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Officials call St. Paul meeting to answer questions on Level 3 group
Kavanaugh accuser will testify Thursday in front of Senate Judiciary Committee
Man charged with murder in connection to death of teen
Minnesota town that gave the world Spam is proud to be 'autism-friendly'
Red Lake Nation bridge work earns state award
Lions top Patriots for Patricia's first win
Stricker starts strong to win Sanford International
Boos bombard Vikings in home loss to Bills
Vikings DE Weatherly gets first career start, first career sack
Vikings say short week, game vs. Rams best way to get past this debacle
Alberta Ruth Shingler
MaryAnn (Hough) Fairbanks
Doris May Mitchell
Alden "Al" Spray
Should perennials be cut back in fall? It depends.
Berries of invasive species toxic to humans, how to cut back lilacs and more
Daughter's desire to remain employed conflicts with mom's needs
Red Wine Garden Tomato Sauce makes good use of abundant ingredient
Commentary: Conservation groups urge lawmakers to reauthorize Land and Water Conservation Fund
'We Sit' offers contemplative poems and paintings
MATTHEW LIEDKE COLUMN: The scoop on early film award season
Feeling proud from the top down: Project Naptural promotes embracing the beauty of black hair
Minnesota artists bringing back Yellowstone Trail markers
MercyMe to perform in Bemidji
PAUL NELSON FISHING: As fall arrives, fish are on the move
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Some thoughts on Ol' Ruff
'Fish Addictions TV' host adds touring walleye pro to his resume
Bemidji’s Anderson honored by Ducks Unlimited
Historic duck camp tradition lives on: Conservation easements will keep shoreline undeveloped to protect wild rice.
Commentary: Stranded on I-94 with a load of cows
ND farmer: 'We're only spanking ourselves' with tariffs
Commentary: Why we're choking on Amazon cardboard
Long-distance delivery: Lack of obstetrical services in rural areas mean women must travel to give birth
Irvin moves across Duluth harbor for first time in 30 years
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Daniel & Bonnie Grundmeier
Ray & Violet Suther
Brian & Debbie Solum
Ron and Becky Komulainen
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Who celebrates a rout?
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Levy increase clarified
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Policy creates concerns
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: The Old Duck Hunter
Clam chowder prepared with river mussels?
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September 13, 2018
Duluth police yield to NAACP on 'use of force' event
DULUTH—The Duluth Police Department canceled a community forum centered on the use of force by law enforcement agencies that was scheduled for Friday, Sept. 14. The cancelation came Thursday in response to an early morning call from the Duluth branch of the NAACP asking the...
September 13, 2018 - 7:42pm
August 27, 2018
'Do not disturb' the monk seals, warn Hawaiian signs. Alabama tourist learns they mean it.
Prominent warning signs litter the pristine white sand beaches of Kauai, Hawaii. "Do not disturb." "Please do not approach." The words are also...
August 27, 2018 - 9:29am
August 4, 2018
Art Blakey Jr., 1935-2018: Long-serving Minn. State Fair police chief and pioneering sheriff’s deputy dies
ST. PAUL — Art Blakey Jr., 83, lived the last few days of his life as he'd lived most every day of his 83 years: surrounded by community...
August 4, 2018 - 5:25pm
July 14, 2018
Woman plans vigil for police in Bemidji
BEMIDJI—A Laporte woman will hold a third annual vigil in honor of law enforcement Tuesday in Bemidji. Virginia Overton, who has held similar events in 2016 and 2017, told the Pioneer that Cass County, Beltrami County and Hubbard County law enforcement personnel, Minnesota Bureau...
July 14, 2018 - 5:42pm
June 30, 2018
Presidential visit price tag nearly $90,000: City, county bear financial costs for Trump’s recent trip to Duluth
DULUTH — President Donald Trump's recent visit to Duluth will cost the city and county around $90,000, including about $46,000 in overtime...
June 30, 2018 - 5:10pm
June 13, 2018
Man arrested in connection with Twin Cities-area bank robberies
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. — A 26-year-old Bloomington man faces charges stemming from a monthlong spree of bank robberies in the metro area. Jayvon...
June 13, 2018 - 3:36pm
May 30, 2018
No criminal charges for officers involved in Fargo, West Fargo shootings
FARGO — Cass County prosecutors have decided not to bring criminal charges against law enforcement officers involved in separate shootings...
May 30, 2018 - 8:49pm
May 15, 2018
Lawmakers seek standards on 'rape kit' testing; bill sent to Dayton
ST. PAUL—In the wake of a years-old report of thousands of untested "rape kits" sitting on the shelves of Minnesota's sheriff and police departments, a bill that sets a time frame for testing future kits has sailed through the Legislature with bipartisan support. "What are we...
May 15, 2018 - 7:44pm
May 14, 2018
Minnesota artist provides artwork for new state license plate honoring fallen officers
SPICER, Minn. — Artwork for a new speciality Minnesota license plate honoring law enforcement officers who died in the line of duty was...
May 14, 2018 - 3:46pm
March 28, 2018
Central Minn. supporters give gear to officers, deputies through national organization
ALEXANDRIA, Minn.—As Jake Skifstad looked over the crowd Saturday afternoon, March 24, at the Law Enforcement Building at Alexandria Technical...
March 28, 2018 - 6:00am
March 25, 2018
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Road crews, law enforcement keep our highways safe
I travel each day to work 45 miles west. I am amazed at the quality of Minnesota's road maintenance that is performed on our U.S. Highway 2....
March 25, 2018 - 9:12am
March 18, 2018
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Our real enemy is greed and hate
Who is the real enemy here? Is it law enforcement? The Native American activists? The oil pipeline workers? I say none, as I have dear friends in all three categories; I have wonderful former students in all three categories; I know loving fathers in all three categories. We are being...
March 18, 2018 - 9:40am
March 6, 2018
Updated communications ordinance adopted for Beltrami County
BEMIDJI—A new version of an ordinance related to funding for emergency communications was adopted by the Beltrami County Board of Commissioners...
March 6, 2018 - 9:30pm
February 23, 2018
Klobuchar backs bill to help locate missing people with Alzheimer's, autism
MOORHEAD, Minn. — The 2013 search for Anthony Kuznia, 11, quickly escalated when authorities learned he had autism. Chief Mike Hedlund...
February 23, 2018 - 5:15pm
February 21, 2018
County, state eye roundabout on Irvine Avenue near Highway 71 bridge
BEMIDJI -- The safety benefits of roundabouts has county and state officials discussing adding yet another of the traffic control structures...
February 21, 2018 - 6:04pm