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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
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
DNR to discuss walleye regulation on Kabekona
PARK RAPIDS -- The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will hold an open house from 7 to 9 p.m. Sept. 10 in the community meeting room at Northwoods Bank, 1200 First Street E in Park Rapids. The open house will provide information and ask for public comments on the existing...
August 4, 2015 - 8:07pm
July 28, 2015
Washington woman found dead in Park Rapids house fire
PARK RAPIDS—Firefighters found the remains of an 82-year-old woman Monday when they extinguished a house fire in Park Rapids. The Hubbard County Sheriff's Office received a call of a house fire on the north side of Portage Lake at 1 p.m. Monday, according to a release from...
July 28, 2015 - 2:03pm
July 10, 2015
Oil leak scare in Hubbard County
HUBBARD COUNTY—Residents of Hubbard County had an oil leak scare for about an hour Wednesday morning. The Hubbard County Sheriff's Office received a call at 10:25 a.m. of a possible pipeline leak with oil on the ground in Farden Township, near Grace Lake, according to a release...
July 10, 2015 - 7:05pm
June 23, 2015
Man killed in ATV accident in state forest
BEMIDJI -- A Bloomington, Minn., man was killed in an ATV accident Monday evening in Hubbard County. At 6:08 p.m., the Hubbard County Sheriff's Office received a 911 call of an ATV accident in the Paul Bunyan State Forest. According to authorities, Aaron Sly, 26, of Bloomington,...
June 23, 2015 - 9:51am
June 16, 2015
1-year-old dies in Hubbard County accident
PARK RAPIDS -- A one-year-old child was killed Monday evening after being hit by a vehicle at the child's home near Park Rapids.
June 16, 2015 - 10:45am
April 18, 2015
Former Hubbard County jailer charged with sexual conduct with inmate
A former Hubbard County jailer has been charged with felony criminal sexual conduct after allegedly having an affair with an inmate. Emily Louise Yliniemi, 36, Ponsford, left the department under pressure in late February. She has been charged with the two felonies by Becker County...
April 18, 2015 - 1:18pm