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Another Round of Scattered Storms
EDUCATION: Future school may be further in future: Board hears 2016 opening for grades 4-5 school may not happen
City closer to opening homeless shelter: Council passes resolutions for property, tax credits
Bemidji Area Schools participating in summer food program
Duluth homicide victim, 52, was stabbed
RACING: Sparby wins four times at Speedway
PREP BASEBALL: Bagley still alive, but Blackduck eliminated in Section 8A
BASEBALL: Bemidji eliminated by Becker, 8-0, in Section 8-3A playoffs
INDOOR FOOTBALL: Axemen blown out by Sioux Falls, 90-20, in home finale
TRACK AND FIELD: Twenty-four Bemidji athletes headed to state meet after successful sections
Catherine Lucille (Schauls) Gloe
Nolan Gene Desjarlait, Jr.
Jon Conrad Wickman
Nathan "Newt" Jenkins
Cleve R. Downey
Cyndi Fenske: June will be a busy month for the library
John Eggers: What should I write about?
Northland Stargazing: Hubble is 25, Regulus a few million
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Fish flies arrive earlier than usual in Bemidji area
MASTER GARDENERS COLUMN: Petunias can be plentiful at any time of the year
Pioneer Previews: Not 'Least' of all, there's a Nordic Showcase, too
Art briefs - Sunday May 31
Playhouse powerhouse: 2015 marks final season for Paul Bunyan Playhouse artistic director Zach Curtis
Pioneer Previews: A gala of support for BSU
Art briefs - Sunday March 24
Blane Klemek: The American dog tick is the most familiar tick inhabiting Minnesota
Take A Kid Fishing event to be held June 10 in Bemidji
Blane Klemek: Bats truly are incredible flying creatures
Zebra mussels found in Christmas Lake
MASTER GARDENERS: Try an organic weed-free gardening approach
Voges birthday celebration
Moen birthday celebration
Davis 80th birthday celebration
Johnson -Kelm engagement
Cokie & Steven V. Roberts: Schools invest in immigrants, communities
Rich Lowry: #someblacklivesdon’tmatter
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Sandpiper project will be good for safety
Pioneer Editorial: Message to grads: Never stop learning
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Veteran's heart warmed by generous gesture
May 22, 2015
Redby woman connected to 11 burglaries sentenced
BEMIDJI—A Redby woman arrested in connection with burglaries in Beltrami and Koochiching counties has been sentenced to prison time in Beltrami County District Court. Holly Johnson, 31, was convicted of felony first-degree burglary and sentenced to 50 months in the Minnesota...
May 22, 2015 - 2:09pm
May 19, 2015
COUNTY: Commissioners decline request for airport loan, talk transit tax
BEMIDJI—Beltrami County Commissioners reviewed the local transit sales and use tax, and considered a request to help fund a purchase of property in the Bemidji Regional Airport runway protection zone at Tuesday's meeting. Beltrami County Administrator Kay Mack informed the...
May 19, 2015 - 10:11pm
May 12, 2015
First-half property taxes due Friday
BEMIDJI -- Beltrami County is reminding property owners that the first-half property tax is due Friday, according to a release from JoDee Treat, Beltrami County auditor/treasurer. To accommodate taxpayers who wish to pay in person, the Real Estate and Tax Service’s Counter will...
news / region
May 12, 2015 - 9:55am
AIS study open house in Bemidji on May 21
BEMIDJI -- Beltrami County will be holding a public open house on the recently completed Aquatic Invasive Species Study from 6 to 7:30 p.m. May 21 at the Beltrami County Board Room, County Administration Building, 701 Minnesota Ave. NW, Suite 102. A second open house will...
news / local
May 12, 2015 - 9:43am
April 30, 2015
Fire risk remains in Bemidji
BEMIDJI -- Following a brief respite from dry weather that saw withering bursts of wildfires across the state earlier in April, Beltrami County...
news / local
April 30, 2015 - 4:20pm
April 25, 2015
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: We should focus on helping needy people
Instead of Beltrami County forming a committee of county and law enforcement officials to kick needy people out of the county's social services building, they should instead focus on ways to help these people to get shelter from the deadly cold. The massive government complexes downtown...
opinion / letters
April 25, 2015 - 11:00pm
April 23, 2015
Trees, shrubs still available in county
BEMIDJI -- The Beltrami Soil and Water Conservation District still has trees and shrubs available for conservation planting this spring. Order forms are available at Beltrami Soil and Water Conservation District office located at 701 Minnesota Ave. NW or online at www.beltramiswcd.org....
news / local
April 23, 2015 - 10:21am
April 21, 2015
Bemidji man pleads guilty to lesser charge in robbery
BEMIDJI—A Bemidji man pleaded guilty Friday in Beltrami County District Court to third-degree assault after he and two accomplices were facing felony robbery charges for allegedly assaulting and robbing a man in January. Robin Lussier, 26, was charged on Jan. 16 with second-degree...
April 21, 2015 - 8:06pm
April 20, 2015
VETERANS' COLUMN: Net worth removed for medical eligibility
The Veterans Administration has eliminated net worth as a consideration when determining eligibility for VA health care and patient co-payment responsibilities. By removing net worth, it is anticipated that many lower-income veterans will gain access to VA medical care. Generally,...
April 20, 2015 - 9:06am
April 17, 2015
Sheriff’s office: Low water levels on area lakes
BEMIDJI -- The Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office is reminding early season boaters of potential water hazards with this season’s unseasonably low water levels. The lack of winter snowpack and subsequent runoff has led to lower than usual water levels on area lakes and waterways,...
news / region
April 17, 2015 - 4:47pm
April 16, 2015
Men charged in December home invasion in Wilton enter pleas
WILTON -- A Bemidji man and a Cass Lake man charged in a Wilton home invasion in December have entered pleas in Beltrami County District Court. Brett King, 21, of Bemidji pleaded guilty to one count of felony first-degree burglary in possession of a dangerous weapon and two felony...
news / local
April 16, 2015 - 7:40pm
BB gun vandals plead guilty
BEMIDJI—Three Bemidji men accused of shooting BB guns from a car have entered guilty pleas in Beltrami County District Court. Jaylen Ingalls, 19, Christian Schulke, 19 and Carl Pederson, 19 were arrested after approximately 20 property damage complaints were registered with...
April 16, 2015 - 7:30pm
POLICE: Sex offender moves to Bemidji
BEMIDJI—The Bemidji Police Department has issued a notification that a level three sex offender moved to Bemidji this week. Gerald Joseph...
April 16, 2015 - 7:20pm
Beltrami County Sheriff asks for mental health center funding at Legislature
By Sue Hegarty Session Daily ST. PAUL -- Jail cells are not a proper replacement for mental health hospital beds, but that’s what’s happening in Beltrami County, according to Sheriff Phil Hodapp. He told the House Health and Human Services Finance Committee on...
news / local
April 16, 2015 - 10:24am
April 2, 2015
UPDATED: Redby woman killed in rollover near Wilton
BEMIDJI -- A 52-year-old Redby, Minn., woman was killed in a one-vehicle rollover accident early Thursday on U.S. Highway 2 near Wilton, Minn. The rollover was reported at 12:02 a.m. at mile marker 105 near Wilton, according to a Minnesota State Patrol report. Witnesses reported...
news / local
April 2, 2015 - 3:54pm