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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) 358-1990 or abraught@bemidjipioneer.com.

A 42-year-old Ball Club woman has been charged with second-degree intentional murder and first-degree arson for an incident that took place on Monday near Deer River.
Landowners along Line 3 can submit comments to the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission until May 19 to request that eventual decommissioning costs are the responsibility of Enbridge.
Conducted every fall ahead of hunting season, the results of the deer surveys are given to the city to help with the number of licenses given out for the archery hunt to help control the deer population. It also allows students to get experience working in the field.
Red Lake, Inc. announced on Tuesday that it has acquired KC’s Best Wild Rice of Bemidji as its first business operation located outside of the Red Lake Nation.
Sylvia White of Park Rapids is dead after her SUV collided with a fertilizer trailer on Friday afternoon on U.S. Highway 71, south of Bemidji.
Officers from 31 different law enforcement agencies assisted in the removal of the demonstrators from private property. A total of 179 demonstrators were arrested and charged with gross misdemeanor trespassing with an additional 68 individuals cited with public nuisance and unlawful assembly.
A 1-year-old boy died in a house fire near Walker on Friday morning, with four others escaping unharmed, according to a release from Cass County Sheriff Tom Burch.
Several of the protesters locked themselves together, wearing “sleeping dragon” devices, attaching themselves to one another -- many lying on the ground in sleeping bags for warmth, while others were also locked to the fences outside of the entrances. The Minnesota State Patrol used saws to cut through the devices, which appeared to be made with reinforced metal bars.
Drought conditions across Minnesota have created the potential for an active and damaging spring wildfire season. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources urges woodland landowners and homeowners to help prevent wildfires by using burn-free options for spring brush and yard cleanup.
Two adults are now in custody after driving a stolen vehicle into a ditch in Hubbard County on Friday, according to a release from Bemidji Police Captain David LaZella.