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Crime report for Dec. 8
Just around the corner for Culver's: Owner excited to bring ‘Butterburgers’ to Bemidji
Wrapping up 18 years of holiday cheer: Christmas Forest tree farm to close after this season
Polar vortex redux? Forecasters say it could hit next week
Blackduck boys basketball a mix of youth, experience
MEN'S HOCKEY: BSU skates to 1-1 draw with LSSU, wins first-ever shootout
GIRLS BASKETBALL: Jacks fall short to Apollo
WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: Northern knocks off Bemidji State
MEN'S BASKETBALL: Beavers fall flat in 88-61 loss
BHS wrestling in action at Brainerd
Glenn Arnold Conlon
Cloyd Olaf Kilde
Bruce Robert Smith
PRIME TIME: From grieving a loss to celebrating a life
PRIME TIME: A fiery idea for a motion picture
PRIME TIME: Readers Theater volunteers bring performances to elementary schools
PRIME TIME: No pain, no strain, just gain at the Activity Center
PRIME TIME: ‘LAWKI,’ or Life As We Know It
After offending American Indians, Ralphie May backs Standing Rock
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
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Winter here, ice fishing will start soon
Where to fish when the lakes freeze: Numerous destinations within a few hours’ drive
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Trees, plainly put, are amazing life forms
Northwest Minnesota deer kill up from last year
Christmas bird count at Rydell refuge
Share your Milestones in the Pioneer
Johnson anniversary celebration
MILESTONES: Gullickson-Boerboom engagement
MILESTONES: Dunbar birthday
PRIME TIME: Traveling through the landscapes
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: We deserve respectable representation in government
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Country deserves better from its president
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Let’s restore integrity to election process
PIONEER VIEWPOINTS: Perseverance pays off
December 8, 2016
Northern Minnesota pair gets skis out -- water skis
PEQUOT LAKES, Minn. -- December in Minnesota is usually a time for activities such as ice fishing and skiing. But this year’s abnormally warm...
December 8, 2016 - 9:48pm
December 2, 2016
Late ice for the lakes: As with last year, ice-in on area waters is later than usual
BEMIDJI—Paper-thin sheets of ice formed along the shores of Lake Bemidji on Friday afternoon as the temperature dropped to 24 degrees....
December 2, 2016 - 6:09pm
'They think we're crazy': For some BSU students, Lake Bemidji is the parking lot (w/video)
BEMIDJI—This parking lot cowers from the sun. But for the month or two each year when it's cold enough that social conventions begin to...
February 2, 2016 - 9:43am
January 5, 2016
Man’s body found under ice near Minneapolis lakes
MINNEAPOLIS -- The body of a man was found Monday under the ice of a channel between Lake Calhoun and Lake of the Isles in Minneapolis. The Hennepin County sheriff’s office and Minneapolis Fire Department responded about 2:30 p.m. Monday to reports of a jacket frozen to the ice....
January 5, 2016 - 10:35am
January 2, 2016
Duluth man rescues ice-covered deer from river; video goes viral
DULUTH -- A video of a man next to an exhausted, ice-covered deer he just rescued from a frigid river has been making the rounds on the Internet...
January 2, 2016 - 5:23pm
December 21, 2015
VIDEO: Spinning ice circle phenomenon provides a draw near Brainerd
BRAINERD, Minn. -- Dark, cold water flowing from the Nokasippi River into Upper South Long Lake created an unexpected form this weekend--a rotating...
December 21, 2015 - 9:58pm
December 14, 2015
UPDATED: Nearly 50 people rescued after ice sheets break away on Upper Red Lake
UPPER RED LAKE -- Witnesses say it happened in about five minutes, too quickly for anyone to do anything about it. They say it has happened before...
December 14, 2015 - 5:58pm
November 30, 2015
Ice is inching along: A December freeze for Lake Bemidji is now the norm
BEMIDJI—Snow and wind this week might keep Lake Bemidji from finishing its freeze. The sheets of ice spreading mostly over the east...
November 30, 2015 - 7:54pm
January 20, 2015
Two Wisconsin men rescued after breaking through the ice, only to be arrested for break-ins
DULUTH -- Two Solon Springs, Wis., men escaped a car that broke through the ice on Upper St. Croix Lake on Monday morning — and were arrested...
January 20, 2015 - 3:49pm
November 28, 2014
Man dies after breaking through lake ice in Aitkin County
AITKIN - A 62-year-old Aitkin man died Wednesday night after being pulled from the water on Gun Lake in central Aitkin County. He had been operating his all-terrain vehicle on the lake when it broke through the ice that was only about 1-inch thick in that location. At 3:36...
November 28, 2014 - 6:33pm
December 16, 2013
Man rescued after ATV plunges through ice in Kandiyohi County
SPICER – A 74-year old Spicer man was rescued from Green Lake Sunday after the all-terrain vehicle he was driving plunged through the ice. According to the Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Office, officers received a call at 6:47 p.m. that an individual was in the water after the...
December 16, 2013 - 9:51am
November 26, 2013
Minn. ice remains thin as Thanksgiving approaches
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Safety officials are warning parents to keep an eye on their children over the Thanksgiving holiday as they visit family and friends who live near lakes, ponds or streams. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources says the ice remains thin. Six people...
November 26, 2013 - 9:47am
November 19, 2013
Ice still too thin, DNR says
Department of Natural Resources officials want Minnesotans to understand that it still is too early to walk on the ice. “The bottom line is it's crucial that people do not let their guard down,” the DNR’s Kara Owens said, “because ice is never 100 percent safe. A...
November 19, 2013 - 8:20am
May 13, 2013
Surrounded by ice on Lake Bemidji
The shifting Monday afternoon created a problem for the lone fishing boat on Lake Bemidji. Zach Ramlow and Alec Tiffany soon found themselves...
May 13, 2013 - 9:53pm