Skip to main content
Community coordinator for Girl Scouts needed
Saturday Science on Dec. 17 features Christmas favorites
Peacemaker Resources lands grant
Passport to Fitness starts in January
Kid’s Kitchen planned for Dec. 9
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!
March 8, 2014
GIRLS BASKETBALL: Red Lake wins, moves to Sub-Section finals
THIEF RIVER FALLS —The Red Lake girls basketball team took another step towards its first-ever Class A state tournament appearance Saturday with a 67-59 win over Fosston in their Sub-Section 8A East semifinal game at Ralph Engelstad Arena. The Warriors will take on Clearbrook-Gonvick...
March 8, 2014 - 10:32pm
March 7, 2014
Unconventional victory: Red Lake slows it down, tops Northern Freeze to return to state for first time since 2003
Mike Lundgren Special to the Pioneer THIEF RIVER FALLS — Something out of the ordinary produced some extraordinary results for Red Lake Friday...
March 7, 2014 - 11:28pm
March 6, 2014
GIRLS BASKETBALL: Red Lake starts slow but powers on late to top rivals Cass Lake-Bena 85-48
BEMIDJI — For the first 10 minutes of Thursday’s Sub-Section 8A East quarterfinal at the BSU gym it was difficult to determine which team...
March 6, 2014 - 10:41pm
AREA BOYS BASKETBALL: Red Lake boys one step from return to Class A state tournament
RED LAKE — A trip to the state Class A boys basketball tournament will be on the line today when Red Lake heads to the Ralph Engelstad Arena...
March 6, 2014 - 10:25pm
February 27, 2014
Girl's Basketball: Red Lake earns top seed in Sub-Section 8A playoffs
RED LAKE — Red Lake earned the top seed in the East Sub-Section 8A girls basketball tournament and will begin its quest for trip to the state tournament 6 p.m. March 6 at BSU against either No. 8 seeded Cass Lake-Bena or ninth-ranked Lake of the Woods. The Warriors enter the postseason...
February 27, 2014 - 10:59pm
February 25, 2014
AREA ROUNDUP: W-H-A’s path back to state begins this week
WALKER — With the Northland Conference title and the top seed in Sub-Section 8A East in hand, the Walker-Hackensack-Akeley boys basketball team begins defense of its 8A championship 6 p.m. Thursday at Bemidji State when it will face the winner of Tuesday’s game between No. 8 seed...
February 25, 2014 - 11:22pm
January 29, 2014
AREA PREP ROUNDUP: Red Lake boys hoops No. 1 in Section 8A East standings
RED LAKE -- The regular seasons are winding down for many of the area winter sports teams and before long the playoffs will begin. The Section 8A East boys basketball playoffs should be very entertaining as six teams are bunched within 15 QRF points and any of them could eventually...
January 29, 2014 - 11:42pm
November 8, 2013
SWIMMINGl Bemidji has good day at Section 8A prelims
BEMIDJI — The Bemidji girls swimmers and divers accomplished their goal Friday by advancing most of their athletes into today’s second day of the Section 8A meet at the high school pool. The Lumberjacks will be represented in each event today, both in the championship and...
November 8, 2013 - 11:04pm
November 7, 2013
SWIMMING: Bemidji hosts section 8A meet this weekend
BEMIDJI — The section championship and individual entries into the state meet will be on the line today and Saturday when the Bemidji High School girls swimmers and divers host their Section 8A peers at the high school pool. The Lumberjacks have won the past two section titles...
November 7, 2013 - 11:14pm
October 29, 2013
VOLLEYBALL: Wolves top Drakes in Section 8A East semifinals
BEMIDJI — Blackduck kept it close but couldn’t stay with Walker-Hackensack-Akeley the whole match. The Wolves beat the Drakes in four...
October 29, 2013 - 11:26pm
June 7, 2013
BASEBALL: Everyone shares in Blackduck's success
THIEF RIVER FALLS — Early Friday night near Blackduck the sirens sounded, the flashing lights on the police cars and fire trucks pierced the sky and Highway 71 was clogged with a ribbon of slow-moving vehicles. A stranger coming upon the area would have wondered what calamity...
June 7, 2013 - 10:00pm
Blackduck baseball headed back to state with 6-5 win over Norman County
THIEF RIVER FALLS — It took a dramatic seventh inning, but Blackduck is headed back to state. After a spirited comeback capped by a three-run sixth inning, the Drakes had to fend off a Norman County rally in the seventh inning for the right to win the Section 8A baseball title....
June 7, 2013 - 5:15pm
June 6, 2013
BASEBALL: Blackduck falls to Norman County 6-5, sets up-winner-take-all final Friday
THIEF RIVER FALLS — Norman County thwarted Blackduck’s attempt to return to the state tournament for the second straight year. The Panthers beat the Drakes 6-5 in the first game of the Section 8A championship series Thursday afternoon at Northland Technical and Community College...
June 6, 2013 - 10:54pm
June 5, 2013
BASEBALL: Experienced Blackduck eyeing state again
BLACKDUCK — The baseball parks in Jordan and Chaska are among the best in Minnesota. In the small towns of southern Minnesota, baseball is one of the threads that binds the community. Having a beautiful and manicured baseball complex is not a luxury — it is a priority. Last...
June 5, 2013 - 9:36pm
June 4, 2013
BASEBALL: Blackduck beats Win-E-Mac 11-7, is one win away from return trip to state
THIEF RIVER FALLS — A year ago the Blackduck baseball team advanced to the Class A state tournament for the first time in the program’s history. Tuesday at Northland Community and Technical College the Drakes moved within one victory from making their second state trip. On...
June 4, 2013 - 10:45pm