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OUT AND ABOUT: Scout's honor. . . them: Bemidji couple receive recognition for their years of volunteering with Boy Scouts of America
OUT AND ABOUT: On pet patrol; Bemidji Community Service Officer Tom Charboneau often works with lost animals
PHOTO GALLERY: Sunset photos from readers
READER PHOTO: A sunset in Wilton
READER PHOTO: Sunset in Solway
HITTINGER COLUMN: Beavers break the Internet!
Seahawks' Lynch: 'I'm here so I won't get fined'
Passionate Patriots owner Kraft speaks about 'Deflategate'
Seahawks' setup favored by Carroll
NFL officials say impartial staff to handle Super Bowl game-day balls
Darlene (Jacobs) Buchanan
John William Friesen
Selma "Sally" Pattison
Kathleen D. "Kathy" Eisenzimmer
Vera Chiodini Boyle
JOHN EGGERS: Can ESP help us learn?
BLANE KLEMEK: On the track of the black-backed woodpecker
PATRICK GUILFOILE: Bad luck and cancer
LIBRARY CORNER: Keep calm and read on!
Northland Stargazing: Jupiter rules the night
VIDEO: Chinese band visits Bemidji area this week
PIONEER PREVIEWS: The right time to write for Valentine's Day
'Rewind' and move forward: Vocalmotive celebrates 20 years (video/photo gallery)
Pioneer Previews: Valentine's Day on our minds already
Art briefs - Sunday Jan. 18
Outdoors Sports Show at Sanford Center
Aylesworth 40th wedding anniversary
Pioneer Viewpoints: More clear air in Minnesota
Steve and Cokie Roberts: The right to be ordinary
Rich Lowry: Obama's foolish Gitmo fixation
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Veteran overwhelmed by stranger's kindness
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: There are many ways to slow demand for oil
January 20, 2014
Fourth body pulled from Mississippi after Jan. 5 accident near Winona
WINONA, Minn. -- Searchers on the Mississippi River have recovered the fourth body from an early January accident. The body of Andrew Kingsbury, 29 of La Crosse, Wis., was taken from the Mississippi Sunday about 700 feet downstream from where the vehicle containing the...
news / region
January 20, 2014 - 10:30am
January 6, 2014
UPDATED: Third Mississippi River accident victim found
By Don Davis Forum News Service WINONA, Minn. -- A third body was found Monday, a day after a vehicle was pulled from Mississippi River near Winona. The body was spotted early Monday afternoon near where a sport utility vehicle with two bodies inside was removed...
news / region
January 6, 2014 - 12:08pm
December 16, 2013
Winona Diocese names 14 priests accused of abuse
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Roman Catholic Diocese of Winona on Monday named 14 priests accused of sexually abusing minors, most of whom were not previously known by the public or local churchgoers to have faced such allegations. The diocese filed the list in Ramsey County District...
news / region
December 16, 2013 - 3:52pm
October 21, 2013
8 injured in Winona deck collapse
WINONA, Minn. (AP) — Police say eight people were hurt when a deck collapsed at an apartment building in Winona. Sgt. Kevin Kearney tells the Post-Bulletin (http://bit.ly/1c9mFmp ) that four people were transported to a hospital Sunday afternoon and others went to there...
news / region
October 21, 2013 - 9:43am
October 12, 2012
Winona bar says hit by faux gambling inspector
WINONA, Minn. (AP) — Police in Winona say they're investigating a tavern's report that a man made off with pulltab proceeds by impersonating a state gambling inspector. Deputy Chief Tom Williams says the man went into Cheater's Bar on Thursday and asked to inspect collections from...
October 12, 2012 - 12:13pm
September 17, 2012
Family seeks answers in Winona State grad's death
ROCHESTER, Minn. (AP) — Family and friends of a Winona State University graduate who died in Vietnam under unexplained circumstances have launched a letter-writing campaign to get the U.S. government to seek answers. Kari Bowerman, 27, of Lake Geneva, Wis., and her friend, Cathy...
September 17, 2012 - 5:01pm
August 24, 2012
DOT: Second interstate bridge recommended in Winona
WINONA, Minn. (AP) — State transportation officials are recommending a new two-lane interstate bridge be built over the Mississippi River, next to the existing span in Winona which has been listed as structurally deficient. MnDOT says once the new bridge is finished, the existing...
August 24, 2012 - 12:02pm