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Faith, rooted amongst the pines: First Presbyterian Church in Bemidji marks 120 years
Standing Rock calls on DOJ to intervene in pipeline situation; DAPL explains land purchase
In historically rare move, Forum Communications Co. doesn't endorse Republican candidate for president
Local, area Halloween events scheduled
Mills, Nolan get testy on TPP during KSTP debate
MEN'S HOCKEY: Beavers score three in the third but late rally not enough as UND wins 5-4
SOCCER: Norton and Nelson tally goals in 2-1 BSU win
WOMEN'S HOCKEY: BSU falls to UMD in shootout
BOYS SOCCER: Jacks will face Mankato West in state quarterfinals
VOLLEYBALL: BHS goes 1-3 at Chaska Invite
Agnes "Peggy" Quick
Dennis G. "Denny" Preston
Kathleen H. Diederich
Linda Jo Nance
Agnes "Peggy" Quick
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
Famed musician Bobby Vee dies
BHS grad nominated for Bessie Award
Book signing with Barbara Schlichting
Woodpicks Bluegrass and Gospel band concert set
PATT RALL COLUMN: October brings us the Cruise and plenty to do
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: The mice are everywhere it seems
PAUL NELSON FISHING: Lakes, rivers cooling a bit slower this year
New specialty license plates to go on sale
Grand Portage, Bois Forte bands seeking to take moose this fall
MASTER GARDENERS: Gardening highs and lows in 2016
Share your Milestones in the Pioneer
Johnson anniversary celebration
MILESTONES: Gullickson-Boerboom engagement
MILESTONES: Dunbar birthday
Presidential Editorial: This time for president, none of the above
Letter to the editor: Clintons’ hearts are in right place
Letter to the editor: A perspective on the presidential election
Letter to the editor: All unborn lives matter
Letter to the editor: Joe Vene is a genuine leader
October 8, 2016
Moorhead heroin dealer sentenced to 18 years for overdoses
FARGO—Gregory Krutsinger, of Moorhead, was sentenced to 18 years in prison for conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute a controlled substance resulting in serious bodily injury. The sentencing was filed Thursday, Oct. 6 in U.S. District Court. He was also sentenced to serve...
October 8, 2016 - 5:52pm
July 25, 2016
The need for Narcan: As opioid overdoses increase, local law enforcement now also carry anti-heroin drug
BEMIDJI—When Bemidji police officers and firefighters arrived at the Petro Serve gas station at the western edge of town one afternoon...
July 25, 2016 - 3:32pm
July 10, 2016
Two arrested after drugs, cash seized at rural Redby residence
BEMIDJI—Two people were arrested Friday after drugs and cash were confiscated from a rural Redby home. According to a press release from...
July 10, 2016 - 1:07pm
May 20, 2016
Four arrested after heroin overdose reported: Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office uses Narcan to save victim
BEMIDJI—Four people were arrested on various charges after a reported heroin overdose in Bemidji last week where the victim was given Narcan and survived. Last Friday evening, the Bemidji Police Department was called to the Petro Serve on the western edge of the city for a medical...
May 20, 2016 - 10:35am
March 24, 2016
Moorhead heroin overdose victim survives with Narcan
MOORHEAD—A 38-year-old man who suffered an apparent heroin overdose Wednesday evening, March 23, survived the ordeal after he was given the overdose reversal drug Narcan by paramedics. The incident was reported about 11:30 p.m. at a residence in south Moorhead, said Moorhead police...
March 24, 2016 - 1:28pm
March 23, 2016
Moorhead heroin death raises tragic tally
MOORHEAD - Moorhead police are investigating the death of a 20-year-old man they believe was caused by a heroin overdose. According to Moorhead Police Lt. Tory Jacobson: Ahmad Hajar Amin Gardi was found unresponsive by family members in their home about 9 p.m. Tuesday, March 22. An...
March 23, 2016 - 10:57am
Pioneer Editorial: Stop ... so we can go forward
Stop. To the drug dealers from out of town: Stop bringing your poison to our communities. In the past few weeks, there have been seven heroin overdose deaths, with more than a dozen non-fatal cases, in the north-central Minnesota region. There’s also been several more in the Fargo-Moorhead...
March 23, 2016 - 10:39am
Tribal Police seize heroin and meth in Onamia; mother arrested
ONAMIA—A 32-year-old mother was arrested this past weekend after drug enforcement agents executed a search warrant at her Onamia home and seized...
March 23, 2016 - 10:38am
Drug bust leads to 3 arrests in Onamia
ONAMIA—Three people were recently charged for drug crimes after law enforcement seized more than 8 grams of heroin and more than 7 grams of...
March 23, 2016 - 10:38am
March 17, 2016
Bemidji man arrested with heroin in Itasca County makes first court appearance
GRAND RAPIDS—A Bemidji man facing felony charges after he and two others were arrested in possession of heroin earlier this week had his first court appearance on Wednesday.
March 17, 2016 - 3:31pm
March 16, 2016
VIDEO: A 'terrible epidemic': Heroin overdoses on the rise across the region
BEMIDJI—Bemidji is at the epicenter of a deadly heroin wave responsible for seven deaths and more than a dozen non-fatal overdoses in north...
March 16, 2016 - 6:50pm
March 15, 2016
Bemidji man among three charged for allegedly bringing heroin to Itasca County
ITASCA COUNTY—A Bemidji man and two others face felony charges in Itasca County after authorities arrested them for alleged involvement in transporting heroin from Detroit to northern Minnesota.
March 15, 2016 - 6:49pm
March 14, 2016
'Extremely dangerous' tainted drugs on Fargo streets believed connected to overdose deaths
FARGO, N.D. --Three overdose deaths in one week, possibly related to dangerous fentanyl-laced heroin, have prompted a coordinated area law enforcement...
March 14, 2016 - 9:20am
February 29, 2016
UPDATED: Beltrami County heroin overdose victim identified; three others remain hospitalized
BEMIDJI—The person who died Saturday in Bemidji from an apparent heroin overdose has been identified as Adrian Richard Dunn, 39. Beltrami County sheriff's deputies arrived at an apartment at 616 Patriot Drive NW shortly after 5:30 Saturday morning. Dunn wasn't breathing when...
February 29, 2016 - 4:43pm
One dead, three hospitalized after heroin overdoses in Beltrami County
BEMIDJI -- One person died and three others have been hospitalized after overdosing on heroin in Beltrami County on Saturday. The Beltrami County Sheriff's Office and Bemidji Police Department each responded to two separate emergency calls on Saturday related to heroin overdoses,...
February 29, 2016 - 9:32am