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At Big Sandy Lake, Ojibwe recall horror of ancestors' death march
Brainerd man dies of gunshot wound to the head: Cass County investigates death
Muslim inmates sue Cass County Jail, claim they were fed pork
14-year-old Wisconsin girl charged with attempted homicide
Homeless man allegedly tries to move into Roseville house, change locks
GOLF: Playoff holes help narrow field at the Birchmont
BSU athletics extends radio deal
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Water temperatures reaching peak
Vikings extend contract of head coach Zimmer
Sports physical blitz planned for Aug. 6
Dale Clinton Smith, Sr.
Susan Marie Tibstra
Beverly J. Neadeau
Ashley Jean Needham
Charlotte "Char" Clark
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
Off The Record Blog: Let’s analyze this trailer for ‘The Secret History Of Twin Peaks’ book
Watermark Art Center to launch fundraising campaign for major renovation project
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
FISH TALES: Becca Hanson on Lake Mary
DNR invites public input on Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area
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
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
July 11, 2016
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: VP criteria is different in this election
With the Republican and Democratic national conventions soon upon us, we will find out who the vice presidential picks will be. In the "olden" days, VPs were often picked to give regional representation. So if the presidential candidate was from New York, it would normally indicate...
July 11, 2016 - 9:43pm
May 30, 2016
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Vene has proven to be a good public servant
When I think of a latter-day Horatio Alger success story, I am reminded of long-time Bemidji/Beltrami County resident Joe Vene. I am so pleased to have read that he's running for re-election to the Beltrami County Board of Commissioners.
May 30, 2016 - 10:44pm
November 11, 2014
Diana West: How the GOP establishment plans to steal your election
Almost every anti-establishment firebrand is the same. Elected to break the chokehold that Beltway elites have on the republic, they come to Washington with their constituents’ concerns foremost. They are eager to heave overboard the dead weight that sinks the balance of powers,...
November 11, 2014 - 11:34pm
November 10, 2014
Rich Lowry: A tired party
Election 2008 feels long ago. A Democratic Party that rode the Obama wave to historic congressional majorities is now saddled with a president who was the hot new thing six years ago. Its agenda tends to be picayune or pointless, and its new generation of leadership is the same...
November 10, 2014 - 11:40pm
Steve and Cokie Roberts: Getting things done
Which Republican party will show up on Capitol Hill in January, when the GOP assumes control of the Senate? Will it be the party of "yes," which takes responsibility for being part of the governing process? Or will it be the party of "no," which simply opposes anything President...
November 10, 2014 - 11:39pm
November 5, 2014
Peterson defeats Westrom in U.S. House race
DETROIT LAKES — Longtime U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson, DFL-Minn., defeated Torrey Westrom, a Republican state senator, in the race for the U.S....
November 5, 2014 - 1:29am
October 28, 2014
8th Congressional District candidates battle down the stretch
DULUTH — On South Street, below the Duluth Labor Temple, Rick Nolan stepped off a coach bus dubbed the “Middle Class Express” on Tuesday. The incumbent 8th District Congressman was greeted by an enthusiastic group of Democratic campaign volunteers, and a stiff lake wind in his...
October 28, 2014 - 9:00pm
October 24, 2014
Bemidji mayor: Albrecht, Prince face off again at BHS debate
BEMIDJI— Mayoral candidates Rita Albrecht and Jorge Prince weighed in on city issues like redevelopment and the upcoming referendum Thursday for their second debate in three days. Bemidji High School students in Jeff Aas’ AP U.S. Government and Politics class conducted the debate...
October 24, 2014 - 12:22am
Letter: Party agenda shouldn’t trump constituents
Dave Hancock is no friend of people with disabilities. I remember when Dave previously held the office he is again running for. During his term, the state shut down for over a month. Here in Bemidji, 22 developmentally disabled adults, many living on their own, were left without support...
October 24, 2014 - 12:00am
October 23, 2014
House debate starts soft, then intensifies
BEMIDJI -- Candidates from two races for the Minnesota Legislature took part in a forum Wednesday at City Hall that started slow, but escalated quickly. In the House District 2A race, candidates Roger Erickson, DFL-Baudette, and GOP challenger Dave Hancock faced off against each...
October 23, 2014 - 12:36am
October 22, 2014
Public packs political forum; Issues include homelessness, city improvements
BEMIDJI -- A packed City Hall audience of about 75 people got a chance on Tuesday to see key stances on issues ranging from homelessness to public...
October 22, 2014 - 12:34am
October 21, 2014
Candidates hit homestretch in 8th District race
DULUTH — Eagerly awaiting the 8th District congressional race that had come to her doorstep, Dena Monaghan sat eating lemon wedges from a sandwich baggie last week at Duluth’s Rainbow Senior Center. “One bag of lemons a day,” she said, lamenting the price of her fruit. “Sixty-nine...
October 21, 2014 - 10:02pm
October 9, 2014
Minnesota governor candidates talk specifics while trading jabs at debate (with VIDEO of debate)
MOORHEAD, Minn. – Candidates for Minnesota governor were forced to be specific at their second debate Wednesday on the campus of Minnesota...
October 9, 2014 - 1:46pm
October 4, 2014
Letter: We need a new face in county attorney's office
As reported in this paper on Aug. 6, "...(Annie) Claesson-Huseby said transparency is important, as well as communication with citizens and being approachable." However, in the district court, before Judge Benshoof, in case File No. 04-CR-11-2328, Claesson-Huseby was involved in...
October 4, 2014 - 11:10pm
Letter: Proud to have candidate in my corner
I'm writing this letter to let everyone know how dedicated and loyal Annie Claesson-Huseby is to her work and the people she serves. When I was younger I was put into a CHIPS (Children In need of Protection or Services) case and Annie was there, even though my CHIPS case was one of...
October 4, 2014 - 11:09pm