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Gathering at the carnival: Bemidji Jaycees Water Carnival runs through Monday
Police seek DNA analysis in Willmar armed robbery
Scammer accidentally picks Douglas County attorney as victim, gets nowhere
Bayfield County girl found dead after apparent ATV crash
Superior man accused of threatening judge
Setting an example: Oshkiimaajitahdah summer camps showcase Native American athletes in Red Lake
BASEBALL: Blue Ox dominant in win over Park Rapids
TENNIS: Multiple Bemidji players win championships in Grand Forks
AUTO RACING: Wreck-filled day at the Speedway
VFW BASEBALL: Bemidji one-hits Dilworth to win consolation crown
Anthony (Tony) James Kloehn
Thomas "Tom" Stanton Solberg
Dale A. Fischer
Bert Eugene Stevens
Marvin Bruce Myhre
John Eggers: Why were you born?
BELTRAMI COUNTY MASTER GARDENERS: June weed of the month: Common tansy
John Eggers: What did your father teach you?
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Lakes cooler than usual as summer approaches
BELTRAMI COUNTY MASTER GARDENERS: Sedums: Minimum maintenance plants
REVIEW: ‘The Shallows’ is a thrilling story of survival
The JOE-DOWN Reviews ‘Bring It On’
Watch for 'Night Watch': BHS Marching Band again scoring well with summer show (w/ video)
Arts Briefs: BSO presents 'Legendary Voices,' First Friday open house at Gallery North and more
Patt Rall: Schlichting debuts her 'First Lady Mysteries' series
Final voting underway to name International Wolf Center pups
Blane Klemek: Two low profile birds: The sora rail and Virginia rail
Chippewa National Forest schedules summer programs
Chippewa National Forest receives national ‘Rise to the Future Award’
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Summer solstice means lots of fish are feeding
Albert Theisen birthday
Karsten Verke birthday
PIONEER EDITORIAL: The world needs more Jerrys
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Story on workshop was small minded
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Legislature's inaction is unacceptable
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Rotary Club, community thanked for inclusive playground
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Palliative care bill reduces suffering, improves quality of life
March 7, 2016
Fighting the flames: Bemidji Fire Department refilling its roster as emergency calls stay steady in 2015
BEMIDJI -- New names and faces can be seen and heard in areas long unoccupied at the Bemidji Fire Department, an encouraging sign for Chief Dave...
News / region
March 7, 2016 - 9:21pm
May 6, 2015
Three juveniles identified in Blackduck trestle bridge burning
BLACKDUCK—Authorities have identified three juvenile suspects they say are responsible for burning a large portion of a historic, 113-year-old...
May 6, 2015 - 4:26pm
February 2, 2015
City Council backs off 1 a.m. bar close
BEMIDJI -- The Bemidji City Council on Monday directed city staff to halt work on switching the mandatory bar closing time from 2 a.m. to 1 a.m. The...
February 2, 2015 - 10:24pm
October 31, 2013
Nearly 8,300 cited for failing to wear seat belts
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Law enforcement agencies across Minnesota have cited nearly 8,300 people during a two-week crackdown on those who fail to wear seat belts. The Click it or Ticket campaign involved 336 law enforcement agencies and the Minnesota State Patrol. The Department...
News / region
October 31, 2013 - 9:51am
February 10, 2013
Ask a Trooper | Sgt. Curt S Mowers: Restricted farm work licenses
Question: Is there still such a thing as a farm license? I remember some of my friends having one, but that was a long time ago and they basically used it to drive all the time. Answer: Yes, there is still a restricted farm work license in Minnesota. The statute is M.S.S. 171.041....
February 10, 2013 - 11:18pm
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...
News / local
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....
News / education
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...
News / region
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...
News / local
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...
opinion / commentary
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’...
News / business
December 14, 2012 - 10:04pm