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UPDATED: Hunter's death near Little Falls being investigated as homicide
BSU unveils $1 million student media center (photo gallery)
Shopping spree!: Local emergency officials help children buy Christmas presents
History Mystery returns to the Beltrami County History Center
Crime report for Dec. 6
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
Ray O. Carpenter
Bruce Robert Smith
Margaret Emma Treat
Emma "Margaret" Treat
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
January 15, 2016
Joseph Cotto: Ted Cruz and the Constitution
The question of Ted Cruz’s eligibility to be president has been simmering on the back burner for years, but this past week the benign chatter erupted into front-page headlines thanks to GOP frontrunner Donald Trump. Texas’s firebrand — though perhaps ‘fire starter’ would...
January 15, 2016 - 12:41am
September 26, 2015
David M. Shribman: All in the political family for 2016
KENNEBUNKPORT, Maine — Jeb Bush. Hillary Clinton. Justin Trudeau. Is this the decade of the dynasties? All three are reaching toward North American leadership, with Bush and Clinton running for president and Trudeau hoping to follow his father as prime minister in Canada’s federal...
September 26, 2015 - 11:39pm
September 2, 2015
Environmental group holds session about pipeline: Enbridge plans to replace Line 3 that runs through area
BEMIDJI—The future, or non-future in this case, of an oil pipeline running through Minnesota was the subject of an educational meeting sponsored by an environmental group Wednesday in Bemidji. The planned deactivation of Enbridge's Line 3 pipeline was the main topic the group...
September 2, 2015 - 5:39pm
July 3, 2015
Wildfires in Canada make for smoky skies
The haze that we have been seeing all week is still lingering around. And you're right... today's smoky skies are worse than previous days....
July 3, 2015 - 2:47pm
October 28, 2014
Ron Paul: Once-peaceful Canada turns militaristic
In 1968, the government of Canada decided to openly admit Americans seeking to avoid being drafted into the U.S. war on Vietnam. Before, would-be immigrants were technically required to prove that they had been discharged from U.S. military service. This move made it easier for Americans...
October 28, 2014 - 11:37pm
September 4, 2014
Jim Hightower: Do you want some hogwash with that burger?
Burger King bills itself as “home of the Whopper,” a name intended to convey to burger eaters that this one is a whale of a deal. But “whopper” also means a prevarication, a crock, a tall tale — hogwash. Both meanings apply to Burger King’s current effort to take over...
September 4, 2014 - 11:33pm
August 27, 2014
Train derails near Canada-Minnesota border
Some residents of Emerson, Manitoba, on the border with Minnesota were evacuated after a train derailed in town, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police said Tuesday. Police responded around 7:30 a.m. and found that two cars containing unscented propane had derailed. However, they didn’t...
August 27, 2014 - 11:44am
September 18, 2013
Six dead in Canadian bus-train crash
OTTAWA, Sept 18 (Reuters) - Ottawa emergency officials said six people were killed on Wednesday when a passenger train collided with a double-decker city bus and derailed on the outskirts of Canada's capital city. Anthony DiMonte, chief of the Ottawa Paramedic Service, said five...
September 18, 2013 - 11:06am
February 5, 2013
Minnesota's Moorhead fighting plan to protect Lake Winnipeg
MOORHEAD, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota city is fighting a new state policy intended to protect water quality in Canada. The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency is seeking to cut phosphorus emissions from Moorhead's wastewater treatment plant. The plant discharges into the Red River,...
February 5, 2013 - 10:01am
January 14, 2013
Red Lake Tribal Council backs Canadian rights movement
RED LAKE – The Red Lake Tribal Council voted unanimously at its Jan. 8 meeting to support a treaty and environmental rights movement in Canada. The grassroots movement, known as “Idle No More,” dates back just two months but has gained a serious following and significant media...
January 14, 2013 - 9:36am
October 31, 2012
Tar sands to be discussed tonight at Bemidji State University
BEMIDJI – A Canadian scientist tonight will deliver a presentation on the oil sands in Alberta. Zvonko Burkus, Ph.D., a water process specialist...
October 31, 2012 - 11:59pm
August 5, 2009
The View From This Side of the Lake: The LOVE/HATE Relationship: Canadians vs. Americans
One of the definitions of the word "relation" according to the Merriam Webster Dictionary is "the attitude or stance in which two or more persons or groups assume towards one another." From an article that appeared recently in the Grand Forks Herald, the attitude of some of the people...
August 5, 2009 - 11:40am