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REACH group to not meet in December
$1 million in environmental grants available
UPDATED: Hunter's death near Little Falls being investigated as homicide
BSU unveils $1 million student media center (photo gallery)
Shopping spree!: Local emergency officials help children buy Christmas presents
MEN'S BASKETBALL: Dibble learning to compete for Beavers
BSU to host softball camp
GIRLS BASKETBALL: Jacks ‘flip’ the script, beat Hibbing
AUTO RACING: Awards handed out at speedway banquet
Coleman highlights BSU track and field’s 2016-17 opener
Monica Louise Johnston
Bruce Robert Smith
Ray O. Carpenter
Bruce Robert Smith
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
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Let’s restore integrity to election process
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
December 18, 2013
Moorhead woman to plead guilty to drunken day care
MOORHEAD, Minn. (AP) — A Moorhead woman has reached a plea deal over charges that she was drunk while caring for children at her home day care. A KFGO-AM report Wednesday says Jayne Cote agreed to plead guilty to child neglect or endangerment. Defense attorney Jade Rosenfeldt...
December 18, 2013 - 2:38pm
December 17, 2013
GIRLS BASKETBALL: Bemidji can’t convert foul shots, falls to Moorhead in overtime
BEMIDJI — When the combatants are evenly matched a team must take advantage of its opportunities if it is going to win. Tuesday night at the...
December 17, 2013 - 11:20pm
December 5, 2013
BOYS HOCKEY: Spuds topple Lumberjacks in OT
BEMIDJI — Austin Skjefte scored 41 seconds into overtime to lift Moorhead to a 2-1 victory over the Bemidji boys hockey team Thursday at the...
December 5, 2013 - 10:53pm
December 2, 2013
Trucker accused of kidnapping, abusing female relative in semi for six months; arrested in Moorhead
By Archie Ingersoll Forum News Service MOORHEAD, Minn. – For six months, a trucker from Utah allegedly held a 19-year-old woman captive and sexually abused her while making deliveries around the country. It was ultimately a trip through Clay County in western...
December 2, 2013 - 8:06pm
November 22, 2013
Former Rourke director calls auction 'cultural vandalism'
MOORHEAD – One of Moorhead’s oldest cultural landmarks and one of the city’s oldest houses is going on the auction block, but some supporters aren’t buying the decision to sell. The building that until recently housed the Rourke Art Gallery at 523 4th St. S. will be auctioned...
November 22, 2013 - 10:57am
November 6, 2013
Political newcomer wins Moorhead mayoral race
MOORHEAD, Minn. (AP) — A political newcomer has defeated two sitting council members to win the Moorhead mayor's race. Dell Rae Williams will replace Mayor Mark Voxland, who decided not to seek a fourth four-year term. Williams had 37 percent of the vote, while most of the...
November 6, 2013 - 11:38am
October 16, 2013
FOOTBALL: Moorhead scores 43-yard touchdown with 9 seconds left to stun Bemidji
BEMIDJI — Bemidji’s secondary has surrendered its share of big plays this season and Wednesday night at Chet Anderson Stadium Moorhead added...
October 16, 2013 - 11:41pm
October 12, 2013
Moorhead man pleads guilty to manslaughter in daughter’s death in van
MOORHEAD, Minn. – A Moorhead man pleaded guilty Friday morning to a manslaughter charge in the death of his infant daughter, admitting he left her in a hot van for several hours in June while he was in charge of his six children, all under 7 years old. Andrew Sandstrom,...
October 12, 2013 - 11:50am
September 6, 2013
Spelling error slips through onto Moorhead yearbook cover
MOORHEAD – Students who worked on the Moorhead High School yearbook learned a hard lesson this week in the importance of proofreading, as hundreds of final printed copies of the 2013 yearbook arrived with the misspelling “Moorehead” on the cover. The mistake slipped past...
September 6, 2013 - 9:18am
July 9, 2013
State House committee begins synthetic drug examination
ST. PAUL -- Trying to control dangerous synthetic drugs is a lot like playing the old carnival game whack-a-mole. In the game, every time a player...
July 9, 2013 - 8:35pm
Arson confirmed in fire at former Moorhead nightclub
MOORHEAD — An investigation confirms that Monday’s fire at the former Coach’s Sports Pub in downtown Moorhead was the result of arson, Moorhead police said Tuesday. The fire is believed to have been intentionally started on the main floor in the kitchen area of the building. No...
July 9, 2013 - 7:32pm
Arson suspected in Moorhead fire
MOORHEAD, Minn. – Moorhead Fire Chief Rich Duysen said Monday officials suspect arson may have played a role in a fire that heavily damaged a long-closed nightclub in downtown Moorhead. Duysen said firefighters found an unsecured door when they arrived about 2:45 a.m. Monday...
July 9, 2013 - 8:16am
July 1, 2013
O.J.’s former girlfriend a no-show for jail in Moorhead
MOORHEAD, Minn. – The ex-girlfriend of former football star O.J. Simpson has failed to report to jail as ordered by a Clay County judge on Friday to begin serving a 34-day sentence on a burglary and drug possession conviction. Judge Steven Cahill denied a request by Christie...
July 1, 2013 - 8:29pm
June 20, 2013
Police mum on details of Moorhead homicide investigation
By Dave Olson Forum News Service MOORHEAD — Police kept mum Thursday on details of an investigation into the apparent homicide of a man who was found dead Wednesday night in a downtown Moorhead home. Officers were called about 9:25 p.m. to a house on Main Avenue owned...
June 20, 2013 - 11:28pm
June 18, 2013
Moorhead assault, robbery victim struck with bottle
MOORHEAD – Police here are investigating a report of a 45-year-old man being assaulted and robbed Monday evening in a secluded lot in the 600 block of Main Avenue. The incident is believed to have taken place between 8 p.m. and 9:18 p.m., according to a police report. The...
June 18, 2013 - 8:53am