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'We're going to stand with them': Bemidji organization, others from community work to stop DAPL
VIDEO & PHOTO GALLERY: Ready for the burn
Polk County man assaults woman, holds her against her will for 11 hours, police say
Bemidji Community Food Shelf to be closed Dec. 26
Wrapping up 18 years of holiday cheer: Christmas Forest tree farm to close after this season
COLLEGE HOCKEY: Halluska, Laiti lead BSU women to sweep of RIT
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
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
LETTER TO THE EDTIOR: Local pageant set apart from others
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
February 27, 2013
AREA HIGH SCHOOLS: Heck scores 1,000th point for Kelliher-Northome
KELLIHER – The East Sub-Section 8A girls basketball playoffs resume tonight at Bemidji State University and Bagley High School and among the players who are eager to hit the floor is Kelly Heck of Kelliher-Northome. The junior reached a milestone last week during the regular season...
February 27, 2013 - 11:44pm
February 13, 2013
AREA ROUNDUP: BCLB, Fosston-Bagley wrestlers begin section playoffs
BLACKDUCK – The section 8A and 8-2A wrestling tournaments begin Saturday at the Ralph Engelstad Arena in Thief River Falls. In Section 8A Blackduck-Cass Lake-Bena earned the fourth seed and will square off against No. 5 Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton at 2 p.m. That winner will return...
February 13, 2013 - 11:06pm
January 16, 2013
AREA ROUNDUP: Area teams return to action after weekend storm
BAGLEY – Last weekend’s storm impacted all of the area high school sports teams as every event that was scheduled for Thursday, Friday and Saturday were postponed. The Bagley girls basketball team resumed its schedule Tuesday with a 73-49 loss at Ada-Borup. On Jan. 8 the Flyers...
January 16, 2013 - 11:44pm
December 20, 2012
AREA ROUNDUP: Cass Lake-Bena edges rival Red Lake 97-96
RED LAKE – The Cass Lake-Bena boys basketball team ended the 2012 portion of its schedule on a high note last week as the Panthers outgunned Red Lake 97-96 here. “As usual, there was a packed house for this classic rivalry,” said CL-B coach Brian Michaelson whose team evened...
December 20, 2012 - 1:31am
November 8, 2012
House District 2B: Green edges Sailer
Steve Green won a close race against Brita Sailer in the race to become the House District 2B representative. Green, a Fosston Republican, won with 51 percent of the vote, while Sailer had 49 percent, in unofficial results. Vote totals were 9,759 for Green and 9,376 for Sailer. Sailer,...
November 8, 2012 - 12:34am
October 3, 2012
House candidates focus on economy, jobs
BEMIDJI – Discussion over how to grow the local economy took center stage in a debate between candidates for the state House 2B seat. Brita...
October 3, 2012 - 3:48pm
July 11, 2012
Competition stiff for $47.5 million public works fund; Beltrami County requests $500,000 for geriatric nursing facility for veterans
ST. PAUL -- More Minnesota communities will be disappointed than happy as state officials look to divide $47.5 million for public works projects. The Department of Employment and Economic Development received 90 requests worth $288.4 million - more than six times the amount of money...
July 11, 2012 - 12:00am
July 10, 2012
Beltrami County, Fosston projects among $288 million in requests for $47.5 million
ST. PAUL -- Ninety applicants want $288 million for public works projects across Minnesota, state officials announced this afternoon, but just $47.5 million is available. "We were impressed by the volume and quality of the projects submitted for capital project grants," said Commissioner...
July 10, 2012 - 4:17pm
Ohman sharing river stories, photos of Mississippi
FOSSTON - Photographer Doug Ohman will highlight points of interest along the Mississippi River from its headwaters through the Twin Cities beginning at 9:30 a.m. April 18 at St. Mary's Church in Fosston. Ohman will share personal stories and photography at the event. Northern Exposure...
April 10, 2012 - 5:24am
April 1, 2012
Fosston Inspiration Trail 1K and 5K fundraiser
FOSSTON - The Fosston Rotary Club will host a 5K run/walk to help raise funds in support of the construction of the Fosston Inspiration Trail (FIT). The FIT will be an asphalt path for year-round use by the community. Construction is set to begin in 2013. The 5K run/walk will start...
April 1, 2012 - 5:21am
March 30, 2012
UPDATED: Women's conference Saturday features Clague
FOSSTON - The More to Life Women's Conference is set for here Saturday at Bethel Assembly, 34647 410th St. SE. The $20 registration includes brunch and childcare for children 0-4 years old will be available. Jamie Clague will be the featured speaker, sharing her story of despair...
March 30, 2012 - 10:28am
March 27, 2012
Fosston man hurt in two-vehicle crash
CLEARBROOK - A 22-year-old Fosston man was injured near here after a two-vehicle crash Monday afternoon. The Minnesota State Patrol said Trandem Kappedal was driving east on Clearwater County Road 6 when he failed to yield to a southbound vehicle. The crash was reported at 3:20 p.m. Kappedal...
March 27, 2012 - 10:32am
Women's conference features Clague
FOSSTON - The More to Life Women's Conference is set for here Sunday at Bethel Assembly, 34647 410th St. SE. The $20 registration includes brunch and childcare for children 0-4 years old will be available. Jamie Clague will be the featured speaker, sharing her story of despair struggle...
March 27, 2012 - 8:40am
March 17, 2012
Fosston boys headed back to state after beating Goodridge-Grygla in 8A final
THIEF RIVER FALLS -- Seth Carlin scored a game-high 19 points to lead Fosston to a 59-47 win over Goodridge-Grygla in the championship game of the Section 8A tournament Friday night at Ralph Engelstad Arena. The Greyhounds came in as the No. 2 seed from the East Subsection, while...
March 17, 2012 - 12:00am
March 14, 2012
Jefferson to stop bus service to 3 cities
Jefferson Lines will discontinue bus service to Shevlin, Mentor and McIntosh next month. The company announced the change, effective April 1, in a news release issued Wednesday. Jefferson Lines said it would continue providing service and boarding locations in Bemidji, Bagley, Fosston...
March 14, 2012 - 11:00am