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Celebrating Dylan's Duluth: On musician's 75th birthday, a new marker is unveiled at his first home
Minnesota education commissioner passed over for superintendency
Roseau deputy placed on leave after being accused of 'shooting up' cabin
Dayton has doubts on transportation funding
Mixed legislative results: Losers complain
BASEBALL: Bemidji sweeps DL, finishes regular season at .500
TENNIS: Bemidji advances to section semifinals
SOFTBALL: Blackduck wins big, routs Red Lake in 8A playoff opener
SOFTBALL: Buffalo walks off in extra innings, tops BHS in opening round
GIRLS GOLF: Bemidji girls take second at Detroit Lakes
Karson Joseph Brun-Neadeau
Hillary Russ Breeton
Mildred "Millie" Ashton
Peggy (Gunnil) Carlson Mathews
SUSTAINABILITY COLUMN: Helping area businesses and government save energy
John Eggers: Who was Hamilton?
MASTER GARDENER COLUMN: The top 10 beneficial insects for the garden
John Eggers: What if the fish don't bite?
MASTER GARDENER COLUMN: Outsmarting those landscape weeds
Take a stroll with art: Bemidji Sculpture Walk returns for 18th summer
The JOE-DOWN reviews ‘13 Going On 30’
Off The Record Blog: Here is the new ‘Ghostbusters’ trailer
The JOE-DOWN Reviews ‘Grease 2’
Art briefs: Andrew Green concert today, Tribute planned for Blackduck area veterans and more
PHOTOS: Geese at Diamond Point
FISH TALES: Chad Newman on Lake Irving
Blane Klemek: Thoughts on the yellow-headed blackbird and yellow-bellied sapsucker
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Anglers find success at opener despite cold weather conditions
FISH TALES: Collin Brekke on Midge Lake
Poppy poster winners announced
PIONEER EDITORIAL: A session in need of repair
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Parents, don’t ignore what your instincts are telling you
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Boat inspectors serve useful function
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Remember all who fought for freedom
Pioneer Editorial: It’s time to end the uncertainty
February 1, 2016
Cass Lake pancake breakfast Sunday
CASS LAKE -- The Cass Lake Lions Club will hold a pancake breakfast from 9:30 a.m to 12:30 p.m. Sunday at the Cass Lake Senior Center.Cost is $6 for adults, $4 for children ages 6 to 12, and ages 5 and younger are free. The menu consists of all-you-can-eat pancakes with a serving...
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February 1, 2016 - 7:27pm
January 13, 2016
Baby makizin class strengthens Ojibwe traditions
CASS LAKE—Sunshiny days of powwow season were on the minds of three mothers-to-be Tuesday night as they escaped dark skies and bitter January...
January 13, 2016 - 7:39pm
January 12, 2016
Ham dinner in Cass Lake on Sunday
CASS LAKE -- The Cass Lake Lions Club will host a ham dinner from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday at the Cass Lake Senior Center. Cost is $10 for adults, $5 for children between ages 6 and 12 and children younger than 6 are free.The menu will include ham, potatoes, gravy, vegetables, rolls,...
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January 12, 2016 - 8:40am
December 18, 2015
Big Bear is underway
The Big Bear Wrestling Tournament, one of the largest in the state, started on Friday at Cass Lake High School. A total of 37 teams were expected...
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December 18, 2015 - 5:43pm
December 15, 2015
Giving the 'Gift of Love': Volunteer organization distributing toys Friday in Cass Lake
CASS LAKE—They're told Santa's making a list. They're reminded of it all year long. Still, no matter how well behaved, how nice they are, some children wake to find no tinsel-trimmed package tagged with their name under a twinkling tree. A group of volunteers in Cass Lake are...
December 15, 2015 - 5:34pm
Warrant issued for Cass Lake man convicted of kidnapping
BEMIDJI—A warrant was issued Monday for a Cass Lake man convicted of kidnapping a woman from a Bemidji residence and fleeing sheriff's...
December 15, 2015 - 12:10pm
December 11, 2015
Stuff the Squad: Leech Lake Tribal Police host needs drive for homeless
CASS LAKE -- The Leech Lake Tribal Police Department partnered with the Leech Lake Housing Authority Friday to host its annual “Stuff a Squad”...
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December 11, 2015 - 9:28pm
December 4, 2015
BCLB starts wrestling season
Blackduck-Cass Lake-Bena's Logan Dobmeier pins United North Central's Garett Butler in the 126-pound weight class during the first match of a...
December 4, 2015 - 10:58am
November 6, 2015
Cass Lake man arrested after allegedly taking money from bank
CASS LAKE—A Cass Lake man was arrested Thursday for allegedly taking cash from a local bank. Rex Basswood Jr., 26, is being held at the Cass County Detention Center awaiting formal charges. The Cass County Sheriff's Office received a call at 9:33 a.m. Thursday from staff...
November 6, 2015 - 11:48am
October 28, 2015
Cass Lake Lions Club pancake breakfast
CASS LAKE -- The Cass Lake Lions Club’s pancake breakfast is from 9:30 a.m to 12:30 p.m. Sunday at the Cass Lake Senior Center. Cost is $6 for adults, $4 for children ages 6 to 12, and ages 5 and younger are free. The menu consists of all-you-can-eat pancakes with a serving of...
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October 28, 2015 - 11:47am
October 22, 2015
Cass Lake community walks for domestic violence awareness
CASS LAKE—Purple and teal tassels swayed from red shawls Thursday as women walked through the streets of Cass Lake raising awareness for...
October 22, 2015 - 7:37pm
October 13, 2015
Two arrested on drug charges near Cass Lake
BEMIDJI -- A Leech Lake Tribal police officer making a traffic stop Sunday found 26 grams of methamphetamine, Oxycodone tablets and two illegally possessed firearms in a car carrying two Minnesota men. Gary Allen Miller, 32, of Longville, and Gregory Paul Johnson, 29, of Onamia,...
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October 13, 2015 - 3:36pm
October 3, 2015
Bemidji man pleads guilty to sex assault
BEMIDJI—A Bemidji man has pleaded guilty to two counts of criminal sexual conduct in Beltrami County District Court. Kyle Johnson, 29, formerly of Cass Lake, was arrested in May after an 8-year-old girl told her mother and grandmother Johnson had molested her on several occasions....
October 3, 2015 - 7:59pm
Ancient game returns: Area youth learn excitement of lacrosse at Cass Lake jamboree
CASS LAKE -- To see them play is to see them discover something lost but not forgotten. Lacrosse, the nearly thousand-year-old ball-and-stick...
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October 3, 2015 - 7:54pm
October 1, 2015
Cass Lake man pleads guilty to kidnapping, fleeing
BEMIDJI—A Cass Lake man who fled law enforcement with a half-naked woman in his vehicle has plead guilty to kidnapping and other charges...
October 1, 2015 - 4:36pm