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Financial investigation at Sanford Center continues
BSU students organize Feast for the Homeless
COURTS: Prosecution rests in Rossbach case
Virginia man's 1987 murder charge thrown out
Wis. crash victim reportedly swerved to avoid Minn. motorist on cellphone, authorities say
MEN'S HOCKEY: Beavers score three in the third but late rally not enough as UND wins 5-4
SOCCER: Norton and Nelson tally goals in 2-1 BSU win
WOMEN'S HOCKEY: BSU falls to UMD in shootout
BOYS SOCCER: Jacks will face Mankato West in state quarterfinals
VOLLEYBALL: BHS goes 1-3 at Chaska Invite
Agnes "Peggy" Quick
Dennis G. "Denny" Preston
Kathleen H. Diederich
Linda Jo Nance
Agnes "Peggy" Quick
KELSI TURNER COLUMN: On rejection
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Do you care to give?
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
PODCAST: The JOE-DOWN Reviews “KISS Meets The Phantom Of The Park”
Famed musician Bobby Vee dies
BHS grad nominated for Bessie Award
Book signing with Barbara Schlichting
Woodpicks Bluegrass and Gospel band concert set
WATCH: Meet a central Minnesota family whose made its living off wild rice for four generations
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: The mice are everywhere it seems
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
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Johnson anniversary celebration
MILESTONES: Gullickson-Boerboom engagement
MILESTONES: Dunbar birthday
Presidential Editorial: This time for president, none of the above
Letter to the editor: Clintons’ hearts are in right place
Letter to the editor: A perspective on the presidential election
Letter to the editor: All unborn lives matter
Letter to the editor: Joe Vene is a genuine leader
September 8, 2016
Severe weather tears off roofs, damages new solar array at Camp Ripley
CAMP RIPLEY -- A storm Wednesday night damaged barracks buildings and set back the opening of a new solar panel array at the Minnesota National...
September 8, 2016 - 7:59pm
August 30, 2016
North Dakota family living out of camper after tornado rips through home
HILLSBORO, N.D. - A Hillsboro family is picking up the pieces after a devastating EF-3 tornado ripped through their farm home over the weekend....
August 30, 2016 - 12:24pm
August 17, 2016
Volunteers assist with storm cleanup
Peter Skoe moves large branches and sticks Wednesday in the Montebello Ski Trail and Disc Golf Course areas at City Park. Volunteers assisted...
August 17, 2016 - 6:20pm
August 4, 2016
Storm Pictures from Wednesday
Storms popped up between Minot and Devils lake near highway 2 around 4 pm Wednesday afternoon. The storms spread eastward dropping hail and producing...
August 4, 2016 - 9:22am
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