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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
History Mystery returns to the Beltrami County History Center
Crime report for Dec. 6
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
Ray O. Carpenter
Bruce Robert Smith
Margaret Emma Treat
Emma "Margaret" Treat
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
BSU unveils $1 million student media center (photo gallery)
BEMIDJI—BSU media and communications students have a new place to hone their skills before they head out into the world. University staff...
25 min 3 sec ago
December 6, 2016
(VIDEO) Rolling right along: Champion log rollers bring sport, equipment to BSU
BEMIDJI—A few dozen people tried their hand—or, more accurately, their sense of balance—at a log rolling exhibition and demonstration...
December 6, 2016 - 7:00pm
December 5, 2016
Dakota Access protesters dig in for winter: Tribal chair asks non-Sioux to leave, but many pledge to remain
STANDING ROCK SIOUX RESERVATION—As blizzard conditions mounted, a representative of the protest camps just south of the Dakota Access Pipeline...
December 5, 2016 - 8:16pm
Woman accused of ramming car pleads not guilty
BEMIDJI—A Bemidji woman accused of repeatedly ramming another car with her own vehicle this summer pleaded not guilty Monday to one charge of second-degree assault and one charged of third-degree damage to property. Goose's attorney, public defender Margaret Dow, said in court...
December 5, 2016 - 5:24pm
November 30, 2016
BSU, NTC face millions in budget shortfalls: ‘We expect to close that gap,’ official says
BEMIDJI—BSU and Northwest Technical College staff project the two schools could have between $2.4 million and $3.6 million in total budget shortfalls next fiscal year, but administrators hope to close that gap.
November 30, 2016 - 6:54pm
Bemidji man pleads not guilty to arson charge
BEMIDJI—A Bemidji man accused of intentionally setting a fire inside his deceased mother's mobile home pleaded not guilty to one charge of first-degree arson Monday. Michael James Durant, 33, was released from the Beltrami County Jail earlier this month. At an Oct. 31 hearing,...
November 30, 2016 - 5:01pm
November 29, 2016
Council weighs in on Gene Dillon plans
BEMIDJI—Bemidji city staff and officials made a pair of decisions Monday that could influence Bemidji Area Schools leaders' plans to build...
November 29, 2016 - 8:27am
November 28, 2016
Contested omnibus date set for Bemidji man charged with manslaughter
BEMIDJI—More than three months after his original omnibus hearing was scheduled, a Bemidji man charged with two counts of second-degree...
November 28, 2016 - 3:37pm
Weekend searches reveal no sign of missing teen
BEMIDJI—Despite weekend efforts by local law enforcement to locate Jeremy Jourdain, a Cass Lake teen missing since Nov. 1, police found...
November 28, 2016 - 3:15pm
November 23, 2016
Bemidji secondary schools aim for better attendance: School Board reviews school-specific goals
BEMIDJI—Bemidji Area Schools leaders reviewed a slate of school-specific goals Monday. Among them are sought-for attendance rate and test...
November 23, 2016 - 2:06pm
Police to use sonar, dogs in search for missing teen
BEMIDJI—The Bemidji Police Department will use dogs and sonar this week to search for missing Cass Lake teen Jeremy Jourdain. Bemidji Police...
November 23, 2016 - 1:58pm
November 22, 2016
District to review Gene Dillon Elementary bids in December
BEMIDJI—Bemidji Area Schools will open construction bids for a planned elementary school later this winter. Construction firms will have...
November 22, 2016 - 5:32pm
Bemidji Area Schools predicts growing enrollment
BEMIDJI—Bemidji Area Schools predicts that more and more K-12 students will be enrolled there over the next few years, a projection that will influence the school district's revenue expectations for the 2017-18 school year. Chris Leinen, the school district's director of business...
November 22, 2016 - 9:15am
November 19, 2016
BSU, NTC budget forums scheduled, budget leans on Legislature for funding
BEMIDJI—Bemidji State University and Northwest Technical College staff have scheduled a pair of budget forums for late November. The forums...
November 19, 2016 - 6:25pm
November 18, 2016
Snowstorm prompts early dismissal at Bemidji Area Schools
BEMIDJI -- As snow continues to blanket the region, Bemidji Area Schools staff decided that all students there will be dismissed two hours early Friday, according to a note from Superintendent James Hess sent earlier today. “All after-school activities and practices are cancelled....
November 18, 2016 - 12:42pm