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Otter Tail Power Co. employee shocked while working on power line
Headwaters host final 'Elements' event
LPTV airs American Indian foods documentary
Bemidji skateboard event planned
Amazon drops Minnesota affiliate websites over sales tax
Israelson qualifies for US Senior Open
AREA BASEBALL ROUNDUP: Cass Lake Reds topple Blue Ox
Minnesota Twins minor league team involved in Florida crash
Fans, drivers enjoy Father's Day at Bemidji Speedway
WCHA women's hockey Final Face-Off coming to Bemidji
Angel Marie Casey
Andrew Jeffreys Allen
Iris June Desjarlait
Avanelle C. Avie Kanne
'Dancing at Lughnasa’ new show at Paul Bunyan Playhouse
Bob Dylan wants to get loud, with Minnesota city's OK
Author describes his writing process at Bemidji Library Book Festival
'Full Metal Monk' takes art to the street
Film takes Paul Bunyan legend in different direction
Falcons mount a comeback with some help
BSU offers kayaking, sailing programs
Blane Klemek: NAS facilities are ‘jewels in the forest’
Former and prospective new members look to reestablish Pheasants Forever chapter
In frogs’ croaks, volunteer hears environment’s pulse
Then and now: Forte
Kudos to Elks Lodge for Flag Day event
Stanley Crouch: The eternal battle between doers and talkers
Rick Jenson: Democrats OK with Obama spying
Letter: Hope House is wonderful Bemidji asset
Bob Franken: Leaks ... and lies
Onen Markeson/Master Gardener: Getting the most from that second crop
Jason Ogaard: The future is now, and we’ll be wearing it
Patrick Guilfoile: Shocking news about the flowers and the bees
Arland O. Fiske: Flying with the Scandinavian air system
Ask A Trooper: Why are fatality rates still so high?
Cravaack, Nolan open campaigns
By Peter Passi, Forum Communications DULUTH — Rep. Chip Cravaack and his DFL challenger, Rick Nolan, chose very different venues Wednesday for public appearances in Duluth after Tuesday’s primary election...
news / region
Thu, Aug 16, 2012 - 12:18am
Mayor’s race pits councilor against incumbent
BEMIDJI – Rita Albrecht believes the city deserves a mayor who is engaged and educated on the history of the community. Albrecht, currently the Ward 4 city councilor, will challenge...
news / local
Thu, Aug 16, 2012 - 12:13am
Primary results set November matchups
Pioneer staff report BEMIDJI – Results from Tuesday’s primary election now pair candidates for voters when they go to the polls for Nov. 6 general election. The following is a...
news / local
Wed, Aug 15, 2012 - 11:57pm
Scripture could help the world today
I found the letter from Marjorie Anderson (Aug. 8) to be appalling. Everyone has a right to his or her opinion but no one (not even you, Marjorie) has the...
opinion / letters
Wed, Aug 15, 2012 - 10:36pm
Joe Gandelman: Romney’s Ryan reset: For victory or defeat?
SAN DIEGO, Calif. — It seems symbolic that Wisconsin Republican Rep. Paul Ryan drove the famous Oscar Meyer Weinermobile when he was a teen. Unlike people who gleefully show their...
opinion / commentary
Wed, Aug 15, 2012 - 10:29pm
State, congressional primary returns
ST. PAUL — Almost all votes from Tuesday’s primary election have been counted. The unofficial returns below show the returns, with all but one of Minnesota’s 4,102 precincts reporting. In...
Wed, Aug 15, 2012 - 11:31am
Primary sets stage for races for Minnesota Legislature
MARTIGA LOHN, Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Conservatives picked off two suburban GOP state lawmakers they portrayed as too moderate in Minnesota's primary, setting up stark differences between Republicans and...
Wed, Aug 15, 2012 - 6:52am
Bills, Williams to challenge Klobuchar
U.S. Democratic Sen. Amy Klobuchar will advance to the general election, along with Republican challenger Kurt Bills and Stephen Williams from the Independence Party. One candidate from each party advances...
Wed, Aug 15, 2012 - 12:39am
Gildea, Stras lead judicial races
Late Tuesday night in the race for chief justice of the Minnesota Supreme Court, incumbent Lorie Skjerven Gildea had 49.76 percent of votes. Dan Griffith had 29.32 percent and Jill...
Wed, Aug 15, 2012 - 12:27am
Green, Collins in tight race in House 2B
In House 2B, two Republicans found themselves in a tight race in Tuesday's primary. Just after midnight, Steve Green of Fosston had 51.71 percent of the votes, showing a slight...
news / region
Wed, Aug 15, 2012 - 12:16am
Nolan wins DFL battle in 8th to challenge Cravaack
With more than three-quarters of precincts reporting Tuesday night, the Associated Press declared Rick Nolan the winner of the 8th District DFL Congressional primary. Nolan captured 39 percent of the...
news / local
Tue, Aug 14, 2012 - 11:47pm
Mankato council opposes marriage amendment
MANKATO, Minn. (AP) — Mankato city leaders have voted to oppose an amendment to the state constitution banning marriage by people of the same gender. The 4-1 vote by the...
Tue, Aug 14, 2012 - 3:58pm
Minn.'s attention span tested in primary campaigns
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Polling places were fairly quiet as Minnesota voters got off to a slow start in a rare August primary Tuesday, but two competitive races among...
Tue, Aug 14, 2012 - 1:38pm
Court justices could decide amendment ballot wording
ST. PAUL - Six Minnesota Supreme Court justices will decide who has the power to create titles for proposed constitutional amendments. And it may be them. Some justices suggested during...
Wed, Aug 01, 2012 - 12:00am
Photo ID supporters to sue over Ritchie title change
ST. PAUL - Secretary of State Mark Ritchie faces a second lawsuit over his rewriting a proposed constitutional amendment title. Paperwork filed with the Minnesota Supreme Court Thursday by Republican...
Fri, Jul 20, 2012 - 12:00am