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Upgren receives professional engineer's license
First Lutheran Church donates to Wolfe Center
Oak Hills Christian College meets $250,000 matching grant
Vehicle at the bottom of the lake? Minn. dive team explains process
Ghost bikes commemorate victims of bicycle crashes in Minn.
Minnesota Misery: Vikings dominated by Eagles in NFC Championship game
Spain's Rahm wins CareerBuilder after playoff
Solving the mystery of how Addison Reed ended up with the Twins
Making the Hall of Fame has only begun to change Jack Morris' life
Patriots rally from 10 down to top Jags and win AFC title
Mabel A. (Oien) Hilliard
Patricia "Patt" Marilyn Rall
Randall Earl Fellman
Warmer temps offer more time outdoors
How to care for amaryllis after flowering
Long-lived houseplants often become heirlooms
Passing the hat for a good cause
Commentary: 'Post' comes at good time for industry
Around the Arts, January 21
Own the Stage: BHS show choir takes Grand Champion; annual dinner show coming up
Def Leppard, Journey coming to Sioux Falls, Minneapolis, Fargo
Practical fashion: How to brave the cold and look good doing it
Minnesota Orchestra sets its sights on Africa
Beargrease adds second weekend of festivities
BLANE KLEMEK OUTDOORS: Learn the tricks to identify that bird
Warmer temps offer more time outdoors
PAUL NELSON FISHING: Adjust your fishing habits to the conditions
Interest in Fat-bike riding growing in Minnesota
Delbert & Linda Olson
Commentary: I will always miss my mom and dad
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Mom cherished kind words from Pioneer readers
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: Matrilineal culture among Indigenous people
A February without a full moon
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Amazing Vikings facts to wow your friends
Hockey Day is coming to Bemidji; 13th annual event set for winter 2019
January 10, 2015
Pot potential: Some tribes request guidance on enforcement of Controlled Substance Act on tribal lands, Red Lake to discuss issue
BEMIDJI -- As the number of states taking steps toward marijuana legalization continues to increase, so do medicinal and economic opportunities. Almost half the nation has developed medical marijuana laws which may change the terrain of states as legal cannabis crops are planted....
January 10, 2015 - 10:18pm
January 9, 2015
Third person arrested in Wilton burglary
WILTON -- A third person has been arrested in connection with a Wilton home invasion that occurred in December. Two people had already been taken...
January 9, 2015 - 5:47pm
January 8, 2015
Victims in burglary face drug charges
BEMIDJI -- Three men who were victims in an armed home invasion in December are scheduled Monday to appear in Beltrami County District Court facing felony drug sale charges stemming from the burglary incident. Austin Brady Tischman, 19, of Bemidji and Kyle-Christopher Bernados...
January 8, 2015 - 6:44pm
December 11, 2014
Tribal lands given sovereignty on marijuana rules
BISMARCK -- Tribal governments will now be able to legalize marijuana on their lands, if they follow federal guidelines in place for other states who in the past few years have seen voters approve measures. The U.S. Department of Justice policy toward recognizing marijuana legalization,...
December 11, 2014 - 11:53pm
December 5, 2014
Michigan man evades jail time in drug arrest
BEMIDJI -- A Michigan man arrested with three loaded handguns and 11 pounds of marijuana on Highway 2 near Bemidji will see no jail time. Richard...
December 5, 2014 - 7:39pm
October 24, 2014
Michigan man pleads guilty to drug charge after 11 pounds of pot found in vehicle
BEMIDJI -- A Michigan man arrested with 11 pounds of marijuana in Bemidji plead guilty Tuesday in Beltrami County District Court. Richard Jay Barbour, 62, of Spring Lake, Mich., is charged with felony fifth-degree possession of a controlled substance. Barbour was arrested Aug....
October 24, 2014 - 7:08pm
September 3, 2014
Traffic stop yields 11 pounds of marijuana
BEMIDJI -- Eleven pounds of marijuana and three loaded handguns were seized Friday during a traffic stop. The driver appeared in Beltrami County...
September 3, 2014 - 10:22pm
August 27, 2014
No need to encourage use of marijuana
It is with great sadness mixed with anger that I write to you about the article on the Aug. 22 Opinion page titled "'Reefer Madness' reprised". It's articles like those that only encourage our young (and old) to smoke the drug marijuana, even proclaiming that it is a "good thing." This...
August 27, 2014 - 10:49pm
May 15, 2014
Pot potential? MN 2020, NORML advocates in Bemidji for marijuana reform as Legislature works on medical cannabis bill
BEMIDJI -- As state legislators debate how far to go with legalizing medical cannabis in Minnesota, statewide advocacy groups stopped in Bemidji...
May 15, 2014 - 12:20am
May 12, 2014
Medical marijuana's future is foggy in Minnesota
ST. PAUL -- How attempts to legalize marijuana will proceed remained unclear Monday. House and Senate authors continued to oppose the other's bill after they discussed how to proceed. Both chambers overwhelmingly passed medical marijuana bills last week.
May 12, 2014 - 8:22pm
May 9, 2014
Minnesota House OKs medical marijuana
ST. PAUL -- Medical marijuana is a couple of steps away from being allowed in Minnesota. The House late this afternoon approved a slimmed down measure in 86-39 vote. Senators passed their broader bill 48-18 Tuesday. The two bills likely will head to House-Senate negotiators...
May 9, 2014 - 5:13pm
March 28, 2014
Youth counselor educates on area drug use
BEMIDJI -- States across the nation are catching on to the medical marijuana craze. What will legalization mean to the future -- not only of...
March 28, 2014 - 8:40pm
March 18, 2014
BELTRAMI COUNTY: Marijuana and Lady Slippers sprout conversation
BEMIDJI -- Rep. John Persell, DFL-Bemidji, said he believes medical marijuana will be legal. In a conference call between Beltrami County Commissioners and Reps. Persell and Roger Erickson, DFL-Baudette, Persell vocalized opinions on legislative issues that affect Beltrami County. Transportation...
March 18, 2014 - 7:43pm
January 7, 2014
Bob Franken: Legalized mind numbing
Let’s face it, I am one boring person and, as you’ll soon discover, a bit preachy sometimes. I don’t drink, and I’ve only tried weed twice in my entire life. The only reaction I had was to get thirsty.
January 7, 2014 - 11:06pm
September 10, 2013
Pot growing operation busted near Alexandria
September 10, 2013 - 9:22am