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BCLB Bears wrestling hoping for 'great season'
Blackduck boys basketball opens against Red Lake tonight
Blackduck Public Schools creates public logo contest for new identity for district
Blackduck Speech Team puts on interactive mystery
Blackduck Stump Jumpers is open for the season
BHS girls hockey falls to Brainerd/LF
PREP BASKETBALL: Red Lake girls rout Blackduck 91-19
GIRLS BASKETBALL: Bemidji holds off Crosby-Ironton in home opener
BOYS BASKETBALL: Jacks look to capitalize off strong finish to last season
MEN'S HOCKEY: WCHA’s top teams prepare for weekend series as BSU faces Michigan Tech
David Anthony Fineday, Sr.
Joann Theresa Bordwell
Nancy Sue Blumhagen
Carol A. White
Column: Standing Rock opposed pipeline as early as 2014, new tape reveals
LIBRARY CORNER: December is time for festive events at the library
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: What's in a politician's fanny pack?
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Make me laugh: The benefits of laughter
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: Standing alongside Standing Rock
A few new twists: Madrigal Dinners to satirize politics
Neil Diamond celebrating 50 years with tour; concert planned in St. Paul
MATTHEW LIEDKE COLUMN: Holiday movie madness
MATTHEW LIEDKE COLUMN: Escape the freeze with films
Laporte School Drama Club presents "Midsummer Jersey"
Christmas bird count at Rydell refuge
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Be patient, the frozen lakes will come
DNR seeks input on Thief Lake
DNR announces area furbearer registration stations
No additional deer test positive for CWD
Share your Milestones in the Pioneer
Johnson anniversary celebration
MILESTONES: Gullickson-Boerboom engagement
MILESTONES: Dunbar birthday
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Helping to protect K9 police dogs
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Jaycees make Bemidji a great place to live
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Protesters part of problem, not solution
PIONEER VIEWPOINTS: Christmastime in the First City!
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: What is doing the right thing?
November 27, 2016
Laporte School Drama Club presents "Midsummer Jersey"
The Laporte School Drama Club presented Ken Ludwig's "Midsummer Jersey" last weekend. "Midsummer Jersey" offered a modern retelling of Shakespeare's...
November 27, 2016 - 8:30am
October 30, 2016
Laporte School receives grant from Beltrami Electric
Laporte School received a grant from Beltrami Electric Round-Up Program for students to attend the Challenge Program in Park Rapids. The Laporte...
October 30, 2016 - 8:29am
October 27, 2016
AREA VOLLEYBALL: Blackduck, K-N, CL-B lose in 8A playoffs
BLACKDUCK—The Blackduck High School volleyball season came to a bitter end against Red Lake County Central Thursday night. The fifth-seeded Mustangs swept the fourth-seeded Drakes 30-28, 25-20, 25-17 in Sub-Section 8A East quarterfinal action. "It's tough when you're going into...
October 27, 2016 - 10:42pm
October 9, 2016
Students in the News: Pierce earns scholarship
Pierce earns scholarship LAPORTE—Kari Pierce, a 2016 Laporte School graduate, recently received a $500 scholarship from Orlin Harbugh Foundation. Pierce is attending Ridgewater College in Willmar, Minn., and is studying agriculture. Each year, the foundation gives $500 to 10...
October 9, 2016 - 11:50am
July 26, 2016
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