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Minnesota DNR appoints Albrecht as new Northwest Regional Director
There’s a new sheriff’s dog in town: K9 unit brings in Mac, a 1-year-old Belgian Malinois
HOUSING: State level processing continues for Westwood Acres residents
DNA results point to owner of severed fingers found in East Grand Forks
Crime report for Aug. 24
PREP SOCCER: Newcomers already fitting in well for Bemidji boys
TENNIS: BHS girls win two of three in home-opening quad meet
PREP SOCCER: Bemidji girls look to defense as season begins
No more ties: WCHA overhauls overtime structure
VOLLEYBALL: Lumberjacks get ready for new season
Roseadelle F. Johnson
Ardith "Ardie" Olson Kolstad
Joan Iris Pope
Tracy Keith Gross
Josephine "Jo" Pula
MASTER GARDENERS: Slipping is not just for winter
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: The infinite nature of truth and reconciliation
John Eggers: Delight in the dog days of August
Patt Rall: Music is in the air in and around Bemidji
John Eggers: Helping Others Go For The Gold
The JOE-DOWN Reviews ‘Punk’s Dead: SLC Punk 2’
Inspired and inspiring: Big Daddy Weave takes the stage tonight at Sanford Center
Art briefs: Sunday Aug. 21
Off The Record Blog: An Idiot’s Guide To Summerslam
Patt Rall: Pine Tones, Caige Jambor to perform in concerts today
DNR discovers two more cases of invasive species in Beltrami County
DNR survey finds Minnesota wolf population stable
Blane Klemek: Shrikes are some of the more fascinating birds out there
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Slower fall cooldown better for fishing
Kayakers set to finish circumnavigation of Lake Superior
Lorraine Peck birthday
Edwina Batchelder birthday
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Reporters struggle to deal with Trump
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Survey is next step for Bemidji YMCA project
Faith Hensrud: Moving forward at BSU and NTC with a focus on student success
Pioneer Editorial: Clean, drain and dispose
PIONEER EDITORIAL: Creating smiles and memories
October 10, 2013
International wolf experts to gather in Duluth
DULUTH -- As Minnesota and Wisconsin get ready to hold their second annual wolf hunting and trapping seasons, wolf experts from around...
October 10, 2013 - 8:28am
October 9, 2013
Judge rules Duluth owed $10.3 million in casino revenue
DULUTH -- A U.S. District Court judge ruled Tuesday that the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa must pay the city of Duluth at least $10.3 million in casino revenue back payments. The ruling addresses the period between late 2009 -- when the band stopped paying the...
October 9, 2013 - 8:59am
October 8, 2013
Duluth shop owner convicted on 51 charges
MINNEAPOLIS -- The owner of a Duluth business accused of selling synthetic drugs under other labels was convicted of 51 federal crimes by a Minneapolis jury Monday. The trial is seen as one of the first major tests in federal court of how effectively authorities can combat synthetic...
October 8, 2013 - 8:47am
October 4, 2013
AAR Aircraft Services to add 40 jobs in Duluth
Forum News Service Few things pain Mayor Don Ness more than hearing young people say they’d like to stay in Duluth but can’t because there are no suitable job opportunities for them in the city. As he announced AAR Aircraft Services’ plans to hire an additional 40 people...
October 4, 2013 - 9:10am
September 16, 2013
Woman gets 30 years for stabbing death
DULUTH -- A Marquette, Mich., woman received the maximum guideline prison sentence Monday for fatally stabbing a Duluth woman in June. Nicole Leone Revello, 30, pleaded guilty June 28 to intentional second-degree murder in the June 2 death of 46-year-old Lisa Kay Davis. Judge...
September 16, 2013 - 8:32pm
Jury selection starts in Duluth synthetic drug case
MINNEAPOLIS -- Jury selection in the case of a Duluth business owner accused of selling illegal drugs begins today, with U.S. District Court Judge David S. Dotyacknowledging it may be hard to find jurors who are unaware of the Last Place on Earth head shop, even in Minneapolis. Jim...
September 16, 2013 - 8:30pm
September 10, 2013
Council votes to restrict e-cigarette use in Duluth
Forum News Service New restrictions will soon confront users of electronic cigarettes in Duluth. A series of ordinances passed Monday night by the Duluth City Council will subject people using e-cigarettes to the same restrictions faced by smokers puffing on conventional cigarettes....
September 10, 2013 - 9:15am
September 5, 2013
Duluth considers settling with Bentleyville preachers
Forum News Service The Duluth City Council will consider on Monday whether to approve a $177,500 settlement that would resolve a suit brought by two evangelists who claimed their civil rights were violated when they were told to leave a holiday light display at Bayfront Park, where...
September 5, 2013 - 9:16am
September 3, 2013
Wisconsin brush and wood waste banned at Duluth waste center
Forum News Service Brush and wood waste originating from Wisconsin have been banned at the WLSSD yard waste compost site and materials recovery center in Duluth. The ban was imposed in recent days to curtail the spread of emerald ash borer which was recently discovered in...
September 3, 2013 - 9:22am
August 16, 2013
Search fails to locate missing Duluth woman
Forum News Service A large search effort in Duluth's Lincoln Park neighborhood on Thursday evening failed to locate a 74-year-old woman who has been missing for more than three weeks. Dale Gerard was last seen getting off a bus at Piedmont Avenue and Seventh Street on July 20....
August 16, 2013 - 9:07am
August 15, 2013
Craft-beer scene draws tours to Twin Ports area
Forum News Service A scattering of customers lined the bar at Carmody in downtown Duluth on a recent Saturday afternoon, drinking in quiet...
August 15, 2013 - 9:12am
July 31, 2013
Duluth police: Man set fire to apartment to get liquor
Forum News Service A Duluth man was charged with six crimes Tuesday after police said he tried to burn down his apartment because the woman he shared it with wouldn’t buy him alcohol. Michael James Larson, 26, is charged with first-degree arson, third- and fourth-degree criminal...
July 31, 2013 - 9:50am
July 26, 2013
Tall ships wow crowd of thousands in Duluth
DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — Thousands of people turned out in Duluth to watch majestic tall ships sweep in under the Aerial Lift Bridge. The...
July 26, 2013 - 10:04am
July 24, 2013
Duluth woman's foster license revoked after son accused of sex with child
DULUTH -- A Duluth woman has had her child foster care license revoked because a child allegedly was sexually abused while in her care. Barbara Ellen Randolph received the revocation order from the Minnesota Department of Human Services. Under Minnesota law, she has the right to appeal...
July 24, 2013 - 7:21pm
July 23, 2013
Lightning strike forces tall ship to bail on Duluth festival
Forum News Service After being pummeled by bad weather, one of the tall ships scheduled for Duluth’s tall ship festival this week has canceled its appearance. The schooner Halie & Matthew recently survived wind, waves, a lightning strike and an on-board fire on the Great...
July 23, 2013 - 9:21am