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TWO RIVERS: Each day became easier for Jeanette . . . and the man was in jail (Chaps. 35-38)
Weather outlook cancels outdoor Movie Night set for Saturday
Chamber Ambassadors: University Heights
Chamber Ambassadors: JCPenney
Fusion Center moving to downtown Bemidji
At home in Bemidji: Longtime NHL scout, executive Marshall Johnston retires; has called Bemidji home for 40 years
LEGION BASEBALL: Bemidji keeps rolling, tops Alexandria in sub-state playoffs
VFW BASEBALL: Bemidji splits doubleheader with Alexandria
Bemidji Extreme U12 soccer takes second at Bemidji Blowout
Former Minnesota Vikings coach Dennis Green dies
David Henry Morgan
Gwendolyn "Gwen" Ewert
Lawrence P. Buck
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
John Eggers: Who wants to be a cop?
PRIME TIME: Tea-totalling (and not) in Yorkshire
Don’t leave home without Iowa: ‘Leaving Iowa’ debuts Wednesday for Paul Bunyan Playhouse
The JOE-DOWN Reviews ‘Big Trouble In Little China’
Patt Rall: Bemidji truly is a Destination City
ART BRIEFS: Area Church Musicians Recital Series continues and more
Big Bass Ramblers to perform at Farm by the Lake; Church Musicians series continues Wednesday
Blane Klemek: Observing bird songs of the seasons
Hawley man sets state muskie record
Elk expansion in Northwestern Minnesota on hold
FISH TALES: Lyla Glinsek
Robert Kaasa birthday
Joe Vene: Setting the record straight on school road project
PIONEER EDITORIAL: Developments for the developers
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: This November, I’m voting for NOTA (none of the above)
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Lueth, Larson thanked for service
PIONEER EDITORIAL: Making music on the Mississippi
June 16, 2015
COUNTY: Social services agreement advances Red Lake initiative
BEMIDJI—A partnership two-years in the making advanced at Tuesday's Beltrami County Commissioners' meeting as the board passed an agreement with Red Lake Family and Children Services.
June 16, 2015 - 9:18pm
September 3, 2014
Chattin to retire as Bemidji City Manager
Bemidji City Manager John Chattin announced Tuesday he will be retiring at the end of the year. "I ... want to thank the best staff I have ever had the opportunity to work with," Chattin said in a letter to the council, which Bemidji Mayor Albrecht read aloud at Tuesday's City Council...
September 3, 2014 - 12:01am
May 20, 2014
BELTRAMI COUNTY: Commissioners earmark conservation funds for Kelliher
BEMIDJI -- Beltrami County commissioners approved allocating up to $420,000 to the city of Kelliher at Tuesday's board meeting. The city is in need of repairs to its water and sewage lines. Standard monthly utility costs should not exceed 1.5 percent of median income; according...
May 20, 2014 - 9:37pm
May 19, 2014
Cokie & Steven V. Roberts: A lifetime of difference
It's graduation week at George Washington University, where Steve has taught for the last 23 years. After the final exam in his class, a student quietly handed him a note that read in part: "You have believed in me since the beginning and told me not to sell myself short, and for...
May 19, 2014 - 4:39pm
May 12, 2014
LEGISLATURE: Dayton would veto bonding over fire sprinkler provision
ST. PAUL -- Gov. Mark Dayton dropped a legislative bombshell Monday when he announced that he is willing to give up $846 million in public works projects around Minnesota if legislators insist on overturning a state requirement for fire sprinklers in larger new homes. "I...
May 12, 2014 - 8:24pm
Medical marijuana's future is foggy in Minnesota
ST. PAUL -- How attempts to legalize marijuana will proceed remained unclear Monday. House and Senate authors continued to oppose the other's bill after they discussed how to proceed. Both chambers overwhelmingly passed medical marijuana bills last week. Rep. Carly Melin,...
May 12, 2014 - 8:22pm
Bemidji remembers former mayor Peterson
BEMIDJI -- Family and friends gathered Monday to honor the life of Doug Peterson, Bemidji’s mayor for more than a quarter of a century....
May 12, 2014 - 7:59pm
May 9, 2014
Minnesota House OKs medical marijuana
ST. PAUL -- Medical marijuana is a couple of steps away from being allowed in Minnesota. The House late this afternoon approved a slimmed down measure in 86-39 vote. Senators passed their broader bill 48-18 Tuesday. The two bills likely will head to House-Senate negotiators...
May 9, 2014 - 5:13pm
May 7, 2014
Former longtime Bemidji mayor Doug Peterson dies
BEMIDJI -- Doug Peterson, former longtime mayor of Bemidji, died Tuesday morning at Sanford Bemidji Medical Center, family confirmed Wednesday. He was 75. Peterson was mayor from 1975 through 2000, a period when the west side of Bemidji was developed from plain forest into a...
May 7, 2014 - 5:52pm
April 22, 2014
Nolan talks economics, tribal issues in Walker visit
WALKER -- With more campaign cash than his opponent, U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan took advantage of Congress' Easter break to visit constituents back...
April 22, 2014 - 7:30pm
April 21, 2014
BEMIDJI CITY COUNCIL: Council KOs kickboxing event
BEMIDJI -- The Bemidji City Council on Monday voted 6-0 to deny downtown sports bar Toasty Beavers permission to host a kickboxing event and...
April 21, 2014 - 10:09pm
BEMIDJI CITY COUNCIL: BDA to revisit new downtown parking rules
BEMIDJI -- The new public parking regulations in downtown Bemidji drew more public opposition at Monday’s City Council meeting. The regulations were initially put forward by the Bemidji Police Department, the Bemidji Downtown Alliance and the city Public Works Department...
April 21, 2014 - 9:52pm
April 15, 2014
Race relations council wants more Ojibwe/English signage
BEMIDJI -- “Boozhoo” and “Miigwech” adorn doors on buildings sprinkled throughout Bemidji. Yet, some Bemidjians don’t know that the Ojibwe words mean, which are Greetings or Hello and Thank You. Shared Vision, the race relations council Beltrami County Commissioner Tim...
April 15, 2014 - 9:32pm
Greater Bemidji pitches business boost proposal to Beltrami County commissioners
BEMIDJI -- A burgeoning economic development initiative could bring in new, high-paying jobs to the Bemidji area this year, Beltrami County Commissioners learned Tuesday. Commissioners on Tuesday were asked to consider contributing $150,000 to Greater Bemidji to help further the...
April 15, 2014 - 8:11pm
April 11, 2014
33 candidates to run in Red Lake election
RED LAKE -- A total of 33 candidates filed for four representative seats and three officer positions, including chairman, and will take part in the Red Lake election on May 14. The deadline to file for the election was March 15 and the filings were certified by the Red Lake...
April 11, 2014 - 8:12pm