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Serious accident reported on Highway 71
Schoolcraft Winter Concert set for Dec. 15
Young Adult Book Club to meet
Council hears final presentation on 2017 budget and tax levy
Dakota Access protesters dig in for winter: Tribal chair asks non-Sioux to leave, but many pledge to remain
AUTO RACING: Awards handed out at speedway banquet
Coleman highlights BSU track and field’s 2016-17 opener
FOOTBALL: Beavers' Adams an Academic All-American
FOOTBALL: BSU's Benham, Olszewski named all-region
Baseball assistant joins BSU
Emma "Margaret" Treat
Mary M. Garber
Oliver "Jimmy" James Gibbs
Michael Francis Johns
Deshanna Marie Lussier-Hallett
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
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
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Jaycees make Bemidji a great place to live
December 5, 2016
There's an app for that? Scammers figure out how to 'spoof' local, business phone numbers
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — When Park Rapids, Minn., woman received a call a few weeks ago, she answered, not thinking much of it. The caller...
20 hours 25 min ago
Who's winning and losing in Minnesota's 2016 economy?
ST. PAUL — The story of Minnesota's economy in recent years has been similar to the national story: steady but slow growth. The state hasn't suffered a recession — but it hasn't boomed, either. But that steady growth hasn't been spread evenly over Minnesota's 5.4 million...
21 hours 8 min ago
September 8, 2016
Trail-in-a-Day event set for Saturday
BEMIDJI—The Paul Bunyan State Trail will be highlighted Saturday as the state celebrates 125 years of Minnesota State Parks and Trails with a . Events are planned along the Paul Bunyan State Trail—at 115-miles long, the longest of Minnesota's state trails, and the longest...
September 8, 2016 - 6:19pm
Adult men suicides raise Minnesota number to record high
ST. PAUL—A record number of Minnesotans died by suicide last year, leading the state's health commissioner to say Wednesday that more must be done to support people who are contemplating taking their lives. There were 726 suicide deaths reported in the state in 2015, up 6 percent...
September 8, 2016 - 8:40am
July 1, 2016
News briefs, June 29
ST. PAUL—Two Bemidji residents recently were appointed by Gov. Mark Dayton to the Governor's Workforce Development Council. Tuleah Palmer is a Community-Based Organization Representative with a term expiring on June 30, 2018. Palmer replaces Larohn Latimer on the council. Andrew...
July 1, 2016 - 10:28pm
March 11, 2016
Bemidji's business success mentioned in Gov. Dayton's state address
ST. PAUL—During his State of the State address Wednesday evening, Gov. Mark Dayton mentioned Bemidji as an example of the state's potential...
March 11, 2016 - 7:23pm
March 1, 2016
The Super Tuesday scene: Large turnout leads to lines, questions at this local caucus site
BEMIDJI—Nobody knew what was happening, least of all the people in charge. In the first caucus of Minnesota Democrats since they helped...
March 1, 2016 - 11:27pm
February 27, 2016
A super Q&A for Super Tuesday in Minnesota
By David Montgomery and Bill Salisbury St. Paul Pioneer Press ST. PAUL, Minn. -- On Tuesday, Minnesotans will get together at neighborhood meetings across the state — called precinct caucuses — to vote for president, talk politics and set in motion the machinery that will help...
February 27, 2016 - 8:50pm
Minnesota parties expect big Super Tuesday caucus turnout
ST. PAUL -- More than 250,000 Minnesotans could show up at precinct caucuses Tuesday to pick presidential favorites and make other political...
February 27, 2016 - 8:45pm
Anti-pipeline protesters interrupt Dayton's speech at water summit
ST. PAUL -- Anti-pipeline protesters interrupted Gov. Mark Dayton Saturday as he spoke to more than 800 Minnesotans at a summit about how to...
February 27, 2016 - 8:37pm
Dayton's clean water summit draws 800
ST. PAUL -- Balancing water is tough. Still, Gov. Mark Dayton brought together more than 800 Minnesotans to do that on Saturday, looking at ways...
February 27, 2016 - 8:33pm
Minnesota permits to carry handguns increase in last year
ST. PAUL -- Permits granted to carry handguns numbered 44,696 last year in Minnesota, according to the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension in an annual report released Friday. That was up from 41,493 in 2014. The bureau said that as of Friday there were 217,909 valid permits in the state....
February 27, 2016 - 2:24pm
Limping wolf near Baxter likely healthy, not a threat
BAXTER, Minn. -- A limping timber wolf recently spotted in Baxter does not appear to be a threat to the public, officials with state and federal...
February 27, 2016 - 2:08pm
February 26, 2016
Report: Minnesota budget surplus slips
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota's state revenues appear to be down, a state report shows this morning. Minnesota Management and Budget, the state's finance agency, said the projected surplus is $900 million for the current two-year budget cycle. Late last year, the state reported a $1.2 billion...
February 26, 2016 - 10:48am
February 19, 2016
Murder suspect caught in Red Lake
The suspect in a January homicide in Columbia Heights was apprehended Friday on the Red Lake Indian Reservation of northern Minnesota. According to the Anoka County sheriff’s office, Evan Ramon Denny, 18, of Minneapolis was taken into custody without incident around 2:15 p.m. at...
February 19, 2016 - 10:05pm