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FAITH BRIEFS: 07/29/2016
Math, reading scores stall in latest round of Minnesota testing
Park Rapids man charged with terroristic threats following disturbance at Burger King
Swimmer swept away in Red River believed safe, Grand Forks police say
Former Willmar teacher charged with assault
Vikings extend contract of head coach Zimmer
Sports physical blitz planned for Aug. 6
BHS player/parent meetings set for Aug. 3
YOUTH BASEBALL: Northern Heat planning fundraisers
GOLF: Match play underway at Birchmont
Susan Marie Tibstra
Ashley Jean Needham
Beverly J. Neadeau
Charlotte "Char" Clark
James "Jim" Sperling
MASTER GARDENERS: Summer insects are here
John Eggers: Solve this quotable quote puzzle
PAUL NELSON: Warmer weather means a good time to catch muskies
MASTER GARDENERS: Hit a tomato home run
Scotty Allison: A VA Pension program review
Off The Record Blog: Let’s analyze this trailer for ‘The Secret History Of Twin Peaks’ book
Watermark Art Center to launch fundraising campaign for major renovation project
The JOE-DOWN Reviews ‘Ghostbusters’ (2016)
Art briefs: Farm by the Lake Sunday concert series continues, 'Annie Get Your Gun' at Northern Light Opera Company and more
If the shoe fits — paint it: Sisters create custom shoe company in Bemidji
DNR invites public input on Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout: The NOTV crew visits Saskatchewan’s famed trout factory
Blane Klemek: Nests are nearly as fascinating as the birds themselves
Blane Klemek: Observing bird songs of the seasons
Nancy Sullivan birthday
AnnaMae Daken birthday
Robert Kaasa birthday
PIONEER EDITORIAL: Neighbors helping neighbors
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Keep quiet zone idea on front burner
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Power company workers were heroes
Joe Vene: Setting the record straight on school road project
PIONEER EDITORIAL: Developments for the developers
June 15, 2016
READER PHOTOS: Bemidji clouds
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June 15, 2016 - 12:51pm
Damaging downburst: Storm that hit Brainerd area had force near a Category 1 hurricane
A supercell thunderstorm struck the Brainerd lakes area Sunday night with a force nearly matching a category 1 hurricane. A supercell thunderstorm...
July 15, 2015 - 11:46am
July 1, 2013
Jaycees remember storm a year later
BEMIDJI — It was only a matter of hours before the Jaycees Water Carnival was up and running again after the July 2 storm last year. One year later, they’re back — but with some new equipment. The storm, which produced straight-line winds in excess of 80 mph and knocked...
July 1, 2013 - 11:22pm
August 27, 2012
Pioneer Editorial: Cheers and Jeers
What drives MPCA violations? In an announcement last week, the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency levied penalties against the Minnesota Department of Transportation and Northstar Materials Inc., a Bemidji-based contractor, for construction stormwater violations in Koochiching County....
August 27, 2012 - 11:53pm
August 23, 2012
Special session called; Bemidji area would get help for wind storm damage
By Don Davis Forum Communications ST. PAUL — State leaders will meet Friday vote to approve disaster relief to aid recovery from Minnesota’s...
August 23, 2012 - 1:08am
August 21, 2012
Diamond Point Park grill damaged in storm replaced
Park and Recreation employee Dustin Peterson helps replace a grill Tuesday at Diamond Point Park. The old grill fell victim to the July 2 storm....
August 21, 2012 - 11:12pm
August 8, 2012
Bemidji city parks continue makeover following July 2 storm
BEMIDJI - With Diamond Point Park and other city parks being reopened after the July 2 wind storm shut them down, the Bemidji Parks and Trails Commission is looking to the future, making plans to replant trees and create shaded areas for park visitors. "(Diamond Point) has been busy...
August 8, 2012 - 12:00am
August 3, 2012
School forest adapts to forces of nature
BEMIDJI - Students at Horace May Elementary this year will experience hands-on lessons on forest regeneration. Horace May's school forest was...
August 3, 2012 - 12:00am
August 1, 2012
Willmar lawmaker to lead disaster-relief planning
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota Sen. Joe Gimse will lead Senate efforts to develop a disaster-relief bill, probably starting with a meeting next week. As Senate Transportation Committee chairman and a member of the public works funding committee, Senate leaders say the Willmar Republican's...
August 1, 2012 - 11:02am
July 27, 2012
Cass, Itasca counties added to disaster list
ST. PAUL - The Federal Emergency Management Agency has added Itasca and Cass counties to the major disaster declaration for last month's Northeast Minnesota flood and storms, according to a statement issued by Rep.
July 27, 2012 - 5:51pm
July 21, 2012
July 2 storm: Bemidji will be paid for woodchips
BEMIDJI - The hauling of woodchips created from storm debris is not expected to cost the city any money. Craig Gray, city engineer/public works director, reported Friday that a contractor will pay the city a nominal fee - $100 a truckload - to haul the woodchips from the Rako Street...
July 21, 2012 - 12:00am
Closures extended due to July 2 damage
CHIPPEWA NATIONAL FOREST - The closures of Norway Beach, South Pike Bay, West Winnie and Tamarack campgrounds are being extended. Closures within the Chippewa National Forest were extended Thursday and announced via press release Friday. Also remaining closed are: -- Birches Picnic...
July 21, 2012 - 12:00am
July 20, 2012
Diamond Point Park reopens
BEMIDJI - The gates to Diamond Point Park here have reopened. Diamond Point Park has been closed since the July 2 storm. Winds of 80 mph caused...
July 20, 2012 - 12:00am
July 15, 2012
'It's sentimental' : Fallen trees brings mess, sense of loss
BEMIDJI - Growing up, Erik Jensen liked to sit under the white pine tree that stood at the end of his family's driveway. Now, that 150-year-old...
July 15, 2012 - 12:00am
July 13, 2012
AFTER THE STORM: Reporting damage important to recovery
Public damage data sought by county
July 13, 2012 - 11:27am