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COUNTY GOVERNMENT: Making an impact
Crews combing Alexandria lake for missing person
Motorcycle crash victim says gear saved his life: Without vest ‘no way he could have survived’ first responder says
A godsend for Godson: Nigerian boy stays with Bemidji family as he undergoes surgery for rare disorder
GIRLS SOCCER: Bemidji squeaks past Cathedral, 1-0 (PHOTO GALLERY)
TENNIS: Bemidji sweeps Hibbing, Perham
SWIMMING: BHS takes fifth place at Willmar in opener
VOLLEYBALL: Bemidji drops season opener to Alexandria
CROSS COUNTRY: BSU picked to finish 12th in NSIC
Stephen Michael Jackelen
Ardith "Ardie" Olson Kolstad
Josephine "Jo" Christine Pula
Richard William Demers
Roseadelle F. Johnson
MASTER GARDENERS: Slipping is not just for winter
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: The infinite nature of truth and reconciliation
John Eggers: Delight in the dog days of August
Patt Rall: Music is in the air in and around Bemidji
John Eggers: Helping Others Go For The Gold
The JOE-DOWN Reviews ‘Punk’s Dead: SLC Punk 2’
Inspired and inspiring: Big Daddy Weave takes the stage tonight at Sanford Center
Art briefs: Sunday Aug. 21
Off The Record Blog: An Idiot’s Guide To Summerslam
Patt Rall: Pine Tones, Caige Jambor to perform in concerts today
FISH TALES: Gunner Ganske on Swenson Lake
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Caution needed to prevent spread of invasive species
DNR discovers two more cases of invasive species in Beltrami County
DNR survey finds Minnesota wolf population stable
Blane Klemek: Shrikes are some of the more fascinating birds out there
Lorraine Peck birthday
Edwina Batchelder birthday
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Why do women wear high-heel shoes?
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Reporters struggle to deal with Trump
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Survey is next step for Bemidji YMCA project
Faith Hensrud: Moving forward at BSU and NTC with a focus on student success
Pioneer Editorial: Clean, drain and dispose
September 24, 2013
St. Cloud window washer dies after fall
ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) — Federal safety officials are investigating the death of a window washer who fell about 70 feet at a hotel in St. Cloud. Family members say 56-year-old Lee Teske was a self-employed window washer and worked alone. His sister, Dawn Witschen,...
September 24, 2013 - 8:48am
March 11, 2013
Bus manufacturer planning expansion
ST. CLOUD (AP) — A bus manufacturer is asking for financial support from Stearns County taxpayers to help pay for a nearly $5 million expansion at its St. Cloud plant. New Flyer says the expansion, including $3 million in new machinery and equipment, will generate 136 new jobs....
March 11, 2013 - 10:03am
February 5, 2013
Minn. hospital, ex-nurse sued over siphoned drugs
ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) — Four former patients are suing St. Cloud Hospital and a former nurse who admitted siphoning pain medication from IV bags for personal use. The former patients accuse the hospital and former nurse Blake Zenner of negligence. The lawsuits in Stearns County...
February 5, 2013 - 3:15pm
December 31, 2012
Fire chief reflects on mill fire anniversary
FREEPORT, Minn. (AP) — On Dec. 27, 2011, Freeport Fire Chief Noah Van Beck was a witness to a local tragedy — the total loss of Swany White...
December 31, 2012 - 9:40am
September 25, 2012
Teen arrested in fatal St. Cloud attack
ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) — Police have arrested a teenager in a fatal attack on a man in St. Cloud. Authorities say the 17-year-old male was taken into custody Monday in the death of Colton Gleason. The 20-year-old Greenfield man died last Friday from head injuries. Investigators say...
September 25, 2012 - 8:50am
September 24, 2012
Parents seek answers in fatal attack on son in St. Cloud
ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) — The parents of a young man who died after he was attacked in a St. Cloud alley want answers about their son's death. Twenty-year-old Colton Gleason, of Greenfield, died from head trauma Friday. Police say Gleason was walking with two female friends when several...
September 24, 2012 - 11:01am
September 11, 2012
German manufacturer to open plant in St. Cloud
ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) — A German agricultural equipment manufacturer has picked St. Cloud to launch its first U.S. operations. Geringhoff, of Ahlen, Germany, expects its $20 million plant will employ about 100 people. The 132-year company evaluated 40 U.S. factories before deciding...
September 11, 2012 - 9:24am
September 10, 2012
Second warrant issued for mother accused in hot-car case
BEMIDJI – A warrant has been issued for the second time in less than a month for a woman accused of child endangerment. Beltrami County District Judge Paul Benshoof issued a warrant Monday for 21-year-old Bianca Jean Hazelrigg, formerly of Bagley, who faces a gross misdemeanor charge...
September 10, 2012 - 6:34pm
September 5, 2012
Nurse charged with stealing meds from patients
ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota nurse is charged with siphoning pain medication from patients' intravenous bags at a hospital and replacing the drugs with saline solution. The defense attorney for Blake Daniel Zenner confirms his client is the nurse accused of introducing...
September 5, 2012 - 12:32pm
August 24, 2012
Man charged in death of mother in St. Cloud
ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) — A 40-year-old man has been charged with murdering his mother in St. Cloud. Chad Matthew Pulju was charged Friday in Stearns County with second-degree murder. Authorities say police went to a St. Cloud home early Thursday, and arrived to find 68-year-old Geraldine...
August 24, 2012 - 5:58pm