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Wells Fargo offers to meet with Standing Rock Sioux before year-end
Military veterans building barracks for Dakota Access pipeline protests
Pedestrian struck by vehicle Wednesday in Beltrami County
N.D. Sen. Heitkamp briefs Trump on pipeline protests during meeting with president-elect
Heitkamp briefs Trump on pipeline protests during meeting with president-elect
High school hoops teams make themselves at home at Sanford Center
MEN'S BASKETBALL: BSU wins overtime thriller over Duluth
WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: UMD holds off Beavers
MEN'S HOCKEY: BSU remains unbeaten in WCHA with win over Michigan Tech
BOYS HOCKEY: Baker, Bemidji edge Buffalo 2-1
Gerald "Jerry" Duane Morrow
David Anthony Fineday, Sr.
Joann Theresa Bordwell
Nancy Sue Blumhagen
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?
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Make me laugh: The benefits of laughter
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: Standing alongside Standing Rock
A few new twists: Madrigal Dinners to satirize politics
Neil Diamond celebrating 50 years with tour; concert planned in St. Paul
MATTHEW LIEDKE COLUMN: Holiday movie madness
MATTHEW LIEDKE COLUMN: Escape the freeze with films
Laporte School Drama Club presents "Midsummer Jersey"
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
DNR announces area furbearer registration stations
Share your Milestones in the Pioneer
Johnson anniversary celebration
MILESTONES: Gullickson-Boerboom engagement
MILESTONES: Dunbar birthday
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Dakota Access Pipeline should be rerouted
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Helping to protect K9 police dogs
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Jaycees make Bemidji a great place to live
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Protesters part of problem, not solution
PIONEER VIEWPOINTS: Christmastime in the First City!
November 27, 2016
Fundraiser raffle supports Faith in Action
In celebration of another successful raffle fundraiser, Faith in Action for Cass County held its Raffle Open House on Nov. 9 at the Faith in...
November 27, 2016 - 6:00am
November 22, 2016
Bemidji area in winter weather advisory through Wednesday morning
BEMIDJI -- Beltrami County, as well as Hubbard, Clearwater and Cass counties, are in a winter weather advisory until 6 a.m. Wednesday. The National Weather Service says a wintry mix of snow and rain will continue through Wednesday morning, with snow accumulations of up to 2 inches...
November 22, 2016 - 2:28pm
November 21, 2016
Bena man faces criminal vehicular homicide charges
A 31-year-old Bena man who was allegedly drinking faces criminal vehicular homicide charges after the car he was driving went off the road and hit three trees last month near Walker, killing his passenger. Phillip C. Nelson has been charged in Cass County District Court in Walker...
November 21, 2016 - 9:25am
November 12, 2016
One injured in Cass County crash
BEMIDJI—A Bemidji woman was injured in a Cass County accident Friday afternoon after her car was rear-ended while stopped at an intersection. Patricia Lester, 75, was traveling north on State Highway 371 in a 2007 Nissan Altima at about 3:54 p.m. Friday and stopped at the intersection...
November 12, 2016 - 3:06pm
October 29, 2016
Federal Dam man dies in Cass County rollover
BEMIDJI—A 23-year-old Federal Dam man was killed in a one-vehicle rollover early Saturday in Cass County.
October 29, 2016 - 12:35pm
October 28, 2016
Man accused in girl’s death indicted by Cass County grand jury
WALKER, Minn. — A grand jury has indicted a Coon Rapids man for the murder of 5-year-old Alayna Jeanne Ertl this past August. Zachary Todd Anderson, 25, was arraigned Friday, Oct. 28, in Cass County District Court in Walker for premeditated first-degree murder and numerous other...
October 28, 2016 - 4:28pm
October 27, 2016
Federal Dam man remains missing after canoe found capsized
WALKER -- A Federal Dam man reported missing Tuesday after a canoe was found capsized on Leech Lake remained missing as of Thursday afternoon, according to Cass County Sheriff Tom Burch. The Cass County Sheriff’s Office received a report of the overturned canoe on the east side...
October 27, 2016 - 3:37pm
Federal Dam man missing after capsized canoe found on Leech Lake
WALKER -- Authorities are searching for a Federal Dam man after a canoe was found capsized Tuesday night on Leech Lake. The Cass County Sheriff’s Office received a report of an overturned canoe on the east side of Leech Lake in the Sugar Point area at 6:49 p.m. Tuesday. Search efforts...
October 27, 2016 - 9:28am
October 2, 2016
Faith in Action volunteers recognized
BEMIDJI—On Sept. 15, volunteers with Faith in Action for Cass County gathered for the annual Appreciation and Awards Dinner at The Hub...
October 2, 2016 - 6:15am
September 30, 2016
Woman missing from Motley group home found safe
WALKER—A woman missing from a Motley, Minn., group home has been found safe, according to a news release Friday from the Cass County Sheriff's Office. Cass County law enforcement provided a news release Sept. 7 asking for the public's help locating Whim, who the sheriff's office...
September 30, 2016 - 5:41pm
September 15, 2016
Public meeting on panfish in Cass County
HACKENSACK -- The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will hold a public meeting to provide information and ask for comments on a proposal to put in place five-fish bag limits for sunfish and black crappie on Little Webb and Moccasin lakes, and a five-fish bag limit for sunfish...
September 15, 2016 - 11:00pm
September 10, 2016
Little Falls man dies in Cass County crash
BEMIDJI—A Little Falls man was killed in a head-on crash Friday morning near Leader, Minn. The Cass County Sheriff's Office responded to a report of a two-vehicle crash at 6:53 a.m. on County Road 103 in rural Leader, the sheriff's office said in a release.
September 10, 2016 - 12:34pm
September 7, 2016
Woman missing from Motley group home
BEMIDJI—Cass County authorities are seeking help in locating a woman who went missing from a Motley, Minn., group home. According to a news release Wednesday from the Cass County Sheriff's Office, Alice Whim, 21, is missing from a residential group home on 61st Avenue SW in...
September 7, 2016 - 5:05pm
Cass County Board: Commissioners set preliminary levy of $21.5 million; Levy would be an increase over 2016
WALKER—Cass County Board Tuesday adopted a 2017 preliminary levy of $21,556,545, or 4.81 percent more than the 2016 levy. The county's tax rate would rise from 31.423 this year to 32.716 in 2017. This would mean about $22 more county taxes for a $200,000 homeowner, Josh Stevenson,...
September 7, 2016 - 1:27pm
September 6, 2016
Cass County Board: Commissioners express support for solid waste disposal facility
WALKER—Cass County Board adopted an addendum to the county's Solid Waste Plan to support a local or regional municipal solid waste disposal facility. The commissioners will send this addendum to Minnesota Pollution Control Agency. Currently, Cass garbage gets processed at the transfer...
September 6, 2016 - 9:56pm