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Minnesota DNR appoints Albrecht as new Northwest Regional Director
There’s a new sheriff’s dog in town: K9 unit brings in Mac, a 1-year-old Belgian Malinois
HOUSING: State level processing continues for Westwood Acres residents
DNA results point to owner of severed fingers found in East Grand Forks
Crime report for Aug. 24
PREP SOCCER: Newcomers already fitting in well for Bemidji boys
TENNIS: BHS girls win two of three in home-opening quad meet
PREP SOCCER: Bemidji girls look to defense as season begins
No more ties: WCHA overhauls overtime structure
VOLLEYBALL: Lumberjacks get ready for new season
Albert Franklin "Dix" Coffin
Joan Iris Pope
Sharon Lynn Gangeness
Tracy Keith Gross
MASTER GARDENERS: Slipping is not just for winter
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: The infinite nature of truth and reconciliation
John Eggers: Delight in the dog days of August
Patt Rall: Music is in the air in and around Bemidji
John Eggers: Helping Others Go For The Gold
The JOE-DOWN Reviews ‘Punk’s Dead: SLC Punk 2’
Inspired and inspiring: Big Daddy Weave takes the stage tonight at Sanford Center
Art briefs: Sunday Aug. 21
Off The Record Blog: An Idiot’s Guide To Summerslam
Patt Rall: Pine Tones, Caige Jambor to perform in concerts today
DNR discovers two more cases of invasive species in Beltrami County
DNR survey finds Minnesota wolf population stable
Blane Klemek: Shrikes are some of the more fascinating birds out there
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Slower fall cooldown better for fishing
Kayakers set to finish circumnavigation of Lake Superior
Lorraine Peck birthday
Edwina Batchelder birthday
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Reporters struggle to deal with Trump
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Survey is next step for Bemidji YMCA project
Faith Hensrud: Moving forward at BSU and NTC with a focus on student success
Pioneer Editorial: Clean, drain and dispose
PIONEER EDITORIAL: Creating smiles and memories
November 13, 2015
Bruce Dayton, father of Gov. Mark Dayton, dies
ST. PAUL -- Bruce Dayton was the last of five Dayton brothers in the legendary Minnesota family that became a national retailing powerhouse....
November 13, 2015 - 1:38pm
October 29, 2015
LEGISLATURE: House committee hears about workforce needs
BEMIDJI—A meeting between the state House's Greater Minnesota Economic and Workforce Development Committee and Bemidji business owners...
October 29, 2015 - 6:24pm
October 22, 2015
Amy Goodman and Denis Moynihan: Casino capitalism
“We are live at the Wynn Resort in Las Vegas!” So opened the first Democratic presidential debate of the 2016 electoral season — that’s right, in a Las Vegas casino. Five Democrats were given space on the stage at the casino: Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Vermont...
October 22, 2015 - 12:38am
October 19, 2015
Former U.S. Sen. Norm Coleman announces he has cancer
ST. PAUL -- Former U.S. Sen. Norm Coleman has throat cancer. Coleman posted on his Facebook page Monday morning that he is being treated...
October 19, 2015 - 1:50pm
October 15, 2015
Johnson for President campaign visits Bemidji: Man with local ties says he's serious about a run for nation's highest office
BEMIDJI—Beneath the black cowboy hat, in the brown cowboy boots, is the presidential candidate nobody is talking about. Barry Johnson...
October 15, 2015 - 9:53am
September 26, 2015
David M. Shribman: All in the political family for 2016
KENNEBUNKPORT, Maine — Jeb Bush. Hillary Clinton. Justin Trudeau. Is this the decade of the dynasties? All three are reaching toward North American leadership, with Bush and Clinton running for president and Trudeau hoping to follow his father as prime minister in Canada’s federal...
September 26, 2015 - 11:39pm
Longtime Brainerd Mayor James Wallin dies
Longtime Brainerd Mayor James Wallin passed away early Saturday morning. He was 73. His unexpected and sudden death created an outpouring...
September 26, 2015 - 3:23pm
September 25, 2015
POLITICS: Stewart Mills outlines likely 2016 campaign
BRAINERD, Minn. -- Although Stewart Mills is still in the exploratory phase of the 2016 race, the former 8th Congressional District GOP candidate...
September 25, 2015 - 10:42am
September 21, 2015
‘Where do we go from here?’ Supporters of the Minnesota DFL party attend Beltrami County’s fall fundraising banquet in Bemidji
BEMIDJI -- After talking through a list of what Lt. Gov. Tina Smith considered wins for Minnesota’s Democratic Party on Monday, she asked, “What’s next?” More than 100 supporters of the Minnesota DFL party attended Beltrami County’s fall fundraising banquet at the Bemidji...
September 21, 2015 - 9:02pm
September 2, 2015
Minnesota lawmakers strongly deny police report of ‘making out’
By Rachel E. Stassen-Berger and Marino Eccher St Paul Pioneer Press EAGAN, Minn. -- A Dakota County sheriff’s deputy allegedly caught...
September 2, 2015 - 9:23am
August 28, 2015
Elected officials and candidates speak at annual Beltrami County Republican banquet
BEMIDJI—A legislative session and election are coming up for the GOP in 2016, and the Beltrami County Republicans are wasting no time in...
August 28, 2015 - 12:51am
August 19, 2015
Donna Brazile: Circus over substance
The first presidential debate of 2016 is now in the books. It says something about the quality of the major Republican candidates that the best performance by far belonged to former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina, who wasn’t polling in the top 10 and didn’t make the main event....
August 19, 2015 - 11:55pm
August 17, 2015
Ada, Minn., woman says Trump was "pretty nice" during NYC jury duty
NEW YORK -- An Ada, Minn., native who reported to jury duty with Donald Trump here on Monday says the presidential candidate was "pretty nice"...
August 17, 2015 - 9:20pm
July 30, 2015
Jason Stanford: Are we a Kirk or Picard?
It’s a sign of the times that the dumbest answer in the presidential campaign so far yielded the deepest question. As usual, Ted Cruz started it. In an interview with New York Times Magazine, Cruz talked himself into this corner: “It is quite likely that Kirk is a Republican...
July 30, 2015 - 11:47pm
July 1, 2015
Tina Dupuy: Obamacare ruling is a GOP win
The dream of Richard Nixon, Ronald Reagan, Bob Dole, Newt Gingrich and Mitt Romney has now been realized. Their solution — their idea for universal health care has been passed by both houses, signed by the president and upheld twice now by the Supreme Court. Yes, they call it Obamacare....
July 1, 2015 - 11:52pm