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Crime report for Dec. 8
Just around the corner for Culver's: Owner excited to bring ‘Butterburgers’ to Bemidji
Wrapping up 18 years of holiday cheer: Christmas Forest tree farm to close after this season
Polar vortex redux? Forecasters say it could hit next week
Blackduck boys basketball a mix of youth, experience
MEN'S HOCKEY: BSU skates to 1-1 draw with LSSU, wins first-ever shootout
GIRLS BASKETBALL: Jacks fall short to Apollo
WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: Northern knocks off Bemidji State
MEN'S BASKETBALL: Beavers fall flat in 88-61 loss
BHS wrestling in action at Brainerd
Glenn Arnold Conlon
Cloyd Olaf Kilde
Bruce Robert Smith
PRIME TIME: From grieving a loss to celebrating a life
PRIME TIME: A fiery idea for a motion picture
PRIME TIME: Readers Theater volunteers bring performances to elementary schools
PRIME TIME: No pain, no strain, just gain at the Activity Center
PRIME TIME: ‘LAWKI,’ or Life As We Know It
After offending American Indians, Ralphie May backs Standing Rock
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
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Winter here, ice fishing will start soon
Where to fish when the lakes freeze: Numerous destinations within a few hours’ drive
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Trees, plainly put, are amazing life forms
Northwest Minnesota deer kill up from last year
Christmas bird count at Rydell refuge
Share your Milestones in the Pioneer
Johnson anniversary celebration
MILESTONES: Gullickson-Boerboom engagement
MILESTONES: Dunbar birthday
PRIME TIME: Traveling through the landscapes
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: We deserve respectable representation in government
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Country deserves better from its president
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Let’s restore integrity to election process
PIONEER VIEWPOINTS: Perseverance pays off
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,...
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...
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
September 25, 2015
Cass Lake woman pleads guilty to meth charge
CASS LAKE -- A Cass Lake woman charged with felony drug possession has pleaded guilty in Cass County District Court. Ida Beaulieu, 29, was charged with one count of third-degree drug possession and one count of fifth-degree drug possession after law enforcement served a search warrant...
September 25, 2015 - 7:40pm
September 24, 2015
Bon voyage Bemidji, Hello Hollywood: Rez Reporter and Jonny R embark on movie-making journey
BEMIDJI—On a foggy Minnesota morning, two men who have been scheming since spring to embark on a westward voyage to sunny Hollywood hit...
September 24, 2015 - 2:11pm
September 22, 2015
Cass Lake man pleads not guilty to meth charge
CASS LAKE -- One of three Cass Lake men charged with felony drug possession after law enforcement seized approximately a quarter-pound of methamphetamine in July has pleaded not guilty in Cass County District Court. Allen Fairbanks, 28, Joshua Fairbanks, 26, and Spencer Fairbanks,...
September 22, 2015 - 8:40pm
Leech Lake Tribal Police awarded $40K for body cameras
CASS LAKE—The U.S. Department of Justice announced in a release Monday more than $23.2 million in grant funding will be awarded to local and tribal law enforcement agencies for body cameras. One of the recipients is the Leech Lake Tribal Police Department in Cass Lake. The...
September 22, 2015 - 4:16pm
September 10, 2015
Deer River man charged in double-fatal collision
BEMIDJI—A 29-year-old Deer River man has been charged in the deaths of two people in a two-vehicle crash Tuesday morning in Itasca County. Derrick Lee Cloud has been charged with two felony counts of criminal vehicular homicide in the deaths of Cory J. Jones, 27, of Cass...
September 10, 2015 - 3:46pm
September 8, 2015
Two dead in two-vehicle crash in Itasca County
DEER RIVER -- A 27-year-old Cass Lake man and 21-year-old Deer River woman were killed in a two-vehicle collision early Tuesday morning in Itasca County. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, a 1994 Chevrolet Camaro was southbound on State Highway 46 at County Road...
September 8, 2015 - 6:17pm
September 3, 2015
Chippewa Forest projects set to begin: Projects include Knutson Dam and West Winnie harbor
CASS LAKE -- The Chippewa National Forest will begin work on the Knutson Dam Replacement Project on Sept. 14, officials said Thursday. To prepare for the project, the Knutson Dam area, including the campground, boat launch and fishing pier will be closed for the season on Sept....
September 3, 2015 - 6:34pm
August 31, 2015
Leech Lake Tribal College awarded $1.2 million in federal grants
CASS LAKE -- The U.S. Department of Education announced Friday more than $50.4 million in grant funding has been awarded to American Indian tribally controlled colleges and universities. Leech Lake Tribal College in Cass Lake is the recipient of $1.2 million. Ginny Carney, interim...
August 31, 2015 - 5:01pm
August 10, 2015
Pack up the van, Rez Comedians are headed to Hollywood: Kickstarter campaign reaches $10K goal
BEMIDJI—Persistence has paid off for Rez Reporter Rob Fairbanks and Jon "Jonny R" Roberts. After one Kickstarter campaign fell through,...
August 10, 2015 - 9:39am
August 8, 2015
Driving through the decades: Family operates Cass Lake-area school bus business for more than 60 years
CASS LAKE—Before 1950, student transportation to the grades 1-8 Farris School was an informal arrangement. At one time, children were...
August 8, 2015 - 11:16pm