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SD man sent to prison for beating, killing man with machete, cinder block
3 men face charges for allegedly selling drugs in Brainerd
Fond du Lac solar farm ready to make electricity
Dayton re-appoints chief judge for appeals court
PolyMet opponents want law judge hearings: State allows for administrative law judge oversight of permits
No more ties: WCHA overhauls overtime structure
VOLLEYBALL: Lumberjacks get ready for new season
GIRLS TENNIS: Experience will carry BHS this year
MEN'S BASKETBALL: BSU hires Peterson, promotes Majkrzak
VOLLEYBALL: BHS hopes defense can help them return to state tournament
Tracy Keith Gross
Josephine "Jo" Pula
Sharon Lynn Gangeness
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: The infinite nature of truth and reconciliation
John Eggers: Delight in the dog days of August
Patt Rall: Music is in the air in and around Bemidji
John Eggers: Helping Others Go For The Gold
PRIME TIME: Best kept lunch secret in Bemidji
The JOE-DOWN Reviews ‘Punk’s Dead: SLC Punk 2’
Inspired and inspiring: Big Daddy Weave takes the stage tonight at Sanford Center
Art briefs: Sunday Aug. 21
Off The Record Blog: An Idiot’s Guide To Summerslam
Patt Rall: Pine Tones, Caige Jambor to perform in concerts today
DNR survey finds Minnesota wolf population stable
Blane Klemek: Shrikes are some of the more fascinating birds out there
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Slower fall cooldown better for fishing
Kayakers set to finish circumnavigation of Lake Superior
Watershed group plans meeting tonight on starry stonewart in Big Turtle Lake
Lorraine Peck birthday
Edwina Batchelder birthday
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Survey is next step for Bemidji YMCA project
Faith Hensrud: Moving forward at BSU and NTC with a focus on student success
Pioneer Editorial: Clean, drain and dispose
PIONEER EDITORIAL: Creating smiles and memories
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Clinton let our troops, ambassador down
November 1, 2015
Patt Rall Column: When the arts can take you to another place
The rain on the roof only added to the dankness of the psychiatrist's office on stage right and the institutional single bed on stage left; the...
November 1, 2015 - 12:38am
October 15, 2015
Woman dies in accident in Otter Tail County
The driver of a car involved in a head-on crash with a semi-truck was killed on Highway 210 west in Otter Tail County on Wednesday morning, the State Patrol said. Authorities identified the driver as 28-year-old Tiffany R. Anderson of Verndale, Minn. Sgt. Jesse Grabow said the...
October 15, 2015 - 9:35am
September 29, 2015
SWIMMING AND DIVING: Bemidji beats Park Rapids
PARK RAPIDS — Mackenzie Ritchie and Libby McRae each had two individual first-place finishes and contributed to a relay win to lead Bemidji...
September 29, 2015 - 10:59pm
August 21, 2015
OUT AND ABOUT: Touring through time: Family connections strong for Lake Itasca Tours (w/ video)
PARK RAPIDS -- Chris Coborn grew up hearing the story of the how the source of the Mississippi River was discovered. It was July 1832 when...
August 21, 2015 - 9:46am
August 17, 2015
Two-day manhunt ends in capture of suspect hiding in a deer stand in Wadena County
PARK RAPIDS, Minn. -- A two-day manhunt finally turned up a Park Rapids man considered dangerous and possibly armed in northern Wadena County who had apparently been hiding in a deer stand. Hubbard County's canine Oakley was instrumental in the capture. Numerous officers...
August 17, 2015 - 9:36pm
August 10, 2015
Kevin Kling and Rio Nido concert
PARK RAPIDS -- The Friends of the Headwaters are hosting a silent auction and fundraiser concert featuring both the Rio Nido trio and Kevin Kling from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Aug. 16 in the auditorium at Park Rapids High School, 401 Huntsinger Ave in Park Rapids. The Rio Nido is a jazz...
August 10, 2015 - 6:48pm
Youth music, art event in Park Rapids
PARK RAPIDS -- The Park Rapids Lakes Area Arts Council will showcase the artistic talents of area youth during Youth Music and Art Showcase VII Thursday and Friday in downtown Park Rapids. The Youth Showcase coincides with Park Rapids’ All School Reunion, which will kick...
August 10, 2015 - 6:47pm
July 28, 2015
Washington woman found dead in Park Rapids house fire
PARK RAPIDS—Firefighters found the remains of an 82-year-old woman Monday when they extinguished a house fire in Park Rapids. The Hubbard County Sheriff's Office received a call of a house fire on the north side of Portage Lake at 1 p.m. Monday, according to a release from...
July 28, 2015 - 2:03pm
June 24, 2015
Programs at Itasca State Park
PARK RAPIDS -- Several programs will take place through the week at Itasca State Park, 36750 Main Park Drive in Park Rapids: Thursday 10:30 to 11 a.m. Pack-a-Snack Story Hike: Birds in Our Backyard by Adele Porter and Bill Marchel. Meet at the front doors of the...
June 24, 2015 - 7:53pm
June 20, 2015
Park Rapids man injured in motorcyle crash in Stearns County
ST. CLOUD, Minn. -- Two motorcyclists, including a Park Rapids man, were injured when they collided in Stearns County Saturday morning. Christopher W. Cannon, 43, of Park Rapids was driving on Highway 23 at about 8:40 a.m. when he lost control of his bike and ran into 23-year-old...
June 20, 2015 - 5:47pm
April 18, 2015
Three fire departments contain blaze between Itasca and Park Rapids
Three fire departments rushed south of Itasca State Park Saturday morning to control a grass fire that broke out west of State Highway 71 north...
April 18, 2015 - 1:13pm
March 20, 2015
D-S Beverages acquires Big North Distributing
BEMIDJI -- Moorhead-based D-S Beverages has expanded its distribution area for Anheuser-Busch products along with many other breweries into the Bemidji / Park Rapids area with the acquisition of Big North Distributing of Bemidji. To service this market D-S Beverages has hired salesmen...
March 20, 2015 - 8:40pm
February 27, 2015
TEAM Industries partners with more area schools
PARK RAPIDS -- Bagley-based TEAM Industries announced this week that it is providing equipment and training resources to schools in Park Rapids, Detroit Lakes, Lake Park Audubon and Bagley, as well as apprenticeships, internships and scholarships in the machines trade program for...
February 27, 2015 - 8:22pm
February 23, 2015
Utilities Commission to hold public meetings on proposed pipeline project
ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission has four public information meetings scheduled across central Minnesota regarding a proposed oil pipeline expansion project. The Minnesota Pipe Line Company has proposed a renovation project on it’s Line 4 to increase the...
February 23, 2015 - 9:58pm
February 19, 2015
Laporte man found guilty in marijuana case
PARK RAPIDS -- David Paul Patterson, 51, of Laporte was found guilty Wednesday night of possessing seven pounds of marijuana with intent to sell...
February 19, 2015 - 11:24am