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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!
crime and courts
October 31, 2016
Former St. John’s student alleges bias in sexual misconduct case
COLLEGEVILLE, Minn. — A Red Wing man suspended from a central Minnesota college for alleged sexual misconduct with a female student after a night of Halloween partying last year is suing for violation of rights and unfair treatment. Aaron Wildenborg, 20, was subjected to “discriminatory...
October 31, 2016 - 11:22pm
October 21, 2016
Thief River Falls man pleads guilty in birthday shooting case
THIEF RIVER FALLS -- A Thief River Falls man has pleaded guilty to shooting another man during a birthday party in rural Pennington County, Minn. Three days after his trial started, Trevor Lee Brown, 24, ended more than a year of court filings and delays by pleading guilty Friday,...
October 21, 2016 - 4:19pm
October 19, 2016
Feds decline pursuing death penalty against woman charged with murder in ND, MN drug ring
FARGO -- A defendant in a Grand Forks murder case will not face the death penalty. Krystal Lynn Feist, 31, of Grand Forks could have been sentenced to death if she was found guilty of the murder of 24-year-old Austin Brant Forsman, who was fatally shot March 11 at the Flying J travel...
October 19, 2016 - 10:09am
September 3, 2016
Victim named in shooting involving National Guard member: Link between two men still unknown
ALBERT LEA, Minn. -- A Freeborn County man investigators said was shot to death by a National Guard member based in Thief River Falls, Minn.,...
September 3, 2016 - 3:20am
August 5, 2016
Former sports radio host sentenced for meth possession
STILLWATER, Minn. -- Former Twin Cities sports radio personality Jeff Dubay has been sentenced for methamphetamine possession. Dubay, 48, was sentenced Friday in Washington County District Court to 10 years probation and 180 days in jail, along with requirements to complete treatment...
August 5, 2016 - 10:20pm
August 2, 2016
Crookston man awaiting manslaughter trial arrested for second time in a month
CROOKSTON — For the second time in less than a month, a Crookston man out on bail for manslaughter charges has been arrested, this time for driving under the influence. Brock Dale Strommen, 29, was arrested Sunday in Crookston for second-degree drunken driving. Strommen will remain...
August 2, 2016 - 5:44pm
June 1, 2016
Woman recognizes ex-husband in Montevideo Casey's robbery video, turns him in
MONTEVIDEO — A woman saw grainy surveillance footage posted on Facebook of an armed robbery at the Montevideo Casey's convenience store and thought it looked an awful lot like her soon-to-be-ex-husband. He had just taken her shopping and to the casino with newly acquired gobs of...
June 1, 2016 - 4:53pm
May 16, 2016
Dayton appoints Chandler as district judge
ST. PAUL -- Gov. Mark Dayton announced Monday the appointment of Heidi Chandler as District Court Judge in Minnesota’s 9th Judicial District. Chandler replaces the Honorable Jon A. Maturi and will be chambered at Grand Rapids in Itasca County. “Chandler has shown an unwavering...
May 16, 2016 - 9:08pm
May 3, 2016
Crookston Diocese priest accused of sexually abusing teen on Red Lake Reservation
CROOKSTON, Minn. – A Catholic priest accused of sexually abusing a 15-year-old boy on the Red Lake Reservation in 2008 has been removed from his present assignment as a pastor at St. Elizabeth Church in Dilworth and St. Andrew’s Church in Hawley, according to a Crookston Diocese...
May 3, 2016 - 11:33am
March 6, 2015
COUNTY GOVERNMENT: Board to discuss jail renovations Tuesday
BEMIDJI-- Beltrami County officials will hold a special meeting of the Board of Commissioners on Tuesday in response to a state notification...
March 6, 2015 - 7:31pm
December 5, 2013
Crime report for Dec. 4
Sheriff’s Report The Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to the following calls on Wednesday. Theft 9:24 a.m. Antique items were reported stolen from a yard on Wildwood Road NE in Bemidji. Accident 11:08 a.m. A two vehicle accident without injuries was reported...
December 5, 2013 - 1:29pm
Daily arrests for Dec. 3-4
The following people were booked into the Beltrami County Jail Wednesday. The charges listed here do not necessarily reflect the nature of the counts that may be levied against them by the Beltrami County Attorney's Office. Lawrence Joseph Durheim, 43 P-COURT/PENDING-609.74.(2) WARRANT-Public...
December 5, 2013 - 12:09pm
December 4, 2013
Crime report for Dec. 3-4
Sheriff’s Report The Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to the following calls on Tuesday. Accident 1:56 a.m. A driver lost control of vehicle and went into ditch near Mississippi Bridge on Roosevelt Road SE in Bemidji. Minor damage to vehicle. 9:42 a.m. Report...
December 4, 2013 - 1:09pm
Daily arrests for Dec. 3
The following people were booked into the Beltrami County Jail Tuesday. The charges listed here do not necessarily reflect the nature of the counts that may be levied against them by the Beltrami County Attorney's Office. Nathaniel Mark Jacobson, 28 G-HOLD PLACED-169A.20.1(5)...
December 4, 2013 - 12:07pm
December 3, 2013
Crime report for Dec. 2-3
Sheriff’s Report The Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to the following calls on Monday. Accident 8:41 a.m. Deputies responded to an accident on Highway 2 NW and Highway 2 W in Bemidji. 11:44 a.m. A vehicle was reported in the ditch that struck a road sign on...
December 3, 2013 - 1:54pm