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History Mystery returns to the Beltrami County History Center
Crime report for Dec. 6
Republican wins recount, GOP gains Senate control
St. Cloud-based video company challenges state law on serving gay couples
St. Paul day care provider charged in infant’s car seat strangulation
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
FOOTBALL: Beavers' Adams an Academic All-American
FOOTBALL: BSU's Benham, Olszewski named all-region
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
November 30, 2016
Two injured in snowmobile accident near Menahga
Two people were injured in a snowmobile accident on Nov. 21 in Blueberry Township near Menahga. According to the Wadena County Sheriff's Office, at approximately 2:45 p.m. there was a report of a snowmobile accident on 340th Street, west of U.S. Highway 71 in Blueberry Township. Deputies...
November 30, 2016 - 10:47am
Park Rapids man admits to burning down garage
A Park Rapids man was arrested and charged with felony second degree arson after admitting to local grocery store employees and law enforcement...
November 30, 2016 - 10:46am
MINNESOTA DEER OPENER: Area outlook remains optimistic
BEMIDJI—Hunters should have ample opportunities to harvest a deer in the Park Rapids area this season as the landscape variety creates...
October 30, 2016 - 9:00am
October 27, 2016
Five arrested in Park Rapids drug buy
Five people were arrested and face felony charges in connection with a drug buy Thursday, Oct. 20 in Park Rapids where authorities seized meth, weapons and cash. A buy involving a half ounce of methamphetamine resulted in the seizure of 80 grams of methamphetamine, hallucinogenic...
October 27, 2016 - 12:29pm
October 18, 2016
Jesse James in Minnesota: Famous outlaw focus of presentation; has relative living in Bemidji
PARK RAPIDS -- The legend of Jesse James leaves what Loren Evenrud refers to as “The Outlaw Conundrum: Folk Hero or Common Criminal” in his...
October 18, 2016 - 6:08pm
October 15, 2016
A trip back in time: Carter’s Red Wagon Farm near Park Rapids features medieval theme this year
PARK RAPIDS—While there's plenty of fun to be had during a fall day at Carter's Red Wagon Farm in Park Rapids, one may also learn a bit...
October 15, 2016 - 5:55pm
October 13, 2016
A herd of brown cows rested Thursday in a field in Park Rapids.
October 13, 2016 - 9:14pm
October 10, 2016
UPDATED: 'Nothing suspicious located' at Park Rapids Area High School after threat
PARK RAPIDS -- According to the Hubbard County Sheriff's Office, the Park Rapids Area High School received a threat Monday morning while students...
October 10, 2016 - 2:04pm
October 2, 2016
Appel new police chief in Park Rapids
PARK RAPIDS -- Park Rapids has a new chief in town. The city council followed the hiring committee's recommendation and on Tuesday approved the appointment of Jeffrey Appel as Park Rapids Chief of Police. Appel is currently a captain with the Savage Police Department and will start...
October 2, 2016 - 12:03pm
Dunn wins Park Rapids storytelling contest
PARK RAPIDS -- Anne Dunn won the title of Great American Storyteller at the conclusion of Saturday night's inaugural event at Armory Square in Park Rapids. Dunn, who now resides at Cass Lake, received a check for $1,000. The audience chose the winners after an initial round of storytelling...
October 2, 2016 - 5:25am
October 1, 2016
Old concrete water tower comes down in Park Rapids
PARK RAPIDS -- A piece of history and distinct feature to the Park Rapids skyline crumbled to the ground in a cloud of concrete dust Thursday....
October 1, 2016 - 6:58pm
Park Rapids native races in Rio
PARK RAPIDS -- Aaron Pike continues to be one of the top paralympic athletes in the United States. The 30-year-old Park Rapids native represented...
October 1, 2016 - 3:51pm
September 27, 2016
Historical trekkers follow fur trade route
Steven Orr and Tom Jessen donned period correct 18th-century clothing on Sept. 20 and regaled a Headwaters Center for Lifelong Learning audience...
September 27, 2016 - 11:50am
September 26, 2016
Old Park Rapids water tower scheduled for demolition
The old concrete water tower in Park Rapids is set for demolition, possibly as early as this fall. Hubbard County commissioners at the board...
September 26, 2016 - 9:52am
September 7, 2016
Park Rapids police chief finalists set for interviews
The search for a new Park Rapids police chief is narrowed to five finalists to be interviewed later this month. The Park Rapids City Council has invited the following candidates for interviews Sept. 16-17: Jeff Appel, patrol captain with the Savage (Minn.) Police Department; Tim Clements,...
September 7, 2016 - 3:43pm