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Finding workers in southwestern Minnesota an economic challenge as need for diversity in workforce grows
Is the deer duel in St. Paul over? Chronic wasting disease unites DNR, Board of Animal Health
Cost an obstacle for body camera usage in Fargo-Moorhead area
White Earth Reservation receives state grant to fight 'food desert' problem with food truck
Tales from the 'Trailer Park': Randy and Mr. Lahey of the ‘Trailer Park Boys’ come to Bemidji
Vikings best Tampa Bay 34-17
GOLF: Thomas wins $10 million bonus as FedExCup champion
NASCAR: Kyle Busch wins ISM Connect 300 in New Hampshire
SHIPLEY: In show of unity, Vikings stand together on anthem issue
NOWACKI: Keenum quiets critics in Vikings victory
David W. O'Brien
James E. Daman
Raymond Jon Kraskey
Richard "Dick" Greenwood
PATT RALL COLUMN: Louie did not go gentle into that good night: Remembering Louis Marchand
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Schools need all of our help for 100 percent grad rate
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Oh, what a delight to teach history today!
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: Traditional knowledge and science: A new form of justice
EVAN HAZARD: Threescore and Ten: Tuna and "dirty rice?"
Social media star Kylie Jenner reported pregnant
Minnesota and North Dakota share the most popular wedding song, but can you guess what it is?
Jimmy Kimmel gets heated about health-care bill, says Sen. Bill Cassidy 'lied right to my face'
PATT RALL COLUMN: Timely notice can help with attendance
Around the Arts, September 17
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Making a correct call on the Becida Barred Owl
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Extended fall weather on the water
American Painted Lady butterflies migrate through area
MASTER GARDENERS: Fall in the perennial garden
Looking at levels: New management plan possibly to come to Rabideau Lake
AstroBob: Wildfire smoke smudges our starry skies
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: When is a police shooting justified?
Flashy fall foliage: Spice up landscaping with brilliant colors
Conserving estate money no excuse for risking elder's health
Opinion: Alarm over decline in U.S. government spending for ag research
August 25, 2016
DNR discovers two more cases of invasive species in Beltrami County
BEMIDJI—The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources have discovered two new cases of the invasive species starry stonewort in Beltrami...
August 25, 2016 - 4:29pm
August 13, 2016
'I would like to honor his memory; 68 years after Cass Lake factory fire, siblings hope to honor father
CASS LAKE—Sixty-eight years after her father became the sole casualty of a Cass Lake factory fire, Pat Ryan still remembers watching the flames. "I was looking out the window, all of the kids watching the fire, and (my brother) came and he got me and I'll never for it," Ryan...
August 13, 2016 - 10:41pm
August 10, 2016
ENVIRONMENT: EPA proposes cleanup for decades old contamination
CASS LAKE -- Cass Lake-Bena Elementary School's gymnasium was a crowded site Wednesday evening as Environmental Protection Agency officials met...
August 10, 2016 - 9:28pm
July 20, 2016
Cass Lake man dies in rollover
CASS LAKE—A 29-year-old Cass Lake man died early Wednesday when the vehicle he was driving left the roadway and rolled, according to the Cass County Sheriff's Office. The Sheriff's Office received a report of the crash at about 1:20 a.m. Wednesday and located the vehicle on...
July 20, 2016 - 9:51am
July 5, 2016
Cass Lake drive-by shooting injures one
CASS LAKE—A 26-year-old man was injured in a drive-by shooting in Cass Lake on Sunday according to the Cass County Sheriff's Office. The office was notified of the shooting at about 11:08 a.m. Sunday. Officers responded to the scene, and discovered that a gunshot victim, identified...
July 5, 2016 - 3:13pm
June 17, 2016
Ladyslipper program at Norway Beach Visitor Center
CASS LAKE -- The Showy Ladyslipper is making its summer appearance and the Chippewa National Forest will be hosting a number of special events...
June 17, 2016 - 6:49pm
Dancing to the beat of the rain: Two-Spirit Awareness Day celebrating LGBTQ community held in Cass Lake
CASS LAKE -- They danced in spite of the rain. Several dozen people showed up Friday to the second annual Two-Spirit Awareness Day in Cass Lake,...
June 17, 2016 - 6:41pm
June 14, 2016
Two-Spirit Awareness Day is Friday in Cass Lake
BEMIDJI -- A celebration Friday in Cass Lake will bring together Anishinaabe community members who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or queer -- and anyone else who wants to come. Two-Spirit Awareness Day seeks to support the LGBTQ community on the Leech Lake Indian Reservation,...
June 14, 2016 - 6:57pm
June 7, 2016
UPDATED: Three hurt in three-vehicle crash in Cass County
BEMIDJI—One person was seriously injured and two individuals sustained non life-threatening injures in a three-vehicle crash in Cass County on Thursday morning. According to a report from the Minnesota State Patrol, the accident occurred at about 7:20 a.m. when a 1990 Pontiac...
June 7, 2016 - 10:29am
June 3, 2016
Dahmen can do it all: Cass Lake-Bena senior a success inside and outside of classroom
CASS LAKE -- Tia Dahmen doesn’t have hobbies. She has responsibilities. All year the Cass Lake-Bena High School senior jammed everything but...
June 3, 2016 - 8:51am
May 21, 2016
Annual healing powwow planned for Aug. 11
BEMIDJI -- Sanford Bemidji along with Red Lake and Cass Lake IHS hospitals, will host a healing powwow from 4 to 8 p.m. Aug. 11 at the Sanford Bemidji Medical Center.The powwow is open to the public. The powwow will honor the physicians, health care workers and holistic healers who...
May 21, 2016 - 4:15pm
May 18, 2016
(VIDEO) Beneficial burn: Chippewa National Forest conducts prescribed burns on Oak Point
CASS LAKE -- Smoke plumes could be seen from long distances Wednesday as the Chippewa National Forest conducted prescribed burns on Oak Point...
May 18, 2016 - 6:51pm
May 16, 2016
FISH TALES: Kuzel brothers on Cass Lake
With fishing season here, you can send in your fishing photos to the Pioneer and we will publish them online in our new Fish Tales section...
May 16, 2016 - 11:10am
May 13, 2016
Level 3 offender to be released in Cass Lake
CASS LAKE—The Cass County Sheriff's Office reported a Level 3 predatory offender will soon be released near the Cass Lake area. Michael Lee...
May 13, 2016 - 9:54am
May 10, 2016
FISHING OPENER: DNR undertakes study to find out migration patterns on Cass Lake chain
CASS LAKE -- The travels of the walleyes throughout the Cass Lake chain of lakes will be the root of a study conducted during the next few years by the Bemidji Area Department of Natural Resources Fisheries officials. The project will begin this spring with the stocking of walleye...
May 10, 2016 - 4:10pm