Skip to main content
HOUSING: State level processing continues for Westwood Acres residents
DNA results point to owner of severed fingers found in East Grand Forks
Crime report for Aug. 24
Feds: Twin Cities Mexican restaurants were drug fronts
Northern Township road project to last six weeks
PREP SOCCER: Newcomers already fitting in well for Bemidji boys
TENNIS: BHS girls win two of three in home-opening quad meet
PREP SOCCER: Bemidji girls look to defense as season begins
No more ties: WCHA overhauls overtime structure
VOLLEYBALL: Lumberjacks get ready for new season
Joan Iris Pope
Albert Franklin "Dix" Coffin
Sharon Lynn Gangeness
Tracy Keith Gross
MASTER GARDENERS: Slipping is not just for winter
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: The infinite nature of truth and reconciliation
John Eggers: Delight in the dog days of August
Patt Rall: Music is in the air in and around Bemidji
John Eggers: Helping Others Go For The Gold
The JOE-DOWN Reviews ‘Punk’s Dead: SLC Punk 2’
Inspired and inspiring: Big Daddy Weave takes the stage tonight at Sanford Center
Art briefs: Sunday Aug. 21
Off The Record Blog: An Idiot’s Guide To Summerslam
Patt Rall: Pine Tones, Caige Jambor to perform in concerts today
DNR discovers two more cases of invasive species in Beltrami County
DNR survey finds Minnesota wolf population stable
Blane Klemek: Shrikes are some of the more fascinating birds out there
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Slower fall cooldown better for fishing
Kayakers set to finish circumnavigation of Lake Superior
Lorraine Peck birthday
Edwina Batchelder birthday
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Reporters struggle to deal with Trump
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Survey is next step for Bemidji YMCA project
Faith Hensrud: Moving forward at BSU and NTC with a focus on student success
Pioneer Editorial: Clean, drain and dispose
PIONEER EDITORIAL: Creating smiles and memories
January 15, 2016
Break-in suspect dead after fire in convenience store in International Falls
INTERNATIONAL FALLS, Minn. -- A break-in suspect is dead after a fire that burned a convenience store near International Falls late Wednesday. “We recovered a body from the building and that’s our suspect,” said Koochiching County Sheriff Perryn Hedlund. A break-in involving...
January 15, 2016 - 2:00pm
December 17, 2015
GIRLS BASKETBALL: Bemidji rallies to top International Falls
INTERNATIONAL FALLS — The Bemidji High School girls basketball team walked away with a 67-62 road win at International Falls Thursday night....
December 17, 2015 - 10:51pm
December 9, 2015
Democrat wins state House seat in District 3A special election
INTERNATIONAL FALLS, Minn. -- International Falls Democrat Rob Ecklund easily won a special election Tuesday to replace the late DFL Rep. David Dill in the Minnesota House. Ecklund, a Koochiching County commissioner and paper mill worker, bested Republican Roger Skraba and independent...
December 9, 2015 - 4:08pm
June 15, 2015
Veteran learns to open up about WWII combat
INTERNATIONAL FALLS, Minn. -- Frank Soboleski's wife, Renee, never knew the extent of Frank's combat experiences during World War II. "He...
June 15, 2015 - 10:33am
May 28, 2015
Trestle burns, collapses on busy rail line near International Falls
Canadian National Railway trestle near International Falls caught fire early Wednesday, charring several railroad cars that were caught on the...
May 28, 2015 - 9:25am
September 17, 2013
Layoffs loom in Minnesota despite Boise acquisition
INTERNATIONAL FALLS, Minn. (AP) — Dozens of layoffs are still expected at the Boise Inc. plant in International Falls, despite news the company is being acquired by Packaging Corp. of America. International Falls plant spokeswoman Lori Lyman tells WDIO-TV the acquisition...
September 17, 2013 - 9:09am
July 15, 2013
Authorities search for missing swimmer in Rainy River
INTERNATIONAL FALLS, Minn. -- Officials from the Koochiching County Sheriff's Office are assisting in the search for a 27-year-old man who disappeared Sunday evening while swimming from the Canadian side of the Rainy River. The Ontario Provincial Police reported that two people...
July 15, 2013 - 8:13pm
February 4, 2013
Judge orders 15 years prison in totem pole death
INTERNATIONAL FALLS – The man who pleaded guilty to unintentional second-degree murder for killing his wife with a 17-foot-long, 700-pound totem pole was sentenced Monday to 15 years – the maximum allowed under court guidelines. Carl Muggli, 51, of Ray, admitted in a plea hearing...
February 4, 2013 - 5:40pm
January 9, 2013
Minnesota man pleads guilty to murder in wife's totem pole death
A man accused of murdering his wife with a totem pole the two were carving pleaded guilty today to second-degree murder. Carl Chester Muggli, 51, of Ray, had been charged with premeditated first-degree murder and intentional second-degree murder in the Nov. 26, 2010, death of his...
January 9, 2013 - 12:21pm
September 14, 2012
Trial set for totem pole death in International Falls
INTERNATIONAL FALLS — A trial has been scheduled for a northern Minnesota man accused of killing his wife with a totem pole. Fifty-year-old Carl Muggli is charged with premeditated first-degree murder and intentional second-degree murder in the November 2010 death of his wife, Linda....
September 14, 2012 - 9:07am
September 7, 2012
Two killed, two injured in collision near International Falls
INTERNATIONAL FALLS, Minn. -- Two people from International Falls died and two Illinois residents were injured in a head-on crash Thursday on U.S. Highway 53 in northern St. Louis County. The Minnesota State Patrol reported that a Ford pickup was traveling north on Highway 53...
September 7, 2012 - 9:10am