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Bemidji State’s Matt Prapavessis celebrates after scoring a goal during a game against Alaska Anchorage earlier this season. The BSU defenseman, who recently completed his senior season, will reportedly sign with the Rochester Americans of the AHL. Monte Draper | Bemidji Pioneer
MEN'S HOCKEY: Former BSU defensman Prapavessis to sign with AHL Rochester
March 25, 2015 - 10:12pm
BASKETBALL: Bemidji hoops teams to move down to Class AAA
March 25, 2015 - 10:08pm
Duluth Police Chief Gordon Ramsay speaks at a press conference about the spread of marijuana wax at the Minnesota Department of Public Safety on Wednesday, Mar. 25, 2015, in St. Paul. (Robb Jeffries | Forum News Service)
Marijuana wax receiving increased attention from law enforcement
March 25, 2015 - 3:19pm
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DNR investigating death of two elk near Grygla
March 25, 2015 - 2:27pm
Former Blackduck resident Brandon Ferdig recently spent time in Tanzania, as well as 11 months in China. Ferdig, who now lives in the Twin Cities, will be holding a tour stop for his book on China on Sunday at the Bemidji Eagles Clug. (Submitted photo)
From Blackduck to Beijing: Former area resident Brandon Ferdig recounts his travels in new book, presentation
March 25, 2015 - 5:28pm
Devils Lake man refuses extradition in Viking, Minn., murder case
March 25, 2015 - 8:36am
Minnesota House Speaker Kurt Daudt points to a chart Tuesday that he says shows state government growing faster than family budgets. (Forum News Service photo by Don Davis)
Minnesota GOP wants $2 billion in tax cuts, but no details yet
March 24, 2015 - 8:39pm
Bemidji Curling Club annual dinner Saturday
March 25, 2015 - 5:41pm
Emily and Markus Midgarden and Jerzey Everhart receive their free helmet from Sanford Bemidji’s medical and trauma director, Dr. Bill Shuler. (Submitted photo)
Brain Bucket campaign provides helmets to youth
March 25, 2015 - 5:35pm
Headwaters Film Festival kicks off Wednesday
March 24, 2015 - 5:00pm
Emergency personnel respond to a car that was on fire on the 300 block of Minnesota Avenue over the noon hour on Tuesday. No other information was available at this time. (Jillian Gandsey | Bemidji Pioneer)
Car fire in downtown Bemidji
March 24, 2015 - 5:33pm
Annual Chippewa Triathlon to be held June 13 in Cass Lake
March 24, 2015 - 3:51pm
Sunday liquor sales stall as growlers move ahead
March 24, 2015 - 11:26am
House passes minimum-wage curb on workers who earn tips
March 24, 2015 - 11:45am
Man caught with meth in pocket at Dakota County courthouse
March 25, 2015 - 8:31am

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Bob Montebello (right) and Les Pederson work together to groom the Montebello Trail. (Monte Draper | Bemidji Pioneer)

BEMIDJI -- The weather often dictates Bob Montebello’s schedule.

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The Pioneer has a new app for iPad users.

BEMIDJI -- Readers of the Pioneer now have one more avenue to get their news. In an exclusive partnership with Lueken's Village Foods, the Pioneer now has an iPad app. ...

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