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Two from Bemidji escape serious injury in rollover on Highway 2
A place of healing: Officials celebrate 10th anniversary of Wellness Courts in Cass Lake
Authorities ID man involved in Highway 71 crash
Crime report for Dec. 7
Former Sanford Center executive director charged with felony in Illinois
Bemidji High School Winter Sports Spotlight
MEN'S BASKETBALL: Dibble learning to compete for Beavers
BSU to host softball camp
GIRLS BASKETBALL: Jacks ‘flip’ the script, beat Hibbing
AUTO RACING: Awards handed out at speedway banquet
Bruce Robert Smith
Monica Louise Johnston
Ray O. Carpenter
Bruce Robert Smith
PRIME TIME: From grieving a loss to celebrating a life
PRIME TIME: A fiery idea for a motion picture
PRIME TIME: Readers Theater volunteers bring performances to elementary schools
PRIME TIME: No pain, no strain, just gain at the Activity Center
PRIME TIME: ‘LAWKI,’ or Life As We Know It
After offending American Indians, Ralphie May backs Standing Rock
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
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
PRIME TIME: Traveling through the landscapes
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: We deserve respectable representation in government
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Country deserves better from its president
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Let’s restore integrity to election process
PIONEER VIEWPOINTS: Perseverance pays off
October 4, 2016
Allina nurses reject contract offer: Monthlong strike will continue after union members object to health insurance terms
MINNEAPOLIS — Thousands of striking nurses at five Allina Health facilities in the Twin Cities voted Monday, Oct. 3, to reject the health system’s...
October 4, 2016 - 10:40am
May 27, 2016
Light rail project a heavyweight state issue: Controversy over southwest Twin Cities proposal doomed spending on public works, transportation projects statewide
ST. PAUL -- The proposed $1.8 billion light rail project would be just 14.5 miles long, but a controversy surrounding it derailed what some say...
May 27, 2016 - 4:39pm
April 26, 2016
Fargo man among dozen cited for speeding in expensive sports cars on Twin Cities highway
FARGO--Among a dozen people cited after speeding on a highway near Minneapolis in exotic sports cars were two 24-year-old North Dakotans: one from Fargo, and the other from Beach, the Minnesota State Patrol said. Austin James Kemmer, of Fargo, was driving his vehicle, a 2010 Nissan...
April 26, 2016 - 12:29pm
March 24, 2016
POPULATION: Beltrami County shows steady growth. Twin Cities surpass 3 million
BEMIDJI -- Slow and steady has been the trend for population growth in Bemidji. The United States Census Bureau on Thursday released county population estimates for 2015, showing moderate growth in Beltrami and larger expansion in the Twin Cities. In 2015, Beltrami County's population...
March 24, 2016 - 9:12pm
January 7, 2016
Judge allows archdiocese to sell building to Minnesota Historical Society
ST. PAUL -- A federal bankruptcy judge has approved the sale of a St. Paul building owned by the Twin Cities archdiocese. Judge Robert Kressel on Thursday approved the sale of the Hayden Center to the Minnesota Historical Society for $4.5 million. It’s the first of four real estate...
January 7, 2016 - 9:43pm
April 30, 2015
Twin Cities sports radio personality Jeff Dubay arrested for suspected meth possession
COTTAGE GROVE, Minn.—Twin Cities sports radio personality Jeff Dubay was arrested Wednesday for suspected methamphetamine possession after...
April 30, 2015 - 2:51pm
December 23, 2014
WebMD ranks the Twin Cities metro area as the 3rd-sickest community in the country
By Frederick Melo St. Paul Pioneer Press ST. PAUL -- Achoo! The Twin Cities have a cold and the flu. WebMD this week ranked Minneapolis and St. Paul together as the third-sickest city in the country behind Madison, Wis., as No. 1 and Cincinnati as No. 2. The health...
December 23, 2014 - 9:52am
December 17, 2014
Police kill rest-stop homicide suspect after chase on Twin Cities freeways
By Joseph Lindberg St. Paul Pioneer Press MINNEAPOLIS -- A rest-stop homicide at a Twin Cities suburb early Wednesday quickly led to a police chase that ended with authorities fatally shooting an armed suspect after the individual crashed on Interstate 694, according to the...
December 17, 2014 - 12:33pm
August 15, 2014
Good buzz: Rooftop bee operations in Twin Cities making honey
Dan Olson MPR News 91.3 FM MINNEAPOLIS — Bee colonies are dying off in alarming numbers in rural Minnesota and across the country, sparking worries about global food production and environmental health. It’s a different story, though, in the hives on the roof of the Minneapolis...
August 15, 2014 - 2:22am
November 28, 2013
U of M student says men tried to abduct her
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A University of Minnesota student says two men tried to abduct her when she was walking alone near campus. The woman told police she was on University Avenue near TCF Bank Stadium early Wednesday when two men pulled up in a dark blue sedan. The passenger...
November 28, 2013 - 3:52pm
October 16, 2012
Friends visit Janet Dickinson at Ordway after 'Billy Elliot'
Sylvia Hanson, front, of Bemidji and her two daughters, Mary Harkje, left, and Debbie Marshall, middle, waited outside the Ordway Center for the Performing Arts in St. Paul Saturday night to see Janet Dickenson after “Billy Elliot,” in which Dickinson had a leading role. Harkje,...
October 16, 2012 - 12:42am
August 24, 2012
Prosecutors recruit hotel employees in crime fight
ROSEVILLE, Minn. (AP) — Police, prosecutors and others are asking hotel employees in the Twin Cities to look for signs of child sex trafficking. Ramsey County Attorney John Choi (choy) says trafficking usually ends up in a hotel or motel, so desk clerks and housekeepers could be...
August 24, 2012 - 12:01pm