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UPDATED: Hunter's death near Little Falls being investigated as homicide
BSU unveils $1 million student media center (photo gallery)
Shopping spree!: Local emergency officials help children buy Christmas presents
History Mystery returns to the Beltrami County History Center
Crime report for Dec. 6
MEN'S BASKETBALL: Dibble learning to compete for Beavers
BSU to host softball camp
GIRLS BASKETBALL: Jacks ‘flip’ the script, beat Hibbing
AUTO RACING: Awards handed out at speedway banquet
Coleman highlights BSU track and field’s 2016-17 opener
Monica Louise Johnston
Bruce Robert Smith
Ray O. Carpenter
Bruce Robert Smith
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Deal with clutter: We owe it to our brain
KELLY BREVIG COLUMN: An 'ordinary' spark of hope
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?
Chorale to bring 'Peace' to Bemidji
Art classes scheduled
PATT RALL COLUMN: Singing and dancing toward Christmas
A few new twists: Madrigal Dinners to satirize politics
Neil Diamond celebrating 50 years with tour; concert planned in St. Paul
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Trees, plainly put, are amazing life forms
Northwest Minnesota deer kill up from last year
Christmas bird count at Rydell refuge
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Be patient, the frozen lakes will come
DNR seeks input on Thief Lake
Share your Milestones in the Pioneer
Johnson anniversary celebration
MILESTONES: Gullickson-Boerboom engagement
MILESTONES: Dunbar birthday
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Let’s restore integrity to election process
PIONEER VIEWPOINTS: Perseverance pays off
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: A first-hand look at protest injuries
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Dakota Access Pipeline should be rerouted
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Helping to protect K9 police dogs
December 7, 2012
Man talks about fatal shooting of 2-year-old son
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A grieving Minneapolis father says he thought he had adequately hidden the loaded handgun that killed his two-year-old son. Kao Xiong (zhong) placed the gun under a pillow next to the headboard in his upstairs bedroom. Xiong's 2- and 4-year-old sons were rolling...
December 7, 2012 - 9:36am
Minn. prosecutor ordered to stay away from teen
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minnesota prosecutor who entered the public eye after he was wounded in a courthouse shooting a year ago has been accused of an improper relationship with a teenage girl. Cook County Attorney Tim Scannell was ordered by a judge Tuesday to stay away from the...
December 7, 2012 - 8:35am
November 13, 2012
Boat needed in one Minneapolis voting precinct
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Not one voter cast a ballot in one Minneapolis precinct on Election Day. That's because the only living species in Ward 10, Precinct 3B, is of the aquatic variety. A newly redistricted precinct map shows 3B is located entirely in the eastern half of Lake Calhoun...
November 13, 2012 - 12:07pm
November 6, 2012
Some Mpls. precincts dealing with mechanical issue
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The city of Minneapolis says voting machines in a small number of its precincts are experiencing mechanical issues. City Clerk Casey Carl says the issue is affecting about 10 of the city's 117 precincts. Voters are still being allowed to turn in their ballots,...
November 6, 2012 - 2:24pm
November 3, 2012
Man's body found in burning Minneapolis home
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Firefighters who were fighting a residential fire in Minneapolis have found the body of a dead man. Firefighters responded to the fire Friday about 8:15 p.m. They entered the home and found the man dead inside. Police said Saturday it wasn't immediately clear...
November 3, 2012 - 1:30pm
October 31, 2012
Man charged with killing Minn. mother, nephew
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Prosecutors have charged a 22-year-old man with fatally stabbing his mother and teenage nephew in their Minneapolis home. Ishmael Roberts was charged Wednesday in Hennepin County court with two counts of second-degree murder. According to the criminal complaint,...
October 31, 2012 - 3:22pm
October 30, 2012
Bond set for suspect in Minneapolis slayings
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Bond for a man arrested in Iowa following a double slaying at his home in Minneapolis has been set at $109,000. The 22-year-old man appeared in Black Hawk County District Court in Waterloo, Iowa Tuesday on charges unrelated to the deaths of Beatrice Wilson and...
October 30, 2012 - 1:30pm
Clinton rallies Minneapolis Democrats to get out the vote
MINNEAPOLIS -- Former President Bill Clinton rallied the Democratic faithful today on behalf of President Barack Obama, and the campaign used...
October 30, 2012 - 1:14pm
October 29, 2012
Minneapolis police investigating double homicide
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minneapolis police say two victims have been found dead in a residence after officers responded to a report of a stabbing. Police were called to the home about 4:30 a.m. Monday. Authorities say no suspects are in custody. The victims have not been identified....
October 29, 2012 - 9:56am
College student struck and killed in Minneapolis
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The victim struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver in Minneapolis has been identified as a young college student. Family members and friends at Augsburg College are mourning the loss of 20-year-old Austin Conley. He was a freshman who lived on campus and was...
October 29, 2012 - 9:56am
October 24, 2012
Environmental review of new Vikings stadium begins
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Just how will the new Minnesota Vikings stadium effect the environment in downtown Minneapolis? Planners have begun an environmental...
October 24, 2012 - 10:56am
October 23, 2012
Contractor killed in MSP airport accident
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Authorities say a worker who died in an accident on Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport property was operating a backhoe when he was killed. Metropolitan Airports Commission spokesman Pat Hogan says a work crew was dredging a pond Monday when the backhoe...
October 23, 2012 - 10:53am
October 22, 2012
Site of fatal Mpls shooting back in business
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Family members say a Minneapolis sign factory where a gunman fatally shot six people last month is trying to move on. Shereen Rahamim (RAH'-huh-meem), wife of company owner Reuven Rahamim, spoke publicly Monday for the first time since the shooting at Accent Signage...
October 22, 2012 - 4:32pm
October 17, 2012
911 transcripts of Minn. shooting released
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Transcripts from 911 calls made as a man killed six people at a Minneapolis sign company show terrified employees called for help while racing to leave. Thirty-six-year-old Andrew Engeldinger fatally shot six people and then killed himself in the building's basement...
October 17, 2012 - 9:55am
October 16, 2012
Friends visit Janet Dickinson at Ordway after 'Billy Elliot'
Sylvia Hanson, front, of Bemidji and her two daughters, Mary Harkje, left, and Debbie Marshall, middle, waited outside the Ordway Center for the Performing Arts in St. Paul Saturday night to see Janet Dickenson after “Billy Elliot,” in which Dickinson had a leading role. Harkje,...
October 16, 2012 - 12:42am