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PHOTOS: Brief Tornado Touchdown In Barnes County Today
Crime report for July 25
Police arrest protesters outside governor’s home
Wisconsin police officer admits to using police resources for nearly 100 sexual encounters
Chisholm man dies in crash involving two semis
AUTO RACING: Speedway returns from rainout weekend with big-money Blitz
‘You can’t get much better:’ 2016 Birchmont opens with solid weather for qualifying rounds
BASEBALL: Bemidji Centaurs win sub-state, head to Legion state tourney
WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: BSU reveals 2016-17 schedule
GOLF: Birchmont even bigger this year with more than 300 set to compete
James "Jim" Sperling
Charlotte "Char" Clark
Leonard "Larry" Mitberg
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
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
Patt Rall: Summer events continue in Bemidji
Don’t leave home without Iowa: ‘Leaving Iowa’ debuts Wednesday for Paul Bunyan Playhouse
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
Hawley man sets state muskie record
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
May 16, 2013
Some in fire’s path luckier than others
PARK RAPIDS, Minn. -- Contractors arriving to repair fire damage on Judy and Don Dulski’s log home on County Road 111 near Menahga on Wednesday...
May 16, 2013 - 8:55am
May 15, 2013
Red Lake wildfires under control, but much work remains at Green Valley fire
BEMIDJI — While wildfires raged out of control in the Menahga and Park Rapids areas Wednesday, firefighters on the ground northwest of Red...
May 15, 2013 - 6:36pm
Minnesota town’s 4-year-old mayor draws national attention
DORSET, Minn. -- Dorset’s Mayor, Robert “Bobbie” Tufts, has become a national sensation after a WCCO TV interview went viral over the weekend....
May 15, 2013 - 11:24am
May 7, 2013
Two in critical condition after vehicle-bicycle accident
Two people are in critical condition after a vehicle-bicycle accident in Hubbard County early Monday evening. Just after 5:30 p.m. Monday, officials received a 911 call reporting a bicyclist had been struck by a vehicle on County Road 7 near Dorset. The caller also said the driver...
May 7, 2013 - 10:07am
April 29, 2013
Park Rapids' Kraft part of hall of fame’s first class
PARK RAPIDS, Minn. -- Park Rapids entrepreneur Lorelei Kraft is among the first 25 women inducted into the Minnesota Women Business Owners Hall...
April 29, 2013 - 8:38am
April 20, 2013
Governor’s Fishing Opener set for Park Rapids
PARK RAPIDS — Old Man Winter may be refusing to release his talons this spring, but the Governor’s Fishing Opener is definitely a go. “No date changes will occur,” Katie Magozzi, director of the Park Rapids Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce, said of the May 9-11 “Catch a Memory”...
April 20, 2013 - 1:55am
March 1, 2013
New bike shop to open in Bemidji
BEMIDJI – A bike shop will open in the old Harmony Foods building in downtown Bemidji in the coming weeks. Northern Cycle, of Park Rapids, is adding a second location here, owner Todd Williams said Friday. “(It’s) a larger market,” said Williams, who has owned Northern Cycle...
March 1, 2013 - 2:28pm
February 18, 2013
Free tax service sites open across north central Minnesota
BEMIDJI – More than 250 sites across state, including several in northern Minnesota, are offering taxpayers free assistance with filing income tax and property tax refund returns. Taxpayers have two options for free tax assistance sites. Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA)...
February 18, 2013 - 9:52am
February 9, 2013
Man’s drinking triggers sentencing for 2010 death
By Sarah Smith Forum News Service PARK RAPIDS – A Park Rapids man convicted of killing his friend in a drunken brawl two years ago was sent to prison for 110 months this week because he could not stay away from alcohol. Judge Paul Rasmussen said he was disappointed in Luis Candelaria,...
February 9, 2013 - 1:14am
December 27, 2012
4 charged in synthetic drug overdoses, including death of Park Rapids teen
FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Federal prosecutors in North Dakota have charged four men with conspiring to import and sell controlled substances used to make synthetic hallucinogenic drugs, including drugs made by a self-described "hobby chemist" from Grand Forks that killed two teens and...
December 27, 2012 - 1:32pm
December 7, 2012
BHS grad completes Marine Corps training BEMIDJI – Bemidji High School graduate Daniel Clemson, 19, graduated from the U.S. Marine Corps recruit training program Nov. 16 in San Diego, Calif. Nevis grad completes Air Force training NEVIS – Mitchel Rehkamp, Nevis High School class...
December 7, 2012 - 6:52pm
December 4, 2012
Park Rapids man gets probation revoked, sent back to jail
By Sarah Smith, Forum Communications PARK RAPIDS, Minn. — A Park Rapids man involved in an alcohol-related fight in 2010 that took the life of his friend is back behind bars. Prosecutors on Monday asked that Luis Candelaria, 50, be sentenced on one of the charges left hanging over...
December 4, 2012 - 11:50pm
November 29, 2012
UDPATED: Jury convicts former minister of Cass Lake, Lake George churches
PARK RAPIDS – A former minister in Cass Lake and Lake George was convicted Thursday after a jury found him guilty of six sex crimes involving a child. A Hubbard County jury found Darwin Frederick Schauer, 71, of Laporte, guilty on six charges after a trial this week. Schauer sexually...
November 29, 2012 - 7:16pm
November 28, 2012
Toddler's bruises leads to charges in Hubbard County against mother
PARK RAPIDS, Minn. -- A Fargo doctor who examined a Hubbard County toddler in a case of suspected abuse said the 2½ -year-old had 26 separate injuries that were strongly indicative of “non-accidental trauma.” When a caseworker told the child’s mother about the documented injuries,...
November 28, 2012 - 7:10am
Woman accused of stealing from Park Rapids Legion club
PARK RAPIDS, Minn. — A Park Rapids woman has been charged with the theft of more than $16,000 in gaming proceeds from the Park Rapids American Legion. An omnibus hearing in Hubbard County District Court has been set for Dec. 3 in the case of Julie Ihme Swanson, 41. The criminal...
November 28, 2012 - 12:41am