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What is rape?: BSU hosts talk during 'Safe Spring Break' week
‘He stole our hearts’: Benefit for Junior is Sunday in Cass Lake
Hubbard finalizes deal to buy 16 Minnesota radio stations
Annual coat, winter apparel distribution Monday
N.D. troopers find 136 pounds of pot, arrest two from California
Bring on the champs: Bemidji takes on two-time defending champion Edina in Class AA quarterfinals
GIRLS BASKETBALL: STMA wins big, ends Bemidji’s season
WOMEN'S HOCKEY: BSU's Scanlan named WCHA coach of the year
From 1986 to 2015: Bemidji heads to state tournament for first time in 29 years
PREP SPORTS: Warriors edge Fosston 54-52 to win Sub-Section 8A East title, Warriors one step from state
Marie B. Ward
Wayne Arthur Eller
Margaret Anna Krueger
Scotty Allison: Veterans Day on the Hill this week
John Eggers: How can you help all kids graduate?
Blane Klemek: The European starling a species of bird that seems to be around everyday
Don't let negativity sink your boat
Northland Stargazing: Open clusters, saints' days, and the vernal equinox
Off The Record Blog: ‘Parks And Recreation’ Goes Out On A High Note
Art briefs - Sunday March 1
PIONEER PREVIEWS: Ensemble's concert harkens to spring
Pioneer Previews: Much to do as March approaches
Art briefs - Sunday Feb. 22
A hefty turnout for the Northland Fat Bike Rally (photo gallery)
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Anglers' attention turns to perch as season winds down
Peterson, Northland Tackle honored by Fishing Hall of Fame
Blane Klemek: Here one day and gone the next
DNR to fly elk surveys in northwest Minnesota
Joseph Cotto: Altruism no substitute for helping yourself
Joe Gandelman: Giuliani: America’s hack
Ron Paul: DHS: What is it good for?
Tina Dupuy: O’Reilly: The make believe war correspondent
Pioneer Editorial: The drought is over: Go Lumberjacks!
February 19, 2015
Two Pine River men arrested in Cass County burglaries
WALKER -- Two Pine River, Minn., have been arrested for a series of Cass County burglaries, officials said Thursday. On Feb. 11, the Cass...
February 19, 2015 - 9:23am
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...
news / region
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.
news / region
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.
news / region
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...
news / region
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