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Police and fire report for May 22
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Bemidji Speedway season begins during Memorial Day Weekend
Bemidji area softball teams begins playoffs
Bemidji Blue Ox opens season with win over Staples
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Blane Klemek: Orioles, too, are a sure sign of spring
Minnesota begins 2013 gypsy moth trapping program
Bemidji area lakes finally open and walleye fishing can begin
Fight to stop spread of Asian carp goes high tech
Nat Hentoff: At last, justice for locked-in juveniles?
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Hastings, Minn., police officer could lose his job after being accused of stealing $10 corkscrew from a Green Mill bar
HASTINGS, Minn. - A $10 corkscrew is causing all kinds of trouble for Hastings Police Officer Rene Doffing. Doffing was charged last week for misdemeanor theft after allegedly stealing a...
Mon, Jan 10, 2011 - 10:11am
Homicide suspected in deaths of Cromwell couple
A man and woman were found dead in their rural Carlton County home Sunday as a result of what authorities are calling a possible homicide. Carlton County emergency dispatchers received...
Mon, Jan 10, 2011 - 9:13am
Whitetail Tavern fire investigation begins; tape may help
The investigation into the cause of the Whitetail Tavern fire that partially destroyed the neighboring Velvet Antler restaurant last month began with a platoon of fire marshals, insurance adjusters and...
Mon, Jan 10, 2011 - 8:50am
Grell joins Hubbard County commission; makes impact
A newly sworn Hubbard County Board of Commissioners welcomed its first female member in years Tuesday and she immediately set the tone for a business model approach to running the...
Mon, Jan 10, 2011 - 8:48am
Beaver men bounce back with 10-point win over Wayne State
The Bemidji State University men's basketball team has avoided losing streaks all season and continued the trend Sunday with a 63-53 victory against Wayne State University in a Northern Sun...
sports / beavers
Sun, Jan 09, 2011 - 7:07pm
Wayne State women stay unbeaten with 64-44 win over Beavers
Turnovers were the name of the game on Sunday afternoon as Bemidji State University was forced into 25 turnovers in a 64 to 44 loss to No. 9 Wayne State...
sports / beavers
Sun, Jan 09, 2011 - 7:01pm
Focaccia fever: Chewy bread is versatile and easy
Frigid temperatures, deep snow and icy roads lead to soup and bread season in my kitchen. When I have a choice, I tend to stay tucked inside rather than bundle...
Sun, Jan 09, 2011 - 12:00am
Pioneer Editorial: Uncovering fraud in state funds
New Gov. Mark Dayton wasted no time on Friday in asking the legislative auditor to review the state Department of Revenue's internal controls after the U.S. attorney filed charges against...
Sun, Jan 09, 2011 - 12:00am
Bloody, shirtless Moorhead teen found stuck in snow bank after jumping from third-floor window
MOORHEAD - Police say they found a 17-year-old Moorhead boy bloody, shirtless and up to his waist in snow early today after he reportedly punched out a third-floor apartment window...
Fri, Jan 07, 2011 - 9:43am
Ice response exercise scheduled
An ice response exercise will take place 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 8, on Lake Bemidji. The Lakes Area Dive Team will be practicing ice rescue response. Emergency...
Fri, Jan 07, 2011 - 9:40am
Kangaroo in court: Family's pet attends Grand Forks hearing
As Judge Joel Medd was making his way through a lengthy docket Thursday, he noticed a pair of furry ears poking up from the gallery of his Grand Forks courtroom...
Fri, Jan 07, 2011 - 9:13am
Pioneer Editorial: House GOP mantra is repeal all
Now that the Republicans have taken over leadership of the U.S. House, one would expect them to put forth a positive agenda for change. Instead, they offer nothing but to...
Fri, Jan 07, 2011 - 12:00am
Tragic deaths hit Ridgewater College football coach hard
Rob Baumgarn, the head coach of the Ridgewater College football program, felt keenly the tragic death of two young men last week. Lukas "Luk" Neubarth, 18, of Brownton died last...
sports / news
Thu, Jan 06, 2011 - 2:18pm
UPDATED: Plane makes unplanned landing near Jamestown
A light airplane made an unplanned landing on Interstate 94 at exit 242 this morning. There were no injuries in the incident which was reported to law enforcement officers at...
Thu, Jan 06, 2011 - 12:35pm
Dayton picks insider-outsider as DNR commissioner
ST. PAUL - A research biologist and environmentalist will head the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. Gov. Mark Dayton named Tom Landwehr as commissioner of the massive department that does...
Thu, Jan 06, 2011 - 11:32am