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Itasca State Park to mark its 125th year with a celebration Sunday
Environmental groups question federal order on Enbridge pipeline in Minnesota
Man caught after high-speed chase in Carlton County pleads guilty to Michigan homicide
Man charged with three felonies after allegedly fleeing Duluth police
Police release photo of Maris memorabilia thief
Sports physical blitz planned for Aug. 6
BHS player/parent meetings set for Aug. 3
YOUTH BASEBALL: Northern Heat planning fundraisers
GOLF: Match play underway at Birchmont
GOLF: Day two of 2016 Birchmont has lots of local flavor as women, masters take course
Ashley Jean Needham
Beverly J. Neadeau
Susan Marie Tibstra
Charlotte "Char" Clark
James "Jim" Sperling
MASTER GARDENERS: Summer insects are here
John Eggers: Solve this quotable quote puzzle
PAUL NELSON: Warmer weather means a good time to catch muskies
MASTER GARDENERS: Hit a tomato home run
Scotty Allison: A VA Pension program review
Off The Record Blog: Let’s analyze this trailer for ‘The Secret History Of Twin Peaks’ book
Watermark Art Center to launch fundraising campaign for major renovation project
The JOE-DOWN Reviews ‘Ghostbusters’ (2016)
Art briefs: Farm by the Lake Sunday concert series continues, 'Annie Get Your Gun' at Northern Light Opera Company and more
If the shoe fits — paint it: Sisters create custom shoe company in Bemidji
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout: The NOTV crew visits Saskatchewan’s famed trout factory
Blane Klemek: Nests are nearly as fascinating as the birds themselves
Blane Klemek: Observing bird songs of the seasons
Hawley man sets state muskie record
Nancy Sullivan birthday
AnnaMae Daken birthday
Robert Kaasa birthday
PIONEER EDITORIAL: Neighbors helping neighbors
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Keep quiet zone idea on front burner
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Power company workers were heroes
Joe Vene: Setting the record straight on school road project
PIONEER EDITORIAL: Developments for the developers
May 20, 2016
Four arrested after heroin overdose reported: Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office uses Narcan to save victim
BEMIDJI—Four people were arrested on various charges after a reported heroin overdose in Bemidji last week where the victim was given Narcan and survived. Last Friday evening, the Bemidji Police Department was called to the Petro Serve on the western edge of the city for a medical...
May 20, 2016 - 10:35am
May 16, 2016
Dayton appoints Chandler as district judge
ST. PAUL -- Gov. Mark Dayton announced Monday the appointment of Heidi Chandler as District Court Judge in Minnesota’s 9th Judicial District. Chandler replaces the Honorable Jon A. Maturi and will be chambered at Grand Rapids in Itasca County. “Chandler has shown an unwavering...
May 16, 2016 - 9:08pm
May 5, 2016
VIDEO: Blaze hits Hubbard County: Fire officials urge caution as crews work to put out Thursday night flames
LAKE HATTIE TOWNSHIP -- A fire in north Hubbard County required the response of both air and ground crews and stretched to 500 acres Thursday...
May 5, 2016 - 8:53pm
April 29, 2016
Beltrami Co. 4-H scholarship announced
Beltrami County 4-H announces the recipients of the Connie Simenson-DeKrey Scholarship. This scholarship was set up as a memorial endowment...
April 29, 2016 - 12:27pm
April 21, 2016
Three candidates for judgeship in 9th Judicial District
ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota Commission on Judicial Selection announced Thursday it is recommending three candidates to Gov. Mark Dayton to fill the vacancy in Minnesota’s 9th Judicial District. The vacancy is because of the retirement of Judge Jon A. Maturi and the seat will be chambered...
April 21, 2016 - 5:19pm
April 18, 2016
BELTRAMI COUNTY: Sheriff praises community for ‘massive’ search effort to find missing boys
PUPOSKY -- Law enforcement and emergency personnel said Monday they were impressed by and thankful for the help from hundreds of volunteers who...
April 18, 2016 - 8:41pm
UPDATED: Missing boys found, doing OK, sheriff's office says (with video/photos)
PUPOSKY -- Both unease and determination were on many faces Sunday morning as search parties gathered to locate two young boys missing since...
April 18, 2016 - 9:36am
April 15, 2016
Area river reaches closed to fishing until May 14 opener
BEMIDJI—A number of river reaches in Beltrami and Clearwater counties will be closed to fishing until the 2016 fishing opener May 14, officials said Friday. All closures will be in effect Monday through May 13 and are necessary to protect concentrations of spawning walleye,...
April 15, 2016 - 1:43pm
April 12, 2016
ROSE DOWNWIND CASE: Hearing for Rossbach rescheduled for May
BEMIDJI—A contested omnibus hearing for Brandon Rossbach, 31, who's been charged with aiding an offender in relation to the death of Rose Downwind was rescheduled Tuesday in 9th District Court. The new date for the contested omnibus, a pretrial hearing dealing with the admissibility...
April 12, 2016 - 3:17pm
March 29, 2016
Beltrami County, area tribes receive mental health care grants
BEMIDJI -- Beltrami County and the Red Lake, Leech Lake and White Earth bands will each receive grants to aid in mental health crisis services, according to a release Tuesday. Mental health crisis services provided in a person’s home soon will be available in all parts of the state...
March 29, 2016 - 6:50pm
SAFETY: Area fire restrictions to start Monday
BEMIDJI -- Spring burning restrictions are set to begin Monday in the Bemidji area, officials say. Dave Hoefer said his department already has responded to seven wildfires this season, as the early snow melt is extending the spring burning season. The Minnesota Department of Natural...
March 29, 2016 - 3:01pm
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
Beltrami County resident wins $5,000 in lottery
BEMIDJI -- Jennifer Hawkins of Bemidji won $5,000 by playing The Big $10 Ticket game, according to release from the Minnesota State Lottery.Hawkins claimed the prize on March 21. Cenex Convenience Store, located at 120 Convenience Lane SE, sold the winning ticket. Lottery players...
March 24, 2016 - 4:53pm
March 23, 2016
South Dakota woman killed in rollover northwest of Bemidji
BEMIDJI -- A South Dakota woman died and another person was airlifted to the hospital Wednesday morning after a one-car rollover northwest of Bemidji. The Beltrami County 911 Dispatch Center received a report of the crash at 8:06 a.m., according to the Beltrami County Sheriff’s...
March 23, 2016 - 1:10pm
March 17, 2016
DNR announces first spring burning restrictions; will start March 28 in Beltrami County
BEMIDJI -- The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will start burning restrictions starting Monday in various areas around the state. ...
March 17, 2016 - 8:55pm