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Charges filed against family friend in kidnapping, murder of 5-year-old
Man gets nearly 20 years in prison in sexual conduct case
A new look for Visit Bemidji: Council approves five proposed initiatives for city's convention and visitor's bureau
Northern Exposure to Lifelong Learning begins Sept. 14
HCLL program set for Sept. 6
VOLLEYBALL: BHS hopes defense can help them return to state tournament
TENNIS: Bemidji wins title at Pine City Invitational
WOMEN'S HOCKEY: Tougas selected in CWHL draft
AUTO RACING: Clean sweeps, crashes highlight Bemidji Speedway races
YOUTH BASEBALL: Bemidji pair named Cal Ripken World Series All-Stars
Joseph V. Mayer
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
PRIME TIME: Best kept lunch secret in Bemidji
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
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
Kayakers set to finish circumnavigation of Lake Superior
Watershed group plans meeting tonight on starry stonewart in Big Turtle Lake
Lorraine Peck birthday
Edwina Batchelder birthday
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
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Clinton let our troops, ambassador down
July 2, 2012
Massive thunderstorm rips through Bemidji
A fast-moving thunderstorm tore through Bemidji shortly before 7 p.m. Monday, leaving a wide swath of debris, downed trees and much of the city...
July 2, 2012 - 11:15pm
June 6, 2012
Two Bemidji men arrested on suspicion of cross burning incident last month
BEMIDJI - Two Bemidji men were arrested Wednesday in connection to a burning cross reported in a yard north of the city last month. Derek Daniel Barnes, 20, and Ryan Fairbanks Andree, 19, were arrested on suspicion of terroristic threats and use of explosive/incendiary devices, according...
June 6, 2012 - 10:04pm
February 26, 2012
Bemidji schools to start two hours late on Monday
Classes will start two hours late for Bemidji students on Monday, Feb. 27 after the area received up to 7 inches of snow on Sunday. This applies to Bemidji public and parochial schools and to TrekNorth Junior and Senior High School and Schoolcraft Learning Community.
February 26, 2012 - 11:19pm
February 21, 2012
Sanford board revises offer to Jaycees for show, Stittsworth undecided about participating
The advisory board for the city-owned Sanford Center agreed to revise its policy for the upcoming Bemidji Jaycees' Home, Sports and Travel Show, leaving it up to a local vendor to determine whether to participate. The board unanimously approved a revision to allow food vendors into...
February 21, 2012 - 11:50am
January 24, 2012
UPDATED: Welfare check at rural Bemidji, Minn., home leads to discovery of 50-55 dogs
BEMIDJI - A welfare check on two women at a rural Bemidji residence Monday afternoon led to the discovery of 50 to 55 dogs and some cats living inside two mobile homes. The welfare check, in the 4500 block of Grant Valley Road Northwest west of Bemidji, has prompted an investigation...
January 24, 2012 - 2:21pm
December 8, 2011
DONE DEAL: Country Inn and Suites, restaurant to build on Bemidji's south shore
Construction planned to start early in 2012
December 8, 2011 - 2:44pm
November 18, 2011
On to the Prep Bowl: Lumberjacks overpower No. 1-ranked Mankato West 45-26 in state semifinals
Bemidji rolled past No. 1-ranked Mankato West 45-26 Friday afternoon in the semifinals of the Minnesota Class 4A high school football playoffs...
November 18, 2011 - 4:00pm
November 11, 2011
Deputy: Man confesses to shooting dogs
A man suspected of killing two dogs in the Cass Lake area has been identified and could be charged next week, a Hubbard County sheriff's deputy...
November 11, 2011 - 5:24pm
November 8, 2011
UPDATED: Voters reject new Bemidji elementary school; Anderson selected as county commissioner
UPDATED 10:28 p.m.
November 8, 2011 - 10:28pm
September 28, 2011
Unofficial results: Finn wins secretary/treasurer position in special Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe election
After a contentious summer, the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe voted in a special election Tuesday, Sept. 27, 1,421 to 1,364 in favor of Donald "Mick" Finn as the new secretary/treasurer over his opponent, Donald "Donnie" Headbird. The unofficial percentage is 51 percent for Finn and...
September 28, 2011 - 9:56am
August 19, 2011
Thunderstorm, strong winds wreak havoc overnight in Bemidji
An early morning severe thunderstorm with strong damaging winds has struck Bemidji and some nearby areas to the east, knocking down numerous...
August 19, 2011 - 9:01am
June 26, 2011
Woman found dead from gunshot wound in Cass Lake
A 22-year-old woman was found dead in the Cass Lake area early Sunday morning, apparently as the result of a gunshot wound. After receiving a report of a 3:16 a.m. shot fired, Cass County authorities responded to the crime scene. A 27-year-old Cass Lake man subsequently was taken...
June 26, 2011 - 9:15pm
May 9, 2011
Boy dies after leading law enforcement on high-speed chase north of Bemidji
A 16-year-old boy died Saturday morning after leading area police officers on a high-speed chase north of Bemidji. The boy has not yet been identified, pending notification of family members. According to a press release from the Beltrami County Sheriff's Office: Deputies stopped...
May 9, 2011 - 11:19am
UPDATED: Eckles Township man dies in logging accident near Bemidji
A 37-year-old Eckles Township man died Wednesday morning in a logging accident west of Bemidji. According to a press release from the Beltrami...
March 9, 2011 - 11:22am
February 25, 2011
North Country Health Services and Sanford merger to become effective Tuesday
The merger between North Country Health Services and Sanford Health will be effective next week. Sanford and NCHS announced Friday that the final approval and contract-signing has occurred, which will bring the two organizations together effective March 1. Sanford Health already...
February 25, 2011 - 11:47am