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A win-win situation: Adult foster care programs promote community integration
Lawmakers fight over security
Minnesota Archdiocese identifies 30 priests accused of abusing minors
Look for new technology in state's rural highway signs
Electronics theft foiled at Alexandria Walmart
Timberwolves game in Mexico postponed due to smoke
Boys Swimming & Diving Preview: Lakers enter season with higher goals set
Twins sign Nolasco to record contract
Wild shut out visiting Flyers
Durant's triple-double pushed Thunder past Wolves
In the Zone
Life after retirement: Retirees face financial, emotional challenges
Howard Kossover: Where Social Security benefits come from
Rylee Sue Fingalson
Niilo Adam Tervola Hultberg
Friends & Neighbors
Shevlin 93-year-old takes doe with grandfather’s 146-year-old rifle
Brad Laabs: New technology makes ice fishing more enjoyable
Blane Klemek: Spinning some yarns about wildlife myths
Brad Laabs: Ice is forming on area lakes; be cautious anglers
Mille Lacs walleye regulation to remain the same
Old bar turns into new, cozy ‘Event 34’
Gas prices in MN dip faster than nation
Creative Mix hires new personal stylist
Canola event being held for area farmers
DL’s Lakeland Mental Health adds Alleckson
LETTER: Caregivers keep having to do more and more with less
Our Opinion: We don’t miss the dysfunction
Eric Bergeson: Where would we be without beepers?
Sen. Amy Klobuchar: Lessons learned from our farmers
Our Opinion: 7,000 new reasons to shop local
Saana Ensemble in NYM Friday
Terri Schlichenmeyer: ‘The Dogs of Christmas’ is a holiday treasure
This Week in Entertainment
Holiday events aplenty in the DL area
Concert Friday Dec. 6th in DL
BISON TICKET AUCTION: Auction winner is John H at $150!!
Congratulations Laker Football
Congratulations Mahnomen Football
February 26, 2013
Two horses dead in neglect case near Vergas
Two horses are dead, and two others reportedly near death, in an animal neglect case on a farm seven miles southwest of Vergas. The Otter Tail County Sheriff's Department received a call about the animals Sunday morning. As many as 10 horses at the site need rescuing, though that...
February 26, 2013 - 8:39am
November 13, 2012
11 neglected horses rescued near Perham
Authorities in Otter Tail county executed a large animal rescue mission just north of Perham on Friday. Deputies got the search warrant that day, and ended up taking 11 neglected horses off the farmstead, some in better shape than others. Authorities say the caretaker ignored previous...
November 13, 2012 - 9:05am
September 7, 2012
Fall begins to show its color
Pioneer and Wire Reports ST. PAUL – The leaves are just beginning to change color in Minnesota, including in the Northwoods. The state Department of Natural Resources posted its first online fall color report of the season Thursday, according to the Associated Press. The report...
September 7, 2012 - 2:48am
September 6, 2012
Lund's settles sex discrimination claim
Lund Boat and its parent company, Brunswick Corp., have agreed to pay $295,000 in back wages and interest to 185 female job applicants who were denied entry-level positions at Lund's manufacturing plant in New York Mills. The U.S.
September 6, 2012 - 8:34am
September 5, 2012
Headwaters Youth Orchestra members practice outdoors
Members of the Headwaters Youth Orchestra practice outdoors Tuesday afternoon at the Headwaters School of Music and the Arts. From left, Melanie Hanson, the school’s orchestra director, leads Ian Kruse, Clarissa Masse, Lily Michalicek, Betty Wolfkoff, Caitlin Pickett and Isaac Kruse...
news / local
September 5, 2012 - 1:23am
Sun rises over the first day of school in Bemidji
Brody Coons waits Tuesday morning for the school bus west of Bemidji as the sun rises. With Labor Day past, students returned to classes as the unofficial end to summer passes. Monte Draper | Bemidji Pioneer
news / education
September 5, 2012 - 1:05am
September 3, 2012
TrekNorth teacher helping to develop AP exams
BEMIDJI – A TrekNorth teacher has been named to a national committee to develop future Advanced Placement psychology exams. Mike Munson, who...
news / education
September 3, 2012 - 9:20pm
August 31, 2012
One last ‘back to school’: Teacher Rich Kehoe reflects on more than 40 years in education
BEMIDJI – Rich Kehoe, an elementary special-education teacher, has his own way of connecting with each of his students. “You can be their...
news / education
August 31, 2012 - 7:06pm
Bemidij Pioneer Business Briefs for September 2
Essentia of Bagley welcomes physician BAGLEY – Essentia Health-Bagley Clinic has added Dr. Evans Magambo to its team in family medicine. Magambo will provide comprehensive care to patients of all ages. He will use his diverse background of experience to promote overall health and...
August 31, 2012 - 6:50pm
Security Bank donates to Northwoods Coalition for Family Safety
Security BankUSA employee Chelsea Gray, center, presents a donation of $225 to Mary Auger, right, the director of the Northwoods Coalition for...
August 31, 2012 - 6:44pm
Bemidij Chamber Ambassadors visit Provisions Bakery Café at Dunn Bros Coffee
Bemidji Area Chamber Ambassadors welcome the addition of Provisions Bakery Café to Dunn Bros Coffee, 501 Paul Bunyan Drive S. in Bemidji. With...
August 31, 2012 - 6:38pm
4-Her makes Clearwater County history at Minnesota State Fair
By Anne Williams, Special to the Pioneer ST. PAUL – A 16-year-old from Clearbrook made Clearwater County history by being the first 4-Her from the county in recent decades to show livestock in the Minnesota State Fair Premier Livestock Auction. Tyler Strandberg, a 4-Her with the...
news / region
August 31, 2012 - 6:23pm
Minnesotans fortunate to have four major biomes
I remember the first time I spent a few days in the beautiful bluff country of southeast Minnesota. It was about nine years ago. I was able to take a little time from business and explore some of the grandeur of this lovely part of the state by driving the countryside and visiting...
news / outdoors
August 31, 2012 - 5:53pm
August 29, 2012
Schools rewarded for performance
BEMIDJI – Three area schools have been deemed top-performing schools by the Minnesota Department of Education. Schoolcraft Learning Community, Solway Elementary and TrekNorth Junior & Senior High School have each been named a “reward school” based on a new system of school...
news / education
August 29, 2012 - 11:47pm
August 26, 2012
Isaac could shake up security for GOP convention
BY TAMARA LUSH Associated Press Writer TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Tropical Storm Isaac could force a shakeup of the security plans for the GOP convention in Tampa, because about half of the expected officers come from other parts of Florida and some could be forced to stay home for the...
August 26, 2012 - 12:22am