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Chippewa Forest tree headed to D.C. next year: Tree to be selected next spring, serve as 50-foot diplomat for Minnesota
Bemidji mayor to switch day jobs
To go or not to go: Many factors in play when it comes to delaying or canceling school
Burglars prepare pot of coffee, leave with nothing
Crime report for Dec. 10-11
'An animal on the boards': Bemidji State forward Rosenbloom sets single-game school rebound record
Area girls basketball preview: Cass Lake-Bena appears to be willing to improve
Area high schools: Mustangs will have to compensate for lack of size
Area wrestling preview: Blackduck-Cass Lake-Bena continues ascent
Area boys basketball preview: Cass Lake-Bena should generate excitement
Donald "Donny" Hedlund, Sr.
Rodney Edwin Lof
Richard "Rick" Edward Fairbanks
A rebirth with an old-fashioned show
All Dressed up for ‘Downton Abbey’ screening
Pioneer Previews for Dec. 8: Music, music, everywhere for today, week
Local authors to sign books
Author plans talk on how Pearl Harbor hit small-town Minnesota
Blane Klemek: How animals survive the chilly winter months
Paul Nelson: Heavy snow hampers development of ice on Bemidji area lakes
Trumpeter swans shot near Detroit Lakes; DNR seeks public’s help
Blane Klemek: Do bears hibernate? The truth about outdoor myths
Paul Nelson: Ice fishing season has arrived for Bemidji area anglers
Rich Lowry: The war on inequality
Amy Goodman: Poverty wages in the land of plenty
Pioneer VIiewpoints: The task at hand for NTC
Kathryn Lopez: What the pope is really saying
Cokie & Steven V. Roberts: Giving the gift of stories
Sue Bruns: Ah, those holiday traditions
Alice Collins: Christmas time is a time for joy, families
Jane Furuseth: Readers Theater celebrates 10th year of performances
Art Lee: A tale in rhyme from a past Christmas time (with apologies to Edgar Allen Poe)
Evan Hazard: An epiphany in G major and the music inside us
August 10, 2012
Sculptor to get community spirit award
BEMIDJI - Duane "Dewey" Goodwin, an Anishinaabe stone sculptor and art instructor at Leech Lake Tribal College, will receive a First Peoples Fund Jennifer Easton Community Spirit Award next month. "As an artist, Dewey Goodwin demonstrates a gift for creation, storytelling and sharing...
news / local / entertainment / education
August 10, 2012 - 12:00am
July 8, 2012
Leech Lake holding powwow
Powwow participants dance to the beat of the 26 drums at the Leech Lake's Fourth Of July Traditional Powwow grand entrance. The event, which...
news / local
July 8, 2012 - 12:00am
July 7, 2012
Jones becomes Leech Lake chairwoman
Carri Jones, left, is congratulated Friday by Rita Albrecht, a Bemidji City Council member and planner in tribal development for the Leech Lake...
news / local
July 7, 2012 - 12:00am
Traditional celebration brings hundreds to Red Lake
RED LAKE - As 7 p.m. approaches, 2012 Independence Day Powwow announcer Lawrence Baker urges the hundreds of dancers preparing for Friday night's...
news / local / region
July 7, 2012 - 12:00am
June 21, 2012
Leech Lake election recount confirms Jones' victory
CASS LAKE - Carri Jones' victory in last week's Leech Lake Tribal Council election was confirmed after a recount this week. Jones picked up two votes in the recount, conducted Tuesday afternoon by the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe, paving the way for her to be the tribe's first female...
news / region
June 21, 2012 - 12:00am
June 14, 2012
State golf: BHS's Dale 33rd in Class AAA; Cass Lake's Brunelle takes third in Class A
COON RAPIDS - Trey Dale didn't have the best day on Wednesday, but his all-state certificate should mitigate the final golf tournament of his...
sports / Lumberjacks /
June 14, 2012 - 12:00am
June 6, 2012
Bats go cold for Panthers in elimination game
BEMIDJI -- Cass Lake-Bena starter Wesley Moe didn't have his best stuff Tuesday night. Neither did Corey Roach, his East Grand Forks Sacred Heart...
June 6, 2012 - 12:00am
June 1, 2012
Drakes roll to title: Blackduck brings bats in pair of victories, wins sub-section
BEMIDJI - The Blackduck Drakes brought their bats to the Bemidji State baseball diamond Thursday. They came home with their second-straight Sub-Section...
June 1, 2012 - 12:00am
May 30, 2012
Wrong interpertation: Mistake costs Panther golfers trip to state
BEMIDJI - Unlike some sports where interpretation can dictate the actions and the outcome of the game, golf is governed by a set of rules that leave nothing to chance. Unfortunately, there are so many rules that the vast majority of golfers are in the dark when situations out of...
May 30, 2012 - 12:00am
Cass Lake cruises past Red Lake, Blackduck pounds Laporte
CASS LAKE - Things didn't start out so well for Caleb Fisher and Cass Lake Bena Tuesday. The senior hurler kicked off the game with a four-pitch walk to Red Lake leadoff William Chaboyea.
May 30, 2012 - 12:00am
May 25, 2012
Officials seek public comments on La Salle Lake State Recreation Area
A draft management plan for La Salle Lake State Recreation Area (SRA) is now available for public review and comment. When approved, the management plan will guide development and operations at La Salle Lake SRA. The review period is open through June 29. La Salle Lake SRA is located...
May 25, 2012 - 12:00am
April 1, 2012
Seven Clans Casino launches fishing venture
RED LAKE -- The waters of the Red Lake Indian Reservation typically aren't thought of as a destination for anglers, but a new offering through the band's Seven Clans Casino aims to change that. Beginning this spring, the casino in Red Lake, Minn., will be offering guided fishing...
news / outdoors / local
April 1, 2012 - 12:00am
December 16, 2011
DNR officials seek public input
Minnesota DNR officials are seeking public comments via an online survey for the La Salle Lake State Recreation Area (SRA) management plan. The 1,000-acre property, which is located eight miles north of Itasca State Park on Hubbard County Road 9, includes the entire shoreline of...
December 16, 2011 - 12:00am
July 4, 2010
Across The Lake
It's a lot harder to start a sentence than it is to finish it. That observation from another writer came to mind as I sat looking at a blank screen -- the same as used to happen when looking at a blank sheet of paper in the typewriter. A sentence, though, is not that much different...
July 4, 2010 - 12:00am
April 20, 2010
Red Lake slot limit restrictions provide protection, angling opportunity
Regulations that require Upper Red Lake anglers to release smaller walleye during the first month of the open water season will remain in effect for 2010, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR). From Saturday, May 15, through Monday, June 14, anglers must...
April 20, 2010 - 12:00am