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Crime report for Dec. 12
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Daily arrests for Dec. 12-13
Two children killed in Wisconsin car-truck accident
MEN'S HOCKEY: Banged-up Beavers look to finish 2013 strong against Alaska
WRESTLING: Bemidji dominates Hibbing in home debut
BOYS HOCKEY: Bemidji falls in overtime again
Tonight's Bemidji wrestling meet with Hibbing starts at 6 p.m.
'An animal on the boards': Bemidji State forward Rosenbloom sets single-game school rebound record
Rodney Edwin Lof
J. Bruce Preece
Donald "Donny" Hedlund, Sr.
A rebirth with an old-fashioned show
All Dressed up for ‘Downton Abbey’ screening
Pioneer Previews for Dec. 8: Music, music, everywhere for today, week
Local authors to sign books
Author plans talk on how Pearl Harbor hit small-town Minnesota
It's official: Bull elk is a Minnesota record
Minnesota firearms deer harvest declines
Paul Nelson: Access to Bemidji area lakes difficult because of slush
Blane Klemek: How animals survive the chilly winter months
Paul Nelson: Heavy snow hampers development of ice on Bemidji area lakes
Climate change commentary full of distortions
Will Durst: The top 10 comedic news stories of 2013
Stanley Crouch: Art, aspiration and American dreamers
Rich Lowry: The war on inequality
Amy Goodman: Poverty wages in the land of plenty
Sue Bruns: Ah, those holiday traditions
Alice Collins: Christmas time is a time for joy, families
Jane Furuseth: Readers Theater celebrates 10th year of performances
Art Lee: A tale in rhyme from a past Christmas time (with apologies to Edgar Allen Poe)
Evan Hazard: An epiphany in G major and the music inside us
September 11, 2012
Prime Time | Sue Bruns: Escape from a near-hoarding experience
By Sue Bruns As I packed up boxes to move from our old house to the new one, I sorted as I went. Some sorting was simple and quick. At other times, there were moments of indecision. Do I keep this? Will I use it? Why have I hung onto this for so long? I came across a stack of articles...
September 11, 2012 - 2:16am
August 28, 2012
US home prices show consistent 12-month gains
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. home prices are finally starting to increase consistently. A gauge of national home prices rose in June compared with the same month last year, according to the Standard & Poor's/Case Shiller index released Tuesday. The year-over-year increase was the...
August 28, 2012 - 4:40pm
August 23, 2012
US new-home sales rise to match 2-year high
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sales of new homes in the United States rose 3.6 percent in July to match a two-year high reached in May, the latest sign of a steady recovery in the housing market. The Commerce Department said Thursday that new-home sales reached a seasonally adjusted annual...
August 23, 2012 - 11:26am
August 17, 2012
Bemidji Pioneer Business Briefs for August 19
Realtor expands market into Bemidji BEMIDJI – Betsy Hollister, an Edina Realty sales associate, is now a full-time associate in the Bemidji and Bagley areas. She is a member of the Northwest Minnesota Association of Realtors and the Greater Lakes Association of Realtors, as well...
August 17, 2012 - 10:58pm
May 29, 2012
HRDC gets $10k grant for housing improvement
BEMIDJI - A $10,000 grant to revitalize core Bemidji neighborhoods was recently awarded to the Headwaters Regional Development Commission (HRDC). The grant will be invested in available city lots for the development of new affordable housing. Through a planning process funded by...
May 29, 2012 - 8:50am
High-tech homes: Ipad-operated pads gaining popularity
MOORHEAD - Chris Thomsen's Moorhead home contains a 16-foot waterfall, security cameras, music speakers in every room and what he calls "Game Day Central," a bank of five flat screen TVs with separate satellite feeds. And it's all controlled through his iPad. The self-described...
news / local
April 29, 2012 - 12:00am
April 17, 2012
Legislative notebook: GOP passes bill banning child care union dues
ST. PAUL -- State subsidies paid to Minnesota's home-based child care providers could not be used to pay union dues under a bill the Republican-controlled Legislature sent to Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton on Monday. Senators passed the bill 37-25, following a similar House action a...
April 17, 2012 - 12:00am
March 18, 2012
Crime-free training offered for rental communities
The Bemidji Police Department is offering Crime-Free Multi-Housing designed to reduce crime, drugs, illegal and nuisance activity in rental communities. This is the first phase of a three-phase program. This phase will be held April 4 at the Bemidji Police Department. To fulfill...
March 18, 2012 - 9:32am
March 13, 2012
Prime Time: Thoughts from an ambidextrous casual eclectic utilitarian non-decorator
No one has ever mistaken me for Martha Stewart. My house is plainly decorated - well, maybe not really decorated at all. Things are where they are because they fit there. My living room bay window has accordion shades but no curtains. In fact, after 24 years of living here, only...
news / local
March 13, 2012 - 12:00am
January 8, 2012
Home sickness: The causes and cures for mold in your home
FARGO - Every week, home inspector Lars Knobloch gets at least one phone call from someone with a potential mold problem in their home. Sometimes they can see what they think is mold and want to be sure. Other times, they just don't feel well and want to rule out mold as the culprit. "It...
news / local / region
January 8, 2012 - 12:00am
Woman's 'palace' is 324-square-foot house in Moorhead
MOORHEAD - Everything in Robin Allebach's life has been big. She has a big, bubbly personality. She has a big voice - big enough to make a living...
December 8, 2011 - 5:31am
September 17, 2008
Neilson Place plan gets county OK
North Country Health Services' request to proceed with bonding for an addition to Neilson Place moved forward Tuesday, despite efforts by Beltrami County Commissioner Jim Heltzer to derail the project. NCHS won approval in a 3-1 vote, with Heltzer dissenting, for a resolution to...
September 17, 2008 - 12:00am