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RLWD's Jesme earns state award
GigaZone now in Laporte, Becida and Solway
Christmas gift wrap fundraiser at mall
Top 25 Women in Business nominations
Suicide survivor support group to meet
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
BHS wrestling in action at Brainerd
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
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