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TWO RIVERS: Each day became easier for Jeanette . . . and the man was in jail (Chaps. 35-38)
Weather outlook cancels outdoor Movie Night set for Saturday
Chamber Ambassadors: University Heights
Chamber Ambassadors: JCPenney
Fusion Center moving to downtown Bemidji
At home in Bemidji: Longtime NHL scout, executive Marshall Johnston retires; has called Bemidji home for 40 years
LEGION BASEBALL: Bemidji keeps rolling, tops Alexandria in sub-state playoffs
VFW BASEBALL: Bemidji splits doubleheader with Alexandria
Bemidji Extreme U12 soccer takes second at Bemidji Blowout
Former Minnesota Vikings coach Dennis Green dies
David Henry Morgan
Gwendolyn "Gwen" Ewert
Lawrence P. Buck
PAUL NELSON: Warmer weather means a good time to catch muskies
MASTER GARDENERS: Hit a tomato home run
Scotty Allison: A VA Pension program review
John Eggers: Who wants to be a cop?
PRIME TIME: Tea-totalling (and not) in Yorkshire
Don’t leave home without Iowa: ‘Leaving Iowa’ debuts Wednesday for Paul Bunyan Playhouse
The JOE-DOWN Reviews ‘Big Trouble In Little China’
Patt Rall: Bemidji truly is a Destination City
ART BRIEFS: Area Church Musicians Recital Series continues and more
Big Bass Ramblers to perform at Farm by the Lake; Church Musicians series continues Wednesday
Blane Klemek: Observing bird songs of the seasons
Hawley man sets state muskie record
Elk expansion in Northwestern Minnesota on hold
FISH TALES: Lyla Glinsek
Robert Kaasa birthday
Joe Vene: Setting the record straight on school road project
PIONEER EDITORIAL: Developments for the developers
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: This November, I’m voting for NOTA (none of the above)
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Lueth, Larson thanked for service
PIONEER EDITORIAL: Making music on the Mississippi
November 26, 2014
Menahga man pleads guilty in strangulation death of Park Rapids woman
PARK RAPIDS -- A Menahga man has plead guilty in the strangulation death of a Park Rapids woman in February. Harley Leritz, 21, on Tuesday...
November 26, 2014 - 8:55am
November 17, 2014
Social media prank connects Grand Forks with phallic-looking holiday lights
GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- The city of Grand Forks is excited about the holiday season — but not as excited as a recent Internet prank may have you...
November 17, 2014 - 9:19pm
October 6, 2014
Family seeks help finding missing Brainerd teenager
A smiling blond 17-year-old left her parents southeast Brainerd home to spend the night at a friend's house intending to return the next day. That was more than a week ago. "She never took off and lost contact with everybody," Shelly Joel said of her daughter. "She's always...
October 6, 2014 - 1:19pm
September 18, 2014
UPDATED: Man in custody following shooting near Crookston
CROOKSTON, Minn. -- A man who shot but did not wound a Polk County sheriff’s deputy near Crookston on Thursday afternoon is in custody, according to the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension. Deputies were talking with residents at a home on Perry Farms near U.S. Highway 75...
September 18, 2014 - 10:36pm
August 1, 2014
Laporte looks for its own trailhead on Paul Bunyan State Trail
LAPORTE -- Organizers in this town of 111 residents have raised thousands of dollars for a proposed trailhead on the Paul Bunyan State Trail:...
August 1, 2014 - 12:00pm
May 9, 2014
Hubbard County board to review housing of inmates from Cass, Becker
PARK RAPIDS, Minn. -- The decision on whether jail inmates from Cass and Becker counties will spend time in Hubbard County’s facilities will be discussed in a county board work session next week, after commissioners review a staffing analysis compiled by a consulting firm....
May 9, 2014 - 5:19pm
April 22, 2014
DNR to restrict debris burning in Beltrami, other northern counties
BEMIDJI -- Dry and windy conditions have increased the fire danger for the Bemidji area, and much of north-central and northwest Minnesota....
April 22, 2014 - 7:37pm
April 1, 2014
Fosston man killed in accident at wood manufacturing plant in Bagley
A veteran employee of a Bagley wood manufacturing plant was killed early today when he was caught in the pulley of a large industrial-size door as it was opened. Police Chief Larry Peterson said an official of the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration was expected...
April 1, 2014 - 4:14pm
November 19, 2013
Minnesota adds 500 waters to impaired list
By John Myers Forum News Service DULUTH -- It’s not that Minnesota’s waters are more polluted every year. It’s that every year, the state looks at more lakes and rivers, it finds more that have pollution problems. The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency this year...
November 19, 2013 - 9:01am
November 18, 2013
Terrorizing charges filed against N.D. white supremacists
CARSON, N.D. -- White supremacists Craig Cobb and Kynan Dutton are being held without bond after prosecutors charged them Monday with felony terrorizing for approaching residents of Leith with loaded firearms. Cobb, 62, and Dutton, 29, each face seven counts of terrorizing,...
November 18, 2013 - 8:21pm
Food stamp help reduced in Minnesota
ST. PAUL -- Minnesotans who receive food stamps will receive less education than in the past because of federal budget cuts. The University of Minnesota Extension announced Monday that it must reduce the number of staff members in the food stamp education program due to...
November 18, 2013 - 8:18pm
October 25, 2013
Early morning fire burns business, home north of Park Rapids
October 25, 2013 - 4:02pm
October 2, 2013
Police make arrest in Grand Forks sex assault
GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- A 20-year-old man was arrested Tuesday night in connection with an apartment break-in that allegedly lead to robbery and sexual assault. Antonio Raheem Matthews, of Grand Forks, was arrested just before 10 p.m. Tuesday and charged with two counts of gross...
October 2, 2013 - 10:19am
September 14, 2013
Red Lake to commemorate treaty signing
RED LAKE -- The Red Lake Band of Ojibwe has established a tribal holiday to recognize the "Old Crossing Treaty Day." The tribal council recently voted to establish the holiday to commemorate the only treaty between the United States and the Red Lake Nation. On Oct. 2, 1863, the Pembina...
September 14, 2013 - 1:27pm
May 7, 2013
Summer flights added for Bemidji airport
Travelers to and from Bemidji will have more options this summer. SkyWest Airlines said Tuesday that it is adding additional weekend and...
May 7, 2013 - 11:38am