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Time for a Scooby snack: Bemidji Public Library holds cartoon marathon
Charges dropped against Minnesota teacher accused of having sex with student
Warren, Minn., man killed in head-on collision on Highway 1
Extension granted for charges in fatal Duluth shooting
Dayton requests disaster declaration for storm damage
FOOTBALL: Jacks lose heartbreaker to Brainerd
BASEBALL: Bemidji's Grimm commits to Gophers
Area lacrosse events coming soon
CROSS COUNTRY: BHS finds success at own invitational (PHOTO GALLERY)
BOYS SOCCER: BHS tops Sartell 3-0 to advance to section final
Theresa M. Johnson
Ronald "Ronnie" Schlee
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: Justices should impact your vote
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Vote for the right engine this year
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Sign thieves get a perverted thrill
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: A long-awaited enlightened statement
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Wish me luck on voting this year
March 29, 2013
Husband of missing St. Paul woman appears in court
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A judge has entered a not guilty plea on behalf of a St. Paul man charged with killing his wife, who remains missing. Thirty-nine-year-old Jeffrey Trevino appeared in Ramsey County District Court on Friday on second-degree murder charges. The judge found probable...
March 29, 2013 - 3:34pm
March 28, 2013
Minn. shooting victim: expand background checks
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The mayor of Minneapolis and a man injured in the September mass shooting in town are calling on Minnesota Rep. Erik Paulsen to help pass a bill requiring background checks on all gun sales. John Souter was expected Thursday morning to join Mayor R.T. Rybak...
March 28, 2013 - 8:45am
February 18, 2013
St. Paul cop died of heart attack complications
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — St. Paul police say a 30-year-old officer who twice received the department's Life Saving Award died of complications a heart attack. Officer Josh Lynaugh died early Saturday after he suffered the heart attack more than a week earlier during a foot pursuit....
February 18, 2013 - 8:27am
February 8, 2013
Urban Organics transforms old Hamm's building
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A vacant building at the old Hamm's Brewery in St. Paul is being transformed to house an indoor urban garden and 15,000 fish. Urban Organics has been working on the building for more than a year. Urban Organics' Fred Haberman says eventually you'll see massive...
February 8, 2013 - 9:08am
February 5, 2013
Bemidji area’s issues on the table Wednesday at Capitol
BEMIDJI – When community leaders meet here early Wednesday morning to pack a bus headed for the Capitol, they’ll be treated to pastries from Raphael’s. By the end of the day, they will have gifted scarves made at the Bemidji Woolen Mills to legislators. Bemidji Day at the Capitol...
February 5, 2013 - 5:21pm
January 31, 2013
Teens asked to make safe driving ad
ST. PAUL – Students in grades 9 through 12 are invited to produce a 30-second TV public service announcement about the importance of buckling up or the dangers of distracted driving. The top commercial will air during the televised MTV Video Music Awards and the producer will be...
January 31, 2013 - 5:46pm
After 28 years, Capitol renovation could begin this year
ST. PAUL – Minnesota officials started planning a state Capitol renovation project in 1984, and chances are improving that serious work could...
January 31, 2013 - 2:34pm
January 10, 2013
Police: Video shows officer saved partner's life
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Newly-released video provides further insight into a fatal police shooting in St. Paul. Officer Daniel King was shot and seriously wounded Oct. 23 when he and his partner, Brian Wanschura, were ambushed by Chue Xiong in a parking lot behind Hope Community...
January 10, 2013 - 10:43am
December 31, 2012
Picnic picks: St. Paul sets park permit lottery
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — St. Paul's great picnic pick is at hand. City residents aiming for the first crack at prime park permits for their 2013 picnics have a chance to land them in a special lottery. The lottery will be held before dawn Wednesday and only those present can win....
December 31, 2012 - 9:37am
Vigil held for Twin Cities violence victims
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — More than 250 people died of violence in Minneapolis and St. Paul over the past five years. Their friends and family filled New Salem Missionary Baptist Church in Minneapolis Saturday for a vigil. WCCO-TV reports the church was filled with song and sorrow as attendees...
December 31, 2012 - 9:36am
December 26, 2012
Minn. soda shop rebuked for stocking candy smokes
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Owners of an old-school soda shop in St. Paul, Minn., are being warned to kick the habit and stop stocking novelty candy cigarettes. City inspectors threatened a misdemeanor citation and $500 fine if Lynden's soda fountain is caught selling the fake smokes...
December 26, 2012 - 1:15pm
Minn. parent prosecutions for child shootings rare
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — As Hennepin County authorities consider whether to bring charges against a Minneapolis father whose 4-year-old son accidentally shot and killed his 2-year-old brother, a Minnesota Public Radio News analysis shows such prosecutions are rare but not unprecedented....
December 26, 2012 - 12:13pm
December 22, 2012
St. Paul pedestrian dies after being hit by van
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A St. Paul man who was crossing a street in a crosswalk has died after he was struck by a minivan. St. Paul police say 82-year-old Roger Charles Solheid was crossing the street Friday afternoon when he was struck by a van driven by a 63-year-old Richfield...
December 22, 2012 - 2:32pm
December 14, 2012
St. Paul man sentenced for gun negligence that injured son
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A St. Paul father has been sentenced to probation for negligently storing a gun that was used to shoot and injure his 2-year-old son. The toddler was shot in the head after his 9-year-old brother found the loaded gun in a file cabinet in his parents' bedroom...
December 14, 2012 - 9:08am
November 27, 2012
Minn. man convicted of drug smuggling gets 21 yrs
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A St. Paul man who pleaded guilty to helping coordinate an extensive drug-smuggling operation has been sentenced to 21 years in federal prison. Jesus Mendoza pleaded guilty last year to charges of conspiring to distribute drugs and aiding money laundering....
November 27, 2012 - 7:33am