Skip to main content
Debate over Line 3: Economic and environmental concerns discussed at state hearing
11 classes at Bemidji Area Schools exceed recommended size
Beltrami County Commissioners review Eelpout Fest application
'We have a right as humans to be free': Civil rights icon John Lewis shares his story of struggle with F-M students
Minnesota Governor's Residence to be lit blue for Somali victims
UMD hockey notebook: Deery bounces back in goal
CROSS COUNTRY: Hamrin makes herself at home as girls take 3rd, boys 2nd at Bemidji Invite
FOOTBALL: Jacks to host St. Cloud Tech in regular season finale
WOMEN’S HOCKEY: Langei named WCHA Rookie of the Week
SOCCER: Jacks advance after ‘emotional roller coaster’ win
Isabel (Perkins) Knudson
Pearl Dorothy Ledin
Gilbert D. Bahr
Ruth Norene Van De Venter
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Summer reflections from Lake Julia
GENERATIONS: A trip on the ‘Old Bay Line’
GENERATIONS: Milk snakes, fairy diddles and goatsuckers
GENERATIONS: Time to go to church -- and eat well
GENERATIONS: In defense of the ‘routine’
John Dunsworth, actor who played Jim Lahey on 'Trailer Park Boys,' dead at 71
PATT RALL COLUMN: Thanks abound at BSU concerts
Around the Arts, October 15
Rise and shine
Ben Affleck condemns Harvey Weinstein - then apologizes for groping an actress on MTV
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Fish on the move for fall
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Living with the ladybugs in Minnesota
MASTER GARDENERS: Fall care and pruning those shrubs and trees
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Close encounters with the outdoors world
PAUL NELSON FISHING: Time for a little night fishing
Tom & Linda Peterson
Larry & Joyce Johnson
Commentary: The Democratic Party's obsession with Hollywood celebrities was bound to blow up
Commentary: The old obit man looks around
Imagine you're Princess Kate - it's awful and here's why
Commentary: When it comes to harassing the media, Trump is no Nixon
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Otto praised for clean energy plan
March 14, 2014
GIRLS BASKETBALL: Clearbrook falls to Win-E-Mac in Section 8A final
THIEF RIVER FALLS — In each of its first three Section 8A playoff games, Clearbrook-Gonvick was able to rally from double-figure deficits to win. That streak was snapped in a big way here Friday in the 8A girls high school basketball championship game. Win-E-Mac jumped to a 17-1...
March 14, 2014 - 10:33pm
March 11, 2014
GIRLS BASKETBALL: Clearbrook-Gonvick upsets Red Lake 70-66
THIEF RIVER FALLS — Some clutch foul shooting late in the game allowed Clearbrook-Gonvick to upset top-seeded Red Lake 70-66 in their Sub-Section...
March 11, 2014 - 10:59pm
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