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Minnesota heroin dealer found guilty in first of 4 deaths
Residents of halfway house found two men dead from overdoses - their drug counselors
Minnesota lawmakers plan to wrap up special session Thursday as hundreds protest
Fans gather to celebrate Dylan’s 75th birthday at his childhood home in Duluth
All smiles: Paul Bunyan Communications hosts annual fish fry (video, photos)
Vikings still don't know if Bridgewater will ever play in NFL again
Bemidji lacrosse in action
Twins' Hughes may not miss many games
AMATEUR BASEBALL: Blue Ox win season opener
A family tradition: Three generations of racers still competing at Bemidji Speedway
Beverley Ann Wagner
Vernon Vanden Berg
Zachary Lee Aurand
Knute C. Naastad
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Make the last day of school a good day
SUSTAINABILITY COLUMN: Bemidji is ‘Home Sweet Home’ for the birds
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: Critical Race Theories: What are they all about?
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Who is JFK?
PRIME TIME: Butterflies and beauties at the SAC
REVIEW: ‘Fargo’ Season Three, Episode Six: The Lord Of No Mercy
Former Arkansas Gov. takes 'Huckabee' from Fox News to religious broadcaster
Ellen DeGeneres lands new Netflix stand up special
Three more Fox News employees file discrimination suits
PATT RALL COLUMN: Spring flowers abound around the arts
MASTER GARDENER COLUMN: Rain gardens offer many advantages
FISH TALES: Gene Erickson on Cass Lake
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Squirrels are common but still fascinating creatures
FISHING: Gary Newell tournament Saturday
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Best walleye fishing still ahead of us
Torry's Van Benefit
Don (Pail) Hill
Parents of slain DNC staffer: Stop politicizing our son's murder
Port: Democrats already running campaign commercials on behalf of Heidi Heitkamp
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Grossell should spend time working to fund education for all
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: First responders deserve our thanks
Garrison Keillor: One more modest proposal
June 30, 2015
AXEMEN: Kalokoh, Jarboe honored by IFL
BEMIDJI — The Bemidji Axemen’s second season in the Indoor Football League was not one to remember. The team went 2-12 overall, losing its...
June 30, 2015 - 10:32pm
June 22, 2015
Bemidji Axemen GM resigns
BEMIDJI—Adam Barnhardt, general manager of the Bemidji Axemen indoor football team, told the Pioneer on Monday evening that he is resigning. The...
June 22, 2015 - 11:12pm
June 1, 2015
INDOOR FOOTBALL: Axemen blown out by Sioux Falls, 90-20, in home finale
BEMIDJI — The Sioux Falls Storm came to the Sanford Center Sunday and handed the Bemidji Axemen a record-setting 90-20 blowout in their final...
June 1, 2015 - 2:50pm
April 18, 2015
INDOOR FOOTBALL: Axemen comeback attempt falls just short; Cedar Rapids wins 39-36
BEMIDJI — The Bemidji Axemen came into Saturday’s game without much hope. They were starting their third different quarterback of the season...
April 18, 2015 - 10:58pm
April 15, 2015
QUARTERBACK CAROUSEL: Balentine named third different starter for Axemen in 2015
BEMIDJI — On Saturday, the Bemidji Axemen will start its third different quarterback of the 2015 season. Terrance Owens started in games one...
April 15, 2015 - 10:51pm
April 10, 2015
AXEMEN: Bemidji suffers second straight loss, falls to Tri-Cities, 54-35
BEMIDJI — When the Tri-Cities Fever’s quarterback Houston Lillard left the game in the first drive with a leg injury, his team needed someone...
April 10, 2015 - 11:28pm
March 16, 2015
INDOOR FOOTBALL: Turnovers doom Axemen in 38-26 loss to Iowa
BEMIDJI — Offense typically rules the Indoor Football League, but on Monday night at the Sanford Center, it was the defense of the Iowa Barnstormers...
March 16, 2015 - 11:02pm
February 28, 2015
INDOOR FOOTBALL: Axemen fall to four-time defending champs Sioux Falls 66-42
BEMIDJI — Little went right for the Bemidji Axemen in their regular season-opener. Four-time defending Indoor Football League champions...
February 28, 2015 - 10:43pm
December 17, 2014
INDOOR FOOTBALL: Axemen sign U of Toledo quarterback Terrance Owens
BEMIDJI — The Bemidji Axemen have added another quarterback with the signing of Terrance Owens. A dual-threat quarterback from the University of Toledo, Owens gives the Axemen another playmaking signal caller. “We are really excited to add Terrance to the Axemen family,” Axemen...
December 17, 2014 - 10:28pm
December 10, 2014
INDOOR FOOTBALL: Axemen sign three former Beavers
BEMIDJI — Following their 2014 free agent combine held last weekend in Fargo, the Bemidji Axemen have announced the signings of four players to the team for the 2015 season — including three former Bemidji State football players. The Axemen signed fullback/linebacker Brent Kondziolka,...
December 10, 2014 - 12:55am
September 11, 2014
INDOOR FOOTBALL: Axemen holding contest to name new mascot
BEMIDJI -- The Bemidji Axemen are holding a contest through which the public can submit potential names for the team's new mascot. The Axemen, who early this year completed their inaugural season at the Sanford Center, recently purchased a mascot costume for the team and is asking...
September 11, 2014 - 10:21pm
August 13, 2014
INDOOR FOOTBALL: Axemen set to reveal new coach, ownership group Friday
BEMIDJI — Less than two weeks after firing Robert Fuller, the first head coach in the franchise’s history, the Bemidji Axemen will announce his replacement Friday, according to a press release from general manager Adam Barnhardt. The Axemen have scheduled a press conference for...
August 13, 2014 - 11:33pm
June 16, 2014
INDOOR FOOTBALL: Inaugural season for the Bemidji Axemen had its ups and downs
BEMIDJI -- Heading into a home game on May 10 against the Tri-Cities Fever, the Bemidji Axemen were fresh off two single-possession victories...
June 16, 2014 - 2:32pm
June 13, 2014
INDOOR FOOTBALL: Green Bay routs Axemen in season finale
GREEN BAY, Wis. — If something could have gone wrong for the Bemidji Axemen Friday night, odds are it did. The team lost 52-35 in its final game of the season to the Green Bay Blizzard. With the loss, Bemidji finished their inaugural Indoor Football League season with a 5-9 record...
June 13, 2014 - 11:01pm
June 7, 2014
Indoor Football: Axemen drop home finale to Cedar Rapids
BEMIDJI -- The Bemidji Axemen couldn’t pull out a victory for Bemidji fans in their final home game of the 2014 season, but they sure gave...
June 7, 2014 - 11:25pm