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Breastfeeding in Bemidji annual awareness month walk and picnic Saturday
Itasca State Park Naturalist Programs
Puppy Play Date scheduled
SD man sent to prison for beating, killing man with machete, cinder block
3 men face charges for allegedly selling drugs in Brainerd
No more ties: WCHA overhauls overtime structure
VOLLEYBALL: Lumberjacks get ready for new season
GIRLS TENNIS: Experience will carry BHS this year
MEN'S BASKETBALL: BSU hires Peterson, promotes Majkrzak
VOLLEYBALL: BHS hopes defense can help them return to state tournament
Tracy Keith Gross
Josephine "Jo" Pula
Sharon Lynn Gangeness
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
PRIME TIME: Best kept lunch secret in Bemidji
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 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
Watershed group plans meeting tonight on starry stonewart in Big Turtle Lake
Lorraine Peck birthday
Edwina Batchelder birthday
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
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Clinton let our troops, ambassador down
August 18, 2016
Itasca County man sentenced to 15 years in death of infant son
GRAND RAPIDS -- An Itasca County man who pled guilty to a manslaughter charge last month was sentenced to 15 years in prison. Emery James Jenkins, 39, of rural Deer River, received the maximum sentence for first-degree manslaughter Wednesday after entering an Alford plea in July to...
August 18, 2016 - 9:22am
August 15, 2016
Bemidji man pleads guilty to criminal vehicular homicide
BEMIDJI -- A Bemidji man pleaded guilty to one count of felony criminal vehicular homicide in Itasca County court Monday, according to a news release from the Itasca County Attorney. According to a criminal complaint, Christopher Glenn Smith, 30, was driving south on Highway 65 just...
August 15, 2016 - 7:00pm
July 12, 2016
Big Falls man dead after one-vehicle accident
BEMIDJI -- A 69-year-old Big Falls man died after a medical condition caused him to run his vehicle off the road near Funkley, according to a Minnesota State Patrol report. The man, identified by the State Patrol as Harley Wallace Jr., was driving a 1998 Ford Escort when the single-vehicle...
July 12, 2016 - 7:43pm
July 5, 2016
Itasca County beheading suspects appear in court
GRAND RAPIDS -- The suspect in an Itasca County beheading death will not be back in court until the end of August, giving his defense attorney...
July 5, 2016 - 1:14pm
July 3, 2016
Northwest Minnesota teens still missing: 17-year-olds last seen in Bemidji
BEMIDJI—Nearly a month after two Minnesota teenagers disappeared from Bemidji, their families and law enforcement are still searching. Jordan Krolak, of Marshall County, and Casey Danielson, of Bigfork, Minn., both 17, went missing from Bemidji's Northwestern Minnesota Juvenile...
July 3, 2016 - 12:00am
June 30, 2016
Woman charged in connection with Itasca County beheading
HIBBING, Minn. -- The girlfriend of an Itasca County beheading suspect now faces two felony charges for her alleged role in the death of a 20-year-old...
June 30, 2016 - 3:08pm
UPDATE: Charges: Itasca County homicide victim was beheaded, stabbed
HIBBING, Minn. -- A sexual assault allegation led to the beheading of a 20-year-old Hibbing man last week in rural Itasca County, according to...
June 30, 2016 - 9:20am
June 28, 2016
Man found drowned in Itasca County lake
ITASCA COUNTY—A Brooklyn Park, Minn., man was found drowned in an Itasca County lake Tuesday morning. Michael Angelo Olynick, 58, was discovered in Cutfoot Sioux Lake just north of Battle Point at about 9:20 a.m., after the Itasca County Sheriff's Office received a report of...
June 28, 2016 - 4:11pm
May 5, 2016
Itasca County man gets jail time, probation in friend's shooting death
GRAND RAPIDS, Minn. -- An 18-year-old Itasca County man will serve a year in jail and 15 years of supervised probation for his role in the accidental shooting death of his friend last November. Walter Everett Charwood, of Squaw Lake, was sentenced Wednesday in Ninth District Court...
May 5, 2016 - 8:08am
April 7, 2016
Itasca County man sent to prison for crash that killed two
A rural Deer River man was sentenced Wednesday to more than four years in prison for an alcohol-fueled crash that killed two acquaintances in...
April 7, 2016 - 8:52am
March 24, 2016
Bemidji man charged in fatal Itasca County crash, allegedly said dying friend was driver
A 29-year-old Bemidji man faces criminal vehicular homicide charges after allegedly being drunk and behind the wheel of a pickup truck that rolled over on state Highway 65 in Itasca County last week, killing a friend. Authorities allege that Christopher Smith told a state trooper...
March 24, 2016 - 1:25pm
March 17, 2016
Bemidji man arrested with heroin in Itasca County makes first court appearance
GRAND RAPIDS—A Bemidji man facing felony charges after he and two others were arrested in possession of heroin earlier this week had his first court appearance on Wednesday.
March 17, 2016 - 3:31pm
February 2, 2016
Itasca County teen charged in friend's shooting death in November
GRAND RAPIDS, Minn. -- An Itasca County teen has been charged in the accidental shooting death of his friend in November. A criminal complaint filed last month in State District Court in Grand Rapids charges Walter Everett Charwood, 18, with first-degree manslaughter in the Nov. 29...
February 2, 2016 - 10:56am
December 26, 2015
Man who killed Itasca County deputy in 1981 up for parole
PENGILLY, Minn. -- Audie Lynn Fox, the perpetrator in one of the Iron Range's most notorious and shocking crimes, is up for parole. Fox, then...
December 26, 2015 - 3:03pm
December 9, 2015
Public meeting about sex offender Thursday near Northome
BEMIDJI—A public meeting will take place Thursday near Northome in regard to an address change of a Level 3 sex offender. The Itasca...
December 9, 2015 - 10:27am