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BUSINESS: Strong showing for Blackduck Chamber banquet
Steady as it goes: Enrollment numbers bode well for Blackduck School District
Painting class scheduled Nov. 5
AirCorps Aviation hosts Veterans Day event
Musical program set for Nov. 4 at Library
MEN'S HOCKEY: Beavers learned lots from sweep at North Dakota
CROSS COUNTRY: BHS boys repeat as Section 8AA champs, Hamrin headed back too
WOMEN'S HOCKEY: BSU bracing for physical series with UND
TENNIS: BHS junior Kelm still alive in Class AA singles consolation bracket
AREA VOLLEYBALL: Blackduck, K-N, CL-B lose in 8A playoffs
Monte T. Olson
Danielle Taylor Rivera
Helen Elizabeth Tindell
Monte T. Olson
Jerome "Jerry" Stubbe
KELSI TURNER COLUMN: On rejection
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Do you care to give?
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: As tradition goes
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: What will be your last words to someone?
KELSI TURNER COLUMN: How to harvest wild rice
Off The Record: Negan Was The Shot In The Arm ‘The Walking Dead’ Needed
PODCAST: The JOE-DOWN Reviews “KISS Meets The Phantom Of The Park”
Famed musician Bobby Vee dies
BHS grad nominated for Bessie Award
Book signing with Barbara Schlichting
NELSON COLUMN: Mild weather keeps anglers on the water
MASTER GARDENERS: Think differently about garden clean up
WATCH: Meet a central Minnesota family whose made its living off wild rice for four generations
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: The mice are everywhere it seems
PAUL NELSON FISHING: Lakes, rivers cooling a bit slower this year
Share your Milestones in the Pioneer
Johnson anniversary celebration
MILESTONES: Gullickson-Boerboom engagement
MILESTONES: Dunbar birthday
COMMENTARY: Why I resigned from the Republican Party
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Dakdok, others fan the flames of Islamaphobia
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Joe Vene fights for our veterans
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Do you know what’s really scary?
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Stop moral erosion with your votes
October 2, 2016
Faith in Action volunteers recognized
BEMIDJI—On Sept. 15, volunteers with Faith in Action for Cass County gathered for the annual Appreciation and Awards Dinner at The Hub...
October 2, 2016 - 6:15am
June 14, 2016
UPDATED: Lightning strike in Cass County sends angler to hospital
HACKENSACK--A 48-year-old man was in serious condition Monday after being struck by lightning Sunday morning while fishing on Baby Lake in rural Hackensack. The Cass County Sheriff's office was notified of the lightning strike at 10:38 a.m. When responders and medical personnel...
June 14, 2016 - 9:03am
April 18, 2016
Man killed in rollover near Hackensack
HACKENSACK -- A Robbinsdale, Minn., man was killed in a one-car rollover Saturday night near Hackensack. The Cass County Sheriff's Office received a report at 8:02 p.m. about the crash at County Road 5, near the intersection with County Road 46, east of Hackensack in Birch Lake Township....
April 18, 2016 - 10:59am
December 17, 2015
Bus crash injures four near Hackensack on Wednesday
HACKENSACK -- Four students were transported to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries Wednesday afternoon after a school bus overturned on its way to a field trip west of Hackensack. The Cass County Sheriff’s Office reported the crash occurred shortly before noon on Nature...
December 17, 2015 - 10:07am
July 11, 2015
Authorities identify man who drowned in Ten Mile Lake
HACKENSACK, Minn. --The Cass County Sheriff's Office released Saturday the identity of a man who drowned Tuesday in a northern Minnesota lake. According to a release from the sheriff's office, when deputies and responders arrived at Ten Mile Lake in rural Hackensack about 5:19...
July 11, 2015 - 2:29pm
June 15, 2015
Programs at Deep Portage Learning Center
HACKENSACK -- Deep Portage Learning Center, 2197 Nature Center Drive NW in Hackensack, offers several weekday programs for both families and individuals. Programs are offered on selected days from June 23 through Aug. 6. All programs begin at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m., on the days listed,...
June 15, 2015 - 8:16pm
May 3, 2015
Faith in Action receives new office sign
Faith in Action recently received a new blue and burgundy sign to hang outside of the Faith in Action office located at 120 Whipple Ave. E in...
May 3, 2015 - 12:09am
March 27, 2015
Fun Shoot at Deep Portage planned April 26
HACKENSACK-- A Fun Shoot, sponsored by the Deep Portage Chapter of the Ruffed Grouse Society, will take place at 10 a.m. April 26 at Deep Portage Conservation Reserve and Learning Center, 2197 Nature Center Drive NW. The entry fee is $50 for adults and $25 for participants younger...
March 27, 2015 - 12:22pm
March 7, 2015
GIRLS BASKETBALL: Red Lake's season ends early
THIEF RIVER FALLS -- For the second-straight season, Red Lake High School's girls basketball season came to an abrupt end in the Section 8A tournament. The No.
March 7, 2015 - 4:39pm
October 6, 2014
Walker man sentenced for liquor store burglary
WALKER -- A Walker man was sentenced for his part in breaking into a Hackensack liquor store in June. Curtis Eugene Hoffman III, 22, was convicted...
October 6, 2014 - 7:57pm
August 25, 2014
Warrant issued for Hackensack liquor store robber
WALKER -- Law enforcement is seeking the whereabouts of a man involved in a liquor store robbery in June. A warrant was issued for the arrest...
August 25, 2014 - 9:53pm
August 16, 2014
Cass Lake man sentenced for Hackensack burglary
WALKER -- A Cass Lake man was sentenced in Cass County Court for his part in burglarizing a Hackensack liquor store in June. Jeffrey Allen...
August 16, 2014 - 6:21pm
July 5, 2014
Two men plead guilty to Hackensack liquor store robbery
WALKER -- Two men who robbed a Hackensack liquor store in June have plead guilty in Cass County Court. Curtis Eugene Hoffman III, 22, of Walker and Jeffrey Allen Goose, 28, of Cass Lake entered guilty pleas to felony third-degree burglary on June 26. Each faces a maximum sentence...
July 5, 2014 - 11:06pm
Carving event supports scouting
HACKENSACK – Detour North Cabin Outfitters here hosted and sponsored Carve for the Kids Chainsaw Carving event on Labor Day weekend. The event...
January 5, 2013 - 11:05pm
December 20, 2012
AREA ROUNDUP: Cass Lake-Bena edges rival Red Lake 97-96
RED LAKE – The Cass Lake-Bena boys basketball team ended the 2012 portion of its schedule on a high note last week as the Panthers outgunned Red Lake 97-96 here. “As usual, there was a packed house for this classic rivalry,” said CL-B coach Brian Michaelson whose team evened...
December 20, 2012 - 1:31am