Skip to main content
Thankful for community: Public meals bring out the best in Bemidji
At home with Anders: Bemidji family celebrates first Thanksgiving with newborn son
Ready for the rodeo
BSU’s summer Ojibwe immersion camp earns national award
Red Lake students meet Chelsea Clinton
INDOOR FOOTBALL: Axemen axed from IFL
MEN'S HOCKEY: Beavers score three goals in the third to top Huntsville 4-1
TOUGH ROAD BACK: Big BSU forward Dickman makes quick recovery from Achilles injury to contribute this season
No age limits for members of senior bowling league
CHASING MOM: Second-generation Beavers Hanna and Haley Zerr following in mom’s record-setting footsteps
Vera Ellen Thran
Maria Lynn Wizner
Sylvester "Vesty" Raymond Poxleitner
Agnes Odile Kamrowski
John Eggers: ‘Over the River and Through the Woods’
Sacred substances: Food as our way to give thanks
PATT RALL COLUMN: Another jewel in the crown for BSU Music Department
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Don’t expect to start ice fishing soon
John Eggers: Are your children engaged?
OFF THE RECORD Review: ‘Fargo’ Season Two, Episode Seven: Did You Do This? No, You Did It!
OFF THE RECORD BLOG: Bemidji’s Stoner Avenue signs appear on top 10 ‘Commonly Stolen Street Signs’ list
Off The Record REVIEW: ‘Fargo’ Season Two, Episode Six: Rhinoceros
Rock band Styx to headline Lakes Jam 2016
Off The Record Blog: They Are Bringing Back Mystery Science Theater 3000
Bemidji second-grader lands 55-inch muskie during birthday trip
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: It's safe to go shopping, but not ice fishing
Blane Klemek: Once swarming the prairies, bison are still a sight to behold
Rare bird spotted in Minnesota, last sighting reported 21 years ago
Cougars make a Midwest comeback, but likely won't boom in Minnesota
Will Durst: How many turkeys died for your dinner?
Byron York: A gift to 2016 GOP candidates
Rich Lowry: The president’s sanctimony on Syrian refugees
Cokie & Steven V. Roberts: No place for amateurs
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Reread the Bible?
January 3, 2015
Court report: Sentencings for Dec. 15, 22 and 29
The following cases were heard Dec. 15 by Beltrami District Judge John G. Melbye: Dillon Lee Neeland, 22, of Bemidji was sentenced for fifth-degree criminal sexual conduct to 365 days in the Beltrami County Jail of which 323 days are stayed for two years. Neeland must serve...
News / local
January 3, 2015 - 11:09pm
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