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UPDATED: Pilot forced to land plane on highway, grazes car (w/video) - Bemidji Pioneer
HAWLEY, Minn. - Authorities are on the scene of a downed plane that grazed a car headed east on Highway 10 west of here before landing on the highway. Pilot Dave Gowan said he had just fueled up at the Hawley airport and was beginning his ascent to head ...
High Fire Danger Today - Bemidji Pioneer
Red Flag Warnings and Fire Weather Watches have been issued across much of the region for Wednesday. Warm and windy conditions will be in place, along with low relative humidity. With these conditions, any fires that start will spread rapidly. A Red Flag ...
SOFTBALL: BSU swept by U-Mary on the road - Bemidji Pioneer
BISMARCK, N.D. — The Bemidji State softball team dropped a pair of Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference games to University of Mary Tuesday afternoon in Bismarck, N.D. The Marauders swept the doubleheader 3-2 and 7-3. In game one, the Marauders (14-19 ...
TRACK AND FIELD: Record-setting day for Bemidji at Little Amik (w/video) - Bemidji Pioneer
BEMIDJI — Nate Gubbels led the Bemidji High School boys track team to a first-place overall finish at the Little Amik Invitational on Tuesday as the senior took first in four events. The Lumberjacks had a team score of 124 as they outscored second place ...
INDOOR FOOTBALL: Axemen beat Green Bay on final play, 55-54 - Bemidji Pioneer
GREEN BAY, Wis. — Down six with four seconds left on the Green Bay Blizzard four-yard line, Bemidji Axemen head coach Dixie Wooten reused a play that had been a touchdown earlier. Josh Jarboe caught a five-yard touchdown pass in the second quarter, but ...
BASEBALL: Bemidji State drops home opening doubleheader to Northern State - Bemidji Pioneer
BEMIDJI — After 23 straight games on the road to start the season, the Bemidji State baseball team finally got to play a pair of home games Tuesday afternoon. Playing baseball in March in Bemidji has been unheard-of, at least in recent seasons, but the ...
SOFTBALL: BHS drops both games in opening doubleheader - Bemidji Pioneer
WEST FARGO, N.D. — The Bemidji High School softball team struggled to start its season, as it was swept in a doubleheader Tuesday by West Fargo. The Packers, the six-time defending state champions in North Dakota softball, blanked the Lumberjacks 12-0 ...
St. Cloud State University professor charged with smuggling ivory, rhinoceros horns - Bemidji Pioneer
ST. CLOUD — A St. Cloud State University professor has been charged in federal court with smuggling rhinoceros horns and elephant ivory. Yiwei Zheng has been a philosophy professor at St. Cloud State since 1999. On March 18, he was charged with smuggling ...
VIDEO: The ABCs of PE: BSU students learning best ways to teach phy-ed classes - Bemidji Pioneer
BEMIDJI -- About 100 second-grade students from Bagley Elementary School had gym class on Tuesday. No big surprise there. What was different, however, was the location. The Bagley students were part of the Beaver Fitness Day at BSU on Tuesday. BSU students ...
Rolling Stones to play in Minneapolis on June 3 - Bemidji Pioneer
MINNEAPOLIS — Rolling Stones fans in the region can get some satisfaction this summer. The band announced Tuesday that it will play at the University of Minnesota’s TCF Bank Stadium on June 3 for their 15-city Zip Code tour that starts May 24 at Petco ...
New school site the right choice: Access, cost control factors in Gordon property - Bemidji Pioneer
BEMIDJI -- The site selected for Bemidji Area Schools’ fourth- and fifth-grade elementary school is conveniently located, district officials say. The school, which will house all of the district’s fourth- and fifth-grade students, is planned to be ...
MASTER GARDENERS COLUMN: Keep an eye out for invasives - Bemidji Pioneer
In this time before active gardening season, I want to pass along some information that should be of interest to gardeners who live in the woods or share a concern about invasive species. There is a University of Minnesota website called My Minnesota Woods ...
Minntac to slow production, 700 layoffs expected: Rapid downfall of domestic steel, iron ore industries hits Iron Range hard. - Bemidji Pioneer
MOUNTAIN IRON, Minn. -- The string of bad economic news on the Iron Range compounded Tuesday when U.S. Steel announced that it will dramatically slow production at its Minntac taconite facility in Mountain Iron starting June 1. Local union officials said ...
Video: Fire reported at Bemidji business - Bemidji Pioneer
BEMIDJI -- No injuries were reported at a fire Monday afternoon at a Bemidji auto repair shop. Firefighters arrived on scene to find smoke coming out of Meyers Auto Service, located at the 1300 block of Miles Ave. SE, in Bemidji, on Monday afternoon.
Tiny Tots Expo set for April 11 - Bemidji Pioneer
BEMIDJI -- The Tiny Tots Expo will take place from 10 a.m. to noon April 11 at the Boys & Girls Club of Bemidji, 1600 Minnesota Ave. N. The free event is for families of newborn children to age 5. Various exhibitors from the community will be available and ...