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Two from Bemidji escape serious injury in rollover on Highway 2
A place of healing: Officials celebrate 10th anniversary of Wellness Courts in Cass Lake
Authorities ID man involved in Highway 71 crash
Crime report for Dec. 7
Former Sanford Center executive director charged with felony in Illinois
Bemidji High School Winter Sports Spotlight
MEN'S BASKETBALL: Dibble learning to compete for Beavers
BSU to host softball camp
GIRLS BASKETBALL: Jacks ‘flip’ the script, beat Hibbing
AUTO RACING: Awards handed out at speedway banquet
Bruce Robert Smith
Monica Louise Johnston
Ray O. Carpenter
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
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
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
PIONEER VIEWPOINTS: Perseverance pays off
September 3, 2013
Notorious Woodbury hotel sold
WOODBURY — A motel that where police officers fatally shot a man last year has been sold. Woodbury's Red Roof Inn was sold to Percy Pooniwala, a Woodbury resident who owns and runs a number of hotels in the Twin Cities. The sale comes nearly one year after the shooting incident,...
September 3, 2013 - 8:41pm
May 22, 2013
Duluth police officer pleads guilty to collision
DULUTH -- A Duluth police officer accused of twice backing his personal car into another vehicle in a parking lot outside a bar and leaving the scene while off duty admitted to his crime Tuesday in State District Court. Brian Scott Jones, 50, pleaded guilty to the crime he was...
May 22, 2013 - 10:32am
May 16, 2013
Police pull body from Lake Irving
BEMIDJI — Police would not confirm the body of a man pulled from Lake Irving Thursday afternoon was that of Matt Pulis, missing since Oct....
May 16, 2013 - 3:21pm
April 30, 2013
Autopsy: Mother and son in murder-suicide died of gunshot wounds
BAGLEY — Jack Gerbracht, and his mother, Darlene Gerbracht, died of gunshot wounds, according to autopsy results released Monday by Bagley Police Chief Larry Peterson. In a release, Peterson classified the deaths as a murder-suicide and said the investigation will continue....
April 30, 2013 - 12:07pm
Police and fire report for April 30
Police Report The Bemidji Police Department responded to the following calls: Assault 4:12 a.m. Monday, 900 block of 30th Street Northwest. An assault was reported. 10:11 p.m. Saturday, 100 block of Gould Avenue Southeast. A 23-year old man was arrested on felony terroristic threats,...
April 30, 2013 - 12:34am
April 23, 2013
Police and fire report for April 23
Police Report The Bemidji Police Department responded to the following calls: Assault 10:55 p.m. Sunday, 100 block of Third Street Northwest. An assault was reported. 9:55 p.m. Sunday, 2900 block of Pine Ridge Avenue Northwest. A domestic assault was reported. A 21-year old man...
April 23, 2013 - 12:02am
March 25, 2013
Records for March 26
Police Report The Bemidji Police Department responded to the following calls: Property 7:32 p.m. Saturday, 600 block of 18th Street Southwest. Officers were unable to locate kids kicking mailboxes in the area. Assault 12:43 p.m. Saturday, 2900 Division St. W. An assault that occurred...
March 25, 2013 - 11:22pm
August 21, 2012
Police and fire report for August 21
Police Report The Bemidji Police Department responded to the following calls: Assault 7:54 p.m. Saturday, 100 block of Third Street Northwest. A 24-year-old man was arrested and a 36-year-old man was cited after fighting was reported. Thefts 7:35 p.m. Saturday, 3200 block of Hannah...
August 21, 2012 - 12:12am
August 16, 2012
After cutting police force, town weighs decision
By Tom Robertson, MPR News 91.3 FM FERTILE – More than 10 years ago, officials in this small northwestern Minnesota town did away with its police department. In another effort to save local tax money, officials decided in 2010 to drop the town’s contract with the Polk County sheriff’s...
August 16, 2012 - 12:22am
August 14, 2012
Police and fire report for Aug. 14
Police Report The Bemidji Police Department responded to the following calls: Thefts 10:16 p.m. Sunday, 2200 block of Paul Bunyan Drive Northwest. Gas drive-off theft in the amount of $30.01. 2:48 p.m. Saturday, 2400 block of Paul Bunyan Drive Northwest. Gas drive-off theft. 6:39...
August 14, 2012 - 12:00am
July 11, 2012
Police and Fire Report for July 11
Police Report The Bemidji Police Department responded to the following calls: Thefts 3:59 p.m. Monday, 800 block of 26th Street Northwest. A cell phone was stolen. 2:24 p.m. Monday, 500 block of Paul Bunyan Drive Northwest. A bike was stolen. Sheriff's Report The Beltrami County...
July 11, 2012 - 12:00am
June 29, 2012
Police and Fire Report for June 29
Police Report The Bemidji Police Department responded to the following calls: Assault 10:26 p.m. Wednesday, 200 block of Third Street Northwest. A male assault victim was treated for minor injuries. He would not provide information on the assault. Thefts 2:41 p.m. Wednesday,...
June 29, 2012 - 12:00am
June 22, 2012
Police and Fire Report for June 22
Police Report The Bemidji Police Department responded to the following calls: Assault 2:40 a.m. Thursday, 100 block of Third Street Northwest. A fight was reported. A 25-year-old man was arrested on a no drink violation. Fire Report The Bemidji Fire Department responded to the...
June 22, 2012 - 12:00am
June 21, 2012
Police and Fire Report for June 21
Police Report The Bemidji Police Department responded to the following calls: Fraud 2:47 p.m. Tuesday, 2600 block of Paul Bunyan Drive Northwest. A fraudulent return for cash was reported at Menard's. Thefts 11:16 a.m. Tuesday, 2800 block of Pine Ridge Avenue Northwest. A check...
June 21, 2012 - 12:00am
June 20, 2012
Police and Fire Report for June 20
Police Report The Bemidji Police Department responded to the following calls: Burglary 12:23 p.m. Monday, 800 block of Third Street Southeast. Prescription medication was stolen. Thefts 10:21 a.m. Monday, 200 block of 26th Street Northwest. A theft from vehicle was reported. Sheriff's...
June 20, 2012 - 12:00am