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BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Smart and friendly: Meet the gray jays
Stressed out: Minnesota scientists dive deep to learn why walleye are stressed
MASTER GARDENERS: The cut-flower pathway
FISH TALES: Al Shervold on Upper Red Lake
Joe & Sissy Neft
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Vern and Mary Lathe
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Great grilling: Soy Basted Pork Chops an easy summer meal
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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: New cancer center a testament to entire community
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Cass Lake man sentenced to probation in sex crime case
BEMIDJI—A Cass Lake man who arranged to meet and have sex with an undercover officer he thought was a child will not spend any more time...
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July 16, 2017
Chippewa National Forest plans hikes this week
CASS LAKE -- Summer naturalist programs at Chippewa National Forest this week include hikes to the Joyce Estate near Marcell and the Lost Forty.On Monday, July 17, at 10 a.m., visitors can join naturalist Steve Gang for a hike to the historic Joyce Estate. Participants will meet at...
July 16, 2017 - 8:50am
July 13, 2017
Sanford Bemidji Healing Powwow set for Aug. 10
BEMIDJI -- Sanford Bemidji, Red Lake and Cass Lake Indian Health Service Hospitals and White Earth Health Center are hosting a Healing Powwow...
July 13, 2017 - 8:32pm
July 12, 2017
Air National Guard, Air Force Reserve set up free clinic at Cass Lake-Bena High School
CASS LAKE -- Cass Lake and Leech Lake area residents can receive some free medical care this week and next. The Air Force Reserve and Minnesota...
July 12, 2017 - 9:34pm
July 9, 2017
‘Azhegiiwe Bagwajaya’ii’ He/She Returns to Nature/Wilderness camp
CASS LAKE -- Sixteen youth from the region gathered for the Leech Lake Tribal College’s first-ever “Azhegiiwe Bagwajaya’ii” — Earth...
July 9, 2017 - 6:45am
July 8, 2017
Cass Lake salad luncheon and bake sale July 13
CASS LAKE — Immanuel Lutheran Church women will host their salad luncheon and bake sale from 11 a.m to 1 p.m. Thursday, July 13, at Immanuel Lutheran Church, 349 Third St. NE in Cass Lake. Use the back door. The luncheon costs $6 and includes dessert and a beverage. All are wel...
July 8, 2017 - 7:26am
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