March 4, 2018
Bemidji Chamber seeks nominations for annual awards
BEMIDJI—As part of National Small Business Week, the Bemidji Chamber hosts the Awards of Excellence, now in its 14th year. This event is...
March 4, 2018 - 8:41am
January 25, 2018
Pioneer takes home seven awards at state newspaper convention
BLOOMINGTON — The Bemidji Pioneer received seven awards Thursday night at the Minnesota Newspaper Association’s 151st annual convention....
January 25, 2018 - 9:00pm
January 8, 2018
Nicole Kidman didn't thank her kids she has with Tom Cruise. It's not the first time.
Another Hollywood award show, another speech by Nicole Kidman that had a noticeable absence. In the very first category at the Golden Globes...
January 8, 2018 - 9:20am
November 30, 2017
Bemidji is the ‘Best’: Community wins statewide ‘Best MN Town’ contest
MINNEAPOLIS -- The big cheer that went up Thursday night in downtown Minneapolis came from a plaid-clad contingent of Bemidjians who just learned...
November 30, 2017 - 9:32pm
Widseth Smith Nolting receives marketing award
BEMIDJI—The Society for Marketing Professional Services recently recognized Widseth Smith Nolting this year in its annual Marketing Communications...
July 30, 2017 - 11:31am
February 25, 2017
Visit Bemidji honored with marketing award
BEMIDJI -- During the 2017 Explore Minnesota Tourism annual conference, Visit Bemidji was honored with a marketing award of excellence for their...
February 25, 2017 - 11:30am
November 26, 2016
Bemidji's Tasa receives state award
BEMIDJI—Lou Tasa recently received the Engineering Star Award at the Minnesota Toward Zero Deaths conference Nov. 16-17 in Duluth for his...
November 26, 2016 - 7:20am
November 9, 2016
Minnesota Scout family honored for actions during 2015 fatal Iowa crash
WOODBURY, Minn. -- It was a hot day in the summer of 2015. William Earley was driving his sons, Woodbury middle school students Liam and Ben,...
November 9, 2016 - 5:17pm
September 24, 2016
Ace on the Lake recognized as top performer
BEMIDJI—Ace Hardware Corp. recently announced that Ace on the Lake of Bemidji has achieved designation as a "Pinnacle Performance Retailing" store for outstanding performance. To achieve Pinnacle Performance Retailing, the team at Ace of the Lake completed a number of key performance...
September 24, 2016 - 4:40am
May 28, 2015
Chamber highlights local businesses at annual gathering: Howe given Lifetime Achievement Award
BEMIDJI -- The Bemidji Area Chamber of Commerce hosted its 11th annual Awards of Excellence luncheon Thursday afternoon, honoring local businesses...
May 28, 2015 - 7:49pm
May 14, 2015
Northern Dental Access Center earns national recognition
BEMIDJI -- A luncheon Tuesday will honor Northern Dental Access Center for being recognized at a national level. North Dental Access Center’s program “A Collaborative Approach to Community Dental Care” was named as one of just two honorable mention recipients in Mutual...
May 14, 2015 - 4:58pm
April 25, 2015
DoubleTree by Hilton receives worldwide recognition
The DoubleTree by Hilton in Bemidji recently received worldwide recognition from DoubleTree by Hilton and Hilton Worldwide when their Housekeeping...
April 25, 2015 - 1:09pm
March 3, 2015
Women's fund seeks outstanding "community builders"
BEMIDJI -- The Northwest Minnesota Women's Fund is seeking nominations for its "Community Builders" awards. Since 1998, the Northwest Minnesota Women's Fund has honored 45 women who have demonstrated leadership for improving the quality of their own lives or those around them, making...
March 3, 2015 - 6:29pm