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Bemidji Car Show set for July 17 at Sanford Center
Crookston Diocese priest accused of sexually abusing teen on Red Lake Reservation
Red Flag warning issued for wildfires today
ENERGY: Meeting brings out those in favor, those opposed to pipelines
N.D. woman named Miss Indian World
Williams, Appleton are Bemidji High School Athletes of the Year
GOLF: Bemidji girls second at Park Rapids
AUSTIN MONTEITH COLUMN: Leicester City’s story is every sports fan’s dream
BASEBALL: BSU splits with U-Mary
TRACK AND FIELD: Sevila, Benson just out of the top 8 at NSIC Multi
Earl O. Dahl
L. Eugene Bradfield
Helen G. Page
Blane Klemek: Wild turkeys exist nearly everywhere in Minnesota
Cyndi Fenske: Amazing May ahead at the public library
John Eggers: Remember your graduation?
Kelsi Turner: Weather or not. . .
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Minnesota Walleye Opener set for May 14
Ranking the Marvel villains, from worst to best (includes spoilers)
The JOE-DOWN Reviews ‘Harry And The Hendersons’
Summer at the cinema: Your guide to the blockbusters and everything inbetween
Patt Rall: A variety of opportunities for every age
Arts Briefs: Deb McGregor CD release concert, Brooke String Quartet free concert, Fifth Grade Invitational at Watermark and more
Blane Klemek: The great blue heron is the largest heron in North America
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Walleye season opens May 14
Youth firearm safety range day is May 9
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Anglers can make test run for walleye
Blane Klemek: Thoughts on woodland thrushes and the charming ovenbird
Kay Novodvorsky birthday
Marcy Melberg birthday
Martha Ferden birthday
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Community Theater’s wholesomeness can’t be overstated
PIONEER EDITORIAL: Coming together, moving ahead
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Clark's letter touched people deeply
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: EMS 'family' touched by Clark's letter
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: The cost of eradicating poverty is low
April 21, 2016
Clearwater County pastor found guilty of criminal sexual conduct
BAGLEY—A Clearwater County pastor was found guilty by a jury Wednesday of 13 counts of criminal sexual conduct. Scott Morey, of Shevlin, was arrested in January of 2015 and charged with multiple counts of felony criminal sexual conduct for acts that allegedly occurred between...
April 21, 2016 - 2:37pm
April 15, 2016
Area river reaches closed to fishing until May 14 opener
BEMIDJI—A number of river reaches in Beltrami and Clearwater counties will be closed to fishing until the 2016 fishing opener May 14, officials said Friday. All closures will be in effect Monday through May 13 and are necessary to protect concentrations of spawning walleye,...
April 15, 2016 - 1:43pm
March 29, 2016
SAFETY: Area fire restrictions to start Monday
BEMIDJI -- Spring burning restrictions are set to begin Monday in the Bemidji area, officials say. Dave Hoefer said his department already has responded to seven wildfires this season, as the early snow melt is extending the spring burning season. The Minnesota Department of Natural...
News / local
March 29, 2016 - 3:01pm
March 28, 2016
ELECTION: GOP picks District 2 roster: Two newcomers, incumbent will be on the ballot for Republicans
BAGLEY—A retired Clearwater County sheriff's deputy is hoping to keep the House District 2A seat for the Republicans in the state Legislature. Area Republican delegates gathered in Bagley on Monday night to endorse State District 2 Senate and House candidates for seats in the...
March 28, 2016 - 9:57pm
March 24, 2016
POPULATION: Beltrami County shows steady growth. Twin Cities surpass 3 million
BEMIDJI -- Slow and steady has been the trend for population growth in Bemidji. The United States Census Bureau on Thursday released county population estimates for 2015, showing moderate growth in Beltrami and larger expansion in the Twin Cities. In 2015, Beltrami County's population...
News / local
March 24, 2016 - 9:12pm
March 23, 2016
UPDATED: Man killed in rollover near Shevlin
BEMIDJI -- A Solway-area man was killed in a one-vehicle rollover Tuesday night south of Shevlin. The Clearwater County Sheriff’s Office received the report of the crash at 11:25 p.m., the office said in a release. The rollover was on County Road 2 just south of 320th Street. When...
News / local
March 23, 2016 - 12:52pm
November 13, 2015
Clearwater County rollover injures two
BEMIDJI -- An SUV rollover accident early Friday on Minnesota Highway 200 in Clearwater County resulted in non-life threatening injuries. According to the State Patrol, a 2002 GMC Yukon driven by Stephen Howard Sr., 33, Redby, Minn., was traveling westbound on Minnesota Highway...
News / local
November 13, 2015 - 10:58am
October 30, 2015
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: County commissioner’s letter appreciated
I want to thank Daniel Stenseng, Chairman, Clearwater County Board of Commissioners, for his letter to the editor (Oct. 17) regarding the “no net loss” of tax base policy in regard to the government purchase of land and a current situation. If you missed it I would recommend you...
opinion / letters
October 30, 2015 - 12:06am
October 17, 2015
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: County gives reasons for opposing purchase
In response to the article you carried by Dan Gunderson of MPR on the front page of your newspaper Oct. 6, we would like to give your readers the reason for our opposition to state funds being used for purchasing land in our county. Clearwater County is opposed to the Lessard-Sams...
opinion / letters
October 17, 2015 - 1:56am
October 8, 2015
Naytawaush woman faces charges in theft from Bagley store
MAHNOMEN—A Naytahwaush woman reported as missing and a person of interest in a theft case was located late last week and booked into the...
October 8, 2015 - 7:16pm
October 2, 2015
Missing Naytahwaush woman a person of interest for theft in Clearwater County
MAHNOMEN, Minn.—Authorities are asking for help locating a Naytahwaush, Minn., woman who is a person of interest for a reported theft. Leslie Wakemup, 25, was last seen Sunday with friends in southern Clearwater County, according to a news release from the Mahnomen County Sheriff's...
News / region
October 2, 2015 - 9:54am
September 29, 2015
Bagley police seeking burglary suspect
BAGLEY—One suspect is in custody and one is being sought after an undisclosed amount of cash was taken Sunday from Kubiak's Grocery Store in Bagley. The cash was stolen Sunday morning, according to a release issued from the Bagley Police Department Tuesday afternoon. The store...
September 29, 2015 - 7:47pm
UPDATED 10 p.m.: Arrest made in fatal hit-and-run in Clearwater County
BAGLEY -- A 43-year-old Bagley man faces a vehicular homicide charge on claims he struck another man with a sport utility vehicle and told his...
News / region
September 29, 2015 - 1:28pm
September 19, 2015
Bagley women sentenced in spring meth lab bust
BAGLEY—One of four people charged in a Bagley methamphetamine bust this spring remains to be sentenced.
September 19, 2015 - 5:13pm
July 16, 2015
Bagley man requests prison time for meth crime
BAGLEY—A Bagley man was sentenced Wednesday in Clearwater County District Court to 18 months in prison, at his request, after a meth lab...
July 16, 2015 - 5:24pm