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Crime report for July 25
Police arrest protesters outside governor’s home
Wisconsin police officer admits to using police resources for nearly 100 sexual encounters
Chisholm man dies in crash involving two semis
In targeted heist, bandit stole 1961 championship belt at Roger Maris Museum in Fargo shopping center
AUTO RACING: Speedway returns from rainout weekend with big-money Blitz
‘You can’t get much better:’ 2016 Birchmont opens with solid weather for qualifying rounds
BASEBALL: Bemidji Centaurs win sub-state, head to Legion state tourney
WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: BSU reveals 2016-17 schedule
GOLF: Birchmont even bigger this year with more than 300 set to compete
James "Jim" Sperling
Charlotte "Char" Clark
Leonard "Larry" Mitberg
MASTER GARDENERS: Summer insects are here
John Eggers: Solve this quotable quote puzzle
PAUL NELSON: Warmer weather means a good time to catch muskies
MASTER GARDENERS: Hit a tomato home run
Scotty Allison: A VA Pension program review
The JOE-DOWN Reviews ‘Ghostbusters’ (2016)
Art briefs: Farm by the Lake Sunday concert series continues, 'Annie Get Your Gun' at Northern Light Opera Company and more
If the shoe fits — paint it: Sisters create custom shoe company in Bemidji
Patt Rall: Summer events continue in Bemidji
Don’t leave home without Iowa: ‘Leaving Iowa’ debuts Wednesday for Paul Bunyan Playhouse
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout: The NOTV crew visits Saskatchewan’s famed trout factory
Blane Klemek: Nests are nearly as fascinating as the birds themselves
Blane Klemek: Observing bird songs of the seasons
Hawley man sets state muskie record
Nancy Sullivan birthday
AnnaMae Daken birthday
Robert Kaasa birthday
PIONEER EDITORIAL: Neighbors helping neighbors
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Keep quiet zone idea on front burner
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Power company workers were heroes
Joe Vene: Setting the record straight on school road project
PIONEER EDITORIAL: Developments for the developers
March 28, 2014
Youth counselor educates on area drug use
BEMIDJI -- States across the nation are catching on to the medical marijuana craze. What will legalization mean to the future -- not only of...
March 28, 2014 - 8:40pm
February 22, 2014
Drug drop draws 200 pounds of dope a year: Prescription drop off box available at Bemidji LEC
Crystal Dey firstname.lastname@example.org BEMIDJI — Illegal drugs have a silent partner that has crept into people’s homes, sometimes undetected. Unused...
February 22, 2014 - 11:41pm
February 3, 2014
Drug overdose suspected in death of actor Philip Seymour Hoffman
By Victoria Cavaliere and Chris Michaud NEW YORK, Feb 2 (Reuters) - Philip Seymour Hoffman, one of the leading actors of his generation and...
February 3, 2014 - 10:49am
November 5, 2013
Ex-Minn. deputy convicted in drug theft
STILLWATER, Minn. (AP) — A former Washington County sheriff's deputy has been convicted in the theft of drugs from a locked pharmaceutical dropbox. Jurors on Monday convicted 43-year-old Ricky Harry Gruber of Oakdale of misconduct by a public employee and illegal possession...
November 5, 2013 - 3:21pm
October 9, 2013
St. Cloud store owner accused of selling drugs
ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) — A St. Cloud store owner is accused of selling illegal drugs at his place of business and of criminal sexual conduct with a teenage girl. Police arrested the 44-year-old man this week after receiving information that he was selling prescription pain...
October 9, 2013 - 9:13am
August 20, 2013
Parking lot bust yields 400 grams of pot, hallucinogenic mushrooms
BEMIDJI -- Two men were arrested with more than 400 grams of marijuana and 30 grams of hallucinogenic mushrooms, both hidden in a banjo...
August 20, 2013 - 7:36pm
June 12, 2013
Northwest Minnesota couple face drug charges after stop in Grand Forks
By Stephen J. Lee Forum News Service GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- A northwest Minnesota couple faces felony drug charges in a Grand Forks court after being stopped downtown mid-morning on May 29 and fleeing, according to court records. Nick Schouviller, 24, Fosston, Minn., and Peyton...
June 12, 2013 - 6:32pm
January 5, 2013
Beltrami County Board: Transportation for methadone treatment likely to continue
BEMIDJI – About a dozen people take advantage of transportation provided by Beltrami County for methadone treatment, and if two contracts are approved, as expected Tuesday, that service will remain available. The Beltrami County Board of Commissioners will vote on contracts potentially...
January 5, 2013 - 10:07pm
December 14, 2012
Former UND student sentenced to prison in two drug deaths
GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Another former University of North Dakota student was sentenced this week to years in federal prison in the Grand Forks-based synthetic drug conspiracy blamed in the deaths of two teens. U.S. District Judge Ralph Erickson on Monday sentenced Peter Jevning Hoistad...
December 14, 2012 - 2:59am
December 7, 2012
Methadone may come under closer supervision
By Don Davis, Forum Communications ST. PAUL – Minnesota legislators likely will debate proposals next year to slap tighter supervision on the use of the potent drug methadone, used to treat pain and addictions to illegal drugs such as heroin. However, key backers of the legislation...
December 7, 2012 - 1:06am
November 13, 2012
Legislature plans to hold hearings on methadone treatment
By Brandon Stahl, Forum Communications DULUTH — A hearing in St. Paul has been tentatively set for Dec. 6 for members of Minnesota’s House and Senate to gather information on whether methadone treatment needs tighter regulation in the state. The hearing will come after two Carlton...
November 13, 2012 - 9:48pm
October 30, 2012
Drug ringleader pleads guilty; investigation not over yet
By Stephen J. Lee, Forum Communications FARGO — Andrew Spofford, in a deal with prosecutors, pleaded guilty here Monday to making and distributing the hallucinogens that killed two teenagers in Grand Forks in June and sent a 15-year-old boy to the hospital in critical condition....
October 30, 2012 - 1:38am
September 18, 2012
Getting methadone paid for by state ‘was an easy scam’
By Brandon Stahl, Forum Communications DULUTH — When Brandon Castellano was a drug dealer working in Cloquet and Duluth, he sold marijuana and pain-killers such as OxyContin — but his most profitable drug was methadone, he said. And much of that methadone, he said, was paid for...
September 18, 2012 - 1:32am