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MEN'S BASKETBALL: BSU wins overtime thriller over Duluth
High school hoops teams make themselves at home at Sanford Center
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
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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!
November 9, 2016
UPDATED: Nolan ekes out narrow victory over Mills in 8th District
BRAINERD - On a night Republicans swept into offices across the land, incumbent Democratic Rep. Rick Nolan held on to win Minnesota’s 8th Congressional District early Wednesday. The 72-year-old Crosby DFLer, familiar with governing in the minority in the House of Representatives,...
November 9, 2016 - 9:56am
October 24, 2016
Mills, Nolan get testy on TPP during KSTP debate
ST. PAUL—Incumbent U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan, D-Minn., and GOP challenger Stewart Mills III met Sunday for a contentious half-hour debate televised...
October 24, 2016 - 10:08am
October 21, 2016
Mills goes deeper into own pockets for 8th District race
BRAINERD, Minn. -- Stewart Mills III’s $1.24 million loan to his own campaign put him far ahead of U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan’s fundraising efforts,...
October 21, 2016 - 12:21pm
September 16, 2016
Nolan, Mills, both roll up sleeves and shuck party labels in populist new ads
BRAINERD, Minn. -- The two candidates facing off in the 8th U.S. Congressional District both released new campaign ads on the same day that are...
September 16, 2016 - 3:30am
April 8, 2015
Congressmen tour 'the school with the killer hallways'
BENA—Three members of the U.S. Congress toured the Bug-O-Nay-Ge-Shig School on Wednesday on the Leech Lake reservation, getting a first-hand...
April 8, 2015 - 5:51pm
November 5, 2014
UPDATED: Nolan holds off Mills in tight race for Minnesota’s 8th Congressional District
BRAINERD, Minn. -- Democratic incumbent Rick Nolan has fended off a tough challenge from Republican Stewart Mills in Minnesota’s 8th...
November 5, 2014 - 8:27am
November 1, 2014
Democrats rally in Bemidji: Nolan, Erickson, Persell make push ahead of Tuesday election
BEMIDJI -- About 50 Democrats braved chilly winds coming off Lake Bemidji on Saturday to see U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan, Lt. Gov. candidate Tina Smith...
November 1, 2014 - 6:54pm
August 22, 2014
VIDEO: Track to tract: Leech Lake band’s future plans look prosperous
WALKER -- Hundreds of eyes were cast to the stage erected in the Northern Lights Casino Hotel Ballroom on Thursday morning to see what is in...
August 22, 2014 - 11:03pm
June 28, 2014
Nolan blazes his own campaign trail: Congressman talks Mills, oil transportation and Polymet during stop in Walker
WALKER -- Rick Nolan did some literal trailblazing while on the campaign trail Saturday. U.S. Congressman Nolan donned work gloves...
June 28, 2014 - 3:06pm
June 5, 2014
Nolan challenger Mills visits Bemidji: Tours LaValley Industries, new Lueken’s hydroponic greenhouse
BEMIDJI -- Business executive and GOP candidate for U.S. Congress Stewart Mills' campaign trail took him through Bemidji on Thursday. Mills...
June 5, 2014 - 11:50pm
April 22, 2014
Nolan talks economics, tribal issues in Walker visit
WALKER -- With more campaign cash than his opponent, U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan took advantage of Congress' Easter break to visit constituents back...
April 22, 2014 - 7:30pm
December 26, 2013
Group launches TV campaign against Minn.'s Nolan
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A new television ad from a conservative group is targeting Minnesota Rep. Rick Nolan's votes around the nation's new health law. Americans for Prosperity said Thursday the ad was part of a broader campaign against Nolan, a Democrat from northeastern Minnesota...
December 26, 2013 - 3:01pm
January 3, 2013
Minn. Congress members to take oath at US Capitol
WASHINGTON (AP) — Minnesota's members of Congress who were elected in November are being sworn in at the U.S. Capitol. The 113th Congress convenes...
January 3, 2013 - 8:39am
September 17, 2012
GOP ally's ads hit Nolan on Medicare, mining jobs
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Republican ally led by former GOP Sen. Norm Coleman of Minnesota is launching TV attack ads against Democrat Rick Nolan on Medicare and mining in the 8th District. The American Action Network began a $570,000 campaign against Nolan on Monday. That includes $430,000...
September 17, 2012 - 10:52am