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Five arrested in Park Rapids drug buy
Pipeline protest setting tense, but quiet
Federal Dam man missing after capsized canoe found on Leech Lake
Area Halloween, fall festival events scheduled
TOURISM: Visit Bemidji turns the webpage
SOCCER: BHS takes No. 1 Mankato West to the brink, but falls on PKs in state quarterfinals (PHOTO GALLERY)
VOLLEYBALL: Resilient Lumberjacks earn 3-1 win over Alexandria in Section 8-3A
PHOTOS: BHS hosts pep fest for soccer and tennis athletes
BOYS SOCCER: BHS meets Mankato West in Class A state quarterfinals
FOOTBALL: Spuds blow out Jacks 48-0 in section playoffs
Jerome "Jerry" Stubbe
Rawlen Everett Guinn, Sr.
Keith Wayne Littler
Esther M. Decker
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
Off The Record: Negan Was The Shot In The Arm ‘The Walking Dead’ Needed
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
MASTER GARDENERS: Think differently about garden clean up
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
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Johnson anniversary celebration
MILESTONES: Gullickson-Boerboom engagement
MILESTONES: Dunbar birthday
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Dakdok, others fan the flames of Islamaphobia
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Joe Vene fights for our veterans
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Do you know what’s really scary?
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Stop moral erosion with your votes
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Let Congress fix health care dilemma
December 16, 2013
Road conditions improve in much of northwest Minnesota; forecast calls for milder temps
Road conditions have improved throughout much of northwest Minnesota as of Monday afternoon. Earlier in the day, much of the area was...
December 16, 2013 - 9:09am
December 12, 2013
SUV goes through ice on Lake Bemidji
BEMIDJI -- You could almost hear the “I told you so” in Sheriff Phil Hodapp’s voice Thursday morning. He warned last week that the ice...
December 12, 2013 - 3:08pm
UMD student found outside is still in critical condition
The condition of University of Minnesota Duluth sophomore Alyssa Lommel remains critical but stable at a hospital in St. Paul where she is being treated for severe frostbite and hypothermia. Lommel’s family reported on the Caring Bridge website Wednesday that she had an uneventful...
December 12, 2013 - 9:30am
December 11, 2013
UMD student may have sought refuge in garage
Police interviews and observations from the scene where Alyssa Jo Lommel was found nearly frozen to death Saturday morning indicate that the 19-year-old college student probably searched around a neighbor’s home for a way in, sought shelter in an unheated garage and ultimately stumbled...
December 11, 2013 - 9:12am
December 10, 2013
UMD student found outside in sub-zero temperatures
DULUTH -- A 19-year-old Duluth college student is listed in stable but critical condition after being found unconscious on a neighbor’s porch Saturday morning in subzero temperatures, Duluth police said. Alyssa Jo Lommel, a University of Minnesota Duluth student from St....
December 10, 2013 - 8:35am
December 9, 2013
Out in the cold
Maggi Stivers | Bemidji Pioneer Dustin Flynn, a window cleaner for several downtown business, including Outer World, tries to stay warm while...
December 9, 2013 - 10:34pm
December 5, 2013
Cold cuts through area
A sun dog welcomed motorists along Irvine Avenue north of Bemidji on Thursday morning. Sun dogs most commonly occur on cold mornings and Thursday...
December 5, 2013 - 11:27pm
December 4, 2013
Another day of double-digit inches of snowfall for Bemidji, region
BEMIDJI — The storm in two parts didn't disappoint. More and more snow continued to fall Wednesday, prompting schools and businesses to close...
December 4, 2013 - 7:42pm
December 3, 2013
Ready for Round 2? More snow, frigid temperatures on the way
BEMIDJI -- It's not over yet. As area residents brushed off, shoveled out and plowed their way through up to 10 inches of new snow Tuesday, the...
December 3, 2013 - 5:10pm
Icy road contributes to fatal crash in Aitkin County
DEERWOOD, Minn. -- An 82-year-old woman from Deerwood died Monday night in an accident caused by an icy Minnesota Highway 210 in Aitkin County between Deerwood and Aitkin, the Minnesota State Patrol reported. Vera Hunt was driving west on Highway 210 near Cedar Lake just...
December 3, 2013 - 1:07pm
December 2, 2013
First snow, then the big chill
Winter, welcome back. The Bemidji area awoke to new snowfall Monday, and it doesn't appear it will end anytime soon, as up to 7 to 9 inches...
December 2, 2013 - 6:27pm
November 13, 2013
2013 is seventh-hottest year; rising seas worsen typhoon report says
WARSAW (Reuters) - This year is the seventh warmest since records began in 1850 and rising sea levels caused by climate change are aggravating the impact of storms such as Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) said on Wednesday. More...
November 13, 2013 - 9:51am
November 12, 2013
Minnesota corn harvest reaches 87 percent complete
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota's corn harvest continues to run ahead of the normal pace after a slow start. In its weekly crops and weather report for Minnesota, the U.S. Department of Agriculture says the state's corn harvest advanced 14 percentage points last week to 87...
November 12, 2013 - 3:29pm
October 21, 2013
Measurable snow falls in northern Minnesota, Wisconsin
DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — Snow showers are in the forecast for much of the week near the Twin Ports and northern Minnesota. Measurable snow fell Sunday to the north. The community of Askov in Pine County got the most with 5 inches. A little more than two inches of snow is on...
October 21, 2013 - 9:45am
October 18, 2013
First signs of snow in weekend forecast
BEMIDJI — The first snowflakes of the season could fall in the region later tonight or Saturday. According to the National Weather Service office in Grand Forks, N.D., a chance of rain and snow showers could fall between 1 and 4 a.m. Saturday, with precipitation changing...
October 18, 2013 - 3:53pm