Skip to main content
21-year-old woman struck by lightning in south Moorhead
Duluth man accused of passing fake $20 at kid's Kool-Aid stand appears in court
Former Woodbury firefighter sued to stop him from identifying himself as Woodbury firefighter/EMT
Former ag association treasurer to serve jail time for $50,000 theft
Man hits Minnesota as he looks to pull his home on wheels from Washington State to D.C.
GOLF: Day two of 2016 Birchmont has lots of local flavor as women, masters take course
VFW BASEBALL: Bemidji splits doubleheader with Grand Rapids in home finale
MEN'S BASKETBALL: BSU will play Gophers, Northern Iowa in exhibition games this season
AUTO RACING: Speedway returns from rainout weekend with big-money Blitz
‘You can’t get much better:’ 2016 Birchmont opens with solid weather for qualifying rounds
Charlotte "Char" Clark
James "Jim" Sperling
Charlotte "Char" Clark
MASTER GARDENERS: Summer insects are here
John Eggers: Solve this quotable quote puzzle
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
Watermark Art Center to launch fundraising campaign for major renovation project
The JOE-DOWN Reviews ‘Ghostbusters’ (2016)
Art briefs: Farm by the Lake Sunday concert series continues, 'Annie Get Your Gun' at Northern Light Opera Company and more
If the shoe fits — paint it: Sisters create custom shoe company in Bemidji
Patt Rall: Summer events continue in Bemidji
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout: The NOTV crew visits Saskatchewan’s famed trout factory
Blane Klemek: Nests are nearly as fascinating as the birds themselves
Blane Klemek: Observing bird songs of the seasons
Hawley man sets state muskie record
Nancy Sullivan birthday
AnnaMae Daken birthday
Robert Kaasa birthday
PIONEER EDITORIAL: Neighbors helping neighbors
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Keep quiet zone idea on front burner
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Power company workers were heroes
Joe Vene: Setting the record straight on school road project
PIONEER EDITORIAL: Developments for the developers
Gov. Mark Dayton
December 23, 2013
Dayton campaign pays for travel to Bemidji on state plane in 2012
ST. PAUL -- Gov. Mark Dayton's campaign paid for most of a flight on a state airplane flight to Bemidji and International Falls last year that took the governor and a campaign aide to two campaign events and one official meeting, his office reported on Monday. The...
December 23, 2013 - 3:35pm
October 9, 2013
Dayton heads to International Falls Wednesday
INTERNATIONAL FALLS, Minn. (AP) — Gov. Mark Dayton heads to International Falls to try to calm anxiety over the sale of Boise to Packaging Corp. of America and recent layoffs. Dayton says he called PCA CEO Mark Kowlzan recently to talk about the remaining 580 jobs at the...
October 9, 2013 - 9:09am
September 16, 2013
Dayton: Wilfs should pay Vikings' share of stadium
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton says Vikings owners Zygi and Mark Wilf should have to cover much of the team's share of stadium construction from their own pockets, not through profit from expensive personal seat licenses. Dayton sent a letter Monday...
September 16, 2013 - 2:44pm
September 10, 2013
Board: Dayton didn't fully report Minnesota plane use
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Gov. Mark Dayton won't be fined by Minnesota regulators for failing to account in timely fashion for his use of the state plane on political trips. In forgoing a fine, the Campaign Finance and Public Disclosure Board ruled Tuesday that the reporting...
September 10, 2013 - 3:54pm
August 21, 2013
Dayton, lawmakers set Sept. 9 special session
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton and legislative leaders agreed Wednesday to a one-day special session Sept. 9 to approve relief for areas hit hard by storms in June. The session will be limited to storm relief despite some bipartisan support to repeal...
August 21, 2013 - 11:36am
August 20, 2013
Dayton: Lt. Gov decision on 2014 run months away
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton said Tuesday that he doesn't expect his lieutenant governor to decide for months on whether she'll run with him for a second term, a timetable she later affirmed. The first-term Democrat addressed the issue after Lt. Gov....
August 20, 2013 - 2:08pm
August 14, 2013
Minnesota leaders to discuss special session prospects
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — After negotiating by letters and press releases, Minnesota's top state officials will get in the same room to discuss a possible September special session. Gov. Mark Dayton said Wednesday that he plans to meet on Friday with the Democratic and Republican...
August 14, 2013 - 1:54pm
Dayton: Faith in Vikings 'undermined' by owners
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Gov. Mark Dayton says his confidence in the owners of the Minnesota Vikings has been "undermined" by questionable business ethics but he warns the state risks losing its pro football team if a stadium deal unravels. Dayton told a Minnesota Public...
August 14, 2013 - 11:15am
July 4, 2013
Dayton declares emergency in response to storms, flooding
ST. PAUL -- Gov. Mark Dayton has issued an emergency executive order declaring a peacetime emergency in response to severe storms and flash flooding in the state June 20- 26. Counties included in the declaration are: Aitkin, Benton, Big Stone, Carver, Douglas, Faribault, Fillmore,...
July 4, 2013 - 10:58am
June 20, 2013
Minnesota set to open German trade office
ST. PAUL — Minnesota plans to open a European trade office. Gov. Mark Dayton on Wednesday announced the office will be in Dusseldorf-Cologne, Germany, to promote Minnesota exports and foreign investments in the state. The office is the first of three that will open; locations...
June 20, 2013 - 12:11am
May 24, 2013
Dayton attends memorial for landslide victims
ST. LOUIS PARK, Minn. (AP) — Students at a St. Louis Park elementary school gathered around a makeshift memorial filled with stuffed animals and flowers on Friday as they mourned two classmates who died in a landslide during a field trip to a Mississippi River park. Meanwhile,...
May 24, 2013 - 2:49pm