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Polk County man assaults woman, holds her against her will for 11 hours, police say
Bemidji Community Food Shelf to be closed Dec. 26
Wrapping up 18 years of holiday cheer: Christmas Forest tree farm to close after this season
RLWD's Jesme earns state award
GigaZone now in Laporte, Becida and Solway
MEN'S HOCKEY: BSU skates to 1-1 draw with LSSU, wins first-ever shootout
GIRLS BASKETBALL: Jacks fall short to Apollo
WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: Northern knocks off Bemidji State
MEN'S BASKETBALL: Beavers fall flat in 88-61 loss
BHS wrestling in action at Brainerd
Glenn Arnold Conlon
Cloyd Olaf Kilde
Bruce Robert Smith
PRIME TIME: From grieving a loss to celebrating a life
PRIME TIME: A fiery idea for a motion picture
PRIME TIME: Readers Theater volunteers bring performances to elementary schools
PRIME TIME: No pain, no strain, just gain at the Activity Center
PRIME TIME: ‘LAWKI,’ or Life As We Know It
After offending American Indians, Ralphie May backs Standing Rock
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
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Winter here, ice fishing will start soon
Where to fish when the lakes freeze: Numerous destinations within a few hours’ drive
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Trees, plainly put, are amazing life forms
Northwest Minnesota deer kill up from last year
Christmas bird count at Rydell refuge
Share your Milestones in the Pioneer
Johnson anniversary celebration
MILESTONES: Gullickson-Boerboom engagement
MILESTONES: Dunbar birthday
LETTER TO THE EDTIOR: Local pageant set apart from others
PRIME TIME: Traveling through the landscapes
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: We deserve respectable representation in government
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Country deserves better from its president
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Let’s restore integrity to election process
November 24, 2016
Brothers boost Beavers: Center Jesse Hein snaps to Jordan to keep the BSU offense rolling
BEMIDJI—When Bemidji State's quarterback starts yelling at his center (or vice versa), don't worry. It's not personal. It's just family....
November 24, 2016 - 6:00am
June 30, 2016
VFW BASEBALL: Bemidji sweeps Perham
PERHAM — The Bemidji VFW baseball team was dominant on Thursday night, winning a pair of five-inning games against Perham. Bemidji won 13-2 and 16-2 to sweep the doubleheader. In the first game, all nine of Bemidji’s starters recorded hits. Cole Tatro had two hits, including a...
June 30, 2016 - 10:34pm
March 19, 2015
200 gallons of fuel taken from trucks in Perham
PERHAM, Minn. -- Two unidentified suspects reportedly stole 200 gallons of fuel Tuesday evening from two fuel trucks in Perham. The two trucks were parked at Perham Truck Service at the time of the robbery, according to the Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office. An investigation...
March 19, 2015 - 6:51pm
February 13, 2015
READER PHOTO: Sunrise near Perham
Reader Jeri Striebel sent in this photo of the sunrise by Perham, Minn. Send your photos to firstname.lastname@example.org.
February 13, 2015 - 10:07pm
December 4, 2014
WRESTLING: Bemidji falls to Perham, tops Thief River Falls in season-opening triangular
BEMIDJI — The Bemidji High School wrestling team beat Thief River Falls 44-27 but fell to Perham High School 54-15 in their season opening...
December 4, 2014 - 11:16pm
July 25, 2014
LEGION BASEBALL: Errors lead to Bemidji's 7-3 loss to Perham in Sub State opener
PERHAM — The No. 3 Perham Buzz took advantage of fielding miscues from No. 6 Bemidji en route to a 7-3 victory in the fourth game and nightcap...
July 25, 2014 - 1:04pm
July 17, 2014
LEGION BASEBALL: Perham rallies past Bemidji
BEMIDJI — The Bemidji Legion has been involved in many clean and crisply played baseball games this summer. Thursday’s 13-11 loss to Perham,...
July 17, 2014 - 10:35pm
January 21, 2014
VIDEO: Fire burns potato warehouse near Perham
By Elizabeth Huwe Forum News Service PERHAM, Minn. -- Fire crews were battling a blaze Tuesday evening at an R.D. Offutt Co. potato warehouse near Perham. A Perham police officer on the scene said the fire was called in about 4:20 p.m. Witnesses said the fire...
January 21, 2014 - 7:50pm
August 27, 2013
VOLLEYBALL: Bemidji struggles in season-opening loss to Perham
BEMIDJI -- Cohesive teamwork and communication are essential if a volleyball team is going to be successful and those elements take time to develop....
August 27, 2013 - 11:13pm
September 26, 2012
Three people burned when fuel tank explodes
BATTLE LAKE, Minn. – Authorities say three people suffered burns Monday when a fuel tank exploded as a cutting torch was being used to dismantle a John Deere combine so it could be crushed. According to a news release from the Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office: William Litzau,...
September 26, 2012 - 9:19am
December 1, 2011
Busy Perham family 'shares' dog with retirees
PERHAM - Roger Hoenigschmidt was taking his daily constitutional when he was joined by an unexpected companion. She was a large, affable, cream-colored...
December 1, 2011 - 7:28am
November 21, 2011
Perham-Dent School District: Millions in cuts, but few answers
PERHAM, Minn. - When science teacher Shawn Stafki was a 10th-grader here three decades ago, there were 17 students in his biology class. The classroom in which he teaches is built for 24, the upper limit of what the state recommends for lab classes, and as recently as three years...
November 21, 2011 - 9:35am