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GOVERNMENT: Public weighs in on environmental impact of new school
BNSF train derails near Bena
Deputy injured while his vehicle hit on Highway 10
Man sentenced to 113 days in theft of pizza slice from Fargo gas station
Search suspended for missing Red River swimmer
AUTO RACING: Speedway returns from rainout weekend with big-money Blitz
‘You can’t get much better:’ 2016 Birchmont opens with solid weather for qualifying rounds
BASEBALL: Bemidji Centaurs win sub-state, head to Legion state tourney
WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: BSU reveals 2016-17 schedule
GOLF: Birchmont even bigger this year with more than 300 set to compete
James "Jim" Sperling
Charlotte "Char" Clark
Leonard "Larry" Mitberg
John Eggers: Solve this quotable quote puzzle
PAUL NELSON: Warmer weather means a good time to catch muskies
MASTER GARDENERS: Hit a tomato home run
Scotty Allison: A VA Pension program review
John Eggers: Who wants to be a cop?
The JOE-DOWN Reviews ‘Ghostbusters’ (2016)
Art briefs: Farm by the Lake Sunday concert series continues, 'Annie Get Your Gun' at Northern Light Opera Company and more
If the shoe fits — paint it: Sisters create custom shoe company in Bemidji
Patt Rall: Summer events continue in Bemidji
Don’t leave home without Iowa: ‘Leaving Iowa’ debuts Wednesday for Paul Bunyan Playhouse
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout: The NOTV crew visits Saskatchewan’s famed trout factory
Blane Klemek: Nests are nearly as fascinating as the birds themselves
Blane Klemek: Observing bird songs of the seasons
Hawley man sets state muskie record
Nancy Sullivan birthday
AnnaMae Daken birthday
Robert Kaasa birthday
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Keep quiet zone idea on front burner
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Power company workers were heroes
PIONEER EDITOIRIAL: Neighbors helping neighbors
Joe Vene: Setting the record straight on school road project
PIONEER EDITORIAL: Developments for the developers
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
June 9, 2015
Erickson to run for House in District 2A
BEMIDJI -- Roger Erickson, a former state representative, retired teacher and coach from Baudette, said Tuesday that he will seek the DFL party...
June 9, 2015 - 5:20pm
May 28, 2015
Tom Purcell: Journalism’s sorry state
I don’t know why everyone is so up in arms that alleged newsman George Stephanopoulos donated $75,000 to a private foundation co-owned and operated by a woman who hopes to be president. Georgie has been a partisan pit-chihuahua his entire career. The little guy cut his teeth managing...
May 28, 2015 - 12:08am