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TOURISM: Visit Bemidji turns the webpage
Trump bests Clinton at BHS: More than 1,000 students take part in mock vote
Crime report for Oct. 25
Federal Dam man missing after capsized canoe found on Leech Lake
SOCCER: BHS takes No. 1 Mankato West to the brink, but falls on PKs in state quarterfinals (PHOTO GALLERY)
VOLLEYBALL: Resilient Lumberjacks earn 3-1 win over Alexandria in Section 8-3A
PHOTOS: BHS hosts pep fest for soccer and tennis athletes
BOYS SOCCER: BHS meets Mankato West in Class A state quarterfinals
FOOTBALL: Spuds blow out Jacks 48-0 in section playoffs
Rawlen Everett Guinn, Sr.
Jerome "Jerry" Stubbe
Keith Wayne Littler
Esther M. Decker
KELSI TURNER COLUMN: On rejection
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Do you care to give?
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: As tradition goes
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: What will be your last words to someone?
KELSI TURNER COLUMN: How to harvest wild rice
Off The Record: Negan Was The Shot In The Arm ‘The Walking Dead’ Needed
PODCAST: The JOE-DOWN Reviews “KISS Meets The Phantom Of The Park”
Famed musician Bobby Vee dies
BHS grad nominated for Bessie Award
Book signing with Barbara Schlichting
MASTER GARDENERS: Think differently about garden clean up
WATCH: Meet a central Minnesota family whose made its living off wild rice for four generations
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: The mice are everywhere it seems
PAUL NELSON FISHING: Lakes, rivers cooling a bit slower this year
New specialty license plates to go on sale
Share your Milestones in the Pioneer
Johnson anniversary celebration
MILESTONES: Gullickson-Boerboom engagement
MILESTONES: Dunbar birthday
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Dakdok, others fan the flames of Islamaphobia
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Joe Vene fights for our veterans
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Do you know what’s really scary?
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Stop moral erosion with your votes
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Let Congress fix health care dilemma
Federal Dam man missing after capsized canoe found on Leech Lake
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
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