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Crime report for Dec. 8
Just around the corner for Culver's: Owner excited to bring ‘Butterburgers’ to Bemidji
Wrapping up 18 years of holiday cheer: Christmas Forest tree farm to close after this season
Polar vortex redux? Forecasters say it could hit next week
Blackduck boys basketball a mix of youth, experience
WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: Northern knocks off Bemidji State
MEN'S BASKETBALL: Beavers fall flat in 88-61 loss
BHS wrestling in action at Brainerd
GYMNASTICS: BHS tops Park Rapids
COLLEGE HOCKEY: Bergland leads BSU women past RIT 3-1
Cloyd Olaf Kilde
Bruce Robert Smith
Monica Louise Johnston
Ray O. Carpenter
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
December 14, 2015
Chicago man arrested with 44 grams of heroin in Red Lake
RED LAKE—A Chicago man arrested Thursday with 44 grams of heroin and a Glock pistol told law enforcement he sells the drug only on the...
December 14, 2015 - 7:02pm
December 12, 2015
Rez Rap Records to host rap icon Twista in Red Lake
RED LAKE—Northland hip-hop artists have emerged from the underground scene putting Red Lake on rapper radar. Legendary rapid-flow rapper...
December 12, 2015 - 9:49pm
December 3, 2015
AREA BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Bagley boys, Red Lake girls win
BAGLEY — The Bagley boys basketball team topped Win-E-Mac 78-66 Thursday night in Pine to Prairie Conference action. The Flyers and Patriots went into halftime tied at 28 but Bagley outscored Win-E-Mac 50-38 to earn the victory. Hunter Severson led the Flyers (2-2) with 27 points...
December 3, 2015 - 11:27pm
November 25, 2015
Red Lake students meet Chelsea Clinton
A BSU staff member and two high school students from Red Lake met with Chelsea Clinton at a signing of her new book, “It’s Your World,”...
November 25, 2015 - 2:23pm
November 20, 2015
Red Lake teens, BSU programmer to meet with Chelsea Clinton
BEMIDJI—A BSU staff member and two high school students from Red Lake are scheduled to meet with Chelsea Clinton at a signing of her new book, "It's Your World," on Friday in St. Paul. Clinton's book includes a mention of Girls Who Code, a non-profit program meant to inspire...
November 20, 2015 - 10:08am
November 16, 2015
Three from area arrested outside Chicago with $80,000 in heroin, several handguns
CHICAGO—A woman and two men from the Red Lake Indian Reservation were arrested last week just outside Chicago with $80,000 worth of heroin...
November 16, 2015 - 9:08pm
November 12, 2015
Coats of many colors just in time for the cold
Firefighters bring Red Lake students gifts from Operation Warm RED LAKE—Giggles and laughter were heard coming from brightly colored puffs...
November 12, 2015 - 8:00pm
Red Lake, Leech Lake flags to be in all Beltrami County courtrooms
BEMIDJI -- The Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe and the Red Lake Band of Chippewa will hold a tribal flag-raising ceremony at the Beltrami County courthouse. The event is at 3:30 p.m. Nov. 24 in courtroom one of the Beltrami County Judicial Center, 600 Minnesota Ave. NW. The public...
November 12, 2015 - 7:21pm
November 6, 2015
BASKETBALL: Red Lake, Cass Lake-Bena to play at Sanford Center
BEMIDJI—Area basketball teams will be on display next month on Bemidji's biggest stage: The Sanford Center announced Friday it is hosting...
November 6, 2015 - 1:58pm
November 4, 2015
Delays at Highway 2/89 intersection in Bemidji Thursday
Drivers traveling through the U.S. Highway 2/Minnesota Highway 89 intersection should expect short delays on Thursday, as crews work along different portions of the bridge and ramps. Flaggers will control traffic through the work zone and drivers are asked to slow down, be patient...
November 4, 2015 - 4:59pm
October 25, 2015
Waiting to serve: After building vacant for 10 years, Children’s Healing Center in Red Lake eyes 2016 opening
RED LAKE -- Vitality is emerging from a nondescript building on the shores of Lower Red Lake. The building is Abinoojiiyag Noojimoo-Wigamig (Children’s...
October 25, 2015 - 12:47am
October 16, 2015
Ojibwe fur trade history explored in reprinted book
BEMIDJI—After a successful first run, the Beltrami County Historical Society has issued a second printing of "Ojibwe Imprints on Northern...
October 16, 2015 - 8:26pm
First book on Red Lake history, 'Warrior Nation,' released
BEMIDJI—Since European settlers arrived on the eastern shores of what became the United States, land borders have been drawn, people moved...
October 16, 2015 - 8:16pm
October 12, 2015
PREP FOOTBALL: Kelliher-Northome, Clearbrook-Gonvick, Bagley all open at home
The Kelliher-Northome football team dominated in the regular season to escape unbeaten. And once again, the Mustangs are one of the top seeds in their MSHSL 9-man section tournament playoffs, which begin Friday. Just about the only thing different for the Mustangs this season is...
October 12, 2015 - 11:11pm
October 8, 2015
AREA PREP FOOTBALL: Late scores help Bagley beat Pine River
PINE RIVER — The Bagley High School football team found itself on its heels, but two touchdowns late in the fourth quarter secured the 26-15 victory over Pine River-Backus. With less than six minutes remaining in the game, the Flyers (5-3) got a one-yard touchdown run out of Ty...
October 8, 2015 - 11:28pm