Pioneer Staff Report
WALKER -- The first Seven Generations Fund Golf Scramble will take place Sept. 25 at Tianna Country Club, 7470 State Highway 34 NW in Walker. A shotgun start is set for 10 a.m. Cost is $400 per team, and $200 to sponsor a hole. The proceeds from the tournament will benefit the Leech Lake Tribal College Seven Generations Endowment Fund, which makes a direct investment in the lives of students. The LLTC Seven Generations Fund is based off of the “seventh generation” principle taught by many Native Tribes.
The annual Gordy Skaar Memorial Golf Tournament took place June 19 at the Bemidji Town and Country Club.
NEVIS—Organizers of a Minnesota pig race say they want to help find out which Republican presidential candidate will sit high on the hog. As part of the traditional pig races in Nevis, this year scheduled for July 5, there will be a candidate race where each pig represents a Republican who has thrown a hat in the ring. The Republican Presidential Primary has 12 candidates so far who are trying to get a chance to represent their party in 2016, a release said. In 2008, when the Al Franken vs.
BEMIDJI—Firefighters responded to a house fire Sunday in Liberty Township. The fire was reported at approximately 3:06 p.m. Sunday in the 17000 block of Old Grouse Road Northwest. When firefighters arrive, the home was engulfed in flames, according to a press release from the Bemidji Fire Department. The occupants of the home escaped the fire with only a minor injury reported, the release said. A total of 24 firefighters used two fire engines and four water tender trucks on the scene for 3-½ hours and were able to contain the fire to the house.
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GRAND FORKS, N.D. — The Bemidji VFW baseball team advanced to today in this weekend’s tournament in Grand Forks, as the team earned a 9-4 win against the Fargo Bombers on Saturday. Bemidji (5-4) jumped out to a quick 4-0 lead in the top of the first inning behind four hits, and the team kept adding from there. “(It was) similar to our game against Alexandria on Friday,” head coach Sam Dwyer said. “We started with four runs in the first inning.
BEMIDJI — The Minnesota Wild Road Tour is returning to Bemidji on Wednesday. Area fans will have the opportunity to meet Wild defensemen Jordan Leopold and Matt Dumba, along with...
BEMIDJI -- Motorists should be aware of two construction projects next week that will impact traffic in Bemidji. On Monday, Minnesota Energy will start a two-week project to replace a natural gas line.
BEMIDJI—Two Cass Lake women were arrested Thursday for allegedly trafficking illegal prescription pills. Elizabeth Beaulieu, 29, and Jacqueline Joyce Daniels, 34, were arrested after a traffic stop and are being held at the Hubbard County Detention Center, according to a release from Cass County Sheriff Tom Burch. According to the release, Leech Lake Tribal Police received information about pills being brought into the Cass Lake area and through surveillance and intelligence sources made the traffic stop. A Cass County Sheriff's Office K-9 unit detected and seized approximately 1,700
The Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to the following calls Thursday. DWI 11:16 p.m. A 27-year-old woman was stopped and arrested by Red Lake Police on Highway 89 NW. for driving while intoxicated and transported to the Beltrami County Jail. Welfare Check 9:46 p.m. A woman was arrested by state patrol in reference to driving while impaired on Wild Rose Lane NW.