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TOURISM: Visit Bemidji turns the webpage
Trump bests Clinton at BHS: More than 1,000 students take part in mock vote
Crime report for Oct. 25
Federal Dam man missing after capsized canoe found on Leech Lake
PHOTOS: BHS hosts pep fest for soccer and tennis athletes
BOYS SOCCER: BHS meets Mankato West in Class A state quarterfinals
FOOTBALL: Spuds blow out Jacks 48-0 in section playoffs
GIRLS SWIMMING: Lumberjacks edge Detroit Lakes
PREP FOOTBALL: Bagley blitzes Crookston, CL-B falls to Waubun
Keith Wayne Littler
Esther M. Decker
Dennis Allen McClimek
Jennifer Ann Garbett Waye
KELSI TURNER COLUMN: On rejection
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Do you care to give?
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: As tradition goes
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: What will be your last words to someone?
KELSI TURNER COLUMN: How to harvest wild rice
Off The Record: Negan Was The Shot In The Arm ‘The Walking Dead’ Needed
PODCAST: The JOE-DOWN Reviews “KISS Meets The Phantom Of The Park”
Famed musician Bobby Vee dies
BHS grad nominated for Bessie Award
Book signing with Barbara Schlichting
MASTER GARDENERS: Think differently about garden clean up
WATCH: Meet a central Minnesota family whose made its living off wild rice for four generations
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: The mice are everywhere it seems
PAUL NELSON FISHING: Lakes, rivers cooling a bit slower this year
New specialty license plates to go on sale
Share your Milestones in the Pioneer
Johnson anniversary celebration
MILESTONES: Gullickson-Boerboom engagement
MILESTONES: Dunbar birthday
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Do you know what’s really scary?
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Stop moral erosion with your votes
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Let Congress fix health care dilemma
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: McMullin a refreshing alternative
Presidential Editorial: This time for president, none of the above
Federal Dam man missing after capsized canoe found on Leech Lake
November 20, 2014
Smith elected to Red Lake Tribal Council
RED LAKE -- In a special election run-off on Wednesday, Robert Smith was elected to a two-year term as Red Lake District representative on the Red Lake Nation Tribal Council. According to official results, Smith garnered 278 votes to 227 votes for Donald Desjarlait. The General...
November 20, 2014 - 11:39am
November 6, 2014
2014 Election: Beltrami County bucks several voting trends
BEMIDJI -- Beltrami County marched to the beat of its own drummer on Election Day even as it went along with some statewide trends. The county opted for Gov. Mark Dayton and U.S. Sen. Al Franken by margins similar to the those in the state as whole. Dayton had about 51 percent...
November 6, 2014 - 8:48am
November 5, 2014
556 votes: Claesson-Huseby is new Beltrami County Attorney after close race with Hanson
BEMIDJI -- Chief Assistant Beltrami County Attorney Annie Claesson-Huseby and attorney David Hanson knew the race for the next Beltrami County...
November 5, 2014 - 8:38pm
UPDATED: Persell wins re-election bid for House District 5A
BEMIDJI -- John Persell, DFL- Bemidji, 64, won re-election in District 5A on Tuesday, defeating challenger Phillip Nelson. With all 70 precincts...
November 5, 2014 - 10:35am
UPDATED: Claesson-Huseby wins Beltrami County attorney race
BEMIDJI -- For the first time in 25 years, Beltrami County has a new lead attorney. Annie Claesson-Huseby, Chief Assistant Beltrami County...
November 5, 2014 - 12:36am
October 31, 2014
Final mayoral debate: Show them the money: Packed house turns out at City Hall
BEMIDJI -- Bemidji mayoral candidates met Thursday for their final debate ahead of the Nov.4 election next week. Incumbent Mayor Rita Albrecht faced off against challenger Jorge Prince, and candidates for City Council -- Don Heinonen and Dave Larson -- also participated. Voters...
October 31, 2014 - 12:14am
October 30, 2014
Thousands in Beltrami County vote absentee
BEMIDJI -- Nearly 200,000 Minnesotans have requested absentee ballots in 2014 as of Thursday, a release from the Secretary of State's office said. More than 125,000 of the ballots were turned in and accepted. "The 125,358 accepted absentee ballots to date is a 61 percent increase...
October 30, 2014 - 6:06pm
County candidates debate for final time: Campaign ads key issue in county attorney race
BEMIDJI -- Candidates running for office in Beltrami County's government debated Wednesday for the final time in 2014 during two forums. County Commissioner candidates Matt Bliss and Keith Winger kicked off the night's events, followed by County Attorney candidates Annie Claesson-Huseby...
October 30, 2014 - 9:41am
October 28, 2014
McFadden visits Bemidji ahead of election next week
BEMIDJI -- GOP candidate for U.S. Senate Mike McFadden spent one of the final days of his campaign in the Northland on Monday as the 2014 election season draws to a close. About 30 people crowded in the PepperCorn Restaurant in Bemidji to hear the investment banker give a brief...
October 28, 2014 - 10:48am
October 27, 2014
Red Lake plans special election for Nov. 19
RED LAKE -- The Red Lake Nation will hold a special runoff election Nov. 19 to elect one Red Lake representative to a two-year term on the Tribal Council. Donald Desjarlait and Robert Smith will face each other in the special election, which will fill the vacated seat left by the...
October 27, 2014 - 6:59pm
October 22, 2014
ELECTION 2014: Preserving tradition and building partnerships a theme at forum
RED LAKE -- Candidates for Red Lake School Board agreed that preservation of the Ojibwe language in the schools is a top priority and that student-teacher...
October 22, 2014 - 7:52pm
October 21, 2014
County Attorney candidates debate their differences
BEMIDJI -- Candidates to be the next Beltrami County Attorney highlighted their differences in a League of Women Voters debate Tuesday night...
October 21, 2014 - 10:05pm
October 15, 2014
ELECTION 2014: House 2A candidates talk energy, economy; Erickson, Hancock also discuss education funding, social issues
BEMIDJI -- The letter E was a theme during Tuesday night's debate for Minnesota House 2A candidates -- specifically Enbridge, Education, Energy...
October 15, 2014 - 12:28am
October 11, 2014
ELECTION 2014: Referendum meetings scheduled; Public invited to ask questions about new school plan
BEMIDJI -- Two community meetings have been scheduled to discuss the school referendum voters will decide on Election Day. The meetings will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. on Oct. 22 at Bemidji High School and Oct. 28 in the boardroom at the Downtown Education Center, 502 Minnesota...
October 11, 2014 - 12:14am
September 24, 2014
HIGHER EDUCATION: DFLers tout tentative tuition freeze extension
BEMIDJI -- With Election Day fast approaching, DFL legislators voiced their support for a possible two-year extension to Minnesota's public college tuition freeze Wednesday. Minnesota Speaker of the House Paul Thissen, along with Reps. Roger Erickson, DFL-Baudette, and John Persell,...
September 24, 2014 - 11:34pm