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Minnesota State approves BSU/NTC budget: Tuition and fee hikes, $1.56 million in cuts
Motion to suppress evidence in burglary case denied
Nevada's Heller is fifth GOP senator to oppose health-care bill
Crime report for June 22
'Everything was a mess': A Minn. turkey farm is still picking up the pieces from a powerful storm
Kings part ways with Matt Greene
Rebuild-a-Bulls: Butler trade signals hard Chicago reset
Bemidji dancers score high at nationals
Oak Hills adds cross country signee
BASEBALL: Bemidji Jr. Legion team off to 7-4 start in new league
Sharon Roberta Villier
Miles W. "Pete" Peterson
Roberta Jean Wind
Charles R. Mann
Thomas U. Feeken
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: A legacy of Native American boxing
PATT RALL COLUMN: Life in the fast lane in Bemidji
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Staying cool in the good ol' days
PRIME TIME: Summer is hopping in and around the SAC
PRIME TIME: Blessed by a power outage
'Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery' opens Wednesday
Church Musicians recital by Beth Hendricks, Philip Hermann
Great American Story contest deadline approaches
A busy summer ahead for the BHS marching band
Robert "One-Man" Johnson to perform at Farm by the Lake
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Water temperatures stall in the area
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: 'Gully'-gee, there's a lot of gulls out there
MASTER GARDENER COLUMN: Try prevention instead of treatment
FISH TALES: Jim Fleck on Upper Red Lake
Woods in the works: Newest state forest undergoing development in Cass County
Janice and Edward Beil
Ron and Carol Carpenter celebrate 50 years!
PRIME TIME: The lure of loud mufflers
Are rhubarb and tomatoes fruits or vegetables?
Kindness is Contagious: Little black dresses bring joy during trials
From Russia With Love: A story of Facebook and frustration
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Indeed, a new veterans home is a non-partisan issue
Port: The NRA needs to speak out on Philando Castille
June 14, 2017
Stolen U.S. flag back home again in Cass Lake
CASS LAKE -- Nearly two weeks after being stolen, the stars and stripes at Fairbanks Mission Cemetery can fly again. According to John Fairbanks, whose land contains the 150-grave cemetery roughly five miles northwest of Cass Lake, the United States flag that flies above the cemetery...
June 14, 2017 - 5:24pm
June 7, 2017
Pros and cons: Line 3 meetings continue in Cass Lake
CASS LAKE -- A group of concerned citizens, Enbridge Energy employees and Minnesota Department of Commerce representatives gathered in Cass Lake...
June 7, 2017 - 9:00pm
June 2, 2017
U.S. flag stolen from Cass Lake area cemetery
CASS LAKE -- The theft of a United States flag from a cemetery has left a Cass Lake family upset. John Fairbanks, whose property includes the Fairbanks Mission Cemetery about 5 miles northwest of Cass Lake, said the U.S. flag that flies on the flagpole on the grounds was removed and...
June 2, 2017 - 4:33pm
May 26, 2017
Cass Lake man pleads guilty to sex crime
BEMIDJI -- A Cass Lake man who arranged to meet a person he believed was a child for sex pleaded guilty to one felony Friday.
May 26, 2017 - 4:00pm
May 25, 2017
Memorial Day service in Cass Lake
CASS LAKE -- A Memorial Day service will be held at 9 a.m. Monday, May 29, at the Old Cass Lake American Legion. The service is hosted by the American Legion and Auxiliary Post 284 and the American Legion Leech Lake Post 2001. Following the service, several cemetery memorials will...
May 25, 2017 - 8:15am
May 20, 2017
FISH TALES: Gene Erickson on Cass Lake
Gene Erickson, of Prior Lake, caught a walleye on Cass Lake on opening day, May 13. Send in your fishing photos to the Pioneer and we will publish...
May 20, 2017 - 3:12pm
May 18, 2017
Hoops tourney coming to Cass Lake
The inaugural Native American Basketball Games will be held Oct. 19-22 at Cass Lake-Bena High School. The tournament, created by the Minnesota Amateur Sports Commission and the National Sports Center will bring together basketball teams from Native American tribes. The tournament...
May 18, 2017 - 9:57pm
May 17, 2017
LEECH LAKE: Leech Lake voters approve new casino plan
CASS LAKE—Tribal members of the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe overwhelmingly voted yes to build a new casino in Cass Lake. The referendum vote...
May 17, 2017 - 5:21pm
May 7, 2017
2017 FISHING OPENER: Bite could be strong for Cass Lake Chain
CASS LAKE – By nature, walleyes love to wander and monitoring their travels throughout the Cass Lake Chain is among the goals of a project...
May 7, 2017 - 2:01pm
May 5, 2017
Cass Lake man caught in sting pleads guilty to sex crime
BEMIDJI -- A 22-year-old Cass Lake man who arranged to meet and have sex with an undercover officer he believed was a 15-year-old pleaded guilty to a felony Friday. Bryan Keith Madigan appeared briefly in Ninth District Court on Friday and acknowledged that he believed the person...
May 5, 2017 - 7:02pm
May 2, 2017
Plans for a new Palace: Leech Lake to vote on new casino, hotel in Cass Lake
CASS LAKE—After more than three decades of operating the Palace Casino and Hotel northwest of Cass Lake, the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe...
May 2, 2017 - 2:00pm
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Not kidding, invasive species are a real threat
I'm not kidding! ("Are you kidding me?," Page 4, April 28) I believe the intrusion of invasive species into our lakes and waterways is the biggest...
May 2, 2017 - 8:58am
April 29, 2017
Six months and still missing: Police ask public to remain on lookout for Jeremy Jourdain
BEMIDJI—This weekend marks six months since Jeremy Jourdain was last seen, and the Bemidji Police Department is asking for the public to...
April 29, 2017 - 3:18pm
April 20, 2017
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Line 3 replacement should go through PUC process
We are fortunate to live in a region of pristine lakes full of fish and wild rice. How odd that the person who represents our interests in the state Legislature, Rep. Matt Bliss, voted to allow the Enbridge Line 3 Replacement Pipeline to begin construction without going through the...
April 20, 2017 - 10:00am
April 3, 2017
Assault case against Cass Lake man dismissed
BEMIDJI—The case against a Cass Lake man accused of breaking another man's wrist and jaw with a baseball bat was dismissed last week after...
April 3, 2017 - 5:08pm