Skip to main content
Joy for the Christmas season
Kat's cats: Local bookstore serves as foster home for Beltrami Humane Society cats
Cass Lake man enters guilty plea in shooting
Richmond woman pleads not guilty to burglary
More newspapers take the Lutefisk Challenge
WOMEN'S HOCKEY: Beavers host Ohio State to open second half
WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: BSU ends 2014 at Crookston
BOYS BASKETBALL: Bemidji downs East Grand Forks for first win
WRESTLING: Bemidji takes down Grand Rapids
SKIING: Bemidji finishes in the middle at Mt. Itasca
Evert Bernhard Wickstrom
Timothy Wayne Goodman
Blane Klemek: Keeping the prairie alive along the Red River Basin
John Eggers: The Christmas Cookie Lady
Patrick Guilfoile: A kiss may not be just a kiss
Jane Furuseth: Readers Theater volunteers encourage the love of reading
Doug Lewandowski: Becoming our parents
A holiday on the beach: Beach Boys to perform hits, Christmas music at the Sanford Center
Pioneer Previews: Music for the holidays — and the food shelf
Art briefs - Sunday Dec. 7
An everlasting tour comes to Bemidji: Martina McBride to highlight latest album of classic songs
Pioneer Previews: Winter joy, winter cold and winter fun
Blane Klemek: Some stories about animal surprises
Blane Klemek: Great ideas for keeping birdfeeders squirrel-free
Blane Klemek: Birds of a feather. . .
Quick 100th birthday celebration
Russell birthday celebration
Jenkauski birthday celebration
Niskanen birthday celebration
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
Byron York: Obama opens fraud-ridden benefits program to illegal immigrants
Dick Polman: Thank Cruz for the Surgeon General the NRA hates
May 26, 2014
Court report: Sentencings for May 13, 16, 19
The following cases were heard May 13 by Beltrami District Judge Paul T. Benshoof: Richard Kim Truong, 20, of Bemidji was sentenced for receiving stolen property to 365 days in the Beltrami County Jail of which 338 days are stayed for two years. Truong must serve 27 days and has...
news / local
May 26, 2014 - 9:43am
October 16, 2013
Man convicted of receiving stolen property
BEMIDJI — The final member of a Bemidji based theft and burglary investigation was sentenced in Beltrami County court on Monday. John Joseph Waslaski, 39, of Bemidji plead guilty to and was convicted of receiving stolen property. A fifth degree drug charge was dismissed. Firearms,...
news / local
October 16, 2013 - 12:49am
June 8, 2013
Area court report for June 9
The following cases were heard by Beltrami County District Judge Paul Benshoof on May 28: -- Michael Richard Iceman, 47, of Red Lake, was sentenced for gross misdemeanor third-degree DWI. He was sentenced to one year in jail, 305 days of which are stayed for four years. He may...
news / local
June 8, 2013 - 10:07pm
April 5, 2013
Beltrami County Court Report for April 7
The following cases were heard on April 1, 3 and 4 by Beltrami District Judge Shari Schlucter: Frederick Theodore Littlewolf, 29, of Cass Lake was sentenced for gross misdemeanor driving after cancellation. He must serve one year in jail, 332 days of which are stayed for two years....
April 5, 2013 - 5:49pm
March 15, 2013
Beltrami County Court Report for March 17
The Following cases were heard by Beltrami District Judge John Melbye on March 5, 6 and 7: Rodney Thomas Morris, 44, of Bemidji was sentenced for felony domestic assault. He must serve 79 days in jail and pay a $1,000 fine and $10 in fees. A sentence of 18 months at the St. Cloud...
March 15, 2013 - 5:08pm
March 8, 2013
Beltrami County Court Report: March 10
The following cases were heard by Beltrami District Judge John Melbye: Matthew Jon Aus, 34, of Duluth was sentenced on Feb. 19 for felony domestic assault. He must serve 12 months and one day at the St. Cloud Correctional Facility. Credit for time served is 129 days. He must pay a...
news / local
March 8, 2013 - 8:44pm
August 25, 2012
DUI arrest did not need to be an exposé
Newspapers often lack discretion and common decency, so it was no surprise when the Pioneer made an exposé out of the DUI of Sarah Einerson, a respected public servant, actress and caregiver. Not that public figures deserve favoritism. But you could have listed the item along with...
opinion / letters
August 25, 2012 - 1:01am