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Police kill rest-stop homicide suspect after chase on Twin Cities freeways
Brainerd man arrested for DWI after driving into Mille Lacs Lake
Frost honored for service
Holiday Gifts for Kids unloads bikes
BOYS HOCKEY: Lumberjacks rally to top Green Wave 2-1, win sixth straight
BOYS BASKETBALL: Bemidji falls to Brainerd 74-41
GIRLS BASKETBALL: BHS falls to Pequot Lakes
COLUMN: Despite wild first half, Beavers still in good place at the season’s midway point
Twins caravan to stop in Bemidji on Jan. 14
Timothy Wayne Goodman
Evert Bernhard Wickstrom
Joel Douglas Bucklen
Blane Klemek: Keeping the prairie alive along the Red River Basin
John Eggers: The Christmas Cookie Lady
Patrick Guilfoile: A kiss may not be just a kiss
Jane Furuseth: Readers Theater volunteers encourage the love of reading
Doug Lewandowski: Becoming our parents
A holiday on the beach: Beach Boys to perform hits, Christmas music at the Sanford Center
Pioneer Previews: Music for the holidays — and the food shelf
Art briefs - Sunday Dec. 7
An everlasting tour comes to Bemidji: Martina McBride to highlight latest album of classic songs
Pioneer Previews: Winter joy, winter cold and winter fun
Blane Klemek: Some stories about animal surprises
Blane Klemek: Great ideas for keeping birdfeeders squirrel-free
Blane Klemek: Birds of a feather. . .
Quick 100th birthday celebration
Russell birthday celebration
Jenkauski birthday celebration
Niskanen birthday celebration
Pioneer Editorial: A tale of two buildings
Ron Paul: All I want for Christmas is a (real) government shutdown
Tina Dupuy: We’re a nation of laws
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: A simple 'thank you' to officers will go a long way
LETTER: Movement to prevent gun violence in schools is growing
December 14, 2014
Weather Alerts: Freezing Rain and Dense Fog Advisories
FREEZING RAIN ADVISORY: In effect this evening and tonight. Expect periods of freezing drizzle/rain. Ice accumulations of less than 0.10" are possible. DENSE FOG ADVISORY: Dense fog will continue across much of the region through tonight. Visibility will be reduced to under 1/2...
December 14, 2014 - 5:51pm
December 6, 2014
First flu death reported in Minnesota
ST. PAUL -- Influenza cases are on the rise in Minnesota, the state Department of Health said as it reported the season’s first flu death this week. Influenza activity has increased in Minnesota over the last couple of weeks, the department said in a news release. Flu-related...
news / region
December 6, 2014 - 3:17pm
December 4, 2014
REPORT: $1 billion Minnesota state budget surplus predicted
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota legislators and governor will have a bit more to spend in the next two years. State officials announced this morning that better-than-expected revenues are expected to give the state budget $1 billion bigger than previous predictions. Revenues are expected...
news / region
December 4, 2014 - 10:18am
November 30, 2014
Weather Alerts: Wind Chill Advisory
Wind Chill Advisory has been issued through Noon Monday. Very cold air will settle into the region Sunday evening through Monday. Temperatures...
November 30, 2014 - 2:47pm
November 23, 2014
UPDATE: Freezing Rain Advisory
Freezing Rain Advisories are in effect for parts of North Dakota, South Dakota, and Minnesota through early Monday morning. Freezing drizzle/mist has created a glaze of ice on many roads and sidewalks. A number of accidents have occurred due to the slippery roads. Light snow...
November 23, 2014 - 10:56pm
Freezing Rain Advisory Through This Evening
Freezing Rain Advisory in effect through 9:00 PM this evening for parts of northeastern North Dakota and northwestern Minnesota. Freezing drizzle and light snow will continue through the evening, creating slippery roads. Use caution while driving this evening. Links to...
November 23, 2014 - 5:26pm
Aaron's Weather Talk: Road Conditions
With the holidays coming up, road conditions are of great importance. It does not take much for roads to become slippery. In fact, more accidents occur during minor events than bigger ones because there are usually more drivers on the road. One useful tool to use when travelling...
November 23, 2014 - 2:58pm
November 20, 2014
Aaron's Weather Talk: Lake-Effect Snow
Lake-effect snow is not common here in eastern North Dakota and western Minnesota. It is a way of life in parts of the Great Lakes region,...
November 20, 2014 - 11:40am
November 17, 2014
Deadly weekend on Minnesota roads
WILLMAR, Minn. -- The snow that hit the state last week led to a deadly weekend on snow-covered, icy Minnesota roads and numerous crashes on city streets and county roads. The Minnesota State Patrol reported Sunday that five people died in crashes over the weekend, including a...
November 17, 2014 - 9:34am
November 16, 2014
Peak Wind Gusts Sunday
Wind Gusts: Garrison, ND: 51 mph Bismarck, ND: 48 mph Glen Ullin, ND: 46 mph Hettinger, ND: 45 mph Minot, ND: 44 mph Watford...
November 16, 2014 - 10:38pm
Snow Shower Timelapse From South Fargo
Here a timelapse recorded from 1:15 PM through 4:45 PM from our South Fargo skycam. Snow showers were hit or miss across the area today, so there...
November 16, 2014 - 6:12pm
Snow and Blowing Snow Through Tonight
Winter Weather Advisories are in effect for much of the area through this evening. A disturbance is moving through, bringing snow showers and...
November 16, 2014 - 3:29pm
November 14, 2014
Deep Freeze Across the Nation
The arctic airmass that brought very cold temperatures earlier in the week remains in place across much of the United States. Cities in Wyoming...
November 14, 2014 - 1:59pm
November 9, 2014
Snow Forecast Through Monday Night
Snow is expected to move into the area tonight, and will continue through most of Monday. The highest snow accumulations will be along and south of the North Dakota/South Dakota border, and into central Minnesota. Amounts will sharply decrease to the north. A complete synopsis of...
November 9, 2014 - 7:30pm
Winter Storm Tonight Through Tuesday
**Winter Storm Warnings issued for parts of southern North Dakota, northern South Dakota, and central Minnesota. Snow accumulations of 6"+...
November 9, 2014 - 3:34pm