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Council hears final presentation on 2017 budget and tax levy
Dakota Access protesters dig in for winter: Tribal chair asks non-Sioux to leave, but many pledge to remain
UPDATED: Dakota Access 'fully committed' to completing pipeline using current route
Cass County rollover injures 2
There's an app for that? Scammers figure out how to 'spoof' local, business phone numbers
FOOTBALL: BSU's Benham, Olszewski named all-region
Baseball assistant joins BSU
Three BSU soccer players earn all-region honors
BSU lands 24 on Academic All-NSIC Team
Lumberjack gymnasts compete at Perham
Deshanna Marie Lussier-Hallett
Oliver "Jimmy" James Gibbs
Michael Francis Johns
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Deal with clutter: We owe it to our brain
KELLY BREVIG COLUMN: An 'ordinary' spark of hope
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?
Chorale to bring 'Peace' to Bemidji
Art classes scheduled
PATT RALL COLUMN: Singing and dancing toward Christmas
A few new twists: Madrigal Dinners to satirize politics
Neil Diamond celebrating 50 years with tour; concert planned in St. Paul
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Trees, plainly put, are amazing life forms
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
Share your Milestones in the Pioneer
Johnson anniversary celebration
MILESTONES: Gullickson-Boerboom engagement
MILESTONES: Dunbar birthday
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: A first-hand look at protest injuries
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
November 17, 2016
Student, 7, brings gun to St. Paul school, weapon goes off
ST. PAUL -- A student accidentally fired a handgun inside a St. Paul elementary school classroom full of students Thursday, Nov. 17, though no one was hurt, according to police and the school district officials. A 7-year-old brought the .38-caliber revolver to Crossroads Elementary,...
November 17, 2016 - 5:47pm
October 31, 2016
HBO drama thrusts Minneapolis Somalis into unwanted spotlight
An HBO television drama created by an Oscar-winning director and a Canadian-Somali rapper has infuriated many in Minnesota's Somali community...
October 31, 2016 - 10:00pm
St. Paul man receives 20 years in sex-trafficking case
ST. PAUL, Minn. — A St. Paul man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for first-degree sex trafficking. Damon Michael DiMartino, 41, pleaded guilty in June, and on Friday, Oct. 28, District Court Judge John R. McBride handed down the sentencing — the maximum allowable by...
October 31, 2016 - 6:42pm
October 19, 2016
Book thieves empty Little Free Libraries around Twin Cities
Bethany Gladhill of St. Paul was overjoyed two years ago when her husband, Patrick Rhone, gave her a Little Free Library as an anniversary gift...
October 19, 2016 - 1:46pm
September 30, 2016
Law school unveils state’s first legal services van
ST. PAUL -- Call it the “Wheels of Justice.” The Mitchell Hamline School of Law in St. Paul unveiled the state’s first legal-services van...
September 30, 2016 - 2:00am
September 28, 2016
3 charged with murder, robbery in girl’s shooting death
ST. PAUL -- A 29-year-old woman arranged for her ex-boyfriend to rob her friends, but one of the victims fought back when her sister was pistol-whipped during the robbery in St. Paul, prosecutors allege in murder charges filed Tuesday. Samantha Burnette, 16, used a liquor bottle to...
September 28, 2016 - 3:30am
September 16, 2016
White teacher says her race was a factor in firing
ST. PAUL -- St. Paul Public Schools has settled a discrimination lawsuit brought by a teacher who says she was fired because she is white. Katherine Carrick, 34, taught at Hazel Park Preparatory Academy for most of the 2013-14 school year before she was placed on administrative leave...
September 16, 2016 - 2:45am
July 26, 2016
UPDATED: Police arrest protesters outside governor’s home
ST. PAUL -- St. Paul police took several protesters into custody on Summit Avenue this morning outside the Governor’s Residence as they seek...
July 26, 2016 - 7:34pm
July 8, 2016
Squad car vandalized but mostly quiet night for Minnesota shooting protest
ST. PAUL -- Protesters remained in front of the Minnesota governor's residence Friday morning, continuing a vigil that began hours after a police...
July 8, 2016 - 10:00am
May 14, 2016
A real ‘Scooby-Doo’ mystery: Who stole the van?
ST. PAUL — Zoinks! A van painted to look like the Mystery Machine van from “Scooby-Doo” crashed into a home in St. Paul, and police soon...
May 14, 2016 - 2:10pm
May 11, 2016
Cops: St. Paul murder suspect winked at them: Man allegedly met pair at gas station, invited them home and shot both, killing one
ST. PAUL -- When police first arrived at the apartment in St. Paul’s Lowertown early Saturday morning, officers smelled fresh gunpowder and...
May 11, 2016 - 6:50pm
April 28, 2016
Science Museum of Minnesota lands big NASA contract
ST. PAUL -- The Science Museum of Minnesota has been tapped to showcase NASA’s research mission to museum visitors nationwide. The St. Paul museum announced Tuesday that it has been awarded a $14.5 million contract from NASA’s science research division to lead a collaborative...
April 28, 2016 - 8:37pm
April 25, 2016
St. Paul man found drowned at Bayfield marina
A 48-year-old St. Paul man was found dead in Lake Superior at a Bayfield marina Saturday. The body of David Rappath was recovered from the water on the south side of the Apostle Islands Marina on Bayfield's downtown waterfront. Bayfield Police Chief John Fangman said police responded...
April 25, 2016 - 4:41pm
April 15, 2016
Red Lake Nation Day at state Capitol on Tuesday
RED LAKE -- The Red Lake Nation will hold a Red Lake Day at the Capitol on Tuesday in St. Paul. The event for all tribal citizens will be held at the State Office Building located at 100 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard in St. Paul. Opening remarks are scheduled to begin...
April 15, 2016 - 1:05pm
April 6, 2016
A sea of red (and black): Dressed in plaid, Bemidji leaders meet with legislators for Day at the Capitol
ST. PAUL -- It looked less like St. Paul and more like Bemidji Wednesday at the Minnesota State Capitol. Wednesday marked the 11th time that...
April 6, 2016 - 7:06pm