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Time for a Scooby snack: Bemidji Public Library holds cartoon marathon
Charges dropped against Minnesota teacher accused of having sex with student
Warren, Minn., man killed in head-on collision on Highway 1
Extension granted for charges in fatal Duluth shooting
Dayton requests disaster declaration for storm damage
FOOTBALL: Jacks lose heartbreaker to Brainerd
BASEBALL: Bemidji's Grimm commits to Gophers
Area lacrosse events coming soon
CROSS COUNTRY: BHS finds success at own invitational (PHOTO GALLERY)
BOYS SOCCER: BHS tops Sartell 3-0 to advance to section final
Theresa M. Johnson
Ronald "Ronnie" Schlee
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: As tradition goes
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: What will be your last words to someone?
KELSI TURNER COLUMN: How to harvest wild rice
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: How to hunt for a Deere
KELLY BREVIG COLUMN: When you are called to 'do the right thing'
Book signing with Barbara Schlichting
Woodpicks Bluegrass and Gospel band concert set
PATT RALL COLUMN: October brings us the Cruise and plenty to do
Studio Cruise 2016 artists
'Cruise' on over" Annual Studio Cruise arts tour has largest event yet
PAUL NELSON FISHING: Lakes, rivers cooling a bit slower this year
New specialty license plates to go on sale
Grand Portage, Bois Forte bands seeking to take moose this fall
MASTER GARDENERS: Gardening highs and lows in 2016
Deer hunters encouraged to buy licenses early
Share your Milestones in the Pioneer
Johnson anniversary celebration
MILESTONES: Gullickson-Boerboom engagement
MILESTONES: Dunbar birthday
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Justices should impact your vote
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Vote for the right engine this year
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Sign thieves get a perverted thrill
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: A long-awaited enlightened statement
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Wish me luck on voting this year
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
March 29, 2016
SAFETY: Area fire restrictions to start Monday
BEMIDJI -- Spring burning restrictions are set to begin Monday in the Bemidji area, officials say. Dave Hoefer said his department already has responded to seven wildfires this season, as the early snow melt is extending the spring burning season. The Minnesota Department of Natural...
March 29, 2016 - 3:01pm
March 17, 2016
DNR announces first spring burning restrictions; will start March 28 in Beltrami County
BEMIDJI -- The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will start burning restrictions starting Monday in various areas around the state. ...
March 17, 2016 - 8:55pm
March 7, 2016
Fighting the flames: Bemidji Fire Department refilling its roster as emergency calls stay steady in 2015
BEMIDJI -- New names and faces can be seen and heard in areas long unoccupied at the Bemidji Fire Department, an encouraging sign for Chief Dave...
March 7, 2016 - 9:21pm
March 2, 2016
No injuries in south Bemidji business fire
BEMIDJI—No one was injured in a business fire Wednesday morning in south Bemidji. The fire on the 700 block of Washington Avenue South...
March 2, 2016 - 12:21pm
February 6, 2016
Dayton promises to be there for Madelia after explosion, fire
MADELIA, Minn. -- Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton promises his administration will help Madelia's 2,300 residents recover from Wednesday's blizzard-whipped fire that destroyed much of the community's downtown. Dayton visited Madelia on Friday, meeting with about 150 people near where eight...
February 6, 2016 - 2:32pm
February 3, 2016
Explosion sets fire to businesses in Madelia
MADELIA, Minn. -- A major fire destroyed six to eight businesses Wednesday morning in downtown Madelia in southern Minnesota The city is about...
February 3, 2016 - 2:05pm
January 27, 2016
Early morning fire heavily damages house
BEMIDJI—A fire early Wednesday heavily damaged a house in northwest Bemidji. The Bemidji Fire Department responded to a report of a fire...
January 27, 2016 - 8:55am
January 15, 2016
Break-in suspect dead after fire in convenience store in International Falls
INTERNATIONAL FALLS, Minn. -- A break-in suspect is dead after a fire that burned a convenience store near International Falls late Wednesday. “We recovered a body from the building and that’s our suspect,” said Koochiching County Sheriff Perryn Hedlund. A break-in involving...
January 15, 2016 - 2:00pm
January 6, 2016
Fire destroys home in rural Nevis
NEVIS -- A rural Nevis man and another resident at his home escaped injury following a fire late Saturday night. Skylar Smith said he was sleeping...
January 6, 2016 - 12:30pm
December 30, 2015
Garage burns in Grant Valley Township
BEMIDJI -- No injuries were reported in a garage fire Wednesday afternoon in Grant Valley Township. The Bemidji Fire Department responded to...
December 30, 2015 - 5:37pm
December 26, 2015
Minnesota fire deaths highest since 2011
FARGO -- Four deaths in Minnesota this month have pushed the number of fire fatalities this year to the state's highest level since 2011. The numbers are not as grim in North Dakota, where fire deaths are headed for a three-year low. Hoping to prevent deadly blazes as the year winds...
December 26, 2015 - 3:08pm
December 12, 2015
Mountain Iron woman dies in early morning apartment fire
MOUNTAIN IRON, Minn. -- A 25-year-old woman died in an apartment building fire in Mountain Iron that displaced residents in 24 apartments Saturday morning. The St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office reported that Shavondria Owens was pronounced dead at the scene at 8521 Raintree Drive...
December 12, 2015 - 9:19pm