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AirCorps Aviation hosts Veterans Day event
Lions Club sponsors delegates to attend conference
DoubleTree employees donate to local groups
HOUSING: 60-unit Park Place Apartments to break ground Monday near downtown Bemidji
'We're going to stand with them': Bemidji organization, others from community work to stop DAPL
MEN'S BASKETBALL: Beavers ousted late by Moorhead
WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: Dragons double up BSU
MEN'S HOCKEY: Beavers win, get five-point weekend
BOYS BASKETBALL: Bemidji beats Apollo for first win
BHS wrestlers finish eighth at Brainerd
Eleanor Ann Breuer
Glenn Arnold Conlon
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: The reclusive Brown creeper of the forest
PRIME TIME: From grieving a loss to celebrating a life
PRIME TIME: A fiery idea for a motion picture
PRIME TIME: Readers Theater volunteers bring performances to elementary schools
PRIME TIME: No pain, no strain, just gain at the Activity Center
Show time: Paul Bunyan Playhouse holds movie nights at Chief Theater
After offending American Indians, Ralphie May backs Standing Rock
Chorale to bring 'Peace' to Bemidji
Art classes scheduled
PATT RALL COLUMN: Singing and dancing toward Christmas
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Winter here, ice fishing will start soon
Where to fish when the lakes freeze: Numerous destinations within a few hours’ drive
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Trees, plainly put, are amazing life forms
Northwest Minnesota deer kill up from last year
Christmas bird count at Rydell refuge
Share your Milestones in the Pioneer
Johnson anniversary celebration
MILESTONES: Gullickson-Boerboom engagement
MILESTONES: Dunbar birthday
LETTER TO THE EDTIOR: Local pageant set apart from others
PRIME TIME: Traveling through the landscapes
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: We deserve respectable representation in government
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Country deserves better from its president
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Let’s restore integrity to election process
November 2, 2015
Child fabricated story on finding needle in Halloween candy in Brainerd
BRAINERD -- The report received by the Brainerd Police Department on Sunday of a needle found in Halloween candy has been determined to be false. The...
November 2, 2015 - 7:32pm
May 9, 2015
Senators vote to name parts of highways after slain Minnesota police officers
ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota Senate on Friday voted overwhelmingly to name part of Minnesota 149 the Officer Scott Patrick Memorial highway and a stretch of Minnesota 36 in Maplewood the Sgt. Joseph Bergeron Memorial highway. Patrick and Bergeron were police officers killed in the...
May 9, 2015 - 6:16pm
March 26, 2015
Marijuana wax receiving increased attention from law enforcement
ST. PAUL — Law enforcement officials from across Minnesota warned about the rise of a new form of marijuana Wednesday that can be six times...
March 26, 2015 - 11:41am
March 24, 2015
Moorhead police audio captures man with pending lawsuit screaming in pain after arrest
MOORHEAD — Squad car video from the arrest of a man who says police here punched him in the testicles captured audio of the man screaming in pain, evidence that could be used in the man’s pending civil rights lawsuit against this city and its police. “Who’s in control here?...
March 24, 2015 - 1:20am
March 3, 2015
Wife says GF man shot by police was unarmed: Victim a former Bemidji resident
GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- Jennifer Elliott says she was on the phone with police minutes before a University of North Dakota police officer opened fire on her husband's pickup, peppering the truck with several bullet holes and leaving her husband hospitalized. "They shot an unarmed...
March 3, 2015 - 9:37am
February 19, 2015
Bob Franken: The FBI director’s surprise
Who would have predicted that the head of the FBI could give a speech about cops and racial bias that would be so thoughtful and so balanced that it was embraced by both law-enforcement officials and those who have protested police tactics and have grievances about brutal racial discrimination....
February 19, 2015 - 12:10am
December 17, 2014
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: A simple 'thank you' to officers will go a long way
I do not often write letters to the editor, but I want to use this venue to talk about something that I find greatly disturbing. Our police departments and law enforcement agencies are under assault like I have never seen before. Tens of thousands of good men and women across this...
December 17, 2014 - 12:06am
December 10, 2014
Shooting by Duluth officer was justified, report says
DULUTH, Minn. -- An investigation has determined a Duluth police officer was justified in his decision to use deadly force in August, when he fired two non-fatal shots at a man who was wielding a knife and threatening to kill himself. Officer Marc Johnson shot 34-year-old...
December 10, 2014 - 8:38am
July 30, 2014
Suspect in Mendota Heights cop killing arrested after shootout in St. Paul
Mara H. Gottfried, Tad Vezner, Nick Ferraro and Sarah Horner St. Paul Pioneer Press ST. PAUL —A routine traffic stop midday Wednesday ended...
July 30, 2014 - 10:58pm
At candlelight vigil and in words, slain officer mourned
Sarah Horner and Nick Ferraro St. Paul Pioneer Press WEST ST. PAUL — Hundreds of people paid their respects Wednesday evening at a candlelight...
July 30, 2014 - 10:54pm
February 7, 2014
Two dead after high-speed chase; Highway 212 in Eden Prairie remains closed
Highway 212 remains closed in both directions on the western edge Eden Prairie this afternoon following a police chase and subsequent police-involved shooting that left two dead this morning. Eastbound Highway 212 is specifically closed at Minnesota Highway 41, and westbound Highway...
February 7, 2014 - 3:30pm
December 20, 2013
Police: Drugs, ammo, $750,000 in cash seized in raid on Carlson's Superior home
Authorities seized more than $750,000 in cash from the Superior home of Last Place on Earth owner Jim Carlson on Wednesday, Duluth police said Thursday. Synthetic drugs and suspected marijuana were found in the search conducted by Duluth and Superior officers and the Lake Superior...
December 20, 2013 - 9:53am
November 21, 2013
Police seize 15 dogs in suspected fight operation
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minneapolis police raided eight homes and seized 15 dogs in a suspected canine fighting operation. One person was arrested. Officers say they found dog fighting paraphernalia and fight training manuals. Authorities say the dogs, including five puppies, were...
November 21, 2013 - 9:00am
November 18, 2013
Suspect shot by St. Paul police, critically wounded
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Police say an armed suspect was shot by an officer and critically wounded in St. Paul and a man in a nearby house was grazed by a stray bullet. Authorities responded to a burglary call about early Sunday and heard shots nearby. An officer tried to stop...
November 18, 2013 - 9:04am
Police: St. Paul man arrested after fleeing officer, breaking into home
COTTAGE GROVE — A St. Paul man wanted on felony warrants was arrested Thursday in Cottage Grove after eluding police by breaking into a home, authorities said. Police arrested Jeramy Corwin, 28, after a foot pursuit, and he was booked into the Washington County Jail. Police...
October 18, 2013 - 7:43pm