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Crime report for Dec. 8
Just around the corner for Culver's: Owner excited to bring ‘Butterburgers’ to Bemidji
Wrapping up 18 years of holiday cheer: Christmas Forest tree farm to close after this season
Polar vortex redux? Forecasters say it could hit next week
Blackduck boys basketball a mix of youth, experience
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
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
PIONEER VIEWPOINTS: Perseverance pays off
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