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Former Como Park school official denies stealing, lawyer says
Appeals court rejects ND lawyer's case against bar association dues
Two face charges of dealing cocaine in area
Bemidji’s Paul Bunyan Appears On ‘Late Night With Seth Meyers’
Twin Cities teens paddle against pipelines
Twins OF Grossman fractures thumb
Vikings' rebuilt offensive line off to a familiar start
Glen Perkins makes emotional return to Twins bullpen after 16-month absence
Former Wild journeyman Veilleux still going strong in Japan
Starting lineup 'a top priority' for Vikings LB Edmond Robinson
Michael Aaron Johnson
Ricky Michael Aust
Richard Arnold Peterson
Gimiwan (Rain) Johnson-Headbird
Zoogipon (Snow) Johnson-Headbird
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: The eclipse is more than meets the eye
MASTER GARDENERS: What's (achoo!) blooming?
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Stupid human happenings always seem to happen
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Just how much is $1 billion?
Library Corner column: Library offers up something for all ages
Finally! Daniel Craig confirms he'll return as James Bond
Tom Cruise breaks ankle in stunt, halts production on 'Mission' film
Mississippi Music moves indoors on Wednesday
Around the Arts, August 13
PATT RALL COLUMN: What a wide variety of activities
MASTER GARDENERS: Look for the 2017 Perennial Plant of the Year
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: So many lakes, so many fish
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Blue jays are true Minnesotans all year long
AIS volunteer training Aug. 25
AIS volunteer training Aug. 25
Jeff & Becky Musburger
Joe & Sissy Neft
3 easy ways to view the eclipse while protecting your eyes
Comparing wine aficionados Thomas Jefferson and Winston Churchill
Local produce star of this potato salad
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: An infamous day in American history
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Tournament put undue pressure on Stump Lake
July 24, 2017
New products offer artistic views of favorite Minnesota lakes
At first glance, viewers of Cathy Hummel's large printed canvases might notice an overhead view of a lake, complete with some major roads winding...
July 24, 2017 - 8:45am
April 28, 2017
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Are you kidding me?
This spring I was visiting some of the local boat accesses and noticed signs that said dispose of unwanted bait in the trash. I have expressed...
April 28, 2017 - 10:00am
March 30, 2017
Ice deteriorating rapidly in area: Agencies respond to anglers, equipment going through the ice
BEMIDJI -- The Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office is asking the public to stay off area lakes after emergency crews have recently responded to...
March 30, 2017 - 5:37pm
March 17, 2017
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Reassess ice conditions every day and make safe decisions
It's unusual for lakes in the Bemidji area to be making ice in the second week of March, but that's is exactly what happened this past week....
March 17, 2017 - 10:00am
February 21, 2017
UPDATED: Officials warn of unsafe ice conditions
BEMIDJI -- Unseasonably warm temperatures and steady rainfall have prompted local and state officials to urge caution when venturing onto ice...
February 21, 2017 - 5:09pm
February 16, 2017
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: The time for melt and freeze, melt and freeze
Temperatures have moderated again in the Bemidji area, with another meltdown on the lakes in progress. As long as temperatures remain below...
February 16, 2017 - 3:31pm
June 20, 2016
FISH TALES: Kaleb Olson
Kaleb Olson, 5, caught a 27 inch walleye on a bobber on a lake north of Bemidji on Memorial Day weekend. Send in your fishing photos to the Pioneer...
June 20, 2016 - 11:50am
December 11, 2015
DNR warns of thin ice on lakes
ST. PAUL-- With daytime temperatures still climbing above freezing even in the northern parts of the state, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is reminding outdoor enthusiasts to stay clear of early ice, use extreme caution when recreating on dangerously cold water and...
December 11, 2015 - 9:42am
State stresses water safety despite low amoeba infection risk
BEMIDJI—The recent death of a Minnesota teen infected after swimming in a lake is under investigation by the Minnesota Department of Health, however, officials say the statewide risk for more cases is low. Hunter Boutain, 14, died from a brain infection Thursday at the University...
July 11, 2015 - 2:12pm
June 2, 2015
More chemicals found in remote Minnesota lakes: Lake Kabetogama showed highest level of x-ray chemical
ST. PAUL -- A chemical associated only with X-ray technology is showing up in Lake Kabetogama in Voyageurs National Park and other northern lakes, one of many industrial compounds showing up in samples taken from Minnesota waterways. The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency Tuesday...
June 2, 2015 - 7:19pm
March 28, 2015
Lake service provider training on April 8
BEMIDJI -- The Minnesota DNR will offer a lake service provider training from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. April 8 at Best Western, 2420 Paul Bunyan Drive NW. The training will be part of the Congress of Minnesota Resorts spring meeting. In an effort to help prevent the spread of aquatic...
March 28, 2015 - 3:58pm
February 12, 2015
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Productive ice fishing season coming to a close
The Bemidji area received a couple inches of new snow this week, which shouldn't be enough to impede anglers' access to the lakes. There are two more weekends in the gamefish season on the inland lakes of Minnesota. Anglers are allowed to fish for species like walleyes and northern...
February 12, 2015 - 6:15pm
State fighting spread of aquatic invasive species
Fishing opener marks the beginning of the busy season on many of Minnesota's lakes. Soon, families will be enjoying the lakes we are so well known for. The problem is that many of those folks bring something else along for the ride when they load up their boats back onto their trailers. Aquatic...
May 12, 2014 - 3:56pm
December 3, 2013
Minn. DNR warns of thin ice on lakes with aerators
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — As Minnesota's lakes start to freeze, safety officials are warning outdoor enthusiasts to be cautious when venturing out onto any lake that's covered or partially covered with ice, especially those with aeration systems. Aerators are installed on around...
December 3, 2013 - 9:06am
November 26, 2013
Minn. ice remains thin as Thanksgiving approaches
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Safety officials are warning parents to keep an eye on their children over the Thanksgiving holiday as they visit family and friends who live near lakes, ponds or streams. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources says the ice remains thin. Six people...
November 26, 2013 - 9:47am