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At Big Sandy Lake, Ojibwe recall horror of ancestors' death march
Brainerd man dies of gunshot wound to the head: Cass County investigates death
Muslim inmates sue Cass County Jail, claim they were fed pork
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Watermark Art Center to launch fundraising campaign for major renovation project
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Art briefs: Farm by the Lake Sunday concert series continues, 'Annie Get Your Gun' at Northern Light Opera Company and more
If the shoe fits — paint it: Sisters create custom shoe company in Bemidji
FISH TALES: Becca Hanson on Lake Mary
DNR invites public input on Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area
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Blane Klemek: Nests are nearly as fascinating as the birds themselves
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PIONEER EDITORIAL: Neighbors helping neighbors
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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
December 2, 2015
UPDATED: Teen, 18, says he accidentally shot, killed friend, 17, in Itasca County
SQUAW LAKE, Minn. -- Authorities in Itasca County on Tuesday identified a teenager who died after what was reported as an accidental shooting on Sunday morning. The Itasca County Sheriff's Office said Dallas James Graciano, 17, of rural Deer River, died after being shot by an...
December 2, 2015 - 9:41am
September 10, 2015
Deer River man charged in double-fatal collision
BEMIDJI—A 29-year-old Deer River man has been charged in the deaths of two people in a two-vehicle crash Tuesday morning in Itasca County. Derrick Lee Cloud has been charged with two felony counts of criminal vehicular homicide in the deaths of Cory J. Jones, 27, of Cass...
September 10, 2015 - 3:46pm