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UPDATED: Hunter's death near Little Falls being investigated as homicide
BSU unveils $1 million student media center (photo gallery)
Shopping spree!: Local emergency officials help children buy Christmas presents
History Mystery returns to the Beltrami County History Center
Crime report for Dec. 6
MEN'S BASKETBALL: Dibble learning to compete for Beavers
BSU to host softball camp
GIRLS BASKETBALL: Jacks ‘flip’ the script, beat Hibbing
AUTO RACING: Awards handed out at speedway banquet
Coleman highlights BSU track and field’s 2016-17 opener
Monica Louise Johnston
Bruce Robert Smith
Ray O. Carpenter
Bruce Robert Smith
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Deal with clutter: We owe it to our brain
KELLY BREVIG COLUMN: An 'ordinary' spark of hope
Column: Standing Rock opposed pipeline as early as 2014, new tape reveals
LIBRARY CORNER: December is time for festive events at the library
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: What's in a politician's fanny pack?
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
Neil Diamond celebrating 50 years with tour; concert planned in St. Paul
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Trees, plainly put, are amazing life forms
Northwest Minnesota deer kill up from last year
Christmas bird count at Rydell refuge
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Be patient, the frozen lakes will come
DNR seeks input on Thief Lake
Share your Milestones in the Pioneer
Johnson anniversary celebration
MILESTONES: Gullickson-Boerboom engagement
MILESTONES: Dunbar birthday
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Let’s restore integrity to election process
PIONEER VIEWPOINTS: Perseverance pays off
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: A first-hand look at protest injuries
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Dakota Access Pipeline should be rerouted
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Helping to protect K9 police dogs
March 12, 2015
Helga Township fire causes $67,000 in damage
BEMIDJI -- No injuries were reported in a house fire early Thursday morning in Helga Township. The fire in the 24000 block of 496th Street was reported to the Bemidji Fire Department at 4:26 a.m. When fire fighters arrived on scene, the rear half of the home was engulfed in flames,...
March 12, 2015 - 9:32am
March 2, 2015
Garage fire causes $50,000 in damage
BEMIDJI -- A residential garage fire Saturday night in Northern Township caused an estimated $50,000 in damage, officials said Monday. The...
March 2, 2015 - 9:37am
January 30, 2015
Evolving from an explosion: Bemidji-area couple optimistic after miraculous survival
BEMIDJI -- A blast that rattled windows and shook houses Monday night can still be felt by a Bemidji-area couple as they recover from the shock at a St. Paul hospital. Ken and Gretchen Swenson can’t return to their Grant Valley Township home, the blast people felt was their...
January 30, 2015 - 8:25pm
Arson suspected in Naytahwaush fire
NAYTAHWAUSH -- Officials are investigating a Friday morning fire in Naytahwaush as a possible arson case. At approximately 10 a.m., an officer from the White Earth Police Department saw smoke coming from a residence at 218 Village Avenue in Naytahwaush, according to a release from...
January 30, 2015 - 6:11pm
January 24, 2015
Fire heavily damages south Bemidji home, four dogs lost
BEMIDJI -- A fire early Saturday heavily damaged a south Bemidji home. No one was injured, but four dogs died in the fire, officials said. The...
January 24, 2015 - 2:12pm
December 31, 2014
UPDATED: No injuries reported in house fire
BEMIDJI -- There were no injuries reported at a Bemidji house fire late Tuesday morning, but the blaze caused more than $100,000 damage to the...
December 31, 2014 - 3:59pm
December 30, 2014
Fire damages Hibbing foundry
HIBBING, Minn. -- A furnace malfunction caused major damage - but no injuries - at a Hibbing foundry Sunday night. The Hibbing Fire Department reported that crews were called to Northern Foundry, just after 9:30 p.m. on a report of a furnace explosion and large fire. A furnace...
December 30, 2014 - 9:47am
Nine horses killed, others saved in barn fire in Wright County
BUFFALO, Minn. -- Nine horses were killed in a barn fire early Sunday in Wright County, northwest of Minneapolis, while a passing teenager and another man rescued some horses. The Wright County Sheriff’s Office said some horses were saved after Wyatt Stueven, 17, of Howard...
December 30, 2014 - 9:46am
December 13, 2014
BEMIDJI FIRE DEPARTMENT: As temperatures drop, fire activity heats up
BEMIDJI -- The Bemidji Fire Department had 170 calls for service in November. Officials estimated $47,200 in property was lost because of fire in November, according to a release from the department. For the year, the department has responded to 1,826 calls for service, with...
December 13, 2014 - 11:22pm
November 21, 2014
Early morning fire damages garage
BEMIDJI -- Bemidji firefighters responded to a garage fire early Friday on the 400 block of Becida Road Southwest. The fire was reported at 4:10 a.m. and when firefighters arrived there was light smoke coming from the garage, according to a release from the Bemidji Fire Department....
November 21, 2014 - 4:38pm
November 3, 2014
Detroit Lakes bar damaged in Sunday fire
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. – Fire has destroyed a popular Detroit Lakes bar. A call came in around 2 p.m. Sunday reporting a fire...
November 3, 2014 - 10:49am
October 21, 2014
Fire destroys Eckles Township home
BEMIDJI -- A fire consumed an Eckles Township home and caused $32,000 in damage late Tuesday morning, authorities said. No injuries were reported....
October 21, 2014 - 4:24pm
September 27, 2014
Five building fires keep BFD busy in August
BEMIDJI -- The Bemidji Fire Department responded to 164 service calls in August, including five calls for building fires. A total of 1,340 calls have been received through August this year. There was an average of 5.3 calls per day in August. Three all-call firefighter pages were...
September 27, 2014 - 11:31pm
September 4, 2014
Dorset restaurants go up in flames
DORSET -- Two longtime institutions burned to the ground in Dorset Thursday morning. Companeros and Dorset House Pizza burned while their owners...
September 4, 2014 - 8:53am
August 21, 2014
Fire destroys garage in NE Bemidji
BEMIDJI -- A fire early Thursday destroyed a garage in northeast Bemidji. The fire was reported on the 1600 block of Fifth Street NE at 3:08...
August 21, 2014 - 11:01am