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Christmas trees available at the Boys and Girls Club of the Bemidji Area
Crime report for Dec. 9
Bemidji fire calls for Dec. 7-9
Daily arrests for Dec. 7-9
Judge denies new trial for Minn. head shop owner
Bemidji Speedway hosts annual awards banquet
UND hockey player accused of theft, suspended
Pat Miller - This week at Bemidji High School: Schedule includes 18 events in five days
Bemidji State's Maxie Rosenbloom is NSIC Player of the Week
Twins Caravan to visit on Jan. 21
Delmer Conrad Metzer
Joel Robert McDonald
Donald Ray Hedlund, Sr.
Carl Harry Gehrke
Local authors to sign books
Pioneer Previews for Dec. 8: Music, music, everywhere for today, week
Author plans talk on how Pearl Harbor hit small-town Minnesota
Art briefs for Dec. 5
'The King and I' opens Friday
Blane Klemek: How animals survive the chilly winter months
Paul Nelson: Heavy snow hampers development of ice on Bemidji area lakes
Trumpeter swans shot near Detroit Lakes; DNR seeks public’s help
Blane Klemek: Do bears hibernate? The truth about outdoor myths
Paul Nelson: Ice fishing season has arrived for Bemidji area anglers
Pioneer VIiewpoints: The task at hand for NTC
Kathryn Lopez: What the pope is really saying
Cokie & Steven V. Roberts: Giving the gift of stories
Letter: Snow plow and mail drivers are appreciated
Letter: Recent weather calls global warming in question
Sue Bruns: Ah, those holiday traditions
Alice Collins: Christmas time is a time for joy, families
Jane Furuseth: Readers Theater celebrates 10th year of performances
Art Lee: A tale in rhyme from a past Christmas time (with apologies to Edgar Allen Poe)
Evan Hazard: An epiphany in G major and the music inside us
March 1, 2012
Dog training courses offered this month
The Paul Bunyan Dog Training Association will be offering two classes this month. The first, Rally Obedience, is designed for both beginners and those experienced in Rally. Level 2 Obedience, for refining a dog's obedience skills and beginning off-leash work, will be offered for...
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March 1, 2012 - 6:53am
February 24, 2012
Dog reunited with family after 300-mile journey
DULUTH -- A Duluth couple spent countless hours trying to find their beloved Siberian Husky who disappeared on New Year's Day. Teresa and Nick Musel searched by snowmobile, four-wheeler, truck and on foot for 1-year-old Chassis. Through posters and Facebook postings, the Musels poured...
February 24, 2012 - 8:26am
February 2, 2012
Animal hoarding difficult to treat, understand
Animal hoarding is often misunderstood and can be difficult to treat, according to Jane Nathanson, a counselor and consultant for human-animal health and welfare in Boston. Nathanson, who provides counseling and court-ordered assessments for animal hoarders and their families, said...
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February 2, 2012 - 12:00am
February 1, 2012
Mental health petition sought for woman with dogs
A petition to commit Carol Schmidt, who had more than 100 dogs removed from her property near Bemidji last week, said the 63-year-old woman should...
news / local
February 1, 2012 - 12:00am
January 28, 2012
Women removed from homes with 107 dogs
A woman who had 107 dogs and two cats in homes on her rural Bemidji property is undergoing a mandatory health screening, and a county prosecutor said Friday that he is reviewing health ordinances for possible criminal violations. Carol Schmidt, who is being held for 72 hours at a...
news / local
January 28, 2012 - 12:00am
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 golden retriever, and she trotted beside the retiree as if she'd known him all her life. As the dog accompanied him on his usual...
December 1, 2011 - 7:28am
November 24, 2011
Animal hoarding in Thief River Falls prompts questions about why people do it
Earlier this month, officials in Thief River Falls recovered 51 cats from a small house. Before that officials in Crookston recovered more than 60 cats from a house. What's behind hoarding? An expert says it could be a mental disorder and an unmet emotional need. Hoarders never...
November 24, 2011 - 7:14am
November 21, 2011
Faithful companion guards woman stranded, helpless during 20-hour ordeal
Erma Iverson says she has lots to be thankful for after spending about 20 hours stranded and helpless outside her rural Yellow Medicine County home on a late September day and night. The 79-year-old woman's first thanks go to her dog, Crackers, for keeping at bay coyotes and raccoons...
November 21, 2011 - 11:46am
October 26, 2011
Overrun by cats, Crookston pet shelter looks for feline-friendly homes
CROOKSTON, Minn. - The Humane Society of Polk County is up to its ears in cats. In the past month the shelter acquired 40 cats from a home in Crookston. These animals, along with the shelter's other feline residents, bring the total number of cats to 69. "We're only equipped to...
October 26, 2011 - 6:27am
March 24, 2011
Woman finds beloved dog alive in her burned-out home; Lola the dachshund survived for a month by finding food and water in wreckage
Woman finds beloved dog alive in her burned-out home Lola the dachshund survived for a month by finding food and water in wreckage AP BOSTON -- A Boston woman who thought her beloved dachshund was gone forever after a fire destroyed her apartment a month ago found the pet Monday...
March 24, 2011 - 10:06am