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Law enforcers back away from skirmish line to de-escalate tensions at Standing Rock protest site
Celtic Thunder show tonight at Sanford Center
Bemidji City Council to review street projects
PHOTOS OF THE MONTH: November to remember
Thompson donates to Northwoods Women's Shelter
GIRLS BASKETBALL: Big run lifts Red Lake past Fosston
BOYS BASKETBALL: Warriors run past Greyhounds
Lumberjack gymnasts compete at Perham
WRESTLING: Bemidji, other area teams compete at Olson Memorial Tournament
MEN'S BASKETBALL: Huskies top BSU men, 98-95
Robert (Bob) Kamrowski
Vivian D. Bye
Gerald "Jerry" Duane Morrow
David Anthony Fineday, Sr.
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Deal with clutter: We owe it to our brain
KELLY BREVIG COLUMN: An 'ordinary' spark of hope
Column: Standing Rock opposed pipeline as early as 2014, new tape reveals
LIBRARY CORNER: December is time for festive events at the library
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: What's in a politician's fanny pack?
Art classes scheduled
PATT RALL COLUMN: Singing and dancing toward Christmas
A few new twists: Madrigal Dinners to satirize politics
Neil Diamond celebrating 50 years with tour; concert planned in St. Paul
MATTHEW LIEDKE COLUMN: Holiday movie madness
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Trees, plainly put, are amazing life forms
Northwest Minnesota deer kill up from last year
Christmas bird count at Rydell refuge
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Be patient, the frozen lakes will come
DNR seeks input on Thief Lake
Share your Milestones in the Pioneer
Johnson anniversary celebration
MILESTONES: Gullickson-Boerboom engagement
MILESTONES: Dunbar birthday
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: A first-hand look at protest injuries
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Dakota Access Pipeline should be rerouted
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Helping to protect K9 police dogs
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Jaycees make Bemidji a great place to live
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Protesters part of problem, not solution
FOOTBALL: Beavers win Mineral Water Bowl for first-ever postseason victory
June 21, 2012
Back to nationals: Barrel racer Alyshia Moe wins state title
BEMIDJI - For the second time in three years Alyshia Moe and her horse Payday captured the Minnesota High School Rodeo championship in barrel...
June 21, 2012 - 12:00am
June 13, 2012
Area golfers have mixed results at state tournament
COON RAPIDS - Trey Dale finished tied for 20th after the first day of the MSHSL Class AAA Boys State Golf Tournament, held Tuesday at Bunker...
June 13, 2012 - 12:00am
May 31, 2012
Blackduck, Cass Lake-Bena meet for sub-section title
BEMIDJI - Top-seeded Blackduck and second seed Cass Lake-Bena advanced to championship game of the East Sub-Section 8A baseball tournament. The Drakes and Panthers will tangle for the sub-section title 5 p.m. today at the Be-midji State diamond. In Thursday's semifinals Blackduck...
May 31, 2012 - 4:00pm
May 29, 2012
Top-seeded Blackduck opens 8-A playoffs today
BLACKDUCK - With a 17-3 record the Blackduck baseball team earned the top seed in the East Sub-Section 8A baseball tournament and will begin its postseason today when it hosts No. 8 Laporte. Today's other first-round matchups send No. 5 Remer to No. 4 Kelliher-Northome, No. 6 Walker-Hackensack-Akeley...
May 29, 2012 - 12:00am
May 26, 2012
Close connections: Close-knit Blackduck owns top seed in sub-section baseball tournament
BLACKDUCK - Small towns provide the perfect setting for a kid to be a kid, especially if that kid wants to be a baseball player. When the city...
May 26, 2012 - 12:00am
May 23, 2012
Blackduck wins conference baseball crown
BLACKDUCK - Blackduck has been challenging for the Northland Conference baseball championship for three consecutive years. Monday at Pine River the Drakes finally found a way to the top of the mountain. Behind Jacob Krabbenhoft's single, double and three RBIs, and Trey Volk's three...
May 23, 2012 - 12:00am
May 19, 2012
Section 8A softball tourney begins Tuesday
BLACKDUCK - The Section 8A girls softball playoffs begin Tuesday and Blackduck earned the fifth seed in the North Sub-Section field. The Drakes will open at No. 4 Red Lake County. Kelliher-Northome received the sixth seed and the Mustangs will begin their tournament at No. 3 Lake...
May 19, 2012 - 12:00am
May 17, 2012
Brunelle, Wind do what is necessary to return to state meet
CASS LAKE -- Don't let their calm demeanor on the driving range fool you. Dakotah Brunelle and Cody Wind take their golf seriously. The Cass...
May 17, 2012 - 12:00am
May 16, 2012
Area Roundup: Cass Lake-Bena thumps Kelliher-Northome
BEMIDJI - The Cass Lake-Bena baseball team won three of four games last week, including Monday's 10-0 victory over Kelliher-Northome at the Bemidji State University diamond. Jake Ellis ripped a pair of hits and Nic Rairdon scored three runs to lead the Panthers and Caleb Fisher went...
May 16, 2012 - 12:00am
May 9, 2012
Drakes improve to 11-2
BLACKDUCK - Blackduck continues to dominate the area baseball scene as the Drakes went 3-0 last week to improve to 11-2. Winners of seven consecutive games, Blackduck defeated Lake of the Woods 13-7, Cass Lake-Bena 9-1 and Red Lake 13-1. Tuesday the Drakes were scheduled to host...
May 9, 2012 - 12:00am
May 2, 2012
Area high school roundup: Fisher reaches 100 hits
CASS LAKE - After starting the season 0-2 the Cass Lake-Bena baseball team appears to have regained its footing. Last week the Panthers ran their winning streak to four games and upped their overall record to 4-2 with a pair of victories. The week began with a 7-5 victory over Kelliher-Northome...
May 2, 2012 - 12:00am
April 25, 2012
Panthers even record at 2-2
After opening the season 0-2 the Cass Lake-Bena baseball team has evened its record with a pair of lopsided victories. The winning streak began last week with a 15-0 win over Red Lake and also included a 12-0 shutout at Laporte. Caleb Fisher allowed only one hit and fanned eight...
April 25, 2012 - 12:00am
April 18, 2012
Area high school roundup: CL-B baseball team drops first two games
Cass Lake-Bena dropped its first two baseball games of the spring and saw its Tuesday home game against Pine River-Backus postponed until May 4 when it will be the second half of a doubleheader at Pine River. The Panthers will shoot for their first win today when they head to Deer...
April 18, 2012 - 12:00am
March 25, 2012
Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa wins Class A state title
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Connor Goodwin knew his younger brother Brian would one day shine on the basketball court. He just didn't think it'd be this soon. Brian Goodwin scored 29 points to lead Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa to a 54-45 win over Southwest Minnesota Christian in the Class 1A...
March 25, 2012 - 12:00am
March 24, 2012
Perham loses in state semifinals
MINNEAPOLIS - The defending champion Perham Yellowjackets resorted to a deliberate keep-away style late in the game, but one turnover and a failed jumper underneath doomed the strategy as Perham fell to Litchfield 33-31 Friday night in the Class AA semifinals. After Perham missed...
March 24, 2012 - 12:00am