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Itasca State Park to mark its 125th year with a celebration Sunday
Environmental groups question federal order on Enbridge pipeline in Minnesota
Man caught after high-speed chase in Carlton County pleads guilty to Michigan homicide
Man charged with three felonies after allegedly fleeing Duluth police
Police release photo of Maris memorabilia thief
Sports physical blitz planned for Aug. 6
BHS player/parent meetings set for Aug. 3
YOUTH BASEBALL: Northern Heat planning fundraisers
GOLF: Match play underway at Birchmont
GOLF: Day two of 2016 Birchmont has lots of local flavor as women, masters take course
Ashley Jean Needham
Beverly J. Neadeau
Susan Marie Tibstra
Charlotte "Char" Clark
James "Jim" Sperling
MASTER GARDENERS: Summer insects are here
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
Off The Record Blog: Let’s analyze this trailer for ‘The Secret History Of Twin Peaks’ book
Watermark Art Center to launch fundraising campaign for major renovation project
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
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout: The NOTV crew visits Saskatchewan’s famed trout factory
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
Nancy Sullivan birthday
AnnaMae Daken birthday
Robert Kaasa birthday
PIONEER EDITORIAL: Neighbors helping neighbors
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Keep quiet zone idea on front burner
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Power company workers were heroes
Joe Vene: Setting the record straight on school road project
PIONEER EDITORIAL: Developments for the developers
October 11, 2015
Blane Klemek: River otters — just goofing around
In my mind, no other wild creature seems to enjoy life more, or takes more pleasure in spending time with family just lying around or goofing...
October 11, 2015 - 12:10am
October 10, 2015
Record Highs Possible On Sunday
WDAY-TV -- It was quite toasty for some parts of the region on Saturday. Temperatures soared into the 80s and 90s, and many record highs were...
October 10, 2015 - 9:36pm
October 9, 2015
Record-breaking warmth possible this weekend
Mild... That's the word that best decribes autumn of 2015 so far. September featured well-above average temperatures and that has continued...
October 9, 2015 - 8:33pm
October 7, 2015
Explosion at Beltrami granary injures two
BELTRAMI, Minn. — A small explosion at a West Central Ag Services granary in Beltrami, sent two men to the hospital this morning, according to the Polk County Sheriff's Office. Emergency services responded to the explosion, which started a fire, at about 8:40 a.m., according...
October 7, 2015 - 2:23pm
October 5, 2015
Nolan fights new pact
WASHINGTON -- A newly agreed-to treaty to liberalize trade among a dozen Pacific Rim countries is under attack by many in Congress, including U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan. The Minnesota Democrat, who serves central and northeastern Minnesota, said he cannot see how the Trans-Pacific Partnership...
October 5, 2015 - 3:53pm
'Minnesota' show possible
LOS ANGELES -- Northern Minnesota could be the setting of a crime-drama television series based on a trilogy of books by Norwegian novelist Vidar Sundstol. The entertainment newspaper Variety reports that "'Minnesota' would revolve around the murder of a Norwegian tourist who...
October 5, 2015 - 3:48pm
October 2, 2015
Police searching for Chaska, Minn., shooting suspect
CHASKA, Minn. -- Authorities are searching for a man suspected of shooting two people Thursday night at a home in Chaska, southwest of the Twin Cities. Chaska police say shooting suspect is Joshua Lee Gilpin, 39. He is a white, 5-foot-11 about 200 hundred pounds and was believed...
October 2, 2015 - 10:38am
September 24, 2015
HUNTING: Managers optimistic about waterfowl prospects in area as opener approaches
Wildlife managers are optimistic about waterfowl prospects in northwest Minnesota as the Saturday season opener approaches. Joel Huener, manager...
September 24, 2015 - 2:24pm
September 21, 2015
Boater chases deer to death in Minnesota, harassing it until it drowns
The DNR is investigating the death of a large buck that grew tired and eventually drowned in Tulaby Lake after being followed and harassed by a pontoon driver. “It was out swimming in the lake, towards the north end of the lake on the Mahnomen County side,” said Ray Thorkildson,...
September 21, 2015 - 2:12pm
Stewart Mills announces preparations for possible 2016 run
Former 2014 GOP candidate for the 8th Congressional District Stewart Mills announced Saturday he is forming an exploratory committee to weigh...
September 21, 2015 - 9:28am
September 17, 2015
Minnesota adds 7,300 jobs in August; unemployment rate steady at 4 percent
ST. PAUL – Minnesota employers added 7,300 jobs in August, according to seasonally adjusted figures released today by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED), but the jobless rate for the state stayed steady at 4 percent. The August job numbers,...
September 17, 2015 - 4:22pm
Minnesota state parks report increase in visitors
ST. PAUL — A post-Labor Day report from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources shows a trend is continuing for significant increases in visitation and camping at state parks. Through Sept. 7, one-day permits in 2015 are up 16 percent over the same time period in 2014,...
September 17, 2015 - 4:09pm
September 10, 2015
Minnesota revenue up in August
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota state revenues were 8.5 percent higher last month than expected. The $113 million jump from what was forecast last February, continuing a trend seen most of this year, came thanks to the three state's three major taxes coming in higher: individual income...
September 10, 2015 - 9:04pm
September 2, 2015
Environmental group holds session about pipeline: Enbridge plans to replace Line 3 that runs through area
BEMIDJI—The future, or non-future in this case, of an oil pipeline running through Minnesota was the subject of an educational meeting sponsored by an environmental group Wednesday in Bemidji. The planned deactivation of Enbridge's Line 3 pipeline was the main topic the group...
September 2, 2015 - 5:39pm
Minnesota lawmakers strongly deny police report of ‘making out’
By Rachel E. Stassen-Berger and Marino Eccher St Paul Pioneer Press EAGAN, Minn. -- A Dakota County sheriff’s deputy allegedly caught...
September 2, 2015 - 9:23am