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County looks to acquire historic fire tower overlooking northern Minn. forests
Whiting selected for Bemidji School Board
Ultrasounds are focus of Minn. anti-abortion rally on 45th anniversary of Roe v. Wade
Minn. woman, 106, whom city officials adored, dies on her birthday
Hundreds of airline passengers headed to Minneapolis stranded in Fargo by winter storm
WRESTLING: BHS ninth graders take 3rd at state
After weekend sweep of North Dakota, UMD hockey hits the road to play Mankato
Wild start slow, finish fast in win over Senators
JV girls basketball up to 15-1
Schmitt Memorial Bonspiel set for Feb. 10
Arnold "Connie" Larson Jr.
Patricia "Patt" Rall
Eugene E. Holub
Walter Samuel Brown
Commentary: Who wins, who loses in new tax package?
Warmer temps offer more time outdoors
How to care for amaryllis after flowering
Long-lived houseplants often become heirlooms
Passing the hat for a good cause
Around the Arts, January 21
Own the Stage: BHS show choir takes Grand Champion; annual dinner show coming up
Def Leppard, Journey coming to Sioux Falls, Minneapolis, Fargo
Practical fashion: How to brave the cold and look good doing it
Minnesota Orchestra sets its sights on Africa
Paul Bunyan State Trail to close for bridge repairs in July
FISH TALES: Finn Claypool on Lake Bemidji
Beargrease adds second weekend of festivities
BLANE KLEMEK OUTDOORS: Learn the tricks to identify that bird
Warmer temps offer more time outdoors
Delbert & Linda Olson
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Mom cherished kind words from Pioneer readers
Commentary: Trump kept one campaign promise. The shutdown is proof.
Commentary: I will always miss my mom and dad
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: Matrilineal culture among Indigenous people
A February without a full moon
January 22, 2018
Minn. fire victim from northeast ND praised as outgoing, courageous
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. -- Outgoing, courageous, spontaneous – these were the words Shandiin Rose Goodbird’s twin sister, Nadean Goodbird, used...
11 hours 28 min ago
January 18, 2018
Victim identified in Alexandria fatal fire; two others recovering in Twin Cities hospital
ALEXANDRIA, Minn.—A 19-year-old woman who died in an apartment fire in Alexandria on Monday, Jan. 15 has been identified as Shandiin Goodbird of Alexandria. The Midwest Medical Examiner's Office positively identified the woman, according to a news release issued Thursday afternoon...
January 18, 2018 - 4:20pm
January 16, 2018
Fire after possible explosion destroys central Minn. home
BIRD ISLAND, Minn. — A Bird Island home was destroyed in a fire Monday, Jan. 15, following a possible explosion. There were no injuries...
January 16, 2018 - 10:45am
January 15, 2018
Woman, 19, dies in Alexandria apartment fire
ALEXANDRIA, Minn.—Up until a couple of weeks ago, Douglas County in central Minnesota hadn't had a fatal fire in 15 years. Now, in the...
January 15, 2018 - 6:51pm
January 9, 2018
Smoking led to fatal fire that killed 2 in Alexandria, say investigators
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. -- Smoking caused a mobile home fire that killed two people in Alexandria on Jan. 5, according to authorities. The Alexandria...
January 9, 2018 - 5:57pm
January 7, 2018
Man dies in house fire in southwest Minnesota
LAKE LILLIAN, Minn. — One person has died in a house fire that broke out early Saturday morning near Lake Lillian in southwest Minnesota....
January 7, 2018 - 5:58pm
January 5, 2018
Fire that destroyed home of a Roy Moore accuser is being investigated as an arson
The home of Tina Johnson, who accused former U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore of groping her, was destroyed Wednesday in a fire that is being...
January 5, 2018 - 9:47pm
December 29, 2017
Child playing with stove started deadliest New York City fire in 25 years, officials say
A 3-year-old playing with a stove accidentally started the deadliest fire in New York City in more than 25 years, officials said Friday. The...
December 29, 2017 - 6:51pm
December 28, 2017
Funeral services set for Hibbing fire victim
HIBBING, Minn. — Funeral arrangements have been announced for one of the four family members who died from injuries suffered in a house fire earlier this week in Hibbing. Visitation for 9-year-old Todd Jacob Gillitzer Jr. will take place Friday, Dec. 29, from 4-7 p.m. at St....
December 28, 2017 - 7:38pm
December 26, 2017
UPDATE: Northern Minn. fire claims three lives, two others injured
HIBBING — Hibbing Fire Chief Erik Jankila was reading from a news release, but he visibly choked up when he reached a summary paragraph....
December 26, 2017 - 9:15pm
December 23, 2017
Rebuilding for Christmas: Wrights are grateful for their family this season
NISSWA, Minn. — As the year comes to an end, many people tend to look back and take stock of what has happened over the last 12 months. For Todd and Shannon Wright, that trip down memory lane is an emotional one, as their family is working to rebuild after a tough year.
December 23, 2017 - 9:52pm
December 10, 2017
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: A brief history of St. Mary's Mission in Red Lake
Here is an article I wrote for the Beltrami County Historical Society a few months ago. It is timely due to the recent burning of the church...
December 10, 2017 - 9:15am
December 5, 2017
'Out of control' Southern California fire explodes, forcing tens of thousands to flee
Ferocious fires tore through Southern California on Tuesday, burning massive stretches of land in a matter of hours and forcing tens of thousands...
December 5, 2017 - 5:26pm
November 29, 2017
NWS warns of fire danger in central Minn. lakes area
BRAINERD, Minn.—The National Weather Service, based out of Duluth, sent out a warning Wednesday, Nov. 29, of increased risk of fire in...
November 29, 2017 - 4:46pm
Grass fire breaks out west of Bemidji
BEMIDJI -- No one was hurt when a grass fire broke out near a residential area west of Bemidji Wednesday afternoon. Bemidji Fire Chief Dave Hoefer...
November 29, 2017 - 4:21pm