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Annalise Braught

Annalise Braught

Editor & Photographer

Annalise is the editor and a photographer at the Bemidji Pioneer. She is a Mass Communication graduate from Bemidji State University. Her favorite pastime is exploring the great outdoors and capturing its natural beauty on camera. Contact Annalise at (218) 333-9796, (218) 358-1990or

Bemidji Parks and Recreation Department is once again offering outdoor skating rinks and warming houses at Bemidji City Park and Nymore Park.
Upcoming events planned at Itasca State Park
Winter arrived in full force this week in Bemidji, just in time for the holidays.
John Klasen III died tragically last week after his vehicle fell through the Lake Bemidji ice while out fishing with his longtime partner Marcy Binkley on Christmas Eve.
Around 6:12 a.m. on Dec. 23, the Beltrami County dispatch center received a call of a residential fire in the 9000 block of Pony Lake Road NW in Liberty Township. Initial reports indicated that two children in the residence were unaccounted for and were possibly trapped in an upstairs bedroom.
A man has died after his vehicle fell through the Lake Bemidji ice on Friday evening.
Two people were rescued after their vehicle fell through the ice on Friday evening near Diamond Point Park.
Pioneer photographers share some of their favorite images from the month of December.
Two children were unaccounted for after a house fire broke out early Thursday near Bemidji, their bodies were recovered from the fire around 1 p.m.
Local law enforcement agencies are partnering with Bemidji Area Schools following a viral social media challenge encouraging threats of violence to schools on Friday, according to statements from the Bemidji Police Department and the Beltrami County Sheriff's Office.