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Community coordinator for Girl Scouts needed
Saturday Science on Dec. 17 features Christmas favorites
Peacemaker Resources lands grant
Passport to Fitness starts in January
Kid’s Kitchen planned for Dec. 9
High school hoops teams make themselves at home at Sanford Center
MEN'S BASKETBALL: BSU wins overtime thriller over Duluth
WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: UMD holds off Beavers
MEN'S HOCKEY: BSU remains unbeaten in WCHA with win over Michigan Tech
BOYS HOCKEY: Baker, Bemidji edge Buffalo 2-1
Gerald "Jerry" Duane Morrow
David Anthony Fineday, Sr.
Joann Theresa Bordwell
Nancy Sue Blumhagen
Column: Standing Rock opposed pipeline as early as 2014, new tape reveals
LIBRARY CORNER: December is time for festive events at the library
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: What's in a politician's fanny pack?
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Make me laugh: The benefits of laughter
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: Standing alongside Standing Rock
A few new twists: Madrigal Dinners to satirize politics
Neil Diamond celebrating 50 years with tour; concert planned in St. Paul
MATTHEW LIEDKE COLUMN: Holiday movie madness
MATTHEW LIEDKE COLUMN: Escape the freeze with films
Laporte School Drama Club presents "Midsummer Jersey"
Northwest Minnesota deer kill up from last year
Christmas bird count at Rydell refuge
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Be patient, the frozen lakes will come
DNR seeks input on Thief Lake
DNR announces area furbearer registration stations
Share your Milestones in the Pioneer
Johnson anniversary celebration
MILESTONES: Gullickson-Boerboom engagement
MILESTONES: Dunbar birthday
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Dakota Access Pipeline should be rerouted
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Helping to protect K9 police dogs
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Jaycees make Bemidji a great place to live
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Protesters part of problem, not solution
PIONEER VIEWPOINTS: Christmastime in the First City!
August 2, 2013
Clearwater County Fair underway
Judge Tom Foss evaluates the entries in the summer yearling heifer class at the Clearwater County Fair Thursday. The fair continues through Sunday....
August 2, 2013 - 12:21am
June 19, 2013
Minnesota traffic deaths rise in 2012
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Traffic safety officials say Minnesota last year saw its first increase in traffic deaths since 2007. The final crash report shows Minnesota had 395 traffic deaths in 2012. That’s a 7 percent increase from 2011, when 368 deaths were recorded. But...
June 19, 2013 - 4:08pm
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