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Harvey Weinstein charged with rape and other abuse charges in sexual assault cases
Paul Manafort's Virginia trial delayed two weeks
A wolflike creature was stalking livestock in Montana. Authorities have no idea what it is.
Fischbach takes lieutenant governor oath, ending 22-year Senate career
Inside a semi-truck in Nebraska, troopers found enough fentanyl to kill 26 million people
A nod to his rising fame, museum unveils Adam Thielen bobbleheads
Rockets take Game 5, inch closer to dethroning Warriors
BASEBALL: Grimm selected to Minnesota All-Star Series
SOFTBALL: Jacks hold off Alexandria in 8-3A tournament
BASEBALL: Blackduck opens playoffs with 13-3 victory
Melverna nee Lindquist Watkins
Cindy Marie Swedberg
John David Langston
Leland Joseph Kupcho
Commentary: Bison passage: Good times in the Badlands
Fire up the grill for Memorial Day
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Are you in need of some old jokes?
Commentary: Safety spout fuels colorful encounter in the boonies
What do all the pine cones mean on transplanted spruce?
Julia Louis-Dreyfus to receive the 2018 Mark Twain Prize for American Humor
High heels can have health effects far beyond the feet
Barack and Michelle Obama are becoming television and film producers for Netflix
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wedding attracted more American viewers than Prince William's
Around the Arts, May 20
Wyoming may legalize trophy hunting of grizzly bears for the first time in 40 years
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: The surprises and wonder of the outdoors
PAUL NELSON FISHING: As waters warm up, so should the bite
Expensive fishing electronics require proper touch
Minnesota state park campsites booking fast
Why you're getting flooded with privacy notifications in your email
Commentary: Some gave all: A visit to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial
More than just business: Wells receives Lifetime Achievement Award for helping others
Andersen Corp. creating 40 new jobs with window factory expansion
New Twin Metals plan moves processing plant site: Company provides update in advance of submitting project to regulators
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Barb & Rick
Richard and Marvel Olson
Virg & Marge
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Safe family holiday can include safe grilling
Commentary: Bison passage: Good times in the Badlands
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Defending the Second Amendment in its entirety
Commentary: You say hello, I say goodbye
Commentary: Kindness is the real showstopper at the circus
April 8, 2018
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: School safety discussion needs to include talk of guns
I read with interest the article in The Pioneer from Friday (April 6) regarding the meeting for school safety in our area attended by our representatives....
April 8, 2018 - 12:10pm
April 6, 2018
Tackling school safety: Bemidji High School hosts forum on school violence issues
BEMIDJI—Seven Bemidji-area leaders tackled the causes of, and solutions to, school violence at a Bemidji High School forum on Thursday....
April 6, 2018 - 1:05pm
March 24, 2018
'People need to listen to us': Demonstrators gather around the US to protest gun violence
Demonstrators around the world demanded action on gun violence Saturday in a massive display spurred by a shooting at a Florida high school last...
March 24, 2018 - 5:38pm
Students demand action against gun violence in nation's capital, saying 'enough is enough'
WASHINGTON - Hundreds of thousands of demonstrators gathered in the nation's capital and cities across the U.S. on Saturday to demand action...
March 24, 2018 - 3:26pm
White House praises 'courageous' youths marching against gun violence
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. - The White House on Saturday issued a statement praising youths participating in demonstrations against gun violence in...
March 24, 2018 - 12:07pm
March 23, 2018
Analysis: More than 26,000 children and teens have been killed in gun violence since 1999
At least 26,000 children and teenagers under age 18 were killed by gunfire in the United States between 1999 and 2016, according to the Centers...
March 23, 2018 - 12:13pm
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: We should not refuse to do the uncomfortable
It's a sad day when we cannot have a planned protest about saving children's lives, 30 minutes to recognize the importance of our children's...
February 23, 2018 - 9:15am
February 20, 2018
Walkout at BHS against national gun violence cancelled
BEMIDJI -- A school walkout to protest gun violence has been cancelled. Bemidji Area Schools Superintendent Jim Hess said he didn’t support...
February 20, 2018 - 5:13pm
February 15, 2018
Mnuchin calls on Congress to look into gun violence, breaking with rest of White House
WASHINGTON - Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Thursday called on Congress to look into issues related to gun violence less than 24 hours...
February 15, 2018 - 10:37am
December 29, 2015
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: We can solve gun violence issue if we try
This letter is short and to the point. Our government must do something about gun violence in our country. Every 16 minutes someone in the USA dies as the result of gun violence. Mass shootings are becoming common place events in our country. We must take on the NRA and create common...
December 29, 2015 - 12:56am
October 24, 2015
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Group promotes sensible gun ownership
Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America is a national organization of 3 million. We are a grassroots, non-partisan movement working to reduce gun violence, while respecting the Second Amendment. Now that hunting season is upon us, it’s time to dig out blaze orange clothing,...
October 24, 2015 - 11:51pm
October 17, 2015
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: There has to be a solution to gun violence
Regardless of where one sits ideologically on the gun issue, it must be observed that there are guns for hunting and then there are guns that, by design and purpose, are made to kill the most amount of people in the most efficient way possible, which include assault rifles and handguns. It...
October 17, 2015 - 11:53pm
June 4, 2014
Rick Jensen: Mental illness and mass killings
If only gun bans or background checks could have kept Elliot Rodger from murdering six innocent people. He passed three background checks for gun purchases despite having seen mental health counselors for years.
June 4, 2014 - 11:16pm
November 19, 2013
George Zimmerman accused of assaulting his girlfriend with a gun
By Barbara Liston SANFORD, Florida (Reuters) -
November 19, 2013 - 9:08am