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Joseph Wapner, Former 'People's Court' Judge, Dies at 97
Transgender wrestler wins Texas championship for girls
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SCOTTY ALLISON COLUMN: Work continues to build veterans home in Bemidji
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JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Why go into teaching?
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Art briefs for Sunday, Feb. 26
Northern Community Radio debuts new segment, podcast
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Art briefs for Sunday, Feb 19
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Chickadees keep all of us company
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Forest Service to host land meeting
Fish, game and trapping licenses expire Tuesday
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DNR urges caution on rapidly deteriorating ice
AstroBob: Can you see the Russian landers, rovers on the moon? Yes!
Swift: Expiration dates are just suggestions
Phillips: A well-timed letter reminded me to look for kindness
Letter to the Editor: Beltrami County deputy: It's been a privilege to serve you
Perennials potentially damaged from early-season warmup
February 8, 2013
Rural Democrats could shoot down gun changes
ST. PAUL – The message from Minnesota’s rural Democratic senators about this week’s gun-bill flurry is simple: Don’t expect a warm reception in the Senate. “The Senate has always been the more reasonable body,” Sen. LeRoy Stumpf, DFL-Plummer, said Thursday, joining with...
February 8, 2013 - 2:10am
February 6, 2013
Ex-FBI agent: Assault gun would have killed more at Red Lake
ST. PAUL – Jeffrey Weise shot and killed his grandfather on March 21, 2005, and tried to load a semi-automatic rifle. But former FBI agent...
February 6, 2013 - 10:20pm
February 4, 2013
Obama: Americans need to push for gun violence solution
By Danielle Killey, Forum News Service MINNEAPOLIS – President Barack Obama says citizens must make their opinions heard on gun violence issues...
February 4, 2013 - 10:45pm
February 1, 2013
Award-winning officer connects with Bemidji Middle School students
Jon Hunt is standing near the entrance of Bemidji Middle School on a recent January day as scores of kids stream inside the building after recess....
February 1, 2013 - 6:17pm
Ask a Trooper: Traffic fatalities dropping in state
Question: I know you are always talking about the number of traffic deaths in Minnesota for each year, but how many have there been in the past 10 years? It’s hard to think about what the big picture might be without knowing more. Some known traffic safety information about last...
February 1, 2013 - 5:50pm
January 10, 2013
Franken pushes mental health support to combat violence
By John Lundy, Forum News Service DULUTH — Mental-health professionals, not more guns, are the way to address school violence, Sen. Al Franken...
January 10, 2013 - 2:10am
January 5, 2013
John Eggers: How great college teachers and gun control issue relate
First I am going to remind college students what they should expect in their college/university teachers and then I am going to identify a better solution to the gun issue than, let’s say, getting rid of guns. My readers frequently ask me “Where do you get your ideas?” Although...
January 5, 2013 - 11:13pm
Extra officer position to help Bemidji Police Department
BEMIDJI – The Bemidji Police Department is doing a lot with a little. In a city with one of the highest crime rates in the state, Bemidji police...
January 5, 2013 - 10:17pm
January 4, 2013
Peter Funt: Protecting school kids
Jonathan Hornik, the Democratic mayor of Marlboro Township in New Jersey, is a pragmatist. He favors a ban on the sale of assault weapons. He also wants laws to prohibit ordinary citizens from possessing high-capacity magazines. He’s eagerly anticipating recommendations from Vice...
January 4, 2013 - 12:33am
December 14, 2012
BPD hires two new police officers
BEMIDJI – Officers Dane Donnell and Mark Pinoniemi were recently hired to join the Bemidji Police Department. Donnell fills the position vacated by Eric Rypkema’s resignation. Donnell was sworn in Dec. 5 at Bemidji City Hall. Pinoniemi fills the position created by DJ Regas’...
December 14, 2012 - 10:04pm
November 27, 2012
Pioneer Editorial: Cheers and Jeers
Students prepared for the future The increasing number of science, technology, engineering and math courses for students at Bemidji Middle School appears to be paying off. Courses designed to pique students’ imagination and interest is making learning fun. It’s also preparing...
November 27, 2012 - 2:08am
November 15, 2012
Five accidents, no injuries Thursday
BEMIDJI — Although the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to the scene of five accidents Thursday due to early-morning icy roads, only very minor injuries occurred, Beltrami County Sheriff Phil Hodapp said in a telephone interview. One of the accidents was a rollover that...
November 15, 2012 - 10:19pm
October 23, 2012
Pioneer Editorial: Cheers and Jeers
A reasonable price to pay The implementation of the CodeRED Reverse 911 Emergency Notification System for the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office is a benefit to all citizens and a welcome technology with potential life-saving capabilities. CodeRED serves as an emergency notification...
October 23, 2012 - 12:21am
September 26, 2012
One injured in three-vehicle crash
A three-vehicle accident that occurred at about 4 p.m. Tuesday on 15th Street Northwest, between Norton Avenue and Middle School Road, resulted...
September 26, 2012 - 4:00am
August 29, 2012
Autopsy shows alcohol in accident victim’s system
BEMIDJI – Investigators have determined the pedestrian victim of a fatal traffic accident Saturday had consumed alcohol, according to a news release from the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office. Tyler Cummings, 21, was apparently lying in the roadway when he was struck by a car near...
August 29, 2012 - 11:03pm