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Kelliher VFW pancake breakfast Sunday
Northern Minnesota pair gets skis out -- water skis
Saturday to be ‘Bob Dylan Day’ in Minnesota
Grand jury indicts suspect in fatal Dollar Tree store shooting
Police look for whose cremated remains left at cemetery
Bemidji High School Winter Sports Spotlight
MEN'S BASKETBALL: Dibble learning to compete for Beavers
BSU to host softball camp
GIRLS BASKETBALL: Jacks ‘flip’ the script, beat Hibbing
AUTO RACING: Awards handed out at speedway banquet
Bruce Robert Smith
Monica Louise Johnston
Ray O. Carpenter
Bruce Robert Smith
PRIME TIME: From grieving a loss to celebrating a life
PRIME TIME: A fiery idea for a motion picture
PRIME TIME: Readers Theater volunteers bring performances to elementary schools
PRIME TIME: No pain, no strain, just gain at the Activity Center
PRIME TIME: ‘LAWKI,’ or Life As We Know It
After offending American Indians, Ralphie May backs Standing Rock
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
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Winter here, ice fishing will start soon
Where to fish when the lakes freeze: Numerous destinations within a few hours’ drive
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Trees, plainly put, are amazing life forms
Northwest Minnesota deer kill up from last year
Christmas bird count at Rydell refuge
Share your Milestones in the Pioneer
Johnson anniversary celebration
MILESTONES: Gullickson-Boerboom engagement
MILESTONES: Dunbar birthday
PRIME TIME: Traveling through the landscapes
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: We deserve respectable representation in government
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Country deserves better from its president
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Let’s restore integrity to election process
PIONEER VIEWPOINTS: Perseverance pays off
September 2, 2016
AREA FOOTBALL ROUNDUP: Polk County West blitzes Blackduck
BLACKDUCK — The Blackduck football team opened their season at home against the Polk County West Thunder on Friday night, falling to the visitors 32-6. Polk County West scored their first touchdown with 3:10 in the first quarter to lead the Drakes 7-0 and followed it up quickly...
September 2, 2016 - 11:07pm
August 15, 2016
Male injured in Redby shooting
BEMIDJI -- A male received non life-threatening injuries during a shooting Sunday in Redby, Minn., on the Red Lake reservation, according to the FBI. One victim, whose name and age are not available for release, received a gunshot wound during the incident, which occurred at a residence...
August 15, 2016 - 7:20pm
August 3, 2016
Spiritual Run for sobriety travels through Bemidji
Runners participate in the 20th annual Anishinaabe Spiritual Run run along Bemidji Avenue North early Wednesday evening. The annual event started...
August 3, 2016 - 6:44pm
July 27, 2016
Raising the flag for Red Lake
The Red Lake Nation flag was raised at Bemidji City Hall on Wednesday to commemorate the birthday of Roger Jourdain, the first Red Lake tribal...
July 27, 2016 - 6:49pm
July 10, 2016
Two arrested after drugs, cash seized at rural Redby residence
BEMIDJI—Two people were arrested Friday after drugs and cash were confiscated from a rural Redby home. According to a press release from...
July 10, 2016 - 1:07pm
June 30, 2016
Setting an example: Oshkiimaajitahdah summer camps showcase Native American athletes in Red Lake
RED LAKE — A number of Native American athletes and coaches from around the country have flocked to Red Lake Nation this summer. A series of...
June 30, 2016 - 1:32pm
June 25, 2016
'Red Lake' documentary focuses on recovery
BEMIDJI—Many people who meet Missy Dodds want to hear about one thing: what happened to her on March 21, 2005. That was the day a 16-year-old...
June 25, 2016 - 5:48pm
June 9, 2016
FISHING: Anglers can keep 4 walleye on Upper Red Lake starting June 15
RED LAKE—Anglers on Upper Red Lake will be allowed to keep an additional walleye in their daily bag limit starting Wednesday, June 15, according to a Minnesota Department of Natural Resources release. The current three-fish bag limit, in place last winter and through the 2016...
June 9, 2016 - 5:57pm
May 24, 2016
SOFTBALL: Blackduck wins big, routs Red Lake in 8A playoff opener
BLACKDUCK — The Blackduck High School girls softball team had no difficulty in beating Red Lake in the first round of the Section 8A North...
May 24, 2016 - 10:55pm
LEGISLATURE: With bonding bill failure, status of Bemidji-area projects up in the air
BEMIDJI—Two multimillion-dollar projects planned for Bemidji went down with the state's bonding bill as legislators quarreled Sunday over funding for transportation and public works. Monday's deadline came and went without an agreement on those fronts, putting on hold plans...
May 24, 2016 - 2:32pm
May 21, 2016
Annual healing powwow planned for Aug. 11
BEMIDJI -- Sanford Bemidji along with Red Lake and Cass Lake IHS hospitals, will host a healing powwow from 4 to 8 p.m. Aug. 11 at the Sanford Bemidji Medical Center.The powwow is open to the public. The powwow will honor the physicians, health care workers and holistic healers who...
May 21, 2016 - 4:15pm
May 19, 2016
Runoff elections to be set for Red Lake district races
RED LAKE -- A runoff election will be scheduled in four Red Lake districts after the general election was held Wednesday. Voters went to the...
May 19, 2016 - 2:53pm
May 16, 2016
'What's Left: Lives Touched by Suicide' features more than 40 Minnesota artists
RED LAKE—Suicide is often hard to talk about. But an art exhibit now on display at Red Lake Nation College is working to change that. "If...
May 16, 2016 - 11:27am
May 13, 2016
A milestone for Red Lake: 10 years of walleye fishing in state and tribal waters (with video)
RED LAKE AND WASKISH, Minn. -- Pat Brown and Gary Barnard were working at opposite ends of Upper and Lower Red lakes in 1997, but the fisheries...
May 13, 2016 - 10:04am
May 9, 2016
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Red Lake needs assistance, not resistance
I read the article (May 3) about the state funding bill, specifically regarding the public works budget. I appreciate what Sen. Scott Newman had to say about the issue regarding money for construction of a new Social Services building and a school building on the reservation here...
May 9, 2016 - 3:55pm