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Kat's cats: Local bookstore serves as foster home for Beltrami Humane Society cats
Cass Lake man enters guilty plea in shooting
Richmond woman pleads not guilty to burglary
More newspapers take the Lutefisk Challenge
WOMEN'S HOCKEY: Beavers host Ohio State to open second half
WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: BSU ends 2014 at Crookston
BOYS BASKETBALL: Bemidji downs East Grand Forks for first win
WRESTLING: Bemidji takes down Grand Rapids
SKIING: Bemidji finishes in the middle at Mt. Itasca
Evert Bernhard Wickstrom
Timothy Wayne Goodman
Blane Klemek: Keeping the prairie alive along the Red River Basin
John Eggers: The Christmas Cookie Lady
Patrick Guilfoile: A kiss may not be just a kiss
Jane Furuseth: Readers Theater volunteers encourage the love of reading
Doug Lewandowski: Becoming our parents
A holiday on the beach: Beach Boys to perform hits, Christmas music at the Sanford Center
Pioneer Previews: Music for the holidays — and the food shelf
Art briefs - Sunday Dec. 7
An everlasting tour comes to Bemidji: Martina McBride to highlight latest album of classic songs
Pioneer Previews: Winter joy, winter cold and winter fun
Blane Klemek: Some stories about animal surprises
Blane Klemek: Great ideas for keeping birdfeeders squirrel-free
Blane Klemek: Birds of a feather. . .
Quick 100th birthday celebration
Russell birthday celebration
Jenkauski birthday celebration
Niskanen birthday celebration
Nat Hentoff: When will court trials begin on CIA torturers?
Danny Tyree: Empty seats at the Christmas table
Jim HIghtgower: Chris Christie’s pork barrel politics
Byron York: Obama opens fraud-ridden benefits program to illegal immigrants
Dick Polman: Thank Cruz for the Surgeon General the NRA hates
July 31, 2014
21-year-old Backus woman killed in crash in Pine River
PINE RIVER - A 21-year-old Backus woman was killed in a two-vehicle broadside crash reported at 6:30 a.m. Thursday on 24th Street and 16th Avenue Southwest in Pine River, reported the Minnesota State Patrol. The woman killed, Caitlyn E. Daudt, was a passenger in one of the vehicles. Ryan...
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July 31, 2014 - 1:41pm
February 13, 2014
Pine River man gets 40 years in killing
WALKER — A Pine River man was sentenced to 40 years in prison Thursday for a 2012 killing in which the body was later dismembered and burned. Dane Joseph Riley, 29, was sentenced in Cass County court on Thursday. In December, he was convicted on charges of second-degree intentional...
news / local
February 13, 2014 - 5:14pm
Pine River man convicted of murder
WALKER -- A Pine River, Minn., man was convicted of murder Friday after a five-day trial. Dane Joseph Riley, 29, was convicted on charges of second-degree intentional murder, interference with a dead body and ineligible person in possession of a firearm.
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December 13, 2013 - 6:21pm
July 30, 2013
Pine River kennel owner charged with animal neglect
PINE RIVER -- A dead mouse, floating in a bowl from which dogs at a Pine River facility drank, is one of the more grotesque details of conditions at kennel owned by Deborah Beatrice Rowell.
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July 30, 2013 - 6:57pm
April 1, 2013
Stabbing in rural Cass County leads to arrest
PINE RIVER - A 49-year-old man was arrested following a stabbing Sunday in rural Pine River, the Cass County Sheriff's Office said in a news release Monday. Sheriff's deputies received a call at 6:13 p.m. about a disturbance at a home in Powers Township. The news release said deputies...
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April 1, 2013 - 2:43pm
July 31, 2012
Murder charges filed in death of Pine River man
WALKER - A 28-year-old Pine River man faces second-degree intentional murder for the death of a man earlier this month. Dane Joseph Riley appeared Monday in Cass County District Court on charges of murder and interference with a dead body. The charges stem from the death of Mark...
July 31, 2012 - 9:18am
July 27, 2012
Woman, suspect in Pine River man's death, released from custody
WALKER - A woman considered a "person of interest" in the death of a 27-year-old Pine River man has been released from custody. Cass County Sheriff Tom Burch said the woman, who has not been named, was released pending further investigation into the death of Mark Andrew Huesman,...
July 27, 2012 - 3:30pm
July 23, 2012
Missing man last seen near Pine River, Minn., public asked to help
WALKER - The public is being asked for help in finding a missing 27-year-old man. Mark Andrew Huesmann was last seen in the Pine River area about a week ago, according to the Cass County Sheriff's Office. A news release from the Sheriff's Office describes Huesmann as 6 feet, 3 inches...
July 23, 2012 - 3:42pm
June 26, 2012
Jilted boyfriend gets 10 years for burning home of ex-girlfriend's family
WALKER - A 23-year-old Akeley man was ordered to 10 years in prison for setting fire to an ex-girlfriend's family's home. Ninth District Judge John Smith sentenced Brandon Todd Sannan to six years in prison for attempted murder and an additional four years for arson, a news release...
June 26, 2012 - 9:28am