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MnDOT hosts open house for upcoming projects in Bemidji
Minnesota DNR appoints Albrecht as new Northwest Regional Director
There’s a new sheriff’s dog in town: K9 unit brings in Mac, a 1-year-old Belgian Malinois
HOUSING: State level processing continues for Westwood Acres residents
VOLLEYBALL: Bemidji drops season opener to Alexandria
CROSS COUNTRY: BSU picked to finish 12th in NSIC
GIRLS SOCCER: Bemidji tops WHA
BOYS SOCCER: Lumberjacks blank Wolves
SWIMMING: Jacks aim for sixth straight section title
Josephine "Jo" Christine Pula
Richard William Demers
Joan Iris Pope
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MASTER GARDENERS: Slipping is not just for winter
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: The infinite nature of truth and reconciliation
John Eggers: Delight in the dog days of August
Patt Rall: Music is in the air in and around Bemidji
John Eggers: Helping Others Go For The Gold
The JOE-DOWN Reviews ‘Punk’s Dead: SLC Punk 2’
Inspired and inspiring: Big Daddy Weave takes the stage tonight at Sanford Center
Art briefs: Sunday Aug. 21
Off The Record Blog: An Idiot’s Guide To Summerslam
Patt Rall: Pine Tones, Caige Jambor to perform in concerts today
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Caution needed to prevent spread of invasive species
DNR discovers two more cases of invasive species in Beltrami County
DNR survey finds Minnesota wolf population stable
Blane Klemek: Shrikes are some of the more fascinating birds out there
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Slower fall cooldown better for fishing
Lorraine Peck birthday
Edwina Batchelder birthday
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Reporters struggle to deal with Trump
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Survey is next step for Bemidji YMCA project
Faith Hensrud: Moving forward at BSU and NTC with a focus on student success
Pioneer Editorial: Clean, drain and dispose
PIONEER EDITORIAL: Creating smiles and memories
August 22, 2016
Head-on crash kills Minnesota man on Highway 210
IRONTON—A 30-year-old Brainerd man died early Monday morning in a head-on, two-vehicle collision on Highway 210 near Crow Wing County Road 59 in Ironton. The man killed was identified as Richard D. Van Horn, the Minnesota State Patrol reported. The state patrol and the Crow Wing...
August 22, 2016 - 12:37pm
July 19, 2016
Brainerd Lakes authorities: Stay away from alligators
Law enforcement in Cass and Crow Wing counties have taken reports of three separate alligator sightings in the past two weeks — and managed...
July 19, 2016 - 4:12pm
July 18, 2016
Two more possible alligator sightings reported in Brainerd area
BRAINERD, Minn. -- After an alligator was spotted south of Brainerd on July 9, other possible sightings have been reported to law enforcement officials.The Cass County Sheriff’s Office received two possible alligator sightings after the alligator was found on the bike path south...
July 18, 2016 - 7:46pm
June 25, 2016
Group home staff save resident from drowning on Pillager Lake (w/video)
PILLAGER—Quick action by staff members from a group home saved one of their developmentally disabled residents from drowning late Friday afternoon....
June 25, 2016 - 1:31pm
June 21, 2016
Brainerd Cub Scout treasurer admits taking money from pack
BRAINERD, Minn. -- A Brainerd Cub Scout pack is out nearly $2,500 after its treasurer admitted to stealing from the pack’s checking account. Ruth Ilene Stevens, 41, of Pillager, was charged with two counts of felony theft by the Crow Wing County Attorney’s Office after she told...
June 21, 2016 - 10:08am
June 11, 2016
Man in critical condition after stabbing in Brainerd bar
BRAINERD, Minn. -- A 24-year-old man was in critical condition after being stabbed in downtown Brainerd Friday night. Brainerd Police officers were dispatched about 10:45 p.m. Friday to investigate a report of man t who had been stabbed. Officers located the injured Brainerd man outside...
June 11, 2016 - 6:38pm
June 8, 2016
Target, trick, turn, traumatize: Forum in Brainerd educates about sex trafficking
A presentation offered to the Brainerd lakes area community Tuesday had a clear message: nothing about sex trafficking is as clear-cut as popular...
June 8, 2016 - 9:39am
June 7, 2016
Brainerd man charged in wildlife park burglary
BRAINERD, Minn. -- A 21-year-old Brainerd man is accused of breaking into a wildlife park here and stealing $15,000. Cody Andrew Nelson was charged June 2 in Crow Wing County District Court with felony first-degree burglary. Judge Kristine DeMay posted unconditional bond of $50,000...
June 7, 2016 - 11:25am
May 11, 2016
Bear with cubs charges Brainerd man
BRAINERD -- A Brainerd man escaped a violent encounter with a bear Tuesday night with minor injuries. Garrett DeWitt was walking his dogs near the 1900 block of Graydon Avenue in south Brainerd shortly after 10 p.m. when a bear charged at him and knocked him over, then ran away. Officers...
May 11, 2016 - 7:21pm
April 15, 2016
BASEBALL: Bemidji comes from behind to beat Brainerd
BRAINERD — Senior Matt Morgan contributed a three-run double to help the Bemidji High School baseball team come back from a 5-1 deficit and...
April 15, 2016 - 11:10pm
UPDATED: Car-motorcycle crash kills 1, injures 3 near Brainerd
BRAINERD -- The Crow Wing County Sheriff's Office released the name of the motorcyclist killed in a two-vehicle crash Thursday on Wise Road....
April 15, 2016 - 5:27pm
March 18, 2016
Four arrested in meth bust northeast of Brainerd
CROSBY, Minn. – Four people were arrested, 3 ounces of methamphetamines with a street value of $9,000 was confiscated and four children were...
March 18, 2016 - 9:24am
February 7, 2016
K-9 sniffs out suspect in manhunt in Crow Wing County
BRAINERD -- A 90-minute manhunt by foot, car and air over the river and through the woods Friday in Barrows ended when a K-9 officer sniffed out a hiding suspect. Patrick James Neelan, 36, Brainerd, was wanted for two felony warrants in Crow Wing County and a felony warrant in Todd...
February 7, 2016 - 12:48pm
February 2, 2016
BOYS HOCKEY: Bemidji holds off late Brainerd rally, win 6-4
BRAINERD — A heart-breaking defeat overshadowed a heart-pounding comeback. The Brainerd Warriors fell behind the Bemidji Lumberjacks, Section...
February 2, 2016 - 11:33pm
'Saving Grace' program launches: Foster home for youth sex trafficking survivors to open in Brainerd
BRAINERD, Minn. -- Nearly five years ago, a presentation on youth sex trafficking inspired a group of advocates to form a coalition to address the problem in the Brainerd lakes area. "Nobody grows up and says, I think I want to sell my body to anybody who wants to buy it," said Kathy...
February 2, 2016 - 10:59am