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TWO RIVERS: A guilty plea. . . and life goes on in Two Rivers (Conclusion)
Thousands remain without power in Duluth area
UPDATED: 2 dead, 4 injured in Thief River Falls crash Saturday
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: Proactivity and self on the road to truth and reconciliation
LEECH LAKE: Vizenor finishes first week as Leech Lake College President
At home in Bemidji: Longtime NHL scout, executive Marshall Johnston retires; has called Bemidji home for 40 years
LEGION BASEBALL: Bemidji keeps rolling, tops Alexandria in sub-state playoffs
VFW BASEBALL: Bemidji splits doubleheader with Alexandria
Bemidji Extreme U12 soccer takes second at Bemidji Blowout
Former Minnesota Vikings coach Dennis Green dies
Leonard "Larry" Mitberg
Gary Robert Vanasse
Robert (Bob) J Voigt
Ken R. Trisco
John Eggers: Solve this quotable quote puzzle
PAUL NELSON: Warmer weather means a good time to catch muskies
MASTER GARDENERS: Hit a tomato home run
Scotty Allison: A VA Pension program review
John Eggers: Who wants to be a cop?
Art briefs: Farm by the Lake Sunday concert series continues, 'Annie Get Your Gun' at Northern Light Opera Company and more
If the shoe fits — paint it: Sisters create custom shoe company in Bemidji
Patt Rall: Summer events continue in Bemidji
Don’t leave home without Iowa: ‘Leaving Iowa’ debuts Wednesday for Paul Bunyan Playhouse
The JOE-DOWN Reviews ‘Big Trouble In Little China’
Blane Klemek: Nests are nearly as fascinating as the birds themselves
Blane Klemek: Observing bird songs of the seasons
Hawley man sets state muskie record
Elk expansion in Northwestern Minnesota on hold
Nancy Sullivan birthday
AnnaMae Daken birthday
Robert Kaasa birthday
Joe Vene: Setting the record straight on school road project
PIONEER EDITORIAL: Developments for the developers
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: This November, I’m voting for NOTA (none of the above)
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Lueth, Larson thanked for service
PIONEER EDITORIAL: Making music on the Mississippi
July 20, 2016
Laporte woman plans vigil for police
BEMIDJI -- The Bemidji community, as well as area residents, will have a chance to honor law enforcement personnel at a vigil Thursday night. Virginia Overton, of Laporte, Minn., decided to plan the vigil, scheduled for 7 p.m. in Bemidji’s Library Park, to counteract backlash police...
July 20, 2016 - 4:50pm
June 27, 2016
UPDATED: Fire hits two houses in Helga Township
HELGA TOWNSHIP -- No injuries were reported in a fire early Monday that damaged two houses in Helga Township. The Bemidji Fire Department responded...
June 27, 2016 - 10:56am
June 15, 2016
UPDATED: One seriously injured in Hubbard County crash
BEMIDJI -- Authorities on Tuesday released the names of five people who were injured, one seriously, in a two-car crash late Monday morning south of Bemidji in Hubbard County.
June 15, 2016 - 2:55pm
June 14, 2016
Hubbard County traffic stop leads to arrest of Bemidji man, one pound of meth
HUBBARD COUNTY -- An early morning traffic stop in Hubbard County on June 8 led to deputies locating one pound of methamphetamine in the trunk of a vehicle. Sean William Curtis, 46, of Bemidji, faces three felony controlled substance charges in Hubbard County District Court. According...
June 14, 2016 - 4:28pm
May 9, 2016
Ending the blaze: State and local agencies get Hubbard County fire contained Sunday
LAKE HATTIE TOWNSHIP -- A fire that started last Thursday near Lake Hattie Township became fully contained Sunday, prompting state agencies to...
May 9, 2016 - 5:55pm
May 6, 2016
UPDATED: Fight against Lake Hattie fire enters second day with ground and air equipment deployed
Updated at 4 p.m. A fire that started Thursday afternoon near Lake Hattie Township has stopped growing, but is still being fought according...
May 6, 2016 - 4:10pm
April 29, 2016
Level 3 sex offender has relocated to Park Rapids
The Hubbard County Sheriff’s Office released notification of a Level 3 sex offender who moved to the Park Rapids area. The public was notified...
April 29, 2016 - 4:55pm
April 16, 2016
St. Cloud man charged after quarter pound of meth seized in Hubbard County bust
PARK RAPIDS -- A St. Cloud man was arrested and charged with three felony drug possession counts following a traffic stop early last week in Hubbard County. John Patrick Nystrom, 44, of St. Cloud is charged with felony first degree sale of methamphetamine, first degree controlled...
April 16, 2016 - 5:45pm
March 29, 2016
SAFETY: Area fire restrictions to start Monday
BEMIDJI -- Spring burning restrictions are set to begin Monday in the Bemidji area, officials say. Dave Hoefer said his department already has responded to seven wildfires this season, as the early snow melt is extending the spring burning season. The Minnesota Department of Natural...
March 29, 2016 - 3:01pm
March 24, 2016
POPULATION: Beltrami County shows steady growth. Twin Cities surpass 3 million
BEMIDJI -- Slow and steady has been the trend for population growth in Bemidji. The United States Census Bureau on Thursday released county population estimates for 2015, showing moderate growth in Beltrami and larger expansion in the Twin Cities. In 2015, Beltrami County's population...
March 24, 2016 - 9:12pm
January 11, 2016
Environmental groups, Minnesota DNR and R.D. Offutt to seek agreement on pines-to-potatoes study
FARGO -- Groups petitioning for an environmental review of a local potato grower's expansion into the pinelands of north-central Minnesota say they're willing to negotiate with the grower and state officials. The Land Stewardship Project, Pesticide Action Network and Toxic Taters...
January 11, 2016 - 8:12pm
December 26, 2015
Hubbard County Sheriff’s Office to hire second investigator
PARK RAPIDS -- The Hubbard County Sheriff’s Department will soon engage the abilities of a second investigator to tackle the growing number of incidents in the area. In setting the 2016 levy, Hubbard County commissioners approved hiring a second detective, which at one point in...
December 26, 2015 - 3:21pm
November 2, 2015
Three injured in two-car crash on Plantagenet Road
BEMIDJI -- Three people were injured after a two-car crash Sunday evening two miles south of Bemidji. The crash occurred at the intersection of North Plantagenet Road Southwest and Monroe Avenue Southwest in Bemidji, according to a release from the Beltrami County Sheriff’s...
November 2, 2015 - 12:10pm
September 30, 2015
Nevis man dies after being pinned by tractor
BEMIDJI -- An 81-year-old Nevis man died Tuesday after he was pinned underneath his tractor, officials said Wednesday. The Hubbard County Sheriff's Office received a call at 6 p.m. Tuesday that a tractor had rolled over and was pinning the driver underneath south of Nevis, off...
September 30, 2015 - 4:10pm
August 4, 2015
Beltrami joins other counties in first phase of transfer station project
BEMIDJI -- The Beltrami County Board of Commissioners took action Tuesday to advance toward the building of a solid waste transfer station after being informed of new state funding. Prior to the commission's regularly scheduled meeting, a work session was held where the board...
August 4, 2015 - 8:35pm