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TWO RIVERS: Each day became easier for Jeanette . . . and the man was in jail (Chaps. 35-38)
Weather outlook cancels outdoor Movie Night set for Saturday
Chamber Ambassadors: University Heights
Chamber Ambassadors: JCPenney
Fusion Center moving to downtown Bemidji
At home in Bemidji: Longtime NHL scout, executive Marshall Johnston retires; has called Bemidji home for 40 years
LEGION BASEBALL: Bemidji keeps rolling, tops Alexandria in sub-state playoffs
VFW BASEBALL: Bemidji splits doubleheader with Alexandria
Bemidji Extreme U12 soccer takes second at Bemidji Blowout
Former Minnesota Vikings coach Dennis Green dies
David Henry Morgan
Gwendolyn "Gwen" Ewert
Lawrence P. Buck
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
John Eggers: Who wants to be a cop?
PRIME TIME: Tea-totalling (and not) in Yorkshire
Don’t leave home without Iowa: ‘Leaving Iowa’ debuts Wednesday for Paul Bunyan Playhouse
The JOE-DOWN Reviews ‘Big Trouble In Little China’
Patt Rall: Bemidji truly is a Destination City
ART BRIEFS: Area Church Musicians Recital Series continues and more
Big Bass Ramblers to perform at Farm by the Lake; Church Musicians series continues Wednesday
Blane Klemek: Observing bird songs of the seasons
Hawley man sets state muskie record
Elk expansion in Northwestern Minnesota on hold
FISH TALES: Lyla Glinsek
Robert Kaasa birthday
Joe Vene: Setting the record straight on school road project
PIONEER EDITORIAL: Developments for the developers
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: This November, I’m voting for NOTA (none of the above)
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Lueth, Larson thanked for service
PIONEER EDITORIAL: Making music on the Mississippi
July 1, 2016
Community raises funds for possible homicide victim’s son
BEMIDJI -- Family and friends of a Bemidji teen whose mother was found dead at the scene of a house fire are working to raise money to help him rebuild his life. The teen’s mother Melissa Norby has been identified by friends and family, as well as by court documents, as the person...
July 1, 2016 - 9:23am
June 28, 2016
North Shore landmark restaurant burns down
TWO HARBORS, Minn. -- A fire destroyed the restaurant portion of a 50-year North Shore landmark -- the Dixie Bar, Grill and Bottle Shop -- about eight miles north of Two Harbors early Monday morning, and caused damage to the rest of the structure. Two Harbors Fire Chief Mark Schlangen...
June 28, 2016 - 10:04am
June 27, 2016
UPDATED: Fire hits two houses in Helga Township
HELGA TOWNSHIP -- No injuries were reported in a fire early Monday that damaged two houses in Helga Township. The Bemidji Fire Department responded...
June 27, 2016 - 10:56am
June 24, 2016
UPDATED: Missing girl found alive; man arrested for kidnapping (w/ video)
BEMIDJI -- A 32-year-old man has been arrested for kidnapping in connection with the disappearance of a 5-year-old Bemidji girl, who was found...
June 24, 2016 - 1:09pm
June 23, 2016
Fire clouds future of Fern Township Town Hall: Lightning strike heavily damages longtime community structure
BECIDA -- No decisions have been made on the future of the Fern Township Town Hall, heavily damaged in a fire June 17. A passerby reported a...
June 23, 2016 - 7:07pm
June 17, 2016
PHOTO GALLERY: Thunderstorms move through region: Lightning most likely cause of two area fires
BEMIDJI -- A line of thunderstorms moved through the region Friday morning, bringing heavy rain and possibly causing two fires. The skies darkened...
June 17, 2016 - 7:12pm
UPDATED: Two Friday morning fires most likely caused by lightning
BEMIDJI -- Firefighters were called to two area fires Friday morning during a thunderstorm, with lightning strikes being the suspected cause...
June 17, 2016 - 6:28pm
May 23, 2016
Fire damages Northern Township apartment building
BEMIDJI—No injuries were reported at an apartment building fire Sunday morning in Northern Township. The Bemidji Fire Department received...
May 23, 2016 - 9:23am
May 21, 2016
Man escapes house fire in Eckles Township
BEMIDJI—The owner of a home in Eckles Township escaped with his life after fire engulfed his house Friday evening. Bemidji Firefighters responded to a house fire at 8:56 p.m. Friday in the 11000 block of state Highway 89, according to a release from the department. The owner...
May 21, 2016 - 5:16pm
May 18, 2016
(VIDEO) Beneficial burn: Chippewa National Forest conducts prescribed burns on Oak Point
CASS LAKE -- Smoke plumes could be seen from long distances Wednesday as the Chippewa National Forest conducted prescribed burns on Oak Point...
May 18, 2016 - 6:51pm
May 11, 2016
Crews, weather help tame Skibo fire; Minnesota based planes heading north to help fight Kenora battle
SKIBO — Cooler, wetter weather and ongoing efforts by air and ground crews continued to make progress Tuesday on the wildfire east of Hoyt Lakes. The so-called Skibo fire was more than half contained early Tuesday and crews were gaining the upper hand on the remaining hot spots....
May 11, 2016 - 9:19am
May 3, 2016
UPDATED: Wildfires flare with dry, windy conditions: Crowning fire stopped near Wal-Mart in Park Rapids
PARK RAPIDS, Minn. -- Water bombing airplanes and helicopters snuffed a fire in Park Rapids, Minn., Tuesday before flames approached a Wal-Mart...
May 3, 2016 - 8:28pm
April 21, 2016
Fire damages house in Bemidji
BEMIDJI—No one was injured in a house fire Wednesday evening in Bemidji. The Bemidji Fire Department responded to a structure fire at 8:38 P.M. in the 3900 block of Irvine Avenue NW. When firefighters arrived, they found a fire at the back of the house. A total of 16 firefighters...
April 21, 2016 - 9:38am
April 14, 2016
Fires in Kansas, Nebraska prompt air pollution advisory in Minnesota
ST. PAUL—The Bemidji area is included in an air pollution advisory because of fires across eastern Kansas and Nebraska. The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency on Thursday afternoon issued an air pollution health advisory for western Minnesota 8 a.m. Friday. The affected area...
April 14, 2016 - 2:17pm
April 2, 2016
Fire damages Irvine Avenue house
BEMIDJI -- A person had to be rescued from the roof of a house after a fire was reported in the 800 block of Irvine Avenue early Thursday evening....
April 2, 2016 - 1:02pm