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Council hears final presentation on 2017 budget and tax levy
Dakota Access protesters dig in for winter: Tribal chair asks non-Sioux to leave, but many pledge to remain
UPDATED: Dakota Access 'fully committed' to completing pipeline using current route
Cass County rollover injures 2
There's an app for that? Scammers figure out how to 'spoof' local, business phone numbers
Lumberjack gymnasts compete at Perham
FOOTBALL: Beavers win Mineral Water Bowl for first-ever postseason victory
GIRLS BASKETBALL: Big run lifts Red Lake past Fosston
BOYS BASKETBALL: Warriors run past Greyhounds
WRESTLING: Bemidji, other area teams compete at Olson Memorial Tournament
Robert (Bob) Kamrowski
Vivian D. Bye
Gerald "Jerry" Duane Morrow
David Anthony Fineday, Sr.
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Deal with clutter: We owe it to our brain
KELLY BREVIG COLUMN: An 'ordinary' spark of hope
Column: Standing Rock opposed pipeline as early as 2014, new tape reveals
LIBRARY CORNER: December is time for festive events at the library
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: What's in a politician's fanny pack?
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
Neil Diamond celebrating 50 years with tour; concert planned in St. Paul
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
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Johnson anniversary celebration
MILESTONES: Gullickson-Boerboom engagement
MILESTONES: Dunbar birthday
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: A first-hand look at protest injuries
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Dakota Access Pipeline should be rerouted
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Helping to protect K9 police dogs
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Jaycees make Bemidji a great place to live
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Protesters part of problem, not solution
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
August 28, 2012
Fatal collision leaves questions
BEMIDJI – A fatal car-pedestrian collision remains under investigation as Beltrami County sheriff’s deputies reconstruct the incident. Tyler Blake Cummings, 21, died early Saturday after a car struck him near Balsam Road on Irvine Avenue Northwest in Northern Township. Sheriff...
August 28, 2012 - 12:04am
August 26, 2012
Building destroyed by fire
A Bemidji firefighter straightens his hose while he waits for water pressure as firefighters battle a fire that started at about 5:30 p.m. Friday...
August 26, 2012 - 12:27am
August 25, 2012
Bemidji man dies after being struck by car in Northern Township
A 21-year-old Bemidji man who apparently was lying in the roadway died after being struck by a car early Saturday morning in Northern Township, according to a news release from Beltrami County Sheriff Phil Hodapp. The Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office received two 911 calls at about...
August 25, 2012 - 11:28pm
August 24, 2012
Police announce extra DWI patrols through Labor Day
BEMIDJI – The Bemidji Police Department, Beltrami County Sheriff’s Department and Minnesota State Patrol will step-up drunken driving patrols now through Sept. 3 as part of a state- and nationwide DWI enforcement campaign. A DWI offense can result in the loss of a driver’s license...
August 24, 2012 - 12:53am
August 23, 2012
Outpatient services for inmates set to expand
BEMIDJI – The historic Beltrami County Courthouse was once used to sentence criminals, but the Beltrami County Jail will soon use the vacant space to expand outpatient services to jail inmates in hopes of lessening the number of repeat offenders. “How many times have you heard...
August 23, 2012 - 1:15am
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
March 3, 2009
Records for March 3
Police report The Bemidji Police Department responded to the following calls: Theft 8:39 a.m. Friday, 700 block of Paul Bunyan Drive Northwest. A sign atop a vehicle was stolen. The loss is valued at $150. 4:27 p.m. Saturday, Wal-Mart. A black Sak purse was left in a cart in the...
March 3, 2009 - 12:54am
February 28, 2009
Friday morning accident in Bemidji
February 28, 2009 - 12:31am
Respond to accident
February 28, 2009 - 12:22am
Records for February 28
Police report The Bemidji Police Department responded to the following calls: Theft 11:39 a.m. Thursday, Pamida. Two men paid for two bags of water softener but took three. 12:22 p.m. Thursday, 1300 block of Minnesota Avenue Northwest. Medication was taken from the mail. Hit-and-run...
February 28, 2009 - 12:08am