Pioneer Staff Report
RED LAKE -- More agencies and organizations are assisting in the search efforts to find two fishermen who went missing on Lower Red Lake five weeks ago. According to a post on its Facebook page, the Red Lake Department of Safety is working with
WALKER—Kid Rock will headline Moondance Jam 27 in Walker in summer 2018. According to a press release, Kid Rock will headline the July 20 performances of the annual three-day festival, which runs July 19-21. Kid Rock will be his Greatest Show on Earth tour to promote his new album "Sweet Southern Sugar." An artist who has bridged the hip hop, rock and country genres, Kid Rock first hit the national music scene in 1998 with his "Devil Without a Cause" album. To date, Kid Rock has sold more than 26 million albums and continues to tour regularly
Sheriff's Report The Beltrami County Sheriff's Office responded to the following calls Thursday: Burglary 8:13 p.m. Deputies responded to a report of an unwanted female inside a residence at the 6400 block of Irvine Avenue N. She was arrested on an arrest and detain order. Theft Police Report The Bemidji Police Department responded to the following calls Thursday: Assault
BEMIDJI -- Friends of Sanford Health will host a linen sale in the east lobby of Sanford Bemidji Medical Center from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 18, and from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 19. The sale features a variety of linens and blankets. Friends of Sanford Health receives a percentage.
Christmas Luncheon planned for Dec. 11
BEMIDJI -- The Bemidji High School boys swimming and diving team fell 101-65 in a dual meet against Brainerd on Thursday evening at the BHS swimming pool, its first competition of the season. The Lumberjacks won four events in the meet, including three swimming events and the diving competition.
CASS LAKE—The Chippewa National Forest is selling Christmas tree permits for $5 through Friday, Dec. 22. Permits can be purchased at the forest supervisor's office in Cass Lake or at the ranger districts in Blackduck, Deer River and Walker. Offices are open weekdays from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. "Finding and cutting your own Christmas tree can make a great family holiday tradition," Blackduck District ranger Karen Lessard said in a press release. "And, it can also help improve forest health by thinning stands that have a concentration of small-diameter trees."
BEMIDJI—The booming sound of Christmas music will fill the Paul Bunyan Mall on Saturday as performers come together for TubaChristmas. "TubaChristmas is a celebration of tuba," Bemidji High School band director Derek Wickum said. "We do all kinds of traditional Christmas carols, and it's just tubas and baritones." The concert is open to tuba and baritone musicians from throughout the community. It has been an annual tradition in Bemidji for approximately the last 15 years.
Linda Palcich sent in this photo of a Canada lynx to the Pioneer. She captured it around 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 2, in the Sugar Bush area of the Chippewa National Forest.
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