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June 29, 2010
Porn photo leads to Bemidji pastor's removal
BEMIDJI - Last week, members of Bemidji United Methodist Church received a letter from their bishop, Sally Dyck. "I am writing to inform you that I am removing your pastor, Rev. John Roberts, from his appointment at Bemidji UMC and he will not be returning," she wrote. She explained...
June 29, 2010 - 12:22pm
June 28, 2010
Bemidji woman, three horses injured in crash near Bagley
At 3:45 p.m. Friday, the Minnesota State Patrol based in Thief River Falls responded to a two-vehicle accident on U.S. Highway 2 near Bagley. Anna B. Meredith, 73, of Bemidji, was driving a 2009 Lexus east on Highway 2 in the left lane when she drove over the center line and sideswiped...
June 28, 2010 - 12:41pm
Roseau woman dead, three injured in crash near Bemidji
An elderly Roseau, Minn., woman died in a Saturday afternoon two-car crash near Bemidji that also injured three women, the Minnesota State Patrol reported. Alice C. Hedlund, 88, was riding in the back of a 2001 Dodge Caravan that was westbound on U.S. Highway 2 west of Bemidji.
June 28, 2010 - 12:38pm
June 15, 2010
Bemidji stabbing suspect in custody
Sheriff Phil Hodapp reports an arrest was made on Saturday, June 12, 2010 in an assault investigation conducted by the Beltrami County Sheriff's Office in the 1100 block of Augusta Drive N.E. Deputies responded to a 911 call reporting the stabbing of a 22 year old female at the Augusta...
June 15, 2010 - 3:48pm
June 14, 2010
9-year-old boy killed in ATV accident in Hubbard County
Authorities say a 9-year-old boy was killed in an ATV accident Friday afternoon in central Minnesota's Hubbard County. Sheriff Frank Homer said first responders were called to the accident on a logging trail about 100 yards east of Hubbard County Road 29 about 3 p.m. Homer said...
June 14, 2010 - 9:32am
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