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Minnesota DNR appoints Albrecht as new Northwest Regional Director
There’s a new sheriff’s dog in town: K9 unit brings in Mac, a 1-year-old Belgian Malinois
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
VOLLEYBALL: Bemidji drops season opener to Alexandria
CROSS COUNTRY: BSU picked to finish 12th in NSIC
GIRLS SOCCER: Bemidji tops WHA
BOYS SOCCER: Lumberjacks blank Wolves
SWIMMING: Jacks aim for sixth straight section title
Roseadelle F. Johnson
Ardith "Ardie" Olson Kolstad
Joan Iris Pope
Tracy Keith Gross
Josephine "Jo" Pula
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
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Caution needed to prevent spread of invasive species
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
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
Laporte lawyer suspended
BEMIDJI -- A Laporte lawyer has been indefinitely suspended by the Minnesota Supreme Court after the court found he had committed professional misconduct. The Office of Lawyers Professional Responsibility filed a petition for disciplinary action against Victor Harlan Smith saying...
July 26, 2016 - 7:25pm
April 12, 2016
2014 hunting death of Laporte man ruled accidental
MAHNOMEN, Minn.—The investigation into the 2014 hunting death of a Laporte man has been completed and ruled accidental. Paul Scholl, 50, was leaving his hunting area about 16 miles southeast of Mahnomen on Nov. 8, 2014, when he was shot, according to the Mahnomen County Sheriff's...
April 12, 2016 - 11:52am
February 21, 2016
As cool as ice: Winter adds a new spin to racing at Garfield Lake (w/ video, photo gallery)
GARFIELD LAKE—The man is wearing a camouflage coat with a camouflage hood that covers a camouflage baseball cap. His blue eyes do not blink...
February 21, 2016 - 12:32am
January 26, 2016
AUTO RACING: Garfield Lake racers finally hit the ice
LAPORTE — They had to wait a couple of weeks due to poor ice conditions but on Saturday, the Garfield Lake Ice Racers took to the ice for the...
January 26, 2016 - 10:42am
October 13, 2015
Fall craft bazaar in Laporte
LAPORTE -- A fall craft bazaar will take place from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 24 at the Laporte School. Lunch will be served from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Table rental is $10 each. To register or for more information, contact Chuck at (218) 224-2974.
October 13, 2015 - 7:42pm
October 1, 2015
PREP ROUNDUP: Bagley/Fosston's Stai wins EGF cross country invitational
EAST GRAND FORKS — Hunter Stai won, but Bagley/Fosston took sixth overall Thursday at the East Grand Forks cross country invitational. Stai finished with a time of 17:30, but it wasn’t enough for the team as the Flyers had 164 points. Roseau won the meet with 37 points. Also...
October 1, 2015 - 11:03pm
September 29, 2015
AREA PREP VOLLEYBALL: Blackduck beats Red Lake in five
RED LAKE — Blackduck topped Red Lake in five sets on Tuesday, The Warriors (3-3) won the first set 30-28 and dropped the second 22-25 before winning set three 25-23. However, the wheels came off for Red Lake in the final two sets, as the Drakes won convincingly in set four, 25-8,...
September 29, 2015 - 10:51pm
September 26, 2015
AREA ROUNDUP: Hadrava leads Laporte volleyball at WHA Invite
WALKER — Natalie Hadrava led the Laporte volleyball team Saturday at the Walker Invitational as the Wildcats went 3-1 on the day. Hadrava had 55 of the teams’ 115 kills on the day total, the most coming in a 3-0 loss to Deer River where she knocked home 17 kills. Hadrava started...
September 26, 2015 - 10:31pm
September 3, 2015
VOLLEYBALL: Laporte picks up four-set win over Northome/Kelliher
LAPORTE — Natalie Hadrava and the rest of the Laporte volleyball team dominated its match in four games Thursday against Northome/Kelliher. Hadrava...
September 3, 2015 - 11:29pm
PREP FOOTBALL NOTEBOOK: Laporte drops back to JV schedule
LAPORTE — As the prep football season rolls on, the Laporte nine-man team has decided it didn’t have the numbers to be competitive in a varsity schedule and are dropping back to JV. The Wildcats lost to Buffalo Lake-Hector-Stewart 71-0 in Week One of the season, playing most...
September 3, 2015 - 11:26pm
August 27, 2015
PREP FOOTBALL: Bagley, Clearbrook-Gonvick, Kelliher/Northome look to start 2-0
Bagley is one of three area teams to start the prep football season on the right foot with a victory, handily beating Badger/Greenbush-Middle River. Junior quarterback Ty Rolfson led the Flyers (1-0) in their no-huddle offense on Monday night, going 5-for-9 in passing for 70 yards...
August 27, 2015 - 10:21pm
August 22, 2015
PREP FOOTBALL ROUNDUP: Kelliher/Northome wins 8-0, Bagley game postponed
Kelliher/Northome 8, South Ridge 0 CULVER — Kelliher/Northome’s Cal Roosted scored the game’s only touchdown in the first half as the Mustangs (1-0) blanked the Panthers (0-1) in a low-scoring, defensive affair. Roostad caught a 32-yard pass off play-action from quarterback...
August 22, 2015 - 10:27pm
August 21, 2015
PREP FOOTBALL: Area teams start season with some unfamiliar foes
It’s a little early — technically still the summertime — but the area boys of fall return to the gridiron today, facing the challenges...
August 21, 2015 - 10:19pm
June 25, 2015
Dedication of new Laporte shelter, playground
LAPORTE -- The dedication of the new Laporte Community Shelter and Playground is set for 12:30 p.m. July 11. The new shelter and playground was a combination of city, county and state collaboration, as well as private groups, individuals and businesses. The shelter and playground...
June 25, 2015 - 8:40pm
June 5, 2015
Laporte Take a Kid Fishing Saturday
A Take a Kid Fishing event will take place from 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. today on Garfield Lake at the Pine Beach Resort and Campground. The event will begin with an aquatic invasive species demonstration followed by a day of fishing and will conclude with a fish fry. Youth between...
June 5, 2015 - 7:51pm