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Man missing following Fish Hook Lake boating accident identified
Search for missing man on Fish Hook Lake continues
Teardrop camper builders comfortable with cozy camping
Lake Itasca Region Pioneer Farmers 41st Annual Show draws over 3,000
Architectural firm discusses building repairs with Menahga School Board
Panthers edge Aitkin in season debut
Rasmussen, Etter sparked Midway's offense
Fisher defends Club Championship
Schroeder captures Club Championship
Grossinger repeats as triathlon champ
Beverly Ione Masog
JoAnn Elavsky Whitaker
Delbert G. Smith
Gary L. Bohall
Lickin' Good Whole Pet Foods opens new storefront on Main
Dorset's Heartland Art Studio bolsters regional art
Basic Business Cents: Job description for vice president of culture
Big River Bread & Breakfast is now open
New owners at Foxy's Bar and Grill
Forestedge Art Fair pleases the eye and palate
Local youth get creative at Youth Music & Art Showcase
2nd Street Stage concludes Aug. 25 with ‘Circle of Heat’
‘Upper Mississippians’ performing at Aug. 25 Noon Hour Concert
Headwaters Center for Lifelong Learning programming resumes Sept. 6
Minnesota DNR proposes changes to 48 trout stream designations
Minnesota’s high school clay target state championship drew 7,000 shooters
Minnesota master sergeant takes some blind veterans on a turkey hun
Fish activity peaks after storm fronts move through
Fly fishing provides stress relief
Commentary: Slow down and take a deep breath
Letter: Take time to read Menahga school report
Permanent home needed for future Olympics
Editorial: Support exists here for law enforcement
Letter: Data requests are a legal right to know
U.S. Navy Capt. from Park Rapids completes tour in CJTF-HOA
Recipe: Pasta and Meatballs
Local students spent a week at Camp RYLA
Recipes: Dad’s Day Menu
August 10, 2016
Park Rapids Rotary captures bronze at Dragon Boat Festival
Grace Pastoor Forum News Service Despite an initial slow start, the HydraHeads made Dragon Boat history Saturday, winning the Gold Division...
August 10, 2016 - 1:48pm
July 20, 2016
St. Paul man says he helped burn, bury body of Downwind
A St. Paul man charged with aiding a Bemidji man in connection with the murder of Rose Downwind pleaded guilty to the charge Tuesday. Christopher John Davis, 28, told the court that he helped Marchello Cimmarusti, Downwind’s former boyfriend, transport her body to a location west...
July 20, 2016 - 8:22am
June 1, 2016
Menahga teen assembles care packages for homeless kids
Thirteen-year-old Makayla Hillukka has earned an A+ in philanthropy and science. Back in November, Hillukka asked Menahga science teacher Joy...
June 1, 2016 - 2:48pm
April 23, 2016
Overnight search for missing Park Rapids boy frightening experience for parents
The 7-year-old Park Rapids boy who was missing overnight last weekend north of Bemidji is home safely after an all-night search Saturday had...
April 23, 2016 - 3:52pm
April 19, 2016
Bemidji man pleads guilty in Downwind murder
BEMIDJI, Minn. – Marchello Cimmarusti pleaded guilty Monday in the October death of Rose Downwind and now will serve 35 years in prison. The Bemidji man was facing a charge of second-degree intentional murder in the death of the 31-year-old Downwind, a mother of five from Redby.But...
April 19, 2016 - 7:13am
March 2, 2016
Weekend heroin overdose victim identified; three others remain hospitalized after Saturday incidents
Law enforcement officials have identified the man who died early Saturday morning, apparently of a heroin overdose, and three people remain hospitalized after separate incidents involving the drug that same day. Adrian Richard Dunn, 39, of Bemidji, was pronounced dead at Sanford...
March 2, 2016 - 8:59am
February 29, 2016
One dead, three hospitalized after heroin overdoses in Beltrami County
One person died and three others have been hospitalized after overdosing on heroin in Beltrami County on Saturday. The Beltrami County Sheriff's Office and Bemidji Police Department each responded to two separate emergency calls on Saturday related to heroin overdoses, according...
February 29, 2016 - 7:51am
February 7, 2016
Autopsy: Downwind died of strangulation, not stairs fall
A Bemidji man now faces an amended murder charge in the death of Rose Downwind after an autopsy report stated the Redby woman died of strangulation and not from being pushed down a flight of stairs. Marchello Anthony Cimmarusti, 40, was charged with second-degree murder in December...
February 7, 2016 - 8:57am
June 15, 2015
UPDATED: Former employee killed in shooting at Mi Rancho restaurant identified
At 10:00 AM, on Saturday June 13, 2015, the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to a 911 call reporting a shooting at the MI Rancho...
June 15, 2015 - 1:39pm
January 26, 2015
Fire heavily damages south Bemidji home, four dogs lost
A fire early Saturday heavily damaged a south Bemidji home. No one was injured, but four dogs died in the fire, officials said. The Bemidji Fire Department responded to a call of a structure fire at about 6:30 a.m. to the 800 block of Second Street Southeast. When firefighters...
January 26, 2015 - 9:21am
November 5, 2014
Voters approve new school in Bemidji
BEMIDJI -- It was a yes-yes vote for schools on Tuesday as voters passed both questions in the referendum to authorize funding to construct and operate a new fourth- and fifth-grade elementary school. With all 36 precincts reporting just after 1 a.m. Wednesday,...
November 5, 2014 - 1:50pm
November 6, 2013
New Mexican-themed restaurant opens on First Street in building that most recently held Blue Ox Bar and Grill and Depot on 1st
By Zach Kayser / Bemidji Pioneer BEMIDJI — Señor Patron aims to succeed where others have not. The new Mexican-themed restaurant officially...
November 6, 2013 - 7:39am
September 10, 2013
Looking for redevelopment:Bemidji Council considers rail corridor
By Bethany Wesley / Bemidji Pioneer BEMIDJI — As a taskforce was named to examine the rail corridor downtown, the Bemidji City Council authorized...
September 10, 2013 - 7:40am
March 29, 2013
Grand Forks firm questions transparency of Bemidji land deal
By Bethany Wesley / Bemidji Pioneer - BEMIDJI — Was the process flawed? A Grand Forks-based development group is questioning the city’s process and decision-making in its recent agreement with Bemidji-based B&B Enterprises for a housing development on the south shore of Lake...
March 29, 2013 - 7:45am
January 10, 2013
Bemidji Walmart entrance changes approved
BEMIDJI - The Greater Bemidji Area Joint Planning Board put the stamp of approval on changes to the main entrance and parking lot to the Bemidji Walmart Wednesday night. Planning board members are hopeful that the changes, which will include re-doing the curbs at the curved driveway...
January 10, 2013 - 7:33am