Skip to main content
Snack time at LBSP
More Indian rights protests possible, Treaty Authority says: Demonstrators seek meeting with federal, state officials
Crime report for Aug. 28-31
Daily arrests for Aug. 29-Sept. 1
Bemidji man charged with embezzlement
CROSS COUNTRY: Appleton, Hamrin lead BHS in season opener
TENNIS: Lumberjacks win triangular, beat Pequot Lakes, Little Falls
AUTO RACING: Good racing on final day of Bemidji Speedway
VOLLEYBALL: Lumberjacks stay close, but drop season opener to Rochester Mayo
GIRLS SOCCER: Bieberdorf makes 20 saves in Bemidji's 1-0 loss
Doris Marie Anderson
Steven J. Heisler
Daniel R. Heisler
Glen Bruce Bessler
Richard D. Larson
Scotty Allison: More than 3,600 veterans call Beltrami County home
Cyndi Fenske: School is back and the library is the place to be
John Eggers: Simon’s summer vacation report
NORTHLAND STARGAZING: Algol, planets, and Aldebaran eclipsed
MASTER GARDENERS: Leaves of 3, let them be
PIONEER PREVIEWS: The wild West and so much more for the arts scene
Art briefs - Sunday Aug. 30
Art briefs 8-23
PIONEER PREVIEWS: Arts scene ramps up as BSU returns
Ada, Minn., woman says Trump was "pretty nice" during NYC jury duty
Blane Klemek: Some thoughts on great gray owls
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Roller coaster weather continues
Man admits to poaching multiple deer at wildlife refuge
Blane Klemek: No duck sounds quite like the ruddy duck
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Catch should be picking up soon
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Clinic workers, facility receive praise
Rich Lowry: The GOP field that failed
Cokie & Steven V. Roberts: Halting the heroin scourge
PIONEER EDITORIAL: Raised Bed Project is crucial step
LETTER TO EDITOR: Troll thieves leave daughter heartbroken
April 8, 2015
AREA BASEBALL PREVIEW: Blackduck, Bagley eye another strong spring
By Brityn Kiser and Kristopher Lodes BLACKDUCK — As three-time Northland Conference baseball champions, the Blackduck Drakes are returning...
April 8, 2015 - 9:59pm
AREA SOFTBALL PREVIEW: Blackduck, Kelliher, Bagley all more experienced
Brityn Kiser and Kristopher Lodes BLACKDUCK — After earning the championship of the Upper Mississippi Conference last year, the Blackduck...
April 8, 2015 - 9:57pm
April 7, 2015
PREP BASEBALL ROUNDUP: Laporte, Blackduck score season-opening wins
LAPORTE — It wasn’t baseball weather on Tuesday, but it didn’t stop Laporte High School and Red Lake High School from opening the baseball season. Despite cold and snowy conditions, the Wildcats (1-0) picked up the victory against the Warriors (0-1) in tight 9-8 win. “It’s...
April 7, 2015 - 10:41pm
April 4, 2015
VIDEO: ‘We are all one people’: Three tribal nations, non-natives unite for Bemijigamaag Powwow
BEMIDJI -- Hundreds of spectators were treated to a rousing display of unity on Saturday during the first-ever Bemijigamaag Powwow inside the...
News / local
April 4, 2015 - 6:29pm
April 2, 2015
VIDEO: Powwow brings people together: Sanford Center prepares to host, feed thousands on Saturday
BEMIDJI -- The Bemijigamaag Powwow will be a first-of-its-kind event for the Sanford Center. Executive chef Mike Hopkins has been preparing...
News / region
April 2, 2015 - 6:51pm
OUTDOORS: Walleye harvest approaches quotas on Red Lake
Anglers on Upper Red Lake likely will face continued conservative regulations this spring as fisheries managers look to rein in a walleye harvest that is beginning to creep past target levels on Minnesota's 48,000-acre portion of the lake. According to Henry Drewes, regional fisheries...
April 2, 2015 - 4:51pm
March 27, 2015
VIDEO 'Unite together': Red Lake reports on 2014, looks forward to future during State of the Band address
RED LAKE -- Red Lake Band of Chippewa Chairman Darrell Seki offered a generally optimistic outlook on the condition of the nation, but he said...
News / region
March 27, 2015 - 6:59pm
March 22, 2015
MOLLY MIRON COLUMN: One of the most difficult, but most honored times of my career
In the middle of the afternoon of March 21, 2005, I was at my desk making calls to arrange some feature story interviews. A second line flashed,...
March 22, 2015 - 12:00am
March 20, 2015
City to fly Red Lake Flag at half-staff this weekend to honor 2005 shooting victims, survivors
BEMIDJI -- To remember and honor those who lost their lives in the March 21, 2005, shootings in Red Lake, the city of Bemidji will fly the Red Lake Flag at City Hall at half-staff this weekend, Mayor Rita Albrecht said in a release today.
News / local
March 20, 2015 - 3:02pm
March 12, 2015
BOYS BASKETBALL: Red Lake falls short in upset bid; Maranatha wins 59-55 at Class A state tourney
MINNEAPOLIS — The defense was there, but the offense failed Red Lake in its upset bid Thursday afternoon at Williams Arena. No. 2 seed Maranatha...
March 12, 2015 - 10:47pm
March 7, 2015
BOYS BASKETBALL: Red Lake gets rematch with Maranatha Christian at state tournament
RED LAKE -- Roger White said after Friday's Section 8A title victory that his Red Lake High School boys basketball team had one goal in mind. Go and win the Minnesota State High School League championship. That run to a title will start with a familiar opponent for the Warriors...
March 7, 2015 - 5:18pm
GIRLS BASKETBALL: Red Lake's season ends early
THIEF RIVER FALLS -- For the second-straight season, Red Lake High School's girls basketball season came to an abrupt end in the Section 8A tournament. The No.
March 7, 2015 - 4:39pm
March 5, 2015
GIRLS PREP BASKETBALL: Red Lake rolls Laporte, Walker routs Blackduck in Section 8A openers
Ryan Pietruszewski And Jillian Gandsey email@example.com BEMIDJI — Grace White had 15 points to help Red Lake cruise past Laporte...
March 5, 2015 - 10:53pm
March 3, 2015
PREP SPORTS: Warriors edge Fosston 54-52 to win Sub-Section 8A East title, Warriors one step from state
THIEF RIVER FALLS — The Red Lake boys basketball team is one step away from returning to the Class A basketball tournament. However, it took a thrilling back-and-forth battle with Fosston to get there. The top-seeded Warriors rallied from a five-point second-half deficit and got...
March 3, 2015 - 11:16pm
February 28, 2015
CITY GOVERNMENT: Council to consider Airport Authority candidate search strategy
BEMIDJI -- The Bemidji City Council will consider Monday approving a process proposed by the Bemidji Regional Airport Authority Board to choose its new chairperson. Serving chairman Marshall Froyd intends to step down when a new chair is hired.
News / local
February 28, 2015 - 11:37pm