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UPDATED: Hunter's death near Little Falls being investigated as homicide
BSU unveils $1 million student media center (photo gallery)
Shopping spree!: Local emergency officials help children buy Christmas presents
History Mystery returns to the Beltrami County History Center
Crime report for Dec. 6
MEN'S BASKETBALL: Dibble learning to compete for Beavers
BSU to host softball camp
GIRLS BASKETBALL: Jacks ‘flip’ the script, beat Hibbing
AUTO RACING: Awards handed out at speedway banquet
Coleman highlights BSU track and field’s 2016-17 opener
Ray O. Carpenter
Bruce Robert Smith
Margaret Emma Treat
Emma "Margaret" Treat
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?
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
Neil Diamond celebrating 50 years with tour; concert planned in St. Paul
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: Let’s restore integrity to election process
PIONEER VIEWPOINTS: Perseverance pays off
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
November 30, 2016
Park Rapids man admits to burning down garage
A Park Rapids man was arrested and charged with felony second degree arson after admitting to local grocery store employees and law enforcement...
November 30, 2016 - 10:46am
November 22, 2016
Bemidji area in winter weather advisory through Wednesday morning
BEMIDJI -- Beltrami County, as well as Hubbard, Clearwater and Cass counties, are in a winter weather advisory until 6 a.m. Wednesday. The National Weather Service says a wintry mix of snow and rain will continue through Wednesday morning, with snow accumulations of up to 2 inches...
November 22, 2016 - 2:28pm
November 21, 2016
UPDATED: Pedestrian killed on side of road after vehicle crashes in Hubbard County
LAPORTE, Minn. -- The driver of a SUV that struck and killed a man near Laporte early Sunday had alcohol in his system, the Minnesota State Patrol reports.Bradley H. Smith, 30, was driving a GMC Acadia eastbound on state Highway 200 in Hubbard County when the vehicle struck 45-year-old...
November 21, 2016 - 5:18pm
November 19, 2016
UPDATED: Semi, SUV crash temporarily closes Highway 71
BEMIDJI -- A car and semi truck collided shortly before 4 p.m. Saturday at the intersection of U.S. Highway 71 and County Road 16 in Hubbard County, prompting authorities to temporarily close the highway.
November 19, 2016 - 9:00pm
October 12, 2016
Hubbard County farmer files complaint of soil fumigant fumes
A Department of Agriculture official was called out last week to investigate a local couple's complaint of pesticides applied to an R.D. Offutt...
October 12, 2016 - 12:19pm
October 10, 2016
UPDATED: 'Nothing suspicious located' at Park Rapids Area High School after threat
PARK RAPIDS -- According to the Hubbard County Sheriff's Office, the Park Rapids Area High School received a threat Monday morning while students...
October 10, 2016 - 2:04pm
August 8, 2016
Man accused of multiple burglaries pleads guilty to 3 counts
BEMIDJI -- A Bemidji man charged with multiple burglaries in Beltrami and Hubbard counties pleaded guilty Monday to two counts of third-degree burglary and one count of second-degree burglary in Beltrami County. Nicholas Richard Helfenstein, 31, admitted to entering two fish houses...
August 8, 2016 - 8:00pm
August 1, 2016
Park Rapids man arrested in connection to fatal accident
PARK RAPIDS—A Park Rapids man has been charged in connection to a fatal accident in Hubbard County. Dakota Walsh, 22, was arrested Friday and arraigned Monday on felony criminal vehicular homicide charges stemming from the July 23 crash that killed Avery Mikel, 19, of Park Rapids....
August 1, 2016 - 6:11pm
July 25, 2016
Park Rapids man dies in single-car crash
PARK RAPIDS—A Park Rapids man died after a single-vehicle accident in Hubbard County Saturday morning. The Hubbard County Sheriff's Office received a report of a crash on 190th Street about a mile northwest of Park Rapids at about 6:25 a.m. Saturday, according to a release....
July 25, 2016 - 4:39pm
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