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GOVERNMENT: City, county sign off on Gene Dillon utility agreement
Bemidji sunrise: Feb. 21
CITY: Safe and stylish crosswalks ahead: Council picks new design for downtown pedestrian crossings
Report: Boundary Waters nets $77 million from summer visitors
Patrol says driver who slid off I-29 into water-filled ditch is in stable condition
Twin Cities broadcaster dies in Florida
Bemidji Bantam B team takes second at districts
Sansevere: Boucha legend taking documentary form for Warroad hockey
Wild focused on increasing lead over Blackhawks before 6-day break
What does UND hockey team have to do to get in NCAAs?
Benjamin L. Kimbro, Sr.
Margaret Ann Perkins
Anita "Neen" R. Lillquist
Darwin Duane Maxwell
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: A story of guns and Carroll Shiff
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Minnesota's majestic trumpeter swans
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: Paying homage to great Indigenous civil rights leaders, activists and scholars
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Why Black History Month?
PRIME TIME: Why keep an old high school letter jacket?
Art briefs for Sunday, Feb 19
PATT RALL COLUMN: Are the stars out tonight?
BHS Marching Band fundraising concert Feb. 28
Recital featuring BSU's Carlson set for Feb. 24
MATTHEW LIEDKE COLUMN: "La La Land" likely to sweep tech, musical categories on Oscar night
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: The time for melt and freeze, melt and freeze
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: 'The Little Man in the Orange Suit'
FISH TALES: Adrian Dunn
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Fishing continues to be spotty for most species
Outdoors notebook: Turn In Poachers to hold banquet in Bemidji
Gary and Patty Groslie
Parenting Perspectives: Let your kids choose -- or pave -- their own paths
Column: Don't blame your pain on the weather
AstroBob: Ride the roller coaster to solar minimum
Swift: Do-it-yourself Dad may be least patient patient of all
Veeder: The new good 'ol days are on their way
Minnesota State Patrol
January 24, 2015
(VIDEO) Rescuers rush to help driver after heart attack, crash north of Cloquet
DULUTH -- The quick action of three passers-by is being credited with saving the life of a Saginaw man who had a heart attack behind the wheel...
January 24, 2015 - 1:44pm
December 30, 2014
Plan ahead for the new year and New Year's Eve
BEMIDJI -- In Bemidji, Beltrami County and throughout Minnesota, law enforcement is urging people to make responsible decisions when planning New Year's Eve celebrations tonight. Sgt. Jesse Grabow with the Minnesota State Patrol said troopers throughout Minnesota will be looking...
December 30, 2014 - 6:46pm
November 18, 2014
Bemidji semitrailer driver involved in crash in Benton County
BEMIDJI -- A Bemidji semitrailer driver was involved in a serious crash on Highway 10 in Benton County on Tuesday. Milton Smail, 76, was driving a 2002 Peterbilt semi south on Highway 10 at about 8 a.m. when a 1992 Chevrolet pickup truck driven by Jacob Hansen, 18, of Williams, Minn.,...
November 18, 2014 - 2:50pm
November 10, 2014
Pioneer Editorial: Here we go again
It happens each year. You peer out the window and see the white and gray canvas that used to be green and blue and you remember, "Oh yeah, I live in Minnesota and winter's here." So, as the first winter storm "snowpocalypse" bears down on the Twin Cities and parts south of us...
November 10, 2014 - 11:39pm
October 1, 2014
Park Rapids man killed in pickup-semi crash
BEMIDJI -- A 38-year-old Park Rapids man was killed in a collision with a semi-trailer Tuesday night south of Park Rapids. The crash was reported at 7:30 p.m. on U.S. Highway 71, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. A 1976 International semi driven by Timothy Eischens, 58,...
October 1, 2014 - 2:35pm
July 22, 2014
2 Bemidji men injured in Itasca County rollover crash
BEMIDJI -- Two Bemidji men suffered non-life-threatening injuries when the vehicle they were in rolled off of U.S. Highway 2 in Itasca County on Tuesday morning. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, Kenyon Tader, 21, was driving a 1995 Ford Explorer east on the highway near...
July 22, 2014 - 9:23am
June 13, 2014
Two-vehicle crash in Bemidji results in injuries
BEMIDJI -- Two people suffered non-life-threatening injuries in a two-vehicle crash Monday morning in Bemidji. A 2006 Chrysler Town and Country was broadsided by a 2004 Chevrolet Impala in a crash that occured at the intersection of U.S. Highway 71 and state Highway 197. According...
June 13, 2014 - 2:17pm
March 18, 2014
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 17, 2014
Deputy injured in rollover crash near Bemidji
BEMIDJI -- A Cass County deputy was injured Monday morning in a rollover crash near Bemidji. Luke Rasmus, a deputy with the the Cass County Sheriff’s Office, was heading west on Roosevelt Road near Adelia Road in Frohn Township when he ran off the road and his squad car rolled,...
March 17, 2014 - 11:57am
February 12, 2014
Rollover injures Red Lake woman
A Red Lake woman was injured in a one-vehicle rollover Tuesday night on Highway 89. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, Jonell Brummond, 37, of Red Lake, was traveling north on Highway 89 at milepost 4 at about 8:45 p.m., when the vehicle went off the road into the ditch...
February 12, 2014 - 10:28am
2 killed, 4 injured in wrong way crash in Otter Tail County
HENNING, Minn. (AP) — Two people are dead and four others are seriously injured in a head-on crash in Otter Tail County. The Minnesota State Patrol says the driver of a car was traveling southbound in the northbound lane of a roadway near Henning Wednesday night. The car...
September 12, 2013 - 9:11am
August 6, 2013
Sgt. Curt S. Mowers, Minnesota State Patrol: Marijuana, a gateway drug
Question: What are the real facts on marijuana, and can you be arrested for driving after smoking it? How bad is it really? I know some people want to legalize it to tax it and for medicinal purposes. Thanks!
August 6, 2013 - 11:36pm
July 25, 2013
Man hospitalized after collision with semi near Blackduck
BLACKDUCK -- A 43-year-old man was taken to the hospital after the vehicle he was driving crossed into oncoming traffic Wednesday morning, and collided with a semi. James Dexter was travelling north on Highway 71 about three miles north of Tenstrike at 7:30 a.m. Wednesday...
July 25, 2013 - 1:02pm
July 12, 2013
Laporte man dies after rollover accident
BEMIDJI — A 63-year-old Laporte man died after a rollover crash Thursday night in Hubbard County. Ronald C. Muller was driving a 2006 Cadillac DTS north on Hubbard County Road 45, along the State Highway 200 detour. The car left the road, struck several trees and rolled, ejecting...
July 12, 2013 - 1:12pm
July 1, 2013
UPDATED: Bemidji man suffers serious injury in T-bone wreck Monday afternoon
BEMIDJI - A Bemidji man suffered a serious injury after the car he was driving collided with another vehicle Monday afternoon, sending a total...
July 1, 2013 - 6:26pm