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Presentation focused on raising service dogs
BSU Honors lecture series continues Thursday
Red Lake Constitutional Reform meeting set
LLTC hosts “Across the Universe” science night
New Food Shelf event sprouts up: Inaugural fundraiser will help fund food bank’s farm project
BOYS SOCCER: BHS meets Mankato West in Class A state quarterfinals
FOOTBALL: Spuds blow out Jacks 48-0 in section playoffs
GIRLS SWIMMING: Lumberjacks edge Detroit Lakes
PREP FOOTBALL: Bagley blitzes Crookston, CL-B falls to Waubun
GIRLS TENNIS: Kelm making BHS tennis history as she prepares for state singles tourney (Updated)
Esther M. Decker
Dennis Allen McClimek
Keith Wayne Littler
Jennifer Ann Garbett Waye
KELSI TURNER COLUMN: On rejection
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Do you care to give?
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: As tradition goes
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: What will be your last words to someone?
KELSI TURNER COLUMN: How to harvest wild rice
Off The Record: Negan Was The Shot In The Arm ‘The Walking Dead’ Needed
PODCAST: The JOE-DOWN Reviews “KISS Meets The Phantom Of The Park”
Famed musician Bobby Vee dies
BHS grad nominated for Bessie Award
Book signing with Barbara Schlichting
MASTER GARDENERS: Think differently about garden clean up
WATCH: Meet a central Minnesota family whose made its living off wild rice for four generations
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: The mice are everywhere it seems
PAUL NELSON FISHING: Lakes, rivers cooling a bit slower this year
New specialty license plates to go on sale
Share your Milestones in the Pioneer
Johnson anniversary celebration
MILESTONES: Gullickson-Boerboom engagement
MILESTONES: Dunbar birthday
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Do you know what’s really scary?
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Stop moral erosion with your votes
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Let Congress fix health care dilemma
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: McMullin a refreshing alternative
Presidential Editorial: This time for president, none of the above
UPDATED: Jury finds Rossbach guilty
September 17, 2015
Brainerd considers eliminating full-time firefighters
BRAINERD, Minn. — Brainerd is considering restructuring its fire department, saving almost $266,000 a year by eliminating full-time firefighter...
September 17, 2015 - 4:13pm
September 8, 2015
Brainerd man in custody after punching deputy in fight over dog killing chickens at nearby home
BRAINERD, Minn. -- A 63-year-old Brainerd man who is charged with punching a deputy in the face after a confrontation over his dog who was killing chickens at a nearby residence has been taken in custody. Larry Walter Prahm was arrested late on Labor Day at his rural Brainerd...
September 8, 2015 - 9:24pm
August 29, 2015
Man who died on Rush Lake identified
BRAINERD -- Crow Wing County Sheriff Todd Dahl Friday released the name of the 21-year-old man who died on Rush Lake on Wednesday. The victim was identified as Ryan Giguere of Eagan. At 4:36 p.m. Wednesday, the sheriff's office received a report of a possible personal watercraft...
August 29, 2015 - 3:55pm
July 17, 2015
Trees being burned in giant bonfire at Brainerd raceway
BRAINERD, Minn. -- A steady stream of trailers poured into Brainerd International Raceway Thursday, but it wasn’t for a race. Instead,...
July 17, 2015 - 9:59am
July 15, 2015
Damaging downburst: Storm that hit Brainerd area had force near a Category 1 hurricane
A supercell thunderstorm struck the Brainerd lakes area Sunday night with a force nearly matching a category 1 hurricane. A supercell thunderstorm...
July 15, 2015 - 11:46am
July 13, 2015
Brainerd Lakes Area: Trees down, cars crushed, power out
A severe storm whipped through the Brainerd lakes area felling countless trees, tearing away docks and damaging homes. An overcast...
July 13, 2015 - 9:47am
June 17, 2015
Three arrested after fire, escape from hospital in Brainerd
BRAINERD, Minn. -- Three people are in custody in connection with a fire Monday night at a unit at Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center in Brainerd, the Brainerd Police Department reported. About 7 p.m. Monday, Brainerd police and fire personnel were dispatched to a report...
June 17, 2015 - 10:07am
June 13, 2015
Nine arrested in prostitution sting in Brainerd lakes area
BAXTER, Minn. -- In a first-of-its-kind operation in the Brainerd lakes area, law enforcement arrested nine men in a prostitution sting in Baxter late last month. The men are in the process of being charged by the Crow Wing County Attorney's Office for soliciting prostitution...
June 13, 2015 - 4:20pm
June 11, 2015
Dog, owner still at large after brutal biting in Brainerd
BRAINERD -- Few leads have come in for the May 31 dog attack in Lum Park in Brainerd. Jenni Galligan, Brainerd, was bitten in the arm by a bullmastiff, about 150 pounds. The dog's owner told onlookers he was going to fetch a phone but instead witnesses said he loaded...
June 11, 2015 - 3:36pm
May 14, 2015
DNA matching gives fallen Brainerd soldier his name back
Pfc. Eugene L. "Gene" Erickson of Brainerd finally has the identity he lost in death more than half a century ago. In mid-May of...
May 14, 2015 - 1:56pm
May 11, 2015
Spilled Suds: Beer delivery truck turns over near Brainerd
Driver Tom Thesing crawls from the cab of his overturned semitrailer Monday into a pile of beer cans. The independent trucker was transporting...
May 11, 2015 - 6:20pm
April 23, 2015
State’s best football rivalry: Bemidji vs. Brainerd game voted best in Minnesota
BEMIDJI -- Ninety-eight-and-a-half miles separate Chet Anderson Stadium in Bemidji and Don Adamson Field in Brainerd. The two stadiums are...
April 23, 2015 - 8:01pm
April 14, 2015
1 suspect in custody, 2 more sought in southeast Brainerd home invasion
A 22-year-old Hopkins man is in custody following a report of a home invasion robbery Sunday night in which three to four males are alleged to have entered a residence in Brainerd armed with handguns, Brainerd Police Chief Corky McQuiston said. At about 10:30 p.m., Brainerd police...
April 14, 2015 - 4:47pm
April 11, 2015
PREP BASEBALL: Hendricks powers BHS past Brainerd
BRAINERD — The Bemidji High School baseball team didn’t pick up its one hit until the ninth inning of a seven-inning game, but the Lumberjacks came away from Brainerd with a 3-2 win. The one hit: A solo home run off the bat of senior James Hendricks to give the Lumberjacks (2-0)...
April 11, 2015 - 10:30pm
March 30, 2015
Mailbox explosion causes grass fire south of Brainerd: Juvenile taken into custody (video)
By Jennifer Stockinger Forum News Service BRAINERD, Minn. -- A mailbox explosion appears to be the cause of a grass fire Monday that quickly...
March 30, 2015 - 8:24pm