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Police chief kills boy’s pet chicken: Fowl were in violation of city ordinance
Bemidji's been like home
Local Girl Scouts travel to NYC
Benches to honor Mercedes Mayfield
Beltrami County Farm Bureau donates to food shelves
FOOTBALL: Former Bemidji State standout Leonhardt makes Raiders' roster
Jenkins wins eighth Vandersluis golf title
VIDEO/PHOTO GALLERY: Bemidji cruises past Grand Rapids in season opener
Football: Bemidji opens season at home today against Grand Rapids
North Dakota hockey goalie changes name to honor mother, grandmother
Jean Helen Hellekson
Stephen James Johnson
Joseph Michael Zaccardi
Say what you will about the turkey vulture, they are majestic birds
Patrick Guilfoile: Shocking facts about quiet reflection
Finding success for the first-year teacher
Kelly Breviig: New laws help educate about sexual violence
Thinking ahead: 2014 tasks to succeed in 2015
Rollin' and rockin' down the River Road
Pioneer Previews: Fall into fall with the arts
Dylan to play Minneapolis in November
Roholts, Ralls to be honored as Friends of the Arts
'Fargo' wins Emmy for TV miniseries
A half-century of wilderness: 1964 federal law set stage for the second ‘W’ in BWCAW
Paul Nelson: Slower presentations are effective as summer turns to fall
Saturday Morning Forecast Discussion
Paul Nelson: Fish in Bemidji area lakes adjust to fall conditions
Blane Klemek: Nighthawks perfectly built for their lifestyle
Relay For Life raises $101,000
Letter: High school soccer game showed all that is good in the world
Rich Lowry: Buffet betrays America
Cokie & Steven V. Roberts: Sunday lunch, Monday blues
Pioneer Editorial: Time for school already?
Setting the record straight on feral animals
February 14, 2013
‘Firm deck’ for Finlandia
BEMIDJI – While the majority of northern Minnesotans spent Sunday looking out their windows, dreading the shoveling to come, organizer’s of the Minnesota Finlandia Ski Marathon were thinking quite the opposite. “It’s for the good,” Mike Huerbin said of the foot-plus of snow...
news / local
February 14, 2013 - 11:58pm
February 12, 2013
Reappearance of Froggy makes me long for summer
While cleaning our four-season porch recently, I moved the flower pots I’d brought in for winter. The mums had dried and withered, but fresh greenery sprouted in their place. Coleus plants that had sported multi-colored leaves as big as my hand last summer were now tree-like stems...
news / local
February 12, 2013 - 12:44am
December 14, 2012
Jason Ogaard: Cold weather gadgets
As I write this column, I can hear the muffled scraping of blades along the street outside. A familiar sound for most of us in snow country. There are plows going up and down the street pushing snow off to the side and leaving salt behind them. Bobcats are driving up and down sidewalks...
December 14, 2012 - 10:22pm
November 13, 2012
Prime Time | Alice Collins: November is a transition month
In this part of the country, November tells us that winter is on its way. It is a transition month, as some days can be mild and sunny. But then it hits us with reminders of the cold and snow that will be a major part of our lives. This month has had ups and downs in our family. For...
November 13, 2012 - 1:00am
November 6, 2012
Winter hazards discussed in Bemidji
BEMIDJI – Local law enforcement and public safety officials are advising local residents to stay safe this winter. During a press briefing Monday, officials from the Bemidji police and fire departments, the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office, the Minnesota Department of Transportation,...
news / local
November 6, 2012 - 12:11am
October 5, 2012
First snow brings winter reminder
BEMIDJI – The first glimpse of winter swept into the region Thursday, bringing with it snow, chilling winds and an advisory against unnecessary...
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October 5, 2012 - 3:12am
December 30, 2011
Acquire a permit before burning
Winter is usually a time of low fire danger in Minnesota but this winter is different, with snow drought in most of the state. Fuels such as grasses and brush, which are usually covered with snow, are freeze-dried and available to burn this winter. Because of these conditions Minnesota...
December 30, 2011 - 12:00am
December 29, 2011
Former Bemidji State hockey captain Matt Read one of NHL's best rookies in Philadelphia
Former Bemidji State hockey captain Matt Read is a few days away from playing in front of the largest audience of his young career. Read and...
sports / beavers /
December 29, 2011 - 12:00am
November 24, 2010
Trip to Gramma's house could be tricky
The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory and hazardous weather outlook for parts of the region and a blizzard watch...
November 24, 2010 - 7:38am
Snow falling in the Bemidji area; winter storm still on the way
It's snowing lightly in the Bemidji area Thursday morning, and a winter storm warning remains in effect as a large system moves through the midsection of the nation. The National Weather Service reports that the storm could dump up to 20 inches of snow in the region. Low pressure...
news / local
December 24, 2009 - 7:30am