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Defying the odds: Minnesota woman delivers baby that wasn't expected to live
As new wood materials become stronger, 'plyscrapers' challenge concrete and steel
Former labor secretary elected to lead Democratic party
Delays, new forms and more: Get ready for 2017 tax season
DNR staff highlight need for Minn. license fee increase
BOYS BASKETBALL: Bemidji survives in Cloquet, 56-54
GIRLS BASKETBALL: Red Lake gets No. 1 seed in Section 8A playoffs
BHS swimmers advance at section meet
WRESTLING: Four Jacks move on to section finals
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JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: A story of guns and Carroll Shiff
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Minnesota's majestic trumpeter swans
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: Paying homage to great Indigenous civil rights leaders, activists and scholars
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Why Black History Month?
PRIME TIME: Why keep an old high school letter jacket?
Art briefs for Sunday, Feb 19
PATT RALL COLUMN: Are the stars out tonight?
BHS Marching Band fundraising concert Feb. 28
Recital featuring BSU's Carlson set for Feb. 24
MATTHEW LIEDKE COLUMN: "La La Land" likely to sweep tech, musical categories on Oscar night
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Tips for catching eelpout
Forest Service to host land meeting
Fish, game and trapping licenses expire Tuesday
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: The time for melt and freeze, melt and freeze
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: 'The Little Man in the Orange Suit'
DNR urges caution on rapidly deteriorating ice
Phillips: A well-timed letter reminded me to look for kindness
Letter to the Editor: Beltrami County deputy: It's been a privilege to serve you
Perennials potentially damaged from early-season warmup
Little things make a big difference with gardening
Wishing loved one could let go of life should not bring guilty feelings
January 7, 2016
Grand Forks man charged with engaging in sexual acts with minor
CROOKSTON, Minn. -- A Grand Forks man is facing criminal sexual conduct charges after East Grand Forks police arrested him Wednesday for engaging in sexual acts with a minor. George Robert Lyons, 35, was charged in Polk County District Court in Crookston with first- and second-degree...
January 7, 2016 - 5:52pm
December 18, 2015
Pioneer passes Pickled Herring challenge (w/video)
The Bemidji Pioneer was once again challenged this year by the Grand Forks Herald to partake in a holiday food challenge. If you recall last...
December 18, 2015 - 4:28pm
December 14, 2015
Winter storm watch issued for Bemidji, area
BEMIDJI -- Beltrami County and much of northwest Minnesota is included in a winter storm watch that could bring as much 6 inches of snow to the region. The winter storm watch will start overnight Tuesday into much of Wednesday, according to the National Weather Service office in...
December 14, 2015 - 7:26pm
December 11, 2015
Emergency crews rescue injured worker from 40-foot hole in Grand Forks
GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- Fire and ambulance crews pulled an injured worker from a 40-foot hole at a construction site here Friday. The injured man was removed from the narrow hole and put on stretcher around 12:40 p.m. A paramedic and firefighter descended into the hole to help the worker...
December 11, 2015 - 10:33pm
East Grand Forks man charged with arson in torching of Somali restaurant; police searching for suspect
GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- Grand Forks police are searching for a 25-year-old Minnesota man charged in the deliberate torching of a Somali restaurant...
December 11, 2015 - 10:13pm
December 9, 2015
Police release video of Grand Forks Somali restaurant arson suspect, witness heard 'tiny explosion'
GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- Grand Forks police have released a video of a person believed to be involved in possible arson at a Somali restaurant breaking...
December 9, 2015 - 6:21pm
December 8, 2015
Fire at Somali shop intentional, marshals say: Days after apparent vandalism, community members call blaze that heavily damaged Juba Coffee House a hate crime
GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- Though investigators have "no idea" what motivated the deliberate torching of a Somali restaurant in Grand Forks, community...
December 8, 2015 - 9:29pm
October 23, 2015
UPDATE: Grand Forks man arrested in connection with stabbing death
GRAND FORKS -- Police have arrested a man in connection with a stabbing death in south Grand Forks early Friday morning. Nicolas Peralez...
October 23, 2015 - 1:50pm
October 22, 2015
Multi-vehicle crash involving potato truck stops traffic at Grand Forks airport
A three-vehicle crash is diverting traffic this afternoon at U.S. Highway 2 and Airport Drive near the Grand Forks airport. The...
October 22, 2015 - 8:20pm
October 16, 2015
Suspect arrested in Grand Forks bank robberies
GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- A Crookston woman is in custody for the armed robberies of two Grand Forks banks in recent weeks, according to Grand Forks...
October 16, 2015 - 2:25pm
September 1, 2015
TRF couple sues Altru after man leaves surgery deaf, blind
THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn. — A Thief River Falls couple is suing Altru Health System after complications from a vascular surgery left a man blind and deaf. Robert and Annette Klade filed a medical malpractice lawsuit against the medical provider in U.S. District Court in July in...
September 1, 2015 - 11:50am
August 31, 2015
Grand Forks woman sues American Crystal Sugar
GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- A Grand Forks woman has sued American Crystal Sugar Co. over alleged sexual discrimination and harassment. Janine Bailey filed the lawsuit Wednesday in U.S. District Court in Minnesota. In a 2007 declaration filed with the court she alleges she was denied...
August 31, 2015 - 10:47am
August 28, 2015
‘No nickname’ is not a voting option for UND
GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- A mid-October vote to pick a new University of North Dakota nickname will not include an option for those favoring the UND/North Dakota option. In a news release issued Friday, UND announced there will be five options for the university’s nickname: Fighting...
August 28, 2015 - 1:14pm
August 22, 2015
Woman dies after being struck by a vehicle while lying on highway near Grand Forks
GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- A woman died after she was struck by a vehicle while lying on a state highway, according to the North Dakota State Highway Patrol. The incident happened around 10:30 p.m. Friday. According to a new release, the vehicle, a 2004 Honda CRV, was heading eastbound...
August 22, 2015 - 5:23pm
August 6, 2015
Scattered Thunderstorms Expected Through Tonight
Northern Plains (WDAY-TV/WDAZ-TV) -- A weather system is moving into the Northern Plains today and will bring scattered showers and thunderstorms...
August 6, 2015 - 11:03am