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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
December 18, 2014
Autopsy results reveal cause of BSU student's death
BEMIDJI -- Hypothermia appears to be the cause of a BSU student’s death last week, according to preliminary autopsy results, Bemidji police said Thursday. Sandra Lommen, 20, of Bloomington, Minn., was found lying on the ground in the area of 10th Street Northwest and Rice Avenue...
December 18, 2014 - 6:02pm
November 14, 2014
Youth hockey player dies after collapsing in tournament game at Brainerd
BRAINERD, Minn. — A 14-year-old youth hockey player died after collapsing on the ice during a bantam tournament game Friday at Essentia Health Sports Center ice arena in Brainerd. The Brainerd Police Department reported officers and emergency medical personnel responded to the...
November 14, 2014 - 10:29pm
August 18, 2014
Woman charged in 6-year-old's death unfit to stand trial
BEMIDJI -- The woman charged with manslaughter in her 6-year-old cousin's death has been found incompetent to stand trial. Rachel Stacey Downer, 22, of Bemidji was charged with second-degree manslaughter in March after her cousin, Mercedes Mayfield, was discovered dead from hypothermia...
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August 18, 2014 - 4:19pm
June 5, 2014
Child’s death under investigation
BEMIDJI -- The death of a 4-year-old Thursday morning in Bemidji appears accidental but is under investigation, officials said. At 9:57 a.m. Bemidji police, ambulance and firefighters responded to a medical call on the 2700 block of Birchmont Drive NE, according to a release from...
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June 5, 2014 - 12:11pm
March 11, 2014
UPDATE: Red Lake Tribal Councilman found dead, FBI investigating
RED LAKE -- The FBI is investigating the weekend death of a member of the Red Lake Tribal Council. “The FBI received reports of a suspicious death on the Red Lake Indian Reservation,” said Kyle Loven, chief division counsel for the FBI in Minneapolis, in a phone interview with...
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March 11, 2014 - 5:03pm
March 5, 2014
Bemidji girl's death still under investigation
BEMIDJI -- The investigation into a 6-year-old Bemidji girl’s death may stretch into next week. Bemidji Police Chief Mike Mastin said the investigation is ongoing and could wrap up on Monday. “I’m thinking about that 6-year-old girl,” Mastin said. “I’m not going to hinder...
March 5, 2014 - 11:35am
December 30, 2013
UPDATE: Bemidji man dies in snowmobile accident Saturday
BEMIDJI -- Seth Ryan, 23, Bemidji, died from injuries sustained during a snowmobile accident reported early Saturday morning on the 4900 block of Sherman Drive NE in Bemidji. Ryan was pronounced dead on scene despite the efforts of emergency responders, police said in a release...
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December 30, 2013 - 1:32pm
December 27, 2013
Suspicious death in Montevideo under investigation
MONTEVIDEO, Minn. -- Montevideo police are investigating what they are calling the suspicious death of a 64-year-old man. Thomas Dickson’s body was discovered around 10:15 p.m. Monday in his apartment. Montevideo Police Chief Adam Christopher said the investigation is continuing...
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December 27, 2013 - 10:19am
December 7, 2013
UPDATE: Bemidji truck driver dies in crash with Amtrak train
Friday afternoon a 2011 Kenworth semi tractor-trailer collided with an Amtrak passenger train in Todd County. The driver of the semi, Donald Ray Hedlund Sr., was pronounced dead at the scene. Hedlund, 57, of Bemidji was travelling northwest on 317th Street in Fawn Lake Township when...
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December 7, 2013 - 12:35pm