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Halloween Fun at the Red Lake Head Start - P4

The GigaZone Comes to Becida, Laporte, Solway and more areas of Bemidji

For the first time, the GigaZone has come to Laporte, Becida, and Solway along with additional areas of Bemidji. As a result of continued upgrades to the cooperative's all-fiber optic network over 3,100 more locations now have access to GigaZone services including Internet speeds up to a Gigabit per second. "We continue to make great progress on upgrading our network to incorporate even more members into the GigaZone and over the next several months we'll be activating the GigaZone in even more ...

$1 million in environmental grants available

BEMIDJI—Applications are now being accepted for $1 million in environmental grants for organizations within Minnesota, North Dakota and Wisconsin that work to protect and restore the natural environment. Enbridge recently announced the continuation of the Ecofootprint Grant Program, which supports environmental stewardship at a local level. Communities in Minnesota, North Dakota and Wisconsin along the Line 3 Replacement project may be eligible to receive grants, the company said in a release. Grants in varying amounts with preference for...

UPDATED: Hunter's death near Little Falls being investigated as homicide

LITTLE FALLS, Minn. -- In a basement meeting room of the Morrison County Government Center Wednesday, Pam Brisk pleaded for information on who killed her husband a month ago. “I am here today to ask for your help in bringing to a close the nightmare that started for myself, my family and all of Terry’s family and friends one month ago,” she said. “Waking up without him has been extremely hard for both myself and my kids.” The Morrison County Sheriff’s Office announced Wednesday the Nov. 7 death of hunter Terrence “Terry” Brisk...

BSU unveils $1 million student media center

BEMIDJI—BSU media and communications students have a new place to hone their skills before they head out into the world. University staff unveiled Wednesday a new $1 million student media center that has the look of a professional news outlet's offices and includes a radio broadcast booth, a television studio, a work area for print journalism, a central meeting space and a pair of classrooms. "We really didn't have a place to study or collaborate other than the library," said Sabrina Okeson, a junior mass communications major. "The media...

WEATHER: Not letting up: Bemidji, NW Minnesota experience snow, ice and wind as storm hangs around

BEMIDJI—A winter storm system continued to slam eastern North Dakota and northwest Minnesota on Tuesday, with a fair amount of the snow and heavy winds making its way to the Bemidji region. As a result of the persistent conditions, the National Weather Service in Grand Forks extended a winter weather advisory, in effect until midnight, for southern Beltrami County, as well as Hubbard, Otter Tail and Wilkin counties. According to the advisory, some areas could see snow accumulations of 4 to 6 inches and reduced visibility from wind gusts....

Serious accident reported on Highway 71

BEMIDJI—A 26-year-old Blackduck man was seriously injured in a two-car crash Monday evening on U.S. Highway 71 in Beltrami County. According to incident reports from the Minnesota State Patrol, the crash was reported at 10:04 p.m. Monday at milepost 322 on Highway 71, and the road conditions were listed as icy. According to the patrol, a 2001 GMC Sierra was northbound on Highway 71 and a 2001 Pontiac Grand Prix was southbound. The Grand Prix lost control on the "slushy, slippery road" and crossed the centerline, where it was struck on the...

Woman accused of ramming car pleads not guilty

BEMIDJI—A Bemidji woman accused of repeatedly ramming another car with her own vehicle this summer pleaded not guilty Monday to one charge of second-degree assault and one charged of third-degree damage to property. Goose's attorney, public defender Margaret Dow, said in court that the state needed more time to talk with the victims and that the plea would "keep things moving." According to a criminal complaint Goose, 22, became angry because of a disagreement over a private financial transaction and followed the other party's vehicle—a...

Halloween Fun at the Red Lake Head Start - P4

Halloween Fun at the Red Lake Head Start on October 28,...

Red Lake's Grace White signs Letter of Intent with Denver University - P16

RED LAKE – At a special ceremony at Red Lake High School on Wednesday, November 9, 2016, Senior Grace White signed her letter of intent with the University of Denver to play in their Division 1 Basketball Program. White is the first Red Lake athlete in any sport to commit, or even have the opportunity, to compete in NCAA Division 1 athletics. "They say that signing day is an end as well as a beginning," Peggy Nelson, one of her teacher's, said. "Grace's beginning started at her grandma's...

Halloween Night in Red Lake 2016 - P24

Halloween Night in Red Lake 2016 -...

Awards handed out at speedway banquet

The final curtain on the 2016 racing season at Bemidji Speedway closed Saturday night at the 2016 Bemidji Speedway Awards Banquet. The gala event was held at the Bemidji Eagles Club, with more than 180 drivers, crews, fans and sponsors in attendance to enjoy the roast beef and shrimp dinner. The highlight of the evening was getting together one last time with fellow racers to talk racing in anticipation of next year’s racing season. http://www.bemidjipioneer.com/sports/4173342-auto-racing-awards-handed-...

Minnesota's Ellison would resign from U.S. House if he wins Democratic post

WASHINGTON — Keith Ellison confirmed Wednesday, Dec. 7, that he would resign from the U.S. House if he is elected chairman of the Democratic National Committee. The Minneapolis Democrat earlier had said he has the energy to remain a congressman while running the party. In recent days, however, he backed down from that and on Wednesday released a statement saying that he would quit his congressional job if elected. After last month's presidential and congressional losses at the polls, Ellison said, party faithful want a full-time Democratic...

Republican wins recount, GOP gains Senate control

ST. CLOUD, Minn. — A Republican Minnesota Senate candidate apparently won an election recount, meaning the GOP will control the body 34-33 when the 2017 Legislature begins Jan. 3. The St. Cloud Times reports that the recount ended Wednesday, Dec. 7, with Republican Jerry Relph winning by 141 votes. The original count after the Nov. 8 election had him beating Democrat Dan Wolgamott by 148 votes. The state Canvassing Board must sign off on the numbers Monday to make the results official. http://www.bemidjipioneer.com/news/re...

Sidney H. Byrd

Sidney H. Byrd December 19, 1918 - Saturday, December 3, 2016 Service Information Wicoicaga Otipi Community Center-Flandreau, SD Wednesday, December 7, 2016 1:00 P.M. Visitation Information Wicoicaga Otipi Community Center-Flandreau, SD Tuesday, December 6, 2016 beginning at 7:00 P.M. Sidney H. Byrd "Hokṡila Waṡte", age 97, of Flandreau, South Dakota journeyed to the Spirit World on Saturday, December 3rd, 2016 at his residence. He was born on December 19, 1918 in Porcupine, SD the son of...

Deshanna Marie Lussier-Hallett

Deshanna Marie Lussier-Hallett Born: Mon., Aug. 10, 1981 Died: Sat., Dec. 3, 2016 Visitation 1:00 PM Tue., Dec. 06, 2016 Location: Little Rock Community Center Funeral Service 2:00 PM Thu., Dec. 08, 2016 Location: St. Mary's Catholic Church Deshanna Marie Lussier passed away after battling long complications of lupus at the Red Lake Hospital with her family by her side. Deshanna leaves her family at 35 years of age, she was born in Red Lake, Minnesota on August 13, 1981 to Linda (Lussier) and...

Oliver "Jimmy" James Gibbs

Oliver "Jimmy" James Gibbs Born: Wed., Jan. 17, 1940 Died: Sun., Dec. 4, 2016 Visitation 3:00 PM Wed., Dec. 07, 2016 Location: Redby Community Center Funeral Service 2:00 PM Fri., Dec. 09, 2016 Location: Redby Community Church Oliver "Jimmy" James Gibbs, 76 years old, of Redby, is now and forever with his Lord and Savior. Jimmy journeyed home on Sunday, December 4, 2016 at the Sanford Hospital in Bemidji, Minnesota. Jimmy was born in Ponemah, MN on January 17, 1940 the son of Sally Gibbs and...

Michael Francis Johns

Michael Francis Johns Born: Thu., Jan. 13, 1966 Died: Sun., Dec. 4, 2016 Visitation 1:00 PM Tue., Dec. 06, 2016 Location: Red Lake Community Center Funeral Service 10:00 AM Thu., Dec. 08, 2016 Location: St. Mary's Catholic Church Michael Francis Johns, age 50, began his journey to the spirit world at the Red Lake Hospital on Sunday, December 4, 2016. He was born on January 13, 1966 in Red Lake, the son of Simon and Mary (Brun) Johns. Michael grew up in Red Lake and received his GED. He later...

Cameron Wayne Sayers

Cameron Wayne Sayers Born: Mon., Apr. 2, 1973 Died: Mon., Dec. 5, 2016 Funeral arrangements are pending with the Northern Peace Funeral Home of Walker,...

Monica Louise Johnston

Monica Louise Johnston Born: Tue., Apr. 26, 1955 Died: Mon., Dec. 5, 2016 Visitation 5:00 PM Thu., Dec. 08, 2016 Location: Veterans Memorial Building Funeral Service 11:00 AM Fri., Dec. 09, 2016 Location: Veterans Memorial Building Funeral arrangements are pending with the Northern Peace Funeral Home of Walker,...

Arnold "Arnie" Joseph Martin

Arnold "Arnie" Joseph Martin Born: Thu., Jan. 13, 1955 Died: Mon., Dec. 5, 2016 Funeral arrangements are pending with the Northern Peace Funeral Home of Walker,...

 
 
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