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Chorale to bring 'Peace' to Bemidji
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PATT RALL COLUMN: Singing and dancing toward Christmas
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Neil Diamond celebrating 50 years with tour; concert planned in St. Paul
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Northwest Minnesota deer kill up from last year
Christmas bird count at Rydell refuge
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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
May 23, 2015
UPDATED: Woman dies after high-speed pursuit in Laporte
LAPORTE, Minn. -- A woman has died after a 25-minute high speed chase amidst the busy Memorial Day holiday traffic west of Leech Lake. The...
May 23, 2015 - 3:27pm
April 9, 2015
AREA BASEBALL ROUNDUP: Blackduck blows out Red Lake
RED LAKE — Blackduck baseball scored early and often as the Drakes dominated Red Lake Thursday, 31-7. The Drakes (2-0) started the game with a nine-run first inning before adding three in the second, five in the third, 12 in the fourth and two in the fifth. The Warriors (0-2)...
April 9, 2015 - 11:00pm
April 8, 2015
AREA BASEBALL PREVIEW: Blackduck, Bagley eye another strong spring
By Brityn Kiser and Kristopher Lodes BLACKDUCK — As three-time Northland Conference baseball champions, the Blackduck Drakes are returning...
April 8, 2015 - 9:59pm
April 7, 2015
PREP BASEBALL ROUNDUP: Laporte, Blackduck score season-opening wins
LAPORTE — It wasn’t baseball weather on Tuesday, but it didn’t stop Laporte High School and Red Lake High School from opening the baseball season. Despite cold and snowy conditions, the Wildcats (1-0) picked up the victory against the Warriors (0-1) in tight 9-8 win. “It’s...
April 7, 2015 - 10:41pm
March 5, 2015
GIRLS PREP BASKETBALL: Red Lake rolls Laporte, Walker routs Blackduck in Section 8A openers
Ryan Pietruszewski And Jillian Gandsey email@example.com BEMIDJI — Grace White had 15 points to help Red Lake cruise past Laporte...
March 5, 2015 - 10:53pm
February 27, 2015
BOYS BASKETBALL: Red Lake beats Laporte 87-45
BEMIDJI — Red Lake’s quest to repeat as Section 8A champions and return to the Minnesota Class A tournament encountered an early hiccup against...
February 27, 2015 - 8:16am
January 19, 2015
Ice racing a unique way to give back in Laporte
Dennis Peterson Special to the Pioneer LAPORTE — The sound of engines revving, the smell of racing fuel burning, tailgaters grilling burgers...
January 19, 2015 - 11:01pm
November 9, 2014
Laporte man killed in hunting accident in Mahnomen County
Amy Unrau Forum News Service MAHNOMEN, Minn. - A Laporte, Minn., man is dead after being shot while hunting in Mahnomen County. The Mahnomen County Sheriff’s Office says it happened Saturday around 5:30 p.m. Paul Scholl, 50, was leaving his hunting area about 16 miles...
November 9, 2014 - 3:07pm
August 1, 2014
Laporte looks for its own trailhead on Paul Bunyan State Trail
LAPORTE -- Organizers in this town of 111 residents have raised thousands of dollars for a proposed trailhead on the Paul Bunyan State Trail:...
August 1, 2014 - 12:00pm
March 4, 2014
Finalists chosen for IDEA Competition
BEMIDJI -- The sixth annual IDEA Competition will be held April 24 at the Sanford Center in Bemidji. Finalists were just announced for the event -- seven northwest Minnesota businesses will compete for one of three $10,000 cash awards to help advance their business idea. This year's...
March 4, 2014 - 8:59am
January 28, 2014
Judge orders against Helga Township farmer in excavation case
PARK RAPIDS -- A Hubbard County judge on Monday ordered a Laporte man to stop removing dirt and rocks from his property without a permit, possibly putting an end to a civil suit that has occupied Helga Township's attention since July 2012.
January 28, 2014 - 6:15pm