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Local therapists complete course on baseball injuries
Push to make smoking tougher in Minnesota gains student support
Deadline approaching for BSU safety conference
Democrats to elect new party leader Saturday
DNR staff highlight need for Minn. license fee increase
BOYS BASKETBALL: Bemidji survives in Cloquet, 56-54
GIRLS BASKETBALL: Red Lake gets No. 1 seed in Section 8A playoffs
BHS swimmers advance at section meet
WRESTLING: Four Jacks move on to section finals
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JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: A story of guns and Carroll Shiff
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VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: Paying homage to great Indigenous civil rights leaders, activists and scholars
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Why Black History Month?
PRIME TIME: Why keep an old high school letter jacket?
Art briefs for Sunday, Feb 19
PATT RALL COLUMN: Are the stars out tonight?
BHS Marching Band fundraising concert Feb. 28
Recital featuring BSU's Carlson set for Feb. 24
MATTHEW LIEDKE COLUMN: "La La Land" likely to sweep tech, musical categories on Oscar night
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Tips for catching eelpout
Forest Service to host land meeting
Fish, game and trapping licenses expire Tuesday
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: The time for melt and freeze, melt and freeze
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: 'The Little Man in the Orange Suit'
DNR urges caution on rapidly deteriorating ice
Phillips: A well-timed letter reminded me to look for kindness
Letter to the Editor: Beltrami County deputy: It's been a privilege to serve you
Perennials potentially damaged from early-season warmup
Little things make a big difference with gardening
Wishing loved one could let go of life should not bring guilty feelings
February 9, 2017
Attorneys for man accused of sex crimes request some charges dismissed, evidence thrown out
BAGLEY—Attorneys defending a Clearwater County man accused of molesting two children have asked a judge to dismiss five of the six counts...
February 9, 2017 - 5:14pm
December 14, 2016
Line 3 meeting in Clearbrook cancelled
CLEARBROOK -- An Enbridge-hosted meeting in Clearbrook, Minn., set for Wednesday has been cancelled after a similar meeting in Bemidji Tuesday...
December 14, 2016 - 2:44pm
September 1, 2016
Federal case to go before state charges against man in helicopter shooting
DULUTH -- Federal charges against a Clearbrook, Minn., man accused of shooting at a U.S. Customs and Border Protection helicopter in early August, leaving a Polk County deputy with shrapnel injuries, will proceed ahead of Minnesota charges. Carstie Lee Clausen, 71, waived detention...
September 1, 2016 - 9:17pm
August 31, 2016
Hearing for Clearwater County man delayed
BAGLEY—An omnibus hearing for a Clearwater County man charged with five counts of criminal sexual conduct and one count of possession of child pornography has been moved to October. Andrew George Damann Jr., 36, appeared in Clearwater County court Wednesday where his attorney,...
August 31, 2016 - 5:12pm
August 11, 2016
Clearwater County man faces new criminal sexual conduct charges
BEMIDJI--A 36-year-old Clearwater County man charged with criminal sexual conduct is facing three new charges, according to an amended criminal complaint. Andrew George Damann was originally charged with two counts of criminal sexual conduct with a victim younger than 13 -- one in...
August 11, 2016 - 9:09pm
August 9, 2016
Attempted murder charge filed against man accused of shooting at Customs and Border helicopter
CLEARBROOK, Minn. — The man accused of firing a rifle at a helicopter carrying federal and local drug task force agents Monday faces three felony charges, including second-degree attempted murder. Carstie Lee Clausen, 71, of Clearbrook was scheduled to make his first appearance...
August 9, 2016 - 1:44pm
August 8, 2016
Polk County deputy injured after Clearbrook man shoots at helicopter
CLEARBROOK, Minn. — A Polk County Sheriff's deputy suffered injuries from breaking glass when a man fired at a helicopter the deputy was riding in Monday morning. Charges are pending against Carstie Lee Clausen of Clearbrook, who reportedly shot twice at the helicopter with a high-powered...
August 8, 2016 - 5:22pm
August 3, 2016
Clearwater County man arrested for criminal sexual conduct
BEMIDJI -- A 36-year-old Clearwater County man was arrested last week on charges of first and second-degree criminal sexual conduct with a victim younger than 13 and possession of child pornography in Clearwater County, according to a release from the Clearbrook-Gonvick Police Department....
August 3, 2016 - 6:16pm
May 27, 2016
Clearbrook man dies in dirt bike accident
CLEARBROOK—A 23-year-old man died after an apparent motorcycle accident Thursday in Clearbrook. The Clearwater County Sheriff's Office received a call at 8:21 p.m. about a body found along the railroad grade just outside Clearbrook city limits, a release from the sheriff's office...
May 27, 2016 - 3:45pm
January 13, 2016
Winter wedding with wind chills: Tollefsons marry on coldest Minnesota weekend so far
CLEARBROOK -- Cory Tollefson was the last of six sisters to get married in the Ulrich family. The first five were either married in summer or...
January 13, 2016 - 6:55pm
June 9, 2015
Off-duty Clearwater County deputy on leave after allegedly entering resident's home while intoxicated
BEMIDJI -- A Clearwater County Sheriff's Office deputy has been placed on unpaid leave after allegedly entering a Clearbrook, Minn., residence intoxicated while he was off duty. According to a release from Clearwater County Sheriff Darin Halverson, the sheriff's office received a...
June 9, 2015 - 10:46am
June 3, 2015
OUT AND ABOUT: Taking it to the 'Extreme': Clearbrook woman makes strides in national outdoors competition
BEMIDJI—Nikki Rognstad has been hunting since she was a little girl, shooting her first deer when she was only 11 years old. "It was...
June 3, 2015 - 7:18pm
January 27, 2015
READER PHOTO: Eagle near Clearbrook
Reader Carole Anne Rosemary Solee sent in this photo of a bald eagle north of Clearbrook, Minn. You can send photos into the Pioneer via email...
January 27, 2015 - 2:13pm
READER PHOTO: Sunset in Clearbrook
Reader Joel Stenseng sent in this photo of the sunset near Clearbrook, Minn. Send your photos via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
January 27, 2015 - 9:22am
December 3, 2014
Enbridge paves the way for another pipeline project
CLEARBROOK -- Representatives from Canadian oil company Enbridge Energy met with residents in Clearbrook, Minn., on Wednesday, the first in a...
December 3, 2014 - 8:53pm