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The need for Narcan: As opioid overdoses increase, local law enforcement now also carry anti-heroin drug
LEECH LAKE: Vizenor finishes first week as Leech Lake College President
City Council to discuss Sanford Center legal issues
Someone Special Volunteers: Kendra Hirsch and Vicki Frisch
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
Robert (Bob) J Voigt
Ken R. Trisco
Leonard "Larry" Mitberg
Gary Robert Vanasse
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?
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
The JOE-DOWN Reviews ‘Big Trouble In Little China’
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
May 22, 2014
Indian veterans receive Minnesota Capitol honor
ST. PAUL -- American Indians volunteer for the U.S. military in higher percentages than any other ethnic group, and now Minnesota...
May 22, 2014 - 7:19pm
May 6, 2014
Minnesota kindergartner brings gun to school; all students safe
BENSON, Minn. — A kindergarten student brought a gun to a Benson elementary school Tuesday morning. In a news release, Swift County Sheriff John Holtz said the sheriff’s office, Benson police and Northside Elementary officials were notified of the situation just after...
May 6, 2014 - 3:09pm
April 18, 2014
Student is ‘person of interest’ in school bomb threat in Waubun
WAUBUN, Minn. -- A 15-year-old student is a “person of interest” in a bomb threat that caused the evacuation of Waubun High School on Tuesday, according to the Mahnomen County Sheriff's Office. The sheriff’s office said in a news release that the Waubun-Ogema-White...
April 18, 2014 - 10:22am
April 16, 2014
Trucks crash on icy I-94 near Barnesville, one driver killed
BARNESVILLE, Minn. - A crash near here involving two semis left one driver dead this morning on an icy stretch of Interstate 94, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. One semi rear-ended the other about 4 a.m. in the eastbound lanes near milepost 24, the patrol said. The...
April 16, 2014 - 9:14am
April 15, 2014
UPDATED: Suspect in custody after deputy shot in Norman County
PERLEY, Minn. – A suspect has been apprehended in a shooting that wounded a Norman County deputy early Tuesday morning near Perley in northwest Minnesota. Clay County Sheriff Bill Bergquist said an arrest took place about 10:40 a.m. not far from where the shooting occurred....
April 15, 2014 - 11:31am
April 11, 2014
10-year-old girl found dead in bale fire near Adrian, Minn.
ADRIAN, Minn. -- A 10-year-old girl was found dead Thursday evening after a bale fire on a farm west of Adrian in southwestern Minnesota. The Adrian Fire Department responded at 6:50 p.m. Thursday to a report of round bales on fire at the Todd Heideman farm. The body...
April 11, 2014 - 8:14pm
March 29, 2014
COLLEGE HOCKEY ROUNDUP: Gophers win first-round game; UND, Union punch Frozen Four tickets
ST. PAUL — When the Gophers hockey team flexed its way to a 3-0 lead after one period, it seemed like Robert Morris would need the mythical...
March 29, 2014 - 10:47pm
March 24, 2014
Qualify for new tax breaks? Wait to file returns
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota revenue officials will not be ready to pay Minnesotans for newly enacted tax breaks until April 3. Revenue Commissioner Myron Frans today advised Minnesotans who may qualify for one of 10 new individual income tax breaks not to file income tax returns until...
March 24, 2014 - 2:04pm
March 18, 2014
Snow piling up in Minnesota as latest storm hits
Snow started early today in central Minnesota, with weather warnings continuing into Wednesday. According to data already reported...
March 18, 2014 - 10:38am
Slick roads add to deadly crash total for March
Two fatal crashes, one west of Eden Valley and one south of Winthrop, Monday morning are the latest incidents making March a deadly month on the state’s highways. According to the State Patrol’s preliminary numbers, there have been 19 deaths on the state’s highways...
March 18, 2014 - 9:12am
March 8, 2014
WOMEN'S HOCKEY: Minnesota rallies to top North Dakota, win third straight conference title
BEMIDJI -- Minnesota scored two power play goals in the second period and made those goals stand up as the Gophers defeated North Dakota 3-1 Saturday night in the championship game of the WCHA Final Faceoff women’s hockey tournament at the Sanford Center. The Gophers held an...
March 8, 2014 - 10:36pm
February 15, 2014
Minnesota’s moose hold their own for one year; Mortality among adults, calves still too high to sustain population
John Myers Forum News Service DULUTH — Minnesota’s beleaguered moose herd may have held its own over the past year, with an aerial survey...
February 15, 2014 - 1:09am
February 10, 2014
Pipeline company says it will increase propane flow
By Don Davis Forum News Service WASHINGTON -- A pipeline company promises it will ship more propane to the Midwest and Northeast. The action comes after the Obama administration responded to dozens of lawmakers and governors who demanded action as propane prices...
February 10, 2014 - 6:40pm
February 8, 2014
WOMEN'S HOCKEY: Bemidji State mounts comeback but No. 1 Minnesota hangs on 5-3
MINNEAPOLIS — After shutting out Bemidji State Friday night, No. 1 Minnesota scored the first four goals Saturday. This time, the Beavers got back into the game with a three-goal third period to cut Minnesota’s lead down to one, 4-3. However, the Gophers scored another goal...
February 8, 2014 - 10:38pm
February 7, 2014
WOMEN'S HOCKEY: Minnesota takes it to Bemidji State, 10-0
MINNEAPOLIS — The BSU women’s hockey team had a rough go of it Friday evening against No. 1-ranked Minnesota. The Gophers outshot the Beavers 40-21 and routed BSU 10-0 in Western Collegiate Hockey Association action at Ridder Arena. The Beavers (9-17-3, 6-15-2-1 WCHA) allowed...
February 7, 2014 - 11:54pm