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WOMEN'S HOCKEY; Ohio State stymies Bemidji State again, wins 2-1 as BSU skid hits 3 games
BOYS HOCKEY: Lumberjacks beat Brainerd 4-1, win seventh straight
WRESTLING: Maas wins second Big Bear title, three others take second
GIRLS HOCKEY: Brainerd scores late to beat Bemidji
GYMNASTICS: Bemidji third at Davies Invite
Verna Maryen Nordby
Blanche E. Dennis
Blane Klemek: The moon of popping trees
Scotty Allison: The need for local Veterans Home continues
John Eggers: The Christmas coincidence
Blane Klemek: Keeping the prairie alive along the Red River Basin
John Eggers: The Christmas Cookie Lady
Bemidji sings for the holidays
Art briefs - Sunday Dec. 21
Pioneer Previews: Dregni reads perfect for holiday break
Meet the new class: Green Day, Lou Reed among 2015 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees
Pioneer Previews: Music for the holidays — and the food shelf
Blane Klemek: Some stories about animal surprises
Blane Klemek: Great ideas for keeping birdfeeders squirrel-free
Blane Klemek: Birds of a feather. . .
Gothman wedding anniversary
Nyquist 90th birthday celebration
Quick 100th birthday celebration
Russell birthday celebration
Jenkauski birthday celebration
Peter Hakim: U.S.-Cuba deal: What the two sides get out of the bargain
Peter Funt: Elizabeth Warren, don’t jump
Nat Hentoff: When will court trials begin on CIA torturers?
Danny Tyree: Empty seats at the Christmas table
Jim HIghtgower: Chris Christie’s pork barrel politics
November 30, 2014
Weather Alerts: Wind Chill Advisory
Wind Chill Advisory has been issued through Noon Monday. Very cold air will settle into the region Sunday evening through Monday. Temperatures...
November 30, 2014 - 2:47pm
November 14, 2014
Deep Freeze Across the Nation
The arctic airmass that brought very cold temperatures earlier in the week remains in place across much of the United States. Cities in Wyoming...
November 14, 2014 - 1:59pm
January 27, 2014
Bemidji Warming Houses and Outdoor Rinks Closed
The Bemidji Parks and Recreation Department has temporarily closed the Nymore and City Park’s Warming House and outdoor rinks due to the extreme cold temperatures effective Jan. 27. Monday night broomball that was scheduled for tonight at City Parks is also cancelled. Call...
news / region
January 27, 2014 - 2:26pm
January 22, 2014
Duluth frostbite victim has fingers removed
ST. PAUL -- The 19-year-old University of Minnesota Duluth student found outside in subzero temperatures had surgery Tuesday to remove parts of her hands. Alyssa Lommel’s mother, Teri, wrote on her daughter’s Caring Bridge site Tuesday night that Lommel no longer is on the...
news / region
January 22, 2014 - 10:45am
January 7, 2014
School days take hit from cold: Make-up days a possibility, superintendent says
BEMIDJI — It’s been quite the winter break for area students. A regularly scheduled 10-day winter break was extended by a day this past Thursday because of the cold. Then, after students got back into their classrooms Friday, Gov. Mark Dayton cited extremely frigid temperatures...
news / education
January 7, 2014 - 10:51pm
December 12, 2013
UMD student found outside is still in critical condition
The condition of University of Minnesota Duluth sophomore Alyssa Lommel remains critical but stable at a hospital in St. Paul where she is being treated for severe frostbite and hypothermia. Lommel’s family reported on the Caring Bridge website Wednesday that she had an uneventful...
news / region
December 12, 2013 - 9:30am
December 11, 2013
UMD student may have sought refuge in garage
Police interviews and observations from the scene where Alyssa Jo Lommel was found nearly frozen to death Saturday morning indicate that the 19-year-old college student probably searched around a neighbor’s home for a way in, sought shelter in an unheated garage and ultimately stumbled...
news / region
December 11, 2013 - 9:12am
November 13, 2012
Hiding from the cold wind
Standing outside holding a sign for four hours with stiff winds is tough for Marquita Hodges, left, but a visit Monday afternoon by Grandma Sandra McConico helped pass the time as the two huddled behind the sign to stay out of the cold wind. Monte Draper | Bemidji Pioneer
news / local
November 13, 2012 - 1:58am