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DFL's Kennedy says she 'serious' about 8th District run
UPDATED: Filings for local offices
Identical twins Lauryn and Vanessa Petrich set to graduate BHS
Following her mother’s footsteps: Rochester woman walks more than 300 miles to promote peace with North Korea
Trump sounds optimistic tone about future North Korea talks day after canceling summit
St. Paul's Fred Emmings turning heads in Minnesota United's youth academy
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
Marles Ruth Kangas
Melverna nee Lindquist Watkins
Janet "Gripp" Anderson
Cindy Marie Swedberg
John David Langston
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
May 18, 2018
Historic Green Lake bed & breakfast to close
SPICER, Minn. — A historic Spicer community landmark that operates as a restaurant and bed and breakfast on the southeast shore of Green...
May 18, 2018 - 10:32am
May 5, 2018
Committee says best option is to keep Carnegie Library where it’s at
BEMIDJI -- Supporters of an effort to save the historic Carnegie Library in Bemidji now say they want to restore the structure without actually...
May 5, 2018 - 11:33am
May 4, 2018
‘North County Faces and Places’ comes to Bemidji
BEMIDJI -- The Beltrami County History Center will host the program “North Country Faces and Places” from 2 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, May 12....
May 4, 2018 - 10:09am
May 3, 2018
Clearwater County Historical Society plans events
SHEVLIN -- The Clearwater County Historical Society has planned a number of events to commemorate its yearlong 50th anniversary celebration. On Saturday, May 5, there will be a History Kids program at the center from 10 to 11 a.m. Children ages 5-11 are invited to attend a “Minnesota...
May 3, 2018 - 9:51am
April 22, 2018
VIVIAN DELGADO: Science community looks to Indigenous knowledge for answers, students
As we know, because of climate and environmental changes, old ways of addressing new problems are a hot commodity. For example, last week, the "Rising Voices 6: Collaborative Science with Indigenous Knowledge for Climate Solutions" conference was held in Duluth.
April 22, 2018 - 7:16am
March 30, 2018
Female vets keep fighting to be written into history
BETHLEHEM, Pa. - When Jenny Pacanowski took the floor, she stood tall, looked straight into the crowd and told her story just like this: When...
March 30, 2018 - 8:00pm
March 25, 2018
Crunch time for the Carnegie: Committee looking to save historic building as June deadline looms
BEMIDJI—Those supporting the restoration of the historic Carnegie Library in Bemidji are on the clock. At a Bemidji City Council meeting...
March 25, 2018 - 8:02am
March 15, 2018
Humans bred with this mysterious species more than once, new study shows
We rarely portray Neanderthals, our close relatives, as telegenic. Museum exhibits give them wild tangles of hair, and Hollywood reduces them...
March 15, 2018 - 1:32pm
March 9, 2018
History is a gift that gives roots to the present
Since March is National Women's History Month, I've been reflecting on a few stories I've been told about a woman in our family lineage whose...
March 9, 2018 - 6:32am
February 25, 2018
The epic bender to celebrate George Washington and the newly finished U.S. Constitution
It had been a long week after an exhausting summer. On Sept. 14, 1787, delegates at the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia put down their...
February 25, 2018 - 11:03am
February 22, 2018
Scientists discover the secret to ancient Roman 'Gate to Hell'
Two millennia ago, a small Greco-Roman temple in present-day Turkey awed and enthralled its residents. Just beyond its stone gate, in a grotto...
February 22, 2018 - 1:23pm
February 19, 2018
Rare copy of Declaration of Independence survived Civil War hidden behind wallpaper
During the Civil War, the precious document was hidden behind wallpaper in a home in Virginia to keep Union soldiers from finding it. Later,...
February 19, 2018 - 1:57pm
February 4, 2018
From history maker to history keeper: Depot transforms from train station to history center
Editor's note: The Beltrami County Historical Society is partnering with the Pioneer on a series of monthly articles highlighting the history...
February 4, 2018 - 8:24am
January 30, 2018
Plane restored in Bemidji to fly over Super Bowl
BEMIDJI—A World War II-era aircraft restored to its original condition in Bemidji will have the eyes of the world on it this Sunday when...
January 30, 2018 - 4:58pm
January 29, 2018
Commentary: Want a free press? Then protect - and celebrate - whistleblowers.
Steven Spielberg's acclaimed film "The Post" heroizes the role of The Washington Post in publishing the Pentagon Papers - the top-secret history of decision-making in the Vietnam War. It is an alluring tale that celebrates the press as an essential check on an unfettered presidency,...
January 29, 2018 - 2:03pm