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'300 frozen dogs' Facebook post draws attention to ND couple's mission
Report: Schools spend millions on state tests with ‘limited’ usefulness
An a capella opportunity at BMS: ‘Six Appeal’ plays in leadup to show choir fundraiser
Foam soap may not measure up to liquid soap
Oil spill in creek originally underestimated, making it one of largest in ND history
MEN’S HOCKEY: BSU’s Bitzer a Richter Award finalist
Wild draft pick Kunin inks 3-year deal
Twins' Puerto Ricans rejoin camp
BOYS BASKETBALL: Minneapolis North tops Red Lake, 93-46, in Class A tournament opener (w/video, photos)
Wild sign Wisconsin captain Kunin
Eleanor "Lucky" Kirkpatrick
Emily Jean Ostlund
David Allen Staples
Lorraine Elsie Day
Christopher Paul Yarger
MASTER GARDENERS: Garden seed planning starts now
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Time for a love story
DELGADO COLUMN: Native American graves and repatriation protection emerge once again
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: What about kids that don't want to learn?
PRIME TIME: Children's Time on Sunday morning
'Wheel of Fortune' unfortunate guess goes viral
'Sesame Street' to welcome muppet character with autism
Kim Kardashian breaks silence on Paris robbery
Bemidji Symphony Orchestra presents 'Celtic Legends'
'Beauty and the Beast' smashes records with towering $170 million debut
Catch-and-release walleye season for Mille Lacs Lake again this year
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Reassess ice conditions every day and make safe decisions
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: The white pasque flower and horned lark-- harbingers of spring
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Few other birds as interesting as the pileated woodpecker
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Almost time to get off the ice (and clean up as you go)
Torry's Van Benefit
Don (Pail) Hill
PIONEER VIEWPOINTS: Some congratulations and thanks yous are in order
Hoops on Hops: Delve into the wide range of beer books
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Candidate thanks supporters, Ward 4
Port: Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton calls criticism over #NoDAPL protests response “inaccurate and offensive”
Lost Italian: It all starts with Pasta Aglio e Olio
January 28, 2017
FISH TALES: Joel Kemmer on Red Lake
Joel Kemmer caught this northern pike on Jan. 21 on Red Lake. Send in your fishing photos to the Pioneer and we will publish them online in our...
January 28, 2017 - 3:17pm
January 23, 2017
Bureau of Land Management returns 60,000 acres of Red Lake land
BEMIDJI—The Bureau of Land Management returned almost 60,000 acres of land to the Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians on Friday, Jan. 13, according to a news release from the Bureau. The release stated the Bureau had completed the land surveys and legal identification of the restored...
January 23, 2017 - 5:45pm
January 12, 2017
Taking back the community: Red Lake agencies address opioid epidemic
RED LAKE—Community members and representatives from a range of Red Lake agencies gathered Thursday to receive information about various...
January 12, 2017 - 6:18pm
January 5, 2017
Proposed bonding bill includes millions for Red Lake schools
BEMIDJI—Gov. Mark Dayton's proposed bonding bill includes millions of dollars for a project at Red Lake School District. The governor recommended allocating $14 million to pay for six new classrooms, a larger cafeteria, renovated music and fine arts classrooms and updated mechanical...
January 5, 2017 - 9:11pm
Dayton proposes $1.5 billion bonding bill; BSU, Red Lake projects included
ST. PAUL — Gov. Mark Dayton is bringing back a public works funding bill much like he offered last year, proposing to spend $1.5 billion on projects ranging from water treatment plants to fixing college buildings. “These projects have a direct economic benefit,” the governor...
January 5, 2017 - 8:12am
January 1, 2017
Stories of 2016: A year filled with highs and lows
For many, 2016 was a year to remember for spectacular achievements. For others, the end of the year couldn't come fast enough. So, as we turn...
January 1, 2017 - 7:27am
December 23, 2016
“Powerful Tools for Caregivers” training program set in Red Lake
RED LAKE -- “Powerful Tools for Caregivers,” a six-week training program hosted by Northwoods Caregivers, will be held from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays from Jan. 18 to Feb. 22 at the Red Lake Family and Children’s Services Building.
December 23, 2016 - 8:19am
December 1, 2016
PREP BASKETBALL: Red Lake girls rout Blackduck 91-19
BLACKDUCK -- The Red Lake girls basketball team won a humdinger of a game over Blackduck Thursday night, as the Warriors won their opener with the Drakes 91-19. Red Lake head coach Randy Holthusen praised the efforts of junior guard Alexis Desjarlait, senior guard Grace White and...
December 1, 2016 - 11:17pm
November 18, 2016
PREP SPORTS: Area football players receive postseason awards
A number of area high school football players in the Northwest Football District have been honored for their 2016 seasons. Bagley senior linebacker Ben Thoma was named East Sub District Defensive Player of the Year and was also selected to the Northwest All-District Team. Also selected...
November 18, 2016 - 6:58pm
November 9, 2016
A ‘dream come true’: White signs with Denver, is officially Red Lake’s first Division I recruit
RED LAKE -- Red Lake High School and its surrounding community came out in full force Wednesday morning to celebrate its first Division I athlete....
November 9, 2016 - 10:37pm
October 27, 2016
Community members discuss Red Lake constitutional reform
BEMIDJI—Red Lake's Constitutional Reform Committee received ideas and feedback from the public Thursday during a community meeting that...
October 27, 2016 - 9:29pm
October 26, 2016
Red Lake Constitutional Reform meeting set
BEMIDJI -- The Red Lake Constitutional Reform Committee will host a community meeting from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Northwest Indian OIC, 520 Fourth St. NW in Bemidji.The committee’s vision is to “improve and strengthen” the Red Lake Constitution, “a document passed down to...
October 26, 2016 - 7:30am
October 14, 2016
Cougar spotted near Red Lake, police say
RED LAKE—The Red Lake Police Department is warning the public via Facebook about a cougar or mountain lion spotted Wednesday evening near the Battleriver Bridge. According to a Facbook post, published on the Red Lake Police Department's page at about midnight Friday, the animal...
October 14, 2016 - 2:26pm
October 7, 2016
Lady Drakes volleyball against Red Lake rescheduled
The Lady Drakes volleyball team was scheduled to face off against the Red Lake Warriors on Tuesday night but a water outage and school closure at Red Lake High School forced the game to be postponed until Tuesday, Oct. 18. Blackduck hosted Lake of the Woods on Thursday night and Red...
October 7, 2016 - 11:58am
October 6, 2016
Local leaders celebrate USDA backing of new Red Lake projects
RED LAKE—When Roman "Ducker" Stately became Red Lake's first fire chief in 1972, he ran the fire department from a small garage. "It was...
October 6, 2016 - 5:31pm