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Boys basketball: Lakers run winning streak to five games
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Girls basketball: Second half propels Knights past Hancock
A space for young learners: Library exhibit combines science and art
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Donors can swap books for wine
A family affair: Three generations of women keep salon growing
Serving up 'real food'
Helping African firefighters
From the stand: Adjusting to late season
New northern pike regulations coming in 2018
Extremely rare Canada lynx spotted in Minnesota's Chippewa National Forest
Mike Frisch: Icing winter walleyes
Local hunters keep an eye on CWD developments
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Extension schedules land rent meeting for farmers, landowners
Managing boxelder bugs as the cold sets in
Step away from that pruning saw!
Going far with 4-H horses
County crafting buffer compliance rules
Pelican Lake wind turbine canceled by power co-op
Seeking top young professionals
ATCC Foundation honors 2017 philanthropists
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May 23, 2010
Bemidji Pioneer Editorial: Preventing future oil spills again
It may be years before the full extent of damage will be known from the BP oil spill in the Gulf. It is a delicate ecosystem, one in which oil plumes 10 miles long by 3 miles wide do not belong. Hundreds of thousands of gallons of oil continue to flow from the broken oil well on...
May 23, 2010 - 12:31pm
April 22, 2010
Bemidji Pioneer Editorial: Cut pay to Congress by 5 percent
(Editor's note: The following editorial appeared in the Bemidji Pioneer today. The Pioneer and the Echo Press are owned by Forum Communications Company.) They say, "what's good for the goose is good for the gander." That should be the case of our representatives in Congress -- both...
April 22, 2010 - 12:12pm
March 23, 2010
Fire damages Bemidji apartments
Firefighters from Bemidji, Bagley, Blackduck, Cass Lake, Solway and the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Forestry worked to extinguish...
March 23, 2010 - 11:21am
March 14, 2010
Bemidji woman supportive of her college boyfriend Tiger Woods
Golf is not all of what Tiger Woods is about. Neither is infidelity, according to Irene Folstrom, his college girlfriend, who has come out to...
March 14, 2010 - 9:09am
February 17, 2010
Girls' basketball: Bemidji wins battle of state-ranked teams
For 32 minutes on Saturday afternoon, it looked like the Cardinal girls' basketball team would earn a statement win on the road against the No. 3 ranked team in Class AAA. Fourth ranked Alexandria held an 11-point lead with a little more than four minutes remaining before the Lumberjacks...
February 17, 2010 - 12:00am
February 2, 2010
Faulty furnace caused fatal carbon monoxide accident in Bemidji
BEMIDJI -- The source of the carbon monoxide that claimed the life of a Bemidji woman over the weekend has been identified. The source of the carbon monoxide is believed to be a faulty furnace in the basement and a faulty flue on the water heater, according to an updated press release...
February 2, 2010 - 10:54am
January 24, 2010
Wood burning safety: Chimney sweep shares expertise
The image on Christopher O'Dell's van depicts a classic chimney sweep in top hat and formal attire. O'Dell himself, a member of the National...
January 24, 2010 - 6:31am
January 21, 2010
Charges possible in death of Shevlin teen found in snowbank
Criminal charges are possible in the investigation of the death of a teenager over the weekend near Shevlin, Minn., which is about 24 miles west...
January 21, 2010 - 7:10am
January 19, 2010
Bemidji couple charged in baby trauma case
A Bemidji man and woman were charged Friday in relation to the high-force head trauma of a 7-month-old boy. Timothy Kenneth Lundberg, 29, was charged with felony first-degree assault causing great bodily harm. Brenda Kala Hertel, 22, was charged with felony neglect or endangerment...
January 19, 2010 - 10:32am
Three injured in accident in Bemidji
A two-vehicle accident at about 2:20 p.m. Saturday in Bemidji resulted in three people injured. According to the State Accident Report and a Bemidji Police Department report: Judy Christine Northbird, 59, of Pennington, was driving east on Paul Bunyan Drive Southeast when she stopped,...
January 19, 2010 - 10:27am
January 4, 2010
Blackduck man dies in crash near Northome
NORTHOME, Minn. - A 37-year-old Blackduck, Minn., man died in a two-vehicle crash south of here just before 6 p.m. Saturday. James W. Resendez, 37, was driving south in the northbound lane of U.S. Highway 71 south of Northome, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. Resendez apparently...
January 4, 2010 - 11:49am
January 1, 2010
Bemidji man leads police on high-speed chase
BEMIDJI - A Bemidji man was charged Wednesday in connection with what authorities called a dangerous high-speed chase through north-central Minnesota on Monday. Dakota Kalob Medicine, 18, was charged in Beltrami County District Court with felony third-degree burglary, theft of a...
January 1, 2010 - 10:27am
December 31, 2009
Bemidji woman struck as pedestrian in Wadena County
Felicity Nyaronge, 21, of Bemidji, was struck at about 5:45 a.m. Tuesday on U.S. Highway 71 north of Sebeka, Minn., as she stood alongside the roadway, according to a report from the Minnesota State Patrol out of Detroit Lakes. Nyaronge suffered a leg fracture and was taken to Tri-County...
December 31, 2009 - 10:18am
December 10, 2009
Minnesota family says they might have taken a picture of Bigfoot
BEMIDJI -- Tim Kedrowski and his sons, Peter and Casey, are not pushovers for Bigfoot stories, but a frame on a game trail camera set up on their...
December 10, 2009 - 3:45pm
December 8, 2009
Backus man charged with driving nails into pine trees
BEMIDJI -- A 51-year-old Backus man has been charged with first-degree criminal damage to property for driving 6-inch nails into about 500 red pine trees that were sold at auction. Stephen Louis Olson was charged Monday in Cass County District Court with Criminal Damage to Property...
December 8, 2009 - 8:36am