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Pancake breakfast at Senior Center
REACH group to not meet in December
$1 million in environmental grants available
UPDATED: Hunter's death near Little Falls being investigated as homicide
BSU unveils $1 million student media center (photo gallery)
MEN'S BASKETBALL: Dibble learning to compete for Beavers
BSU to host softball camp
GIRLS BASKETBALL: Jacks ‘flip’ the script, beat Hibbing
AUTO RACING: Awards handed out at speedway banquet
Coleman highlights BSU track and field’s 2016-17 opener
Monica Louise Johnston
Bruce Robert Smith
Ray O. Carpenter
Bruce Robert Smith
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
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Let’s restore integrity to election process
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
November 18, 2016
PREP SPORTS: Area football players receive postseason awards
A number of area high school football players in the Northwest Football District have been honored for their 2016 seasons. Bagley senior linebacker Ben Thoma was named East Sub District Defensive Player of the Year and was also selected to the Northwest All-District Team. Also selected...
November 18, 2016 - 6:58pm
November 13, 2016
Farm By The Lake's annual Sweet Treat Shelter
Farm By The Lake's third annual Sweet Treat Shelter was a huge success, officials said in a release. On Oct. 31, over 300 children enjoyed the...
November 13, 2016 - 4:40am
October 27, 2016
AREA VOLLEYBALL: Blackduck, K-N, CL-B lose in 8A playoffs
BLACKDUCK—The Blackduck High School volleyball season came to a bitter end against Red Lake County Central Thursday night. The fifth-seeded Mustangs swept the fourth-seeded Drakes 30-28, 25-20, 25-17 in Sub-Section 8A East quarterfinal action. "It's tough when you're going into...
October 27, 2016 - 10:42pm
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Dakdok, others fan the flames of Islamaphobia
In the summer of 2014, a week after we had just moved into our new house in Bemidji, we were approached by someone who was desperately trying to get together Muslims to protest outside Usama Dakdok's rally in Bagley.
October 27, 2016 - 4:30am
October 25, 2016
PREP FOOTBALL: Bagley blitzes Crookston, CL-B falls to Waubun
BAGLEY -- The Bagley High School football team scored 24 first-quarter points to cruise to a 45-6 win over Crookston in a Section 8AA playoff game Tuesday night in Bagley. The No. 3-seeded Flyers (7-2) will move on to the semifinals where they will face No. 2 Hawley on Saturday. Tyler...
October 25, 2016 - 10:41pm
On the Anti-Islam circuit: Speakers urge rural Minnesota crowds to prepare for Muslim attack
WARROAD—At Minnesota's northernmost border, about 120 people filled the Warroad Baptist Church to hear former FBI agent John Guandolo warn...
October 25, 2016 - 2:46pm
October 23, 2016
Wynkoop honored with "Mr. Guitar" plaque
On Oct. 16, Frank Wynkoop was honored by his country music fans with a plaque that read "Mr. Guitar," one of the best at Cornerstone Assisted...
October 23, 2016 - 6:00am
October 9, 2016
PATT RALL COLUMN: Fall brings more arts to the community
Thanks from an appreciative audience to the members of the Bemidji Symphony Orchestra for last Sunday's concert; there were few seats left when Beverly Everett, conductor and artistic director, took to the podium. The opening piece, Holst's "Jupiter" was so magical that we enjoyed...
October 9, 2016 - 12:16am
October 1, 2016
Coauette joins Essentia Health in Fosston, Bagley
FOSSTON—Physician assistant Grant Coauette has joined the Family Medicine Department at the Essentia Health-Fosston Clinic in Fosston, Minn. He will also care for patients at the Essentia Health-Bagley Clinic in Bagley. Coauette earned a master's degree in physician assistant...
October 1, 2016 - 7:45am
September 16, 2016
AREA FOOTBALL ROUNDUP: W-H-A blanks Bagley, Fosston tops Red Lake County
WALKER -- After a scoreless first half, Walker-Hackensack-Akeley scored 16 points in the second to blank Bagley 16-0. The Wolves (3-0) broke the scoreless tie with Phil Kangas’ three-yard run with 1 minute, 59 seconds to go in the third quarter. W-H-A then went up 10-0 on Edgar...
September 16, 2016 - 10:56pm
August 17, 2016
Ready to play: New Shooting Star Casino near Bagley opens Wednesday
BAGLEY -- The games are on and the slot machine handles are ready to be pulled at Shooting Star Casinos’ newest location near Bagley. The 21,400...
August 17, 2016 - 9:13am
June 12, 2016
Bagley teacher to present research on butterflies across Minnesota
BEMIDJI—Allison Snopek Barta, science teacher at Bagley Junior and Senior High School, has been researching and collecting data about pollinator...
June 12, 2016 - 5:07am
June 1, 2016
Bagley man sentenced in vehicular homicide case had told passengers to pretend it didn't happen
BAGLEY, Minn.—A 43-year-old Bagley man convicted of vehicular homicide after hitting a man with a Chevy Tahoe and then telling his passengers to pretend they didn't see anything was sentenced Wednesday to four years in prison. Elmer William Thompson pleaded guilty to the felony...
June 1, 2016 - 2:52pm
April 29, 2016
Record-breaking track meet for NKB against Bagley
The NKB Bulldogs travelled to Bagley on April 23. It was a rare Saturday meet but it was an opportunity to see and compete on Bagley's new track which will be the site of this year's subsection meet in May. The meet was the first varsity meet at the new track and field facility.The...
April 29, 2016 - 10:56am
April 21, 2016
Clearwater County pastor found guilty of criminal sexual conduct
BAGLEY—A Clearwater County pastor was found guilty by a jury Wednesday of 13 counts of criminal sexual conduct. Scott Morey, of Shevlin, was arrested in January of 2015 and charged with multiple counts of felony criminal sexual conduct for acts that allegedly occurred between...
April 21, 2016 - 2:37pm