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PHOTOS: Pumpkin painting at the Watermark
COURTS: Admitted Downwind murderer testifies Friday in Rossbach trial
Legislative election history may mean little this year in MN: Presidential race could trump traditional trends as voters head to polls
Opening with a bang: New shooting range has been in the works for years
Ninth annual Studio Cruise continues
Bemidji bowlers finish regular season in Wadena
AUTO RACING: Leeper named Rookie of the Year
PREP FOOTBALL: Bemidji to take on Moorhead in first round, other area playoff pairings announced
WOMEN'S HOCKEY: Forwards stepping up for Beavers
MEN'S HOCKEY: Tough matchup awaits Beavers in Grand Forks
Kenneth Gergen Linnum
Monte T. Olson
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: As tradition goes
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: What will be your last words to someone?
KELSI TURNER COLUMN: How to harvest wild rice
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: How to hunt for a Deere
KELLY BREVIG COLUMN: When you are called to 'do the right thing'
Book signing with Barbara Schlichting
Woodpicks Bluegrass and Gospel band concert set
PATT RALL COLUMN: October brings us the Cruise and plenty to do
Studio Cruise 2016 artists
'Cruise' on over" Annual Studio Cruise arts tour has largest event yet
PAUL NELSON FISHING: Lakes, rivers cooling a bit slower this year
New specialty license plates to go on sale
Grand Portage, Bois Forte bands seeking to take moose this fall
MASTER GARDENERS: Gardening highs and lows in 2016
Deer hunters encouraged to buy licenses early
Share your Milestones in the Pioneer
Johnson anniversary celebration
MILESTONES: Gullickson-Boerboom engagement
MILESTONES: Dunbar birthday
Letter to the editor: All unborn lives matter
Letter to the editor: Joe Vene is a genuine leader
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Justices should impact your vote
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Vote for the right engine this year
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Sign thieves get a perverted thrill
March 6, 2013
Clearbrook man gets sentenced for sexual assault
BEMIDJI – A 61-year-old Clearbrook man was sentenced last month to six months in jail and 25 years probation after pleading guilty to sexual crimes with a girl, beginning when she was younger than 7. Rodney Erickson, 61, pleaded guilty in October to second-degree criminal sexual...
March 6, 2013 - 12:19am
March 5, 2013
Protesters camp near pipeline in hopes of dialogue with Enbridge
BEMIDJI – Just over a snowbank in rural Clearwater County, four orange posts stick out of the ground. They mark where four Enbridge pipelines transporting crude oil sit underground. But they also mark a point of protest for those sitting around a campfire on the other side of the...
March 5, 2013 - 11:43am
February 13, 2013
Historical Society dinner, auction set
BAGLEY – The second annual Clearwater County Historical Society dinner fundraiser will be from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Sunday at the Bagley American Legion. A roast pork dinner will be offered for a free-will donation. There will also be a silent auction of donated items from 11 a.m....
February 13, 2013 - 6:48am
December 29, 2012
Court ruling, citing prosecutorial missteps, is the latest chapter in Leisa Martin case that one lawyer called ‘bizarre’
By Jim Anderson Star Tribune BAGLEY – To a tangled homicide investigation that includes a family’s tightly held “shroud of secrets,” strife between two brothers, and a mysterious note on a bank deposit slip left on Leisa Martin’s grave, the Minnesota Court of Appeals has...
December 29, 2012 - 12:35am
December 14, 2012
Clearwater County adults receive 4-H awards
BAGLEY – Lindsay Anderson and Marie Powell, both of Bagley, were named the 2012 Clearwater County 4-H Volunteers of the Year. Typically, only one volunteer from the county is selected to receive this award. However, two volunteers were selected for their exceptional efforts to improve...
December 14, 2012 - 10:38pm
December 7, 2012
Bagley youth receives Minnesota Key Award
BAGLEY – Brady Anderson of Bagley was recently awarded the Minnesota Key Award by Clearwater County 4-H for outstanding contributions to his local 4-H club and community. In order to be considered for the Minnesota Key Award, a 4-H’er must be 16 years old, have been a 4-H member...
December 7, 2012 - 6:13pm
4-H youth elected as council leaders
BAGLEY – Five youth have been elected to serve as officers of the Clearwater County 4-H Leaders’ Council, which works to promote 4-H and...
December 7, 2012 - 6:10pm
November 8, 2012
Senate District 2: Skoe wins another term
BEMIDJI — Rod Skoe will enter his 11th year in the Minnesota Senate after holding off challenger Dennis Moser for the second time in the District 2 race between the two Clearbrook men. In unofficial results, Skoe won the race with 54.9 percent of the votes to Moser’s 45 percent....
November 8, 2012 - 12:31am
November 7, 2012
Top vote-getters in local races
BEMIDJI – Several races for township, city, county and school seats outside of Bemidji were conducted Tuesday. The following is a list of top known vote-getters for elected offices in the area based on complete but unofficial results. In some cases, recounts will be conducted to...
November 7, 2012 - 11:28pm
Erickson defeats Hancock in House 2A; Skoe, Green also win
BEMIDJI – House District 2A Rep. Dave Hancock lost his bid for a second term in the state Legislature, while former Rep. Brita Sailer lost...
November 7, 2012 - 2:36am
November 2, 2012
Area Senate, House districts races among state’s costliest
BEMIDJI – Incumbents pitted against each other in the state’s Senate District 5 race have spent nearly $100,000 in a bid to represent a geographical area spanning from Grand Rapids to Bemidji. Campaign finance reports filed 10 business days before the Nov. 6 general election show...
November 2, 2012 - 3:48am
September 24, 2012
Clearwater County road closed for work
BEMIDJI – A road closure in Clearwater County could impact mutual aid from Beltrami County or motorists traveling there. Clearwater County State Aid Highway 49, also known as 470th Street, will be closed east of Minnesota Highway 92 for maintenance work. Enbridge Pipelines began...
September 24, 2012 - 1:36pm
April 9, 2012
Sailboat survivor, 8, shows positive signs after accident
LEONARD - An 8-year-old boy who fell into a frigid lake near here remains in critical condition, but is showing positive signs. "It's my understanding...
April 9, 2012 - 10:12am
April 7, 2012
'Horrible tragedy' leaves 2 siblings dead, third hospitalized
LEONARD - Two children died after falling into a frigid lake, and a third is listed in critical condition after first responders pulled the siblings...
April 7, 2012 - 2:42pm
January 31, 2012
Wintry mix could make for difficult driving today
A wintry mix across the region, including Beltrami, Cass and Clearwater counties, could mean tricky traveling for commuters today. Periods of light, freezing rain and snow was expected in Minnesota and far northeastern North Dakota. The National Weather Service said it didn't expect...
January 31, 2012 - 1:57am