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Always on call: Wernberg to leave behind experienced legacy as county’s lead dispatcher
Republican candidates face well-funded, unified Democrats
More than 80 protesters arrested Saturday near Dakota Access Pipeline
'This is advocacy': Northwest Technical College hosts community health workers conference
Brainerd man seriously injured confronting burglar in home invasion
MEN'S HOCKEY: Beavers score three in the third but late rally not enough as UND wins 5-4
SOCCER: Norton and Nelson tally goals in 2-1 BSU win
WOMEN'S HOCKEY: BSU falls to UMD in shootout
BOYS SOCCER: Jacks will face Mankato West in state quarterfinals
VOLLEYBALL: BHS goes 1-3 at Chaska Invite
Agnes "Peggy" Quick
Dennis G. "Denny" Preston
Kathleen H. Diederich
Linda Jo Nance
Agnes "Peggy" Quick
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: As tradition goes
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: What will be your last words to someone?
KELSI TURNER COLUMN: How to harvest wild rice
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: How to hunt for a Deere
KELLY BREVIG COLUMN: When you are called to 'do the right thing'
Book signing with Barbara Schlichting
Woodpicks Bluegrass and Gospel band concert set
PATT RALL COLUMN: October brings us the Cruise and plenty to do
Studio Cruise 2016 artists
'Cruise' on over" Annual Studio Cruise arts tour has largest event yet
PAUL NELSON FISHING: Lakes, rivers cooling a bit slower this year
New specialty license plates to go on sale
Grand Portage, Bois Forte bands seeking to take moose this fall
MASTER GARDENERS: Gardening highs and lows in 2016
Deer hunters encouraged to buy licenses early
Share your Milestones in the Pioneer
Johnson anniversary celebration
MILESTONES: Gullickson-Boerboom engagement
MILESTONES: Dunbar birthday
Letter to the editor: Clintons’ hearts are in right place
Letter to the editor: A perspective on the presidential election
Letter to the editor: All unborn lives matter
Letter to the editor: Joe Vene is a genuine leader
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Justices should impact your vote
October 10, 2016
Polaris founder David Johnson lived a ‘good, full life’
ROSEAU, Minn. -- David Johnson liked to say laziness inspired the first Polaris snowmobile. An avid outdoorsman, Johnson said he built the first...
October 10, 2016 - 11:36am
August 9, 2016
Attempted murder charge filed against man accused of shooting at Customs and Border helicopter
CLEARBROOK, Minn. — The man accused of firing a rifle at a helicopter carrying federal and local drug task force agents Monday faces three felony charges, including second-degree attempted murder. Carstie Lee Clausen, 71, of Clearbrook was scheduled to make his first appearance...
August 9, 2016 - 1:44pm
August 2, 2016
Minnesota House candidate accuses opponent of not disclosing financial contributions
FOSSTON, Minn. -- The race between two Democratic candidates for the Minnesota District 1B House seat continues to heat up, now with allegations of breaking campaign finance laws. On July 28, Erwin Rud submitted a complaint to the state Campaign Finance & Public Disclosure Board...
August 2, 2016 - 6:30pm
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