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Park Rapids man charged with terroristic threats following disturbance at Burger King
Math, reading scores stall in latest round of Minnesota testing
Swimmer swept away in Red River believed safe, Grand Forks police say
Former Willmar teacher charged with assault
St. Paul’s Summit Avenue reopens after protests
Vikings extend contract of head coach Zimmer
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
Susan Marie Tibstra
Ashley Jean Needham
Beverly J. Neadeau
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
DNR invites public input on Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area
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
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
March 25, 2013
Residential development loan approved
BEMIDJI – The city council approved a loan request for a developer of proposed townhomes near the Sanford Center. The council was presented Monday with a request from B&B Enterprises LLC for $250,000 out of the city’s revolving loan fund. That group has negotiated a purchase...
March 25, 2013 - 11:06pm
March 18, 2013
News Briefs: March 19
Sanford Health hosts bread sale BEMIDJI – Sanford Health WoodsEdge Le Bistro is hosting a $5 bread sale from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 29 at Neilson Place. The sale features Chef Ed’s Signature Wild Rice, Glazed Cinnamon Raisin, and Wholesome Wheat artisan breads. A portion of the...
March 18, 2013 - 10:37pm
March 13, 2013
News Briefs: March 13, 2013
Maple syrup tapping event planned BEMIDJI – Lake Bemidji State Park is hosting a From Tap to Table maple syrup tapping demonstration from 12:30-3:30 p.m. March 23-24 and April 6-7. Early spring is generally the peak of the maple sap flow; however it may be affected by weather conditions....
March 13, 2013 - 8:13pm
March 8, 2013
WSN name Jendro to new position
BEMIDJI – The Widseth Smith Nolting (WSN) firm announced the appointment of Eric Jendro as head of its mechanical engineering department. Jendro replaced Jack Christofferson as director of mechanic engineering on March 1. Christofferson has been with WSN for 13 years and will continue...
March 8, 2013 - 8:18pm
Thrivent Financial sees strong financial growth reported for 2012
MINNEAPOLIS – Thrivent Financial for Lutherans announced its 2012 financial results led to a fourth consecutive year of growth for the not-for-profit membership organization. In a news release issued in late February, the firm said it increased its financial strength and along with...
March 8, 2013 - 8:07pm
January 28, 2013
Minn. angler accused of catching too many fish
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota fisherman is accused of catching hundreds of fish over the legal limit. A St. Cloud Times report says the angler was fishing recently at West Spitzer Lake in Otter Tail County. A conservation officer approached and asked him how the fishing...
January 28, 2013 - 1:42pm
January 27, 2013
BSU alumni, friends show up for 'super' photo
BEMIDJI - About 200 people turned out Sunday for a photo shoot at Chet Anderson Stadium on the Bemidji State University campus to wish former...
January 27, 2013 - 4:22pm
January 16, 2013
UND-Minnesota hockey tickets a hot commodity
GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Tickets for this weekend's college hockey series between longtime rivals North Dakota and Minnesota are selling for hundreds of dollars. The Friday and Saturday games at Mariucci Arena in Minneapolis are the last time the two schools will play as members of the...
January 16, 2013 - 9:06am
September 7, 2012
Bemidji police officers receive scholarships
Bemidji Police Chief Mike Mastin presented parking enforcement officers Zachary Ruport, left, and Anthony Olson, right, with $750 scholarships...
September 7, 2012 - 6:20pm
February 29, 2012
Central Plains thunderstorms hijack moisture from Northern Plains blizzard
The blizzard that wasn't left Hubbard County wind, but little snow. "You're not alone," laughed National Weather Service meteorologist Al Voelker. "From...
February 29, 2012 - 6:33am
July 6, 2011
Officers render 'essential' CPR services Saturday night, saving man's life on lake
Two officers proved how essential they were when a Fish Hook Lake resident suffered a heart attack Saturday evening in the water. State Trooper Nick Tabbert and Park Rapids police officer Justin Frette performed CPR on the man, saving his life. He was identified as 79-year-old Walter...
July 6, 2011 - 1:00pm
June 7, 2011
GOP promises to repay counties' recount costs
Republicans say they are paying what they owe Minnesota counties for information from last fall's governor election recount. "We have about 20 counties left to go," GOP Chairman Tony Sutton said. "We have been chipping away on them." Sutton estimated that the party could finish...
June 7, 2011 - 6:34am
March 12, 2011
Blizzard Estra strands 800 in North Dakota Friday; numerous accidents in PR today
Blizzard Estra stranded 800 motorists in North Dakota Friday. Her tail winds caused numerous accidents in the Park Rapids area Saturday morning. In Hubbard County deputies responded to four accidents, including two rollovers, on Highway 71 south of Park Rapids, in a one-hour period....
March 12, 2011 - 10:49am
March 9, 2011
Park Rapids taps Menahga elementary principal for Century School principal
Joleen DeLaHunt has been offered the principal position at Century School. She currently serves as Menahga School's elementary principal, bringing "a wealth of experience in a variety of areas," superintendent Glenn Chiodo said of the decision reached Tuesday night. DeLaHunt has...
March 9, 2011 - 9:47am
December 30, 2010
Freezing rain, fog make travel conditions poor in Hubbard County
Ice and sand trucks are out on Hubbard County roadways, but slow travel, if you have to, is advised. Many travelers have advised the Enterprise that road conditions are "awful." Speed limits of 30 mph were the norm on most county highways early Thursday morning. Fog complicated...
December 30, 2010 - 6:27am