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Suspects facing first-degree murder charges for stabbing, beheading Hibbing, Minn., man
Thief River Falls man pleads guilty in birthday shooting case
Despite bone discovery, Cramer says tour should give Corps confidence to issue final easement
Mills goes deeper into own pockets for 8th District race
Brrrr….polar vortex might be back
Bemidji bowlers finish regular season in Wadena
AUTO RACING: Leeper named Rookie of the Year
PREP FOOTBALL: Bemidji to take on Moorhead in first round, other area playoff pairings announced
WOMEN'S HOCKEY: Forwards stepping up for Beavers
MEN'S HOCKEY: Tough matchup awaits Beavers in Grand Forks
Kenneth Gergen Linnum
Monte T. Olson
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: All unborn lives matter
Letter to the editor: Joe Vene is a genuine leader
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
January 8, 2016
Federal program aids local homeless Native American veterans: Leech Lake and White Earth Housing Authorities granted funding
CASS LAKE -- Homeless Native American veterans in Cass Lake and White Earth will be receiving help this winter to find housing. The Native American communities have been awarded $302,000 for permanent housing and support services for Native American veterans who are or are at risk...
January 8, 2016 - 8:23pm
December 20, 2015
Scotty Allison: Keep an eye on COLA in 2016
Veterans and their families receiving Veterans Administration benefits will see no increase in their payments in 2016. VA disability compensation,...
December 20, 2015 - 12:52am
December 4, 2015
A 2,552-mile swim of honor: Veteran completes his goal of swimming Mississippi River to honor those lost in war
BEMIDJI—At the southernmost finger of Louisiana, where the Mississippi River mingles with the Gulf of Mexico, Chris Ring finally caught...
December 4, 2015 - 5:43pm
October 18, 2015
Scotty Allison: Veterans Day a time to honor those who served
Veterans Day is right around the corner again. On Nov. 11, we honor all veterans who served in the Armed Forces. Each of us on that day should...
October 18, 2015 - 12:46am
September 30, 2015
New combat veterans support group to start
BEMIDJI -- Sanford Bemidji is now offering a new support group, Sound Off, for combat veterans. It will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. the first and third Tuesday each month at Sanford Bemidji Medical Center, Conference Room A, located immediately to the right through the hospital’s...
September 30, 2015 - 6:56pm
September 27, 2015
A voice for veterans: County Commissioner Joe Vene honored for years of serving veterans
BEMIDJI—Taking care of U.S. military veterans is a moral obligation for Joe Vene. A former member of the U.S. Army, the Beltrami County...
September 27, 2015 - 12:14am
August 30, 2015
Scotty Allison: More than 3,600 veterans call Beltrami County home
Recently, I have been getting ready to review the status of our county veterans with the Beltrami County commissioners. I think you’ll find...
August 30, 2015 - 12:52am
August 21, 2015
Vene to receive veterans award
BEMIDJI—Joe Vene of Bemidji is one of 25 Minnesota veterans who will receive the 2015 Veterans' Voices Award from the Minnesota Humanities...
August 21, 2015 - 5:47pm
July 19, 2015
Scotty Allison: VA pension, other programs, available to help
The Veterans Affairs department has two pension programs that may be of interest to veterans and their families. The first is the Veterans Pension...
July 19, 2015 - 12:22am
June 23, 2015
Deployed veterans meeting July 8
BEMIDJI -- All veterans who have been deployed are invited to attend a meeting from 7 to 8 p.m. July 8 in the service building classroom at Sanford Bemidji Medical Center, 1300 Anne Street. Services will be presented for veterans to connect with the Vet Center, whose mission is to...
June 23, 2015 - 7:51pm
June 9, 2015
VIDEO: Swimming for them, Navy veteran aims to swim from Mississippi River headwaters to Gulf of Mexico
BEMIDJI -- Chris Ring visited Sanford Health Neilson Place on Tuesday as his 2,552-mile swim from Itasca State Park to the Gulf of Mexico approaches...
June 9, 2015 - 7:05pm
June 7, 2015
Navy veteran aims to swim the Mississippi River
ITASCA STATE PARK, Minn. -- A swim from Itasca State Park to the Gulf of Mexico for one man began Saturday morning in the shallow waters...
June 7, 2015 - 12:15pm
June 3, 2015
A decade of honoring duty: Annual Ride for the Troops on Sunday
BEMIDJI -- For the 10th annual Ride for the Troops on Sunday, organizers are remembering the reason and push behind the event. Every year...
June 3, 2015 - 7:22pm
May 31, 2015
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Veteran's heart warmed by generous gesture
This evening, Bill and Carol Utter invited Alva and me to have dinner with them at a nice restaurant in Turtle River. Bill and I happened to have our "veteran" caps on.
May 31, 2015 - 12:00am
May 26, 2015
Remembering in the rain: Bemidji gathers to honor fallen heroes
BEMIDJI—Enduring the steady rain that fell throughout was nothing compared to the sacrifices being honored here Monday. "Today is a...
May 26, 2015 - 9:33am