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Crime report for Dec. 8
Just around the corner for Culver's: Owner excited to bring ‘Butterburgers’ to Bemidji
Wrapping up 18 years of holiday cheer: Christmas Forest tree farm to close after this season
Polar vortex redux? Forecasters say it could hit next week
Blackduck boys basketball a mix of youth, experience
MEN'S HOCKEY: BSU skates to 1-1 draw with LSSU, wins first-ever shootout
GIRLS BASKETBALL: Jacks fall short to Apollo
WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: Northern knocks off Bemidji State
MEN'S BASKETBALL: Beavers fall flat in 88-61 loss
BHS wrestling in action at Brainerd
Glenn Arnold Conlon
Cloyd Olaf Kilde
Bruce Robert Smith
PRIME TIME: From grieving a loss to celebrating a life
PRIME TIME: A fiery idea for a motion picture
PRIME TIME: Readers Theater volunteers bring performances to elementary schools
PRIME TIME: No pain, no strain, just gain at the Activity Center
PRIME TIME: ‘LAWKI,’ or Life As We Know It
After offending American Indians, Ralphie May backs Standing Rock
Chorale to bring 'Peace' to Bemidji
Art classes scheduled
PATT RALL COLUMN: Singing and dancing toward Christmas
A few new twists: Madrigal Dinners to satirize politics
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Winter here, ice fishing will start soon
Where to fish when the lakes freeze: Numerous destinations within a few hours’ drive
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Trees, plainly put, are amazing life forms
Northwest Minnesota deer kill up from last year
Christmas bird count at Rydell refuge
Share your Milestones in the Pioneer
Johnson anniversary celebration
MILESTONES: Gullickson-Boerboom engagement
MILESTONES: Dunbar birthday
PRIME TIME: Traveling through the landscapes
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: We deserve respectable representation in government
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Country deserves better from its president
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Let’s restore integrity to election process
PIONEER VIEWPOINTS: Perseverance pays off
November 18, 2016
Rebuilding Fern Town Hall: Community gathering spot lost in June fire
FERN TOWNSHIP -- Efforts to rebuild the town hall in Fern Township that was lost to a fire this past June began several weeks ago. The green...
November 18, 2016 - 4:28pm
November 7, 2016
Arson suspect flees in squad car, stop sticks end chase
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. -- A woman who had been arrested at a fire in downtown Alexandria managed to get behind the wheel of a squad car and drove...
November 7, 2016 - 11:30am
October 26, 2016
1 dead, 2 injured in Minnesota house fire
VIRGINIA, Minn. — One person died and two others were treated for burns from an early morning house fire in Virginia. The injured parties were taken to Essentia Health-Virginia Clinic, the Virginia Fire Department said in a news release. The identities of the deceased and victims...
October 26, 2016 - 10:31am
October 17, 2016
Almost 100 firefighters battle fire in condos near popular resort lodge in Crosslake
MANHATTAN BEACH -- Close to 100 firefighters battled a fire early Sunday morning at the Manhattan Beach Villas off Crow Wing County Highway 66,...
October 17, 2016 - 10:44am
October 15, 2016
Bemidji selected for national program to help reduce wildfire risks, costs
BEMIDJI—The city of Bemidji has been named one of five new communities nationwide to receive technical assistance through a national program aimed at reducing wildfire risk and costs. The Community Planning Assistance for Wildfire program offers support at the local level, the...
October 15, 2016 - 6:02pm
September 21, 2016
Fire consumes Kennedy grain elevator in northwest Minnesota
KENNEDY, Minn. -- A grain elevator in Kennedy was destroyed Wednesday, Sept. 21, in an early morning fire. Multiple fire departments responded...
September 21, 2016 - 2:34pm
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