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Suspect in custody following gun incident at Park Rapids Burger King
BNSF train derails near Bena
Thousands remain without power in Duluth area
UPDATED: 2 dead, 4 injured in Thief River Falls crash Saturday
TWO RIVERS: A guilty plea. . . and life goes on in Two Rivers (Conclusion)
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
Leonard "Larry" Mitberg
Gary Robert Vanasse
Robert (Bob) J Voigt
Ken R. Trisco
John Eggers: Solve this quotable quote puzzle
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Scotty Allison: A VA Pension program review
John Eggers: Who wants to be a cop?
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
Don’t leave home without Iowa: ‘Leaving Iowa’ debuts Wednesday for Paul Bunyan Playhouse
The JOE-DOWN Reviews ‘Big Trouble In Little China’
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
Elk expansion in Northwestern Minnesota on hold
Nancy Sullivan birthday
AnnaMae Daken birthday
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
December 18, 2014
More newspapers take the Lutefisk Challenge
BEMIDJI -- The wheels keep turning and the stomachs keep churning. This week, the Brainerd Dispatch and the Echo Press of Alexandria became...
December 18, 2014 - 7:39pm
December 11, 2014
Lutefisk Challenge oozes throughout northwest Minnesota
GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- What began as a simple challenge for some North Dakota reporters to try lutefisk -- the traditional, Norwegian lye-soaked...
December 11, 2014 - 8:02pm
December 10, 2014
VIDEO: Pioneer takes the Lutefisk Challenge
BEMIDJI -- The Herald challenged, and the Pioneer accepted. On Wednesday, staff members of the Bemidji Pioneer took part in the inaugural...
December 10, 2014 - 7:21pm
November 17, 2014
Social media prank connects Grand Forks with phallic-looking holiday lights
GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- The city of Grand Forks is excited about the holiday season — but not as excited as a recent Internet prank may have you...
November 17, 2014 - 9:19pm
UND women's hockey player injured in accident
GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- A 20-year-old UND women’s hockey player was injured Monday after being hit by a car while filling her pickup with gas. At about 1:20 p.m., the Grand Forks Police Department responded to the crash in the 2900 block of Gateway Drive, which officers later said...
November 17, 2014 - 8:51pm
November 8, 2014
Grand Forks police shoot and kill black bear that had been running through neighborhoods
GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- Police officers shot and killed a black bear in Grand Forks early Saturday morning after the bear had been wandering through neighborhoods. Through late Friday night and early Saturday morning, the Grand Forks Police Department received several calls of the black...
November 8, 2014 - 1:23pm
July 14, 2014
Leech Lake man reported missing
BEMIDJI — Leech Lake Tribal Police are looking for information on the whereabouts of a Squaw Lake, Minn., man. Damon Lee Boyd, 29, was last seen in the Grand Forks, N.D., area on April 30. Lt. Jim Remer of the Grand Forks Police Department, which has been helping...
July 14, 2014 - 11:09pm
July 9, 2014
West Nile virus detected in mosquito sample in Grand Forks
GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- The West Nile virus was detected in a pool of mosquitoes collected Tuesday in Grand Forks. The city of Grand Forks announced the discovery in a news release Wednesday, and urged residents to take extra precautions to avoid being bitten by mosquitoes....
July 9, 2014 - 2:12pm
June 26, 2014
One in custody, another wanted in Grand Forks man’s shooting death
By Sarah Volpenhein Forum News Service GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- Grand Forks police have one man in custody and are seeking another...
June 26, 2014 - 10:44am
June 24, 2014
Grand Forks police investigate shooting death of 24-year-old man
GRAND FORKS, N.D. - A 24-year-old former Park River, N.D., resident died after suffering multiple gunshot wounds early this morning at a Grand Forks apartment complex, and police are asking for the public’s help in finding two people of interest. The police have identified Jose...
June 24, 2014 - 2:00pm
May 28, 2014
Toddler falls from third story window in Grand Forks
GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- A 2-year-old boy fell from a third-story apartment window at a University of North Dakota apartment complex Tuesday, according to campus police. University Police Chief Eric Plummer said officers arrived at Carleton Court to find the boy inside with...
May 28, 2014 - 8:56am
May 12, 2014
"Siouxper drunk" T-shirts spark controversy at University of North Dakota
GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- Online photos of young people wearing T-shirts depicting an Indian head logo drinking from a beer bong with the words "Siouxper Drunk" are sparking controversy on the UND campus. The photos, which were posted on LastRealIndians.com, appeared to have been taken...
May 12, 2014 - 1:47pm
March 21, 2014
3 Grand Forks women charged with abusing children
GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- A grandmother is charged with beating her grandchildren, ages 4 to 9, with a wooden stick and belts, taping one's eyes shut, then open, and taping dirty diapers on their heads and keeping them from eating and drinking. Jacqueline Peltier, 50, faces 13...
March 21, 2014 - 9:55am
March 19, 2014
Victim of house fire in Grand Forks dies
GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- Matthew Heisler, found unconscious in his house near the University of North Dakota in a house fire Sunday, died Tuesday morning in a Minneapolis hospital, according to his family. "This morning we had to say goodbye to our beloved son," Jared and Cheryl...
March 19, 2014 - 8:53am
March 18, 2014
GF man pulls roommate from burning home
By Stephen J. Lee Forum News Service GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- One roommate pulled the other from their burning house early Sunday near the University of North Dakota campus and got his heart beating again, according to family members of Matt Heisler, who they say...
March 18, 2014 - 9:56am