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Wells Fargo offers to meet with Standing Rock Sioux before year-end
Military veterans building barracks for Dakota Access pipeline protests
Pedestrian struck by vehicle Wednesday in Beltrami County
N.D. Sen. Heitkamp briefs Trump on pipeline protests during meeting with president-elect
Heitkamp briefs Trump on pipeline protests during meeting with president-elect
High school hoops teams make themselves at home at Sanford Center
MEN'S BASKETBALL: BSU wins overtime thriller over Duluth
WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: UMD holds off Beavers
MEN'S HOCKEY: BSU remains unbeaten in WCHA with win over Michigan Tech
BOYS HOCKEY: Baker, Bemidji edge Buffalo 2-1
Gerald "Jerry" Duane Morrow
David Anthony Fineday, Sr.
Joann Theresa Bordwell
Nancy Sue Blumhagen
Column: Standing Rock opposed pipeline as early as 2014, new tape reveals
LIBRARY CORNER: December is time for festive events at the library
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: What's in a politician's fanny pack?
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Make me laugh: The benefits of laughter
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: Standing alongside Standing Rock
A few new twists: Madrigal Dinners to satirize politics
Neil Diamond celebrating 50 years with tour; concert planned in St. Paul
MATTHEW LIEDKE COLUMN: Holiday movie madness
MATTHEW LIEDKE COLUMN: Escape the freeze with films
Laporte School Drama Club presents "Midsummer Jersey"
Northwest Minnesota deer kill up from last year
Christmas bird count at Rydell refuge
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Be patient, the frozen lakes will come
DNR seeks input on Thief Lake
DNR announces area furbearer registration stations
Share your Milestones in the Pioneer
Johnson anniversary celebration
MILESTONES: Gullickson-Boerboom engagement
MILESTONES: Dunbar birthday
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Dakota Access Pipeline should be rerouted
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Helping to protect K9 police dogs
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Jaycees make Bemidji a great place to live
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Protesters part of problem, not solution
PIONEER VIEWPOINTS: Christmastime in the First City!
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
Local law enforcement agencies reach traffic safety milestones
BEMIDJI—Both the Red Lake Department of Public Safety and the Bemidji Police Department reached traffic safety milestones this month, with...
October 6, 2016 - 2:46pm
September 30, 2016
Red Lake receives funding for suicide prevention
BEMIDJI--The Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians will receive funding for methamphetamine and suicide prevention initiatives, according to a release from the Indian Health Service. Red Lake Comprehensive Health Services was awarded $150,000, according to Pamela Johns, the tribe's public...
September 30, 2016 - 5:42pm
September 29, 2016
Warriors going to Winter Park: Red Lake football gets donation from ESPN, will appear on Vikings' ‘Monday Night Football’ game
RED LAKE -- There will be some definite local flavor when the Minnesota Vikings host the New York Giants in the first-ever Monday Night Football...
September 29, 2016 - 9:01pm
September 20, 2016
Red Lake to host Candidate Fair
RED LAKE -- The Red Lake Political Education Committee, a nonprofit and nonpartisan tribal organization, will host a Candidate Fair from 5 to 8 p.m. Sept. 28 at Red Lake Nation College. All candidates for local and statewide offices who would represent the Red Lake Indian Reservation,...
September 20, 2016 - 4:25pm
Red Lake to build new chemical dependency treatment center
BEMIDJI—The U.S. Department of Agriculture has awarded the Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians nearly $13 million of funding to be used for four tribal projects, including a new chemical dependency treatment center. According to a USDA news release, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture...
September 20, 2016 - 1:22pm
September 16, 2016
Salad days at the Summit: Red Lake hosts indigenous foods gathering (VIDEO)
RED LAKE—Maizie White tossed kale leaves, hunks of watermelon, red onion pieces, toasted pumpkin seeds, and a handful of other ingredients...
September 16, 2016 - 6:22pm
September 8, 2016
UPDATED: Standing with Standing Rock: Locals show support for pipeline protesters
BEMIDJI -- Despite a distance of more than 300 miles, members of the Bemidji, Red Lake and Leech Lake communities are hitting the road to protest...
September 8, 2016 - 11:34am