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HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATIONS:Hoping to help others: TrekNorth graduate ready for the next challenge
COMMUNITY: Visit Bemidji streamlines focus to promote region: Convention and visitors bureau updates mission statement
Truck driver who caused train derailment in Callaway is charged in incident
Happy Trailways soon to end: Montevideo's popular restaurant ending 54-year run
Investigation into pickup fire at Willmar Legion closed; cause unknown
BOYS GOLF: Jacks take second at Brainerd
BEAVERS ROUNDUP: BSU outfielder Nelson named All-Central Region
BASEBALL: Bemidji sweeps DL, finishes regular season at .500
TENNIS: Bemidji advances to section semifinals
SOFTBALL: Blackduck wins big, routs Red Lake in 8A playoff opener
Beverly "Bev" Sande
Lucille "Lucy" Kinnard
Michael Ray Head, Sr.
Beverly "Bev" Sande
Michael John Wilson
SUSTAINABILITY COLUMN: Helping area businesses and government save energy
John Eggers: Who was Hamilton?
MASTER GARDENER COLUMN: The top 10 beneficial insects for the garden
John Eggers: What if the fish don't bite?
MASTER GARDENER COLUMN: Outsmarting those landscape weeds
Off The Record Blog: I may not like Bob Dylan, but I respect him
Take a stroll with art: Bemidji Sculpture Walk returns for 18th summer
The JOE-DOWN reviews ‘13 Going On 30’
Off The Record Blog: Here is the new ‘Ghostbusters’ trailer
The JOE-DOWN Reviews ‘Grease 2’
PHOTOS: Geese at Diamond Point
FISH TALES: Chad Newman on Lake Irving
Blane Klemek: Thoughts on the yellow-headed blackbird and yellow-bellied sapsucker
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Anglers find success at opener despite cold weather conditions
FISH TALES: Collin Brekke on Midge Lake
Poppy poster winners announced
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Let's ban or tax the use of plastic bags
PIONEER EDITORIAL: A session in need of repair
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Parents, don’t ignore what your instincts are telling you
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Boat inspectors serve useful function
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Remember all who fought for freedom
March 4, 2016
GIRLS BASKETBALL: Red Lake, Clearbrook-Gonvick win big in Section 8A playoffs
BEMIDJI — There were no surprises at the BSU Gymnasium on Thursday night, as No. 2 seed Red Lake beat No. 7 Mahnomen 87-37, followed by a No....
March 4, 2016 - 1:10am
February 25, 2016
BOYS BASKETBALL: Second half surge lifts top-seeded Red Lake past Clearbrook
BEMIDJI — A strong second half lifted the Red Lake boys basketball team to a 81-56 win over Clearbrook-Gonvick in the Section 8A east sub-section...
February 25, 2016 - 11:40pm
October 17, 2015
AREA PREP FOOTBALL ROUNDUP: Kelliher/Northome upset while Blackduck, Bagley and C-G all eliminated
KELLIHER -- Kittson County Central put an end to Kelliher-Northome’s undefeated season Friday night with a 19-12 upset win in the Section 8 9-man semifinals. The No. 1 seed Mustangs opened the scoring in the first quarter on a Cal Roosdett touchdown, but missed the two-point...
October 17, 2015 - 10:52pm
October 14, 2015
AREA PREP FOOTBALL ROUNDUP: Blackduck rallies past Chisholm in OT; Kelliher/Northome remains undefeated
CHISHOLM — Blackduck fell behind early Tuesday night against Chisholm in their Class A, Section 7, first-round playoff game. But a late touchdown — combined with a defensive stand in overtime — gave the fifth-seeded Drakes a thrilling 14-12 victory. Fourth-seeded Chisholm...
October 14, 2015 - 9:41am
October 12, 2015
PREP FOOTBALL: Kelliher-Northome, Clearbrook-Gonvick, Bagley all open at home
The Kelliher-Northome football team dominated in the regular season to escape unbeaten. And once again, the Mustangs are one of the top seeds in their MSHSL 9-man section tournament playoffs, which begin Friday. Just about the only thing different for the Mustangs this season is...
October 12, 2015 - 11:11pm
October 1, 2015
PREP FOOTBALL: Area teams battling for playoff position
As teams battle for position in the playoff seedings, Blackduck, Northome/Kelliher and Clearbrook-Gonvick helped their cases with wins in week six. Bagley, Red Lake and Cass Lake-Bena weren’t so lucky and picked up losses. This week will be another battle for playoff positioning. Blackduck After...
October 1, 2015 - 11:18pm
PREP ROUNDUP: Bagley/Fosston's Stai wins EGF cross country invitational
EAST GRAND FORKS — Hunter Stai won, but Bagley/Fosston took sixth overall Thursday at the East Grand Forks cross country invitational. Stai finished with a time of 17:30, but it wasn’t enough for the team as the Flyers had 164 points. Roseau won the meet with 37 points. Also...
October 1, 2015 - 11:03pm
September 15, 2015
PREP VOLLEYBALL ROUNDUP: Red Lake picks up first win
RED LAKE — The Red Lake High School volleyball team, picked up its first win of the season in dominating fashion against Indus on Tuesday. The Warriors (1-2) struggled in their first two matches but finally found the win column Tuesday, as they swept Indus 25-10, 25-10, 25-4. The...
September 15, 2015 - 11:02pm
September 10, 2015
AREA FOOTBALL: Kelliher/Northome the lone unbeaten team in the area
KELLIHER — After winning week two in overtime fashion, it was a relief for Kelliher/Northome to easily slide past Northeast Range 30-8 last Thursday. With the win, the Mustangs (3-0) are the only area team to make it through week three unscathed, and continue on as the favorite...
September 10, 2015 - 11:21pm
August 27, 2015
VOLLEYBALL: Clearbrook-Gonvick edges Blackduck
CLEARBROOK — The Clearbrook-Gonvick volleyball team got the season started right Thursday when an exciting five-set win against Blackduck. The Drakes (0-1) took the first set 27-25 with before the Bears (1-0) evened the match with a 25-19 win. Blackduck regained the lead with...
August 27, 2015 - 11:20pm
PREP FOOTBALL: Bagley, Clearbrook-Gonvick, Kelliher/Northome look to start 2-0
Bagley is one of three area teams to start the prep football season on the right foot with a victory, handily beating Badger/Greenbush-Middle River. Junior quarterback Ty Rolfson led the Flyers (1-0) in their no-huddle offense on Monday night, going 5-for-9 in passing for 70 yards...
August 27, 2015 - 10:21pm
August 22, 2015
PREP FOOTBALL: Lavin leads Clearbrook-Gonvick to big victory
CLEARBROOK — The tornado-threatening winds didn’t affect Sam Lavin Saturday night, as he led Clearbrook-Gonvick to a 36-12 9-man football win over Norman County West. Lavin finished with 207 rushing yards and 111 passing yards. He also had two rushing and two passing touchdowns. “He...
August 22, 2015 - 10:25pm
August 21, 2015
PREP FOOTBALL: Area teams start season with some unfamiliar foes
It’s a little early — technically still the summertime — but the area boys of fall return to the gridiron today, facing the challenges...
August 21, 2015 - 10:19pm
June 5, 2015
TRACK AND FIELD: Bagley/Fosston's Carlson 2nd in Class A 800 prelims
ST. PAUL — Marissa Carlson of Bagley/Fosston led the way for the area competitors at the Class A track and field state meet at Hamline University on Friday. Carlson ran the 800 meter in 2 minutes, 16.11 seconds to win her heat and take the second-best qualifying time in the event...
June 5, 2015 - 10:29pm