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Park Rapids man dies in single-car crash
BNSF train derails near Bena
The need for Narcan: As opioid overdoses increase, local law enforcement now also carry anti-heroin drug
Suspect in custody following gun incident at Park Rapids Burger King
Thousands remain without power in Duluth area
At home in Bemidji: Longtime NHL scout, executive Marshall Johnston retires; has called Bemidji home for 40 years
LEGION BASEBALL: Bemidji keeps rolling, tops Alexandria in sub-state playoffs
VFW BASEBALL: Bemidji splits doubleheader with Alexandria
Bemidji Extreme U12 soccer takes second at Bemidji Blowout
Former Minnesota Vikings coach Dennis Green dies
Leonard "Larry" Mitberg
Gary Robert Vanasse
Robert (Bob) J Voigt
Ken R. Trisco
John Eggers: Solve this quotable quote puzzle
PAUL NELSON: Warmer weather means a good time to catch muskies
MASTER GARDENERS: Hit a tomato home run
Scotty Allison: A VA Pension program review
John Eggers: Who wants to be a cop?
The JOE-DOWN Reviews ‘Ghostbusters’ (2016)
Art briefs: Farm by the Lake Sunday concert series continues, 'Annie Get Your Gun' at Northern Light Opera Company and more
If the shoe fits — paint it: Sisters create custom shoe company in Bemidji
Patt Rall: Summer events continue in Bemidji
Don’t leave home without Iowa: ‘Leaving Iowa’ debuts Wednesday for Paul Bunyan Playhouse
Blane Klemek: Nests are nearly as fascinating as the birds themselves
Blane Klemek: Observing bird songs of the seasons
Hawley man sets state muskie record
Elk expansion in Northwestern Minnesota on hold
Nancy Sullivan birthday
AnnaMae Daken birthday
Robert Kaasa birthday
Joe Vene: Setting the record straight on school road project
PIONEER EDITORIAL: Developments for the developers
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: This November, I’m voting for NOTA (none of the above)
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Lueth, Larson thanked for service
PIONEER EDITORIAL: Making music on the Mississippi
November 12, 2015
Anonymous donor gives Minnesota Public Radio $10 million
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota Public Radio said Wednesday it recently received one of the largest donations any public radio station ever has received. A donor who asked to remain anonymous gave $10 million to MPR and its parent company, American Public Media, the St. Paul-based public...
November 12, 2015 - 11:32am
July 25, 2015
Rick Jensen: Why the media loves Trump
Donald Trump is the politically unhinged train wreck equivalent of the Kardashians. National news media executives understand the clickbait appeal of big booties and big mouths swinging around in public. They also enjoy the fact that Trump has chosen to identify as a Republican. Sure,...
July 25, 2015 - 10:31pm
April 21, 2015
Upstream TV to disband, reorganize
BEMIDJI—Upstream TV is to be dissolved, so it can begin anew. Upstream Board Member Roy C. Booth told the city's Public Affairs Committee on Monday that the cable access station's nonprofit status expired in November. The station went off the air for about a week in late...
April 21, 2015 - 10:20am
January 30, 2015
WCCO-TV to visit, broadcast from Bemidji next week
BEMIDJI -- WCCO-TV is coming to Bemidji next week. On Thursday, WCCO-TV anchor Frank Vascellaro and meteorologist Chris Shaffer will pull into Bemidji as part of their "Goin' to the (Frozen) Lake" series. Throughout the day Thursday and Friday, Vascellaro and Shaffer will visit...
January 30, 2015 - 4:47pm
January 29, 2015
Pioneer takes home 11 awards: Draper receives top photography honor (photo gallery)
BLOOMINGTON -- Bemidji Pioneer photographer Monte Draper earned a top honor and the Pioneer collected 11 awards Thursday in the state's Better...
January 29, 2015 - 7:05pm
January 10, 2015
Rick Jensen: Liberal media dogs Palin
A funny thing happened on the way to a news story: ABC and NBC were again distracted by friendly noise from fellow leftwing travelers. Sarah Palin, whose name is to liberals as flame is to moths, made public comments agreeing with tea partiers across America that Steve Scalise, the...
January 10, 2015 - 10:54pm
December 2, 2014
Bob Franken: All sides hate the media
Everyone is a media critic. President Barack Obama, unsuccessfully pleading for a peaceful reaction to the grand jury exoneration of policeman Darren Wilson, made it a point to show his scorn by describing the coverage of the "negative reaction" on the ground as exploitive "good TV."...
December 2, 2014 - 12:59am
November 22, 2014
Media boycott of Obama's speech irresponsible
ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox's boycott of President Obama's speech about immigration is irresponsible. These media empires have vast reach and influence. It is the media's responsibility to communicate such speeches to the people of the United States so that the people can be more informed...
November 22, 2014 - 2:17am
January 10, 2014
Joe Gandelman: Invasion of the political media body snatchers
(Sigh.) And so we see another example of a cable political personality’s previous branding bite the dust. Another apology. Another brand altered. This time it was MSNBC’s Melissa Harris-Perry, the writer and political science professor at Tulane University. When her weekend show...
January 10, 2014 - 12:13am
August 31, 2012
Joe Gandelman: News media faces bigger challenges this election year
PUEBLO, Colo. — Welcome to election year, when each party’s candidates will be pilloried by partisans, but the consistent target of the most tiresome clichés will be the news media. Yes, that mean old news media that conservatives call the “liberal news media.” Yes, that...
August 31, 2012 - 1:48am