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Culture camp held
Cummings received Chancellor’s Award
'Finding Loren' found: Bemidji company helps in discovery of WWII airplane in Italy
Bemidji Lion inducted as New District governor
Someone Special Volunteers: Gary Winka and Gregg Willimek
BIRCHMONT: Emily Israelson wins women’s title, Wiltse takes Senior Men’s championship
GOLF: Andrew Israelson follows in father's footsteps to win Birchmont
RODEO: Bemidji resident Shannon McBride ninth in the world at rodeo finals
Rotary team wins Senior Bemidji Youth baseball
GOLF: Birchmont wraps up today with quality championship matchups
James "Jim" Hensel
Elaine "Becky" Chakov (Roholt)
Dale Clinton Smith, Sr.
Susan Marie Tibstra
Cyndi Fenske: Summer reading program a huge success
John Eggers: Why watch the Olympics?
MASTER GARDENERS: Summer insects are here
John Eggers: Solve this quotable quote puzzle
PAUL NELSON: Warmer weather means a good time to catch muskies
ART BRIEFS: Author book signing set Aug. 18, 'Annie Get Your Gun' at Northern Light Opera Co. and more
Patt Rall: Summer slips into August
Off The Record Blog: Let’s analyze this trailer for ‘The Secret History Of Twin Peaks’ book
Watermark Art Center to launch fundraising campaign for major renovation project
The JOE-DOWN Reviews ‘Ghostbusters’ (2016)
Blane Klemek: Tales and adventures of a biologist
FISH TALES: Callen Baird on Big Bass Lake
FISH TALES: Emma Hanson on Lake Winnie
FISH TALES: Becca Hanson on Lake Mary
DNR invites public input on Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area
Ruth Barden birthday
Nancy Sullivan birthday
AnnaMae Daken birthday
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Not so Minnesota Nice
Annie P. Claesson-Huseby: Knowledge is needed about ‘truth in sentencing’
Matt Cory Column: A historic night for Tristen, even if he doesn’t know it yet
PIONEER EDITORIAL: Neighbors helping neighbors
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Keep quiet zone idea on front burner
July 21, 2016
UPDATED: Storm rips through Beltrami County, causing widespread damage (photo gallery)
BEMIDJI -- A fast-moving thunderstorm ripped through the Bemidji area early Thursday morning, knocking out power for more than 10,000 people...
July 21, 2016 - 7:15pm
January 13, 2016
Feds will now be able to prosecute more crimes on the Mille Lacs Reservation
ONAMIA — The U.S. Department of Justice announced Tuesday it will assume concurrent jurisdiction to prosecute major crimes on the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe’s reservation next year. The DOJ already has jurisdiction to prosecute crimes such as drug trafficking wherever they occur...
January 13, 2016 - 9:38am
October 29, 2015
UPDATED: Person of interest named in Jacob Wetterling missing-person case
MINNEAPOLIS -- Twenty-six years after the disappearance of 11-year-old Jacob Wetterling brought national media attention to central Minnesota,...
October 29, 2015 - 8:07pm
October 7, 2015
More than $3 million recommended for Mississippi River protections
BEMIDJI -- The Mississippi Headwaters Board received a recommendation from the Outdoor Heritage Council to the Legislature for more than $3 million in funding for the coordination and administration of permanent easements and acquisitions targeted toward the Mississippi River, a release...
October 7, 2015 - 6:51pm
June 9, 2015
Nonprofit aims to raise thousands for Sugarloaf Cove improvements: Money will go to trail improvements, building rehab and signage
DULUTH, Minn.—The group that operates a North Shore nature center is working to raise money to improve access and educational opportunities...
June 9, 2015 - 7:19pm
May 21, 2015
Rookies learn to drink from legislative fire hose
ST. PAUL—For 26 Minnesota state representatives, the long hours in committee hearings, caucus meetings and floor sessions have not been...
May 21, 2015 - 7:48pm
May 11, 2015
Former MSU-Moorhead football player sentenced in dorm room rape case
MOORHEAD, Minn. — A former Minnesota State University Moorhead football player was sentenced to 60 days in jail Monday after pleading guilty in connection with charges he raped a fellow student in his campus dorm room last fall. Zachary Ty Hilliard of Erie, Colo., was also sentenced...
May 11, 2015 - 6:19pm
April 13, 2015
UPDATE: Historic Blackduck bridge set ablaze by arsonist, authorities say
BLACKDUCK — Arson has severely damaged a 113-year-old bridge believed to be the longest trestle bridge still standing in Minnesota. About...
April 13, 2015 - 7:15pm
March 24, 2015
Singer to visit Red Lake: Free concert is Thursday night
RED LAKE -- A hip-hop artist will visit Red Lake this week as part of the school’s participation in Turnaround Arts: Minnesota, a program that...
March 24, 2015 - 8:21am
March 17, 2015
UPDATED: St. Cloud man injured in Hubbard County ATV accident
BEMIDJI -- A 22-year-old St. Cloud man on Saturday was airlifted to a Fargo hospital following an all-terrain vehicle accident west of Becida. According to a press release from the Hubbard County Sheriff's Office, Louis Swanson was riding a Honda Rancher ATV in the ditch along...
March 17, 2015 - 11:02am
March 5, 2015
Prairie Island nuclear plant unit shut down; operators investigate fire alarm
RED WING, Minn. -- The Prairie Island nuclear power plant in southeast Minnesota filed a notification of an “unusual event” after a fire alarm sounded at 4:06 a.m. today. Operators had safely shut down one unit of the plant by 7:32 a.m. to investigate the alarm in the unit’s...
March 5, 2015 - 9:25pm
February 12, 2015
Friends start fund to help assault victim who stopped to help vehicle along Interstate 35
CARLTON, Minn. -- While a sketch is being circulated of the man suspected of physically and sexually assaulting a woman last week along Interstate...
February 12, 2015 - 10:11am
January 26, 2015
READER PHOTO: Winter scene near Pine Lake
Reader Megan Voxland sent in this picture she took on her way back from Fosston last week near Pine Lake and Gonvick, Minn. Send in your photos...
January 26, 2015 - 11:21am
January 15, 2015
Duluth firefighter faces sexual contact with minor charge
DULUTH, Minn. -- A 32-year-old Duluth firefighter has been arrested for allegedly having criminal sexual contact with a juvenile younger than 13 years old as part of an investigation into internet crime, according to a statement from the Duluth Police Department. The firefighter,...
January 15, 2015 - 7:50am
January 14, 2015
Beaver Bash at Buena Vista, other upcoming events
BEMIDJI -- The Buena Vista Beaver Bash Terrain Park competition will take place at 12:30 p.m. Sunday at Buena Vista Ski Area, 19276 Lake Julia...
January 14, 2015 - 4:13pm